Everyday life in the 21st century involves composing and understanding complex messages in multiple media and in varied contexts. Students in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric receive a comprehensive education in writing and rhetoric that enables them to communicate effectively, persuasively, and ethically across a range of civic, professional, and educational contexts. Learn more about our mission and goals.
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University Writing Center

The UWC offers free individual and small-group consultations for any writing in any situation. Students can meet with tutors online or face-to-face in multiple locations.

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Recent Faculty Publications

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Martha Catherine Brenckle
Hard Letters and Folded Wings. Finishing Line Press, 2019.
Dustin W. Edwards
Dieterle, Brandy, Dustin Edwards, and Dan Martin. “Confronting Digital Aggression with an Ethics of Circulation.” Digital Ethics: Rhetoric and Responsibility in Online Aggression, Hate Speech, and Harassment, Eds. Jessica Reyman and Erika Sparby. Routledge, 2019, pp. 197­–213. 
Jamila Kareem
Kareem, Jamila. "A Critical Race Analysis of Transition-Level Writing Curriculum to Support the Racially Diverse Two-Year College." Teaching English in the Two-Year College, vol. 46, no. 4, 2019, pp. 271-296.
Dustin W. Edwards
Gelms, Bridget, and Dustin Edwards. “A Technofeminist Approach to Platform Rhetorics.” Computers and Composition Online. Special issue on “Technofeminism: (Re)Generations and Intersectional Futures.” Eds. Jacqueline Rhodes, Angela Haas, and Danielle Nicole DeVoss. March 2019. 
Joel Schneier
Schneier, J., Stinson, T., & Davis, M. (2018). Networked Browsing: Performative, Joyous Browsing and the case of BigDIVA. Digital Humanities Quarterly, 12(2).
Joel Schneier
Schneier, J., & Kudenov, P. (2018). Texting in Motion: Keystroke logging and observing synchronous mobile discourse. Mobile Media & Communication, 6(3), 309-330.

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