Please join Oakland University's Rhetoric
Program in welcoming Kathleen Blake Yancey (Clemson
University) to campus on Tuesday, April 6,
2004. Professor Yancey will present her talk,
"Writing Across the Curriculum: Building Partnerships"
from noon-1:00 pm in 242 Elliott
Hall. A lunch
and workshop will follow (1:00-3:30
pm, Lake Michigan Room, Oakland Center).
In her talk, Professor Yancey will address
some of the many issues related to writing-to-learn
in the disciplines. The workshop will focus on strategies
for creating syllabi for writing intensive courses.
If you have a syllabus and ideas for a writing-intensive
course in your department please bring those with
you to the workshop.
Kathleen Blake Yancey is the director
of the Pearce Center for Professional Communication
at Clemson University. Past Chair of the NCTE College
Section and immediate Past President of the Council
of Writing Program Administrators, she currently is
Chair of the Conference on College Composition and
Communication. Professor Yancey co-founded and for
seven years co-edited the journal Assessing Writing,
and she consults widely--on issues and topics connected
to college and K-12 composition; WAC and CAC; general
education; and assessment. Professor Yancey has authored
numerous books, articles and book chapters, including
articles in press on assessing electronic texts and
on the use of digital portfolios.
Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 30 (for
either or both events) to Professor Margaret Willard-Traub
Consult Professor Yancey's web
page for a list of recent books chapters and articles.
In addition, follow the links below to access Professor
Yancey's publications that are available at Kresge
Oakland University, Kresge Library
2200 N Squirrel Rd., Rochester, MI 48309
(248) 370 - 4426