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December 21, 2011

Writing Studies is Going to RSA 2012!

Congratulations to Writing Studies graduate students who have had their proposals accepted to the 2012 Conference of the Rhetoric Society of America. The conference is May 25-28 in Philadelphia.


Timothy Oleksiak

"Paper Towels Getting Married: Listening to the Cultural Logics of Homosexuality"

Jacqueline Schiappa
Rhetorically (re)remembering Black Power and the Peoples Temple: A Feminist Call for Counter-Histories and Maintained Otherness


Stephen Brasher

"Religious Orthodoxy, Disciplined Discourse, and the Post-human body of Jesus Christ"

December 20, 2011

Shannon Klug wins CLA Outstanding Service Award

Congratulations to Writing Studies staff member extraordinaire Shannon Klug, who has been selected to receive a CLA Outstanding Service Award for 2010-11. The award will be presented at the CLA Staff Appreciation Ceremony on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., in Memorial Hall at the McNamara Alumni Center on the Minneapolis campus. Faculty, staff, students, friends, and alumni are most welcome to attend!

December 7, 2011

Final Oral Examination by Kimberly Thomas-Pollei

Ph.D. in RHETORIC and SCIENTIFIC and TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION

Final Oral Examination by Kimberly Thomas-Pollei

"Shaping a Discipline: Science and Medical Education Reform in Britain, 1770-1858"

Richard Graff, Advisor

Thursday, December 15, 2011
12:30 p.m.
201 Nicholson Hall

Everyone is welcome. Please attend if you can!