category: professional topics

Literature in Large Classes - MLA 2016 (Austin,Texas) Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
K. A. Murchison, University of Ottawa
contact email: 
kmurchis@uottawa.ca

Inviting abstracts for an MLA special session proposal on teaching large classes.

Humanities Unbound: Work and Play (April 10, 2015::Old Dominion University::Norfolk, VA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jamie Henthorn on behalf of Rhetoric Society of ODU, English Graduate Organization, Media Commons
contact email: 
jhent004@odu.edu

Humanities Unbound: Work & Play

A Works-in-Progress Graduate Conference

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion

full name / name of organization: 
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference (UCLA Graduate Student Conference)
contact email: 
UCLAFoESouthland2015@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion
Call for Papers
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference
University of California, Los Angeles, June 5th, 2015
Keynote speaker: TBA

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended to 2/20] (Re)presentaion: Problematizing Authenticity St. John's University Grad Conference 3/28/15

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Department
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2015@gmail.com

With an increasing interest for a globalized and diverse society, the quest for an authentic self is more readily apparent and therefore further conflates the problem of representation.

[UPDATE]English for specific purposes (ESP)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alka Singh Assistant Professor of English Department of Humanities and Other Studies Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Lucknow - 226012, U P, INDIA
contact email: 
blueeyemini@gmail.com

Call for Papers!

English for specific purposes (ESP)

For a proposed edited book I seek some serious papers examining any aspect of English for Specific Purposes (ESP).

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Sixth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
lluc@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their sixth annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergra

Second-Generation Cognitive Narratology (MLA 2016 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Irving (Stony Brook University)
contact email: 
danieljirving1@gmail.com

Seeking abstracts for a proposed special session at MLA 2016, next January 7-10 in Austin, Texas.

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com & mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

VOL. 2, ISSUE 1 | MARCH-APRIL 2015

http://theapollonian.in/

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality
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Narratives of Contingency (MLA, Austin 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Quynn/Colorado State University
contact email: 
quynn@colostate.edu

Paper proposals sought for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2016 (Austin, TX) that consider the narratives and/or discourses of “contingency” in modern/contemporary literature or documents

“Threshold Concepts” in FYC at Community College

full name / name of organization: 
Howard Tinberg/MLA Committee on Community Colleges
contact email: 
howard.tinberg@bristolcc.edu

Seeking contributions that articulate essential concepts acquired in first-year composition and how those concepts are shaped by the community college context.

Collaborative/Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching at Community Colleges

full name / name of organization: 
Annemarie Hamlin/MLA Committee on Community Colleges
contact email: 
ahamlin@cocc.edu

For MLA 2016 (Austin, Tx.) Seeking submissions on how collaborative/interdisciplinary learning and teaching at community colleges can be improved, including innovations in collaborative/interdisciplin

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline (February 15)]: Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

[UPDATE] More than Writing Graduate Conference [now with keynote speaker]

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Minnesota State University Mankato
contact email: 
morethanwritingconference@gmail.com

The Third Annual English Department Graduate Student Conference is a collaborative symposium focused on the written word across all English-focused academic disciplines.

"Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial Anticipations of Reading, Studying and Consulting": 19-21 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University / European Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
gegan@dmu.ac.uk

"Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial Anticipations of Reading, Studying and Consulting"

Etudes Irlandaises Spring 2016 issue. Deadline for submission June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises
contact email: 
alexandra.slaby@unicaen.fr

French Journal of Irish Studies

Spring 2016 issue

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: June 30, 2015

American Literature as a Public Space: the 5th Annual CALS Spring Symposium (3/30/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
sxgoudie@psu.edu

On March 30, 10 AM-4PM, the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Penn State will host “American Literature as a Public Space,” the 5th Annual CALS Spring Symposium, in Memorial Lounge at

The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference - April 15 & 16, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference
contact email: 
sferrier-watson@collin.edu

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers

For presentation at The 6th Annual Collin College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference – April 15 & 16, 2015

Call for Editors: New Publication, The Rising Dragon, a Journal of Pacific Rim Culture and Media Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJournal@gmail.com

