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A Digital Space to Call Home

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 2:15pm
MediaCommons
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 3, 2019

Each month, the MediaCommons Field Guide hosts a different conversation in Media Studies, Digital Humanities, and Culture Studies asking contributors to connect their interests or research to a core conceptual question. 

We are seeking contributors to shape diverse and intriguing conversations for our May 2019 issue, A Digital Space to Call Home, asking broadly:

How does homelessness and transience translate in digital spaces? 

The responses we hope to compile in this issue can (but need not exclusively) address:

SEMANTIC RELATIONS AND PERSONAL NAMES

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:47am
ANS Panel at MLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

 

The American Name Society (ANS)

is issuing its

Call for Papers

for the ANS panel at the 

Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention

9-12 January 2020, Seattle

 

Semantic relations and personal names

Race, Age, & Futurities

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:09am
MLA Convention 2020 (guaranteed session)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

Proposals invited for a guaranteed interdisciplinary panel that examines the intersections of race, age, and imagined futures--including those that are hopeful, destructive, or endangered. Please send 250-word proposal and 2-page c.v.

Panel sponsored by TC Age Studies.

Proposal deadline extended to March 18, 2019.

https://mla.confex.com/mla/2020/webprogrampreliminary/Paper9264.html 

The International Interdisciplinary Conference: CHANGES IN NARRATIVE STRATEGIES IN CONTEXT OF THE SPECIFICITY OF THE ORAL AND WRITTEN TRADITION

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:55am
CENTER FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH OF RELATIONS BETWEEN ORAL AND WRITTEN TRADITION UNIVERSITY OF WROCŁAW
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

CENTER FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH OF RELATIONS BETWEEN ORAL AND WRITTEN TRADITION

UNIVERSITY OF WROCŁAW

 

invites to

 

The International Interdisciplinary Conference:

CHANGES IN NARRATIVE STRATEGIES IN CONTEXT OF THE SPECIFICITY OF THE ORAL AND WRITTEN TRADITION

4th-6th of December 2019 Wrocław (Poland)

 

Call for Papers

 

Podcasting Poetics

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:51am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

11-12 October 2019

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

 

Alyn Euritt (Leipzig)

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

 

 

SAMLA SPECIAL SESSION: VOICE, IDENTITY AND CONFIDENCE IN WRITING: WAC STRATEGIES THAT WORK

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 9:10am
Josef Vice/Purdue University Global
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

JOIN US AT SAMLA, 2019, https://samla.memberclicks.net/

November 8-10, 2019, Atlanta GA

This SAMLA Special Sessions panel welcomes presentations that examine effective strategies for building writing confidence, voice, and identity in writing intensive courses or Writing Across Discipline courses. The panel is particularly interested in strategies used by teachers of courses other than first year composition itself but that are possibly transferable to the FY composition classroom. Interactive presentations are a plus! 

[MLA] Nabokov and Contemporary Writing: Official Panel of the Nabokov Society

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:16am
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society invites paper proposals on 'Nabokov and Contemporary Writing' for its guaranteed panel at the MLA 2020 Meeting in Seattle next January. We are interested in papers on how living writers - whether novelists, poets, playwrights, or writers of creative non-fiction - have drawn on Nabokov's work, whether in celebration or in criticism. How does Nabokov continue to be a fertile and challenging presence in contemporary letters?

Humanizing the (Post-)Communist Paradigm: An Approach to the Rhetoric of Communism and Post-Communism in its Own Theoretical Language

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:04am
Romanian Studies Association of America MLA Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Redefinining public discourse rhetoric in (post)communist Romania 30 years after the fall of communism. How can (post)communist wooden language be used to theorize on the regime? 250 word abstracts and short bios by March 15. 

The Work of Community Colleges

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:20am
Two-Year College Association-West (TYCA-West)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

“The Work of Community Colleges”

TYCA-West 2019

11-12 OctoberTruckee Meadows Community College in Reno, NV

 

Plenary Speaker: Dan Melzer, Associate Professor, University of California, Davis

 

In his memoir, Bootstraps, Victor Villanueva shrewdly points out that “The community college is torn between vocational training and preparing the unprepared for traditional university work. And it seems unable to resolve the conflict.” This view of community colleges hasn’t changed much since Villanueva’s book was published in the early 1990s. 

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