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The 2018 Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition and Communication

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:05am
Virginia Commonwealth University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 26, 2018

                                                                                                                   Call for Proposals (2018)

The 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference

on College Composition and Communication (CCCC):

Theme: Inclusive Composition Practices, Processes, and Pedagogies

Virginia Commonwealth University | Richmond, VA | Friday May 25, 2018


UConn Conference on the Teaching of Writing: New Media, New Messages

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:09am
University of Connecticut
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

New Media, New Messages
The University of Connecticut First-Year Writing Program’s Thirteenth Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing

Keynote Speakers:

  • Jason Palmeri, Miami University of Ohio
  • Ben McCorkle, The Ohio State University, Marion

Friday, April 6, 2018
University of Connecticut, Hartford Regional Campus
10 Prospect St., Hartford, CT 06103

Theory and Strategies for Teaching Creative Writing

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:23am
Tamara Girardi, HACC & Abigail G. Scheg
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

The demand for online education continues to grow. In fact, more than six million students are currently taking distance education courses. As online education steadily increases, students not participating in any distance education courses is decreasing; this number “dropped by almost one million between 2012 and 2015” (Allen and Seaman 3).


The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures (Malta Conference, 2019), CFP

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 2:08am
University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 21, 2018

Deadline for submission of proposal extended to 21st May 2018 


The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures

University of Malta

Thursday 11th April—Saturday 13th April 2019


‘My style and my mind alike go roaming’

-          Montaigne


‘The essay is the only literary form which confesses, in its very name, that the rash act known as writing is really a leap in the dark’

-     G. K. Chesterton

"Disruptions, Distortions, and Dystopias"

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 9:02am
English Graduate Organization (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

EGO’s 2018 Interdisciplinary Conference Call for Papers
Conference Theme: “Disruptions, Distortions, and Dystopias”
February 24th, 2018

Conference website:

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Bell -- a Rushdie, postcolonial, and modern film scholar, Dr. Bell is an alumni of the Literature & Criticism PhD program at IUP. 

Hosted by Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Indiana PA

Deadline for Proposals: January 21, 2018

Margins Conference 2018

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 5:34pm
Clemson University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Submission Deadline: December 15th

Theme: Displacement

Conference Date: March 31, 2018 at Clemson University


No registrartion fee!

Keynote speaker: Katrina Powell

“That’s not rhetoric!” “Yes, it is.”

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:14pm
RhetCanada (Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric / CSSR)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 13, 2018

Call for Proposals: RhetCanada 2018

RhetCanada (Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric / CSSR) invites scholars and students of rhetoric to submit proposals for presentations at its annual conference.

Location: Canadian Federation of Social Sciences and Humanities’ Congress 2018, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. 
Dates: May 27 – 29, 2018

Special Sessions theme: “That’s not rhetoric!” “Yes, it is.”

Call for Publication-Reopened: The Sacrifice of Survival - Journal of South Texas English Studies

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:09pm
Journal of South Texas English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is re-opening submissions for its Winter 2018 issue, themed “The Sacrifice of Survival.” Submission deadline: December 30, 2017.

Note: The editorial board has decided to restructure the journal's publication cycle for a variety of administrative reasons, and this issue will be published in February 2018, when the journal moves to its new publication cycle of Winter and Summer issues. Please note this is a reissue of a previous CFP with a new submission date.

International Rhetoric Workshop 2018-Call for submissions

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:28pm
The International Rhetoric Workshop
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

 We invite international PhD students and emerging scholars to come together to consider the myriad ways that our contemporary and established traditions of rhetorical theory and criticism inform global flows of meaning-making. This year’s theme, “Rhetorical Cultures: Mapping Global Publics and the Crossroads of Democracy,” encourages broad-based reflection, inquiry, and collaboration, taking stock of the emergent rhetorical practices that shape and undergird the political world today in all of its contingency and heterogeneity.