It’s difficult not to think about social media all the time, but it’s been one of the few things on my mind for the past week with what’s happening at Mizzou and now the slew of global tragedies. *** Mizzou: The Power & Threat of Social Media On Monday, I was shocked (truly and pleasantly shocked)…… Continue reading Whose Lives Matter on Social Media?
I’m back to dissertation writing. Specifically, I’m working on the last major chapter of my dissertation (save the conclusion) that involves parsing out the data I collected from students and instructors about their perceptions of the in/accessibility of writing classrooms and writing centers. To get myself in a methodological mindset, I decided to check out…… Continue reading Self-Reflexive Research
I got bogged down last week trying to get a webtext ready for submission, so this is a late contribution to my annotated bib series. I was so excited for this piece to come out in Kairos and find myself quoting it for one reason or another in almost everything I do. This is by…… Continue reading Multimodality in Motion: Disability & Kairotic Space
This is the presentation I’m giving at #cwcon this year (part of i2, “caption, performance, code: composing accessibility across multiple interfaces”). *** Given the limited time available in the composition classroom, simply teaching the basics of technologies can feel overwhelming even before we consider the rhetorical production and accessibility of digital texts. It’s perhaps unsurprising,…… Continue reading #cwcon: Beyond Afterthought
This is the 4-minute spiel I’m giving at #cwcon (today! G.9), part of a roundtable titled “Everyday Methods: Tools of the Digital Scholar.” *** What tools are available, and what practical and theoretical concerns might inform our assessment or adoption of such tools? My everyday tools are so commonplace that they hedge on the mundane: Twitter, Google…… Continue reading #cwcon: Accessible Tools, Accessible Methods
I already have a post about this book, highlighting three key themes, which is here. This post, however, is a chapter-by-chapter breakdown (who, quite frankly, deserves the detailed attention). And although I spent way too much time re-reading this, I’m glad I did because I love this book. *** “How does one create respect under conditions…… Continue reading Angels’ Town, Take Two
This is a long one, but Canagarajah is so worth it. *** Canagarajah begins A Geopolitics of Academic Writing with, appropriately, a section called “The Problem.” Specifically, he discusses the imperialism in legitimating the construction of knowledge; that is, how we (as Americans and as members of the center) only accept things as true and fact…… Continue reading A Geopolitics of Academic Writing