‘Literature and the Sea’: Call for Papers

Our friends at Troy University have an exciting opportunity for us.

Please see the attached call for papers for an essay collection on Literature and the Sea to be published by Cambridge Scholars Press. The deadline for submissions is March 17 for ACETA members.

Call for Papers: “Literature and the Sea”

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The Light Winter 2017 newsletter is here!

Discover our latest The Light newsletter, which provides an overview of this year’s conference as well as upcoming events of interest!

There’s still time left to register via email if you would like to join us in Montgomery this weekend:

  • Just fill out the attached registration form;
  • Send it as an attachment in reply to this email; and
  • bring your payment with you to the conference.

Forms sent in by 11:59 p.m. on March 1st will get the early registration rate.

Please pass along any work your school is doing with English studies and with the teaching of writing and literature that you think our members would be interested in. We’d love to include it in our next newsletter!

Information should be sent to Rebecca Duncan, ACETA Vice-President and The Light editor, at rduncan@lawsonstate.edu.

Read the Winter 2017 ACETA newsletter (PDF)

Registration and hotel information

Our annual conference to be held this year at Auburn University in Montgomery on March 3 and 4 is a little over a week away!

Hotel accommodations are available at either the Hampton Inn or Staybridge Suites. When you make your reservation, be sure to mention that you are attending the ACETA conference at AUM in order to receive a reduced rate.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Registration form with hotel conference information (PDF)

Conference registration now open!

We hope to see you at our annual conference to be held this year at Auburn University in Montgomery on March 3 and 4. The registration form with hotel conference information is attached to this email. Hotel accommodations are available at either the Hampton Inn or Staybridge Suites. When you make your reservation, be sure to mention that you are attending the ACETA conference at AUM in order to receive a reduced rate.

We look forward to seeing you there! Please feel free to share this information with colleagues who may not be on our mailing list.

2017 ACETA Conference Registration Form

We look forward to seeing you!

Deadline extended on Call for Papers

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On behalf of the ACETA Steering Committee, I would like to invite you to submit a proposal for a presentation at the 69th annual conference of the Association of College English Teachers of Alabama (ACETA) to be held March 3 and 4, 2017 at Auburn University at Montgomery. Inspired by the innovations we’ve seen in the teaching of English , this year’s conference call encourages scholars throughout the state to take a fresh look at the exciting ways we can excite our students so that we all can be jazzed about English.  Further details regarding proposals are in the attached call. Please note that submissions should be mailed no later than January 17, 2017.

Updated Call for Papers for the 2017 ACETA Conference

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Call for Nominations for The 2017 Current-Garcia Distinguished Scholar Award

The Association of College English Teachers of Alabama
(ACETA) 
issues a Call for Nominations:

The 2017 Eugene Current-Garcia Distinguished Scholar Award

Deadline (Postmark or Email): November 14, 2016

ACETA solicits nominations for the 2017 Eugene Current-Garcia Award for Distinction in Literary Scholarship.  This award is made annually to a living, outstanding literary scholar who is from Alabama or has worked primarily in Alabama or has focused mainly on Alabama writers.

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Call for Papers for The 2017 Mary Evelyn McMillan Undergraduate Writing Award

The Association of College English Teachers of Alabama
(ACETA) 
issues a Call for Papers:

The 2017 Mary Evelyn McMillan Undergraduate Writing Award

Deadline (Postmark or Email): November 14, 2016

The McMillan Award is presented annually to the undergraduate student at an Alabama college or university whose informal essay is judged most outstanding by a panel of judges chosen by ACETA.

Requirements

  • The essay must have been written for a class taken during the current or previous academic year.

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