3rd International Santa Barbara Conference on Writing Research

Writing Research Across Borders


February 22-24, 2008

University of California, Santa Barbara



Writing Research Across Borders Conference Volume Call for Papers

As the Santa Barbara Writing Research Conference approaches, we here are putting the final details in place for what is looking like a truly exciting event.

In conjunction with the conference, we have contracted with Routledge to produce a conference volume to be distributed to all participants and to be sold as an independent volume. The volume is tentatively titled "Traditions of Writing Research: Traditions, Trends, and Trajectories." This will NOT be a Proceedings, but will be a fully refereed volume of full papers based on a small selection of the many papers that will be delivered here.

In this volume we seek to represent the great variety of empirically grounded and conceptually focused work presented at the conference from different research traditions and different regions. We will be selecting papers that present new research results as well as ones that present overviews of work from a region or an extended group of researchers engaged in related research programs. In examining the trajectories of many kinds of current work, we hope to provide the bases for cross-paradigm discussions and indicate directions of where research is going.

In preparing your manuscript please be aware that this volume will be having global distribution. Readers may not be aware of the educational and institutional contexts that are being researched nor of the intellectual and empirical traditions out of which the work arises, so please be explicit about relevant contexts.

In order for your paper to be considered for this volume, we will need:

* a completed, previously unpublished manuscript,
* that is no longer than 5000 words, not including works cited,
* and that follows APA (American Psychological Association) reference style.

To help us keep track of the submissions, please do the following:

* Submit the manuscript an attachment by email to volume@education.ucsb.edu .
* The subject line should read "Conference Volume Submission".
* The file should be in Microsoft Word format, PDF FORMAT or Plain Text format.
* Title the file with your last name and conference paper in this format: Name_Conference_Paper.
* Submit by the Monday, February 18, 2008, midnight Pacific time.

Yours truly,

Volume Editors:

Charles Bazerman
Robert Krut
Karen Lunsford
Susan McLeod
Suzie Null
Paul Rogers
Amanda Stansell


Conference Organizers

Last Updated February 21, 2008
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