NARTI/SAMS: Resilience, Re-Focus and Re-Balance Retreat Series for ECRs: Rhetoric & Writing with Professor Rowena Murray

Date(s) - 21/04/2021 - 22/04/2021 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


As part of the jointly funded NARTI/SAMS retreat series for early career researchers, this course covers the principles of written argument. It focuses on rhetorical modes and shows how you can use them to construct journal articles and thesis chapters.

The programme includes:

  • Audience analysis
  • Rhetorical analysis of academic writing
  • Modes of exposition as ways of structuring writing
  • Modes of constructing written argument
  • Paragraph structures
  • Writing styles.

This course includes time for you to write in practical exercises, to put these rhetorical modes into practice with your current writing project.

So, bring your laptop, or pen and paper if you prefer, or both.

How to Apply

Places are limited and will only be allocated if you are able to participate in the full workshop. If you would like to apply, please email by no later than Monday 29th March 2021 and include a brief paragraph detailing why you wish to be considered for a place and how it will benefit you at this stage. Please note that we cannot consider your registration unless this information is provided and you will be notified if you have been allocated a place after the deadline.