category: rhetoric and composition

[UPDATE] CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING, Friday 1st March 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)

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

Food Writing On the Rise: Turning Student Loaves Into Gourmet Rolls, Revised 1st Edition

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre, Adjunct Professor
contact email: 
lyndseylefebvre@gmail.com

Food Writing On The Rise: Turning Student Loaves Into Gourmet Rolls is an activity based textbook that focuses on learning to write for academia using the lens of food to construct essays.

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2013 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre - Pacific And Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lyndseylefebvre@gmail.com

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association – November 1-3rd at Bahia Resort Hotel, in San Diego, California.

Composition and Rhetoric PAMLA 2013 (Nov. 1-3; deadline April 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ccucinel@csusm.edu

PAMLA 2013 Conference (Nov. 1-3): Composition and Rhetoric (deadline April 15)

Open call: Papers dealing with any aspect of Composition and Rhetoric--theory, pedagogy, trends.

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

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

[UPDATE] Talking Beyond Disciplines: Rising Tides and Sea Changes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
urigradstudentconference@gmail.com

Saturday, April 13th
Keynote Address by Professor Sidney I. Dobrin, University of Florida
"On the Beach"

Transitions and Transactions: Literature and Creative Writing Pedagogies in Community Colleges Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, Department of English
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu or msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

Pedagogy as an essential part of the learning and teaching culture has an ever more important place in community colleges where we continually rethink and revise our practices for our often non-tradit

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

CFP: 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

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

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

[UPDATE] Why Feminisms Still Matter in the 21st Century: Mentoring, Community, Collaboration, and Feminist Agency in Interdiscip

full name / name of organization: 
CCCC Feminist Workshop
contact email: 
4c2013feminismsworkshop@gmail.com

Designing and Teaching Interdisciplinary Courses - RMMLA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Conference, Vancouver, Washington, October 10-12, 2013
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite presentations on any aspect of interdisciplinary teaching with focus on strategies for integrating multiple perspectives and approaches into a course while maintaining an overall sense of co

Academic Exchange Quarterly Special Issue: Leadership and Writing Programs Aug. 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
cl830@nova.edu

Focus: This issue will examine effective leadership practices in college and university writing programs, including first-year composition, basic writing, and ELL/ESL writing programs; undergraduate a

Kansas and the Arts—Teaching 21st Century Skills

full name / name of organization: 
Kansas Association of Teachers of English
contact email: 
fjenab@jccc.edu

Kansas and the Arts—Teaching 21st Century Skills

Gamification for Human Factors Integration: Social, Educational, and Psychological Issues (Submissions Due: 15 March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Research into Online Communities and E-Learning Systems
contact email: 
jbishop@crocels.com

Introduction

Gender and Early Modern Drama Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
clarkeal@ucalgary.ca

This session seeks papers relating to aspects of gender in early modern dramatic works.

[Update] Contemporary Rhetorical Theory - RMMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
thubbs2@lsu.edu

This session seeks papers on any aspect of contemporary rhetorical theory.

[UPDATE] Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
victoria.symons@ucl.ac.uk

The Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series (EMICS) is pleased to present ‘Stasis in the Medieval World’, to be held at University College London on 13th-14th April 2013.

[UPDATE] Coming Home: Stony Brook University's 25th Annual English Department Graduate Conference--Rescheduled Date: March 16

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Society, Stony Brook University, NY
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Due to the weather in the northeast last week, 'Coming Home' has been rescheduled and will now be held on Saturday, March 16.

Sherlock Collection of Essays 1st June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are one of the best known couples in Literature.

Tomb Raider Collection of Essays 1st of June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

First appearing in the 1996 video game Tomb Raider, Lara Croft has since then been featured in over ten video games, two motion pictures, several graphic novel series, an animated series and books.

[UPDATE] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

Theme: “Historicizing Difference in Globalized Subjectivities”

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling (abstracts 5/1, SAMLA 11/8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Children's Literature Discussion Circle
contact email: 
cldc.samla@gmail.com

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling in Children's Culture

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.4

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 12.4

Why Feminisms Still Matter in the 21st Century: Mentoring, Community, Collaboration, and Feminist Agency in Interdisciplinary Fe

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Workshop CCCC
contact email: 
4c2013feminismsworkshop@gmail.com

UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE: January 20, 2013

Why Feminisms Still Matter in the 21st Century: Mentoring, Community, Collaboration, and Feminist Agency in Interdisciplinary Feminist Discourse

[UPDATE] Histories and Futures of Reading, a panel at (dis)junctions Grad Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Lozier and Josh Pearson, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

At the close of the twentieth century, the proliferation of networked digital technologies has led a number of critics to call into question the future of reading. However, in the last several years it has become increasingly clear that reading continues to be an important aspect of our cultural practice, even as it manifests itself in multiple forms. This panel invites papers that concern themselves with both the history and the future of reading.

[UPDATE] Language/Translation panel at (dis)junctions Grad Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Lozier and Josh Pearson, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers that discuss different methods and effects of encountering language in its varying forms. These “varying forms” can be understood as different languages, in a translation studies context; as aural/oral language or visual/written language in an aesthetic, literary, or art historical context; or as a series of codes or coded information, as in a linguistic anthropology or computer studies context.

[UPDATE] 20th Annual (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This year’s (dis)junctions conference at UCR invites papers that contribute to conversations around notions of “encountering,” with particular focus given to the operation of texts, understood a

[UPDATE] Rhetoric and Poetics panel at (dis)junctions Grad Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

In Rhetorical Power, rhetorical and literary theorist Steven Mailloux defines rhetoric as “the political effectivity of trope and argument in culture” (xii). Crucially, this definition resists the not uncommon understandings of rhetoric as mere “eloquence,” as florid, deceptive language, or as “persuasive discourse,” instead foregrounding rhetoric as a methodology or lens for identifying the roles of historical and socio-political power relations in shaping how and why certain tropes, arguments, and language use prove effective in the first place. Similarly, Terry Eagleton, in Literary Theory: An Introduction, argues that there is no such thing as either an apolitical aesthetic or mode of criticism, but rhetoric can function as a kind of meta-theory with an extensive capacity for self-reflexivity.

In general, this cfp seeks papers that explore various types of encounters between rhetoric and poetics.

CFP: From Monadism to Nomadism: A Hybrid Approach to Cultural Productions. [Deadline Extension: February 22, 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.
contact email: 
wc.2013gradconf@ucmerced.edu

The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.

[UPDATE] Mod Bods: Modernism, Bodies, and...

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Wyoming English Department
contact email: 
agraham8@uwyo.edu

Mod Bods:
Modernism, Bodies, and…

In Bodies We Trust: Performance, Affect, & Political Economy

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University Department of Performance Studies Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
nupsconf@gmail.com

In Bodies We Trust: Performance, Affect, & Political Economy

an interdisciplinary graduate student conference

Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

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

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex, UK
contact email: 
purity@excursions-journal.org.uk

PURITY: A Call For Papers

CFP: Vonnegut and Attention - a satellite workhop of The Arts of Attention Conference 2013 [September 12-14, 2013, Budapest, HU]

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
vonnegut.and.attention@gmail.com

The works of Kurt Vonnegut prominently feature issues connected to attention through tropes and topics as well as through literary technique: it is a core motif in many of his writings, and is of key

CFP: Vonnegut and Attention - a satellite workhop of The Arts of Attention Conference 2013 [September 12-14, 2013, Budapest, HU]

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
vonnegut.and.attention@gmail.com

The works of Kurt Vonnegut prominently feature with issues connected to attention through tropes and topics as well as through literary technique: it is a core motif in many of his writings, and is of

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