category: rhetoric and composition

12th Connotations Symposium: Poetry in Fiction: Poetic Insertions, Allusions, and Rhythms in Narrative Texts 28/7-1/8/13

full name / name of organization: 
Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate
contact email: 
symposium2013@connotations.de

In defiance of the traditional notion of essentially separate genres, writers of fiction frequently include poetic elements in their texts.

[UPDATE] CFP for Edited Collection: Primary Stein/Deadline Extended (Abstracts now through May 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Janet Boyd (Fairleigh Dickinson University) and Sharon Kirsch (Arizona State University)
contact email: 
boydj@fdu.edu and sharon.kirsch@asu.edu

The overwhelming success of Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas finally confirmed Stein’s celebrity status in the United States in 1933.

[UPDATE] Science/Fiction: Deadline 1st August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.

[UPDATE] Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy - Extended Deadline - May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
contact email: 
jitp@gc.cuny.edu

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy is now accepting submissions of articles, webtexts, or other digital formats that report and reflect on new uses of technology in teaching,

Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Adams
contact email: 
adamsm@bgsu.edu

“We have no being beyond our stories. Our stories explain us, justify us, sustain us, humble us, and forgive us.” Malea Powell, CCCC 2012 Chair’s Address

Theoretical Interpretations of Community--Deadline June 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ann-Gee Lee, University of Arkansas Fort Smith
contact email: 
Ann-Gee.Lee@uafs.edu

Hailed as the best new comedy of the year by critics nationwide, Community, on the NBC network, emerged as a new favorite among television/internet viewers in Fall 2010.

Theoretical Interpretations of Community--Deadline June 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ann-Gee Lee, University of Arkansas Fort Smith
contact email: 
Ann-Gee.Lee@uafs.edu

Hailed as the best new comedy of the year by critics nationwide, Community, on the NBC network, emerged as a new favorite among television/internet viewers in Fall 2010.

Call for Papers: Literature and Photography

full name / name of organization: 
The literary journal: _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Literature and Photography

Visual Connections: the Role of the Visual in Memoir Compositions (SAMLA regular session)

full name / name of organization: 
Alice Myatt / University of Mississippi
contact email: 
amyatt1@olemiss.edu

The Visual Rhetoric session is a regular session of SAMLA (South Atlantic MLA), and we invite submissions that engage with the theme of this year's conference as well as engaging with other issues and

Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of Writing Rhetoric and Technical Communication; James Madison University
contact email: 
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Proposals for presentations should be approximately 200 words long. The deadline for proposal submission is May 31, 2012. Proposals should be submitted to:

Elisabeth C. Gumnior, Conference Director
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Presenters will be notified by July 15.

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Roundtable Participants: Dr. Judith Roof, Dr. Joseph Campana, Dr. Timothy Morton, Dr. Colleen Lamos, Dr. Renee Hoogland

Keynote Address: Dr. Lee Edelman

Rice University English Symposium

[UPDATE] "Circulations of/in Cinema" Toulouse, France June 17-19, 2013 DATE MODIFIED

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse, France
contact email: 
circulationscinema@gmail.com

Call for papers "Circulations of/in Cinema"

Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail, France

June 17-19, 2013 UPDATE / DATE MODIFIED

[UPDATE] SCLA 2012: "Gaming the System"

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit paper or panel proposals by June 1, 2012. Please note there are graduate-student travel scholarships available.

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BHAGVAD-GITA: Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Editorial
contact email: 
editorbook.2012@gmail.com

BHAGVAD-GITA; Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

Let’s Talk About Translation: A Body of Translation Theory and Female Desire in Brossard’s Mauve Desert

full name / name of organization: 
Ramapo College of New Jersey
contact email: 
cvogel1@ramapo.edu

Nicole Brossard’s Mauve Desert is a feminist intertext, which Susanne Lotbiniére-Harwood’s Re-Belle Et Infidéle states: “Is a body of text written in the feminine by feminists rereading and

Intertextuality and the "Rape" of Miranda: The Tempest and Eastwords

full name / name of organization: 
Ramapo College of New Jersey
contact email: 
jthomas1@ramapo.edu

James E. Portar states, “not infrequently books speak of books.

