category: rhetoric and composition

The Open I: Decoding Exposure (2/1; 4/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

CALL for PAPERS: The Open I: Decoding Exposure
Sixth Annual Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
April 13, 2013

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth EXTENDED DEADLINE

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.

MadLit 2013: Deadline January 1

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

MadLit 2013 Call for Papers

CFP: Queer Parents in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain, Ph.D.
contact email: 
ec10@uw.edu

Conference: Cultural Studies Association at Chicago, IL

Conference Dates: Thursday May 23rd to Sunday the 26th 2013

Deadline for Abstracts: Friday, February 1 2013

[UPDATE] PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

Managing Blocks, Facilitating Fluency: Rethinking Developmental Reading and Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Bednar / North Shore Community College
contact email: 
cbednar@northshore.edu

EDvance is a practitioner-based resource for developmental educators seeking innovative methods of instruction for their English classrooms.

CFP – Bilingual (Hungarian & English) Edited Collection: “Család és tolerancia mint traumakezelés Kurt Vonnegut műveiben / Famil

full name / name of organization: 
Rebeka Sára Szigethy & Ádám T. Bogár
contact email: 
rbksra@gmail.com & adam.bogar@gmail.com

We seek essays for an edited collection on the topics of family, tolerance, and trauma management in Kurt Vonnegut’s oeuvre.

“Building Cultures of Writing for Tomorrow” March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Council on Writing 23rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
writing@buffalo.edu

Friday Evening Speaker
Kelly Kinney, Binghamton
“Back to the Future: How a Nascent Program Built a Culture of Writing--and Won the CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence”

[UPDATE] Digital Humanities: Literary Studies and Information Science, March 2013 (Deadline January 4, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign British Modernities Reading Group
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Digital Humanities: Literary Studies and Information Science”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 8-9, 2013

CFP Humanities in the 21st Century (March 2013; Oxford, England)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hum1@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP: HUMANITIES IN THE 21st CENTURY
Saturday 24th-Sunday 25th March 2013
Harris Manchester College, Oxford

CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND PARTICIPANTS

But is it art?

full name / name of organization: 
NYU French Dept.
contact email: 
butisitartconference@gmail.com

The Department of French at NYU
announces its annual Graduate Student Conference:

… but is it art?

March 8th and 9th, 2013

[UPDATE] WRITING INTO ART

full name / name of organization: 
David Kinloch, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
contact email: 
kinloch.david1@gmail.com

Only two weeks to go until the deadline (5 January, 2013) for call for papers for this international conference on ekphrasis. For full details please see http://writingintoart.wordpress.com

Update: Online registration now open. Click here:http://www.shsu.edu/~hss001/medieval-conference/

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's First International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
Dr. Darci Hill, Conference Coordinator: dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

We are announcing today our fully-functioning website with convenient online registration and online payment.

[UPDATE] Keynote speakers: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Feb. 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

[UPDATE] Deadline extension: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Feb. 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

The Future of English in Asia: Perspectives on Language and Literature (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, 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 EXTENDED -- "alt/" Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 1/15/13)

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

“Alt,” neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiti

[UPDATE] XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society Conference: April 20-22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

[UPDATE: Official days of conference are April 20-22, 2013]

Call for Papers
The XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference

Proposal Deadline Extended to January 1, 2013: "Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies" EGADS! Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
ruth.garza37@utb.edu

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

[Extension] The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

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

The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference Binghamton University (SUNY) Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University March 8th-9t

The Future of English in Asia: Perspectives on Language and Literature (second call)

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

As English becomes progressively more multimodal and destandardized and as we look to a future where by 2050 Chinese “will have nearly triple the numbers of speakers that English has” (Ostler, 200

Reminder: Abstracts for “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy” Due December 31.

full name / name of organization: 
Eden Wales Freedman, Co-President of English Graduate Organization, UNH
contact email: 
eden.w.freedman@gmail.com

“The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy”

Host: The University of New Hampshire’s English Graduate Organization (EGO)

Critical Distance: Reclusiveness, Secession, Indifference -- Special Issue of the Journal for Cultural Research

full name / name of organization: 
Guest Editor: James Corby; Journal for Cultural Research
contact email: 
james.corby@um.edu.mt

In the context of any attempt to rethink the modalities, possibilities, conditions and limitations of critical thought, the otherwise sober and restrained notion of ‘critical distance’, with all i

[UPDATE] The Difference of Joyce - The VI James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

full name / name of organization: 
James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

Conference Dates: February 6-7, 2013
EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: December 18, 2012

Ekphrasis: From Paragone to Encounter, 3-5 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Hull
contact email: 
ekphrasis2013@gmail.com

Ekphrasis: From Paragone to Encounter

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference

3-5 July 2013

Department of English, University of Hull

XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference: April 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
The XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference
April 21-23, 2013 Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY

PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

[UPDATE] Shakespeare 450 (deadline extended)

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

The Société française Shakespeare is organizing in Paris a week-long conference from 21-27 April 2014 to coincide with the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth.

Writing Life -- Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 22-23 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
writinglife2013@um.edu.mt

Writing Life
Postgraduate Symposium
22–23 March 2013
University of Malta

http://www.facebook.com/events/292097414242784/

Keynote speakers:
Dr Stefan Herbrechter (Coventry University)

[UPDATE] Graduate Conference on Translation Studies: Reading Between the Lines: Interdisciplinary Dialogue in an Expanding Field

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Conference on Translation Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
umasstranslationconference2013@gmail.com.

Call for papers: Graduate Student Conference on Translation Studies
“Reading Between the Lines: Interdisciplinary Dialogue in an Expanding Field.”
April 27-28, 2013

Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker:

Post-Graduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 9-10 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Deptartment of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
9-10 May 2013
Cankaya University, Ankara

'Making It Work': US Thought and Culture Between Practice and Paralysis

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium
contact email: 
usistconference2013@gmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Transnational Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 19 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

IAPL 2013: Hospitalities: Biopolitics/Technologies/Humanities (Singapore, 3-9 June)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
execdir@iapl.info

Hospitalities: Biopolitics/Technologies/Humanities
3-9 June 2013
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature
37th Annual Conference
National University of Singapore

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