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Archive (2005-2006)

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May 2006

May 15-17, 2006:

Faculty Writing Across the Curriculum Seminar
150 English Bldg., 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. each day

April 2006

Thursday, April 6 :
Amanda Cash (Department of English, Center for Writing Studies) will present her talk for the Center for Writing Studies Graduate Student Research Spring Colloquium.

Derek Van Ittersum (Department of English, Center for Writing Studies) will present his talk 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 Science from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Friday, April 7:
Robert Markley (Department of English) will speak at the research-in-progress brownbag series. The brownbag will be held from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

Thursday, April 20
:
Lev Manovich (University of California, San Diego) will present his talk for the Colloquium Series. The Colloquium will be held in room 126 of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Friday, April 28:
Randall Sadler (Division of English as an International Language) will speak at the research-in-progress brownbag series. The brownbag will be held from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

March 2006

Monday, March 27:
Charles Bazerman (Department of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara) will speak at the Levis Faculty Center, Monday, March 27 at 4:00 p.m., 3rd floor. His talk is entitled "Trusting Edison: From Speculative Belief to Reliably Reconstitutable."

Tuesday, March 28 :
Charles Bazerman (Department of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara) will speak at the research-in-progress brownbag series. His talk is entitled, "The Many Dimensions of Writing Research." The brownbag will be held from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

February 2006

Thursday, February 16:
Marjorie Curry Woods (University of Texas at Austin) will present her talk for the Colloquium Series. Her talk is entitled ""Premodern Teaching Methods in the Postmodern Classroom:Prolegomena to a Textbook." The Colloquium will be held in room 126 of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Friday, February 24:
Spencer Schaffner (Department of English, Center for Writing Studies) will speak at the research-in-progress brownbag series. His talk is entitled ""Innovative Academic Discourse." The brownbag will be held from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

January 2006

Tuesday, January 30:
Anne Balsamo (University of Southern California) will give a talk sponsored by the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory and the Center for Writing Studies e entitled "Designing Culture: A Work of the Technological Imagination." The talk will be held in room 100 of Gregg Hall at 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 31:
Anne Balsamo will give a talk sponsored by the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory and the Center for Writing Studies. Her talk is entitled "XFR: Experiments in the Future of Reading: A museum exhibit by RED@PARC.” The talk will be held in room 126 of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

December 2005

Friday, December 2:
Ned O'Gorman (Speech Communication) will speak at the research-in-progress brownbag series. The brownbag will be held from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

November 2005

Thursday, November 10:
Kim Hensley Owens (Department of English, Center for Writing Studies) will present her talk, “Rhetorical Labor: Writing, Childbirth, and the Internet,” for the Center for Writing Studies Graduate Student Research Fall Colloquium.

Kory Ching (Department of English, Center for Writing Studies) will present his talk, “Peer Response in the Composition Classroom: An Alternative Genealogy,” 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 Science from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

October 2005

Wednesday, October 5th:
Gail Hawisher (English) and Maria Lovett (Education Policy Studies) will present on "Writing with Video Class" (a joint project supported by the School of Art & Design, LAS, and the Center for Writing Studies) at the CITES Education Technologies Brownbag. The brownbag will be held from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 130 Wohlers Hall.

Friday, October 14:
Zachary Lesser (English) will speak at the research-in-progress brownbag series. The brownbag will be held from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building. Professer Lesser has provided an article you can read in preparation for the talk.

Thursday, October 27:
Alisse Portnoy (University of Michigan) will present her talk, "Imagining the Enemy as Rhetorical Strategy in the U.S. Black Freedom Movement," for the Colloquium Series. The Colloquium will be held in room 126 of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

September 2005

Saturday, September 10:
The start-of-the-Year Writing Studies Potluck to welcome Jim Frost, Debbie Hawhee, Ned O'Gorman, Spencer Schaffner, and new graduate students will be held at Professor Gail Hawisher's house at 6:00 p.m. Email Teresa or Gail to RSVP and to let them know what you plan to bring.

Friday, September 16:
Richard Johnson-Sheehan (Purdue University) will speak on "Sophistic Pragmatism in Writing Studies" at the research-in-progress brownbag series. The brownbag will be held from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.

Thursday, September 29:
Todd DeStigter (University of Illinois, Chicago) will present his talk, "Toward a Dialogic Curriculum and a Ministry of Presence: A Professor's Misadventures in an Urban Alternative High School" for the Colloquium Series. The Colloquium will be held in room 126 of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

August 2005

Thursday, August 18:
A lunch welcoming new Center graduate students will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. in 107A English Building.

August 22-23:
WAC Introductory Seminar for TAs
150 English Bldg., 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.