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  • RWIT

    RWIT is a free service dedicated to helping members of the Dartmouth community develop more effective strategies for generating and organizing their ideas, finding and evaluating research sources, and presenting and revising compositions in a variety of media.

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  • Upcoming Event

    Join us for "Annotated Bibliographies: Preparing for Research, Doing Research, Imagining Research" on Thursday, October 30th from 12:00-1:30pm at DCAL, 102 Baker Library.

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  • Welcome, New Faculty

    The Institute for Writing and Rhetoric gains five new faculty members this year: Richard Abel, Svetlana (Yana) Grushina, Sarah Bartos Smith, Steven Thompson, and Nicholas B. Van Kley.

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  • Upcoming Events

    Join us for "Public Listening: What the Latest Research Tells us About How, When, and Why Audiences Listen to Presentations" on Wednesday, October 22 from 12:30--2:00pm at DCAL, 102 Baker Library.

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  • Mark Koch Wins Whiting Grant

    Mark Koch, Interim Coordinator of Writing 2-3 in the Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, has been awarded a grant from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation to work in London this summer on a project titled "The Rhetoric of Charity: The English Charity Sermon from 1680 to 1750."

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  • Compton Wins Distinguished Lecturer Award

    Each year Dartmouth College recognizes a single lecturer for his or her outstanding academic research. We are happy to announce that this year's recipient of the Distinguished Lecturer Award is the Institute for Writing and Rhetoric's own Josh Compton.

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  • RWIT Writing Assistant Wins Rhodes Scholarship

    RWIT's head writing assistant, Joseph Singh '14, was recently named a Rhodes Scholar for 2014. Singh plans to pursue a degree in international security policy at the University of Oxford next year. Congratulations, Joseph!

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Recent Publications

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  • "Vaccinating Voters: New directions for Political Campaign Inoculation Scholarship." (2013).

    Josh Compton, Ivanov, Bobi.

    In E. L. Cohen (Ed.), Communication Yearbook 37 (pp. 250-283). New York: Routledge (Taylor & Francis).

  • "Writing and Text Production Processes" (2014)

    Christiane K. Donahue, Theresa Lillis

    Mouton de Gruyter Handbooks of Applied Linguistics series

  • "Encouraging participation in global teams: Unpacking the role of language, culture, and communication practices." (2013)

    Svetlana Grushina, et al.

    Global Networks-Global Divides: Bridging New and Traditional Communication Challenges