On my reading list
This edited collection is interesting because it examines how academic writing is shaped by and shapes glocal social practices:
http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/the-semiperiphery-of-academic-writing-karen-bennett/?K=9781137351180 (forthcoming in October 2014)
Chapter 12 is on the academic weblog:
- what academic criteria does a blog fulfil?
- can we classify it as ‘academic writing’?
- if (not) so, on what grounds?
A book that deals with the evolving fluidity of genres…..
Thank you, Karen Bennett, for your correspondence.