category: rhetoric and composition

Deadline Extended: Disruptive Time Panel for SLSA October 9-12, Dallas Texas

full name / name of organization: 
April Durham, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
smallwonderfound@gmail.com

Disruptive Time: Queering the Digital and Potentials in Data
Panel Proposal for Annual Meeting
of the Society for Science, Literature, and the Arts
Dallas, TX – October 9-12, 2014

Writing and Rhetoric Area CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
c.n.blankenship@gmail.com

The Writing and Rhetoric in Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

UPDATE: Reminder – Cosmographies: Textual and Visual Cultures of Outer Space. Call for Papers deadline Friday 25th April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Niamh Downing/Falmouth University
contact email: 
niamh.downing@falmouth.ac.uk

2-day conference, Falmouth University 24-25 July 2014. Supported by the British Interplanetary Society.

http://www.cosmographies.co.uk

Keynote Speakers:

Natural Spaces and Phenomena in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through and ecocritical or natural lens.

Polari Journal of queer creative writing

full name / name of organization: 
Polari Journal
contact email: 
dallas.baker@scu.edu.au

Polari Journal of queer creative writing is holding an open call for submissions for its next issue (published October 2014). There is no specific theme for this issue.

Special Sessions Proposals Sought for MMLA (due 4/21; November 13-16, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Program Committee of the Midwest Modern Language Association particularly welcomes CFPs for Special Sessions that address the 2014 conference theme, "The Lives of Cities." Special Sessions may foc

Approaching the Liminal: Pushing the Boundaries of Continental Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
Pittsbugh Continental Philosophy Network
contact email: 
pittsburghphilosophy@gmail.com

The Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Network is pleased to announce the 1st Annual Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Conference.

"The Academy and Its Futures" issue of Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Call for Submissions

[UPDATE] NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Session Proposals *Two Week Reminder*

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention

Hosted by Ryerson University

Edited Collection: Memory in Popular Culture [abstracts due 5/1/14]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Urbanski, Fitchburg State University
contact email: 
memoryinsf_book@icloud.com

Upcoming collection on memory in popular culture, under contract with McFarland and Company, seeks proposals for academic essays on the complex role of rhetorical and social memory in science fiction,

International Conference: Language, Literature, and Ecoculture -- 23-25 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

Language, Literature and Ecoculture
Faculty of Arts, University of Buea, South West Region, Cameroon
23-25 July 2014

Manifestas: Supporting Women’s Studies In Academia

full name / name of organization: 
_Feminist Spaces_
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

As an up-and-coming online, interdisciplinary student journal, _Feminist Spaces_ is now accepting student submissions for their inaugural issue to be published September 2014.

15 September 2014--Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by graduate students in the English Department at Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc. We currently seek scholarly papers to include in the publication.

Pop Culture in Context

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015) will also feature a section of papers devoted to popular culture and its contexts. Papers submitted to “Pop Culture in Context” should explore the ways in which popular culture circulates within texts, replicates itself through texts, or creates and shapes its own contexts through texts. A “text” may be visual or cultural; it need not be strictly literary. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• Is popular culture primarily subversive or conservative?
• In what ways do the concerns of popular novels, graphic novels, films, music, and television series intersect with those of more canonical literary works?
• How are issues of gender, race, class, and sexuality explored and represented in popular contexts?
• To what degree is an understanding of how popular culture functions becoming an intrinsic part of our studies of anthropology, economics, history, literature, political science, sociology, art, culture, etc.?

“The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future”: Selected Papers

Once again, our Fall/Winter issue will feature selected papers from Southern Connecticut State University’s Annual Graduate Conference. Volume 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015) will highlight selected papers from the April 26, 2014, conference, “The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future.”

Book Reviews

We are seeking book reviews of scholarly texts that have been published within the past two years (2012 to present). Reviews should be no more than 1,000 words and should conform to the MLA guidelines listed below.

Submission Guidelines

The submission deadline for our Fall 2014/Winter 2015 issue will be September 15, 2014.

Please send submissions electronically to textincontext.southernct@gmail.com as MS Word email attachments, indicating in the body of the email to which section you are submitting your paper. Our editorial board employs anonymous peer review in its selection process; thus, author name and contact information should appear in a separate file and not in the manuscript itself.

Submissions should be no longer than 2,500 words in length, set in 12pt, Palatino font, double-spaced, with 1” margins, and adhere to 2009 MLA style. All submissions must be the author’s original thought and therefore must include a complete works cited page also in MLA format. Please also include a short abstract and third-person author bio, no more than 150 words each.

If figures, illustrations, and/or video clips accompany the submission, please present them in separate files. The author has sole responsibility for any copyright permissions and fees.

