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Abject Objections: Things and Objects in Literary Criticism (ACCUTE 2017; May 27 - 30; Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada)

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 10:05am
ACCUTE Member Organized Panel, Toronto, Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Schools of thought labeled Speculative Realism (SR) and Object Oriented Ontology (OOO) have recently honed as well as critiqued postmodernism’s conceptualizations of the relationship between (human) consciousness and (nonhuman) objects.  SR and OOO have, in turn, been criticized for their often radically speculative and academic methodology divorced from concrete ethical and political concerns that include issues of class, gender, race, and sexuality.

3rd International Conference on Education

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:03am
The International Institute of Knowledge Management
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

University of Northern Colorado, USA cordially invites you and your colleagues to submit original papers and to take part in the 03rd International Conference on Education (ICEDU 2017). We welcome papers for Oral, Virtual and Poster selections.
Date - 20th, 21st and 22nd April 2017
Location - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Features - 3 day Conference, Publication Workshops, Students Gatherings, Round Table
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corp(u)s: Harvard Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 5:20pm
Harvard French Graduate Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 4, 2016



An interdisciplinary graduate student conference in French and Francophone Studies

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Harvard University

January 28, 2017


Keynote speaker: Irit Kleiman (Boston University)

[Deadline Extended] Literature and Social Justice: Borders and Violence

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:05am
Lehigh University English Graduate Students
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

The Lehigh English Department's third annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, on March 10-11, 2017. This year’s conference theme is Borders and Violence. We invite diverse literary and pedagogical approaches to this theme, including papers that respond to the following questions: How do borders, whether physical, linguistic, economic, etc., signal or enact forms of violence? Conversely, how do borders function as sites of resistance? What forms can resistance to borders and/or violence take?  How does violence at sites of cultural difference affect communities and individuals? This violence might be physical, emotional, metaphorical, linguistic, cultural, judicial, etc.

International Conference on Narrative 2017

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:09am
International Society for the Study of Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Narrative 2017 | Lexington, Kentucky | March 23-26

The 2017 International Conference on Narrative will be sponsored by the University of Kentucky and held at the Downtown Hilton in Lexington, Kentucky, March 23-26. We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, discipline, language, and medium. Deadline for receipt of proposals: October 15, 2016.


Judith Butler - University of California, Berkeley

Kenneth Warren - University of Chicago

Linda Williams - University of California, Berkeley

Great Incompletes: Italy's Unfinished Endeavors

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:05am
Columbia University Italian Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Great Incompletes: Italy’s Unfinished Endeavors

3-4 FEBRUARY 2017


Keynote speaker: Professor Thomas Harrison (UCLA) 




[Deadline Extension] CFP SWPACA 2017- Television

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 2:38pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Call for Papers: Television

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

38th Annual Conference

February 15-18, 2017

Albuquerque, New Mexico


Extended: Abstract or Panel Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2016


The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association’s annual conference is one of the nation’s largest gatherings of interdisciplinary scholars. Panels are now forming for all 80+ individual subject areas, including the Television area.