Academic institutions are structured so that different disciplines are housed in different departments. However, in recent years, there has been a call to augment the interdisciplinary scope of the humanities curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. This push for greater interdisciplinarity in the humanities has resulted from many factors including the need to recruit students to increase humanities enrollments, a desire to sustain student interest in the humanities, better employment opportunities for those on the academic job market, and the production of unique, multi-faceted scholarship.
Call for Proposals: “Bildung Across Languages”
MLA Convention 2018
New York City
January 4-7 2018
We are pleased to invite you to attend the international conference Rethinking Directions in Language Teaching and Researching to be held In Bielsko-Biala, Poland, on June 8-9, 2017.
The aim of this conference organized by the Department of English Studies at the University of Bielsko-Biala is to bring together researchers in the fields of linguistics, translation and teaching to share their research achievements, discuss topics of interest and exchange views on various aspects of English language studies.
The following scholars have agreed to give plenary talks during the conference:
prof. Olga Dontcheva-Navrátilová, Masaryk University, the Czech Republic
We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (Fifteenth CFP)
“Problems of Psychology in the 21st Century” ISSN 2029-8587
Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2017 | DHSI Colloquium
Call for Papers | http://dhsicolloquium.org
Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute Colloquium, to be held in June 2017 at the University of Victoria. Open to all, the DHSI Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere. Submissions are peer-reviewed, with participants subsequently invited to contribute to a DHSI-themed special issue in an open-access journal.
The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its Spring 2017 issue, themed “The Sacrifice of Survival.” Submission deadline: May 15, 2017.
The Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking
5th Annual Conference
October 27, 2017
Berkeley College, New York, NY
Hold Steady and Rock the Boat:
Stability and Transformation in the Twenty-First Century Classroom
The South Central Modern Languages Association (SCMLA) aims to bring together a diverse group of scholarly disciplines during its 74th Annual Conference, October 5th – 8th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In an effort to reach this goal this year’s Technology in the Classroom panel welcomes you to submit a paper proposal by 4/1/17.
The topic for the Technology in the Classroom panel is open. We welcome papers, as well as practical or experience-based presentation proposals on the theory, pedagogy, or practical applications of technology in the classroom.
To be considered for the panel, email a 250 word abstract to:
Jennifer Falcon at firstname.lastname@example.org
I am currently in the process of editing a forthcoming publication entitled Equity, Equality and Reform in Contemporary Public Education to be published by IGI Global, an international publisher of progressive academic research. I would like to take this opportunity to cordially invite you to submit your work for consideration in this publication.
Keynote: Dr. Katherine Aidala, Chair and Associate Professor of Physics, Chair of Engineering, Mount Holyoke College
International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION, EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS, AND PEDAGOGY
Guest-edited by Maja Milatovic, Lena Wånggren and Stephanie Spoto
The sixth annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts conference will be held Wednesday, May 17 – Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Bryn Mawr College. These conferences are a forum to share resources, techniques, findings, and experiences related to blended learning.
Our definition of blended learning is quite broad, encompassing any combination of online and face-to-face instruction that supports close faculty-student interactions and high-impact, student-centered pedagogies, promotes life-long learning, or otherwise contributes to the goals and mission of a liberal arts education.
CALL FOR PAPERS - Ilha do Desterro Journal
SPECIAL ISSUE 2018: Investigating Second Language Speech
Rosane Silveira, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Walcir Cardoso, Concordia University
Ocke-Schwen Bohn, Aarhus University
Donesca Puntel Xhafaj, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
We are pleased to welcome you to the International Conference on Humanities, Social Sciences and Sustainability (IXSUS 2017) held Monday and Tuesday, October 30-31, 2017 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Following the commencement and plenary, please join us for a special welcome brunch reception at the Hawaii Convention Center Monday, October 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 noon.
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing invites submissions for Volume 5. The deadline for this volume is 3/31/17, but this is also an open call for subsequent volumes as well.
Double Helix publishes work addressing linkages between critical thinking and writing, in and across the disciplines, and it is especially interested in pieces that explore and report on connections between pedagogical theory and classroom practice. The journal also invites proposals from potential guest editors for specially themed volumes that fall within its focus and scope.
2017 NWSA Annual Conference: 40 YEARS AFTER COMBAHEE:
Feminist Scholars and Activists Engage the Movement for Black Lives
The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association invites complete panel,
workshop, or roundtable format submissions (not individual submissions) for a guaranteed
caucus sponsored session to be held November 16-19, 2017 at the annual conference.
