CFP: Business, Professional & Technical Communications (3/1/07; MLA '07)

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Wills, Katherine V.
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Call for Session Papers on Business, Professional & Technical Communications Association of Business Communication Sessions at Modern Language Association 2007

The Association for Business Communication will sponsor two panels at the Modern Language Association Convention in Chicago (December 27-30, 2007). We seek papers on any aspect of Business, Professional & Technical Writing and Communication, including connections with linguistics, cultural studies, and literature. 1-2 page abstracts and CV should be emailed no later than March 01, 2007 to Daphne Jameson ( or Katherine Wills ( We are amenable to a wide scope of proposal topics, especially those with interdisciplinary perspectives such as business and literacy, professional writing and pedagogy, training of graduate students in business writing, technology and international business.

Proposals should also state what kind(s) of audio-visual equipment, if any, will be needed. All participants at the MLA convention must be members of the Modern Language Association by 01 April 2007. Papers are limited to 15 minutes in reading length, as per MLA regulations.

Some current session topics include the following:

· Contrasting Online Scientific Authority in Two National Lab Websites

· Images of Business Ethos in Literature and Film

· Teaching Intercultural Communication

· Postmodern Understanding of Crisis Communication

· Experiential Learning in Cross-cultural Communication.

Dr. Katherine V. Wills
Assistant Professor
4601 Central Avenue, CR 104 A
Columbus, IN 47203
Tel: 812.348.7215 <>
Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus
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