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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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James Shapiro's 2020 Book about Shakespeare in America and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2020-03)
In my 3,125-word review essay "James Shapiro's 2020 Book about Shakespeare in America and Walter J. Ong's Thought," I discuss the American Shakespeare specialist James Shapiro's book Shakespeare in a Divided America:: What ...

Patrick Boucheron's 2020 Book about Machiavelli and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2020-02)
In my 4,400-word review essay "Patrick Boucheron's 2020 Book about Machiavelli and Walter J. Ong's Thought," I discuss the French historian Patrick Boucheron's fast-paced, learned, and accessible short new book Machiavelli: ...

Pope Francis' 2020 Apostolic Exhortation and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2020-02)
On February 12, 2020, Pope Francis issued his new apostolic exhortation about the Amazon region -- addressed not only to practicing Catholics but also to all persons of goodwill. In my 4,000-word review essay "Pope Francis' ...

Claude Pavur's 2019 Book about Jesuit Education and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (N/A, 2020-02)
My 5,700-word review essay is about the American Jesuit classicist Claude Pavur's 2019 book In the School of Ignatius [Loyola]: Studious Zeal and Devoted Learning (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts: Institute of Jesuit Sources). ...

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, ...

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