category: rhetoric and composition

Q-Topia: Queer Futurism in Theory and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

As queer theory continues to evolve and utopian studies dusts itself off from its relative dormancy until the late twentieth century, the two strands of thought have grabbed ahold of one another in ho

[UPDATE-New conference date] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

Royal Spanish Academy: CILE Conference (Puerto Rico March 15-18, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Real Academia Española & Instituto Cervantes
contact email: 
culturelatin@gmail.com

JEAN-MARIE LE CLÉZIO, GIANNINA BRASCHI, LUIS RAFAEL SANCHEZ, and EDMUNDO PAZ SOLDAN are among the featured speakers of the 7th International Conference on Spanish Language to be held March 15-March 1

Wayne State University Visual Culture Graduate Symposium, "Visual Culture in Context(s)"

full name / name of organization: 
Wayne State University Visual Culture Student Group
contact email: 
wsucontext@gmail.com

Wayne State University is hosting its fifth annual Visual Culture Graduate Symposium.

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 20, 2016 Conference and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

The eleventh annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities, Proposal Deadline March 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Group
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

[REMINDER] INQUIS JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
https://inquisjournal.wordpress.com/
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally.

[UPDATE] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

The 27th FILLM International Congress, New Delhi, India, Language & Literature, 15-17 March 2017

full name / name of organization: 
FILLM - The International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
meenakshibharat@gmail.com

THEME: "THE FAMILIAR AND THE EXOTIC IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: THE POLITICS OF PERCEPTION AND REPRESENTATION"

[UPDATE] Vehicles for Thought: Goldsmiths Graduate Festival 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths University of London
contact email: 
D.Gkitsa@gold.ac.uk

DEADLINE EXTENDED MARCH 11. The Goldsmiths Graduate Festival is an important celebration of postgraduate research in Goldsmiths and in universities nationally and internationally.

The 2nd Language, Culture and Literature Workshop, Antalya, TURKEY (June 8-10, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
info@englanglit.org

The 2nd Language, Culture and Literature Workshop aims to bring together academics, teachers, and artists to exchange information and share their experiences, ideas, and research results about all asp

Call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D (Volume 1 Issue 2 March-April 2016)

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

Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

MLA 2017: William Carlos Williams and Democracy (Deadline March 7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
neri.sandoval@icould.com

This panel considers the numerous ways in which the work of William Carlos Williams engages with socio-economic and political formations in the United States.

[UPDATE; 2ND CFP] TIME: Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference 28 August - 1 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies & College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria, City of Tshwane
contact email: 
timeconf2016@unisa.ac.za

Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference

University of South Africa (UNISA)
College of Human Sciences
Hosted by the Department of English Studies

Theme: Time

[UPDATE] British Comparative Literature Association XIV Triennial Conference 'Salvage'

full name / name of organization: 
British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2016@wlv.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

‘Salvage’

The Fourteenth Triennial Conference
of the
British Comparative Literature Association

MLA 2017 Special Session: Invisible Made Visible: Comics and Mental Illness (DEADLINE: 3/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Leah Misemer/ University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jessica Gross/ St. Louis College of Pharmacy
contact email: 
lsinsheimer@wisc.edu

Call for Papers for a proposed roundtable panel at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, Jan. 5-8, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA.

This Rough Magic - Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

[UPDATE] 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: 
l: sagebeth.perdue@gmail.com or mshaw4@ucmerced.edu

Inaugural Interdisciplinary Queer Studies Symposium University of California, Merced
Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Keynote: Eric A. Stanley, UC Riverside

SAMLA: Authorship and Audience in Dystopian Film [proposal due May 27; conference Nov 4-6 2016, Jacksonville, FL]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Film Studies Group
contact email: 
samlafilmstudies@gmail.com

From film noir to sci-fi, Terry Gilliam to David Lynch, dystopian narratives continue to hold a prominent place in film across independent, Hollywood, and international film communities.

