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CFP: The Space Between Creative Nonfiction and Literary Criticism: Writing and Publishing Critical/Creative Hybrids (AWP, San Antonio, March 4–7, 2020; DEADLINE March 15, 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:56am
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Proposals are sought for a session at AWP 2020 where speakers and audience will consider the forms of creative nonfiction and scholarly/academic essays, and to envision the affordances made possible by their overlapping, intersection, and hybridization.  It will bring together academics and editors who are exploring the possibilities and practicing the craft of literary scholarship and criticism opened up by creative nonfiction—scholarly writing within and transformed by the critical/creative hybrid space. 

CFP: The Space Between Creative Nonfiction and Literary Criticism: Writing and Publishing Critical/Creative Hybrids (MLA, Portland, January 9–January 12, 2020; DEADLINE March 15, 2019)

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:56am
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Proposals are sought for a session at MLA 2020 where speakers and audience will consider the forms of creative nonfiction and scholarly/academic essays, and to envision the affordances made possible by their overlapping, intersection, and hybridization.  It will bring together academics and editors who are exploring the possibilities and practicing the craft of literary scholarship and criticism opened up by creative nonfiction—scholarly writing within and transformed by the critical/creative hybrid space. 

Locating Benjamin in the Post-Digital Landscape

updated: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 8:15am
MediaCommons
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 2, 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 late March to mid-April issue, revolving around aura transference, (re)presentation, (re)production, cultural use values, circulation, digital rhetorics, and New Aesthetics, asking broadly: 

Where can we locate Walter Benjamin’s legacy in the digital to post-digital landscape? 

Research & Creative Activity Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:51am
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences/Alabama State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS
___________________

 

RESEARCH &

CREATIVE

ACTIVITY

SYMPOSIUM

 

 

The 6th Annual Research and Creative Activity Symposium will be held April 16-17, 2019 on the campus of Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama.

 

The RCAS encourages papers, posters, and panel proposals from students, faculty, and independent scholars centered around the symposium’s theme: The Importance of Liberal Arts at HBCUs.

Writing Across the Curriculum (MMLA)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:44pm
Dr. Alissa Burger / Culver-Stockton College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

Writing allows our students to consider multiple perspectives and take on a variety of different roles, from personal reflection to creative writing, rhetorical analysis, and professional discourses. This focus on writing roles and identities gives students the opportunity to explore and develop different parts of themselves, from self-reflection to becoming engaged citizens and mastering the skills they will need as professionals. Foregrounding the notion of duality and multiplicity in student writing opens the door to several different critical discourses in considering audience, purpose, and students’ engagement with multiple texts and argumentative positions central to their own research and writing.

Call for essay proposals on teaching comic texts

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:39pm
Bev Hogue/MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

When comedy dominates popular culture so thoroughly that it’s difficult to distinguish spoofs from truths, when identities and relationships form and fumble on a foundation of comic memes, and when the powerful and the powerless wield comedy alternately as weapon or shield, it’s time for the academy to take comedy seriously. Teaching Comic Texts, edited by Bev Hogue, will examine how comic texts of many types can be deployed in classrooms, either as a topic of literary or cultural study or as a window into understanding other fields. In addition to exploring historical and theoretical contexts, essays in the volume will provide practical insights for teaching comic texts in a variety of disciplines.

EJOLLS: Ekpoma Journal of Languages and Literary Studies Vol. 12

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:00pm
Department of English, Faculty of Arts, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

EJOLLS is an annual journal which receives manuscripts throughout the year. Its volume 12 is billed to be out in the first quarter of 2019. Interested scholars, critics, and practitioners in the broad areas of literary and language studies are encouraged to submit manuscripts in English as the only preferred language. Contributions have to be sent electronically to bianyanwu@hotmail.com and omoera@yahoo.com

 

  Contributors are requested to adhere to the following guidelines:

Rhetorics of Data: Collection, Consent, & Critical Digital Literacies

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 2:01pm
Computers & Composition
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS -- Special Issue of Computers and Composition

Rhetorics of Data: Collection, Consent, & Critical Digital Literacies

 

Guest Editors: Les Hutchinson (Michigan State University) and Maria Novotny (University of Wisconsin Oshkosh)

 

Rhetorics of Reproductive Justice in Public and Civic Contexts

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 2:01pm
Reflections
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

Recent reports reveal that the U.S. has the highest rate of maternal deaths in the developed world, particularly among low-income, rural, and African American women (NPR, 2017). Changes to the Supreme Court endanger the viability of Roe v. Wade. In Iowa, a judge threatens to ban nearly all abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected (NPR, 2018). In Wisconsin, the state legislature rejects the repeal of the “cocaine mom law,” which opponents argue forces undue medical care on pregnant women (Reuters, 2017). These reproductive threats are not limited to only women’s rights.

