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Writing Across the Curriculum

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:20am
MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Writing Across the Curriculum

At its most basic, Writing Across the Curriculum is founded on the core belief summarized by Chris Anson in The WAC Casebook that “writing belongs in all courses in every discipline” (ix).  While guided by this central value, WAC programs must also be inherently flexible, individually designed to best meet the needs of their specific students, faculty, programs, and institutions. This diversity of possible approaches gives us the opportunity to share ideas, techniques, and experiences to explore the flexibility and adaptability of the larger WAC pedagogy.

The Writing Across the Curriculum section welcomes all submissions. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

Composing Algorithms: Writing (with) Rhetorical Machines

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:19am
Aaron Beveridge / University of North Carolina at Greensboro
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Special Issue of Computers and Composition
Composing Algorithms: Writing (with) Rhetorical Machines

Guest Editors: Aaron Beveridge (UNC-Greensboro), Sergio C. Figueiredo (Kennesaw State University),
and Steven K. Holmes (George Mason University)

The Indian River Review

updated: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 9:06am
Indian River State College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Indian River Review is currently soliciting submissions for its sixth issue scheduled for publication in late spring 2019. The theme for this issue is “passion.” Of course, this word immediately proposes romantic passion, and while the editors are not against submissions that go in that direction, submitters should be careful. Think Wuthering Heights or even When Harry Met Sally, not Fifty Shades of Grey, specifically no erotica.

The Rhetoric of Prayer

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:46pm
Christian Literary Studies Group, Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Conference

Saturday 3 November 2018
Corpus Christi College, Oxford

The Rhetoric of Prayer

Call for Papers

Prayers in the literary context are the subject of the CLSG day conference. The full form of the Call for Papers is at http://www.clsg.org/html/conference.html  from where there is a link to a bibliography. The CLSG’s interest is in Exploring Christian and Biblical Themes in Literature.

The conference page will be progressively updated in the period before the conference.

Losing Our Words: Transformations in Language and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:11am
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Call for Proposals Losing Our Words: Transformations in Language and Culture

Keynote Speaker: Jeff Chang, journalist and music critic on hip hop music and culture

Submission Deadline: May 30

Conference Dates: October 27-28, 2018.

Conference Location: 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, Canada Please submit via website. http://www.humber.ca/liberalarts-ifoa/call-proposals

 

The logics of persuasion. Between anthropology and rhetoric

updated: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:25am
Department of Cultures and Societies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

Call for papers

The logics of persuasion. Between anthropology and rhetoric

 

International Conference

University of Palermo, April 19 - 20, 2018

Polo Didattico, Building 12, Seminar room A and Multi-medial room A

 

Deadline for receiving abstracts: March 25, 2018

 

Transposition of Religious and Theological Concepts Through Worldbuilding

updated: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 9:12am
AAR, Religion and Science Fiction Unit
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 23, 2018

I am working to organize a panel proposal for this year's American Academy of Religion conference for the Religion and Science Fiction Unit. In particular, I am looking for fellow panelists interested in presenting papers on the topic "Transposition of Religious and Theological Concepts Through Worldbuilding." If you are interested, I would need your 1,000-word proposal and 150-word abstract by February 23rd so that I can draft a cohesive 1,000-word panel proposal before the final deadline. Please reach out to me if you are interested.

Fictional Religions (in Film, Literature, and Other Media)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 9:12am
AAR, Religion and Popular Culture Unit
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 23, 2018

I am organizing a panel in response to this year's call for papers from the Religion and Popular Culture Unit of the American Academy of Religion. In particular, I am responding to the call for papers on the topic of "Fictional Religions in Film, Literature, and Other Media." The creation of fictional worldviews is a fascinating aspect of robust worldmaking and mythopoesis, and the phenomenon suggests all sorts of interesting questions about the relationship between artistic creativity and the religious imagination, the dis- or re-enchanted qualities of the secular, the role of mass media in forming our worldviews, ways of life, and identities, and other issues.

“Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice”

updated: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 9:10am
Christopher Weaver, Phoebe Jackson
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

For an edited collection, “Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice,” we seek chapter proposals with a particular focus on English language learners.

WRITING RENAISSANCE EXPERIENCE – EXPERIENCING RENAISSANCE WRITING

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:11am
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

WRITING RENAISSANCE EXPERIENCE – EXPERIENCING RENAISSANCE WRITING

Johannes Gutenberg University

Mainz, Germany

5-6 July 2018

 

Organised by

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

Anja Müller-Wood (Mainz)

Tymon Adamczewski (Bydgoszcz)

 

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