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Out in the center: public controversies and private struggles

dc.contributor.authorDenny, Harry, editor
dc.contributor.authorMundy, Robert, editor
dc.contributor.authorNaydan, Liliana M., editor
dc.contributor.authorSévère, Richard, editor
dc.contributor.authorSicari, Anna, editor
dc.contributor.authorUtah State University Press, publisher
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractExplores the personal struggles of tutors, administrators, and directors in the public space of the writing center, analyzing how the writing center community can better enable staff to negotiate moments of controversy by studying the intersection of public moments with private conflicts of identity.--Provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsBeing seen and not seen: a black female body in the writing center / Talisha Haltiwanger Morrison -- A touching place: womanist approaches to the center / Alexandria Lockett -- Black male bodies in the center / Richard Sévère -- Bodies in space: his, hers, and my race / Allia Abdullah-Matta -- Sacred pages: writing as a discursive political act / Rochell Isaac -- On letting the brown bodies speak (and write) / Nancy Alvarez -- Naneun hangug salam-ibnida: writing centers and the mixed-raced experience / Tammy S. Conard-Salvo -- Everyday truths: reflections from a woman writing center professional / Anna Sicari -- Of queers, jeers, and fears: writing centers as (im)possible safe spaces / Harry C. Denny -- The politics of 'I Got It': intersections, performances, and rhetorics of masculinities in the center / Robert Mundy -- On guard! / Sami Korgan -- Coming out as Jewish at a Catholic university / Ella Leviyeva -- Floating on quick sand: negotiating academe while tutoring as a Muslim / Hadi Banat -- An adjunct among NYC teaching paraprofessionals: class, gender, and race, and what it means to work in education / Elizabeth Weaver -- Academic classism and writing center worker identity / Liliana M. Naydan -- Other people's houses: identity and service in writing center work / Beth A. Towle -- Class division, class affect, and the role of the writing center in literacy practices / Anna Rita Napoleone -- Embracing learning differences: spreading the word to writing centers and beyond / Tim Zmudka -- Conclusion: identity politics redux: a call for sustainable action / by Harry Denny, Robert Mundy, Liliana M. Naydan, Richard Sévère, and Anna Sicari.
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dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
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dc.subject.lcshWriting centers -- Social aspects -- United States
dc.subject.lcshEnglish language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Social aspects -- United States
dc.subject.lcshWriting centers -- Psychological aspects
dc.subject.lcshEnglish language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Psychological aspects
dc.subject.lcshIdentity (Psychology)
dc.subject.lcshCritical pedagogy -- United States
dc.titleOut in the center: public controversies and private struggles


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