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Translation and Transformation: International Modernism in the Classroom

Apr 6th, 2014 | By

In anticipation of Tuesday’s Reframing Multilingualism in the Classroom: A Poetic Celebration of Diversity (Tuesday, April 8, 11am-12pm, Stephen C. Hall Building 102), I’ve been thinking again about a fairly consistent topic in modernist studies: translation and the conversation surrounding the problems/promises that accompany it, such as the possibilities for transformation and deformation of the A-text.

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Tech Gets Medieval Symposium!

Nov 6th, 2012 | By

On Tuesday, November 13, the Writing and Communication Program will sponsor a symposium on How Medieval Technology Can Teach the Past. The symposium will foreground the ways in which knowledge of history informs technological development today and allows faculty from different programs and schools across Georgia Tech to collaborate and discuss pedagogical methodologies used to

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Hate Studies and the Holocaust Memorial Museum

Oct 17th, 2012 | By

What is hate, and how do we combat it?  Recently, I attended a symposium organized by Gonzaga University’s Institute for Hate Studies and American University’s Washington College of Law.  The symposium was on “Hate and Political Discourse” and was organized by John Shuford and Robert Tsai in honor of the Journal of Hate Studies 10th

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D-Ped 10/17: Multimodal Portfolios

Oct 13th, 2012 | By

On Wednesday, Drs. Mollie Barnes, Joy Bracewell, Leah Haught, and Jon Kotchian will present on designing, incorporating, and assessing multimodal portfolios in our courses. As you recall, the portfolio assignment allows our students to demonstrate certain competencies: With these outcomes in mind, our presentation will consider how student portfolios can best document and develop student

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D-Ped 9/12: New Media

Sep 9th, 2012 | By

In this seminar session devoted to new media, we (Jason W. Ellis, Peter A. Fontaine, James R. Gregory, and Patrick McHenry) will discuss  forms of writing online and writing across/within networks. Specifically, we will discuss theoretical approaches and practical uses of Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogging. We will share our ideas about using these technologies in

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A Letter to Students and Clients – Drawing Lessons from Failure in a Service Learning Classroom

Aug 1st, 2012 | By
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As a client-based course, my technical communication class at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta functions like a hybrid between a college class and a consulting firm, with the students working in teams to compose websites, marketing strategies, reports, manuals, and a variety of other artifacts for local nonprofits and small businesses.

Shetty Publishes Picture Book

Jul 1st, 2012 | By
Cover of Malavika Shetty's The Sweetest Mango

Third-year Brittain Fellow Malavika Shetty’s new children’s book, The Sweetest Mango, has just been published by Tulika Books. The picture book, illustrated by Ajanta Guhathakurta, is written for children five years and older. and is available in English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, and Bengali. Tweet This Post