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The Popular Culture and Pedagogy: Twitter Conference

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 1:57pm
The Popular Culture and Pedagogy Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019


The first annual Popular Culture and Pedagogy Conference  (  will take place on November 11th, 2019. ​

The theme of the conference will be:

Using Popular Culture As A Tool For Engagement  

A part of effective teaching is learning from our peers. The goal of The Popular Culture and Pedagogy Conference is to share successes as well as potential teaching practices for other scholars and educators to borrow and learn from while creating a space where we can share feedback, and reflection on how we can employ popular culture in the classroom.

Intercultural Studies Beyond Checkpoints

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:23pm
Rhetoric and Communications Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

The history of mankind/humanities is marked by intercultural contacts among different societies, be it in development contexts such as trades, business, religious encounters, diplomatic and academic exchanges, or be in conflictual contexts such as war incarceration, human trafficking, forced migration, and annexations.

Propelled by globalization, the first decades of the 21st century witness a growing trend of old (i.e. face to face interactions) and new (i.e. digital/online interactions) forms of intercultural contacts in both development and conflictual contexts. Intercultural contacts consist of an interplay of interlocutors’ interactions, languages, communications, behaviours, and emotions that are dynamic, non-linear, and emergent.

Textshop Experiments Journal Issue 6

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:04pm
Textshop Experiments
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

Textshop Experiments invites submissions for Vol. 6, beginning February 1.  This is a rolling issue, and submissions will be accepted until August 31, 2019.

Textshop Experiments is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal focused on electracy; experiments in writing and modality; the Digital Humanities, Internet Studies, electronic media, games and gaming, and information literacy; and reflections on philosophy, education, and cultural studies in the digital age. This issue we are also accepting poetry, flash fiction, and short literary experiments.  We are open to all forms, modes, trials in reading, writing and teaching.

Call for Submissions: Journal of Veterans Studies

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 2:46pm
Journal of Veterans Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The Journal of Veterans Studies (ISSN 2470-4768) is an open-access, peer-reviewed, international journal, aiming to sustain research in veterans studies, facilitate interdisciplinary research collaborations, and narrow gaps between cultures, institutions, experiences, knowledge, and understanding.

“The Agency of Language in Contemporary Global Discourse"

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 4:58pm
SAMLA 91- South Atlantic Modern Language Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

Special Session Proposal: “The Agency of Language in Contemporary Global Discourse”



Dr. Petra M. Schweitzer

Dr. Casey R. Eriksen 



Language appears in various aspects and many facets of communication. However, the growing concern of encountering a language characterized by and constructed around an inherent ferocity highlights the strong interface between language and cultural, political, and sociological objectives and ideologies. The linguistic

Rhetoric Panel Proposal for Rhetoric Society of America 2020

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 4:45pm
Rhetoric Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019



“Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion or Response-ability?”
Portland, Oregon (May 21-24)

rhetoric / hospitality


Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack


“Language speaks. Man speaks in that he responds to language. This responding is a hearing. It hears because it listens to the command of stillness.”


—Martin Heidegger, Poetry, Language, Thought (1971)


Corridors: Blue Ridge Writing and Rhetoric Conference CFP

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 1:43pm
Corridors: Blue Ridge Writing and Rhetoric Conference / Virginia Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Corridors: Blue Ridge Writing and Rhetoric Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019 

Location: Virginia Tech in Shanks Hall, 181 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24060

Submission Deadline: May 15, 2019 


Theme: Rhetoric and Writing Studies: Dappled Discipline/Dappled Methods/Dappled Pedagogies


Plenary Speaker: Dr. Caddie Alford (Assistant Professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University) 


Call for Proposed Chapters: The Edinburgh Companion to the Essay

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:22am
Mario Aquilina, Nicole Wallack, Bob Cowser
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Call for Proposed Chapters: The Edinburgh Companion to the Essay


The Edinburgh Companion to the Essay provides an overview of the theories, histories, contexts and forms of the essay as well as of current debates around the genre and its extensions. The co-editors seek brief (300-word) proposals for chapters that provide original insights into one or more of these thematic threads. The chapters would explore the essay as a 21st century genre with its own inheritances, experiments, theories, receptions, contexts, and readership(s). The book seeks to expand understandings of the essay in and beyond European and North American literary cultures.

TYCA-SW 2019 Conference

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 12:28pm
Angela Colmenares/TYCA-SW 2019 Conference Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019

October 24-26, 2019 at Lone Star College-Montgomery in Conroe, Texas

This year’s conference theme is “Reinvigorating the Public Sphere.”  We seek proposals that address, but are not limited to:

SAMLA 91 General Call for Papers

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:04am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

General Call for Papers

SAMLA invites prospective conference participants to submit abstracts to our annual General Call for Papers. The General Call will be used to build programming from accepted abstracts that did not resonate with any of our currently published CFPs. 

Abstracts will be reviewed internally, and accepted abstracts will either be placed on an extant panel or combined with other General Call abstracts to create new sessions. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee acceptance and placement, though we will work earnestly and diligently to place all abstracts.