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Unfurling Unflattening: Tracing Pedagogical Possibilities within Higher Education (FINAL CALL; deadline 10/15/21)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:45am
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Unfurling Unflattening:  Tracing Pedagogical Possibilities within Higher Education

 

NOTE TO PROSPECTIVE CONTRIBUTORS:  This is a final call for papers for an edited volume on teaching—and teaching with—Nick Sousanis’s graphic work Unflattening in higher education.  Additional potential contributions are being sought.  The volume has interest from MIT Press, and is in the later stages of review.

 

CFP Balancing Acts: Finding Time for Work and Scholarship (Roundtable) (9/30/21; NeMLA 3/10-13/2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:44am
Michael Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

CFP Balancing Acts: Finding Time for Work and Scholarship (Roundtable)

 

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture

For the 53rd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

To convene at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, Maryland, from 10-13 March 2022

Proposals due by 30 September 2021

 

CFP Saving the Day: Advice on Publishing in Popular Culture Research (Roundtable) (9/30/21; NeMLA 3/10-13/2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:44am
Michael Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

CFP Saving the Day: Advice on Publishing in Popular Culture Research (Roundtable)

 

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture

For the 53rd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

To convene at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, Maryland, from 10-13 March 2022

Proposals due by 30 September 2021

 

Emerging and Dismantling: Feminist Killjoys Confront SSSL’s Past and Present

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:38am
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 20, 2021

CFP // Emerging and Dismantling: Feminist Killjoys Confront SSSL’s Past and PresentThe Society for the Study of Southern Literature Biennial Conference February 17-20, 2022 | Atlanta, GAhttp://southernlit.org/conference/ This lightning roundtable extends the conversation established in SSSL’s 2018 Closing Plenary wherein the organization’s community began an open-forum dialogue about its history and ongoing manifestations of sexism, racism, and elitism—among many other oppressive structures that have been integral to the organization and discipline.

OPEN CALL - Teaching Behind the Screens, a Collection of Memoirs

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:45pm
Katherine D. Kalagher, Ed.D., Liz Lane, Ed.D., and Cynthia J. Murphy, MA, ABD
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

It is a pleasure to invite all educators from around the world to share their stories of teaching during the pandemic through written memoir.  We are seeking previously unpublished visceral narratives from all levels K-12 and higher education, and writings across all disciplines.  The collection is organized by Katherine D. Kalagher, Ed.D., Liz Lane, Ed.D., and Cynthia J. Murphy, MA, ABD, veteran educators from the Northeast.  Please share your truth, no holds barred, as part of an anthology of voices that will delve deeper into educators’ personal experiences, and reveal the challenging and transformative nature of teaching during the pandemic. 

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ICEA 2021: 86th Annual Conference

updated: 
Monday, August 2, 2021 - 12:07pm
Indiana College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 5, 2021

ICEA 2021: Keep Calm and Conference On

86th Annual Conference

October 15, 2021

Entirely Virtual, via Zoom

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International Conference: Memory and the Unconscious

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:49am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Does the body remember what the mind tries to forget? The psychoanalytic tradition grew out of Sigmund Freud's interest in hysteria, and the body's capacity to record painful events in the guise of psychosomatic symptoms. The painful narrative that becomes 'unspeakable' gains potency as it roams around the body, possessing various parts of us. Instead of a wandering womb (originally believed to be the cause of hysteria), it is the banished signifier that wanders, seeking expression.

Gender Research Workshop: “The Female Gaze in Cinema”

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:49am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 20, 2021

Film has long been a male-dominated industry, but for decades female directors against all odds have made an indelible mark on cinema. Today there is growing recognition of the important contributions made by women to the world of moving image, with audiences calling for more opportunities to be given to female screenwriters, cinematographers, editors, producers, performers and directors in a bid to defeat gender inequality.

