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Gêneros Textuais, Tipificação e Interação ( Selected essays on genre translated into Portuguese and edited by Angela Paiva Dionisio and Judith Hoffnagel). São Paolo: Cortez, 2005.
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Paul Prior. Writing/Disciplinarity: A Sociohistoric Account of Literate Activity in the Academy . 1998.
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“An Essay on Pedagogy By Mikhail M. Bakhtin” and “Response.”Symposium in Written Communication 22:03 (2005): 333-374.
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“The Production of Information for Genred Activity Spaces” (with Joseph Little and Teri Chavkin). Written Communication 20:4 October 2003.
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“Statement at the Progressive Caucus.” College Composition and Communication 55:2 (2003): 351-354.
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“Itext: Future Directions for Research on the Relationship between Information Technology and Writing.” (Itext Working Group: Geisler, Bazerman, Doheny-Farina, Gurak, Haas, Johnson-Eilola, Kaufer, Lunsford, Miller, Winsor, Yates) Journal of Business and Technical Communication 15:3 (2001): 269-308.
“The Diversity of Writing ” Quarterly of the National Writing Project. 24: 2
“How Students Argue Scientific Claims: A Rhetorical-Semantic Analysis” (G. Kelly, Bazerman) Applied Linguistics 24 (2003): 28-55.
“Anxiety in Action: Sullivan's Interpersonal Psychiatry as a Supplement to Vygotskian Psychology.” Mind, Culture and Activity 8:2 (2001): 174-186.
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“Analyzing the Multidimensionality of Texts in Education.” Complementary Methods for Research in Education , 2nd, Ed.(ed. Greg Camilli, Patricia Elmore. Judith Green). American Educational Research Association, 2006.
“The Writing of Social Organization and the Literate Situating of Cognition: Extending Goody's Social Implications of Writing. “ Technology, literacy and the evolution of society: Implications of the work of Jack Goody (D. Olson and M. Cole, Eds.). Erlbaum, 2006.
“Measuring Incommensurability: Are toxicology and ecotoxicology blind to what the other sees? ” with René Agustín De los Santos. Rhetoric and Incommensurability (Ed. Randy Harris). Parlor Press, 2005. pp. 424-463.
“Participating in Emergent Socio-Literate Worlds: Genre, Disciplinarity, Interdisciplinarity” (Bazerman, P. Prior ) Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Literacy Research , ed. J. Green & R. Beach. NCTE, 2005. pp. 133-178.
“ Knowing Academic Languages” with Joseph Little. Text I Arbete/Text at Work. (Ed. U. U. Melander and H. Naslund. Upsalla University, 2005. 261-269.
“Editor's Introduction.” Janice Lauer. Invention. Parlor Press and WAC Clearinghouse, 2004.
“What is Not Institutionally Visible Does Not Count: The Problem of Making Activity Assessable, Accountable, and Plannable” Writing Selves and Societies, Ed. C. Bazerman and D. Russell. WAC Clearinghouse & MCA, 2003.
“Intertextuality: How Texts Rely on Other Texts” What Texts Do and How they Do It, Ed, Bazerman & Paul Prior. Erlbaum, 2004.
“Speech Acts, Genres, and Activity Systems: How Texts Organize Activity and People” What Texts Do and How they Do It, Ed, Bazerman & P. Prior. Erlbaum., 2004.
“WAC for Cyborgs: Discursive Thought in Information Rich Environments .” Technology, Work and Writing . Hampton, 2007. pp. 97-110.
“Rhetorical Research for Reflective Practice: A multi-layered narrative” Research & Practice in Professional Discourse. City University of Hong Kong Press, 2003 .
“Intertextualities: Volosinov, Bakhtin, Literary Theory, and Literacy Studies.” Bakhtinian Perspectives on Languages, literacy, and Learning. Ed. A. Ball & S. W. Freedman. . Cambridge University Press, 2004. 53-65
"The Case For Writing Studies as a Major Discipline" The Intellectual Work of Composition. Ed. Gary Olson. Southern Illinois University Press, 2002.
“A Reflective Moment in the History of Literacy.” Multiple Literacies for the Twenty-first Century, ed B. Huot, B. Stroble, and C. Bazerman. Hampton, 2004.
“Genre and Identity: Citizenship in the Age of the Internet and the Age of Global Capitalism.” Ideologies of Genre . ed. Richard Coe. Hampton, 2002.
“Distanced and Refined Selves: educational tensions in writing with the power of knowledge.” Academic Writing in Context Birmingham: University of Birmingham Press, 2002.
“Editor's Introduction.” In Rhetoric Under Uncertainty . Beverly Sauer. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum, 2002.
