CFP: All Areas: SAMLA Poster Presentation (4/15/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Weiss, Katherine
contact email: 
WEISK01@mail.etsu.edu

Call for papers:

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Convention November
9-11, 2007 Renaissance Hotel Downtown, Atlanta

Deadline for proposals: April 15, 2007

Poster Presentations

We invite proposals for poster presentations in any area. Proposals
should explicate the researched topic.
Author/s are encouraged, but not required to explain how their research
will manifest itself in the poster presentation.

Some examples of how a poster presentation may be utilized for our
disciplines are:

Examining the staging of a particular play.
Tracing the origins of a symbol or metaphor within a
text.
Presenting research on illuminated manuscripts.
Providing data on methods and their effectiveness.
Charting linguistic trends within a particular
community.

Poster presentations are frequently utilized in the sciences to
effectively convey research and data.
Presenters are asked to visually represent their findings and conclusion
on a poster in a designated space. Standing or sitting by the poster,
researchers are able to interact with interested scientists about their
work. While this form of presentation is new in the study of literature,
composition/rhetoric and linguistics, the Program Committee believes
this method will create new opportunities for discussions about
literature and language, and may spark innovative ways of thinking about
the field.

Presenters will be required to be present for a designated two-hour
period during the poster session.
Computer display equipment and other technology, if used, must be
provided by the participant.

Presenters must bring their own push-pins or Velcro to affix the poster
material to the display board. All materials must be removable. Writing,
painting or using paste on the display board is not allowed.

All posters must be set up in the time allotted before the session and
remain up until the end of the session.

Proposals should be 250 words.

Please email proposals to Dr. Katherine Weiss, East Tennessee State
University, weisk01_at_etsu.edu.

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches