The editors of the Harvard Educational Review invite Latino/a college students to submit proposals for manuscripts appropriate for publication in a forthcoming symposium that will focus on the undergraduate experiences of Latino/a students.
The Department of English at Iowa State University is pleased to host the Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing conference, November 7-8, 2008, and especially pleased to welcome Kathleen Blake Yancey as our keynote speaker.
We are eager to receive proposals on a wide range of topics related to our theme of Multimodal Communication Pedagogies. Our online information and submission process is at http://gpacw.isucomm.iastate.edu. The deadline for submission of proposals is September 20, 2008.
Rhetorical scholars have begun uncovering the many marginalized rhetorical traditions silenced by the homogenous nature of histories, reading and writing new histories of the rhetorical tradition through frames from gender to geography. Despite these substantial challenges to/reinterpretations of the traditionally received history of rhetoric, many voices are still silenced and many spaces are still excluded.
The editors of this collection ask for chapter proposals that consider issues of race and racism in college writing assessments. For instance, can our current theories and practices of writing assessment serve the changing face of higher education? Are the methods that we currently use really the best ones to assess the literacies of our diverse students? What about new technologies of assessment such as machine scoring and directed self-placement (DSP)?
Mid-America Writing Program Administrators
Biennial Fall Conference and Conversations on 21st Century Literacies
Think Regionally - Act Locally: Shared Challenges – Divergent Settings
October 24, 2008 - University of Missouri-St. Louis
Keynote Speaker: David A. Jolliffe
Brown Chair in English Literacy and Professor of English, Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Arkansas: “Local Literacy Outreach Blossoms in Arkansas”
Conference Announcement: Regional Networking Opportunity
Subj.: IWCA/NCPTW Conference 2008--Welcome!
RE: Proposal Deadline March 15, 2008-two more weeks.
Welcome! to the IWCA/NCPTW 2008 conference.
Oct. 30-Nov 1, 2008, Thursday - Saturday
Pre-conference workshops, Wed., Oct 29th.
We will meet at the beautiful Alexis Park Resort Hotel,
a non-gaming facility ½ mile from the strip in sunny Las Vegas, Nevada.
This year's theme,
Alternate Routes: New Directions in Writing Center Work,
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;
Open Words: Access and English Studies is a journal dedicated to publishing articles focusing on political, professional, and pedagogical issues related to teaching composition, reading, ESL, creative writing, and literature to open admissions, at-risk, and non-mainstream student populations.