category: professional topics

[UPDATE] Forms of Reading, Forms of Life (SAMLA Nov. 8-10, 2013)

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

Observing a national decline in literary reading, in 2006 the National Endowment for the Arts instituted the Big Read Program to revivify what it deemed an indispensable, but endangered, civic activit

Kaleidoscope Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time" (Deadline 30 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope (ISSN 1756-8137)
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time"

Scary Stuff: Pedagogy of Horror (edited collection of essays on teaching the horror genre) 7/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
Frances Auld and Douglas Ford
contact email: 
frances.auld@uwc.edu

Scary Stuff: Pedagogy of Horror is a collection of essays exploring both pedagogical theories and practices of teaching the horror genre.

[REGISTRATION OPEN] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Wånggren and Maja Milatovic, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
criticalpedagogies@ed.ac.uk

Dear All

We are pleased to confirm that REGISTRATION for our Critical

Reconstruction: Studies in Contempory Culture (Open Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Open Issues

Contact: Reconstruction Submissions Editor

We are continually accepting submissions for upcoming Open Issues, and can promise a prompt reply.

[UPDATE] MMLA 2013: Design and the Digital Humanities (deadline: June 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
josh.honn@gmail.com and sullivan.rachael@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Is there a Future for the Standard Edition?

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Bowers/ Univ of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
tbowers@english.upenn.edu

Session 14120, NeMLA 2014 Convention, Harrisburg PA, 

Coctail Culture: A Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville (KY) and Drake University (IA)
contact email: 
cocktailconference@gmail.com

When Roland Barthes suggests that "the ideal drink would be rich in metonymies of all kinds," he might well have been speaking of cocktails and the drinking cultures they have helped to create.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers extended: drafts 1/ 10/ 13; final 1/ 1/ 14

full name / name of organization: 
Blackwell Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
PocoEncyc@gmail.com

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies

Fiction as Pedagogy (NEMLA April 3-6, 2014) Deadline Submission 9/30/13

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
weatherr@udmercy.edu

Fiction as Pedagogy

Fragile Futures - A Special Issue of the English Academy Review (Routledge/Unisa) - SUBMISSIONS BY 31 MARCH 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
englishacademy@societies.wits.ac.za

FRAGILE FUTURES

A Special Issue of The English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies, Issue 31.2, October 2014
Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham and Pretoria)

UPDATE: Extended Deadline June 15 2013 - Call for Publication - The Writer's Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its Summer 2013 issue, themed “The Writer’s Experience.” Extended submission deadline: June 15, 2013.

Teaching a Mystery: Preserving a Space for Spookiness in the Writing Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rlaist@goodwin.edu

The act of writing has frequently been associated with mysterious forces.

Drama as Pedagogy - Theatre Games as Educational Expression and Partipation

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

This roundtable aims to look at how drama as pedagogy has been influencing the modern English classroom.

UPDATE/MAY 23RD 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association - Northeast CONFERENCE
contact email: 
ibucchino@bergen.edu,

TYCA-NE 2013 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

October 3-5, 2013

Hyatt Morristown / Morristown, NJ

Program by Bergen Community College

Friendly Fire: Renaissance Humanists’ Critiques of Renaissance Humanism

full name / name of organization: 
RSA 2014, New York 27-29 March
contact email: 
klecky@astate.edu

The clarion call of “Humanities Under Attack!” is by now an academic commonplace.

CFP: Special Issue on Teaching Old Norse Literature (proposals due Aug. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching
contact email: 
john.sexton@bridgew.edu

The New England Saga Society is pleased to announce plans for a special issue of Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching (SMART).

Navigating the Online Classroom: A Roundtable Discussion (NeMLA Conference - Harrisburg, PA - April 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen McDonald, Ph.D. / Norwich University
contact email: 
kmcdonal@norwich.edu

Amidst a city steeped in history, this session will focus attention on the future: online education.

Special Issue: Feminisms, Academia, Austerity

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Gender Studies
contact email: 
helen.davies@tees.ac.uk

JOURNAL OF GENDER STUDIES
Special Issue 2014: Call for Papers

‘Feminisms, Academia, Austerity’
Guest Editors: Helen Davies and Claire O’Callaghan
(JGS Editor: Blu Tirohl)

Beyond 'SparkNotes': Motivating Student Engagement, NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014, Harrisburg, PA (abstract by Sep. 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nford@sju.edu, Mary.Sizemore@lsco.edu

This roundtable addresses the realities of students’ reading and interpretive practices and explores practical, innovative ways instructors can promote direct engagement with literature and other te

Anaphora Looking for New Journal and Press Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
director@anaphoraliterary.com

If you have a strong publication record, and if you are tenured in your academic or publishing job, please send a note of interest in participating as a Board Member of the Anaphora Literary Press, an

Rhetoric Society of America Conference - Popular Genres Panel - June 7, 2013 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
director@anaphoraliterary.com

I plan on submitting a panel proposal to the Rhetoric Society conference coming up in May 2014. I would like to find 2-3 other presenters for my panel.

Common Ground, Conference Date October 25,2013, Proposals due October 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.com
Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 25, 2013
Theme: Common Ground

Luncheon Speakers: Artist David Small & Writer Sarah Stewart

[REMINDER] Allegory Studies? (abstracts deadline 31 May)

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

[UPDATE - deadline extended] 5th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference, September 20-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Folklife Center / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

 

Popular and Current Art Submissions and Criticism Wanted: Open Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Faktorovich, Ph.D./ Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
director@anaphoraliterary.com

While great works of literature were written in the 19th century and prior, we live today in an age with major problems and solutions in the realm of art and communication that should be addressed by

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Check the website, apollonejournal.org, for submission details on publication, or for an application to work with us

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

CFP: Aloha at Risk: Education in Hawaii (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Interstitial Press
contact email: 
editors@interstitialjournal.com


Since the release of “A Nation At Risk” in 1983, public education has been subjected to increased scrutiny from political officials, parents, and concerned citizens.

SAMLA Special Session on Creating or Expanding a BA Program in English During Uncertain Times (June 20th- Abstract Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Special Session- November 8-10, Atlanta
contact email: 
SOrtolano@edison.edu

This panel invites participants from any college or university where there is an interest in building a B.A. in English or establishing a new programmatic track within the discipline.

Call for Papers - Patents for Humanity Special Issue - August 23 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Vergara/ Technology and Innovation - Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors
contact email: 
tijournal@research.usf.edu

In recognition of the USPTO’s Patents for Humanity program, Technology and Innovation - Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors, will be publishing a special issue highlighting influential

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching: General Studies Learning Communities in a Post Humanities World; April 3-6, NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Dotterman/Adelphi University
contact email: 
Dotterman@Adelphi.edu

While the rising cost of college education, spiraling student debt, and a changing global job market have impelled university administrators to redefine and/or remodel the core curriculum in the inter

Comparative Innovations Workshop- Call for Participants- May 24th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London /AHRC Forms of Innovation Project
contact email: 
comparativeinnovations@formsofinnovation.com

Comparative literature, by its multidisciplinary nature, may be well matched to innovation in the digital humanities.

‘Is the Biographer an Artist?’: Tracing Authority within Collected Remembrance--NeMLA 2014 April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Weldy Boyd
contact email: 
weldy@usc.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Call for Papers - The Journal of Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness

full name / name of organization: 
Frederick Alex / The Blue Water Institute
contact email: 
falex@thebluewaterinstitute.com

Call for Papers

Culture Identity Diversity: The Challenge of Multicultural Classes

full name / name of organization: 
Daniela D'Eugenio - Graduate Center (CUNY)
contact email: 
ddeugenio@gc.cuny.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University
Deadline: September 30, 2013

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