Writing in the new College English, Gregory Coles traces how and why terms like “black” and “queer” have been made available for laudatory or descriptive public use while other terms remain restricted to in-group use.
Category: Public rhetoric
THIS WEEK’S SUMMARY AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY!
From the new issue of College English: Jenny Rice argues for a new understanding of “expertise”
to engage writing students in problem-posing and solving.
NEW AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: IMPORTANT READ!
For college educators:
From The Journal of Writing Assessment: Joanne Addison reports on the growing influence of the Common Core State Standards Initiative in college classrooms. I hope this is on your radar!
New Post on College Composition Weekly: Ben Kuebrich in June CCC on community organizing for social change in Syracuse.
Kuebrich argues that collective action is necessary to disrupt entrenched power. He draws on James C. Scott’s Domination and the Arts of Resistance to examine the intersection between the “public” and “hidden transcripts” in as a community addresses tensions with police. http://collegecompositionweekly.com/summaries/