category: professional topics

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.

Delineating the Contemporary in American Literature: A Roundtable--2010 NEMLA Conference, 4/7-4/11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
schoppa@ncc.edu

This roundtable discussion invites analyses that strive to map out, the aesthetic, socio-political, and/or pedagogical parameters of Contemporary American Literature.

Literature and the Healing Arts (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010).

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
bls10@case.edu

Call for Papers: Literature and the Healing Arts at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Publishing and Professional Development

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

We are seeking short anecdotes for inclusion in a forthcoming book (Tentative Title: Publishing for Profit and Promotion) addressing publishing and professional development opportunities for non-tenured faculty (graduate students, part-time faculty, adjuncts, assistant professors, academic professionals, lecturers, and other contingent faculty).

[UPDATE] Enterprising Creativity: Innovation and the Future of Arts and Humanities Research (Graduate Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
innovationconference@me.com

(Please note the extended deadline, now 31 August 2009.)

ENTERPRISING CREATIVITY: INNOVATION AND THE FUTURE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH

[Student-led postgraduate conference]

Papers Wanted on American Identity - 11/01/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

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

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession -- Deadline 12/15/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association -- 2010 Annual Conference
contact email: 
ldonovan@unm.edu

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

2010 Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
31st Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010

October 16-17 -- Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Obsolescence. (2/13-2/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
grad-conference@uwm.edu

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Obsolescence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 13-1

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.

The Political and Social Impact of Rumours (Singapore; Workshop: Feb 22, 2010; Submission Deadline: Oct 28, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS), S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore
contact email: 
isgdalziel@ntu.edu.sg

Call for Papers - The Political and Social Impact of Rumours

Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS),
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)

If We’re Writing about Writing, Then What Kind of Writing Do We Assign? (NEMLA; April 7-11 2010; Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Urbanski
contact email: 
urbanskihea@ccsu.edu

The recent focus within Composition Studies on the Writing About Writing approach (introduced by Elizabeth Wardle and Doug Downs) has raised important questions regarding many elements of Composition

John Updike and Eve Kosofsky Sedgewick: In Memoriam

full name / name of organization: 
Packingtown Review: A Journal of Arts and Scholarship from the University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
ljohns56@uic.edu

The editors of Packingtown Review, published by the University of Illinois Press, invites creative and critical submissions on the life, work, and influence of John Updike and/or Eve Kosofsky Sedgewic

International Journals of Engineering and Sciences www.ijens.org

full name / name of organization: 
IJENS
contact email: 
editor@ijens.org

www.ijens.org

Spring 2010 (March 31-April 3) PCA/ACA Conference --Women's Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lscoleman@eiu.edu

All topics relevant to Women's Studies are appropriate for placement in this area and at this conference.

Peer English 5 - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bptutor@yahoo.co.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its fifth year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Shakespeare Connects - Teachers, Scholars, and Performers of Shakespeare - October 2-3, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Grand Valley State University
contact email: 
anderach@gvsu.edu

Grand Valley State University is pleased to host Shakespeare Connects, October 2-3, 2009.

[Update] Footnotes: New Directions in David Foster Wallace Studies

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
footnotesconference@gmail.com

REMINDER DEADLINE 8/15

“These academics' arguments seem sound as far as they go...” –Infinite Jest

CFP-James Bond and Popular Culture-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

CFP: James Bond and Popular Culture SWPCA 2010
James Bond and Popular Culture
Rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

"Pre-Modern Legal Fictions" UCI Early Cultures Grad Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Stewart
contact email: 
stewartr@uci.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS – “PRE-MODERN LEGAL FICTIONS”

The Group for the Study of Early Cultures at the University of California,
Irvine announces its Second Annual Graduate Student Conference:

Responding to traumatic narrative in the context of the college writing classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanie Tietjen
contact email: 
jtietjen@massbay.edu

Despite significant instructional counsel against disclosure of personal trauma, students in writing classrooms regularly choose to represent traumatic experiences in composition.

NVSA cfp: FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY, April 16-18, 2010, Princeton University

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
gmcweeny@williams.edu

/The peace, that I deem`d no peace, is over and done.
Alfred Tennyson, 1855/

CFP: NVSA 2010
_
FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY_

Princeton University: April 16-18, 2010

[UPDATE] “Global Citizenship for the 21st Century” Interdisciplinary Conf. Nov. 15-16, 09

full name / name of organization: 
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
contact email: 
bkinder@csupomona.edu

“Global Citizenship for the 21st Century”
http://www.csupomona.edu/~international/other_programs/callpaper.shtml

Interdisciplinary Conference
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

CFP: Bring it! Activating the Writing Center for Tutors 10/10/2009 College of Wooster

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Ohio Writing Centers Association
contact email: 
wmacauley@wooster.edu

Bring it! Activating the Writing Center for Tutors

The 3rd Annual Northeast Ohio Writing Centers Association Conference
9:00-4:30 PM
October 10, 2009
The College of Wooster

Global English: Issues of Language, Culture, and Identity in the Arab World

full name / name of organization: 
Ahmad Al-Issa
contact email: 
aissa@aus.edu

Call for Book Chapters
To all scholars interested in language, culture, and identity

Proposed Title:
Global English: Issues of Language, Culture, and Identity in the Arab World

UPDATE: In Derrida's wake: a Symposium on Deconstruction After Jacques Derrida

full name / name of organization: 
La Trobe University, Australia
contact email: 
Derrida2009@latrobe.edu.au

In Derrida's Wake
La Trobe University, Australia
9 Ocotober 2009

ANNOUNCING: Keynote Speaker

ANDREW BENJAMIN: ‘JUSTICE, LAW AND PLACE: DERRIDA AND THE UNCONDITIONAL’

[UPDATE] Enterprising Creativity: Innovation and the Future of Arts and Humanities Research (Graduate Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
innovationconference@me.com

**Abstract Deadline extended to 15 August 2009**

EXTENDED DEADLINE and REVISED CFP for Anything But Safe: Sex, Sexuality, and Gender ESSAY COLLECTION (August 15 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Pridemore, Taylor Mitchell, Chrissy Auger, and Jessica McKee - University of South Florida
contact email: 
rpridemo@mail.usf.edu

Anything But Safe - Essays on Sex, Sexuality, and Gender

~~~People like sex, society eschews sexuality, and academia banters about gender theory.~~~

[UPDATE] CFP Colporteurs, Spaces, places, landscapes.

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Marchesini, Luca Pasquale, Luca Vancini - University of Bologna, Italy.
contact email: 
colporteurs2009@libero.it

The group “Colporteurs” is pleased to announce their annual conference, which will be held on Wednesday, 23 September 2009 at the Department of Italian Studies in Bologna University, Italy.

CFP: Science Fiction and Pedagogy SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Science Fiction and Pedagogy, SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP: antiTHESIS journal Volume 20: "FEAR"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

Submissions are now open for antiTHESIS Volume 20: FEAR. Fear is one of the most potent forces affecting humankind.

[UPDATE] The K –12 English Curriculum: Challenges and Proposals - ALSC Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics
contact email: 
alsc@bu.edu

Convener: Sandra Stotsky (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville)

[UPDATE] Ancient Drama, Modern Practice - ALSC Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics
contact email: 
alsc@bu.edu

Convener: Michael Poliakoff (University of Colorado)

[UPDATE] Saving the Planet: You and Your Literary Not-for-Profit - ALSC Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics
contact email: 
alsc@bu.edu

Convener: David Rothman (University of Colorado, Boulder)

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English: October 16-17 University of Illinois @ Springfield

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

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