CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Pedagogy at CEA 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,
contact email: 
Brooke.McLaughlin.Mitchell@virgo.sas.upenn.edu

Call for Papers, Pedagogy 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 pedagogy in the
college classroom for our 40th annual conference, celebrating the
organization’s 70th anniversary. In keeping with the conference’s general
theme of Design, papers are sought that specifically address the role of
design in the construction and execution of our courses. Both practical
and theoretical responses are encouraged.

General Conference Theme: Design
In addition, CEA welcomes proposals for presentations on the general
conference theme, Design. We live in a world atomized into text messages
and jump cuts, socially constructed snippets on networking sites,
fragmented blogs and news bites, ones and zeroes. In such a context, is
there still a role for conscious design - of literature, of art, of
rhetoric, of learning? After the death of the author, who designs the
texts we love to see, read, and study? Or do we make our own
designations, sketching out the plot, shading in the design, creating
meaning as we find it?
 
General Call for Papers
CEA also welcomes proposals for presentations in any of the areas English
departments typically encompass, including literature, creative writing,
composition, technical communication, linguistics, and film. We also
welcome papers on areas that influence our work as academics, including
student demographics, student/instructor accountability and assessment,
student advising, academic leadership in departments and programs, and
the place of the English department in the university.
 
Submission: August 31-November 1, 2008
For more information on how to submit, please see the full CFP at
http://www2.widener.edu/~cea/conference2009.htm
 
Membership
All presenters at the 2009 CEA conference must become members of CEA by
January 1, 2009. To join CEA, please go to
http://www2.widener.edu/~cea/membership.htm
 
More information
• Find out more about the College English Association:
http://www2.widener.edu/~cea
• Find out more about lodging and registration:
http://www2.widener.edu/~cea/conferencetravel2009.htm
• Contact CEA officers: http://www2.widener.edu/~cea/officers.htm
 
Other questions? Please email cea.english_at_gmail.com.

Sincerely,

Brooke McLaughlin Mitchell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
Wingate University
bmclaugh_at_wingate.edu

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