category: professional topics

Fragments of Time

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University, English Department
contact email: 
fragments.of.time.conference@gmail.com

Fragments of Time
A conference on literature and culture open to all

Speaking in Two Voices: Academics Parenting Children with Disabilities

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.

Challenger Unbound

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jonathan Cranfield (j.l.cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk) and Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)
contact email: 
Dr Jonathan Cranfield (j.l.cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk) and Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)

Challenger Unbound
Departme

Interdisciplinarity and the Job Market

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014
contact email: 
RnSpear@gmaill.com AND bspence@complit.umass.edu

Navigating interdisciplinarity when on the job market is tricky, and interdisciplinarians often shortchange specialties to fit traditional calls.

CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous Journal: Volume 3, Number 2, Themed Issue on Monstrous Beauty and the Beauty of Monstrosity

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

Current Call for Submissions

Volume 3, Number 2, Themed Issue on Monstrous Beauty and the Beauty of Monstrosity

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today, Oct. 11-12, Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today
contact email: 
templegeaconf@gmail.com

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

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English / 14-17 July 2014 / Lincoln, UK / Deadline: 1st November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
WHN@lincoln.ac.uk

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English
3rd Biennial International Conference
14-17 July 2014, University of Lincoln, UK

CALL FOR PAPERS

CEA Conference "Horizons"

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

College English Association
45th Annual Conference

Horizons

March 27-29

Hyatt Regency, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Submission deadline: November 1, 2013 at www.cea-web.org

Call for Images: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World (Special Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Review
contact email: 
sar@gsu.edu

In keeping with SAMLA's 2011 special focus, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” the 77.1 special issue of South Atlantic Review seeks original images for proposed journal covers that addres

Asperger's Syndrome in Literature, Film, and Television

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Brooks /PCA Chicago 2014
contact email: 
chris.brooks@wichita.edu

Characters in recent and current narrative forms (film, TV, fiction) represent possible disorders/syndromes/gifted traits ranging from Autism to Asperger's Syndrome.

CFP: 2nd Global Conference: Innocents(ce) Abroad: Cinematic Depictions of the Ongoing Ramifications of American Foreign Policy

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hw2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Innocents(ce) Abroad: Cinematic Depictions of the Ongoing Ramifications of American Foreign Policy

Sunday 10th November 2013 – Tuesday 12th November 2013
Athens, Greece

[Update] extended deadline, 28th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of West Georgia
contact email: 
uwgconference2013@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JULY 22, 2013
Professions

“Language Speaks Us” CFP, Puerto Rico, 14-15 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association—Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

The Canon and Cultural Studies in the Composition Classroom - NeMLA, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Host: Susquehanna University
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu, wal209@lehigh.edu

Since the "culture wars" of the 1980s and 90s, the significance of canonical authors towards a general education has been argued by both the left and right.

NeMLA April 3-6, 2014 Roundtable: Pedagogical Approaches to the Literature of the Caribbean Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kim_evelyn@my.uri.edu

NeMLA 2014 Roundtable: Pedagogical Approaches to the Literature of the Caribbean Diaspora

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal - 31 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context / Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc.

evoMUSART 2014 - First Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
evoSTAR
contact email: 
jj@udc.es

evoMUSART 2014 - First Call For Papers

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*DEADLINE EXTENDED*--QUIET:The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking (SAMLA: 11/8-10/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Myrna Santos
contact email: 
eslcare@aol.com or smyrna@nova.edu

We live in a world of people who seemingly cannot stop talking, and often this situation presents a competition of who is able to attract the most attention.

BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online International Journal

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

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

BARNOLIPI is an Interdisciplinary International Research Journal

CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT : update

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.

