category: rhetoric and composition

Civic Literacy and Social Action in American Women’s Journalism (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
gwetzel@sju.edu

At the turn of the twentieth century, American journalism opened up new opportunities for women to establish professional identities as writers and social advocates.

NeMLA 2014: Bridging the Gap: Integrating Social Media into the College Writing Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
wmagrino@rci.rutgers.edu

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

Love, Lust & Longing: Rethinking Intimacy, 4th International Symposium (Angers, France: 2nd - 4th of September, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

4th International Symposium: Love, Lust and Longing: Rethinking Intimacy

Kaleidoscope Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time" (Deadline 30 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope (ISSN 1756-8137)
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time"

Technology, Rhetoric and Cultural Change: Walter S. Ong, S.J. in the Age of Google, Facebook, and Twitter

full name / name of organization: 
Walter Ong Conference, Gonzaga University
contact email: 
walterongconference@gmail.com, depalma@gonzaga.edu

Walter Ong was among the foremost theorists of rhetoric and culture in the 20th century.

[UPDATE] Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

Call for Papers “Interdisciplinary Arts: Retrospectives and Future Visions” March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio USA
contact email: 
IartsConference2014@gmail.com

In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the Ohio University School of Interdisciplinary will hold an international conference on the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary arts.

[UPDATE] San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- August 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

Call for Publication: Essays, Commentary, New Media Art, and Design.

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.

RSA 2014 - Seeing the Light: Crossing Digital Borders in the American Church

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Stamper and Amy Anderson
contact email: 
amber.stamper@uky.edu

If you burn a candle in a digital church, does anyone see the light?

Reconstruction: Studies in Contempory Culture (Open Submissions)

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

Open Issues

Contact: Reconstruction Submissions Editor

We are continually accepting submissions for upcoming Open Issues, and can promise a prompt reply.

[UPDATE] Keynote Announced and Deadline Extension: 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, UC Davis, Cinema and Technocultural Studies
Submission Deadline: June 28, 2013

Coctail Culture: A Conference

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.

Symposium on the Historical Roots of Media Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Bordac / Harrington School of Communication and Media, University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
sarah_bordac@brown.edu

We seek presentations and papers on a range of topics that apply a historical lens to media literacy as a field, a movement, or a set of educational practices.

RSA 2014 - Crowd Control in the Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
RSA
contact email: 
crowdcontrolrenaissance@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, New York, 27-29 March 2014.

Fragile Futures - A Special Issue of the English Academy Review (Routledge/Unisa) - SUBMISSIONS BY 31 MARCH 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
englishacademy@societies.wits.ac.za

FRAGILE FUTURES

A Special Issue of The English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies, Issue 31.2, October 2014
Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham and Pretoria)

UPDATE: Extended Deadline June 15 2013 - Call for Publication - The Writer's Experience

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 Summer 2013 issue, themed “The Writer’s Experience.” Extended submission deadline: June 15, 2013.

Teaching a Mystery: Preserving a Space for Spookiness in the Writing Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rlaist@goodwin.edu

The act of writing has frequently been associated with mysterious forces.

Drama as Pedagogy - Theatre Games as Educational Expression and Partipation

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

This roundtable aims to look at how drama as pedagogy has been influencing the modern English classroom.

UPDATE/MAY 23RD 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association - Northeast CONFERENCE
contact email: 
ibucchino@bergen.edu,

TYCA-NE 2013 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

October 3-5, 2013

Hyatt Morristown / Morristown, NJ

Program by Bergen Community College

Friendly Fire: Renaissance Humanists’ Critiques of Renaissance Humanism

full name / name of organization: 
RSA 2014, New York 27-29 March
contact email: 
klecky@astate.edu

The clarion call of “Humanities Under Attack!” is by now an academic commonplace.

[UPDATE: Deadline Approaching]

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Palmer/ UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

CFP: Media Spaces of Gender and Sexuality
Media Fields Journal
University of California, Santa Barbara

Beyond 'SparkNotes': Motivating Student Engagement, NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014, Harrisburg, PA (abstract by Sep. 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nford@sju.edu, Mary.Sizemore@lsco.edu

This roundtable addresses the realities of students’ reading and interpretive practices and explores practical, innovative ways instructors can promote direct engagement with literature and other te

Anaphora Looking for New Journal and Press Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
director@anaphoraliterary.com

If you have a strong publication record, and if you are tenured in your academic or publishing job, please send a note of interest in participating as a Board Member of the Anaphora Literary Press, an

Rhetoric Society of America Conference - Popular Genres Panel - June 7, 2013 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
director@anaphoraliterary.com

I plan on submitting a panel proposal to the Rhetoric Society conference coming up in May 2014. I would like to find 2-3 other presenters for my panel.

Common Ground, Conference Date October 25,2013, Proposals due October 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.com
Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 25, 2013
Theme: Common Ground

Luncheon Speakers: Artist David Small & Writer Sarah Stewart

Update- M/MLA 2013 American Lit. Permanent Section- "The Education-Industrial Complex"

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Lanuage Association
contact email: 
mschiebe@qcc.cuny.edu

American Literature II: Literature After 1870

Topic: The Education-Industrial Complex

UPDATE CFP Andrew Marvell Society at the South-Central Renaissance Conference, Tucson AZ, 3-5 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Marvell Society
contact email: 
andrewmarvellsociety@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Andrew Marvell Society at the South-Central Renaissance Conference
3-5 April 2014, Tucson, Arizona
Deadline: 15 December 2013

C21 Literature Journal: Twenty First Century Genre

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Literature (international peer reviewed journal)
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
C21 LITERATURE: ISSUE THREE AUTUMN 2014: TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY GENRE

[REMINDER] Allegory Studies? (abstracts deadline 31 May)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

New Directions in Reception Study (Reception Study Society at SAMLA 85)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

The Reception Study Society (RSS) seeks papers on the 2013 SAMLA conference’s special focus.

Popular and Current Art Submissions and Criticism Wanted: Open Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Faktorovich, Ph.D./ Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
director@anaphoraliterary.com

While great works of literature were written in the 19th century and prior, we live today in an age with major problems and solutions in the realm of art and communication that should be addressed by

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2013

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

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

CFP: Aloha at Risk: Education in Hawaii (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Interstitial Press
contact email: 
editors@interstitialjournal.com


Since the release of “A Nation At Risk” in 1983, public education has been subjected to increased scrutiny from political officials, parents, and concerned citizens.

(Re)thinking Global Connectedness: Critical Perspectives on Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University at Qatar, Liberal Arts Program
contact email: 
LAIC2014@qatar.tamu.edu

Proposals Due: 15 September 2013
Conference Dates: 26-28 January 2014
Location: Doha, Qatar

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