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Access: Fundamental Issues, Journal Special Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 1:46pm
Joseph Donica, Leah Richards, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Growing out of two panels on access in higher education at the 2021 Modern Language Association's annual convention, this special journal issue will focus on the fundamental issues of access that plague American higher education. We will send the special issue proposal to several journals that take a radical approach to pedagogy in higher education.

Transforming and Transcending Single Stories: PAMLA Conference Session

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:59pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Plesae submit to this virtual (online) panel of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA):

The panel on "Transforming and Transcending Single Stories" invites proposals that address how we can challenge, transform, and transcend single stories so that we break current stereotypes, discriminatory practices, assumptions, and myths about what is different, alien, and unknown. Conscious attempts to resist single narratives prompt us to pay attention to efforts that exclude and undermine diverse perspectives, and that limit our understanding of who we are, how we view others, and the choices we make when we interact face-to-face or through social media on a local, national, and global level.

SAMLA 2021- Digital and Digitized Archives in the First-Year Writing Classroom

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:59pm
Danielle N. Gilman, Georgia Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

How can we use born-digital and digitized archives and archival education resources to support research and instruction in the first-year writing classroom? This roundtable session invites presentations of 5-7 minutes that discuss the practical application of these resources. The conference theme encourages us to consider the “tools we use to come together” and also their related challenges. In this vein, presentations that discuss the use of specific digital and digitized materials and also describe the challenges of working with these resources during periods of remote and/or hybrid teaching are especially welcome.

Listening and Polyphony: Philosophy, Aesthetics, Arts - The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 64 (1/2022)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:58pm
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Listening and Polyphony: Philosophy, Aesthetics, Arts

The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 64 (1/2022)

Editors:

Ineta Kivle (University of Latvia, Riga)

Lenart Škof (Science and Research Centre, Koper)

Maja Bjelica (Science and Research Centre, Koper)

Submission Deadline: October 31, 2021

Call for Session Proposals: 53rd Annual NeMLA Convention

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:56pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 29, 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 Valeria Luiselli, author of the prize-winning Lost Children Archive (the 2022 novel for “NeMLA Reads Together”), will give our opening address and that Professor Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, has graciously agreed to be our 2022 keynote.

The Comedy of Ricky Gervais: Critical Essays

updated: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 1:43pm
K. A. Wisniewski
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

For over twenty years, Ricky Gervais has entertained audiences with a brand of comedy all his own. The groundbreaking sitcom The Office pioneered the mockumentary genre and has influenced countless programs. Subsequent projects have continued to propel comedy into  new directions, forms, and platforms.

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

updated: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 1:39pm
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.

 

NO WRITER IS AN ISLAND: BUILDING COMMUNITY IN THE WRITING CLASSROOM

updated: 
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 10:53am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association/SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 21, 2021

NO WRITER IS AN ISLAND: BUILDING COMMUNITY IN THE WRITING CLASSROOM

SAMLA SPECIAL SESSION FOR SAMLA 93, taking place in Atlanta, GA., November 4-6, 2021

Problems B Us: Currents in Electracy

updated: 
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 2:32pm
K. A. Wisniewski
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

Lead Investigators

K. A. Wisniewski, American Antiquarian Society
Scott D. Sundvall, University of Memphis
Sergio C. Figueiredo, Kennesaw State University

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Writers Association of Northern Appalachia 2021 Conference

updated: 
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:04pm
Writers Association of Northern Appalachia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

The Writers Association of Northern Appalachia (WANA) invites proposals for presentations, workshops, and readings for our upcoming conference to be held September 10-12, 2021 at Oglebay Park and Resort in Wheeling, West Virginia. We welcome submissions from writers living in, from, or writing about the region of northern Appalachia. 

