CWCA Call for Proposals Extended to Jan. 15

The CWCA Conference on May 29th at the University of Ottawa is already shaping up to be outstanding. Kathy Absolon has agreed to be our keynote speaker, and we already have received many interesting proposals for presentation.  Please note that CWCA has decided to extend the deadline for proposals for the CWCA conference to Jan. 15th, 2015, so if you haven’t yet sent one in, please consider doing so now.  CWCA welcomes proposals in French and also from tutors, so please encourage your tutors to consider sending in a proposal.

~Posted on behalf of Theresa Hyland and the CWCA Executive

CFP for Connexions: International Professional Communication Journal

Announcing a CALL FOR PAPERS for a Special Issue on Professional Communication, Social Justice, and the Global South

“For this special issue we seek articles, commentaries, teaching cases, and reviews focusing on research studies, corporate, NGO, or government documentation relating to fair practices, environmental and social justice, and human rights in what is variously referred to as the Third and Fourth Worlds, Developing Countries, or the Global South.”

Submission deadline for manuscript proposals: February 15, 2015

For details, see CFPProfessionalCommSocial Justice&GlobalSouth-1 (PDF)

~Posted on behalf of guest editors Gerald Savage (Illinois State University, Emeritus Faculty) and Godwin Y. Agboka (University of HoustonDowntown)

2015 CASDW-ACR Conference — Call for Papers EXTENDED to January 23


The Writing Commons: Research and Pedagogy in Writing and Discourse
The Seventh Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing (CASDW / ACR) at the University of Ottawa – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Saturday, May 30 to Monday, June 1 2015

Proposal deadline extended to Friday January 23, 2015
Notification of acceptance: February 15

~Posted on behalf of Boba Samuels, Program Chair (updated Jan. 19, 2015))