Myers, Nancy

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Teaching Matters: Pedagogical Ideologies and Success in the Basic Writing Classroom 2007 2217 "This dissertation argues that teaching ideology plays a vital but overlooked role in the success of Basic Writing students. Student engagement and retention research recognizes that faculty belief, attitude and approach to students and curricula aff...
The Rhetoric of Food Narratives: Ideology and Influence in American Culture 2008 10243 Although food takes up such a large portion of daily life, its critical interrogation is a field of study that demands greater exploration, particularly given the current cultural moment that is beginning to recognize that ignoring our relationship t...
The rhetorical helix of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries 2007 3907 "Since the 1980s, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries have interacted in a pattern best described as a "helix of rhetorical transformation," with each engaging in a recursive and interactive process of definition, description and ingratia...
Framing the automobile in twentieth century American literature : a spatial approach 2007 7225 "This study examines fictional representations of the automobile in American literature and argues that the American novel subverts a favorable perception of the car. While other approaches have engaged the automobile in critical discussion, I apply ...
Race(ing) around in rhetoric and composition circles: racial literacy as the way out 2009 5310 Rhetoric and composition studies has no recognizable, critical theory or body of knowledge about race that attends to the field's foundation: language, rhetoric, persuasion, literacy, or writing. The field is in a crisis, a theoretical wasteland, whe...
Playing with fire: an examination of the other 'other' AND Interview as genre: Djuna Barnes' rhetorical voice 2010 1742 Deepa Mehta's 1996 film Fire sparked controversy among right wing nationalist groups and secular audiences from the onset of its premiere in India; its popularization led to riots, the destruction of movie houses, and the ban of the film from theater...
Toward a translingual composition: ancient rhetorics and language difference 2012 4365 The purpose of this dissertation is to outline a pedagogy that promotes language difference in college composition classrooms. Scholarship on language difference has strived for decades to transform teaching practices in mainstream, developmental, an...
Collaborative authoring and the virtual problem of context in writing courses 2012 2779 Since the 1980s, the field of rhetoric and composition has embraced the idea of collaborative writing as a means of generating new knowledge, troubling traditional conceptions of the author, and repositioning power within the student-teacher hierarch...
The literacy practices of feminist consciousness - raising: an argument for remembering and recitation 2016 773 Protesting the 1968 Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, NJ, second-wave feminists targeted racism, militarism, excessive consumerism, and sexism. Yet nearly fifty years after this protest, popular memory recalls these activists as bra-burners—empl...
Uncovering agency in oppressive nineteenth-century domesticated workplaces 2019 29 Through my examination of mid-nineteenth into early twentieth-century businesses related to fashion involving millinery and sewing, boardinghouses, and restaurants, including fine dining and casual establishments, I detail the ways in which homelike ...