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CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Freshman English and English Composition

updated: 
Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 7:56pm
myra salcedo

Call for Papers

SCMLA
“Freshman English and English Composition” panel at the 66th annual South
Central Modern Language Association, Oct. 29-31 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
This panel has an open topic. Abstracts are accepted. Deadline is Feb. 20,
2009. Please send abstracts to myra.salcedo_at_mavs.uta.edu

For more information on the conference, including a complete CFP list:
http://www.ou.edu/scmla/

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Negotiating Land: New Readings (grad)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 8:59pm
Joshua Bartlett

The SUNY Albany English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) announces its
seventh annual graduate student conference:

Negotiating Land: New Readings

Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, 2009
Standish Room, Science Library, Uptown Campus, SUNY Albany

Call for Proposals:

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Deadline Extended SCMLA Literature and Psychology Panel Fall 2009

updated: 
Monday, January 12, 2009 - 6:58pm
Ron Fields

**The deadline for submissions to the literature and psychology session
of the SCMLA has been extended to Friday, March 27th.**

Submissions are currently being accepted for the Literature and
Psychology session of the 66th annual South Central Modern Language
Association conference, October 29th through the 31st in Baton Rouge,
LA. In keeping with this year's theme of "Continuity and Displacements",
we're seeking papers that explore psychological continuity within a
text. Texts that explore displacement, trauma studies, and anxiety will
be given preference, but submissions on any number of topics are highly
encouraged.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Writing and the Environment

updated: 
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 3:27pm
Randall McClure

Focus:
In recent years, many schools have added sustainable, green practices to
their mission statements. Some have also added course requirements that
help students develop an ecological perspective while others have changed
operations to limit their institution’s impact on the environment. Writing
teachers have often contributed to this charge by integrating readings and
writing activities that help students better understand their relationship
to the environment. These teachers believe in the shared responsibility for
helping students come to terms with environmental crises and fostering
biospheric literacy. This approach to literacy education often includes an

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] "Bodies in Motion" URI Interdisciplinary

updated: 
Monday, January 5, 2009 - 9:21pm
Jenn Brandt

"Bodies in Motion" The University of Rhode Island’s Third Annual
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Saturday, March 28th, 2009
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stuart Pimm, Professor of Conservation Ecology, Duke
University
Extended Submission Deadline: Sunday, February 1, 2009

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Proposal Submissions: 2009 Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference (Feb. 1, 2009; October 7-10, 20

updated: 
Sunday, December 28, 2008 - 1:11pm
Jessica Rivait

Proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, and alternative sessions are now
being accepted for the 2009 Feminisms and Rhetorics conference to be held
at Michigan State University October 7-10, 2009. Proposal submissions are
due by Sunday, February 1, 2009. To submit a proposal, please visit our
websites at www.femrhet.cwshrc.org and http://kairos.wide.msu.edu/~femrhet/

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Proposal Submissions: 2009 Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference (Feb. 1, 2009; October 7-10, 20

updated: 
Sunday, December 28, 2008 - 12:54pm
Jessica Rivait

Proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, and alternative sessions are now
being accepted for the 2009 Feminisms and Rhetorics conference to be held
at Michigan State University October 7-10, 2009. Proposal submissions are
due by Sunday, February 1, 2009. To submit a proposal, please visit our
websites at www.femrhet.cwshrc.org and http://kairos.wide.msu.edu/~femrhet/

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Speaker Update/Deadline Extension

updated: 
Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 3:13am
Daniel V Facchinetti

"Bodies in Motion"
The University of Rhode Island’s Third Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate
Conference
Saturday, March 28th, 2009
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stuart Pimm, Professor of Conservation Ecology, Duke
University
Extended Submission Deadline: Sunday, February 1, 2009

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 4:57am
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) ● 3rd Floor Salons

. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . .
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Waiting Time

updated: 
Friday, December 12, 2008 - 10:38pm
The Comparative Literature Department at NYU

Waiting Time
New York University
Department of Comparative Literature
Graduate Student Conference
April 16-19, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Marshall Berman

Waiting Time

What are we waiting for? What awaits us? While often dismissed as a period of wastefulness or
lost time, waiting may also intensify experience and become a condition in which to consider
questions of modernity, aesthetic process, politics, erotics and the tempos of everyday life.

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Deadline Extended - Philosophy as Advanced Composition

updated: 
Thursday, December 11, 2008 - 8:49pm
Justin Hayes

UPDATE: A recent cancelation has opened a space on the NEMLA panel
below. Please submit abstracts by SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 at MIDNIGHT.

Philosophy as Advanced Composition

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
(NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Waiting Time, A conference at New York University

updated: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 4:39pm
Comparative Literature Department at NYU

Waiting Time
New York University
Department of Comparative Literature
Graduate Student Conference
April 17-19, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Marshall Berman

Waiting Time

What are we waiting for? What awaits us? While often dismissed as a period of wastefulness or
lost time, waiting may also intensify experience and become a condition in which to consider
questions of modernity, aesthetic process, politics, erotics and the tempos of everyday life.

