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309. "We Can't Afford the Luxury of Pretense": Black Womanhood, Writing, Discourse, and Literacy

Tuesday, 6 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 310, WSCC

Program arranged by the Conference on College Composition and Communication

Presiding: Gwendolyn Pough, Syracuse Univ.

1. "From Mad Women in the Attic to Sad Women in the Basement to Angry Black Bitches with Blogs," Gwendolyn Pough

2. "We're Still Waiting: Discourses of Women and HIV/AIDS in African American Magazines," Ayana Weekley, Grand Valley State Univ.

3. "To Correct and Serve: Healing, Rhetoric, and Literacy Instruction in African American Women's Self-Help Books," Tamika Carey, Univ. of North Carolina, Pembroke

4. "Developing Critical Literacies of Black Womanhood in an After-School Program," Elaine Richardson, Ohio State Univ., Columbus


Subject:

  • The Profession – General

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