category: rhetoric and composition

First Fictions: 9-12th June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
P.Boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
9-12th June, 2011

Confirmed delegates include:
Kate Mosse, Jackie Kaye, Elleke Bohemer, Michael Prodger, Bryan Cheyette, Scott Pack, Nicholas Royle and Isabel Ashdown.

Supported by Myriad Publishers, and Textual Practice

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

The conference takes place as part of the First Fictions literary festival, and is a collaborative venture between Sussex University and Myriad Editions, in association with Creative Brighton, and other partners in the creative arts. Conference panels will take place in conjunction with literary events and readings. The event will also include a new fiction competition (winner to be published by Myriad Editions), and a series of creative writing workshops run by new authors. Both conference and festival events will take place in the Pavilion Theatre and the Dome Concert Hall, in the heart of Brighton.

First Fictions: 9-12th June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
P.Boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
9-12th June, 2011

Confirmed delegates include:
Kate Mosse, Jackie Kaye, Elleke Bohemer, Michael Prodger, Bryan Cheyette, Scott Pack, Nicholas Royle and Isabel Ashdown.

Supported by Myriad Publishers, and Textual Practice

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

The conference takes place as part of the First Fictions literary festival, and is a collaborative venture between Sussex University and Myriad Editions, in association with Creative Brighton, and other partners in the creative arts. Conference panels will take place in conjunction with literary events and readings. The event will also include a new fiction competition (winner to be published by Myriad Editions), and a series of creative writing workshops run by new authors. Both conference and festival events will take place in the Pavilion Theatre and the Dome Concert Hall, in the heart of Brighton.

Comedy and Humor--San Antonio, TX, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn
contact email: 
ll

We’re seeking paper or panel discussion proposals examining comedy and the nature of humor wherever we find it in popular culture:

The Senses in Medieval Visionary Literature (session proposal for Leeds, International Medieval Congress 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberley-Joy Knight, St Andrews Institute for Mediaeval Studies; Rossana Vanelli Coralli, University of Bologna
contact email: 
kjk3@st-andrews.ac.uk; rossana.vanelli2@unibo.it

Visionary Literature from the high-late medieval period is rich in sensory imagery.

Manifest Identity - UPDATE - February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


[UPDATE] Rubric Journal: creative/writing - Submissions now open until October 7th

full name / name of organization: 
Rubric Journal
contact email: 
rubric@unsw.edu.au

Rubric is an online interdisciplinary journal centred around creative writing. It is a space in which to explore the nexus of text and subject, and critically consider the definition of these terms.

EXTENSION FOR PROPOSALS: Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unhContactZones@gmail.com

This graduate conference will explore the relevance of contact and contact zones for English Studies.

Call for Papers, HERA 2011 | TRANSFORMATIONS MARCH 3-5, 2011 | San Francisco CA

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Call for Papers, HERA 2011 | TRANSFORMATIONS MARCH 3-5, 2011 | San Francisco CA

The Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market Street. San Francisco CA

Rhetorics of New Media, San Antonio, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association (http://swtxpca.org/)
contact email: 
AnnaGurley@ou.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Rhetorics of New Media Area.

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text - CFP deadline 13 November, 2010. Conference dates 24-26 March 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
A conference at the University of Sussex, UK
March 24, 2011 – March 26, 2011

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

2011 ACLA Seminar: Spaces of Encounter: Exploring Other Possibilities of Selfhood

full name / name of organization: 
Li Guo, Utah State University
contact email: 
li.guo@usu.edu

We are putting together 12-15 papers for a seminar on the 2011 Annual Meeting of American Comparative Literature at Vancouver. The CFP is as follows.

Rhetoric, Composition and Popular Culture @ PCA/ACA 2011 National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / America Culture Association
contact email: 
richarjj@potsdam.edu

Abstracts of papers, individual proposals, and/or panel proposals of 150-250 words dealing with any aspects of rhetoric, composition and popular culture are welcome for the PCA/ACA 2011 National Conference in San Antonio, Texas, Wednesday, April 20 through Saturday, April 23.

