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UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] WAC Outreach (4/15/08; MMLA, 11/13-16/08)

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Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 10:08pm
Melanie Brown

Writing Across the Curriculum is a permanent section of the Midwest Modern
Language Association. The 50th annual M/MLA convention will take place from
November 13-16, 2008, in Minneapolis.

WAC Outreach and Partnerships
How do WPAs of WAC programs reach out to different constituencies at
community colleges, SLACs, universities, and other institutions? If your
WAC program calls for refreshing, how do you rekindle faculty, student,
and/or administrative involvement?

Presentations exploring outreach, curricular development, emphases on WAC
as local, and connections or partnerships forged between WAC and other
campus programs especially welcome.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] CCCC Panel: Themed Sections of Freshman Composition

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Monday, March 31, 2008 - 11:10pm
Grace Wetzel

In "Why Johnny Can’t Write, Even Through He Went to Princeton" (2003),
Thomas Bartlett describes the increasing trend toward themed sections of
freshman composition at Ivy League institutions. Interestingly, while
there is evidence that themed sections are popular among not merely
liberal arts schools, but some larger universities, there is little
published scholarship on this topic.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Writing into the Profession: Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar (Grad)

updated: 
Friday, March 14, 2008 - 3:47pm
Kimberly Reigle

Since our first two conferences met with such success, The University of
North Carolina -Greensboro’s English Graduate Student Association again
asks, “What you working on?” for its third interdisciplinary conference in
English studies. We are each “Writing into the Profession” as we employ
the theories and practices of effective English scholarship. This is not
your usual CFPâ€"we’re not asking you to bend your interests to suit a
specific theme. Instead, we want you to use our conference as an
opportunity to explore and enact just what it means to be part of the
English profession. Bring whatever you are currently working on and engage

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Deadline extended to Mar 10: Second Language Writing Session â 2008 RMMLA (Reno, Oct 9-11)

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 3:20am
Fify Juliana

Deadline extended to Mar 10: Second Language Writing Session â€" 2008 RMMLA
Convention (Reno, NV, Oct 9-11)

Please help circulate:

Call for Papers

Second Language Writing*: Reports of Research and Discussions of Central
Issues in Second/Foreign Language Writing

2008 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention
Reno, NV, October 9-11

For the time first time ever, a special topic session focusing on Second
Language Writing will be part of the Rocky Mountain MLA Convention, which
will be held in Reno, Nevada on October 9-11 this year
<http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/default.asp>.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Second Language Writing - RMMLA Convention (Reno, NV, Oct 9-11)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 4:18am
Fify Juliana

CFP: Second Language Writing - RMMLA Convention (Reno, NV, Oct 9-11)

Call for Papers

Second Language Writing*: Reports of Research and Discussions of Central
Issues in Second/Foreign Language Writing

2008 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention
Reno, NV, October 9-11

For the time first time ever, a special topic session focusing on Second
Language Writing will be part of the Rocky Mountain MLA Convention, which
will be held in Reno, Nevada on October 9-11 this year
<http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/default.asp>.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Classical Rhetoric in Modern Contexts, RMMLA - October 2008

updated: 
Saturday, February 23, 2008 - 11:24pm
William McCarthy

This call is for a panel at the 2008 Convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
to be held this year in Reno, Nevada on October 9-11. Deadline for proposals is June 1, 2008. For
more information, please e-mail William McCarthy at mccarthy_at_cua.edu.
While almost any treatment of the panel's theme ("Classical Rhetoric in Modern Context") is open to
consideration, particularly welcome are discussions/analyses of the manner in which classical
rhetorical devices manifest themselves in a variety of modern contexts, to include primarily -- but
not exclusively -- literature and film.
Please submit a brief proposal of 100-200 words (for a paper ca. 15 minutes in length) to panel

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