"We have the responsibility to initiate students into the ongoing production
of text by enabling them not only to perform literary exegesis and effective
exposition but also to discern in texts—their own included
—the material conditions of production, the historical role of a text
in the cultural reproduction of (and resistance to) power."
Composition as Cultural Practice
All readings are pdf files. To download the free Adobe Reader, click here.
Delpit, Lisa - The Silenced Dialogue
Freire, Paulo - Cultural Workers (Ch. 1)
Freire, Paulo - Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Ch. 2)
hooks, bell - Language-Teaching New Worlds/New Words
Lindemann, Erika - Responding to Student Writing
Morrison, Toni - Recitatif
Roskelly, Hephzibah - The Risky Business of Group Work
Shaughnessy, Mina - Errors and Expectations
Straub, Richard - Responding-Really Responding-to Other Students' Writing