category: rhetoric and composition

[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

FINAL DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--July 16, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Futures of Allegory: Medieval & Modern (A Collaboratory)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Kalamazoo Medieval Studies Congress 2013
contact email: 
Gaelan Gilbert, ggilbert@uvic.ca; Allan Mitchell, amitch@uvic.ca

Medieval scholarship has been reinvigorated by the so-called nonhuman turn, exhibited in many fine recent engagements with materiality, objecthood, animality, and monstrosity.

The Future of English in Asia: Perspectives on Language and Literature - April 19-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
osullivan@cuhk.edu.hk

The Future of English in Asia: Perspectives on Language and Literature

April 19-21, 2013
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

[Update] Deadline Extension: Conference---From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

Please note the extended deadline...

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From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature

Fact, Fiction, and Supposition

full name / name of organization: 
Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture
contact email: 
jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia.

Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, Apr 4-6, Huntsville, Texas DLs: special sess Aug 1; Abstracts: Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Dept of English, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341 USA
contact email: 
Dr. Darci Hill, Conference Coordinator/ eng_dnh@shsu.edu

Send 250 to 300-word abstract on any topic dealing with Medieval and Renaissance thought.

[UPDATE] CFP for NeMLA session: “Extracurricular Composing in the 19th Century and Beyond,” March 21-24, Boston, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Wetzel / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
wetzelge@wfu.edu

"Extracurricular Composing in the Nineteenth Century and Beyond"
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, MA
http://nemla.org/convention/2013/

Extracurricular Composing in the Nineteenth Century and Beyond (NeMLA; March 21-24, 2013; Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Wetzel / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
wetzelge@wfu.edu

This panel explores extracurricular writing practices during the nineteenth century and beyond.

[UPDATE] [SAMLA Nov. 9-11, 2013] Literary Science: Approaches to Teaching Literture with Scientific Themes and Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Brown/ University of South Carolina
contact email: 
ptolliverb@earthlink.net

This panel investigates how to effectively teach literature that contains strong scientific elements.

2013 Northeast MLA, March 21-24, Boston: Writing and the Locus of Self: Ascribing Meaning from Writer to Text

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Nielsen, Boston University
contact email: 
nielsen@bu.edu

Call for Papers 2013 Northeast MLA, March 21-24, Boston

Abstract Submission Deadline : September 5, 2012

Panel Topic:

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Travel: Practice, Process and Product

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
travel1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Travel: Practice, Process and Product

Wednesday 30th January – Friday 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

ongoing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fourth year of publication.

Update-Deadline extended to June 30-Modernism and the Environment

full name / name of organization: 
The 2012 SAMLA Convention
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu, arun. pokhrel@gmail.com

In the past two decades, there has been a surge of literary and critical environmental works.

The Monster-Child

full name / name of organization: 
Markus Bohlmann and Sean Moreland
contact email: 
monstrouschildren@gmail.com

The Monster Child: New Essays on Children, Horror and Monstrosity in Film

A call for papers for a proposed collection co-edited by Markus Bohlmann and Sean Moreland

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!!! Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

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

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

Proposals for presentations should be approximately 200 words long. The deadline for proposal submission is June 20, 2012. Proposals should be submitted to:

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

Presenters will be notified by July 15.

[UPDATE] The Legacy of Aimé Césaire: Politics, Poetry, and Resistance in the 21st Century (6/29/12)

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

The Social Construction of Beauty (vol. 2 no. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Essays for journal - languague, literacy, literature, culture and/or English teaching

full name / name of organization: 
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Submission and application deadline: June 15, 2012

Poets and Poiesis in Early Modern Drama

full name / name of organization: 
RSA 2013
contact email: 
lkolb@uchicago.edu

We seek papers exploring the use (and misuse!) of the language of making, in plays by Shakespeare, Jonson, and their contemporaries.

Reframing Ekphrasis: Comparative Literature Graduate Conference

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

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Cheeke (University of Bristol)

UPDATE "worth a thousand words": at the intersections of literature and the visua arts, 24-26 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands)
contact email: 
literatureandthevisualarts@let.ru.nl


http://www.ru.nl/hlcs/worthathousandwords

Proposals deadline: 1 July 2012

Call for Proposals (Collection of Essays) The Writings of President Barack Obama

full name / name of organization: 
Henry Veggian and Richard Purcell/Rodopi Press, Dialogue Series
contact email: 
torino3@email.unc.edu; rpurcell@cmu.edu

Call For Papers

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

“Agency, Fate, and the Forces of History in Nineteenth-Century European Narrative,” NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Meyers / NeMLA
contact email: 
jmeyers@uchicago.edu

Panel: “Agency, Fate, and the Forces of History in Nineteenth-Century European Narrative”

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Echoes of Home: Bringing Home to Work, proposals due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
edited collection
contact email: 
bringinghometowork@gmail.com

Echoes of Home: Bringing Home to Work

Call for Proposals:

[UPDATE]: The Aesthetics of Suffering, November 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

The Aesthetics of Suffering

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

CALL FOR PROPOSALS (collection of essays): 'The Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond' (Submissions due by 31/08/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Vasiliki Zali and Dr Jessica Priestley
contact email: 
receptionofherodotus@yahoo.com

Rise of the Fandoms: When They Began to Rule the ‘Verse

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

This panel seeks to look at the increased role of the fandom in pop culture today.

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Teaching How We Read Now

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Show and Tell: A Roundtable of Comic Book and Graphic Novel Creators (Resumes due September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu

This event hosts artists from a wide spectrum of roles as related to the creation of comic books and graphic novels. This roundtable welcomes participants from around the world and regardless of genre, medium, or years of experience.

Panels and Pedagogy: Teaching the Graphic Novel (Abstracts due September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
joel_simundich@brown.edu, derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu

This panel works towards understanding and adding to emerging pedagogies of the graphic novel and other forms of illustrated works.

[UPDATE] Registration Open: Basil Bunting and Friends (Durham, 4-5 July 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
annabel.haynes@durham.ac.uk

Registration now open:
http://sleightslearnedfromothers.blogspot.co.uk/p/registration.html

With sleights learned from others: Basil Bunting and Friends
A conference at Durham 4-5 July 2012

Terror and the Inhuman Conference-- Providence, RI (October 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
contact email: 
terror.inhuman.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media

Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012

Multimodal Composition in Writing-in-the-Disciplines Courses

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
k.freeman@neu.edu

Multimodal Composition in Writing-in-the-Disciplines Courses

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

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