category: rhetoric and composition

SAMLA 85 in Atlanta: Contemporary American Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

ADVANCED WRITING
Contemporary American Creative Nonfiction

12th Medieval English Studies Symposium: Between Nostalgia and Hope: The Waning of the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

The 2013 Medieval English Studies Symposium (30th Nov - 1Dec) invites scholars and young researchers in the Middle Ages.

NeMLA Harrisburg, Apr. 3-6, 2014: Is There a Future for the Standard Edition?

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Bowers / U of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
Tbowers@english.upenn.edu

Is there a Future for the Standard Edition?
Session 14120, NeMLA 2014 Convention, Harrisburg PA, April 3-6, 2014

Call For Papers Twelfth Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Inst

full name / name of organization: 
Claflin University Department of English and Foreign Languages
contact email: 
wong@claflin.edu

Tentative Schedule:

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 14th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 14th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

[UPDATE] New Narratives of Disaster and Crisis: Reflecting on 9/11 in the Obama Era--Proposal Due Date Extended to 7/10/2013

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Chairpersons
contact email: 
newessayson911@gmail.com

[UPDATE] New Narratives of Disaster and Crisis: Reflecting on 9/11in the Obama Era -- Proposals Due 5/31/2013

full name / name of organization:

SAMLA Chairpersons

2014 International Reading Association CLL-SIG, New Orleans, May 9-12

full name / name of organization: 
College Literacy & Learning Special Interest Group
contact email: 
victoria.appatova@uc.edu

The College Literacy & Learning Special Interest Group is seeking proposals for our session at the 59th annual convention of the International Reading Association, in New Orleans, LA, May 9-12, 2014.

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies” January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

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

Southern Humanities Council Conference
January 29-February 2, 2014 Crown Plaza Richmond Downtown Richmond, Virginia

“Memories, Histories, Fantasies”

Marking and Re-marking: Tracing the Tattoo in Crime and Detective Narratives (edited collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Cox and Kate Watson (Cardiff Metropolitan University)
contact email: 
kwatson@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Proposals of 250 words are sought for an upcoming collection: ‘Marking and Re-marking: Tracing the Tattoo in Crime and Detective Narratives’, edited by Katharine Cox (Cardiff Metropolitan Universi

[UPDATE] The Queerness and Games Conference. UC Berkeley. October 26/27, 2013. Apply by 7/1

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Center for New Media
contact email: 
qgconference@gmail.com

The Queerness and Games Conference
Call for Papers, Panels, and Interactive Presentations

Where & When:
UC Berkeley Center for New Media
Saturday and Sunday, October 26th and 27th, 2013

Civic Literacy and Social Action in American Women’s Journalism (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
gwetzel@sju.edu

At the turn of the twentieth century, American journalism opened up new opportunities for women to establish professional identities as writers and social advocates.

NeMLA 2014: Bridging the Gap: Integrating Social Media into the College Writing Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
wmagrino@rci.rutgers.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Love, Lust & Longing: Rethinking Intimacy, 4th International Symposium (Angers, France: 2nd - 4th of September, 2013)

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

4th International Symposium: Love, Lust and Longing: Rethinking Intimacy

Kaleidoscope Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time" (Deadline 30 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope (ISSN 1756-8137)
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time"

Technology, Rhetoric and Cultural Change: Walter S. Ong, S.J. in the Age of Google, Facebook, and Twitter

full name / name of organization: 
Walter Ong Conference, Gonzaga University
contact email: 
walterongconference@gmail.com, depalma@gonzaga.edu

Walter Ong was among the foremost theorists of rhetoric and culture in the 20th century.

[UPDATE] Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

Call for Papers “Interdisciplinary Arts: Retrospectives and Future Visions” March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio USA
contact email: 
IartsConference2014@gmail.com

In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the Ohio University School of Interdisciplinary will hold an international conference on the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary arts.

[UPDATE] San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- August 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.

