CFP: Literature, Rhetoric, and Values
Proposals due by Monday 6 September 2010
Conference 3-5 June 2011
Plenary: Barry Brummett (U of Texas at Austin) and Christopher Hitchens (The New School)
Keynote Speakers: Carolyn R. Miller (North Carolina State) and James Phelan (Ohio State)
Literature (n.): literary work or production; the realm of letters.
Rhetoric (n.): the study and practice of using symbols to persuade or influence.
Value (n.): the quality of a thing considered in respect of its power and validity for a specified purpose or effect.
This three-day conference will investigate the intersections of literature and rhetoric with values.