category: rhetoric and composition

The Canon and Cultural Studies in the Composition Classroom - NeMLA, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Host: Susquehanna University
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.

ACIS-West 2013 - San Francisco, CA - 27-29 Sept. 2013 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

Abstract are welcome on all aspects of Irish Studies: history, art, drama, literature, theory, law, current events, pop culture, identity, gender studies, etc.

Extended Deadline: 31 July 2013

"Keith Haring: Languages" Call for Papers August 15 2013 (Conference Dec 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Fales Library and Special Collections, NYU
contact email: 
haringlanguages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Keith Haring: Languages”

12 December 2013, New York City
Organized by Andrew Blackley
Conference venue:
Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University

Colorado Mesa University Conference on Globalization and the Environment: Oct. 25th and 26th, 2013. Abstracts due August 19.

full name / name of organization: 
Colorado Mesa University Four Corners Conference on Globalization and the Environment
contact email: 
tacker@coloradomesa.edu; mvallejo@coloradomesa.edu;jsnyder@coloradomesa.edu; rcalland@coloradomesa.edu

Conference Information

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal - 31 August 2013

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

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by 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.

A Look Into Ideologies and Hidden Messages of Madagascar 3

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Bordlemay, student at North Dakota State University
contact email: 
VictoriaBordlemay@yahoo.com

A Rhetorical Criticism paper of the children's movie: Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.

CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT : update

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers: CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014.

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching 6/28: Stretching The Screen 15th Annual SFSU Cinema Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
csgsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Conference Dates: October 17-19, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Kriss Ravetto
Submission Deadline: June 28, 2013
website: http://userwww.sfsu.edu/cinegsa/cfp.html

New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - January 30th-February 1st, 2014 - 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.

CFP: Shakespearean Journeys: 1st ASA Conference (Taipei, 5/15-17/2014; deadline 8/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Asian Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
admin@AsianShakespeare.org

CALL FOR PAPERS and SEMINAR PROPOSALS

Shakespearean Journeys:
The Inaugural Conference of the Asian Shakespeare Association

Taipei, 15-17 May 2014

ACIS-West 2013 - San Francisco, CA - 27-29 Sept. 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

Digital America - A new journal on digital culture and American life

full name / name of organization: 
Digital America
contact email: 
mf4jd@richmond.edu

Digital America is a new online journal venture from the University of Richmond that seeks to publish exceptional student work.

Guest Bloggers Wanted: Interesting Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interesting Literature: A Library of Literary Interestingness
contact email: 
O.M.Tearle@lboro.ac.uk

Interesting Literature is a blog which features regular posts on all aspects of literature, from Shakespeare to F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce to J. R. R. Tolkien, Aeschylus to Sherlock Holmes.

This Rough Magic - Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Teaching Over-looked, Non-Traditional Medieval & Renaissance Texts

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

All too often, the same canonical works and authors find their way into Medieval and Renaissance Literature courses.

Children, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
MAPACA
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

The Children and Childhood Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association invites you to participate in the annual MAPACA conference.

Exegesis CFP 'Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis e-journal
contact email: 
chief.editor@exegesisjournal.org

Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined

‘Any landscape is a condition of the spirit’
- HENRI FREDERIC AMIEL

Essays on teaching HBO's The Wire (due September 3, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Naomi Crummey and Dr. Karen Dillon, Blackburn College
contact email: 
ncrummey@gmail; karenleedillon@gmail.com

Considered one of the greatest television programs and one of the greatest contemporary American narratives of all time, The Wire has received much scholarly and critical attention since its run on HB

'Practices of Critique' - International graduate conference - Frankfurt, 5-7 Dec 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cluster of Excellence "Normative Orders", Goethe University Frankfurt
contact email: 
graduateconference@normativeorders.net

International Graduate Conference
PRACTICES OF CRITIQUE
Goethe University Frankfurt
5-7 December 2013

Call for Papers
Deadline: 15 July 2013

Landscapes: Digital, Real, Imagined

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis Journal
contact email: 
chief.editor@exegesisjournal.org

Exegesis, the peer-reviewed academic e-journal of the English Department at Royal Holloway, University of London, is now accepting submissions for the Autumn 2013 edition on Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined. For this issue we hope to attract creative writing dealing with the notion of landscape, broadly considered, as well as literary, historical and other critical readings informed by considerations of space, form and location.

