Friday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 409, JW Marriott
The Future of Publishing in Composition
Program arranged by the forum RCWS History and Theory of Composition. Presiding: Shevaun E. Watson, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Speakers: Cathy L. Birkenstein-Graff, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Joseph Bizup, Boston Univ.; John C. Brereton, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston; James J. Brown, Jr., Rutgers Univ., Camden; Leasa Burton, Bedford–St. Martin’s; Jean Ferguson Carr, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Gerald Graff, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
Exploring the perils and possibilities of publishing in rhetoric and composition in the coming decades, speakers address a variety of issues related to new trends and demands in publishing, such as the role of monographs, textbooks, digital publishing, and “middle” texts (long essays and short books).
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