We will focus on evidence, arguments and conclusions as well as on the rhetorical strategies employed by the authors. More generally, we may consider the nature of the non-fiction genre itself. Members of the group will read the selected chunks for each session with a view to discussion and assessment.
|Time:||1:00 - 3:00 PM|
|Dates:||Mar 6, 13, 20, 27; Apr 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1 (2019)|
|Where:||cSpace King Edward, 1721 29 Avenue SW
in The Treehouse Room at cSpace;
|Facilitator:||Tamara Seiler and Trudy Govier|
Tamara Seiler retired from the University of Calgary in 2010. She taught classes in Canadian Studies, cultural history and communications. In addition to many articles, her published works include Alberta a New History, The Wild Rose Anthology of Alberta Prose, and Reel Time: Movie Exhibitors and Movie Audiences in Prairie Canada 1896-1986. She has co-facilitated other CALL groups and served in a number of administrative positions for CALL.
Trudy Govier retired from the University of Lethbridge in 2012. She taught philosophy, focussing on social philosophy and critical thinking. In mid-career, Trudy led a small peace studies program at the University of Calgary. She has facilitated several CALL groups on philosophical topics and issues. Her published works include Forgiveness and Revenge, Socrates’ Children, and A Practical Study of Argument.
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