category: professional topics

[UPDATE] Deadline February 28: Textual Overtures: Texts, Technologies, and Remediations

full name / name of organization: 
Washington State University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is a graduate-level peer-reviewed open-access journal published online that offers a space in which rhetoric, composition, and literature can coexist and create a harmony of textual

Newer New or Coming After? Americanist Literary Criticism at the Present Moment (MLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jed Dobson
contact email: 
james.e.dobson@dartmouth.edu

This special session panel seeks papers that reflect on the work of the New Americanists. Abstracts (300-500 words) and brief cv by 15 March 2013; Jed Dobson (james.e.dobson@dartmouth.edu).

Call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Communication and Health
contact email: 
communicationandhealth@gmail.com

The International Journal of Communication and Health is an on-line peer-reviewed journal interested in any aspect related to health communication.

MLA 2014 Special Session: Beyond the Proto-Monograph: New Models for the Dissertation (

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Powell
contact email: 
djpowell@uvic.ca

Focus on how the dissertation should/is changing in response to the digital turn, doctoral reform, or various 'crises.'

Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: Professions, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of West Georgia, 28th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities
contact email: 
uwgconference2013@gmail.com

"Professions"
28th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities
Sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Introductions: Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2013 – 15th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2013 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre - Pacific And Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lyndseylefebvre@gmail.com

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association – November 1-3rd at Bahia Resort Hotel, in San Diego, California.

Academy as Community: English and American Studies in Portugal and Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Portuguese Association of Anglo-American Studies APEAA | University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies ULICES
contact email: 
academycommunity13@gmail.com

34th APEAA Meeting

Academy as Community:
English and American Studies in Portugal and Europe

Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon
9-10 May 2013

RMMLA 2013, Oct. 10-12, Vancouver, WA - Teaching Literature through Travel and Off-Campus Study

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
marla.arbach@gmail.com

We are now accepting proposals for the Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature through Travel and Off-Campus Study session at the 2013 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention.

Panel on Princesses in Popular Culture, 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

Panel -- Once Upon a Time: The Impact of Princess Culture on Girls

And they lived happily ever after, or did they?

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition [SCMLA New Orleans 10/3/13-10/5/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 70th Annual Convention

CFP: 8th International Workshop on Critical Information Infrastructures Security (CRITIS 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
8th International Workshop on Critical Information Infrastructures Security (CRITIS 2013)
contact email: 
critis2013@gmail.com

8th International Workshop on
Critical Information Infrastructures Security (CRITIS 2013)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

September 16-18, 2013

http://www.critis2013.nl

Designing and Teaching Interdisciplinary Courses - RMMLA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Conference, Vancouver, Washington, October 10-12, 2013
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite presentations on any aspect of interdisciplinary teaching with focus on strategies for integrating multiple perspectives and approaches into a course while maintaining an overall sense of co

Academic Exchange Quarterly Special Issue: Leadership and Writing Programs Aug. 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
cl830@nova.edu

Focus: This issue will examine effective leadership practices in college and university writing programs, including first-year composition, basic writing, and ELL/ESL writing programs; undergraduate a

A Re-examination of Private Military and Security Companies - Abstracts due: April 1, 2013 - Papers due: July 8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
STAIR, Oxford University
contact email: 
STAIRjournalPMSC@gmail.com

CFP - A Re-examination of Private Military and Security Companies - STAIR - OXFORD UNIVERSITY

Abstracts due: April 1, 2013
Papers due: July 8, 2013
Maximum length of articles: 6000 words

MMLA 2013 Special Session (Proposed): Is the Artist Present?: Post-Modern Conceptions of the Author (Milwaukee; Nov. 7-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
W Brett Wiley (MVNU)
contact email: 
bwiley1@mvnu.edu

In Marina Abramović’s retrospective show at MOMA entitled The Artist Is Present, she invited visitors to sit silently across from her for as long as they chose.

[Update] Contemporary Rhetorical Theory - RMMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
thubbs2@lsu.edu

This session seeks papers on any aspect of contemporary rhetorical theory.

[UPDATE] Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
victoria.symons@ucl.ac.uk

The Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series (EMICS) is pleased to present ‘Stasis in the Medieval World’, to be held at University College London on 13th-14th April 2013.

HACU's 2013 Annual Conference Call for Presentations DEADLINE: April 19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
contact email: 
darlene.martin@hacu.net.

HACU's 2013 Annual Conference Call for Papers
DEADLINE: April 19, 2013

Teaching and Hospitality (MLA, Chicago 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Stratman, John Brown University
contact email: 
jstratman@jbu.edu

This roundtable will explore how hospitality as a metaphor for teaching informs particular pedagogical decisions. How does "hospitality" conceptualize the teaching/learning experience?

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.4

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 12.4

Arctic Energy Summt on October 8-10, 2013, Papers due by April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of the North
contact email: 
gcooper@institutenorth.org

The 2013 Arctic Energy Summit announces a call for papers (https://www.institutenorth.org/programs/arctic-advocacy-infrastructure/e...

DUI 2013 Call for Participation. Jun 24, 2013 - Jun 27, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
DUI 2013 - 3rd Workshop on Distributed User Interfaces: Models, Methods and Tools
contact email: 
hfardoun@kau.edu.sa

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

3rd Workshop on Distributed User Interfaces: Models, Methods and Tools
EICS 2013 Workshop

The Seventh World Universities Forum

full name / name of organization: 
common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
conferencedirector@home.commongroundpublishing.com

Call for Papers

CALL FOR RESEARCH & EMPIRICAL PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
JM INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHERS
contact email: 
jmacademyitm@gmail.com

JM INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHERS

web: www.jmijp.com
e-mail: jmacademyitm@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH & EMPIRICAL PAPERS

Dear Friends,

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex, UK
contact email: 
purity@excursions-journal.org.uk

PURITY: A Call For Papers

"Vulnerability and Survivalism of Humanities in Corporatized Academia" MLA14 Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue/Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

Vulnerability and Survivalism of Humanities in Corporatized Academia

MLA 2014 in Chicago. Session Arranged by the Community College Humanities Association (an Allied Organization of the MLA).

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing; new resource)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Contributions are solicited for a web resource on teaching English literature at the college/university level, Teaching College Literature (http://teachingcollegelit.com).

[UPDATE] South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

Call for Screendance (Dance Film/Media) Papers for April Conference, Burgundy France

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy
contact email: 
info@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) seeks 20 minute presentations for its screendance conference to be held April 5, 2013 at the National Theatre of Burgundy (one hour by train

Women, Work, and the Web: How the Web Creates Entrepreneurial Opportunities

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

NWSA 2013: Aging Studies/Aging Students: The Politics of Age and the Feminist Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Cattrell, Western Carolina University
contact email: 
macattrell@wcu.edu

CFP for the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio, November 7-10, 2013
Abstract deadline: February 15, 2013

Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013,European Scientific Institute and the University Grigol Robakidze,
contact email: 
contact@emforum.eu

http://www.emforum.eu/
Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum
Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013

Transnational Professional Relations in the Twentieth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Stephan Petzold (University of Leeds)
contact email: 
s.petzold@leeds.ac.uk

‘Transnational Professional Relations in the Twentieth Century’, Workshop at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, 20-21 June 2013

[UPDATE] At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces, Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference at UCLA

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Los Angeles
contact email: 
surfaces2013@gmail.com

CFP: Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference at UCLA

At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces

Friday, May 31, 2013 at UCLA

Keynote speakers:
Professor Rachel Lee (UCLA)

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