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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

CFP: MCAD Conference

The Minneapolis College of Art and Design seeks proposals for the conference "The Art of Writing" to be held March 29-30th. Conference organizers seek individual and panel proposals from faculty or graduate students involved in teaching, tutoring, or research addressing any aspect of teaching literature, composition, ESL, and creative and/or professional writing. Submission deadline: February 23, 2012.

Site: Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Keynotes: Composition Keynoter Thur. Lunch; Creative Writing Keynoter Fri. Lunch
The conference theme, "The Art of Writing," provides a forum for college and university English instructors to discuss the nuances, complexity, and creativity in literature, composition, and creative writing. The MnCUEW conference provides a platform for sharing diverse pedagogies and styles in teaching literature, composition, writing center work, ESL, and creative and professional writing.
Categories of topics include the following. Please note that some presentations may fall into more than one category.
1. Composition--Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy
2. Literature, Arts, and Humanities
3. Creative Writing
4. Writing Centers
6. Scientific, Professional, Technical Writing
7. New Literacies: Information, Digital, and Media Literacy
8. Other/Combined
Submission Requirements Form
* Submission deadline: February 23
* Please use/copy this form, fill in the following information, and send it to writeplace@stcloudstate.edu .
o Name and address of all presenters:
o School or institutional affiliation:
o Proposal Title and abstract (under 50 words):
o Explanation of time/scheduling problems, if any with Thurs. 3-29 or Fri. 3-30:
o AV request (All regular rooms have a presenter computer, overhead projector and screen, and a plug in for a laptop. If you have other special needs such as computer lab or special equipment, please request them here):
o Indicate which category or categories (from list above) is/are the best fit for your presentation (if "combined," please explain which categories are combined):
Please send questions about submitting to writeplace@stcloudstate.edu or to Larry.Sklaney@century.edu.
All other questions may go to Larry.Sklaney@century.edu
This program is made possible through a grant with generous funding from the Office of Faculty Development, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System Office of the Chancellor.