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, December 5, 2008 - 5:09am
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) ● 3rd Floor Salons

. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . .
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, December 5, 2008 - 5:09am
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) ● 3rd Floor Salons

. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . .
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Writing as Exploration and Discovery

updated: 
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 3:41am
Vincent Walsh

In this paper I describe a novel form of writing pedagogy that encourages
students to select their own topics for papers based on course readings
and class discussion. The purpose behind this approach is to facilitate a
process by which students are enabled to engage in a personal way with
their writing, in effect, to "own" their own writing process. Too often,
students write for the professor, responding to prompts or assigned
topics, assuming that what they produce has to be "what the professor
wants to hear." In effect, they become alientated from what they write,
trying to conform to a standard of evaluation that is outside themselves.
Since students will be doing a great deal of writing beyond

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Popular Culture Conference - Rhetorics of New Media Area

updated: 
Monday, November 24, 2008 - 7:21pm
Anna Gurley

DEADLINE EXTENDED
Call for Papers: Rhetorics of New Media
2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

30th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 25-28, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency downtown

Proposals are now being accepted for the Rhetorics of New Media Area. The
term “New Media” generally refers to digital, computerized, or networked
information and communication technologies in the latter part of the 20th
century to the present.

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Classical Rhetoric: Open Topic at FRS 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:27am
Melissa Knous

The 2009 North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium will be held February 6,
2009 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The conference theme is “Memory:
Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon.” Proposals may be related to the theme, but it
is not required. Please submit your 250 word (one page) proposal for the
“Classical Rhetoric: Open Topic” session by email to
rhetoric_symposium_at_tamu-commerce.edu. Include the session topic "Classical
Rhetoric: Open Topic" on the subject line of your email.

Final Deadline for submission: December 19, 2008.

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Contemporary Rhetoric: Open Topic for FRS 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:13am
Melissa Knous

The 2009 North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium will be held February 6,
2009 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The conference theme is “Memory:
Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon.” Proposals may be related to the theme, but it
is not required. Please submit your 250 word (one page) proposal for the
“Contemporary Rhetoric: Open Topic” session by email to
rhetoric_symposium_at_tamu-commerce.edu. Include the session topic
"Contemporary Rhetoric: Open Topic" on the subject line of your email.

Final Deadline for submission: December 19, 2008.

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:39am
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

January 30, 2009 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) ● 3rd Floor Salons

. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . . - Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Basic Composition in the Works: North Eastern Regional Composition

updated: 
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 - 3:46pm
Kristen L. Abbey

Call For Papers: Basic Composition in the Works
a composition conference sponsored by Felician College’s Department of English

February 28, 2009
Felician College, Department of English
262 South Main Street
Lodi, NJ

Looking to explore composition pedagogies in our region and develop
transformative pedagogies through conversation with our colleagues, the
Felician College English Department invites abstracts of papers for
presentation on any aspect of composition pedagogy.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition]

updated: 
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 - 3:45pm
Kristen L. Abbey

Call For Papers: Basic Composition in the Works
a composition conference sponsored by Felician College’s Department of English

February 28, 2009
Felician College, Department of English
262 South Main Street
Lodi, NJ

Looking to explore composition pedagogies in our region and develop
transformative pedagogies through conversation with our colleagues, the
Felician College English Department invites abstracts of papers for
presentation on any aspect of composition pedagogy.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] EGE UNIVERSITY 12TH INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STUDIES SYMPOSIUM Redefining Modernism & Postmodernis

updated: 
Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 4:15pm
Sebnem Toplu

This symposium invites reconsideration of modernity, modernism and
postmodernism from literary, cultural and a wide range of
interdisciplinary aspects, aiming to broaden the current debates.

Panel proposals chaired by colleagues from different universities are
especially welcome, along with individual papers, roundtables, workshops
and performances either in English or Turkish. Please note that there
will be no translations during the symposium.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Texts of Consequence: Composing Rhetorics of Social Activism for the Writ

updated: 
Friday, November 7, 2008 - 5:11pm
Christopher Wilkey

Looking for chapter proposals for edited collection. Published as part of
the Hampton Press series on Research and Teaching in Rhetoric and
Composition, this edited collection works to theorize and demonstrate how
encounters with writing in the composition classroom and beyond can
intersect productively with activist rhetorical strategies and goals. By
doing so, readers will gain insights into connecting the work of
composition with grassroots social change, using rhetoric that makes
marginalized and disenfranchised voices be taken seriously in the public
arena, finding ways to actualize action as compositionists in their
communities and institutions, and linking service-learning and multimedia

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] 9th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 10:43pm
Raquel Baker

9th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference
April 3-5, 2009

Love, Loss and Empire
University of Iowa

CRAFT CRITIQUE CULTURE is an interdisciplinary conference focusing on the
intersections among critical and creative approaches to writing both
within and beyond the academy. This year’s conference will examine the
imbrication of affect and empire and will explore the ways in which
affect blurs the lines between presence, absence, past, present, future,
coloniality, postcoloniality and other liminal or ephemeral textual and
identity positions within the increasingly globalized experience of our
present moment.

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:31pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

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