category: rhetoric and composition

Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts: May 29, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale
Abstracts due by May 29, 2015

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue) - Submission deadline: June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

Call for Papers
(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 11th issue. We accept:

Call for Papers: Dirt and Desire (Special Issue Southern Literary Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Literary Journal (SLJ), soon to become south: a scholarly journal (Fall 2015)
contact email: 
jacrank@ua,edu

Call for Papers: Dirt and Desire
for a Spring 2016 Special Issue of the Southern Literary Journal (SLJ),
soon to become south: a scholarly journal (Fall 2015)

SAMLA 2015 / Special Section: The Novel, Typography, and Graphic Design - Abstracts due 05/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
michael.griffin@lmc.gatech.edu

“We badly need a new way of thinking about novels that acknowledges their technological reality.

UPDATE: MPCA URBAN STUDIES PANEL

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

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Constructing Coherence in the British Short Story Cycle (15-16 October 2015; extended abstract deadline: 30 April)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Gutenberg University (Mainz, Germany)
contact email: 
patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de and florian.klaeger@uni-wuerzburg.de

CONSTRUCTING COHERENCE IN THE BRITISH SHORT STORY CYCLE

-extended deadline to submit abstracts for the last remaining slots on our panels-

15-16 October 2015

[UPDATE] MMLA Illustrated Texts: CFP Due April 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Martiniano / Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
martinic@umail.iu.edu

The Illustrated Texts session welcomes papers as well as innovative or even illustrative presentations that interrogate the concept of illustration broadly construed.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)
http://www.socratesjournal.com

[Update] Extended Call for Submissions for the York University English Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives, now extended to April 22

full name / name of organization: 
York University's English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
colloquiumsubmissions2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives
York University: May 22-23, 2015

Sideways in Time - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives
Essay Collection

Call for Peer Reviewers- peer reviewed Journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

If you don’t have time or an article to submit, perhaps you have the time to spare to be a peer reviewer?

Network Detroit: Digital Humanities Theory and Practice (9/25/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Lawrence Technological University
contact email: 
nkelber@gmail.com

Network Detroit: Digital Humanities Theory and Practice will return Friday, September 25, 2015 to Lawrence Technological University.

REOPENED: The[?] Archive- special edition of the journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

CFP Pedagogy & Popular Culture Area MPCA - DUE APRIL 30TH

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jessica.elizabeth.birch@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals:
PEDAGOGY & POPULAR CULTURE AREA
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Annual Conference
Cincinnati, OH

CFP Race & Ethnicity Area MPCA - DUE APRIL 30TH

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jessica.elizabeth.birch@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals:
RACE & ETHNICITY AREA
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Annual Conference
Cincinnati, OH

[Update - deadline extended] ‘Perfectly phrased and quite as true’: Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Kostas Boyiopoulos and Dr Michael Shallcross
contact email: 
aphoristicmodernity@gmail.com

We are extending the deadline for submission of abstracts for the conference, '"Perfectly phrased and quite as true": Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950', to 1st May 2015 to enable anyone who narrowly

CFP Brazilian Journal Aletria 26.2 Networks and Flows in Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
UFMG, PósLit
contact email: 
saluiz18@gmail.com

This issue aims to elicit discussions about the literary and cultural productions that have emerged from the process of colonization and post-colonial experience in English-speaking countries, as well

CounterText: A Journal for the Study of the Post-Literary -- Rolling CFP

full name / name of organization: 
CounterText; Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
countertext@um.edu.mt

CounterText is uniquely centred on the study of literature and its 21st-century extensions.

Composition and Rhetoric open topic (PAMLA, November 6-8, Portland State U); deadline 5/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Composition and Rhetoric Panel(s)
contact email: 
gosherjo@uvu.edu

Proposals invited for group or individual presentations in the field of Composition and Rhetoric at the 113th annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association conference.

Lehigh Valley Vanguard-Open-access Journal-Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Call for papers

Blog Contributors and Submissions invited on George Meredith and his Circle

full name / name of organization: 
George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

As part of the forthcoming conference 'George Meredith and his Circle', the organisers are instigating a new blog, which we hope will bring together those who work on George Meredith and his contempor

SOCRATES 2015 : CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - JUNE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Regular Paper Submission:

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: APRIL 5: MMLA 2015: Animals in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Dauer, MIdwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdauer@wisc.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging this year’s conference theme “Arts and Sciences,” and especially the connection between the history of science and

Portable Prose: The Novel and the Everyday

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
cog8088@uni.sydney.edu.au

We are looking for papers for our volume 'Portable Prose: The Novel and the Everyday'.

CFP: Reflecting on Story’s Place in our Lives / The Storytelling Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story8@inter-disciplinary.net

Reflecting on Story’s Place in our Lives
The Storytelling Project

Thursday 3rd September – Saturday 5th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

ESSHC March 30-April 2, 2016 in Valencia, Spain; Panel on History of Women in the Workplace due April 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Emily J. Petersen
contact email: 
emily.j.petersen@aggiemail.usu.edu

We are organizing a panel submission to the Labour History Network of the European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC) to be held in Valencia, Spain, from March 30 to April 2, 2016. We invite proposals of 300-500 words on the history of women in the workplace.

Call for Papers: Technology in the Classroom Regular Panel at SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Languages Association Conference - Oct 31-Nov 3, 2015
contact email: 
osbornel@sfasu.edu

The South Central Modern Languages Association brings together a diverse group of scholarly disciplines, and this year the conference will focus around the theme of “Sound and Story: The Rhythms of

How Students Think (or not): Engaging the Disengaged

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Share Your Best Practices with Colleagues Across the Disciplines and Around the World

[UPDATE] Call for papers for albeit issue on War Narratives; Deadline June 1

full name / name of organization: 
albeit journal
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

albeit invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring the theme of "War."

[Update] PAMLA 2015--Special Session: Temporality and Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015, Portland
contact email: 
markus.bohlmann@senecacollege.ca

Our panel explores the various temporalities at play within the binary realms of childhood and adulthood with the aim of rethinking its teleology of 'growing up' from temporal perspectives.

Issues of Fact: the Pathologies of Fact and the Fictitious in Law and the Humanities [deadline:May 15th, held September 24-26)

full name / name of organization: 
Erasmus School of Law & Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication – Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society
contact email: 
issuesoffact@gmail.com

A three-day conference organized by Jeanne Gaakeer and Frans-Willem Korsten

To be held September 24-26, 2015

Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces, Jan. 28-31, 2016 Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY
January 28-January 31, 2016

"Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces"

Fanfiction and Student Learning

full name / name of organization: 
MediaCommons Front Page
contact email: 
mediacommons.odu@gmail.com

The MediaCommons Front Page Collective welcomes responses to the survey question: How can fanfiction studies enrich student learning in the classroom and within their own reading and writing practices

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference, Plano, TX (4/10/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa A. Kirby, The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies
contact email: 
LKirby@collin.edu

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College in Plano, Texas, is pleased to hold its inaugural conference, featuring keynote speaker and noted historian Dr.

CFP for WSQ: Queer Methods

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

WSQ, Call for Papers: Special Issue
QUEER METHODS

Guest Editors:
Amin Ghaziani, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia

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