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Archive (2003-2004)

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May 2004

May 17-18, 2004:
WAC Seminar for Faculty
150 English Building, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

May 25-26, 2004:
WAC Seminar for TAs
150 English Building, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

April 2004

Friday, April 2, 2004:
Research in Progress Brownbag Lunch Series, Gail E. Hawisher. The brownbag will be held 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

Thursday, April 22, 2004:
Bruce Horner (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee) will present his talk "Mixing It Up: The Personal in Public Discourse" at the Center for Writing Studies Colloquia Series. The Colloquium will be held at the auditorium of the Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences. Room 126. Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m.

March 2004

Monday, March 8, 2004:
Research in Progress Brownbag Lunch Series, Paul Prior. The brownbag will be held 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 59A English Building.

Thursday, March 18, 2004:
Jim Purdy (English Department, Center for Writing Studies) will present his talk "Calling off the Hounds: Technology and the Visibility of Plagiarism" for the Center for Writing Studies Graduate Student Research Spring Colloquium.

Faye Edwards Moar (English Department, Center for Writing Studies) will present her talk "Lifting Word by Word: Nineteenth Century African American Women Teaching" for the Center for Writing Studies Graduate Student Research Spring Colloquium. Both talks will be held in room 126, Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

February 2004

Monday, February 9, 2004:
Research in Progress Brownbag Lunch Series, Debra Hawhee. Professor Hawhee will discuss her two projects, one just completed on rhetoric in ancient Greece, and the other just underway on Kenneth Burke's theories of the body. Possible topics might include: how her dissertation became a book, and her approaches to archival work/strategies for historical work. The brownbag will be held 12:30-1:30 p.m. in 107A English Building.

Thursday, February 12, 2004:
Kathleen Blake Yancey (Clemson University) will present her talk“Reading across Sites of Learning: Technology, Medium Plural, and New Writing Practices--and What They (Might) Mean for Composition(ists)” at the Center for Writing Studies Colloquia Series. The Colloquium will be held at the auditorium of the Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences. Room 126. Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m.

January 2004

January 16, 2004:
WAC Introductory Seminar for TAs
150 English Bldg., 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

November 2003

Friday, November 14, 2003:
Refiguring Writing in Large Lecture Classes. A second large class workshop sponsored by the Center for Writing Studies, this workshop will consider ways in which writing can and cannot be used effectively to enhance teaching and learning in large classes. The workshop is being held for those who were unable to participate in October. Time: 9:00 - 12:00 p.m. Room: 404 Illini Union.

Thursday, November 20, 2003:
Richard Grusin (Wayne State University) will present his talk "Premediation" at the Center for Writing Studies Colloquia Series. The Colloquium will be held at the auditorium of the Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences. Room 126. Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m.

October 2003

Friday, October 10, 2003:
Refiguring Writing in Large Lecture Classes. A new initiative sponsored by the Center for Writing Studies, this initial workshop will consider ways in which writing can and cannot be used effectively to enhance teaching and learning in large classes.
Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m. Room 303 English Building.

Thursday, October 16, 2003:
Jody Shipka (English Department and Center for Writing Studies) will present her talk "From Corrections to Connections: Engineering Rhetorical Events" for the Center for Writing Studies Graduate Student Research Fall Colloquium.

Kevin Roozen (English Department and Center for Writing Studies) will present his talk "Reading the River: Connecting Curricular and Extracurricular Currents of Literate Activity" for the Center for Writing Studies Graduate Student Research Fall Colloquium. Both talks will be held in room 126, Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

September 2003

Thursday, September 18, 2003:
Johndan Johnson-Eilola (Clarkson University) will present his talk "Stutter Things: Composing Time, Space, and Text in the Datacloud" at the Center for Writing Studies Colloquia Series. The Colloquium will be held at the auditorium of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Room 126. Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m.

August 2003

August 25-26, 2003:
WAC Introductory Seminar for TAs
150 English Bldg., 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.