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CFP: NEMLA Graduate Caucus Paper Prize (grad) (12/15/05; journal issue)

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Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:13pm
Darcie Rives

Graduate Student Caucus Paper Prize
Call for Papers: Article-length versions of graduate student papers presented at any of the panels at the 2005 Boston Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA) conference.

Each year, NEMLA awards an annual prize to the best article-length version of a graduate student paper presented at any of the convention's sections. The winning paper, as determined by a committee of peers, will be published in the NEMLA journal Modern Language Studies.

The submission deadline for the 2006 Graduate Student Caucus Paper Prize is December 15, 2005.

CFP: (Re)Imagining Arthur: Cultural and Theoretical Contexts of the Arthurian Legends (grad) (11/11/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

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Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:47pm
April Toadvine

Call for Papers for Conference for Medieval Studies (Grad)

 

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the fourth annual
Conference for Medieval Studies, a graduate conference sponsored by
Comitatus, the Purdue Medieval interest group, to be held at Purdue
University, West Lafayette, Indiana from February 17-18, 2006. The theme for
this year's conference is "(Re)Imagining Arthur: Cultural and Theoretical
Contexts of the Arthurian Legends."

 

Bonnie Wheeler, Professor of English and Medieval Studies at Southern
Methodist University and Editor of Arthuriana, will be the plenary speaker
for this year's conference.

 

CFP: Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize (10/15/05; online publication)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
Bowling Kivmars

Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize

Submissions are invited for the 2005 Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize.

Literature Compass aims to be the starting point for anyone in an academic setting who needs to find authoritative reference information on a topic, drawn from high-quality published reference works, and the latest thinking on the topic, specially commissioned from leading academics in the field.

There will be a prize awarded for each of the 9 sections on Literature Compass:

American
Eighteenth Century
Medieval
Renaissance
Romanticism
Seventeenth Century
Shakespeare
The Victorians
Twentieth Century

CFP: Leon Edel Prize: Henry James (grad & jr faculty) (11/1/05; journal issue)

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Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
Service Account hjamesr

LEON EDEL PRIZE

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published.

Send submissions (in duplicate, produced according to current MLA style, and with return postage enclosed) to

CFP: (Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural Discourses (grad) (10/17/05; 2/24/06-2/26/06)

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Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
Micheal.Bolton_at_asu.edu

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural
Discourses

February 24-26, 2006
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

"Borders are set up to define the places that are safe and unsafe, to
distinguish us from them."
                —Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands la Fronterra

CFP: Materials of Modern Sculpture, 1945-Present (grad) (9/30/05; 2/4/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
Morna O'Neill

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Materials of Modern Sculpture
A one-day graduate student symposium
Saturday, February 4, 2006
Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT

This one-day graduate student symposium will address the materials of
modern sculpture and changing conceptions of the sculptural object from
1945 to the present.

CFP: Word and Image (grad) (UK) (11/13/05; 2/17/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 1:59pm
Emma Tinker

The Mind's Eye: Perspectives on Word and Image
University College London English Postgraduate Conference
17 February 2006

The fourth annual postgraduate conference at University College London
seeks papers that address the relationship between the verbal and
visual in literary texts.

CFP: 3rd Annual UK Kant Society Grad Conference (grad) (UK) (1/3/06; 7/6/06-7/7/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:21pm
Isabell Ward

Could you please forward this to you graduate students? Many Thanks!

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

3rd UK Kant Society Annual Graduate Conference on Kant
at the University of Hertfordshire (U.K) de Havilland Campus on
Thursday 6th- Friday 7th July 2006

Keynote Speakers: Karl Ameriks and Marcia Baron

Deadline for submissions: Tuesday 3rd January 2006

Further details: http://www.herts.ac.uk/humanities/philosophy/Kant05.html

UPDATE: General Papers and Managing Your PhD (8/7/05; journal issue)

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Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:36pm
pgeng.submissions_at_durham.ac.uk

Deadline extended:

The University of Durham's Online Journal
POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH:
A Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English in the UK and Europe

Invites postgraduates studying in the UK and Europe to submit papers of not
more than 7000 words on a topic of YOUR CHOICE in the broad range of English
Studies for issue 12 (September 2005) of our refereed online journal. Papers
must conform to the MLA guidelines for presentation and be received no later
than

EXTENDED DEADLINE: AUGUST 7, 2005.

