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CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Cassola Conference on Teaching Communication

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 2:36pm
Eileen Medeiros

Call for Proposals

Johnson & Wales University
12th Annual Cassola Conference on Teaching Communication
Friday, April 3, 2009

Exploring New Worlds: Teaching Communication in the 21st Century
This year we are pleased to have travel writer Rosemary Mahoney give the
keynote address at the 12th annual Cassola Conference on Teaching
Communication to be held on April 3, 2009, at Johnson & Wales University in
Providence, R.I. Mahoney is the author of several books, including Down the
Nile: Alone in a Fisherman’s Skiff, which appeared on the New York Times
list of 100 notable books of 2007.

CFP: [Rhetoric–Composition] ––––––––––> On Metaphor (Litera

Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 5:51pm
Albertina Foundation

Call for Papers
On Metaphor (Literary Theory).

---> Date of Publication: September 2009
---> Date of Colloquium: July 2009 (Berlin)

---> Submissions beginning NOW, ending: January, 5th 2009 (deadline)

We welcome 15 essays of interest to those concerned with the study of 'the
metaphor' from the perspective of literary theory. We welcome papers
examining the subject based on foregrounded theoretical assumptions
illustrating the propositions with examples from fictional works.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2009

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 4:20pm
Brandi Westmoreland

Memory: Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon

***Open to faculty, graduates, independent scholars, and undergraduates***

Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2009
Texas A&M University-Commerce
February 6, 2009

The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
In partnership with English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) at

Submission Deadline: November 21, 2008
Acceptance Notification: December 31, 2008

“Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.”
â€"Cicero, De Oratore

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] SIU-Carbondale 3rd Annual Graduate Conference - Borders and Boundaries (11/21/08)

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 4:02pm
Julie Kares

Call for Papers
Borders and Boundaries
Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhetoric/Composition
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
March 27-28, 2009

Our third annual Graduate Conference would like to examine the ways in
which borders and boundaries enter the dialogue of literary, cultural, and
theoretical works. How are borders and boundaries established, questioned,
or deconstructed? In what ways are these delineations significant? In
what ways do they reflect the cultural geographies of particular periods
and places?

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] CFP

Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - 10:57am
Bernadette Cantrall

Issue 14: Sense & Sensation
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 31st January, 2009
Send to:

“Ah well! It means much the same thing,” said the Duchess, digging her
sharp little chin into Alice’s shoulder as she added, “and the moral of
THAT is 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

UPDATE: [Rhetoric–Composition] Obliterature: The Art of Creative Destruction –– GEO Conference in Kirksvill

Saturday, October 4, 2008 - 1:47am
Tamara Sack

Due to unforeseen scheduling problems, we have had to move the date of
the conference. Instead of April 10-11, our conference will now take
place April 3-4. We are sorry about the inconvenience.

I am reposting the entire CFP in this update with all the correct and
current information. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.


The Graduate English Organization of Truman State University is proud to
announce the call for papers for their annual conference April 3-4, 2009!

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Images of Order: Catalogs, Maps, Archives [Panel at ACLA Conference]

Friday, October 3, 2008 - 9:21pm
Ana Olenina

We are looking for paper submissions for the following panel/seminar at
the annual American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) conference
to be held at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (March 26-29, 2009)

Abstracts should be submitted by November 1, 2008, using the form on this

Limited travel grants available (For details, see

Contact panel organizer:
Ana Olenina (


Images of Order: Catalogs, Maps, Archives [Panel at ACLA Conference]

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Call for Papers, Design at CEA 2009

Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 2:55pm
Coretta M. Pittman

Call for Papers, Design at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219;
(412) 281-7100

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in
English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Rhetoric and
Composition for our 40th annual conference, celebrating the organization’s
70th anniversary.

We invite papers on Rhetoric and Composition that draw on the conference
theme "Design." Proposals may conceive the conference theme broadly.
Practical and theoretical responses are encouraged.