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2015 September CCC, v67.1

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ISBN/ISSN: 0010-096X

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College Composition and Communication
Volume 67, Number 1, September 2015


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From the Editor
Jonathan Alexander

The UnEssay: Making Room for Creativity in the Composition Classroom
Patrick Sullivan
Abstract: There has been a remarkable surge of interest in creativity in a wide variety of disciplines in recent years. Taken in aggregate, this body of work now theorizes creativity as a foundational aspect of human cognition and intelligence. If we theorize creativity as a highly sophisticated and valuable form of cognition, it must also then be regarded as a necessary and indispensable part of the curriculum in the writing classroom.

Project(ing) Literacy: Writing to Assemble in a Postcomposition FYW Classroom
Jacqueline Preston
Abstract: In this article, I turn to a grounded theory study that examines the experiences of students participating in an individual project-based FYW course, exploring up close the exploits, practices, and products of one student “writing to assemble.” I question pedagogy stayed to theory that would treat writing as primarily a technology of representation, and in its place introduce the concept of “writing as assemblage.” Positing a theory of the writing space that underscores writing’s more generative qualities, I call for a new definition of proficiency for all manner of first-year writing courses.

The Most Important Project of Our Time! Hyperbole as a Discourse Feature of Student Writing
Zachary C. Beare and Marcus Meade
Abstract: Through an analysis of student writing and interviews, this article examines hyperbole as a neglected rhetorical device. The authors trouble notions of hyperbole as error and argue for a reconceptualization of hyperbole as potentially highly communicative and able to convey emotional tone, passion, and significance while maintaining brevity.

Review Essay: “It’s Beautiful”: Language Difference as a New Norm in College Writing Instruction
Brian Ray
Abstract: Reviewed are:

Literacy as Translingual Practice: Between Communities and Classrooms
, Suresh Canagarajah, editor.

Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations, Suresh Canagarajah.
   
Shaping Language Policy in the U.S.: The Role of Composition Studies
, Scott Wible.

Other People’s English: Code-Meshing, Code-Switching, and African American Literacy, Vershawn Ashanti Young, Rusty Barrett, Y’Shanda Young-Rivera, and Kim Brian Lovejoy.2015 Septe

SPECIAL SECTION: Forum, Issues about Part-Time and Contingent Faculty

Cultural Schemas and Pedagogical Uses of Literacy Narratives: A Reflection on My Journey with Reading and Writing
Ghanashyam Sharma
Abstract: A literacy narrative.

Queer Literacies Survival Guide
Stacey Waite
Abstract: A literacy narrative.

The Imposition of Narrative
Christian Smith
Abstract: A literacy narrative.

2014 CCCC Exemplar Award Acceptance Speech: Collaborative Lives in the Profession
Gail E. Hawisher and Cynthia L. Selfe

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