category: rhetoric and composition

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.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Essais
contact email: 
essais.uvu@gmail.com

Essais, a new journal for undergraduate literature students published through Utah Valley University, is asking for papers dealing with any subject in literature, rhetoric, theory, or cinema studies.

The Apocalypse in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[Update] The Aesthetic of Renewal

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

CRAS is pleased to announce the plenary speakers, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. The new deadline for proposal submissions is 15 July 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: Anthology of Essays; 31 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.india@yahoo.com

ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS; 31 August 2011
editorial.india@yahoo.com

Moral Panics of Sexuality Conference Oct. 7th (Deadline July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University Center for Critical Inquiry and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
moralpanics@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Moral Panics of Sexuality

Conference at Arizona State University
West Campus
Phoenix, AZ

Friday, October 7, 2011

Literature and Feeling Sept 30-Oct 1, 2011 Utica College Utica, NY

full name / name of organization: 
New York College English Association
contact email: 
jscannell@utica.edu

The Fall 2011 NYCEA conference will be hosted by Utica College, Utica, NY on September 30th and Oct 1st.

[UPDATE] Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and the Power of Access - Deadline for Submissions: 7/15/2011

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

Date: September 23-24 2011
Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

CFP: Ist Global Conference : Writing 1 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

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

Call For Papers:

Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and the Power of Access - Deadline for Submissions: 7/15/2011

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

The World to Come—International Short Story Collection—Due Date for Stories: 29 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Om Dwivedi & Dr Patrick West
contact email: 
om_dwivedi2003@yahoo.com; patrick.west@deakin.edu.au

A CALL FOR SHORT STORIES

INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY COLLECTION

THE WORLD TO COME

City Mouse, Country Mouse: Shifting identities and Pedagogies in the Composition Classroom.

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
catkins@corning-cc.edu

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern

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

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern

University of British Columbia, Canada, October 3rd 2011

Call for Papers: closing date July 15th, 2011.

'States of Emergency, States of Emergence?'

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal

Call For Papers

‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011

Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

Revolutionary Voices: Marxism, Communication and Social Change

full name / name of organization: 
National Communication Association Preconvention Seminar
contact email: 
shmacek@noctrl.edu

National Communication Association (NCA) Preconvention Seminar
"Revolutionary Voices: Marxism, Communication, and Social Change"
10:30 am-5:00 PM, Wednesday, November 16th.
New Orleans, LA

[UPDATE] Conference on the Literary Essay from Montaigne to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
essay.conference@gmail.com

Conference on the Literary Essay, London, July 2-3
Speakers: Adam Phillips, Geoff Dyer, Gillian Beer, Andrew O'Hagan,
Hermione Lee, Karl Miller, Jeremy Treglown, Ophelia Field,

Society for Phenomenology and Media: 14th Annual International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Phenomenology and Media
contact email: 
mcampbell@nu.edu

The Society for Phenomenology and Media invites proposals for conference papers and three-person panels for its 14th Annual International Conference.

Edited Collection on Histories of High School and Normal School Writing Instruction

full name / name of organization: 
Histories of High School and Normal School Writing Instruction, 1890-1965
contact email: 
ostergaa@oakland.edu

Despite the often innovative and vital work of secondary educators in the United States, high schools and normal schools have not been widely explored as important sites in the disciplinary history of

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