Professor Charles Bazerman has had an enormous impact on writing research. He is best known for his work on genre studies and the rhetoric of science, and he has contributed significantly to the establishment of writing as a research field.
Bazerman has a background as a professor of Literature, Communication and Culture and he is now Professor of Education at the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara where he also served as chair of the program in education from 2000 to 2006. He has also served as Chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication. More recently he was the founding Chair of the international organisation Writing Research Across Borders.
The lecture is entitled "The role of data and evidence in academic writing" and will take place in room Scrum 1 in the Chalmers Main Library September 11th 10-12. More information on how to register will follow.