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Space, Place, and Abyss

updated: 
Friday, January 3, 2020 - 10:49pm
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

February 28th - March 1st, 2020

Hosted at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

https://uofcfreeexchange.wordpress.com/

 

Extended Deadline: January 15, 2020.

 

Sometimes, when you look into the Abyss, the Abyss looks back and says Hello! 

So, hello!

Incognitus 2020 - Ecocriticism and Environmental Studies

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Friday, December 20, 2019 - 4:18pm
Graduate English Student Society of Memorial University of Newfoundland
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

What do we want? A better world? A cleaner world? At this point, many of us might merely settle for a world that isn’t barrelling towards inevitable environmental destruction.  So, what do we want? Climate Action! What does climate action look like in the academy? It looks like the expansion of digital resources and the cultivation of better disposal and recycling habits on university campuses. It also looks like the cultivation of eco-critical theory and research. Earth is our home. It is the only habitable planet for us. Unfortunately, while it shows evidence of the brilliance of humanity, the state of the Earth also represents our greed and short-sightedness.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 30th Annual Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

updated: 
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 1:41pm
Louisiana State University - English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Papers: 30th Annual Mardi Gras Graduate Student Conference

The Magic of Carnival: Manifesting and Interrogating Identity Through Narratives

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christopher E. Bell

February 19-21, 2020.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: ABSTRACTS DUE JANUARY 5, 2020.

Human Matters: Engaging Publics in the Humanities

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 7:43pm
Public Humanities Hub - Okanagan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Human Matters: Engaging Publics in the Humanities

July 8-11, 2020

University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada

 

Call for Papers

Deadline for paper and session proposals: January 15, 2020

 

Intersections and Intertexts

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:20am
Chimères Journal - University of Kansas Dept. of French, Francophone & Italian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Intersections and Intertexts

Call for Papers, Chimères 2020 Conference

University of Kansas, April 11, 2020

 

Net-Works: Mapping Labor in Theatre and Performance

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:15am
Department of Theatre and Performance, The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Net-Works: Mapping Labor in Theatre and Performance 

 

April 23, 2020

The Graduate Center,

The City University of New York (CUNY)

365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10016

Email: networksconference2020@gmail.com

 

Deadline: January 21, 2019

 

Devouring Men: Food, Masculinity & Power

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:12am
University of St Andrews
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

Devouring Men:

Food, Masculinity & Power

DATES: 24-25 July 2020

VENUE: School of English, University of St Andrews

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Dr Emma Bond (Modern Languages, University of St Andrews)

Dr Sam Goodman (English & Communication, University of Bournemouth)

(DEADLINE EXTENDED) CFP: The Medieval at Home: Domesticity in the Middle Ages

updated: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 3:16pm
Cornell University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 16, 2019

The Medieval at Home: Domesticity in the Middle Ages

The Medieval Studies Program at Cornell University is pleased to announce its thirtieth annual graduate student colloquium, which will take place on the 15th of February 2020 at the A.D. White House on Cornell’s Ithaca, NY campus.

Research ~ Art ~ Writing 2020 Graduate Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 1:44pm
UT Dallas's Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

The Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association of the University of Texas at Dallas will hold its eleventh annual graduate symposium on February 22, 2020 at the UTD campus in Richardson, Texas. The RAW: Research, Art, and Writing Conference is organized by and for students and offers an opportunity for scholars to share their work and ideas with peers across the humanities disciplines.

As interdisciplinary scholars, what is our role in the representation of origins and legacies?

Delaware Valley Medieval Association Graduate Workshop

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 3:42pm
Delaware valley Medieval Association (DVMA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

February 29, 2020

University of Pennsylvania 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Location TBD

1-5 pm

 

The DVMA invites 250-word abstracts for 20-minute talks or 5-minute flash presentations by graduate students in any discipline and on any topic that pertains to medieval studies.  Global medieval submissions are welcome and encouraged!

Cornell EGSO 2020 Conference: Proximity

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Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:47am
Cornell English Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 24, 2020

Cornell EGSO 2020 Conference: ProximityMarch 6th - 7th, 2020Call for Proposals:

As knowledge travels through time and space, proximity emerges as an increasingly important category for critical inquiry. How does our understanding of proximity change our intellectual landscape? What issues seem distant from us? Which objects, texts, or historical moments feel more proximate in the present? How does the idea of proximity shape our understanding of political, economic, ecological, and social issues? Whether addressing the position of the humanities with regard to geopolitical conflicts or the ways in which history becomes entangled with the present, matters of closeness and distance must be considered urgent intellectual problems. 

