CFP: Association for Business Communication Panel (3/5/07; MLA '07)

full name / name of organization: 
Wills, Katherine V.
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CFP: Panel Session Association of Business Communication MLA 2007

ABC will sponsor two panels at MLA on Business, Professional & Technical Communication (Chicago, December 26-30, 2007)

We seek panel session proposals on any aspect of this field, including connection with linguistics, cultural studies, and literature. 1-2 page abstracts and CV should be emailed no later than March 05, 2007 to 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, if the paper is accepted. All participants at the MLA convention must be members of the Modern Language Association by 1 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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