category: rhetoric and composition

Journal needs excellent undergraduate work

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers
contact email: 
lisa.beckelhimer@uc.edu

As the academic year comes to a close, please share the following CFP with your excellent undergraduate writers:

14th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
14th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com

Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposiums have been held for the past 13 years in various cities for the purpose of creating an opportunity for all scholars in stylistics, linguistics, applied li

Comparative Media: PAMLA 2014, Riverside, Calif. (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lbrow008@ucr.edu

If, as Marshall McLuhan famously asserts, media act as prosthesis, then our increasingly haptic relationship to digital technologies (think the nearly ubiquitous touchscreen interface of tablets and smart phones, as well as the rise of immersive VR as evidenced by Facebook's recently announced acquisition of Oculus) seems only natural. What, then, might constitute a denaturalized mediated environment?

Myth-Making Across Boundaries (22-24 October 2014: Literature and Cultural Studies Conference, Ege University, Izmir/Turkey)

full name / name of organization: 
European Languages and Cultures Research and Application Centre
contact email: 
egeadikam@gmail.com

Every culture has its conception, interpretation, dissemination and reformulation of myths on a grand spectrum from oral and written narratives to aural and visual arts.

3rd Global Conference: Play (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Play

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2015 CCCC Panel Proposal- Program Politics: The Professional Risks and Rewards of Program Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Ortolano / Edison State College
contact email: 
SOrtolano@Edison.edu

Academia is changing, and perhaps nowhere are these changes more concentrated (and contested) than in the field of English.

2014 PAMLA Conference (10/31/14-11/2/14, Riverside, CA): CFP May 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2014 PAMLA Conference in sunny Riverside, California will be held from Friday, October 31, 2014 through Sunday, November 2, 2014.

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

[UPDATE] NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Session Proposals *One 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

PAMLA 2014: Anne Carson’s Spiritual, Supernatural and Sublime Poetics (Due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
diana.shaffer@tx.rr.com

Proposals are invited on any aspect of Anne Carson’s Poetics.

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures - Nov. 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Quinnipiac University
contact email: 
paul.pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures:
STEM, WAC/WID, and the Changing Academy

What do we read? Considering the content of composition classrooms.

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Kalbfleisch, PhD/Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
kalbfleisce1@southernct.edu

CCCC 2015 panel

What do we read? Considering the content of composition classrooms.

ARCHISCRIPTS (GAM.11) Call for Contributions, Deadline for Abstracts: May 4th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
TU Graz, Faculty of Architecture
contact email: 
gam@tugraz.at

GAM.11––CALL FOR PAPERS
Archiscripts

CFP: Intermezzo, new series in longform publication

full name / name of organization: 
Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Enculturation, a Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture, announces the launch of Intermezzo, a series dedicated to publishing long essays – between 20,000 and 80,000 words – that are too long f

2014 PAMLA Conference--Proposals for Composition and Rhetoric Sessions Due May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
dformo@csusm.edu

You are invited to submit proposals for the fall 2014 PAMLA conference, a national organization that will host its annual conference Oct. 31-Nov.2 at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, CA.

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

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