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CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association Conference: Liberty and Literacy

updated: 
Friday, October 19, 2007 - 3:43pm
Jennifer Nancy Maloy

I am pleased to announce that the call for papers for the 2008 MAWCA conference is now posted.
You’ll find the CFP and other materials on our conference website:

http://faculty.mc3.edu/hhalbert/MAWCA/2008/

 

The conference will be in Philadelphia at Temple University on April 11, 2008. We hope you’ll
consider coming!

Sincerely,

Lori Salem,
Director, Temple University Writing Center

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] "Writing Matters" Composition Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 3:34pm
Gail Odette Henderson

The English department at Baton Rouge Community College invites
submissions from faculty and graduate students to its annual spring
writing conference, "Writing Matters: An Exploration of the Diverse
Nature of the Composition Classroom." Papers and panel discussions are
welcome in all areas relating to the composition classroom, including
technology, cultural diversity, teaching methodology, interdisciplinary
approaches, and writing across the curriculum. Deadline for abstracts,
which should be a maximum of 200 words, is Friday, Feb. 1, 2008.
Selected participants will be notified no later than Monday, Feb. 11.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Composition Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 3:34pm
Gail Odette Henderson

The English department at Baton Rouge Community College invites
submissions from faculty and graduate students to its annual spring
writing conference, "Writing Matters: An Exploration of the Diverse
Nature of the Composition Classroom." Papers and panel discussions are
welcome in all areas relating to the composition classroom, including
technology, cultural diversity, teaching methodology, interdisciplinary
approaches, and writing across the curriculum. Deadline for abstracts,
which should be a maximum of 200 words, is Friday, Feb. 1, 2008.
Selected participants will be notified no later than Monday, Feb. 11.

CFP: [Rhetoric–Composition] CFP––A Symposium in Rhetoric: Phronesis and Political Rhetoric: Campaigns, Comprom

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 5:11pm
Rochelle Gregory

The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Universities
Texas Woman's University, Denton , Texas
ACT 2
February 8, 2008

The Rhetoric Symposium is now accepting proposals for papers and panels
from faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars addressing
contemporary concerns with and applications of phronesis, which we define
broadly to include topics related to political rhetoric, civic discourse,
public political speeches, private political discourses, technology, and
critical theory.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Composition, Rhetoric, and Popular Culture (11/9/2007; 3/19-22/2008)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 1:47pm
Michael Carlson Kapper

The Composition and Rhetoric Area of the PCA/ACA seeks papers/projects
addressing the intersection of Popular Culture with Composition studies
and/or Rhetoric, as each of these terms can be most broadly construed.
We are interested in popular representations of writing, rhetoric, and
instruction in both, as well as the composed or rhetorical nature of
culture as expressed in popular artifacts. Topics include, but are not
limited to:

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] 11th Annual Cassola Conference on Teaching Communication (11/30/07; 4/4/08)

updated: 
Friday, September 21, 2007 - 3:23pm
Eileen Medeiros

Johnson & Wales University
11th Annual Cassola Conference on Teaching Communication
Friday, April 4, 2008

Telling the Whole Story:
Communication in the Classroom and Community

Join us as we examine our own efforts to tell “the whole story” in today’s
classrooms and communities, facing challenges ranging from course curricula
to information literacy to our attempts to understand competing narratives
about global issues such as climate change, national security, and
international conflict.

Keynote speaker Helen Glover will share her experiences as a Navy
instructor, a contestant on reality television show “Survivor,” and a talk
show host on WHJJ radio.

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] (Re)Constructing Queer Pedagogy (10/1/07; 4/10-13/08)

updated: 
Saturday, September 15, 2007 - 8:10pm
Nowell Marshall

Deadline extended to Oct. 1, 2007

39th Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention
April 10-13, 2008

Buffalo, New York

Despite the growth of composition studies and pedagogy as fields of interest
in recent decades and the simultaneous development of LGBT studies and queer
theory, these two areas of interest are rarely brought together. Drawing on
George Hillocks idea that theory forms the basis of coherent classroom
practice, this panel hopes to continue the discussion on queer pedagogy by
soliciting papers informed by theory, praxis, critical reflection, and
experience.

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