category: rhetoric and composition

“Agency, Fate, and the Forces of History in Nineteenth-Century European Narrative,” NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Meyers / NeMLA
contact email: 
jmeyers@uchicago.edu

Panel: “Agency, Fate, and the Forces of History in Nineteenth-Century European Narrative”

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Echoes of Home: Bringing Home to Work, proposals due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
edited collection
contact email: 
bringinghometowork@gmail.com

Echoes of Home: Bringing Home to Work

Call for Proposals:

[UPDATE]: The Aesthetics of Suffering, November 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

The Aesthetics of Suffering

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

CALL FOR PROPOSALS (collection of essays): 'The Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond' (Submissions due by 31/08/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Vasiliki Zali and Dr Jessica Priestley
contact email: 
receptionofherodotus@yahoo.com

Rise of the Fandoms: When They Began to Rule the ‘Verse

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

This panel seeks to look at the increased role of the fandom in pop culture today.

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Teaching How We Read Now

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Show and Tell: A Roundtable of Comic Book and Graphic Novel Creators (Resumes due September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu

This event hosts artists from a wide spectrum of roles as related to the creation of comic books and graphic novels. This roundtable welcomes participants from around the world and regardless of genre, medium, or years of experience.

Panels and Pedagogy: Teaching the Graphic Novel (Abstracts due September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
joel_simundich@brown.edu, derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu

This panel works towards understanding and adding to emerging pedagogies of the graphic novel and other forms of illustrated works.

[UPDATE] Registration Open: Basil Bunting and Friends (Durham, 4-5 July 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
annabel.haynes@durham.ac.uk

Registration now open:
http://sleightslearnedfromothers.blogspot.co.uk/p/registration.html

With sleights learned from others: Basil Bunting and Friends
A conference at Durham 4-5 July 2012

Terror and the Inhuman Conference-- Providence, RI (October 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
contact email: 
terror.inhuman.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media

Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012

Multimodal Composition in Writing-in-the-Disciplines Courses

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
k.freeman@neu.edu

Multimodal Composition in Writing-in-the-Disciplines Courses

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Political Women: Language and Leadership / co-edited text / Proposal Deadline: July 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Political Women Project
contact email: 
politicalwomenproject@yahoo.com

Call for Proposals

Political Women: Language and Leadership

Michele Lockhart and Kathleen Mollick seek contributors for a collection of essays considering women and leadership.

Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association has extended the deadline for essay submissions on its 2011 Conference Theme: “Play.” Essays treating any aspect of “Play” in language, l

Journal of social sciences “COMUNICACIÓN, CULTURA Y POLÍTICA” (ISSN 2145-1494) call for papers before 29 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad EAN (Colombia)
contact email: 
jvargasl@ean.edu.co

JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES CALL
COMUNICACIÓN, CULTURA Y POLÍTICA
ISSN 2145-1494, Bogotá-Colombia
half-yearly

Medioevo Adriatico 4, 2012 (deadline July 1st, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SISAEM - Società Internazionale per lo Studio dell’Adriatico nell’Età Medievale
contact email: 
segreteria@sisaem.it

MEDIOEVO ADRIATICO 4, 2012
(Essay collection)

The topics for _Medioevo Adriatico_ are history and culture of the Adriatic in the Middle Ages (V-XV century).

Contributor guidelines:

CFP: Humanities and Technology Association Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Technology Association
contact email: 
gsochan@bowiestate.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

34th Annual Humanities and Technology Association Conference
Bowie State University, Bowie, MD
04 - 06 October 2012

Four Corners Conference on Ethnicity and Globalization, Oct. 26 and 27. Abstracts due 7/27.

full name / name of organization: 
Four Corners Conference on Globalization
contact email: 
tacker@coloradomesa.edu; rcalland@coloradomesa.edu; mvallejo@coloradomesa.edu;jsnyder@coloradomesa.edu

The organizing committee is proud and excited to invite you to the fourth annual Four Corners Conference on Globalization, with the theme this year being “Culture and Ethnicity”.

Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies: Genealogy, Geography, Pathogeny (9-11 July 2013)

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

Strange Contraries in thee combine,
Both hell and Heaven in thee meet,
Thou greatest bitter, greatest sweet
No pain is like thy pain, no pleasure too like thine.
John Norris, 1687

WORKSHOP ON INTERDISCIPLINARY PEDAGOGY IN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
2012 SAMLA CONFERENCE CALLS FOR PAPERS
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

This workshop on Interdisciplinary Pedagogy in Literature aims at discussing the following:
What are the fundamental elements of interdisciplinary teachings in literature? How do we

Midwest MLA Special Session, Nov 8-11, 2012 "Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello"

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Mejia LaPerle / Wright State University
contact email: 
carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu

Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello

Friendship and States of Debt in Early Modern English Literature (MMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kranzman@msu.edu

Friendship and States of Debt in Early Modern English Literature (MMLA 2012)

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Blagovesta Momchedjikova/Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

“Challenging the rhetoric of non-State actors, political violence and ‘terrorism’"

full name / name of organization: 
Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
contact email: 
michael.loadenthal@gmail.com

Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
[www.affinitiesjournal.org]

Call for papers for Issue #6: “Challenging the rhetoric of non-State

Creating "Contact Zones" for General Studies' Learning Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Dotterman/Adelphi University
contact email: 
Dotterman@adelphi.edu

While General Studies Programs--as Eric Platt's New York Times article "General Studies Moves to the Mainstream" attests--have begun to transcend their initial status as obscure, niche programs, anec

Polari Journal (queer writing)

full name / name of organization: 
Polari Journal
contact email: 
editor@polarijournal.com

Call for Submission Extended AGAIN

[Extended Deadline] Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel - June 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

In collaboration with the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, Modern Horizons’ second annual conference will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 25th to 27th at SFU’s Har

The Essay: Forms and Transformations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Markus Oppolzer / University of Salzburg
contact email: 
markus.oppolzer@sbg.ac.at

The Essay has constituted an important prose form from the sixteenth century until the present and constitutes an intriguing field for interdisciplinary study.

Media Studies Interest Group - Papers and Programs - WSCA (Reno, NV, February 15-19, 2013) DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. David Scott Diffrient / Western States Communication Association (WSCA)
contact email: 
scott.diffrient@colostate.edu

CFP - "States of Suspension": UChicago Graduate Conference, Nov 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

November 15 – 16, 2012

sesionnonumerada@filos.ucm.es

full name / name of organization: 
Grupo de Investigación Teoría y Retórica de la Ficción Universidad Complutense de Madrid
contact email: 
sesionnonumerada@filos.ucm.es

Chicana/o Studies ¡Ahora! Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism NACCS TEJAS FOCO February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
contact email: 
mcmahonmr@utpa.edu

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora!
Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
University of Texas—Pan American
Edinburg, Texas

February 21-23, 2013

Call for Proposals

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora! Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism NACCS TEJAS FOCO February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
contact email: 
mas@utpa.edu

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora!
Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
University of Texas—Pan American
Edinburg, Texas
February 21-23, 2013

Call for Proposals

CFP: Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University

full name / name of organization: 
Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media (University of Kentucky)
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University
A Digital Humanities Symposium
February 15-16, 2013
The University of Kentucky
Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media Program

"Food and Film" at bienniel Film and History Conference, 26-30 Sept. 2012, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Hertweck, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
thertweck@unr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Food of the Gods: The Mythic Poetics of Food, Drink, and Eating in Film and Television

[UPDATE]: " '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

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

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