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SAMLA - Crime and Composition roundtable

Jacksonville, FL
Organization: SAMLA
Categories: Pedagogy, Rhetoric & Composition
Event Date: 2020-11-13 to 2020-11-15 Abstract Due: 2020-06-15

This roundtable welcomes submissions showcasing the usage of crime to impart the goals of the English literature or composition classroom. Addressing the SAMLA 92 theme of Scandal! Literature and Provocation: Breaking Rules, Making Texts, we are interested in looking at crime as a heuristic or method of teaching. Examples include the following:

Crime-based literature
True crime podcasting
Conspiracy argumentation
Criminal investigation as a means of teaching research
Popular representations and visual rhetoric
Crime writing as genre

By June 15, 2020, please submit an abstract of 300 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Jessie McCrary at jmccrary@gsu.edu and Ashley Shaw at ashaw40@gsu.edu.



Jessie McCrary