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Ownership And Writer Agency In Web 2.0, Thomas Pickering 2022 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ownership And Writer Agency In Web 2.0, Thomas Pickering

Doctoral Dissertations

This dissertation explores what it means for writers to maintain agency and ownership over their textual productions in big data age, where to write means to participate in a complex weave of software, code, and networked algorithms, and where writing produces both conventional text and data. Given how much everyday writing flows through proprietary digital platforms, my dissertation asks: how can we carve out a model of ownership that centers the agency of writers and users in the face of corporate web platforms that aggressively appropriate the value of our textual productions? Digital writing scholarship has responded by appealing to ...


Reimagining The Humanistic Tradition: Using Isocratic Philosophy, Ignatian Pedagogy, And Civic Engagement To Journey With Youth And Walk With The Excluded, Allen Brizee 2022 Saint Louis University

Reimagining The Humanistic Tradition: Using Isocratic Philosophy, Ignatian Pedagogy, And Civic Engagement To Journey With Youth And Walk With The Excluded, Allen Brizee

Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal

The world is in a perilous place. Challenged by zealots, autocrats, a pandemic, and now a war in Europe, elected officials and their constituents no longer exchange ideas in a functioning public sphere, once a hallmark of the humanistic tradition. The timeliness of the Universal Apostolic Preferences (UAPs), therefore, is profound as they provide beacons of light for dark times. In this article, I trace Isocratic philosophy through Ignatian pedagogy and contemporary civic engagement to argue that we can use these three models to help us Journey with Youth and Walk with the Excluded. Key to this approach is a ...


Trauma, History, And Terror In The Poetry Of Yusef Komunyakaa And Sinan Antoon, Hessa A. Alghadeer 2022 Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University (PNU)

Trauma, History, And Terror In The Poetry Of Yusef Komunyakaa And Sinan Antoon, Hessa A. Alghadeer

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her comparative study “Trauma, History, and Terror in the Poetry of Yusef Komunyakaa and Sinan Antoon,” Hessa A. Alghadeer considers the work of the African American poet Yusef Komunyakaa (b. 1941) and the (Arab) Iraqi poet Sinan Antoon (b. 1967) through the lens of trauma theory of some notable theorists including; Freud, Cathy Caruth, Jean Laplanche, Roger Luckhurst, and Shoshana Felman—have negotiated in this field. The article explores the literary manifestations of trauma in two distinct historical periods and geographical settings to show the specificities of each prototype and how the historical-cultural significance and textual meanings of trauma ...


Cooling Down Transmedia Storytelling, Jan Baetens, Domingo Sánchez-Mesa 2022 KU Leuven

Cooling Down Transmedia Storytelling, Jan Baetens, Domingo Sánchez-Mesa

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In this article we propose a reading of “Dead End Street”, one of the most successful songs of one of the most popular British pop groups of the 60s, The Kinks. However, we will not discuss the song as such, but its remediation as a music video (a practice that did not have to wait for MTV to make its appearance in mass media culture). The analysis will briefly contextualize the group, the song and the clip, but its major objective is to use the Kinks example to open a new question in the larger debate on intermediality and transmediality ...


Precarity In The Times Of Partition: Personal Vs Communal Love In Khushwant Singh’S Train To Pakistan And Saadat Hasan Manto’S “Gurmukh Singh Ki Wasiyat”, Ayesha Perveen 2022 Virtual University of Pakistan

Precarity In The Times Of Partition: Personal Vs Communal Love In Khushwant Singh’S Train To Pakistan And Saadat Hasan Manto’S “Gurmukh Singh Ki Wasiyat”, Ayesha Perveen

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

The paper studies how various shades of love respond to precarity in anarchic times by comparing the narrative representation of the aftermath of the Partition of the British colonized Subcontinent into independent countries of India and Pakistan in 1947 with particular focus on Sikh-Muslim relationships in Punjab as presented in Khushwant Singh’s novel Train to Pakistan and Saadat Hasan Manto’s short story “Gurmukh Singh ki Wasiyat.” Employing Judith Butler’s concept of precarity, the paper analyzes how both the writers sketch precarity in partition times ensuing in post-Partition communal violence and effacement of love. The selection of the ...


The So What Of So In Writing Center Talk, Jo Mackiewicz, Colin Payton 2022 Iowa State University

The So What Of So In Writing Center Talk, Jo Mackiewicz, Colin Payton

Writing Center Journal

Even small, taken-for- granted words can have a strong influence on the pedagogical effect of a writing conference. In this study, we examined how experienced and trained writing center tutors’ use of the discourse marker so helped them to connect ideas and to manage their conferences with students. We examined the extent to which tutors’ use of six types of so varied according to the English L1 (EL1)/ English L2 (EL2) status of their interlocutor. We studied 26 conferences: 13 involved eight tutors working with 13 EL1 students, and 13 conferences involved eight tutors working with 13 EL2 students. We ...


