Technical Communication and Technology Criticism @ GES 2003
Border Crossings: Interplay Within English Studies
8th Annual Graduate English Society Conference
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
February 21-22, 2003
Sponsored by: The Graduate English Society, Texas Tech University
Online: at the website below
The 8th Annual Graduate English Society Conference will be held February
21-22, 2003 at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. The theme of
this year's conference, "Border Crossings: Interplay Within English
Studies," reminds us that our many fields of interest within English
studies provide numerous opportunities for exploration through interplay
The Texas Tech Graduate English Society welcomes proposals (250-word
abstracts) in the area of Technical Communication and Technology Criticism.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
Technical Communication and the Internet
Perceptions of Technical Communication
Program and Curriculum Development
Technology and Technology Criticism
Ethics and Technical Communication
Computers and Writing or Communication
Rhetoric of Science & the Environment
Technical Communication Genre: Reports, Manuals, Memos, and more
Rhetoric and Theory
Research Methods and Methodology in Technical Communication (including field methods and usability)
Issues in Information Management, Document Design, and Web Design
We also welcome proposals dealing with any aspect of Technical Communication.
Last year, the GES conference welcomed students from throughout the
United States, as well as Canada, the United Kingdom, and Turkey. The
conference will take place in Texas Tech's brand new English-Philosophy
classroom and office complex, a spacious, state-of-the-art educational
Procedures and Deadlines
Deadline for proposals: November 18, 2002.
E-mail proposals to Jennifer Bowie .
Proposal information must include your name, e-mail address, mailing
address, telephone number, institutional affiliation, area of study for
your presentation (e.g., British Literature), technology requests (not
guaranteed), presentation title, and 250-word abstract. Participants
are limited to two presentations (including panels).
Acceptance notices will be e-mailed by November 25th.
You must reply via e-mail by December 3rd to confirm your attendance.
Conference packets will be mailed in early December, and the
registration deadline is February 1st.
Accepted and confirmed presenters will be invited to submit their papers
for publication in the conference proceedings.
If you have questions about the conference or your proposal, please
contact Jennifer Bowie by email.
Jennifer L. Bowie
P.O. Box 43091
Lubbock, TX 79409
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