The MLA Committee on Community Colleges announces the following call for papers on the topic of Addressing Poverty, Silence, and Resistance in the Classroom: Presentations exploring how poverty impacts the classroom amid increasing expectations for student success. 250-word abstracts to Danizete Martinez (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 6 March 2017 for consideration for this panel at the MLA Annual Convention in New York City on 4-7 Jan. 2018. Must be a current MLA member to submit a proposal.
The MLA Committee on Community Colleges announces the following call for papers on the topic of Justice and Equity in the Classroom: How classrooms engage the immigrant story: as text, as student narrative, as a chapter in the story itself. 250-word abstracts to Heather Ostman (email@example.com) by 6 March 2017 for consideration for this panel at the MLA Annual Convention in New York City on 4-7 Jan. 2018. Must be a current MLA member to submit a proposal.
The Forum on Language Change is accepting proposals that explore "Insecurity in the Classroom: Programs, Pedagogy, and Peripateticism" for the 2018 MLA in New York City. We are especially interested in those that examine Language Change in the context ofhow recent political rhetoric regarding immigration in the US leads to increasing insecurity in educational settings, especially changes in discourse, pedagogy and programs.
University of Idaho Graduate English Conference: "Post-Humanisms in the Anthropocene: Opening Digital and Ecological Spaces"
April 15, 2017
Proposed session for the annual convention of the American Studies Association (theme: “Pedagogies of Dissent”) in Chicago, Nov 9-12, 2017
Can we secure our profession in higher education “coal mines” pressured by accreditors, economics, and ideologies forcing course shells, “pathways,” dual enrollment, and accelerated developmental coursework? Abstracts by 1 March 2017;Linda Weinhouse (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Call for Critical or Creative Work
"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing" is open for submissions for Volume 15 (15.1, 15.2, 15.3)
New Writing is an internationally A+ rated journal publishing critical work relating to creative writing practice (i.e. work in Creative Writing Studies). Creative work (in any genre) is also very welcome.
The New Writing Peer Review Board includes, among others:
As we head toward the 150th anniversary of Catharine Sedgwick's death and the 20th anniversary of the CMS Society in 2017, we invite proposals for the following panel for ALA 2017:
Session #1: TIME, MEMORIALS AND ANNIVERSARIES (3 or 4 15 to 20-minute papers):
Call for Proposals
Blurred Lines: Digital Reading and Writing in Composition Studies (tentative title for edited collection)
Editors: Mary R. Lamb, Clayton State University and Lynée L. Gaillet, Georgia State University, Georgia State University
The editors of Textshop Experiments invite submissions via essays and video essays, reviews, conference reports, and multimodal projects for its forthcoming Open Issue to be published in May 2017. Works can be submitted on any topic related to the following: