category: rhetoric and composition

Composition Exercise Book

full name / name of organization: 
Evelyn Martens
contact email: 
martense@uwplatt.edu

[UPDATE] Composition Exercise Book Under Contract with McFarland [formerly "The Write Book"]
full name / name of organization:
Evelyn Martens
contact email:
martense@uwplatt.edu

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- May 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

ROUNDTABLE SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

full name / name of organization: 
Kirin Makker/hobart william smith colleges
contact email: 
makker@hws.edu

ROUNDTABLE Participants SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

SACRPH, The Society for American City and Regional Planning History
National Conference, Toronto, Ontario

[UPDATE] The Politics of African Contemporary Art - submission deadline March 8, 2013

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

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were impos

The Politics of African Contemporary Art

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

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were impos

[UPDATE] 10th Annual MEGAA Symposium: "The Human and the Non-Human" DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 10th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium
In Conversation with the 2012-13 Altman Program:
The Human and the Non-Human

Monsters in the Margins: The Horrors of Image/Text

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
imagetext@gmail.com

NEW DEADLINE: February 15, 2013

Edited by Don Ault and Will Walter

MLA 2014: Deletion, Erasure, Cancellation

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Benzon
contact email: 
pbenzon@temple.edu

How might we theorize the aesthetics and poetics of practices such as deletion and erasure? All periods, genres, media welcome. Inquiries and abstracts with short biographies to pbenzon at temple dot edu by March 1.

Zombie Romantic Comedies - ZomRomCom - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Deborah Christie, Margo Collins, and Ken Montieth
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

The recent re-animation of the zombie in popular culture has led to the creation of the “zombie romantic comedy,” or the zomromcom.

Walking Dead - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Deborah Christie
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles are invited for an edited collection on issues related to any element of The Walking Dead (either the original graphic novel or the AMC television series).

Early Nineteenth-Century Lecturing in the U.S., Special Session, MLA Chicago Jan 9-12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Granville Ganter
contact email: 
ganterg@stjohns.edu

Call for papers for a Special Session panel for the 2014 MLA convention in Chicago (Jan 9-12) on the topic of “Early Nineteenth-Century Lecturing in the U.S.” Lecture culture prior to the Civil Wa

University of North Texas - Critical Voices Conference - Friday, March 22

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
literarycriticalunt@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held Friday, March 22nd.

South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

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

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE - 2013 UTSA English Graduate Symposium: “Technologies and Locales of Knowledge"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf2013@gmail.com

2013 UTSA English Graduate Symposium Celebrating Women’s History Month: “Technologies and Locales of Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring Discourse, Meaning, and Power”

CFP: New Writing: the International Journal - 4/2/13

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwriting.org.uk

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New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory is open for submissions for Volume 11, Issues 1-3 (2014)

“Discursive Constructions of Autism: Boundaries and Borderlands”—2014 RSA Conference (May 22-26)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Pacton (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
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.

MA Programs At Work

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret M. Strain
contact email: 
mstrain1@udayton.edu

MA Programs at Work
Call for Contributions

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

LSU Graduate Student Conference March 8th-9th: Extended deadline

full name / name of organization: 
LSU philosophy Department
contact email: 
pcynar1@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

LSU Graduate Student Philosophy Conference 2013
March 8 & 9, Louisiana State University

Submission deadline: February 3rd.

UPDATE: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) 03/22/13: 06/29-13 - 06/30/13

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing
UK’s International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College, London
Sat. June 29th – Sun. June 30th 2013

Connections: A Critical Thinking Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy Whitaker/East Georgia State College
contact email: 
whitaker@ega.edu

"Critical thinking is a desire to seek, patience to doubt, fondness to meditate, slowness to assert, readiness to consider, carefulness to dispose and set in order; and hatred for every kind of imposture." Francis Bacon (1605)
Join East Georgia State College for its first Critical Thinking Conference!

South Central MLA Autobiography/Biography/Memoir panel

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

The 2013 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Autobiography/Biography/Memoir panel.

Rhetoric of the Wisewoman and the Madwoman: Perspectives on Confined Women Throughout History -- SAMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney Polidori/SAMLA
contact email: 
courtney.polidori@tcnj.edu

From wisewomen, witches and warriors, to madwomen and monsters, confined females have been represented through a variety of rhetorical strategies that mask the complexities of their characters.

[Reminder] Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

Technologies and Locales of Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring Discourse, Meaning, and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Uuniversity of Texas San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf2013@gmail.com

2013 UTSA English Graduate Symposium Celebrating Women’s History Month: “Technologies and Locales of Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring Discourse, Meaning, and Power”

[UPDATE] Questioning Digital Activism -- Due February 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Currents in Electronic Literacy
contact email: 
currentsdwrl@gmail.com

Call for Papers: "Questioning Digital Activism"

EXTENDED DEADLINE: February 15, 2013

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE Fiction Submissions needed by April 1st, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors of the new feminist theory book Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters are looking for short fiction stories and creative nonfiction writi

THE ATRIUM: Calling All Narrative Writers!

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

THE ATRIUM is not your run-of-the-mill academic journal!

[UPDATE] Fandom, Fantasy, and Fitness: The 2nd Annual Rockford College Sports Studies Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rockford College
contact email: 
SSS13@Rockford.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED:

Fandom, Fantasy, and Fitness
The 2nd Annual Rockford College Sports Studies Symposium
Date: April 19, 2013

Grace Roper Lounge
Rockford College
5050 E. State. St.

CFP: “Modernism and Public Emotion, Then and Now” – MSA 15 Sussex (Aug. 29-Sep. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Taylor (Northumbria) and Richard Cole (Alberta)
contact email: 
julie.taylor@northumbria.ac.uk; rich.cole@ualberta.ca

This panel for the 2013 Modernist Studies Association Conference explores the historical reception of public emotion in modernist studies and welcomes papers from a wide range of disciplinary and crit

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments?

Courtly Literature and the Tangled Web of Text, Image, and Culture-- SAMLA 2013 : Nov 8-10

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Golden / Georgia State University
contact email: 
michellelgolden@gmail.com

Courtly Literature and the Tangled Web of Text, Image, and Culture

[UPDATE] MCLLM CFP Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

Northern Illinois University is proud to host the 21st annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media.

Textual Overtures: Texts, Technologies, and Remediation - Deadline Jan. 31 Seeking Graduate Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Washington State University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is a graduate-level peer-reviewed open-access journal published online that offers a space in which rhetoric, composition, and literature can coexist and create a harmony of textual

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

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