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History of Utah Radicalism
Startling, Socialistic, and Decidedly Revolutionary
Composing Differently With Novelty Devices
Strangely Rhetorical establishes the groundwork for strangeness as a lens under the broader interdisciplinary umbrella of rhetoric and composition and shares a series of rhetorical devices for practically thinking about how compositions are made unique.
Queer Possibilities for Writing Assessment
Failing Sideways is an innovative and fresh approach to assessment that intersects writing studies, educational measurement, and queer rhetorics.
Making Administrative Work Visible
Data-Driven Advocacy for Understanding the Labor of Writing Program Administration
Translingual and Transnational Graduate Education in Rhetoric and Composition
Translingual and Transnational Graduate Education in Rhetoric and Composition investigates the implications of composition studies’ changing terminological and ideological landscape around language and nation for the professionalization of future university writing teachers-scholars.
Writing on the Wall
Writing Education and Resistance to Isolationism
The first concerted effort of writing studies scholars to interrogate isolationism in the United States, Writing on the Wall reveals how writing teachers—often working directly with students who are immigrants, undocumented, first-generation, international, and students of color—embody ideas that counter isolationism.
Hashtag Activism Interrogated and Embodied
Case Studies on Social Justice Movements
Hashtag Activism Interrogated and Embodied analyzes the ways that hashtags repurpose and reclaim societal narratives, considering how these digital interactions carry over into external spaces and are embodied by both participants and spectators alike.
Writing Centers and Learning Commons
Staying Centered While Sharing Common Ground
Writing Centers and Learning Commons presents program administrators, directors, staff, and tutors with theoretical rationales, experiential journeys, and go-to practical designs and strategies for the many questions involved when writing centers find themselves operating in shared environments.
Digital Rhetorics for a Mobile World
Composing Place takes an innovative approach to engaging with the compositional affordances of mobile technologies.
Unwell Writing Centers
Searching for Wellness in Neoliberal Educational Institutions and Beyond
Unwell Writing Centers focuses on the inroads the wellness industry has made into higher education. Following graduate and undergraduate writing tutors during a particularly stressful period (2016–2019), Genie Nicole Giaimo examines how top-down and bottom-up wellness interventions are received and taken up by workers.
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