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: civil rhetoric
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/