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Bodies of Knowledge

Embodied Rhetorics in Theory and Practice

Utah State University Press
  • Copyright year: 2021
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"A Marvelous Work"

Reading Mormonism in West Africa

Utah State University Press, Utah State Special Collection
  • Copyright year: 2022
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Toward an Anti-Capitalist Composition

Utah State University Press

In Toward an Anti-Capitalist Composition, James Rushing Daniel argues that capitalism is eminently responsible for the entangled catastrophes of the twenty-first century—precarity, economic and racial inequality, the decline of democratic culture, and climate change—and that it must accordingly become a central focus in the teaching of writing.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Reprogrammable Rhetoric

Critical Making Theories and Methods in Rhetoric and Composition

Utah State University Press
  • Copyright year: 2022
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Our Body of Work

Embodied Administration and Teaching

Utah State University Press

Our Body of Workinvites administrators and teachers to consider how physical bodies inform everyday work and labor as well as research and administrative practices in writing programs.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Racing Translingualism in Composition

Toward a Race-Conscious Translingualism

Edited by Tom Do and Karen Rowan
Utah State University Press

Racing Translingualism provides both theoretical and pedagogical reconsiderations of the translingual approach to language diversity by addressing the intersections of race and translingualism.



 

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Drilled to Write

Becoming a Cadet Writer at a Senior Military College

Utah State University Press
  • Copyright year: 2022
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The Dual Enrollment Kaleidoscope

Reconfiguring Perceptions of First-Year Writing and Composition Studies

Utah State University Press
  • Copyright year: 2022
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Violence in the Work of Composition

Recognizing, Intervening, Ameliorating

Utah State University Press

Focusing on overt and covert violence and bringing attention to the many ways violence inflects and infects the teaching, administration, and scholarship of composition, Violence in the Work of Composition examines both forms of violence and the reciprocal relationships uniting them across the discipline.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Still, the Small Voice

Narrative, Personal Revelation, and the Mormon Folk Tradition

Edited by Tom Mould
Utah State University Press
  • Copyright year: 2011
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The Material Culture of Writing

Utah State University Press

The Material Culture of Writing opens up avenues for understanding writing through scholarship in material culture studies.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Writing the Classroom

Pedagogical Documents as Rhetorical Genres

Utah State University Press

Writing the Classroom explores how faculty compose and use pedagogical documents to establish classroom expectations and teaching practices, as well as to articulate the professional identities they perform both inside and outside the classroom.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Changing Conceptions, Changing Practices

Innovating Teaching across Disciplines

Utah State University Press

Changing Conceptions, Changing Practices demonstrates that it is possible for groups of faculty members to change teaching and learning in radical ways across their programs, despite the current emphasis on efficiency and accountability.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Distant Readings of Disciplinarity

Knowing and Doing in Composition/Rhetoric Dissertations

Utah State University Press

In Distant Readings of Disciplinarity, Benjamin Miller brings a big data approach to the study of disciplinarity in rhetoric, composition, and writing studies (RCWS) by developing scalable maps of the methods and topics of several thousand RCWS dissertations from 2001 to 2015.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Defender

The Life of Daniel H. Wells

Utah State University Press

Defender is the first and only scholarly biography of Daniel H. Wells, an important yet historically neglected leader among the nineteenth-century Mormons.

  • Copyright year: 2016
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Exploring Desert Stone

John N. Macomb's 1859 Expedition to the Canyonlands of the Colorado

Utah State University Press
  • Copyright year: 2010
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Toward More Sustainable Metaphors of Writing Program Administration

Utah State University Press

The field of writing program administration has long been a space rich in metaphor. From plate-twirling to fire-extinguishing, parents to dungeon masters, and much more, the work of a WPA extends to horizons unknown. Responding to the constraints of austerity, Toward More Sustainable Metaphors of Writing Program Administration offers new lenses for established WPAs and provides aspiring and early career WPAs with a sense of the range of responsibilities and opportunities in their academic and professional spaces.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Composing Place

Digital Rhetorics for a Mobile World

Utah State University Press

Composing Place takes an innovative approach to engaging with the compositional affordances of mobile technologies.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Hashtag Activism Interrogated and Embodied

Case Studies on Social Justice Movements

Utah State University Press

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.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Unwell Writing Centers

Searching for Wellness in Neoliberal Educational Institutions and Beyond

Utah State University Press

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.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Writing Centers and Learning Commons

Staying Centered While Sharing Common Ground

Utah State University Press

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.
 

