category: rhetoric and composition

Semiotics of Revelation

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Semiotic Studies
contact email: 
massimo.leone@unito.it

The roundtable will focus on the semiotic implications of the idea of revelation. What are the characteristics of meaning that is produced, communicated, and received as “revealed”?

New Voices 2009: The Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse (October 22-24, 2009) [GRADUATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Conference: Georgia State University Graduate English Assoc.
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Graduate Student Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest throughout history, across cultures, and in language.

International Multidisciplinary Women's Congress (October 13-16, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Izmir, TURKEY
contact email: 
info@imwc2009.org

Please, note that abstracts of 300 words will be submitted electronically at our website at http://www.imwc2009.org. Deadline for submission of proposals is June 1, 2009.

Edited Volume: Harvey Milk and Queer Politics (30/07/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Volume
contact email: 
jbattis@gmail.com

The Queer Politics of Harvey Milk: An Edited Collection

“If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door.”

- Harvey Milk, “In Case” [Audio Tape]: 1977

The Artfulness of Play: Bridging Creative and Theoretical Discourses (Sept 25 - 27, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Ontario, Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism
contact email: 
theoryconference@gmail.com

Children, athletes, actors, and musicians all play. Can academics play too? What do we play?

Re-Viewing Black Mountain College

full name / name of organization: 
Brian E. Butler/UNC-Asheville & Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
contact email: 
bbutler@unca.edu

Call for papers and panel proposals.
All disciplines invited.

Re-Viewing Black Mountain College
An International Conference
October 9-11, 2009

SAMLA 2009 Session: Teaching Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Luria/ SAMLA
contact email: 
luria@mailbox.sc.edu

Session Title: Teaching Language and Literature
Open Topic

2nd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - October 16-17, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The 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

present

Edgar Allan Poe and others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
revista@452f.com

On February 20th 2009 we are pleased to announce a Call for Papers to be included in the first issue of our magazine 452ºF.

Spoken Word Conference - 18/09/2009 (Deadline 1/07/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University/Rose Theatre
contact email: 
L.Hall@Kingston.ac.uk

It was the UK that gave the world ‘le chav’, first broadcast the social interaction of the inarticulate through reality television and were so busy testing our children in school that we forgot to

Lenses on Composition Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Sheryl Fontaine & Steve Westbrook, eds./ Parlor Press
contact email: 
sfontaine@fullerton.edu; swestbrook@fullerton.edu

The editors of Lenses on Composition Studies, a new series from Parlor Press, are currently seeking brief book-length manuscripts.

novel

full name / name of organization: 
shahriar valipour
contact email: 
antigone007@gmail.com

i would like to apply to your web site in order to submm it for call for papers concerning novels and short stories.
i am an English literature student getting my BA.

[UPDATE]Graduate Symposium--Spatialities--Keynote: Sharon Marcus

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Shifting Spatialities: The Dynamic Boundaries of Place and Space

Rice Graduate Symposium
October 2-3, 2009
Rice University, Houston, TX

Call For Papers
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2009

CFP: CCCC 2010 - The Politics of Creativity (4/24/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Girshin Binghamton University
contact email: 
tgirshin@gmail.com

There seem to be two ideas regarding what is called “creative,” “expressive,” or “personal” writing in composition discourses.

The Politics of Creativity

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Girshin / Binghamton University
contact email: 
tgirshin@gmail.com

There seem to be two ideas regarding what is called “creative,” “expressive,” or “personal” writing in composition discourses.

Humanities June 27, 28

full name / name of organization: 
CPRACSIS CENTRE FOR PERFORMANC ERESEARCH AND CULTURAL STUDIES
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org

Call for Papers
International Conference on Humanities in the 21st Century
“Rethinking Humanities”
June 27 & 28, 2009
C PRACSIS, Thrissur, Kerala, India 680001

CFP: Looking for Cs 2010 panelists -- Technology, Textual Ownership, and Self-Sponsored Collaborative Writing Groups

full name / name of organization: 
Rik Hunter / University of Wisconsin - Madison
contact email: 
hunter.rik@gmail.com

Looking to put together a Cs panel on technology & self-sponsored (outside of the classroom) collaborative writing groups.

Book Project-Graphic Novels and Libraries

full name / name of organization: 
Robert G. Weiner Texas Tech University Library
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Papers--Graphic Novels in Libraries and Archives: Ideas and Issues.

