category: rhetoric and composition

Perspectives from the Margins: Reexamining Movements, Figures, and Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta's Far Western Regional Conference
contact email: 
perspectives.abstracts@gmail.com

Sigma Tau Delta Far Western Regional Conference
November 13th-14th, 2015
Organized by the Sigma Tau Delta chapter at California State University, Fullerton

[UPDATE] Public Intellectuals Lecture Series (Fall 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
andrew.mark.connolly@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: August 18

“Make Good Art Out of It”: Reaching Into a Violent Past and Reclaiming Your Story 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer K. L. Buchan
contact email: 
challengethenarrative@gmail.com

Creative Nonfiction: Call for Papers–2015

“Make Good Art Out of It”: Reaching Into a Violent Past and Reclaiming Your Story

CFP: CCLA Congress 2016—Engaging Communities Comparatively 28-30 May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cclacongress2016@gmail.com

CFP: Congress 2016—Engaging Communities Comparatively

[UPDATE] 2016 NeMLA Panel (Submit by September 30, 2015): On the Limits of Computational Analysis

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Jonathan.Dickstein@alumni.cgu.edu

The following will be a panel at next year's NeMLA Conference, set to take place between March 17 and March 20 in Hartford, Connecticut.

Call for papers and creative writing August 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary journal from the north
contact email: 
smatheson

The quint’s twenty eigth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

[UPDATE] CFP: “Moved by the Spirit, Authorized by God: Black Women Activists and Religion” NEMLA Mar 17-20, 2016, Hartford. CT

full name / name of organization: 
Jami Carlacio, Borough of Manhattan CC/CUNY
contact email: 
jcarlacio@bmcc.cuny.edu

[UPDATE] Roundtable: "Crushed Silos: The Video Essay, Film, Writing, and Technology." NeMLA Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Romanow/University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
rromanow@uri.edu

Call for Papers

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 17-20, 2016
Hartford, CT

The New Literary Anxiety (ACLA 2016 Seminar Proposal, March 17th-20th, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Oldfather, University of Colorado,Colorado Springs; Rebecca Soares, Arizona State University
contact email: 
rebecca.soares@asu.edu, eoldfath@uccs.edu;

The melancholic poet, the neurasthenic female reader, the man of artistic temperament: these heavily typed figures, each coded in the medical and psychological discourse of its own time, together besp

[UPDATE] Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation (Nov 19-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
words.unofficial.uchicago@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: UPDATE

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
November 19-20, 2015

Rediviva: Reception of Classical Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Classical Association of the Middle West and South (Panel proposal)
contact email: 
powens@wyomingcatholiccollege.com

47th Northeast Modern Language Association Convention Hartford CT March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Harold Ingram / Chair
contact email: 
hingram@pace.edu

What kind of Grammar Should We Teach?

COMPOSITION & RHETORIC PROPOSAL

[UPDATE] Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Journal Special Issue August 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS--A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

Call for Proposals:'Identity, Intimacy' conference - Toronto, 30-31 October, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Extended deadline for proposals: 5 September, 2015

For detailed CFP, see http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2015cfp-2/

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal - issue 5 call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz
contact email: 
gcss.art.journal@gmail.com

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories (A/R/T Journal) is a peer-reviewed journal that has been created with a view to providing a forum for analyzing and discussing issues of immediate relevan

Identity Politics, Postcolonial Theory, Intersectionality Writing WANTED

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org

Submissions in PROSE

Generally, we're looking for people who want to critically examine our society through their writing. This can be done in a variety of ways.

Feminist Pedagogy: Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/NeMLA/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Feminist Pedagogy in the Two-Year College

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass by Aug. 15

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The second issue of The Compass, edited and managed by the Arcadia University Honors Program, launched in April at the Exhibition for Academic Success and is now calling for papers to include in its t

[UPDATE] 21st Century Englishes Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University, Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity (Dec. 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity
(Abstracts 250-500 words due Dec 1, 2015, full papers due Mar 1, 2016)
Edited by Amanda Gradisek and Ron Scott

Romanticism and the Anthropocene

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Effinger / North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Joint NASSR/ACCUTE panel
contact email: 
eeffinge@gmail.com

Every year, the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism and the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE) cooperate in the form of a series of joint sessi

What Does the Common Core Mean for Postsecondary Literacy Instruction? March 17-20

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Associaiton (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ellen.carillo@uconn.edu

This panel seeks to provide a space in which to explore what the Common Core State Standards, and particularly the English/Language Arts (ELA) Standards, will (or already) mean for postsecondary liter

Composition Session, NeMLA Convention, 17 - 20 Mar., 2016, Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
NorthEastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bastet801@att.net

Much has been written and said, in recent years, about the role of love and passion in instruction/ enquiry more generally, incl. in writing/ composition studies.

NeMLA 2016 Panel "Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants"

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Please submit a 300 word abstract to https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15714 by September 30, 2015

CFP: Love and the Word, Melbourne, 7th-9th December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
aulla@aulla.com.au

Love & the Word - AULLA Conference 2016

DEADLINE: Monday the 29th February 2016

Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature (NeMLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Irving, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
daniel.j.irving@stonybrook.edu

Now accepting proposals for a panel on Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature at NeMLA 2016, to be held March 17-20, in Hartford, Connecticut.

Power of the Podcast: Teaching the Serial Nature of Audiences and Communication: NeMLA 2016 (Abstract Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kramerb@bu.edu

This roundtable will explore how podcasts like Sarah Koenig’s Serial enable professors to change the pedagogical game of the communications narrative. We welcome 5- to 10-minute presentations that take a theoretical and/or practical approach in assessing the impact of the podcast in the composition/literature classroom. Areas of discussion can include, but are not limited to, how podcasts can successfully integrate into the curriculum, increase student engagement, teach students about intended and authentic audience, showcase critical thinking and real-world application, and broaden/challenge student ideas about the communications narrative. Please submit a 200- to 300-word abstract by September 30, 2015, to Session ID#15618 at https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15618.

The Writing Classroom: Alternatives to Direct Instruction in Introductory Composition Classes[Roundtable for 2016 NEMLA ]

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Gleason / Cairn University
contact email: 
cgleason@cairn.edu

Instructors for introductory composition classes know too well the difficulty of preparing students to write academically: they attempt to close the ever-growing gap between secondary standards and post-secondary expectations without leaving their students despairing.

Submission Call : The Sunflower Collective

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is looking for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

Call for Essay Proposal for Volume on Teaching Young Adult Literature (1 November 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Publications
contact email: 
kscoat2@ilstu.edu

Proposals are invited for a volume entitled Teaching Young Adult Literature to be edited by Karen Coats, Mike Cadden, and Roberta Seelinger Trites.

On Game Structures Special Issue of Performance Research, Vo.21, No. 4 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION Deadline: 15 Aug 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Lushetich University of Exeter
contact email: 
N.Lushetich@exeter.ac.uk

To be or, actually, not two sentences to be, that is the question, combined.

Call for Articles in Communication/Media/Journalism studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hungarian Communication Studies Association
contact email: 
jatoth@komejournal.com

KOME, an international Open Access journal published by the Hungarian Communication Studies Association is currently seeking articles for its future issues.

Self-Commentary in Early Modern European Literature - 26-27 February 2016, Durham University (UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University (UK) - Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)
contact email: 
francesco.venturi@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Self-Commentary in Early Modern European Literature 26-27 February 2016, Durham (UK)

'Strata' Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Eleanor Dobson & Gemma King
contact email: 
strataconference@gmail.com

Abstract deadline 30 September 2015

Your Papers are Due at 3:00; My Panic Attack is at 4:00: Mental Illness in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
langlesey@unr.edu

In Mad at School, Margaret Price claims that “Persons with mental disabilities lack rhetoricity; we are rhetorically disabled.” Our experience as academics with diagnosed mental disabilities bears

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