category: international conferences

SSSL at MLA 2017, "The Fantastic South"

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine A. Burnett, Fisk University
contact email: 
kburnett@fisk.edu

More than a decade ago, science fiction author and physicist Gregory Benford pointed out in his essay, “The South and Science Fiction” (2000), that the U.S.

SSSL at MLA 2017, "Straddling the Dividing Line: Reconsidering the Civil War"

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine A. Burnett, Fisk University
contact email: 
kburnett@fisk.edu

In Quentin Tarantino’s neo-Western, The Hateful Eight (2015), a British hangman [Tim Roth] settles a dispute between Union and Confederate veterans stranded together in a remote tavern during a Wyom

Performance of the Real Research Theme Ritual and Cultural Performance Hui and Symposium April 14th & 15th 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Overell
contact email: 
jennifer.cattermole@otago.ac.nz

"Every day people perform dozens of rituals.

Space, Place, and Belonging

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures Graduate Journal
contact email: 
elitza.kotzeva@wsu.edu

In the preface to Borderlands, Gloria Anzaldúa declares: “I am a border woman.” As simple as it sounds, this statement suggests the individual’s agency in the social and cultural production of

The Other 1916 Conference - June 3rd 2016 - IADT Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Art, Design and Technology Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
contact email: 
theother1916@gmail.com

The Other 1916 Conference

Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology
June 3rd 2016

Call for Papers

The First of May: Politics in the Victorian Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
The Gladstone Centre at Gladstone's Library
contact email: 
louisa.yates@gladlib.org

An international, interdisciplinary conference that brings together scholars from across the arts and humanities to explore the array of imaginative responses to the Victorian political environment

Call For Papers: International Vampire Film and Arts Festival - 26-29 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Vampire Film and Arts Festival
contact email: 
rebecca.williams@southwales.ac.uk

The inaugural International Vampire Film and Arts Festival will take place in Sighisoara in Transylvania, Romania, on May 26th - 29th 2016.

CFPCentenary Readings of James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 5-6 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
James Joyce Research Centre, University College Dublin
contact email: 
anne.fogarty@ucd.ie

Call for Proposals for conference, Centenary Readings of James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 5-6 May 2016, Dublin, Ireland.

Victorians and the Democratic Imagination (Hong Kong)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
jvaldez@hku.hk

Victorians and the Democratic Imagination
Deadline Extended to 1 March 2016

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to Feb. 15 - Re/Inventions - Graduate Conference at California State Univ., Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach - English Graduate Student Assoc.
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

California State University Long Beach
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Re/Inventions: Alterna[rra]tives

CALL FOR PAPERS
ABSTRACTS DUE FEBRUARY 15, 2016

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy (Lisbon, November 16-18 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts and Humanities (Universidade de Lisboa)/ULICES
contact email: 
mensageirosdasestrelas@gmail.com

Call For Papers 2016
Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy
School of Arts and Humanities, Lisbon (Universidade de Lisboa)

(DEADLINE EXTENDED) CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (U of Warwick, Deadline, February 20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

"The Matter of Resistance" conference seeks to provide an introduction to the appearances of "resistance" and "resistance studies" for a wide and diverse population, to question and develop basic unde

[UPDATE] Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory, Oct. 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) and National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
2016eala@gmail.com

24th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association in Taiwan

Theme: Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory

Reminder: Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association and Liverpool John Moores University
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

The 3rd International Conference COMSYMBOL/Religion(s), secularity(ies), society(ies) and the digital humanities turn

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS and CTS-IARSIC of CORHIS EA7400, Paul Valéry University of Montpellier, France
contact email: 
essachess@gmail.com

ESSACHESS and CTS-IARSIC of CORHIS (EA7400, Paul Valéry University of Montpellier, France) is excited to announce the launch of the Call for Papers for its 3rd International Conference Comsymbol on "

CFP: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Education in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
mihir.malick@lpu.co.in

Call for Papers: Vol. 8, No. 2, 2016 on
“Interdisciplinary Approaches to Education in the 21st Century”

In collaboration with
School of Education
Lovely Professional University

CFP: The 51th International Conference on "The United States in Change," ASAK, Sep. 30-Oct. 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
ASAKConference2016@gmail.com

"The United States in Change"

The 51st International Conference
Organized by The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)
Yongin, South Korea
September 30–October 1, 2016

[2nd UPDATE] 23rd METU British Novelists Conference: Agatha Christie and Her Work

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
bnc2016@metu.edu.tr

CFP extended! Conference postponed!

Deadline for abstract submissions extended to
1st July, 2016!!!

Conference postponed to October 27-28, 2016!!!

African American Literature Regular Session SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
davisc@tamug.edu

This regular session welcomes 300-500 word abstracts on any aspect of African American Literature and Culture for the 73rd Annual South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Conference November

2016 Summer Shaw Symposium, July 22-24, at Shaw Festival. Travel Grants. May 1 Deadline.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society
contact email: 
dietrich@shawsociety.org

Send paper proposals by May 1 to Professor Brad Kent at Brad.Kent@lit.ulaval.ca, focused as much as possible on the two Shaw productions at this year's Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, M

Representations of Urban Violence in Contemporary US Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Center, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
mihaelaprecup@gmail.com

This is a Call for Papers for a panel that will be included in the annual conference of the English Department at the University of Bucharest, Romania (2-4 June, 2016).

Victorian Periodicals Through Glass: Reflections on the Theory and Practice of Digitising Nineteenth-Century Newspapers and Maga

full name / name of organization: 
University of Buckingham & Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
djo@buckingham.ac.uk

When the flagship Journal of Victorian Culture announced its intention in 2008 to ‘act as a forum for digital research on the nineteenth century and for discussion of its relationship with

“Revolutionary Affects: At the Crossroads of Aesthetics and Politics in the Middle East”

full name / name of organization: 
Middle East Studies Association (MESA), Nov. 17-20, 2016 - Boston, MA
contact email: 
bgermen@uoregon.edu, ahmadn@uoregon.edu

We are seeking two papers for a panel we are proposing to hold at the next year's MESA conference.

Utopia for 500 Years

full name / name of organization: 
St. Thomas More College and Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies, University of Saskatchewan
contact email: 
utopia2016@stmcollege.ca

A Conference on Thomas More’s Utopia to be held at St. Thomas More College, University Of Saskatchewan, 22-24 September 2016, in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the work’s publication.

Aesthetics of Absence - June 10th 2016 - Paris-Sorbonne University

full name / name of organization: 
OVALE
contact email: 
laboratoire.ovale@gmail.com

Annual one-day conference organized by the seminar for doctoral students OVALE, as part of VALE EA4085
Paris-Sorbonne University

Aesthetics of Absence - June 10th 2016 - Paris-Sorbonne University

full name / name of organization: 
OVALE
contact email: 
laboratoire.ovale@gmail.com

Annual one-day conference organized by the seminar for doctoral students OVALE, as part of VALE EA4085
Paris-Sorbonne University

Martineau Society Conference Birmingham 2016 07/25/16-07/28/16; deadline 05/01/16

full name / name of organization: 
Martineau Society
contact email: 
sharonconnor@live.co.uk

The Martineau Society will be hosting its 22nd annual conference in Birmingham, England.

Registration open: 'We All Have These Thoughts Sometimes': A conference on Stevie Smith

full name / name of organization: 
Jesus College, Oxford
contact email: 
steviesmithconference@gmail.com

We're pleased to announce that registration for the first one-day conference on poet and novelist Stevie Smith (1902-1971) is now open.

4th Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum

full name / name of organization: 
European Scientific Institute
contact email: 
contact@emfvienna.com

Supporting the concept of mulitdisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdiciplinarity the meeting welcomes papers in different academic disciplines.

La ressource littéraire au contact des lieux (July 7-9 2016, Gatineau, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
53ème colloque de l'Association de Science Régionale de Langue Française (ASRDLF)
contact email: 
Mauricette.Fournier@univ-bpclermont.fr

Appel à communication pour la session thématique "La ressource littéraire au contact des lieux" organisée dans le cadre du 53ème colloque de l'Association de Science Régionale de Langue Françai

Go East! Ecocriticism in Central and Eastern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Literary Theory, Dept. of Romantic Literature, University of Wrocław, and the Doctoral Students’ Research Group of Literary Theory
contact email: 
dkntlconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Go East! Ecocriticism in Central and Eastern Europe

Confirmed keynote speaker: Prof. Scott Slovic (University of Idaho)

'Anachronism and the Medieval' (includes post-medieval literature)

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for the Study of English (ESSE); Galway, Ireland
contact email: 
lindsay.reid@nuigalway.ie

Anticipations: H. G. Wells, Science Fiction and Radical Visions 8-10 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The H. G. Wells Society
contact email: 
andrewmbutler42@gmail.com

Anticipations: H. G. Wells, Science Fiction and Radical Visions 8-10 July 2016
H. G. Wells Conference Centre, Woking, UK. Organised by the H. G. Wells Society

ENGLISHES AND CHANGING IDENTITIES IN THE NORTH, May 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Association of English Studies
contact email: 
Charles.Armstrong@uia.no

Second and final call for papers
Nordic Association of English Studies Conference, 2016
University of Agder, Norway
May 4-7, 2016
“Englishes and Changing Identities in the North”

[Last Call] CFP: Indigenous Cultural Practices in the Age of Globalization: The 2016 NTU International Theatre Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Drama and Theatre, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
ntutheaterconference@ntu.edu.tw

[Last Call] Submission deadline: Feb. 15

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