category: rhetoric and composition

[UPDATE] Conference on Libraries, Montreal June 17-19 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

The Promise of Paradise: Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

Writing As Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
was4@inter-disciplinary.net

Writing As Spaces
4th Global Meeting of the Writing Project

Call for Participation 2016

Saturday 2nd July – Monday 4th July 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education and Research Society, Navi Mumbai
contact email: 
hersomumbai@gmail.com

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September at Pune, India.

 Peace Studies
 Peace Polemics
 Philosophy of Peace
 War and Peace

Bodies - Graduate Symposium - Submissions Due Jan. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE 1/8/2016: "Digesting Discourses" at IU-Bloomington

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption,” to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English. Our 2016 keynote speaker is Dr. Roopali Mukherjee, Associate Professor of Media Studies at Queens College.

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

Aelurus is an annual journal that publishes literary and theoretical scholarship from graduate students, which is run and staffed by graduate students in Weber State University’s Master of Arts in E

Cultural Representations of the City International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
conf.eng.ling@lls.unibuc.ro

ACED-18

THE 18TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

CALL FOR PAPERS

PFC 2016 / Abstracts by March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Postwar Faculty Colloquium, University of North Texas
contact email: 
foertsch@unt.edu

UNT's Postwar Faculty Colloquium is a day-long event for postwar specialists across the humanities from the North Texas / South Oklahoma region. This year's keynote speakers are Andrew N.

Monster Studies and Pedagogy: Rocky Mountain MLA Special Topics Session 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ashleyszanter@gmail.com

In response to the question, “What do composition instructors do to engage disinterested students?” academia has one response gaining rapid popularity: “Monster Studies.” Intellectual interest

Monster Studies and Pedagogy: Rocky Mountain MLA Special Topics Session 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ashleyszanter@gmail.com

In response to the question, “What do composition instructors do to engage disinterested students?” academia has one response gaining rapid popularity: “Monster Studies.” Intellectual interest

[Reminder] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

"Visions: Temporality, Spectacle, and Space": New Directions Graduate Conference, UofArizona, April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 New Directions Graduate Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

"Vision is the art of seeing the invisible." -Jonathan Swift

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery, April 1-2, 2016 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery
April 1-2, 2016

Critical Keynote Address: Patrick Deer (NYU)
Creative Keynote Address: Elisa Albert (Columbia)

Politics, Pedagogy, & Protest in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Coastal Plains Graduate Liberal Arts Conference
contact email: 
coastalplains.uh@gmail.com

Event: 04/15/2016-04/16/2016
Location: Houston, Texas
Abstract Due Date: 01/15/2016

Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice--February 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Phoebe Jackson; Christopher Weaver
contact email: 
jacksonp@wpunj.edu;weaverc@wpunj.edu

For an edited collection, “Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice,” we seek chapter proposals that revisit the practice of peer review.

Aelurus Graduate Journal: Deadline is January 25th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Weber State University's Aelurus Graduate Journal
contact email: 
Aelurus@ weber.edu

Weber State University is accepting, poetry, fiction, non fiction, and scholarly articles for the Aelurus Graduate Journal.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, January 25th, 2016.

Nineteenth-Century Programme Music

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/programmemusic.html

Nineteenth-Century Programme Music

25-27 November 2016
Lucca, Complesso Monumentale di San Micheletto

organized by

C PRACSIS International Conference on History, Theory and Writing 11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia In Association with The Institute of Social Justice, Australian Catholic University and The Department of English, SB College Changanassery.
contact email: 
cpracsis@gmail.com

C PRACSIS announces its 2016 edition of International Conference on 'History, Theory and Writing'.

Music and Power in the Baroque Era

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/musicpower.html

Music and Power in the Baroque Era

11-13 November 2016
Lucca, Complesso Monumentale di San Micheletto

organized by

Play Me a Story: Videogames as Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
videogamesasnarrative@gmail.com

Despite the exponential rise of videogames in contemporary culture (the gaming industry now being more lucrative than film) critical consideration of games as narrative texts remains in its infancy.

[UPDATE] Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production

full name / name of organization: 
UTA English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
bodiesatwork2016@gmail.com

Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production
April 7-8, 2016, The University of Texas at Arlington
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2015

[UPDATE] Acacia Group’s Philip K. Dick Conference April 29-30 [JANUARY 15 Deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group at California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
dsandner@fullerton.edu

Call for Papers for the Acacia Group’s Philip K. Dick Conference to be held at Cal State Fullerton, April 29-30, 2016. Confirmed Special Guests: Dr.

[UPDATE] Re/Considering (In)humanity/ies: A Graduate Conference in Reno, 26-27 February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2016@gmail.com

Re/Considering (In)humanity/ies
The 6th annual College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (CLAGS)
Conference Date: February 26-27, 2016

Watermark: Graduate Student Journal - Deadline to Submit: Feb. 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watermark: California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbwatermark@gmail.com

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our tenth vol

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Issue 5 "Scum and Villainy"

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard interdisciplinary graduate journal
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

Word Hoard is soliciting articles, essays, interviews, short fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and other publishable works on the theme of “Scum and Villainy” for our fifth issue.

The Many Faces of Camille Saint-Saëns

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/saintsaens.html

The Many Faces of Camille Saint-Saëns

07-09 October 2016
Lucca, Complesso Monumentale di San Micheletto

organized by

CFP: Multimodality: History, Theory, Research, and Pedagogy. Abstracts due: 12/23/15

full name / name of organization: 
Santosh Khadka, California State University Northridge
contact email: 
santosh.khadka@csun.edu

Call For Papers
Tentative Title: Multimodality: History, Theory, Research, and Pedagogy

Call For Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Watchung Review supported by the New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
watchungreview@gmail.com

The NJCEA is seeking scholars interested in serving on their advisory board as and as editors for their open-source academic and creative journal the Watchung Review.

[UPDATE] Margins: Rhetoric and Place in the Digital Now [Deadline Extension]

full name / name of organization: 
Clemson University
contact email: 
digitalmargins@gmail.com

Margins: Rhetoric and Place in the Digital Now

Clemson University English Department

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sidney I. Dobrin, University of Florida

[UPDATE] The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due December 21, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive. This conference features keynote speakers Mya Poe of Northeastern University and Donald Pease of Dartmouth College.

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Pedagogy Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging (20-21 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes: UBC English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging

Date: 20-21 May.

Location: UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Deadline for Abstracts: 31 January 2016

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals - Due December 14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

The 11th Annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)

Theme: IN PROCESS

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Levi Bryant (Collin College)

TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through January 30:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.
>Name each entry with the Title Only.

[Update] Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew J. Ploeg / Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
aploeg@bilkent.edu.tr

Fantasy sports are one of the most popular and rapidly expanding areas of contemporary culture.

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