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Bernardo, Shane; Monberg, Terese Guinsatao – Community Literacy Journal, 2019
This conversation/article resituates the concept of reciprocity, as it has been theorized and enacted in rhetoric, composition, and literacy studies, within a larger framework of social justice, one that recognizes legacies of struggle, survival and perseverance. When situated within the Filipinx indigenous notion of "kapwa," reciprocity…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Writing (Composition), Literacy, Social Justice
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Feigenbaum, Paul – Community Literacy Journal, 2019
During a sabbatical semester in Fall 2018, "Community Literacy Journal (CLJ)" co-editor Paul Feigenbaum volunteered as a "Scholar-in-Residence" at Youth Enrichment Services (YES), a nonprofit established in 1994 that is based in the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Guided by its mission "to create hope out of…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Urban Areas, Mentors, Student Empowerment
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House, Veronica – Community Literacy Journal, 2019
In this article, author Veronica House interviews David Joliffe, who retired from the Brown Chair of English Literacy at the University of Arkansas in 2018. The two discuss how to find funding and support for community-engaged projects.
Descriptors: Interviews, College Faculty, English, Literacy Education
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Graybeal, Lesley; Spickard, Kristen – Community Literacy Journal, 2018
Zines, or small, self-published magazines, have emerged from counterculture origins to gain popularity in recent years as a tool for democratizing writing in the classroom and community. This essay shares reflections on a campus-community zinemaking project at the University of Central Arkansas called the CitiZINE Project, which focused on…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Citizen Participation, Political Attitudes, Writing for Publication
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Hitchcock, Jennifer – Community Literacy Journal, 2016
Jennifer Hitchcock interviews community activist and director of Syracuse University's Composition and Cultural Rhetoric doctoral program, Steve Parks. They discuss Parks's working-class background, career path, influences, and activism. Parks also considers the direction of the field of composition and rhetoric and expresses optimism for the…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Career Development, Influences, Achievement Need
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Parks, Steve; Pollard, Nick – Community Literacy Journal, 2009
Our dialogue explores the development of community/university publishing partnerships in the United States through the dual lens of the U.S-based "Students' Right To Their Own Language" and the U.K.-based Federation of Worker Writers and Community Publishers, a national alliance of working-class writing groups. At the conclusion of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing (Composition), Colleges, School Community Relationship
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Preston, Jacqueline – Community Literacy Journal, 2007
This article revisits the debate between cultural and critical literacy through ethnography challenging popular academic views in education and literacy. Set in a preschool classroom at the inception of the "No Child Left Behind" initiative, this essay focuses on teaching assistant Marylou Anderson. Her experiences growing up in…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Aides, Subcultures