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The Importance of Teaching Genre in the ELLs' Classrooms

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:03am
NEMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Instructing English language learners (ELLs) in composition is a topic that has been widely debated in recent years. Finding ways for teaching ELL students is almost marginalized, though the number of ELL students is growing too fast in the USA institutions. Some scholars and texts suggest emphasis on certain concepts, such as grammar, to better teach writing to ELLs. All studies proved that grammar is not the only factor that can improve the ELL’s writing because there is still disempowerment in ELL writing. This disempowerment comes from treating language as the only barrier to ELL students, when in fact genre serves as an equally challenging barrier, if not more so.

CURATION: A MULTIMODAL PRACTICE FOR SOCIALLY-ENGAGED ACTION

updated: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:30pm
The Journal of Multimodal Rhetorics
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Special Issue of The Journal of Multimodal Rhetorics

Guest Editors: Ames Hawkins and Maria Novotny

This special issue explores the practice of curation as a multimodal form of creative-critical scholarship. Creative-critical scholarship often employs creative practice as methods and methodologies (Anderson, 2014). It does so in order to not only articulate, but to demonstrate and make material, the relevance of arts practice as scholarly inquiry (Wysocki, 2004). We see  creative-critical scholarship as an artistic scholarly method facilitating action and engagement in critical social issues. We intend, then, for this special issue to call further attention to creative-critical scholarship as a multimodal rhetorical practice.

Composition and Rhetoric: Practice at CEA 2019

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:17pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers, Composition and Rhetoric: Practice at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on “Composition and Rhetoric: Practice” for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

The special topics chair for Rhetoric and Composition: Practice welcomes proposals on a range of topics exploring our writing classrooms, pedagogies, and practices. Proposals may address the following topics:

Peace Studies CEA 3/28-3/30/19

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:11pm
Laura Petersen/College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Subject: Call for Papers: Peace Studies at CEA 2019

 

Call for Papers, Peace Studies at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Peace Studies for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Pedagogy at CEA 2019 (3/28/19-3/30/19)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 9:00am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers, Pedagogy at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Pedagogy for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

As teachers and scholars we are constantly revising our writing and our classrooms. This call asks you to consider how you use revision in your pedagogy. It might include student or your own revision. 

Conference Theme

The Diary as Literature Through the Lens of Multiculturalism in America

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:39pm
Angela Hooks/ St. John's University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

 

The Diary as Literature Through the Lens of Multiculturalism in America

Seeking abstracts for a roundtable discussion at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) to be held March 21 -24, 2019 in Washington DC

The deadline for abstract proposals is September 30, 2018.

UPDATE: Accepted proposals will also have the opportunity to submit a book chapter for the book "The Diary as Literature through the Lens of Multiculturalism in America. I am the editor and have an interested publisher.

CFP: CREATIVE FICTION PANELS at 2019 POP CULTURE ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CONFERENCE

updated: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 10:18am
POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Join us in Washington, D.C. at the Wardman Park Marriot April 17-20, 2019

The Creative Fiction area of the National PCA/ACA Conference welcomes fiction in any style, although the maximum reading time is 18 minutes.  We also welcome full panels of readers.  

Please send both an abstract AND attach the full piece to be presented at the submission site:  conference.pcaaca.org

DUE by Oct. 1, 2018

All presenters must be members of the PCA and must register for the conference.

Pedagogy & Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 10:26am
Southwest Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for Papers

 

Kurt Depner, Area Chair, Pedagogy & Popular Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

Richard fitz Nigel’s Dialogue of the Exchequer: Literary, Economic, Political, and Spiritual Approaches

updated: 
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 12:50pm
Paper Session: 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 9-12 May 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

It is hard to exaggerate the novelty of English Treasurer Richard fitz Nigel’s Dialogue of the Exchequer, completed c. 1179. Often considered Europe’s first administrative manual, it required the invention of a new genre, the systematic thinking-through of collected bureaucratic knowledge and its categorization and organization. Successive generations of historians have mined this text for data about England’s taxation office and common law, but it has more to offer researchers of bureaucratic and institutional culture, medieval identity formation, and intertextuality. 

Approaches to Medieval Bureaucracies: A Roundtable

updated: 
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 12:53pm
Special Session, 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 9-12 May 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Close to 100 years ago, T. F. Tout was able to claim in his magisterial six-volume study of England’s letter-writing offices that the administrative history of thirteenth- and fourteenth-century England was "largely unwritten.” Within the last ten or twenty years, however, historians have undertaken socio-cultural studies of medieval bureaucracy and its personnel, moving from prosopographical and biographical sketches to nuanced examinations of the experience and challenges of bureaucratic employment throughout Europe.

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