category: professional topics

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.

Dickens in 2012: Preparing for Boz’s Bicentennial

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mtobin@triton.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

"RAVENNA" 3 is ONLINE

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/Ravenna3/toc.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

I am pleased to announce the publication of the third volume of "Ravenna", an online interdisciplinary journal devoted to the relationship between nineteenth-century Britain and Italy.

Problem Based Learning round table at NeMLA April 7-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
karen.whd@gmail.com

Problem Based Learning: Strategies, Struggles and Successes Seeking participants for a round-table discussion at NeMLA on PBL.

Teaching Southern Writers Outside the South

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO TEACHING SOUTHERN WRITERS OUTSIDE OF THE SOUTH

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Meeting
Albuquerque, New Mexico
October 14-16, 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Images of Women

full name / name of organization: 
MPJournal
contact email: 
lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

Women in film and media:

[UPDATE] Intention and Intentionality: NEMLA, April 7-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Gang / Department of English, Rutgers University
contact email: 
jsgang@gmail.com

Intention and Intentionality (NEMLA, April 7-11, 2011)

Sixty years after the publication of Wimsatt and Beardsley’s ‘The
Intentional Fallacy,’ the problem of intention continues to

[UPDATE]The Advanced Writing Panel for SAMLA Conference in November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

The Advanced Writing Panel for SAMLA Conference in November 2010 is seeking abstracts and invites you to submit.

Approaches to Using Images in the Advanced Writing Classroom

Humanities in the Digital Age

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization (EGO), Western Illinois University
contact email: 
cm-jach@wiu.edu


CALL FOR PAPERS ANNOUNCEMENT
EGO Conference 2010: Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22 & 23
Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois

CFP: ecloga (postgraduate journal)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

[UPDATE] South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
Tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

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