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Update - Emerson Society awards announcement

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:01pm
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

 

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.  

*Research Grant*

Provides up to $500 to support scholarly work on Emerson. Preference given to junior scholars and graduate students. Submit a confidential letter of recommendation, and a 1-2-page project proposal, including a description of expenses, by April 1, 2017.

 

*Pedagogy or Community Project Award*

Teaching the 18th-Century Novel: Tips, Texts and Techniques

updated: 
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 9:21am
Joel Sodano / Studies in the Novel
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Teaching the 18th-Century Novel: Tips, Texts and Techniques

The editors at Studies in the Novel are seeking submissions of brief, informal pieces that discuss practical concerns for teaching novels of the long 18th century. Such pieces are sought for an ongoing collection of Teaching Tools hosted at studiesinthenovel.org. We welcome descriptions of any practice related to the teaching of novels as well as submissions of exemplary syllabi, reading lists, or lesson plans with rationale.

500-1000 word narratives might focus on any of the following:

Addressing Poverty, Silence, and Resistance in the Classroom

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 10:56am
MLA Committee on Community Colleges
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 6, 2017

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 (danizete@unm.edu) 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.

Justice and Equity through the Immigrant Story

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 10:56am
MLA Committee on Community Colleges
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 6, 2017

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 (heather.ostman@sunywcc.edu) 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.

“Insecurity in the Classroom: Programs, Pedagogy, and Peripateticism”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:07am
Gerardo Augusto Lorenzino /Temple University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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.

MLA2018 in NYC: Can This Canary Be Saved?

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:26am
MLA Community College Forum guaranteed session
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 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 (lweinhouse@ccbcmd.edu).

CFP: New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:26am
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

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:

CFP: Catharine Sedgwick Society at ALA 2017

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:38pm
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

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):

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