category: graduate conferences

The future in Comics - Stockholm 3-5 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Francesco-Alessio Ursini
contact email: 
francesco.ursini@english.su.se

This conference aims to investigate ways in which comics explore the idea of “future.” Its goal is to gather scholars from the field of comic studies and related fields, such as linguistics, philo

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended to 2/20] (Re)presentaion: Problematizing Authenticity St. John's University Grad Conference 3/28/15

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Department
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2015@gmail.com

With an increasing interest for a globalized and diverse society, the quest for an authentic self is more readily apparent and therefore further conflates the problem of representation.

Strange New Worlds: New Frontiers in Cinema and Television - June 17th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University, Cinema and Television History Centre
contact email: 
cath.postgrad@gmail.com

STRANGE NEW WORLDS: NEW FRONTIERS IN CINEMA AND TELEVISION
De Montfort University, Cinema and Television History Research Centre
Thursday 18 June 2015

2/21/2015 NWSA CFP: The Precarity of Televised Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Mooney and Sarah McLain/Simmons College
contact email: 
heather.mooney@simmons.edu

NWSA CFP: The Precarity of Televised Trauma

Silence and Documentation - July 10-11

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver BC
contact email: 
silencedocumentationconference@gmail.com

“In a world where language and naming are power, silence is oppression, is violence.”
― Adrienne Rich, On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose, 1966-1978

'Fashion & Art History’, University of York, 29-30 June 2015 (Deadline: 27.3.2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Tilo Reifenstein / Association of Art Historians (AAH)
contact email: 
t.reifenstein@mmu.ac.uk

The Association of Art Historians (AAH) Summer Symposium is a two-day annual conference highlighting post-graduate research. It takes place at a different university each year in early Summer.

Discourses of Development, Destruction and Desecration: Studies in the Manipulation of Nature

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
development.destruction@gmail.com



“When the last tree is cut down, the last fish eaten, and the last stream poisoned, you will realize that you cannot eat money.” —Alanis Obomsawin, 1972


DATE: October 31, 2015

Second-Generation Cognitive Narratology (MLA 2016 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Irving (Stony Brook University)
contact email: 
danieljirving1@gmail.com

Seeking abstracts for a proposed special session at MLA 2016, next January 7-10 in Austin, Texas.

CfP: The Postcolonial Cultural Industry: Icons, Markets, Mythologies. Masterclass with Prof. Dr. Ponzanesi. 5 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
OSL (Netherlands Research School for Literary Studies)
contact email: 
l.l.snelders@uva.nl

Call for Papers
The Postcolonial Cultural Industry: Icons, Markets, Mythologies
Masterclass with Prof. Dr. Sandra Ponzanesi
University of Amsterdam, University Theatre 1.01A

[UPDATED] (Re)presentation: Problematizing Authenticity-- St. John's University Graduate English Conference March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Department
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2015@gmail.com

Submission deadline extended!

[UPDATE] CFP: Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

UPDATE - Women & Work in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

For this special session on Women & Work in Literature at PAMLA, November 6 - 8, 2015, Portland State University, Oregon, we seek 50 word abstracts & 250 word proposals on the following: How do write

Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean (2015 RMMLA Convention)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
mnoussi@linfield.edu

The 69th Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) Convention will be held from October 8-10, 2015 in Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA)

[UPDATE] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (6th Annual)

Theme: “Partitions and/of Empire”

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline (February 15)]: Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

[UPDATE] More than Writing Graduate Conference [now with keynote speaker]

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Minnesota State University Mankato
contact email: 
morethanwritingconference@gmail.com

The Third Annual English Department Graduate Student Conference is a collaborative symposium focused on the written word across all English-focused academic disciplines.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Thresholds and Beyond: Exploring Concrete and Abstract Borders, Boundaries, and Frontiers

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylyvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
iupegoconference2015@gmail.com

The English Graduate Organization at Indiana University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce our annual interdisciplinary conference exploring the subject of Borders, Boundaries, and Frontiers to ta

INTERACTIONS: Studies in Communication and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

