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KNOWING SHAKESPEARE

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:15am
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

OHIO VALLEY SHAKESPEARE CONFERENCE 2018:
KNOWING SHAKESPEARE
YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY, OCTOBER 11-13, YOUNGSTOWN, OH

SUNY CoW DEADLINE EXTENSION! Why Writing Matters: Articulating the Value of Writing to Students, Administrators, and Faculty from Across the Disciplines

updated: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:15am
SUNY Council on Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

SUNY Council on Writing Conference (CoW) 2018

Call for Proposals

 

Theme: Why Writing Matters: Articulating the Value of Writing to Students, Administrators,

              and Faculty from Across the Disciplines

Dates: Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20, 2018

Location: Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY

Conference Website: https://sunycouncilonwriting.wordpress.com/2018-conference/

 

SAMLA 90 General Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 2:39pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 6, 2018

SAMLA 90: Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
November 2–4, 2018 ◆ Sheraton Birmingham ◆ Birmingham, Alabama

Putting on a Good Show: Professor as Performer

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 1:48pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA 2018, Bellingham, WA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Jill Carroll, writing for the Chronicle of Higher Education, argues that all instructors use a “teaching persona,” even those who unconsciously adopt what she calls a “default” persona. “If it [the default persona] works for you, consider yourself lucky,” she writes, “but if it doesn’t, the results can be messy.” This panel intends to address our teaching personae, and asks that participants consider the following questions (or any other questions that seem relevant to the issue at hand):

-Do you purposefully craft a persona for yourself, and if so, how have you gone about it?

-If at multiple universities, do you sample different approaches or personas?

-Who or what are your influences?

Career Construction Theory and Life Writing - Special Edition of 'Life Writing'

updated: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:24am
Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Over the last twenty years, a new form of career counselling practice has emerged, one that Mark Savickas (Career Counselling, 2011) refers to as career construction theory. Where earlier forms of vocational guidance utilised aptitude tests, statistical profiling and other forms of quantitative analysis, career construction takes a far more qualitative approach to employment counselling. By encouraging clients to see their careers as stories of which they are both the metaphorical authors and the main protagonists, career construction counsellors enable them to envisage the next chapter in those stories.

MLA 2019: Heuristics of Anxiety

updated: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 9:03am
MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

This panel explores the ways anxiety shapes, fuels, disrupts, and/or redirects our scholarship and our interactions with texts. Please send 300-word abstracts by March 15 to afw47 at cornell.edu.

SCMLA Technology in the Classroom Panel

updated: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:29am
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 20, 2018

The South Central Modern Language Association Technology in the Classroom session is currently searching for conference papers that discuss utilizing technology while teaching. Papers on any related topic will be considered for the session taking place during SCMLA's 75th Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas from October 11-14, 2018.

 

Please send an abstract of up to 200 words discussing how you effectively use technology in the classroom to jmart578@epcc.edu and axk173530@utdallas.edu

My Victorian Novel: an edited collection

updated: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 9:20pm
Annette R. Federico
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

 My Victorian Novel

Isobel Armstrong has lamented that the way we teach the Victorian novel, with enthusiasm and delight, is so different from the way we criticize it. I wonder if this is also partially true about the way we really read and experience Victorian novels, if there is a Wemmick-like division between the absorbed and happy reader, cozy and contented in the Castle, and the buttoned-up professor at the lectern or the laptop. Rereading Victorian fiction over time, for our classes or our scholarship, must at some level involve a relaxation of feeling, the evocation of memories, psychic immersion, and moral engagement––alongside critical distance, objectivity, or suspicion. 

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