Requirements

Authors must be currently enrolled in a program of graduate study at an accredited university. Submissions must be previously unpublished, but the author retains future publishing rights.

Editorial Board

Chelsea Dodds
Jennifer Garcia
Nicole Lowman
Andrew Phelps
Katie Sutton

Indigenous Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Call for Papers

Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014.

[update] Submission deadline extended to May 15; Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters
Interdisciplinary Summer Conference
Call for Presentations:

Announcing Reconstruction 14.1 The Undead Arcade

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

Introducing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 14.1 The Undead Arcade
Featuring original artwork by Amanda Lee Stillwell

36th ANNUAL HUMANITIES AND TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE 6-8 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Technology Association
contact email: 
darnold@stu.edu

Call for Papers (Deadline: August 1, 2014)
36th ANNUAL HUMANITIES AND TECHNOLOGIES
ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY, MIAMI GARDENS, FL
TECHONOLGY AND POLITICS
06 - 08 NOVEMBER 2014

Everywhere is a Classroom -- Oct. 23-25, 2014 (Proposals due June 16, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
TYCA-SW / Two Year College English Association -- Southwest
contact email: 
gperkins@collin.edu

Everywhere is a Classroom
Two-Year College English Association-Southwest
TYCA-SW ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Embassy Suites, Frisco, TX
October 23-25, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Cultural Rhetorics Conference: Entering the Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan State University
contact email: 
crtheory@gmail.com

What is this conference for?

UPDATE: The Future for Honors - 5/1/2014 (9/26/2014 - 9/27/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Honors College, Oakland University, MI
contact email: 
gharper@oakland.edu

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Call for Papers

The Future for Honors
26 – 27 September 2014

to be held at:

The Honors College
Oakland University
Rochester MI 48309

Intellectual Activism: Inaugural Issue of Postgraduate Journal Polyseme

full name / name of organization: 
Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review
contact email: 
wisnie1@umbc.edu

Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review invites graduate students and scholars who have recently obtained their doctorates to submit original, unpublished essays and reviews related, howe

UPDATE: Urban Studies CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

UPDATE: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st Century Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA

What Comes After Occupy? The Regional Politics of Resistance (ASAP)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Defiance College
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Our collection, What Comes After Occupy? The Regional Politics of Resistance, is now under contract, and we are interested in possibly adding one or two additional essays.

[UPDATE] Oh! The Horror!: The Supernatural in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association 2014 Conference
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

Proposal Submission Deadline: June 1, 2014

Conference Dates: October 3-4, 2014

Conference Location
1450 S. Atherton St., State College, PA

Keynote Speakers
John Russo and Russ Streiner

Oh! The Horror!: The Supernatural in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

From the past to the present, the supernatural has inundated our popular culture.

MMLA 2014: The (Digital) Lives of Cities (Nov. 13-16) DUE MAY 31

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Digital Humanities Permanent Section
contact email: 
sullivan.rachael@gmail.com

Midwest Modern Language Association 2014: The Lives of Cities
November 13-16, 2014 | Detroit, MI

‘Ideas and Enlightenment’ The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under) DNS 10-13 December 2014, proposals due 15 June

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au

‘Ideas and Enlightenment’
The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under)

David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV

10-13 December 2014
The University of Sydney

Ecocomposition, Green Rhetoric(s), and Digital Environments

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mpj0003@auburn.edu

South Atlantic MLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia (Nov 7-9, 2014)

Ecocomposition, Green Rhetoric(s), and Digital Environments

Call for Submissions: Literary Undergraduate Research in English

full name / name of organization: 
LURe/University of West Georgia
contact email: 
lurejournal@gmail.com

The journal for Literary Undergraduate Research in English, LURe, invites undergraduate students from any institution to submit manuscripts for our upcoming issue.

CCCC "Risk and Reward" Panel Proposal: Histories of Administration

full name / name of organization: 
Emily January Petersen and Ryan Moeller / Utah State University
contact email: 
januarypetersen@yahoo.com or rylish.moeller@usu.edu

We seek panel members for the upcoming CCCC: March 18-21, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to May 23, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking & Writing
contact email: 
Paul. Pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Volume 2 (2014): Critical Thinking and Writing in the STEM Disciplines

Guest Editor: Lisa Emerson, Massey University (N.Z.)

Call for Submissions - April 15, 2014 - Short Articles

full name / name of organization: 
US Editors / The New Union
contact email: 
editorsustnu@gmail.com

Call for Submissions: Issue 2

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY, 13-15 November, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Exploring Liminality in Anglophone Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo & Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies
contact email: 
asyras2015@uvigo.es

In line with the three previous successful ASYRAS conferences organised at the University of Salamanca and the University of Oviedo, the Department of English, French and German Studies of the Univers

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