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Moving across Differences
Moving across Differences (September 2022)
How Students Engage LGBTQ+ Themes in a High-School Literature Class
Mollie V. Blackburn - Author

Explores how discussion of LGBTQ+ themes in a high-school literature course can foster ethical engagement among students.

Grounded in ethnography and teacher research, Moving across Differences examines how an LGBTQ+-themed literature course enabled high-school students to negotiate their differences and engage in ethical encounters. Drawing on the work of queer theorists, M...(Read More)
 
 
The Future of the World is Open
The Future of the World is Open (July 2022)
Encounters with Lea Melandri, Luisa Muraro, Adriana Cavarero, and Rossana Rossanda
Elvira Roncalli - Editor

Conversations with prominent Italian feminist thinkers Lea Melandri, Luisa Muraro, and Adriana Cavaero, as well as three essays - appearing in English for the first time - by author, journalist, and renown political figure Rossana Rossanda.

The Future of the World Is Open examines the work and thought of three prominent Italian feminist philosophers, Lea Melandri, Luisa Mura...(Read More)
 
 
Otherwise Than the Binary
Otherwise Than the Binary (June 2022)
New Feminist Readings in Ancient Philosophy and Culture
Jessica Elbert Decker - Editor
Danielle A. Layne - Editor
Monica Vilhauer - Editor

Examines traditional sites of binary thinking in ancient Greek texts and culture to demonstrate surprising ambiguity, especially with regard to sexual difference.

Otherwise Than the Binary approaches canonical texts and concepts in Ancient Greek philosophy and culture that have traditionally been understood as examples of binary thinking, particularly concerning sexual diffe...(Read More)
 
 
Bordered Writers
Bordered Writers (July 2019)
Latinx Identities and Literacy Practices at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Isabel Baca - Editor
Yndalecio Isaac Hinojosa - Editor
Susan Wolff Murphy - Editor

Examines innovative writing pedagogies and the experiences of Latinx student writers at Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide.

Winner of the 2021 Advancement of Knowledge Award presented by the Conference on College Composition and Communication

Bordered Writers explores how writing program administrators and faculty at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)...(Read More)
 
 
Getting Personal
Getting Personal (February 2018)
Teaching Personal Writing in the Digital Age
Laura Gray-Rosendale - Editor

Silver Medalist- 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Education (Commentary/Theory) category

Addresses how digital forms of personal writing can be most effectively used by teachers, students, and other community members.

At a time when Twitter, Facebook, blogs, Instagram, and other social media dominate our interactions with one another and with our world, the teaching of writing also necessarily ...(Read More)
 
 
Brokering Tareas
Brokering Tareas (November 2017)
Mexican Immigrant Families Translanguaging Homework Literacies
Steven Alvarez - Author

2019 Outstanding Book in Community Writing Award, presented by the Coalition for Community Writing

Provides concrete examples of homework mentorship and positive academic interventions among immigrant families.

Brokering Tareas examines a grassroots literacy mentoring program that connected immigrant parents with English language mentors who helped emerging bilingual children with home...(Read More)
 
 
Literacy of the Other
Literacy of the Other (September 2015)
Renarrating Humanity
Aparna Mishra Tarc - Author

2017 AERA Division B Outstanding Book Award
Explores the existential significance of literacy.

Literacy of the Other stages a bold psychoanalytic investigation into the existential significance of literacy. Featuring a dazzling array of novel artifacts and events, the book situates literacy in the internal fictive worlds of the self and other. This approach is designed to encourage teachers...(Read More)
 
 
Time to Write, Second Edition
Time to Write, Second Edition (March 2015)
The Influence of Time and Culture on Learning to Write
John Sylvester Lofty - Author

Analyzes interviews with students, teachers, and administrators to develop a new set of literacies essential for student success in the digital age.

“To read John’s work is to take on the role of a patient listener … A book, like a piece of music, is scored for time, and I feel Time to Write is scored adagio.… I believe that Time to Write can be read as a critique of [the]...(Read More)
 
 
The Lure of Literacy
The Lure of Literacy (January 2015)
A Critical Reception of the Compulsory Composition Debate
Michael Harker - Author

Examines proposals for freshman composition’s abolition and reform while providing a new model for courses.

The Lure of Literacy promises to transcend the stale and unproductive debate on freshman composition that has gripped English studies for more than a century. It is the first book to chart the origin of the discussion from the early twentieth century to the advent of the New Literacy Studies. Michael Harker rec...(Read More)
 
 
Borges, Second Edition
Borges, Second Edition (April 2014)
The Passion of an Endless Quotation
Lisa Block de Behar - Author
William Egginton - Translator
Christopher RayAlexander - With

Expanded edition with new chapters and updates to the translation and bibliography.

Borges cites innumerable authors in the pages making up his life’s work, and innumerable authors have cited and continue to cite him. More than a figure, then, the quotation is an integral part of the fabric of his writing, a fabric made anew by each reading and each re-citation it undergoes, in the never-ending throes of a w...(Read More)
 
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