category: rhetoric and composition

Call for Proposals: Collection on 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom (Deadline April 6, 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

LGBTQI Graduate Students and Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Ervin Malakaj, Graduate Student Caucus of the Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emalakaj@wustl.edu

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2013 MLA annual meeting (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013). Please send abstracts (ca.

Call for Papers for Edited Volume, July 15th Deadline, Exploring the Intersections of Rhetoric and Mass Media Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Marianne Mason, Georgia State University
contact email: 
mmason14@gsu.edu

With the purpose of evaluating, exploring, and focusing on the role of media discourse in evoking social, cultural, and/or ideological viewpoints, we are creating an edited volume that explores the in

[UPDATE] Rated-X: Perversion and Exclusion (Deadline Extension), Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University 6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

Conference Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
Abstracts (250-500 words) Due: February 15, 2012

Submit abstracts via email: brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

CFP: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture, March 31-April 1 2012 [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com

We've extended the deadline for submissions for the first annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture (3/31-4/1). The deadline is now February 10, 2012. Please consider submitting!.

[UPDATE] Call for Book Reviews: Bondage and Power, 15 February 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: February 15, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

[UPDATE] Bondage and Power: 15 February 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

[UPDATE] Miami Vice:The Role of Immorality and Depravity in Constructions of the Self and Community

full name / name of organization: 
The 9th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow. -- Henry Fielding

In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.--Marquis de Sade

UPDATED CFP

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin Ireland
contact email: 
bernardshawindublin@gmail.com

G. B. SHAW: BACK IN TOWN
Dublin: May 29th-- June 1st, 2012
University College Dublin
Co-sponsored by UCD Humanities Institute
&
The International Shaw Society
CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED DEADLINE

2012 International Conference on Future Communication and Computer Technology (ICFCCT 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
international research association of information and computer science
contact email: 
icfcct@163.com

2012 International Conference on Future Communication and Computer Technology (ICFCCT 2012)
ISTP indexed
2012年未来通信与计算机技术国际学术会议
http://www.icfcct.org/

2011 International Conference on Financial, Management and Education Science (ICFMES 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
international research association of information and computer science
contact email: 
icfmes@163.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

2011 International Conference on Financial, Management and Education Science (ICFMES 2012)
ISTP indexed
2011年金融、管理与教育科学国际学术会议

BritGrad Call for Papers 14 - 16 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The British Graduate Conference
contact email: 
britgrad@yahoo.com

We invite graduate students with interests in both Shakespearean and Renaissance studies to join us in June for the Fourteenth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference.

Agora: TAMUC Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) at Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
egad.tamuc@gmail.com

English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)

Presents:

Agora: TAMUC Graduate Student Conference

April 12-13, 2012
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Survival, Friday, October 26, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 26, 2012
Theme: Survival
Luncheon Speaker: Patricia Clark, Poet-in-Residence at GVSU

[UPDATE--KEYNOTE: THIERRY BARDINI] WASTE: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012))

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

WASTE: An Interdisciplinary Conference

March 30-31, 2012

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] Waste: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 15TH

WASTE

March 30-31, 2012

Reimagining the political geography of place and space

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

In the coming issue we wish to focus on political geographies, as well as artistic interventions in, and reimaginations of, such geographies.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 24TH] Extending Spaces, Community Places: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue (March 10th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
West Virginia University, English Graduate Student Organization Colloquium
contact email: 
yhammond@mix.wvu.edu acalis@mix.wvu.edu Johnson.joshua.p@mix.wvu.edu

Extending Spaces, Community Places: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Saturday, March 10th, 2010
West Virginia University

[UPDATE] Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference San Antonio: 11/8/2012-11/10/2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March15, 2012
contact email: 
trever.holland@okstate.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

CFP: "The Body Electric" Graduate conference, University of Maryland, College Park, March 3rd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization; University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
Conference.geo@gmail.com

The Graduate English Organization of the University of Maryland’s Department of English invites graduate students to submit abstracts for our fifth annual interdisciplinary graduate conference.

"Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay," PAMLA Seattle, Oct. 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"

Bright Lines: Culture On the Autistic Spectrum

full name / name of organization: 
Jes Battis, Assistant Professor, Department of English
contact email: 
jbattis@gmail.com

"Am I on the spectrum?" asks Abed Nadir, a character on the show Community.

Call for Papers - Revista Laboratorio (literature & experimentation)

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Laboratorio
contact email: 
revista.laboratorio@mail.udp.cl

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] “Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Graduate Students
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

In The Plague of Fantasies, Slavoj Žižek describes Lacan's readings of classical, literary, and philosophical texts as "a case of violent appropriation…displacing the work from its proper hermeneu

[UPDATE] Essays for Edited Collection: "'Their Lives a Storm Wheron They Ride': Writing With the Affective Disorders"

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Stone Horton, Georgia State University
contact email: 
shorton7@gsu.edu NEW DEADLINE for PROPOSALS: March 1, 2012

The link between the affective disorders (depression and bipolar illness) and writing creativity goes back to Aristotle, who famously asked, "Why is it that all men who are outstanding in philosophy,

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to February 10th "Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought"

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
tamugradconference@gmail.com

“Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought”
April 7-8, 2012

Speaker: Jay Dolmage

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is accepting submissions for its third edition

full name / name of organization: 
Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies
contact email: 
EdgeGraduateJournal@gmail.com

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is
accepting submissions for its third edition. We are seeking
original scholarly research as well as book and film reviews.

UNC Wilmington Graduate English Conference April 21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UNCW Graduate English Association
contact email: 
uncwgea@gmail.com

University of North Carolina Wilmington Graduate English Association
Call for Papers: "Great Textations: Celebrating English Scholarship”
Date: April 21, 2012 from 10 AM – 6 PM

CFP for NANO: New American Notes Online. Issue 2.1: Evaluation, Critique, Prizes, and Peer Review

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
editor.nanocrit@gmail.com

Issue 2.1: Evaluation, Critique, Prizes, and Peer Review

MISSING TEXTS

full name / name of organization: 
Material Texts Network, Birkbeck College, University of London
contact email: 
adam.smyth@bbk.ac.uk

Missing Texts
A Conference organised by the Material Texts Network at Birkbeck, University of London
Saturday June 2, 2012
Call for Papers

The Body Electric, March 3rd, 2012; Graduate Conference, University of Maryland, College Park

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland, Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Conference.geo@gmail.com

The Body Electric
March 3, 2012

Service Learning in Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The Fall 2012 issue of the journal Interdisciplinary Humanities will be a special issue on service-learning in the humanities.

Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis - University of British Columbia Graduate Conference in English

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2012 Graduate Conference - University of of British Columbia
contact email: 
endnotes2012@gmail.com

Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis

[UPDATE] Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto
contact email: 
frye.2012@utoronto.ca

Final Call for Papers (due January 31, 2012):

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION: A CONFERENCE IN HONOUR OF NORTHROP FRYE ON THE CENTENARY OF HIS BIRTH
October 4,5,6, 2012 | Victoria University in the University of Toronto

Twenty years after his death, Northrop Frye, the author of Fearful Symmetry and Anatomy of Criticism, continues to be one of the most read and the most quoted of literary critics. His attention to form, specifically to genre and mode, and his understanding of literature as a totality have directly influenced two later generations of critics, including Hayden White, Fredric Jameson, and Franco Moretti. In order to celebrate this ongoing legacy, the Department of English and the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto, Frye's home throughout his career, have organized a three-day symposium in his honour.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/24/11] Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association (GESA)
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

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