Division on History and Theory of Rhetoric Panels at MLA

Please note these additional MLA sessions of interest to WPAs:

(information about sessions sponsored by the council of Writing Program Administrators and sessions sponsored by the Teaching of Writing Division is available at http://wpacouncil.org/node/178)

*329. Ancient Rhetorics and Contemporary Pedagogies
Wednesday, 28 December
7:15–8:30 p.m., Wilson A, Marriott Wardman Park

Presiding: Don Bialostosky, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

1 "Contexts for Ancient Rhetoric," Debra Hawhee, University of Illinois,Urbana-Champaign

2. "Art, Performance, and Exemplars," Janet Marie Atwill, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville

3."The Original Eusynopticon: Reseeing Ancient Rhetoric," James Fredal, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

#110. Situated Rhetorics
Wednesday, 28 December
8:30–9:45 a.m., Wilson A, Marriott Wardman Park

Presiding: Jean Ferguson Carr, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

1. “Dwelling in Discursive Spaces: A Materialist Inquiry,” Nedra Reynolds, Univ. of Rhode Island

2. “Where Are Our Archives? Relocating Historiographic Practice in Rhetoric and Composition,” Jessica Enoch, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham

3. “Space and Containment: The Places of Asian American Rhetoric,” Morris Young, Miami Univ., Oxford

#669. Troubling the Traditions: Intersections of Literature and Composition
Friday, 30 December
8:30–9:45 a.m., Coolidge, Marriott Wardman Park

Presiding: Jean Ferguson Carr, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
1."Erasmus's Learned Community: The 1512 De Copia and the Initiation of The Student," William Weaver, Columbia Univ.

2."A Historical Alternative to 'Bridging the Gap,'" Lynee Gaillet, Georgia State Univ.

3. "Gendered Literacies in Social Upheaval: Literature by Women as Archive," Beth Daniell, Kennesaw State Univ.and Peter Leslie Mortensen, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

#554 Cash Bar with Division on Teaching of Writing:Thurs, December 29
5:15 p.m.

The place is Delaware, suite B, Marriott, p. 1862