Teaching Writing in Globalization

Teaching Writing in Globalization : Remapping Disciplinary Work

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Teaching Writing in Globalization: Remapping Disciplinary Work, edited by Darin Payne and Daphne Desser, examines the impact of globalization on disciplinary work in higher education and the impact of disciplinary work on the shape and evolution of globalization. Using writing instruction as its touchstone and rhetoric/composition as a disciplinary case study, these collected essays critically analyze the shift work of teaching, research, and administration on academia, exploring ways in which individuals and institutions can respond to the social, economic, and cultural changes presently underway.show more

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  • Hardback | 178 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 439.98g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0739167960
  • 9780739167960

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A rich, nuanced discussion of the ways that composition can sustain a radically democratic globalization from below. These essays trace the oppositional literacies and rhetorics of solidarity informing the movements struggling against the global network of sweatshops where poisoned workers toil twelve or fourteen hours for ten dollars a day. -- Marc Bousquet, Santa Clara University Teaching Writing in Globalization investigates competing meanings of 'globalization' to explore ways of using writing and the teaching of writing to negotiate the economic, geo-political, cultural, institutional, and disciplinary relations impacting our lives. Offering perspectives from some of the leading voices in rhetoric and composition, it provides a necessary and welcome opening into the multiple and specific ways we might (re)write and (re)read the global-local. -- Min-Zhan Lu, University of Louisvilleshow more

About Darin Payne

Editors: Darin Payne is a professor of English at the University of Hawi'i. Daphne Desser is a professor of English at the University of Hawi'i. Contributors: Chris M. Anson Daphne Desser Rebecca Dingo Bruce Horner Darin Payne Lachlan Paterson Eileen Schell Sharon M. Stevens Donna Strickland Hill Taylor, Jr.show more

Table of contents

Foreword by Rachel Riedner and Randi Grey Kristensen Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Pedagogy of the Globalized: Education as a Practice of Intervention, by Darin Payne Chapter 2: Nga Tamatoa and the Rhetoric of Brown Power: Re-Situating Collective Rhetorics in Global Colonialism, by Sharon Stevens and Lachlan Paterson Chapter 3: Think Global, Eat Local: Teaching Alternative Agrarian Literacy in a Globalized Age, by Eileen Schell Chapter 4: Globalization and the Composition Program: The WPA as Broker, by Bruce Horner Chapter 5: Anxieties of Globalization: Networked Subjects in Rhetoric and Composition Studies, by Rebecca Dingo and Donna Strickland Chapter 6: Mapping Everyday Articulations: Gender, Blackness, and Urban Revolution in Washington, D.C., by L. Hill Taylor, Jr. Chapter 7: "The People's Challenge": Rhetorics of Globalization from Above and Below, by Daphne Desser Chapter 8: Worldwide Composition: Virtual Uncertainties, by Chris Ansonshow more