 

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Call for Book Chapter Proposals | Edited Collection: Debating Advertising: Ethics, Effectiveness, & Creativity

updated: 
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 11:51am
Kathleen Vandenberg | Boston University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

This book seeks to showcase current academic debates and multiple disciplinary perspectives on adversiting. The contributions in this book will help create a comprehensive overview of of academic discourse on contemporary advertiting. Perspectives on the ethics of advertising, the challenges to measuring advertising’s impact, and the importance of professional creativity are particularly encouraged. Proposed chapters might address whether advertising is purely manipulative, whether it encourages over consumption, whether it creates monopolies, or whether it serves primarily to make the rich even richer.

Short Fiction: The City Speaks. How Should We Answer? (Special Session)

updated: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 1:03pm
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Pacific Ancient and Modern Langauage Association (PAMLA) 2021 CONFERENCE, LAS VEGAS/Online: Thursday 11th November - Sunday 14th November 14 2021

This is an online/virtual session.

What stories does a city tell us, and how do we pass them on? How can we use stories to interpret a world where time and the outside is obscured? Should we weave narratives of a capitalist utopia or a dystopian warning? This virtual (online) session invites submissions of original, unpublished short stories of 2,000 to 3,000 words, linked to the PAMLA 2021 theme. The writers will read their stories, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

Inside the Anthropocene: Critical Media Literacy & the SARS-CoV2 Pandemic SARS-

updated: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 10:27am
Heather Palmer University of Tennessee
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

 

 Invitation to submit to the International Journal of Critical Media Literacy Special Issue: 

Inside the Anthropocene: Critical Media Literacy & the SARS-CoV2 Pandemic 

SARS-CoV2 has created a global health emergency with real human cost that has also manifested as a media spectacle. This special issue will focus on the ways many different media platforms work as a kind of cultural pedagogy, a pedagogy that depends on the replication and distribution of certain forms of biopolitical power. 

Communication Ethics in Urban Settings

updated: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:22pm
16th National Communication Ethics Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

16th National Communication Ethics Conference

Communication Ethics in Urban Settings

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Date: June 8-10, 2021


The 16th Biennial Communication Ethics Conference will be held virtually June 8–10, 2021. The conference is sponsored by the Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies of Duquesne University and the Communication Ethics Institute.

NOTE: The conference venue is shifting to an online format in order to accommodate the circumstances of COVID-19.

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

updated: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:20pm
Lynée Lewis Gaillet and Jessica McCrary, Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

Edited collection: Call for essay proposals

Interminable Rhetorics: Women and Gendered Labor in a Post-2020 Economy

Editors: Lynée Lewis Gaillet and Jessie McCrary, Georgia State University

lgaillet@gsu.edu and jmccrary@gsu.edu

 

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

Call for Book Chapter Proposals / The Invisible Professor: A Blueprint for Adjunct Faculty

updated: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 3:59pm
Dr. Natalie M. Dorfeld / Florida Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

Call for Book Chapter Proposals / The Invisible Professor: A Blueprint for Adjunct Faculty

Let’s be honest for a moment.  Right now, higher education is a giant !@#$ show. 

1.  Enterprising graduate students are in limbo because of departmental cuts and new caps on M.A. and Ph.D. programs.   

2.  Adjuncts are being forced back into the classrooms, many lacking adequate insurance, while COVID-19 spreads like wildfire. 

3.  Chairs and deans are running around with their heads cut off due to projected enrollment and budget woes.  Some smaller institutions may be forced to close their iron gates forever.

“Behold, I am doing a new thing”: Literary Form in Bayliss, Melville, and Olson - ALA 2021

updated: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 8:11am
Jonathan Bayliss Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 25, 2021

The Jonathan Bayliss Society (www.jonathanbayliss.org) invites proposals for papers to be presented at a roundtable at the 2021 American Literature Association annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts, July 7-11, 2021.

 Please note: If a selected panelist is unable to travel to Boston because of the Pandemic, we may allow an electronic presentation, such as through Zoom.

