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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (2): 207–228.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Ilana M. Blumberg Abstract Focusing on a course taught to Palestinian and Jewish Israelis, this essay suggests that the study of life writing can help students develop a better informed civic identity, particularly in relation to divisive national matters. By carefully constructing collective...
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Pedagogy (2021) 21 (3): 481–500.
Published: 01 October 2021
... construct and understand both their own stories and the stories of others. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 narrative empathy literature life writing narrative theory In the fall of 2016, I took a course in life writing, one in storytelling, and an introduction to critical...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (1): 173–182.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Joel Wilson In view of the constant bombardment of esoteric theory in all aspects of academic life, and especially in composition studies, what can writing instructors do to help their students in a practical way? This article argues that even before teaching craft, writing instructors must...
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Pedagogy (2021) 21 (1): 135–157.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and administrative levels, I have multiple audiences in mind for this essay: writing program administrators (WPAs), experienced instructors, and graduate stu- dents developing their first composition courses. All teachers of writing may benefit from learning about the strangely quiet life of the theme course in our...
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Pedagogy (2023) 23 (2): 400–404.
Published: 01 April 2023
...William Kangas Abstract With decades of newspaper reporting behind him, the author took a mid-life pivot to teaching that started as a high school substitute. He describes how a student's question about life in the eighties triggers a flashback to a day that gave his life meaning and direction...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (3): 575–586.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Janis Butler Holm Stephen Nachmanovitch's Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art offers a compelling view of creativity as playful practice, a model that engaged and motivated my initially apprehensive experimental writing class. Nachmanovitch's erudition, provocative examples, and narratives...
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Pedagogy (2023) 23 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 January 2023
... University Press 2023 college life during the pandemic undergraduate education writing center COVID-19 and student stress I'm finding a dead body . . . I'm in a car crash . . . I'm being outed to my family . . . These unrelenting nightmares keep waking me up far earlier than my alarm, so I'm...
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Pedagogy (2023) 23 (1): 21–49.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Jason Maxwell Abstract The article recounts the author's experiences designing an undergraduate business writing course that bridges the long-standing divide between the traditional liberal arts and professionally-oriented forms of education. This course, organized around the television series...
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Pedagogy (2019) 19 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2019
...: Trump Compares Maria and Katrina Deaths .” 4 October . www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41487814 . Bloom Lynn Z. 2017 . “ Coming to Life: Teaching Undergraduates to Write Autobiography .” a/b: Auto/Biography Studies 32 . 1 : 75 – 86 . Chansky Ricia Anne . 2018 . “ I...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 April 2014
... . 2003 . “ The Ways We Disclose: When Life-Writing Becomes Writing Your Life .” In Lewiecki-Wilson and Brueggemann , Disability and the Teaching of Writing , 130 – 35 . Coleman Lerita M. 2006 [1986] . “ Stigma: An Enigma Demystified .” In Davis , The Disability Studies Reader , 141...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (2): 225–250.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Sidonie . 2001 . Moving Lives: Twentieth-Century Women’s Travel Writing . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Smith Sidonie Watson Julia . 2010 . Reading Autobiography: A Guide for Interpreting Life Narratives . 2nd ed. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press...
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Pedagogy (2023) 23 (3): 423–433.
Published: 01 October 2023
.... Courses engaging in this work will advance the cause of social justice and enable us to serve as advocates for the full inclusion of neurodiverse students and faculty in our classrooms and on our campuses. In what follows, I offer some strategies for teaching neurodiverse individuals’ life writing...
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Pedagogy (2020) 20 (2): 397–400.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... Amy E. Robillard is professor of English at Illinois State University, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in rhetoric, composition, and life writing. She is the author of We Find Ourselves in Other People s Stories (2019) and the coeditor, with D. Shane Combs, of How Stories Teach...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (2): 253–277.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of madness, disability theory, and scholarship on life writing. Our subsequent discussions of autobiographies were rooted in these shared intellectual models. This pedagogical structure enabled students to develop analytical tools and emotional distance from the subjects that touched them personally...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 January 2014
... University in comparative literature, an interdisciplinary program, where she fused composition, literary, and pedagogical studies to focus on trauma writing. Her primary research interests include writing pedagogy, trauma studies, life writing, pedagogical theory, and the expressive arts...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to Daniel Defoe (2013 [forthcoming Her current research focuses on eighteenth-­century travel writing and women’s life writing. 380  pedagogy ...
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Pedagogy (2005) 5 (3): 545–548.
Published: 01 October 2005
...) and the author of articles on eighteenth-century culture and Canadian literature in such journals as Essays on Canadian Writing and Eighteenth- Century Life, and in books including the New Dictionary of National Biog- raphy, the Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada (2002), and Reading Early Modern Women (2003...
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Pedagogy (2021) 21 (3): 565–567.
Published: 01 October 2021
... in English studies at Illinois State University. She works at the intersections of life writing, children's literature, and memory studies and is especially interested in comics and verse memoirs of childhood. She lives in Normal, IL. Kathryn Van Zanen is a PhD student in the Joint Program in English...
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Pedagogy (2023) 23 (3): 509–518.
Published: 01 October 2023
..., but I recall that my first-year writing students wanted me to kill the spider. I was not sure that was the best thing to do. As their teacher, I didn't want to kill anything. I was torn about how to handle this. Follow the mood of the students and kill the spider? Ignore the spider while students...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (1): 53–79.
Published: 01 January 2014
...: Constructing and Healing the Self through Writing . Albany : State University of New York Press . Henke Suzette A. 2000 . Shattered Subjects: Trauma and Testimony in Women’s Life-Writing . New York : St. Martin’s Press . Herman Judith . 1992 . Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath...