category: graduate conferences

The XVIII Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference: April 22-25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

The XVIII Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference:
April 22-25, 2016

Shaker Village—Pleasant Hill & St. Catharine College—Springfield, Kentucky

Authorship and Appropriation

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Daniel Cook / University of Dundee
contact email: 
d.p.cook@dundee.ac.uk

University of Dundee
8th and 9th April 2016

Family and Genealogy in the Study of Religion -- DEADLINE APPROACHING November 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University, Graduate Student Conference, Religious Studies
contact email: 
brownrsconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Family and Genealogy in the Study of Religion
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

UPDATE: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/1/15; 2/10-13/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gypsyscholar60@rgv.rr.com

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2015
Submit proposals to: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org

SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area

Science at Court, 1285-1450

full name / name of organization: 
Newnham College, Cambridge
contact email: 
tlb33@cam.ac.uk

http://www.scienceatcourt.org/about/

[UPDATE] Abstract deadline approaching - Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - Florence 22 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The 2016 IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence
contact email: 
ilaria.natali@unifi.it

Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence - Prophecy and Conspiracy in Early Modern England - Florence 22nd April 2016

Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Graduate Student Colloquium, April 8-9, 2016 (Abstract due December 31, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group
contact email: 
earg.purdue@gmail.com

10th Annual Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Graduate Student Colloquium
April 8-9, 2016

Theme: Transatlantic Circulation: Ideas out of Bounds

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

CFP: Special Issue of Participations - Perceptions of Censorship

full name / name of organization: 
Clarissa Smith - University of Sunderland / Jason Zenor - State University of NY-Oswego / Mark Mckenna - Glyndwr University
contact email: 
jason.zenor@oswego.edu

Call for Submissions- Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies Special Issue: “Thinking about Censorship Differently”
Expected Publication Date: November 2016 (Vol 13, Issue 2)

Update: Deadline for submissions extended to Nov. 15th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci,hill@gmail.com

...A gathering of scholars celebrating beauty, the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought is soliciting proposals on all aspect of medieval or renaissance thought and cult

CFP for Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Modernities ‎-- abstract deadline December 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta
contact email: 
rasoul@ualberta.ca

What: Panel on Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Modernities
Where: CCLA @ Congress 2016 in Calgary, Canada
When: May 28 to 30, 2016‎

The Politics of Southeast Asian Contemporary Art - Deadline December 6

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Crossings & Intersections

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Studies Student Association (CSSA) at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
FAUCSSAConference@gmail.com

CROSSINGS & INTERSECTIONS

CSSA at FAU ANNUAL CONFERENCE
April 8-9, 2016
Boca Raton, FL

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2016
EMAIL: FAUCSSAConference@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Navigating the Affective Turn

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Navigating the Affective Turn
April 2, 2016
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Keynote Speaker: Patricia Clough (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

The Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference 2016: Wonder

full name / name of organization: 
The Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference
contact email: 
oxgradconf@gmail.com

The Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference is pleased to once again launch it's call for papers.

ADAPTATIONS AND HISTORY: THE 11th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ASSOCIATION OF ADAPTATION STUDIES, St Anne’s College, Oxford, 26-27

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Please note this conference takes place in 2016 (not 2017 as in previous announcement).

Second Annual Conference in Hispanic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Organization - University of Houston
contact email: 
hsgso@uh.edu

The Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Organization (HSGSO) of the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston cordially invites abstract submissions to the Second Annual conference in

Cartographies of Commons, Community, and Sovereignty

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Spanish and Portuguese - University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
congresograduadoupenn@gmail.com

Abstract Deadline: November 6, 2015
Conference Date: February 5, 2016

Second Annual Conference in Hispanic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Organization (University of Houston)
contact email: 
hsgso@uh.edu

The Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Organization (HSGSO) of the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston cordially invites abstract submissions to the Second Annual conference in

Call for Participation: Canadian Society for the Study of Comics Conference, Toronto, May 12-13 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for the Study of Comics
contact email: 
csscscebd@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Canadian Society for the Study of Comics (CSSC) 2016

"Hum(Animals)" Word's Worth English Studies Graduate Conference - Proposals Due 1/1/6; Conference 3/18-3/19

full name / name of organization: 
Word's Worth English Studies Conference at Illinois State University
contact email: 
admin@isuwordsworth.com

The Word’s Worth Committee at Illinois State University invites graduate students to submit proposals for the ISU Word’s Worth Conference.

Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Habit Graduate Conference (Rutgers, New Brunswick): DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers Long Eighteenth Century Trans-Atlantic Graduate Studies Group
contact email: 
rutgers.18c@gmail.com

"HABIT, my good reader, hath so vast a prevalence over the human mind, that there is scarce anything too strange or too strong to be asserted of it."
-- Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews.​

Call for Papers Crisis and Transformation: Rethinking Knowledges, Histories, Identities, Technologies. 2016 ASPECT Graduate Con

full name / name of organization: 
The Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought (ASPECT)
contact email: 
aspectconferencevt@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Crisis and Transformation:
Rethinking Knowledges, Histories, Identities, Technologies.

2016 ASPECT Graduate Conference
Friday, April 1 – Saturday, April 2

Call For Papers: YALE INTERASIA CONNECTIONS CONFERENCE: Friday February 27, 2016. Deadline: December 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Yale InterAsia Initiative
contact email: 
inter.asia@yale.edu

Call For Papers: YALE INTERASIA CONNECTIONS CONFERENCE 2016
Friday February 27, 2016
Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1IxhfvzWOnqiDuAB9gNHXPYtlngLLCCqQpOElunR...

Disability studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/15; 2/10 2016

full name / name of organization: 
New Mexico Highlands University
contact email: 
fsanch26@live.nmhu.edu

Literature, cultural studies. A paper exploring John Steinbeck's use of mentally challenged characters in his works, concentrating on Lennie Small in Of Mice and Men.

Kick-Starting Media: Conference on Media Funding - 9th June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kick-Starting Media: Cultures of Funding in Contemporary Media Industries
contact email: 
m.freeman@bathspa.ac.uk

Kick Starting Media: Cultures of Funding in Contemporary Media Industries

One-Day Conference: 9 June 2016

Media Futures Research Centre, Bath Spa University, UK

Race in the Americas Graduate Conference April 25th-26th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Hemispheric Americas Lecture Series, The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA)
contact email: 
raceamericasconference@gmail.com

The Hemispheric Americas Lecture Series at Penn State invites proposals for a two-day interdisciplinary graduate student symposium on the topic of “Race in the Americas.” Some central questions we

[UPDATE] Abstract Deadline Extended: 11/1/15 | 21st Southwest English Symposium, Feb 2nd, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest English Symposium/Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Date: February 20th, 2015

Theme: Objects & Commodities

Reminder: Sindiwe Magona: Writer/Advocate for Human Rights in South Africa, ALA conference (April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman/ African Literature Association
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

The highly-prolific and well-acclaimed South African author Sindiwe Magona has been a voice for human rights and justice throughout her three decades as a writer.

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference--Deadline extended to Nov. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Proposals by 1 November 2015 For SPACA Conference February 10 - 13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
shiggins@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2015

For the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference.

February 10 - 13, 2016

Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/15; 2/10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Fred Sanchez/ New Mexico Highlands University
contact email: 
Fsanch26@live.nmhu.edu

Southwest Popular/ American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Award

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / University of Central Florida
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to Nov. 15: "Adapting Dickens" annual Dickens Society Symposium in Iceland

full name / name of organization: 
Dickens Society
contact email: 
diana_archibald@uml.edu

We are extending the deadline for submission of proposals to the annual Dickens Society symposium until Nov. 15, 2015. We welcome scholars at all stages of their careers.

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