12 April Daily Agenda

  1. General questions.
  2. Announcements:
    1. Starting April 19, my office will be in Enterprise 321.
    2. 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 your travel up to PA. Proposals are due May 31. For more information, please see their website.
  3. Discuss anthropology and writing readings:
    • Barton, David, and Uta Papen. “What Is the Anthropology of Writing?” The Anthropology of Writing: Understanding Textually Mediated Worlds. 1st ed. London: Continuum, 2010. 3-32. (Online reading.)
    • Schollmeier, Paul. “Toward a Rhetoric of Anthropology.” Social Epistemology: A Journal of Knowledge, Culture, and Policy 18.1 (2004): 59-69. (PDF available in Blackboard)