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

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: [Collections] Recoupling Genre and âGenderâ : ANGELAKI Special Issue

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 1:26pm
Gerard Greenway

Recoupling Genre and ‘Gender’

Edited by Moira Gatens

Theme Issue for Angelaki: journal of theoretical humanities

Proposed publication date: December 2008

Questions about genre always raise questions of tradition, authority and
exclusion. What justifies the judgement that one text is ‘philosophical’,
another ‘literary’, and yet another ‘historical’? And how might these
broad ‘genre’ distinctions play out in the realm of gender? Is literary
production ‘feminised’ in relation to a ‘masculinised’ philosophy? And
what can be said about the gendering of genres within disciplines:
For example:

CFP: [International] The State and âthe Othersâ: Reacting to Xenophobia

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 1:24pm
Rebecca Pates

“Nationally liberated zones”, “violence against foreigners”, “radicalisation of youth”: Right-wing
radicalism has been drawing a great deal of attention from the media, civil society protagonists,
and social scientists. A dramatic increase in incidences of violence against perceived minorities
and of youthful votes for right-wing parties in East Germany has included debate on the possible
causes, which range from the masculinisation of the East, to the inherent attraction of right-wing
parties, to the disenchantment of East Germans with the “system” â€" and not least, to the
normalcy of right-wing perspectives within larger spheres of the local population, notably,