The Grammar Wars
The "academics intentionally make their work harder to comprehend than it needs to be" argument
"The first time I read critical theory my question was, "Why couldn't this have been written clearly and simply?" I still have the same quest
294 Assignments Global Plan of Study: This document will outline your interests, both academic and personal, and map where you're coming from and where you would like to go. We will refer to this document throughout the semester as we plot your research.
Submitting to Journals and Conferences
Reasons to publish/present
Build your area of expertise and name
recognition Get ideas/feedback Network (NCA Job Fair and Graduate School Open House) Keep abreast of developments in the field
How to find journals an
A History of the Discipline
An arbitrary beginning.
1916 - Charles H. Woolbert Behaviorial Pyschologist separate written and speech communuication; augment the art of speech with a science of speech 1922 - Walter Lippmann Journalist and media critic feare
Genealogy Paper: This will be your final project for COMM 294. The paper should be between 1500 and 2000 words and will be worth 100 points. The task is to write a disciplinary genealogy for your culminating experience. That is to say, write a history of