PAMLA 2016 Special Session Panel--Pasadena, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference 2016
contact email: 
kacie.wills@gmail.com or choov002@ucr.edu

This panel is devoted to the porous, permeable body in Romantic and Victorian Literature and seeks to better understand the boundaries of identity constructed in the bodies of texts from these periods

Feb. 22nd, Extended Deadline: Graphic Texts & Visual Rhetoric (Special Topics panel for SCMLA, Dallas, 3-5 Nov 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
contact email: 
rcostello@mcneese.edu

Graphic Texts & Visual Rhetoric: The Visual Spectacle (a Special Topics Panel)

[UPDATE] Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice. Deadline: March 28, 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
Phoebe Jackson; Christopher Weaver
contact email: 
jacksonp@wpunj.edu;weaverc@wpunj.edu

For an edited collection, “Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice,” we seek chapter proposals that revisit the practice of peer review.

MLA 2017 Special Session: Monster Studies: Literature, Culture, and Theory (Deadline 3/10/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Koenig-Woodyard / University of Toronto
contact email: 
chris.koenig.woodyard@utoronto.ca

This is a call for abstracts for a proposed special session on “Monster Studies” for the MLA in Philadelphia, 5-8 January, 2017.

CFP Midwestern Symposium on Teacher Evaluation - Proposals due 2/20/16

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Findlay
contact email: 
brasfield@findlay.edu

Please join Charlotte Danielson and scholars, teachers, educational leaders, and education organizations from around the region for a symposium on teacher evaluation.

[REMINDER] Oxford English Graduate Conference on 'Progress', 3 June 2016 (deadline: 19 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ágota Márton / University of Oxford
contact email: 
agota.marton@ell.ox.ac.uk

OXFORD ENGLISH GRADUATE CONFERENCE 3 JUNE 2016: PROGRESS

‘When any real progress is made, we learn and unlearn anew what we thought we knew before.’
(Henry David Thoreau)

Multicultural Literature in the Classroom, Midwest MLA, St. Louis, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
triezech@gvsu.edu

“Breaking the Silence: Strategies for Teaching Racially Provocative Texts in an Anxious Era”

CFP: Performance of the Real Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Performance of the Real Research Theme / University of Otago
contact email: 
performanceofthereal@gmail.com

CFP: Performance of the Real Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Symposium
An international conference hosted by the ‘Performance of the Real Research Theme’ at the University of Otago

[UPDATE] Archi-Textuality (Apri 16-17, 2016) - Hosted by CSUN English Department

full name / name of organization: 
AGSE & Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
agsestdicconference@gmail.com

The CSUN Department of English Annual Conference
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330
April 16-17, 2016

Digital Humanities in Secondary Education (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Matt Applegate / Molloy College
contact email: 
mapplegate@molloy.edu

Digital Humanities in Secondary Education

Special Session

[UPDATE] Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature: (Last date for Submission: 25th feb 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. P.G. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com

"The Scholastic Forum"

Special Session of the 2016 PAMLA Conference November 11-13, 2016: Back from the Dead: Language Revival as Arc

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Katherine.Billotte@ccaurora.edu

Recent scholarship on the “archive” as well as that on “cultural memory” has focused on the role of language as both mechanism and metaphor.

SPECTRUM

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dhaka
contact email: 
spectrum.ed.du@gmail.com

Spectrum, a refereed journal published by the Department of English, University of Dhaka, seeks submissions of scholarly articles, book reviews, translations and creative pieces for its forthcoming is

Teaching Central/Eastern Europe And Its Communist Past

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA) Philadelphia, PA, January 2017
contact email: 
ada_g@att.net

Central/Eastern Europe's cultural visibility has increased since the 1989 Fall of the Berlin Wall and then in 2009 when Romanian-born German writer Herta Müller received the Nobel Prize in Literature. In light of this new visibility, how are Central/Eastern European cultures and history being taught, both within and outside the region?

PAMLA Special Session: Teaching for the Post-Anthropocene [Abstracts Due May 6, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ron2154@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers from scholars working across the disciplines interested in employing interdisciplinary or otherwise innovative methodologies aimed at facilitating teaching and learning about the Anthropocene at all levels.

Trans(form): New Insights and New Directions: April 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
10th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
urigradconference2016@gmail.com

The prefix trans- implies movement and change: between states, among groups and disciplines, across divides, from one way of being or knowing to another.

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