category: rhetoric and composition

Papers on Language and Literature: Call for Special Issue Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

The (Native) American University (9/30/15)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016 (March 17 - 20, 2016)
contact email: 
justin.hayes@quinnipiac.edu

The colonial appropriation of indigenous place names has been an abiding concern of postcolonial studies.

The Pedagogical (Re)Turn (9/30/15)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016 (March 17 - 20, 2016)
contact email: 
justin.hayes@quinnipiac.edu

Twenty years ago, Gerald Graff mused in “The Pedagogical Turn” that the future of theory would be in its reapplication from literature to pedagogy.

[UPDATE] Roundtable: "Crushed Silos: The Video Essay, Film, Writing, and Technology." NeMLA Hartford, CT DEADLINE: 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
rromanow@uri.edu

Call for Papers 46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) March 17-20, 2016 Hartford, CT

[REMINDER] “The Critical ‘I’” (9/30/2015; 3/17-20/2015) NEMLA roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
David Bahr, BMCC-CUNY
contact email: 
dbahr@bmcc.cuny.edu

CFP: “The Critical ‘I’”
NEMLA Mar 17-20, 2016, Hartford. CT
Abstract deadline Sep 30, 2015

The Teaching of Literature across Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges: Comparative Perspectives @ACLA, Mar 17-20, 2016, Cambridge MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2016
contact email: 
dfzino@gmail.com

Organizer: Dominique Zino, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

The Wenshan Review (ISSN: 2077-1218): Launch of its new website & call for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
wsreview@nccu.edu.tw

The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture, issued both in print and online versions, is excited to announce the launch of its new website: www.wreview.org .

[UPDATE] ACLA 2016, Harvard: Images of Science in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

This seminar investigates the views man has expressed about the impact of technology and science across recorded history.

FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES - A Common Ground Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, USA
8-11 June 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

CALL FOR MEMOIRS/APPEL DE MÉMOIRE

full name / name of organization: 
Peninsula: A Journal of Relational Politics
contact email: 
pjrp@uvic.ca

(La version française suit l'anglais)

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

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

Crip Futurities: The Then and There of Disability Studies (Feb. 11-12, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Disability Studies Group
contact email: 
CRIPFUTURE2016@gmail.com

Crip Futurities: The Then and There of Disability Studies
keynote speakers: Ellen Samuels (UW-Madison) and Alison Kafer (Southwestern)

February 11-12, 2016
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

[UPDATE] 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.

Medical Humanities at ACLA (Submission 25 Sept 2015, Presentation 17-20 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa M DeTora/Hofstra University
contact email: 
lisa.m.detora@hofstra.edu

Medical Humanities: Reading the Body in the Medicine, Literature and the Visual Arts

SPECTRA Journal submissions open for Issue 5.1

full name / name of organization: 
SPECTRA (the Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Theory Archives) Journal
contact email: 
editor@spectrajournal.org

Initial abstracts due: October 15, 2015
Contributors informed of decision no later than: October 22, 2015
Full submissions due: December 1, 2015

ACLA Panel, 17-20 March 2016: Toward the Empirical Study of Poetic Form

full name / name of organization: 
Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics
contact email: 
christine.knoop@aesthetics.mpg.de

Poetic form is marked by regularities, such as metre, rhyme, verse length, the structure and interdependence of stanzas, and myriad other features.

[Extended Deadline]- Two Panel Call For Papers - Border Crossings and Revolutions

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer Andrews (jandrews@unb.ca) and Richard Cole (rich.cole@ualberta.ca).

Two Panel Call For Papers at the 2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference at Queen’s University, Belfast (7-9 April 2016)

[UPDATE] NeMLA 2016 Pedagogy Roundtable / Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
birdsal5@msu.edu

The Bane of Their Existence: Making Interdisciplinary Humanities Matter

[UPDATE-DATE CHANGE] Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community Colleges April 1-2,2016

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite Community College faculty to send proposals for the April 1-2, 2016 conference presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, English Department.

