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CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Concepts of ::: I - Self - Subject(ivity) ::: in Literature and Literary Theory (Publ. and Conf.)

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 - 5:41am
Prof. Dr. J. Taffarel

Concepts of ‘I’ - ‘Self’ - ‘Subject(ivity’) in Literature and Literary
Theory. [Publication and Conference]


---> Submissions beginning NOW; Deadline: 15 August 2008

---> Date of Publication: April 2009

---> Date of Conference: 17 April â€" 20 April 2009, Vienna


We welcome approximately 40 essays of interest to those concerned with the
study of key concepts, both, in literature and literary studies: ‘I’ â€"
‘self’ â€" ‘Subject(ivity)’

We are looking particularly for contributions on various topics in literary
studies, literary theory and philosophy of literature answering to the
publication's subject matter.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Writing Matters composition conference

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

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-