“Editor's Introduction.” In An African Athens . Phillipe-Joseph Salazar. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum, 2002.
“Editor's Introduction.” In Learning to Rival. Linda Flower. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum, 2001.
“Editor's Introduction.” In Interacting with Audiences. Anne Blakeslee. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum, 2000.
“Politically Wired: The Changing Places of Political Participation in the Age of the Internet.” IT and Organizational Transformation . Ed. J. Yates and J. Van Maanen. Sage, 2001: 137-154.
“Letters and the Social Grounding of Differentiated Genres.” Letter Writing as a Social Practice. Barton, D. & N. Hall (eds.)Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2000: 15-30.
“A Rhetoric for Literate Society: The tension between expanding practices and restricted theories. Inventing a Discipline, Rhetoric and Composition in Action.” Inventing a Discipline . ed. M. Goggin. NCTE, 2000: 5-28.
“Singular Utterances: Realizing Local Activities through Typified Forms in Typified Circumstances.” Analysing the Discourses of Professional Genres . ed. Anna Trosberg. Benjamins, 1999: 25-40.
“Looking at Writing; Writing What I See.” Living Rhetoric and Composition . ed. Theresa Enos and Duane Roen. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum, 1998: 15-24.
“Editor's Introduction.” Worlds Apart: Acting and Writing in Academic and Workplace Contexts. Patrick Dias, Anthony Pare, Aviva Freedman, and Peter Medway. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum. 1999.
“Editor's Introduction.” Scientific Discourse in Sociohistorical Context: The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1675-1975 . Dwight Atkinson. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum, 1998.
“Editor's Introduction.” In Paul Prior. Writing/Disciplinarity: A Sociohistoric Account of Literate Activity in the Academy . Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum, 1998.
“Editor's Introduction.” In Joseph Petraglia-Bahri. Reality by Design: The Rhetoric and Technology of Authenticity and Education. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum, 1998.
“Editor's Introduction.” In John Swales. Other Floors, Other Voices: Toward Textography and Beyond . Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum, 1998.
“Vygotskian Theory.” Theorizing Composition . Ed. Mary Kennedy. Wesport CT, 1998: 333-337.
“Emerging Perspectives on the Many Dimensions of Scientific Discourse.” ReadingScience . Ed. J. Martin and R. Veel. Routledge, 1998: 15-30.
“The Life of Genre, the Life in the Classroom.” Genre and Writing . Ed. W. Bishop and H. Ostrom. Boynton/Cook, 1997: 19-26.
"The Generic Performance of Ownership." The Construction of Professional Discourse . Ed. B. Gunnarsson. Longmans, 1997: 42-53.
“Genre and Social Science.” Making and Unmaking the Prospects for Rhetoric. Ed. T. Enos. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 1997.
“Editor's Introduction.” In A.D. Van Nostrand. Fundable Knowledge: The Marketing of Defense Science and Technology . Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum, 1997.
“Editor's Introduction.” In Dorothy Winsor. Writing Like an Engineer: A Rhetorical Education. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum, 1996.
“Response: Curricular Responsibilities and Professional Definition.” Reconceiving Writing. J. Petraglia, ed. New Jersey: Erlbaum, 1995.
“Systems of Genre and the Enactment of Social Intentions” Genre and the new Rhetoric. Ed. A. Freedman and P. Medway. Taylor & Francis, 1994: 79-101.
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"A Contention Over the Term Rhetoric." Toward Defining the New Rhetorics , ed. Enos. Southern Illinois University Press, 1993: 3-7.
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DELIVERED PAPERS AND WORKSHOPS
“Trusting Edison: From Speculative Belief to Reliably Reconstitutable Phenomena.” First Hassebrock Distinguished Lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. March 26, 2006
“The Languages of Edison's Light” Honors Program. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. March 27, 2006.
“Definitions of Writing Research.” Graduate English Colloquium. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. March 27, 2006.
“An Activist Profession.” College Composition and Communication. Chicago, March 2006
“Harold Dwight Lasswell on Propaganda” College Composition and Communication. Chicago, March 2006
"Writing Development from a Lifespan Perspective" National Taichung Teachers College, Taiwan. November 28, 2005.
"Puzzles in the Assessment of Writing" National Taiwan Normal University, November 28, 2005; Dongwu (Soochow) University November 30, 2005. Tunghai University December 3, 2005/
“What Writing Does and How it Does it.” National Chiaotung University, December 1, 2005.
"Situating Writing Instruction in an EFL Context: A Conversation with Charles Bazerman" Tunghai University December 3, 2005/
“History of literacy and social organization.” Tunghai University December 3, 2005.
