Annual Conferences

AUSTRALIA’S TRIENNIAL LITERARY STUDIES CONVENTION July 20-24, 2021 (Please submit proposals to litstudiesproposals@gmail.com by April 12, 2021)What is the nature of text – and how do we define where it begins and where it ends? How might such definitions influence the ways in which we...

The organisers of Texts and Their Limits, Australia’s triennial literary studies convention, are delighted to make the first keynote announcement for our 2021 event. https://sites.google.com/view/textsandtheirlimits/home/keynote-speakers It is with deep gratitude and significant excitement that we welcome confirmed keynote speakers: Behrouz Boochani – writer, journalist, and refugee activist – delivering the Barry...

Call for Papers and Panels The 2020 ASAL Annual Conference will be hosted by James Cook University at the Cairns Institute, Smithfield, from 29 June – 2 July. For more than forty years, ASAL annual conferences have offered a venue where creative writers and academic critics have...

Extension: Submission of Abstracts: 2019 ASAL Conference: Dirt The organisers of the 2019 ASAL Annual Conference in Perth would like to announce an extension of the deadline for the submission of abstracts to 1 March 2019. Please send your abstracts to Tony Hughes-d’Aeth (tony.hda@uwa.edu.au) by 1 March...

Dirt: Call for Papers: ASAL conference 2019 The 2019 ASAL Annual Conference will be hosted by the Westerly Centre at The University of Western Australia in Perth from 2-5 July 2019. http://www.asal2019.com.au/ After 13 years, the annual ASAL Conference heads west again from 2-5 July 2019 and our theme is ‘Dirt’. The...