7th Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:31am
Quinnipiac University Writing and Critical Thinking (QUWACT)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 24, 2019

The 7th Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing (June 17–19) will bring together teacher-scholars working in Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines (WAC/WID) and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).

(EXTENDED DEADLINE)Writing By Degrees 2019 Conference "Community"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 7:05pm
Writing By Degrees
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

 

Date: April 27, 2018

Time: 9:00 check-in; 9:30 panels begin; Keynote address at 4:30 p.m.

Location: Binghamton University Downtown Center, 67 Washington St., Binghamton, NY 13902

Keynote Speaker: Joy Ladin

EXTENDED CFP: “How Higher Education Should Respond to Fake News and the Post-Truth World”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:00pm
Sherry Jones, eLearning Consortium of Colorado
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 18, 2019

The Liminal: Interdisciplinary Journal of Technology in Education (LIJTE), University of Denver Digital Commons

 

Journal Website: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/theliminal/
CFP document: http://bit.ly/liminalcfp20181

 

Deadline for Submissions

First Call for Submissions: January 15, 2019

Second Call for Submissions: February 18, 2019
Revisions Due: March 15, 2019

 

The Valuation of the 73%: Contingent Faculty Work and Access to Academic Freedom

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:25am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

2020 MLA CFP:

“The Valuation of the 73%:

Contingent Faculty Work and Access to Academic Freedom”

 

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of sponsoring MLA committees: the Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights & Responsibilities (CAFPRR) and the Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession (CCLiP)

“Inclusivity, Accessibility, Community: Teaching Business Communication Online”

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:25am
The Modern Language Association and The Association for Business Communication
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 7, 2019

2020 ABC MLA CFP:

“Inclusivity, Accessibility, Community:

Teaching Business Communication Online”

 

Conference: Modern Language Association Convention

Location: Seattle, Washington

Dates: 09–12 January 2020

Full name of organization: Association for Business Communication

Contact email: wbrown@midland.edu 

Due date for abstracts: 07 March 2019

Extended Deadline for "Making Connections" Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 12:15pm
English Graduate Student Association/ Idaho State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

              Intermountain Graduate Conference: “Making Connections: Within, Between, and Beyond English and the Humanities”

                                                                                         March 8-9, 2019

 

                                   LOCATION: Salmon River Suites, Student Union Building, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho

                                      TIMES: Friday, March 8, 09:00 AM – 06:30 PM; Saturday March 9, 08:30 AM- 06:30 PM

Call for Papers:                    

CFP: Epistemologies and Graphic Narratives: Making and Communicating Knowledge in Hybrid Forms

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:27pm
ICLA Research Committee on Comics Studies and Graphic Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 4, 2019

The history of hybrid forms, defined as textual and visual products that combine and integrate multiple types of symbolic elements, extends back to ancient times. Our current category of graphic narrative, as constructed in the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée, Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics, and Thierry Groenstein’s Système de la Bande Dessinée, participates in that history, gaining importance and traction in society and the academy in the current century. This workshop is intended to examine the history, function, and significance of graphic narratives, specifically in making and communicating various forms of knowledge—personal, scientific, historic, cultural, and textual—in a broader context of hybridity.

CCCC Summer Regional Conference at Old Dominion University

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:36am
CCCC/NCTE
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 9, 2019

Attending to Transfer3rd Mid-Atlantic CCCC Summer Conference

 

Call for Proposals

Attending to Transfer: Programs, Pedagogies, and the Complex Writing Lives of Students

Old Dominion University | Norfolk, VA | May 30-31, 2019

Submission Deadline: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Conference Website: cccc.digitalodu.com

Deadline Extended: CEA Session at 2020 MLA Convention

updated: 
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 2:09pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

As an affiliate-organization of the Modern Language Association (MLA), the College English Association is pleased to sponsor a session at the 2020 MLA convention, January 9-12, in Seattle.

CEA is now soliciting proposals for our annual MLA session, which includes but is not limited to the following: a presentation panel; a roundtable; workshops; or special events.

DEADLINE EXTENDED - At the Intersection: Bridging Theory and Praxis through Media and Mediums

updated: 
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 11:46am
Society of English Graduate Scholars at Illinois State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2019

Call for Papers:

 

At the Intersection: Bridging Theory and Praxis through Media and Mediums

 

The Third Annual Central Illinois Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference is currently accepting presentation proposals. This year’s conference theme is “At the Intersection: Bridging Theory and Praxis through Media and Mediums.”

