ENGL 369 A: Research Methods in Language and Rhetoric

Meeting Time: 
TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
SMI 305
Joint Sections: 
ENGL 563 A
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Candice Rai

Syllabus Description:

English 369: Research Methods in Language and Rhetoric

Research Methodologies for Studying Place, Worldmaking, and Everyday Life

This course engages various qualitative research methodologies and interdisciplinary approaches to studying place and worldmaking (interview, fieldwork, visual/rhetorical/cultural analysis, autoethnography, mapping, etc.) that draw on anticolonial, indigenous, feminist, and critical spatial perspectives.  While anchored within cultural and public rhetorics, this course will be designed to support students’ projects and experiments with methods in language, rhetoric, writing, culture, and literatures.   This course will be offered with English 563, a graduate course in research methods.


Keywords: Qualitative Research Methods, Anticolonial/Indigenous/Feminist Methodological Approaches, Critical Spatial Theories,  Place and Worldmaking, Materiality/ Embodiment, Ethics of Research Methods, Rhetorical Theory, Rhetorics of Everyday Life

Catalog Description: 
Introduces research theories and methodological approaches in language and rhetoric. Methods and content focus vary by instructor and may include ethnography, corpus analysis, case study, discourse analysis, rhetorical criticism, and various other qualitative and quantitative research methods.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Last updated: 
April 13, 2021 - 8:22am