category: professional topics

[UPDATE] BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 2014 [EXTENDED DEADLINE Jan 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Western University, Canada
contact email: 
brevitywestern@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Luca Somigli (University of Toronto); Mark McDayter (Western University).

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m12@inter-disciplinary.net

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous

Friday 25th July – Sunday 27th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
a&h1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond

Sunday 13th July – Tuesday 15th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

1st Global Conference: Deception (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Deception

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

7th Global Conference: Diasporas (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Diasporas

Saturday 5th July – Monday 7th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway

13th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc13@inter-disciplinary.net

13th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship

Sunday 13th July – Tuesday 15th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United kingdom

Call for Presentations:

9th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 13th July – Tuesday 15th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

1st Global Conference: Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sj1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond

Wednesday 9th July – Friday 11th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

7th Global Conference: Forgiveness (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
for7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Forgiveness

Wednesday 9th July – Friday 11th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference: Apocalypse: Imagining the End (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
apoc3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Apocalypse: Imagining the End

Saturday 5th July – Monday 7th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Critical Thinking and Writing in the STEM Disciplines - March 28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
paul.pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Volume 2 (2014): Critical Thinking and Writing in the STEM Disciplines

Guest Editor: Lisa Emerson, Massey University (N.Z.)

3rd Global Conference: Celebrity and Fandom (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Celebrity and Fandom

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United kingdom

Call for Presentations

6th Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

4th Global Conference: Childhood (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Childhood

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

[Update] University of Florida Conference - Pedagogy in Practice and Philosophy deadline 11/20/2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida
contact email: 
lyndsayb@ufl.edu

January 31st and February 1st, 2014
Fundamental Questions: What is College Writing?

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre (March 29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

Announcing The First Book Institute, June 8-14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing
The 2014 First Book Institute
June 8-14, 2014
Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University
Co-Directors

Teaching Southern Literature / RMMLA / October 9-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION
Boise, Idaho / October 9-11, 2014
Deadline: March 1, 2014

“When a Syllabus Goes South”

Roundtable Discussion of Holman Award Winners (March 27-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

A Roundtable Discussion of Holman Award Winners

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE CONFERENCE
March 27-29, 2014 in Arlington, VA

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness—I am nothing.” –Virginia Woolf, The Waves

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE: Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
dpas@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

Critical Thinking and Writing in the STEM Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
paul.pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Volume 2 (2014): Critical Thinking and Writing in the STEM Disciplines

Guest Editor: Lisa Emerson, Massey University (N.Z.)

Pedagogy of Young Adult Literature (Abstracts due 2/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Mike Cadden, Karen Coats, Roberta Seelinger Trites, co-editors
contact email: 
Mike Cadden, cadden@missouriwestern.edu; Karen Coats, kscoat2@ilstu.edu; Roberta Seelinger Trites, seeling@ilstu.edu

Call for Papers: Options for Teaching Young Adult Literature (MLA Options for Teaching Series)
Edited by Mike Cadden, Karen Coats, and Roberta Seelinger Trites

[UPDATE] New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - 01/30/14 - 02/01/14 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com


New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN 20th CENTURY BRITAIN

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
antony.mullen@ncl.ac.uk

DEADLINE: 1st DECEMBER 2013
Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain
Newcastle University, 7th March 2014

Short and interesting articles required for online literary magazine.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editor@new-union.co.uk

The New Union (www.new-union.co.uk), an online literary magazine, requires articles for online publication.

We welcome articles on any and all subjects and genres, and from any period in history.

Thinking Makes My Head Hurt! Deadline January 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Share Your Best Practices with Colleagues Across the Disciplines.

Teaching Latina/o Studies: Learning from Experience

full name / name of organization: 
C.Christina Lam / LaGuardia Community College
contact email: 
clam@lagcc.cuny.edu

Conference - Imagining Latina/o Studies: Past, Present, and Future An International Latina/o Studies Conference
July 17-19, 2014 Chicago, Illinois

EXTENDED DEADLINE (December 15, 2013) The Economy of Scales

full name / name of organization: 
The Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and the Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
aranruth@umich.edu, adsneed@umich.edu

The Economy of Scales

March 21-22, 2014

Plenary lectures by Noah Heringman (English, University of Missouri) and Craig Benjamin (History, Grand Valley State University).

CFP: (Update) Pedagogy and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

Call for Papers: Pedagogy and Popular Culture
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference
February 19-22, 2014
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.southwestpca.org

Teaching Persepolis: A Roundtable Discussion

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Proehl, Children's Literature Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
kproehl4@hotmail.com

CFP - "Teaching Persepolis: A Roundtable Discussion"

Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) Annual Convention

[UPDATE] CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (DEADLINE EXTENDED-11\15\13; 2/19-22/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mrodgers@usao.edu

The theme for the 35th annual SWPACA conference is “Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that consider t

Update CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace,

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