category: rhetoric and composition

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory" October 28-29, 2016

Difference, Other, and Activism: A Colloquium on Expressions of Identity in Children's and Young Adult Literature - 2/19/16

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Charlotte's Children's Literature Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unccharlotteclgo@gmail.com

The CLGO of UNC Charlotte is hosting a colloquium exploring current trends of representation of diversity and expression of identity in children's and YA literature.

Textshop (T)issues (special issue) -- Textshop Experiments

full name / name of organization: 
Textshop Experiments
contact email: 
ulmertextshop@gmail.com

"Monster Studies and Pedagogy" Special Topics Session at RMMLA Conference [October 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Regional Conference
contact email: 
ashleyszanter1@weber.edu

This special topics session slated for the 2016 RMMLA Convention will explore monsters in culture, literature, and media.

Special Edition-Precarity Tales

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

Call for Papers
Precarity Tales

Seeking poetry and prose describing the precarious circumstances of the proletariat.

[UPDATE] "Visions: Temporality, Spectacle, and Space": New Directions Graduate Conference, UofArizona, April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 New Directions Graduate Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

[UPDATE]: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31

http://2016newdirections.weebly.com/

"Vision is the art of seeing the invisible." -Jonathan Swift

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE!! "YOU ARE HERE" CONFERENCE 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Creighton University Department of English
contact email: 
youarehereconference@gmail.com

“YOU ARE HERE”: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT

March 11-13, 2016 at Creighton University

Overview

Library Outreach to Writers and Poets: Interviews and Case Studies of Cooperation

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood/McFarland
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

One or two chapters sought from U.S.

Design in Humanistic Inquiry - Trans-Scripts Interdisciplinary Journal - Jan 15, 2016 Abstract Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Thomas/ University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
thomash@uci.edu

Trans-Scripts—the interdisciplinary journal based at the University of California, Irvine—invites graduate students to submit their work for publication.

Critical Thinking and Writing in the Age of Globalization 3/31/16

full name / name of organization: 
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
Paul.Pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Globalization, understood as the expanding integration of economic, cultural, political, technological and social activities on a worldwide scale, presents challenges, opportunities, and crises, which

[ image here ] Film and Visual Studies Conference and Exhibition

full name / name of organization: 
Film and Visual Studies PhD Program and Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University
contact email: 
fvsconference@gmail.com

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Film and Visual Studies Conference and Exhibition
Harvard University Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
April 7-9, 2016

Watermark: Graduate Student Journal - Deadline to Submit: Feb. 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watermark: California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbwatermark@gmail.com

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our tenth vol

Re/Inventions: Altern[arr]atives (April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach - English Graduate Student Assoc.
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2016 : Altern[arr]atives
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Karl Anatol Center, California State University, Long Beach

Fellowship Opportunity

full name / name of organization: 
Maria DiFrancesco on behalf of NeMLA
contact email: 
mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu

The NeMLA Summer Fellowship Program Summer fellowships up to $1,500 are intended to defray the cost of traveling incurred by researchers in pursuing their work-in-progress over the summer.

[UPDATE]: UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts

full name / name of organization: 
The University of North Alabama English Department
contact email: 
cprice7@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 7th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 26-27, 2016

Feminist Spaces 2.2 Journal CFW

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

Call for Works (deadline for submission is April 29, 2016)

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
The Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year.

Call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

full name / name of organization: 
JRSD
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Conformity & Resistance, MEGAA Symposium [March 4th, 2016; CFPs due February 5th]

full name / name of organization: 
Miami University English Graduate and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 13th Annual Miami University
English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

Friday, March 4th, 2016
CALL FOR PAPERS

Conformity & Resistance

Queer Death, De(con)struction, and Contagion: Affective Rhythms in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced/Queer Theory Symposium Committee
contact email: 
sagebeth.perdue@gmail.com or mshaw4@ucmerced.edu

Inaugural Interdisciplinary Queer Studies Symposium
University of California, Merced
Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Keynote: Eric A. Stanley, UC Riverside

REMINDER_DUE JAN. 15 Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities and Public Ethics 3.1 (April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics
contact email: 
ethosreview@gmail.com

Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics—a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal and digital forum—invites submissions for its April 2016 issue.

[UPDATE] Literary Form and Reform [Shanghai, 17-18 May, 2016, Abstracts due February 29, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Nan Zhang; Miles Link, Fudan University
contact email: 
nanzhang@fudan.edu.cn; mileslink@fudan.edu.cn

The resurgence of formalist interests in recent years has sparked new discussions of the conception, role, and significance of form in literary and cultural studies as well as pedagogies.

[UPDATE] To Periodize Or Not To Periodize, That Is the Question

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Control Societies
contact email: 
studiesincontrolsocieties@gmail.com

~Studies In Control Societies is excited to announce that Dr. Seb Franklin will be contributing to the issue.~

CFP: Literary Form and Reform - 17-18 May, 2016, Fudan University, Shanghai

full name / name of organization: 
Nan Zhang and Miles Link, Fudan University
contact email: 
nanzhang@fudan.edu.cn, mileslink@fudan.edu.cn

LITERARY FORM AND REFORM
17-18 May 2016
Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Submissions are sought for a conference on formalism and the study of literary form.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 25: Transnational Lives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com, catherine.gooch@uky.edu

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1 February 2016, by 5pm EST

CALL FOR PAPERS: disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 25: Transnational Lives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
catherine_gooch6@uky.edu

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore Transnational Lives as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines, including (but not limited to) Sociology; Gender

The Problems of Literature Genres --- "hate speech", "styles of hatred"

full name / name of organization: 
The Problems of Literary Genres, University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
jaroslaw.pluciennik@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Papers 

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

Registration now open! CFP: Jan. 20th for this Texas Spring Conference on Medieval/Renaissance Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's Second International Conference on Med/Ren Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Attention: All Scholars!!

Don't miss this opportunity to have your work considered to be on the program at this unique Texas conference of medieval and renaissance scholars celebrating beauty!

The CEA Critic - An Official Journal of the College English Association (Rolling deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan / University of Northern Colorado
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu

THE CEA CRITIC is the scholarly journal of the College English Association, a national organization for teachers of college English.

18th Annual Conference of the MArxist Reading Group: Extracting the Resources of History

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Extracting the Resources of History

Keynote Speakers: Susan Buck-Morss, Christopher Pavsek, and Kristin Ross

10-12 March 2016 at the University of Florida

Call for Papers and Creative Writing 02/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

Line by Line: Habits and Practices of Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Shiv Nadar University
contact email: 
anannya.dasgupta@snu.edu.in

Line by Line: The Habits and Practices of Writing
(19th & 20th February 2016)
Abstracts are due by Dec 31st 2015
Please email a 350 words abstract and CV to snuengevents@snu.edu.in

Supporting Diversity in Honors Education

full name / name of organization: 
The new National Society for Minorities in Honors (NSFMIH)
contact email: 
conference@nsfmih.org

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Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education

March 9-11, 2016 | Oakland University | Rochester, Michigan

CFP Discipline and Excess: April 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
disciplineandexcess2016@gmail.com

We invite paper proposals for Discipline and Excess, a conference which seeks to consider boundaries and their transgression until 1750.

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