category: rhetoric and composition

Fragile Realities: Intersecting Interpretations of the Real // 6 July 2012, UCL, London

full name / name of organization: 
University College London, School of European Languages, Culture and Society
contact email: 
thoughtsforward@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Matthew Beaumont
UCL English Department and The City Centre

Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative - Submissions due 5/2/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its spring 2012 issue, themed “Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative.” Submissions: May 2, 2012.

Professors for Peace Conference June 15-17, 2012 Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Professors for Peace CFP

Reconstruction 12.1 Locations of Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1 “Locations of Stardom”

Edited by Lisa Patti and Stanka Radovic, afterword by Barry King

Articles

[UPDATE] Transitions in Comparative Studies

full name / name of organization: 
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND (CLAI)
contact email: 
TransitionsUCC2012@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
- Prof Massimo Fusilo (Università dell'Aquila)
- Prof Richard Bradford (University of Ulster)
- Prof Marina Grishakova (University of Tartu)

SCMLA Rhetoric Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
swhitley3@leo.tamu-commerce.edu

Affiliated with the MLA, the mission of the South Central MLA is to enhance members’ involvement in scholarship, teaching, and research in the modern languages and literatures.

[UPDATE] Romanticism RMMLA Oct. 11-13 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com

Looking to replace a few presenters who have dropped out of the panel - submit an abstract of 250 words on any topic related to British Romanticism to Lindsay Dearinger lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com by

The Ethics and Poetics of Genre Literature - March 15-16 2012 - Montpellier (France)

full name / name of organization: 
EMMA (Etudes Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone) - University Paul Valery of Montpellier 3, France
contact email: 
sandrine.sorlin@univ-montp3.fr

International Conference : « The ethics and poetics of genre literature »
March 15-16 2013
Université Paul Valéry- Montpellier 3

[UPDATE] Call for Articles: Composition Webtexts (Peer-reviewed)

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

Writing Commons, an online community for writers, is currently seeking composition articles, which will be peer reviewed and, if accepted, published in its digital open text.

Transatlantic Studies Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Transatlantic Studies Association
contact email: 
David.ryan@ucc.ie

CALL FOR PAPERS
Transatlantic Studies Association
Annual Conference
University College Cork, Ireland,
July 9-12, 2012

[UPDATE] Brave Words: Literature and Student Veterans (MLA 1/3-1/6/13)--DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Modern Language Association annual convention in Boston, January 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
wccorley@csupomona.edu

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 3/21/12***

KEYNOTE UPDATE "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

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

Rice University English Symposium

Keynote Address by Professor Lee Edelman, Tufts University

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

[UPDATE] Children in Text, Person and Theory, CFP - March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan, University of Toronto
contact email: 
v.shanmuganathan@utoronto.ca

Children in Text, Person and Theory
Thursday, 19 April 2012, University of Toronto

Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Poiesis and Techne

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos
contact email: 
poiesistechne@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Poiesis and Techne”
Seventh Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium
Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Saturday, May 5, 2012

Winter 2012 Issue: Writing Center Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
kajr10@comcast.net

The Winter 2012 Issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly is now accepting submissions for its special section on Writing Center Theory and Practice.

1st International Symposium: Awe, Wonder & Passion: Music & the Creation of Meaning. 10th-12th, Nov., 2012. Montreal, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
mcm-1@alternative-academia.net

1st International Symposium:
Awe, Wonder and Passion: Music and the Creation of Meaning

Part of the Research Program on:
Aesthetic Lives, Artistic Selves

2012 Annual SAMLA Conference-Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ljsmith@gsu.edu

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association welcomes proposals for full panels or calls for papers for the 2012 SAMLA Convention, which will be held in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Novem

Multidisciplinary Special Issue on "Remembering the Civil War"

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Cultures, the multidisciplinary quarterly from UNC's Center for the Study of the American South
contact email: 
SouthernCultures@unc.edu

Southern Cultures has just expanded our online archive of material on the Civil War and numerous other subject areas, which now includes twenty years of content.

[UPDATE] Integrating One-on-One Teaching Strategies in the English and Foreign Language Classroom (3/15/12; MLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

This session will focus on innovative ways of translating one-on-one teaching strategies to the larger English or Foreign Language classroom in a context of increasing class sizes and diminishing reso

RE-VISION: Interpretation, Translation, and the Process of Writing (Saturday, April 28, 2012 )

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department
contact email: 
stric010@csusm.edu

Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department

[UPDATE] CFP: “Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England.” (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013) [Deadline 3/15/12] This year’s M

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Bennett (Tufts University), Dianne Berg (Tufts University)
contact email: 
kristen.bennett@tufts.edu; dianne.berg@tufts.edu

[UPDATE] CFP: “Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England.” (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013) [Deadline 3/15/12]

Affective Modernism - MSA14 (Las Vegas, NV, Oct 18 - 21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Cole
contact email: 
rich.cole@ualberta.ca

This panel explores how affective modernism might begin to be understood, with particular attention to the cultural politics of emotion at stake in collective "belonging."

Undergraduate humanities research eJournal - CFP - 15 JUNE 2012

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

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

2nd Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP) -- deadline May 1st, 2012

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

JITP, The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy,
cordially invites submissions by May 1, 2012 for our upcoming second issue.

RE-VISION: Interpretation, Translation, and the Process of Writing, April 28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department
contact email: 
stric010@csusm.edu

Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department

Affective Modernism - MSA14 (Las Vegas, NV, Oct 18 - 21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Cole
contact email: 
rich.cole@ualberta.ca

This panel explores how affective modernism might begin to be theorized, with particular attention to the cultural politics of emotion at stake in collective "belonging.”

CFP MLA 2013 -- The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention
We invite abstracts for a session focusing on the neuroscience of attention. How do recent developments in understanding perception and focus relate to research on reading processes?

2012 PAMLA Conference CFP Deadline April 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Online CFP List and Paper Proposal Form for the October 19-21 PAMLA Conference, to be held at Seattle University in Seattle, WA, is now open.

Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture November 8-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
contact email: 
CraftSymposium@si.edu

Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C., November 8 - 09, 2012
Deadline: Apr 2, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

MLA 2013 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Dean-Ruzicka, Nirmal Trivedi, and Vanessa Cozza
contact email: 
cozzav@gmail.com

Giving and Getting Access: Student Access and Success in General Education Courses

[UPDATE] "Monsters in the Margins" Conference April 13-15, 2012 (New, March deadline!)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (10th Anniversary Event!)

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: March 12, 2012

EGSA Colloquium: FRENZY -- May 11-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

Call for Webtexts (Deadline: Rolling)

full name / name of organization: 
Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, & Pedagogy
contact email: 
kcommunications@technorhetoric.net

Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, one of the leading peer-reviewed journals in English Studies, publishes scholarship that examines digital and multimodal composing practices an

Quotation in Modernism (Modern Language Association/MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bonapfel / New York University
contact email: 
elizabeth.bonapfel@nyu.edu

How and why do quotation practices change in modernism? To what literary effect?

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