• LangRhet Dissertation Workshop: Valentina Montero-Roman

    by  • April 5, 2016 • 0 Comments

     Join us for a dissertation workshop with  Valentina Montero-Roman  PhD candidate in English Language and Literature Flappers with Philosophies: Gender, Race, and Narrative in the Early 20th Century Thursday, April 14th, 12 – 2pm Angell Hall 3184 RSVP here to receive access to the chapter. Lunch will be served! Chapter preview: In my dissertation, “Flappers with...

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    Upcoming talk on language and gender in the classroom!

    by  • September 27, 2015 • 0 Comments

    “A Little Presence in My Head”: Gendered Attitudes and Student Speech in Single-Sex and Coed Classrooms Academic Talk by Christopher Parsons  Friday, October 2, 2015, 3pm-5pm Angell Hall, Room 3222 Please join us as we workshop an academic talk with Christopher Parsons, a student in the Joint Program in English and Education. This talk...

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    Fall 2015 Opening Reception

    by  • September 2, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Language and Rhetorical Studies invites you to attend our annual Opening Reception! Tueday, September 15th 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Want to connect with others interested in language, rhetoric, and related topics? Then come out to our opening reception and mingle with other Michigan students and faculty! This is your first chance to hear about...

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    LangRhet’s Biennial Conference CFP

    by  • August 18, 2015 • 0 Comments

    CALL FOR PROPOSALS, GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE Making Meaning: Discourses of Identity, Power, and Access An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by Language and Rhetorical Studies University of Michigan, Ann Arbor November 13-14, 2015 Featured Speaker: Suresh Canagarajah Edwin Erle Sparks Professor, Departments of Applied Linguistics and English, Pennsylvania State University Language and Rhetorical Studies...

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    Celebrating the LangRhet tradition with new friends

    by  • August 12, 2015 • 0 Comments

    While preparing for the 2015-16 academic year, the members of the steering committee of Language and Rhetorical Studies (LangRhet) at the University of Michigan are reflecting on both tradition and change. As the organization celebrates a decade and a half of existence, it welcomes an almost completely new steering committee to spearhead its efforts....

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    #tbt to John Swales’ talk on discourse communities

    by  • July 30, 2015 • 0 Comments

    It’s time for LangRhet Throwback Thursday (#tbt)!! Although it’s doubtful that any of us are spending this beautiful summer day reminiscing about the weather on February 20th, 2015, the attached Powerpoint from John Swales’ talk, The Concept of Discourse Community: Star, Problem Child, Cash-cow or Dog?, may have those of us who are interested...

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