MLA 2015 sessions on Writing and Rhetoric

COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC AT MLA 2015
— list compiled by searching “Writing Studies,” “Composition,” “Rhetoric” and “Writing Programs” (apologies if I missed anyone…)

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 8

  1. Digital Rhetorics in Flux

      Thursday, 8 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 207, VCC West

  1. Rhetoric of Crisis and the Politics of Cuts

      Thursday, 8 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 212, VCC West

176. What Does It Mean to Publish? New Forms of Scholarly Communication

      Thursday, 8 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 17, VCC East.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 9

  1. Reorganizing the MLA: Making More Room for Rhetoric, Composition, and Writing Studies

     Friday, 9 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 204, VCC West

  1. Who Defines College Readiness? The Common Core State Standards and the Future of English Studies

      Friday, 9 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 109, VCC West

  1. “Difficult” Women and the Teaching of Writing

      Friday, 9 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 112, VCC West

  1. Teaching Englishes: Forty Years of “Students’ Right to Their Own Language” (SRTOL)

      Friday, 9 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 224, VCC West

  1. Understanding Plagiarism, Student Writing, and Research Methods through the Citation Project, Serviss, Howard, & Jamieson


     Friday, 9 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 202, VCC West

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 10

  1. Decoding Digital-Age Business Communication

      Saturday, 10 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 217, VCC West

  1. Making Writing in Third Spaces

      Saturday, 10 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 112, VCC West

  1. Pipe(line) Dreams: The Promise and Monstrosity of Bitumen Narratives

      Saturday, 10 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 224, VCC West

  1. La idea de la retórica americana / The Idea of American Rhetoric

      Saturday, 10 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 8, VCC East

  1. The Form(s) of Writing: Rhetorics, Genres, Media, Disciplines

      Saturday, 10 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 116, VCC West

  1. Writing in Context: Content-Based First-Year Composition

      Saturday, 10 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 219, VCC West

  1. Crossroads and Technical Communication: Second-Language Instruction, Habit, and Sustainability

      Saturday, 10 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 114, VCC West

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 11

  1. Geographies of Memory in Nineteenth-Century America

      Sunday, 11 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 217, VCC West

  1. Integrating the Rhetorical Arts

      Sunday, 11 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 116, VCC West

  1. Lions and Tigers and Bears . . .

      Sunday, 11 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 7, VCC East  220, VCC West

  1. Teaching Composition after the Neuro Turn

      Sunday, 11 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 116, VCC West

 

THE PROFESSION

  1. Critical University Studies and the Question of Teaching

      Thursday, 8 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 114, VCC West

  1. Strengthening the Undergraduate Major in English Studies

      Friday, 9 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 210, VCC West

  1. Professional Tensions in Present-Day English

      Saturday, 10 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 215, VCC West

  1. Multimedia Realisms

      Saturday, 10 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 202, VCC West

  1. Getting Funded in the Humanities: An NEH Workshop

     Saturday, 10 January, 1:30–3:30 p.m., 1, VCC East

  1. MFA versus PhD? Rethinking Creative Writing in the Academy

      Saturday, 10 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 109, VCC West

  1. Strategies for Advocacy, Lobbying, and Activism in the Humanities

      Saturday, 10 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 117, VCC West

  1. Pedagogical Landscapes: Materialities of the Neo–Liberal Arts

      Sunday, 11 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 117, VCC West

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