category: professional topics

Trans-Scripts – “Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the ‘Post-Racial’ Society.”

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Social Sciences based at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work
contact email: 
Adam Thomas <thomasaj@uci.edu

"Trans-Scripts" -- a student run, faculty advised online interdisciplinary journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences -- has recently been created at UC Irvine.

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.

CFP for book: The CIA on My Campus and Yours

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Zwerling
contact email: 
pzwerling@rgv.rr.com

Seeking chapter authors for book on CIA penetration of US campuses through the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence, Intelligence Analysis Campus, Officers in Residence, etc.

ABWFA Photography Studies

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Ground floor of a five year study of the influence of digital photography on certain industries.

Visit the website at
http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com/photography-studies

Book: The CIA on My Campus...and Yours

full name / name of organization: 
Book Anthology: CIA on campus
contact email: 
pzwerling@rgv.rr.com

I am preparing a book proposal on the contemporary CIA penetration of campuses through the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence and Intelligence Analysis Campuses and seek contribut

Florida: E Pluribus Unum? The Florida College English Association Annual Conference October 14-15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Florida College English Association
contact email: 
mosullivan@rollins.edu

Although this year's Florida College English Association's Annual Conference on October 14-15, 2010 at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida will focus primarily on unity and diversity in literature

Cases on Business Ventures and Technology Management: Experiences in South Asian Firms

full name / name of organization: 
PAF-Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology, IGI Global
contact email: 
fahd@pafkiet.edu.pk

Editors:
Dr. Syed Irfan Hyder and Dr. Khalid Khan,
PAF-Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology, Pakistan

Call for Chapters:
Proposals Submission Deadline: August 15, 2010

Deadline extended: SAMLA Humanities Discussion Circle: "Humanities and the Meaning of the Text"

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew W. Guy / SAMLA Humanities Discussion Circle
contact email: 
matthew-guy@utc.edu

“Humanities and the Meaning of the Text”

Call for Papers: Writing Green

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

For more information on this call for papers such as submission dates and guidelines, visit http://rapidintellect.com/AEQweb/7write.htm. Please feel free to email me with questions. Thanks.

Music and Philosophy, London 1-2 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nanette Nielsen / Music and Philosophy Study Group
contact email: 
Nanette.Nielsen at nottingham.ac.uk

Music and Philosophy

1st Annual Conference of the Royal Musical Association Music and Philosophy Study Group

Troubling Subjects: Teaching Risky Texts

full name / name of organization: 
The Association for Bibliotherapy and Applied Literatures
contact email: 
dhr@sfu.ca, tara.hyland-russell@stmu.ab.ca

The Association for Bibliotherapy and Applied Literatures (ABAL) is pleased to announce a conference devoted to pedagogy: “Troubling Subjects: Teaching Risky Texts” to be held on April 27th-28th,

Digital Adaptation(s)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at Western Illinois University
contact email: 
SM-Murphy2@wiu.edu

Papers for a panel on digital adaptation during the EGO Conference Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22-23, 2010, Macomb, Illinois
EGO site: http://www.wiu.edu/ego/conference/2010/

Suddenly Everyone Has a Cherokee Great-Grandmother: Teaching Native Literatures (NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/ Northeast Modern Language Association 42nd Annual Convention
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

Native American Literature courses often attract self-selected students for the wrong reasons.

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
International Workshop on Telecommunications (IWT'11)
contact email: 
iwt.marketing@inatel.br

International Workshop on Telecommunications (IWT'11)

3-6 May 2011 - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

http://www.inatel.br/iwt/

Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood May 5-7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lethbridge
contact email: 
childhoods@uleth.ca

Childhoods Conference: Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood

Venue: University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Date: Thursday, May 5 – Saturday, May 7, 2011

Call for Abstracts: Reimagining The Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Reimagining The Archive: Remapping & Remixing Traditional Models in the Digital Era
contact email: 
digital@ucla.edu

The Organizing Committee invites the submission of brief proposals for presentations (papers, demonstrations, installations, creative works, media) related to the following conference themes:

For a Collection of Essays: Women's Dissertion Conflicts and Challenges

full name / name of organization: 
Thee Independent Women Scholars
contact email: 
m.moore-west@dartmouth.edu

We seek personal narratives and life stories from women about their dissertation conflicts and challenges. Worst case scenarios are preferred.

