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  • Serendipity in rhetoric, writing, and literacy research 

    Contributor:Goggin, Maureen Daly; Goggin, Peter N.
    Scholars have known moments of surprise, catastrophe, or good fortune, though they seldom refer to these occurrences in reports or discuss them. Revealing the different kinds of work scholars, particularly those in rhetoric, ...
  • A mission for development : Utah universities, the Point Four Program, and Iran 

    Contributor:Garlitz, Richard
    A story of technical advisors from three Utah universities who worked in Iran as part of the Point Four Program. Using their experiences, the book reexamines the rise and fall of the US-Iranian alliance and the roles that ...
  • Thinking globally, composing locally : rethinking online writing in the age of the global Internet 

    Contributor:Rice, Rich; St. Amant, Kirk
    How writing and its pedagogy should adapt to the ever-expanding environment of international online communication. A global audience presents many challenges: writers seeking to contact and connect with individuals from ...
  • Composition, rhetoric, and disciplinarity 

    Contributor:Malenczyk, Rita; Miller-Cochran, Susan; Wardle, Elizabeth; Yancey, Kathleen Blake
    As a discipline can rhetoric and composition continue its historical commitment to pedagogy without sacrificing equal attention to other areas, such as research and theory? Contributors address disagreements about what it ...
  • The internationalization of US writing programs 

    Contributor:Rose, Shirley K.; Weiser, Irwin
    Multiple theoretical approaches to the work of writing programs and WPAs play in defining goals, curriculum, placement, assessment, faculty and teacher development for international student populations--provided by publisher.
  • How writing faculty write : strategies for process, product, and productivity 

    Contributor:Tulley, Christine E.
    Examines the writing processes of fifteen diverse writing faculty, revealing how each scholar develops an idea, conducts research, drafts and revises a manuscript, and pursues publication, through in-depth interviews--provided ...
  • WPAs in transition : navigating educational leadership positions 

    Contributor:Wooten, Courtney Adams; Babb, Jacob; Ray, Brian
    A wide variety of professional and personal perspectives about the costs, benefits, struggles, and triumphs experienced by writing program administrators transitioning into and out of leadership positions. Contributors ...
  • Leisure and death : an anthropological tour of risk, death, and dying 

    Contributor:Kaul, Adam; Skinner, Jonathan
    Interdisciplinary study of dark tourism that examines the relationship between leisure and death, specifically how leisure practice is used to meditate upon and mediate life. Grounded in international anthropological case ...
  • The geysers of Yellowstone 

    Contributor:Bryan, T. Scott
    The most up-to-date and comprehensive reference to the geysers of Yellowstone National Park that describes in detail each of the more than 500 geysers in the park. The entire text has been revised and most geyser descriptions ...
  • Archaeological perspectives on warfare on the Great Plains 

    Contributor:Clark, Andrew J.; Bamforth, Douglas B.
    Anthropologists from across the Plains critically examine regional themes of warfare from pre-Contact and post-Contact periods and assess how war shaped and reflected human societies on the Plains. Brings together research ...
  • The archaeology of large-scale manipulation of prey : the economic and social dynamics of mass hunting 

    Contributor:Carlson, Kristen; Bement, Leland C.
    Expands the understanding of large-scale hunting methods beyond the customary role of subsistence and survival to include the social and political realms where large-scale hunting adaptations evolved, primarily from the ...
  • Life beyond the boundaries : constructing identity in edge regions of the North American Southwest 

    Contributor:Harry, Karen G.; Herr, Sarah A.
    Exploring identity formation in American Southwest communities during pre-contact. Focused on some of the more poorly understood regions using methods drawn from science, anthropology, and history to investigate a variety ...
  • The lapidary's nosegay : poems 

    Contributor:Candland, Lara
    The Lapidary's Nosegay, Lara Candland's primer of poems, presents to readers a bouquet of resplendent poems that Candland has created, collaged, curated, and re-imagined by using the rich floral and gem imagery in the ...
  • We remain traditional : poems 

    Contributor:Chan, Sylvia
    In We Remain Traditional, Sylvia Chan juxtaposes the elegy, the conflict, and the brashness of a relationship that summons wild musicality in its love and frustration. Through the speaker and Adam, the beloveds offer ...
  • Pueblos within pueblos : tlaxilacalli communities in Acolhuacan, Mexico, ca. 1272-1692 

    Contributor:Johnson, Benjamin D.
    Systematically analyzing tlaxilacalli history over four centuries, beginning with their rise at the dawn of the Aztec empire through their transformation into "pueblos" of mid-colonial New Spain. Before the Aztecs rise, ...
  • Archaeology of the night : life after dark in ancient world 

    Contributor:Gonlin, Nancy; Nowell, April
    A diverse team of experienced scholars used a variety of methods and resources to reconstruct how ancient peoples experienced the night, their views of the dark, their portrayals of the night, and how people in everyday ...
  • Constructions of time and history in the pre-Columbian Andes 

    Contributor:Swenson, Edward; Roddick, Andrew P.
    Explores archaeological approaches to temporalities, social memory, and constructions of history in the pre-Columbian Andes. Examining a range of indigenous temporal experiences and ideologies, including astronomical, ...
  • Maya potters' indigenous knowledge : cognition, engagement, and practice 

    Contributor:Arnold, Dean E.
    Based on fieldwork and reflection over a period of fifty years, Arnold utilizes engagement theory to describe the indigenous knowledge of traditional Maya potters in Ticul, Yucatán, Mexico. Arnold examines craftspeople's ...
  • Historical and archaeological perspectives on the Itzas of Petén, Guatemala 

    Contributor:Rice, Prudence M.; Rice, Don S.
    A detailed and thorough account of the Itzas--a Maya group that dominated much of the west lowland area of Petén, Guatemala. A theoretical perspective on the origins and an overview of the social, political, linguistic, ...
  • An alternate pragmatism for going public 

    Contributor:Webber, Jim
    A critique of the composition field's engagement with education reform, particularly the practice of "reframing." Reframing is a pragmatic argument establishing or appealing to the professional authority of scholars in an ...

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