[UPDATE]The Advanced Writing Panel for SAMLA Conference in November 2010

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South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
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The Advanced Writing Panel for SAMLA Conference in November 2010 is seeking abstracts and invites you to submit.

Approaches to Using Images in the Advanced Writing Classroom

The 2010 SAMLA conference will be in Atlanta, Georgia, on November 5-7, 2010. This session seeks paper proposals that address the relationship between the advanced composition classroom and visual images. Topics may include, but are not limited to: pedagogical strategies of using visual images in advanced composition courses; assessing student assignments and students' employment of visuals in advanced writing; designing methods to encourage students to use visuals in composition; new connections between advanced writing, technology, and visual constructions; and critical engagement of visual literacies and dissemination of images in the advanced writing classroom. By June 20, 2010, please submit paper proposals of 250 words and a short C.V. (including complete contact information) to Dorsía Smith Silva, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, at djsmithsilva@yahoo.com.

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