CCW banner 300Steve Lamos argues in the March College English that job security for teaching-track writing faculty will remain elusive if administrators and other powerful stakeholders continue to see the emotional labor such teachers perform as “unimportant, uninteresting, and ultimately unworthy of attention.” He offers concrete steps toward combating “negative affect.”

THIS WEEK AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: “Relational Labor” in Composition

College Composition Weekly BannerT J Geiger II, writing in the Fall 2015 issue of Composition Studies, investigates the prevalence of “affective” pedagogy in independent undergraduate writing majors and its potential effects  on disciplinarity.