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Locating Teaching: Classroom Rhetorics of Space and Place

updated: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 4:09pm
Jeanne Marie Rose / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The next Northeast Modern Language Association Convention is scheduled to be held in Niagara Falls, NY, from March 23-26, 2023. The “Locating Teaching: Classroom Rhetorics of Space and Place” panel is seeking submissions consistent with the conference theme of RESILIENCE:

NeMLA 2023 -- call for abstracts:Prisons, STEM, & Other: Teaching Writing in Non-traditional Spaces

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:02am
Laura Hartmann-Villalta (Johns Hopkins University) // Lauren Kuryloski (SUNY University at Buffalo)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The Conference on College Composition and Communication’s position statement on Scholarship in Rhetoric, Writing, and Composition (2018), starts from the premise that the majority of writing scholars will find employment in English Departments, Writing Programs, Writing Centers, etc. The statement goes on to acknowledge that “rhetoric, writing, and composition scholarship addresses how texts are composed, conveyed, and received in a variety of media and for a variety of purposes and audiences, both inside and outside the academy. Scholars investigate writing processes and products in schools and universities, in academic disciplines, in the workplace, in the public arena, in the home, and in digital/virtual environments” (n. pg.).

Call for Panel Proposals (CFP Deadline: August 15, 2022) Renaissance Conference of Southern California (RCSC)-Sponsored Panels for RSA San Juan Renaissance Society of America Conference

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 1:00pm
Renaissance Society of America/ Renaissance Society of America Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Call for Panel Proposals

Renaissance Conference of Southern California (RCSC)-Sponsored Panels for RSA San Juan

Renaissance Society of America Conference

San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 9-11, 2023

CFP Deadline: August 15, 2022

 

As an Associate Organization of the Renaissance Society of America, RCSC will be sponsoring up to two sessions at next year’s RSA conference in San Juan. We seek proposals for complete panels on any subject of the Renaissance world. Please see the details below about what is expected to propose a panel, or consult the RSA conference website

 

Chapters for The Poetics of Grief and Melancholy in East-West Conflicts and Reconciliations

updated: 
Friday, July 22, 2022 - 9:33am
Dr Kelly Chan
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Chapters for The Poetics of Grief and Melancholy in East-West Conflicts and Reconciliations

We are inviting chapter proposals for the edited book The Poetics of Grief and Melancholy in East-West Conflicts and Reconciliations. It is a collection of academic essays that examines the representation, aesthetics, dilemma and/or dichotomy of the notions of grief and melancholy in East-West exchanges and cultural dialogues. Contributors can explore the topic in the dimensions of individual behaviors under specific social norms and cultural products such as literature, film, music, art, theatre performance and any other forms of arts/genres etc.

The Lower Frequencies

updated: 
Friday, July 22, 2022 - 9:21am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Double Helix has introduced a new section of the journal--"The Lower Frequencies"--devoted to exposing inequities in critical thinking and writing pedagogy.  For more infomation on submitting to this section, please visit DH at the WAC CLearinghouse: https://wac.colostate.edu/double-helix/policies/. 

Health is Wealth!

updated: 
Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 8:33pm
Dr Kay Walter, Program Chair Arkansas Philological Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Call for Papers

Faculty and Independent Scholars from all disciplines are invited to
submit abstracts of no more than 150 words describing their 15 to 20
minute proposed presentations on topics related to language(s), literature,
theoretical analyses, and pedagogical applications of those subjects.
Several sessions at this year’s meeting will focus specifically on the conference
theme, so abstracts addressing this idea are particularly welcome:

Health Is Wealth.

[Updated] “Transdisciplinarity @ HBCUs: (Re)Writing Black Futures Beyond the Margin”

updated: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 8:51pm
Special Issue of the Journal of Multimodal Rhetorics (JMOR)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

In “Where Would We Be? Legacies, Roll Calls, and the Teaching of Writing in HBCUs (2021),” Beverly Moss asserts that “Black rhetorical excellence has thrived at HBCUs. Pedagogical and scholarly creativity in the teaching of writing has excelled” (146). However, it is her critical question that anchors this proposal: “where would we, in composition studies, be without writing and rhetoric faculty who have taught or currently teach at HBCUs and/or scholars in the field who are alumni of HBCUs?” (145). The creation of the HBCU Symposium on Rhetoric and Composition in 2016 helped to bring some of these contributions from the margins into the center of conversations about the teaching of writing that happens on HBCU campuses across the country.

