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Friday, June 16 • 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Resisting Complacency: How One Instructor Worked Towards Peace by Troubling Prior Notions of Correctness

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This paper uses Gee's concepts of cultural models and theories as the framework for a case study of 'Barry,' a white, middle-class, college writing instructor who allows his assumptions of correctness to be productively challenged: first by AAE-using students, then by engagement with scholarship on linguistic diversity and translingualism.

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Stephanie Mosher

University of South Carolina
I am a Ph.d. candidate in English, Composition and Rhetoric, and recently finished my dissertation, "Translingual Conversations: Interrogating Default Whiteness in College Writing." I will defend when I return from ISLS 2017. I also earned a TESOL certificate from U of SC in 2016... Read More →



Friday June 16, 2017 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sarimanok Room