category: rhetoric and composition

Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Graduate Literary Journal of Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists’ age: “Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth,” and later urged artists

The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

[Reminder] Native American Studies panel CFP, 9/30/12 deadline [NEMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24]

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Bardill, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdb29@duke.edu

Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Future of Native American Studies [NEMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24]

ATRIUM: A JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC VOICES

full name / name of organization: 
Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM is not your run-of-the-mill academic journal!

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Dark Fairy Tales in Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed. and Joe Abbruscato, MA
contact email: 
editors@lilredwritinghood.com

Scholarly essays are sought for a collection on the "dark/gothic" fairy tale motif in children's and young adult literature.

Call for Papers - So Multiples ≠06 - Multiples, multiplication and multicultural; digital at work 2013 - D/line January 31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
So Multiples - www.so-multiples.com
contact email: 
so-multiples@orange.fr

Multiples, multiplication and multicultural; digital at work 2013

CEA-MAG Annual Spring Conference 2013 - Abstracts due 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
"Nature and Artifice," College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
Charlie Ewers, cewers@frostburg.edu

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2013
Call for Papers
“Nature and Artifice”
9 March 2013

Call for Essay Proposals - Academic Publication and Contingent Faculty

full name / name of organization: 
Lynée Lewis Gaillet/Georgia State Univ. and Letizia Guglielmo/Kennesaw State Univ.
contact email: 
lgaillet@gsu.edu and lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

Proposed Title: Academic Publication and Contingent Faculty
Editors: Lynée Lewis Gaillet and Letizia Guglielmo

CFP-SWTXPCA 2013 conference-Mystery Science Theater and the Culture of Riffing

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Assocation
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Presentations-Papers-Mystery Science Theater and the Culture of Riffing and the mash-up in popular culture.

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association

[UPDATE] - 1st Annual Comic Conference of the University of Seville – “COMICS: FORMS & FUNCTION” - EXTENDED DEADLINE 7th Oct.

full name / name of organization: 
Research Group HUM-753 “Escritoras y Escrituras” (Female writers and writing) - Universidad de Sevilla
contact email: 
congresocomic.us@gmail.com

There is no doubt that comics have made themselves a place in the realm of arts, among more traditional ones like literature, music or cinema.

“I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private” Feb 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”
NC State English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference Feb. 7-8, 2013; Submission Deadline: Dec. 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LSU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2013@gmail.com

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity
The 23rd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
Louisiana State University
February 7th and 8th, 2013

[UPDATE] CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

Theatre Survey - CFP (Special Issue on Microhistory)

full name / name of organization: 
Esther Kim Lee, Editor of Theatre Survey
contact email: 
kim32@illinois.edu

Call for Papers

Theatre Survey

Special Issue edited by guest editor, Peter A. Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Theatre History as Microhistory”

Deadline Extended to Dec. 1st for Abstract Submissions!

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Thought, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

The International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, featuring Dr.

[UPDATE] CFP: Body and Technology Conference: EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics

[UPDATE] 19 - 21 November, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University
contact email: 
englitconference2012@gmail.com

The Department of English Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, invites papers for a three-day international conference to be held from 19 to 21 November, 2012.

“Southern Short Fiction: Representation and Rewriting of Myth,” FRANCE June 20-22, 2013 UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Language Studies (Angers); Suds d’Amériques (St Quentin en Yvelines). Université Catholique (Lille) FRANCE
contact email: 
alice.clarkoo@gmail.com

Call for papers: “Southern Short Fiction: Representation and Rewriting of Myth,”
Université Catholique de Lille, FRANCE June 20-22, 2013 (CRILA, Suds d’Amériques).

[UPDATE] Creating "Contact Zones" for General Studies Learning Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Dotterman/Adelphi University
contact email: 
dotterman@adelphi.edu

While General Studies Programs--as Eric Platt's New York Times article "General Studies Moves to the Mainstream" attests--have begun to transcend their initial status as obscure, niche programs, anec

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 34th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 13-16, 2013

"Memory and the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable" Fordham University GEA Conf. March 2013. CFP Deadline 11/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind through social media and our online presences shape the historical practices of the future?

[UPDATE] FRENZY Colloquium November 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

Call for Papers - HKICEAS 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education Forum
contact email: 
hkiceas@hkiceas.org

2012 Hong Kong International Conference on
Engineering and Applied Science

Call for Papers

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC): FAILURE - Deadline Dec. 1

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

The contemporary moment is fraught with the rhetoric of failure and decline. Daily, it seems, political, artistic, and entertainment outlets alert us to broken systems, policies, and promises.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Peace and Nuclear Non-Proliferation Conference 2013
An Interdisciplinary, International Conference

Date: February 15-17, 2013.
Location: Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.A.

NETWORKING KNOWLEDGE: JOURNAL OF THE MECCSA-PGN - '(IM)PERSONAL DESIRES: PORNOGRAPHY, SEXUALITY AND SOCIAL NETWORKS OF DESIRE'

full name / name of organization: 
Gareth Longstaff - NETWORKING KNOWLEDGE: JOURNAL OF THE MECCSA-PGN
contact email: 
G.Longstaff@newcastle.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
NETWORKING KNOWLEDGE: JOURNAL OF THE MECCSA-PGN
'(IM)PERSONAL DESIRES: PORNOGRAPHY, SEXUALITY AND SOCIAL NETWORKS OF DESIRE'

Call for Winter 2012 issue - December 1, 2012 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The 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 2012 issue, themed “The Politics Of....” Submission deadline: December 1, 2012.

Animals and the Language of Sustainability (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
Christina M. Colvin, Emory University
contact email: 
cmcolvi@emory.edu

Abstracts are invited for a pre-formed panel to be proposed to The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference May 28-June 1, 2013 at the University of Kansas, L

Native American Literature at CEA, Savannah, GA, April 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
44th Annual Conference | April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, GA

Call for Spring 2013 Issue--Feburary 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2013 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is February 15, 2013.

Renaissance Men at the Middle Temple, 1-2 Feb, 2013 [CfP deadline 12 Oct]

full name / name of organization: 
Jackie Watson, Birkbeck College, London
contact email: 
jwatso05@mail.bbk.ac.uk

1st and 2nd February, 2013

Held at Middle Temple Hall and Birkbeck College, London
Organisers: Darren Royston and Jackie Watson

[UPDATE] Useful Media: Industrial, Educational, Institutional - October 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap / University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
thevelvetlighttrap@gmail.com

The Velvet Light Trap
Call for Papers: Issue 72

Useful Media: Industrial, Educational, Institutional

Submission deadline: October 15, 2012

Learning Outcomes and Assessment (11/1/2012, 4/4-6/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jjalexan@presby.edu

Call for Papers: Learning Outcomes and Assessment at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies, University of Oviedo, Spain, 5-7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ASYRAS (Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies), University of Oviedo, Spain
contact email: 
asyras2013@espora.es

3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies

“The Significance of the Insignificant in Anglophone Studies”

{UPDATE} The Langston Hughes Society Panel ( CLA Convention 04/10/13-04/13/13)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
shajones@claflin.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: "Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia
College Language Association Convention 2013

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