CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\14; 2/11-14/15)

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Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
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The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is "Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture." We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that consider the theme as it relates to rhetoric and technical communication. We're excited to hear about the ways in which popular and American culture inform the pedagogical, theoretical, and practical work of rhetoric and technical communication. Feel free to interpret the conference theme broadly.

Proposals for individual presentations should not exceed 250 words. Multi-paper panel proposals must include separate abstracts and titles for each individual proposed paper.

Submission deadline: 1 November 2014

Submit online: (All proposals must be submitted to the database. No email submissions.)

Notifications of acceptances will be given on a rolling basis.

Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
Albuquerque, NM

Questions about the Rhetoric & Technical Communication area? Contact Dr. Meagan Rodgers at

For more information about the conference, please visit our website:

Monetary awards will be presented for the best graduate papers in a variety of categories. (See the full list of awards here:

Visit for information about the organization's new, peer-reviewed journal, _Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy_.