category: professional topics

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED [February 7] for Composing Live(s) Symposium - March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

[UPDATE]The 8th International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management(ICSSSM’11)

full name / name of organization: 
BusinessSchool, Nankai University, China
contact email: 
icsssm11@gmail.com

http://ibs.nankai.edu.cn/ICSSSM11

Co-Sponsored by:

IEEE SMC

Nankai University

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tsinghua University

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Association of College Composition
contact email: 
lacc2011@louisiana.edu

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, LA
March 17-19, 2011

Conference website now online: http://la-cc.org/lacc2011
NOTE: New deadline for abstracts is now February 15, 2011.

[UPDATE] Counterfeiting or Teaching? Using English Renaissance Poetry to Teach Non-Literary Skills [SAMLA, Atlanta, Nov. 4-6]

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Mills, Southeastern Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
engsdm@langate.gsu.edu

"Counterfeiting or Teaching? Using English Renaissance Poetry to Teach Non-Literary Skills"

SCMLA Technical Writing session (Proposals 3/28/11, Conference 10/27-29/11)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
suanna.davis@hccs.edu

Deadline: March 28, 2011

The topic is open. We are, however, particularly interested in presentations that address the integration of new media into the technical writing classroom.

Special Issue on: "Organisational Sustainable Development and Accountability"

full name / name of organization: 
Macquarie University
contact email: 
zoe.wong@mq.edu.au

International Journal of Organisational Design and Engineering (IJODE)

Call for Papers

Special Issue on: "Organisational Sustainable Development and Accountability"

Guest Editors:

The Next Great Wave? Disruptive Technology, Innovation, Business, & Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
contact email: 
nextgreatwave@nait.ca; jeninec@nait.ca

Defined very loosely as relatively untested technologies that emerge into mainstream culture without a framing business model, disruptive technologies generate sudden and great appeal among users.

CFP: Special Issue for Northrop Frye Centenary Submissions July 15

full name / name of organization: 
ESC: English Studies in Canada
contact email: 
mnicholson@tru.ca

Call for Papers
Special issue of ESC: English Studies in Canada
on Northrop Frye on the occasion of the centenary of his birth

March 25, 2011: University of Connecticut 6th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing, Proposals Due Feb 21

full name / name of organization: 
University of Connecticut Freshman English Program
contact email: 
fe.uconn@gmail.com

The University of Connecticut’s Freshman English Program is calling for presentation, panel, and roundtable proposals from instructors of writing (in all disciplines and programs) for our Sixth Annu

Victorian Medievalisms: Speculum Societatis—A Mirror for Society

full name / name of organization: 
BemidjiState University British Studies
contact email: 
scook@bemidjistate.edu;lswain@bemidjistate.edu

The Victorian Age in many ways looked back to the medieval period as a time that was more stable, that embodied ideals to be emulated in the modern world, for examples of sound leadership, orthodox be

LGBT Debut Panel for ATHE 2011: “A Queerer Time, A Queerer Place” (August 11-14, 2011; proposals due March 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
LGBT Focus Group / Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
ngs9@cornell.edu

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have not yet presented at a

CFP: Heroes and Villains: Justice and Punishment 3 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hv3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Heroes and Villains: Justice and Punishment

Saturday 10th September – Monday 12th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

CFP: Fear, Horror and Terror 5 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Fear, Horror and Terror

Tuesday 6th September 2011 – Thursday 8th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Leo Bersani, Henry James: Henry James Review; deadline: Mar. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

Leo Bersani’s 1976 A Future for Astyanax: Character and Desire in Literature was, at the time of its publication, a pathbreaking work of literary criticism and theory.

CFP: Making Sense Of - Health, Illness and Disease 10 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hid10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

Tuesday 6th September – Thursday 8th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for papers

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel - DEADLINE EXTENDED: New Deadline: February 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel
DEADLINE EXTENDED! New deadline: February 15, 2011

[UPDATE] Eighteenth-Century Studies and the State of Education

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries (The Defoe Society)
contact email: 
Holly.Nelson@twu.ca

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its third issue, which will appear in September 2011: Eighteenth-Century Studies and the State of Education.

