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ENGL 582: Topics in Research and Writing

theme: "Textually Mediated Environmental Encounters"

 uiuc, spring 2006
 wednesdays --> 3:00-4:50
 engl bldg --> 113
 prof. spencer schaffner (metaspencer.com)

Course Description:

A seminar exploring how work in current rhetorical theory theorizing genre can inform understandings of the textual mediation of environmental encounters.

Participants in the seminar are expected to: participate in class discussions, maintain an annotated bibliography of the readings, engage in a group examination of the textual mediation of a space and/or activity, present on and complete a seminar paper.