“Doing, Teaching, Researching, and Loving Writing .” Keynote speech. English Council of California Two-Year Colleges (ECCTYC), Long Beach 10/13/05
“Paying the Rent: Languaging Particularity and Novelty.” Plenary talk. Originality, Imitation, and Plagiarism: A Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Writing, University of Michigan, 24 September 2005
“Academic Writing: What is the target competence?” Distinguished Educational Thinkers Speaker Series, UC Davis School of Education, May 23, 2005
Genre, Society, and School: What Do We Teach and Why? III Simpósio Internacional de Estudo de Gêneros Textuais/Discursivos. Keynote Speech. Santa Maria, Brazil, August 17-19, 2005; Universidade de Pernambucho, Recife, August 2005.
“Genres in Action: a Short Course.” Universidade de Districto Federale, Brailia, February 2005.
“Analyzing the Multidimensionality of Texts in Education.” Abralin, Brasilia ,February 2005; Universidade de Pernambucho, March 2005.
“Conversation on Genres and Textypes.” Universidade de Pernambucho, Universidade de Minas Gerais, Universidade de Rio Grande del Sul, Universidade de Santa Catarina, February and March 2005
“Dimensions of Writing Research.” Writing Research in the Making , UCSB, February 2005.
“The Multi-Dimensionality of Writing Research.”San Diego State Rhetoric Forum, September 2004. Universidade de Belo Horizonte, February 2005.
“The Ph.D. as a Research Degree in Composition.” CCCC, San Antonio, March 2004.
“ The Production of Information for Genred Activity Spaces.” American Society for Information Sciences. Los Angeles, October 2003.
“What does it mean to think, read, or write analytically?” UC Literacy Conference, Berkeley June 2003.
“I may be strange, but I am no stranger.” Cultural Turn Conference 4. UCSB, May 2003.
“Assessing Writing Assessment.” Research Network Forum, CCCC, March 2003.
“Electronic Scholarly Publication.” CCCC, March 2003.
“Theories of Genre.” January 2003, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.
“Equity, Access, AND Quality.” January 2003, Kathmandu University, Nepal.
“Commencement Address.” January 20, 2003, Pokhara University, Nepal
“The socio-historically situated, textually mediated production of action and agent. International Society for Activity Theory. Amsterdam, June 2002.
“Institutional Practices of Assessment.” Conference on Institional Ethnography. Syracuse University, June 2002.
“The State of Writing In California.” Southern California Writing Program Administrators, Northridge, April 2002.
“Making Meaning and Value for Edison's Light and Power in the Human World: A Rhetorical Project.” San Diego State University Graduate Student Conference. Keynote Lecture. October 2001.
“The Diversity of Writing.” Writing as a Human Activity. Plenary Lecture. UCSB October 2001.
“A Conversation with Dorothy Smith.” Conference on Institutional Ethnography. Syracuse University, June 2001.
“The Production of Information for Genred Activity Spaces: Informational Motives and Consequences of the Environmental Impact Statement” with Teri Chavkin. Third International Conference on Genre. Oslo, May 2001.
“Intertextualities: Volosinov, Bakhtin, Literary Theory, and Literacy Studies.” NCTE Research Assembly Forum. Berkeley, February 2001.
“Rhetorical Research for Reflective Practice: A multi-layered narrative.” Plenary Lecture. Hong Kong, November 2000
“Texts, Social Organization, and Activity in the Classroom.” City University of Hong Kong. November 2000
“WAC for Cyborgs: Discursive Thought in Information Rich Environments.” Watson Conference. Plenary Lecture. Lousiville, October 2000.
“Textual Performance: Where the Action at a Distance Is.” Rhetoric Society of America, Washington D.C. June 2000.
“Distant Relationships and Spaces of Academic Growth and Inquiry.” AERA, New Orleans. April 2000.
“Imagining Education as the Site for Composition Studies.” College Composition and Communication. Minneapolis. April 2000.
“Response--Science Peace.” Science-Humanities Forum. UCSB. March 2000.
“Reflexivity and Narrative.” NCA. Chicago, October 1999.
“The Intellectual Work of Writing Across the Curriculum.” Dartmouth, November 1999.
“Nuclear Information.” Northwestern, July 1999; Cornell University, September 1999; AARST, Chicago, October 1999; MIT, Media in Transition Conference, October 1999; RPI, October 1999; Syracuse, November 1999; LISO, UCSB, February 2000. Transcriptions, UCSB, June 2000.
“An Unfinished History of Intelligences--Just where is this curriculum we are supposed to cross?” Keynote speech. Fourth National Conference on Writing Across the Curriculum, Cornell University June 1999.
