Rhetoric and Technical Communication 2012 PCA Call for Papers (Deadline December 1, 2011)

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Sean Zdenek
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Call for Papers: Rhetoric and Technical Communication

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 USA
Phone: 1-505-842-1234
Submission Deadline: December 1, 2011

Conference Website: http://www.swtxpca.org/ (updated regularly)

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The annual SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference is one of the nation's largest gatherings of interdisciplinary scholars.

The Rhetoric and Technical Communication area of the SW/TX PCA/ACA welcomes paper, panel, and other proposals on any aspect of the fields of TC and/or R. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

-- Rhetoric & TC
-- TC/R Theory
-- TC/R Methodology
-- Argumentation
-- Political Rhetorics
-- Multimedia & Multimodal Composition
-- Visual Rhetoric/Visual Communication
-- Sonic Rhetorics
-- Spatial and Temporal Rhetorics
-- Social Networking
-- Technical Writing
-- Professional Writing
-- TC Pedagogy
-- New Media/New Communication Technologies
-- Intercultural TC
-- Gender, Race & TC
-- Rhetorical agency, identity, ethos
-- Ethics in TC and R
-- Global TC/R
-- Mobile TC/R
-- New media writing practices
-- Accessibility/Disability & TC/R
-- Generation Studies in TC/R
-- The Future of TC/R

This list is suggestive and not exhaustive. Other topics are certainly welcome within the broad topic of pop culture studies and TC/R.

Please submit your abstract to the database at the following web address: http://conference2012.swtxpca.org. Your abstract must be submitted by December 1, 2011.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Sean Zdenek, Rhetoric & Technical Communication Chair
Associate Professor
Technical Communication & Rhetoric
Department of English
Texas Tech University
PO Box 43091
Lubbock, TX 79409-3091
Skype: seanzdenek