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PWR 1HZ: Introduction to College Writing

What are the strategies and practices that can help you become a successful writer, no matter what your area of study? In this class, students will develop critical reading, writing, and research skills, with a special attention to college application practices, strong argumentation, rhetorical awareness, and introductory research skills. The sections are small, encouraging extensive interaction between students and instructors. Class activities will primarily be in the form of discussions, peer work, and small group activities; in addition, students will have periodic one-to-one meetings with instructors for individualized learning. This class does not meet the Stanford first-year writing requirement.
Terms: Sum | Units: 3

PWR 1IF: Writing & Rhetoric 1: The Rhetoric of Language and Social Identity in America

Language and social identity are closely intertwined. Have you ever noticed that you change the way you speak to present a particular social identity? For example, have you ever switched between dialects or languages to show alignment with certain social groups or mark your 'in-group' status? Because language is flexible (and somewhat controllable), it can be used as a resource to create and index identity. However, given its flexible nature, criticizing someone's language often becomes a more socially acceptable way of attacking someone than something that seems like bald-faced racism/sexism/homophobia, etc. In this course we'll explore this complex link between identity and language.nnThis course explores the way language and social identity are defined, discussed, and debated in America, and the assumptions this rhetoric presents about race, class, education and other social identities more broadly. Together, we¿ll consider: What's it like to grow up monolingual versus bilingual or multilingual? What role do our ethnicity and/or race play in how our language skills are perceived? What role do language attitudes and stereotypes play in influencing our daily lives? What role does the media play? How is language discussed in politics? Students will be able to work on a research project related to social identity and language on a topic of their choice.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 1

PWR 1IY: Writing & Rhetoric 1: Rhetorics of Travel and Tourism

Rhetorical and contextual analysis of readings; research; and argument. Focus is on development of a substantive research-based argument using multiple sources. Individual conferences with instructor. See https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-1.
Last offered: Spring 2017 | UG Reqs: Writing 1

PWR 1IYA: Writing & Rhetoric 1: The Art and Science of Gender and its Bending

Rhetorical analysis of readings, research, and argument. Focus is on development of a substantive research-based argument using multiple sources. Individual conferences with instructor. For more information about PWR 1, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-1. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 1

PWR 1JA: Writing & Rhetoric 1: The Rhetoric of Number One

Rhetorical and contextual analysis of readings; research; and argument. Focus is on development of a substantive research-based argument using multiple sources. Individual conferences with instructor. See https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-1.

PWR 1JH: Writing & Rhetoric 1: Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: Rhetoric and Deception

Rhetorical and contextual analysis of readings; research; and argument. Focus is on development of a substantive research-based argument using multiple sources. Individual conferences with instructor. Study of untruth, misrepresentation, and deception in journalistic and scientific rhetoric. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html
Last offered: Spring 2010 | UG Reqs: Writing 1

PWR 1JJ: Writing & Rhetoric 1: The Rhetoric of Language and Thought

Rhetorical analysis of readings, research, and argument. Focus is on development of a substantive research-based argument using multiple sources. Individual conferences with instructor. For more information about PWR 1, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-1. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 1
Instructors: Johnson, J. (PI)

PWR 1JL: Writing & Rhetoric 1: 'Saving Strangers': Rhetoric and Humanitarian Intervention

Rhetorical and contextual analysis of readings; research; and argument. Focus is on development of a substantive research-based argument using multiple sources. Individual conferences with instructor. Examination of how media representations of world crises are crafted to persuade us to action, appealing to our senses of justice, pragmatism, outrage, and compassion. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html
Last offered: Winter 2015 | UG Reqs: Writing 1

PWR 1JM: Writing & Rhetoric 1: Rhetoric of the Startups

Rhetorical and contextual analysis of readings; research; and argument. Focus is on development of a substantive research-based argument using multiple sources. Individual conferences with instructor. See https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-1.
Last offered: Spring 2014 | UG Reqs: Writing 1

PWR 1JO: Writing & Rhetoric 1: Join the #LoveArmy: The Rhetoric of Radical Compassion

In this writing class, we will examine the power and possibility of radical compassion. We will briefly explore love's myriad forms before turning almost exclusively to love of humanity a deep social concern for all people and the willingness to act on that concern as an important foundation for justice. Our inquiry will take us through the fields of neuroscience, evolutionary biology, psychology, sociology, history, philosophy as well as cultural, feminist and religious studies. For more information about PWR 1, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-1. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 1
Instructors: O'Keeffe, J. (PI)
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