category: rhetoric and composition

Comics and Other Hybrid “How-To’s”: Art and Didacticism (special session at MMLA 2015, Nov. 12-15, 2015, Columbus OH)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jpark@roosevelt.edu

Comics and other image-text hybrids—from illuminated manuscripts to commercial lithographs to modern-day flow charts--have been used successfully to communicate information, explain complex or diffi

CFP: The Politics of Big Data

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
ned.weidner@cgu.edu

Culture Critique is a peer-reviewed publication sponsored by Claremont Graduate University’s Cultural Studies program.

MMLA: Paper Submissions for Permanent Sections and Special Sessions (4/5, 4/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals for the 2015 conference, which will take place in Columbus, OH, November 12-15, 2015.

SLSA Panel: "A Cyborg Manifesto" at 30 March 23rd

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science and the Arts
contact email: 
elyons@email.arizona.edu

2015 marks the thirty-year anniversary of the publication of Donna Haraway’s “A Cyborg Manifesto.” This groundbreaking essay has influenced a generation of scholars in diverse fields.

The Art of the Archive/Art in the Archives; SAMLA; Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lnhoward@gsu.edu

This year's 87th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society - Alpha Epsilon Omega Chapter
contact email: 
sigmataudelta@flagler.edu

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word
St. Augustine, FL @ Flagler College
October 2-3, 2015

Literary and Legal Persons - 2016 MLA Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Leman
contact email: 
peterdleman@gmail.com

Personhood, personality, impersonation, personification in literature and law: Can literary persons provide insight into corporate personhood and other forms of artificial legal personality?

"Horizons of Challenge and Change" - April 24-25, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Muscatine Community College English Department
contact email: 
rnancy@live.eicc.edu

“Horizons of Challenge and Change” - Call for Proposals:

Call for Papers: Essays on the Practice and Teaching of Creative Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Writing Commons
contact email: 
tgzn@iup.edu

Writing Commons is a free, global, peer-reviewed, award winning Open Text for college level writers, college faculty, and the everyday writer.

Identity Across the Curriculum

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement
contact email: 
mtfernan@go.olemiss.edu

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit presentations for a conference that explores, challenges, and re-imagines the concept of identity.

[update] B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities 7-8 May 2015 in Isparta, TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture organized jointly by Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah from University of Kent

Call for Papers (Volume 2, Issue 1)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

[UPDATE] 2015 SWCCL - Conference Dates October 1-3, 2015 (submission dealine 03/16/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature - Christianity and Culture: The Interaction of Faith and Literature through the Ages
contact email: 
tcoley@umhb.edu

To to directly to the conference's home page, click here: http://undergrad.umhb.edu/english/swccl

Chapter Proposals for "Literature and Ecofeminism"; April 1, 2015 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
D. A. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume on ecofeminist literary criticism titled Literature and Ecofeminism.

[UPDATE] Affect, Images, and Digital Media: Engaging Multiple Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Trey Barnett, University of Utah
contact email: 
joshua.barnett@utah.edu

A Trans-Disciplinary Conference at The University of Utah
September 3-5, 2015 at the Tanner Humanities Center

MLA Panel: "Writing Publics: Engaging Writing Inside and Outside the Academy"

full name / name of organization: 
Genesea Carter, University of Wisconsin-Stout
contact email: 
carterg@uwstout.edu

Call For Papers for CWPA’s Panel at MLA 2016

Title: Writing Publics: Engaging Writing Inside and Outside the Academy

REIMAGINING MARGINALITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association - CELLA
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

The pluralistic, sophisticated and technocrazy nature of contemporary existence has blurred concepts like marginality and minority that are inherent in human existence.

ASLE Panel at MMLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

Just over a decade ago, Dana Phillips (in)famously attacked ecocritics for uncritically borrowing terms and ideas from the discipline of ecology, which, he argued, is itself a “less than fully coher

March 15 Deadline - EBSN Network Brussels Oct 2015

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
fbellars@ulb.ac.be

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NEW - Journal of Student Research Deadline: March 26, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Student Research
contact email: 
msuarez6@stu.edu

The Journal of Student Research is a digital multidisciplinary journal devoted to publishing quality, original, scholarly research articles on a variety of topics related to business, communication, e

Innovative Digital-Humanities Approaches in Teaching Languages and Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10)
contact email: 
pichugin@rutgers.edu

We seek theory- and practice-based presentations on application of digital technologies in language/literature fields. Interdisciplinary approaches are especially welcome.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Education / The Education Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
edu1@inter-disciplinary.net

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Education
The Education Project

Monday 20th July – Wednesday 22nd July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Reminder: CFP ‘Perfectly phrased and quite as true’: Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Kostas Boyiopoulos and Dr Michael Shallcross
contact email: 
michael.shallcross@durham.ac.uk

We invite proposals for papers for the following academic conference, by 1st April 2015:

‘Perfectly phrased and quite as true’: Aphoristic Modernity, 1890–1950

[UPDATE] CFP: Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

Teaching English through the Arts--SAMLA, 11/13-11/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
Myrna Santos
contact email: 
ESLCARE@aol.com

If “a picture is worth a thousand words,” it is worth considering the amount of language acquisition that could be achieved through the use of pictures, paintings, and photography.

CALL FOR PAPERS (Nationalism and Identity)

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors (IFOA)
contact email: 
HLA_IFOA@humber.ca

Call For Proposals:

Conference: “Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens” An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity
Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015

Philament 21: Terror Australis (Postgraduate Journal of Arts and Culture), 30 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Rudge (Managing Editor, Philament), University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, seeks submissions from postgraduate students and early-career scholars (fewer than five ye

Jewish/Islamic Relations in Literature and Culture [panel proposal] MLA 2016, Austin TX [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com

Seeking submissions for a special session for the 2016 Austin MLA convention.

[Update] MLA 2016 "Legacies of the Sexual Revolution"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016, Proposed Special Session
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

Seeking papers for a proposed special session for MLA 2016. This session invites presentations that explore representations of women during the Sexual Revolution.

Diplomacy and Letters: The Role of Literary Ambassadors

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Austin 2016
contact email: 
Karen.Benavente@glasgow.ac.uk

What is the role of diplomats as writers? And conversely, what is the role of the writer, when he or she has been 'appropriated' by the State?

UPDATE: Utopia & the End of the City 1-4 July 2015, Newcastle UK

full name / name of organization: 
Utopian Studies Society (Europe)
contact email: 
utopian.studies@ncl.ac.uk

Call for proposals: Utopia and the end of the city
FINAL DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 15 March 2015

MLA 2016 Special Session: Rhetorics of De/Humanization (Deadline 3/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
mc.harrison@udmercy.eduz

Rhetorics of De/Humanization

CFP: "Teaching Trauma" at MLA 2016: Submit by March 13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Eden Wales Freedman
contact email: 
eden.w.freedman@gmail.com

This panel considers the pedagogical challenges of teaching trauma literature and trauma theory to undergraduates and theorizes ways of teaching that can combat—versus exacerbate—depicted catastro

SPACES/SPATIALITIES: PRACTICES, ENCOUNTERS, AND ARTICULATIONS, December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (The English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
2015ellakconference@gmail.com

THE 2015 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

“Spaces/Spatialities: Practices, Encounters, and Articulations”

December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

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