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PAMLA 2022: Open Educational Resources (OER) in the French and Francophone Classroom (roundtable)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:47pm
Kathryne Corbin
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

PAMLA 2022: Open Educational Resources (OER) in the French and Francophone Classroom (roundtable)

The use of Open Educational Resources (OER) has grown steadily due to the rising cost of textbooks and the unstable financial situations of students, further aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, the relevance and authenticity of conventionally published materials is often called into question. As a result, instructors increasingly turn to OER to meet these needs.

Dis/Orientations and Dis/Entanglements in Contemporary Literature and Culture: An International Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 3:17pm
University of Málaga (Spain)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 22, 2022

Under the auspices of the project ‘Orientation’: A Dynamic Perspective of Contemporary Fiction and Culture (1990-onwards) (Ref. FFI2017-86417-P), this Conference explores how the concept of ‘orientation’ can offer a renewed perspective on literary texts and cultural products alike. By positioning ‘orientation’ in close relation to (multiple) temporalities (or “polytemporality”, following Victoria Browne), space, and recognition of the ‘other’, this Conference (and the project) addresses the dynamic and fluid nature of today’s fiction and culture in English. As Sara Ahmed points out, “[o]rientations are about the direction we take that puts some things and not others in our reach” (56).

MMLA 2022: Irish Studies

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:42pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

2022 Midwest Modern Language Association Conference

November 16-21, 2022

Minneapolis, MN

Permanent Section Call for Papers: Irish Studies

 

Ulysses: 1922-2022

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED - CFP: "Career Pathways to Teaching Professional and STEM Writing" (MMLA)

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 10:02am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This panel will invite faculty that teach in Professional and STEM writing to discuss their career trajectory. The panel is intended for graduate students seeking to diversify their teaching portfolios, graduates contemplating new career paths, department administrators looking to develop new curricula and courses, and faculty interested in different approaches to writing instruction. It will ask participants to discuss opportunities and challenges they have seen both in the institutional identity of these writing courses and in their subject matter and student body. More specifically, the panel will address the relationship between English departments, literature courses, freshman composition, and these vocational writing courses.

DEADLINE EXTENDED - CFP: "Approaches to Teaching Ethics in Professional and Technical Writing Classrooms" (MMLA Panel)

updated: 
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 10:02am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This panel will spur conversation about ethics instruction across courses like business writing, engineering communication, and health science writing. Ethics instruction is a consideration in accreditation processes for disciplines like engineering, and often such instruction is assigned to the writing classroom. This panel examines how ethics are taught and assessed in writing courses; it seeks new assignments, new pedagogies, and new rubrics that take into account instructional constraints like time and training.

 

For consideration, please contact najung@wisc.edu by June 14, 2022.

 

Call for Papers: Aesthetic Mediations of Service Work and Racial Capital in the 21st Century

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:34pm
Alex Pittman and Richard Purcell
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

“We are not essential. We are sacrificial.” With this statement, Sujatha Gidla, a subway conductor in New York City compelled back to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, observes that service workers who have been defined by their disposability constitute a bedrock for racial capitalism in an era of proliferating crises. We invite submissions to a special issue of Post45 that will turn to aesthetic and cultural mediations of service in the late 20th and early 21st century in order to theorize and historicize the relations between death, labor, and racial capitalism.

Postcolonial Studies Association Newsletter #28

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:34pm
Postcolonial Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 25, 2022

Call for Contributions and Book Reviewers for PSA Newsletter #28: Loving the Stranger

CURATING AND RESISTING AMERICANA

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:34pm
University of Kent Fourth Americanist Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 17, 2022

We invite you to join us in building a creative, interdisciplinary, and accessible symposium that considers the challenges of engaging the public and the role of resistance within the cultural spaces curating Americana. This two-day event will take place on the 19th and 20th of May. Hosted online by the University of Kent, UK. 

Please submit a 250-word proposalwith title and 50-word biography for a presentation, panel or workshop to kentamericanists@gmail.com by April 17th, 2022.