category: professional topics

THATCamp Wisconsin: "Big Ideas for Small Campuses" (Aug. 9, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Carroll University
contact email: 
jgarriso@carrollu.edu

THATCamp stands for “The Humanities and Technology Camp.” It is an unconference: an open, inexpensive meeting where humanists and technologists of all skill levels learn and build together in sess

Contemporary American Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

The genre of creative nonfiction—exemplified both by engaging, intellectual essays and by narratives with attention to literary style—has received increasing scholarly and public attention.

Call for Abstracts/Book:"A Practical Guide to Prepare Graduate Students of Color for their First Job in Academia"

full name / name of organization: 
Dwayne Mack and Elwood Watson
contact email: 
dwayne_mack@berea.edu

The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today, Keynote: Charles Altieri, Oct. 11-12, Philadelphia, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Temple University: Graduate English Association
contact email: 
templegeaconf@gmail.com

The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today
October 11th-12th, 2013
Temple University: Philadelphia, PA
Keynote: Charles Altieri (Berkeley)

Making Libraries Integral in the Lives of Baby Boomers

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

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

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

Creative Management of Small Public Libraries in the 21st Century

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

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Writing After Retirement: Tips by Successful Retired Writers

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

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

‘Bibliography in the Digital Age’ conference: Sydney, Australia, 20–22 November 2013 [CFP deadline 26 July]

full name / name of organization: 
Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand (BSANZ)
contact email: 
mpatton@sl.nsw.gov.au

The annual conference of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand will be held at the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, 20–22 November 2013 on the theme of ‘Bibliography

CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT

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

Call for Papers: CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

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

Telling Stories: Personal Narrative in Writing Instruction

full name / name of organization: 
Duncan Koerber
contact email: 
dkoerber@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS
(Proposal deadline: June 15, 2013)

Telling Stories: Personal Narrative in Writing Instruction
Editors: Duncan Koerber (York University); Robert G. Price (University of Toronto)

[UPDATE] The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy: Submission Deadline Extended to June 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP)
contact email: 
editors@jitpedagogy.org

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy invites work that explores critical and creative uses of interactive technology in teaching, learning, and research.

ACIS Midwest Regional Conference (Deadline: August 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acismidwest@gmail.com

The 37th annual ACIS Midwest Regional Conference in Iowa City (October 10-12, 2013) welcomes proposals for papers on any and all topics related to Irish studies – from new and existing ACIS members,

MMLA 2013: Design and the Digital Humanities (deadline: May 31)

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

With this year’s MMLA conference theme of “Art & Artifice,” the new Permanent Section on Digital Humanities will explore issues of, experiments with, and provocations on design.

Reconstruction 13.1, How Did I Write That?

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

Announcing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture Issue 13.1 “How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process”

edited by Alan Clinton and Angela Flury

UPDATE: Extended CFP Deadline PAMLA Conference (11/1-3, 2013, Bahia Resort, San Diego): Now May 12

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.net

Forty approved sessions for the November 1-3, 2013 PAMLA Conference (at the Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, California) have extended their paper proposal deadline until May 12.

Circling Our Wagons: Reflections on Hip-Hop Landscape(s) Conference April 11-13 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

In Hip Hop Wars, Tricia Rose argues that, “Hip Hop has become a primary means by which we talk about race in the United States.” Rose’s insight delves into the historical evolution of the genre

Creating ans Sustaining Community in Challenging Times

full name / name of organization: 
Terry Novak/Atlantic Center for Learning Communities
contact email: 
tnovak@jwu.edu

The 13th annual Atlantic Center for Learning Communities Curriculum Planning Retreat will be held October 23-October 25, 2013 at Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center in West Hartford, CT.

BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Reflection Mentoring Services
contact email: 
reflection.edu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - Thirteenth Issue of Online Journal BARNOLIPI (http://www.barnolipi.com).

