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TYCA-SW 2019 Conference

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 12:28pm
Angela Colmenares/TYCA-SW 2019 Conference Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019

October 24-26, 2019 at Lone Star College-Montgomery in Conroe, Texas

This year’s conference theme is “Reinvigorating the Public Sphere.”  We seek proposals that address, but are not limited to:

Africa’s Position in The 4th Industrial Revolution

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 6:59am
University of South Africa (UNISA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019










Africa’s Position in The 4th Industrial Revolution



DATE: 2-4 OCTOBER 2019          VENUE: Valley Lodge and Spa (Magaliesburg)


NCS 2020: Social Media(eval) Studies Now AND Afterlives I: Chaucer’s Englishness in Chaucerian Afterlives

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:31pm
Anna Wilson, Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019


CALLS FOR PAPERS: 22nd Biennial Congress of the New Chaucer Society, 12-16 July 2020, Durham, UK.

 Proposals due by 20 May 2019 to Anna Wilson (, please read the official guide for submissions on the Conference CFP here: You may submit to only one session.


Social Media(eval) Studies Now

Position papers

Critical University Studies - SAMLA - November 15-17, 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 5:31pm
Robert Azzarello / Southern University at New Orleans
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 27, 2019

South Atlantic Modern Language Association; November 15-17, 2019; Atlanta, Georgia; Special Session - Roundtable - Critical University Studies. This roundtable welcomes submissions on any aspect of Critical University Studies. Topics that examine the relationship between higher education and society could include specific institutional histories, critical pedagogy, the public/private divide, student debt, academic labor, and legitimation crises in the humanities. By 27 May 2019, please submit an abstract of 250 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Robert Azzarello, Southern University at New Orleans, at

Public Arts and Humanities Writing Workshop

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 4:41pm
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 29, 2019

Deadline Extended: Public Arts and Humanities Writing Workshop 

ASAP/11: Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present

Ecologies of the Present. 10-12 October 2019. University of Maryland

51st Annual Convention

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:30pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 29, 2019

Please join us for NeMLA's 51st Annual Convention at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, conveniently located in the heart of the city. The theme of NeMLA 2020 is "Shaping and Sharing Identities: Spaces, Places, Languages, and Cultures" — a topic embracing the many facets that define each and every human being across cultures and languages, as well as the many ways in which we interact with each other in today’s rapidly changing global world.

Creative Writing Education Today - Free National Symposium

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:32am
Creative Writing Education Today: National Nomadic Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2019


Creative Writing Education Today

 A national nomadic symposium


Following the successful launch of the nomadic symposium at the University of South Florida (with host Dr. Dianne Donnelly) on October 5, and the second fabulous iteration at Illinois Wesleyan University on February 1 2019 (with hosts Dr. Mike Theune and Dr. Brandi Reissenweber) “Creative Writing Education Today”, next appears at:

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, Alabama

Friday, May 24 2019

Thanks to the hosts at Jacksonville State!

Advocating for Foreign Language Departments

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:18am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019

2020 MLA CFP:

“Advocating for Foreign Language Departments”


Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of sponsoring MLA committee: Executive Committee for the Forum Higher Education and the Profession (HEP): Teaching as a Profession

Contact emails:

Due date for abstracts: 28 March 2019

Call for papers/abstracts: