category: rhetoric and composition

REMINDER CFP: ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY & THE NOVEL (DEADLINE 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2010 Montreal, CA
contact email: 
j.bartlett@uci.edu

Call for Papers

Analytic Philosophy and the Novel

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Lying, Cheating, and Dissimulation: Theorizing Deceit

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
theorizingdeceit@gmail.com

LYING, CHEATING, AND DISSIMULATION: THEORIZING DECEIT

The Inaugural Issue of Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

Web 2.0 Applications in the First-Year Composition Classroom (Dec. 30, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Fountainhead Press X Series for Professional Development
contact email: 
celutkewitte@bsu.edu

Writing instructors who teach online or in networked classrooms
are embracing highly collaborative Web 2.0 applications
in their writing pedagogy.

CFP: Special Issue of the Women's Studies Quarterly - "Market"

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly) Special Issue on Market

Guest Editors: Mara Einstein and Joe Rollins

Market is both a noun and a verb, a place where we shop and the act of selling. Market can be Wall Street or Main Street, psychological and physiological, traditional, viral or stealth. In the current period of global economic upheaval scholars from all disciplines need to interrogate the changing meanings, moods, and implications of the market. In this issue of WSQ we seek to consider consumption and markets anew, from feminist, queer, cultural, and critical perspectives. This issue will explore urgent questions related to markets. These include, but are not limited to: How might we get beyond the entrenched binaries of male/female, public/private, citizen/immigrant, producer/consumer that are central to so much thinking about markets? What does it mean to go shopping in the name of charitable giving or to purchase “green” products? How can commodities that are “locally grown” survive in the face of globalization? How does globalization compare to colonial trade? How are these changes affecting the ways we understand images, brands, icons, labels, and the meanings these transmit? How did modern consumer behavior and iconography develop? How have literary texts shaped or challenged our sense of the market? When did the commodity first appear? Is the depression getting you down?

American Literature: Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth (Mar. 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature (Duke University Press)
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@duke.edu

American Literature (Duke University Press)
Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth
http://www.duke.edu/~gc24/americanliterature.html

DEADLINE: 31 May 2010

Turning Points and Transformations March 5-6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2010@louisiana.edu

http://english.louisiana.edu/laconference/Home/index.php

Tutoring WAC/WID (for WAC 2010) (Sep. 25, 2009) (May 20-22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Cedillo/UNR, Al Harahap/SFSU
contact email: 
tutoringwac2010@gmail.com

Tutoring WAC/WID: The Intersections of Writing Across the Curriculum and the Writing Center

'Truthiness' Across Cutures, Vol. 1 No. 1, Autumn 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving & reviewing submissions for the Autumn 2009 issue

Feb 2010 North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference

full name / name of organization: 
North Georgia College and State University
contact email: 
tbennett@ngcsu.edu

North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference 2010:
What are the potential benefits and challenges of the growing relationship between the United States and China?

Call for papers:

Women’s Voices, Women's Connection at CEA 2010 (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Osborne/Women's Connection, College English Association
contact email: 
osborne@coastal.edu

Call for Papers, Women’s Connection at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

[UPDATE] K'zoo 2010: Mystical Bridges to Postmodernity: Toward a Critical Theology?

full name / name of organization: 
OMELS (Oregon Medieval English Literature Students)
contact email: 
tasay@uoregon.edu

We still have space available on the panel for any interested.

Call for Papers
45th International Congress on Medieval Studies
May 13-16, 2010

Rhetoric Society of America - Panel on Neurological Difference

full name / name of organization: 
Jordynn Jack
contact email: 
jjack@email.unc.edu

We are seeking a third speaker for a proposed panel on rhetoric and public controversies about neurological difference.

Public/Sex: Connecting Sexuality and Service Learning--A Special Issue of Reflections

full name / name of organization: 
Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Service Learning, and Community Literacy
contact email: 
janellsyr@hotmail.com

The spring 2010 issue of Reflections will explore the interplay between sexuality and literacy, asking us to reconsider the normative structures that position us as particular kinds of sexed/sexualize

[UPDATE] Writing Faculties: Intersections of Creativity and Pedagogy (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
njs16@psu.edu

The purpose of this panel is to mark intersections between creativity and pedagogy, focusing on teacher-poets.

How does working in a classroom inform the making of poetry?

UPDATE: The Cultures of Literature and Composition: Revisiting the Relationship, NeMLA, Montreal 4/7-4/11/10, deadline: 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Wetzel / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
wetzelg@mailbox.sc.edu

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Nightmare - UCL English Graduate Conference March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University College London/Institute of English Studies, University of London
contact email: 
nightmareconference10@googlemail.com

The 2010 Ucl English Graduate Society Conference seeks to address ideas of nightmare, in all their myriad forms.

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed “Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry,” seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical/theoret

[UPDATE] Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Women and the Gendering of Gossip, Talk and Communication Practices across Media – edited collection – Deadline November 15 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Burcon & Melissa Ames
contact email: 
sburcon@gmail.com; mames@eiu.edu

This collection, to be published by McFarland press, aims to update existing theories of orality in the light of technological advancements which have altered communication practices on a large scale.

[UPDATE]Re-Imagining First-Year Composition - NEMLA 2010 (deadline September 30, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol-Ann Farkas/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Carol-Ann.Farkas@mcphs.edu

Re-Imagining First-Year Composition Roundtable at the Northeast Modern Language Association meeting, Montreal Canada, April 7-11, 2010.

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: an Online Open Access E-Journal (ISSN 0975–2935) is looking for publishers and authors who are interested in getting their books reviewed

International Journal of Academic Research

full name / name of organization: 
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
edit@ijar.lit.az

Dear colleagues!

Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Phil Heldrich, Southwest Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Phil Heldrich, CW Pedagogy Area Chair
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net
31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

CFP: Converging at the Vanishing Point (ECWCA Apr 8-10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
East Central Writing Center Association
contact email: 
smit1254@msu.edu

Writing centers are at an interesting time in our history.

Assessing the Effectiveness of First-Year Writing Programs (11/1/2009, CEA 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Jerry Alexander / College English Association
contact email: 
jjalexan@presby.edu

March 25-27, 2010
San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel
209 East Houston Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

UPDATE: Xchanges online journal Undergraduate issue Tech Writing and Comp/Rhet, 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Xchanges online journal, New Mexico Tech
contact email: 
jnewmark@nmt.edu

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!! - Sigma Tau Delta's Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric, and Composition

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter announce an extended submission deadline for The Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference

Graphic Novels, comics, and Popular Culture-CFP SWPCA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

CFP-SWPCA-Call for Papers/presentations-Graphic Novels, Comics, and Popular Culture 2010 conference

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

The Politics of Our Shared Learning Space NeMLA April 7-11 2010 Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Keating-Miller
contact email: 
jtkeatingmiller@gmail.com

This round table discussion seeks to explore the history of the university in harboring or stifling the development of grassroots politics, the contention of fundamentalist and humanist viewpoints in

[UPDATE] New deadline Theories and Forms of Allegory from Middle Age to Modernity international conference Contributors needed!

full name / name of organization: 
Carlo Tirinanzi de Medici - Università di Trento
contact email: 
allegoria.trento@gmail.com

--English version below --
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Lʼallegoria: teorie e forme tra medioevo e modernità
Per comprendere la letteratura occidentale quello di allegoria è un concetto cardine, si

MP Journal: seeking submission for Winter 09 issue on Women and Families

full name / name of organization: 
MPJournal: an Online Feminist Journal, www.academinist.org/mp
contact email: 
Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

Women and Families: MP Journal is seeking academic papers, book reviews and other well written inquiries on the subject of women and families.

[UPDATE] "I can always find out: Searching for Knowledge as Expertise and the Technocratic Generation"

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

Reconstruction 10.2 Searching for Knowledge as Expertise and the Technocratic Generation

The Politics of Consumption: (Re)presenting and (Trans)forming Identities, February 19-20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University’s Southwest English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
southwestegs@gmail.com

Arizona State University’s Southwest English Graduate Symposium (SWEGS) announces a call for papers for the Spring 2010 conference entitled “The Politics of Consumption: (Re)presenting and (Trans)

[UPDATE] Indigenous Literatures of Native North America (NeMLA, Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

Panel: Indigenous Literatures of Native North America

The Comic Satan

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn National Conference 3/31 to 4/4/10
contact email: 
llipoma

Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn 2010 National Conference
St. Louis, MO,
3/31/10 to 4/4/10

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