The fifth Mapping the Magazine conference, to be held at Columbia College Chicago, July 25-27, 2018, invites submissions on the theme Magazines as Curated Communities. Organizers seek proposals for individual papers on topics related to magazine research from many disciplines (Media and Communication, Journalism, Critical and Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology, Linguistics, English, History, Visual Communication, and others). The 2018 conference seeks to explore questions including but not limited to:
Subject: Call for Papers: The Profession at CEA 2018
Call for Papers on the Profession at CEA 2018
April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on the Profession for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org
Possible topics may include:
World Literature Forum: The Ethics of World Literature
NeMLA/ Pittsburgh, PA/ April 12-15, 2018
Deadline: September 30, 2017
The World Literature Working Group of NeMLA invites submissions to participate in a roundtable discussion at next year's NeMLA convention, where the keynote speaker at this conference will be Rob Nixon, author of Slow Violence: The Environmentalism of the Poor.
Excellence, Innovation and Ingenuity in Honors Education (2018)
Call for chapter proposals (contracted book).
Many Honors Colleges in the US are seeking to be innovative, are seeking to map honors education onto the 21st Century. Not all truly succeed. Perhaps it is a failure of vision, perhaps a failure of leadership, or perhaps it is that true innovation means a rare combination of national and global understanding and experience, combined with wider experiences in many fields of human endeavor that make up a true honors experience. A new project will assist in exploring the possibilities for honors education!
Excellence, Innovation and Ingenuity in Honors Education (CSP, 2019)
The Oswald Review is a refereed undergraduate journal of criticism and research in the discipline of English. Published annually, The Oswald Review accepts submissions from undergraduates in this country and abroad (with a professor’s endorsement).
Submit each manuscript as a separate email attachment in Microsoft Word. TOR discourages simultaneous submission to other journals.
All text must be in current MLA format, justified left only and without headers and footers. Endnotes, if absolutely necessary, should be minimal.
title of work;
Roundtable: Explores questions around how digital pedagogy entails challenge to or rethinking of the teaching of literature. Activities such as distant reading, multi-modal remix, archive building, and social-reading are explored for potential to be "productively disorienting" in how students and faculty approach literature. (10 minute presentations plus discussion).
April 12-15, 2018
Call for papers for a roundtable at the 2018 Northeast Modern Language Association conference in Pittsburgh, April 12-15.
Deadline for Submission: September 30, 2017.
This roundtable will examine teaching methods and strategies for addressing the fiction of terrorism in the contemporary literature classroom. With a focus on teaching after 9/11, and in a moment fraught with tensions about politics and secondary education (see, for example, the “Professor Watchlist”), this roundtable will also address the ways faculty can frame their classes—not only for the students they teach, but for a general public concerned with the politics of college and university faculty.
The art, history, literature, and philosophy of ancient Greece and Rome serve as the foundation of Western civilization. While the Classics have had a tremendous influence on subsequent cultures, the academy frequently keeps the discipline of Classics separate from modern literatures and languages. Yet the Classics have always been an integral part of cultural productions and the university itself; the word “academy” even has its origins in Plato. This roundtable will explore the current state of Classics scholarship, focusing on Classics as an area of study as well as its place in contemporary academia. Possible approaches include:
· Defining the Classics
· Current research trends in Classics scholarship
Short Description: This NeMLA panel invites participants to share their experiences engaging students with and through literature in spaces beyond the classroom, such as through common reading initiatives, student activities and clubs, and other co-curricular programming. It also welcomes speculative pieces proposing and evaluating possible new places in higher education for literature, literary study, and the humanities.