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From: C&W Online 2001 Committee <>
Subject: CFP: Computers and Writing Online 2001
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 05:26:15 -1000

Since you participated in last year's CW2K Online, we'd like to invite you to participate in the online companion conference for Computers & Writing 2001:

Computers & Writing Online 2001!

A call for papers has been posted on the C&W Online 2001 web site:

We hope you'll take a look at the CFP and consider submitting a conference proposal!

What is C&W Online?

C&W Online is an online companion conference for C&W 2001 (which meets in May 2001 at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, USA). The online conference allows the C&W community to extend the mission and scope of the onsite conference in several ways -- by including those who can't travel to the onsite conference; by providing a venue for events which are difficult to include in the onsite conference, and by giving onsite conference attendees a chance to meet online before the conference and participate in activities valuable to those in C&W.;

What kind of work is presented at C&W Online?

We encourage any submission which addresses the field of computers and writing, whether your focus is rhetoric or composition, media studies, theory, interdisciplinary work, or something else altogether. Historically C&W has been a very diverse conference and we hope to represent that wide range of interests.

How are C&W and C&W Online different?

The onsite and online conferences are coordinated by two separate teams who work together to make sure the events of both conferences are complimentary. Though the conferences share some events and personnel, they are distinct -- if you recently submitted a proposal for C&W, you're not automatically considered for C&W Online. We encourage you to submit a proposal for the Online conference whether or not you plan to attend the onsite C&W 2001.

What is an online presentation like?

Most presenters put a text or texts on the Web, then host a discussion of their text(s) in our conference MOO Connections. Some presenters use our conference email list to discuss their ideas with the C&W community. We also facilitate demonstrations of online environments or teaching spaces. Our presentation format is flexible, and we encourage those submitting proposals to innovate!

What are the guidelines for proposal submission?

Proposal submission opens 8 November 2000 and continues through 31 January 2001. Individual or group presentations are permitted. Proposals are reviewed by the the C&W Online committee, including the onsite conference strand coordinators participating in the online conference. There is no restriction on the number of proposals one can submit or have accepted.

Where can I get more information?

If you have questions about the call for papers or the conference in general, visit our conference web site:

Please feel free to contact us at any time by sending email to

The C&W Online 2001 Committee

Bradley Dilger, Tari Fanderclai, James Inman,
Greg Siering, and Cindy Wambeam.

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