It is with great pleasure that we announce the 2012 Trollope Prize, sponsored by the English Department and the Hall Center for the Humanities at the University of Kansas.
UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels (10th Anniversary Event!)
NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: March 12, 2012
Brave Words: Literature and Student Veterans (MLA Annual Convention in Boston, 3-6 January 2013)
I am seeking 5-7 roundtable participants for a discussion of the various ways veterans in the classroom enrich, challenge, and complicate engagement with classic literary texts, e.g. Heart of Darkness, The Aeneid, The Red Badge of Courage, Whitman's "Drum-Taps," etc. Topics may include text selection, discussion strategies, writing assignments, or managing interactions between veterans and non-veterans. 250-word overviews of proposed discussion topic, along with a 2-page CV, to Liam Corley by March 16, 2012: email@example.com
York University 2012 English Graduate Students' Association Colloquium: FRENZY
But everybody is drugged with his own frenzy, and the pageant marches at all hours, with music and banner and badge.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches to literature and the development of ecocriticism as a scholarly discipline in the 1970s did not remain very long the prerogative of the Anglo-American literature and scholarship. Other national literatures and literary studies have been rapidly developing their views on the connections between literature and ecology; these are oftem based on different premises and follow their own respective literary traditions.
"Conservation, Restoration, and Sustainability: A Call to Stewardship"
Brigham Young University--Provo, UT
Date: November 8-10, 2012
Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, one of the leading peer-reviewed journals in English Studies, publishes scholarship that examines digital and multimodal composing practices and promotes work that enacts scholarly argument through rhetorical and innovative media. We are actively seeking webtexts and multimedia compositions related to the intersections of rhetoric, technology, and pedagogy for upcoming open-themed issues for all seven sections:
Topoi: Extended scholarly and often theoretically driven analyses of large-scale issues
Praxis: scholarly investigations with an emphasis on what happens in the writing/rhetoric classroom and why
CFP - Bullying and Self-expression (deadline extended)
CONFERENCE - Modern Language Association Convention 2013
LOCATION - Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A.
DATES - January 3rd to 6th 2013
ABSTRACTS DUE - March 17th 2012
Session description –
This panel explores these and other scenes of public misbehavior in 1930s US literature with particular attention to disruptions grounded in economic depression.
Call for Papers
Call for proposals: Edited Collection on The Beach Boys
How and why do quotation practices change in modernism? To what literary effect? This panel invites papers on copyright, typography, marking strategies, punctuation, intertextuality, repetition, misappropriation, speech, and dialogue.
Please submit 350-word abstracts by March 15, 2012 to Elizabeth Bonapfel (firstname.lastname@example.org).
MP: An Online Feminist Journal is seeking submissions for its fall issue. We seek scholarly articles, book reviews, and short essays that engage any aspect of feminism or feminist scholarship. Interdisciplinary and international submissions are highly encouraged. We recently have published essays about the body, the academy, religion, girls' studies, work, activism, and agency.
Maximum length for manuscripts is 30 double-spaced pages. Submissions may be in any accepted academic format such as MLA, APA, Legal Bluebook, or Chicago Style but must be consistent throughout and carefully edited. Submissions must not be published elsewhere already. Also include a current copy of your CV and a 50-word bio.
We are seeking one-page abstracts of proposals for presentations or round-table discussions. Topics concerning Gardner's fiction, non-fiction, operas, drama, poetry, or teaching will be considered. Please send abstracts by March 15, 2013. Presentation length may vary between fifteen and thirty minutes. The conference will be held at GCC in Batavia, New York, on April 13, 2013. Please contact Dr.
A call for papers for a special issue of _The Edgar Allan Poe Review_, forthcoming in Fall 2012, and guest-edited by Sean Moreland, Devin Zane Shaw, and Jonathan Murphy.