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Making Progress

Programmatic and Administrative Approaches for Multimodal Curricular Transformation

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Rhetoric and Guns

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Disrupting the Center

A Partnership Approach to Writing Across the University

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Bodies of Knowledge

Embodied Rhetorics in Theory and Practice

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Desegregation State

College Writing Programs after the Civil Rights Movement

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Writing Across Difference

Theory and Intervention

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Stories of Becoming

Demystifying the Professoriate for Graduate Students in Composition and Rhetoric

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Based on findings from a multiyear, nationwide study of new faculty in the field of rhetoric and composition, Stories of Becoming provides graduate students—and those who train them—with specific strategies for preparing for a career in the professoriate.

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Unlimited Players

The Intersections of Writing Center and Game Studies

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Civic Engagement in Global Contexts

International Education, Community Partnerships, and Higher Education

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This volume examines the role of writing, rhetoric, and literacy programs and approaches in the practice of civic engagement in global contexts.

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Transformations

Change Work across Writing Programs, Pedagogies, and Practices

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This edited volume offers strategies for implementing large- and small-scale changes in writing programs by focusing on transformations­—the institutional, programmatic, curricular, and labor practices that work together to shape our teaching and learning experiences of writing and rhetoric in higher education.
 

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North American Monsters

A Contemporary Legend Casebook

Edited by David J. Puglia
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Mining a mountain of folklore publications, North American Monsters unearths decades of notable monster research.

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Queerly Centered

LGBTQA Writing Center Directors Navigate the Workplace

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Queerly Centered explores writing center administration and queer identity, showcasing nuanced orientations to LGBTQA labor undertaken but not previously acknowledged or documented in the field’s research.

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Self+Culture+Writing

Autoethnography for/as Writing Studies

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Self+Culture+Writing foregrounds the possibility of autoethnography as a viable methodological approach and provides researchers and instructors with ways of understanding, crafting, and teaching autoethnography within writing studies.

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Translingual Pedagogical Perspectives

Engaging Domestic and International Students in the Composition Classroom

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Translingual Pedagogical Perspectives addresses the movement toward translingualism in the writing classroom and demonstrates the practical pedagogical strategies faculty can take to represent both domestic and international monolingual and multilingual students’ perspectives in writing programs.

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From Military to Academy

The Writing and Learning Transitions of Student-Veterans

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Providing meaningful research into the ways adult learners bring their knowledge to the classroom, From Military to Academy offers new ways of thinking about pedagogy beyond the “traditional” college experience.

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Reading and Writing Instruction in the Twenty-First Century

Recovering and Transforming the Pedagogy of Robert Scholes

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In Reading and Writing Instruction in the Twenty-First Century contemporary scholars explore and extend the continued relevance of Scholes’s work for those in English and writing studies.
 

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Standing at the Threshold

Working through Liminality in the Composition and Rhetoric TAship

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Mountain Witches

Yamauba

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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