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Archive (2004-2005)

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May 2005

May 16-18, 2005:
WAC Faculty Seminar
150 English Bldg., 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

April 2005

Friday, April 1:
Research-in-progress brownbag series with Sarah McCarthey (Curriculum and Instruction). The brownbag will be held 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

Writing Studies Forum, YMCA, 2nd Floor, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 7:
N. Katherine Hayles will present her talk, “Narrating Bits: Transformations of Storytelling in the Computational University,” for the Colloquium Series. The Colloquium will be held in room 126 of the Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 21:
Harvey Graff will present his talk, “Lessons from the History of Literacy/Literacy Studies at OSU,” for the Colloquium Series. The Colloquium will be held in room 126 of the Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Friday, April 22:
Brownbag talk with Kevin Roozen and Jody Shipka, who will talk about their experiences on the job market this past year. Members of the hiring committee for new Center for Writing Studies hire Spencer Shaffner will also talk about that hiring process. The brownbag will be held from 12:00-2:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

March 2005

Friday, March 11
Research-in-progress brownbag series with Mark Dressman (Curriculum and Instruction). The brownbag will be held 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

February 2004

Thursday, February 3:
Elizabeth Baldridge (English Department, Center for Writing Studies) will present her talk, “The Socially Incompetent: Learning Disabilities Defined in Relation to Work,” for the Center for Writing Studies Graduate Student Research Spring Colloquium.

Amy Wan (English Department, Center for Writing Studies) will present her talk, “Producing Good Citizens: Literary & Citizenship Training in Anxious Times,” 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.

Friday, February 18:
Research-in-progress brownbag series with Cara Finngean (Speech Communication). The brownbag will be held 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

January 2005

January 13-14, 2005:
WAC Introductory Seminar for TAs
150 English Bldg., 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

December 2004

Friday, December 3:
Research-in-progress brownbag series with Martin Camargo (English Department). The brownbag will be held 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building. Professor Camargo has made a paper available for review in preparation for the brownbag.

November 2004

Thursday, November 11:
Ralph Cintron (University of Illinois, Chicago) will present his talk "Can Rhetorical Studies Intersect with Ethnography? A Discussion on Transparency and the Making of Political Life in Chicago, Kosova, and Elsewhere," for the Colloquium Series. The Colloquium will be held in room 126 of the Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

October 2004

Friday, October 15:
Research-in-progress brownbag series with Cathy Prendergast (English Department). The brownbag will be held 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

Wednesday, October 20:
Back to WAC Workshop

Thursday, October 21:
Janine Solberg (English Department, Center for Writing Studies) will present her talk, "Don't Be Mannish: Early-Twentieth Century Career Advice Books for Women," for the Center for Writing Studies Graduate Student Research Fall Colloquium.

Rashid Robinson (Educational Policy Studies, Center for Writing Studies) will present his talk, “Building a Picture of Success: The Ad Council and The United Negro College Fund’s Ad Campaign, ‘A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste’” 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 2004

Friday, September 17:
Research-in-progress brownbag series with Peter Mortensen (English Department). The brownbag will be held 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

Saturday, September 18:
Writing Studies potluck to welcome new graduate students and the new academic year. The festivities start at 6:00 p.m. Email Teresa or Gail to RSVP and indicate what you will bring.

Thursday, September 30:
Scott Lyons (Syracuse University) will present his talk, “Who Lost the Youth of Leech Lake?: American Indians and Mainstream Media,” for the Colloquium Series. The Colloquium will be held in room 126 of the Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

August 2004

August 23-24, 2004:
WAC Introductory Seminar for TAs
150 English Bldg., 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.