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Cultivating a Consent Culture: Teaching Rhetoric, Writing, and Sexual Violence

updated: 
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 8:45pm
Northeast Modern Language Association 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Panel Proposal for NeMLA 2018 Conference on “Global Spaces, Local Landscapes, and Imagined Words"

April 12-15, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA

https://www.buffalo.edu/nemla/convention/callforpapers.html 

 

 

 

“Cultivating a Consent Culture: Teaching Rhetoric, Writing, and Sexual Violence"

 

 

Reminder: The Things We Carry: Strategies for Recognizing and Negotiating Emotional Labor in Writing Program Administration

updated: 
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 3:04pm
Courtney Adams Wooten, Jacob Babb, Kristi Murray Costello, Kate Navickas, editors
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Affect and emotion have long been staples of WPA scholarship, field stories, and lore. In fact, Diana George’s iconic collection, Kitchen Cooks, Plate Twirlers & Troubadours: Writing Program Administrators Tell Their Stories, includes several chapters dedicated to the emotional labor of WPAs, such as Mary Pinard’s “Surviving the Honeymoon: Bliss and Anxiety in a WPA’s First Year or Appreciating the Plate Twirler’s Art,” in which she discusses the isolation and pressure of a do-it-yourself approach, and Doug Hesse’s “The WPA as Father, Husband, Ex,” in which he discusses the roots and implications of his perpetual feeling of provisional access and his need to be a prover and a provider, all rooted in his working class background (47).

Fake News and Weaponized Defamation: Global Perspectives

updated: 
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:35am
Dr. Michael M. Epstein / Southwestern Law School
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 25, 2017

 

 

 

Call for Papers Fake News and Weaponized Defamation: Global Perspectives
January 26, 2018
Southwestern Law School Campus
3050 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010 Abstract deadline: September 25, 2017Completed paper deadline:  January 5, 2018 

 

 

The Journal of International Media & Entertainment Law (JIMEL), in association with the Southwestern Law Review and Southwestern International Law Journal, invites the submission of papers that fit within our 2018 theme.

 

Concept Note:

papers sought for a book to be titled How We Teach Shakespeare: Teachers and Directors Reflect on Approaching the Playwright with Their Students

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:37pm
Sidney Homan, English Department, University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

 

            My colleague Brian Rhinehart and I have a book coming out in February from Bloomsbury/Methuen, Comedy Acting for Theatre: The Art and Craft of Performing in Comedies.  I have now proposed a second book to the press, with a tentative title of How We Teach Shakespeare: Teachers and Directors Reflect on Approaching the Playwright with Their Students

Contingent

updated: 
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:34pm
Contingent Labor in the Profession Committee, Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 25, 2017

The Contingent Labor in the Profession Committee is now accepting submissions for the Contingent Blog. At a minimum, we are seeking two bloggers per week for approximately 10 weeks, beginning the week of September 25. Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to contingency, history and campus culture.  Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:

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