INTERACTIONS: Studies in Communication and Culture

Call for Papers

Thematic Issue: Masculinity in the 21st Century

Guest Editor: Elwood D. Watson, East Tennessee State University

Film, Media, and Music Conference (September 2-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Long Beach Indie International Film Festival
contact email: 
conference@longbeachindie.com

The Long Beach Indie International Film Festival (www.longbeachindie.com) is looking for scholars, filmmakers, archivists, musicians, journalists, and digital media producers to bring their art, intel

[UPDATE] United Fictions, Fictional States: Democracy and Patriotism in American Fiction (RMMLA; Deadline Extended to 2/16/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the diverse manifestations of democracy and patriotism in American fiction. Open to a wide range of areas, periods, and approaches within this broad topic.

EXCHANGES ABOUT DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION

full name / name of organization: 
Terrae Incognitae 47.2 (2015), 48.1/2 (2016), and 49.1/2 (2017)
contact email: 
lbeck@mta.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXCHANGES ABOUT DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION

Terrae Incognitae 47.2 (2015), 48.1/2 (2016), and 49.1/2 (2017)

[UPDATE]-Conference Registration Now Open-Making It New: Victorian and Modernist Literature and Periodicals 1875-1935

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Mutch and Louise Kane, De Montfort University, UK
contact email: 
dmutch@dmu.ac.uk; louise.kane@dmu.ac.uk

Making It New: Victorian and Modernist Literature
and Periodicals 1875-1935

A One-Day Conference, Saturday 28th February 2015
Hugh Aston Building, De Montfort University, UK

Silence! McGill AHCS Graduate Student Conference (24/04/15)

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University Department of Art History and Communications
contact email: 
ahcs2015@gmail.com

Silence!
McGill Art History and Communication Studies Graduate Student Conference
CFP Deadline: March 1st, 2015.
Conference Date: April 24, 2015.
McGill University, Montréal

[UPDATE] DESIRE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 21-23, 2015
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

DESIRE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 21-23, 2015
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference:“Interconnections: Patterns, Pathways & Possibilities”--Kingston, RI 4/18

full name / name of organization: 
The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
URIGradConference2015@gmail.com

The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
Kingston, RI Campus

Masterclass. The Postcolonial Cultural Industry: Icons, Markets, Mythologies

full name / name of organization: 
OSL (Netherlands Research School for Literary Studies), NOG (Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies) and PCI (Postcolonial Studies Initiative)
contact email: 
l.l.snelders@uva.nl

The Postcolonial Cultural Industry: Icons, Markets, Mythologies
Masterclass with Prof. Dr. Sandra Ponzanesi
University of Amsterdam, University Theatre 1.01A
June 5, 2015

[UPDATE] Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia, Abstract Due: March 9, 2015

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

An international conference sponsored by
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association
Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education

NWSA Lesbian Caucus CFP "The Revolutionary Lesbian 1970s" due 2/18

full name / name of organization: 
National Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
jaimec@olemiss.edu

The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association invites submissions for a sponsored session on “The Revolutionary Lesbians of the 1970s,” to be held at the annual conference in Mi

[UPDATE] Christopher Isherwood Panel at Significations

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

CSULA's Significations graduate conference is looking for papers related to Christopher Isherwood's life, works, and/or his conceptions of Los Angeles.

[UPDATE] Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 2/8

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

This year’s theme is “Generation(s).” We invite submissions exploring “Generation(s)” in all or any of its meanings.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] CFP: “‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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

The Global American West March 26-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at El Paso, Graduate Student English Association
contact email: 
Agcohen@miners.utep.edu

In conjunction with the 30th Annual Literature at the University of Texas at El Paso, featuring Dr.

The Poetry of Charles Wright: Panel for ANZASA 2015, Melbourne

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Dowling / Australian Catholic University
contact email: 
sarah.dowling@acu.edu.au

Dear colleagues,

Interdisciplinary Symposium: Transforming Contagion (10/23/15, Arizona State University's West Campus, Phoenix, AZ)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference Organizers: Breanne Fahs, Annika Mann, Sarah Stage, and Eric Swank (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University)
contact email: 
transformingcontagion@gmail.com

We invite proposals for an exciting and provocative symposium on the topic of Transforming Contagion.

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