The MLA Committee on Community Colleges announces the following call for papers on the topic of Addressing Poverty, Silence, and Resistance in the Classroom: Presentations exploring how poverty impacts the classroom amid increasing expectations for student success. 250-word abstracts to Danizete Martinez (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 6 March 2017 for consideration for this panel at the MLA Annual Convention in New York City on 4-7 Jan. 2018. Must be a current MLA member to submit a proposal.
rhetoric and composition
Composing Underground: Inventions and Subversions
Deadline for Submissions: March 8, 2017
Contact Email: email@example.com
Conference Website: http://www.ucenglishconference.com
Keynote Speaker: To be announced
April 8, 2017
McMicken Hall, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - http://intermezzo.enculturation.net/ - seeks submissions that explore the role of dads in academic or scholarly writing.
Dad bods. Father knows best. Cats in the Cradle. Father of the Bride. The embarrassing dad. The absent father. There is no shortage of clichés, stereotypes, cultural representations, tropes, and ideas about dads. There is not, however, a significant body of academic writing on dads.
PALA, the international association for stylistics, is holding its annual conference in North America for only the second time in 37 years, this coming July, and America-based scholars are particularly invited to attend.
2018 Modern Langauage Association Call for Proposals:
"Gender and the Language of Business / The Business of Language"
Conference: Modern Language Association Convention
Location: New York, NY
Dates: 04–07 January 2018
Full name of organization: Association for Business Communication
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Due date for abstracts: 15 March 2017
Call for Critical or Creative Work
"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing" is open for submissions for Volume 15 (15.1, 15.2, 15.3)
New Writing is an internationally A+ rated journal publishing critical work relating to creative writing practice (i.e. work in Creative Writing Studies). Creative work (in any genre) is also very welcome.
The New Writing Peer Review Board includes, among others:
RADICAL WRITES: COMPOSITION, CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING, AND NEW MEDIA deadline for submissions: February 1, 2017 full name / name of organization: Midwest Graduate Students Conference on Writing contact email: email@example.com
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOSE ANTONIO RODRIGUEZ
APRIL 13-15, 2017
ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, JONESBORO, AR
This is a call for papers to be submitted for a two-part panel on gender and unbearability for the upcoming 2017 Virginia Humanities Conference “The Unbearable Humanities”, hosted by Shenandoah University, April 7-8. http://vahumanitiesconference.org This panel invites papers committed to thinking about the relationship(s) between the unbearable—that which cannot be endured or tolerated—and gender. It asks: How might thinking about the relationship(s) between unbearability and gender re-imagine theories of gender, the social, and/or politics? How can thinking unbearability and gender together speak to a politics of living and/or being?
Call for Proposals
Blurred Lines: Digital Reading and Writing in Composition Studies (tentative title for edited collection)
Editors: Mary R. Lamb, Clayton State University and Lynée L. Gaillet, Georgia State University, Georgia State University
The editors of Textshop Experiments invite submissions via essays and video essays, reviews, conference reports, and multimodal projects for its forthcoming Open Issue to be published in May 2017. Works can be submitted on any topic related to the following: