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2014 December CCC, v66.2

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Special Issue: Locations of Writing

Level(s): College

ISBN/ISSN: 0010-096X


College Composition and Communication
Volume 66, Number 2, December 2014

Special Issue: Locations of Writing

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From the Editor: A Mixed Genre—Locations of Writing; (Another Beginning), Another Farewell
Kathleen Blake Yancey

Vignette: Writing in Transit
Bradley Smith

Vignette: Splintered Literacies
Amanda Hayes

Vignette: Neon Letters: Writing of Sin City
Eric Leake

Vignette: (Becoming) At Ease: A First-Year Writing Class on a Military Post
Ann Shivers-McNair

Vignette: On the New Orleans Writing Marathon
Susan Martens

Vignette: In the Mortar, between the Bricks
Elizabeth Boquet

Vignette: It’s All Public to Me
Bill Torgerson

Vignette: Writing in Sacred Spaces: Tangible Practices for Understanding Intangible Spirituality
Brian J. McNely

Vignette: Where Writes Me
Geoffrey B. Elliott

Emplacing Mobile Composing Habits: A Study of Academic Writing in Networked Social Spaces
Stacey Pigg
Abstract: This article details the material, locational, and time-use dimensions of student writing processes in two networked social spaces. Drawing on case examples, the findings show how composing habits grounded in the materiality of places can build persistence for learning in a mobile culture. Public social spaces support these habits, enabling some students to control social availability and manage proximity to resources.

“The Worst Part of the Dead Past”: Language Attitudes, Policies, and Pedagogies at Syrian Protestant College, 1866–1902
Lisa R. Arnold
Abstract: To underline the value of composition’s international and multilingual history, this article presents an account of language attitudes, policies, and pedagogies at Syrian Protestant College (Beirut) between 1866 and 1902, which also provides a historical dimension to contemporary conversations about international and translingual approaches to writing research and pedagogy.

Locating Oklahoma: Critical Regionalism and Transrhetorical Analysis in the Composition Classroom
Rachel C. Jackson
Abstract: Through an examination of archival texts produced at sites of suppressed local rhetorics, this essay situates Oklahoma as a location of writing at the intersection of ecocomposition theory, critical regionalism, and composition pedagogy to establish the need for using local texts and transrhetorical analysis in writing classrooms.

2014 CCCC Chair’s Address: The Loss of the Public
Howard Tinberg
Abstract: This is a written version of the address that Howard Tinberg gave at the CCCC Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Thursday, March 20, 2014.

2014 CCCC Chair’s Letter
Howard Tinberg

CCCC Secretary’s Report, 2013–2014
Dominic DelliCarpini

Review Essay: The (Dis/Re) Locations of Composing
John Scenters-Zapico
Abstract: Reviewed are:
From Form to Meaning: Freshman Composition and the Long Sixties, 1957–1974
David Fleming

Interests and Opportunities: Race, Racism, and University Writing Instruction in the Post–Civil Rights Era
Steve Lamos

Retention and Resistance: Writing Instruction and Students Who Leave
Pegeen Reichert Powell

Rhetoric of Respect: Recognizing Change at a Community Writing Center
Tiffany Rousculp

Transnational Literate Lives in Digital Times
Patrick W. Berry, Gail E. Hawisher, and Cynthia L. Selfe
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