Emerging Writing Research from the Russian Federation

  • TESL, rhetoric, writing center, Research, Technology, Pedagogy, first-year composition, Writing

Edited by L. Ashley Squires
Copy edited by Don Donahue. Designed by Mike Palmquist.

CoverIn the early 2010s, Russian institutions of higher education began responding to the need to internationalize Russian academia through faculty publications and academic mobility programs. The promotion of academic writing courses and writing centers based on international models has been a critical part of that effort, leading to the rapid growth of a field of teaching and scholarship that had not received much attention. This book explores the rationale for importing and adapting international models of academic writing and rhetoric and composition, the role of the English and Russian languages in the development of this field, and the specific needs of faculty and student writers in Russia. This collection will be of interest to scholars investigating the internationalization of higher education, the role of English in the international dissemination of research, and programs developed specifically for multilingual faculty writers.

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Front Matter


Introduction, L. Ashley Squires
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Part One. Established Traditions and Evolving Contexts

1. Academic Writing in Russia Beyond Zero Point, Irina Korotkina
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2. Essays in Middle and High School in Russia: Historical Background, Elena Getmanskaya
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3. How Russian Art Historians Learn to Write, Natalya Smirnova and Anna Guseva
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4. They Teach Writing but They Do Not Write: Why Russian University Foreign Language Instructors Rarely Publish, Svetlana Bogolepova
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Part Two. Writing Center Interventions

5. Developing Writing Centers in Russia: A Balancing Act, Tatiana Glushko
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6. A Russian Model of a Writing Center: The Case of the Higher School of Economics, Svetlana Suchkova
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7. A Transnational Training Model for Peer Tutors: Authority, Rhetorical Awareness, and Language in/through Virtual Exchange Practices, Olga Aksakalova and L. Ashley Squires
DOI: 10.37514/INT-B.2021.1428.2.07

Part Three. Language Matters

8. Software Development for Corpus Research in English Studies: The Experience of the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Perm, Russia, Elizaveta Smirnova, Svetlana Strinyuk, and Viacheslav Lanin
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9. Punctuation in L2 English: Computational Methods Applied in the Study of L1 Interference, Olga Vinogradova, Anna Viklova, and Mikhail Paporotskiy
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Part Four. Classroom Practice

10. From Secondary to Tertiary Education in Russia: Bridging the Academic Writing Gap, Tatiana Golechkova
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11. Transcending Authorities: Literature and Performance in an Integrated Reading-writing Classroom in Russia, Irina Kuznetsova-Simpson
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About the Editor

L. Ashley Squires is an Assistant Professor (NTT) of Humanities at the New Economic School, where she teaches advanced college writing and courses in American culture. Her research and teaching are inspired by writing pedagogy, American literature, Western religion, and the digital humanities. Her book Healing the Nation: Literature, Progress and Christian Science (Indiana University Press, 2017) investigates the impact of Christian Science on late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century American literature. Her articles have appeared in Nineteenth-Century Literature, Arizona Quarterly, American Literary Realism, Studies in the Novel, Book History, and Literature Compass. Her work on the internationalization of the writing center model has appeared in Western Curricula in International Contexts (Lexington, 2018), Вышее образование в России, and Higher Education in Russia and Beyond.

Publication Information: Squires, L. Ashley (Ed.). (2021). Emerging Writing Research from the Russian Federation. The WAC Clearinghouse; University Press of Colorado. https://doi.org/10.37514/INT-B.2021.1428

Digital Publication Date: November 17, 2021
Print Publication Date: July 2022

ISBN: 978-1-64215-142-8 (PDF) | 978-1-64215-143-5 (ePub) | 978-1-64642-272-2 (pbk.)
DOI: 10.37514/INT-B.2021.1428

Contact Information:
L. Ashley Squires: asquires@nes.ru

International Exchanges on the Study of Writing

Series Editors: Joan Mullin, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Terry Myers Zawacki, George Mason University; Magnus Gustafsson, Chalmers University of Technology; and Federico Navarro, Universidad de O'Higgins, Chile.

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