category: rhetoric and composition

Short and interesting articles required for The New Union online magazine.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editor@new-union.co.uk

The New Union, a new online literary magazine, requires guest articles for online publication.

We welcome articles on any and all literary subjects and genres, and from any period in history.

Édouard Glissant: Totality and Poetics of Relation

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
frances.mcdonald@duke.edu, melody.jue@duke.edu

This seminar invites a discussion of Édouard Glissant’s “poetics of relation” as a literary strategy for rethinking the concept and experience of “totality” away from the “totalizing” p

University of Florida's University Writing Program 2014 Conference - deadline 10/20/2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida
contact email: 
lyndsayb@ufl.edu

University Writing Program’s 2014 Conference
January 31st and February 1st, 2014
Fundamental Questions: What is College Writing?

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (17 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

[Update] Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and Enculturation

full name / name of organization: 
The Language and Rhetorical Studies Interdisciplinary Group
contact email: 
langrhetorg@umich.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Shirley Brice Heath, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University

CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies, Vol.1 No.10, deadline Oct. 31

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwa

UPDATE: NeMLA 2014 CFP: “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy”

full name / name of organization: 
Eden Wales Freedman
contact email: 
eef25@wildcats.unh.edu

Reminder: Please submit abstracts by September 31 for “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy” panel at NeMLA 2014 (April 2014).

Accommodating Disability in the English Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual College English Association (CEA) Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 27-29, 2014
contact email: 
cea-web.org [to submit abstract to CEA website by Nov. 1, 2013]

500-word proposals for 15-minute papers/presentations on the challenges and opportunities in teaching students with disabilities.

Metacognition, Active Learning, & Supportive Technology in the Literature or Composition Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual College English Association (CEA) Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 27-29, 2014.
contact email: 
cea-web.org [to submit abstract to CEA website by Nov. 1, 2013]

Service Learning in English Courses: Composition and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual College English Association (CEA) Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 27-29, 2014.
contact email: 
cea-web.org [to submit abstract on CEA website by Nov. 1, 2013]

500-word proposals for 15-minute papers/presentations on the use of service learning in composition or literature courses.

Food and Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

35th Annual Conference
February 19-22, 2014
http://southwestpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 11/01/13

Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102

European Popular Culture and Literature Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
35th Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2014
http://southwestpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 11/01/13

Conference Hotel:

CFP for Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (17 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University, Department of English
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
Call for Papers: 2014 Issue
Submission Deadline: 17 January 2014

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition. Submissions are peer-reviewed by a selection board at BYU, and final decisions are made by the journal's two Editors-in-Chief in consultation with a faculty advisor. Essays may be submitted on a year-round basis, but Criterion is currently soliciting submissions for its 2014 issue, scheduled for publication in April of 2014. The submission deadline is 17 January 2014.

The Canon and Cultural Studies in the Composition Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu, wal209@lehigh.edu

Since the "culture wars" of the 1980s and 90s, the significance of canonical authors towards a general education has been argued by both the left and right.

{UPDATE}“The Writings of Langston Hughes: Pathway and Portico to Circum-Caribbean Literature” (March 26-March 29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: “The Writings of Langston Hughes: Pathway and Portico to Circum-Caribbean Literature”
College Language Association Convention 2014

[UPDATE] Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 9/15/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Check the website, apollonejournal.org, for submission details on publication, or for an application to work with us.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Games of Late Modernity (Leusden, NL: January 15-17 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Tilburg University / Huizinga Research Institute / ISVW
contact email: 
info@gamesoflatemodernity.org

The end of this year will be marked by the 75th anniversary of Johan Huizinga’s classic study of the Homo Ludens.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Games of Late Modernity (Leusden, NL: January 15-17 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Tilburg University / Huizinga Research Institute / ISVW
contact email: 
info@gamesoflatemodernity.org

[UPDATE] New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - 01/30/14 - 02/01/14 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

NeMLA 2014 - Multicultural Folklore in Contemporary Fiction: Tracing the Roots

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, Apil 3-6
contact email: 
caroline.burke@stonybrook.edu

The panel’s emphasis is on the process by which folklore moves, changes and remanifests itself over time and through culture.

Making Libraries Integral in the Lives of Baby Boomers

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Special Issue of Computational Culture on "Rhetoric and Computation"

full name / name of organization: 
James J. Brown, Jr. and Annette Vee / Computational Culture
contact email: 
brownjr@wisc.edu

CFP: Special Issue of Computational Culture on Rhetoric and Computation

Immersion and Invention: Convergences in Art and Science Research [June 1, 2014]

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

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

21st Annual NINE Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball (March 12-15, 2014; abstracts due Dec. 2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NINE: A Journal of Baseball History & Culture
contact email: 
tstrecker@bsu.edu

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces the 21st Annual NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

[UPDATE] Allegory Studies? Registration open

full name / name of organization: 
Vladimir Brljak
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

Computers & Writing 2014: Evolutions, Revolutions, Convolutions

full name / name of organization: 
Washington State University
contact email: 
computers.writing.2014@gmail.com

The 2014 Computers and Writing Conference, "Evolutions, Revolutions, Convolutions," will be held at Washington State University in Pullman, WA from June 5-8, 2014.

[UPDATE] Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (April 3-6 2014); Proposals due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 45th Annual Convention (Harrisburg PA, April 3-6))
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

This panel seeks a broad range of papers exploring how disability challenges normative constructions of the body-environment dyad.

BOSS: Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies, First Issue

full name / name of organization: 
BOSS: Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies
contact email: 
Springsteenstudies@gmail.com

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies is a new open-access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays pertaining to Bruce Springsteen.

38th Annual PAC Conference: 27-29 March 2014, Ocean Creek Resort, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

full name / name of organization: 
The Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
American / British Topics: Dr. Kirk Boyle (kboyle@unca.edu); Foreign / Comparative / Linguistics / Pedagogy Topics Dr. Kristin

Email proposals along with a brief abstract and CV by 10 December 2013.

Examining Assessment: Principles and Practices for Writing Classrooms and Programs

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing / North Carolina State University
contact email: 
writingsymposium@ncsu.edu

The 2014 North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing invites you to explore the use of assessment within and across writing programs.

[UPDATE] CFA: Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Supernatural Studies
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

CFA: Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century (abstracts: 30 November 2013, articles: 31 March 2014)

full name / name of organization:
The Journal of Supernatural Studies

contact email:

_Global Women Leaders: Their World, Their Language_ 11/4/13

full name / name of organization: 
Michele Lockhart & Kathleen Mollick
contact email: 
politicalwomenproject@yahoo.com

Call for Proposals

Global Women Leaders: Their World, Their Language

Special Edition: Privacy and Dataveillance

full name / name of organization: 
Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
esteenbeck@gmail.com

Call for Projects: Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture
Special Edition: Privacy and Dataveillance
Due February 1, 2014

[UPDATE] Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature: Deadline extended to Sept. 27, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Western Illinois Univesity
contact email: 
ne-hagstromschmidt@wiu.edu; ego@wiu.edu

CFP: Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature
UPDATE: 250 word abstract due date extended to 27 September, 2013.

UPDATE (Revised Deadline): The Cultural and Political Life of Zombies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory
contact email: 
dweiss@ycp.edu

The Cultural and Political Life of Zombies

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