category: rhetoric and composition

“Allotropes of the Academic Essay: How to Teach Writing for the Academy without Assigning the ‘Academic Essay.’”

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ssweat@ucsc.edu

66th Annual RMMLA Convention, October 11-13, 2012; Boulder, CO.

[UPDATE] Uni. Tennessee NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference, DEADLINE EXTENDED JAN 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee English Department Graduate Students, Knoxville, TN
contact email: 
bmalaiba@utk.edu, dmmcgloth@utk.edu, kburnet1@utk.edu

Thursday, March 8- Saturday, March 10, 2012
Web: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus/wip/cfp.php

Moving Forward 2012: The Use, Misuse and Abuse of Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Moving Forward 2012
contact email: 
movingforward2012@hotmail.co.uk

Call for Papers:

The Use, Misuse and Abuse of Identity

Moving Forward 2012
9th Annual Postgraduate Conference of the College of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Aberdeen

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida, this interdisciplinary conference seeks presentations relating to considerations of time and/or space, space-t

Multidisciplinary Music Issue: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Cultures
contact email: 
d@unc.edu

Southern Cultures, the award-winning and peer-reviewed quarterly from UNC, would like to strongly encourage submissions for our sixth Music issue: http://www.SouthernCultures.org

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: CHALLENGES IN AN ALITERATE AGE November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nizwa
contact email: 
alitunizwa@gmail.com

Aliteracy, the condition of being able to read but not doing so, is a problematic fact in education, with particular repercussions in the teaching of language, literature, linguistics and translation

[UPDATE] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 15, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

[UPDATE] Sex...or Something Like It deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for Sigma Tau Delta's Spring colloquium has been extended!

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENSION: CEA-CC Annual Conference "On Exile and Its Variations"

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

College English Association-Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC)

Annual 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012

“On exile and its variations”

University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

CFP: At the Round Table

full name / name of organization: 
A. P. Lamberti / University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
round.table.food.writing@gmail.com

Among scholarly, trade, and popular texts, food has been addressed as

Stet Journal, Issue 2 "Metamorphosis and Change"

full name / name of organization: 
Chisomo Kalinga/ King's College London
contact email: 
chisomo.kalinga@kcl.ac.uk

 
Stet Journal, Issue 2: www.stetjournal.org

Issue 2: Metamorphosis and Change

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

Crafts of World Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
craftsofworldliterature@googlegroups.com

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Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 28th-30th September 2012

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
dlc2012@um.edu.mt

The present pleasure,
By revolution low’ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

New Perspectives on German Ecocritical Prose, Due 03/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
128th MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches to literature and the development of ecocriticism as a scholarly discipline in the 1970s did not remain very long the prerogative of the Anglo-American literature and scholarship. Other national literatures and literary studies have been rapidly developing their views on the connections between literature and ecology; these are oftem based on different premises and follow their own respective literary traditions.

2012 Southwest Teaching & Learning Conference: March 30th-31st

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
contact email: 
Dr. Tracy Hurley: thurley@tamusa.tamus.edu

Teaching & Learning: How Technology Enhances the Teaching & Learning Process

[Update] Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
kudepner@nmsu.edu

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

NETWORKED NY -- NEW DATE: 3/9/12; ABSTRACTS DUE 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture at New York University invites paper proposals for our 2012 spring conference, "Networked New York." This symposium will take place on Friday, March 2

Reviving and Revisioning Work: Examining Class

full name / name of organization: 
Second Annual University of Houston Graduate Literature Conference March 31, 2012
contact email: 
sites.google.com/site/uhconf/

Between the recession, partisan rhetoric about class war, and the current Occupy movement, class has moved to the forefront of American political consciousness.

"Everyone Leads": Emerging Leaders Institute of BRIDGES for a Just Community, March 6-7, 2012, Cincinnati, OH

full name / name of organization: 
BRIDGES for a Just Community
contact email: 
weaver.dw@gmail.com

Since 2006, BRIDGES for a Just Community has remapped the social landscape of greater Cincinnati by asking the question, “How do we find and cultivate the local, non-traditional, and informal leader

Englishes - English Languages and Literatures in a Globalized World

full name / name of organization: 
GELL - GUST, Kuwait
contact email: 
smith.p@gust.edu.kw

April 22nd – 24th, 2012

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

Status Quaestionis-Online Journal of LInguistic, Literary, and Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rome La Sapienza
contact email: 
Emilia.dirocco@uniroma1.it

Status Quaestionis is an open access journal devoted to the study of European and American languages, literatures and cultures.

ATEG Journal - Summer 2012/Conference Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar
contact email: 
writergwl@hotmail.com

The Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar (ATEG) is an official Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English that provides a national forum for all those interested in teaching gramm

Violence in Theory and Practice (March 16-18th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa English Dept. - Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 16-18, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference

Waste: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization presents its 10th annual graduate conference:

WASTE

March 30-31, 2012

European Cinema - ECRF Annual Conference (07/16-12 - 07/18/12; 02/28/12)

full name / name of organization: 
European Cinema Research Forum (ECRF)
contact email: 
owen@ecrf.org.uk - graeme@ecr.org.uk

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Adaptation, Authorship & Ownership

2012 ECRF ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Edge Hill University, UK
16 July – 18 July 2012

MEMORY REMAINS. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

[UPDATE] Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at LSU (Deadline December 9th) Feb. 16-17th

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Critical Themes in Media Studies--CFP deadline Jan. 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference--The New School
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

The graduate students of the Department of Media Studies and Film at The New School are pleased to announce a call for papers and projects to the 12th annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Conferenc

First Fictions / University of Sussex / January 20-22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

The First Fictions launch weekend, to be held from the 20th to the 22nd of January, 2012, brings together established authors and academics in order to debate notions of “firstness”, across severa

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

Agora: TAMUC Graduate Student Conference

April 12-13, 2012
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Keynote Speakers
Roberta Seelinger Trites, Jay Telotte, Sara Cushing Weigle

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