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Chicago Manual of Style realizes it’s the 21st Century, notices the internet is a thing, gets woke.

The 17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style is coming out this fall, and there are some monumental changes in store for history majors as well as anyone who loves footnotes. 303 more words


How to Use a Tutor

Usually when students come to the Writing Center, they sit down with a paper and a tutor asks them what they would like to discuss. However, sometimes it is helpful to interact with a tutor in other ways. 401 more words


Towards a Disability Literacy

Rowan, K. S. (2015). Review essay: Towards a disability literacy in writing center studies. The Writing Center Journal, 34(2), 175–190.

Rowan offers a definition of disability literacy “the ability to read the narratives and rhetorics of disability critically, informed by Disability Studies (DS); to discern the ethics of representation embedded in such narratives and rhetorics; to read physical spaces, material realities, and the actions of self and others for the ways that they (dis) able access to individuals with diverse bodies and abilities; and to identify, name, and counter ableist ideologies, semantics, and practice” (176). 81 more words