category: rhetoric and composition

Identity Politics, Postcolonial Theory, Intersectionality Writing WANTED

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org

Submissions in PROSE

Generally, we're looking for people who want to critically examine our society through their writing. This can be done in a variety of ways.

Feminist Pedagogy: Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/NeMLA/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Feminist Pedagogy in the Two-Year College

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass by Aug. 15

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The second issue of The Compass, edited and managed by the Arcadia University Honors Program, launched in April at the Exhibition for Academic Success and is now calling for papers to include in its t

[UPDATE] 21st Century Englishes Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University, Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity (Dec. 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity
(Abstracts 250-500 words due Dec 1, 2015, full papers due Mar 1, 2016)
Edited by Amanda Gradisek and Ron Scott

Romanticism and the Anthropocene

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Effinger / North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Joint NASSR/ACCUTE panel
contact email: 
eeffinge@gmail.com

Every year, the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism and the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE) cooperate in the form of a series of joint sessi

What Does the Common Core Mean for Postsecondary Literacy Instruction? March 17-20

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Associaiton (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ellen.carillo@uconn.edu

This panel seeks to provide a space in which to explore what the Common Core State Standards, and particularly the English/Language Arts (ELA) Standards, will (or already) mean for postsecondary liter

Composition Session, NeMLA Convention, 17 - 20 Mar., 2016, Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
NorthEastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bastet801@att.net

Much has been written and said, in recent years, about the role of love and passion in instruction/ enquiry more generally, incl. in writing/ composition studies.

NeMLA 2016 Panel "Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants"

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Please submit a 300 word abstract to https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15714 by September 30, 2015

CFP: Love and the Word, Melbourne, 7th-9th December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
aulla@aulla.com.au

Love & the Word - AULLA Conference 2016

DEADLINE: Monday the 29th February 2016

Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature (NeMLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Irving, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
daniel.j.irving@stonybrook.edu

Now accepting proposals for a panel on Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature at NeMLA 2016, to be held March 17-20, in Hartford, Connecticut.

Power of the Podcast: Teaching the Serial Nature of Audiences and Communication: NeMLA 2016 (Abstract Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kramerb@bu.edu

This roundtable will explore how podcasts like Sarah Koenig’s Serial enable professors to change the pedagogical game of the communications narrative. We welcome 5- to 10-minute presentations that take a theoretical and/or practical approach in assessing the impact of the podcast in the composition/literature classroom. Areas of discussion can include, but are not limited to, how podcasts can successfully integrate into the curriculum, increase student engagement, teach students about intended and authentic audience, showcase critical thinking and real-world application, and broaden/challenge student ideas about the communications narrative. Please submit a 200- to 300-word abstract by September 30, 2015, to Session ID#15618 at https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15618.

The Writing Classroom: Alternatives to Direct Instruction in Introductory Composition Classes[Roundtable for 2016 NEMLA ]

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Gleason / Cairn University
contact email: 
cgleason@cairn.edu

Instructors for introductory composition classes know too well the difficulty of preparing students to write academically: they attempt to close the ever-growing gap between secondary standards and post-secondary expectations without leaving their students despairing.

Submission Call : The Sunflower Collective

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is looking for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

Call for Essay Proposal for Volume on Teaching Young Adult Literature (1 November 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Publications
contact email: 
kscoat2@ilstu.edu

Proposals are invited for a volume entitled Teaching Young Adult Literature to be edited by Karen Coats, Mike Cadden, and Roberta Seelinger Trites.

On Game Structures Special Issue of Performance Research, Vo.21, No. 4 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION Deadline: 15 Aug 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Lushetich University of Exeter
contact email: 
N.Lushetich@exeter.ac.uk

To be or, actually, not two sentences to be, that is the question, combined.

Call for Articles in Communication/Media/Journalism studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hungarian Communication Studies Association
contact email: 
jatoth@komejournal.com

KOME, an international Open Access journal published by the Hungarian Communication Studies Association is currently seeking articles for its future issues.

