category: rhetoric and composition

The translucent : between transparency and lucidity - June 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montreal / Comparative Literature / Post-Scriptum : Interdisciplinary Journal for Texts and Medias
contact email: 
post.scriptum.org@gmail.com

The translucent : between transparency and lucidity

[UPDATE] Great Writing - Imperial College, London [6/18/11 - 6/19/11]

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

Great Writing 2011

The UK’s 14th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference

Imperial College London
Saturday June 18th - Sunday June 19th 2011

Social Media: Making Tangible Connections and Diversifying Trends in Communication Practice

full name / name of organization: 
British Columbia Institute of Technology
contact email: 
jdnolin@live.ca

Social Media: Making Tangible Connections and Diversifying Trends in Communication Practice

Julie Nolin, M.A.
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Bobbe Cummins Colburn, Ph.D.

[UPDATE] Composition Exercise Book - The Write Book

full name / name of organization: 
Russ Brickey
contact email: 
brickeyr@uwplatt.edu

NOTE: We have extended the deadline for submissions to July 1.

The Write Book

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder: Playing False: Representations of Betrayal, Oxford (27.05.2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Betiel Wasihun, Lincoln College, Oxford University
contact email: 
Betiel.wasihun@lincoln.ox.ac.uk

Reminder: May 27, 2011 deadline for abstracts.

PLAYING FALSE: REPRESENTATIONS OF BETRAYAL
LINCOLN COLLEGE, OXFORD UNIVERSITY SEPTEMBER 16 - 17, 2011

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern (Deadline July 15th, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
siobhan.mcelduff@ubc.ca

What does Rome have to do with Cupertino? Or the bulky and unwieldy technology of the book scroll with the sleekness of the iPad?

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Women's Studies Session. June 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
LDavis1@kennesaw.edu

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Women's Studies session invites papers that explore the 2011 conference theme, "The Power of Poetry in the Modern World," and its connection to W

CFP "Storytelling and Identity" 2012 NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
caccavai@msu.edu

2012 Northeastern Modern Language Association Annual Conference

March 15-18: Rochester, York.
http://www.nemla.org/convention/2012/

Present Tense CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society
contact email: 
editors@presenttensejournal.org

Present Tense is currently seeking submissions for its upcoming issue.

1st Annual International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Letters & Human Sciences, El Jadida, Morocco
contact email: 
abdelkaders@gmail.com

1st Annual International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact, 23-24 November, 2011
The Moroccan Culture Research Group
(MCRG)
Faculty of Letters & Human Sciences
El Jadida, Morocco

Blackfriars Conference (25-30 October 2011) Abstracts due 31 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American Shakespeare Center
contact email: 
sarahe@americanshakespearecenter.com

On odd numbered years since the first October the Blackfriars Playhouse opened, scholars from around the world have gathered in Staunton, during the height of the Shenandoah Valley’s famed Fall colo

[REMINDER] Innovations in Creative and Critical Writing: First Fictions (Applications by 30th May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

CFP: MobilityShifts: An International Future of Learning Summit (7/1/11 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
The New School/MacArthur Foundation/Mozilla Foundation
contact email: 
digitalculture@newschool.edu

MobilityShifts: An International Future of Learning Summit
Call for Workshops, Demonstrations, Panel Discussions and Short Talks

MobilityShifts
When: October 10-16, 2011

Scale, Media Fields Journal Issue 4

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Reynolds and Meredith Bak, issue co-editors, Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
dreynolds@umail.ucsb.edu meredithabak@umail.ucsb.edu

Media Fields Journal invites critical and artistic submissions on the theme of scale.

CFP: The child image --deadline July 15th 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The child image

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination
contact email: 
mail@therestishistory2011.com

apologies for cross postings.

Call for Papers for an edited collection:

the rest is history

ireland, performance and the historical imagination

Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories (November 3-6 St. Louis, Missouri)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Midwest Language Association Convention
contact email: 
ajohnson@fsu.edu

For the past hundred years, short fiction and short story writers such as Charles Chesnutt, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Paula Gunn Allen, Sandra Cisneros, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Savagism and Civilization- Friday October 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma: Student Association of Graduate English Studies and Native American Studies
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

“Savagism” and Civilization

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Philament / University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

[Please note extended date (May 31) for submissions on the theme of Time.]