Teaching Composition to ESL/EFL Students (CONFERENCE RESCHEDULED!)

updated: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 5:54pm
Theresa M. Johnson / Troy University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

CONFERENCE RESCHEDULED!

 

We welcome submissions for a scholarly conference to be hosted online 30 September and 1 October 2022 by the Troy University Department of English. 

 

Papers may address any aspect of teaching composition to ESL/EFL students, including—but not limited to—the following:

 

  • Theory and practical applications
  • New strategies
  • Development of paragraphs and essays
  • Models and modeling
  • Genres
  • Writing as a process
  • Teaching grammar within the process
  • Language development within the process
  • Digital and multimodal writing
  • Assessments

 

Call for Papers - English language and communication classes in higher education: Designs, Methods, Challenges, Evaluations and Outcomes

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 2:36am
Rosmawati (Singapore Institute of Technology) and Marjolijn Verspoor (University of Groningen)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 12, 2022

Dear colleagues,

We are delighted to invite you to contribute a chapter to an upcoming edited volume on English writing programs, such as academic writing courses, communication skills courses, critical thinking and communication courses, English composition courses, writing in the discipline (WiD), writing across the curriculum (WAC), etc. A commissioning editor at Routledge, Katie Peace, has expressed great interest in this volume.

English Language and Communication Classes in Higher Education:

 Designs, Methods, Challenges, Evaluations and Outcomes

 

Twenty-first Claflin University Conference on Contemporary English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:51am
Claflin University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 12, 2022

Twenty-first Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions (Virtual)

October 26-27, 2022

THEME: READING, WRITING, DIGITAL LITERACIES, EQUITY, AND ACCESS

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022                                                                              

Concurrent sessions (webinars on Zoom)

 

Plenary Session 1: 1 PM EST Plenary session speaker: Dr. Maisha Wester, British Academy

Global Professor, School of English, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.

 

NeMLA 2023 Panel: Untelling Stories: Mad Techniques of Narrative Noncompliance

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 8:58am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

 

This accepted creative panel invites abstracts for the upcoming NeMLA 2023 conference at the University at Buffalo in Niagara Falls, NY from March 23-26, 2023. 

 

As Mad writers, we are called to confess: in the form of scholarship based on disclosing “lived experience,” activism which centers individual stories of trauma and healing, or sanitized “mental health” narratives which point only toward a legible life. Amidst the ever-growing demand for “mental health awareness” and concomitant psychiatrization of everyday life, Mad writers face increasing pressure to plate recovery-oriented stories for sane consumers. In the face of this pressure, I ask, where do we go? What do we write? And how do we know?

 

ICEA 2022: 87th Annual Conference

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:55pm
Indiana College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

The theme for the 87th Annual Conference of the Indiana College English Association is "The Impacts of Education." 

 

“There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.” – Socrates

NeMLA 2023 Roundtable: "What's Next?: Constructing a Pedagogy of Resilience"

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:52pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

NeMLA 2023: Niagara Falls, NY. March 23-26, 2023.

As we continue to transition our daily lives “back to normal”—or rather to our understanding of “normal” from a pre-pandemic perspective—how do we negotiate the lessons learned during the pandemic? Quarantine, lockdown, self-isolation, social distancing, and the many other necessary health measures we have taken, currently take, and may continue to take, have forced a reconsideration of how we work and how we teach. What are our key pedagogical takeaways to help build and foster resiliency during these times?

NeMLA CFP: Manifesting Joy Through Posthumanist Praxis

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 10:02pm
Mimi Rowntree and Sarah Shelton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

 

In her most recent book, Posthuman Feminism, Rosi Braidotti calls on posthumanist educators to develop “an affirmative ethics that acknowledges the shared desire of all entities to persevere in their collaborative interdependence and to increase it for the common good” (118). She advocates for pedagogical praxis as a methodological innovation (and challenge) that draws on new materialism as a foundational theory and carnal empiricism as a method.

We hope to consider the following questions with a collaborative group of participants:

*What are concrete, shareable ways to put posthumanist/feminist/new materialist theory into practice (praxis) in the everyday higher ed classroom?

Looking For Guests for SPECIAL Podcast Episodes

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:37am
Writing Remix Podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Hi! My name is Dan Dissinger. I'm a professor in the USC Writing Program and I host Writing Remix, a podcast about writing, language, pedagogy, and current events. I would love to have you as a guest on the podcast. 

DEADLINE EXTENDED - CFP: "Approaches to Teaching Ethics in Professional and Technical Writing Classrooms" (MMLA Panel)

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 10:02am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This panel will spur conversation about ethics instruction across courses like business writing, engineering communication, and health science writing. Ethics instruction is a consideration in accreditation processes for disciplines like engineering, and often such instruction is assigned to the writing classroom. This panel examines how ethics are taught and assessed in writing courses; it seeks new assignments, new pedagogies, and new rubrics that take into account instructional constraints like time and training.

 

For consideration, please contact najung@wisc.edu by June 14, 2022.

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED - CFP: "Career Pathways to Teaching Professional and STEM Writing" (MMLA)

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 10:02am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This panel will invite faculty that teach in Professional and STEM writing to discuss their career trajectory. The panel is intended for graduate students seeking to diversify their teaching portfolios, graduates contemplating new career paths, department administrators looking to develop new curricula and courses, and faculty interested in different approaches to writing instruction. It will ask participants to discuss opportunities and challenges they have seen both in the institutional identity of these writing courses and in their subject matter and student body. More specifically, the panel will address the relationship between English departments, literature courses, freshman composition, and these vocational writing courses.

Looking For Guests for Writing/Pedagogy Podcast

updated: 
Sunday, May 22, 2022 - 3:47pm
Writing Remix Podcast
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Hi! My name is Dan Dissinger. I'm a professor in the USC Writing Program and I host Writing Remix, a podcast about writing, language, and pedagogy. I would love to have you as a guest on the podcast. 

"Rhetorical Theory" Panel [Extended Deadline]

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

PAMLA 2022 RHETORICAL THEORY PANEL

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

“Rhetorical Theory”
UCLA, November 11-13
Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack (USC)


Abstract

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.

Description

SAMLA 94 SAMLA Poets: Change

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Valerie A. Smith / Kennesaw State University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

SAMLA POETS: CHANGE
SAMLA POETS

This regular poetry session welcomes creative submissions on any aspect of the SAMLA 94 conference theme: Change. This session aims to feature all types of poems and poets that address the changing times and inspire us to change; poems for revolution and evolution; poems for a change of mind and body; poems that reflect a change of craft, technique, or perspective--any and all are welcome! By June 1, 2022, please submit a sample of original poetry that fits the conference theme (3-5 poems, 10 pages max), a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Valerie A. Smith, Kennesaw State University, at vsmith37@kennesaw.edu.

"Rhetorical Theory" Panel (Extended Deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 11:30pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

PAMLA 2022 RHETORICAL THEORY PANEL

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

“Rhetorical Theory”
UCLA, November 11-13
Chair: Dr. Ryan Leack (USC)


Abstract

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.

Description

Moving Words: Multimodal and Digital Creative Writing Pedagogies

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 1:47pm
Drs. Sara K. Howe & Kristina Wright/Southern New Hampshire University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 5, 2022

FINAL CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSALS!

Moving Words: Multimodal and Digital Creative Writing Pedagogies  

We seek 350-word abstracts for approximately 5,000-word chapters for an edited book collection that explores the impact(s) of multimodal and digital media on the teaching of creative writing in higher education. 

Special Issue of JBW: Acceleration and Pandemic-Era Pedagogy

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 6:58am
Journal of Basic Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Journal of Basic Writing: Call for AbstractsSpecial Issue: Acceleration, Basic Writing, and Pandemic-Era Pedagogy Guest Editors: Leah Anderst (QCC, CUNY), Cheryl Comeau-Kirschner (BMCC, CUNY), and Jennifer
Maloy (QCC, CUNY) The COVID-19 pandemic brought swift and major changes to higher education in the United States
and internationally. Nearly all college and university courses shifted to remote formats in the spring
semester of 2020 without knowing the duration of that change in modality. For many schools, that
move online persists whereas in some cases, the move back to in-person classes has brought with it

Call for Proposals - Creative Writing Studies Research Methods Collection

updated: 
Monday, May 9, 2022 - 9:41am
Dr. Ben Ristow (Hobart & William Smith Colleges) & Dr. Jon Udelson (Shenandoah University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 16, 2022

FINAL REMINDER: DEADLINE MONDAY, MAY 16TH

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

Innovations in Creative Writing Studies Research: Methods, Methodologies, Practices (working title)

 

Editors:

Ben Ristow, Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Jon Udelson, Shenandoah University

 

CFP: Kapok #1 - Magmatic Connections

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:14pm
AMC
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

KAPOK, A JOURNAL OF LITERARY AND ARTISTIC CREATION

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Issue 1
MAGMA CONNECTIONS


PRESENTATION OF THE JOURNAL

Pages