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Cultural Studies and Professional Writing

I was discussing the role of the cultural and political in professional writing courses earlier today and thought I would expand on some ideas. 1. There is at least a tradition, if not a current practice, of perceiving profesisonal writing as apolitical. In technical writing, it is the articulation of writing as transparent communication of […]

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Professional Writing grads going on to grad school

We’ve been graduating students for two years now, and each year there’s a few folks who decide that they want to go on to graduate school. Some want to do the MFA thing. However others are looking for an MA. In most cases, their interests are not in traditional literature programs but in rhet/comp or […]