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Space, Place & Adaptation (New Orleans, 7/15, 11/29-12/2)

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:18am
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference

SPACE, PLACE & ADAPTATION
November 29-December 1, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Keynote: Christopher Schaberg, Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English, Loyola University New Orleans

British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:24am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture, and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century. This standing session entertains paper proposals on a wide variety of topics but particularly welcomes papers focusing on this year's special conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages." The 116th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will take place November 9-11, 2018 at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington.

Please send 500-word proposals to John C. Beynon at jbeynon@csufresno.edu by June 27, 2018.

Exhaustion: Tired Bodies, Tired Worlds

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:15am
Department of English, University of Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Exhaustion

tired bodies, tired worlds 

An interdisciplinary graduate student conference

Department of English || University of Chicago

November 15-16, 2018 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Macarena Gómez-Barris, Chairperson of Social Science & Cultural Studies, Pratt Institute

Moving Centers & Traveling Cultures

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:14am
Postcolonial Narrations
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

2018 Conference

Moving Centers & Traveling Cultures
October 10-12, 2018
Goethe University, Frankfurt

Confirmed keynote speaker: Alex Tickell (Open University)

(Un)Earthing: Roots, Relations, and Revelations

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Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:35am
New Voices Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 5, 2018

(Un)Earthing: Roots, Relations, and Revelations

Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests.
I’ll dig with it.

—Seamus Heaney,“Digging”

As a discipline, the humanities seeks to uncover and explore various cultures, histories, experiences, and truths. The 2019 New Voices Graduate Conference invites submissions that consider concepts of unearthing.

Trash Objects (Deadline 7/1/18)

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Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:34am
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

Conference Date: October 27th, 2018

Trash Objects

 

The defining qualities of trash can change from moment to moment.  Who gets to discard detritus, and who is thrown into to the garbage can? Whether referring to cast-off material or undesirable aesthetics and affects, “trash” is designed, regulated, and disposed of by social hierarchies. Consumer culture manufactures trash–both the literal waste that lingers in landfills and the lowbrow schlock produced by executives in corporate boardrooms. But can trash also refuse Western power structures and the white, masculinist heteronorms inherent to them?

 

Seduction

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Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:28am
University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Seduction

University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow

Hosted at the School for Literatures, Languages, and Cultures, University of Edinburgh

On 15th and 16th November, Edinburgh LLC is hosting “Seduction”, a two-day interdisciplinary conference that seeks to bring together scholars working on “Seduction” across a broad range of subject areas, places, and periods. The keynote address, on perfume, will be given by Sophie Read (University of Cambridge). The committee has also commissioned the bilingual (English and Scots Gaelic) poet Robbie MacLeod to create some poetry for the event.

Embedding English: Literature and Writing in Every Field

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 9:20am
New York College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

This year’s New York College English Association annual conference will explore the intersection of English with other majors, fields, and disciplines. How does literature connect with different fields? How is writing essential to other majors? In what ways can literature and writing improve the work of students and professionals in all disciplines?

Proposals are welcomed to examine the influence of literature and writing within various fields, helping to enrich every aspect of our culture and society.

Please send 250 word abstracts to NewYorkCEA@gmail.com. The abstract deadline is August 1, 2018. See www.nycea.org for more!

Divided Selves and Societies in Irish and American Literature and Culture

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Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:07am
Queen's University Belfast
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 27, 2018

Common Ground Conference 2018

Divided Selves and Societies in Irish and American Literature and Culture

26 – 27 October 2018

commongroundsymposium.wordpress.com / @commongroundqub

Graphic Brighton: Comics and Music Symposium

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:06am
University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Call for Papers

Music and comics have had a connection right from the start, with the title of the seminal newspaper strip Hogan’s Alley taken from a popular song by Edward Harrigan. As the 20th Century progressed these two media flirted with each other for inspiration and style, from Marvel comics based on the rock band KISS, to Duran Duran taking their name from Barbarella. Back room printing presses in the 60s and 70s saw the gig flyer and alternative comix emerge side by side, and comic creators from Alan Moore to Richard McGuire have been inspired by music in the creation of their long (play) narratives.

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