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UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] UCLA Southland Conference: Genre Matters

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 3:52am
Laura Haupt and Sam See

19th Annual UCLA Southland Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Conference Title: Genre Matters
Conference Date: Friday, May 16, 2008
Keynote Speakers: Lowell Gallagher and Yogita Goyal, UCLA Department of

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Call for Submissions for Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion (5/1/08)

Saturday, February 9, 2008 - 2:57am
Editorial Board

Welcome to Harlot, a digital magazine and web forum where you can…
  â€¢ view art inspired by gaming culture
  â€¢ critique a political speech through a mock interview
  â€¢ post comments on a short film about green architecture
  â€¢ compose a collaborative review of a popular documentary
  â€¢ publish an experimental poem about social-networking sites
  â€¢ engage in meaningful, open-ended, and non-partisan conversations about rhetoric in
        everyday life.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Micro-Lit-Crit (Journal) (3/14/08)

Saturday, February 9, 2008 - 2:07am
Corrine Jackson

Submission Guidelines
Dash is an annual journal dedicated to publishing the best poetry,
fiction, and criticism that is short, open-ended, and emphatic. In a
world that is focused on the quick and condensed, quality is often
neglected. Our goal at Dash is to seek and nurture authors who can create
a meaningful discourse in a small space. It is our mission to publish
new poetry, fiction and criticism from both established and emerging
writers in the English language.
• Fiction and Micro-Lit-Crit submissions should not exceed 1,500
words, double-spaced. Micro-Lit-Crit is a thought-provoking work of
Literary Criticism done in 1,500 words or fewer.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Collection: Don't Panic!: The Instructor's Guide to Assignments and Activities

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 - 8:27pm
Vickie Willis

CFP (Collection): Don’t Panic!: The Instructor’s Guide to Assignments and Activities for First Year

I am seeking submissions of first-year composition assignments and activities to be included in
a resource anthology for instructors of first-year composition classes. The goal of this
sourcebook is to provide instructors (first time teachers, adjuncts, grad students, or faculty) with
resources for new assignment ideas, new pedagogical tools, and references for assignments and
classrooms activities.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] SCMLA 2008 Rhetoric Panel: (3/14/08; 11/06/08-11/08/08)

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 2:54am
Elise Verzosa

2008 Conference in San Antonio, Texas: November 6-8
The SCMLA Rhetoric panel invites proposals (abstracts or full papers) for
the 2008 conference to be held on November 6-8, 2008, in San Antonio,
Texas. In light of the theme of “Borders” for the 2008 conference of the
South Central Modern Language Association, the rhetoric panel especially
seeks proposals for papers that address borderlands rhetoric and
alternative rhetorics. In addition, the Rhetoric panel also welcomes
proposals on any topic related to rhetoric, including but not limited to
political rhetoric, visual/spatial rhetoric, the rhetoric of disability,
feminist rhetoric, and new (electronic) media rhetoric.

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Creative Nonfiction-MLA, San Francisco, Dec. 27-30, 2008

Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 5:07pm
M. Claire Pamplin

MLA Division: Nonfiction Prose Studies, Excluding Biography and
Autobiography, Dec. 27-30, 2008. San Francisco.

Options for Teaching Nonfiction III: Creative Nonfiction
Effective strategies and models for creative nonfiction courses or
assignments; analyses of nonfiction's popularity versus fiction or other
creative writing assignments and courses, etc.

One-page abstracts by 15 March, 2008 to M. Claire Pamplin, Borough of
Manhattan Community College,

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] SCMLA 2008 Literature and Psychology Panel

Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 5:00pm
Ronald Fields

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for the Literature and Psychology
panel of the SCMLA conference being held in San Antonio, TX November 6-8,
2008. In keeping with the conference theme of “borders,” the session is
called “Literature and Psychology: Humanity on the Border.” This session
explores the psychological aspects of literary works or authors as they
relate to existence on various borders or margins, with particular
interest in psycho-cultural borderlines. Potential topics include:

UPDATE: [Rhetoric–Composition] A Symposium in Rhetoric: Phronesis and Political Rhetoric––Deadline Extended

Sunday, December 23, 2007 - 11:45pm
Rochelle Gregory

A Symposium in Rhetoric
Phronesis and Political Rhetoric: Campaigns, Compromise, and the Crusade
for Civic Discourse

Phronesis (Greek: φρόνησιÏ') from Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is the
emphasis on practical wisdom that combines elements of wisdom, knowledge,
virtue, and decorumâ€"from Sloan's Encyclopedia of Rhetoric.

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