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Teaching Literary Linguistics (MLA 2020)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:18am
LSL Linguistics and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

Proposals are invited for a session at the 2020 MLA convention (Seattle, 9-12 January). Papers in this session will present and discuss specific (older or newer) ways of teaching literary linguistics in any educational context and investigate how students use and respond to the methods applied.

Please submit a short proposal (300 word), together with a CV, to Anja Müller-Wood, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (


Teaching in an Age of Populism

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:18am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019

2020 MLA CFP:

“Teaching in an Age of Populism”


Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of sponsoring MLA committee: Executive Committee for the Forum Higher Education and the Profession (HEP): Teaching as a Profession

Contact emails:

Due date for abstracts: 28 March 2019

Call for papers/abstracts:

Call for Journal Submissions

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 4:14pm
Journal of Sino-American Humanity Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 20, 2019



Transmedia Storytelling in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 8:24am
Carrie Sickmann Han / Children's and Young Adult Literature Forum at the 2020 MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 3, 2019

The Children's and Young Adult Literature Forum invites abstract subissions for their 2020 MLA non-guaranteed session on Transmedia Storytelling in Children’s and Young Adult Literature:

The Work of Community Colleges

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:20am
Two-Year College Association-West (TYCA-West)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

“The Work of Community Colleges”

TYCA-West 2019

11-12 OctoberTruckee Meadows Community College in Reno, NV


Plenary Speaker: Dan Melzer, Associate Professor, University of California, Davis


In his memoir, Bootstraps, Victor Villanueva shrewdly points out that “The community college is torn between vocational training and preparing the unprepared for traditional university work. And it seems unable to resolve the conflict.” This view of community colleges hasn’t changed much since Villanueva’s book was published in the early 1990s. 

The Affects of Pedagogy in Literary Studies

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:55am
Dr C Lloyd; Dr H Emmett
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

The Affects of Pedagogy in Literary Studies

Editors: Dr HIlary Emmett (University of East Anglia) & Dr Christopher Lloyd (University of Hertfordshire)

Special Issue of the Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning: The Toil of Feeling: Education as Emotional Labor

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:45am
Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

This special issue of the Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning (JAEPL) seeks to elucidate the continually undervalued and unrecognized aspects of emotional labor in education for both students and instructors. Although emphases on outcomes, skills, and cognition serve valuable purposes, they also tend to eclipse emotional processes that are taken for granted and therefore rendered invisible despite being vital aspects of the labor performed by stakeholders in all educational settings.  This special issue will take as its premise the notion that we must consider emotions as work in order to obtain a fuller picture of what transpires with teachers and learners in institutional contexts and beyond.

Hawaiʻi International Conference on English Language and Literature Studies (HICELLS) 2020

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:53am
Francisco P. Dumanig, University of Hawaii at Hilo
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The Department of English at the University of Hawaii at Hilo organizes the Hawaiʻi International Conference on English Language and Literature Studies (HICELLS) with its theme “Trends in Research and Pedagogical Innovations in English Language and Literature” at UH Hilo main campuson March 13-14, 2020. The conference aims to provide an avenue for research scholars in the fields of English language and literature Studies to share their expertise with other scholars, researchers, and students from various international backgrounds, and to discuss among scholars and educators the new trends in research and pedagogy in English language and Literature.



Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:38am
postScriptum & Alliance School of Business
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019

postScriptum is collaborating with Alliance Management Studies International Conference (AMSICON), to be held from 11 to 13 April 2019, on ‘Global Challenges & Local Prospects’ (for papers on the tracks on Communication, Gender and Culture Studies only).


Some of the sub-tracks under the tracks on Communication, Gender and Culture Studies are:

Writing Across the Curriculum (MMLA)

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:44pm
Dr. Alissa Burger / Culver-Stockton College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

Writing allows our students to consider multiple perspectives and take on a variety of different roles, from personal reflection to creative writing, rhetorical analysis, and professional discourses. This focus on writing roles and identities gives students the opportunity to explore and develop different parts of themselves, from self-reflection to becoming engaged citizens and mastering the skills they will need as professionals. Foregrounding the notion of duality and multiplicity in student writing opens the door to several different critical discourses in considering audience, purpose, and students’ engagement with multiple texts and argumentative positions central to their own research and writing.