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Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 7:57pm
University of Silesia; Silesian Museum
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Call for Papers


6-8 July, 2017

The Silesian Museum, Katowice, Poland


Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Sharon P. Holland (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Joanna Zylinska (Goldsmiths, University of London)


Post-Text Composition: Images, Selfies, and Emoticons in Classroom and Culture

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 10:09am
Abigail G. Scheg and Tamara Girardi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Composition theory has gone through many changes, from an affiliation with historical rhetoric, a shift to process, then post-process, and social consciousness. Technological advances have allowed composition theory to move more solidly into the visual realm, and courses and classrooms have adapted in exciting ways to account for this shift. As a result, both visual and digital rhetorics are more prevalent in college composition than ever before. However, academic writing in higher education, at times, stigmatizes some representations of these rhetorics, which can confuse students about when the rhetorics are acceptable and when they are not.

Screenwriting: Fact and Fiction, Truth and the Real

Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 9:13am
Screenwriting Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Screenwriting: Fact and Fiction, Truth and the Real

Call for Papers

In order to ensure timely notification and subsequent travel planning, please note the deadline: Abstracts for original paper presentations and panels may be submitted until November 22, 2016.

The 10th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference will be hosted by the University of Otago’s Department of Media, Film and Communication, in partnership with the New Zealand Writers Guild. It will take place in Dunedin, Aotearoa/New Zealand, on Monday 28th through Thursday 31st August 2017.

Elegy: A CALLALOO Special Issue

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:17am
CALLALOO Journal of African Diaspora Arts & Letters
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 24, 2017

Callaloo invites papers for a special issue on Elegy guest edited by Joshua Bennett (Harvard University).


Who cannot think

our elegies are endless endlessly

and the words

we put to them too often unheard and hurried?

­—Terrance Hayes


We don’t die. We multiply.

—Robin Harris



Project Description:

Survival Conference

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:51am
Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017


Whether my life had been before that sleep

The Heaven which I imagine, or a Hell

Like this harsh world in which I wake to weep,

I know not——

Percy Bysshe Shelley, ‘The Triumph of Life’


Living on is not the opposite of living,

just as it is not identical with living——

Jacques Derrida, ‘Living On’


Erotema – A Conference on Rhetoric and Literature

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:46am
KuFo, The Research Group for Culture Studies, Karlstad University, Sweden
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2017

 ErotemaA Conference on Rhetoric and Literature

Karlstad University, Sweden, 14–16 September 2017

Could rhetoric play a more central role in literary studies than it hitherto has? Do both fields stand something to gain by a closer collaboration? Might such a combination of perspectives even be a means to open up rhetoric and literary studies alike to other disciplines, such as media studies, language studies, art history and pedagogy?


Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:49am
Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 2, 2016


19th Annual Graduate Student Conference

March 2-4, 2017

Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 2, 2017

Presented by the Graduate Programs in Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and Theory & Criticism

Western University invites you to take up the topic: Toxic/cities

at the 19th Annual Graduate Student Conference, to be held from March 2-4, 2017 in London, Ontario, Canada.


(Im)mobility and Violence

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 11:21am
English Graduate Student Society University of Montreal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

(Im)mobility and Violence

14th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference March 16-17, 2017