category: graduate conferences

[Update] Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory F. Tague, St. Francis College, N.Y.
contact email: 
gtague@sfc.edu

Announcing the Sixth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, June 10-12, 2015, New York, USA.

Intoxication, Desire, and Fiction, 1850-1950 [Monday 22 July 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
A one day conference co-hosted by the University of Leeds and City University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
k.e.mullin@leeds.ac.uk; ajohnson@cityu.edu.hk

Location: School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Date: Monday 22 July 2015

[UPDATE] Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film, 18th c. to the present. Abstracts due 3/1/15.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
cmz274@wildcats.unh.edu & annazoeller@gmail.com

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film, 18th Century to the Present,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015.

Transforming Knowledge/Transforming Discourse: Trans through Writing - 3/22; 5/8

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College English Graduate Program
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

‪Transforming Knowledge/Transforming Discourse: Trans Through Writing‬
Friday, May 8th 2015‪
Eighth Annual Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference

Comparative Literature in India: Contemporary Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, UNIVERSITY of HYDERABAD
contact email: 
jbheemaiah66@gmail.com

University of Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Telangana, India – 500046
National Seminar
on
Comparative Literature in India: Contemporary Issues
18-19 March, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS
Concept Note

Theory and Practice, Society of Fellows, Univ. of Chicago May 8-9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, University of Chicago
contact email: 
theoryand practice15@gmail.com

The University of Chicago Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts will host a two-day conference addressing the theme of Theory and Practice.

English Language Conference

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

THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONFERENCE
“Bridging: Past & Present”

Literature, Rhetoric & Composition, TESL, Creative Writing and Education

[UPDATE] LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE IN THE CONTEXT OF PHILOSOPHY conference, deadline for submissions extended to March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) is glad to announce its Fourth International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, which will be held on May 22 and 23, 2015.

Gender, Identity, Sex and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; proposal deadline 6/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu:edu Kraig.Larkin@colby-sawyer.edu

Currently soliciting paper proposals for the upcoming Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH on October 30 and 31, 2015.

[UPDATE] Page 23 LitCon

full name / name of organization: 
Page 23 LitCon
contact email: 
page23@denvercomiccon.com

We are still accepting submissions for the Page 23 LitCon, part of the Denver Comic Con. The new deadline for proposals is February 27, 2015.

Call for Papers, Panels, and Presentations

Humanities Unbound: Work and Play (April 10, 2015::Old Dominion University::Norfolk, VA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jamie Henthorn on behalf of Rhetoric Society of ODU, English Graduate Organization, Media Commons
contact email: 
jhent004@odu.edu

Humanities Unbound: Work & Play

A Works-in-Progress Graduate Conference

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion

full name / name of organization: 
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference (UCLA Graduate Student Conference)
contact email: 
UCLAFoESouthland2015@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion
Call for Papers
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference
University of California, Los Angeles, June 5th, 2015
Keynote speaker: TBA

UPDATE Deadline extension 2 March 2015 Captivating Criminality 2: Crime Fiction, Traditions and Transgressions. 25- 27 June

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University
contact email: 
r.stewart@bathspa.ac.uk

EXTENSION OF DEADLINE for abstracts: 2 March 2015

We have been contacted by a number of interested speakers and will be happy to accept abstracts up until 2 March 2015.

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

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