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Janice Lauer

Name: Janice Lauer, Purdue University

Presentation Title: "Composition Studies: A Multi-Modal Discipline"

Date: January 26, 1993

Abstract

A discussion of the developing field of composition studies, particularly from the perspective of the modes of inquiry used to study written discourse. The talk will argue that this heteroglossia has produced complex and rich new understandings of writing.