Call for Publication: Essays, Commentary, New Media Art, and Design.

full name / name of organization: 
Digital America
contact email: 
mf4jd@richmond.edu

Digital America is a new online journal venture from the University of Richmond that seeks to publish exceptional student work.

RSA 2014 - Seeing the Light: Crossing Digital Borders in the American Church

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Stamper and Amy Anderson
contact email: 
amber.stamper@uky.edu

If you burn a candle in a digital church, does anyone see the light?

Reconstruction: Studies in Contempory Culture (Open Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Open Issues

Contact: Reconstruction Submissions Editor

We are continually accepting submissions for upcoming Open Issues, and can promise a prompt reply.

[UPDATE] Keynote Announced and Deadline Extension: Stretching The Screen 15th Annual SFSU Cinema Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
csgsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Conference Dates: October 17-19, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Kriss Ravetto, UC Davis, Cinema and Technocultural Studies
Submission Deadline: June 28, 2013

Coctail Culture: A Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville (KY) and Drake University (IA)
contact email: 
cocktailconference@gmail.com

When Roland Barthes suggests that "the ideal drink would be rich in metonymies of all kinds," he might well have been speaking of cocktails and the drinking cultures they have helped to create.

Symposium on the Historical Roots of Media Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Bordac / Harrington School of Communication and Media, University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
sarah_bordac@brown.edu

We seek presentations and papers on a range of topics that apply a historical lens to media literacy as a field, a movement, or a set of educational practices.

RSA 2014 - Crowd Control in the Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
RSA
contact email: 
crowdcontrolrenaissance@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, New York, 27-29 March 2014.

Fragile Futures - A Special Issue of the English Academy Review (Routledge/Unisa) - SUBMISSIONS BY 31 MARCH 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
englishacademy@societies.wits.ac.za

FRAGILE FUTURES

A Special Issue of The English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies, Issue 31.2, October 2014
Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham and Pretoria)

UPDATE: Extended Deadline June 15 2013 - Call for Publication - The Writer's Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its Summer 2013 issue, themed “The Writer’s Experience.” Extended submission deadline: June 15, 2013.

Teaching a Mystery: Preserving a Space for Spookiness in the Writing Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rlaist@goodwin.edu

The act of writing has frequently been associated with mysterious forces.

Drama as Pedagogy - Theatre Games as Educational Expression and Partipation

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

This roundtable aims to look at how drama as pedagogy has been influencing the modern English classroom.

UPDATE/MAY 23RD 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association - Northeast CONFERENCE
contact email: 
ibucchino@bergen.edu,

TYCA-NE 2013 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

October 3-5, 2013

Hyatt Morristown / Morristown, NJ

Program by Bergen Community College

Friendly Fire: Renaissance Humanists’ Critiques of Renaissance Humanism

full name / name of organization: 
RSA 2014, New York 27-29 March
contact email: 
klecky@astate.edu

The clarion call of “Humanities Under Attack!” is by now an academic commonplace.

[UPDATE: Deadline Approaching]

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Palmer/ UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

CFP: Media Spaces of Gender and Sexuality
Media Fields Journal
University of California, Santa Barbara

Beyond 'SparkNotes': Motivating Student Engagement, NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014, Harrisburg, PA (abstract by Sep. 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nford@sju.edu, Mary.Sizemore@lsco.edu

This roundtable addresses the realities of students’ reading and interpretive practices and explores practical, innovative ways instructors can promote direct engagement with literature and other te

Anaphora Looking for New Journal and Press Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
director@anaphoraliterary.com

If you have a strong publication record, and if you are tenured in your academic or publishing job, please send a note of interest in participating as a Board Member of the Anaphora Literary Press, an

Rhetoric Society of America Conference - Popular Genres Panel - June 7, 2013 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
director@anaphoraliterary.com

I plan on submitting a panel proposal to the Rhetoric Society conference coming up in May 2014. I would like to find 2-3 other presenters for my panel.

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