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When Nov 13, 2020 - Nov 15, 2020
Where Jacksonville, FL
Submission Deadline Jun 15, 2020
Categories    pedagogy   rhetoric and composition

Call For Papers


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 and Ashley Shaw at

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