category: rhetoric and composition

$5,000 Maass Grant Call for Applications

full name / name of organization: 
Manuscript Society
contact email: 
edow1@earthlink.net

The Manuscript Society is accepting applications for its $5,000 Ricard Maass Memorial Research Grant, available to students at member colleges and universities.

Society for the Study of Working Class Literature Panel at ALA 2013 (1/18/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Working Class Literature
contact email: 
timothy-robbins@uiowa.edu

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"Considering Relevance" -- SUNY Albany 11th Annual English 2013 Graduate Conference, March 8-9, 2013

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

SUNY Albany 11th Annual English 2013 Graduate Conference: Considering Relevance
March 8-9, 2013 – http://egsoalbany.weebly.com/

The Dark Side of the Digital

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

A conference at the Center for 21st Century Studies at UW-Milwaukee
May 2-4, 2013

2013 PAMLA Conference: Call for Special Session Proposals: December 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.net

Proposals for special sessions at the 2013 PAMLA conference, which will be held November 1-3, 2013 at the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, California, are due Saturday, December 15, 2012.

Trans-Scripts CFP: "Thinking Activism" (Deadline: Jan. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
shadee.malaklou@gmail.com or transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Trans-Scripts – an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work for publication.

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/23/2013

full name / name of organization: 
The CEA Critic
contact email: 
cea.critic@unco.edu

The University of Northern Colorado is the new home of The CEA Critic, the journal of the College English Association.

The Return of the Text: A Conference on the Cultural Value of Close Reading, Sept. 26-28, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

Keynote Speakers: Branka Arsic, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University Mitchell Breitwieser, English, U.C.

Rhetorical Ontologies

full name / name of organization: 
Scot Barnett (Clemson) & Casey Boyle (Utah)
contact email: 
Scot Barnett [barnet6@clemson.edu] & Casey Boyle [casey.boyle@utah.edu]

Border/lands: An Interdisciplinary Ecocritical Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho, Department of English (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
uigec2013@gmail.com

The Graduate Students in the Department of English at the University of Idaho invite submissions for an interdisciplinary conference focusing on ecocritical issues relating to boundaries and the body.

Call for Papers: Wounds, Torture, and the Grotesque

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past.

[UPDATE] REMINDER & EXTENSION: Chiasmi 2013, Cultural Materials / Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Chiasmi 2013: Cultural Materials / Material Culture, Harvard and Brown Universities, Italian Studies
contact email: 
chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

We are pleased to announce the sixth joint Graduate Student Conference for Italian Studies, to be held on Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachuse

[UPDATE] Georgia State University CFP - New Voices Conference - deadline 11/30

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University Graduate English Association New Voices Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

http://newvoicesconference.wordpress.com/2012/06/12/call-for-papers-roun...

Or see the CFP below:

New Voices Conference 2013
Featured Theme:

20th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia: Virtues and Vices February 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Virginia
contact email: 
uvagermangradconference2013@gmail.com

“Was man besonders gerne tut / Ist selten ganz besonders gut.”
("Whatever you may like to do / Is seldom very good for you.")

[conference registration] "Otherness" and "Multimodal Aesthetics"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013

[Update] Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University
contact email: 
thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

he Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton University (SUNY)
Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics:
The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK) 2/1/13 - 6/29/13 - 6/30/13

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing
UK’s International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College, London
Sat. June 29th – Sun. June 30th 2013

CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago - Deadline 1/18/2013

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.

When the Pedagogical Becomes Political: Transgressing the Boundaries Between the Classroom and the Polis (RMMLA 2013, Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Cook (session chair) / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) -- Vancouver, WA -- Oct. 10-12th, 2013
contact email: 
paulcook@iuk.edu

Observers of all political stripes never seem to tire of reminding us just how politically polarized the US has become over the last decade.

CFP: Fandom and Pedagogy (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Amylea Clemons
contact email: 
aclemons@fmarion.edu

CFP: Fandom and Pedagogy (collection)

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Teaching and Indigenous Studies February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM
Submit abstracts to:

http://conference2013.swtxpca.org/

[UPDATE] CFP: Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency

[UPDATE]: "Public/Private" NC STATE Grad Extended Deadline Dec 1

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

“I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

Extended Deadline: December 1, 2012

Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

[UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of English
contact email: 
ryan.siemers@utah.edu


University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

Call for Participation - Teaching Students About Plagiarism: What It Looks Like and How It Is Measured

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Stout / Western Michigan University
contact email: 
diana.d.stout@wmich.edu

Student investigator: Diana Stout
Dissertation Chair investigator: Dr. Jonathan Bush

TEACHING STUDENTS ABOUT PLAGIARISM: WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE AND HOW IT IS MEASURED

North Texas Graduate English Conference April 13th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Association at the University of Texas at Arlington
contact email: 
arce@exchange.uta.edu

The University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the Spring 2013 North Texas Graduate English Conference on Saturday, April 13, 2012.

What Lies Beneath: Subtle Ideology and Underlying Arguments

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Association at the University of NC in Wilmington
contact email: 
lmh4909@uncw.edu

University of North Carolina Wilmington Graduate English Association

[UPDATE] In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference, Feb. 7-8, 2013; Abstract Deadline: Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University 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

Giving Voice to the Dead: Haunted Histories and Living Landscapes in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

March 14-16, 2013
Eisenhower Hotel & Conference Center
2634 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

Criticism and Reviews of Popular Genre Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Faktorovich / Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The Pennsylvania Literary Journal (2009-present) is re-focusing on popular modern genre fiction, and is looking for submissions from academics and independent scholars in this field.

[UPDATE] Popular Culture & The Classroom SWTXPCA/ACA (12/2/12; 2/13-16/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest and Texas Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

Call for Papers: Popular Culture & The Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM

Deadline Approaching for "Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies" March 9, 2013 EGADS! Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

CFP: The UTB English Graduate Advancement and Development
Society is now accepting paper or panel proposal submissions to
its 3rd conference themed “Revolution and Rebirth in

The Sophist's Cookbook: Recipes for Rhetoricians

full name / name of organization: 
Jimmy Butts / Clemson University
contact email: 
jimmy.m.butts@gmail.com

The Sophist’s Cookbook: Recipes for Rhetoricians

When Plato was discounting rhetoric in the Gorgias, he called it the counterpart to cookery.

Graduate Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum

full name / name of organization: 
Marilee Brooks-Gillies, Elena G. Garcia, Soo Hyon Kim, Katie Manthey, Trixie G. Smith, Shari J. Wolke, Michigan State University
contact email: 
gunterka@msu.edu

Across the Disciplines:Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Language, Learning and Academic Writing

http://wac.colostate.edu/atd/

A special issue of Across the Disciplines, Spring 2014:

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