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RSA 2016 (Atlanta): Abstract, Presentation, and Bibliography

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Title: The Politics of Transparency and the Visual Rhetoric of Counter-Surveillance on PhotographyisNotaCrime.com Abstract:  Human communication is currently embedded in contexts of oceanic proportions of data, state-sponsored surveillance, dataveillance, and citizen-spy information warfare.  Thus, “big brother” and “big data” should be… Continue Reading

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CCCC 2016: Does Black Twitter Exist? The Technological Politics of Researching Race and Social Media

Does Black Twitter Exist?   The Technological Politics of Researching and Writing about Race and Social Media Composed by:  Dr. Alexandria Lockett Presented at:  CCCC 2016 (Houston, TX) Abstract:  Although “Black Twitter” has been acknowledged by some mainstream media outlets,… Continue Reading

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Call for Applications: Integrating Wikipedia in Writing-Intensive Courses at ACS Colleges

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Spring Syllabi and Style: Some Reflections about Critical Thinking and Writing

This semester I am teaching the following courses: English 193: Honors Composition  |  Homework Schedule English 300: Art of Writing  |  Homework Schedule English 384a: Rhetoric of Advertising  |  Homework Schedule One of the most interesting aspects of this set… Continue Reading

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Investigating White Privilege in Writing Centers: Some Recommendations for A ‘Fair’ Inquiry

Call:  A graduate student is in the beginning stages of writing a thesis about race and writing centers.  She asks her writing center colleagues (via listserv) to write her a response to two questions–how do they see white privilege manifesting… Continue Reading

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2015 ACS Faculty Grant Awarded to “Integrating Wikipedia into Writing-Intensive Courses at ACS Colleges.”

I’m excited to report that I am a recipient of a 2015 American Colleges of the South’s Faculty Grant Award! Huge thanks to Jamila Lyn at Morehouse College, who will serve as co-PI for the project.  I am also indebted to… Continue Reading

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Composing Self in a Surveillance Culture (SAMLA 2015)

Earlier today, I presented the talk “Compositing Self in a Surveillance Culture:  Reminiscences and Notes on Teaching Personal Branding in College Writing Courses.”   The following artifacts and resources were alluded to or directly cited during the presentation. Interactive Syllabus… Continue Reading

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CONJURE AS RHETORICAL TRADITION, CRAFT, AND LITERARY PHILOSOPHY (PAMLA 2015, Portland)

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of presenting my work at PAMLA.  The talk, “Conjure as Rhetorical Tradition, Craft, and Literary Philosophy:  Some Critical Notes on Zora Neale Hurston’s Art of Writing” was part of an African-American Literature panel, in which… Continue Reading

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Off Center: Reflections of a Black Feminist Tutor (IWCA Talk, Pittsburgh)

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Introduction This weekend, I attended my first-ever International Writing Center Association conference in Pittsburgh at the Wyndham Grand Hotel. While I met some vibrant individuals doing amazing work in Writing Center Studies and Writing Program Administration, and I deeply appreciated… Continue Reading

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The Value of Career Nights for (English) Majors

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Call:  Spelman College English Club will be hosting Career Night on October 5. Response:  Perceptions of career planning at Liberal Arts colleges are a “major” problem. I posted the following article on LinkedIn.  The text of this article is copied… Continue Reading