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Extended Deadline: Call for Session Proposals, 53rd Annual NeMLA Convention

updated: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:56am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021

The 53rd Northeast Modern Language Association Convention will take place March 10 to 13, 2022, in Baltimore, MD.  We are delighted to announce that Professor Judith Butler will be our 2022 keynote! And Valeria Luiselli, author of the prize-winning Lost Children Archive (the 2022 novel for “NeMLA Reads Together”), will give our opening address. The session proposal deadline has been extended to May 20, 2021!

Call for Chapters: Implementing Transformative Student-Centered Pedagogies in the Neoliberal Academy: Constraints and Opportunities

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:36am
Educational Innovations Series
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Call for Chapters: Implementing Transformative Student-Centered Pedagogies in the Neoliberal Academy: Constraints and Opportunities

The book is part of the Educational Innovations Series and seeks to include quality works putting light on the contemporary advances in the fields of theory and practice of educational pedagogies.

Editor: Dr. Frederic Fovet, Associate Professor, School of Education and Technology, Royal Roads University, Canada.

Quality unpublished works as chapters are invited to the book. The chapters should strictly be according to the coverage scope of the book.

 Topics covered by the book

Edited collection - Call for essay proposals: Interminable Rhetorics: Women and Gendered Labor in a Post-2020 Economy

updated: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:34am
Lynée Lewis Gaillet and Jessica McCrary, Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

We seek articles that explore how the conflation of 2020 events played out in the lives of women.

In 2020, women juggled professional careers and education, childcare and homeschooling, caregiving responsibilities for older family members, and unpaid household labor in the midst of a global pandemic. “Juggling” is perhaps too euphemistic a term for the kinds of pressures and decisions women made, willingly or not, in 2020. In a year that was at once the same experience and unique to every person, women know “the personal may be political, but the difficulties for women that feel personal are actually systemic” (Cheryl Glenn, Rhetorical Feminism and this Thing Called Hope, 73).

After the Pandemic: The State of English

updated: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:33am
Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

After the Pandemic: The State of English

Pedagogy 23.3

How has COVID-19 affected the already vastly altered landscape of post-secondary English studies, for good and/or for ill? After all, recent years have brought important, ever-growing attention to a range of inequities, even as the public continues to question the value of higher education and the humanities. COVID-19 has only magnified the terrain of higher education, which has been shifting economically, pedagogically, and technologically. Pedagogy invites both commentary and narrative pieces of no more than 15 pages addressing this broad question, from whatever part of the discipline you find yourself. 

 

Bridging the gap between workplace writing and professional writing instruction: New Directions in Business and Technical writing pedagogy

updated: 
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 5:13pm
Writing and Pedagogy
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

 

Writing and Pedagogy: Call for Papers for Special Issue

 

 

A gap has crept between what writing for the workplace requires and what professional and technical writing departments that were set up with the purpose of preparing our students for workplace writing are producing. The special issue of  Writing and Pedagogy intends to discuss ways that departments, instructor cohorts, and individual instructors  are bridging the gap through new approaches to syllabus design, discussion facilitation, digital feedback, incorporation of digital, social media spaces, and teaching innovations.

 

International Conference on Ecocriticism and Environmental Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:57pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

Multiple environmental crises are increasingly inescapable at both transnational and local levels and the role of the humanities in addition to technology and politics is more and more recognized as central for exploring and finding solutions. Representations of nature’s agency have become central to many studies conducted in literature, culture studies, philosophy, history, sociology or political science. This conference aims to explore the relationship between the physical environment and text in its broader meaning as well as analyse the social concerns raised by environmental crises.

Conference panels will be related, but not limited, to:

SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE CEA CRITIC: Impediments to Student Success

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:55pm
The CEA Critic, Journal of the College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 25, 2021

For this special issue of The CEA Critic, we seek essays that examine various obstacles to student learning in higher education. To be clear: we are not interested in essays that deal with teaching in the time of COVID per se—our special 2020 COVID issue took on that subject. Rather, now that the end of COVID seems not far off, what other obstacles are inhibiting the success of students?

