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Teaching the Fragments: English Education, Democracy and Digital Media - CEA Roundtable @ MLA 2018

Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 10:19am
MLA 2018 / College English Association Roundtable
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

As an affiliate-organization of the Modern Language Association (MLA), the College English Association is pleased to sponsor a roundtable session at the MLA convention in New York City, January 4-7, 2018.


This roundtable will explore the role of English education in a time of populism and rampant social fragmentation.  Can we teach citizenship?  Should we?  Submissions related to critical digital literacy are especially welcome.

State and Local Economic Development Graduate Student Conference

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:05pm
Rutgers University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 20, 2017

Rutgers University–Camden Campus Department of Public Policy and Administration Ph.D. Program in
Public Affairs/Community Development presents:

Municipal Transformation and Economic Equality Graduate Student Conference
March 28, 2017, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

In an age of fiscal austerity, what strategies are available to local municipalities to develop a strong economic base? How do municipal policymakers ensure that policies are equitable? How can municipalities make use of vacant land and deteriorating infrastructure to promote economic development?

This year’s conference aims to address these questions through four focus areas:

Regional Development Issues, tendencies and challenges

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:55am
University College of International Management "Globus"
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Conference venue: College of International Management "Globus" street Bedri Pejani #1, Prishtina 10000, Republic of Kosova
Period: Conference Day May 6, 2017

Abstracts submission: March 15, 2017
Acceptance notification of abstract papers:
March 25, 2017

Submission of final papers: April 21, 2017
Registration fee through
April 24 - 28, 2017
Conference Day
May 6, 2017


Description of the Conference

Justice and Equity through the Immigrant Story

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 ( 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.

MLA 2018: Southern Literary Studies and Activism: A Roundtable

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:25am
MLA Forum: Southern United States
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This proposed roundtable seeks to address the role of activism in the study of southern literature and in the southern literary studies classroom. Given the numerous recent protests across the region and across academia, we look for scholars to discuss how their research and pedagogy engages social issues that affect and/or are inflected by the South. These projects may reveal the relationships between the region and the nation as well as the differences and similarities that emerge when different areas of the country engage with southern literary studies.