category: rhetoric and composition

Southern Short Fiction: Representation and Rewriting of Myth

full name / name of organization: 
Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Langue Anglaise (Angers, France); Suds d’Amériques (Versailles, St Quentin en Yvelines, France); Catholic University (Lille, France).
contact email: 
alice.clarkoo@gmail.com; gerald.preher@gmail.co ; emmanuel.vernadakis@univ-angers.fr

Call for papers: Lille, FRANCE June 20-22, 2013

Southern Short Fiction: "Representation and Rewriting of Myth"

Peace and Nuclear-Non Proliferation February 15-17, 2013 Guilford College

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

Abstracts Due: November 15, 2012
Peace and Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

Call for Chapter Proposals: Reimagining School Reform and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Sense Publishers
contact email: 
reimaginingschoolreform@gmail.com

Matthew Lynch and Sense Publishers are proud to issue a Call for Chapter Proposals for a forthcoming edited book entitled Reimagining School Reform and Innovation.

Literary Texts: The Power and the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
CIRLEP / Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne
contact email: 
dthomieres@wanadoo.fr

Medieval Studies Journal Call for Papers: General Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
Volume 8, number 1 (2012)

Call for Papers: General Issue
SUBMISSION DEADLINE for Vol. 8, no. 1: 15 August 2012

Leiden University Graduate Conference "Death: the Cultural Meaning of the End of Life", 24-25 January, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2013@gmail.com

Death is a defining factor in the explorations of our subjectivity, art, history,
politics, and many other aspects of our social interactions and perceptions of the

Call for articles and reviews for a special issue of Postgraduate English on Basil Bunting and Friends

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate English journal
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Paper are now solicited for the forthcoming Issue of Postgraduate English journal:

Special Issue on Basil Bunting and Friends (Issue 25, September 2012):

Regional CEA Journal: Notes on Teaching English [NOTES] call for contributions

full name / name of organization: 
NOTES, a journal of the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
dvollaro@ggc.edu

After a long hiatus, the journal of GACCEA will return in May as an online journal.

LAST CALL - World Picture Journal Annual Conference 2012 - ACTION - Brighton, UK

full name / name of organization: 
worldpicturejournal.com
contact email: 
worldpicturejournal@gmail.com

World Picture Conference
University of Sussex
Brighton, UK
2-3 November 2012

Theme: 'Action'

Keynote speakers:
Felix Ensslin, Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart

[UPDATE] Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

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

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013

[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

FINAL DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--July 16, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Futures of Allegory: Medieval & Modern (A Collaboratory)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Kalamazoo Medieval Studies Congress 2013
contact email: 
Gaelan Gilbert, ggilbert@uvic.ca; Allan Mitchell, amitch@uvic.ca

Medieval scholarship has been reinvigorated by the so-called nonhuman turn, exhibited in many fine recent engagements with materiality, objecthood, animality, and monstrosity.

The Future of English in Asia: Perspectives on Language and Literature - April 19-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, 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 Extension: Conference---From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

Please note the extended deadline...

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From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature

Fact, Fiction, and Supposition

full name / name of organization: 
Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture
contact email: 
jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia.

Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, Apr 4-6, Huntsville, Texas DLs: special sess Aug 1; Abstracts: Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Dept of English, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341 USA
contact email: 
Dr. Darci Hill, Conference Coordinator/ eng_dnh@shsu.edu

Send 250 to 300-word abstract on any topic dealing with Medieval and Renaissance thought.

[UPDATE] CFP for NeMLA session: “Extracurricular Composing in the 19th Century and Beyond,” March 21-24, Boston, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Wetzel / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
wetzelge@wfu.edu

"Extracurricular Composing in the Nineteenth Century and Beyond"
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, MA
http://nemla.org/convention/2013/

Extracurricular Composing in the Nineteenth Century and Beyond (NeMLA; March 21-24, 2013; Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Wetzel / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
wetzelge@wfu.edu

This panel explores extracurricular writing practices during the nineteenth century and beyond.

[UPDATE] [SAMLA Nov. 9-11, 2013] Literary Science: Approaches to Teaching Literture with Scientific Themes and Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Brown/ University of South Carolina
contact email: 
ptolliverb@earthlink.net

This panel investigates how to effectively teach literature that contains strong scientific elements.

2013 Northeast MLA, March 21-24, Boston: Writing and the Locus of Self: Ascribing Meaning from Writer to Text

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Nielsen, Boston University
contact email: 
nielsen@bu.edu

Call for Papers 2013 Northeast MLA, March 21-24, Boston

Abstract Submission Deadline : September 5, 2012

Panel Topic:

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Travel: Practice, Process and Product

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
travel1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Travel: Practice, Process and Product

Wednesday 30th January – Friday 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

ongoing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fourth year of publication.

Update-Deadline extended to June 30-Modernism and the Environment

full name / name of organization: 
The 2012 SAMLA Convention
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu, arun. pokhrel@gmail.com

In the past two decades, there has been a surge of literary and critical environmental works.

The Monster-Child

full name / name of organization: 
Markus Bohlmann and Sean Moreland
contact email: 
monstrouschildren@gmail.com

The Monster Child: New Essays on Children, Horror and Monstrosity in Film

A call for papers for a proposed collection co-edited by Markus Bohlmann and Sean Moreland

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!!! Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth C. Gumnior, School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication; James Madison University
contact email: 
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

Proposals for presentations should be approximately 200 words long. The deadline for proposal submission is June 20, 2012. Proposals should be submitted to:

Elisabeth C. Gumnior, Conference Director
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Presenters will be notified by July 15.

[UPDATE] The Legacy of Aimé Césaire: Politics, Poetry, and Resistance in the 21st Century (6/29/12)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 Convention, November 9-11
contact email: 
skirlew1@gsu.edu

The Legacy of Aimé Césaire: Politics, Poetry, and Resistance in the 21st Century

The Social Construction of Beauty (vol. 2 no. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Essays for journal - languague, literacy, literature, culture and/or English teaching

full name / name of organization: 
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

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

Submission and application deadline: June 15, 2012

Poets and Poiesis in Early Modern Drama

full name / name of organization: 
RSA 2013
contact email: 
lkolb@uchicago.edu

We seek papers exploring the use (and misuse!) of the language of making, in plays by Shakespeare, Jonson, and their contemporaries.

Reframing Ekphrasis: Comparative Literature Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Programme, King's College London
contact email: 
reframingekphrasis@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Cheeke (University of Bristol)

UPDATE "worth a thousand words": at the intersections of literature and the visua arts, 24-26 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands)
contact email: 
literatureandthevisualarts@let.ru.nl


http://www.ru.nl/hlcs/worthathousandwords

Proposals deadline: 1 July 2012

Call for Proposals (Collection of Essays) The Writings of President Barack Obama

full name / name of organization: 
Henry Veggian and Richard Purcell/Rodopi Press, Dialogue Series
contact email: 
torino3@email.unc.edu; rpurcell@cmu.edu

Call For Papers

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

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