Call for Editors

University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference:“Interconnections: Patterns, Pathways & Possibilities”--Kingston, RI 4/18

full name / name of organization: 
The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
URIGradConference2015@gmail.com

The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
Kingston, RI Campus

Etudes Irlandaises Spring 2016 issue. Deadline for submission: June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises
contact email: 
alexandra.slaby@unicaen.fr

APPEL A CONTRIBUTIONS / CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES

French Journal of Irish Studies

Spring 2016 issue

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: June 30, 2015

English version

[UPDATE] Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia, Abstract Due: March 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education Department of Early Childhood and Family Education, NTUE Feng Zikai Chinese Children’s Picture Book Award Executive Committee
contact email: 
wclai@tea.ntue.edu.tw

An international conference sponsored by
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association
Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education

Journal of Digital Arts and Practice - ongoing submissions

full name / name of organization: 
International Digital Media Arts Association
contact email: 
proctor.jennifer@gmail.com and brigidmaher@gmail.com

The Journal of Digital Media Arts and Practice is dedicated to providing a platform for scholarly and creative publishing on the burning issues in the rapidly evolving, always contested, and unpredict

CALL FOR CHAIRS: "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions" (SDSU, April 17-18)

full name / name of organization: 
San Diego State University LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

CALL FOR CHAIRS: "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions"
San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karen Tongson (USC)

UPDATE INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, 2015 GOTHIC MIGRATIONS July 28th to August 1st 2015 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
whatley@sfu.ca

GOTHIC MIGRATIONS

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 10, 2015!

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 1 ISSUE - MARCH 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)

Edith Wharton Society Mount Research Award (deadline 4/20/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

In 2015, the Edith Wharton Society will offer a Mount Research Award in the amount of $500 to enable a scholar to conduct research on Edith Wharton’s library at the Mount in Lenox, MA.

More than Writing: Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Minnesota State University Mankato Graduate Scholars of English Association
contact email: 
morethanwritingconference@gmail.com

“More than Writing: Narratives” Graduate Conference

Department of English Graduate Student Conference

Minnesota State University, Mankato, Centennial Student Union

Cross-Generational Workshop at CCCC 2015 - 3/18/15

full name / name of organization: 
CCCC Task Force on Cross-Generational Activities
contact email: 
tulley@findlay.edu

Please consider registering for the Cross-Generational workshop for career planning in rhetoric and composition at CCCC 2015 at this link: http://www.ncte.org/cccc/conv

DEADLINE EXTENDED - Call for Papers - Subjectivity in an Object World - St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Deadline now February 10, 2015

“The chief defect of humanism is that it concerns human beings. Between humanism and something else, it might be possible to create an acceptable fiction.”

Abstract/shuns

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Adair and Paul Walker
contact email: 
jadair1@murraystate.edu pwalker1@murraystate.edu

What about those ideas you entertain but never fully develop? Those notions which are reviled and dismissed by peer gatekeepers? Follies so whimsical they unsettle even you?

Handbook of Research on Next-Generation 2016 : Handbook of Research on N-ext-Generation High Performance Computing

full name / name of organization: 
IGI - Global
contact email: 
qusayfadhel@yahoo.com

The IT field has witnessed many advances over the last decade.

Call For Papers and Creative Writing Deadline 02/25/15

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s twenty sixth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

Creative Writing in the World (12 June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
York St John University
contact email: 
centreforwriting@yorksj.ac.uk

Over the past 30 years, the growth of Creative Writing as a distinct academic discipline has been one of the great success stories of UK higher education.

SCMLA - Gothic Fiction, Nashville, TN 10/31-11/3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
joel.terranova@gmail.com

The Gothic panel of the SCMLA is now accepting abstracts for the 2015 conference. This panel is open to all approaches and topics that relate to the study of Gothic fiction.

SCMLA - Restoration & 18th Century British Literature, Nashville, TN 10/31-11/3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
joel.terranova@gmail.com

The Restoration and Eighteenth Century British Literature panel of the SCMLA is now accepting abstracts for the 2015 conference.

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