International Conference on Image and Graphics (ICIG) 2021

updated: 
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 12:44pm
China Society of Image and Graphics, organized by Hainan University, supported by Springer.
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Call for Participation: 2021 11st International Conference on Image and Graphics (ICIG2021)

 

 

 

Please accept our apologies if you receive multiple copies of this call.

 

 

International Conference on Food Studies "Culinary Evolutions"

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:43pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

"Culinary Evolutions"

21-22 August 2021 – London/Onlineorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

Food is a basic foundation of culture and society, it is vital to our health and well-being and it plays a significant role in our everyday creative engagement with nature. The shifts in activities surrounding food acquisition, preparation and consumption are not only essential for learning a culinary tradition but for examining a broader societal change.

Careers Outside Academia

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:56pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

This popular roundtable discussion is back at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference 2021!

As the vision of an "academic career" changes, what are the options for someone who might be looking for a different path, or is looking to change careers after spending time in the academy?

Queer and Trans Foster Care: Intersectional Perspectives

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:54pm
Kody Muncaster
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Queer and trans people are overrepresented in the foster care system yet there are few initiatives to improve conditions for LGBTQ youth in care.

Call for Contributors: The Critical Instructional Design Reader

updated: 
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 11:24am
Sean Michael Morris / Hybrid Pedagogy
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Hybrid Pedagogy Books is pleased to announce this call for contributors for a new reader which will explore critical instructional design, a humanizing and problem-posing digital design approach grounded in the critical pedagogy of Paulo Freire. The collection will seek to feature voices from all over academia—designers and technologists, and also faculty, staff, and students—with a specific focus on voices from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, disabled, neurodivergent and other marginalized communities.

Humanities for the Greater Good

updated: 
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 8:56am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

This virtual (online) session welcomes papers on any aspect of the Humanities being used to increase quality of life, whether through public humanities, applied humanities, the arts, healthcare, social services, or other avenues; and, this year, papers that attempt to engage the conference theme of “City of God, City of Destruction” are particularly welcome.

PJSA2021: HEALTH, EQUITY, & PEACEBUILDING - Creating Healthy and Inclusive Communities

updated: 
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 10:44am
Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) & The Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (WIPCS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 23, 2021


HEALTH, EQUITY, and PEACEBUILDING

Creating Healthy and Inclusive Communities

Annual conference of

The Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) &

The Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (WIPCS)

 

Hosted by: Peacebuilding Programs and the College of Nursing

at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

 

OCTOBER 7-10, 2021

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society, 11(2)

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:01pm
Research Institute of Asian Women
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society, 11(2)

ISSN: 2093-5498 (Print) / 2671-969X (Online)

 

We are currently accepting manuscripts for OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society Vol.11 No.2 that will be published on July 31, 2021. To be considered for the upcoming issue, OMNES 11(2), please submit your manuscript by April 30, 2021.

 

About the Journal

CFP: Journals in Collaboration (MLA 2022; 1/6–1/9/22; DEADLINE 3/23/21)

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:04am
Janine Utell / Council of Editors of Learned Journals
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Journals in Collaboration 

Call for papers for a proposed non-guaranteed session sponsored by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals to be held (if accepted) at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, Jan. 6-9, 2022, in Washington D.C.

Metrics and Impact Factors in the Context of Humanities

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:04am
MLA 2022 Advisory Committee on the MLA International Bibliography
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 19, 2021

How do altmetrics, indicators beyond citation-based metrics, lend themselves to humanities? What remains invisible, uncounted, untold? Responsible metrics vis-à-vis the language of publication, dissemination channels or publication formats?

We invite short presentations (7-10 minutes) that address these questions for a session at the 2022 MLA Convention in Washington, DC.

Please submit an abstract of approximately 200 words.

Téa Rokolj, U of Ottawa

 

MLA 2022 CFP: Mental Health and Wellness in Graduate School

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:04am
The MLA Committee on the Status of Graduate Student in the Humanitie
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

The Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Humanities invites proposals that explore awareness, solutions, support, and resources for graduate students and graduate programs to address and improve mental health and wellness in all graduate students.

Deadline: March 15

Contact: Viana Hara  at vhara@uoregon.edu

Please send a 200-word abstract and a short bio.

 

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