Writing with Sound - Currents in Electronic Literacy 2011 (New Submissions Date)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Writing and Research Lab - University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
currents@dwrl.utexas.edu

Please note new due date for submissions (Feb 15th, 2011):
(potential submitters should also feel free to contact Currents if a slightly later due date can be met)

AEPL Summer Conference: Perspectives, June 23-26 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning (AEPL)
contact email: 
brucenovak@mac.com

For over ten years, the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning has held annual conferences in a beautiful mountain setting for educators to immerse themselves in a dialogue about what gives th

Generation Vet: Composition, Veterans, and the Post-911 University

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Langstraat
contact email: 
lisa.langstraat@colostate.edu

Call for Papers:
Generation Vet: Composition, Veterans, and the Post-911 University

Teaching Literatures of the Middle East : MLA, January 5-8, 2012 Seattle, WA

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (Special Session)
contact email: 
alib@buffalostate.edu

Pedagogical approaches to teaching Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Hebrew, Armenian and other texts from the Middle East and North Africa. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches welcome.

[UPDATE] February 2, 2011 Deadline for Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 19th annual
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
will be held April 1-2, 2011
at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb,Illinois.
Keynote speaker:

CFP: Fashion 3 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
fashion3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Fashion: Exploring Critical Issues
Thursday 22nd September – Sunday 25th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Literature and Media: Studies in Academic and Popular Culture, March 24-26, 2011, The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
tulsagradconf@gmail.com

This conference aims to explore the ways in which the humanities interact, engage with, and are affected by popular media and popular culture.

New Media and Academia: Public Engagement Training for PGRs, 10th – 11th May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University
contact email: 
helen.j.williams@northumbria.ac.uk

New Media and Academia: Public Engagement Training for PGRs

Conference and Training Day, Northumbria University, 10th – 11th May 2011

Public Diplomacy in Theory and Practice: Culture, Information and Interpretation in Australian-Indian Relations [30/01/2011] ]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Amit Sarwal, Asst. Prof., Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
contact email: 
sarwal.amit@gmail.com

Public Diplomacy in Theory and Practice:
Culture, Information and Interpretation in Australian-Indian Relations

(A Two Day International Conference)

8th & 9th April 2011, New Delhi

Proposal Deadline: February 28, 2011 for Nano-Cyberwarfare and Counterterrorism

full name / name of organization: 
Steven John Thompson, PhD
contact email: 
sthompson@towson.edu

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Proposal Submission Deadline: February 28, 2011
Nano-Cyberwarfare and Counterterrorism: Threat, Attack, Resistance, and Survival Technology Issues

REMINDER - Composing Live(s) Graduate Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

Fin-de-Siècle Pedagogies (MLA, 5-8 January 2012; Deadline: 10 March, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Helena Gurfinkel, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu

May include disseminating sexual “knowledge,” lecture tours, public health education, schools & universities, education & the New Woman, teaching the fin de siècle. Not limited to Anglophone.

UPDATE: CFP Deadline Fast Approaching! Writing Democracy (March 9-11, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
shannon carter/ Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
shannon_carter@tamu-commerce.edu

Commerce, Texas
March 9-11, 2011

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here
CFP: http://writingdemocracy.weebly.com

Deadline 1/15, but open to brief extension if requested.

New Directions - University of Arizona - April 29-30, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory” The University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) April 29-30, 2011.

SCMLA's South Central College English Association: Teaching to Inspire (Oct. 27-29, 2011, Deadline March 20)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association Annual Conference, Hot Springs, Arkansas
contact email: 
jjj9811@louisiana.edu

South Central College English Association is accepting 500 word abstract/proposals by March 20, 2011.

South Central Modern Language Association’s 68th Annual Conference

Hot Springs, Arkansas

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, NJ, Saturday, March 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
McCLURE@ucc.edu

The NJCEA is soliciting papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference.

[UPDATE] Deadline approaching to submit to UW's upcoming Conference on Criticism and Appreication in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.

The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Collins and Mary P. Caulfield. The School of Drama, Film and Music. The University of Dublin, Trinity College.
contact email: 
mail@therestishistory2011.com

Dear Colleagues,

Apologies for cross-posting.

Please see below our general call for papers for our symposium: The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination.

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