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 All Day


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.

Registration instructions to follow.