Marcy Bauman
         Writing Program, University of Michigan-Dearborn
              4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, MI 48128
                      fax: 313-593-5552
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Date: Tue, 26 Aug 1997 16:42:37 -0500
From: Eric Crump <[log in to unmask]>
To: Multiple recipients of list WAC-L <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: CW98 CFP (fwd)

fyi (& sorry for the wild cross-posting)


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Date: Mon, 25 Aug 1997 19:03:06 -0500
From: Anthony Rue <[log in to unmask]>

MAY 28-31, 1998
Submit your proposal online:

The 14th Computers and Writing Conference will focus on the distances
transcended and/or foregrounded by the internet-oriented writing

Topics for the conference include, but are not limited to:

--Reconciling content and method in the networked classroom

--Inventing "practica" in sustaining distance professional relations

--Exploring the distances between the areas of study within English and
Composition/Rhetoric, and between English/Comp/Rhet and the other
disciplines within institutions of higher education (such as design
and fine arts, architecture, and the computer sciences)

--Bridging social distances created by the migration online of educational

--Theorizing the distances between technology, education (curriculum and
pedagogy), and policy formation (administrative and governmental).

--Rethinking the role(s) of computers and writing in network-based
distance education

         Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to engage in
development of our online conference web as part of their conference
experience.  Participants are  encouraged to inquire at the conference
website for information about possible uses of UF's Networked Writing
Environment for both on-site and online projects.

         For the first time, the Computers and Writing Conference will
sponsor a student  presentation competition. Student papers and/or
projects will be submitted prior to the conference. Three students will
receive recognition at the conference as well as full support for their
attendance, including airfare,  room accommodations and per diem meals

         Individual proposals should include a 500 word abstract. Panels
and forums should include both a 500 word overview and 200 word abstracts
for each member. Workshop proposals should include a short abstract, list
of facilitators, and  equipment needs. Submissions can be made via the
CW98 website (, through email to
[log in to unmask], or on paper to: CW98 Submissions c/o Anthony
Rue, 2014 Turlington, Gainesville, FL 32611.

Deadline for submission is 26 September 1997, 12:00 AM Eastern.

Additional information is available by emailing  [log in to unmask], or
from the conference website,