The Department of English invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track, in Rhetoric and Composition, to begin Fall 2009. Ph.D. preferred, but ABD nearing completion considered, with specialization in Rhetoric and Composition and teaching experience required. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to pedagogy and the ability to do successful research. We are particularly interested in candidates with one or more of the following areas of specialization: minority and ethnic rhetorics, classical rhetoric, new media.
Call for Papers: 2008 Thomas R. Watson Conference. "The New Work of Composing."
October 16-18, 2008. University of Louisville. Louisville, KY.
What is the new work of composing in the midst of the rapidly changing technologies and communicative forms that characterize contemporary life? We invite proposals for any topic related to the conference theme, including
* how do new technologies change the ways we understand the work of composing;
* how does access, materiality, or economics affect composing within and outside the university;