category: professional topics

Crip Futurities: The Then and There of Disability Studies (Feb. 11-12, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Disability Studies Group
contact email: 
CRIPFUTURE2016@gmail.com

Crip Futurities: The Then and There of Disability Studies
keynote speakers: Ellen Samuels (UW-Madison) and Alison Kafer (Southwestern)

February 11-12, 2016
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Medical Humanities at ACLA (Submission 25 Sept 2015, Presentation 17-20 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa M DeTora/Hofstra University
contact email: 
lisa.m.detora@hofstra.edu

Medical Humanities: Reading the Body in the Medicine, Literature and the Visual Arts

[UPDATE] NeMLA 2016 Pedagogy Roundtable / Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
birdsal5@msu.edu

The Bane of Their Existence: Making Interdisciplinary Humanities Matter

ACLA Seminar: "Forms of Passivity", March 17-20 2016, Harvard U; Abstracts due Sept 23

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
dadamosm@mcmaster.ca; garcicl@mcmaster.ca

In a context where the active (voice, body, citizen) remains the privileged mode of life, the possibility of imagining passivity as a political alternative has been a major lure for critical and polit

CEA 2016 Annual Conference -- "Creation" in Law & Literature and True Crime

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
wardj@phsc.edu

For its 2016 meeting, the College English Association invites papers and panels that explore the literary, the rhetorical, the pedagogical, and the professional "creations" of our fields.

Canadian Writers' Summit/CCWWP Toronto, June 15-19, 2016/ deadline Nov 2/15

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs
contact email: 
shenstra@ryerson.ca

See our Call for Papers/Panels online http://www.ccwwp.ca/conference/2016/cfp

update, Call for Participation, International Conference Young Translators and Interpreters in an Europe of Post-Communication

full name / name of organization: 
Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, department of Applied Modern Languages
contact email: 
colocviulma@yahoo.com

The Directorate-General for Translation, the European Commission
The Department of Applied Modern Languages
Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj
and
The Centre for Language Industries (CLI)

"Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

[Reminder] Adventures in Hybridity: Expanding the Boundaries of the Composition Classroom / NeMLA 2016, Hartford, CT March 17-20

full name / name of organization: 
William Magrino / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wmagrino@rci.rutgers.edu

The classroom practices of composition studies, known for decades as a staid facet of undergraduate pedagogy, has been opened up due to opportunities afforded by the Internet.

Call for Papers: GRFDT Research Monograph Series

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism
contact email: 
editor@grfdt.com

Original research articles along with abstracts are invited from scholars for Working Paper Series. The papers should be about 5000-6000 words.

Ninth Global Studies Conference - Rethinking Global Space in the Age of the Anthropocene: Futures of Ecological Interdependence

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@onglobalization.com

NINTH GLOBAL STUDIES CONFERENCE
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
30 June - 1 July 2016
CALL FOR PAPERS

2016 Diversity Conference - “Human Diversity and the Environment – Mapping Difference in the Era of the Anthropocene”

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ondiversity.com

SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES & NATIONS
The University of Granada, Granada, Spain
27-29 July 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

2016 Conference on the Arts in Society - 'The Practice of Art in the Age of the Anthropocene'

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@artsinsociety.com

ELEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE ARTS IN SOCIETY
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
10-12 August 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Countering Contingency 2016: Reshaping Academic Labor

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Workers Association of the United Steelworkers
contact email: 
jcech@usw.org

Countering Contingency 2016: Reshaping Academic Labor

Hosted by the Academic Workers Association of the United Steelworkers, Pittsburgh, PA
April 15-17, 2016

Imperial Publics

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA / Boston / March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
mulholland@ncsu.edu; tagathoc@hunter.cuny.edu

This seminar seeks to rethink public sphere theory and the idea of counterpublics through the lens of imperial history and the global circulation of texts along imperial circuits from the eighteenth century through the twentieth.

Researching our Teaching Practices panel for ACCUTE 2016. Deadline November 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian Colleges and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
kmanarin@mtroyal.ca

Researching our Teaching Practices: A member-organized panel during ACCUTE's conference May 28-31, part of Congress 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

The 8th Annual Medicine and the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference, Sam Houston State University, March 17-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Paul W. Child/Sam Houston State University
contact email: 
eng_pwc@shsu.edu

The 8th Annual Medicine and the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

Sam Houston State University
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Huntsville, Texas
March 17-18, 2016

Greening the Gap: Rhetoric, Literature, and the Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15602

Tensions between rhetoric and literary studies are long-standing. For example, poetry and other types of literary texts were subsumed by rhetoric for the greater part of two millennia.