Lecture and Workshop: "Ecofeminist Readings of Life on Earth"

updated: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:48am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

What is ecological discourse? How do feminist principles inform one’s  environmental awareness? The session commences with a lecture that revolves around some of the tenets of ecocriticism and introduces participants to the ecofeminist worldview. Our intention is to create  ecodiscourse as a powerful commentary against transnational (industrial) policies and political grids that sanction ecological  deterioration and human exploitation. In the workshop, participants are asked to formulate their unique approach to specific literary excerpts, develop critical judgments and formulate comparative  approaches to ecocide.

Poststructuralism, Deconstruction, and the Novel

updated: 
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 1:55pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Poststructuralism, Deconstruction, and the Novel

From Maryann P. DiEdwardo

 

 

Call for Abstracts for 53rd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association, which will take place on March 10-13, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland. 

 

Poststructuralism, Deconstruction, and the Novel  (Panel)

 

Call for abstracts:

Link: 

https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/19137

 

Comparative Literature / World Literatures (non-European Languages

 

Mentorship as Intersectional Feminist Practice (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:22pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Mentorship can bolster academic success, work-life balance, and feelings of belonging. Yet finding mentors is often challenging, and mentoring experiences vary widely. Mentoring programs are typically addressed to graduate students and early-career faculty, leaving mid-career faculty with few sources of formal mentorship. Mentoring relationships can be complicated by incompatible expectations. As recent scholarship on mentoring has shown, mentoring can replicate as well as challenge dominant institutional power structures.

"It's Dangerous to Go Alone": Building Community Beyond the Workshop (NeMLA 2022 Conference in Baltimore, MD)

updated: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:22pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

We are currently seeking craft essays, personal essays, and more for a creative panel entitled "'It's Dangerous to Go Alone': Building Community Beyond the Workshop" at the Northeast Modern Language Association's 2022 conference in Baltimore, MD, from March 10-13, 2022.  

CFP - Lawyers and the Legal System in Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:22pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

CFP - LAWYERS AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM IN POPULAR CULTURE 

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 

43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022 

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center 

Albuquerque, New Mexico 

http://www.southwestpca.org 

Submissions open on August 1, 2021 

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2021 

 

Mental Health & Wellness in Graduate School (GSC Session)

updated: 
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 11:24am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA 2022) Graduate Student Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Mental health related challenges among graduate students have long been known as a serious concern across universities throughout the world. Findings from a recent survey of graduate students across numerous fields of study, countries, and institutions suggest that graduate students are over six times more likely to experience anxiety and depression than the general population (Evans et. al 2018). Women, LGBTQ students and graduate students from other, minoritized, underrepresented groups in universities are even more vulnerable to such issues.

Conference Paper Transformations (GSC-sponsored Session) (Roundtable)

updated: 
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 11:24am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA 2022) Graduate Student Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

 

Graduate students who come to NeMLA get professionalization practice at writing and delivering conference papers. After the show is over, what becomes of those rich documents and the feedback you received on your work?

This GSC-sponsored roundtable aims to give practical advice to graduate students and others, particularly early career and precariously employed professionals, regarding strategies for developing your recently delivered paper into a publishable manuscript. We particularly encourage proposals that cover a variety of publishing opportunities, including small presses and open access journals. Possible discussion points include:

Choosing the right publication to target

Open access journals

Traversing the Terrain: Navigating Grad School’s Hidden Curriculum (GSC Session)

updated: 
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 11:24am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA 2022) Graduate Student Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

How does one prepare for a comprehensive exam? Who would make for the best members of a dissertation committee, and how should one ask them for help? What kind of relationship should one have with other graduate students? How does one move from being an undergraduate to a graduate student?

What We Are And What We Can Be: On Leadership Expectations Among Graduate Students (GSC Session)

updated: 
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 11:24am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA 2022) Graduate Student Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The shifting landscape of academia has necessitated that leadership approaches and leadership training also be adapted to remain abreast with the rapid changes taking place in the world. While the impact of neoliberal trends in the university would lead one to believe in the primacy of maximum self-actualization to improve one’s prospects in a hypercompetitive market, there also exists a strong counter-ideological movement that aims to develop servant-leaders who would pave the way for ethical decision making, public-oriented activity, and participatory management.

