category: rhetoric and composition

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness ­I am nothing.” -Virginia Woolf, The Waves

[UPDATE] Literati 2014: "Speaking Bodies," March 29, 2014 Call for Undergraduate Work

full name / name of organization: 
Madison Undergraduate Society for English
contact email: 
uwliterati@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Literati 2014: Speaking Bodies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
www.museuw.com/call-for-papers

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967) (Online ISSN:

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune, India (http://www.interactionsforum.com/new-academia)
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

Special Issue on Research Methods in Literature
Vol III Issue II Jan 14 (Submit papers before 15 January 2014)
Impact Factor: 0.39

CFP: Sound and Silence

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates or early career researchers on the subject of Sound and/or Silence for the fourth edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students o

3rd Annual Rockford University Sports Studies Symposium, April 25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rockford University
contact email: 
sklein@rockford.edu

The focus of this year’s symposium is “Defining Sport.” How should scholars of sport approaching defining sport? Is there a consistent definition or approach to defining sport?

[UPDATE] Colours of Memory: An International Conference on the Writing of Geoff Dyer

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
geoffdyerconference2014@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the first academic conference dedicated to the writing of Geoff Dyer—novelist, essayist, art and photography critic and travel writer.

"Working Through Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities." April 5th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Conference: St. John's University English Dept.
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

“Working through Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities”
St. John’s University Graduate English Conference: April 5th, 2014

IROCSJournals: Call For Paper- 12-31-2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Organization of Computer Science
contact email: 
press@irocsjournals.org

You will receive a comprehensive and fair peer review within just three weeks from submission.

[UPDATE] The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Space(s) of (Post)Memory - March 13 and 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students' Society at Université de Montréal
contact email: 
postmemory2014@gmail.com

Deadline: January 6, 2014.

Isms: An Exploration of the Invisible Barriers of Classification (March 22nd) Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

We welcome work that aims to dissect various “isms” of the past, present, and even future, in order to examine their individual parts. How are these constructs created and propagated?

“Alter-geographies” UCLA Dept of Comparative Literature 2014 Annual Graduate Conference Friday and Saturday, February 21& 22

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

Poet Mahmoud Darwish observed that “the geographical part of History is stronger than the historical part of geography.” We ignore space at our peril.

Isms: An Exploration of the Invisible Barriers of Classification

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

We welcome work that aims to dissect various “isms” of the past, present, and even future, in order to examine their individual parts. How are these constructs created and propagated?

Identity and Culture: Engaging Interdisciplinary Conversations

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.gradconference@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Identity and Culture
Saturday, March 1, 2014

Transforming Access: A Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati Composition Program
contact email: 
transformaccess2014@gmail.com

The University of Cincinnati Composition Program invites proposals for the fifth annual graduate student conference to be held at the University of Cincinnati on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

Online Learning in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

IH is soliciting original research and reflective articles on the use of technology for teaching Humanities.

[UPDATE] THE SPECTACULAR!: Northeastern University EGSA 8th Annual Conference March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Wendy S. Hesford, Professor of English, The Ohio State University

Faculty Speaker: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern University

[UPDATE] Literati 2014: "Speaking Bodies," March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Madison Undergraduate Society for English
contact email: 
uwliterati@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Literati 2014: Speaking Bodies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
www.museuw.com/call-for-papers

Curating and the Affective Turn: Abstracts due February 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Curatorial Studies
contact email: 
jefish@yorku.ca

JOURNAL OF CURATORIAL STUDIES

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

CURATING AND THE AFFECTIVE TURN

Edited by Jennifer Fisher and Helena Reckitt

College English Association of Ohio Spring Conference: English and the Arts (April 5, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association of Ohio
contact email: 
Spring2014@englishceao.org

April 5, 2013 at Youngstown State College, Youngstown, Ohio

DECEMBER DEADLINE for excellent undergraduate work

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers journal of undergraduate writing
contact email: 
lisa.beckelhimer@uc.edu

The peer-reviewed undergraduate journal Queen City Writers seeks written and multimedia submissions for the spring 2014 issue themed around civil rights and race relations.

Transaction: An Interdisciplinary Conference (Mar. 28-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference:

TRANSACTION

March 28-29, 2014

[UPDATE} CFP: Merging Media: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Study of Hybrid Arts, 1st February 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
mergingmedia2014@gmail.com

*Confirmed keynote speaker: Dr Duncan White (University of Arts London)*

Call for Papers

Saturday 1st February 2014

University of Kent, Canterbury

Re-entering the Old Spaces X International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies, October 2-4 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

The English faculty of the University of Montenegro is glad to announce its tenth anniversary of organizing conferences on English and American studies.

Balkans in Contemporary Travel Writing, June 19-21 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

In her seminal study Imagining Balkans Maria Todorova observed travellers and travel writers have always been the first to make communicative links between various political, cultural, and geographic

Traumics: Comics Narratives of Trauma (April 4th-6th, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida
contact email: 
mloucks@ufl.edu

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 11th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "Traumics: Comics Narratives of Trauma."

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies (April 11 - 13, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies (April 11 - 13, 2014)
contact email: 
livinglaborconference@gmail.com

Living Labor: Marxism and

Strangely Familiar: Reading and Recognition in English Studies (Abstracts due January 31, 2014; Conference held May 16-17, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes UBC English Graduate Conference (Department of English, University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

ENDNOTES 2014: READING AND RECOGNITION IN ENGLISH STUDIES

Location: Green College, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Website: endnotes2014.wordpress.com

Proposals for Special Issue of Peitho

full name / name of organization: 
Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition
contact email: 
peitho@cwshrc.org

Peitho is the peer-reviewed journal of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition.

The Humanities and Its Bodies: Virginia Humanities Conference (March 21-22)

full name / name of organization: 
Longwood University
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

The Virginia Humanities Conference invites proposals for papers, panel sessions, and performances that investigate any aspect of the humanities and its bodies.

CFP- 15th Annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day- Deadline Feb 17

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University English Department
contact email: 
cranes@newmanu.edu

The 15th annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on April 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2014.

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 20

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

"Remix is_________" Miami University 's English Graduate and Adjunct Association Symposium March 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Oriol/ Miami University of Ohio
contact email: 
oriolra@miamioh.edu

The 11th Annual Miami University
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

Friday, March 14, 2014, Oxford, Ohio
CALL FOR PAPERS

Remix is ___________

Scholarly by Design: NeMLA 2014 Poster Session

full name / name of organization: 
William Sizemore / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
whsizemore@lit.edu

NeMLA is pleased to announce the addition of a Poster Session April 4 to the 2014 convention in Harrisburg, PA, April 3-6.

2014 Language, Society and Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Language and Society Reserach Group
contact email: 
Language_Society2014@outlook.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Theme: Storytelling and Academic Discourse

March 7, 2014

At Bronx Community College (CUNY)

Sponsored by: Bronx Community College

Co-Sponsors:

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 13

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

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