UPDATE: CFP Deadline Fast Approaching! Writing Democracy (March 9-11, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
shannon carter/ Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
shannon_carter@tamu-commerce.edu

Commerce, Texas
March 9-11, 2011

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here
CFP: http://writingdemocracy.weebly.com

Deadline 1/15, but open to brief extension if requested.

Featured Speakers:
John Duffy, University of Notre Dame: "After Arizona: First Year Writing and a Rhetoric of Ethical Practice"

David Gold, University of Tennessee: "Beyond Recovery: Contemporary Challenges in Rhetoric and Composition Historiography"

Michelle Hall Kells, University of New Mexico: "Writing Democracies: What the Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement Can Teach Us About Civic Literacy in the 21st Century"

David Jolliffe, University of Arkansas: "Writing Democracies: Community Arts and Community Learning as Anecdote to Co-Curricular Poverty"

Nancy Welch, University of Vermont, "What We Teach When We Teach (Only) Moderation and Civility"

Elenore Long, Arizona State University: "The Politics of Performance: Gambian-American College Writers Flip the Script on Aid to Africa"

Jerrold Hirsch, Truman State University, author of Portrait of America: A Cultural History of the Federal Writers Project (title of presentation TBA)

You don't want to miss this!

Much more information available at http://writingdemocracy.weebly.com

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african-american
american
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cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
graduate_conferences
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
interdisciplinary
popular_culture
professional_topics
religion
rhetoric_and_composition
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond