26 April Daily Agenda

General questions. Announcements: Texts and Networks Project peer-reveiw drafts are due 10:00 PM April 28. Please upload them to Blackboard. Peer reviews are due 10:00 PM May 2. Guest Presentation: Writing at GMU by Dr. Doug Eyman. Share and discuss drafts of the Texts and Networks Project.

21 April Daily Agenda

General questions. Announcements: We will be sharing Texts and Networks Project drafts in class Tuesday, April 26. Please bring a draft of your project to class. The formal peer-review draft is due April 28. Composition Studies Student Presentation Discuss anthropology and writing readings: Poe, Edgar A. “The Philosophy of Composition.” Graham’s Magazine 28.4 (1846): 163-167. Rpt. […]

19 April Daily Agenda

General questions. Announcements: Starting April 19, my office will be in Enterprise 321. Naylor for Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies. September 9-11, 2016. The Naylor workshop is designed to help undergraduates plan out a research agenda in writing studies. Note: They pay for the student’s lodging, and either they and/or our Mason’s OSCAR office will support […]

14 April Daily Agenda

General questions. Announcements: Starting April 19, my office will be in Enterprise 321. Naylor for Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies. September 9-11, 2016. The Naylor workshop is designed to help undergraduates plan out a research agenda in writing studies. Note: They pay for the student’s lodging, and either they and/or our Mason’s OSCAR office will support […]

12 April Daily Agenda

General questions. Announcements: Starting April 19, my office will be in Enterprise 321. Naylor for Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies. September 9-11, 2016. The Naylor workshop is designed to help undergraduates plan out a research agenda in writing studies. Note: They pay for the student’s lodging, and either they and/or our Mason’s OSCAR office will support […]

7 April Daily Agenda

No Class: Please work on your Text and Networks Project and Critical Review.

5 April Daily Agenda

No Class: Please work on your Text and Networks Project and Critical Review.

31 March Daily Agenda

General questions. Anthropology Student Group Presentation. Discuss psychology readings: Huff, Anne Sigismund. “The Continuing Relevance of Strategy.” Human Relations 54.1 (2001): 123-130. (PDF available in Blackboard) Gurney, Kim. “Ethnography of a Flame.” Critical Arts 27.4 (2013): 439-443. (PDF available in Blackboard)

29 March Daily Agenda

General questions. Discuss psychology readings: Kellogg, Ronald. “Homo Symbolificus.” The Psychology of Writing. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1994. 3-24. (Read pp. 3-18, PDF in Blackboard) Boice, Robert. “Writing Blocks and Tacit Knowledge.” Journal of Higher Education 64.1 (1993): 19-54. (PDF in Blackboard)

24 March Daily Agenda

General questions. Psychology Group Presentation. Psychology readings to discuss: Popova, Maria. “The Psychology of Writing and the Cognitive Science of Perfect Daily Routine.” Brain Pickings. (Online reading) Flower, Lynda, and John R. Hayes. “A Cognitive Process Theory of Writing.” CCC 32.4 (1981): 365-87. (PDF in Blackboard)