category: professional topics

Mission in Action Symposium (deadline 3/30/10, conference 10/7-9/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mount Mary College (Milwaukee, WI)
contact email: 
sym2010@mtmary.edu

MILWAUKEE, WI – Mount Mary College is issuing a Call for Papers for its national “Mission in Action” Symposium to be held at the College October 7-9, 2010.

Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures

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 until March 5 for its second issue, themed “Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultu

3rd Global Conference: Madness - Probing the Boundaries (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mad3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Madness: Probing the Boundaries

Tuesday 14th September – Thursday 16th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Edited Book: Documentary, Politics and Social Processes in Portugal

full name / name of organization: 
Patrícia Vieira, Georgetown University
contact email: 
dpg33@georgetown.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR EDITED BOOK:

FOUND IMAGES: Documentary, Politics and Social Processes in Portugal

Editors:

MLA and SAMLA Convention Presenters Needed: Politics and Literature, Deadline: March 15

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

MLA and SAMLA Convention Presenters Needed

Special Topic: Politics and Literature

Mediating Objects, Remediating Texts: Reading Material Culture in Transition (May 13-15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Victoria’s English Graduate Student Society
contact email: 
uvic2010conference@gmail.com

Mediating Objects, Remediating Texts: Reading Material Culture in Transition (Grad)

Writing Centers: Unique Institutional Configurations

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Cedillo/UNR, Al Harahap/SFSU
contact email: 
cedillor@unr.nevada.edu, harahap@msn.com

Please circulate amongst your colleagues and tutors. We are looking for other projects/papers to complete our panel proposal for the IWCA 2010 conference in Baltimore, MD, Nov 4-6, 2010.

Contemporary Voices in Africana/Black Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Bernard & Karanja Keita Carroll
contact email: 
editors.cvbs@gmail.com

We seek abstracts for a forthcoming anthology. The tentatively titled Contemporary Voices in Africana/Black Studies seeks to investigate the past, present and future of Africana/Black Studies.

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- February 25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

San Joaquin Valley Journal
CFP Guidelines

Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies (Deadline: June 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Harrison-Kahan
contact email: 
harrislo@bc.edu

Addressing questions raised by the 2009 MLA roundtable “Does the English Department Have a Jewish Problem?,” this special issue of MELUS will survey the current state of Jewish American literary s

SPECIAL JOURNAL ISSUE ON GIRLS AND ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine O'Quinn/North Carolina Teachers of English Association New Journal
contact email: 
oquinnej@appstate.edu

This is a special inaugural on-line journal issue of the North Carolina Teachers of English. The theme is GIRLS IN THE ENGLISH CLASSROOM.

26 March 2010, The University of Connecticut's Fifth Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing: “Local Knowledge”

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/roundtable proposals from instructors of writing (in all disciplines and programs) for the Fifth Annual Con

UMobile Forum on Christianity and the Liberal Arts: "Values and Character Formation in the Lib. Arts Classroom" Sep. 24-25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mobile
contact email: 
sschuler@mail.umobile.edu, cstutz@mail.umobile.edu

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey, Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in the Honors Program at Baylor University.

Transgression and Its Limits 29-30th May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
transgression@stir.ac.uk

Transgression and its Limits

29-30th May 2010
University of Stirling

Plenary Speaker:
Professor Fred Botting
Reading followed by Q&A Session:
Iain Banks

[UPDATE] Poets, Practice, and Passion in the Profession: A Dare to be Different

full name / name of organization: 
EGAD (English Graduates for Academic Development)
contact email: 
EGADConferenceChair@gmail.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold the 18th Annual English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) Conference on February 26, 2010.

[UPDATE]: CFP: Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle.
contact email: 
adapt4u@gmail.com (attn: Grad Conference)

Adaptation- Call for Papers

University of Washington, Seattle. May 20 - 21, 2010.

Critical Voices Conference at the University of North Texas April 15-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
CriticalVoicesConference@gmail.com


Hosted by the Graduate Students in English Association, the UNT Critical Voices Conference is organized to meet the needs of advanced undergraduates, graduate students and new professionals.

