A symposium of papers by leading scholars in writing studies on how to articulate the relations between diverse notions of 'economy' and 'writing' for U. S. rhetoric and composition.
Oct 15, 2011
from 07:30 am to 07:30 pm
|Where||Bingham Humanities Room 300|
|Contact Name||Steven Gonzales|
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2011 Watson Symposium
A weekend long symposium of papers by leading scholars in writing studies on how best to articulate the relations between diverse notions of "economy" and "writing" for U.S. rhetoric and composition. The symposium is scheduled for October 15-16, 2011, and is sponsored by the Watson Conference and the Endowed Chair in Rhetoric and Composition.
Speakers and Abstracts:
Ralph Cintron, University of Illinois at Chicago
"Thinking Freedom Right/Left"
Keith Gilyard, Penn State University
"Writing Economies, Activism, and Community Work"
Jeanne Gunner, Chapman University
Joseph Harris, Duke University
"The Circulation of Student Texts in Composition Studies"
Theresa Lillis, The Open University
"Sharing Knowledge? The Workings of Centering Institutions and Competing Economies of Signs in writing for Academic Publication"
Julie Lindquist, Michigan State University
"Time to Grow Them: The Case for Slow Research in a Fast Field"
LuMing Mao, Miami University
"Economies of Writing Writ Large: The Rhetoric of Chinese Nationalism"
Presenters in Absentia:
Ellen Cushman, Michigan State University
"A Translation For it: A Metamediational Framework for Multilingualism in Composition Research and Teaching"
Rochelle Kapp, University of Cape Town
"Negotiating English and Literacy in a Time of Social Change"
Vivette Milson-Whyte, University of the West Indies, Mona
"(Academic) Writing in an Oral Economy: Perceptions of Gendered/Aged Consumers"
Deborah Brandt, University of Wisconsin, Madison