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      • Talking back: senior scholars and their colleagues deliberate the past, present, and future of writing studies 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Prestigious writing studies scholars deliberate on intellectual traditions, current practices, and directions for the future. Mid-career scholars react to each chapter with a thoughtful and measured response. Authors have ...
      • Presumed incompetent II: race, class, power, and resistance of women in academia 

        Author(s):Niemann, Yolanda Flores; Gutiérrez y Muhs, Gabriella; González, Carmen G.
        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Women of color in academia are suffering, but they are also overcoming obstacles in inspiring ways. Presumed Incompetent II comes when women of color in America are facing new threats and their ability to survive in academia ...
      • Metabolizing capital: writing, information, and the biophysical environment 

        Author(s):Pulver, Christian J.
        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Draws on writing studies, rhetoric, and composition, and blends metabolic ecology, physics, media studies, information theory, cognitive psychology, history, new materialism, and Marxism. This disparate disciplinary stew ...
      • Rewriting partnerships: community perspectives on community-based learning 

        Author(s):Shah, Rachael W.
        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        The first deep analysis of resident experiences of community-based learning. Emphasizing the voices of community residents themselves-adult literacy learners, secondary students, and youth activists who work with students. ...
      • Teaching mindful writers 

        Author(s):Jackson, Brian
        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Introduces new writing teachers to a learning cycle that helps students become self-directed writers through planning, practicing, revising, and reflecting. Instructing self-directed writers through major assignments to ...
      • Building a resilient twenty-first-century economy for rural America 

        Author(s):Albrecht, Don E.
        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Rural communities have traditionally been dependent on goods-producing industries. What happened as employment in these industries has declined? Provides a path a twenty-first-century economy can be built. Describes how ...
      • Conceptions of literacy: graduate instructors and the teaching of first-year composition 

        Author(s):Brewer, Meaghan
        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Proposes a theoretical framework for examining new graduate instructors' pre-conceptions about literacy. A qualitative, empirical study in their first year of teaching to describe complex belief systems and how that ...
      • Minuses: poems, The 

        Author(s):Macarty, Jami
        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        The Minuses invites us into borderlands battlegrounds between the myriad forms of domination and resistance. Desert, coasts, and interpersonal boundaries provide both context and figure. Destructive nor'easters pummel ...
      • Peter Fidler: from York Factory to the Rocky Mountains 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        A cartographic survey containing reflections of Peter Fidler, surveyor for the Hudson's Bay Company. Fidler mapped the fur trade route in the Canadian Shield and hunted buffalo with the Piikani nation of the Great Plains. ...
      • Spirit lands of the eagle and bear: Numic archaeology and ethnohistory in the Rocky Mountains and borderlands 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Exploring advances in prehistory and early history of Numic hunter-gatherers in the Rocky Mountain West through analysis of archaeological and historic research from the earliest established presence more than a thousand ...
      • Reshaping the world: debates on Mesoamerican cosmologies 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        An exploration of the plurality, complexity, and adaptability of Precolumbian and colonial-era Mesoamerican cosmological models and the ways anthropologists and historians have used colonial and indigenous texts to understand ...
      • Colorado day by day 

        Author(s):Everett, Derek R.
        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        This-day-in-history approach to key figures and events that shaped Colorado from the 1690s to the present. A relevant vignette for each day of the calendar year, exploring Colorado's many facets through distilled tales of ...
      • Forest of history: the Maya after the emergence of divine kingship, A 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Essays that critically engage with and build upon previous contributions made to Maya epigraphy, iconography, material culture, and history. Cutting-edge research on the social changes leading up to the spread of divine ...
      • Detachment from place: beyond an archaeology of settlement abandonment 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        The first comparative and interdisciplinary volume on settlement abandonment, focusing on materiality, ideology, environment, and social construction of space. Case studies from around the world and time periods, shedding ...
      • Anthropomorphic imagery in the Mesoamerican highlands: gods, ancestors, and human beings 

        Date:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Mexican, North American, and European researchers explore the meanings and functions of two-and three-dimensional human representations in pre-Columbian communities of Mexican highlands. They demonstrate the potential of ...
      • Rewriting Maya religion: Domingo de Vico, k'iche' Maya intellectuals, and the Theologia indorum 

        Author(s):Sparks, Garry G.
        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        Reconstructs the original Christian theology written in the Americas: the 1,400-page Theologia Indorum (Theology for the Indians) written in K'iche' Maya by Friar Domingo de Vico in 1554. Tracing how the Dominican missionaries ...
      • Historicizing fear: ignorance, vilification, and othering 

        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        A historical interrogation from a global perspective of the use of fear to vilify and persecute groups and individuals. Offering a look at racism, fearful framing, oppression, and marginalization, and how 'the Other' is ...
      • Indigenous graphic communication systems: a theoretical approach 

        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        Challenges Western academic views on what writing is and explores how these concepts can be improved by analyzing the sophisticated graphic communication systems found in Central Mesoamerica and Andean South America. ...
      • Rituals and sisterhoods: single women's households in Mexico, 1560-1750 

        Author(s):Megged, Amos
        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        An approach to lingering views on single, plebeian women in Latin American historiography and specifically Mexico. Major revelations that single women in lower echelons of society in early to mid-colonial Mexico were able ...
      • Thanks for watching: an anthropological study of video sharing on YouTube 

        Author(s):Lange, Patricia G.
        Date:2019
        Format:born digital; books
        YouTube hosts one billion visitors monthly and sees more than 400 hours of video uploaded every minute. An anthropological perspective on this mediated social environment, demonstrating how core concepts from anthropolog ...