Fox, Catherine Olive-Marie. “Toward a Queerly Classed Analysis of Shame: Attunement to Bodies in English Studies.”

Fox, Catherine Olive-Marie. “Toward a Queerly Classed Analysis of Shame: Attunement to Bodies in English Studies.” College English 76.4 (2014): 337-56. To remember: “I would like to suggest the seductive force of affective dimensions of critical pedagogy discourse comes about partly through their hidden nature and partly the heteronormative frame through which they are deployed-a frame that … Continue reading Fox, Catherine Olive-Marie. “Toward a Queerly Classed Analysis of Shame: Attunement to Bodies in English Studies.”

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Cixous, Hélène. “The Laugh of the Medusa.”

Cixous, Hélène. "The Laugh of the Medusa." The Rhetorical Tradition: Readings from Classical Times to the Present, edited by Patricia Bizzell and Bruce Herzberg, Boston & New York, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001, pp. 1520-36. To remember: about women's writing: about what it will do (1524). I refuse to strengthen [the effects of the past] by repeating … Continue reading Cixous, Hélène. “The Laugh of the Medusa.”

Barbara Bird, “Meaning-Making Concepts”

discovered this via Amy Ann Latawiec in her MCEA/MiWCA 2016 critique of how we use seminal and traditional texts in training new teachers. Bird, Barbara. Meaning-Making Concepts: Basic Writer’s Access to Verbal Culture To remember: Engagement in verbal culture, though, requires more than interpretive reading and deep-level writing: this engagement also requires our affective responses ...Some … Continue reading Barbara Bird, “Meaning-Making Concepts”

Dr. G, The Power of Language, Raciolinguistics and Multilingualism, or: The ‘Mis-education of the Negro’-And You too

at the MCEA/MiCWA 2016 conference this today, i embodied humble awe. i had the distinct honor of being in a room while Dr. Geneva Smitherman infused it with life and powerful truth. following her talk, i had the fortune to sit with her for a while to share how she has influenced some of my work and my … Continue reading Dr. G, The Power of Language, Raciolinguistics and Multilingualism, or: The ‘Mis-education of the Negro’-And You too

Kim Hackford-Peer. “In the Name of Safety: Discursive Positionings of Queer Youth.”

Hackford-Peer, Kim. "In the Name of Safety: Discursive Positionings of Queer Youth." Studies in Philosophy and Education, vol. 29, no. 1, 2010, pp. 541-56. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. To remember: the discourse of innocence is still applied to queer youth, however, the application has shifted to focus largely on the ways that queer youth are … Continue reading Kim Hackford-Peer. “In the Name of Safety: Discursive Positionings of Queer Youth.”

touching [writing, writing] feeling

Handout/notes from yesterday's WIDE-EMU '16 presentation with my brilliant colleague, Thomas Passwater. touching [writing, writing] feeling The sense of physical touch itself, at least so far, has been remarkably unsusceptible to being amplified by technology (Sedgwick 15). The experience named “writing” is this violent exhaustion of the discourse in which “all sense” is altered, not into another … Continue reading touching [writing, writing] feeling