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      • Kiss of death : contagion, contamination, and folklore, The 

        Contributor:Kitta, Andrea
        Date:2019
        Disease is a social issue, not just a medical issue. Using specific legends and rumors, and exploring beliefs and practices that permeate notions of contagion and contamination, Kitta offers insight into vernacular conceptions ...
      • Toward translingual realities in composition : (re)working local language representations and practices 

        Contributor:Bou Ayash, Nancy
        Date:2019
        A multi-year ethnographic study of first-year writing programs in Lebanon and Washington State--respectively, a country where English isn't the language of instruction and a state in which English is dominant--to examine ...
      • Weathering the storm : independent writing programs in the age of fiscal austerity 

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        Date:2019
        Assesses the socio-economic and political conditions that surrounded the rise of independent writing programs since the 2008 financial collapse. Looking at institutional conditions and challenges programs have faced in the ...
      • Explanation points : publishing in rhetoric and composition 

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        Date:2019
        A curated archive of disciplinary knowledge and best practices for publishing in rhetoric and composition. Covering a variety of topics in an approachable, conversational tone, that demonstrates how writing faculty from ...
      • Reformers, teachers, writers : curricular and pedagogical inquiries 

        Contributor:Lerner, Neal
        Date:2019
        Exploring the distinction between curriculum and pedagogy focused on curriculum and its importance in many contexts in which writing plays a role. Using a mixed-methods approach of quantitative, qualitative, textual, ...
      • Writing across cultures 

        Contributor:Eddy, Robe; Espinosa-Aguilar, Amanda
        Date:2019
        New and experienced teachers examine ways their training has--or has not--prepared them for issues of race, power, and authority in classrooms. Includes activities to examine issues such as white privilege, and racism in ...
      • Institutional ethnography : a theory of practice for writing studies researchers 

        Contributor:LaFrance, Michelle
        Date:2019
        Reclaims ethnography as a rigorous writing studies research practice, particularly how "work" (a concept defined generously) is co-constituted within writing. The study of work and work processes reveals how institutional ...
      • Communities and households in the greater American Southwest : new perspectives and case studies 

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        Date:2019
        New research on human organization in the American Southwest, examining families, households, and communities in the Ancestral Puebloan, Mogollon, and Hohokam cultural areas from the earliest habitation to the twenty-first ...
      • Yellowstone cougars : ecology before and after wolf restoration 

        Contributor:Ruth, Toni K.; Boutte, Polly C.; Hornocker, Maurice G.
        Date:2019
        Examines the effect of wolf restoration on cougar population in Yellowstone National Park. No other study has addressed theoretical and practical aspects of competition between large carnivores. A thorough examination of ...
      • Japanese-Brazilian saudades : diasporic identities and cultural production 

        Contributor:López-Calvo, Ignacio
        Date:2019
        Explores the self-definition of Nikkei discourse in Portuguese-language cultural [i.e.culture] by Brazilian authors of Japanese ancestry. Using books and films by twentieth-century Nikkei authors as case studies to redefine ...
      • Radical writing center praxis : a paradigm for ethical political engagement 

        Contributor:Greenfield, Laura
        Date:2019
        Imagining a writing center where directors and staff become agents in active social justice on campus and beyond. Introducing activist concepts and vocabulary challenging writing centers to recognize their complicity with ...
      • Multimodal composing : strategies for twenty-first century writing consultations 

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        Date:2019
        Strategies for writing center directors and tutors working with writers whose texts are visual, technological, creative, and performative--strategies most useful for writers and how tutors can develop a better sense of ...
      • Rhetorical speculations : the future of rhetoric, writing, and technology 

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        Date:2019
        Allows scholars to explore modes of critical speculation into the transformative effect of emerging technologies, to speculate future shifts in intellectual, pedagogical, and institutional frameworks. The project repositions ...
      • Bridging the multimodal gap : from theory to practice 

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        Date:2019
        Addresses multimodality scholarship and its use in the composition classroom and responds to the needs of instructors by exploring how multimodality can be implemented in courses and narrow the gap between those who engage ...
      • Next steps : new directions for/in writing about writing 

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        Date:2019
        First collection of teacher and student voices on a writing pedagogy that puts Rhetoric and Composition's expert knowledge at the center of the classroom. Forty plus contributors report on writing-about-writing pedagogies ...
      • Governors and the Progressive movement 

        Contributor:Berman, David R.
        Date:2019
        Comprehensive overview of the Progressive movement's unfolding at state level, and in existence at the time, as evidenced in the eyes and actions of governors. Exploring the personalities, ideas, and activities of well-known ...
      • Lithic technologies in sedentary societies 

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        Date:2019
        Examining lithic technology in sedentary societies around the world and showcasing information that in-depth, cutting-edge, lithic analytical techniques provides. Highlighting important contributions to the field of lithics ...
      • Archaeology of medieval Islamic frontiers : from the Mediterranean to the Caspian Sea, The 

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        Date:2019
        Different areas of the Islamic polity previously understood as "minor frontiers" were in fact of substantial importance to ancient state formation. Exploring different concepts of "border" in areas whose importance previously ...
      • Interregional interaction in ancient Mesoamerica 

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        Date:2019
        Explores the role of interregional interaction in dynamic sociocultural processes that shaped the Pre-Columbian societies of Mesoamerica. Interdisciplinary scholars examine linguistic exchange and borrowing, scribal ...
      • Furthest ecology : poems 

        Contributor:Fagin, Adam
        Date:2019
        Furthest Ecology takes up the life and labor of Abbott Thayer, the prickly, irrepressible American painter and naturalist nicknamed "the father of camouflage." In 1896, Thayer discovered countershading, also known as ...