Preparing New Leaders for the Multicultural, Digital, and Global Era of the “Digital Platform”

full name / name of organization: 
Donald Kenneth Pardlow / Clalflin University
contact email: 
dpardlow@clalfin.edu

The writer Daniel Pink prophesizes widely on what he describes as a cultural transition from our era—an “Age of Information,” to an alleged “Age of Conception,” a transition which has induce

CFP: Academic Exchange Quarterly (Articles on Literature and Culture)

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
academicexchange@yahoo.com

Peer-reviewed print journal _Academic Exchange Quarterly_ currently seeks submissions from professors, community college instructors, and graduate students for an upcoming issue on teaching literature and culture. Deadline is November 30, 2011. For more information, please see below or visit our website: http://www.rapidintellect.com/AEQweb/.

[UPDATE] Replacing Wands with Quills: A Harry Potter Symposium for Muggle Scholars--proposal deadline extension

full name / name of organization: 
School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication, James Madison University
contact email: 
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Extended Proposal Deadline: JUNE 15, 2011
Please note that we encourage PROPOSALS FOR VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS AND PANELS for those who may not be able to travel to Virginia.

CFP: Marxist Literary Group South Atlantic Modern Language Association November 4-6 Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wkalaid@emory.edu

CFP: Marxist Literary Group
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
November 4-6

Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism

Uncertainty: Theory in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
21stcenturytheory@gmail.com

Uncertainty: Theory in the 21st Century
Royal Holloway Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 11th June 2011
Centre for Creative Collaboration, 16 Acton Street, London, WC1X 9NG
Keynote speakers: Professor Martin McQuillan (Kingston) and Professor Mark Currie (QMUL)

InterTexts – a one-day conference on interdisciplinarity (Durham University, Durham, UK, 23rd September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
kaja.marczewska@durham.ac.uk

InterTexts – a one-day conference on interdisciplinarity
Durham University, Durham, UK
Friday, 23rd September 2011
Abstract submission deadline: 10th June 2011

200 years of Sense and Sensibility Conference. School of English, University of St. Andrews, 9-10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS
contact email: 
200sensibilities@gmail.com

‘I am never too busy to think of S&S’, Jane Austen wrote to her sister, Cassandra in April 1811.

Rising to the Challenge: Proactive Work in Assessment (SAMLA) -- 5/30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Mike Garcia
contact email: 
mgarcia7@aug.edu

Rising to the Challenge: Proactive Work in Assessment

SAMLA (South Atlantic MLA) convention, November 4-6, Atlanta, GA

Peer-Reviewers & Readers Wanted for Medieval Postgraduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus:
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus.net

Hortulus is a refereed journal devoted to the literature and cultures of the medieval world.

CFP: Music Metal and Politics 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mmp4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Music Metal and Politics: Heavy Metal Generations

Sunday 6th November – Tuesday 8th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Performing Ethos: Queer Publics, Volume 2, Issue 2 (2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Fintan Walsh, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
walshf@tcd.ie

While the word ‘queer’ is often understood to signal aberrance, in the past decade many scholars working within the field of queer theory have sought to broach the subject of queer ethics.

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference for the Arts, Media and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
extremityandexcessconference@gmail.com

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

8th + 9th September 2011
University of Salford, UK

Diversions, Digressions, and Unusual Connections: New Media and Narrative Practice (6/3/11,MMLA 11/3-11/6/11 St Louis, MO)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine Kelly
contact email: 
knk@case.edu

This panel considers the idea of the digital humanities especially with regard to how new media technologies and ideologies associated with the "information age" influence creative and critical practi

Production and Consumption in Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

CfP: Production and Consumption in Victorian Literature and Culture

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on November 10-11, 2011.

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices, deadline July 1 for Fall 2011 issue

full name / name of organization: 
Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Please see our current issue at http://nwi.ivytech.edu/atrium/ The past issues of The Atrium have dealt with broad issues that connect classroom to culture and to community.

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