Subscribe to RSS - graduate conferences

graduate conferences

Crime Fiction or Fact: Blurring the Boundaries c. 1680-1880

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 10:30am
Liverpool John Moores University/University of Winchester
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Date: 11 July 2018

Venue: Senate House, London

Keynote: Melissa Bissonette, St. John Fisher College, NY

Conference Fees: £15 salaried, £10 student/unwaged

The Paradox of the Other: Difficulties in Classification (Grad Conference)

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 9:24am
Brooklyn College Graduate English Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018


Eleventh Annual Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference

Saturday, May 5, 2018

“If one could possess, grasp, and know the other, it would not be other,” wrote Emmanuel Levinas.  The paradox Levinas identifies is at the heart of this conference’s concerns. Despite our definitions – the unknown, the demonic, and the withdrawn, for example – the “other,” by definition, must elude our grasp.  Given this un-givenness, why do scholars continue to pursue questions of otherness? What is it about otherness that provokes or induces scholarly interest?

Comparative Literature Conference: Borders, Place, Translation

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 9:11am
Dept of Comparative World Literature Annual Conference April 25-6
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

Borders, Place, and Translations

The 53rd Annual Comparative World Literature Conference

Presented by the Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics

Dates: April 25th-26th, 2018

Location: Anatol Center, California State University, Long Beach


From Starbucks’ retail-branding as a “third place” between home and work to Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities, the places of our lives are simultaneously locations and conceptions. To be in a place is to do the representational work of defining that space’s affective and pragmatic borders.

"What If?": Reading Worlds of Possibility

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:33am
The University of Sydney
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018


June 14-15, 2018 | The University of Sydney, Australia

CFA: Critical Theories Graduate Workshop

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:24am
DePaul University Philosophy Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2018

CFA: Critical Theories: Adorno & Foucault

DePaul University Graduate Student Workshop

April 20-1, 2018

Call for Abstracts Deadline: February 16, 2018


Theme: Critical Theories: Adorno & Foucault

Mixed Messages: Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in the Digital Age

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 9:16am
Feminist Graduate Student Assocition
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

 Mixed Messages: Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in the Digital Age 

 Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. Julio Capo, Ph.D.

 The 19th Annual Feminist Graduate Student Association Symposium co-sponsored by the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

 April 18th, 2018 | 9am – 4pm

Our Dying Earth: A Journey Through Eco-Criticism

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:33am
Michael Brett Fish/University of North Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The University of North Alabama English Department

Announces the 9th Annual Alabama Regional Inter-Disciplinary Graduate Conference

March 8-10th, 2018

Our Dying Earth: A Journey through Ecocriticism

“Do not go gentle into that good night; Old age should burn and rave at close of day. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” – Dylan Thomas

[FINAL CFP] In the Shadows: Illuminating Monstrosity in Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 7:21pm
University of British Columbia Master of Arts in Children's Literature program
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

In the Shadows:

Illuminating Monstrosity in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

Call for Paper Proposals

Deadline for submission: February 28th, 2018 

A peer-reviewed graduate student conference on children’s literature, media, and culture

University of British Columbia - Friday May 11th - Saturday May 12th, 2018 

Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:01am
University of Mississippi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

The 24th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) is a graduate student event hosted by the University of Mississippi from 19-21 July 2018. We welcome abstracts for paper and panel proposals that explore Southern literature, writers, culture, and key figures. The conference seeks to foster a multi-disciplinary environment, featuring graduate students with an interest in the U.S South. Potential topics for discussion include:

  • Intersections of Southern material culture, cultural identity, and literature

  • Re-defining the boundaries of the “South,” and considering the region in a global context