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Dates, Sites, and Themes for Past CCCC Conventions - Previous Revision

March 11-14, 2009
San Francisco, CA
"Making Waves"

April 2-5, 2008
New Orleans, LA
"Writing Realities, Changing Realities"

March 21-24, 2007
New York, NY
"Representing Identities"

March 22-25, 2006
Chicago, IL
"Composition in the Center Spaces: Building Community, Culture, Coalitions"

March 16-19, 2005
San Francisco, CA
“Opening the Golden Gates: Access, Affirmative Action, and Student Success”

March 24-27, 2004
San Antonio, TX
“Making Composition Matter:  Students, Citizens, Institutions, Advocacy”

March 19-22, 2003
New York, NY
"Rewriting 'Theme for English B': Transforming Possibilities"

March 20-23, 2002
Chicago, IL
“Connecting the Text and the Street”

March 14-17, 2001
Denver, CO
“Composing Community”

April 12-15, 2000
Minneapolis, MN
“Educating the Imagination: Reimagining Education”

March 24-27, 1999
Atlanta, GA
“Visible Students, Visible Teachers”

April 1-4, 1998
Chicago, IL
“Ideas, Historias y Cuentos: Breaking with Precedent”

March 12-15, 1997
Phoenix, AZ
“Just Teaching, Just Writing: Reflection and Responsibility”

March 27-30, 1996
Milwaukee, WI
“Transcending Boundaries”

March 22-25, 1995
Washington, D.C.
“Literacies, Technologies, Responsibilities”

March 16-19, 1994
Nashville, TN
“Common Concerns, Uncommon realities: Teaching, Research, and Scholarship in a Complex World”

April 1-3, 1993
San Diego, CA
“Twentieth Century Problems, Twenty-First Century Solutions: Issues, Answers, Actions”

March 19-21, 1992
Cincinnati, OH
“Contexts, Communities, and Constraints: Sites of Composing and Communicating”

March 21-23, 1991
Boston, MA
“Times of Trial, Reorientation, Reconstruction: A Fin de Siecle Review/Prophecy”

March 22-24, 1990
Chicago, IL
“Strengthening Community Through Diversity”

March 16-18, 1989
Seattle, WA
“Empowering Students and Ourselves in an Interdependent World”

March 17-19, 1988
St. Louis, MO
“Language, Self, and Society”

March 19-21, 1987
Atlanta, GA
The Uses of Literacy: A Writer’s Work In and Out of the Academy”

March 13-15, 1986
New Orleans, LA
“Using the Power of Language to Make the Impossible Possible”

March 21-23, 1985
Minneapolis, MN
“Making Connections”

March 29-31, 1984
New York, NY
“Making Writing the Cornerstone of an Education for Freedom”

March 17-19, 1983
Detroit, MI
“The Writer’s World(s): Achieving Insight and Impact”

March 18-20, 1982
San Francisco, CA
“Serving Our Students, Our Public, and Our Profession”

March 26-28, 1981
Dallas, TX
“Our Profession: Achieving Perspectives for the 1980’s”

March 13-15, 1980
Washington, D.C.
“Writing: The Person and the Process”

April 5-7, 1979
Minneapolis, MN
“Writing: A Cross-Disciplinary Enterprise”

March 30-April 1, 1978
Denver, CO
“Excellence in What We Do: Our Attitude Toward Teaching Composition”

March 31-April 2, 1977
Kansas City, KS
“Two Hundred Plus One: Communicating in the Third American Century”

March 25-27, 1976
Philadelphia, PA
“What’s Really Basic? A Bicentennial Review of the Basic Issues of English”

March 13-15, 1975
St. Louis, MO
“Untapped Resources”

April 4-6, 1974
Anaheim, CA
“Hidden Agendas: What Are We Doing When We Do What We Do?”

April 5-7, 1973
New Orleans, LA
“Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities”

March 23-25, 1972
Boston, MA
“Reconsidering Roles: What Are We About?”

March 25-27, 1971
Cincinnati, OH
“Coming Together—SOS from the Darkling Plain”

March 19-21, 1970
Seattle, WA

April 17-19, 1969
Miami, FL

April 4-6, 1968
Minneapolis, MN

April 6-8, 1967
Louisville, KY

March 24-26, 1966
Denver, CO

April 8-10, 1965
St. Louis, MO

March 25-28, 1964
New York, NY
“Freshman English: Return to Composition”

March 21-24, 1963
Los Angeles, CA
“The Content of English”

April 5-7, 1962
Chicago, IL

April 6-8, 1961
Washington, D.C.

March 31-April 2, 1960
Cincinnati, OH

April 2-4, 1959
San Francisco, CA

March 27-29, 1958
Philadelphia, PA

March 21-23, 1957
Chicago, IL

March 22-24, 1956
New York, NY

March 24-26, 1955
Chicago, IL

March 4-6, 1954
St. Louis, MO

March 13-14, 1953
Chicago, IL

March 28-29, 1952
Cleveland, OH

March 30-31, 1951
Chicago, IL

March 24-25, 1950
Chicago, IL

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