category: professional topics

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,

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University / English Department
contact email: 
sbuenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

Medicine, Humanities, and Social Sciences Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Paul W. Child/Sam Houston State University
contact email: 
eng_pwc@shsu.edu

The 6th Annual Medicine and the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

San Houston State University
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Huntsville, Texas
February 27-28 2014

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

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

Knowledge, Capital, Critique: The University and the Humanities in the Ongoing Transformation of Capitalism (Nov. 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
scarter2@uccs.edu

ACLA 2014
March 20 – 23, 2014
New York University

DEADLINE: November 15, 2013

Challenger Unbound [UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1 NOVEMBER 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)
contact email: 
Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)

Challenger Unbound
Departme

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association – call for proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Elwood Watson
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association – call for proposals

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
GENERATION X

HBO Girls: The Awkward Politics of Race, Sex, Class, Privilege and Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Elwood Watson
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
HBO Girls: The Awkward Politics of Race, Sex, Class, Privilege and Gender

CALL FOR PAPERS, CASE STUDIES, REVIEWS AND REPORTS, MARCH, 2014 ISSUE.

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
contact email: 
editor.ijmess@gmail.com

International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences (IJMESS) is a double blind peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary international research journal.

Call for Special Sessions - (dis)junctions 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions 2014
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

We are happy to begin accepting proposals for special sessions at this year's 21st annual (dis)junctions conference, on April 11-12, 2014.

2014 Southern Illinois University AEGIS Graduate Conference - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Association of English Graduate Instructore and Students
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

Trials, Transgressions, and Taboos

New Directions in Sherwood Anderson at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Nagy (Lehigh University)
contact email: 
pen208@lehigh.edu

Proposed Panel for the 2014 American Literature Association Annual Conference (ALA) to be held in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014

"New Directions in Sherwood Anderson"

Creating the New Landscape: Women and the Future of Higher Education

full name / name of organization: 
Deirdre Pettipiece Dean of Arts and Humanities Lehman College, CUNY
contact email: 
deirdre.pettipiece@lehman.cuny.edu

Creating the New Landscape: Women and the Future of Higher Education

Interface: The Journal of Education, Community, and Values

full name / name of organization: 
Berglund Center for Internet Studies at Pacific University
contact email: 
bcis@pacificu.edu

Interface is an open-access journal featuring both peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed articles, published by the Berglund Center for Internet Studies at Pacific University.

Remembering Seamus Heaney

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Studies South
contact email: 
brandes@lr.edu

An online publication of the Southern Chapter of the American Conference for Irish Studies, the journal Irish Studies South invites contributions to its inaugural issue, which celebrates the life and

Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics - April 2014 issue "Cultural Politics and Material Experiences"

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics—a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal and digital forum—invites submissions for its first issue, entitled “Cultural Pol

[UPDATE] Allegory Studies? FINAL REMINDER

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

FINAL REMINDER FOR

Challenger Unbound [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

Challenger Unbound
Department of English, UCL
9 December 2013

Creativity, Inc.: Intellectual Production as Capital (ACLA 2014 @ NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Yonina Hoffman, Torsa Ghosal, Michael Harwick (English, Ohio State University)
contact email: 
yonina@gmail.com

One of the decade’s more contentious theories concerning the reformulation of capital in (post)industrial America was the denomination of the so-called “creative class.” United by a tendency tow

[UPDATE] CFP: Essays on Teaching Chesnutt (Proposals due October 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Hardwig and Susanna Ashton
contact email: 
whardwig@utk.edu; sashton@clemson.edu

Call for Papers
Approaches to Teaching Charles Chesnutt

Editors: Susanna Ashton, Clemson University
Bill Hardwig: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

[UPDATE] - Atlantic World Foodways CFP - Proposals now due November 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network and Quaintance-Weaver
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

Atlantic World Foodways: The Carolina Lowcountry, Africa, Italy, and Spain
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference Featuring Scholars and Chefs

[Update] University of Florida Conference - Pedagogy in Practice and Philosophy deadline 10/20/2013

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?

What We Do: English and Communication in Theory and Practice (March 28 – 29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 22nd annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL is currently accepting proposals for 15 minute papers from individuals an

Digitizing the Medieval Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
contact email: 
digitizingmedievalarchive@gmail.com

There has been and continues to be considerable variation in the introduction, evaluation and continuation of digital storage.

Trends in Teaching College Composition Conference: 10/25/13

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa A. Kirby/Collin College
contact email: 
LKirby@collin.edu

Collin College, a two-year college system just north of Dallas, is hosting the Trends in Teaching College Composition Conference. This one-day conference, featuring keynote speaker Dr.

Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Dept. of English Graduate Student Conference with keynote Dr. Rachel Adams
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Indiana University Graduate Conference: “Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind” with Keynote Dr. Rachel Adams

Privacy (Brandeis English Graduate Student Conference, April 4 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Graduate Program
contact email: 
mschratz@brandeis.edu

In the era of Edward Snowden, WikiLeaks, and corporate data-mining, our privacy seems like an endangered resource.

International Conference “Youth and/in Literature & Society” (Lisbon, 9-11 July, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS and CESNOVA, New University of Lisbon
contact email: 
youthconference2014@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

International Conference “Youth and/in Literature & Society”

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
New University of Lisbon

CESNOVA/CETAPS
Lisbon (Portugal)

Bloosmbury C21 Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bloosmbury and Centre 21, University of Brighton UK
contact email: 
M.R.Duggan@brighton.ac.uk

Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2014: Towards A Twenty-First Century Literature

10-11 April 2014, Brighton, UK

Supported by: Bloomsbury Higher Education Academy UK Gylphi Myriad 3AM Magazine

[UPDATE] Retirement, or, The End of Canadian Literature? (deadline: 1 November)

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE conference, 28-31 May 2014
contact email: 
robert.mcgill@utoronto.ca

"Retirement, or, The End of Canadian Literature?" session
ACCUTE conference, 28-31 May 2014
Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada

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