CFP: Postgraduate English, Issue 27 (Deadline: 15 August 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH (ISSN 1756-9761). The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal: a peer-reviewed Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English.

Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions, Oct. 2-3, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Claflin University Department of English and Foreign Languages
contact email: 
mwong@claflin.edu

Theme: Reading and Writing across the Curriculum

Keynote Speaker: Ms. Nahid Rachlin, renowned fiction writer and memoirist, also teaches at the New School University, New York City

[UPDATE] CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 30th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

This year, we continue to explore various matters of the urban, but in particular, education and this city.

CFP: Making Meaning with the Work of N. Katherine Hayles, SAMLA, Nov. 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Page Whittaker/SAMLA Literary Criticism Discussion Circle
contact email: 
lynnpw@uga.edu

This panel seeks to explore a wide range of research that engages the writings of N. Katherine Hayles, SAMLA 85 Critical Plenary Speaker.

UPDATE: "21st Century Englishes"

full name / name of organization: 
English Studies Conference Committee (Bowling Green State University)
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

Update: "21st Century Englishes" Deadline Extended!
full name / name of organization:
English Studies Conference Committee (Bowling Green State University)
contact email:
bgsucon@gmail.com

SAMLA 85 in Atlanta: Contemporary American Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

ADVANCED WRITING
Contemporary American Creative Nonfiction

12th Medieval English Studies Symposium: Between Nostalgia and Hope: The Waning of the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

The 2013 Medieval English Studies Symposium (30th Nov - 1Dec) invites scholars and young researchers in the Middle Ages.

NeMLA Harrisburg, Apr. 3-6, 2014: Is There a Future for the Standard Edition?

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Bowers / U of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
Tbowers@english.upenn.edu

Is there a Future for the Standard Edition?
Session 14120, NeMLA 2014 Convention, Harrisburg PA, April 3-6, 2014

Call For Papers Twelfth Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Inst

full name / name of organization: 
Claflin University Department of English and Foreign Languages
contact email: 
wong@claflin.edu

Tentative Schedule:

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 14th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 14th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

[UPDATE] New Narratives of Disaster and Crisis: Reflecting on 9/11 in the Obama Era--Proposal Due Date Extended to 7/10/2013

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Chairpersons
contact email: 
newessayson911@gmail.com

[UPDATE] New Narratives of Disaster and Crisis: Reflecting on 9/11in the Obama Era -- Proposals Due 5/31/2013

full name / name of organization:

SAMLA Chairpersons

2014 International Reading Association CLL-SIG, New Orleans, May 9-12

full name / name of organization: 
College Literacy & Learning Special Interest Group
contact email: 
victoria.appatova@uc.edu

The College Literacy & Learning Special Interest Group is seeking proposals for our session at the 59th annual convention of the International Reading Association, in New Orleans, LA, May 9-12, 2014.

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies” January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies”

Marking and Re-marking: Tracing the Tattoo in Crime and Detective Narratives (edited collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Cox and Kate Watson (Cardiff Metropolitan University)
contact email: 
kwatson@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Proposals of 250 words are sought for an upcoming collection: ‘Marking and Re-marking: Tracing the Tattoo in Crime and Detective Narratives’, edited by Katharine Cox (Cardiff Metropolitan Universi

[UPDATE] The Queerness and Games Conference. UC Berkeley. October 26/27, 2013. Apply by 7/1

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Center for New Media
contact email: 
qgconference@gmail.com

The Queerness and Games Conference
Call for Papers, Panels, and Interactive Presentations

Where & When:
UC Berkeley Center for New Media
Saturday and Sunday, October 26th and 27th, 2013

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