Week 7: Thursday, March 3

Due

  • Reading posts for March 3. Due: 12:00 PM. Please post to the appropriate Slack channel.
    • One post should be framed as a question and one post should be framed as a comment.

In-class

  • Topic: Writing: Historiography
  • Texts to discuss
    • Stock, Brian. Selections from Listening for the Text: On the Uses of the Past. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1990. (PDF in Blackboard)
      • “Introduction: Orality, Literacy, and the Sense of the Past.” pp. 1-15. (Read pp. 1-11.)
      • Ch. 1: “History, Literature, Textuality.”  16-29.
    • Ballif, Michelle. “Historiography as Hauntology: Paranormal Investigations into the History of Rhetoric.” Theorizing Histories of Rhetoric. Ed. Michele Ballif. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois UP, 2013. 139-153. (PDF in Blackboard)

Homework, to do for March 15

  • Reading posts for March 14. Due: 12:00 PM. Please post to the appropriate Slack channel.
    • One post should be framed as a question and one post should be framed as a comment.
  • Finish the instuctor-review draft revision of the Rhetorical Investigation assignment.
    • Instructor-review draft due: 10:00 PM, March 3.
  • What We Know” assignment.

Homework, to read for March 15

  • Rider, Janice. “Memory, Rhetoric, and the Teaching of Writing.” The Writer’s Book of Memory: An Interdisciplinary Study for Writing Teachers. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1995. 91-108. (PDF in Blackboard)
  • Assman, Aleida. “Writing.” Cultural Memory and Western Civilization: Functions, Media, Archives. 1999. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2011. 169-205. (PDF in Blackboard)