According to the conference CFP, “NWSA is an organization of feminist scholars and
scholar-activists that emerged out of the social movements of the 1960s and 70s. It is fitting
then that since our 40th anniversary conference will take place in Baltimore, the site of the
*Note: Our text, Ideology and Identity in Young Adult Literature: Connections to the Composition Classroom, is under contract with McFarland Press, and we are looking for a few more contributors to round out our collection. Therefore, the turnaround time for the chapter will be relatively quick.
The original call is below. Please also note that we have a sufficient amount of literature analyzing dystopian texts, so please avoid that genre. Additionally, each chapter should have a Practical Considerations for the Classroom section in which contributors might discuss specific assignment descriptions and/or other practical applications.
Tools of Transgression:
Diverse Strategies in Comparative Methodologies
UC Davis Department of Comparative Literature
Graduate Student Conference
October 6th and 7th, 2017
Call for Papers:
We are pleased to welcome Keynote speaker Barbara Fuchs from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Call for Proposals:
Thank you for your interest in SCCC's annual Creative Writing Festival: A Celebration of Teaching and Writing. Our festival features four days of events held Monday, April 24- Thursday, April 27 at each of our three campuses (in Brentwood, Selden, and Riverhead, NY) preceding an all-day conference in Selden, NY on Friday, April 28, 2017.
The festival brings together students, poets, novelists, short story writers, dramatists, essayists, and creative writing professors for an engaging day of workshops, panel discussions, readings, and related events.
This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.
We are seeking academic, teachable articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following categories:
•Philosophy and Rhetoric
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.
Provides up to $500 to support scholarly work on Emerson. Preference given to junior scholars and graduate students. Submit a confidential letter of recommendation, and a 1-2-page project proposal, including a description of expenses, by April 1, 2017.
*Pedagogy or Community Project Award*
The Forum on Language Change is accepting proposals that explore "Insecurity in the Classroom: Programs, Pedagogy, and Peripateticism" for the 2018 MLA in New York City. We are especially interested in those that examine Language Change in the context ofhow recent political rhetoric regarding immigration in the US leads to increasing insecurity in educational settings, especially changes in discourse, pedagogy and programs.
The MLA Committee on Community Colleges announces the following call for papers on the topic of Justice and Equity in the Classroom: How classrooms engage the immigrant story: as text, as student narrative, as a chapter in the story itself. 250-word abstracts to Heather Ostman (email@example.com) by 6 March 2017 for consideration for this panel at the MLA Annual Convention in New York City on 4-7 Jan. 2018. Must be a current MLA member to submit a proposal.
The MLA Committee on Community Colleges announces the following call for papers on the topic of Addressing Poverty, Silence, and Resistance in the Classroom: Presentations exploring how poverty impacts the classroom amid increasing expectations for student success. 250-word abstracts to Danizete Martinez (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 6 March 2017 for consideration for this panel at the MLA Annual Convention in New York City on 4-7 Jan. 2018. Must be a current MLA member to submit a proposal.
University of Idaho Graduate English Conference: "Post-Humanisms in the Anthropocene: Opening Digital and Ecological Spaces"
April 15, 2017
Please note: the deadline for the submission of abstracts is extended until February 5, 2017.
Harvard–Brown Chiasmi Conference of Italian Studies
April 7-8, 2017
Keynote Speaker: Professor Marco Arnaudo (Indiana University Bloomington)
We invite papers for a graduate student conference on play in the Italian tradition to be held at Harvard University on April 7-8, 2017.
Call for Critical or Creative Work
"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing" is open for submissions for Volume 15 (15.1, 15.2, 15.3)
New Writing is an internationally A+ rated journal publishing critical work relating to creative writing practice (i.e. work in Creative Writing Studies). Creative work (in any genre) is also very welcome.
The New Writing Peer Review Board includes, among others:
Can we secure our profession in higher education “coal mines” pressured by accreditors, economics, and ideologies forcing course shells, “pathways,” dual enrollment, and accelerated developmental coursework? Abstracts by 1 March 2017;Linda Weinhouse (email@example.com).
Proposed session for the annual convention of the American Studies Association (theme: “Pedagogies of Dissent”) in Chicago, Nov 9-12, 2017