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Illness and Disability Memoir as Embodied Knowledge

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 10:42pm
Modern Language Association

Sponsored by MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession

Life writing about illness and disability as a form of theoretical knowledge. New ways of conceiving the relationship of memoir to embodiment, environment, and community. 500 word abstracts by 8 March 2013; Rachel Adams (rea15@columbia.edu) and Helen Deutsch (hdeutsch@humnet.ucla.edu)

This is a sponsored panel to be convened at the 2014 Modern Language Association Conference, Chicago, January 9-12

67th Annual RMMLA Convention: Panel on Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 9:41pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)

67th Annual
RMMLA Convention
Vancouver, Washington, USA
October 10-12, 2013

Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

Please consider submitting one-page abstracts for papers that focus on contemporary rhetorical theory, including but not limited to rhetorical listening, the rhetoric of propaganda, rhetorical practices of social change, 21st century literacies, digital literacies, disability studies, cybernetics and systems thinking, feminist, deconstructionist, Marxist, psychoanalytic and pedagogical approaches to the study, theory and practice of rhetoric today.

Special Section on Writing Center Theory and Practice

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 9:31pm
Academic Exchange Quarterly

The Winter 2013 (Vol. 17, Iss. 4) Issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly, an independent double-blind-peer-reviewed print journal, is now accepting submissions for its special section on Writing Center Theory and Practice. Articles may explore issues of theory, practice, and experience in writing center work, including qualitative and empirical studies and discussions of pedagogy.

"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline 5/10/13)

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 5:29pm
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts

39th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 18-19, 2013
at Guilford College (Greensboro, NC).

The tenuous relationship between the past, present, and future complicates the practice of creating as well as translating time in imaginary works. Grammatically, tense marks more than temporality; it also highlights degrees of being that remain unreachable or forever distant. At the 2013 SCLA conference we will examine what it means to stage the past and direct the future in our literary and artistic texts. Whether anachronistic, politicized, or asynchronous, tense marks the uneasy space where recollection and projection meet.

Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society 20 September 2013

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 5:29pm
The Sylvia Townsend Warner Society

Articles on any aspect of the life and work of Sylvia Townsend Warner are invited for the 2013 issue of the Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society.
Contributions should be no more than 5000 words long, and be emailed to the editor by 20 September 2013.
Further information is available from the editor at Helen.Sutherland@glasgow.ac.uk or from The Sylvia Townsend Warner Society at http://www.townsendwarner.com

Contemporary Studies: Midwest PCA/ACA

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 4:55pm
Jasara Hines

Call for Papers:
Contemporary Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton
Deadline: April 30, 2013

Cultural Rhetorics - October 25-26 2013

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 4:29pm
Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference http://www.public.asu.edu/~petergo/wsrl/wsrl.html

For the 2013 Western States and Literacy Conference, we turn our attention to the field's ongoing exploration of rhetoric and literacy as material practices. In addition to traditional understandings of rhetoric and literacy as symbolic activity between human actors, the field has begun to consider human and nonhuman bodies, animality, technology, and matter not simply as backdrops for human activity but as contributors to persuasion, communication, and pedagogy.

Writing and Artwork for the Minetta Review's Spring 2013 Issue (by March 15, 2013)

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 4:21pm
The Minetta Review

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University. Print editions are made available free of charge to the student body and to bookshops in Greenwich Village, and select content is viewable on our WordPress. If you are a poet, proser, prose-poet, painter, sculptor, photographer, digital illustrator—otherwise an experimenter of combining word and visual art—we encourage you to submit your work to minettasubmit@gmail.com. The deadline for the Spring 2013 issue is March, 15 2013.

Writing After Retirement: Tips by Successful Retired Writers

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 3:06pm
Carol Smallwood

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Co-editor: Carol Smallwood co-edited Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching (McFarland, 2012), on Poets & Writers Magazine's "List of Best Books for Writers"; edited Pre- & Post-Retirement Tips for Librarians (American Library Association, 2012).

Co-editor: Dr. Christine Redman-Waldeyer, Assistant Professor, Coordinator of the Journalism Option Program, Passaic County Community College, Paterson, New Jersey; Editor/Founder, Adanna Literary Journal; Author, Eve Asks (Muse-Pie Press, 2011).

Women, Work, and the Web: How the Web Creates Entrepreneurial Opportunities

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 3:02pm
Carol Smallwood

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Co-editor: Carol SmallwoodCo-ed., Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching (McFarland, 2012) on Poets & Writers Magazine "List of Best Books for Writers." Writing After Retirement: Tips by Successful Retired Writers forthcoming from Scarecrow Press.

Co-editor: Joan GelfandDevelopment Chair for the Women's National Book Association, member of the National Book Critics Circle, Joan blogs regularly for the Huffington Post, teaches writing, and is an award winning author.

NWSA 2013: Aging Studies/Aging Students: The Politics of Age and the Feminist Classroom

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 2:51pm
Melanie Cattrell, Western Carolina University

CFP for the National Women's Studies Association (NWSA) Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio, November 7-10, 2013
Abstract deadline: February 15, 2013

In accordance with this year's theme of Negotiating Points of Encounter and subtheme of Practices of Effecting Change, this panel seeks presentations that examine the intersection of Aging Studies and pedagogy. As feminist educators, how do we think about aging in our classroom?

French Feminism: Contexts and Connotations

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 12:39pm
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA Cell : +91 94151 59137 Email : rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

French Feminism: Contexts and Connotations
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

GENDER ROLES IN POSTMODERN WORLD

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 12:37pm
Dr Alka Singh Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities and Other Studies Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow LDA Scheme, Kanpur Road, Lucknow, UP, India Pin- 226012

RE ANNOUNCEMENT
Call for Papers
GENDER ROLES IN POSTMODERN WORLD

Editor : Dr Alka Singh

Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities and Other Studies
Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow
LDA Scheme, Kanpur Road, Lucknow, UP, India Pin- 226012
blueeyemini@gmail.com

One World, One Speed? Globalization, Neoliberalism, and the Nation (MLA 2014, Chicago)

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 10:35am
Juan Meneses

Our lives seem to be marked by the fact that the neoliberal clock can be heard ticking throughout the planet as it sets the pace of globalization. Paul Virilio, for instance, has argued that "what is being effectively globalized by instantaneity is time. Everything now happens within the perspective of real time: henceforth we are deemed to live in a 'one-time-system.'" Yet it also seems that globalization advances with different intensities throughout the world, contributing to what could be called a "heterogeneous synchronicity." This proposed special panel seeks papers that investigate specific locales where neoliberalism advances at a different speed with respect to the rest of the world.

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