“Behold, I am doing a new thing”: Literary Form in Bayliss, Melville, and Olson

Religious Dispute and Toleration in Early Modern Literature and History.

updated: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:22am
University Toulouse-Jean Jaurès (France)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 26, 2021

 

 

Appel à communications : Dispute et tolérance religieuse dans l’Angleterre de la Renaissance / Religious Dispute and Toleration in Early Modern English Literature and History. En ligne / Online (4 juin 2021 / 4th June 2021).

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"Narratives of Temporality: Continuities, Discontinuities, Ruptures"

updated: 
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 11:03am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

This conference will provide a deeper look into the dynamic and complex relation between construction, codes, language, expression, on one side and the crisis of representations, traumas, discontinuities and tensions in discourses, on the other. This will be conducted according to three research areas:

  1. The anachronism

  2. Narratives and discourse

  3. The temporality of trauma and subjectivity

Omission

updated: 
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 10:51am
Patrick Gill, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 12, 2021

Omission as the purposeful withholding of a component from a text or other work of art, is an aesthetic practice looking back on a long history. From the simple statement to the effect that a particular idea cannot be adequately expressed, via the deliberate practice of choosing which scenes not to represent on stage, to the sudden collapse of a text into an unexpected silence, omission can be a powerful aesthetic strategy. Be it through deliberate incompletion, through the absence of language or characters, or through a dearth of contextual information leaving an abundance of interpretive gaps, such instances of omission are based on three main ideas:

POETRY, COMICS, PROSE: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

updated: 
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 10:50am
Women in Comics International
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

WinC Magazine is the official publication for Women in Comics Collective International (WinC), which was founded in May 2012.Summer 2021 Issue Submissions CallJune 2021 | Theme: Dear Summer... When you think of Summer, what words come to mind? Sun, sand, and grilling or humidity, firecrackers, and sweat?

SAMLA 93 - Social Networks, Social Distances

updated: 
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 10:36am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 16, 2021

SAMLA's 93rd Annual ConferenceSocial Networks, Social DistancesNovember 4–6, 2021Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center
Atlanta, Georgia

New Writing Journal seeks Creative Writing Studies articles

updated: 
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 7:54am
New Writing journal (Routledge/Taylor and Francis)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing (Routledge)seeks high quality articles in the field of Creative Writing Studies

The journal (founded in 2003) provides a widely recognized international forum and an opportunity, through worldwide distribution, to reach engaged audiences in Creative Writing Studies, Creative Writing teaching, Creative Writing practice and Creative Writing research.

Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

updated: 
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 4:56am
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 20, 2021

The editors invite contributions to Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic expression and representation. While maintaining a strong literary focus, the annual also inquires into practices of the symbolic across discourses in media ranging from the cinema and painting to opera, sculpture and other arts.

Critical Thinking and Writing Pedagogy

updated: 
Sunday, February 14, 2021 - 8:14pm
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 15, 2021

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing invites submissions for Volume 9 (2021). For more information, please see the journal's listing at The WAC Clearinghouse: https://wac.colostate.edu/double-helix/ 

"Communicating Inclusivity and Diversity in the Workplace"

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:51am
Association for Business Communication and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 7, 2021

2022 ABC MLA CFP:

"Communicating Inclusivity and Diversity in the Workplace"

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Washington, D.C.

Dates: 6–9 January 2022

Full name of organization: Association for Business Communication

Contact email: wbrown@midland.edu 

Due date for abstracts: 07 March 2021

2021 Rhetoric of Health and Medicine Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:50am
Rhetoric of Health and Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Overview

The Rhetoric of Health and Medicine (RHM) Symposium is a mix of highly competitive, open-call papers and invited participants, which results in a diverse gathering of folks from graduate students to full professors from a variety of disciplines and fields. The RHM symposium seeks to bring together humanities and social scientific research traditions in a rhetorically focused way to allow scholars to build new interdisciplinary theories, methodologies, and insights that can impact our understanding of health, medicine, illness, healing, and wellness. The 2021 RHM Symposium will be held virtually on September 9 & 10.

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