category: rhetoric and composition

"Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 West Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, California Baptist University
contact email: 
cclwestregion@gmail.com

Conference Dates: March 25-27, 2010
California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

Genre Dynamics: Exchange and Transformation--A Seminar/Panel at ACLA 2010 (New Orleans April 1-4), subm. deadline, Nov. 13, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mark A. Cantrell, Shepherd U; Chad J. Loewen-Schmidt, Shepherd U
contact email: 
MCANTREL@shepherd.edu, cloewens@shepherd.edu

As conceptual categories that both derive from and frame our understanding of particular works, genres are determined largely by what Ludwig Wittgenstein calls “family resemblances” rather than by

ACLA Panel: Gatekeeper, Mother Hen, Culture Agent?: Selecting the Appropriate Metaphor for Compositionists. April 1-4, 11/13

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Francis, Ph. D., The College of The Bahamas
contact email: 
tfrancis@cob.edu.bs

Gatekeeper, Mother Hen, Culture Agent?: Selecting the Appropriate Metaphor for Compositionists in the Era of Linguistic Diversity

In the postmodern and postcolonial age, linguistic diversity poses a challenge to the role of the composition instructor, and has politicized the compositionist

Turning Points and Transformations (Deadline Extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2010@louisiana.edu

http://english.louisiana.edu/laconference/Home/index.php

[UPDATE] LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory Special Issue "Writers and the Business of Writing" DEADLINE 11/16/09

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory publishes critical essays which interpret texts from an engaging, coherent theoretical perspective and which provide original, close readings of texts.

[REMINDER] Women and the Gendering of Talk, Gossip, & Communication Practices Across Media

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Burcon and Melissa Ames
contact email: 
sburcon@gmail.com & mames@eiu.edu

We are seeking proposals for an anthology focused on gendered communication practices. (Articles need not be completed at this time to submit).

Rebecca Harding Davis Sessions at ALA (May 27-10, San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mrenfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will host two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Second Annual Graduate Conference on Lit. and the Humanities at U. of Arkansas. April 9th, 10th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English at University of Arkansas
contact email: 
jmm010@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas will be hosting its second annual graduate conference on literature and the humanities on April 9th and 10th, 2010.

New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community-- April 30-May 1 2010

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

CFP: Hot Metal Bridge, Confronting the Digital, Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Hot Metal Bridge--Graduate Literary Magazine of the University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
criticism@hotmetalbridge.org

Hot Metal Bridge would like to extend until November 17th its deadline for submissions. Also, at this point we would like to encourage submissions of a more general topical nature.

Global Nonkilling Working Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Nonkilling
contact email: 
jevans@nonkilling.org

The Center for Global Nonkilling, an organization working to promote change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world, is launching in January 2010 its “Global Nonkilling Working Papers”

Chaucer at Galway

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
cliona.carney@nuigalway.ie

A multi-disciplinary conference on Geoffrey Chaucer will be held in the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland on 19th-20th May 2010.

UPDATE: California Culture Call for Papers, Abstract/Proposals by December 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference, Albuquerque, Feb 10-13, 2010
contact email: 
mganas@apu.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
 Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505

Papers Wanted for Literary Journal on American Identity - 11/15/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

[UPDATE] Politics and Literature: Winter Issue of PLJ - Deadline Extended - 11/10/09

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The deadline for the Winter Issue, “Politics and Literature” of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal is extended until November 10th.

Building the Polis: English teaching, ethical criticism and the new rhetoric 12-14 July 2010, University of Sydney, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Arts, English and Literacy Education Network (AELE, Faculty of Arts) and School of Letters, Art and Media (SLAM, Faculty of Education), University of Sydney
contact email: 
nina.goodwin@edfac.usyd.edu.au

This conference is open to teachers and academics from both secondary and university sectors to discuss what ethical criticism and the new rhetoric might offer the profession as a way of developing a

Re-defining art: Artistic genres in literary works.

full name / name of organization: 
The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
medinaa@uhd.edu

This seminar seeks to identify how and why contemporary literature uses visual works of art (murals, montages, sculpture, paintings, photography, etc) as a means of interpretation.

[UPDATE] National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
usf.egsa.conference@gmail.com

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
etrauth@mail.usf.edu

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (PROPOSALS DUE BY NOV. 13)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

ACLA Annual Meeting, April 1-4, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom: An Academic Conference. Friday, February 12, 2010. Fordham Lincoln Center Campus.

full name / name of organization: 
Will Fenton, Fordham Graduate English Association
contact email: 
fenton@fordham.edu

Calling All Papers

Fordham University
New York City
February 12, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom
Keynote Speaker: Simon Critchley

“Longing in the Age of New Media” 2/19/10

full name / name of organization: 
USC Comparative Literature Symposium/USC Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
coltsymposium@gmail.com

We invite you to submit paper proposals to the 2010 Comparative Literature Symposium at USC. We welcome submissions from all disciplines relevant to the conference theme:

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies [March 5-6, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.ncsu@gmail.com

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium

March 5-6, 2010

Deadline for Submissions: December 21, 2009

"Limits of the Human"

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at Uninversity of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
emcconference@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites paper proposals for our 2010 Winter Conference, "Limits of the Human." The conference will take place on Friday

Arab Culture in the U.S. (10-13, Feb. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture & American Culture Association
contact email: 
lutfi.hussein@gmail.com

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 11/1/09

Rhetorics of New Media - SWTXPCA Conference Feb. 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southewest/Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gurleya@sbcglobal.net

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

CHOPIN AND LISZT: Two Composers and their Relation to the Parisian Musical Scene

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca (Italy)
contact email: 
cl@luigiboccherini.org

CHOPIN AND LISZT: Two Composers and their Relation to the Parisian Musical Scene

International Conference

Re-dress: Beyond and Between Visual Studies

full name / name of organization: 
OCTOPUS: A Journal of Visual Studies
contact email: 
octopusjournal@gmail.com

Re-dress: Beyond and Between Visual Studies

CFP San Joaquin Valley Journal (01/10/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Stanislaus
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Fringe, Or All Things Peripheral (April 2-4, 2010--Iowa City, IA)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Reichwald / Department of English, University of Iowa
contact email: 
melanie-reichwald@uiowa.edu

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Poetry and Voice, 25th June -27th June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chichester
contact email: 
S.Norgate@chi.ac.uk

Poetry and Voice, a creative and critical conference.

[UPDATE] Edited Collection: Linguistics & the Study of Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Frank Bramlett/University of Nebraska at Omaha
contact email: 
fbramlett@unomaha.edu

Second Call for Proposals

That Which Moves: The Kinetic Nature of Language and Literature (1/29/10)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

[UPDATE] Trauma and Narrative: Intersections Among Narrative Study, Neuroscience, and Psychoanalysis -- ABSTRACTS DUE 12/01/09

full name / name of organization: 
The George Washington University -- Departments of English, Psychiatry, and Human Science, in association with the Washington Psychoanalytic Society
contact email: 
gwu.trauma@gmail.com
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