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Monday, January 9, 2012

CFP: Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, and Inclusion (Disability Studies papers welcome!)

Hi everyone,

I know it's short notice but any proposals regarding rhetoric and/or disability studies are more than welcome!

CFP:  Women and Rhetoric:  Influence, Inspiration, and Inclusion
Federation Rhetoric Symposium:  April 20th 2012
Texas Woman's University Denton, TX

The Federation Rhetoric Symposium is now accepting proposals for papers and panels from faculty,
graduate and undergraduate students, and independent scholars investigating the ways women have
impacted the study of rhetoric.

Proposals related to this year's symposium theme are especially welcomed, but proposals for
papers in other areas of rhetoric are also invited. Those areas include, but are not limited to:
Rhetorical Theory, Rhetorical History, Discourse Analysis, Gender and Minority Studies,
Genre Analysis, Composition Theory, Communication Studies, English Studies, Journalism,
History, Film Studies, Digital Rhetoric, New Media Studies, Political Science, Critical
Theory, Philosophy, ESL, Pop Culture, Rhetoric of Mass Media, Literary Studies, Rhetoric
and Technology, Computers and Writing, Basic Writing, Writing Center Theory & Practice,
and Disability Rhetoric

If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please send a 250-350 word abstract to or visit our website at
A prize for most outstanding graduate student paper will be awarded!

Courtney Patrick, MA-Literature
Texas Woman's University
PhD Student/Graduate Teaching Assistant
CFO 127
Fall Hours:  T/Th 11:30-1pm or by appt.

"It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors."  -Oscar Wilde

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