category: rhetoric and composition

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 13-16, 2013

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

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY
A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

Creative Writing: New Signals, New Territories

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
nigelabc13@gmail.com; abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Submissions American, British and Canadian Studies

CFP: "Translatio," 5th Annual Medievalist Graduate Student Conference, February 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Medievalists @ Penn, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
pennmedieval@gmail.com

Medievalists @ Penn (M@P) is a graduate student organization at the University of Pennsylvania invested in developing a broad interdisciplinary understanding of the Middle Ages.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED Deadline, Nov. 15, The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
contact email: 
editors@jitpedagogy.org

JITP, The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, cordially invites submissions for all sections.

[UPDATE] IALJS-8: "Literary Journalism: Text and Context" (University of Tampere, Finland, 16-18 May 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
imeuret@ulb.ac.be

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

[UPDATE] Society for Disability Studies 2013 Conference Date Change

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Disability Studies
contact email: 
SDSProgram@disstudies.org

This is a very important note to inform you that the dates for the 2013 SDS Conference have been moved back by exactly one week to Wednesday, June 26 - Saturday, June 29, 2013.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC 1 - SouthWest English Symposium, Arizona State University

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

18th Southwest English Symposium:
-isms, -ologies, and -istics: Conversations Across the Discipline

February 15-16, 2013
Arizona State University

Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria

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

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013

Abstracts Due: Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Classroom Matters: Pedagogy in Practice and Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida
contact email: 
cgarland@ufl.edu

University Writing Program’s 2013 Conference
February 1st and 2nd, 2013
Classroom Matters: Pedagogy in Practice and Philosophy

African American Comics, Graphic Novels, and Animation, (12/15/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This is a special topics call for papers for the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference to be held at Dartmouth College April 19 – 21 2013.

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth

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.

Thinking the Political: The Work of Ernesto Laclau

full name / name of organization: 
University of Brighton
contact email: 
is72@uni.brighton.ac.uk

For over 40 years Ernesto Laclau’s work has consistently, almost obstinately, sought to rethink the status of the political.

Valley Humanities Review seeking Undergraduate Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

Encourage your best students to send their papers and creative writing to us; the VHR publishes the best undergraduate research in the humanities.

7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

[UPDATE]: "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" Graduate Conference Feb 22

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

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

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World (March 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Saturday, March 30, 2013

Roundtable Participants: Priscilla Wald (Duke University; Past President of ASA), Nick Bromell (UMass-Amherst), and Sut Jhally (UMass-Amherst)

Send proposals to umassegoconference@gmail.com by Friday, January 25, 2013.

CFP: Texture in Film

full name / name of organization: 
Dr LF Donaldson, UNiversity of St Andrews
contact email: 
lfd2@st-andrews.ac.uk

CFP: Texture in Film

9th March 2013, University of St Andrews. Deadline for Proposals: 11th January 2013.

Unexpected Encounters in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu; mscript@udel.edu

The adventure of travel and travel writing is frequently realized in the unexpected encounters that occur during the journey.

(dis)Comfort in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu; mscript@udel.edu

Some seek the pleasure cruise. Others prefer roughing it. The pleasures of comfort or the joys of discomfort can shape travel writing, lending it elements of conflict, suspense, or humor.

An Education in Facebook? (Edited Collection, Abstracts due 18 Jan 2013, Chapters by 31 May 2013))

full name / name of organization: 
Tama Leaver, Curtin University
contact email: 
t.leaver@curtin.edu.au

An Education in Facebook?
Higher Education and the World’s Largest Social Network

Editors: Dr Mike Kent, Dr Tama Leaver and Dr Clare Lloyd, Internet Studies, Curtin University

Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloqiuum February 23, 2012 (proposals by December 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloqiuum
contact email: 
cmm429@cornell.edu

Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
Call for Papers

The Poetics of Multilingualism – La Poétique du plurilinguisme International Colloquium, ELTE, Budapest, 4-5-6

full name / name of organization: 
Centre des Hautes Études de la Renaissance, University Eötvös Loránd (ELTE), Hungary
contact email: 
poeticsofmultilingualism@gmail.com

The Poetics of Multilingualism – La Poétique du plurilinguisme
International Colloquium, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary 4-5-6 April 2013.

Fandom, Fantasy, and Fitness: The 2nd Annual Rockford College Sports Studies Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rockford College
contact email: 
SSS13@Rockford.edu

Call for Abstracts

Fandom, Fantasy, and Fitness
The 2nd Annual Rockford College Sports Studies Symposium
Date: April 19, 2013

Grace Roper Lounge
Rockford College
5050 E. State. St.

Renovation: A Regional Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
unr.grad.conference@gmail.com

At the turn of the 20th century, Ezra Pound declared the need to “make it new.” His call inspired numerous artists, creators, critics, and theorists to push the boundaries of their fields, to disc

The Landscape of the West/PCA/ACA (March 27-30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Tina Arduini / Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
tarduin@bgsu.edu

Call for Papers: The Landscape of the West
PCA/ACA (March 27-30, 2013)
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender

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

Politicized (Re)Productions of Gender
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Vol. 13 No. 3, 2013
Michael Johnson Jr. and Bruce Drushel (Eds.)

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the Universi

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference Binghamton University (SUNY)
contact email: 
thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

Neoliberal policies have restructured the university, disciplinary knowledge, and the disciplines themselves.

Appalachian Studies Panel March 27-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
lworthington@gadsdenstate.edu

Appalachian Studies

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Washington, DC – March 27-30, 2013

UPDATE: Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Ettari/Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
gettari@unca.edu, KKiely@fmarion.edu

* Note new deadline*

Call for Papers and Panels
37th Annual PAC Conference
21 - 23 March 2013
University of North Carolina at Asheville

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: 
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.

Of Human Bondage: Literatures of Constraint - March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montreal
contact email: 
egssconference@gmail.com

9th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
March 1 and 2, 2013

OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT

Keynote Speaker: Sherry Simon (Concordia University)

[UPDATE] In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference: Feb. 7-8, 2013; Submissions Due: Dec. 1, 2012

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

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Award for Excellence in Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / University of Central Florida
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.

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