“Edison within the Invention of Electrical Engineering.” UCLA seminar on Science and Culture, May 1999.
“Disciplined by Texts: Textually Mediated and Textually Structured Activities in Disciplinary Classrooms and in Disciplinary Forums.” American Educational Research Association, Montreal, April 1999.
“Activity Theory, Interpersonal Psychiatry, and Participation Theory.” American Educational Research Association, Montreal, April 1999.
“Researching First Year Composition within Curriculums and Lives.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, March 1999.
“Genre and the Situated Act of Writing.” Sonoma State University, Feb 1999.
“Edison and the Public Theater of the News.” Sonoma State University, February 1999.
“Participation Systems of Citizenship.” Cultural Turn II Conference, UCSB, February 1999.
“Edison and the Press,” University of Iowa November 1998; Iowa State University November 1998.
“Genre and Rhetoric,” Iowa State University, November 1998.
“A Reflective Moment in the History of Literacy,” Plenary talk, Watson Conference, Louisville, October 1998.
“Writing as Situated Activity in Science and Technology: The Case of Edison.” IUPUI, August 1998.
“What Activity Systems are Literary Genres Part Of?” Colgate Conference on Genre, September1998.
“Green Giving,” Center on Philanthropy, August 1998.
“Environmental Information,” West Coast History of Science Society, Morro Bay, April 1998; Society for the Social Studies of Science, November 1998.
“Some Fundamental Terms for a Literate Rhetoric,” Rhetoric Society of America, Pittsburgh, June 1999.
“Asking Questions That Matter, “ American Educational Research Association, San Diego April 1998.
“Located Textual Activities in Genred Social Spaces,”
College Composition and Communication, Chicago April 1998
“Changing Genres of Political Participation.” Second International Symposium on Genre. Vancouver, January 1998
“Literacy and the Social Shaping of the Information Age.” Conference of the Institute for the Study of Postsecondary Pedagogy. SUNY-New Paltz 20-21 November 1997.
“Literacy, Genre, and Forms of Political Participation.” Watson Symposium on Literacy and Political Participation, University of Louisville, November 1997.
“A Rhetoric for Literate Society: The tension between expanding practices and restricted theories.” University of Arizona, October 1997; Purdue November 1997
“Charisma and Communication in Edison's Organizations.” University of Illinois, Urbana, October 1997
“Comments on Philanthropic Rhetoric,” Center for the Study of Philanthropy, Indianapolis, October 1997
“Disciplines of Writing.” Occidental College Writing Workshop, August 1997.
“Genres and Academic Writing.” South Coast Writing Project, July 1997
“Situated Writing Processes in and Out of the Academy,” Conference on Analysing LSP-Genres, Aarhus Denmark, May 14-17,1997
“Singular Utterances: Realizing Local Activities through Typified Forms in Typified Circumstances,” Conference on Analysing LSP-Genres, Aarhus Denmark, May 14-17 1997
“Reading the Social Voices in the Edison Archives.” Edison Sesquicentennial Conference, Edison Historical Site, West Orange NJ, June 1997. CASTAC (Anthropology of Science and Tecnology), RPI, June 1997
“How much and what kind of research belongs in the CCCC?” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Phoenix, March 1997
“Response,.” Conference on Current Debates on Science, Science Studies, and their Critics, UC Santa Cruz, May1997.
“The Value of Good Press and Its Cost: Edison's Relations with American and French Journalists, 1878-1881.” West Coast History of Science Society, Los Angeles, March 1997.
“Rhetoric at UCSB.” Irvine, UCHRI, February 1997.
“Genre and Interaction.” Language Interaction and Social Organization, Santa Barbara CA. October 1996.
“The Sign in Activity.” Semiotics Society of America. Santa Barbara, CA. October 1996.
“Towards a Socio-Cultural Theory of Literacy.” 3-day Workshop. Uppsala, Sweden. August 1996.
“Professional Presence: Edison in the Technical Press.” International Association for Applied Linguisics, Jyvaskala, Finland, August 1996; Society for the Social Studies of Science, Tucson October 1997
“Genre and Social Science.” Rhetoric Society of America. Tucson, May 1996.
“On Overview of Current Research in Composition.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Milwaukee, March 1996.
“What is Teachable in Writing In the Disciplines.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Milwaukee, March 1996.
“Research and Education in Higher Forms of Literacy.” World Conference on Literacy. Philadelphia, March 1996.
“Heterogeneous Symbolic Engineering: Realizing Meaning in Typified Activity Systems.” American Association for Applied Linguistics, Chicago, March 1996.
“Typification and Value in Edison's Discourses.” UCSD Colloquium in Cognitive Science. January 1996.
“The Rhetoric of Promises and Products.” Science, Technology and Cultural Studies Seminar. UCSB November 1995.
“The Language of Flowers: Domestic Aesthetics and the Incandescent Light.” Society for the Social Studies of Science, October 1995; Society for Literature and Science, November 1995, Interdisciplinary Seminar on Metaphor, UC Riverside January 1997, Wayne State University, January 1997.
“History of the Communication of Science and Technology versus the History of Science and Technology.” History of Science Colloquium, UCSB May 1995.
“Ways of Conceptualizing Genre,” CCCC March 1995 Washington D.C.
“Genre as Habitat for Social Action” MLA, San Diego, December 1994
“A Place in the Market,” Conference on New Economic Criticism, Cleveland, October 1994.
“Discursively Structured Activities and the Socio-Cognitive Order of Technoscience,” Society for the Social Studies of Science, New Orleans, October 1994; University of California, San Diego, November 1994.
“Squirming our Way out of Flatland: Dimensions of The Rhetoric of Science.” Georgia Tech, March 1994; University of California, Santa Barbara, April 1994; University of Sydney, July 1994; Nanyang Technological University, August 1994.
Series of five workshops and talks in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, July 1994.
Plenary Speaker, “Students Being Disciplined,” University of Minnesota Colloquium, Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Writing, May 1994.
Plenary Speaker, “Concepts in Action: Knowledge as Linguistic Practice,” Brown University Colloquium, Center for Language Studies, April 1994.
“The Publicity Wizard of Menlo Park,” Michigan State University, April 1994.
“The Production of Technology and the Production of Meaning,” College Composition and Communication, Nashville, 1994.
"The Multiple Textual Presences of Edison's Light," American Association for Applied Linguistics, March 1994, Baltimore.
"Planning for a Ph.D. at Georgia Tech." MLA, Toronto, December 1993.
“Currents in the Rhetoric of Science Today." Purdue, November 1993.
"The Role and Form of Representations in Mediating Small Group Activity." Society for the Social Studies of Science, November 1993, West Lafayette; University of Virginia, October 1993.
"Differentiated Discourses," Virginia Military Institute, October 1993.
"Selling Light: Edison, The Press and the R&D Laboratory."Society for the History of Technology, October 1993, Washington, D.C.; Brandeis University, February 1994; Michigan State University, April 1994.
“The Uses of Edison's Notebooks.” Workshop on Activity and Representation, UCSD, March 1993; Cognitive Science Seminar, Georgia Tech, February 1993.
"Reframing Composition Studies." MLA, December 1992, New York.
"Sketches toward a Theory of Rhetoric." Carnegie Mellon University, November 1993.
"Located Literacies and Discursive Expression." Syracuse University, November 1992.
"Indeterminacy and the Fixing of Inventions through Patents." Society for the Social Studies of Science, Gotheburg, August 1992; Society for Literature and Science, October 1992, Atlanta; College Composition and Communication, April 1993, San Diego
"The Rhetorical Construction of the Multiple Presences of Edison's Light." Society for the History of Technology, Uppsala, August 1992.
"The Generic Performance of Ownership." Discourse and the Professions, Uppsala, August 1992.
"Conceptual Change from a Sociocultural Perspective." American Educational Research Association, April 1992.
"Genre Systems and Genre Sets." Carleton University Conference on Genre, April 1992; University of California at Riverside, February 1994; Miami University, March 1994.
"Why Representations are Interesting." College Composition and Communication, March 1992.
"The Classroom as a Communication System." North Carolina State University, February 1992; Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Charleston, February 1993..
"Mental and Public Spaces of Scientific Representation." Society for the Social Study of Science, Boston, November 1991.
"Intertextual Self-Fashioning." Society for Literature and Science, Montreal, October 1991; College Composition and Communication, March 1992.
"Genres and Communities in the Representation of Light." Carleton University, October 1991.
"A Social Theory of Kairos." Social Psychology and Language, University of California at Santa Barbara, August 1991.
"What Adam Smith Thought He Was Doing." Rhetoric of Economics, Birmingham England, April 1991. International Society for the History of Rhetoric, September 1991.
"Communicating in the Changing Social Space of Medicine." Plenary award speech, American Medical Writers Association, Los Angeles, 1 November 1990.
"Electrifying Words." Society for Literature and Science, Portland, October 1990; Society for the Social Studies of Science, Minneapolis, October 1990; College Composition and Communication, March 1991.
"Activating Kinneavy." Penn State Conference on Rhetoric. July 1990.
"Praxis Makes Perfect--or as good as we get." Workshop, Georgia Institute of Technology, May 1990.
"The Empirical Discourse of Science: How did words become accountable to experience?" Hampshire College Ford Foundation Seminar, April 1990.
"The Nature of Expertise in Writing." American Educational Research Association," Boston, April 1990.
"Shifting Boundaries over Unstable Land Masses." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, March 1990.
"Learning to Write Like Scientists: Some Rhetorical Episodes in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries." University of California at Irvine, November 1989; Michigan Technological University, January 1990; University of Maryland at College Park, January 1990; Georgia Tech, April 1990; Northern Illinois University, May 1990.
"Electrical Magic: The Rhetorical World of Otto von Guericke." Society for the Social Studies of Science, Irvine CA, November 1989; Georgia Institute of Technology, April 1990; University of California at Santa Barbara, April 1991.
"Where is the Classroom?" CUNY Association of Writing Supervisors Conference, October, 1989.
"What We Know About Writing in the Disciplines." Penn State Rhetoric Conference, July 1989.
"Talking Together: Normative Uses of Language to Organize Disciplines." GRIP Conference on Disciplinarity, Minneapolis, April 1989.
"The Interpretation of Disciplinary Writing." Rhetoric of The Social Sciences Conference, University of Maryland, April 1989.
"Inclusions, Exclusions and Conclusions." Research Network Plenary Paper, Seattle, March 1989.
"Acting Within Networks of Meaning." Plenary Address, 2nd International Eindhoven LSP Conference, Netherlands, August 1988.
"How Natural Philosophers can Cooperate: The Rhetorical Technology of Coordinated Research in Joseph Priestley's History and Present State of Electricity ." University of Wisconsin at Madison, March 1988; Columbia University, April 1988; Society for Literature and Science, Albany, October 1988; Social Studies of Science, Amsterdam, November 1988; Pennsylvania State University, December 1988; Waterloo University, January 1989.
"How Language Does the Work of Science." Discourse Analysis Workshop, Bradford University, April 1987; Penn State Conference on Rhetoric; July 1987; Society for Literature and Science, Worcester, October 1987.
"Literate Acts and the Emergent Social Structure of Science." Dean's Lecture, National University of Singapore, January 1986; Social Studies of Science, October 1986.
"Between Books and Articles: Newton Faces Controversy." National University of Singapore, August 1985; Columbia University, April 1985; Carnegie Mellon University, October 1986; RPI, February, 1987; University of Louisville, May 1987; Society for the Social Studies of Science, November 1987.
"Evolution of a Genre." Birmingham University, April 1987.
"Codifying the Social Scientific Style." Iowa Symposium on the Rhetoric of the Human Sciences, Iowa City, March 1984; University of Texas at Austin, April 1984.
"Reporting the Experiment: The Changing Account of Scientific Doings in the Philosophical Transactions , 1665-1800," Modern Languages Association, December 1983; University of Texas at Austin, April 1984.
"Physicists Reading Physics," Society for the Social Studies of Science, October 1983.
"The Teaching of Writing as a Serious Intellectual Endeavor," Columbia University, October 1983.
"Early Developments in Argumentation in Physics," Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 1983.
"Discourse Paths of Different Disciplines," Modern Languages Association, December 1982.
"The Emergence of the Modern Physics Article," Society for the Social Studies of Science, October 1982; Columbia University, April 1982; Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, November 1983.
"Beyond Plagiarism," series of three lectures and three workshops, National University of Singapore, July-August, 1982.
"Tradition and Innovation in Textbook Writing," Delaware Valley Writing Conference, Philadelphia, March 1982.
"Forces and Choices Shaping a Scientific Paper of A.H. Compton," Society for the Social Studies of Science, November 1981.
"Getting the Damn Parts To Fit Together: Strategies in Writing a Science of Politics," American Political Science Association, September 1981.
"A Writing Process Analysis of Sociologists at Work, " Carnegie Mellon University, July 1979; Columbia University, October 1979.
"What Written Knowledge Does," Society for the Social Studies of Science, October 1979.
"Written Language Communities," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Minneapolis, April 1979.
"Some Features of Academic Discourse," Columbia University, December 1978.
"The Importance of the Literature in Writing in the Social Sciences," Delaware Valley Writing Conference, Philadelphia, October 1978.
"The Role of Reading in the Kinds of Writing Students do in College," CUNY Writing Conference, April 1978.
"Response Grows from Understanding," Rutgers-Newark Writing Conference, April 1978.
"Peter Brook's Emptying of King Lear," Northeast Modern Language Association, Pittsburgh, April 1977.
"English and the Other Departments," Rutgers-Newark Writing Conference, April 1977.
"Can There be a Shared Writing Objective at a Large Urban University?" National Council of Teachers of English, Chicago, November 1976.
