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461. The Future of Writing Studies in the MLA

Tuesday, 5 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Back Bay D, Sheraton

A linked session arranged in conjunction with the forum The Twenty-First-Century MLA: Reimagining the Order of Things

Presiding: Michael F. Bernard-Donals, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

Speakers: Gail E. Hawisher, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Catherine Jean Prendergast, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Cynthia L. Selfe, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Howard B. Tinberg, Bristol Community Coll., MA

Session Description:

This roundtable will consider the fields of rhetoric and composition and the teaching of writing within the organzing structures of the MLA.

Related Sessions:


  • General Literature – Rhetoric and Rhetorical Theory

  • The Teaching of Language and Literature – English and American

  • The Profession – General

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