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Department of English Language and Literature


Faculty and Staff Directory

Graham Stowe

Director, The Writing Center
Department of English Language and Literature

Phone Number: (803) 777-3746
Email: STOWEG@mailbox.sc.edu
Office: The Writing Center, 703 Byrnes

Education 

PhD, University of South Carolina, 2012
MA, University of Tennessee, 2003
BA, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2001

Areas of Specialization 

   Writing Center Theory
   Writing Center Pedagogy
   Composition and Rhetoric
   20th Century American Poetry
   Modernism

Recently Taught Courses 

Honors Critical Reading and Composition
Advanced Writing
The Teaching of Writing
Writing Center Internship
Teaching Writing One-to-One
Survey of American Literature

Selected Publications 

   “Introduction to Elizabeth Bishop’s ‘One Art.’” The Carolina Reader. Ed. Lee Bauknight. Fountainhead Press, 2014.
   “Inspiring Wordy-ness: Rethinking the Words We Use.”  The Carolina Reader. Ed. Lee Bauknight.  Columbia, SC: Department of English, University of South Carolina.  2005.  25-28.

Recent Presentations 

   “A (r)Evolution for Writing Center Theory: A Levinasian Framework for Administration and Pedagogy.” International Writing Center Association 2015 Conference. Pittsburgh, PA, October 2015
   “Assessment, Critical Theory, Creativity, and Ethics: Four Preliminary Theses on 21st Century Writing Center Work.” Keynote Address and Palmetto State Writing Center Association Directors’ Meeting. 28 March 2015.
   “Pedagogy and Practice of Leading Effective Classroom Discussions.” University of South Carolina Center for Teaching Excellence TA Workshop Series. Columbia, SC, January 2013 and March 2015.
   “Administration, Tutoring, and the Circulation of Power.” Southeastern Writing Center Association 2015 Conference. Nashville, TN, February 2015.
   “Writing Your Statement of Teaching Philosophy” University of South Carolina Center for Teaching Excellence TA Workshop Series. Columbia, SC. April 2012, October 2013, October 2014.
   “Primordial Metaphors in a Staff Education Module.” With Michele Eodice. International Writing Centers Association Collaborative at CCCC. Las Vegas, March 2013.
   “Critical Theory, Writing Center Pedagogy, and Invention.” Southeastern Writing Center Association 2013 Conference. Fort Lauderdale, FL, February 2013.
   “Reconfiguring Writing Center Lore for the Next-Gen Writing Center.” Southeastern Writing Center Association 2012 Conference. Richmond, KY, February 2012.
   “Mythologizing Williams’s Poetics: Ekphrastic Lyricism and Sexuality in Paterson V.” Modern Language Association Convention, San Francisco, December 2008.
   Paterson Book III and the Search for a Positive Definition of Williams’ Poetics.” Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900, February 2008.