CFP: Shakespearean Journeys: 1st ASA Conference (Taipei, 5/15-17/2014; deadline 8/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Asian Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
admin@AsianShakespeare.org

CALL FOR PAPERS and SEMINAR PROPOSALS

Shakespearean Journeys:
The Inaugural Conference of the Asian Shakespeare Association

Taipei, 15-17 May 2014

Guest Bloggers Wanted: Interesting Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interesting Literature: A Library of Literary Interestingness
contact email: 
O.M.Tearle@lboro.ac.uk

Interesting Literature is a blog which features regular posts on all aspects of literature, from Shakespeare to F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce to J. R. R. Tolkien, Aeschylus to Sherlock Holmes.

[UPDATE] THATCamp Wisconsin (Aug. 9 2013 / Register by July 9!)

full name / name of organization: 
THATCamp Wisconsin (hosted by Carroll University)
contact email: 
jgarriso@carrollu.edu

This THATCamp is free, but spaces are filling fast! Please register by July 9th to ensure you have a spot.

Exegesis CFP 'Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis e-journal
contact email: 
chief.editor@exegesisjournal.org

Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined

‘Any landscape is a condition of the spirit’
- HENRI FREDERIC AMIEL

Essays on teaching HBO's The Wire (due September 3, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Naomi Crummey and Dr. Karen Dillon, Blackburn College
contact email: 
ncrummey@gmail; karenleedillon@gmail.com

Considered one of the greatest television programs and one of the greatest contemporary American narratives of all time, The Wire has received much scholarly and critical attention since its run on HB

Into The Pensieve: The Harry Potter Generation in Retrospect, NeMLA 2014 4/3-4/6

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
lauere@sunysuffolk.edu

As professors, we now teach the first generation of students to grow up reading Rowling’s books and watching the movies based on them.

Landscapes: Digital, Real, Imagined

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis Journal
contact email: 
chief.editor@exegesisjournal.org

Exegesis, the peer-reviewed academic e-journal of the English Department at Royal Holloway, University of London, is now accepting submissions for the Autumn 2013 edition on Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined. For this issue we hope to attract creative writing dealing with the notion of landscape, broadly considered, as well as literary, historical and other critical readings informed by considerations of space, form and location.

CFP: Disaster Planning for Archives and Their Communities (CFP deadline August 1, 2013; symposium October 7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York
contact email: 
admin@nycarchivists.org

As we approach the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, train service has been restored to the Rockaways and City beaches have opened for the summer, however many archives, libraries, museums and

On Being a Professor, October 18th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra E. Weissinger/ Polymath
contact email: 
sweissi@siue.edu

This special issue of Polymath invites scholars from across the academy, regardless of discipline, rank or employment status, to contribute to our knowledge concerning the experience of being a profes

Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions, Oct. 2-3, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Claflin University Department of English and Foreign Languages
contact email: 
mwong@claflin.edu

Theme: Reading and Writing across the Curriculum

Keynote Speaker: Ms. Nahid Rachlin, renowned fiction writer and memoirist, also teaches at the New School University, New York City

CDE Conference 2014 – CFP: “Theatre and History: Cultural Transformations”

full name / name of organization: 
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
contact email: 
ute.berns@uni-hamburg.de

23rd Annual CDE Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 19 June - 22 June 2014

CFP: Making Meaning with the Work of N. Katherine Hayles, SAMLA, Nov. 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Page Whittaker/SAMLA Literary Criticism Discussion Circle
contact email: 
lynnpw@uga.edu

This panel seeks to explore a wide range of research that engages the writings of N. Katherine Hayles, SAMLA 85 Critical Plenary Speaker.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON "REVISION: EDITING ACROSS DISCIPLINES"

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: The University of Edinburgh's Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org; forum.conference.edit@gmail.com

We are very happy to announce that REGISTRATION is now open for the FORUM Postgraduate Conference on ReVision: Editing Across Disciplines (15th and 16th July 2013, The University of Edinburgh).

SAMLA 85 in Atlanta: Contemporary American Creative Non-Fiction

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

ADVANCED WRITING
Contemporary American Creative Nonfiction

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP Marginalised Mainstream 2013: Fading and Emerging [17 June]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2013
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

Senate House, University of London
12-13 September 2013

Plenary speakers include:

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