CFP: Feminism and Rhetorics '09
Feminisms and Rhetorics: Enabling Complexities: Communities/Writing/Rhetorics
Michigan State University / East Lansing, Michigan / October 7–9, 2009
The 2009 Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) conference will be sponsored by the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric & Composition and hosted by the Rhetoric & Writing program at Michigan State University. We invite proposals that:
around specific identity markers such as race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation issues, geographic origins;
We also welcome proposals on relevant topics not directly addressed above, that significantly engage disciplines other than Rhet/Comp, and that have consequences for communities located outside of the academy.
Although traditional presentations are acceptable, we encourage participants to create formats that go beyond the read-aloud academic paper. Interactive sessions that include discussions, dialogues, and performances are especially welcome. Proposals should be uploaded to the FemRhet 2009 web site (www.femrhet.cwshrc.org), and can be for:
Please plan to submit a title, a proposal the length indicated above, and a program-ready, booklet-friendly 50-word
blurb for the presentation.
Proposal System: December 15, 2008
Open Proposal Deadline: February 1, 2009
Acceptances Distributed: April 30, 2009
For more information: Contact Malea Powell (firstname.lastname@example.org), Nancy DeJoy (email@example.com), or Rhea Lathan (firstname.lastname@example.org).