MLA Events of Interest to WPAs--all of the info in one place

MLA Sessions of Interest to WPAs:
WPA Panels at 2005 MLA in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, 29 December
599. Writing Program Administration and (Multi)Media
7:15-8:30 p.m., Hoover, Marriott Wardman Park
Presiding: Shirley K Rose, Purdue University

  1. "The More Things Change"
    Deborah H. Holdstein, Northern Illinois University
  2. "Breaking (the) News: Changing Stories about Writing and Writers in Mainstream Media through the WPA Network for Media Action"
    Linda Adler-Kassner, Eastern Michigan University
  3. "Coming Soon to a Writing Program Near You"
    Todd Taylor, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  4. "Multi-Media Archives and the Documentation of WPAs' Intellectual Work"
    Shirley K Rose, Purdue University

Friday, 30 December
775. Writing Program Administration and Civic Discourse
1:45-3:00 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8228, Marriott Wardman Park
Presiding: Dominic DelliCarpini, York College of Pennsylvania York, Pennsylvania

  1. "On the Necessity (and Perils) of Going Public"
    Dominic DelliCarpini, York College of Pennsylvania
  2. "Activists or Managers?: Politics, Identity, and Conflict in Writing Program Administration"
    Kelly Kinney, University of Notre Dame
  3. "'When there is style, there is genre': Creating a Genre of Progressive Resistance"
    Bonnie Kyburz, Utah Valley State College

Also of interest to WPAs
Teaching of Writing Division Panels
Tuesday, Dec. 27
The Subject Matter of Composition
Time: 5:15-6:30 pm
Place: McKinley, Marriott Wardman Park

Wednesday, Dec. 28
Alternative Models for Writing Programs: A Critical Conversation
Time: 10:15-11:30 am
Place: Washington 3, Marriott Wardman Park

Thursday, Dec. 29
Who Owns Composition?
Time: 1:45-3:00 pm
Place: Wilson A, Marriott Wardman Park

Sessions organized by the Division on the History and Theory of Rhetoric
#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

Session sponsored by CCCC

Thursday, December 29
600. The State of American Writing: Perspectives Popular and Professional
7:15-8:30 p.m. Kennedy, Marriot
Presiding: Doug Hesse

  1. "Meet the Press: Reading News Coverage of Research on Writing." Peter Leslie Mortensen.
  2. Well Beyond the Basics: The Rise of the Writing Major." Susan H. McLeod.
  3. ". . . 'to Create, Analyze, and Transform Information and to Interact Effectively with Others': Digital Composition and/against Expectations of the Twenty-First-Century Worker." Anne Frances Wysocki.

#554 Cash Bar: Division of History and Theory of Rhetoric with Division on Teaching of Writing: Thurs, December 29
5:15 p.m.; Delaware, suite B, Marriott, p. 1862

WPA Party!
All WPAs attending the MLA in Washington D.C. are invited to the Council of Writing Program Administrators' party.

When: Thursday, December 29th, 2005, 8:30- 11:00 PM--immediately following our Thursday evening panel on "Writing Program Administration and (Multi)Media," from 7:15-8:30 in the Hoover Room at the Marriott Wardman Park.
Where: Ireland's Four Provinces (where we've celebrated before)
Address: 3412 Connecticut Avenue NW (202) 244-0860. That's one block south of the Cleveland Park Metro station on the Red line.
What: We will have drink tickets for complimentary beer and house wine. Soda and bottled water will be free.
Plus: A Three-Piece Band will be playing there!