Self-Commentary in Early Modern European Literature - 26-27 February 2016, Durham University (UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University (UK) - Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)
contact email: 
francesco.venturi@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Self-Commentary in Early Modern European Literature 26-27 February 2016, Durham (UK)

'Strata' Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Eleanor Dobson & Gemma King
contact email: 
strataconference@gmail.com

Abstract deadline 30 September 2015

Your Papers are Due at 3:00; My Panic Attack is at 4:00: Mental Illness in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
langlesey@unr.edu

In Mad at School, Margaret Price claims that “Persons with mental disabilities lack rhetoricity; we are rhetorically disabled.” Our experience as academics with diagnosed mental disabilities bears

Dialectical Thinking in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

This seminar will explore the uses and limits of dialectical thinking as a critical tool for contemporary humanistic inquiry.

Showrunners in the Classroom: Teaching Strategies for Composition & Literature Courses

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

Showrunners in the Classroom: Teaching Strategies for Composition & Literature Courses

(Edited Collection) Domestic Entanglements in the Works of Joss Whedon (Deadline: 1 Nov 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Juliette Kitchens/Nova Southeastern University
contact email: 
jkitchens@nova.edu

Domestic representations feature prominently throughout the Whedonverse, frequently complicating not only narratological and rhetorical structures, but also contemporary ideological and sociopolitical

[UPDATE] THE LAND HAS A STORY

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

CALL for PROPOSALS

The Land Has a Story

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2015 Conference
October 1-3, 2015
Hilton Scranton and Conference Center

Papers and Panels: Sports and Violence Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Ashland Center for Nonviolence
contact email: 
acn@ashland.edu

Interdisciplinary Conference on Sports and Violence, March 19, 2016, Proposals due by October 31, 2015

[UPDATE] "Daddy, What did you Do in the Culture Wars?": Academia and Public Life - NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association - Hartford CT, March 17-20, 1016
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu, wal209@lehigh.edu

It’s been almost thirty years since Allan Bloom made his clarion call to classicism within the American academy with the publication of The Closing of the American Mind.

Reading Risk in Contemporary U.S. Fiction and Culture (02/10/15) - A Postgraduate and Early Career Rersearcher Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham, UK
contact email: 
riskinUSfiction@gmail.com

Five days after 9/11, Republican Party activist James Pinkerton proclaimed that ‘the World Trade Center has been destroyed, but this has also been a crushing defeat for irony, cynicism and hipness.

Southern Studies Conference 5-6 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its eighth year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. The conference will be held 5-6 February 2016.

Reading Risk in Contemporary U.S. Fiction and Culture (02-10-15). A Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham, UK
contact email: 
riskinUSfiction@gmail.com

Five days after 9/11, Republican Party activist James Pinkerton proclaimed that ‘the World Trade Center has been destroyed, but this has also been a crushing defeat for irony, cynicism and hipness.

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline Extended - 01/11/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

Evaluation Student Writing [Roundtable for 2016 NEMLA conference, March 17-20 in Hartford, CT]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Urbanski, Fitchburg State
contact email: 
drurbanski@icloud.com

Have you ever wondered, "How on Earth can I grade this poem?

The Student as Writer: Embodiment, Mindfulness, and Disability in the Composition Classroom [NEMLA 2016, March 17-20; Hartford]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Urbanski, Fitchburg State
contact email: 
drurbanski@icloud.com

In this session, we review ways to approach the First Year Composition and other writing classrooms by focusing on the students as embodied writers, taking student-centered pedagogy to a new level.

2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap April 7-10, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Circling The Elements Hip Hop Conference /Albany State University
contact email: 
Circlingtheelements@asurams.edu or andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication

Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap
April 7-10, 2016

[UPDATE] ARST Preconference on May 26, 2016 | Proposals due July 24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology
contact email: 
akr@txstate.edu

Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology (ARST Preconference in conjunction with the Rhetoric Society of America (RSA) biennial conference Ma

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