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Archive (2006-2007)

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April 2007

Thursday, April 5:
K. Sunday Cummins (College of Education) will present her talk, "Examining the Complexities of 'Kidwatching' in a Context for Teacher Inquiry," for the Center for Writing Studies Graduate Student Research Spring Colloquium.

John Hudson (Department of English, Center for Writing Studies) will present his talk, "What's (Not) In It For Me?: LGBT (In)Visibility in Composition Readers," 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 20:
CWS graduate students will speak at a special forum, "Reflections on the Job Search." The meeting with be held from 3:00-5:00 p.m. (room 107).

Friday, April 27:
The Center for Writing Studies will hold a brownbag on the topic of connecting work on globalization to work in writing studies. This is just an informal forum to allow for discussion of plans, questions, and concerns about doing global research within the framework of writing studies. All interested CWS faculty and grads are invited to attend. 12:00-1:00 p.m. (room 107)

March 2007

Friday, March 2:
Chip Bruce
(Library & Information Science) 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. A video/web accessible version of the talk and presentation can be accessed on Chip's website.

Thursday, March 29:
Steven J. Mailloux (Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of California, Irvine) will speak at the research-in-progress brownbag series. The brownbag, sponsored by the Trowbridge Office for American Literature, Culture, and Society, is entitled
"Rhetoric and American Literary Studies," and will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in the English Building, room 232.

February 2007

Friday, February 2:
Robert Dale Parker
(English) will speak at the research-in-progress brownbag series. The brownbag will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in 107A English Building.
NOTE SPECIAL TIME

Thursday, February 22:
Cheryl Glenn
(Penn State) will speak at the 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.

January 2007

January 11-12 :
WAC Introductory Seminar for TAs
150 English Bldg., 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Friday, January 19:
Dale Bauer (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.

November 2006

Thursday, November 2:
Barbara Ganley (Middlebury College) will give a special talk on Blogging—its Teaching and Practices. The presentation will be held in room 126 of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 30:
Nicole Walls (Department of English, Center for Writing Studies) will present her talk for the Center for Writing Studies Graduate Student Research Fall Colloquium.

Jessica Bannon (Department of English, Center for Writing Studies) will present her talk 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 2006

Friday, October 13:
Ted Underwood (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.

September 2006

Saturday, September 9:
The start-of-the-Year Writing Studies Potluck to welcome 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.

Thursday, September 14:
Anne Balsamo (University of Southern California) will give a special talk entitled "Taking Culture Seriously: Interdisciplinary Technology Innovation." The presentation will be held in room 126 of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 15:
Dennis Baron (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, September 21:
Blake Scott (University of Central Florida) will speak at the the Colloquium Series. His talk is entitled "Civic Engagement as Risk Management and Public Relations: What the Pharmaceutical Industry Can Teach Us About Service-Learning." 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 2006

August 21-22:
WAC Introductory Seminar for TAs
150 English Bldg., 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 25:
A lunch welcoming new Center graduate students will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. in 107A English Building.