CFP: TYCA West 2009 Conference Presentation Call

Point Counterpoint: Converging Fugues in Composition and Community
TYCA West 2009
October 9-10, 2009
Salt Lake City, UT


Send proposals to ron.christiansen@slcc.edu
See registration at http://tycawest.org/

We welcome submissions that focus on the theory and practice of teaching first year composition in community colleges and universities. We're particularly interested in presentations that address the intersections of communities in students' lives, in composition classrooms, and in academic discourses.

Presentation formats:

  • Workshop (1hr 20min)
  • Panel (1hr 20min)
  • Shorter single papers or classroom practice (30min)

Submission Guidelines

  • Name
  • Contact information
  • Title of presentation
  • Presentation format: One paragraph summary of presentation:

Deadline: September 11, 2009

Unique features to this year’s TYCA-West conference:

  • Hear Deborah Holdstein speak, CCC editor and prominent composition scholar, at a regional conference
  • Workshop a potential CCC or TETYC manuscript with Holdstein in her Friday workshop
  • Take advantage of reduced prices in these economically strained times: $100 for full-time faculty; only $25 for adjuncts and graduate students
  • New award: Best proposal by an adjunct or graduate student