CFP: Composition and Rhetoric (grad) (2/10/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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CFP: Composition and Rhetoric: The Personal Narrative (grad) (2/1/06;=20
4/7/06-4/8/06). =20
University of California Riverside=E2=80=99s 13th Annual Humanities Confere=
(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
April 7-8, 2006
Deadline for Abstracts: February 10, 2006.
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Graduate students of the University of California, Riverside, are seeking=20
papers for their 13th annual humanities conference, (dis)junctions. In=20
particular, we are seeking papers that interrogate the use of personal narr=
atives in=20
the composition classroom. The following approaches may be considered, but=20
are not limited to:=20
    * In what ways does the personal narrative foster an authorial voice?=
    * What are the implications of assigning =E2=80=9Cmandatory=E2=80=9D=20=
narratives? =20
    * Discussions centering on the subject position of student writers in=
this genre =20
    * Best teaching practices pertaining to autobiographical discourse in=
the composition class =20
    * Effects of peer-review on student narratives =20
    * Narratology =20
    * Any essay dealing with composition pedagogy and/or concerns =20
    * We are, of course, also interested in traditional genre and=20
period-related papers. (dis)junctions is a large conference, spanning a num=
ber of=20
themes - all topics are welcome!
Please email abstracts (200-300 words in the body of your email) to=20
_awmodz_at_aol.com_ ( . Specify whether your proposal is=
 for a=20
panel or poster presentation. Please include your departmental affiliation=
a one sentence summary of your research interests. Also, please note any A=
needs you may have - we can obtain VCRs, DVDs, and projectors for laptops.=20
Less standard equipment possible, (although not guaranteed) upon request.

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