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Department of Writing Studies

Our department is committed to teaching, research, and service in writing, rhetoric, and linguistics. The department provides instruction in and encourages the development of student competence in understanding rhetorical situations and writing in all media. In addition, Writing Studies faculty teach courses in writing theory, information design, journalism, linguistics, humanities, English, and related fields in the liberal arts.


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Some Thoughts about Andrew Hui's 2019 Book A Theory of the Aphorism

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2020-01)
In my 4,500-word review essay, I begin with an overview of Andrew Hui's 2019 book A Theory of the Aphorism: From Confucius to Twitter (Princeton University Press). I then pivot to discussing certain related scholarly work, ...

M. David Litwa's 2019 Book About the Gospels and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2019-12)
In my 10,775-word review essay "M. David Litwa's 2019 Book About the Gospels and Walter J. Ong's Thought," I provide a detailed overview of the contents of Litwa's book How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean ...

Contextualizing Marshall McLuhan

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2019-12)
My 5,500-word essay "Contextualizing Marshall McLuhan" reviews the life and thought of the Canadian Renaissance specialist and cultural historian Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), a convert to Roman Catholicism, up to about ...

Operationally Defining and Explaining Deification for Americans Today

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2019-12)
I previously published my 2,700-word review essay "M. David Litwa's 2014 Book Iesus Deus and Walter J. Ong's Thought" at the University of Minnesota's digital conservancy. In my follow-up 3,600-word review essay "Operationally ...

M. David Litwa's 2014 Book Iesus Deus and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2019-12)
M. David Litwa (Ph.D. in religious studies, University of Virginia, 2012) of the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne has massively researched the ancient imagery and verbal expression involving deification in four ...

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