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Richie and Boardman: "Feminism in Composition: Inclusion, Metonymy, and Disruption"

Richie, Joy and Kathleen Boardman. “Feminism in Composition: Inclusion, Metonymy, and Disruption.” College Composition and Communication 50.4 (1999): 586-606. Web.

In this article, the authors argue for continued efforts to incorporate feminism into composition scholarship and pedagogy, but demonstrate that feminism and composition have been more deeply linked than previously theorized. 197 more words


Villanueva: "On the Rhetoric and Precedents of Racism"

Villanueva, Victor. “On the Rhetoric and Precedents of Racism.” College Composition and Communication 50.4 (1999): 645:661. Web.

Villanueva argues for the return to the “question of racism” and race-based oppression, claiming that racism is still a primary concern for Americans. 247 more words


Lyons: "Rhetorical Sovereignty: What do American Indians Want from Writing"

Lyons, Richard. “Rhetorical Sovereignty: What do American Indians Want from Writing.” College Composition and Communication 51.3 (2000): 447-468. Web.

In this article, Lyons argues for rhetorical sovereignty in the composition classroom. 770 more words


Flynn: "Composing as a Woman"

Flynn, Elizabeth A. “Composing as a Woman.” College Composition and Communication 39.4 (1988): 423-435. Web.

Flynn argues that composition research and pedagogy needs and could benefit from the application of feminist theory and research methods. 252 more words


Alexander & Rhodes: "Flattening Effects: Composition's Multicultural Imperative and the Problem of Narrative Coherence"

Alexander, Jonathan and Jacqueline Rhodes. “Flattening Effects: Composition’s Multicultural Imperative and the Problem of Narrative Coherence.” College Composition and Communication 65.3 (2014): 430-54. Web.

In this article, Alexander and Rhodes argue for new ways of understanding subject positions in order to emphasize difference instead of assimilating difference into a common sense of humanity. 553 more words


Royster: "When the First Voice You Hear is Not Your Own"

Royster provides three subjective scenes to demonstrate the problem of “voice” as a central manifestation of subjectivity and “call for action in cross-boundary exchange… is to refine theory and practice so that they include voicing as a phenomenon that is constructed and expressed visually and orally,  458 more words


Word of the day

Alterity,  – the fact or state of being other or different;  diversity, difference, otherness; an instance of this;  the entity in contrast to which an identity is constructed.