category: rhetoric and composition

CFP: New Literacy Narratives: Stories about Reading and Writing in a Digital Age Deadline abstracts: 3/1/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of Computers and Composition
contact email: 
schandle@kean.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Computers and Composition
New Literacy Narratives: Stories about Reading and Writing in a Digital Age
Guest editors: Sally Chandler and John Scenters-Zapico

[UPDATE] South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
Tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

[UPDATE] UMobile Forum on Christianity and the Liberal Arts, Sep. 24-25, 2010 (Deadline Extended: 5/28/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mobile
contact email: 
sschuler@mail.umobile.edu, cstutz@mail.umobile.edu

We have received requests to extend the deadline for abstracts and panel proposals. The new submission deadline is May 28.

SEDERI Yearbook CFP for nº 21 - deadline 31 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish and Portuguese Society of English Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
sederiyearbook@yahoo.es

SEDERI welcomes contributions on topics related to the language, literature, and culture of sixteenth and seventeenth-century England for its next issue (number 21) to be published in autumn 2011.

Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Angelo / Cherchez la femme: Women and Values in the Francophone World
contact email: 
ama0002@auburn.edu

Call for Submissions

Origins, theories and representations of disobedience and dissidence [22/10/2010 (CFP until 30/06/2010)]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse Le Mirail, France
contact email: 
nrivere@club-internet.fr

Conference:
Origins, theories and representations of disobedience and dissidence in the British Isles and Europe from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment.

[UPDATE] The Virtual Transformation of the Public Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda, India
contact email: 
prafullakar@gmail.com

FORUM ON CONTEMPORARY THEORY
Centre for Contemporary Theory
C-304 Siddhi Vinayak Complex
Faramji Road, Behind Railway Station
Vadodara 390 007, Gujarat, India

[UPDATE] Final Call: Creative & Critical Writing (05/31/10; 06/18/10-06/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing in Universities Conference
contact email: 
graeme@graemeharper.com

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Great Writing 2010

[UPDATE] Consuming the Past: Library Resources for PGRs - An Interdisciplinary Conference and Training Day

full name / name of organization: 
Durham, Newcastle and Northumbria Universities
contact email: 
helen.j.williams@northumbria.ac.uk

As researchers we ‘consume’ texts, reading, interpreting and reusing material found in archives or specialist electronic resources. Libraries are a key tool in this process.

MTSU EGSO Presents Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
submissions@mtsuegso.org

MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Anti-Democracy Agenda Symposium 2010 (in the Swiss Alps, 8-10 November 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Please circulate widely!

CALL FOR PAPERS

Anti-Democracy Agenda Symposium 2010

Location: Gottfried-Semper Villa Garbald, part of the Collegium Helveticum

Text, Transmission, Reception - 28-29/10/2010 (CFP until 15/06/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Netherlands
contact email: 
a.lardinois@let.ru.nl

Text, Transmission, Reception

Call for papers

Radboud University Nijmegen
October 28 and 29, 2010

Language and Linguistics Student Conference (November 6, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Central Oklahoma
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2010
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA
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{UPDATE]--(Re)Constructing the American West--SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engale@langate.gsu.edu

In his essay “Walking,” Henry David Thoreau says, “We go eastward to realize history and study the works of art and literature, retracing the steps of the race; we go westward as into the future

Special TETYC Issue on English as a Second Language in Diverse Genres and Voices

full name / name of organization: 
National Council of Teachers of English
contact email: 
tetyc@wcupa.edu

TETYC is pleased to announce a special issue devoted to second language learning and teaching in the context of the first two years of college, community college, and intensive academic ESL programs.

New Cartographies: Mapping Identity Politics in Theatre and Dance

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR), Theatre Library Association (TLA), Congress on Research in Dance (CORD)
contact email: 
jocelynbuckner@gmail.com

ASTR/TLA/CORD 2010 WORKING SESSION CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

Session Title:

New Cartographies: Mapping Identity Politics in Theatre and Dance

Session Leader(s):

[UPDATE] CFP - Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Program at Purdue University
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The Purdue Comparative Literature Program presents the 2010 Conference

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

Publishing an Edited Collection: The Process Explained

full name / name of organization: 
Belinda Wheeler/ Midwest Modern Language Association Conference November 4-7, 2010
contact email: 
bwheeler@siu.edu

This is a roundtable session that aims to explain the process of proposing, collecting, publishing, editing, and marketing an edited collection of essays, particularly as a book.

