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NeMLA 2023 -- call for abstracts:Prisons, STEM, & Other: Teaching Writing in Non-traditional Spaces

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:02am
Laura Hartmann-Villalta (Johns Hopkins University) // Lauren Kuryloski (SUNY University at Buffalo)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

The Conference on College Composition and Communication’s position statement on Scholarship in Rhetoric, Writing, and Composition (2018), starts from the premise that the majority of writing scholars will find employment in English Departments, Writing Programs, Writing Centers, etc. The statement goes on to acknowledge that “rhetoric, writing, and composition scholarship addresses how texts are composed, conveyed, and received in a variety of media and for a variety of purposes and audiences, both inside and outside the academy. Scholars investigate writing processes and products in schools and universities, in academic disciplines, in the workplace, in the public arena, in the home, and in digital/virtual environments” (n. pg.).

General Issue for the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:02am
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

 

General Issue Call for Submissions: Deadline November 15th, 2022
Call for Submissions: Sections of the Journal

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
General Issue

Issue Editors:
Courtney Dalton, Simmons University
Benjamin Miller, University of Pittsburgh
Mike Rifino, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Migration and Identity

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:34am
Syed Hassan Abidi / NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Migration is broadly defined as the movement of people from one place to another and the people pursuing this journey are called migrants. However, there are various distinctions within the concept of migration that relates to factors that define if an individual should be considered a migrant, immigrant, refugee, or asylum seeker depending on their length of stay and motivation to migrate. Two major distinctions overarch all forms of movements that individuals make. First, voluntary, and involuntary; second, short term versus long term. Voluntary migrants include sojourners such as people who go abroad to study or visit for business purposes whereas involuntary migrants include refugees and asylum seekers seeking haven from ideology-based persecution.

Muslims in America

updated: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:35am
Syed Hassan Abidi / NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

The panel intends to explore the depiction of Muslim American identity across various discourses and works of Muslim American authors, filmmakers, novelists, and musicians who draw upon such identities. The diverse emergence of Muslim American identity calls for insights that examine such identities depicted in various forms of text and talk. Keeping in context the theme of NeMLA’s 54th convention “resilience” the session draws on the theoretical underpinnings of Edward Said’s notion of Orientalism in order to further investigate discursive constructions of Muslim identities along with various discourses and the role Muslim Americans play in shaping these identities.

Edited collection: Shelter in Text

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 4:33pm
Myra Bloom (York U) and and Kasia Van Schaik (Concordia U)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Call for Contributions

Edited collection: Shelter in Text

 

Pictures of Health in the Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:01am
Miriam L. Wallace/SEASECS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2022

What does it mean to call someone “the picture of health”?

The WHO’s 1949 constitution stated that “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” More recently “One Health”—a model of health that includes the social contexts and environmental situation that limits or conduces to both individual and communal healthfulness—has emerged.

Health, Illness, and Injury in Professional Wrestling A Special Section of a forthcoming issue of Survive and Thrive

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 1:20pm
Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Health, Illness, and Injury in Professional Wrestling

A Special Section of a forthcoming issue of Survive and Thrive

Recent commentary has focused on the declining health and lack of access to health care among professional wrestlers (e.g. John Oliver's commentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8UQ4O7UiDs).  Hired as contractors, not employees, and so often denied benefits (from health insurance to retirement), professional wrestlers become, as they age, tragic:  celebrities in their prime for their physical prowess, as they age, they launch gofundme pages to cover the costs of essential medical care.

 

Special Issue: New Perspectives in African Philosophy (Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, Vol. 46, No. 2, Summer 2023)

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:00am
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Journal of Comparative Literature and AestheticsSpecial Issue: New Perspectives in African Philosophy  Guest Editor: Adoulou N. Bitang (Tel Aviv University, Israel) For over three decades, from the middle of the 20th century onward, reflection about African philosophy revolved around the question of its existence or non-existence (following that of the capacity of Africans and Blacks to philosophize), or the other question of its nature (i.e., its characteristics, especially in relation to European philosophy). To a certain extent, African philosophy is still concerned with these questions today. For the most part, this treatment of African philosophy has a colonial background and bears a colonial flavor.