"The Difference between Comedy and Terror: Two Criminal Grotesques," Modern Language Association, December 1974.
"Proficiency Exams at CUNY," CUNY Open Admissions Conference, November 1974.
"Love Poetry in Love's Labors Lost, " Baruch College, February 1975.
"Ben Jonson on Conspiracy," Baruch College, November 1973.
Workshops at Universidade de Minas Gerais, Universidade de Rio Grande del Sul, Universidade de Santa Catarina, Universidade de Prenambucho, North Carolina State University, Uppsala University, Carleton University, Dawson University, Indiana University, Purdue University, University of Illinois at Urbana, University of Northern Illinois; Southern Methodist University and Texas A&M; Northern Michigan University, Evergreen College, Washington State University; Santa Rosa Junior College; Southern Illinois University; University of Utah; University of Missouri at Kansas City; University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.
American Association of Publishers. Division of Professional and Scholarly Publishers.
1999 John S. Knight Visiting Scholar of Writing, Cornell University
1997 Thomas R. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor of Composition, University of Louisville (first recipient)
Kentucky Colonel, State of Kentucky.
1995 Research Network of Conference on College Composition and Communication. Special Award for Founding and continuing Support of the Network.
1994 National Council of Teachers of English Award for
Excellence in Scientific and Technical Writing: Best Book for Professional Communication: The Social Perspective , for which I wrote the Foreword.
1993 Choice Magazine Award for Outstanding Academic Book for Writing, Teaching, and Learning in the Disciplines , in which I contributed "From Cultural Criticism to Disciplinary
Participation: Living with Powerful Words," pp. 61-68.
1993 Choice Magazine Award for Outstanding Academic Book for Encyclopedia of Higher Education , in which I contributed "Linguistic and Rhetorical Studies of Writing in Disciplines."
1990 Ross Winterowd Award of the Association of Teachers of Advanced Composition, honorable mention, for Shaping Written Knowledge .
1990 Baruch College President's Award for Scholarship for Shaping Written Knowledge .
1990 American Medical Writers Association John P. McGovern Award for Shaping Written Knowledge .
1990 National Council of Teachers of English Award for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Writing: Best Book for Shaping Written Knowledge .
1989 NEH Summer Stipend
1979 NEH Summer Seminar Fellowship
1967-8 NDEA Title III Fellowship
1967 Phi Beta Kappa
1963-7 Telluride Scholar
1994-1995, 1998-1999 UCSB Faculty Senate Grant
1989-1990 PSC-CUNY Research Grant
1986-7 CUNY Fellowship Leave
1978-9 CUNY Fellowship Leave
Released time for research, spring 1994, spring 1993, spring 1992, spring 1991, spring 1990, fall 1988, fall 1987, fall 1984, spring 1984, fall 1983, fall 1982, spring 1982, fall 1981, spring 1977
Science, Technology, and Human Values
English for Special Purposes
Journal of Business and Technical Communication
Configurations: Journal of the Society for Literature and Science
Journal for Language and Learning in the Disciplines
Studies in Written Language and Literacy
Critical Inquiry in Language Studies: An International Journal
Referee for NSF, NEH, Canadian Social Science Research Council, numerous journals in rhetoric, composition, communication, language studies, literature, sociology, science studies including Journal of Advanced Composition, Written Communication, Rhetoric Review, Technical Communication Quarterly, American Psychologist, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, American Journal of Sociology, Social Studies of Science, Text, College Composition, and Communication, College English, Mind Culture Activity, Language and Society, Isis.
Reviewer for numerous academic presses including University of Chicago Press, Harvard University Press, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, MIT Press, University of Wisconsin Press, L.E. Erlbaum, Sage, Southern Ilinois University Press.
External Reviewer for numerous tenure and promotion reviews including at Carnegie Mellon University, MIT, Rennselear, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia, University of Colorado, University of New Mexico, University of Utah, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas A & M, Texas Tech, University of Maryland, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, University of Illinois, University of Northern Illinois, University of Southern Illinois,City University of New York (Baruch, City, Lehman), Syracuse University, University of Pittsburgh, University of Cincinnati, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, Iowa State University, University of Iowa, Auburn University, McGill University, Carleton University, Indian Institute of Technology, Lancaster University, National University of Singapore, University of Sydney.
American Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Knowledge
Steering committee and founding member, 1993-
Carnegie Mellon University Department of English Advisory Board
(with Wayne Booth, Gerald Graff, Kathleen Hall Jamieson,
Richard Ohmann), 1993-
International Association for Applied Linguistics (AILA)
Commission on Discourse and the Professions, Member 1993-
Conference on College Composition and Communication.