Instrumental English: Interdisciplinary Approaches to English Studies Grad Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UNCW Graduate English Association Conference
contact email: 
uncwgea@gmail.com

Instrumental English: Interdisciplinary
Approaches to English Studies

UNCW Graduate English Association Conference

OCT 14-16, 2010 - Albuquerque, NM - Rocky Mountain MLA Convention (www.rmmla.org)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association / 150+ different sessions (English & Foreign Languages)
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

Visit www.rmmla.org for complete details and CFP on all sessions (English and Foreign Languages).

Creating Friction: An Interdisciplinary Creative-Practice Postgraduate Conference 22/04/2010, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
j.m.thomas@newcastle.ac.uk

With the expansion of creative possibilities for study within University settings, it is increasingly imperative that we question the borders between the creative and critical components of postgradua

Second Annual Graduate Conference at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
jmm010@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville will be hosting its second annual graduate conference on literature and the humanities on April 9th and 10th, 2010.

Call for Referees for Rupkatha Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Applications are invited from established scholars for being Referees with Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (ISSN 0975-2935, www.rupkatha.com).

UNC-CH Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition, March 1, 2010 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Tomeiko Ashford Carter/Institute of African American Research
contact email: 
iaar@email.unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research (IAAR) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will offer a $1000 prize for the best cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort in the Arts and Huma

Bringing the "Outsider" of Age Into the Classroom, Abstract Deadline 2/15/10, Conference=NWSA, Nov. 11-14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Women's Studies Association (Denver, CO, Nov. 11-14, 2010), http://www.nwsa.org/conference/index.php
contact email: 
lambeg@hiram.edu

Bringing the “Outsider” of Age into the Women’s Studies Classroom

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
Denver, CO
November 11-14, 2010

Ageism in the Academy: Older Women Students, Abstract Deadline 2/15/10, Conference=NWSA, 11/11-11/14/2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Women's Studies Association (Denver, CO, Nov. 11-14, 2010), http://www.nwsa.org/conference/index.php
contact email: 
pgravagn@unm.edu

Ageism in the Academy: Older Women Students

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
Denver, CO
November 11-14, 2010

Digital Romanticisms, 22-23 May 2010, U of Tokyo

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Clark, University of Tokyo
contact email: 
shc100@hotmail.com

DIGITAL ROMANTICISMS

Conference at Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo, May 22-23 2010

Forces of Change in Technical Communication Deadline 3/1/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
alan.blackstock@usu.edu

Soliciting proposals for the Forces of Change in Technical Communication Session at the 2010 RMMLA Convention in Albuquerque, NM.

Uniting Nations: Risks and Opportunities - Submission Deadline 28/02/10

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk

eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

Critical University Studies at MLA, LA, Jan. 6-9, 2011 (deadline March 10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Steffen and Jeffrey J. Williams
contact email: 
hsteffen@andrew.cmu.edu

We invite proposals for a special session on Critical University Studies that we will propose for the 2011 Modern Language Association Convention, January 6-9, 2011, in Los Angeles.

9th Global Conference: Making Sense Of Health, Illness and Disease

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hid9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

Saturday 11th September – Monday 13th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

College English Association of Ohio's Spring Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association of Ohio
contact email: 
anthony.edgington@utoledo.edu

2010 College English Association of Ohio
Spring Conference
Ohio Dominican University
Columbus, OH
April 16, 2010

"Teaching the Tough Texts," South Central College English Association at SCMLA 2010 (October 28-30)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association
contact email: 
tdmontg1@olemiss.edu

The South Central College English Association welcomes proposals for 20-minute presentations to be delivered at the 2010 SCMLA Convention (October 28-30) in Fort Worth, TX.

12 DAYS LEFT to submit to Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Women's Studies Section

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters
contact email: 
jane.fader@gmail.com

Call For Papers
WOMEN’S STUDIES

Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters

2010 Annual Meeting
March 26, 2010
Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Michigan

15 to 20 MINUTE PAPERS

Practical Approaches to Teaching Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
b_blankenship@umwestern.edu

Now accepting proposals for Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Oct. 14-16, 2010.

[UPDATE] Drawing Out Shakespeare Conference Sydney 17-19 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Australia and New Zealand Shakespeare Association (ANZSA)
contact email: 
penny.gay@usyd.edu.au

Call for Papers

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