category: rhetoric and composition

Call for Papers - Hwa Kang English Journal, Vol. 19 (September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Hwa Kang English Journal
contact email: 
eng_jour@pccu.edu.tw

Call for Papers

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2013.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs. or cascajournal@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, culture and art.

[new deadline: 30 April 2013] Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Link to CFP: http://melancholyandpain.liv.ac.uk/?page_id=2

Keynotes:

- Dr Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
- Professor Chris Eccleston, University of Bath

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

CFP: "Acts of Scholarship are Acts of Friendship" -- A Special Issue of Argumentation & Advocacy on the Works of Jim Aune

full name / name of organization: 
David Gore and David Beard, Editors of Special Issue of Argumentation and Advocacy, a publication of the American Forensic Association
contact email: 
dgore@d.umn.edu

CFP: "Acts of Scholarship are Acts of Friendship" -- A Special Issue of Argumentation & Advocacy on the Works of Jim Aune

[Deadline Extended] Literature, Space and Geography

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

3.2 ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’

Comparative Media: Social Mobility, Media, and the Development of Networked Social Spheres (November 1-3)

full name / name of organization: 
Lorenzo Servitje, University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
lserv001@ucr.edu

Media studies and information theory has long been concerned with the ways in which media transmits knowledge across time and space.

DEADLINE 3/15 Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom. We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be distinguished professor and Waldo W. Neikirk Chair for Innovative Undergraduate Education, Robert N. Watson.

PAMLA 2013-On and Off the Grid: Multimodal Composition and Digital Humanities at Rural, Regional, or Branch Universities

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2013 - San Diego November 1-3 - 111th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jbb35@pitt.edu

Title: On and Off the Grid: Multimodal Composition and Digital Humanities at Rural, Regional, or Branch Universities

Presiding Officer: Jessie Blackburn, University of Pittsburgh Bradford

Integrating Ecocriticism in New and Established Curricula - MLA 2014 Special Session (January 2014, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite papers on theory and best practices of introducing ecological themes and/or ecocritical discourse into literature and content-based language curricula.

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/22/2013.

full name / name of organization: 
The CEA Critic
contact email: 
cea.critic@unco.edu

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/23/2013.

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Event 11th-12th July 2013

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

Update: Deadline for submissions is fast approaching! Please submit by 15th March.

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

Call for Participants: Humanities, Copyright and New Technologies workshop

full name / name of organization: 
Forms of Innovation
contact email: 
info@formsofinnovation.com

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS
FORMS OF INNOVATION
WORKSHOP 1: HUMANITIES, COPYRIGHT AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Saturday, 27th April 2013
Durham University, Durham, UK

Journal THE PROBLEMS OF LITERARY GENRES Volume 56 (2013) CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Journal THE PROBLEMS OF LITERARY GENRES (Zagadnienia Rodzajow Literackich)
contact email: 
jarrek@uni.lodz.pl; wrooble@wp.pl

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Secularity and Faith”; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in San Diego, California.

REMINDER (Deadline: March 15): MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film
Theory; new interpretations; unexpected angles. We invite papers at the intersection of cognitive studies and the moving image. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu) and Lisa Zunshine (lisa.zunshine@gmail.com).

PANEL 2
Cognitive Historicist Approaches to Literature
Papers examining literary works (across cultural traditions) in relation to the ideas about the mind circulating when the works were produced. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu).

[UPDATE]"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline 5/10/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@guilford.edu

39th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 18-19, 2013
at Guilford College (Greensboro, NC).

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity (PAMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA 2013
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference , University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference is to be held at the University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013.

[UPDATE] What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu; kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

TYCA-NE 48th Annual Conference, October 3-5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association - Northeast
contact email: 
Ibucchino@bergen.edu

TYCA-NE of the National Council of Teachers of English is seeking presentation proposals for its October 2013 Conference.

CFP: Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference: Writing and Rhetoric Area

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
c.n.blankenship@gmail.com

The Writing and Rhetoric in Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

Transnational America(s)

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

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
May 18 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

International Summer School: Representations of Horror in Contemporary Media and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
LMU Munich
contact email: 
prolit@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

International Summer School for Postgraduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

“Representations of Horror in Contemporary Media and Culture”
August 4-10, 2013 in Munich, Germany.

It was one of the central concerns of the age of Enlightenment to expel all sorts of spectres, monsters, and vampires from our conception of reality. But the present boom of horror figures in various media conveys the impression that despite the long-lasting historical changes resulting from that rationalistic era, these seemingly irrational phenomena have not

Crossing the Bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University & University of Liverpool
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, k.astbury@liverpool.ac.uk

Crossing the bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research (http://humanitiesandpublicengagement.wordpress.com)

Examining Authorship in English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA Conference (SAMLA)
contact email: 
Jessica.R.Jorgenson@my.ndsu.edu

The diverse fields within English studies often create boundaries that few cross, but this proposal aims to bridge those established boundaries.

PAMLA 2013 Conference: San Diego, CA (11/1-11/3): CFP Deadline April 15

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

The 2013 PAMLA Conference will be held November 1-3, 2013, at the Bahia Resort Hotel on Mission Bay in San Diego, CA.

E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Writing (CETAPS)

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS, FCSH - New University of Lisbon
contact email: 
rogerio_puga@hotmail.com

O Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) irá começar a publicar em meados de 2013 o E-Dicionário de Escrita de Viagens Portuguesa/E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Wr

Irish Studies Panel at SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
sdyne1@gsu.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, we welcome papers that focus on the ways Irish identity, space, and memory are shaped through conventionally understood literary genres (poetry,

Panel on Postfeminism in Popular Culture for the 2013 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Miles McCarter
contact email: 
melissa_miles@yahoo.com

Papers on any aspect of postfeminism and popular culture requested for a panel I am organizing for the Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference to be held Oct.

Indigenous Studies Panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference, October 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Call for Papers: Indigenous Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013 St. Louis, MO

Network Detroit: Digital Theory and Practice (Sept. 22-23 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Lawrence Technological University
contact email: 
mphillips@ltu.edu

Network Detroit: Digital Theory and Practice (September 22-23, 2013) will bring together Detroit and Michigan digital humanities scholars.

UPDATE: “Discursive Constructions of Autism: Boundaries and Borderlands”—2014 RSA Conference (May 22-26)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam M. Pacton
contact email: 
ampacton@uwm.edu

As autism receives increasing popular, political, medical, and rhetorical attention, it becomes increasingly difficult to achieve any sort of consensus on what “autism” actually is.

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