category: professional topics

Update: Call for Cover Art Fall 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

The Humanities Review, the literary journal of St. John's University English Department, is searching for the cover art for its Fall 2009 edition.

CFP--Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 37.1 bios

full name / name of organization: 
English department of National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Deadline for Submissions: September 30, 2010
Website: http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/

CFP--Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 36.2 M

full name / name of organization: 
English department of National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Guest Editor: Frank Stevenson
Deadline for Submissions: February 28, 2010
Website: http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/

CFP--Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 36.1 Transnational Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
English department of National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Guest Editor: Fang-mei Lin
National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Deadline for Submissions: September 30, 2009

Generation X and Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson -Professor of History - East Tennessee State University
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
GENERATION X AND THE ACADEMY

The Fall 2009 St. John's University Humanities Review: "American Identiy"

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at St. John's University, Queens NY - John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain, Editors
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a CFP for the Fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

Ecocriticism and Graduate Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Harrison / Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 8th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2010 (online and in print).

Media Ecology and the Natural Environment. University of Maine, Orono, Maine. June 10 – 13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Media Ecology Association
contact email: 
paulg@maine.edu Paul Grosswiler

Media Ecology and the Natural Environment. June 10 – 13, 2010 University of Maine, Orono, Maine.
Media Ecology and Natural Environments

New Voices: Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
engpp@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest

"Drawing Out" - 7-9 April 2010, Melbourne Australia

full name / name of organization: 
RMIT University & University of the Arts London
contact email: 
drawing.out@rmit.edu.au

Drawing is a way of thinking
Drawing is a way of communicating

http://www.drawingout.com.au/papers/

CFP: Special Issue of the Women's Studies Quarterly - "Market"

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly) Special Issue on Market

Guest Editors: Mara Einstein and Joe Rollins

Market is both a noun and a verb, a place where we shop and the act of selling. Market can be Wall Street or Main Street, psychological and physiological, traditional, viral or stealth. In the current period of global economic upheaval scholars from all disciplines need to interrogate the changing meanings, moods, and implications of the market. In this issue of WSQ we seek to consider consumption and markets anew, from feminist, queer, cultural, and critical perspectives. This issue will explore urgent questions related to markets. These include, but are not limited to: How might we get beyond the entrenched binaries of male/female, public/private, citizen/immigrant, producer/consumer that are central to so much thinking about markets? What does it mean to go shopping in the name of charitable giving or to purchase “green” products? How can commodities that are “locally grown” survive in the face of globalization? How does globalization compare to colonial trade? How are these changes affecting the ways we understand images, brands, icons, labels, and the meanings these transmit? How did modern consumer behavior and iconography develop? How have literary texts shaped or challenged our sense of the market? When did the commodity first appear? Is the depression getting you down?

Tutoring WAC/WID (for WAC 2010) (Sep. 25, 2009) (May 20-22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Cedillo/UNR, Al Harahap/SFSU
contact email: 
tutoringwac2010@gmail.com

Tutoring WAC/WID: The Intersections of Writing Across the Curriculum and the Writing Center

Navigating the Academic Nexus - NeMLA April 7-11, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jrwagner@rutgers.edu

NeMLA April 7-11, Montreal

Call for Exemplary Undergraduate Essays in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2010 Issue.

African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Dissertation Fellowship - Due Friday, December 18, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Program, Boston College
contact email: 
aads@bc.edu

Boston College’s African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) is proud to announce the inaugural year of its dissertation fellowship competition.

Women’s Voices, Women's Connection at CEA 2010 (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Osborne/Women's Connection, College English Association
contact email: 
osborne@coastal.edu

Call for Papers, Women’s Connection at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

UPDATE: The Cultures of Literature and Composition: Revisiting the Relationship, NeMLA, Montreal 4/7-4/11/10, deadline: 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Wetzel / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
wetzelg@mailbox.sc.edu

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry," looks for articles for its Winter 2009 Special Issue on DELEUZE.

[UPDATE]Re-Imagining First-Year Composition - NEMLA 2010 (deadline September 30, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol-Ann Farkas/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Carol-Ann.Farkas@mcphs.edu

Re-Imagining First-Year Composition Roundtable at the Northeast Modern Language Association meeting, Montreal Canada, April 7-11, 2010.

Call for Book Reviews

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

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: an Online Open Access E-Journal (ISSN 0975–2935) is looking for publishers and authors who are interested in getting their books reviewed

International Journal of Academic Research

full name / name of organization: 
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
edit@ijar.lit.az

Dear colleagues!

Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Phil Heldrich, Southwest Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Phil Heldrich, CW Pedagogy Area Chair
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net
31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

Assessing the Effectiveness of First-Year Writing Programs (11/1/2009, CEA 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Jerry Alexander / College English Association
contact email: 
jjalexan@presby.edu

March 25-27, 2010
San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel
209 East Houston Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!! - Sigma Tau Delta's Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric, and Composition

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter announce an extended submission deadline for The Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference

Call for partcipants in roundtable discussion Graphic Novels in Libraries SWPCA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

CFP-SWPCA-Call for Participants Roundtable Discussion-Graphic Novels in Libraries

The Politics of Our Shared Learning Space NeMLA April 7-11 2010 Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Keating-Miller
contact email: 
jtkeatingmiller@gmail.com

This round table discussion seeks to explore the history of the university in harboring or stifling the development of grassroots politics, the contention of fundamentalist and humanist viewpoints in

2nd Global Conference: Culture, Politics, Ethics (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cpe2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Culture, Politics, Ethics

Friday 12th March - Sunday 14th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

2nd Global Conference: Ethics in Public Life (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
epl2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Ethics in Public Life

Monday 15th March - Wednesday 17th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

Academic Leadership During the “Big” Squeeze: The Budget Vice (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Associatiion
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, Academic Leadership During the “Big” Squeeze: The Budget Vice (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010); a Special Topics panel at CEA 2010

Academic Administrative Leadership: Open Topic (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Associatiion
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, Academic Administrative Leadership: Open Topic (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010); A Special Topics panel at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas

[UPDATE] "I can always find out: Searching for Knowledge as Expertise and the Technocratic Generation"

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

Reconstruction 10.2 Searching for Knowledge as Expertise and the Technocratic Generation

Psychoanalysis, Money & the Economy Conference, London, 2-4 July, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Freud Museum
contact email: 
psymoney-conference@unimelb.edu.au

Psychoanalysis, Money and the Economy International Conference, London, 2-4 July, 2010 —— a conference convened for the London Freud Museum by David Bennett (University of Melbourne) with Ivan War

The “Shape” of the Major ROUNDTABLE

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Edward Shannon (eshannon@ramapo.edu) and Monika Giacoppe (giacoppe@ramapo.edu)

The “Shape” of the Major ROUNDTABLE

Southern Literature and Culture

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

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri(314) 621 9600

"Publishing an Edited Collection of Essays," 41st Anniversary Convention, (NeMLA). April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Suha Kudsieh
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

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