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Call for Papers "Haunted Heritage: Confronting a Culture of Specters"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:20pm
Rutgers University / English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

 The EGSA is pleased to release the call for papers for our fifth annual graduate conference to be held on Saturday, April 14th 2018. This year's conference theme is "Haunted Heritage: Confronting a Culture of Specters."

Haunted Heritage: Confronting a Culture of Specters

Rutgers University, Camden Graduate Conference

Monstrosity and the Topography of Fear

updated: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 7:13pm
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 20, 2018

2018 Conference of The Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts

“Monstrosity and the Topography of Fear”

October 18th-20th

Sam Houston State University, Houston/The Woodlands, Texas 

Call for Papers for the 14th International Gothic Association's Conference: Gothic Hybridities: Interdisciplinary, Multimodal and Transhistorical Approaches

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 9:51am
International Gothic Association and the Manchester Centre for Gothic Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Call for Papers for the 14th International Gothic Association's Conference: Gothic Hybridities: Interdisciplinary, Multimodal and Transhistorical Approaches THE MANCHESTER CENTRE FOR GOTHIC STUDIES INVITES THE SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS THAT CREATIVELY INTERPRET AND RESPOND TO THE THEME OF GOTHIC HYBRIDITIES: INTERDISCIPLINARY, MULTIMODAL AND TRANSHISTORICAL APPROACHES. PAPERS MIGHT EXPLORE THE WAYS IN WHICH THE GOTHIC MODE HAS ENTERED INTO CONCEPTUAL AND THEMATIC DIALOGUE WITH OTHER FORMS OF REPRESENTATION IN TIME, OR ADDRESS THE ROLE THAT THE GOTHIC HAS PLAYED IN FOSTERING EXCHANGE ACROSS DIFFERENT MEDIA AND DISCIPLINARY BOUNDARIES.

Topics may include (but are by no means limited to) the following:

*Deadline Extended!* Stranger Things: The Weird, the Paranormal, and the Problem of Belief

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 8:46pm
British Modernities Group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 25, 2018

Stranger Things:

The Weird, the Paranormal, and the Problem of Belief 

 

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

20–21 April 2018, Urbana, IL

 

Keynote Presentation: “Listening to the Dead: W. B. Yeats’s Communication with Spirits”

By Dr. Catherine E. Paul, Professor Emerita, Clemson University

Additional speakers TBA

 

Sensing Media

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:30pm
Dept of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 9, 2018

Sensing Media

14th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Department of Cinema & Media Studies, University of Chicago

April 20th and 21st, 2018

https://sensingmedia.wordpress.com/

 

Keynote Speaker: Mark B.N. Hansen, James B. Duke Professor of Literature, Duke University

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Emerging Voices in Irish Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:31pm
University of Connecticut Irish Studies Alliance
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2018

The University of Connecticut’s Irish Studies Alliance will hold a graduate student conference that aims to bring together new and emerging scholars in the field from colleges and universities throughout the Northeast. We are interested in papers that highlight recent and developing debates in Irish Studies and showcase the ways emerging voices participate in these conversations. Due to this conference’s focus on emerging voices in the field, we will accept advanced undergraduate and graduate student work. We invite papers from a wide array of disciplines and encourage interdisciplinary work as well as scholarship that uses innovative methodologies. The conference welcomes proposals on all aspects of Irish Studies,

Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:11pm
Grand Valley State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

GRAND VALLEY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL CONFERENCE
“My Crown is in My Heart, Not on My Head” –3 Henry VI 3.1

          
Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28, 2018         
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan

                                                                                     CALL FOR PAPERS – Submission Deadline JUNE 1, 2018

*Rolling acceptances for proposals received between Feb 1 and June 1. Final acceptances sent out first week of August.

~ Visit gvsu.edu/shakesconference for proposal submission, registration and conference deta 

Metamorphoses: Mementos and Futurities - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 5:33pm
University of British Columbia - Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Metamorphoses: Mementos and Futurities 

Endnotes 2018 

UBC English Graduate Conference 

University of British Columbia 

May 4-5, 2018 

 

Of bodies changed to other forms I tell; 

You Gods, who have yourselves wrought every change, 

Inspire my enterprise and lead my lay 

In one continuous song from nature’s first 

Remote beginnings to our modern times. 

- Ovid, Metamorphoses, Book I 

 

To recognize in paranoia a distinctively rigid relation to temporality, at once anticipatory and retroactive, averse above all to surprise, is also to glimpse the lineaments of other possibilities. 

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