category: rhetoric and composition

[UPDATE] Joss In June Conference on the Works of Joss Whedon. (Conference on 29 June 2013 - Proposal Deadline 15 February 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Community College
contact email: 
ensleyguffey@gmail.com

Joss In June is a one-day multidisciplinary conference focusing on the works of Joss Whedon, including: Dollhouse, Dr.

[UPDATE] CFP Submission Deadline Extended to January 10, 2013 for CEA -Caribbean Chapter Annual Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association- Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 10, 2013.

*One Week to Deadline* - ‘Making it Work: US Thought and Culture between Practice and Paralysis’, April 5th-6th 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium.
contact email: 
usistconference2013@hotmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University Graduate Journal
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

DEADLINE: January 15th, 2013

ASA 2013, Washington DC: "Transatlantic Approaches to Nineteenth-Century African American Women's Literature"; January 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Allukian
contact email: 
kallukian@ufl.edu

CFP for a Panel Proposal for ASA 2013, Washington DC:
"Transatlantic Approaches to Nineteenth-Century African American Women's Literature"

Call for Submissions: Spatial Justice Series DUE February 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Spaces
contact email: 
seditor@emory.edu

Southern Spaces invites essays, photo essays, video productions, and digital projects which explore the relationships between social justice and real and imagined spaces and places of the U.S. South and their global connections.

AFROEUROPE@NS IV:Black identities and cultures in Europe - 1st to 4th October 2013, London.

full name / name of organization: 
Afroeurope@s
contact email: 
sharmilla.beezmohun@speaking-volumes.org.uk

Afroeurope@s/Afroeurope@ns is an international research and development group funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.

The Open I: Decoding Exposure (2/1; 4/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

CALL for PAPERS: The Open I: Decoding Exposure
Sixth Annual Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
April 13, 2013

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth EXTENDED DEADLINE

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

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

MadLit 2013: Deadline January 1

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

MadLit 2013 Call for Papers

CFP: Queer Parents in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain, Ph.D.
contact email: 
ec10@uw.edu

Conference: Cultural Studies Association at Chicago, IL

Conference Dates: Thursday May 23rd to Sunday the 26th 2013

Deadline for Abstracts: Friday, February 1 2013

[UPDATE] PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

Managing Blocks, Facilitating Fluency: Rethinking Developmental Reading and Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Bednar / North Shore Community College
contact email: 
cbednar@northshore.edu

EDvance is a practitioner-based resource for developmental educators seeking innovative methods of instruction for their English classrooms.

CFP – Bilingual (Hungarian & English) Edited Collection: “Család és tolerancia mint traumakezelés Kurt Vonnegut műveiben / Famil

full name / name of organization: 
Rebeka Sára Szigethy & Ádám T. Bogár
contact email: 
rbksra@gmail.com & adam.bogar@gmail.com

We seek essays for an edited collection on the topics of family, tolerance, and trauma management in Kurt Vonnegut’s oeuvre.

“Building Cultures of Writing for Tomorrow” March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Council on Writing 23rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
writing@buffalo.edu

Friday Evening Speaker
Kelly Kinney, Binghamton
“Back to the Future: How a Nascent Program Built a Culture of Writing--and Won the CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence”

[UPDATE] Digital Humanities: Literary Studies and Information Science, March 2013 (Deadline January 4, 2013)

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

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Digital Humanities: Literary Studies and Information Science”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 8-9, 2013

CFP Humanities in the 21st Century (March 2013; Oxford, England)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hum1@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP: HUMANITIES IN THE 21st CENTURY
Saturday 24th-Sunday 25th March 2013
Harris Manchester College, Oxford

CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND PARTICIPANTS

But is it art?

full name / name of organization: 
NYU French Dept.
contact email: 
butisitartconference@gmail.com

The Department of French at NYU
announces its annual Graduate Student Conference:

… but is it art?

March 8th and 9th, 2013

[UPDATE] WRITING INTO ART

full name / name of organization: 
David Kinloch, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
contact email: 
kinloch.david1@gmail.com

Only two weeks to go until the deadline (5 January, 2013) for call for papers for this international conference on ekphrasis. For full details please see http://writingintoart.wordpress.com

Update: Online registration now open. Click here:http://www.shsu.edu/~hss001/medieval-conference/

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's First International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
Dr. Darci Hill, Conference Coordinator: dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

We are announcing today our fully-functioning website with convenient online registration and online payment.

[UPDATE] Keynote speakers: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Feb. 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

[UPDATE] Deadline extension: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Feb. 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

The Future of English in Asia: Perspectives on Language and Literature (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
osullivan@cuhk.edu.hk

The Future of English in Asia: Perspectives on Language and Literature

April 19-21, 2013
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED -- "alt/" Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 1/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

“Alt,” neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiti

[UPDATE] XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society Conference: April 20-22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

[UPDATE: Official days of conference are April 20-22, 2013]

Call for Papers
The XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference

Proposal Deadline Extended to January 1, 2013: "Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies" EGADS! Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
ruth.garza37@utb.edu

CFP: The UTB English Graduate Advancement and Development
Society is now accepting paper or panel proposal submissions to
its 3rd conference themed “Revolution and Rebirth in

[Extension] The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University
contact email: 
thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference Binghamton University (SUNY) Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University March 8th-9t

The Future of English in Asia: Perspectives on Language and Literature (second call)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
osullivan@cuhk.edu.hk

As English becomes progressively more multimodal and destandardized and as we look to a future where by 2050 Chinese “will have nearly triple the numbers of speakers that English has” (Ostler, 200

Reminder: Abstracts for “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy” Due December 31.

full name / name of organization: 
Eden Wales Freedman, Co-President of English Graduate Organization, UNH
contact email: 
eden.w.freedman@gmail.com

“The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy”

Host: The University of New Hampshire’s English Graduate Organization (EGO)

Critical Distance: Reclusiveness, Secession, Indifference -- Special Issue of the Journal for Cultural Research

full name / name of organization: 
Guest Editor: James Corby; Journal for Cultural Research
contact email: 
james.corby@um.edu.mt

In the context of any attempt to rethink the modalities, possibilities, conditions and limitations of critical thought, the otherwise sober and restrained notion of ‘critical distance’, with all i

[UPDATE] The Difference of Joyce - The VI James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

full name / name of organization: 
James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

Conference Dates: February 6-7, 2013
EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: December 18, 2012

Ekphrasis: From Paragone to Encounter, 3-5 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Hull
contact email: 
ekphrasis2013@gmail.com

Ekphrasis: From Paragone to Encounter

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference

3-5 July 2013

Department of English, University of Hull

XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference: April 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
The XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference
April 21-23, 2013 Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY

PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

[UPDATE] Shakespeare 450 (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
French Shakespeare Society
contact email: 
cfp@shakespeareanniversary.org

The Société française Shakespeare is organizing in Paris a week-long conference from 21-27 April 2014 to coincide with the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth.

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