ACLA Seminar: "Forms of Passivity", March 17-20 2016, Harvard U; Abstracts due Sept 23

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
dadamosm@mcmaster.ca; garcicl@mcmaster.ca

In a context where the active (voice, body, citizen) remains the privileged mode of life, the possibility of imagining passivity as a political alternative has been a major lure for critical and polit

[UPDATE] SPM 18th Annual International Conference : EXTENDED DEADLINE January 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Phenomenology and Media
contact email: 
socphenmedia@yahoo.com

The Society for Phenomenology and Media (SPM) invites proposals for individual conference papers and three-person panels for its 18th Annual International Conference in Puebla, Mexico.

Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production

full name / name of organization: 
UTA English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
bodiesatwork2016@gmail.com

Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production
April 7-8, 2016, The University of Texas at Arlington
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2015

PCA National Conference (Seattle, WA 3/22-3/25), Adaptation Area. Defining Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Glenn Jellenik (Adaptation area chair)/Popular Cultural Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Call for PCA/ACA 2016 (Seattle, WA, 3/22-3/25)
Defining adaptation.

Canadian Writers' Summit/CCWWP Toronto, June 15-19, 2016/ deadline Nov 2/15

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs
contact email: 
shenstra@ryerson.ca

See our Call for Papers/Panels online http://www.ccwwp.ca/conference/2016/cfp

Making Meaning: Discourses of Identity, Power, and Access

full name / name of organization: 
Language and Rhetorical Studies, University of Michigan
contact email: 
langrhetconference@umich.edu

Making Meaning: Discourses of Identity, Power, and Access
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by Language and Rhetorical Studies

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

update, Call for Participation, International Conference Young Translators and Interpreters in an Europe of Post-Communication

full name / name of organization: 
Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, department of Applied Modern Languages
contact email: 
colocviulma@yahoo.com

The Directorate-General for Translation, the European Commission
The Department of Applied Modern Languages
Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj
and
The Centre for Language Industries (CLI)

CFP: Languages, Cultures and Gender (11-13 May 2016) Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY
contact email: 
egeadikam@gmail.com

The conference theme covers issues relating to gender with special emphasis on how language and culture defines, affects, influences, shapes and visualises gender in a wide spectrum ranging from the i

"Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

[Reminder] Adventures in Hybridity: Expanding the Boundaries of the Composition Classroom / NeMLA 2016, Hartford, CT March 17-20

full name / name of organization: 
William Magrino / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wmagrino@rci.rutgers.edu

The classroom practices of composition studies, known for decades as a staid facet of undergraduate pedagogy, has been opened up due to opportunities afforded by the Internet.

2016 Diversity Conference - “Human Diversity and the Environment – Mapping Difference in the Era of the Anthropocene”

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ondiversity.com

SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES & NATIONS
The University of Granada, Granada, Spain
27-29 July 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Defining, Locating, and Addressing Bullying in the WPA Workplace

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Cristyn L. Elder and Dr. Bethany Davila, University of New Mexico
contact email: 
celder@unm.edu; bdavila@unm.edu

2016 Conference on the Arts in Society - 'The Practice of Art in the Age of the Anthropocene'

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@artsinsociety.com

ELEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE ARTS IN SOCIETY
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
10-12 August 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Red River Women's Studies Conference--October 23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Red River Women's Studies Conference
contact email: 
kandace.creel@mnstate.edu

Women’s and Gender Studies at Minnesota State University Moorhead is pleased to host this year’s gathering of the 15th Annual Red

Imperial Publics

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA / Boston / March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
mulholland@ncsu.edu; tagathoc@hunter.cuny.edu

This seminar seeks to rethink public sphere theory and the idea of counterpublics through the lens of imperial history and the global circulation of texts along imperial circuits from the eighteenth century through the twentieth.

Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces 2.1 (November 2015)
“Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality”

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