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2019 Literature and Social Justice Conference: Performance and Social Justice

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 11:42am
Lehigh University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

Lehigh University’s Department of English is thrilled to announce its annual Literature and Social Justice conference, “Performance and Social Justice,” to be held November 1-2, 2019 at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. We welcome proposals from Master’s students, Ph.D. students, recent graduates, and independent scholars working on performance studies, broadly conceived. We hope to address a variety of questions about the intersection of performance and social justice. What is the relationship between performance and justice? In what ways does a certain text/character/literary moment, etc. perform social justice? How can performance become a form of activism and/or advocacy?

Creative Writing Education Today - Free National Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:32am
Creative Writing Education Today: National Nomadic Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2019

 

Creative Writing Education Today

 A national nomadic symposium

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

Following the successful launch of the nomadic symposium at the University of South Florida (with host Dr. Dianne Donnelly) on October 5, and the second fabulous iteration at Illinois Wesleyan University on February 1 2019 (with hosts Dr. Mike Theune and Dr. Brandi Reissenweber) “Creative Writing Education Today”, next appears at:

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, Alabama

Friday, May 24 2019

Thanks to the hosts at Jacksonville State!

Silence in L2 writing classrooms: Global Perspectives

updated: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 9:59pm
University of New Mexico
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Students are often silent in classes. How do teachers interpret silence from students? How do students interpret silence from the teachers? Why do students’ choose to be silent in the classroom? Are teachers aware that students are choosing to be silent? Through the lens of languaging, silence is a linguistic/language device that is less addressed in the research. Like languaging, the use of silence in classrooms can be perceived as “creative and critical use of linguistic resources to mediate cognitively complex activities (Garcia & Wei, 2014, p. 10). Because second language (L2) writers have multiple languages in their linguistic repertoires, silence is one of the strategies that has been misinterpreted by many instructors.

Literacy Transactions: People, Practices, and Texts

updated: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 11:38am
MLA Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies Literacy Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019

 

The MLA RCWS Literacy Studies Forum invites proposals for MLA 2020 presentations on literacies and literacy practices, situated in a wide range of political, social, economic, linguistic, educational, cultural, and technological contexts. Specifically, at MLA 2020 we are interested in exploring how literacies are exchanged between people and contexts. How do people, their literacy practices, and texts change as a result of this transaction? We welcome papers that speak to literacy, exchange, and change. Submit 250-350 word abstracts by 15 April 2019 to Alanna Frost (frosta@uah.edu) and Peggy Otto (peggy.otto@wku.edu ).

 

 

Advocating for Foreign Language Departments

updated: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:18am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019

2020 MLA CFP:

“Advocating for Foreign Language Departments”

 

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of sponsoring MLA committee: Executive Committee for the Forum Higher Education and the Profession (HEP): Teaching as a Profession

Contact emails: c_brown972@hotmail.com

Due date for abstracts: 28 March 2019

Call for papers/abstracts:

Teaching in an Age of Populism

updated: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 9:18am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019

2020 MLA CFP:

“Teaching in an Age of Populism”

 

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of sponsoring MLA committee: Executive Committee for the Forum Higher Education and the Profession (HEP): Teaching as a Profession

Contact emails: c_brown972@hotmail.com

Due date for abstracts: 28 March 2019

Call for papers/abstracts:

A Digital Space to Call Home

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 2:15pm
MediaCommons
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2019

Each month, the MediaCommons Field Guide hosts a different conversation in Media Studies, Digital Humanities, and Culture Studies asking contributors to connect their interests or research to a core conceptual question. 

We are seeking contributors to shape diverse and intriguing conversations for our May 2019 issue, A Digital Space to Call Home, asking broadly:

How does homelessness and transience translate in digital spaces? 

The responses we hope to compile in this issue can (but need not exclusively) address:

SEMANTIC RELATIONS AND PERSONAL NAMES

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:47am
ANS Panel at MLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

 

The American Name Society (ANS)

is issuing its

Call for Papers

for the ANS panel at the 

Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention

9-12 January 2020, Seattle

 

Semantic relations and personal names

Race, Age, & Futurities

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:09am
MLA Convention 2020 (guaranteed session)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

Proposals invited for a guaranteed interdisciplinary panel that examines the intersections of race, age, and imagined futures--including those that are hopeful, destructive, or endangered. Please send 250-word proposal and 2-page c.v.

Panel sponsored by TC Age Studies.

Proposal deadline extended to March 18, 2019.

https://mla.confex.com/mla/2020/webprogrampreliminary/Paper9264.html 

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