category: professional topics

Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
dsimms@siue.edu

Polymath is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to interdisciplinarity, published in quarterly installments in an electronic format at no charge to its readers.

IJE 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Engineering (IJE)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

About IJE

Oklahoma State English Conference: Transforming Words, March 4-5 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

Anthology: Graduate Student Essays on Creative Writing Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Drew, Joseph Rein, David Yost/University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
contact email: 
dispatchesfromthefront@yahoo.com

We are currently seeking additional chapters for Dispatches from the Classroom, an anthology composed by current or recent graduate students, containing essays linking the theoretical foundations of c

"1925 – 2010: From Flappers to Facebook" April 12-14, 2011 San Antonio, TX

full name / name of organization: 
San Antonio College Multicultural Conference
contact email: 
lcoleman@alamo.edu

Coinciding with the 85th anniversary of the founding of San Antonio College in 1925, this year’s conference will emphasize developments over the past 85 years, as played out in culture, the arts, po

Thinking Gender 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Women Thinking Gender Graduate Research Conference
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, sexuality and gender across all disciplines and historical periods.

The Future of Literary Studies, 1500-1800 (March 11-12, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
EMCconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE December 10, 2010

Extended Deadline! BWe Special Issue: Multimodal Composing

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Gleason
contact email: 
bgleason@ccny.cuny.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 15th!

Multimodal Composing: Council on Basic Writing
Opportunities and Challenges
in Basic Writing Contexts

BWe Guest Editor:

Women of Color and Trauma in Narratives of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
patricia.hopkins@cnu.edu

Voices are central to the treatment of trauma, and it is this centrality that makes the connection between trauma and literature so rich.

Trauma and the Woman of Color in Narratives of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
patricia.hopkins@cnu.edu

Women’s roles are historically remembered as primarily passive on both sides of “the color line”: while White women’s bodies have historically been protected and defended, women of color have

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege - March4-6th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

“Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.” G. K. Chesterton, Defendant (1901)

Contemporary Interpretations

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”
CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

Manifest Identity [UPDATE] - February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
February 25-26, 2011

At our second annual Association of English Graduate Students Symposium, we wish to explore the many ways that identity manifests itself as an object for study. The concept of identity permeates every text, from its narrator’s organizing gaze to the the genre in which it is catalogued. Indeed, we invite you to question the term “text” itself, as “text” has come to be identified as anything from a novel to a Facebook page to a film.

3 Year UK PhD Studentship (fees + bursary) on Korean Horror Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Peirse, University of Northumbria
contact email: 
alison.peirse@northumbria.ac.uk

The Department of Arts, University of Northumbria (Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK) is advertising a PhD studentship entitled 'A History of Korean Horror Cinema' to begin January 2011. The studentship comprises of a tuition fee waiver, an anuual bursary of £7000, access to research expenses and a dedicated work station.

[UPDATE] Feminism and Teaching Symposium - 2nd Call for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Feminism and Teaching Network
contact email: 
feminismandteaching@nottingham.ac.uk

8th-9th April 2011 University of Nottingham

This is a two-day interdisciplinary symposium that will explore the relationships between feminism and teaching.

Southern Literature and Culture April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely San Antonio, TX from April 20-23 at the Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio, 101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205 210-223-1000.

2011 Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference (17-19 March 2011) at UNC Asheville

full name / name of organization: 
The Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
bhobby@unca.edu

Call for Papers and Panels
35th Annual PAC Conference
17-19 March 2011
University of North Carolina at Asheville

CFP-Civic Education

full name / name of organization: 
Dorsía Smith Silva and Jamila Lyn
contact email: 
civiceducationproject@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
We are seeking submissions for an edited collection on

Civic Education

Editors: Dorsía Smith Silva and Jamila Lyn Publication Date: 2012

CFP: MLA Convention 2012 - "Any 'Volunteers'?: Graduate Student Service Work"

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Asociation
contact email: 
hsteffen@andrew.cmu.edu

This roundtable asks how this often unpaid, unacknowledged labor shapes graduate student experiences, the university, and the profession.

Call for Chapters, Manufacturing Phobias

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jeff Shantz and Dr. Hisham Ramadan
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Shantz@kwantlen.ca and Hisham.Ramadan@kwantlen.ca

Call for Chapters: Manufacturing phobias

[REMINDER] CFP: British Women Writers Conference 2011 -- "Curiosities"

full name / name of organization: 
Eugenia Gonzalez
contact email: 
eugenia.osu@gmail.com

The 19th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Deadline: November 1, 2010

Website: http://bwwc2011.osu.edu

SCCC Fourth Annual Creative Writing Festival 5/7/11 -- Call for Proposals (Workshops and Panel Discussions)

full name / name of organization: 
Suffolk County Community College
contact email: 
cwfest@gmail.com

The English Departments at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island will be holding the Fourth Annual Creative Writing Festival on Saturday, May 7, 2011.

CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Annual Conference, February 18-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
cubasga@gmail.com

The University of Colorado at Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association is now welcoming submissions of 250-word paper abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on February 18-20, 2011.

Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion [Update] Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion
contact email: 
dwayne_mack@berea.edu

The editors of the collection of essays tentatively titled Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion, invite faculty members from the afore

[UPDATE] General Issue - Essays Due October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Due to a thinner-than-expected stack of submissions for our "19th Century British Literature" call for papers, we have decided to expand this issue into a general issue.

21st Annual International Virginia Woolf Conference - 'Contradictory Woolf'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
J.Goldman@englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

Call for Papers
CONTRADICTORY WOOLF
21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL VIRGINIA WOOLF CONFERENCE

University of Glasgow
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th June 2011

Education, Teaching and History Area due December 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ejanak@uwyo.edu

Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association
Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Reviewing and Renewing Feminist Writing Pedagogies Roundtable -- at NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
at NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10, 2011
contact email: 
christy.wenger@lehigh.edu

Reviewing and Renewing Feminist Writing Pedagogies Roundtable -- at NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10, 2011
full name / name of organization:

contact email:
christy.wenger@lehigh.edu

[UPDATE]Teaching World Literature: Perspective and Pedagogy/March 18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
Khalil Elayan

This conference incorporates discussion of curriculum, methodology, and assessment of the world literature course.

Transnational Writing Program Administration - Call for submissions for the edited collection - Deadline 12.1.01

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. David S. Martins, Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Dsmgla@rit.edu

This edited collection, Transnational Writing Program Administration, aims to focus wide-spread disciplinary attention to the issues of transnational writing program administration.

Currents in Electronic Literacy (2011) - Writing with Sound

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

Currents in Electronic Literacy (ISSN 1524-6493) solicits submissions related to the theme below. Submissions are due on Monday, January 10, 2011.

Spring 2011 issue: Writing with Sound

Workshop on digital Shakespeare at the WSC in Prague

full name / name of organization: 
International Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
psdlit@mit.edu

Ninth World Shakespeare Congress, Prague 2011

Call for Participants

Workshop: Global Shakespeares in the Digital Archive

Deadline: November 30, 2010

Technology and Active Learning in the Literature or Composition Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst / College English Association
contact email: 
cernst@hilbert.edu

For College English Association Conference in St. Petersburg, FL, March 31-April 2, 2011.
• New Technology & Active Learning in the Literature or Composition Classroom

CFP: Peripheral Visions: Suburbs, Representation and Innovation (UK) 17-18 June 2011, CFP Deadline: 1 Feb 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University London - Centre for Suburban studies
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Peripheral Visions
Suburbs, Representation and Innovation
Kingston University, United Kingdom, 17-18 June 2011

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