category: professional topics

[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

[Update] Special Issue: Teaching Creative Writing (Deadline: March 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Lewis Land / Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
lewis.land@bucknell.edu

The teaching of music, dance, painting and other arts is well-respected in the academy, but in creative writing a myth lingers in the minds of many: you either have “it” or you don’t.

The Problem of Contingency in Higher Education: 10/9/13-11/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
Hybrid Pedagogy
contact email: 
seanmichaelmorris@me.com

The case of Margaret Mary Vojtko made much more public a conversation that’s been heating up in academe.

The Pierian Call for Submissions--Deadline March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Pierian Literary Journal/Albany State University
contact email: 
thepierian@asurams.edu

Currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2014 issue. Accepting unpublished poems (3 max), short stories (1500 word max), one-act plays, and essays (1000 word max).

BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 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).

Craft Critique Culture: (Mis)Leading (April 4-5, 2014: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Annmarie Steffes/Miriam Janechek (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

14th Annual Craft Critique Culture Graduate Student Conferen

[UPDATE] Post-9/11 Narratives of American Im/Emigration (NeMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

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

Teaching World Literature Around the World

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
james.nikopoulos@nu.edu.kz

World Literature as a field of study and as a subject of teaching has moved increasingly to the fore in the United States. But what happens when the teaching of World Literature leaves these shores?

Call for Journal Submissions: January 4, 2014 - What Can't You Do with an English Major?

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 Winter 2014 issue, themed “What Can't You Do With an English Major?” Submissions deadline: January 4, 2014.

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Committee, Graduate Department of English, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“It’s the remix to ignition, hot and fresh out the kitchen...” – R. Kelly, “Ignition”

Special Issue: Teaching Creative Writing (Deadline: March 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
lewis.land@bucknell.edu

The teaching of music, dance, painting and other arts is well-respected in the academy, but in creative writing a myth lingers in the minds of many: you either have “it” or you don’t.

CFP: Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference (May 23-24. 2014): Proposals Due January 5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oceanic Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
cedelson@chaminade.edu

Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 23-24, 2014
Chaminade University of Honolulu
http://oceanicpopularcultureassociation.blogspot.com/

2014 First Ever International Women’s Issues Conference (IWIC): Women at Crossroads: Literacy, Leadership, Power and Technology

full name / name of organization: 
University Central Florida, Women's Studies Program and the College of Education in partnership with International Policy Analysis Center (IPAC)
contact email: 
santana@ucf.edu

Call for Abstracts
Deadline: November 11, 2013.

CFP: 2nd Global Conference: Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference:Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond

Wednesday 14th May – Friday 16th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

6th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf5@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine

Friday 2nd May – Sunday 4th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Embodied Cognition: An Applied Perspective

full name / name of organization: 
Swinburne University of Technology
contact email: 
lchaffey@swin.edu.au

Call for Papers: Embodied Cognition: An Applied Perspective

e-Journal of Applied Psychology (e-JAP)

[UPDATE] Concepts of Identity

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University
contact email: 
bonaconference@gmail.com

On November 15-16, the English Department at St. Bonaventure University will hold a graduate conference concerned with concepts of identity.

[UPDATE] CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwa

4th Global Conference: Living Responsibly (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rl4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Living Responsibly

Tuesday 6th May – Thursday 8th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

One-Day Symposium: New UK Research in Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Bowers / University of Cambridge
contact email: 
kb509@cam.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

One-Day Symposium: "New UK Research in Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature"
co-organised by Dr. Katherine Bowers and Dr. Sarah Young

5th Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Saturday 10th May – Tuesday 13th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

DEADLINE APPROACHING: Speaking in Two Voices: Academics Parenting Children with Disabilities, NeMLA 2013, Harrisburg, 4/3-4/6

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Ridinger-Dotterman, Suffolk County Community College
contact email: 
dotteran@sunysuffolk.edu

The growth of Disability Studies over the past two decades appears as an indication that academe is becoming more inclusive of those with disabilities.

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