"Do We Have a Future?": Cognition, Speculation, and (Dis)Connection

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:46am
Carleton University English Graduate Student Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 3, 2020

“Do We Have a Future?”: Cognition, Speculation, and (Dis)Connection

Department of English Graduate Conference

Carleton University

24-25 April 2020

 

“Since the world is ending [. . .] why not let the children touch the paintings?”

-        Ben Lerner

 

 

Digital Humanities Twitter Conference India: Deadline Extended

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 10:29am
Digital Humanities Alliance for Research and Teaching Innovations
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 12, 2019

DHARTI Twitter Conference: Innovating for DH in India

contact email:  dhallianceindia@gmail.com

Innovating for DH in India, the first DHARTI Twitter Conference, will take place January 19th, 2020.

DHARTI is an initiative to bring together scholars engaged in digital practices in the arts and humanities with India being a point of reference. In its earlier avatar DHARTI was the Digital Humanities Alliance of India (DHAI). The first Digital Humanities Conference of India, organised jointly by IIM Indore and IIT Indore and was held at IIM Indore in 2018.

Climate Fictions

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Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 10:17am
Graduate Center for Literary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 25, 2020

Graduate Center for Literary Research Annual Conference Call for Papers

 

Climate Fictions

April 18-19, 2020

McCune Conference Room, HSSB

 

As climate change has become a central topic of discussion, laced with the uncertainty of tomorrow, the UCSB Graduate Center for Literary Research invites scholars from a variety of disciplines to reframe their conversations with a focus on this ubiquitous topic as it has been interpreted in literary fiction, as well as within the arts.

Re-Imagining Space

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:44pm
Stony Brook University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 4, 2020

Stony Brook University
32nd Annual English Graduate Conference
February 28, 2020

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED 2019 Siegel-McDaniel Award for Graduate Research on Philip Roth

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:47pm
The Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 21, 2019

CFP: 2019 Siegel McDaniel Award for Graduate Research on Philip Roth

 

The annual Siegel/McDaniel Award, sponsored by the Philip Roth Society, recognizes high-quality graduate student papers written within the past year on any aspect of Philip Roth’s work.

 

We recommend that faculty encourage their students to submit papers, and we welcome submissions from Roth Society members and non-members alike. 

 

Eligible graduate students should submit a clean copy of their 10-15 page essay, double-spaced, in 12 point Times New Roman font to Maggie McKinley, the Philip Roth Society Program Director, at mmckinle@harpercollege.edu.

ALIEN PROCESSES: REPRODUCTION & TIME

updated: 
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 4:16pm
Ekin Erkan/The New Centre of Research & Practice
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

The intensifying intimacy between humans and technology generates “de-naturalized” relations of body, cognition and time. This bodily experience of alienation is not solely technological, but also social. While we can try to escape denaturalization and alienation, we can also consider them as autonomous processes of production and reproduction.

Today, predictive processing determines how control is produced and reproduced technically, whether in drone warfare, high-speed trading, computerized borders, or facial recognition technologies. As attention-management, statistical parameters and machine learning emerge as nonlinear instruments, biology is no longer describable under the strict terms of biopower.

Access and Accessibility: Disability is Not a Metaphor

updated: 
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 3:37pm
English Student Association, City University of New York Graduate Center
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Disability has functioned historically to justify inequality for disabled people themselves, but it has also done so for women and [other] minority groups. That is, not only has it been considered justifiable to treat disabled people unequally, but the concept of disability has been used to justify discrimination against other groups by attributing disability to them.

-          Douglas C. Baynton, Disability and the Justification of Inequality in American History

 

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Deadline Updated: Comics in Community: 2020 UF Graduate Comics Organization Conference

updated: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 3:41pm
UF Graduate Comics Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

Dear Colleagues, 

We are extending the deadline for our Call for Papers for the Comics in Community Conference until January 10th, 2020. Thank you to everyone who has submitted an abstract so far, and we look forward to reading them all. We are also very pleased to announce that Dr. André Carrington will be our first keynote speaker. Do not hesitate to get in touch with any questions, and please see below for our full CFP.