 

Undergraduate students are welcome to apply and registration fees are waived for all participants.

 

AFLICO 8 Conference - Language, cognition, and creativity

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:08am
Craig Hamilton, UHA Mulhouse, France
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 21, 2018

***** AFLiCo 8 – 2019 : 2nd call for papers *****

[apologies for cross-posting]

FRENCH VERSION BELOW

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2nd CALL FOR PAPERS - AFLiCo 8 - “Language, Cognition, and Creativity”

8th International Biennial Conference of the French Association for Cognitive Linguistics (AFLiCo)

University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France

Wednesday 5 June 2019 to Friday 7 June 2019

http://aflico8.sciencesconf.org/

 

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Laura Hildalgo Downing (Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain)

Jeannette Littlemore (University of Birmingham, UK)

UPCOMING DEADLINE: SCSECS 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:02am
Ashley Bender / South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

SCSECS invites paper proposals for 2019 annual meeting. The paper submission deadline is Friday, December 14. A full list of panels can be found at scsecs.net. Please submit abstracts directly to the panel chair. If you don't see a panel that fits your paper idea, you can submit a proposal to conference co-organizer Ashley Bender at abender@twu.edu

Tales of Terror: Gothic, Horror, and Weird Short Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:45am
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Tales, fables, fragments, sketches, and other short literary forms have comprised the fabric of scary stories told and re-told, adapted, transformed, appropriated and re-appropriated. Their brevity is, and was often, central to their wider dissemination, and for the publication and democratisation of voices that might have otherwise remained unheard; allowing them to be accessed by those who might have otherwise been excluded. Much of their debt is, undoubtedly owed to the oral yarn, the fireside tale, the urban legend, and many have, and remain, connected to a diverse and rich visual culture.

CFP: How Higher Education Should Respond to Fake News and the Post-Truth World

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:04pm
Sherry Jones, The Liminal: Interdisciplinary Journal of Technology in Education
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Liminal: Interdisciplinary Journal of Technology in Education (LIJTE), University of Denver Digital Commons

Journal Website: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/theliminal/
CFP document: http://bit.ly/liminalcfp20181

Deadline for Submissions

First Call for Submission: December 1, 2018

Second Call for Submissions: January 15, 2019
Revisions Due: March 15, 2019

[Edited Collection] Invisible Made Visible: Comics and Mental Illness

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 3:27pm
Dr. Leah Misemer (Georgia Institute of Technology); Dr. Jessica Gross (St. Louis College of Pharmacy)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Call for Essays, Comics, and Course Designs 

(Proposals due 1/28/19; see below for specific details)

Invisible Made Visible: Comics and Mental Illness (edited collection under contract with Penn State's Graphic Medicine series)

UPDATE: Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference 2019

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 11:29pm
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

FINAL CALL FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSALS

Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
July 6 - July 7, 2019
Imperial College, London (UK)

Proposals are invited for presentations at the 22nd Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, to be held Saturday July 6 – Sunday July 7, 2019.

Proposals for presentation of critical work about creative writing or for creative presentations (e.g. readings) are equally welcome. Call closes: January 31 2019. Limited remaining presenter places. Presentations already accepted from USA, UK, Australia and other locations around the world!

Transient Crossings: Exploring, Constructing and Deconstructing Borders

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 3:14pm
English Graduate Organization at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Transient Crossings: Exploring, Constructing and Deconstructing Borders

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and Composition and TESOL Association (CTA), in collaboration with the Department of English at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is proud to announce their 2019 Interdisciplinary Conference, “Transient Crossings: Exploring, Constructing, and Deconstructing Borders,” to be held April 5-6, 2019 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP).  The due date for proposals is January 15, 2019.

Tropes of Globalization

updated: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 8:32am
Tropes of Globalization International Conference, June 27-29th 2019 at LMU Munich
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Tropes of GlobalizationInternational Conference, June 27-29th 2019, LMU MunichKeynote Speaker: Alexander Beecroft (University of South Carolina)

 

Promises & Challenges of the Digital Curriculum in Higher Education Conference (proposals 12/10/18)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:17am
Nova Southeastern University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

Call for Proposals

Presentation proposals for the Going Deeply Digital: Promises and Challenges of the Digital Curriculum in Higher Education conference, to be held at Nova Southeastern University’s Fort Lauderdale campus, are sought from faculty, staff, teachers, administrators, instructional designers, students, and vendors. Proposals are due December 10, 2018 and should adhere to the information presented below. The Conference program will be available in early January 2019.

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