The Association of Teachers of Technical Writing 10th Annual Conference
April 2, 2008
Please join the inquiry at the 11th annual Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference. New teachers of technical and professional writing are particularly invited to attend the conference, as are CCCC attendees interested in technical communication.
International Professional Communication Conference
Opening the Information Economy
July 13-16, 2008
We are all a part of the information economy, and by participating in it, we both shape and are shaped by the information economy and its practices. As communication is at the heart of success within this economy, the conference will explore certain communication-based aspects of the information economy.
July 13, 2008
The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) invites technical communication and translation/localization educators to its Montréal2008 Roundtable meeting on the evening of 13 July 2008, at Concordia University.
Council on Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication Conference
October 2-4, 2008
This year's conference will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the founding of CPTSC, which began at the University of Minnesota.
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference
October 9-11, 2008
Four technical and professional communication sessions will be offered at the 2008 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) Conference.
Call for Items for a CPTSC History Project
I am in the process of writing a history of Council for Program in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) and will be preparing a presentation of this history at the 35 th meeting of the CPTSC in Minneapolis in October 2008 as well as making this history available at cptsc.org.
Call for Nominations for NCTE Technical and Scientific Communication Awards
Deadline: May 1, 2008
The National Council of Teachers of English Committee on Technical and Scientific Communication is accepting nominations for outstanding books and articles in technical and scientific communication.
Invitation to the Research Exchange, an Online Resource for Writing Studies
Writing teachers and scholars have been making their need for more resources well known. Many of us feel the need for increased and improved ways to aggregate data; share project questions and designs; and exchange general information and insights. Our answer is the Research Exchange, an online resource for writing studies.
Call for Papers: Transactions on Professional Communication
Special Issue : Examining the Information Economy: Perspectives for Professional Communication Practices
Deadline: April 10, 2008
This special issue of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication seeks to “examine” this economic model by providing research articles, commentaries, and tutorials that explore the connections between communication practices and the products, practices, and services that constitute to the information economy.
Calls for Papers: Transactions on Professional Communication
Special Issue: Professional Communication in Humanitarian Environments
Deadline: April 15, 2008
IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is accepting submissions for a special issue on professional communication in humanitarian environments.
Call for Abstracts: Conference on Intercultural Rhetoric and Discourse
Deadline: May 1, 2008
The Indiana Center for Intercultural Communication at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) announces the Fourth Conference on Intercultural Rhetoric & Discourse . The conference will take place June 3-5, 2008 at IUPUI.
Call for Proposals: Special Issue: Journal of Business and Technical Communication: Social Software in Professional Communication
Deadline: May 1, 2008
In this special issue of The Journal for Technical and Business Communication, we will examine the role and future of social software in professional communication in the workplace and the classroom; through literature reviews, case studies, textual analyses, and theoretical pieces; via articles and reviews.
Call for Papers -- Transactions on Professional Communication
Special Issue: Assessment in Professional Communication
Deadline: June 1, 2008
In order to provide readers of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication with useful and innovative information on a wide range of issues relative to assessment in professional communication, this special issue invites researchers and experienced practitioners to share the results of their research and experience via research papers, tutorials, and teaching cases, as well as book reviews of recent publications on assessment relative to assessing communication in the professions.
Call for Proposals: Special Issue of Technical Communication Quarterly: Posthuman Rhetorics and Technical Communication
Deadline: July 17, 2008
This special issue of TCQ looks to extend the position that professional and technical communication has always been posthuman. By acknowledging this, we hope to open possibilities for thinking about rhetorical action in organizational, institutional, and technological contexts.
Call for Proposals: Special issue of Reflections: Writing and Community Action: Theorizing Community-Engaged Work
Deadline: September 1, 2008
We invite theoretical considerations of outreach, engaged scholarship, public intellectualism, public work, and service learning. How can we theorize community writing, and how can we employ, adapt, or create theories to help us understand how community-based writing contributes to knowledge making, the academy, culture and the body politic?
Call for Proposals: Technical Communication Quarterly Special Issue: Positioning Programs in Professional and Technical Communication
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2008
Programs in technical and professional communication must continuously evaluate the academic propriety and administrative efficacy of their position within colleges and universities: is it better to be a separate department? or a separate division within a department? Is it better to be allies of English? allies of Communication? allies of Engineering? The history of programs in technical and professional communication has been filled with discussions of location, dislocation, and relocation.
Call for Proposals: Technical Communication Quarterly
Special Issue Topics and Guidelines
The editors for special issues in Technical Communication Quarterly invite you to propose a special issue for the journal. Each year, TCQ publishes two special issues on important topics that are shaping technical communication.