category: rhetoric and composition

crosspol: a journal of transitions - PAPERS DUE NOVEMBER 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
crosspol: a journal of transistion (www.crosspol-journal.com)
contact email: 
crosspol.ed@gmail.com

In the context of high school-college transition, how is the relationship between standardized testing and writing
affecting students' lives, voices, and learning?

7th Global Conference: Persons & Sexuality (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sexualities7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Persons & Sexualities

Monday 20th October – Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Presentations:

Freedom of Expression in Contemporary Photography, Cinema, Theatre and Performance Art - Deadline May 25

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

In the upcoming issues 7 and 8, Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will be dedicated to the question of how photography, cinema, theatre and performance art can promote freedom of expression in

[UPDATE} Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics/PAMLA (October 31-November 2) Deadline is May 15, 250-word abstract

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics

The Window: Openings and Perspectives 23-24 January 2015 Besançon, France

full name / name of organization: 
Karolina Katsika - CRIT Université de Franche-Comté
contact email: 
katkarolina@yahoo.fr

Karolina Katsika
CRIT [Center for Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Studies] (EA [Research Team] 3224)
UFR SLHS [School of Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences]

Writing and Rhetoric Area CFP [Deadline extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
c.n.blankenship@gmail.com

The Writing and Rhetoric in Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

Sustainability in and of the Archives, SAMLA 86 Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, Georgia State University
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

This year's 86th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

Social Media, Open Source, and the Five Paragraph Essay? Technologies in the Composition Classroom

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

SOCIAL MEDIA, OPEN SOURCE, AND THE FIVE PARAGRAPH ESSAY? TECHNOLOGIES IN THE COMPOSITION CLASSROOM
Call for Papers at SAMLA 86

Stand-Up Comedy and American Culture -- AHSA (New Orleans, 12/4-12/7)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
pkunze@albany.edu

I'm looking for two or three presenters to help round out a panel on stand-up comedy and American culture for the American Humor Studies Association/Mark Twain Circle Quadrennial Conference.

SAMLA 86 (Atlanta) GREEN GRADING: SUSTAINING COMPOSITION WITH RENEWABLE RUBRICS

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jessica Labbe
contact email: 
jlabbe@gtcc.edu

Proposals accepted for panel at SAMLA 86: Sustainability and the Humanities [November 7-9, 2014; Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel] --> for more info: http://samla.memberclicks.net/conference

Postmodern Madness & The Reconstruction of Subjectivities, 1st International Symposium (Angers, France: Thursday 4th to Saturday

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

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

1st International Symposium: Postmodern Madness and The Reconstruction of Subjectivities

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

[Update] [Deadline Extended] Edited Collection: Memory in Popular Culture [abstracts due 6/1/14]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Urbanski
contact email: 
memoryinsf_book@icloud.com

Upcoming collection on memory in popular culture, under contract with McFarland and Company, seeks proposals for academic essays on the complex role of rhetorical and social memory in science fiction,

Reconstruction, Conservation, Restoration: Reconciling the Past through Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014 (deadline extended, May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Defiance College
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: May 15, 2014

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY

Journal of Ghosthumanities CFP (June 9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Ghosthumanities
contact email: 
ghosthumanities@gmail.com

CALL FOR WORK
JOURNAL OF GHOSTHUMANITIES

CFP: Living-Room Wars: American Militarism on the Small Screen

full name / name of organization: 
Stacy Takacs and Anna Froula
contact email: 
stacy.takacs@okstate.edu; froulaa@ecu.edu

The television industry in the United States was born of the early military-corporate alliance that resulted in the formation of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in 1917.

Call for Proposals - Critical Information Conference - due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
School of Visual Arts, MFA Art Criticism & Writing Program
contact email: 
criticalinformationsva@gmail.com

Critical Information
Graduate Student Conference

Hosted by the MFA program in Art Criticism & Writing
at the School of Visual Arts, New York City, December 6, 2014

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

Natural Phenomena and Spaces in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through an ecocritical or natural lens.

"21st Century Englishes" Graduate student conference

full name / name of organization: 
BGSU conference planning committee
contact email: 
kenhayes386@gmail.com

“21st Century Englishes” Graduate Student Conference

Date: Oct. 4, 2014
Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Contact email: bgsucon@gmail.com

Conference and Publication: On Literary Influence: Europe/America (Fall 2014, Germany)

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk Germany
contact email: 
cfp_influence@cusanuswerk.org

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted researchers in all branches of academic study.

Scholarly articles and creative writing, deadline 5/15/14

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

Sustaining the Humanities Through the Use of a Universal Language (SAMLA: 11/7-9, 2014, Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
Myrna Santos/Nova Southeastern University
contact email: 
ESLCARE@aol.com

SUSTAINING THE HUMANITIES THROUGH THE USE OF A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE

Call for Book Chapters: Reconfiguring Linguistic Hierarchies in Late Medieval and Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Maren Daniel/ Rutgers University
contact email: 
marenda@rci.rutgers.edu

From the appearance of Dante’s "De Vulgari eloquentia" in the early fourteenth century to the publication of the first monolingual dictionaries in the late seventeenth century, vernacular languages

[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation: 9th Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue, December 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming
9th issue. We accept:

Television Studies: PAMLA 2014, Riverside, Calif. (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
mcdermott.russell@gmail.com

Proposals for papers are invited on any subject relating to the study of Television.

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures - Nov. 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Quinnipiac University Fifth Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
paul.pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures:
STEM, WAC/WID, and the Changing Academy

Call for Publication - Inidigenous film, Media & Cultural Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Internation Journal of Media and Cultural Politics
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

The International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics (MCP) seeks papers for a themed issue on Indigenous Film and Media.

2014 CCRWT Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking
contact email: 
ccrwt@berkeleycollege.edu

The Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and

Journal needs excellent undergraduate work

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers
contact email: 
lisa.beckelhimer@uc.edu

As the academic year comes to a close, please share the following CFP with your excellent undergraduate writers:

14th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
14th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com

Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposiums have been held for the past 13 years in various cities for the purpose of creating an opportunity for all scholars in stylistics, linguistics, applied li

Comparative Media: PAMLA 2014, Riverside, Calif. (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lbrow008@ucr.edu

If, as Marshall McLuhan famously asserts, media act as prosthesis, then our increasingly haptic relationship to digital technologies (think the nearly ubiquitous touchscreen interface of tablets and smart phones, as well as the rise of immersive VR as evidenced by Facebook's recently announced acquisition of Oculus) seems only natural. What, then, might constitute a denaturalized mediated environment?

Myth-Making Across Boundaries (22-24 October 2014: Literature and Cultural Studies Conference, Ege University, Izmir/Turkey)

full name / name of organization: 
European Languages and Cultures Research and Application Centre
contact email: 
egeadikam@gmail.com

Every culture has its conception, interpretation, dissemination and reformulation of myths on a grand spectrum from oral and written narratives to aural and visual arts.

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