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Queer Rhetorics: Dirtysexy (A Special Issue of Pre/Text)

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Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:06am
Jacqueline Rhodes, Michigan State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

In the 25 years since Pre/Text’s first special issue on queer rhetoric, too much and not enough has happened with the queer in rhetoric and writing studies. To what extent have we mainstreamed queer movements? Where is there still room for generative transgression in rhetorical thought? How have assimilationist trends in mainstream LGBTQ culture found their way in and out of our field? Most important, what happened to sex/ual rhetoric? This special issue focuses on thoughtful provocation, open secrets, and pointed intersections in queer rhetoric, looking at moments of transgressive signification that open pathways for future work. Send 250-word abstracts to guest editor Jacqueline Rhodes (jrhodes@msu.edu).

 

What is Feminism Now? Global Feminisms, Politics, and the Classroom Space NeMLA 2018

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:04pm
Melissa Tombro, SUNY - FIT, NeMLA Annual Conference 2018, Pittsburgh, April 12-15th
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 28, 2017

This panel seeks to interrogate approaches to the teaching feminist literature and constructions of identity in the classroom space post-election. Student attitudes toward and instructor approaches to feminist teaching practices and the teaching of feminism have been forced to the forefront since the campaign and US Presidential election in 2016. Global definitions of feminism and its scope have come into question, pushing discussions to revolve around what it truly means to champion human rights and navigate gender politics. This panel will look at how attitudes towards feminist identification have shifted in literature and classroom politics in reaction to a public rhetorical debate over its definitions and intents.

Call for Papers on Pedagogy at CEA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:32pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers, CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Pedagogy for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Pedagogy: Universal Design & Other Challenges—Accessibility Issues in the English Classroom

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Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:44am
Charles A. S. Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

250- to 500-word proposals, with title, for 15-minute papers/presentations on the challenges and opportunities in teaching students with disabilities in composition or literature courses.  Papers should address issues like the following:  teaching methods and resources, including universal design curricula, to support students with physical challenges (e.g., sight, hearing, paralysis), students with learning disabilities (e.g., cognitive impairment affecting reading, writing; attention deficit syndrome), and other disabilities; dealing with students susceptible to non-disclosure of disabilities; high school to college transition for English majors with disabilities; consideration of institutional liability risks of IT inaccessibility in F2F, online, and h

• Pedagogy: Considering Diversity in the English Curriculum

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:44am
Charles A. S. Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

250- to 500-word proposals, with title, for 15-minute papers/presentations on pedagogical considerations of diversity issues in the English curriculum.  Papers should address topics like the following:  curricular concerns and imaginative solutions to the development of courses treating ethnic literatures, spiritual orientations, and/or gender-identity readings; selection of materials and modes of presentation; multicultural vs.

• Pedagogy: Service Learning in English Courses—Composition and Literature: How Far Have We Come?

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:44am
Charles A. S. Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

250- to 500-word proposals, with title, for 15-minute papers/presentations on the pedagogical use of service learning in composition or literature courses.  Papers should address issues like the following:  Determining whether service learning projects—and what kinds—are appropriate to course material; matching key components of one’s English course with appropriate service learning projects; establishing relations with off-campus service learning entities; framing project assignments that enhance service learning while maintaining course content integrity; developing an assessment model to measure outcomes.  How many different service learning projects within an English course?  How long should such projects be?  Level of difficulty?  Challenges, risks,

Pedagogy: Stimulating Awareness/Provoking Engagement: Metacognition, Active Learning, & Supportive Technology in the Literature or Composition Classroom

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:44am
Charles A. S. Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

250- to 500-word proposals, with title, for 15-minute papers/presentations treating pedagogy on the use of metacognition strategies in the context of active learning & appropriate technological support in teaching literature or composition in classroom settings.  Metacognition encompasses “learning how we learn” activities and techniques.  Active learning presumes learner-based instruction, and may include problem-based learning, inquiry-based learning, collaborative learning, or other forms of active learning, including the use of technology—PowerPoint, SmartBoards, student response systems, Smartphones, IPhones, IPads, IPods, social media (e.g., YouTube, Facebook), whether in F2F, online, or hybrid courses.

Apollon Undergraduate Humanities eJournal - CFP (extended deadline)

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:38am
Apollon, Humanities' Only Hope!
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Apollon, a peer-reviewed undergraduate eJournal in the humanities, announces the extended call for papers for its eighth issue. The seventh issue is online with five peer-reviewed research contributions from undergraduate scholars across the US, and expanded features such as audio and video interviews, material and art history videos, and editorial pieces. Apollon invites college and university undergraduate students to help edit or get published in a new peer-reviewed digital humanities publication. 

Student submissions deadline is October 05, 2017. Interested faculty should contact us with interest or inquiries as well. Go ahead -- you know you want to.

TCEA Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:26am
Texas College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Texas College English Association (TCEA) Conference CFP
in conjunction with the annual sessions of the

Conference of College Teachers of English

 

March 1-3, 2018

Waco, Texas

 

Hidden Realities: The Texas Experience

La foi et le littéraire : Quêtes et défaites spirituelles dans les littératures / Faith and the literary: Quest and spiritual defeat in literatures

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:14pm
Post-Scriptum.org
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2017

Appel à communications : « La foi et le littéraire : Quêtes et défaites spirituelles dans les littératures », colloque annuel de la revue Post-Scriptum, Université de Montréal, 26-27 avril 2017

Colloque organisé par Gabriel Tétrault (Doctorant, littérature comparée, Université de Montréal), Louis-Thomas Leguerrier (Doctorant, littérature comparée, Université de Montréal) et Laurence Sylvain (Doctorante, littérature comparée, Université de Montréal)

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