CFP: Composition, Rhetoric, and Grammar: Exploring New Regions (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Devet, Bonnie D.
contact email: 

                                  CALL FOR PAPERS



                                                  San Antonio, Texas, April 6-8, 2006


                                                 Composition Strand of the Conference:

Composition, Rhetoric, and Grammar: Exploring New Regions

deadline for all proposals: October15, 2005.


As coordinator for the Composition sections at the national College English Association conference, I am interested in receiving proposals for individual or panel presentations which address new approaches to teaching composition, rhetoric, and/or grammar. Possible themes include: the death of Freshman English; the role of imaginative literature in a composition course; new approaches to teaching grammar; college writing programs; composition classes and service learning; evaluating student texts; teaching visual rhetoric; new regions to explore in advanced composition and technical writing; writing centers and the teaching of writing/editing.


Proposals should include the following:


institutional affiliation (if applicable)

mailing address (include zip code)

phone number and E-mail address

title of the proposed presentation

abstract of no more than 500 words

a-v equipment needs, if any

special needs, if any


Proposals may be submitted by post, fax, or E-mail (include abstract in message body)

If you are proposing a panel, the panel organizer should include the above information for all proposed participants.

CEA limits presentations to 15 minutes; panels to 75 minutes (with 3 ro 4 presenters to a panel)

All presenters must join CEA by Jan 1, 2006, to appear on the program. No one may read more than one paper at the conference.

If you are willing to serve as a session chair or respondent, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Send your proposal to

Dr. Bonnie Devet

Department of English

College of Charleston

66 George Street

Charleston, SC 29424-0001

E-mail: <> Fax: 843.953.3180 Phone: 843.953.5772

Dr. Bonnie Devet
Professor of English/Director of the Writing Lab
College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424 USA
fax: 843.953.3180

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