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CFP: 2006 Southeastern Writing Centers Assoc. Conf. (5/15/05 or 9/15/05; 2/16/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 7:50pm
Jennifer Kunka

SWCA 2006 Call For Proposals
 
The Southeastern Writing Center Association is pleased to announce an early call for proposals for its 2006 annual conference, February 16-18: "Let's Research: Gathering Evidence to Support Writing Center Work." Co-hosted by the University of North Carolina and Duke University, the conference venue is at the historic Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill. Neal Lerner, co-editor of the Writing Center Journal and co-author of The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring, is the keynote speaker.
 

CFP: Composition, Rhetoric, and Grammar: Exploring New Regions (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Devet, Bonnie D.

                                  CALL FOR PAPERS

 

                       COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CONFERENCE

                                                  San Antonio, Texas, April 6-8, 2006

 

                                                 Composition Strand of the Conference:

Composition, Rhetoric, and Grammar: Exploring New Regions

deadline for all proposals: October15, 2005.

 

CFP: 20th-Century Literature & Culture Conference (9/15/05; 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:03pm
Sylvia M Berger

Title: 20th-Century Literature & Culture Conference, University of
Louisville, KY
Date: 02/23-25/06
Deadline for submissions: 09/15/05
URL: www.louisville.edu/a-s/cml/xxconf
About the Conf: An international Conf now in its thirty-fourth year.
Reading committees select the best critical & creative works; the papers
are grouped for presentation at sectional meetings. Open Topic. Creative
writers are also welcome. Submissions accepted in English, French, German,
Italian or Spanish.
Director: Danielle Day
Enquiries: dlday_at_louisville.edu
Thank you

CFP: Open Words: College English and Open Access (7/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 3:00pm
Thelin,William

Open Words is a journal dedicated to publishing articles focusing on political, professional, and pedagogical issues related to teaching composition, reading, creative writing, and literature to open admissions and non-mainstream student populations. For our inaugural issue, we seek critical work in areas such as instructional strategies, cultural studies, critical theory, classroom materials, technological innovation, institutional critique, student services, program development, etc., that assist educators, administrators, and student support personnel who work with students in pedagogically difficult settings.

CFP: Re-Thinking Ephemera in the Classroom and Beyond (6/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
Joshua B. Fisher

---Call for SubmissionsRe-Thinking Ephemera in the Classroom and BeyondSeeking proposals for a volume of essays tentatively entitled Re-ThinkingEphemera in the Classroom and Beyond. The editors are looking for 5-6,000word manuscripts to fill the roughly ten-essay volume. By presenting a widerange of definitions and theoretical perspectives as well as a variety ofpedagogical strategies and approaches for teaching and exploring notions ofearly modern ephemera, contributors will seek to address the following kindsof questions.· What do we mean by ephemera?

CFP: Multicultural Literature and the New Educational Accountability (7/31/05; edited volume)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
Kaavonia M Hinton-Johnson

We invite submissions for a forthcoming book entitled "Multicultural
Literature and the New Educational Accountability: Challenges and
Opportunities." This book will highlight ways in which classroom teachers
and teacher educators continue to utilize multicultural children's and
young adult literature while addressing local, state and national
standards. Moreover, contributors to the volume will examine how teachers
balance the pressure for accountability (i.e., success on high-stakes
tests) with students' needs for culturally responsive pedagogy.

CFP: Creative Writing (5/27/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
graeme.harper_at_port.ac.uk

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of
Creative Writing

now seeks submissions for future issues - Issue 3.1 etc

Electronic submissions welcome at:

submissions_at_multilingual-matters.com

Closing date: May 27th 2005 (earlier submission entirely fine)

CFP: Creative Nonfiction Panel (4/28/05; AWP, 3/8/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:05pm
Vivian Wagner

We're looking for creative nonfiction writers to be included in a panel
proposal for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) annual
conference in Austin, TX, March 8-11, 2006. Titled "When Does it become
'Creative'?: Writing and Teaching Nonfiction Genres," this panel will
explore the sometimes blurry boundary between creative and other
nonfiction. Panelists who can speak to the ways that writers and teachers
in various disciplines (journalism, history, science, business, education,
etc.) can encourage, teach, and model creative thinking and writing are
invited to submit their proposed paper topic and description, along with a

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