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CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Rhetoric Society of America sessions at MLA

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 - 7:41pm
Jordynn Jack

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 ( <>).

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION (grad) (2/27/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 - 9:23am
Gretchen Bartels

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 Pedagogy
Writing across the Disciplines (WAC) / Writing in the Disciplines (WID)
Post-process theory
Writing Centers
Visual Rhetoric
Political Rhetoric
Aristotelian Rhetoric
Plato and Rhetoric

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] DEADLINE EXTENSION: 2009 Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference Proposals Due February 7 at 11:59

Sunday, February 1, 2009 - 8:56pm
Jessica Rivait

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:


Jessica Rivait
Publicity Committee, 2009 Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Call for Papers: âRising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studiesâ

Saturday, January 31, 2009 - 12:50am
Thomas Polk

Call for Papers: “Rising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studies”
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.)

“Upon those who step into the same rivers, different and again different
waters flow.”

Over 2500 years have passed, but Heraclitos’ 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.

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] REMINDER: 2009 Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference at MSU (Feb 1, 2009; October 7-10, 2009)

Friday, January 30, 2009 - 9:49pm
Jessica Rivait

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
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

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green literature (March 13-14, 2009)

Thursday, January 29, 2009 - 9:18am
CANADA&ndash;&ndash;U. Montreal EGSS

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green literature (March 13-14, 2009)


poet and author of 'Urban Meltdown' (2007)

Elder and director of Kokomville Academy

READINGS BY: Sina Queyras
Poet and author of Expressway (2009)


Please distribute widely

Deadline for 250-word abstracts: February 14, 2009.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] St. John's University Literary Journal

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 - 3:55pm
John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes for the Spring edition are:

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Freshman English and English Composition

Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 7:56pm
myra salcedo

Call for Papers

“Freshman English and English Composition” panel at the 66th annual South
Central Modern Language Association, Oct. 29-31 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
This panel has an open topic. Abstracts are accepted. Deadline is Feb. 20,
2009. Please send abstracts to

For more information on the conference, including a complete CFP list:

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Negotiating Land: New Readings (grad)

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 8:59pm
Joshua Bartlett

The SUNY Albany English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) announces its
seventh annual graduate student conference:

Negotiating Land: New Readings

Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, 2009
Standish Room, Science Library, Uptown Campus, SUNY Albany

Call for Proposals:

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Deadline Extended SCMLA Literature and Psychology Panel Fall 2009

Monday, January 12, 2009 - 6:58pm
Ron Fields

**The deadline for submissions to the literature and psychology session
of the SCMLA has been extended to Friday, March 27th.**

Submissions are currently being accepted for the Literature and
Psychology session of the 66th annual South Central Modern Language
Association conference, October 29th through the 31st in Baton Rouge,
LA. In keeping with this year's theme of "Continuity and Displacements",
we're seeking papers that explore psychological continuity within a
text. Texts that explore displacement, trauma studies, and anxiety will
be given preference, but submissions on any number of topics are highly