Thursday, 29 December
600. The State of American Writing: Perspectives Popular and Professional
7:15–8:30 p.m., Kennedy, Marriott
Program arranged by the Conference on College Composition and Communication
Presiding: Douglas Dean Hesse, Illinois State Univ.
1. “Meet the Press: Reading News Coverage of Research on Writing,” Peter Leslie Mortensen, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
2. “Well Beyond the Basics: The Rise of the Writing Major,” Susan H. McLeod, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
3. “‘ . . . to Create, Analyze, and Transform Information and to Interact Effectively with Others’: Digital Compositions and/against Expectations of the Twenty-First-Century Worker,” Anne Frances Wysocki, Michigan Technological Univ.