CFP: Originality, Imitation, and Plagiarism:
A Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Writing
September 23-25, 2005
The Gayle Morris Sweetland Writing Center invites proposals for papers or panels exploring the inter-related issues of originality, imitation, and plagiarism for students, scholars, professional writers, and readers. Papers may address such issues as theories of invention; intellectual property; plagiarism and professional ethics; imitation and replication in science writing; the history of patents, trademarks and copyright; originality/imitation and authorship; cultural differences in regard to authority and invention; the ownership of texts and free textual use; academic plagiarism policies and student honor codes; peer tutoring and writing; cultural norms and differences; internet usage and publication; and other relevant issues. Speakers will include Anis Bawarshi, Charles Bazerman, Mario Biagioli, Nicholas Delbanco, Michael Grossberg, N. Katherine Hayles, Lawrence Lessig, Daniel Okrent, Jacqueline Jones Royster, Siva Vaidhyanathan, and Martha Woodmansee.
Applicants should submit a one-page (300-word) proposal and one-page C.V.
Materials should be sent by mail to Conference 2005, Sweetland Writing Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003, or as attachments to: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www.lsa.umich.edu/swc
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