category: rhetoric and composition

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.

Religions in the Media: Multidisciplinary Approaches

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool Hope University
contact email: 
alazams@hope.ac.uk

Symposium:
Religions in the Media: Multidisciplinary Approaches
Liverpool Hope University, 29 and 30 July 2013
Keynote Speaker: Professor Debra Mason

The Asian Conference on Education 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The international Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
ace@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum in partnership with Waseda University (Japan), Birkbeck University of London (UK), The National Institute of Education (Singapore), The National University of Tainan (

2013 SFSU Humanities Symposium Conference

full name / name of organization: 
San Franciscso State University Humanities Department
contact email: 
2013humsym@gmail.com

CONFERENCE DATE: Saturday April 13th, 2013
Proposal Deadline: Friday March 29th, 2013

DEAD LINE EXTENDED: International Postgraduate Conference on Translation Studies and Literatures in English 13-14 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Department of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

Translation Studies and Literatures in English:
an interdisciplinary/international Postgraduate Conference
13-14 May 2013
Cankaya University Ankara/Turkey
www.elts.cankaya.edu.tr

Anglo-Saxon Art, Poetry, and Prose due 15 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Old English
contact email: 
contemporaryoldenglish@gmail.com

Contemporary Old English is a web source for Old English and Anglo-Saxon culture presented in a modern aesthetic.

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 CFP

[UPDATE] Renaissance of Roland Barthes Deadline Extended to March 15th!

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center/Comparative Literature and English Departments
contact email: 
barthesconference2013@gmail.com

The Renaissance of Roland Barthes
Speakers: Jonathan Culler, Diana Knight, Rosalind Krauss, D.A. Miller, and Lucy O’Meara

[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

Creative Writing in the Digital Age: April 15

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Dean Clark, Point Loma Nazarene University; Trent Hergenrader, UW-Milwaukee/Rochester Institute of Technology; Joseph Rein, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
contact email: 
digital.cw.ped@gmail.com

PAMLA 2013

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

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

[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


**Deadline extended to March 11, 2013**

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

New Journal: Practical Issues in Language and Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Raynie / Gordon State College
contact email: 
sraynie@gordonstate.edu

Practical Issues in Language and Literacy (PILL), a new online annual journal, seeks submissions for its inaugural edition slated for June 2014.

Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean

full name / name of organization: 
(2013 RMMLA Convention)
contact email: 
mnoussi@linfield.edu

Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean (2013 RMMLA Convention)

Call for Papers :Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations ( ISSN: 2320-2101 )

full name / name of organization: 
Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations ( ISSN: 2320-2101 )
contact email: 
jitendraarolia@gmail.com

Call for Papers :Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations
( ISSN: 2320-2101 )

http://www.researchscholar.co.in/

Call for Papers

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PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013. Deadline: Apr 15, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
heflin@iup.edu

We are seeking exceptional papers on all aspects of autobiography, memoir, diary, and life-writing for the standing session on Autobiography at the 111th annual meeting of the PAMLA conference at Bahi

Postcolonial/Postmodern Indian Poetry in English

full name / name of organization: 
University BT & Evening College, a Constituent College of NBU. in collaboration with Kaveri Books, New Delhi
contact email: 
jaydipsarkarnbu@yahoo.co.in/ srsendu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS for a proposed anthology on POSTCOLONIAL/POSTMODERN INDIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH

SAMLA 2013 | Composing in Autopilot: Implications of Writing in Web 2.0

full name / name of organization: 
Rhetoric and Composition
contact email: 
jwcraig@fsu.edu

Papers are welcome for the 85th Annual SAMLA Conference, which will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-10, 2013.

Special Session: Culture, Texts and Technology at the SAMLA 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
jasara.hines@ucf.edu

SAMLA Conference 2013 Conference
November 8-10, 2013
Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

Special Session Call for Papers

eSharp Issue 20: New Horizons

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk

Have you found yourself thinking beyond the boundaries of current viewpoints?

How has the framework of your field of research or interest changed?

Childhood and Hybridity in the Literature and Film of Indian Diaspora (Deadline 15/04/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2013 (November 1-3 at Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego)
contact email: 
11sg28@queensu.ca

This panel will explore issues of childhood and hybridity in the fiction and film of Indian diaspora, looking at how childhood is represented and/or constructed at the moment of cross-cultural encount

FINAL CALL--COUld you please post this asap? March 4 The Return of the Text: A conference on the Cultural Value of Close Reading

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

The Return of the Text: A Conference on the Cultural Value of Close Reading, Sept. 26-28, 2013
full name / name of organization:
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email:

[UPDATE] Repetition - with a difference? :: May 9-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at University of Toronto
contact email: 
uoftgradcolloquium2013@gmail.com

Last year we heard Barack Obama say “Yes, we can” for a second time, and saw Youtube viewers watch and re-watch Psy’s “Gangnam Style” for the billionth time (really!): we live surrounded by

"21st Century Englishes"

full name / name of organization: 
English Studies Conference Committee (Bowling Green State University)
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

Graduate Student Conference: “21st Century Englishes” on Oct. 19, 2013
Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Contact email: bgsucon@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Interrogating the Human: Literary and Epistemological Interchange - July 9-11 2013 Annual AUETSA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association of University English Teachers of South Africa / Rhodes University
contact email: 
conference@ru.ac.za

Applied Pedagogy: Strategies for Online Writing Instruction [Submission Deadline: May 1]

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Daniel Ruefman (University of Wisconsin--Stout) & Abigail Grant-Scheg (Elizabeth City State University)
contact email: 
appliedpedagogies@yahoo.com

Over the past several years, a debate regarding the place of online writing instruction has endured on college campuses around the world.

CFP Haunting Whiteness: Rhetorics of Whiteness in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era

full name / name of organization: 
Krista Ratcliffe, Joyce Middleton, and Tammie Kennedy
contact email: 
krista.ratcliffe@marquette.edu

The editors invite chapter proposals that work with the collection’s title, Haunting Whiteness: Rhetorics of Whiteness in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era.

CFP Writing Across the Peninsula Oct. 24-26, 2013, Houghton Michigan

full name / name of organization: 
Karla Saari Kitalong / Humanities Department, Michigan Technological University
contact email: 
kitalong@mtu.edu

I'm happy to answer questions.

Call for Papers: Writing Across the Peninsula (WAP) Conference; Thursday, October 24-Saturday, October 26, 2013

[UPDATE] Deadline extension: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Mar. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com; taoa2013@kre.hu

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

Dissent: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse@dal.ca

Dissent: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Department of English
Graduate Student Conference Dalhousie University
Halifax, N.S.

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