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MLA 2018: Southern Literary Studies and Activism: A Roundtable

updated: 
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.

Final Reminder: 2017 First Book Institute Applications Due 2/13

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 12:26pm
Center for American Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

Announcing  

The 2017 First Book Institute

 

June 4-10, 2017

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at PennsylvaniaStateUniversity

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 Editor of American Literature

 

MLA 2018 Roundtable on Literary Study and the Public Humanities

updated: 
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:08pm
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Topic for MLA 2018 Session, sponsored by the Executive Forum on the Teaching of Literature

Roundtable on Literary Study and the Public Humanities: “What should ‘Next Generation’ Humanities Education look like? What should it do?”

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).

"Gender and the Language of Business / The Business of Language"

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:25am
Modern Language Association Panel Sponsored by the Association for Business Communication
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

2018 Modern Langauage Association Call for Proposals:

"Gender and the Language of Business / The Business of Language"

 

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: New York, NY

Dates: 04–07 January 2018

 

Full name of organization: Association for Business Communication

Contact email: wcbrown@crk.umn.edu 

Due date for abstracts: 15 March 2017

 

Theoretical Analysis at Work

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 1:05pm
Laura Tilton
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Laura Tilton

Prof. Greg Salyer

LIT-500-Q1414 Literary Theory

1/02/17

Theoretical Analysis at Work

Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 1:05pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Talks on any aspect of the session topic are welcome: models, tips, strategies for teaching literature (English, American, world, other). Come share what's working in your classroom. This is a fun panel with great energy and enthusiasm.

Please send a 250 word proposal and a brief bio by March 1 to Dr. Eric Meljac at emeljac@wtamu.edu.

For more information about the conference, check out the general CFP http://www.rmmla.org.

The 2017 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference will be held in Spokane, Washington, on October 12-14, 2017.

EAP and Positioning - NFEAP 2017

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 1:29pm
Norwegian Forum for English for Academic Purposes
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 17, 2017

Following our tenth anniversary conference last year, the Norwegian Forum for English for Academic Purposes leaps into its second decade! We invite you to participate at the 11th NFEAP summer conference, which will take place on Thursday the 8th and Friday the 9th of June 2017 at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus), Oslo, Norway.

Call for Papers: Trends in Teaching College Composition Conference (Deadline: 1/20/17)

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:02pm
Collin College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Call for Papers: Trends in Teaching College Composition

 

Collin College

Collin Higher Education Center

McKinney, Texas

 

Friday, March 31, 2017

 

Collin College, a two-year institution serving Collin County, is hosting its fourth annual conference on trends in the teaching of college composition. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Bruce Ballenger, Professor of English at Boise State University.

 

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