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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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