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Mountain Witches

Yamauba

Utah State University Press

Mountain Witches is a comprehensive guide to the complex figure of yamauba—female yōkai often translated as mountain witches, who are commonly described as tall, enigmatic women with long hair, piercing eyes, and large mouths that open from ear to ear and who live in the mountains—and the evolution of their roles and significance in Japanese culture and society from the premodern era to the present.

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Redefining Roles

The Professional, Faculty, and Graduate Consultant’s Guide to Writing Centers

Utah State University Press

Redefining Roles is the first book to recognize and provide sustained focus on the presence of professional, faculty, and graduate student consultants in writing centers.

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Equipping Technical Communicators for Social Justice Work

Theories, Methodologies, and Pedagogies

Utah State University Press

Equipping Technical Communicators for Social Justice Workprovides action-focused resources and tools—heuristics, methodologies, and theories—for scholars to enact social justice.

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The Reed Smoot Hearings

The Investigation of a Mormon Senator and the Transformation of an American Religion

Utah State University Press

This book examines the hearings that followed Mormon apostle Reed Smoot’s 1903 election to the US Senate and the subsequent protests and petitioning efforts from mainstream Christian ministries disputing Smoot’s right to serve as a senator.

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Unlearning

Rethinking Poetics, Pandemics, and the Politics of Knowledge

Utah State University Press

A provocative theoretical synthesis by renowned folklorist and anthropologist Charles L. Briggs, Unlearning questions intellectual foundations and charts new paths forward. Briggs argues, through an expansive look back at his own influential works as well as critical readings of the field, that scholars can disrupt existing social and discourse theories across disciplines when they collaborate with theorists whose insights are not constrained by the bounds of scholarship.
 

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Women’s Ways of Making

Utah State University Press

Women’s Ways of Making draws attention to material practices—those that the hands perform—as three epistemologies—an episteme, a techne, and a phronesis—that together give pointed consideration to making as a rhetorical embodied endeavor.

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Privacy Matters

Conversations about Surveillance within and beyond the Classroom

Utah State University Press

Privacy Matters examines how communications and writing educators, administrators, technological resource coordinators, and scholars can address the ways surveillance and privacy affect student and faculty composing, configure identity formation, and subvert the surveillance state.

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Mobility Work in Composition

Utah State University Press

Mobility Work in Composition explores work in composition from the framework of a mobilities paradigm that takes mobility to be the norm rather than the exception to a norm of stasis and stability.
 

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Speaking Up, Speaking Out

Lived Experiences of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty in Writing Studies

Utah State University Press

Speaking Up, Speaking Out addresses the lived experiences of those working in the non-tenure-track faculty (NTTF) trenches through storytelling and reflection.

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Mapping Racial Literacies

College Students Write about Race and Segregation

Utah State University Press

Based on a mixed methods study of students’ writing in a first-year-writing course themed around racial identities and language varieties at St. John’s University, Mapping Racial Literacies shows college student writing that directly confronts lived experiences of segregation—and, overwhelmingly, of resegregation.

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Writing Their Bodies

Restoring Rhetorical Relations at the Carlisle Indian School

Utah State University Press

Writing Their Bodies analyzes pedagogical philosophies and curricular materials through the perspective of written and visual student texts created during the school’s first three-year term.

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Beyond Conversation

Collaboration and the Production of Writing

Utah State University Press

Collaboration was an important area of study in writing for many years, but interest faded as scholars began to assume that those working within writing studies already “got it.” In Beyond Conversation, William Duffy revives the topic and connects it to the growing interest in collaboration within digital and materialist rhetoric to demonstrate that not only do the theory, pedagogy, and practice of collaboration need more study but there is also much to be learned from the doing of collaboration.

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Folklore and Social Media

Utah State University Press

Ten years after the publication of the foundational edited collection Folklore and the Internet, Andrew Peck and Trevor J. Blank bring an essential update of scholarship to the study of digital folklore, Folklore and Social Media.

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Sixteen Teachers Teaching

Two-Year College Perspectives

Utah State University Press

Sixteen Teachers Teaching is a warmly personal, full-access tour into the classrooms and teaching practices of sixteen distinguished two-year college English professors.

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Black or Right

Anti/Racist Campus Rhetorics

Utah State University Press

Black or Right: Anti/Racist Campus Rhetorics explores notions of Blackness in white institutional—particularly educational—spaces.

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Style and the Future of Composition Studies

Utah State University Press

Style and the Future of CompositionStudies explores style’s potential for informing how students are taught to write well and its power as a tool for analyzing the language and discourse practices of writers and speakers in a range of contexts.
 

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On Teacher Neutrality

Politics, Praxis, and Performativity

Utah State University Press

On Teacher Neutralityexplores the consequences of ideological arguments about teacher neutrality in the context of higher education.

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The Things We Carry

Strategies for Recognizing and Negotiating Emotional Labor in Writing Program Administration

Utah State University Press

Emotional labor is not adequately talked about or addressed by writing program administrators. The Things We Carry makes this often-invisible labor visible, demonstrates a variety of practical strategies to navigate it reflectively, and opens a path for further research.

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Meaning of Folklore

The Analytical Essays of Alan Dundes

Utah State University Press

Compilation of Dundes's most important analytical work, including many widely unavailable essays. Edited by Simon Bronner.

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Unruly Audience

Folk Interventions in Popular Media

Utah State University Press

Unruly Audience explores grassroots appropriations of familiar media texts from film, television, stand-up comedy, popular music, advertising, and tourism.

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