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Beyond Career Diversity: Supporting the Independent Scholar (MLA Special Session)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:15pm
Sarah Buchmeier, U of Illinois at Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

 MLA Special SessionJanuary 9-12, 2020Seattle, WA  CALL FOR PROPOSALS As PhDs in the humanities increasingly find (and are increasingly encouraged to find) careers outside of the academy, this proposed special session for the 2020 MLA Convention aims to look beyond advising models and programmatic changes and asks how professional organizations like MLA or other academic adjacent institutions can support independent scholarship.  What stigma does the "independent scholar" label carry?

#UsToo: Intersectional Approaches to Subversion and Resistance

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:01pm
University of North Carolina, Greensboro EGSA 2019 Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

UNCG’s EGSA 2019 Graduate Conference

#UsToo: Intersectional Approaches to Subversion and Resistance

March 23, 2019

Subversion and resistance have become two main preoccupations for our current Western society, where social media movements like #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter are empowering some who have routinely been silenced in a variety of ways to “speak out” against their oppressors. Throughout the recent history of civilizations, dominant racial, sexed/gendered, linguistic, and religious power structures have discouraged and/or impeded oppressed peoples from speaking out; nevertheless, they have persisted.

7th Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:31am
Quinnipiac University Writing and Critical Thinking (QUWACT)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 24, 2019

The 7th Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing (June 17–19) will bring together teacher-scholars working in Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines (WAC/WID) and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).

Once Upon a Time There Was a Virus....: Storytelling, Health and Illness

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:03pm
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Once Upon a Time There Was a Virus....: Storytelling, Health and Illness
Saturday 31st August - Sunday 1st September 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

Throughout history, people have felt a need to tell each other stories about the ordinary as well as the surprising experiences of being alive, particularly in relation to health, well-being, illness, disease and death. Telling stories was – and still is – a way of recording and grappling with the origins, causes and prevention of illnesses and disease that surrounded them in everyday life.

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by Feb. 11 (Hard Deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:37am
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 11, 2019

Announcing


The 2019 First Book Institute

June 2-8, 2019

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

The Valuation of the 73%: Contingent Faculty Work and Access to Academic Freedom

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:25am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

2020 MLA CFP:

“The Valuation of the 73%:

Contingent Faculty Work and Access to Academic Freedom”

 

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of sponsoring MLA committees: the Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights & Responsibilities (CAFPRR) and the Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession (CCLiP)

“Inclusivity, Accessibility, Community: Teaching Business Communication Online”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:25am
The Modern Language Association and The Association for Business Communication
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 7, 2019

2020 ABC MLA CFP:

“Inclusivity, Accessibility, Community:

Teaching Business Communication Online”

 

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of organization: Association for Business Communication

Contact email: wbrown@midland.edu 

Due date for abstracts: 07 March 2019

CCCC Summer Regional Conference at Old Dominion University

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:36am
CCCC/NCTE
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 9, 2019

Attending to Transfer3rd Mid-Atlantic CCCC Summer Conference

 

Call for Proposals

Attending to Transfer: Programs, Pedagogies, and the Complex Writing Lives of Students

Old Dominion University | Norfolk, VA | May 30-31, 2019

Submission Deadline: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Conference Website: cccc.digitalodu.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: CALL FOR CHAPTER CONTRIBUTIONS ON DISABILITY AND THE ACADEMIC JOB MARKET

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:31am
Christopher McGunnigle / Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on Disability and the Academic Job Market. The volume will be edited by Christopher McGunnigle, Seton Hall University.

 

Securing a position as a full time tenure track professor is difficult enough but even more so for people with a disability. Despite an increased call for applicants from marginalized populations, people with a disability are more quickly eliminated as potential candidates for full time academic employment, either through direct discrimination or from ablest conventions of the job interview process.

 

Whiteness at Work

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 8:45am
Kathryn Quinn-Sanchez
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

Call for Submissions: Essays on "Whiteness at Work"

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