CFP: Extending Our Reach of Influence: Composition Specialists in Positions of University Administration (6/1/06; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Fontaine, Sheryl
contact email: 
sfontaine@Exchange.FULLERTON.EDU

Susan M. Hunter and Sheryl I. Fontaine invite 500 word abstracts for, Extending Our Reach of Influence: Composition Specialists in Positions of University Administration, a book of essays from members of the discipline who have moved to positions of administration within departments and in the university. Email abstracts (attached as a Word document) to SusanHunter_at_clayton.edu <mailto:SusanHunter_at_clayton.edu> or sfontaine_at_fullerton.edu <mailto:sfontaine_at_fullerton.edu> by June 1st, 2006.

 

Essays should focus on issues including but not limited to:

 

* How has this passage from disciplinary-driven to university-wide role occurred?
* How does the disciplinary specialty of Composition studies affect ideas for curricular reform, hiring, mentoring, and evaluating faculty?
* What influence does Composition have in English Studies, the university, higher education because of these moves?
* As more Composition faculty move into positions in higher administration, what is the effect on Composition and on English departments?
* In what ways has this move changed research agendas in Composition?

Susan M. Hunter

Professor of English

Head of the Language & Literature Department

Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard

Morrow, GA 30260-1250

(678) 466-4736

 

Sheryl I. Fontaine

Professor of English

Coordinator, Writing Center

Coordinator, Teaching and Learning, Faculty Development. Center

California State University, Fullerton

Fullerton, CA 92834

714.278.2651

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Received on Wed Mar 15 2006 - 08:28:52 EST

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