Archive 2006 Spring

LL&C Colloquium Series presents Digital Citizenship and Journalism.

A talk by Assistant Prof. Katya Haskins, Bill Densmore (The Media Giraffe Project), and Lydia Kulbida (WNYT Co-Anchor, The Media Project/WAMC).Event Details
LL&C Colloquium Series presents TechMom: Gender in the Technologies of Communication, Visualization, and Living.

A talk by Associate Prof. Audrey Bennett, Kate Boyer (STS), Sharra Vostral (STS), Anne Galperin (SUNY, New Paltz), and Melissa Kuperminc (The Portfolio Center in Atlanta).Event Details
The McKinney Contest is Rensselaer's writing competition for undergraduate and graduate students. All enrolled students are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities that competition affords.

Entries will be accepted in undergraduate and graduate divisions in each of the following categories:

- Fiction or Drama
- Poetry
- Essays
- Electronic Media

The deadline for receipt of entries is 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, 2006.

Visit the McKinney website (listed below) for an entry form and submission details.Event Details
LL&C Colloquium Series presents Usable Content: STC Planning Report.

A talk by LL&C Chair and Prof. Cheryl Geisler, et al.Event Details
LL&C Colloquium Series presents Rhetorical Landscapes and the Varieties of Rhetorical Experience.

Alumnus Gregory Clark, Professor and Chair of English at Brigham Young University and editor of Rhetoric Society Quarterly, joins us on April 19 to discuss his book "Rhetorical Landscapes in America: Variations on a Theme from Kenneth Burke" and answer questions about academic publishing.

Greg will explore the idea of "rhetorical experience" and discuss how identification is an experience, an experience prompted by a wide variety of experiences that have a rhetorical effect -- the effect of changing one's sense of self and affiliation.Event Details
Annual McKinney Contest -- E. L. Doctorow, Guest Speaker
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Darrin Communications Center (DCC 308)

E. L. Doctorow will present awards to the winners of the McKinney Contest and perform a reading beginning at 8 p.m. on April 19, 2006 in Darrin Communications Center (DCC 308).

The McKinney Contest is Rensselaer's writing competition for undergraduate and graduate students. For more information about the contest and for directions to the event, please visit the website listed below.

E. L. Doctorow is one of the great masters of the historical novel. His honors include the National Book Award, two National Book Critics Circle Awards, the Pen/Faulkner Award, the Edith Wharton Citation for Fiction, the William Dean Howells Medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal.Event Details
LL&C Colloquium Series presents Developing a Collections Based Interactive Game: Albany Institute of History & Art Project with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

A talk by Prof. Patricia Search (LL&C), and Erika Sanger and Doug McCombs (Albany Institute of History & Art).Event Details