 

17th Annual UF GCO Conference: "Comics In Community"

Updated Deadline for Submissions: 1/10/2020

Hosted by: Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida

Excavations

updated: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:12pm
McGill University's 26th Annual English Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 13, 2019

Call for Papers
Excavations
McGill University’s 26th Annual English Graduate Conference
February 14-15, 2020 Montréal, Québec, Canada

AAIS-AATI 2020 "1950-2020: Cesare Pavese 70 Years After His Death. New Perspectives of Studies"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:07pm
Iuri Moscardi (PhD student, CUNY)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019

Cesare Pavese left an unforgettable mark on Twentieth century Italian culture. His multifaceted intellectual personality took many shapes. He was a poet, a translator, a member of the Einaudi publishing house, a novelist: in short, he was a complete intellectual. His literary production was characterized by an extraordinary open-mindedness: he was the first to translate into Italian the American authors who influenced him; with "Dialoghi con Leucò" he reinterpreted classical mythology; he was interested in cinema. Seventy years after his death, what methodologies can we employ to study his work? How  can we interpret his open-mindedness, based on the cultural context of the first half of the Twentieth century and looking at the present time? 

Beyond Reality: Post-Intellectualism and the Re/Emergence of Subjective Truths

updated: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:07pm
University of New Mexico, Foreign Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 17, 2020

Call for Papers

 

12th Annual Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop

 

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

 

April 10-11, 2020

 

Beyond Reality: Post-Intellectualism and the Re/Emergence of Subjective Truths

 

Keynote lecture to be delivered by: Dr. Nicole A. Cooke, University of South Carolina

 

UC San Diego's Second Annual Graduate Conference: "Movement"

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Monday, November 25, 2019 - 2:32pm
UC San Diego Department of Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

UC San Diego’s Department of Literature is excited to announce their second annual graduate conference. This year’s theme, “Movement,” embraces the complexities of the potential for, and results of, movement. The term “movement” has been at the center of aesthetics, literary history, and philosophy for centuries. From a movement like the Young Hegelians, that criticized the political establishment and capitalist modes of production, to the Aesthetic Movement, that created “art for art’s sake,” movements have shaped critical thinking in a variety of fields. In the social sciences, social, horizontal, vertical, and spatial mobility have been analyzed for decades. 

 

UPDATE-SUBMISSION DEADLINE PUSHED BACK The Body Displaced: Northeastern English Graduate Student Association's Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 11:29am
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Theme: The Body Displaced
Sponsored by the Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Conference Date: March 21, 2020
Proposal Due Date: December 15, 2019
Location: Northeastern University, Boston, MA
ContactnortheasternEGSA@gmail.com

 

Sex & Accessibility: Tufts University Women's Center Symposium on Gender and Culture

updated: 
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 10:26am
Tufts University Women's Center
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

The 9th annual Women’s Center Symposium on Gender and Culture will take place on February 21, 2020, and we plan to explore how we access sexuality and information about sex. Given the many barriers to access, from geography to ability to class and race, who is allowed to explore or express their sexuality and who is limited? And how do we break down these barriers?

How to Do Things with Worlds

updated: 
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 11:21am
Indiana University English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 16, 2019

How to Do Things with Worlds

Department of English, Indiana University Bloomington

 Conference Dates: April 10 & 11, 2020

Submission Deadline: December 16, 2019 [UPDATED]

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Plumly

Assistant Professor of German, Lawrence University

 

“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)

 

56th Allerton English Articulation Conference CFP - Illinois

updated: 
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:40am
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

56th Allerton English Articulation Conference - Call for Papers

Call for Proposals and Participation
20/20: Taking the Long View
56th Allerton English Articulation Conference

April 15-16, 2020

In cooperation with Northern Illinois University Continuing and Professional Education and the statewide Allerton Planning Committee, NIU’s Department of English is pleased to announce the 56th Allerton English Articulation Conference, to be held Wednesday and Thursday, April 15-16, 2020.

2020 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference: Thresholds and Threshold Concepts

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:52pm
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 19, 2020

2020 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference 

Thresholds and Threshold Concepts 

Saturday, February 29, 2019

 

Call for Papers: 

In a physical sense, a threshold is the bottom of a doorway that must be crossed to enter into a room. Kathleen Blake Yancey views threshold concepts as the “articulation of shared beliefs” that leads to the “modification, extension, and boundary marking” of spaces in social, professional, academic and other communities. Threshold concepts are entry points of knowledge that impact ideas and participants in discourse communities.

 

Voices of Change: Presents, Pasts and Futures of Activism and Protest in Europe

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:48pm
14th Annual Conference of the Graduate Centre for Europe (GCfE) at the University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 16, 2019

GCfE 14th Annual ConferenceVoices of Change: Presents, Pasts and Futures of Activism and Protest in Europe21-22 May 2020, University of BirminghamCall for papers

In recent years, Europe has witnessed the rise of various protest movements: Extinction Rebellion, the Yellow Vests in France, “Stop the Coup” protest in the UK, to name but a few. These protests were fuelled by the deterioration of the social, political and environmental situation in Europe and the rest of the world, as well as by citizens’ increasing demands for social, political and environmental justice.

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