Week 8: March 17

Due

  • Reading posts for March 17. 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: Neuroscience
  • Texts to discuss
    • Jack, Jordynn. “What Are Neurorhetorics?” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 40.5 (2010): 405-410. (PDF in Blackboard)
    • Jack, Jordynn, and Gregory Appelbaum. “‘This is Your Brain on Rhetoric’: Research Directions for Neurohetorics.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 40.5 (2010): 411-437. (PDF in Blackboard)
    • Shah, Carolin, et. al. “Neural Correlates of Creative Writing: An fMRI Study.” Human Brain Mapping 34 (2013): 1088-1101. (PDF in Blackboard)

Homework, to do for March 22

  • Reading posts for March 22. 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.
  • What We Know” assignment.

Homework, to read for March 22

  • Hacking, Ian. Review of Science in Action: How to Follow Scientists and Engineers Through Society. The Pasteurization of France. Philosophy of Science 59.3 (1992): 510-12. (Assigned for context; PDF in Blackboard)
  • Latour, Bruno. Science in Action: How to Follow Scientists and Engineers through Society. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1987. 30-44. (PDF in Blackboard)
  • Devitt, Amy. “Teaching Critical Genre Awareness.” Genre in a Changing World. Ed. Charles Bazerman, Adair Bonini, and Debora Figueiredo. Perspectives on Writing. Fort Collins, CO: The WAC Clearinghouse and Parlor Press, 2009. 337-351. (Online reading)