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CFP: Creative Writing Education Today: A national celebration (4/30/18 - 10/5/18)

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:04am
Creative Writing Education today: a national symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Creative Writing Education Today
A national celebration

October 5 2018Tampa, Fl9.00 am - 5.00 pmVenue: Marshall Center, University of South Florida
Call for Presentations

You are invited to propose a short paper (15 minutes) and to engage in discussions in this unique nomadic symposium (beginning in Tampa, Florida in October 2018). Papers can explore any topic in such areas of interest as:

- New ideas in Creative Writing Teaching and Learning
- Assessment
- National and global developments in Creative Writing Research
- Co- Curricular Opportunities

- The Future for Creative Writing / Creative Writing Studies

Writing Renaissance Experience - Experiencing Renaissance Writing

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:52pm
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018


Johannes Gutenberg University

Mainz, Germany

5-6 July 2018


Organised by

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

Anja Müller-Wood (Mainz)

Tymon Adamczewski (Bydgoszcz)


In the eye of the beholder: visual contexts of communication in medieval and early modern texts (thematic session at Poznań Linguistic Meeting 2018)

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 9:04am
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 23, 2018

In the eye of the beholder: visual contexts of communication in medieval and early modern texts 

This session is part of the 48th Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM), which will take place from 13-15 September in Poznań Poland.


Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:29am
Oxford Research in English
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Oxford Research in English, Issue 7: Craft


“In my craft or sullen art” -Dylan Thomas


Thomas is one in a long line who self-reflexively meditates on his own work. Indeed, a writer’s craft has been the topic of much discussion both by critics and by authors themselves, considering the interplay between a writer’s natural ability and her tendency to consciously create, between the ingenuity of her ideas and the discipline of putting them into practice. In doing so, Thomas, along with others, bring to the forefront an epistemological question: Is ‘crafting’ in opposition to art?


Humanities Unbound 2018: Work and Purpose

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:30am
Old Dominion University's English Graduate Organization and Rhetoric Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 16, 2018

Humanities Unbound 2018: Work and PurposeA Works-in-Progress Graduate Conference - April 19-20th, 2018

Old Dominion University - Norfolk, VA, USA

Submission deadline: March 16, 2018

Our conference theme this year is Work and Purpose. We welcome graduate students’ papers or creative works that explore the intersections of disciplines, scholarship, and real world practices. The aim of the Humanities Unbound conference is to provoke critical conversations within, across, and for communities.

Writing Across the Curriculum

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:20am
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Writing Across the Curriculum

At its most basic, Writing Across the Curriculum is founded on the core belief summarized by Chris Anson in The WAC Casebook that “writing belongs in all courses in every discipline” (ix).  While guided by this central value, WAC programs must also be inherently flexible, individually designed to best meet the needs of their specific students, faculty, programs, and institutions. This diversity of possible approaches gives us the opportunity to share ideas, techniques, and experiences to explore the flexibility and adaptability of the larger WAC pedagogy.

The Writing Across the Curriculum section welcomes all submissions. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

Composing Algorithms: Writing (with) Rhetorical Machines

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:19am
Aaron Beveridge / University of North Carolina at Greensboro
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Special Issue of Computers and Composition
Composing Algorithms: Writing (with) Rhetorical Machines

Guest Editors: Aaron Beveridge (UNC-Greensboro), Sergio C. Figueiredo (Kennesaw State University),
and Steven K. Holmes (George Mason University)

The Indian River Review

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 9:06am
Indian River State College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Indian River Review is currently soliciting submissions for its sixth issue scheduled for publication in late spring 2019. The theme for this issue is “passion.” Of course, this word immediately proposes romantic passion, and while the editors are not against submissions that go in that direction, submitters should be careful. Think Wuthering Heights or even When Harry Met Sally, not Fifty Shades of Grey, specifically no erotica.