Grad Conf: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits. October 8-9.

full name / name of organization: 
English and Art History Departments, University of Chicago
contact email: 
ucgradconf@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits.
A joint graduate conference between English Language & Literature and Art History

Fourth Annual Graduate Conference ~ October 8-9, 2009

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities--October 16-18, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Emory Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ammastr@emory.edu

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities

October 16-18, 2009
Hosted By:
The Department of Comparative Literature
Emory University

2010 CCCC Feminist Workshop--Feminist Intersectionality: Confronting Identity(ies), Censorship, and Action

full name / name of organization: 
CCCC Feminist Workshop/ Kirsti Cole
contact email: 
4CFeministWorkshop@gmail.com

2010 CCCC Feminist Workshop

Feminist Intersectionality: Confronting Identity(ies), Censorship, and Action

Final CFP: “The Unbearable Charm of Frailty. Philosophizing in/on Eastern Europe” (update)

full name / name of organization: 
Angelaki
contact email: 
bradatan@hotmail.com

(Please circulate widely & apologies for cross-postings!)

Final Call for Papers: “The Unbearable Charm of Frailty. Philosophizing in/on Eastern Europe.”

Shifting Spatialities Graduate Symposium (Submissions Due: 7/1/09, Symposium:10/2-10/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University, Houston, TX
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Shifting Spatialities: The Dynamic Boundaries of Place and Space

Rice Graduate Symposium
October 2-3, 2009
Rice University, Houston, TX

Call For Papers
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2009

Western Region, American Conference for Irish Studies, Oct 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies West
contact email: 
TOKeefe@scu.edu

A Call for Papers

American Conference for Irish Studies-West

25th Annual Meeting

C.B. Hannegan’s
Los Gatos, California

October 16-17, 2009

Theme: Ireland and Its Influences

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Polk / UNCW GEA
contact email: 
thp9064@uncw.edu

Call for Papers: “Rising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studies”
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference

Women in Literature: PAMLA Annual Conference at San Francisco State University (Nov. 6-7, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Baker / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Melissa.Baker@asu.edu

Call for Papers (Online Submission Deadline: March 30, 2009)

CALL for PRESENTATIONS: Mid-Atlantic College Student Literary Magazine Conference 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic College Student Literary Magazine Conference
contact email: 
dlauro@ocean.edu,hsheridan@ocean.edu,lfriedberg@ccp.edu,mmyers@ccp.edu

Following the success of our inaugural conference last year, the Mid-Atlantic College Student Literary Magazine Conference co-chairs are issuing a Call for Presentations for the October 9, 2009, confe

[UPDATE] Rhetoric Panel SCMLA 2009. Deadline Extended: March 27, 2009.

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
MLockhart@twu.edu.

Call for Papers
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
2009 Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Deadline Extended: March 27, 2009

Playing with Stereotypes. Redefining Hispanic Identity in Post-national Literature and Cinema.

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic University of Leuven (K.U.Leuven), BELGIUM; Department of Spanish and Latin-American Literature
contact email: 
je@arts.kuleuven.be

Keynote speakers

Ruth Amossy (Tel Aviv University)
Jean-Louis Dufays (UCL)
Charles Ramírez-Berg (Texas Austin)
Maarten van Delden (USC, California)

Pedagogy in the Digital Age: A New Strand in the Pedagogy Tradition? (Due May 31, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Special Session Panel (November 6-8, 2009)
contact email: 
amyatt1@gsu.edu

Pedagogy in a digital age or digital pedagogy?

A Queer Harry Potter Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Buzny
contact email: 
buznya@mcmaster.ca

We seek to delve further into the mind of Rowling and examine all aspects of the Harry Potter series that lend themselves to a lavender lens.

Curriculum, Politics, and the Student/Teacher of English:The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies; October 16-17 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

According to Terry Eagleton, English as a discipline was installed in England’s universities to take up the slack when, in the 19-century, religion stopped providing the ideological glue required fo

The Translator as Writer, 7 November 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
ian.kemble@port.ac.uk

Keynote speakers: Neil Bartlett (author, director and translator)
Jody Byrne (author, Technical Translation)

[UPDATE] Date Extention- Submit Short Stories, Poetry, Hybrids Etc.

full name / name of organization: 
Dash Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions

[UPDATE] Children's Literature Panel (PAMLA Nov. 6-7, 2009; deadline extended to April 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA- Tiffany Hutabarat
contact email: 
animeno13@gmail.com

This panel is open to any paper submissions dealing with the reading, adaptation, pedagogical use or critical interpretation of children’s literature.

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