Remapping the Geography of Service in English
Daniel Mahala and Jody Swilky
Argues that the practices of English studies are defined not only by the obvious variety of objects and methods of inquiry but also by competing divisions of service. Calls for a reconfiguration of the geography of the discipline's service functions with the goal of developing new ways of reaching extra-disciplinary student and community constituencies.
On (Almost) Passing
Brenda Jo Brueggemann
Describes a doctoral student's experience of studying the deaf or hearing culture from the standpoint of her life and work as a hard-of-hearing person. Discusses the student's (almost) passing in and among the "D/deaf and H/hearing" worlds.
Ground Rules for Polemicists: The Case of Lynne Cheney's Truths
Proposes some ground rules for principled debating and then, from the standpoint of a leftist, evaluates two conservative critiques (Lynne Cheney's "Telling the Truth" and John Wilson's "The Myth of Political Correctness") of academia in light of these ground rules.
Charles Wyatt, Andrew Kaufman
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REVIEW: English Departments and the Question of Disciplinarity
Sidney I. Dobrin
REVIEW: Reading Feminisms
Patrocinio P. Schweickart
REVIEW: Democracy, Being, and the Art of Becoming America
COMMENTS & RESPONSE: A COMMENT ON “FRESHMAN COMPOSITION AS A MIDDLE-CLASS ENTERPRISE”
James Sledd / Lynn Z. Bloom
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