CFP: Philament: Model (grad) (9/31/05; journal issue)

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Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
Philament

From: Philament <philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au>
Date: July 21, 2005
CFP: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
Deadline: September 31, 2005 (critique, commentary, and creative for online
journal)
Publication: June 2006

Philament, the online journal of cultural studies and literary arts affiliated
with the University of Sydney
(http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament), invites graduate scholars
to contribute articles, reviews and creative work for its eighth issue, Model.

CFP: Emergent Nature/Cultures (7/17/05; 9/24/05-9/25/05 &amp; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:26pm
M Wolf-Meyer

Call for Papers: Emergent Nature/Cultures

Papers are sought for a workshop entitled "Emergent Nature/Cultures,"
hosted by the Department of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota.
 Papers should address the nature/culture thematic, but contributors may
interpret this as they see fit.

CFP: Natural and National Crises (grad) (9/26/05; 5/5/06-5/6/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Amy Kebe

Graduate Student Conference Natural and National Crises: Re-thinking the Relationship between Literature and Crisis
Date: May 5th, 6th 2006.

Université de Montréal,

Département d'études anglaises.

 

Guest lecturer: Dionne Brand

 

Deadline for submitting panel proposals: September 26th 2005
Deadline for submitting papers: January 15th 2006

 

The contemporary world system of global capitalist expansion that is producing new imperialisms around the globe will remain imperialist throughout the visible future, unless we learn how to "cross borders" from a dominating and imperialising past and present to a more "democratic" and just future society.

CFP: postamble: Study of Africa (grad) (9/30/05; journal issue)

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Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
amble_acad_staff_hum_main_uct_at_mail.uct.ac.za

postamble call for journal submissions!

Call for journal submissions

March 2006: Open Issue
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2005
postamble is a postgraduate journal of the University of Cape Town located in
the Centre for African Studies and published bi-annually online. postamble is
committed to featuring original post graduate student work of a high academic
standard which is of value to the promotion of multi-disciplinary study of
Africa within the university environment.

UPDATE: Origins and Originality (grad) (7/18/05; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, June 3, 2005 - 2:34pm
LL Otty

Submissions deadlines extended until 18th JULY 2005

FORUM is a new online graduate arts journal based at the University of
Edinburgh. Each edition will set out to explore a theme from as many different
perspectives as possible: submissions from all fields within the arts and
humanities are warmly welcomed. Visit us at http://forum.ll.ed.ac.uk

¡¥Origins and Originality¡¦

CFP: Identity and Marginality (grad and postdoc) (7/25/05; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 2:03pm
Gunnar Fabian Schuppert

eSharp is the University of Glasgow's open-access online journal for
postgraduates in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Run by
postgraduates, it aims to provide a critical but supportive entry into
the realm of academic publishing for emerging academics, including
postgraduates and recent postdoctoral students, the world over.
After the successful launch of our fourth issue, on 'Journeys of
Discovery', eSharp is delighted to announce the Call for Papers for
the forthcoming issue, on 'Identity and Marginality'. Please forward
the attached Call for Papers and help us to spread the word. eSharp is
very grateful for your help and support. In case you have any

CFP: Re-visioning the Canon (grad) (1/21/06; 3/25/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:44pm
Lynda L. Hinkle

CFP: Rutgers University-Camden English Graduate Student Conference

Re-visioning the Canon

Rutgers-Camden English Graduate Student Association (RCEGSA) invites papers
from graduate students for an interdisciplinary conference on the theme of
"Re-visioning the Canon". Papers may demonstrate a wide range of approaches
including, but not restricted to:

Children's literature
Gothic Literature
Multicultural approaches
Theory and criticism's place in the "canon"
Feminist readings/additions
Comparative literature
Pedagogical approaches to teaching beyond the traditional canon.

CFP: General Papers and Managing your PhD (7/15/05; online journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:43pm
pgeng.submissions_at_durham.ac.uk

The University of Durham's Online Journal
POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH:
A Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English in the UK and Europe

Invites postgraduates studying in the UK and Europe to submit papers of not
more than 7000 words on a topic of YOUR CHOICE in the broad range of English
Studies for issue 12 (September 2005) of our refereed online journal. Papers
must conform to the MLA guidelines for presentation and be received no later
than

July 15, 2005.

CFP: Vagantes Medieval Conference (grad) (10/31/05; 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:16pm
Amelia Borrego

Call for Papers: Vagantes Graduate Medieval Conference

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VAGANTES is an annual, travelling conference for graduate students
studying any aspect of the Middle Ages. The conference was conceived
with several goals in mind, including the fostering of a sense of
community among graduate medievalists, providing exposure to an
interdisciplinary forum, and showcasing the resources of the host
institutions -- all kept within a student budget.

