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      • After Plato: rhetoric, ethics, and the teaching of writing 

        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Redefines the relationships of rhetoric for scholars, teachers, and students in the twenty-first century. Essays by accomplished scholars exploring the diversity of ethical perspectives animating contemporary writing ...
      • Transforming ethos: place and the material in rhetoric and writing 

        Author(s):Carlo, Rosanne
        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; books
      • Learning from the lived experiences of graduate student writers 

        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        A resource for understanding and resolving issues graduate students face. Offering diverse approaches, this book bridges the gap between theory and practice through structured examination of graduate students' narratives ...
      • Interrogating gendered pathologies 

        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Transdisciplinary approach from technologies, rhetorics, philosophies, epistemologies, and biomedical data considering the effects of biomedicine's gendered norms on people. Using complementary and intersectional theoretical ...
      • Unruly audience: folk interventions in popular media 

        Author(s):Kelley, Greg
        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Analyzes ways in which folk culture appropriates and refashions familiar media texts from film, television, stand-up comedy, popular music, and tourism. Exploring popular cultural manifestations of folklore as well as the ...
      • Presumed incompetent: the intersections of race and class for women in academia 

        Date Issued:2012
        Format:born digital; books
        Presumed Incompetent is a pathbreaking account of the intersecting roles of race, gender, and class in the working lives of women faculty of color. Through personal narratives and qualitative empirical studies, more than ...
      • Different drummers: military culture and its discontents 

        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Explores the disjunction between organizational solidarity and individual pushback in military organizations, examining how members of the armed forces express ambivalent or conflicted attitudes about their service. The ...
      • African Renaissance: new forms, old images in Yoruba art 

        Author(s):Okediji, Moyo
        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        This book describes, analyses, and interprets the historical and cultural contexts of an African art renaissance using the twentieth-and twenty-first century transformation of ancient Yoruba artistic heritage. Juxtaposing ...
      • Olmec lithic economy at San Lorenzo 

        Author(s):Hirth, Kenneth; Cyphers, Ann
        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Examines specialized production for manufacturing obsidian cutting tools at San Lorenzo, Mexico, the first Olmec center in the southern Gulf Coast as Mesoamerica's earliest complex society between 1800-1000 BC. Through ...
      • Interpreting the legacy: John Neihardt and Black Elk speaks 

        Author(s):Holloway, Brian
        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Ambitious and provocative, Interpreting the Legacy: John Neihardt and Black Elk Speaks is a new study of the classic spiritual text that is sure to spark debate. Neihardt's work has recently been critiqued by scholars who ...
      • Colorado women in World War II 

        Author(s):Beaton, Gail M.
        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Interweaves nearly eighty oral histories including interviews, historical studies, newspaper accounts, and organizational records to shed light on Colorado women's participation in World War II, exploring the dangers and ...
      • Geology, ecology, and human history of the San Luis Valley, The 

        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Explores the rich landscapes and diverse social histories of the San Luis Valley, an impressive mountain valley spanning over 9,000 square miles that crosses the border of south-central Colorado and north-central New Mexico. ...
      • Ancient Southwestern mortuary practices 

        Date Issued:2020
        Format:born digital; books
        Chronicles the modal patterns, diversity, and change of ancient mortuary practices across the US Southwest and northwest Mexico over four thousand years of Prehispanic occupation. Summarizes new methodological approaches ...
      • 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 ...