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liquid blackness


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 11, 2014 - 8:24pm


liquid blackness Publication Announcement and Symposium Reminder

liquid blackness is proud to announce the release of our second publication, the first of two issues dedicated to the 2014 liquid blackness Symposium, which begins tomorrow, April 11, on blackness, aesthetics, liquidity. The publication can be viewed online at http://www.liquidblackness.com/LB2.pdf. Additional information on the Symposium is included below.

 

Journal Death (Hiatus?): Controversia: An International Journal of Debate and Democratic Renewal


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 9, 2014 - 8:18pm


Controversia: An International Journal of Debate and Democratic Renewal

 

RSA 2014 Social Media Fellowships, Call for Applications


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 9, 2014 - 5:27am


RSA 2014 Social Media Fellowships, Call for Applications
http://rhetoricsociety.org/aws/RSA/pt/sd/news_article/87431/_PARENT/layo...

The Rhetoric Society of America is pleased to announce the following
funding opportunity for graduate students attending the 2014 RSA
Conference in San Antonio, the establishment of four Social Media
Fellowships. Applications for the Fellowships are due April 14, 2014.

Recipients of the Social Media Fellowships will work with Collin
Brooke, the RSA Director of Electronic Resources, to create an ongoing

 

More Grants, via the Coalition for Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 8, 2014 - 8:33am


Sponsor: Council for International Exchange of Scholars
Program Number: 32853
Title: Fulbright Programs--Western Hemisphere--Chile--Teaching English as a
Foreign Language (TEFL)
E-mail: kdewindt@iie.org

Program URL: http://catalog.cies.org/viewAward.aspx?n=5000&dc=CI
SYNOPSIS: The Council for International Exchange of Scholars
provides a teaching or teaching/research award in Teaching English as
a Foreign Language at any accredited university or research
institution in Chile. Open to academics and appropriately qualified

 

" I know that to them, they’re saying We miss you!, but it’s so hard not to hear I don’t understand you, or value what you do."


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 4, 2014 - 1:07pm


"My family often tells me I should just quit my job and move back to my rural hometown. I know that to them, they’re saying We miss you!, but it’s so hard not to hear I don’t understand you, or value what you do."

From: http://tenureshewrote.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/one-of-these-things-is-no...

 

"Audiences tend to like speakers with a lot of energy, but not so much that the speaker can't focus into a compelling message,"


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 4, 2014 - 1:05pm


"Audiences tend to like speakers with a lot of energy, but not so much that the speaker can't focus into a compelling message," Schiappa told Business News Daily. "The key is to learn what your particular strengths are, and then put together the necessary pieces to craft a presentation that grabs attention, maintains it and ends strongly."

From: http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/6188-business-presentation-tips.html

 

Mariko Izumi, Chora, Memorialization, and Comfort Women ... a Visit to UM Duluth and UW Superior


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 1, 2014 - 10:12pm


Thanks to the McKnight Foundation and the University of Minnesota "Arts and Humanities" Event Fund, Mariko Izumi is spending a few days in Duluth, Minnesota.

Mariko is Associate Professor of Communication at Columbus State University. Her presentation will address documentary film about the comfort women:

 

Why I Am Not Radical Enough


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 1, 2014 - 8:10am


Why I Am Not Radical Enough
From: http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2006/07/25/gunn

"I'll admit as well that deep down there is a part of me that cannot let go of the notion that liberal humanism keeps some people alive -- a faith I'd like to think has some affinity to Spivak's notion of momentary solidarity in "strategic essentialism" for social and political action."
--Joshua Gunn, Inside Higher Ed

 

The latest issue of The Writing Center Journal (33.2) is in the mail!


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 29, 2014 - 7:29am


The latest issue of The Writing Center Journal (33.2), our first as editors, is in the mail!

We’re proud to feature in this issue:

– Lauren Fitzgerald’s 2012 IWCA keynote, “Undergraduate Writing Tutors as Researchers: Redrawing Boundaries”

– Isabelle Thompson & Jo Mackiewicz’s “Questioning in Writing Center Conferences”

– Sue Dinitz & Susanmarie Harrington’s “The Role of Disciplinary Expertise in Shaping Writing Tutorials”

– Stacy Nall’s “Remembering Writing Center Partnerships: Recommendations for Archival Strategies”