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The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures (Malta Conference, 2019), CFP

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 5:53am
University of Malta
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018


The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures

University of Malta

Thursday 11th April—Saturday 13th April 2019


‘My style and my mind alike go roaming’

-          Montaigne


‘The essay is the only literary form which confesses, in its very name, that the rash act known as writing is really a leap in the dark’

-     G. K. Chesterton


"Disruptions, Distortions, and Dystopias"

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 9:02am
English Graduate Organization (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

EGO’s 2018 Interdisciplinary Conference Call for Papers
Conference Theme: “Disruptions, Distortions, and Dystopias”
February 24th, 2018

Conference website:

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Bell -- a Rushdie, postcolonial, and modern film scholar, Dr. Bell is an alumni of the Literature & Criticism PhD program at IUP. 

Hosted by Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Indiana PA

Deadline for Proposals: January 21, 2018

Margins Conference 2018

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 5:34pm
Clemson University Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Submission Deadline: December 15th

Theme: Displacement

Conference Date: March 31, 2018 at Clemson University


No registrartion fee!

Keynote speaker: Katrina Powell

“That’s not rhetoric!” “Yes, it is.”

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:14pm
RhetCanada (Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric / CSSR)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 13, 2018

Call for Proposals: RhetCanada 2018

RhetCanada (Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric / CSSR) invites scholars and students of rhetoric to submit proposals for presentations at its annual conference.

Location: Canadian Federation of Social Sciences and Humanities’ Congress 2018, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. 
Dates: May 27 – 29, 2018

Special Sessions theme: “That’s not rhetoric!” “Yes, it is.”

Call for Publication-Reopened: The Sacrifice of Survival - Journal of South Texas English Studies

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:09pm
Journal of South Texas English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is re-opening submissions for its Winter 2018 issue, themed “The Sacrifice of Survival.” Submission deadline: December 30, 2017.

Note: The editorial board has decided to restructure the journal's publication cycle for a variety of administrative reasons, and this issue will be published in February 2018, when the journal moves to its new publication cycle of Winter and Summer issues. Please note this is a reissue of a previous CFP with a new submission date.

International Rhetoric Workshop 2018-Call for submissions

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:28pm
The International Rhetoric Workshop
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

 We invite international PhD students and emerging scholars to come together to consider the myriad ways that our contemporary and established traditions of rhetorical theory and criticism inform global flows of meaning-making. This year’s theme, “Rhetorical Cultures: Mapping Global Publics and the Crossroads of Democracy,” encourages broad-based reflection, inquiry, and collaboration, taking stock of the emergent rhetorical practices that shape and undergird the political world today in all of its contingency and heterogeneity.

ImageTech: Comics ​​and ​​Materiality

Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 12:54am
The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018



The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 15th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, “ImageTech: Comics and Materiality.” The conference will be held from Friday, April 6 through Sunday, April 8, 2018.


How We Make

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 1:21pm
Trace Journal of Writing, Media, Ecology
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

How We Make Deadline for submissions: December 1, 2017 full name / name of organization: Trace Journal - Special Issue 

Trace: Journal of Writing, Media, Ecology is an online, refereed, open-access journal that publishes interdisciplinary research at the intersections of writing studies, media studies, cultural studies, and ecocriticism. We welcome scholarship about digital technology, art, literature, maker culture, rhetoric, composition, environments, and writing. Trace considers the ethical and material impact of technology, and encourages submissions in a variety of media that “trace” connections across and within various ecologies.