UWP 121

History of Scientific Writing

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: upper division standing. History of scientific writing from the 17th century to the present; origins and evolution of scientific genres; role of scientific writing in producing scientific knowledge; discursive differences between disciplines; emergence of English as a global language of science. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum or SciEng | AH or SE, SL, WE.—(III.) Andersen, Perrault, Whithaus