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Jason Tham, Joe Moses and Kendra Wiswell pose for a picture outside of Nolte Center

Agile Writing Project

Isaac Asimov said, “Writing is a lonely job.” Other writers like Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings say that writing is “agony.” Jason Tham, a graduate instructor and PhD candidate in rhetoric and scientific and technical communication, and Joe Moses, a senior lecturer in the Department of Writing Studies, are looking at ways to make team-based writing faster, more efficient, and, well, “Agile.”
Richard Graff in virtual recreation of the Pnyx.

Experiencing the Past: Making Ancient Greek Rhetoric Relevant

Writing Studies Professor Richard Graff parnters with both the University of Minnesota's Interactive Visualization Lab (IV/LAB) and collaborators at Pennsylvania State University to virtually recreate the environments where ancient Greek rhetoric was performed, revealing new insights regarding the relationship between communication and the spaces and media in which it occurs.