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Hindsight 2021: Echoes of Uncertainty and Possibility

updated: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 1:50pm
University of Maryland Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 8, 2021

Hindsight2021 Echoes of Uncertainty and Possibility 

Call for Proposals: 14th Annual Graduate English Organization Conference

Hindsight: Echoes of Uncertainty and Possibility

Department of English University of Maryland March 19-20, 2021

Recuperating Joy: Symbiotic Connections, Optimisms, and Unproblematic Faves

updated: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 1:45pm
Carleton English Graduate Student Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 13, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Recuperating Joy: Symbiotic Connections, Optimisms, and Unproblematic Faves

Department of English Graduate Virtual Conference

Carleton University

8-9 May 2021

 

“Take joy in your digressions. Because that is where the unexpected arises.”

-        Brian Massumi

 

Resistance and Resilience: Envisioning the Future

updated: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 1:44pm
Graduate Student Colloquium of the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of Maryland, College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Resistance and Resilience: Envisioning the Future

Virtual Graduate Student Colloquium of the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

University of Maryland, College Park

March 5-6, 2021 via Zoom

Southwest Humanities Symposium 2021: Normalcy and un/non/dis/abnormalcy

updated: 
Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 2:28pm
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Arizona State
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 18, 2020

Southwest Humanities Symposium 2021: Normalcy and un/non/dis/abnormalcy

Online Graduate Conference, February 26-27, 2021

Graduate Scholars of English Association, Arizona State University

Proposals due December 18, 2020

“‘Getting lost’ still takes us somewhere; and being lost is a way of inhabiting space by registering what is not familiar: being lost can in its turn become a familiar feeling [...] The familiar is an effect of inhabitance; we are not simply in the familiar, but rather the familiar is shaped by actions that reach out toward objects that are already within reach.”

Sara Ahmed, Queer Phenomenology , p. 7

How to Do Things with Worlds (Again) [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

updated: 
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 10:21pm
Indiana University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Call for Papers

How to Do Things with Worlds

18th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

Department of English, Indiana University, Bloomington

Dates: TBA [but virtual]

Keynote: TBA


 

 

“A ‘world’ need not be a construction of a whole society. It may be a construction of a tiny portion of a particular society. It may be inhabited by just a few people. Some ‘worlds’ are bigger than others.”

  • Maria Lugones, “Playfulness, ‘World’-Travelling, and Loving Perception” (1987)

University of Toronto Graduate English Conference: Intimacies/Intimations

updated: 
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 11:50am
University of Toronto Graduate English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

In the introduction to the Winter 1998 edition of Critical Inquiry, Lauren Berlant suggests that “the inwardness of the intimate is met by a corresponding publicness.” Over two decades later, Berlant’s pronouncement remains pertinent, particularly as the transition of our work and social lives to online spaces complicates the relationship between the private and the public. Stripped of actual bodily closeness and intimacy, the virtual body, along with its intimations and those of its domestic space, has been thrown into relief.

Call for Papers: Black Popular Culture-Special Topics

updated: 
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 11:49am
Popular Culture Association (PCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Call for Papers: Black Popular Culture-Special Topics

PCA (2021 National Conference, June 2-5/ Boston, MA) 

Popular Culture Association (PCA)

 

Call for Papers: Cultural Adaptations

updated: 
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 11:49am
Popular Culture Association (PCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Call for Papers: Cultural Adaptations

PCA (2021 National Conference, June 2-5/Boston, MA) 

Popular Culture Association (PCA)

 

 

Dust and Distraction // Staub und Zerstreuung, Graduate Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 3:49am
Johns Hopkins University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

Call for Papers: Graduate Student Conference in German Studies,

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Johns Hopkins University

February 12th & 13th, 2021 • 10am - 4pm EST • Online

Abstract deadline: December 31st, 2020

 

DUST   DISTRACTION     \\     ZERSTREUUNG  STAUB

ZERSTREUUNG  STAUB    \\     DUST  DISTRACTION

 

Das Publikum ist ein Examinator, doch ein zerstreuter   

The public is an examiner, but a distracted one.

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 1:00pm
Shane Trayers/ SWPACA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 13, 2020

Call for Papers

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions Open September 1, 2020

Submission Deadline: December 13, 2020

ALFRED HITCHCOCK

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 12:28pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 13, 2020

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

 

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 42nd annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/

 

Bridges and Borders: Navigating Problems and Possibilities in Language and Culture

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 10:06am
Carnegie Mellon University Graduate Student Colloquia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 29, 2021

Bridges and Borders: Navigating Problems and Possibilities in Language and Culture

A Graduate Student Virtual Conference presented by the Carnegie Mellon University Department of English Colloquia with Keynote Speaker Jasbir Puar

April 23, 2021

How Bodies Matter? Politics of Resistance & Subversion in Global Literary and Cultural Tradition

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:50am
Comparative Literature & French Studies Graduate Student Association of Louisiana State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE MARCH 4-6, 2021

 

HOW BODIES MATTER

The Politics of Resistance & Subversion in Global Literary and Cultural Tradition Have further questions?

 

Presented by the Comparative Literature & French Studies Graduate Student Associations of LSU

 

 

 

WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

DR. SAYAK VALENCIA, COLEGIO DE L A FRONTERA NORTE

DR. ANTJE ZIETHEN, THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 

 

 

Cornell EGSO 2021 Conference: Vulnerability

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:50am
Cornell English Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 6, 2021

Cornell EGSO 2021 Conference: Vulnerability

Virtual Conference April 16th - 17th, 2021 

Call For Proposals:

SECOND DEADLINE EXTENSION! Call For Papers: Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 6:48pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 13, 2020

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Annual Conference – VIRTUAL FOR 2021!

