category: rhetoric and composition

Fractured Ecologies: Call for contributions to an edited collection on environmental criticism and radical experimental writing

full name / name of organization: 
Chad Weidner
contact email: 
c.weidner@ucr.nl

Since the 1990s, ecocriticism has influenced the ways we study literature, but fractures remain.

Anthropocene Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
Center for 21st Century Studies
contact email: 
c21@uwm.edu

A conference at the Center for 21st Century Studies (C21) at UW-Milwaukee
April 10-12, 2014

CFP ‘Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment’ One Day Symposium.

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland.
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)
Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall, Date: 8th March 2014

Call for Papers Deadline 15/12/13

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The Pierian Call for Submissions--Deadline March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Pierian Literary Journal/Albany State University
contact email: 
thepierian@asurams.edu

Currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2014 issue. Accepting unpublished poems (3 max), short stories (1500 word max), one-act plays, and essays (1000 word max).

Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the De

BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Western University, Canada
contact email: 
brevitywestern@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Luca Somigli (University of Toronto); Mark McDayter (Western University).

Craft Critique Culture: (Mis)Leading (April 4-5, 2014: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Annmarie Steffes/Miriam Janechek (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

14th Annual Craft Critique Culture Graduate Student Conferen

[UPDATE] Cocktail Culture: A Conference [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville (KY) and Drake University (IA)
contact email: 
cocktailconference@gmail.com

When Roland Barthes suggests that "the ideal drink would be rich in metonymies of all kinds," he might well have been speaking of cocktails and the drinking cultures they have helped to create.

Building Connections: The Changing Face of Romance Studies, April 3-5, 2014, 20th Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Romance Languages, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
ccrlregistrations@unc.edu

Building Connections: The Changing Face of Romance Studies

Call for Journal Submissions: January 4, 2014 - What Can't You Do with an English Major?

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its Winter 2014 issue, themed “What Can't You Do With an English Major?” Submissions deadline: January 4, 2014.

The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between the human and the hand-drawn image in all of its contemporary forms in media from comics and illustrations in children's li

Sound+ Conference Call For Posters, March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
umdsoundplus@gmail.com

Call for Posters:

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Committee, Graduate Department of English, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“It’s the remix to ignition, hot and fresh out the kitchen...” – R. Kelly, “Ignition”

date correction

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

Call for Papers

Southern Humanities Council Conference

January 30-February 2, 2014

Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
Richmond, Virginia

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies”

Studies in American Culture (submisson deadline 4/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
STUDIES IN AMERICAN CULTURE
contact email: 
mcdonaldrl@vmi.edu

Studies in American Culture

Call for Submissions

CFP BSECS 43rd Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

***registration is now open***
***abstracts due by 20 October***

www.bsecs.org.uk

Call for Papers
BSECS 43rd Annual Conference

8th – 10th January 2014
St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Are Ghosts Unnatural" ISSN 2014 Panel

full name / name of organization: 
2014 ISSN Conference (March 27-30, 2014 in Cambridge, MA)
contact email: 
hoffman.783@osu.edu or jessica.pfeffer@tufts.edu

Ghosts occupy a marginal position in unnatural narrative; instead of being considered in their strangeness, they are frequently naturalized through questions of genre.

Women and Performance, Special issue, “The Haptic: Thinking Through Texture.”

full name / name of organization: 
Women and Performance
contact email: 
hapticissue@gmail.com, managingeditor@womenandperformance.org

Special Issue: Call for Submissions

Issue Guest Editor: Rizvana Bradley (Assistant Professor, WGSS, Emory University)

Submission Deadline: December 1, 2013

CFP: Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference (May 23-24. 2014): Proposals Due January 5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oceanic Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
cedelson@chaminade.edu

Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 23-24, 2014
Chaminade University of Honolulu
http://oceanicpopularcultureassociation.blogspot.com/

NeMLA: Reconfiguring Linguistic Hierarchies in Early Modern Lit., April 3-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Maren Daniel, Rutgers University
contact email: 
marenda@eden.rutgers.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Isms: An Exploration of the Invisible Barriers of Classification

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

Isms: An Exploration into the Invisible Barriers of Classification
Saturday, March 22th, 2014
California State University, Northridge

Ism: A distinctive doctrine, system, or theory.

Burning Daylight Academic Journal Accepting Submissions from Graduate and Undergraduate Students from October 1st - January 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Burning Daylight is an annual student journal published through Sonoma State University's Department of English graduate program dedicated to providing a place for the emergent voices in the field of

Staging Student Peer Review--Panel Proposal: Deadline October 25, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kimberly J. Banks, Assistant Professor, English Department, Queensborough Community College
contact email: 
kbanks@qcc.cuny.edu

Panel Proposal
Staging Student Peer Review
Third Annual Tri-State Best Practices Conference: Collaborations and Connections
Sponsored by Bergen Community College (NJ)
March 1, 2014

6th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf5@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine

Friday 2nd May – Sunday 4th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Writing After Retirement: Tips by Successful Retired Writers

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

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Writing and Artwork for the Minetta Review's Fall 2013 Issue (November 15th, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University: Washington Square.

CFP ACLL

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
mchoi@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global university and institutional partners is proud to announce the Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning, to be held from Apr

[UPDATE] Concepts of Identity

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University
contact email: 
bonaconference@gmail.com

On November 15-16, the English Department at St. Bonaventure University will hold a graduate conference concerned with concepts of identity.

"Greenways: The Interconnected Pathways of Communication and the Environment" Mar. 6-8 2014

full name / name of organization: 
A NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville
contact email: 
utnexus2014@gmail.com

Plenary Speakers: Sandra Alcosser (San Diego State University), Mark Pedelty (University of Minnesota), and Jennifer Peeples (Utah State University)

[UPDATE] CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies

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

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

Religion and the Image (abstracts due: November 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

Religion and the Image is a special-topics panel to be held at the 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, February 28 – March 2, 2014

"Stuff and Stuffing" (24-27 May 2014 at Brock University): Submissions due 1 Nov 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Joint Session: Victorian Studies Association of Ontario (VSAO) at ACCUTE
contact email: 
VSAOatACCUTE@gmail.com

Henry James’ infamous condemnation of nineteenth-century novels as "loose baggy monsters" is so perfectly devastating that many forget that the author was posing a question.

Politics and the Hagiographic Image (abstracts due: Nov. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

Can there be a biographical pictorial representation of a historical figure that is NOT hagiographic?

5th Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Saturday 10th May – Tuesday 13th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

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