Assessment in Composition & Literature Courses; deadline, Nov. 1, 2015; conference dates, 3/30-4/2, 2016, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst/College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals, www.cea-web.org; queries, cernst@hilbert.edu

• What Do Students Learn & How Do We Know They Have Learned It?: Closing the Loop Through Assessment in Composition & Literature Courses

Accommodating Disability Through Accessibility in Eng. Classroom; deadline, 11/1/15; conference dates, 3/30-4/2/16, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst/College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals, www.cea-web.org; queries, cernst@hilbert.edu

Universal Design & Other Challenges: Accommodating Disability Through Accessibility in the English Classroom

Service Learning in English Courses; proposal deadline Nov. 1, 2015; conference dates, 3/30-4/1, 2016, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst, College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals, www.cea-web.org; queries, cernst@hilbert.edu

Service Learning in English Courses—Composition and Literature: How Far Have We Come?

Active Learning/IT in Literature or Composition Classroom, deadline Nov. 1, 2015, for 3/30-4/2, 2016 conference in Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst, College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals to www.cea-web.org; queries to cernst@hilbert.edu

• Stimulating Awareness/Provoking Engagement:
Metacognition, Active Learning, & Supportive
Technology in the Literature or Composition
Classroom

[SECOND UPDATE] NeMLA Panel, On the Limits of Computational Analysis (Due September 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonathan Dickstein / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jonathan.dickstein@alumni.cgu.edu

The following will be a panel at next year's NeMLA Conference, set to take place between March 17 and March 20 in Hartford, Connecticut. Submit abstracts by September 30, 2015.

JOSAAC: AN ANNUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF SCIENCE,ARTS AND COMMERCE, PUBLICATION CELL, DKD COLLEGE, DERGAON

full name / name of organization: 
JOSAAC: AN ANNUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF SCIENCE,ARTS AND COMMERCE, PUBLICATION CELL, DKD COLLEGE, DERGAON
contact email: 
josaacdkdc@gmail.com

JOSAAC AN ANNUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, ARTS AND COMMERCE, PUBLICATION CELL, DKD COLLEGE, DERGAON, ASSAM (ISSN 2348-0602) invites article submissions by for its January' 2016 Issue.

Craft Critique Culture: Bridging Divides (April 8-9, 2016: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Nesbit / Lydia Maunz-Breese / Heidi Renée Aijala (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

16th Annual Craft Critique Culture Graduate Conference
April 8-9, 2016
Bridging Divides
University of Iowa

Roundtable: Breaching Boundaries Amongst Black Diasporic and Queer Communities

full name / name of organization: 
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
embarrett858@gmail.com & echanzatorres@westminstercollege.edu

This roundtable discussion seeks participants whose work rethinks the relationship between Black diasporic and queer activism in academic spaces.

CFP Encylopedia of Spanish Literature Film Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Salvador Jimenez Murguia, PhD Akita Internaitonal University
contact email: 
smurguia@aiu.ac.jp

Encyclopedia of Spanish Literature Film Adaptations

Speaking Her Mind: Canadian Women and Public Presence

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary / Mount Allison University
contact email: 
speakinghermind@ucalgary.ca

20-22 October 2016
University of Calgary
www.speakinghermind.ca

Teaching 18th-century British Literature: Interdisciplinary Approaches

full name / name of organization: 
Tonya J. Moutray / NEMLA 2016
contact email: 
moutrt@sage.edu

This roundtable explores interdisciplinary methods of approaching the teaching of 18th-century British and Anglophone literature, including Restoration and Romantic literatures.

Feminist Pedagogy: Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Feminist Pedagogy in the Two-Year College

UPDATE: Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century: NEMLA 2014, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century

The Pedagogical (Re)Turn

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016 (March 17 - 20, 2016)
contact email: 
justin.hayes@quinnipiac.edu

Twenty years ago, Gerald Graff mused in “The Pedagogical Turn” that the future of theory would be in its reapplication from literature to pedagogy.

Managing the Adviser-Graduate Student Relationship (March 16-20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

How are advisers best prepared to work with graduate students? How can we prepare graduate students to be, to borrow Leonard Cassuto’s language, “the CEOs of their own graduate education”?

“Language Centers and Specialization(s)”

full name / name of organization: 
RANACLES
contact email: 
linda.terrier@univ-tlse2.fr

Call for papers

23rd RANACLES Conference

“Language Centers and Specialization(s)”

University of Toulouse – Jean Jaurès, France

November 26-28, 2015

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