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submission Deadline NOW EXTENDED to December 13, 2020!

 

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

CfP: Wet feet? Flooding, resilience and the climate crisis (online conference)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 1:51pm
Gemma Curto and Juliet De Little, University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

CfP: Wet feet? Flooding, resilience and the climate crisis (online conference)

Keynote speakers to be announced

Funded by the Sheffield Water Centre, The University of Sheffield

19 May 2021

Deadline for proposals: 15 January, 2020

 

(Virtual Conference) Materialisms: Reconciliations in the Present

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 3:04pm
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Materialisms: Reconciliations in the Present

Graduate Student Conference (Virtual)

April 16th-17th, 2021

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature

 

 

Keynote Speakers

Grant J. Silva 

Call for Papers: "Liminality in Literature and Language: Affect and Migration," Temple University Department of Spanish and Portuguese

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:05am
Temple University Department of Spanish and Portuguese
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

 

Call for Papers

Liminality in Literature and Language: Affect and Migration

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Student Conference

Virtual Conference Date: February 5, 2021 (Zoom Webinar)

 

Keynote Speakers: Junyoung Verónica Kim (University of Pittsburgh) / Rebeca Hey-Colón (Temple University)

New Submission Deadline: Submission Deadline: December 31, 2020

Contact us at 2020tuspancon@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

 

Emerson Society Transparent Eyeball Blog

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:05am
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 3, 2020

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces The Transparent Eyeball, a blog devoted to a collaborative study of Emerson and the innumerable circles of conversation in which he participated and in which we continue to find him. We welcome short—500-1,000 word—submissions from undergraduate and graduate students, teachers, independent scholars, early career as well as established scholars, artists, activists, and the general public. We especially encourage submissions that address Emerson’s relevance in our 21st-century moment; consider him in conversation with philosophers, poets, environmentalists, artists, and activists, within and beyond the nineteenth century; and explore him in transnational and interdisciplinary contexts.

ATHE Emerging Scholars Debut Panel (Religion and Theatre)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:04am
Evangeline Jimenez / Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2021 Conference

Austin, TX

August 5-8, 2021

The ATHE Religion and Theatre Focus group invites current graduate students and/or independent scholars who have not presented at a major national conference to submit papers for the 2021 Emerging Scholars Panel.

The 2021 ATHE Conference theme:

RE: ATHE (Reclaim. Redesign. Revolt. Recover.)

Collective memory and oral tradition: Explorations and Interpretations

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:04am
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship B.V.
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 29, 2020

Collective memory and oral tradition: Explorations and Interpretations &

Mastering Oral History:The Concise Guide Workshop

organized by GIRES, the Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship 

5 & 6 December 2020

(Zoom sessions:1 day (possibility for extra day)

(Virtual platform:5 days: 5-10 December)

 

Thematic Approach

GRAPHSY 2021 – Georgetown Graduate Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
Spanish & Portuguese at Georgetown University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 11, 2021

Dear all,

The graduate students in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Georgetown University would like to invite graduate students to send abstracts for the Graduate Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium 2021 (GRAPHSY). The conference will be held on February 18 and 19, 2021 through Georgetown University’s online platform. Paper and poster presentations are welcome on a wide range of topics within the fields of Hispanic linguistics and literatures. This year our goal is to promote a dialogue on the effects of the current global crisis on linguistics and literature, focusing our attention on how to overcome this impact.

MCLLM 2021 Call for Proposals

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:26am
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

April 2-3, 2021
Conference Date/Location: April 2nd-3rd, 2021 **Online**
Deadline for Proposals: December 30, 2020
Theme: “Third Space”

The 29th annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language and Media at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, is currently accepting proposals for 20-minute presentations from individuals and panels.

"SPECTRE" - CSGSU/FSAC Graduate Colloquium at the University of Toronto

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:26am
The University of Toronto Cinema Studies Graduate Student Union and the Film Studies Association of Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 29, 2021

"SPECTRE" - CSGSU/FSAC Graduate Colloquium at the University of Toronto 

23rd Annual Film Studies Association of Canada Graduate Colloquium
University of Toronto Cinema Studies Institute
Friday January 29 - Saturday January 30, 2021 (Virtual)
Call for papers: “SPECTRE”
Keynote address by Dr. David Marriott, Penn State University

Fresh from the Fight: Heroes, Tricksters, and Villains in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:26am
Master of Children's Literature Program, iSchool, University of British Columbia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Fresh from the Fight:
Heroes, Tricksters, and Villains in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

New Deadline for Submission: February 28th, 2021

A peer-reviewed graduate student conference on children’s literature, media, and culture
University of British Columbia | Unceded traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam)
Vancouver, Canada | New Conference Dates: Friday July 2nd – Sunday July 4th, 2021

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Mobility and Mutability

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:21am
Graduate Student Association, Romance Studies Department at Boston University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Human experience is marked by movement and change. In cultural production we see mobility and mutability in light of progress, class mobility, and a shifting episteme. In literature and the arts these terms transform into migrations, monsters and character growth—in genres ranging from the epic to science fiction, or from the picaresque to cowboy poetry. Considering mobility and mutability, the following questions arise: How do mobility and mutability mark the evolution of life and the arts? How do we understand intermediality and dystopian futures in these terms? Why do founding myths of peoples around the world reflect exodus or displacement? How do terms mutate in the formation or new fields of study?

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy 2021

updated: 
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 12:48pm
University of Florida Writing Program
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 30, 2020

Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy 2021

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