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Professional Development and Precarity

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:27pm
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

ACCUTE-Board Sponsored Panel: Professional Development and Precarity

ACCUTE Conference at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences June 1-June 4, 2019 University of British Columbia

Panel Organizer: Ann Gagne (Durham College)

Professional development is an important part of maintaining currency with our field of study, pedagogical practices and the scholarship of teaching and learning. This panel will explore how Contract Academic Faculty (CAF) can maintain currency and what sort of professional development options are offered and needed going forward. We are interested in presentations that provide examples or the framework in response to the following:

CEA 2019: New Orleans /Special Topic: Teacher Education

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:25am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

CEA 2019: New Orleans

Call for Papers
Closing date: November 1, 2018

Special Topic: Teacher Education

50th Annual Conference | March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans

“If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel’s heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence.” —George Eliot

“And time yet for a hundred indecisions/And for a hundred visions and revisions/Before the taking of a toast and tea.” —T. S. Eliot

Spaces and Places: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:51am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 9, 2018

Spaces and Places
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 13th April - Sunday 14th April 2019
Bruges, Belgium

Every day we live and we move through spaces that have been created to be significant. We recognize, resonate and—consciously or unconsciously—react to this significance in a variety of different ways and on a number of differing levels.

IV International Conference on Medical Humanities

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 6:11pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

IV International Conference on Medical Humanities 16 March, 2019 - London, UKLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, School of Applied Social Studies, University of Bedfordshire 


“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity”



Attachment and Affect

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 7:09am
University of Virginia Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Attachment and Affect

March 22-23, 2019

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference


Keynote by Lisa Ruddick (UChicago)

Master class with Rita Felski (UVA/SDU)


Why does the study of literature matter? What is the relationship between reader and text? How can affective responses to texts inform criticism? This conference seeks to take seriously our aesthetic and affective attachments, the attachments at work within and among literary texts, and the ways attachments form and function.

Forum on #MeToo and Media Ethics

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:42am
Media Ethics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

Call for Contributions: Forum on #MeToo and Media Ethics


Edited by David Beard, Trish Roberts-Miller, Scott R. Stroud, Gina Chen, & Elizabethada Wright


MEDIA ETHICS would like to assemble a forum section with reflections from scholars of media, journalism, communication, rhetoric, and beyond concerning the normative dimensions of media’s role in the #MeToo movement, a growing international movement that empowers individuals of sexual harassment, abuse, and assault.


Call for Papers: The Profession at CEA 3/28-3/30/2019

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 9:25am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers, The Profession at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on [special topic title] for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at

Proposals invited on “The Profession,” especially topics exploring the conference theme of “Vision and Revision.”  Possible ideas may include but are not limited to the following:

-Visionary/revised ways of thinking of professional preparation for the field