category: rhetoric and composition

Bilingualism and Translation Panel. Submission Deadline: April 14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference “Shifting Paradigms: How Translation Transforms the Humanities,” October 14-16, 2010; Urbana, Illinois
contact email: 
alakhtik@illinois.edu

As early as 1969, George Steiner ’s essay “Extraterritorial” challenged Nabokov scholars to define how subcurrents of Nabokov’s Russian affect his English: “We need really detailed study of

International Conference: “Shifting Paradigms: How Translation Transforms the Humanities.”/Urbana, IL/Deadline: April 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Translation Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and The Université Denis-Diderot, Paris, France
contact email: 
translation@illinois.edu

October 14-16, 2010

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Levis Faculty Center

"20th Anniversary Feminist Workshop Retrospective: The History and Future of a Space and its Knowledges"

full name / name of organization: 
2011 CCCC
contact email: 
4CFeministWorkshop@gmail.com

The 2011 CCCC, marks the 20th anniversary of the Feminist Workshop, a place where themes of contested space and contested knowledge have been ever-present.

Reading the Visual Text: Visual Rhetoric in a Visual Culture (SAMLA conf. 2010, special session, abstracts due June 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Alice Myatt / Georgia State University
contact email: 
amyatt1@gsu.edu

This panel invites participants to explore the ways in which reading visual texts plays out in our increasingly visual culture.

Political Speak:The Use and Abuse of Rhetoric in Support of Torture & Punishment-SAMLA 11/7/10- 11/11/10-Abstracts due 05/01/10

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Elena Charles/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
charleje@pgcc.edu

Torture: What is the fascination with this arcane activity?

PAMLA: Composition & Rhetoric Honolulu, Hawaii, 13-14 November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin Brunnemer PAMLA: Composition & Rhetoric
contact email: 
kristin_brunnemer@msn.com

Composition & Rhetoric

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Present Tense

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandra Hidalgo, Purdue University
contact email: 
ahidalgo@purdue.edu

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (proposals due 16 April; conference 26 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
paradox-glits@gold.ac.uk

Keynote speaker: Christopher Norris

Twentieth Century Studies - MPCA/ ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
smith.riel@gmail.com

Peer English 6

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

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

Update: Packingtown Review Journal of Arts and Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
Packingtown Review
contact email: 
editors@packingtownreview.com

The editors of Packingtown Review, a journal of the University of Illinois at Chicago, published by the University of Illinois Press, invite submissions for its third issue to be released in 2011.

CFP Due March 29, 2010 Association of Business Communication at MLA, Los Angeles, CA: January 6-9, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Business Communication
contact email: 
kwills@iupuc.edu

On behalf of the Association for Business Communication, I invite members of your department to submit proposals for MLA 2011, which will be held in Los Angeles.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due APRIL 2, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim

Early Modern Exclusions, 14 Sept. 2010 (Deadline CFP: 14 May)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature & Centre European and International Studies Research, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
eme@port.ac.uk

The Centre for Studies in Literature (CSL) and the Centre European and International Studies Research (CEISR) at the University of Portsmouth are pleased to announce a one-day, multi-disciplinary conference on "Early Modern Exclusions" to be held on September 14, 2010.

CCCC 2011 Session: "Contesting This Space, Contesting This Knowledge: A Session on Conferences" (4/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Pilsch / Pennsylvania State University
contact email: 
atp128@psu.edu


A session on the rhetoric of the academic conference.

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation (SAMLA, 11/5- 7, 2010, Deadline: April 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Beilfuss
contact email: 
mbeilfuss@tamu.edu

“We seek the balance between cosmopolitan pluralism and deep local consciousness.

Mis/Appropriation - Oxford English Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, University of Oxford
contact email: 
diane.alff@sjc.ox.ac.uk

This year's Oxford English Postgraduate Conference will take place on Friday 4th June. Proposals are invited on the theme of Mis/Appropriation in and of literary contexts.

Freshman Composition and English Composition Panel Oct. 28-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association 67th Annual Conference
contact email: 
myra.salcedo@mavs.uta.edu

Freshman Composition and English Composition panel at the SCMLA 67th Annual Conference Oct. 28-30, 2010, at the Sheraton Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. It is an open topic.

Critical theory Session, PAMLA 2010 [4/5/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Asst. Prof. Jami Bartlett, U.C. Irvine / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
j.bartlett@uci.edu

This year's Critical Theory session invites proposals on charismatic theory, on the ways that critical approaches to literature and other arts become trends.

Conference Announcement - Keynote Address by Chris Hedges

full name / name of organization: 
Wilfrid Laurier University
contact email: 
r.c.executive@gmail.com

Events

Religion and Culture
INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTS CONFERENCE 2010

“HOPE: Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation”
Mar 27/10

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Date: Mar 27/10
Time: 8:00 - 15:00

[Update] Creative Writing [4/15/10; 6/18/10 - 6/20/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing - international Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
creative@bangor.ac.uk

Great Writing 2010 - call for proposals

Critical or creative presentations are invited for the 13th Annual International Creative Writing Conference, 18 - 20 June 2010, Bangor, North Wales.

PAMLA 2010: Teaching with the Internet and Technology (Proposal Deadline: April 5th)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Wallis / Whittier College
contact email: 
awallis@whittier.edu

Teaching with the Internet and Technology

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

Special Session: “Servants and the Text”

The Renaissance of Late Derrida -- RSA 2011 -- March 24-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Katie Chenoweth
contact email: 
kchenoweth@uchicago.edu

2011 Renaissance Society of America Meeting in Montreal

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation (conference: 2-4 Sept. 2010, deadline: 18 July 2010)

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

The Purdue Comparative Literature Program
presents the 2010 Conference

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN

UPDATE: A River Runs Through Us: Exploring the Poetics of Place

full name / name of organization: 
EAPSU / English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
rvandyke@lhup.edu

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US:
Exploring the Poetics of Place
Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA
 

Indigenous Studies and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Indigenous Studies - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 2010 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2010

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for the 3rd Annual Critical Voices Conference April 15-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
CriticalVoicesConference@gmail.com

The deadline for the 3rd Annual Critical Voices Conference has been extended to March 26th 2010!

Special Forum on Asian American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Transnational American Studies (JTAS)
contact email: 
JTAS2010@gmail.com

Journal of Transnational American Studies (JTAS)

Special Forum on Asian American Studies

Redefining the American in Asian American Studies: Transnationalism, Diaspora and Representation

[UPDATE] Continuities and Dis/Replacements (Submissions due-date: March 26, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA): http://www.ou.edu/scmla/
contact email: 
aplascen@mail.uh.edu

The SCMLA 2010 Conference welcomes submissions on any topic related to rhetoric, including political rhetoric, visual/spatial rhetoric, the rhetoric of disability, feminist rhetoric, and new media rhe

New Journal - Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal, Supported by the College of Arts and Sciences, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
dsimms@siue.edu

Polymath is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to interdisciplinarity, published in quarterly installments in an electronic format at no charge to its readers.

writing about literature, justice, law, social change

full name / name of organization: 
Beth Ayer / Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

Changing Lives Through Literature is a nationally recognized alternative sentencing program for criminal offenders founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

[UPDATE] Undressing the Bawdy

full name / name of organization: 
York University Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
egsa-colloquium-committee-2010@googlegroups.com

“When I’m good I’m very good, but when I’m bad I’m better.” –Mae West

Call for Microtheory

full name / name of organization: 
Superplus, journal of radical perception
contact email: 
superplusa2@gmail.com

Superplus seeks to recognize the value in conceptual brevity by calling for submissions of microessays maximally three short paragraphs or stanzas in length for publication in its Spring Volume III: C

SCMLA 2009-2010: Continuities and Dis/Replacements

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
aplascen@mail.uh.edu

The SCMLA 2010 Conference welcomes submissions on any topic related to rhetoric, including political rhetoric, visual/spatial rhetoric, the rhetoric of disability, feminist rhetoric, and new media rhe

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