BARNOLIPI is an Interdisciplinary International Research Journal

[UPDATE] New Narratives of Disaster and Crisis: Reflecting on 9/11in the Obama Era -- Proposals Due 5/31/2013

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Chairpersons
contact email: 
newessayson911@gmail.com

Chairpersons of the 2012-2014 SAMLA 9/11 and Literature special sessions seek high quality, previously unpublished submissions to supplement a strong collection of essays emerging from the 2012 and 20

CFP: Teaching the Writing of Age and Aging in the Creative Writing Classroom (May 12 Deadline; November 1-3, 2013 PAMLA Conf)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rudermar@msudenver.edu

Please submit a proposal by May 12 to the "Teaching the Writing of Age and Aging in the Creative Writing Classroom" session, an approved session for the November 1-3, 3013 PAMLA Conference in San Dieg

UPDATE: Engaging Student Learning in Non-Traditional Formats

full name / name of organization: 
Prudence Layne/Elon University
contact email: 
playne@elon.edu

**Please see the timeline update to this CFP since its initial positing.**

CFP: Abstracts for edited collection
Engaging Student Learning in Non-Traditional Formats
Deadline: May 15th, 2013

COLLECTION: Shakespeare: Institutional Discourse, Decadence, and Decorum.

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Kahan/University of La Verne
contact email: 
Shakespearecenter@laverne.edu

Whether dealing with Shakespearean chotchkies, comic books, adult films, alte

Being Non/Human - abstract deadline: Friday 2nd August

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
being.non.human@gmail.com

This is a call for papers from postgraduate students and early career researchers for a new interdisciplinary discussion group (starting in the upcoming academic year at King’s College London)

[UPDATE] PAMLA 2013 (Nov. 1-3) - World Literature in Theory and in Practice - Extended Deadline: May 12

full name / name of organization: 
William Arighi
contact email: 
warighi@uw.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 12th

Call for Submissions- Catholic Library World

full name / name of organization: 
Sigrid Kelsey / Catholic Library Association
contact email: 
skelsey@lsu.edu

Submissions are being accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming issues of Catholic Library World.

Classroom Challenges: Enabling the Disabled When Our Own Hands are Tied

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

The Atrium seeks your own stories of current challenges with students who are themselves challenged by physical, mental, and economic disablements.

[UPDATE] Writing and Rhetoric in Popular Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
c.n.blankenship@gmail.com

The Writing and Rhetoric in Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

CFP: "Publishing the Archive" for Archive Journal (Due: 6/3/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Korey Jackson / Archive Journal
contact email: 
kjackson@anvilacademic.org

The International Conference on Managing the Asian Century 2013, Singapore July 11th-13th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
James Cook University, Australia (Singapore Campus)
contact email: 
Professor Purnendu Mandal; purnendu.mandal@jcu.edu.au

International Conference on Managing the Asian Century 2013
Where: Singapore
When: 11-13 July 2013
Hosted By: JCU Singapore - a campus of James Cook University Australia

CONFERENCE THEME

Building the Degree: The Potential and Pitfalls of Establishing a B.A. Program in English During Uncertain Times

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.

Public Engaging using the Digital - A Postgraduate Training Event for Arts/Humanities Students

full name / name of organization: 
The C21 Scholar
contact email: 
oxford@thec21scholar.com

Monday 17 June 2013, University of Oxford

Transforming Postgraduate Research: Engaging with the Digital World

The event will include keynote addresses by:

CFP: Growing LCTLs: A Forum for the Less Commonly Taught Languages at CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context (ILETC)
contact email: 
iletc@gc.cuny.edu

The Institute for Language Education in Transcultural Context (ILETC) invites you to participate in Growing LCTLs: A Forum for the Less Commonly Taught Languages at CUNY on May 3rd at the Graduate Cen

DH SoCal Research Slam

full name / name of organization: 
DH SoCal
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

DH SoCal is a network dedicated to building community and collaboration amongst digital humanists in Southern California.

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