Ad Hoc Committee on Reorganization, 1994-1996
Research Network Pre-Conference Workshop at the Conference for
College Composition and Communication, continuing support and program participant, 1988 to present originated, organized, and chaired, 1988
Consortium of Graduate Programs in Rhetoric, originated and organized, 1991-present.
Vygotsky/Bakhtin SIG for CCCC, organizer and participant, 1993-present
CCCC Task Force on the Reorganization of the Conference and Relations to NCTE
New York Circle for the Theory of Literature and Criticism, originated and coordinated, 1980-1986.
Society for the Social Studies of Science, Council Member, 1988-1991; Nominations committee chair; Membership committee; Publications committee; STS Programs committee.
Modern Language Association. Division on the Teaching of Writing, Executive Committee, 1990-1994, Program Chair 1993.
Faculty Advisory Committee for Writing Programs, Chair 1994-present
Graduate Council, 1998-2000
Senate Committee on Scholarly Communication, 2004-present
Advisory Committee for Certificate in Management Practice 1996-present
Advisory Committee for Certificate in College and University Teaching, 1998-present
Search Committee for Director of Chicano Studies Center 2000-2
Search for Director of Writing Program 2000-2001
Search for Writing Program Professor, 2001-2
Search Committee for Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel, 2000-1
Committee on Graduate Division Fellowships, 1997
Review Committee for Graduate Fellowships, 1999
Committee on Undergraduate Curriculum, 1995-1997
Graduate Committee, 1998-1999
Committee on Technology 1996-1998
Graduate Admissions 1995-1996, 1999-2000.
Development Committee 1994-5
Lectures Committee 1994-5, 1996-1997
Graduate School of Education
Executive Committee, 1998-present
Gevirtz Research Center Advisory Committee, 2000-2005
Personnel Review Committee, 1998-1999
Colloquium Committee, 1998-1999
Distance Education Group, convener, 1998-1999
Language, Literacy, and Composition, coordinator, 1998-present
Laboratory for Comparative Human Cognition, UC San Diego
Affiliate and Advisory Board Member, 1994-present
Language in Social Organization, UCSB, Affiliate, 1994-present
Department of Linguistics, Affiliate, 1995-present
Science, Technology and Culture Studies Focused Research Group, Founder and Organizer, 1994-present
Georgia Institute of Technology Graduate Programs Committee, 1990-4 chair, 1990-1993
Oversaw Design, Approval, and Implementation of M.S. in Information Design and Technology.
Oversaw Design of Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Technology, and Communication.
Undergraduate Programs Committee, 1990-1
Freshman Writing Committee, 1990-4
Search Committee, 1991-present; chair, 1992-1994
Departmental seminar on teaching and research, initiated and coordinated, 1991-3.
Faculty Advisor to Brittain Fellows Program, 1993-1994
Cognitive Science Faculty, member, 1991-1994
Interdisciplinary Search Committees, 1992-1994
Language Theory Reading Group, initiated and coordinated, 1993-4
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
Designed Minor in English Applied Discourse, implemented 1986.
Designed and initiated honors course in the Teaching of Writing, 1985-1986.
Organized Writing Research Study Group, 1985-1986.
BARUCH COLLEGE and CUNY
Composition Committee, 1972-1990
Committee on Committees, 1975-1982
Committee on Released Time for Research, 1981-3
Ad Hoc Committee on Business Communications Major, 1981-3.
Ad Hoc Committee for Graduate Business Writing, chair, 1979-83.
Writing Across the Curriculum Title III Grant Proposal, 1981
Urban Teaching Project, grant participant, 1980-1.
Middle States Evaluation Task Force on Teaching, 1978.
College Task Force on SEEK Master Plan, 1978.
Committee on Academic Standing, LA&S, 1974-8.
Prepared Writing Materials for Freshman Orientation, 1976.
Orginated and edited "Writing Better" column for student newspapers, 1976-7.
Organized Baruch English Department Colloquia, 1973-5.
College Chess Club, Faculty Advisor, 1973-1980.
CUNY Ad Hoc Committee on Graduate Programs in Rhetoric, originator and organizer 1989-90
CUNY Reading-Writing Research Forum, originated and co-chaired, 1987-present.
CUNY Association of Writing Supervisors
Baruch Representative, 1973-1982
Committee on Standards and Testing, 1973-6
Committee on Research, 1976
Essay Contest, coordinator
Research Reading Group, chair, 1977-80
CUNY Writing Conference
Conference chair and edited proceedings, 1980
Seminar on the History of Writing Programs, chair, 1981
Seminar on the Research Paper, 1977