category: international conferences

The Endlessness of Ending: Samuel Beckett and the Mind 6-8 July 2015 University of Western Sydney

full name / name of organization: 
Arka Chattopadhyay/University of Western Sydney with Macquarie University
contact email: 
arkaless@gmail.com

Samuel Beckett's work across the genres has always shown a keen interest in both the topography and the function of the mind.

12-13 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lyon (France)
contact email: 
sandrine.sorlin@univ-amu.fr

International Conference
University of Lyon 3 – November 12-13 2015

Call for Papers
The discursive practice of irony and banter

In memory of Geoffrey Leech

Reason Plus Enjoyment Conference 2015 10-13 July

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts and Media, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia
contact email: 
kateamontague@gmail.com

Next year marks the ten-year anniversary of the Rhetoric, Politics, Ethics 2005 conference in Ghent, Belgium, which gathered international scholars from a variety of critical perspectives to map recen

UPDATE/ABSTRACT DEADLINE REMINDER "European Women in Early Modern English Drama" - ESRA (U. of Worcester UK), 29/6-2/7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Edel Semple, University College Cork (Ireland); Ema Vyroubalova, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
contact email: 
e.semple@ucc.ie, vyroubae@tcd.ie

Reminder of approaching abstract submission deadline (Dec. 1):

CFP - 50th Anniversary Conference: British and Turkish Literary and Cultural Interactions (Due: 31 Dec. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Hacettepe University, Department of English Language and Literature, 50th Anniversary Conference: British and Turkish Literary and Cultural Interactions
contact email: 
huide50con@gmail.com

The aim of this conference is to revisit the literary, artistic and cultural texts, whether they are canonical or non-canonical, from both the (English/British) West and the (Ottoman/Turkish) East, fr

Green Knowledge: Biennial Conference of ASLE UK-I, 2nd-4th September 2015, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment UK and Ireland
contact email: 
asleuki-2015@admin.cam.ac.uk

Plenary Speakers

Professor Ursula K. Heise (UCLA)
Richard Mabey
Professor Louise Westling
(University of Oregon)

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

LIES 2015 asks the fundamental questions of contemporary culture: What is the stance of poetry today? Can poets still be venerated as leaders of nations? Is poetry “relegated” to universities?

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

11th Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond with Muldoon and Hayes

[UPDATE] CFP: The Power of the Word International Conference IV: Thresholds of Wonder (deadline extended to 11/30/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Pontifical University of St Anselm/Heythrop College, University of London/Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
contact email: 
fknox@heythrop.ac.uk; angjmw@univ.gda.pl; bernard@benedyktyni.pl

The fourth Power of the Word conference, Thresholds of Wonder: Poetry, Philosophy and Theology in Conversation, will be held at the Pontifical University of St Anselm, Rome, 17-20 June, 2015.

A Panel on Jorge Luis Borges in "Blind Creations: An International Conference on Blindness and the Arts" June 28-30 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of London, UK
contact email: 
max_ubelaker@uml.edu

Title:

Against Seeing: Jorge Luis Borges’ Literary Imagination

Panel Description:

CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800, 9-11 July 2015 (Abstracts due 7 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Domestic Devotions Project, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
domestic.devotions@hist.cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800
An Interdisciplinary Conference
9-11 July 2015 University of Cambridge

CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800

full name / name of organization: 
Domestic Devotions Project, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
domestic.devotions@hist.cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800
An Interdisciplinary Conference
9-11 July 2015 University of Cambridge

Popular Music Fandom and the Public Sphere: A One Day Symposium, 10th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Mark Duffett, University of Chester
contact email: 
m.duffett@chester.ac.uk

University of Chester,
Friday, 10th April 2015

Keynote speaker: Dr Cornel Sandvoss, University of Surrey

GELL 2nd International Conference 21st-23rd April, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gulf University for Science and Technology
contact email: 
Ikram Ahmed Elsherif

Teaching is one of the most challenging professions because it brings individuals of different backgrounds (teachers and learners) into a very close relationship.

Localizing Theory. Schools of Thought and Policies of Knowledge in Contemporary Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, "Tudor Vianu" Research Center
contact email: 
localizing.theory.2015@gmail.com

University of Bucharest
Tudor Vianu Research Centre (www.ciscer.ro)
3-4 April 2015
Deadline for submissions: 16 January 2015

Kate Chopin International Society Panels at 2015 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2015 American Literature Association conference in Boston, MA, May 21-24, 2014.