Present Tense's Inaugural Issue Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Present Tense Journal
contact email: 
ahidalgo@purdue.edu

Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society is proud to announce its inaugural issue at http://www.presenttensejournal.org/.

Manifest Identity

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Please post and send to graduate students and faculty.

Literature (General)

Editing Literary Journals and Small Press Publishing (12/15/10; Joint PCA/ACA & SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference April 20-23, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Editing Literary Journals and Small Press Publishing (12/15/10; Joint PCA/ACA &
SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference April 20-23, 2011)

Please post and send to interested colleagues.

Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Please post and send to interested colleagues.
Deadline for submission: December 15, 2010

'POP CULTURE' issue of: TRANS- Revue de Littérature Générale et Comparée

full name / name of organization: 
Revue TRANS- de Littérature Générale et Comparée
contact email: 
lgcrevue@gmail.com

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GSU's Graduate Conference (New Voices) on Humor -- Oct. 7-9, 2010-[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University/ New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The Georgia State New Voices 2010 conference is interested in an academic exploration of the role of humor in literature, rhetoric, and all its other myriad permutations.

“Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900”

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland College Park
contact email: 
bloodwork@umd.edu

Conference Organizers: Kimberly Coles , Ralph Bauer, Zita Nunes, Carla L. Peterson

[UPDATE] Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

Teaching Writing in the Digital Age: Literacy, Access, and Community (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2011 Conference
contact email: 
lynn.reid14@gmail.com

Call for Papers
42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Teaching Writing in the Digital Age: Literacy, Access, and Community (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
lynn.reid14@gmail.com

Teaching Writing in the Digital Age: Literacy, Access, and Community (Roundtable)

Game Studies Area: : 2011 PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
digitalgames.pcaaca@gmail.com

The Game Studies area of the National Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association Conference invites proposals for papers and panels on games and game studies for the joint meetin

[UPDATE] Literature, Rhetoric, and Values 3-5 June 2011 [DEADLINE For Proposals EXTENDED to 1 October 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo
contact email: 
shulan@artsservices.uwaterloo.ca

CFP: Literature, Rhetoric, and Values
DEADLINE for Proposals EXTENDED to Friday 1 October 2010
Conference 3-5 June 2011

Rubric Journal: creative/writing - Submissions open until October 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Rubric Journal
contact email: 
rubric@unsw.edu.au

Rubric is an online interdisciplinary journal centred around creative writing. It is a space in which to explore the nexus of text and subject, and critically consider the definition of these terms.

Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the State of Missouri (April 7 & 8, 2011 )

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program, University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
nigrok@umsl.edu

Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the State of Missouri

April 7 & 8, 2011

A conference sponsored by the Gender Studies Program at The University of Missouri--St. Louis

Call for Papers Beat Generation and Counterculture

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
contact email: 
beatswtxpca@gmail.com

Call for Papers Beat Generation and Counterculture

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

“A call to action” Mr. Obama being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Gabriela Bonofiglio
contact email: 
gaby.bnfgl@gmail.com

When the Committee awarded President Obama the Nobel Peace Prize it said that “Only very rarely has person to the same extent as Obama captured the world’s attention and given its people hope for

Social Networks, Communities, and/or Public Service [Journal Submissions] 11/25/10

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

_Proteus: A Journal of Ideas_ seeks submissions that explore themes relating to social networks, communities, and/or public service for an upcoming issue titled "Building and Strengthening Communities

Contemporary Interpretations- CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico English Graduate Student Council
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”

CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

[UPDATE] Digital Adaptation(s) DEADLINE EXTENDED until OCT. 1

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at Western Illinois University
contact email: 
SM-Murphy2@wiu.edu

Papers for a panel on digital adaptation during the EGO Conference Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22-23, 2010, Macomb, Illinois
EGO site: http://www.wiu.edu/ego/conference/2010/

Women's Studies Area of PCA/ACA cfp 12/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
lscoleman@eiu.edu

As Area Chair for the Popular Culture/American Culture Association's

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