UPDATE: Rhetoric and Kairos: Federation Rhetoric Symposium (1/6/06; 2/24/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Donna M. Souder
contact email: 
donna@suavecat.com

DEADLINES FOR ALL PROPOSALS EXTENDED TO JANUARY 6th! OPEN SUBMISSIONS FOR
PAPERS AND PANELS WELCOMED.

 

A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Rhetoric & Kairos"
Open to faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars

The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Universities

Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas
Where: ACT Bldg., 2nd Floor
When: February 24, 2006

The Rhetoric Symposium is now accepting proposals for papers and panels
dealing with contemporary issues of kairos, which we define broadly to
incorporate a wide variety of research interests.

We welcome submissions from all areas including but not limited to:
Disability Studies, Rhetoric and Disability, Rhetoric and Composition,
English, Journalism, Political Science, Education, History, Film Studies,
Media Studies, Art, Psychology, and Sociology.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Brenda Brueggemann of Ohio State University.
Her research and teaching interests include Disability Rhetorics, Gender &
Disability, Composition Studies, and Critical Theory. Dr. Brueggemann is the
author of several important books, including Lend Me Your Ear: Rhetorical
Constructions of Deafness.

The subject of Dr. Brueggemann's paper will be Disability Rhetoric. There
will be a special "Spotlight Panel" on Disability Rhetoric.

Deadline for Submission of 250-Word Abstract: 01/06/2006

Individual and Panel Proposals Welcome

Prizes for outstanding student papers will be awarded!

ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS PREFERRED

Web Site: www.FRS.suavecat.com

Please send inquiries to: <mailto:Rhetoric_Symposium_at_tamu-commerce.edu>
<mailto:dsouder_at_mail.twu.edu> dsouder_at_mail.twu.edu

or via USPS to:

Federation Rhetoric Symposium
c/o Ms. Donna M. Souder
P.O. Box 2620
Keller, TX 76244-2620 USA
817.538.1600

(alternate email: <mailto:donna_at_suavecat.com> donna_at_suavecat.com)

ADA Statement: It is the policy of The Federation of North Texas Area
Universities and the Federation Rhetoric Symposium to provide reasonable and
appropriate accommodations for individuals with documented disabilities.
This college will adhere to all applicable federal, state, and local laws,
regulations, and guidelines with respect to providing reasonable
accommodations as required to afford equal opportunities. It is the
presenter/attendee's responsibility to contact the conference chairperson,
Donna Souder at 817.538.1600 or via email at dsouder_at_mail.twu.edu in a
timely manner if he/she desires to arrange for accommodations

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