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Academic Writing Workshops - Getting Published Workshop

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 2:16pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Academic Writing WorkshopsSaturday 13th June 2020 - Getting Published Workshop – what do academic journals look for?

 The workshop is designed for students, young scholars and independent researchers who would like to improve their academic writing skills in order to succeed in studies and in career.

It is organised to provide maximum hands-on practice for participants. Each session will include explanations, examples, exercises, and texts to help the participants develop techniques for working productively at different stages of the scholarly writing process.

Academic Writing Workshops - Conference Presentation and Lecturing Workshop

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 2:16pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Academic Writing WorkshopsSaturday 25th April 2020 - Conference Presentation and Lecturing Workshop

The workshop is designed for students, young scholars and independent researchers who would like to improve their academic writing skills in order to succeed in studies and in career.

It is organised to provide maximum hands-on practice for participants. Each session will include explanations, examples, exercises, and texts to help the participants develop techniques for working productively at different stages of the scholarly writing process.

Academic Writing Workshops – Reading Skills, Note-taking, Paraphrasing, Plagiarism

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 2:16pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 20, 2020

Academic Writing Workshops 

Saturday 15th February 2020 – Reading Skills, Note-taking, Paraphrasing, Plagiarism

The workshop is designed for students, young scholars and independent researchers who would like to improve their academic writing skills in order to succeed in studies and in career.

It is organised to provide maximum hands-on practice for participants. Each session will include explanations, examples, exercises, and texts to help the participants develop techniques for working productively at different stages of the scholarly writing process.

Academic Writing and Influence, Identity, Inclusivity

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 1:56pm
Influence, Identity, Inclusivity 3rd Annual Transoceanic Alliance on Writing Symposium, National University of Ireland Galway
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

Ethnic identity is twin skin to linguistic identity--I am my language. Until I can take pride in my language, I cannot take pride in myself.

Space, Place, and Abyss

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:37pm
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

FREE EXCHANGE INTERDISCIPLINARY GRADUATE CONFERENCEHOSTED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARYCALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA (TREATY 7 TERRITORY)FEBRUARY 28 – MARCH 1, 2020

EXTENDED CFP Deadline: January 15, 2020.

Sometimes, when you look into the Abyss, the Abyss looks back and says Hello! 

So, hello!

The University of Calgary, English Department Graduate Association’s Free-Exchange Committee cordially invites you to join Free Exchange, our annual interdisciplinary graduate conference.

This year, our topic is Space, Place, and Abyss.

Writing Across Communities: From Poetry to Praxis

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:43am
Red River Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

 

Writing Across Communities: From Poetry to Praxis 

 

Deadline for Submissions:

February 1st

 

Red River Graduate Student Conference / North Dakota State University

Contact Email:

deborah.haley@ndsu.edu 

 

17th Annual Red River Graduate Student Conference | February 28-29

North Dakota State University

 

NJCEA 42nd Annual Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:02am
New Jersey College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

CFP for NJCEA Annual Conference on March 21, 2020 at Seton Hall University

 

Joyce Carol Oates famously asked, "Where are you Going? Where have you Been?" As the English profession continues to evolve, our conference will explore these questions.

 

We are particularly interested in proposals for full traditional panels including at least four presenters, roundtables of six to eight speakers, workshops, individual papers, posters, and presentations that consider these questions for the profession, for the discipline, for our areas of specialization, and for the larger society. What is our role as scholars, researchers, teachers and community members during a time of worldwide transition?

 

Keynote Speaker:

Young Scholars in Writing volume 18

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:22pm
Emily Murphy Cope, co-editor of Young Scholars in Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Submissions for Young Scholars in Writing Volume 18 will be open from December 2019 through April 8, 2020. Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric is an international peer-reviewed journal (https://arc.lib.montana.edu/ojs/index.php/Young-Scholars-In-Writing/index). It publishes research and theoretical articles by undergraduates of all majors and years on the subjects of rhetoric, writingwriters, discourse, language, and related topics.

For this volume, we are accepting the following types of submissions.