BHAGVAD-GITA: Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Editorial
contact email: 
editorbook.2012@gmail.com

BHAGVAD-GITA; Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

Call for Submissions: Logo Contest for SWTX PCA/ACA (06/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

Call for Submissions:
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
Logo Contest
www.swtxpca.org

$500 Prize

UPDATE: New Proposal Deadline: Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay; PAMLA Seattle,10/19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Assoc. 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
traceehowell@yahoo.com

CFP for PAMLA 2012 Conference, “Migration, Immigration, and Movement” (Seattle, 10/19-21); Special Session in American Literature/Film

"Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay"

[UPDATE] Civil Strife:The Indiana College English Association annual conference

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for individual papers, panels, and creative readings on the conference theme of "Civil Strife" or on related topics both within English an

[UPDATE] The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices Deadline July 1

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices/Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM seeks innovative, creative, and critical articles, including classroom best practices, research-based articles, and some fiction and poetry.

Teaching Post-Millennial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education Academy UK and University of Brighton
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

Teaching Post-Millennial Literature

2nd Jul 2012
Checkland, Falmer Campus, University of Brighton, UK

[FINAL CALL] Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)
Editor: Catalina Florina Florescu, PhD

[Deadline Reminder] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama’s Department of English and held at its Baldwin Cou

[CALL FOR ANTHOLOGY ARTICLES] Marxian Cartographies: Mapping and Re-drawing the Trace

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony C. Cooke/Emory University
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

At present, capitalism seems to enjoy a certain status as the last remaining “ideological superpower” in the global arena; however, many committed scholars, activists, writers, philosophers, and o

The Legacy of Aimé Césaire: Politics, Poetry, and Resistance in the 21st-century (6/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 Convention, November 9-11
contact email: 
skirlew1@gsu.edu

The Legacy of Aimé Césaire: Politics, Poetry, and Resistance in the 21st-century

UPDATE: Collection on 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom (Deadline May 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo (Assistant Professor of English, Kennesaw State University)
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

I invite proposals for a collection of critical essays on MTV’s 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, particularly those with interdisciplinary approaches to the programs and (where applicable) their compan

[DEADLINE REMINDER] Marxian Cartographies: Mapping/Re-drawing the Trace

full name / name of organization: 
The Marxist Literary Group/South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention
November 9-11, 2012
Durham, NC

[Deadline Reminder] Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel - April 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

In collaboration with the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, Modern Horizons’ second annual conference will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 25th to 27th at SFU’s Har

Shakespeare and Related Topics (Deadline: Apr. 22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference (Seattle, Oct. 19-21, 2012)
contact email: 
pgeng@usc.edu

CFP: “Shakespeare and Related Topics”

Allegory (PAMLA 19-21 October 2012 - Seattle) Proposals by 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu, machosky@me.com

This panel welcomes any paper on allegory as either a strategy of interpretation or a mode of literary construction.

WSQ: Engage

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqengageissue@gmail.com

WSQ: Engage!
Guest Editors: David A. Gerstner & Cynthia Chris

“I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.” — Oscar Wilde

Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture ***EXTENSION (submissions due July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

[UPDATE] Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy - deadline May 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
contact email: 
jitp@gc.cuny.edu

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy is now accepting submissions of articles, webtexts, or other digital formats that report and reflect on new uses of technology in teaching, learning, or research. Work received by May 1, 2012 will be peer-reviewed for possible publication in our upcoming Fall 2012 issue.

UPDATE: Everyday Ethos: Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 13-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Susanna Engbers
contact email: 
engbers@ferris.edu
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