The 5th conference will be hosted by the Graduate Medievalists at UC
BERKELEY from March 2-5, 2006.

CFP: Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies (grad) (6/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Bilger, Audrey

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

The Burney Society invites submissions for the Hemlow Prize, named in
honor of the late Joyce Hemlow, Greenshields Professor of English at
McGill University, whose biography of Frances Burney and edition of her
journals and letters are among the foundational works of
eighteenth-century literary scholarship.

UPDATE: Philament: XXX (5/13/05; online journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
Philament

XXX deadline extended!

From: Philament <philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au>
Date: April 25, 2005
UPDATE: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
New Deadline: May 13, 2005 (critique, commentary, and creative writing for
online journal)

Philament, the online journal of cultural studies and literary arts affiliated
with the University of Sydney
(http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament), invites postgraduate
scholars to contribute articles, reviews, and creative work to its upcoming
issue entitled XXX.

CFP: The Event, Culture and Contingency (grad) (7/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:10am
Benjamin Smith

antiTHESIS, "The Event, Culture and Contingency"
Call for Papers

antiTHESIS, one of Australia's longest running postgraduate
interdisciplinary journals, now invites contributions for both the third
annual antiTHESIS Postgraduate Symposium entitled The Event, Culture
and Contingency and for Volume 16 (2006), "in the event …"

"Truth happens to an idea. It becomes true, is made true by events. Its
verity is in fact an event, a process: the process namely of its verifying
itself, its veri-fication." - ­ William James

CFP: Slayage Watcher Jr. (undergrad) (ongoing; e-journal)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:09am
Katy Stevens

CALL FOR PAPERS: Slayage.tv's 'Watcher Junior'

Lynne Edwards (Editor) and Katy Stevens (Associate Editor) of Watcher
Junior, invite your submissions for the first issue of WJ, a refereed,
electronic journal for undergraduate student scholarship in Buffy
Studies. WJ is located at Slayage: The Online International Journal of
Buffy Studies (http://www.slayage.tv).

Completed essays and research papers will be reviewed by members of the
board and will be accepted for publication if three reviewers
approve.  Essays that do not receive approval for publication will be
returned with feedback for re-submission.

CFP: Self &amp; Identity in Translation (grad) (UK) (6/12/05; 2/4/06-2/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am
Self + Identity In Translation

Self & Identity IN TRANSLATION

POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM at the University of East Anglia, School of
Literature & Creative Writing

4-5 February 2006 / Elizabeth Fry Building / UEA, Norwich, UK

A two-day postgraduate symposium at the University of East Anglia that
aims to explore the presences of subjectivity, identity and selfhood
in the translator's work and the translation event/text

Possible directions include:

CFP: Thomas Hardy Postgraduate Symposium (grad) (UK) (5/2/05; 7/22/06-7/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:46am
Angelique Richardson

Phillip Mallett, University of St Andrews, Jane Thomas, University of Hull,
and Angelique Richardson, University of Exeter, are co-organizing a
postgraduate symposium which will form part of the international Thomas
Hardy Conference, 22-29 July 2006, Dorchester. We are keen to involve
young and new scholars in the Conference, which is the 17th biennial
Hardy conference, and it would be immensely useful to the Hardy Society
to have a general idea as to the number of postgraduates in the UK and US
currently working on Hardy (or whose research includes Hardy), and
whether they would be likely to come to the conference (would there, for
example, be any financial support from your institution). So if you are

CFP: 2005 Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize (grad) (9/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 8:28pm
Bowling Kivmars

Call For Papers: 2005 Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize

Submissions are invited for the 2005 Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize.

Literature Compass (www.literature-compass.com) aims to be the starting point for anyone in an academic setting who needs to find authoritative reference information on a topic, drawn from high-quality published reference works, and the latest thinking on the topic, specially commissioned from leading academics in the field.

There will be a prize awarded for each of the 9 sections on Literature Compass:

CFP: Exetazo: An Online Journal of Undergraduate Research (undergrad) (4/11/05; new journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:53pm
Nathan Knispel

We welcome you to the introduction of Exetazo, a biannual online
national, reviewed journal
(http://www.temple.edu/rcc/mcnair/mcnairjournal/index.html)
dedicated to the publication of undergraduate student research, and
invite you to encourage submissions from your student body. The twofold
purpose of the journal is to foster and reward the scholarly efforts of
undergraduate students as well as to provide a valuable learning
experience. The articles represent the primarily work of undergraduate
student(s). Faculty members, who deserve recognition, are identified by an
asterisk next to their names.

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