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BAHS Annual Conference (Leeds, 24-26 July 2018)

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:52am
British Association for Holocaust Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The fifth annual British Association for Holocaust Studies Conference invites scholars, educators and practitioners to submit papers on any aspect of Holocaust studies. Papers should relate to any current debates or developments in the field, and submissions are welcome from across disciplines. The BAHS conference is an opportunity for scholars and educators to engage in dialogue, and to acknowledge their shared project of promoting understanding of the Holocaust. As such we are interested in submissions of papers or workshops from practitioners involved in any aspect of Holocaust education or representation. Submissions from PhD students and early career scholars are especially welcome.

William Stafford and the Anthropocene: Toward a Poetics of the "Earthbound"

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:08pm
Friends of William Stafford
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Friends of William Stafford: Call for Papers for a William Stafford panel at the 29th annual American Literature Association conference (, May 24th-27th, 2018, San Francisco, CA.




CFP: Digital Peer Review, Public Writing, and Scholarly Communication in Undergraduate Teaching (MLA 1/3-1/6/19; DEADLINE 3/1/18)

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 3:55pm
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

CFP for MLA 2019 in Chicago

Digital Peer Review, Public Writing, and Scholarly Communication in Undergraduate Teaching

This will be submitted as an “Innovative Proposal” special session.  Depending on the abstracts received, the final form of the session might take a Speed Geeking or PechaKucha format.  Please note that as a special session, our acceptance is in no way guaranteed and the process is highly competitive.  The deadline to submit special session proposals to the MLA Program Committee is April 1, and we would be notified of our status in early June.


Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 9:04am
south: a scholarly journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018


south: a scholarly journal invites submissions for a special issue on southern studies, pedagogy, and activism guest edited by David A. Davis to be published in fall 2018. Position papers/essays are due by May 1, 2018. Please submit 2,500 to 3,000 word (10-12 pp.) documents to our website under “submissions” with the title of the article and the designated special issue #southernsyllabus.

NJCEA 41st Annual Conference “Contemporary Humanities”

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:24pm
The New Jersey College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018






Call for Proposals


NJCEA 41st Annual Conference, March 24, 2018


“Contemporary Humanities”


The New Jersey College English Association solicits proposals for fully formed panels, individual papers, workshops, or roundtables on any aspect of the “contemporary humanities” for its annual spring conference. The NJCEA brings together those interested in language, literature, pedagogy, and other aspects of the teaching and study of literature and writing. 

Nature and Narrative: Writing, Literature and Pedagogy in the Anthropocene

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 9:57am
Saint Louis University Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Conference to be held in Madrid on June 22-23, 2018

Since the discovery of DNA the metaphor of writing to the genetic makeup of living beings has been a tempting one to engage. As George and Muriel Beadle wrote in 1966 (and as Marcello Barbieri points to in his essay “What is Biosemiotics?”) “The deciphering of the genetic code has revealed our possession of a language much older than hieroglyphics, a language as old as life itself, a language that is the most living language of all—even if its letters are invisible and its words are buried in the cells of our bodies” (Beadle and Beadle 1966). 


The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Fourth Annual Conference (Deadline Approaching!)

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:14am
The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies/Collin College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College, a two-year institution serving Collin County, is pleased to announce a one-day Working-Class Studies conference for interested scholars and students. The conference will take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018, and will consist of panels in a range of disciplines and on a variety of issues related to social class and labor issues, both historical and contemporary. The keynote speaker will be noted scholar Dr. Victoria E.

4Th International Conference on New Trends in English Language Teaching and Testing

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 8:55am
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

4th International Conference on New Trends in English Language Teaching and Testing
Dubai, 25 March 2018


Professors, lecturers, teachers, MA Students, PhD Candidates, researchers, practitioners, and experts in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT), TEFL, and Applied Linguistics are cordially invited to submit papers to the International Conference on New Trends in English Language Teaching and Testing that will take place in Dubai, UAE, on 25 March 2018.
Keynote Speakers: 

- Professor Rod Ellis

- Associate Professor Sadiq Midraj

Important Dates:

Ecocomposition at the Community College

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:16pm
Edited collection
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Contributions are invited to a proposed volume of essays on teaching ecocomposition at the community college level.  

MLA Approaches to Teaching the Works of Edith Wharton: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 02/28/2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:36pm
Ferdâ Asya/Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018


The volume, Approaches to Teaching the Works of Edith Wharton, edited by Ferdâ Asya, is now in development in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World Literature.

As with other similar books published by the MLA, this one will contain a discussion of the most important and useful materials available to teachers—in this case, of the works of Edith Wharton—and it will be composed largely of essays by instructors. A list of books published in the series can be found on the MLA Website ( under MLA Library.