Previous Composition Conversation Articles

Chandra’s “Home Literacy Privilege: How I Learned to Check Mine Instead of Making Fun of People’s Grammar on the Internet”

George Lakoff’s Gulf War Metaphor,  Part 1, and  Part 2.

Jenny Edbauer “Unframing Models of Public Distribution: From Rhetorical Situation to Rhetorical Ecologies.”

This is an excellent rhetorical analysis of the “Keep Austin Weird” campaign. I thought it would be fun to discuss as a way of thinking about politics and public discourse surrounding the campaigns.

Deborah Brandt’s “Who’s the President? Ghostwriting and Shifting Values in Literacy”

Jennifer Beech’s “Redneck and Hillybilly Discourse in the Writing Classroom: Classifying Critical Pedagogies of Whiteness.”