Florida College English Association 2020 Conference: The Roaring Twenties

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:09pm
Florida College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

The Florida College English Association invites paper proposals dealing with this year’s theme, “The Roaring ’20s: A Hundred Years of Modernity,” as well as papers that focus on topics related to the humanities and higher education including literature, history, cultural studies, composition, pedagogy, and allied disciplines. Panels and roundtable session proposals are welcome.  When: October 15-17, 2020
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at SeaWorld, 10100 International Drive, Orlando, Florida, 32821, USA

UPDATE: Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference

updated: 
Sunday, December 22, 2019 - 10:27pm
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference

 Saturday July 11 – Sunday July 12, 2020

Imperial College, London

Second (and likely final) call. Proposals are invited for presentations at the 23rd Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, to be held Saturday July 11 – Sunday July 12, 2020 at Imperial College, London, UK.

Conference on Mediterranean and European Linguistic Anthropology 2020

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Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:27pm
American University of Greece
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The COMELA 2020 invites academics in the fields of Linguistics, Anthropology, Linguistic and Cultural Anthropology, and Ethnology, pertinent to The Mediterranean and Europe, to discuss work, and engage in scholarly collaborations, thus strengthening global academic networks in the field.

Location
American College of Greece
Athens, Greece

Partners
- Taylor and Francis Global Publishers (Official Publishing Partner)
- 120 major academic institutions globally
- Scientific Committee of over 120 academics

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 30th Annual Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

updated: 
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 1:41pm
Louisiana State University - English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Papers: 30th Annual Mardi Gras Graduate Student Conference

The Magic of Carnival: Manifesting and Interrogating Identity Through Narratives

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christopher E. Bell

February 19-21, 2020.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: ABSTRACTS DUE JANUARY 5, 2020.

Basic Writing and the Legacy of Open Admissions

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:18am
Journal of Basic Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

Call for Proposals

Special Issue of Journal of Basic Writing  

 Basic Writing and the Legacy of Open Admissions

Guest Editors: Jack N. Morales and Lynn Reid

SAMLA 92: Scandal! Literature and Provocation: Breaking Rules, Making Texts

updated: 
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:47am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

The 92nd annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association will take place November 13-15, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, Florida. This year's theme, as designed by SAMLA President Adrienne Angelo, is Scandal! Literature and Provocation: Breaking Rules, Making Texts.

Black Studies, Activism & Emergence

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Monday, December 2, 2019 - 4:17pm
Spark: A 4C4Equality Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 30, 2019

SPARK 2020 CALL

BLACK STUDIES, ACTIVISM & EMERGENCE 

Deadline for Submission for May 2020 Issue: 30 December 2019

 

Sparkis an online-only, open-access, peer-reviewed journal published annually. It provides a forum for activist students, teachers, and researchers in writing, rhetoric, and literacy studies to articulate the public and disciplinary value of their social justice pursuits.

 

CFP Deadline Update: Machine Ethics and Morality

updated: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:20pm
Steven Thompson
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 2, 2019

Dear Colleagues,

 

Theere is one week left as the CFP for the Handbook of Research on Machine Ethics and Morality has been extended to December 2, 2019. Thank you to everyone who has submitted a proposal. I’m expecting a similarly robust exchange for this extended call. Again, I’m interested in approaches to the topic from the humanities, with exploration on rhetorics and philosophies of artificial intelligence, machine ethics, and moral machines.

 

UPDATE-SUBMISSION DEADLINE PUSHED BACK The Body Displaced: Northeastern English Graduate Student Association's Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 11:29am
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Theme: The Body Displaced
Sponsored by the Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Conference Date: March 21, 2020
Proposal Due Date: December 15, 2019
Location: Northeastern University, Boston, MA
ContactnortheasternEGSA@gmail.com

 

Catholic Women’s Rhetoric in the United States: Antecedents and Analyses

updated: 
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 2:50pm
Elizabethada Wright, University of Minnesota Duluth
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

 

 

REMINDER!

CFP

Proposed Book

Catholic Women’s Rhetoric in the United States: Antecedents and Analyses

Editors: Christina Pinkston and Elizabethada A. Wright

 

 

How to Do Things with Worlds

updated: 
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 11:21am
Indiana University English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 16, 2019

How to Do Things with Worlds

Department of English, Indiana University Bloomington

 Conference Dates: April 10 & 11, 2020

Submission Deadline: December 16, 2019 [UPDATED]

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Plumly

Assistant Professor of German, Lawrence University

 

“A ‘world’ need not be a construction of a whole society. It may be a construction of a tiny portion of a particular society. It may be inhabited by just a few people. Some ‘worlds’ are bigger than others.”

