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CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Writing Matters composition conference

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Wednesday, June 4, 2008 - 6:30pm
Gail Odette Henderson

The English department at Baton Rouge Community College invites
submissions from faculty and graduate students to its spring 2009
annual writing conference, "Writing Matters: An Exploration of the
Diverse Nature of the Composition Classroom." Papers and panel
discussions are welcome in all areas relating to the composition
classroom, including technology, cultural diversity, teaching
methodology, interdisciplinary approaches, and writing across the
curriculum. Deadline for abstracts, which should be a maximum of 200
words, is Friday, Nov. 21, 2008. Selected participants will be notified
by Monday, Dec. 8, 2008.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Gertrude Stein and Composition

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Wednesday, June 4, 2008 - 1:39pm
Adam Katz

David Bartholomae, in his introductory essay to his recent collection,
Writing on the Margins, notes that “In 1976, it was not uncommon for
those of us working with basic writers to say of our colleagues, ‘If they
can read Gertrude Stein and value what she does, why can’t they read the
work of basic writersâ€"why can’t they give it the same time and attention,
why can’t they value the work’.” It is still a very good, and
unanswered, question in 2008. Bartholomae’s remarks, along with his
attention to Stein in this recent essay, points to some still to be
explored implications of the student-centered, assignment driven, labor-

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] From Production to Consumption: Exploring the Continuum of Visual Rhetoric

updated: 
Monday, May 19, 2008 - 2:53am
Alice Myatt

Title: From Production to Consumption: Exploring the Continuum of Visual
Rhetoric

Event: Nov. 7-9, 2008 SAMLA Convention Special Session, Louisville, KY

DEADLINE for proposals: June 1, 2008

Chair 2008: Alice Myatt; Affiliation: Georgia State University, English
Dept; Email: amyatt1_at_gsu.edu

Secretary 2008: Anne Melfi; Affiliation: Georgia State University,
English Dept; Email: annemelfi_at_yahoo.com

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing - âComposing Communityâ

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Friday, May 16, 2008 - 1:42pm
Kevin Brock

October 17-18, 2008
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

The North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing seeks to facilitate the
growth of a regional community of scholars in rhetoric and the teaching of
writing across North Carolina and surrounding areas. We also invite others
interested in discussing the building of community and the teaching of
writing to participate in the symposium. To accomplish this, the symposium
organizers have chosen the theme of “Composing Community” for the inaugural
meeting in 2008. We welcome proposals for panels and papers on a variety of
topics; proposals which embrace the conference's theme of “community” will
be given special consideration.

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