category: rhetoric and composition

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
NOTE: Keynote Speaker is Prof. Russ Castronovo (Deadline August 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

TYCA-West 2011 (Deadline: 08/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Two Year College English Association for the Western Region
contact email: 
lutfi.hussein@gmail.com

Transitioning into and out of Academe: Thinking and Writing for College Students

Peer Review, Reimagined: Facilitating Students’ Understanding of Giving and Receiving Feedback --Send abstracts by 9/30/11

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Andre / Northeast Modern Language Association 43rd Annual Convention
contact email: 
sandre@rci.rutgers.edu

The assumption employed by most composition instructors is that peer review is a good thing—-a valid, helpful exercise—-whereas many students view it as a waste of time.

The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (SCW5) (July 12-15, 2012; accepting until December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Whedon Studies Association
contact email: 
rhonda_w@gdn.edu

Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association (slayageonline.com) and the Whedon Studies Association solicit your proposal for the fifth Slayage Conference: The Slayage Conference on the Whed

Lyrical or Learned Langland (ICMS/Medieval Congress/Kalamazoo '12)

full name / name of organization: 
International Piers Plowman Society (IPPS)
contact email: 
kek16@psu.edu

Panels on Piers Plowman at the International Medieval Congress

Modern Journal of Language Teaching Methods (MJLTM)

full name / name of organization: 
Jahan Elm Higher Education Institute
contact email: 
mjltm@jahanelm.com

Call for Papers
Dear Colleagues
You are invited to submit your research paper for the possible inclusion in the first issue of Modern

[UPDATE] Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and the Power of Access - Deadline for Submissions: 7/18/2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Language and Rhetorical Studies Group
contact email: 
langrhetconference@umich.edu

Date: September 23-24 2011

Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Update-Conference CFP, Website and Blog

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nick Davis-University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Paranoia and Pain (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012) is an international cross-disciplinary conference, seeking to raise an awareness of various intersections of literature and science.

CFP--Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Florida State University Center for Humanities & Society
contact email: 
rmb07@fsu.edu

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites essays on topics related to any and all aspects of human values, including aesthetic, moral, political, economic, scientific, or religious values.

Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

Update on 'Poetic Optimism ...': The new deadline is 15 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Nick Davis
contact email: 
farahani@liv.ac.uk

We are developing a collection of articles for a special issue journal of Studies in the Literary Imagination entitled ‘Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878’.

2012 PLJ Calls for Papers - Varied Deadlines

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal: Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066) is a printed peer-reviewed journal that publishes critical essays, book-reviews, short stories, interviews, photographs, art, and poetry.

Affect and Emotional Production in Early Drama (9/15/11; Medieval Congress, May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
contact email: 
jillstevenson@gmail.com

“Affect and Emotional Production in Early Drama”
International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
10-13 May 2012

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium, March 22-23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University, Department of English
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2012 – 14th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

Sites of Memory, Anamnesis and Representation of Identity (SMARI 2011) Paris International Conference, 21-23 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ars Identitatis, Cultural Research Association
contact email: 
registration@identitatis.org

Deadline for Abstract submission: 25 July. Proceedings will be published, after peer-reviewing process.

[UPDATE]: Special Issue: "Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet"

full name / name of organization: 
Future Internet Journal / Jason Farman
contact email: 
jfarman@umd.edu

Future Internet Journal is publishing a special issue on the "Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet," guest edited by Jason Farman.

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to August 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore SELF, STORY AND LIFE NARRATIVE as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines. Possible topics might include:

"Imitation, Emulation, and Forgery: Pretending and Becoming in the Medieval World". Abstracts due Sept 1/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
contact email: 
daniel.price@utoronto.ca

The Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto is inviting proposals for its Thirty-Third Medieval Colloquium, which will take place in Toronto on March 2-3 2012.

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Pedagogy / Topic: Graduate Students / 500-word proposals due by Sept. 15th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Leonard Cassuto, Fordham University
contact email: 
cassuto@fordham.edu

*Pedagogy* announces a special issue devoted to graduate students.

Nurturing Reflective Writers--The "A-ha Moments"

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana English
contact email: 
tweller@indstate.edu

Indiana English seeks submissions of focused, first-person narratives that describe and explore specific school-based “a-ha moments” that led to a deeper understanding of the writing process and a

Reconstruction 12.3, "(In)Securities"

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

Call for Abstracts: Reconstruction 12.3 “(In)Securities”

Edited by Susana Araújo (University of Lisbon) and Susana S. Martins (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Literature, Trauma, and Healing: Refusing to Silence the Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA -- Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, 2012
contact email: 
traumahealing2012@gmail.com

Session Description:

Peer English 8

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its seventh year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Comparative English: Reassessing Language and Literature Studies in a Globalized World; Oct. 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Myles Chilton, Chiba University; Ryan Melsom, Thompson Rivers University
contact email: 
chilton@L.chiba-u.ac.jp

The worldwide growth of English as a first and foreign language has by now necessitated the a term like ‘Global Englishes’ to describe the range of dialects and usages.

[UPDATE] NeMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: CFP - Empirical Study of Methods in Writing Instruction

full name / name of organization: 
New England Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nielsen@bu.edu

The teaching of writing is characterized by a wide array of practices, often cycling through popular phases or trends.

Visual Rhetoric in Visual and Digital Cultural Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Mary Hocks/South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mhocks@gsu.edu

This panel invites participants to explore the ways in which visual rhetoric is defined and operates in various visual cultures and digital spaces.

Cultural Productions of 9/11

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

Introducing “Cultural Productions of 9/11”

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 11.2

Edited By Christopher Schaberg and Kara Thompson

Featuring:

Edited Collection -- Teaching with Sound and Music

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah A. Etlinger/ University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
contact email: 
etlinger@uwm.edu

Edited Collection—Teaching with Sound and Music

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization:

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association (Deadline July 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote speaker TBA shortly.

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

Ancient Jewish Texts and the 'Literary' / Antwerp, 14-15 March, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Jewish Studies, University of Antwerp
contact email: 
karolien.vermeulen@ua.ac.be

Ancient Jewish Texts and the ‘Literary’
14,15 March 2012
Institute of Jewish Studies (University of Antwerp)

Beyond the Descriptive: Empirical Study of Methods in Writing Instruction

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Nielsen/ New England Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nielsen@bu.edu

The teaching of writing is characterized by a wide array of practices, often cycling through popular phases or trends.

Communication Practices in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Research for Food, Drug, and Water Safety--July 31

full name / name of organization: 
David Wright
contact email: 
wrightmd@mst.edu

Deadline for abstract proposal submissions is 31 July 2011 at 5pmCT. Submissions that meet the scope of the collection will be followed up for full-length chapter contributions.

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