category: graduate conferences

[UPDATE] ALA 2015: Walt Whitman and Social Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Whitman Studies Assocition/American Literature Association
contact email: 
timothy-robbins@uiowa.edu

American Literature Association
May 21-24, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts

WALT WHITMAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Whitman and Social Theory

Adaptation Essay Prize: Submissions due 1 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

he Adaptation Essay Prize

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

English Seventeenth-Century Literature/2015 RMMLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com or daniel@utpa.edu

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October 8-10, 2015, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Scholar Nomads: Academia in the 21st Century - April 9-11

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University Department of English
contact email: 
bonaconference@gmail.com

Both popular and scholarly press has been confronting the changing role of higher education, from Frank Donoghue’s Last Professor to Henry Giroux and Kostas Myrsiades’s collection Beyond the Corpo

Melodrama - **Submissions Deadline January 10** - Graduate Conference - February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama. Lucy Fischer, Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, will give the keynote address.

Changes in Medieval Fashions - April 25th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Santa Barbara Medieval Studies Program
contact email: 
UCSBMedievalConference2015@gmail.com

University of California, Santa Barbara
Center for Medieval Studies Graduate Student Conference

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Call for Papers: “Changes in Fashion in the Middle Ages”

University of Toronto Slavic Studies Conference, April 7-8 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto
contact email: 
ian.garner@utoronto.ca

The Slavic Studies union at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce its 2015 Graduate Student Conference, to be held in Toronto on April 7-8th, 2015. Our keynote speaker Dr.

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2015@gmail.com

April 10th, 11th, 12th, 2015

Keynote speaker: Jasbir K. Puar

Master class: Marlon Ross

Call for Screendance (dance film) Conference Presentations

full name / name of organization: 
Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne (France)
contact email: 
specialprograms@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) is pleased to accept presentation proposals for its third annual screendance conference to be held in May 2015 that explore the theme, “Th

Intersections Graduate Conference - Thresholds: Presence, Absence, and Territory

full name / name of organization: 
Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University
contact email: 
info@iscs-conference.com

This two-day interdisciplinary conference organized by the Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University seeks to explore the theme of thresholds.

Social Media: A virtual world where ‘social beings’ live

full name / name of organization: 
Media Watch Communication Journal
contact email: 
mediawatchjournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Media Watch
Social Media: A virtual world where ‘social beings’ live

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/15/2015] Call for Papers: "Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, “Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times,” Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability.

SOCRATES 2015 : Publish with Socrates : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Publish with Us : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

Socrates Journal Promotes Proceedings/Summaries and Sponsored papers :

Proceedings paper:

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: "The Other Daemonic: Estranging the Uncanny"

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
browncomplitgradconference@yahoo.com

Brown University, Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
March 20-21, 2015
Keynote: Prof. Zachary Lesser, University of Pennsylvania

UPDATE: deadline extended to Jan. 5 for "Travel and Translation" Medieval Studies Conference at Yale (March 28th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newenglandmedievalstudies.2015@gmail.com

A Call for Papers:
Travel and Translation in the Middle Ages

March 28, 2015 at Yale University

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

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

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Performing the Social, Texas Tech Annual Comparative Literature Symposium, April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech University
contact email: 
kanikabat@yahoo.com

Some would argue that performance has always been social.

GLOBAL EXPLOITATION CINEMAS: HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL APPROACHES

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln, UK / Ritz Cinema and Theatre, Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
exploitationcinemaconference@gmail.com

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Eric Schaefer (Emerson College, US)

CFP: The Literary London Society Annual Conference 22–24 July 2015 ‘London in Love’

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium - DANGEROUS SPACES - 3/13/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 12th Annual Miami University
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

Friday, March 13th, 2015
CALL FOR PAPERS

Dangerous Spaces

Melodrama - Graduate Conference - Deadline January 10 - Conference February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama.

[Update: Deadline Extension] CFP: Multi-Discursions: Remapping the Topography of Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi (California State University, Northridge English Honors Society)
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

A colloquium to be hosted by Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi Chapter, sponsored in part by the Department of English at California State University, Northridge.

New Deadline:
January 16, 2015

Passages @ Georgetown, Feb 21, Submissions EXTENDED to January 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
georgetownegsa@gmail.com

- PASSAGES -
The 4th Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 21, 2015
Keynote address by Jed Esty, PhD and Samantha Pinto, PhD

Power and (In)Visibility - March 28, 2015 (Abstracts Due January 20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies
contact email: 
gcws.symposium2015@gmail.com

This symposium is an interdisciplinary inquiry rooted in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies that explores the simultaneous nature of hyper visibility and invisibility.

CFP "Tracing the path of tolerance", International Conference at the University of Padua (26-27 May 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Enrico Zucchi, Università di Padova
contact email: 
zucchi.en@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Tracing the path of tolerance.
History and critique of a political concept from the early modern period to the contemporary debate

Padua, May 26-27, 2015.

“Ghosts of History: Location, Relocation, and Dislocation in World History”

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
nugradconf@gmail.com

The Northeastern History Graduate Student Association invites proposal submissions for its 7th annual graduate student conference to be held on March 21-22, 2015 at Northeastern University, Boston MA.

"Bad Books": Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation: May 1-2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:
“‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

May 1-2, 2015

Conference on the theme "Cultural Ecology of the Brahmaputra". Last date for abstract and synopsis submission is 5th Jan, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Arupjyoti Saikia
contact email: 
arupjyoti@iitg.ernet.in

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati in collaboration with Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla and Centre for North East Studies and Policy

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

2015 Futures of American Studies Institute: Questions Worth Asking

full name / name of organization: 
James E. Dobson / Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE ANNOUNCES A ONE WEEK SUMMER INSTITUTE

THE FUTURES OF AMERICAN STUDIES INSTITUTE: QUESTIONS WORTH ASKING

MONDAY, JUNE 22 — SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2015

New Deadline: Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2015@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
March 12 & 13, 2015
Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection.

CfP: Placing the Author: Literary Tourism in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester
contact email: 
placingtheauthor@gmail.com

The nineteenth century witnessed a surge of enthusiasm for visiting places associated with authors and their works, and a related interest in the preservation and consecration of authors’ houses.

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP):Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia DEADLINE: MARCH 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education Feng Zikai Chinese Children’s Picture Book Award Executive Committee
contact email: 
wclai@tea.ntue.edu.tw

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP)

Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia

An international conference sponsored by
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association

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