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August 15, 2017

Five Hundred Words on Composition

We all too often end up doing what dominant culture has already defined for us…
We all too often end up doing what dominant culture has already defined for us as different . . .
August 08, 2017

Economic Development and Food Heritage: The Case of Guinea Pigs…

What happens when economic development clashes with tradition? What are the effects of boosting the…
What happens when economic development clashes with tradition? What are the effects of boosting the commercialization of an animal traditionally…
August 01, 2017

How the Folsom Point Became an Archaeological Icon

The Folsom spear point, which was excavated in 1927 near the small town of Folsom, New…
The Folsom spear point, which was excavated in 1927 near the small town of Folsom, New Mexico, is one of the…
July 25, 2017

The Promise of Language Difference in Writing

Historically, much interest in language difference has been directed at eliminating such difference—correcting errors—to the…
Historically, much interest in language difference has been directed at eliminating such difference—correcting errors—to the point that the presence of…
July 18, 2017

Look Out: Who Picks Up the Tab for Climate-Fueled Wildland…

What we do not witness are the armchair accountants totaling up the tab and battling…
What we do not witness are the armchair accountants totaling up the tab and battling over who owes what to…
July 11, 2017

"Anumeric" People: What Happens When a Language Has No Words…

Speakers of anumeric, or numberless, languages offer a window into how the invention of numbers…
Speakers of anumeric, or numberless, languages offer a window into how the invention of numbers reshaped the human experience.
July 04, 2017

New Legislation May Make Free Speech on Campus Less Free

Around the country, state lawmakers have been talking about—and legislating—ways intended to protect free speech…
Around the country, state lawmakers have been talking about—and legislating—ways intended to protect free speech on college campuses . .…
June 27, 2017

Contingent Composition Faculty and Academic Freedom in the Age of…

In this fraught cultural environment, practically everyone feels that they are being censored or silenced…
In this fraught cultural environment, practically everyone feels that they are being censored or silenced or ignored.
June 20, 2017

The Case for Gross National Happiness

The standard objections to GNH (Gross National Hapiness) aren't really valid . . .
The standard objections to GNH (Gross National Hapiness) aren't really valid . . .
May 30, 2017

Facebook Pedagogy: Humans of UW-Stout, Digital Literacies, and Diversity

Every student has a story. And everywhere our students go, their stories follow.
Every student has a story. And everywhere our students go, their stories follow.
May 23, 2017

Immigrant Rights are Women’s Rights

The rights of immigrants and other marginalized communities are linked intimately with those of women.
The rights of immigrants and other marginalized communities are linked intimately with those of women.

 

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