The Auburn RSAU chapter sponsors events on campus for graduate students and faculty. These events may be social, intellectual, or rhetorical: ideally they are all three. RSAU events encourage a sense of community; a commitment to interdisplinarity; and advance scholarship for the individual, the organization, and Auburn University.
RSAU Officers meet on the second Tuesday (2:00-3:30) of every month to discuss the state of the organization, recruitment, or other chapter topics.
RSAU hosts writing groups on the third Tuesday (2:00-3:30) to edit, share, or just plain get some extra eyeballs on whatever project you’ve got going this semester. This group accommodates composers of all stripes, from students needing explicit feedback to writers just looking for some accountability to help them get that big project done on time.
RSAU holds at least one sponsored event each semester. These events are designed to accommodate wide interests in the CLA for graduate students, faculty, and sometimes even undergraduates.
RSA Bowling (October 2014)
The first Fall 2014 even was a successful bowling outing to AMF Auburn Lanes. The outing was a way for the current members to get together and have fun as well as to introduce RSA of Auburn to prospective members. Take a look at some photos from the event on our Facebook page.
The Rhetoric of the Job Search (February 2014)
The first Spring 2014 event was very successful. Dr. Keirstead and Dr. Ross gave a discussion/ workshop entitled “The Rhetoric of the Job Search: Applying for Non-Academic Jobs.” In addition to the dynamic discussion of securing a job for English graduates, the speakers offered resources on job listings and document designs. If you missed this latest event, you can stay up to by checking the calendar widget on this site or contacting RSAU.
Preparing Conference Proposals (April 2014)
There will be a second Spring 2014 event in late April about the genre of conference proposals. Specifically, RSAU will lead a workshop in preparing proposals for Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC or Cs). Drs. Serviss and Wickman will be leading the workshop and encourage interested students to bring talks, projects, or other conference presentation items to work with. We’ll keep you posted!