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CFP: The Space Between Creative Nonfiction and Literary Criticism: Writing and Publishing Critical/Creative Hybrids (MLA, Portland, January 9–January 12, 2020; DEADLINE March 15, 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:56am
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Proposals are sought for a session at MLA 2020 where speakers and audience will consider the forms of creative nonfiction and scholarly/academic essays, and to envision the affordances made possible by their overlapping, intersection, and hybridization.  It will bring together academics and editors who are exploring the possibilities and practicing the craft of literary scholarship and criticism opened up by creative nonfiction—scholarly writing within and transformed by the critical/creative hybrid space. 

SCMLA Technology in the Classroom Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:57pm
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

The South Central Modern Language Association Technology in the Classroom session is currently searching for conference papers that discuss utilizing technology while teaching. Papers on any related topic will be considered for the session taking place during SCMLA's 76th Annual Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas from October 24-26, 2019.

Please send an abstract of up to 200 words discussing how you effectively use technology in the classroom to rmalool2@epcc.edu and axk173530@utdallas.edu

Beyond Career Diversity: Supporting the Independent Scholar (MLA Special Session)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:15pm
Sarah Buchmeier, U of Illinois at Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

 MLA Special SessionJanuary 9-12, 2020Seattle, WA  CALL FOR PROPOSALS As PhDs in the humanities increasingly find (and are increasingly encouraged to find) careers outside of the academy, this proposed special session for the 2020 MLA Convention aims to look beyond advising models and programmatic changes and asks how professional organizations like MLA or other academic adjacent institutions can support independent scholarship.  What stigma does the "independent scholar" label carry?

#UsToo: Intersectional Approaches to Subversion and Resistance

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:01pm
University of North Carolina, Greensboro EGSA 2019 Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

UNCG’s EGSA 2019 Graduate Conference

#UsToo: Intersectional Approaches to Subversion and Resistance

March 23, 2019

Subversion and resistance have become two main preoccupations for our current Western society, where social media movements like #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter are empowering some who have routinely been silenced in a variety of ways to “speak out” against their oppressors. Throughout the recent history of civilizations, dominant racial, sexed/gendered, linguistic, and religious power structures have discouraged and/or impeded oppressed peoples from speaking out; nevertheless, they have persisted.

7th Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:31am
Quinnipiac University Writing and Critical Thinking (QUWACT)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 24, 2019

The 7th Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing (June 17–19) will bring together teacher-scholars working in Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines (WAC/WID) and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).

Once Upon a Time There Was a Virus....: Storytelling, Health and Illness

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:03pm
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Once Upon a Time There Was a Virus....: Storytelling, Health and Illness
Saturday 31st August - Sunday 1st September 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

Throughout history, people have felt a need to tell each other stories about the ordinary as well as the surprising experiences of being alive, particularly in relation to health, well-being, illness, disease and death. Telling stories was – and still is – a way of recording and grappling with the origins, causes and prevention of illnesses and disease that surrounded them in everyday life.

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by Feb. 11 (Hard Deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:37am
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 11, 2019

Announcing


The 2019 First Book Institute

June 2-8, 2019

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

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 Co-Editor of American Literature

The Valuation of the 73%: Contingent Faculty Work and Access to Academic Freedom

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:25am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

2020 MLA CFP:

“The Valuation of the 73%:

Contingent Faculty Work and Access to Academic Freedom”

 

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of sponsoring MLA committees: the Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights & Responsibilities (CAFPRR) and the Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession (CCLiP)

“Inclusivity, Accessibility, Community: Teaching Business Communication Online”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:25am
The Modern Language Association and The Association for Business Communication
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 7, 2019

2020 ABC MLA CFP:

“Inclusivity, Accessibility, Community:

Teaching Business Communication Online”

 

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of organization: Association for Business Communication

Contact email: wbrown@midland.edu 

Due date for abstracts: 07 March 2019

CCCC Summer Regional Conference at Old Dominion University

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:36am
CCCC/NCTE
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 9, 2019

Attending to Transfer3rd Mid-Atlantic CCCC Summer Conference

 

Call for Proposals

Attending to Transfer: Programs, Pedagogies, and the Complex Writing Lives of Students

Old Dominion University | Norfolk, VA | May 30-31, 2019

Submission Deadline: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Conference Website: cccc.digitalodu.com

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