The White House: No Drugs Allowed, Olivia A. Jones 2022 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

The White House: No Drugs Allowed, Olivia A. Jones

Communication Studies

The War on Drugs is a long-term metaphorical war designed to reduce illegal drug distribution, trade, and use by maintaining significant punishment for drug dealers and users. This paper serves to examine how U.S. presidents throughout history have impacted this drug war through their targeted rhetoric and ensuing policies. I examine the research question, “How have presidents used their rhetorical power to perpetuate the War on Drugs while pushing a tough-on-crime narrative that portrays certain drug users and minorities as deviants responsible for crime?” Historical contexts, primary sources, and existing research are used to examine the issue. Using Ideographic ...


Expressivism And Its (Dis)Contents: Tracing Theory And Practice From History To Here And Now, Sasha A. Maceira 2022 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Expressivism And Its (Dis)Contents: Tracing Theory And Practice From History To Here And Now, Sasha A. Maceira

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This dissertation explores the theory and practice of expressivism as a pedagogy viable for the twenty-first century. Expressivism, in its inception (1960s), was wrongly perceived in many ways for the seemingly superfluous nature of its intentions; mainly it was targeted as an elitist, individualistic approach to the teaching of composition, only seen as suitable for a privileged student body. What was entirely overlooked that expressivism offered, were the more conventional ideologies and activities, such as process theory and peer review—things we use and cherish to this day. What I discovered through archival research was that expressivism then was inadvertently ...


Developing Support For Stalled Dissertators, Vicki R. Kennell, Eric J. Wisz 2022 Purdue University

Developing Support For Stalled Dissertators, Vicki R. Kennell, Eric J. Wisz

Purdue Writing Lab/Purdue OWL Presentations

Graduate students writing dissertations often confront academic or personal issues that may cause them to lose momentum and stop progress on their dissertations. This workshop helped attendees to consider reasons why graduate students writing dissertations become stalled, to conceptualize what a program designed specifically to help stalled dissertators might look like, and to experience the process of creating methods and resources for such a program. Materials include hands-on activities and handouts that can be used to walk through the process of developing a writing support program for dissertators.


Refreshing The Research Process, John Venecek, Rachel Edford 2022 University of Central Florida

Refreshing The Research Process, John Venecek, Rachel Edford

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

This presentation was given at the Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning Summer 2022 Conference. It was a discovery session designed to share fresh, innovative ideas for teaching research in an informal, personal setting. The hosts presented on their recent collaborations with instructors before inviting attendees to share their “fresh” approaches to teaching research, ideas for collaborations, best practices, and more.


What’S The Word On The Street?: Witnessing/Performing Theory, Desirée D. Rowe 2022 Towson University

What’S The Word On The Street?: Witnessing/Performing Theory, Desirée D. Rowe

Feminist Pedagogy

No abstract provided.


Episode.Txt: Poetry, Samuel D Stermer 2022 University of Louisville

Episode.Txt: Poetry, Samuel D Stermer

Cardinal Compositions

This poem was created in Ayaat Ismail's English 101 course.


A Monster Known As Relapse: Poetry, Madison Bowles 2022 University of Louisville

A Monster Known As Relapse: Poetry, Madison Bowles

Cardinal Compositions

This poem was created in Ayaat Ismail's English 102 class.


Creative Writing Poetry Assignment, Ayaat W Ismail 2022 University of Louisville

Creative Writing Poetry Assignment, Ayaat W Ismail

Cardinal Compositions

This assignment sheet was designed for English 102.


Creative Writing/Art Introduction, Lana Helm 2022 University of Louisville

Creative Writing/Art Introduction, Lana Helm

Cardinal Compositions

No abstract provided.


What I'M Reading Blog Assignment, Megen F Boyett 2022 University of Louisville

What I'M Reading Blog Assignment, Megen F Boyett

Cardinal Compositions

This assignment was designed for Megen Boyett's English 102 course.


Women's Lacrosse Research Study, Taylor Sampone 2022 University of Louisville

Women's Lacrosse Research Study, Taylor Sampone

Cardinal Compositions

This essay was written for Megen Boyett's English 102 course.


Walmart Training Research Study, Shane Paschal 2022 University of Louisville

Walmart Training Research Study, Shane Paschal

Cardinal Compositions

This essay was created for Megen Boyett's English 102 course.


International Student Athletes Research Project, Fernanda Celidonio 2022 University of Louisville

International Student Athletes Research Project, Fernanda Celidonio

Cardinal Compositions

This essay was created for Megen Boyett's English 102 course.


Haitian Churches Research Project, Mitsuca Castelly 2022 University of Louisville

Haitian Churches Research Project, Mitsuca Castelly

Cardinal Compositions

This essay was created in Megen Boyett's English 102 course.


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