category: rhetoric and composition

[UPDATE] Fandom & Neomedia Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the First Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 1 and 2 June 2013.

Special Issue of Feminist Teacher on Community-Campus Connections (Spring 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Teacher
contact email: 
lnickoson@gmail.com

Special Issue of Feminist Teacher: Spring 2014
Feminist Campus-Community Partnerships: Intersections and Interruptions

Editors: Kristine L. Blair, Bowling Green State University

Shakespeare 450 : Call for Program Proposals (deadline: December 10)

full name / name of organization: 
French Shakespeare Society
contact email: 
cfp@shakespeareanniversary.org

SHAKESPEARE 450 : Call for program proposals
21-27 April 2014, Paris

[UPDATE] 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, Lawrence.

Call for Paper: Academic Journal of Inderdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
MCSER-Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research/Sapienza University
contact email: 
ajis@mcser.org

Academic Journal of Inderdisciplinary Studies is calling for submission of papers. The call for paper is ongoing. AJIS is published three times a year March-July-November.

CFP: Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association (11/16/12; 2/13-16/2013)

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

Collaboration as Positioning -- 2013 ACLA Conference, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jhbh@yonsei.ac.kr

"Collaboration as Positioning"

Abstract Deadline: 15 November, 2012
Conference Date: April 4-7, 2013

TCEA Nov 1 submission

full name / name of organization: 
Texas College English Association
contact email: 
lcarroll@txwes.edu

for TCEA conference Feb. 21-23, 2013
Texas College English Association

“Lyrics, Lore and Literature of the Lone Star State”

[UPDATE] Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts (Call for Papers)

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com


“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear


The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

[UPDATE] Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts (Call for Papers)

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com


“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear

The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

"The Evolution of Text: Navigating the Transformations of English, Literature, and Rhetoric" (March 7-9, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric (University of Alaska Anchorage)
contact email: 
PacRim2013@gmail.com

2013 Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric
University of Alaska Anchorage
Date: March 7-9, 2013
Location: Administration Building, University of Alaska Anchorage

[UPDATE] Building Bridges: Extending the Work of Composition Beyond the Classroom - February 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing, N.C. State University
contact email: 
writingsymposium@ncsu.edu

Navigating Place and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rer13@duke.edu

The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

M. Wynn Thomas Prize (annual essay prize)

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch/Swansea University
contact email: 
mwynnthomasprize@gmail.com

M. Wynn Thomas Prize

[UPDATE] Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013 (Deadline Extended to Nov. 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

The Shape of Things: the Relationship between Creativity and Convention; January 18, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

The English Graduate School Association at UNCC is pleased to announced its 13th Annual EGSA Conference, which will be held at UNC-Charlotte on January 18, 2013.

Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline 12/31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be published in March 2012.

Call for Papers - KOME

full name / name of organization: 
KOME - An International Journal of Pure Communication Inquiry. Published by the Hungarian Communication Studies Association
contact email: 
kome@komejournal.com

Call for Papers

General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For more information see criterion.byu.edu

Creative Composition: a collection of pedagogical essays. Abstracts due Nov. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Creative Composition: Inspiration and Techniques for Writing Instruction
contact email: 
danitaberg@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts: 'Creative Composition: Inspiration and Techniques for Writing Instruction' --an essay anthology.

[Deadline 15 Feb.] Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

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

There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection as opposed to the psychology and philosophy of nega

Call for Information Literacy Articles

full name / name of organization: 
Writing Commons
contact email: 
jennifer@writingcommons.org

Call for Information Literacy Articles

13th SAAPAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
South African Association of Public Administration and Management
contact email: 
SAAPAM@tut.ac.za

From public administration to new public management; from new public management to governance; from governance to where?

Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Eleven, Issue 1/ Spring 2013)
contact email: 
meghan.punschke12@stjohns.edu
  • “Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear

    The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

    Rhetoric and Technical Communication at 2013 SWTX PCA/ACA

    full name / name of organization: 
    Southwest Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
    contact email: 
    sean.zdenek@ttu.edu

    Call for Papers: Rhetoric and Technical Communication
    34th Annual Conference February 13‐16, 2013
    Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
    http://swtxpca.org/

    The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of St. Francis English Department
    contact email: 
    ell@stfrancis.edu

    The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference.

    @Harvard U. - Cultural Materials / Material Culture: Abstracts due Nov. 23rd 2012

    full name / name of organization: 
    CHIASMI Graduate Student Conference in the Italian Studies, a Harvard and Brown Collaboration
    contact email: 
    chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

    [UPDATE] disClosure Journal: Security

    full name / name of organization: 
    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
    contact email: 
    disclosurejournal@gmail.com

    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 16th, 2012

    CFP: At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy

    full name / name of organization: 
    At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy
    contact email: 
    attheedge.umb@gmail.com

    We seek submissions for a new digital project that focuses on innovative teaching in American literary and cultural studies.

    [INVITATION] Reframing Ekphrasis - King's College London Comparative Literature Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    Zoe Roth, King's College London, Comparative Literature Department
    contact email: 
    reframingekphrasis@gmail.com


    8-9 Nov. 2012, Reframing Ekphrasis: King's College London Comparative Literature Conference.

    1st Global Conference:The Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    br1@inter-disciplinary.net

    1st Global Conference
    The Boundaries of Reproduction

    Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    FOURTH ANGLO-ITALIAN CONFERENCE ON EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES 5-7 September 2013 Viterbo (Italy)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Francesca Saggini (University of Tuscia, Italy)
    contact email: 
    fsaggini@unitus.it

    FOURTH ANGLO-ITALIAN CONFERENCE ON EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
    5-7 September 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

    Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities [February 15-17, 2013]

    full name / name of organization: 
    McGill University English Graduate Student Association
    contact email: 
    labyrinths2013@gmail.com

    From ancient Greek mythology to cubism, jazz music, and the contemporary puzzle film, labyrinths serve as images for exploring intellectual, affective, and material complexity.

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