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Writing against the Curriculum: Anti-Disciplinarity in the Writing and Cultural Studies Classroom

Education and Study aids


by
Randi Gray Kristensen (Editor) and Ryan M. Claycomb (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 244 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Writing against the Curriculum responds to the popularity of Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) and similar programs in U.S. higher education. Essays by administrators, faculty, and librarians-teaching introductory and advanced writing classes-argue that such classrooms make excellent spaces to question disciplinarity through the study of rhetoric, critical thinking, and curricular flexibility. This intervention in composition and cultural studies discourses enables the activist enactment of cultural studies’ theory and addresses the theoretical implications of composition practices.

Writing against the Curriculum responds to the popularity of Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) and similar programs in U.S. higher education. Essays by administrators, faculty, and librarians-teaching introductory and advanced writing classes-argue that such classrooms make excellent spaces to question disciplinarity through the study of rhetoric, critical thinking, and curricular flexibility. This intervention in composition and cultural studies discourses enables… (more)

Writing against the Curriculum responds to the popularity of Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) and similar programs in U.S. higher education. Essays by administrators, faculty, and librarians-teaching introductory and advanced writing classes-argue that such classrooms make excellent spaces to question disciplinarity through the study of rhetoric, critical thinking, and curricular flexibility. This intervention in composition and cultural studies discourses enables the activist enactment of cultural studies’ theory and addresses the theoretical implications of composition practices.

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