The American Shakespeare Center, in partnership with Shakespeare's Globe in London, will host its fifth Blackfriars Conference, "Inside Out/Outside In," in honor of Andy Gurr in Staunton, Virginia, from 20-25 October 2009. Registration fee includes tickets to the ASC productions of 1 Henry IV, Merry Wives, Titus Andronicus, Much Ado About Nothing, and The Rehearsal by George Villier (et al); opening and closing banquets; a special presentation by the ASC actors honoring the work of Andy Gurr; and Paul's Menzer's Shakespeare on Ice, a play and cocktail party.
rhetoric and composition
North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing
"Perceptions and (mis)Representations: Writing in Secondary and Post-Secondary Classrooms"
October 16-17, 2009
North Carolina State University
For any of the sessions below submit a title and abstract (100-150 words)
to the session chair. See
Classical Rhetoric in Modern Contexts: Classical Rhetoric in Modern
Literatures and Film*
William J. McCarthy, 634 Marshall Road SW, Vienna, VA 22180; 703-200-
Rhetoric of Humor: The Moves that Make us Laugh*
Jeff Swift, 4198 JFSB, English Dept, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
84602; 801-422-3565; jswift8_at_gmail.com
Call for Papers:
The Rhetorics of Place: Public, Private, Secular and/or Sacred
The Editors of Queen: a journal of rhetoric and power are accepting submissions for
consideration on the theme of -
Issue 14: Sense & Sensation
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Extended to 8th March, 2009
Send to: slamphilament_at_usyd.edu.au
â€œAh well! It means much the same thing,â€ said the Duchess, digging her
sharp little chin into Aliceâ€™s shoulder as she added, â€œand the moral of
THAT is â€"â€˜Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland.
"To the senseless nothing is more maddening than sense."
Aldous Huxley, Island
We are seeking proposals for RSA's sponsored panel at MLA 2009, in
Philadelphia. The conference runs from December 27-30.
Rhetoric in the City
Possible topicsâ€"Any aspect of the history of rhetoric or of rhetorical
education in and for specific cities or locales; interrogations of
architectural or city space and rhetorical theory, rhetorics of space.
Please send 250-word abstracts, CV, and contact information by March 1 to
Jordynn Jack (jjack_at_email.unc.edu <mailto:jjack_at_email.unc.edu>).
This is a proposed panel for the graduate student conference (dis)junctions
2009: Brave New Worlds.
Contributors are invited to submit critical works on any aspect of rhetoric
and composition. Potential topics may include but are not limited to the
Writing across the Disciplines (WAC) / Writing in the Disciplines (WID)
Plato and Rhetoric
Due to popular request, the deadline for the 2009 Feminism(s) and
Rhetoric(s) conference proposal submission will be extended from today
(February 1 at 11:59 p.m.) to this Saturday, February 7 at 11:59 p.m. To
submit a proposal, visit our website: http://kairos.wide.msu.edu/~femrhet/
Publicity Committee, 2009 Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference
Call for Papers: â€œRising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studiesâ€
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference
April 17 & 18, 2008 (The conference is on April 18, but we plan to host a
social event the night before.)
â€œUpon those who step into the same rivers, different and again different
Over 2500 years have passed, but Heraclitosâ€™ wisdom remains salient. None
would deny that there are dominant movements and perspectives; yet, every
scholar must admit that the topography of the discipline is in continual
flux. Each year generates a new approach and a new trend â€" a new branch
from the old.
This is a reminder to submit your proposals for the 2009 FemRhet
Conference. Proposal submissions are due by February 1, 2009. To submit a
proposal, please visit our website at http://kairos.wide.msu.edu/~femrhet/
The FemRhet2009 Proposal Submission System has been designed to allow you
to edit your proposal as much as you would like up to the deadline of 11:59
p.m. Eastern Time, Sunday Feb. 1, 2009. After the deadline, all proposals
in the system will become final and will no longer be available to edit.
Coordinators of multiple-participant sessions (panels, roundtables, and
performances) will be prompted for an e-mail address for all participants