Provocation as Art. Scandal, Shock and Sexuality in Contemporary Visual Culture, 2nd Ekphrasis Conference 28-29 May, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Babeș-Bolyai University, Faculty of Theater and Television, Department of Cinema and Media, Cluj, Romania
contact email: 
doru.pop@ubbcluj.ro / ekphrasis@ubbcluj.ro

The Faculty of Theater and Television of the Babeș-Bolyai University is announcing the Call for Papers for the Annual Cinema and Visual Culture Studies Conference held May 25-29 2015.

[Reminder] Cannibalism in Fiction panel for ASLE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Assoc. for the Study of Literature and the Environment Conf. 2015
contact email: 
mcfarlands@nsula.edu

November 30th deadline

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture? Cannibalism in Fiction

Utopia & the End of the City 1-4 July 2015, Newcastle UK

full name / name of organization: 
Utopian Studies Society (Europe)
contact email: 
utopian.studies@ncl.ac.uk

“Man ceased to be a wild animal only when he built the first wall” (Yevgeny Zamyatin, We).

[UPDATE] Missing, presumed dead: absent mothers in the cultural imagination, 11-12 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Language Studies, Umeå University & Umeå Centre for Gender Studies, Sweden
contact email: 
berit.astrom@umu.se

NB! New date

UPDATE: [Deadline Extension to 27 Nov] Hybrid Poetry and/as Pedagogy April 2-5, 2015, Osaka, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities (ACAH)
contact email: 
jspolley@hkbu.edu.hk, dean.a.f.gui@polyu.edu.hk

1. Title
Hybrid Poetry and/as Pedagogy.
2. Background

[UPDATE] The IAFOR International Conference on Education

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
iice@iafor.org

*Abstract submission deadline extended to January 1, 2015

The IAFOR International Conference on Education - Dubai 2015

http://iice.iafor.org

The human-animal boundary: exploring the line in philosophy and fiction

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

The boundary between humans and non-human animals has been an integral part of philosophic discourse since antiquity, with mounting evidence of language, tool use and general cognitive abilities now l

Travel and Conflict in the Medieval and Early Modern World

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS) Aberystwyth-Bangor, UK
contact email: 
travelandconflict@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Travel and Conflict in the Medieval and Early Modern World

Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS) Aberystwyth-Bangor

Global Cities and Cosmopolitan Dreams, 1st International Symposium (Barcelona, Spain: 18th to 20th of May, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

1st International Symposium: Global Cities and Cosmopolitan Dreams

Creating Characters, Inventing Lives: The Art of the Self, 2nd International Symposium (Barcelona, Spain: 14th - 16th May, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

2nd International Symposium: Creating Characters, Inventing Lives: The Art of the Self

Love, Lust and Longing: Rethinking Intimacy, 5th International Symposium (Barcelona, Spain: 11th to 13th of May, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

5th International Symposium: Love, Lust and Longing: Rethinking Intimacy

Sideways in Time [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives Conference
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives:

Sexual Bullying, Humanity and the Abuse of Power: Bullying and the Abuse of Power Projec

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully5@inter-disciplinary.net

Sexual Bullying, Humanity and the Abuse of Power
Bullying and the Abuse of Power Project

Wednesday 6th May – Friday 8th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations:

Storytelling: The Storytelling Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story7@inter-disciplinary.net

Storytelling
The Storytelling Project

Saturday 2nd May – Monday 4th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations:

Evil, Women and the Feminine The Evil, Women and the Feminine Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf7@inter-disciplinary.net

Evil, Women and the Feminine
The Evil, Women and the Feminine Project
Wednesday 6th May – Friday 8th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations:

Pluralism: Addressing the Challenges of the Modern Nation-State The Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pic10@inter-disciplinary.net

Pluralism: Addressing the Challenges of the Modern Nation-State
The Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship Project: 10th Global Meeting

Saturday 2nd May – Monday 4th May 2015

Violence: The Violence Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v13@inter-disciplinary.net

Violence
The Violence Project: 13th Global Meeting

Sunday 10th May – Tuesday 12th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations:

When Virtual Reality Became a Reality: The Experiential Learning in Virtual Worlds Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
elvw5@inter-disciplinary.net

When Virtual Reality Became a Reality
The Experiential Learning in Virtual Worlds Project

Sunday 10th May – Tuesday 12th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations

Experiencing Prison: The Experiencing Prison Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep6@inter-disciplinary.net

Experiencing Prison
The Experiencing Prison Project

Wednesday 6th May – Friday 8th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations:

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