Edited by Steve Parks, Brian Bailie, Romeo Garcia, Adela Licona, Kate Navickas and David Blakesley
Best of the Journals in Rhetoric and Composition Series
Edited by Jessica Pauszek, Kristi Girdharry, Charles Lesh, and Steve Parks
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978-1-60235-989-5 (paperback, $34) 978-1-60235-990-1 (PDF; $19.99). 342 pages with illustrations, notes, and bibliographies. © 2017 by Parlor Press. Individual essays in this book have been reprinted with permission of the respective copyright owners.
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The Best of the Journals in Rhetoric and Composition 2015–2016 represents the result of a nationwide conversation—beginning with journal editors, but expanding to teachers, scholars and workers across the discipline of Rhetoric and Composition—to select essays that showcase the innovative and transformative work now being published in the field's independent journals. Representing both print and digital journals in the field, the essays featured here explore issues ranging from classroom practice to writing in global and digital contexts, from writing workshops to community activism. Together, the essays provide readers with a rich understanding of the present and future direction of the field.
The anthology features work by the following authors and representing these journals: Cori Brewster (Basic Writing eJournal), Genesea M. Carter (Journal of Teaching Writing), Annika Konrad (Reflections), Christina Matthiesen (Community Literacy Journal), Laura Gonzales (Composition Forum), Mayumi Fujioka (Journal of Second Language Writing), Pamela Bromley, Eliana Schonberg, and Kara Northway (WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship), Erika Amethyst Szymanski (Across the Disciplines), Lisa Lebduska (Harlot), Jonathan W. Stone (Enculturation), Matthew B. Cox and Michael J. Faris (Present Tense), Aja Y. Martinez (Composition Studies), and Carmen Kynard (Literacy in Composition Studies).
Romeo Garcia, Adela Licona, and Kate Navickas
Home and Community-Based Knowledge Making as Responsive Pedagogies
Basic Writing eJournal
1 Basic Writing Through the Back Door: Community-Engaged Courses in the Rush-to-Credit Age
Journal of Teaching Writing
2 Mapping Students' Funds of Knowledge in the First-Year Writing Classroom
Genesea M. Carter
3 Why Study Disability? Lessons Learned from a Community Writing Project
Community Literacy Journal
4 Poetic Signs of Third Place: A Case Study of Student-Driven Imitation in a Shelter for Young
Homeless People in Copenhagen
Multimodalities and Multiply-Situated Subjects: Decenterings in and beyond the Classroom
5 Multimodality, Translingualism, and Rhetorical Genre Studies
Journal of Second Language Writing
6 L2 Student–U.S. Professor Interactions Through Disciplinary Writing Assignments: An Activity Theory Perspective
WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship
7 Student Perceptions of Intellectual Engagement in the Writing Center: Cognitive Challenge, Tutor Involvement, and Productive Sessions
Pamela Bromley, Eliana Schonberg, and Kara Northway
Across the Disciplines
8 Instructor Feedback in Upper-Division Biology Courses: Moving from Spelling and Syntax to Scientific Discourse
Erika Amethyst Szymanski
Sound and Sensual Knowledges as Affective Circulations
9 Emoji, Emoji, What for Art Thou?
10 Listening to the Sonic Archive: Rhetoric, Representation, and Race in the Lomax Prison Recordings
Jonathan W. Stone
Research, Writing, Teaching, Mentoring & Administration in Rhetoric and Composition: A Call for Rigorous Intersectionality
11 An Annotated Bibliography of LGBTQ Rhetorics
Matthew B. Cox and Michael J. Faris
12 A Plea for Critical Race Theory Counterstory: Stock Story versus Counterstory Dialogues Concerning Alejandra's "Fit" in the Academy
Aja Y. Martinez
Literacy in Composition Studies
13 Teaching While Black: Witnessing and Countering Disciplinary Whiteness, Racial Violence, and
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