category: rhetoric and composition

Call for Papers: AULLA 2013: Worldmaking

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
subscriptions@aulla.com.au

The theme of the 37th Congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) is ‘Worldmaking’.

Pupil Online Journal - Composition Across the Disciplines - Deadline: 4/1/13

full name / name of organization: 
Teaching Writing Club - California State University Fullerton
contact email: 
teachingwritingclub@gmail.com

Pupil Call For Papers

[UPDATE] Cognitive Approaches to Literature – PAMLA special session – Nov. 1-3 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
trueambe@msu.edu

Futures of Cognitive Approaches to Literature – PAMLA special session – Nov. 1-3 2013

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference Oct 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association--RMMLA
contact email: 
rmmla@rmmla.org

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association - RMMLA
Call for Papers Extended to APRIL 15, 2013!
Vancouver, Washington USA (Fly into Portland)
Convention Dates: October 10-12, 2013
www.rmmla.org

Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--due June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

[Update]: Panel on Postfeminism and Popular Culture @ Midwest Popular Culture Conference, St. Louis, MO, Oct. 11-13, 2013

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 at the Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference to be held Oct. 11-13, 2013 in St.

Cracking the Ivory Tower, Abstract deadline: May 1

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
klp68@pitt.edu

The editors seek abstracts for essays sharing advice, unique stories or sage wisdom for graduate students at all levels.

Allegory Studies? (7 November 2013; proposals 31 May)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

UPDATE: Call for Journal Articles: "The Writer's Experience" - Deadline: May 27, 2013

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 Summer 2013 issue, themed “The Writer’s Experience.” Submission deadline: May 27 2013.

"Linguistic Criticism and Literary Studies: Theory and Practice" June 30, 2013 - Book

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Prashant Mishra and Dr. Susanta Kumar Bardhan
contact email: 
bardhansk@g.mail.com

Linguistic Criticism and Literary Studies: Theory and Practice

[UPDATE} FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition [SCMLA New Orleans 10/3/13-10/5/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 70th Annual Convention

Creating Characters, Inventing Lives: The Art of the Self, 1st International Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

1st International Symposium:
Creating Characters, Inventing Lives: The Art of the Self

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

"Post-colonial Creativity: Language, Politics and Aesthetics", Special ISSUE, Anglistica, abstracts by 15 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Ahscroft (UNSW) and Katherine E. Russo (Unior)
contact email: 
kerusso@unior.it

"Post-colonial Creativity: Language, Politics and Aesthetics", Special ISSUE, Anglistica: An Interdisciplinary Journal, www.anglistica.unior.it, Ranking: A

[UPDATE] Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University--Saturday, April 20, 2013

Blending Boundaries: Creative Writing and Rhetoric

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Jorgenson---SAMLA Conference
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.

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.

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