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CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] Writing and the Environment

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 3:27pm
Randall McClure

In recent years, many schools have added sustainable, green practices to
their mission statements. Some have also added course requirements that
help students develop an ecological perspective while others have changed
operations to limit their institution’s impact on the environment. Writing
teachers have often contributed to this charge by integrating readings and
writing activities that help students better understand their relationship
to the environment. These teachers believe in the shared responsibility for
helping students come to terms with environmental crises and fostering
biospheric literacy. This approach to literacy education often includes an

CFP: [18th] Spain and the British Isles in the Long Eighteenth Century

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 12:42pm
John Stone

Spain and the British Isles in the Long Eighteenth Century

An International Conference at the Faculty of Philology, Universitat de

10-11 December 2009

Call for Papers

The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Sociedad
Española de Estudios del Siglo XVIII are pleased to announce their first
joint conference, to be held in Barcelona in December 2009.
The conference will focus on the full range of contacts and exchanges
between Great Britain, Ireland, Spain, and British and Spanish colonies in
the long eighteenth century (1689â€"1832). Proposals for papers, panels, and
round tables are invited on topics such as, but not limited to

CFP: [Collections] ASEBL Journal

Monday, January 5, 2009 - 10:43pm

ASEBL Journal
http://www.stfranciscollege.edu/academics/programsAndMajors/asebl is
looking for short, critical, analytical (possibly reflective) essays for
upcoming issues.

Some approaches: What, if any, ethical complications arise between a
character and his/her actions and the narrator, or the author, or the
reader? What is ethical behavior in terms of reader-response?

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] "Bodies in Motion" URI Interdisciplinary

Monday, January 5, 2009 - 9:21pm
Jenn Brandt

"Bodies in Motion" The University of Rhode Island’s Third Annual
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Saturday, March 28th, 2009
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stuart Pimm, Professor of Conservation Ecology, Duke
Extended Submission Deadline: Sunday, February 1, 2009