[UPDATE] "Jung’s Red Book: Confronting the Unconscious through Word and Image," SAMLA (November 5-7, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association, session sponsored by the Society for Critical Exchange
contact email: 
nmiller@loyola.edu

SOCIETY FOR CRITICAL EXCHANGE
Jung's Red Book: Confronting the Unconscious through Word and Image
In 1913, at a moment of personal and professional crisis, Jung began

Thinking Comparatively in Contemporary Literature - NeMLA, Apr. 7-10, 2011 (abstract due Sept. 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornelius Collins / NeMLA
contact email: 
corneliuscollins (at) rocketmail.com

How might interpretive juxtapositions between such divergent modes as fiction and nonfiction, literary and nonliterary, and verbal and visual articulate some of the current ambivalence about method

Poster Presentations: SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
dparker@gardner-webb.edu

In addition to traditional paper sessions and roundtables, through the poster presentation session, SAMLA welcomes visual presentations as well.

[UPDATE] Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
submissions@mtsuegso.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 1ST!

MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

DEFINING THE NEW: EXPERIMENTS AND INNOVATIONS IN ENGLISH STUDIES, Oct. 22-23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio University Department of English / Quarter After Eight Literary Journal
contact email: 
klnuernberger@yahoo.com

DEFINING THE NEW: EXPERIMENTS AND INNOVATIONS IN ENGLISH STUDIES
A Conference sponsored by the Ohio University English Department and Quarter After Eight

[UPDATE] Reminder: Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies (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

Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies October 8-9, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
UNHContactZones@gmail.com

Intersections, Tensions, and New Dimensions:
Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies

October 8-9, 2010
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

Reviews: "Inventions of Activism"

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 11.3, “Inventions of Activism,” Call for Reviews

Civil Rights, Social Justice, and the Midwest: THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES 35th Annual Meeting (07/15/2010, 10/28-10/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
brian_greenspan@carleton.ca

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED to July 15, 2010 ***

Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
October 28-31, 2010

[UPDATE] The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices. Deadline July 1 and January 1 annually

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices, an electronic publication of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
contact email: 
General Editor, Nancy Riecken nriecken@ivytech.edu

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices presents a unique forum for the community of professionals engaged in post secondary education and research.

Book Reviews: Ongoing

full name / name of organization: 
Sobriquet Magazine
contact email: 
email@sobriquetmagazine.com

The editors of Sobriquet Magazine (www.sobriquetmagazine.com) are looking for reviewers of contemporary literature and criticism.

Arkansas Philological Association 2010 Conference: “Visions and Revisions” October 7-9, 2010 Fayetteville AR

full name / name of organization: 
Arkansas Philological Association
contact email: 
lhinrich@uark.edu

Call for Papers
Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting of the
Arkansas Philological Association
2010 Conference:
“Visions and Revisions”

October 7-9, 2010
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Visual peritext: covers and other visual presentation strategies

full name / name of organization: 
E|C - Associazione Italiana di Studi Semiotici
contact email: 
acqualuca@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR E|C MONOGRAPHICAL ISSUE
http://www.ec-aiss.it/

Visual peritext: covers and other visual presentation strategies

Edited by Luca Acquarelli, Michele Cogo, Francesca Tancini

Who Will Advocate for Our Part-time Faculty? NEMLA Conference (April 7-10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
chenderson@clcillinois.edu

This Roundtable will address the situation facing part-time faculty in our colleges and universities today.

Poetry and the Academy (roundtable, creative and/or critical) April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), New Brunswick, NJ (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
njs16@psu.edu

Deadline: September 30, 2010

Poems Invited for DEC 2010 Issue of Taj Mahal Review (18th Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Poems and stories may be submitted by all authors, whether first-time or published writers.

CFP-Incorporating Civic Education into the Classroom and Beyond Roundtable, NEMLA Convention (April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

Incorporating Civic Education into the Classroom and Beyond Roundtable invites you to submit an abstract.

The New Creative Writing: Bringing Forward a New Era of Instruction

full name / name of organization: 
Principal editors: Dianne Donnelly, Patrick Bizzaro, Gary Hawkins
contact email: 
ddonnelly@mail.usf.edu

The status of genre writing has been redefined for us in the work of Gunther Kress.

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