CFP London-New York: Exchanges and Cross-Cultural Influences in the Arts and Literature ( April 1-2, 2010, Nancy, France)

full name / name of organization: 
Université Nancy 2, France
contact email: 
Jean-Philippe.Heberle@univ-nancy2.fr

International Conference
1-2 April 2011
Université Nancy 2

London-New York: Exchanges and Cross-Cultural Influences in the Arts and Literature

Call for paper

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices. Deadline July 1 and January 1 annually

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices, an electronic publication of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
contact email: 
General Editor, Nancy Riecken nriecken@ivytech.edu

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices presents a unique forum for the community of professionals engaged in post secondary education and research.

Piracy - graduate conference - deadline June 1st - conference October 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University, Department of English
contact email: 
ddonatac@brandeis.edu

DEADLINE JUNE 1st!

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Piracy
Friday, 15 October 2010
Brandeis University
Department of English
Eighth Annual Graduate Conference

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Principal Editor Ailsa Cox
contact email: 
coxa@edgehill.ac.uk

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice is an interdisciplinary journal celebrating the current resurgence in short-story writing and research.

CCCC 2011 Panel on Emotion (5/2)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Nelson / University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
contact email: 
nelsonjd@uwm.edu

Seeking a third (and maybe fourth) panelist.

The following is a brief description of the panel:

“A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words”: Effectively Teaching ESL/EFL Through the Use of Imagery and Text (SAMLA, 11/5-11/7/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Myrna Santos, Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
msantos2@FAU.edu or ESLCARE@aol.com

This panel will discuss the various ways that film, illustration, and visual rhetoric can be used to enhance and enrich the effective teaching of English to non-native speakers.

4Cs Panel on Representing and Evaluating 3D Spaces (5/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Karla Saari Kitalong/Michigan Technological University and Alissa Torres/University of Central Florida
contact email: 
alissa.torres@knights.ucf.edu

We are seeking a third panelist for a proposed session on representing and evaluating 3D spaces in technical communication for the 2011 Conference on College Composition and Communication in Atlanta.

Research on Research (7/1/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Randall McClure/Georgia Southern University
contact email: 
randallmcclure@georgiasouthern.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

3.6 zettabytes. 34 gigabytes. 100,500 words a day. 11.8 hours a day. 350% increase over three decades.

CCCC Panel - Genre Theory and Activity Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Kerry Dirk / Virginia Tech
contact email: 
kdirk22@vt.edu

Activity systems and genre theory are increasing being used as tools to study various communication acts and to create new and exciting pedagogical practices.

CCCCs Panel on Institutional Mission Statements (5/25)

full name / name of organization: 
Melody Pugh/ University of Michigan
contact email: 
melodypu@umich.edu

Please consider joining a panel to explore the question: "Do mission statements really matter?" Currently, we have two presenters exploring the role of mission statements in Higher Education, but we

Feminist Perspectives in the Classroom RMMLA 14-16 October Albequerque, NM [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Mather Cobb
contact email: 
barbara.cobb@murraystate.edu

Seeking one additional paper for a session on Feminist Perspectives in the Classroom.

[UPDATE] Xchanges ejournal Graduate Issue (6/1) TC/Comp/Rhet/WAC: “Textual Evolution"

full name / name of organization: 
Xchanges online journal from New Mexico Tech: http://infohost.nmt.edu/~xchanges/
contact email: 
jnewmark@nmt.edu

Call for Papers:
“Textual Evolution: Assessing Changes in Textual Production and Interpretation in the Classroom, Workplace, and Cyberspace”

CCCC 2011 Panel "Contested Acts: Literary Genres in the First-Year Writing Classroom" (4/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Keith Wilhite / Duke University - Thompson Writing Program
contact email: 
keith.wilhite@duke.edu

It's been nearly eighteen years since College English published the point/counter-point between Erika Lindemann and Gary Tate over the place of literature in the composition classroom. The debate has shown no signs of slowing. Scholars continue to weigh in on what Peter Elbow has aptly described as "sites of conflict" between literature and composition. We have seen withering critiques of literary studies, encomiums to literature’s salvific potential, and appeals to reconcile the rhetorical and poetic strands that characterize every act of reading and writing.

[UPDATE] --SAMLA 2010--(Re)Constructing the American West

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engale@langate.gsu.edu

(Re)Constructing the American West

Queer Popular Culture (5/14; 7/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Peele, Boise State University
contact email: 
tpeele@boisestate.edu

I am seeking one additional article to include in a paperback edition of Queer Popular Culture: Literature, Media, Film and Television.

CCCCs Panel / Epideixis and Rhetorical Education: Beyond Coercion and Critique (4/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Erich Werner / UNC Chapel Hill
contact email: 
werner@unc.edu

"In epideictic oratory, the speaker turns educator": decades ago, Chaim Perelman and Lucy Olbrechts-Tyteca suggested this powerful tie between education and epideictic.

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