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Writing on the Wall

Writing Education and Resistance to Isolationism

Utah State University Press

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.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Translingual and Transnational Graduate Education in Rhetoric and Composition

Utah State University Press

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.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Making Administrative Work Visible

Data-Driven Advocacy for Understanding the Labor of Writing Program Administration

Utah State University Press
  • Copyright year: 2023
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Strangely Rhetorical

Composing Differently With Novelty Devices

Utah State University Press

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.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Failing Sideways

Queer Possibilities for Writing Assessment

Utah State University Press

Failing Sideways is an innovative and fresh approach to assessment that intersects writing studies, educational measurement, and queer rhetorics.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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A History of Utah Radicalism

Startling, Socialistic, and Decidedly Revolutionary

Utah State University Press
  • Copyright year: 2011
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Childfree and Happy

Transforming the Rhetoric of Women's Reproductive Choices

Utah State University Press

Childfree and Happy examines how millennia of reproductive beliefs (or doxa) have positioned women who choose not to have children as deviant or outside the norm.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Professionalizing Multimodal Composition

Utah State University Press

Multimodal composition is becoming increasingly popular in university classrooms as faculty, students, and institutions come to recognize that old and new technologies have enabled, and even demanded, the use of more than one composing mode for communicating, solving problems, and keeping up with the latest discourse. 

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Sensemaking for Writing Programs and Writing Centers

Edited by Rita Malenczyk
Utah State University Press

In this collection writing program and writing center administrators from a range of academic institutions come together to explore their work through the lens of sensemaking.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth, Second Edition

Weather, Climate Change, and Finding Deep Powder in Utah's Wasatch Mountains and Around the World

Utah State University Press

 Utah has long claimed to have the greatest snow on Earth—the state itself has even trademarked the phrase. In Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth, Jim Steenburgh investigates Wasatch weather, exposing the myths, explaining the reality, and revealing how and why Utah’s powder lives up to its reputation.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Telling Stories

Perspectives on Longitudinal Writing Research

Utah State University Press

In Telling Stories, more than a dozen longitudinal writing researchers look beyond conventional project findings to story their work and, in doing so, offer otherwise unavailable glimpses into the logics and logistics of long-range studies of writing. 

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Reconstructing Response to Student Writing

A National Study from across the Curriculum

Utah State University Press

In Reconstructing Response to Student Writing Dan Melzer makes the argument that writing instructors should shift the construct so that peer response and student self-assessment are more central than teacher response.
 

  • Copyright year: 2023
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The New Work of Writing Across the Curriculum

Diversity and Inclusion, Collaborative Partnerships, and Faculty Development

Utah State University Press

The New Work of Writing Across the Curriculum is a descriptive analysis of how institutions can work to foster stronger intellectual activities around writing as connected to campus-wide diversity and inclusion initiatives.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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"K for the Way"

DJ Rhetoric and Literacy for 21st Century Writing Studies

By Todd Craig; Foreword by Young Guru
Utah State University Press
  • Copyright year: 2023
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Claiming Space

Performing the Personal through Decorated Mortarboards

Utah State University Press

Claiming Space examines the growing tradition of decorating mortarboards at college graduations, offering a performance-centered approach to these material sites of display. 

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Composition and Rhetoric in Contentious Times

Utah State University Press

Composition and Rhetoric in Contentious Times poses critical questions of representation, accessibility, social justice, affect, and labor to better understand the entwined future of composition and rhetoric.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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The Consolations of Humor and Other Folklore Essays

Utah State University Press

The Consolations of Humor and Other Folklore Essays unfolds as a series of questions, commentaries, and criticisms of the analysis, interpretation, and explanation of folklore.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Writing Centers and Racial Justice

A Guidebook for Critical Praxis

Utah State University Press

Writing Centers and Racial Justice responds to renewed and invigorated interest in racial justice and antiracism across writing centers and in writing studies, providing practical ways to enact racial justice in and through the writing center. 

  • Copyright year: 2023
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