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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 This virtual (online) session invites submissions of original, unpublished short stories of 2,000 to 3,000 words, linked to the PAMLA 2021 theme.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).

=> Please scroll down for English version

"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

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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/ 

The Comedy of Ricky Gervais: Critical Essays

updated: 
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 10:24am
K. A. Wisniewski
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 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.

Feminist Rhetorical Strategies Build the City of God

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:51am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

CONFERENCE THEME: "PAMLA 2021’s Conference Theme is “City of God, City of Destruction,” ideal for Las Vegas, a city known for its Janus-like nature as both a historic spiritual beacon in the frontier of the American West and a modern city that has celebrated the world’s greatest cities!"

"Communicating Inclusivity and Diversity in the Workplace"

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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.

Theme

papers in discourse and writing studies

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:49am
Discourse and Writing/Redactologie
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

The new editors of Discourse and Writing/ Rédactologie (https://journals.sfu.ca/dwr/index.php/dwr) welcome submissions from the full range of approaches to writing and discourse research within the humanities and social sciences.

INTERNATIONAL RHETORIC WORKSHOP 2021 (deadline extendend till 14.02 !!)

updated: 
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 3:12pm
International Rhetoric Workshop
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 14, 2021

Interdisciplinarity, Internationality, and RhetoricEl Colegio de San Luis (College of San Luis; COLSAN) in San Luis PotosíMexicoOnline in June 2021, On-site September 22-26, 2021

 

As we once again prepare for the 3rd Biennial International Rhetoric Workshop (IRW), we warmly invite international PhD students and emerging scholars to come together and consider the myriad ways that our contemporary and established traditions of rhetorical theory and criticism inform global flows of meaning-making.  

2021 International Rhetoric Workshop

updated: 
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 1:43pm
IRW
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 14, 2021

We invite international PhD students and emerging scholars to come together to consider the myriad ways that our contemporary and established traditions of rhetorical theory and criticism inform global flows of meaning-making. For 2021, we have conscientiously chosen to hold the 2021 workshop in San Luis Potosí, Mexico at El Colegio de San Luis (also referred to as COLSAN), in order to gather academics, scholars, and activists who are thinking about language and communication as we stay critical of its limits and consequences. In alignment with this purpose, the working languages in 2021 will be English and Spanish with the aid of translation software and technology.

Strategies for Teaching Climate Change in the First-Year Writing Classroom; PAMLA (Nov. 11-14, 2021)

updated: 
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 10:30am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

The 118th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be held from Thursday, November 11, to Sunday, November 14, 2021, at the Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Strategies for Teaching Climate Change in the First-Year Writing Classroom:

This session investigates the teaching of climate change themes, focusing on the first-year writing classroom. It will invite instructors whose courses have incorporated these themes to share their pedagogical strategies with those who are new to the use of climate change themes or who would like to improve their existing pedagogy.

Environments and Spaces - Intermountain Graduate Conference

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:54am
Intermountain Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 13, 2021

ENVIRONMENTS AND SPACES

March 12 & 13, 2021

 

LOCATION: Online

 

TIMES: TBA

 

Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at Idaho State University

 

We are pleased to announce the 2021 Intermountain Graduate Conference. This year we are seeking a variety of papers around the theme “Environments and Spaces,” interpreted and explored broadly across topics and perspectives. The concept of human interactions with our environment(s) appears throughout human history, from the beginning of recorded history to the exploration of outer space and beyond.

Various approaches to our theme mightinclude:

Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:50am
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 3, 2021

Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work
deadline for submissions:
3 April 2021
full name / name of organization:
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
contact information: astuart@bloomu.edu, timothy.ruppert@sru.edu
Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work, a peer-reviewed journal published by the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, welcomes submissions of scholarly essays in all fields of English studies. As well, we invite submissions of creative writing, including fiction, poetry, nonfiction, short dramatic pieces, and literary journalism.

"Rhetorical Theory" Panel (PAMLA 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:20am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

PAMLA 2021

“Rhetorical Theory”
Las Vegas, 11/11-14, 2021

Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack, USC

“Rhetoric is a coproductive function of circulation in excess of human intention, which collapses rhetoric and persuasion into the rhetorical, a process of world making that extends relationality into future publics.” 

—Byron Hawk, Resounding the Rhetorical (2018)

This panel will explore recent movements in rhetorical theory writ large, either in connection with or apart from composition theory and practice. Special attention will be given to proposals that engage with the conference's theme. 

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