LITERACY'S PAST AND PRESENT
I believe literacy researchers and literacy educators need a deep and wide understanding of literacy’s social history to effectively grapple with literacy’s changing contemporary demands. For this reason I write and teach about literacy's history, its consequences, and methods for studying it in the present.
With the students of English 702. (forthcoming). “Literacy is a Socio-Historic Phenomenon that can Liberate and can Oppress” (Re)Considering What we Know: Learning Thresholds in Writing, Composition, Rhetoric, and Literacy. Eds. Elizabeth Wardle and Linda Adler-Kassner.
(forthcoming). Writing about Others Writing: Some Fieldnotes. in Rhetorics Elsewhere and Otherwise. Eds. Romeo Garcia and Damián Baca. Series on Writing and Rhetoric, NCTE.
Chosen to be reprinted in Best of independent Rhetoric and Composition Journals 2013, Parlor Press.