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CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] SCMLA 2008 Rhetoric Panel: (3/14/08; 11/06/08-11/08/08)

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Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 2:54am
Elise Verzosa

2008 Conference in San Antonio, Texas: November 6-8
The SCMLA Rhetoric panel invites proposals (abstracts or full papers) for
the 2008 conference to be held on November 6-8, 2008, in San Antonio,
Texas. In light of the theme of “Borders” for the 2008 conference of the
South Central Modern Language Association, the rhetoric panel especially
seeks proposals for papers that address borderlands rhetoric and
alternative rhetorics. In addition, the Rhetoric panel also welcomes
proposals on any topic related to rhetoric, including but not limited to
political rhetoric, visual/spatial rhetoric, the rhetoric of disability,
feminist rhetoric, and new (electronic) media rhetoric.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Creative Nonfiction-MLA, San Francisco, Dec. 27-30, 2008

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 5:07pm
M. Claire Pamplin

MLA Division: Nonfiction Prose Studies, Excluding Biography and
Autobiography, Dec. 27-30, 2008. San Francisco.

Options for Teaching Nonfiction III: Creative Nonfiction
 
Effective strategies and models for creative nonfiction courses or
assignments; analyses of nonfiction's popularity versus fiction or other
creative writing assignments and courses, etc.

One-page abstracts by 15 March, 2008 to M. Claire Pamplin, Borough of
Manhattan Community College, claire.pamplin_at_gmail.com.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] SCMLA 2008 Literature and Psychology Panel

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 5:00pm
Ronald Fields

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for the Literature and Psychology
panel of the SCMLA conference being held in San Antonio, TX November 6-8,
2008. In keeping with the conference theme of “borders,” the session is
called “Literature and Psychology: Humanity on the Border.” This session
explores the psychological aspects of literary works or authors as they
relate to existence on various borders or margins, with particular
interest in psycho-cultural borderlines. Potential topics include:

UPDATE: [Rhetoric–Composition] A Symposium in Rhetoric: Phronesis and Political Rhetoric––Deadline Extended

updated: 
Sunday, December 23, 2007 - 11:45pm
Rochelle Gregory

A Symposium in Rhetoric
Phronesis and Political Rhetoric: Campaigns, Compromise, and the Crusade
for Civic Discourse

Phronesis (Greek: φρόνησιÏ') from Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is the
emphasis on practical wisdom that combines elements of wisdom, knowledge,
virtue, and decorumâ€"from Sloan's Encyclopedia of Rhetoric.

The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Universities
Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas
ACT 2
February 8, 2008

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] RMMLA-Session on WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

updated: 
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 - 4:51pm
Joan Grenier-Winther

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)

RENO, Nevada ~ October 9-11, 2008 at HARRAH'S

CALL FOR PAPERS --> WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM (Open Topic)

Proposals for 15-20 min. presentations due to rmmla_at_wsu.edu by MARCH 1.

Non-RMMLA members may propose a paper, but membership in RMMLA is
required of all presenters by APRIL 1.

Requests for Audio-Visual equipment are due by MAY 1 (email
rmmla_at_wsu.edu)
 
Participation at the convention also requires payment of a convention
registration fee (registration opens in mid-summer; early discount rates
available).
 
See www.rmmla.org for more information.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] 2008 Annual Conference of the SUNY Council on Writing

updated: 
Monday, December 17, 2007 - 7:02pm
cathleen rowley

 

Inevitable Intersections: Writing at the Crossroads of Public and Private
Discourse in the 21st Century
 
2008 Annual Conference of the SUNY Council on Writing
April 25-26, 2008

Stony Brook University

 Keynote Speaker, Sondra Perl, Professor of English, Lehman College, CUNY
Graduate Center
Guest Workshop Leader, Sheridan Blau, Professor, Teachers’ College,
Columbia University

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the Professi

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 6:17pm
Matthew Hurwitz

The English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
would like to announce that it has extended the deadline for proposal
submissions to its 2008 Graduate Conference entitled “Challenging Faith:
Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the
Profession” to be held March 7-8. The new deadline will be December 22,
2007. Papers on both religious and non-religious topics are encouraged.
We intend the conference to cover all matters of “faith,” understood in
its broadest sense and look forward to a rewarding conference experience
for all. Speakers at this year’s conference will be Patricia Bizzell,

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