- Maria Lugones, “Playfulness, ‘World’-Travelling, and Loving Perception” (1987)

 

56th Allerton English Articulation Conference CFP - Illinois

updated: 
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:40am
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 20, 2019

56th Allerton English Articulation Conference - Call for Papers

Call for Proposals and Participation
20/20: Taking the Long View
56th Allerton English Articulation Conference

April 15-16, 2020

In cooperation with Northern Illinois University Continuing and Professional Education and the statewide Allerton Planning Committee, NIU’s Department of English is pleased to announce the 56th Allerton English Articulation Conference, to be held Wednesday and Thursday, April 15-16, 2020.

2020 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference: Thresholds and Threshold Concepts

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:52pm
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 19, 2020

2020 PEAKS Interdisciplinary Conference 

Thresholds and Threshold Concepts 

Saturday, February 29, 2019

 

Call for Papers: 

In a physical sense, a threshold is the bottom of a doorway that must be crossed to enter into a room. Kathleen Blake Yancey views threshold concepts as the “articulation of shared beliefs” that leads to the “modification, extension, and boundary marking” of spaces in social, professional, academic and other communities. Threshold concepts are entry points of knowledge that impact ideas and participants in discourse communities.

 

«Dall’ombre al chiaro lume» - The Enigma and its declensions in Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 2:48pm
Doctoral Conference - University of Padua
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020

The International Doctoral Conference at the University of Padua is an interdisciplinary and bilingual forum which takes place every year. This year the conference is open to PhD students, researchers and scholars interested in the topic of literary and linguistic enigmas from a broader historical and socio-cultural perspective.

Agreeing with Fortini (1991), the difference between obscurity and complexity lies on the nature of “darkness”, which «cannot and must ever not be […] ‘won’ or ‘overcome’ since its raison d’être lies in being […] a particular kind of ‘figure of speech’». In fact, complexity implies at least one chance of effectively decoding the hidden meaning.

Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language and Media April 3-4, 2020 CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM

updated: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 11:40am
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

MCLLM 2020 Call for Papers

Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language and Media

April 3-4, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM

 

Conference Date: April 3rd-4th, 2020

Deadline for Proposals: December 15, 2019

Theme: “Vision 2020: Seeing and Being Seen”

Creating a Transnational Space in First Year Writing

updated: 
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 12:32pm
Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

This CFP is for a forthcoming book about enacting transnational pedagogical practice in freshman composition courses. Researchers and teachers are encouraged to email a 500 word abstract to William.Ordeman@unt.edu by December 17, 2019.

William Ordeman is currently a lecturer at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX. He has studied and taught in universities along the US and Mexico border. His research is transnational pedagogy and digital rhetorics. The book will feature several authors each contributing one chapter of about 6,000 words. Please direct questions to the above email address. 

Below is the prompt:

Reading #instapoetry

updated: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 8:00am
Glasgow University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 7, 2020

Reading #Instapoetry

University of Glasgow, May 27th, 2020

Deadline for submissions: February 7th, 2020.

Conference organisers: JuEunhae Knox (University of Glasgow) and James Mackay (European University Cyprus)

CFP: Penumbra: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Critical and Creative Inquiry

updated: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:55pm
Kristen McNutt
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Penumbra: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Critical and Creative Inquiry is seeking submissions for our next volume.  Penumbra is an online journal of Union Institute and University's Ph.D. program in Interdisciplinary Studies.  Penumbra aims to promote social change through theoretically informed engagements with concrete issues and problems. We publish socially engaged innovative, creative, and critical scholarship with a focus on ethical, political, and aesthetic issues in education, humanities, public policy, and leadership.

Submissions

Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language and Media 2020

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 7:05am
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language and Media - Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language and Media

April 3-4, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM

 

Conference Date: April 3rd-4th, 2020

Deadline for Proposals: December 15, 2019

Theme: “Vision 2020: Seeing and Being Seen”

Netflix Original Programming and Representations of Mental Health Edited Collection

updated: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:34am
Edited Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Research across a swath of scholarly disciplines and methodologies over the past several decades has pointed to the primacy of popular culture in shaping people’s attitudes toward mental health and illness (Chouinard; Eisenhauer; Gans-Boriskin and Wardle; Heath; Johnson; Packer; Rayborn and Keyes; Wahl; Whitley, Adeponle, and Miller; and Whitley and Berry; Wilson et al., for some examples, all of whom also cite extensive research from diverse fields). For members of the mental health field, in whatever stripe, this can be disheartening at worst and confusing at best. 

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