CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Philosophy as Advanced Composition

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Justin Hayes

Call for Papers

Philosophy as Advanced Composition

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

Wittgenstein's post-Tractatus rethinking of philosophy in terms of
grammar offers a new perspective on composition studies. If meaning is
governed by tacit rules of language that are changing and open-ended,
then philosophy might be resituated within composition. This panel
invites papers that model the composition of philosophical texts, discuss
the pedagogical implications of teaching philosophy as advanced
composition, or in some way reconsider composition as "one of the heirs
of the subject we used to call philosophy" (Blue & Brown Books). 250-word
abstracts to

Deadline: September 15, 2008

Please include with your abstract:

Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee)

The complete Call for Papers for the 2009 Convention will be posted in
Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA
panel; however panelists can only present one paper. Convention
participants may present a paper at a panel or seminar and also present
at a creative session or participate in a roundtable.

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