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FYI: Contrastive and Internat'l Rhetoric Institute

Author: alscampb alscampb

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

FYI Body: ICIC's First Annual Contrastive and Intercultural Rhetoric Institute
and Written Discourse and Contrastive Rhetoric Conference

Short Title: CR Institute & Conference
Date: 26-Jul-2004 - 31-Jul-2004
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
Contact Email: icic@iupui.edu
Meeting URL: http://www.iupui.edu/%7Eicic/events.html
Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics
Subject Language: English
Subject Language Family: English

Meeting Description:

The Indiana Center for Intercultural Communication is pleased to offer the ICIC Summer Institute on Contrastive and Intercultural Rhetoric Instructors: Dwight Atkinson, Temple University Japan Ulla Connor, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Edwin Nagelhout, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis July 26-30, 2004
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Students and scholars interested in research on L2 writing will gather for a one-week institute from July 26-30, 2004 on the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis, Indiana.
lying the research in practice.

July 26-30, 2004
Sponsored by the Indiana Center for Intercultural Communication and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Graduate students and practicing teachers interested in scholarly work on L2 writing from around the world. The institute consists of 20 contact hours and opportunities for individual consultation with the instructors. The institute may be worth one graduate credit and requires a written product completed by the participants. A one-day conference follows the institute.

1st Annual Conference on Written Discourse and Contrastive Rhetoric
The institute will culminate in a public contrastive rhetoric conference at IUPUI on July 31, 2004 following the institute. All participants will be encouraged to present their work at this conference.

To register go to: http://www.iupui.edu/%7Eicic/registrationform.htm

Contrastive and Intercultural Rhetoric Institute W609 (Individual Writing Projects 1 credit)

IUPUI/IU students can register via the internet a http://insite.indiana.edu/ or (317) 274-1501 for T600 (section X516) and/or G651 (section X425). Please send a confirmation of your registration to alscampb@iupui.edu.

REGISTRATION FEES (for those not seeking IUPUI course credit)
Contrastive and Intercultural Rhetoric Institute July 26-30, 2004 $500 (price includes registration for Written Discourse and Contrastive Rhetoric Conference the following day)
Written Discourse and Contrastive Rhetoric Conference July 31, 2004 $70 ($35 for students)

Full payment should be received by July 1, 2004. A registration confirmation will be e-mailed or faxed to you after a completed registration form and full payment has been made.

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