category: professional topics

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.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline "Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd," IGA Conference, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2nd-5th August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association, University of Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
ellen.redling@as.uni-heidelberg.de

Recent Gothic studies have increasingly looked into problems associated with the idea of delimitation, both in terms of material and media.

"Upon A Precipice", April 16th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
jada.augustine@gmail.com

AGSE Call For Papers— Upon A Precipice

Public Knowledge Journal Vol. 3, Issue 1 CFP - Media and Society [February 11, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Public Knowledge Journal
contact email: 
Ashley Patriarca (editor[at]pkjournal[dot]org)

Public Knowledge Journal seeks articles, book reviews, essays, interviews and multimedia submissions for Volume 3, Issue 1 on Media and Society.

CFP: 'Cultural Translations' Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 15-16 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Malta
contact email: 
culturaltranslations2011@um.edu.mt

The Department of English of the University of Malta,
with the participation and collaboration of the
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University
and the

Collections and Collaborations: Indiana U Dept of English Grad Conference, March 24-26, deadline extended to Jan. 31 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”
*Extended Deadline: Jan. 31, 2011

Open Words Special Issue on Contingent Labor and Educational Access - June 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Open Words
contact email: 
skahn@wcupa.edu

This special issue of Open Words invites contributors to consider relationships among three issues--contingent labor, educational access, and non-mainstream student populations

[UPDATE] Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

full name / name of organization: 
National Organization for Men Against Sexism
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

NOMAS: NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEN AGAINST SEXISM
36TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEN & MASCULINITY

Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

Florida State University

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline Fast Approaching: Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, EGAD, Texas A&M - Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

Writing Dem65ocracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce
full name / name of organization:

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, on Saturday, March 26th

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

Paper deadline extended to January 16th.

Cfp: Commitment Conference April 29, 2011 at UC Irvine Deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at UC Irvine
contact email: 
commitmentconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on April 29th, 2011.
COMMITMENT

CEU Summer University announcement - June 6 - July 29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CEntral European University - Summer University
contact email: 
summeru@ceu.hu

Central European University is a US-style, internationally recognized institution of post-graduate education in the social sciences and humanities.

Watermark Journal Call for Papers (Submission Deadline 1/28/11)

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fifth volume to be publishe

Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature 4/8 - 4/9 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
contact email: 
jkerr@smumn.edu

On April 8-9 of 2011, the Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature (NPCEBL) will hold its nineteenth annual conference, hosted by Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, nestled in the b

[UPDATE] interdisciplinary conference deadline extended to Jan 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium and Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce
full name / name of organization:

[LAST CALL, UPDATE} Oklahoma State University 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

ICEPR'11

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation
contact email: 
ICEPR2011@International-ASET.com

Environmental pollution is considered the most important threat to human being and other creature lives.

A Statement in Recension: The Principles and Standards for the Postsecondary Teaching of Writing (3/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Randall McClure
contact email: 
randallmcclure@georgiasouthern.edu

A Statement in Recension: The Principles and Standards for the Postsecondary Teaching of Writing for the
21st Century University

DE-BUNKING THE MUSE: LEADERSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION RE-ENVISIONED -- NEW CONFIGURATIONS (Guest Editor: R.-L. Etienne Barnett)

full name / name of organization: 
Visions - Academic Publications
contact email: 
RL_Barnett@msn.com

DESCRIPTION

Technology in the Humanities (Abstracts due 3/1/11; Final papers due 7/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
rlaist2000@yahoo.com

Technology in the Humanities

Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University English Department
contact email: 
SBcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

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