category: graduate conferences

[UPDATE] York English Graduate Colloquium 2016: Shattered, 13-14 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
York University Department of English
contact email: 
egsacolloquium2016@gmail.com

"There is always more surface to a shattered object than a whole."
- Djuna Barnes

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
ellakconference@gmail.com

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea

13–15 December 2016
Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea

GENDER, IDENTITY, SEX and SEXUALITY for NEPCA conference (10/21 &22, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

The Northeast Popular Culture Association is currently soliciting papers for its upcoming conference at Keene State College in Keene, NH, on October 21/22, 2016.

Toxic Borders and Bondages: Intersecting Ecology with Capitalism, Racism, Heteropatriarchy and (Dis)possession Oct. 21 - 22

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) and the Border Collective of the University of Michigan
contact email: 
aslegrad2016@gmail.com

ASLE Graduate Student Symposium
“Toxic Borders and Bondages: Intersecting Ecology with Capitalism, Racism, Heteropatriarchy and (Dis)possession”
October 21st - 22nd, 2016

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for "Migrations," a graduate conference at UCSB on May 27, 2016 - paper proposals due March 4, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Center for Literary Research at University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
katieljan@gmail.com

The Graduate Center for Literary Research at UCSB will be hosting an interdisciplinary conference exploring the topics of translation, memory and exchange within the context of migration.

[UPDATE] CFP: Undergraduate/Graduate Renaissance Symposium (April 15-16, 2016; abstracts due March 4, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Carolina
contact email: 
firstfolioatuofsc@gmail.com

The University of South Carolina is pleased to announce a call for papers for its Undergraduate/Graduate Renaissance Symposium, April 15-16, 2016.

Remembering 1916: The Easter Rising and the Poetics and Politics of Memory

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hardi1d@cmich.edu

2016 Midwest Modern Language Association Conference

“Border States”

Permanent Section Call for Papers: Irish Studies

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

Production Studies: Film, Television, and their Industrial Contexts, 15 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
James Fenwick / De Montfort University
contact email: 
cath.postgrad@gmail.com

Production Studies: Film, Television, and their Industrial Contexts

Wednesday 15 June 2016

Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre, De Montfort University

The Psychology of the Fairy Tale

full name / name of organization: 
MLA (Modern Language Association) 2017 Convention
contact email: 
padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com

Are you interested in examining the fairy tale genre through a psychoanalytic lens?
Please submit 250-300 word abstracts to Padmini Sukumaran at padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com by March 15, 2016.

Call For Papers - Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium (Submission Due Date: March 31, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
contact email: 
ptrs@villanova.edu

This is a call for papers for the 2016 Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium held at Villanova University.

Fifteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in the Humanities Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

Imperial College London
London, UK
5-7 July 2017

Twelfth International Conference on the Arts in Society

full name / name of organization: 
The Arts in Society Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@artsinsociety.com

Pantheon-Sorbonne University
Paris, France
14-16 June 2017

[UPDATE]SAGES Fourth Annual Interdisciplinary Conference: Hysteria Extended Deadline 2/29/2016

full name / name of organization: 
SAGES: Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
kah92@zips.uakron.edu

The Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars is pleased to announce a call for papers for its upcoming interdisciplinary conference on April 28, 2016.

CFP On the Margins: Postgraduate Seminar on Travel Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Travel Writing Studies (CTWS), Nottingham Trent University
contact email: 
OnTheMargins@ntu.ac.uk

The Centre for Travel Writing Studies (CTWS) at Nottingham Trent University invites postgraduates researching travel writing of all eras to join us in a one-day workshop exploring travel writing ‘on

[UPDATE] Translation Theory Today Abstracts Due 3/1 The Graduate Center, CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Theory Certificate and Centr for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
translationtheorytoday@gmail.com

Translation Theory Today: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speakers:
Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University)
Edwin Frank (The New York Review of Books Classics)

8th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 8th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 16-17, 2016 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Tenth Global Studies Conference - National University of Singapore

full name / name of organization: 
Global Studies Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@onglobalization.com

TENTH GLOBAL STUDIES CONFERENCE

National University of Singapore, Singapore
8-9 June 2017
http://onglobalization.com/2017-conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

SAMLA 88

November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

[UPDATE-New conference date] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

"Works in Progress" postgraduate conference, Thursday 7th July

full name / name of organization: 
GradCATS / De Montfort University
contact email: 
gradcats@outlook.com

CFP: Works in Progress

IEEE Conference on Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century: Thinking Machines in the Physical World, 13-15 July 2016, Melbourne AU

full name / name of organization: 
IEEE Society for the Social Implications of Technology
contact email: 
NorbertWiener-2016@unimelb.edu.au, Heather.Love@usd.edu

Thinking Machines in the Physical World
2016 IEEE Conference on Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century
13-15 July; Melbourne, Australia

*Submission deadline now extended to 28 February 2016*

Wayne State University Visual Culture Graduate Symposium, "Visual Culture in Context(s)"

full name / name of organization: 
Wayne State University Visual Culture Student Group
contact email: 
wsucontext@gmail.com

Wayne State University is hosting its fifth annual Visual Culture Graduate Symposium.

CFP: Transcending Realism in Early Modern Utopias: Reading Worlds Through the Lens of Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate
contact email: 
rmcinty1@kennesaw.edu

CFP: Transcending Realism in Early Modern Utopias: Reading Worlds Through the Lens of Theory and Practice
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities, Proposal Deadline March 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Group
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] Revision, Revival, Rediscovery: 'Re' words in British Women's Writing between 1930 and 1960

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull, Department of English
contact email: 
britwomenwriters30to60@gmail.com

CLOSING DATE MARCH 15TH

‘Revision, Revival, Rediscovery’... 'Re’ words in British Women’s Writing between 1930 and 1960

Programme for 'Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals'

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Assocaition
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Victorian Popular Fiction Association
and Liverpool John Moores University Study Day

Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

Conference on Scheherazade - University of Sheffield 19 May 2016 - deadline 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

The School of English - The University of Sheffield holds an interdisciplinary research conference on Thursday 19 May 2016, entitled Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds.

[UPDATE] "Migrations," a graduate conference at UC Santa Barbara on May 27, 2016 - paper proposals due February 21, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Center for Literary Research at University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
katieljan@gmail.com

The Graduate Center for Literary Research at UCSB will be hosting an interdisciplinary conference exploring the topics of translation, memory and exchange within the context of migration.

[REMINDER] INQUIS JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
https://inquisjournal.wordpress.com/
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally.

Poetic Measures Online - Call for Blog Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Poetic Measures Conference, University of York
contact email: 
poeticmeasures@gmail.com

As for measure and other technical apparatus, that's just common sense: if you're going to buy a pair of pants you want them to be tight enough so everyone will want to go to bed with you.

[UPDATE] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

Nature/Culture/Commerce

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Connell/University of West Georgia
contact email: 
lconnell@westga.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE 31TH ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE IN THE HUMANITIES

[UPDATE] Vehicles for Thought: Goldsmiths Graduate Festival 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths University of London
contact email: 
D.Gkitsa@gold.ac.uk

DEADLINE EXTENDED MARCH 11. The Goldsmiths Graduate Festival is an important celebration of postgraduate research in Goldsmiths and in universities nationally and internationally.

Extending Play 3: Temporalities of Play, Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University
contact email: 
extendingplay@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Extending Play 3: Temporalities of Play

School of Communication & Information, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Conference Dates: Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2016

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