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Graduate Certificate
recognizes sustained, advanced study in composition, literacy, pedagogy, and rhetoric. Read More >
Public and Professional Writing Certificate
allows students to develop their writing, learn professional genres, explore internships, and earn a certificate. Read More >
Major in Public and Professional Writing
engages with writing as a form of social action and professional exchange with real consequences Read More >
First-Year Composition
helps undergraduates become more engaged, imaginative, and disciplined composers as they start their studies. Read More >
Doctoral Program
committed to inquiry in composition, pedagogy, literacy studies, rhetoric, and digital media.  Read More >

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Alumni News - Where Are They Now?

Read about some of our alumni and current students.
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Workshop: Exploring Literature with ESL Students

In this workshop, ESL Composition teachers at Pitt, Clare Connors, Katie Homar, and Marylou Gramm Learn More >

A Conversation with Sondra Perl

Join us for a wide-ranging public and informal conversation on topics that may include the shape of Perl’s long career in Composition; Learn More >

Lecture: Sondra Perl, “Post-Holocaust Journeys: From the Teaching of Hate to a Pedagogy of Hope”

"Post-Holocaust Journeys: From the Teaching of Hate to a Pedagogy of Hope" will recount Perl’s experiences working with Austrian Learn More >

Assignment Development & Design Roundtable

Designing writing assignments, and the accompanying instructions, can sometimes be one of the most Learn More >

Nathaniel A. Rivers - "The ANT and the Frenchman: Tracing Rhetoric Through Bruno Latour"

Nathaniel A. Rivers is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at Saint Louis University. He earned his Ph.D. in Rhetoric Learn More >