NEMLA 2021: Family Inheritance in Original Creative Work

updated: 
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 10:58am
Betina Entzminger/Bloomsburg University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Writers inherit much from their families: stories, material wealth, trauma, discipline, genetic traits, knowledge, and other legacies. What do we do with this heritage and how do we make it our own in our original creative productions? Will the legacy become a heirloom seed that produces exquisite blooms or a hereditary disorder that wilts inspiration on the vine? Bestselling memoirists Mary Karr, Sherman Alexie, Ocean Vuong, and many others have famously shaped family trauma into achingly poignant works of art, begging us to ask if such pain is a necessary ingredient of their success.

Literature Beyond Bars

updated: 
Monday, June 21, 2021 - 3:34pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Northeast MLA's 53rd CONVENTION
Baltimore, MD
March 10-13, 2022

Don’t you realize that we are worms

born to become angelic butterflies,

that fly towards justice without impediment?

– Dante Alighieri, Purgatorio 10. 124–6

 

Getting Social in Language Class: Language Acquisition through Social Media

updated: 
Monday, June 21, 2021 - 3:32pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Short description:

The social media that most college students regularly use facilitate the acquisition of communicative skills, as well as the creation of a classroom community that aids in learning. This panel will explore how social media can be used in the language classroom to promote real-world language proficiency.

Abstract:

Call for Papers, 53rd Annual NeMLA Convention

updated: 
Monday, June 21, 2021 - 2:50pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 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. Please submit abstracts at https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/CFP by September 30, 2021. The conference will be sponsored and hosted by Johns Hopkins University in collaboration with NeMLA’s administrative host institution, the University at Buffalo. For more information, please visit buffalo.edu/nemla/convention.html.

6th Annual National Society for Minorities in Honors Conference, October 14-16, 2021, Ball State University

updated: 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 10:46am
Annual National Society for Minorities in Honors
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

6th Annual Conference | October 14-16, 2021 | Ball State University

“Beyond Diversity: Antiracism & Intersectionality in Honors”

The Ball State University Honors College welcomes you to the 6th Annual National Society for Minorities in Honors Conference, which will be hosted on-campus October 14-16, 2021, beginning Thursday at noon and ending Saturday at noon.

Call for Papers: Peer Review and the Pandemic

updated: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:01pm
F1000Research
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Call for Papers

Title: Peer Review and the Pandemic
Deadline: 1 September 2021

The World of Alt-Ac

updated: 
Friday, June 4, 2021 - 11:12am
Trisha Kannan
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference, November 4–6, 2021, Atlanta, Georgia

This session of SAMLA 93 invites proposals for a roundtable discussion about Alt-Ac (Alternative-Academic) experiences and opportunities. Anyone with a graduate degree working in a career outside of academia or within the academy and not teaching is encouraged to apply. By July 15, 2021, please send a CV and a brief description of how you would contribute to the discussion to Dr. Trisha Kannan at trisha@concisionmatters.com.

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

updated: 
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 3:02am
Educational Innovations Series
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 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

Memory Poetics of Architectural Form(ation)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 4:38pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 12, 2021

 

Online Course

 

Course dates: 14 August - 5 September 2021

Schedule breakdown

3 modules / 30 hours including

  • lectures/discussions  (3 meetings)
  • reading/watching
  • studying/writing
  • final assignment in the form of an essay

Duration: 3 weeks long

Course overview

International Conference: "Dreaming into Reality"

updated: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 4:38pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Dreams used to be the Surrealists' favourite terrain to explore, while their interpretation a modus operandi for investigating human psyche 'fossilized' by the pressures of an increasingly urbanized society, war trauma, while doing so against the background of nascent science of psychoanalysis. For this purpose they devised creative strategies like automatic writing, collage, or exquisite corpse to break away from internalized constraints.

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