AFRICANA CRITICAL COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC ASSOCIATION'S FIRST ANNUAL CONVENTION, "BLACK LIVES MATTER: LANGUAGES OF THE UNHEARD" CALL FOR PAPERS AND PUBLICATION

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 31, 2015
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Composition & Rhetoric, Human Rights

FIRST ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE AFRICANA CRITICAL COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC ASSOCIATION

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016 BOWIE, MARYLAND

8:00 A.M. UNTIL 4:00 P.M.

HOST INSTITUTION AND CONVENTION LOCATION:

BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY 14000 JERICHO PARK RD.

BOWIE, MD 20715

CONVENTION HOTEL AND ROOM RATES:

HAMPTON INN BOWIE

15202 MAJOR LANSDALE BLVD, BOWIE, MD 20716 Group Rate Before January 25, 2016: $99.00

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

BLACK LIVES MATTER:

LANGUAGES OF THE UNHEARD

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2015 NOTE: ALL PAPERS SELECTED WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE AFRICANA CRITICAL COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC JOURNAL

The following topics are suggestions, but all ideas related to the theme are welcomed:

  • The Rhetoric of Black Lives Matter

  • A Rhetorical Analysis of the New Civil Rights Movement

  • Black Lives Matter As A Pedagogical Framework

  • Black Lives Matter And The Role of University and College Writing Centers

  • Black Lives Matter And The Role of Universities, Students, and/or Professors

  • Black Lives and Creative Service Learning

  • Teaching Civil Rights Movements in Literature and Film

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Civil Rights Movements in the Diaspora

  • The Rhetoric of Rioting and Protesting

  • Freedom and Resistance From The Classroom To The Streets

  • From The Ivory Towers To The Global Communities: Renegotiations of the Talented Tenth and The Guiding 100.

  • Black Lives Matter and Visual Rhetoric

  • Languages of The Unheard

  • Black Feminists Approaches In The Black Lives Matter and Say Her Name Movements

  • Effective Teaching Methods of Instruction During The Black Lives Matter Movement Across The Disciplines

  • Rhetorical Strategies In The Baltimore Riots, New York Riots, Ferguson, and/or Beyond

PLEASE SEND I N D I V I D U A L , SPE CIAL PROPOSALS , W ORKSHOPS, A N D  P A N E L P R O POS A L S  TO :

DR.  M O NI Q UE L E S L I E  A KASSI ,  P RES I D E N T

DR . M O NI Q UE A K A S S I @ G M A IL . C O M

D R . D A V ID GR EEN, V I C E  PR E S I D E N T 

D O CG RE E N 3 3 9 9 @ G M AI L. C O M

Contact Info: 

Dr.Monique Leslie Akassi

Director, University Writing Center

Assistant Professor of English Composition and Rhetoric

Morgan State University

1700 East Cold Spring Lane

Baltimore, MD 21251

443-885-4789

Monique.Akassi@morgan.edu