Archive

2017

Transformations: Canonical, Critical, and Creative

October 19-21, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Lisabeth Buchelt

Call for papers and program available here.

 

2016

Futures Near and Far: Utopia, Dystopia, and Futurity

October 20-22, 2016

Keynote Speakers: Phillip Wegner and Carolyn Lesjak

Guest Speaker: Nivedita Majumdar

Call for papers and program available here

2015

How to Talk About Horror

October 22-24, 2015

Keynote speaker: Maisha Wester

Call for papers and program available here

2014

How to Feel About Affect

October 23-25, 2014

Keynote speaker: Jonathan Flatley

Call for papers and program available here.

2013

Wish You Were Here: Positions, Interactions, and Environments

October 24-26, 2013

Keynote speaker: Mathias Nilges

Call for papers and program available here.

2012

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities

October 11-13, 2012

Keynote speaker: Kristina Busse

Call for papers and program available here

2011
Nothing New Under the Sun?: Novelty, Game-Changing, and Genre-Breaking

28-29 October 2011

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Richard Flynn.

Call for papers and program available here.

2010
From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation

October 21-22, 2010

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Douglas Lanier

Call for papers and program available here.

2009
Home/sickness: Desire, Decay, and the Seduction of Nostalgia

November 12-13, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dominick LaCapra.

Call for papers and program available here.

2008
Cultural Currency and Literary Exchange: Cultivating Texts as Commodity

November 6-7, 2007

Keynote speaker: Dr. Susan Rosenbaum.

Call for papers and program available here.

2007
As I Imagine: Fantasy, Identity, Politics

October 18-19, 2007

Keynote speakers: Dr. Beverly Lyon Clark and Dr. Carl Freedman

Call for papers and program available here.

2006
Contours of Captivity: Resignifying Expressions of Power

November 2-3, 2006

Keynote speaker: Marianne Hirsch

Call for papers and program available here.

2005
Theory * Activism * Creativity: Navigating Textual Politics

October 27-29, 2005

Keynote speaker: Jack Halberstam

Call for papers and program available here.

2004
Constellations of Youth: Intersecting Adults’ and Children’s Culture

October 21-23, 2004

Keynote speakers: Michael Moon and Jim Provenzano

Call for papers and program available here.

2003
Insatiable Crises: Producing Obsessions, Evils, and Traumas

April 3-5, 2003

Call for papers and program available here.

2002
Theoretical Misfits: An Interdisciplinary Conference

April 4-6, 2002

Call for papers and program available here.

2001
Souths, Global and Local: an Interdisciplinary Conference

April 5-7, 2001

Call for papers and program available here.

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