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Techne: Queer Meditations on Writing the Self, Jacqueline Rhodes and Jonathan Alexander
Techne is a multimodal exploration of technologies, subjectivities, and affects. Blending phenomenology and auto-ethnography with queer theories, Rhodes and Alexander delve into the multiple layerings of text, image, and technology as sites from which to perform/write/read ourselves in the digital age. Through image, text, video, and sound, Techne offers a multiplicitous and changing experience of reading and viewing to probe the often contradictory interplay between digital and traditional writing technologies and the author/ed self. Read more.
Strategic Discourse: The Politics of (New) Literacy Crises, Lynn C. Lewis, ed.
Strategic Discourse: The Politics of (New) Literacy Crises considers the ways in which literacy crisis discourses have reinvented themselves in the twenty-first century through a richly textured view of these varied discourses. The contributors to this project contextualize their arguments by considering a variety of student writers through differing lenses. They interrogate widely circulating crisis tropes such as multitasking and hyper attention, plagiarism, needs for proceduracy literacy or demands for cultural literacy and decorum. Read more.
Con Job: Stories of Adjunct and Contingent Labor, Megan Fulwiler and Jennifer Marlow
Con Job: Stories of Adjunct and Contingent Labor describes and makes visible the pedagogical, economic, and ethical costs of higher education’s growing reliance on adjunct and contingent faculty. Armed with a borrowed video camera, Megan Fulwiler and Jennifer Marlow, two teachers of composition, set out to record the voices of faculty who are often invisible in and marginalized by the institutions where they teach. Ultimately, the film calls on the field of Composition to use its collective rhetorical strength to challenge the current state of exploitative labor practices in writing instruction. Read more.
Call for Projects
The editors of CCDP invite proposals that address the use, impact, and study of digital media, spaces, and practices. Read more.