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Works from 2021

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Pregnancy, Motherhood And/as/or Dissent: The Soviet Micro-rhetorics of Gender, Eve Annuk and Marika Seigel

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Constructing collective identities and solidarity in premiers’ early speeches on COVID-19: a global perspective, Martina Berrocal, Michael Kranert, Paola Attolino, Júlio Antonio Bonatti Santos, Sara Garcia Santamaria, Nancy Henaku, Aimée Danielle Lezou Koffi, Camilla Marziani, Viktorija Mažeikienė, Dasniel Olivera Pérez, Kumaran Rajandran, and Aleksandra Salamurović

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S-STEM Student Reflections and IDP Process, Laura Kasson Fiss, John L. Irwin, and Yin Yin Tan

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Grieving While Dissertating, Shelly A. Galliah

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Portraiture, Surveillance, and the Continuity Aesthetic of Blur, Stefka Hristova

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Training for the Algorithmic Machine, Stefka Hristova

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Understanding socio-technological systems change through an indigenous community-based participatory framework, Marie Schaefer, Laura Schmitt Olabisi, Kristin Arola, Christie M. Poitra, Elise Matz, Marika Seigel, Chelsea Schelly, Adewale Aremu Adesanya, and Doug Bessette

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Chinese Women’s Reproductive Justice and Social Media, Hua Wang

Works from 2020

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Constituting Vegetarian Audiences: Orchestrations of Egocentric, Anthropocentric, Ecocentric Exigencies in Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals, Oren Abeles and Emma Lozon

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U.S. Has the Most Coronavirus Cases, but …, Oren M. Abeles

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Teaching the intersections of technology & design through critical discourse analysis for international audiences, G. Edzordzi Agbozo

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Educational Language Policy in An African Country: Making A Place for Code-Switching/Translanguaging, G. Edzordzi Agbozo and Elvis Rescue

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Home front in the American heartland local experiences and legacies of WWI, Leslie Bellais, Sue Collins, Chet DeFonso, Christopher McCollough, Sarah Price, Hilary Virtanen, Steven A. Walton, Rebecca Frost, Patty Sotirin, Josh Fulton, and Doug Lantry

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Teaching HyFlex: It’s a Genre Problem, Maria Bergstrom

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Review: Marching on: Rereading Little Women and Louisa May Alcott, Stephanie Carpenter

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Data Engagement: A Critical Materialist Framework for Making Data in Qualitative Research, Laura L. Ellingson and Patty Sotirin

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Ada Lovelace: The Making of a Computer Scientist (Book Review), Andrew Fiss

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Ridicule, Technical Communication, and Nineteenth-Century Women Performing College Math, Andrew Fiss

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Nation without narration: History, memory and identity in postcolonial Cameroon, Ramon A. Fonkoué

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Rick Mercer: A Ranting Patriot, Shelly A. Galliah

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The Complex Ethics of Jimmy Kimmel as Confidence Man and Scientific Communicator, Shelly A. Galliah

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Identity as institution: power, agency, and the self, Scott Marratto

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Françoise dastur, questions of phenomenology: Language, alterity, temporality, finitude, L. Alexandra Morrison

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Energy policy for energy sovereignty: Can policy tools enhance energy sovereignty?, Chelsea Schelly, Douglas Bessette, Kathleen Brosemer, Valoree Gagnon, Kristin L. Arola, Andrew Fiss, Joshua M. Pearce, and Kathleen E. Halvorsen

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Fourteener for the restless in the middle of the night, M. Bartley Seigel

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A Black Church, Black Woman, and the Lure of Black BDSM, K. Thomas

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Social media in accommodating sex education exigency in China, Hua Wang

Works from 2019

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Revisiting "Home" in Ghanaian Poetry: Awoonor, Anyidoho and Adzei, Gabriel Edzordzi Agbozo

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The Rhetoric of Trump in Essays and Commentaries, Daryl Taiwo Haris (Ed.), G. Edzordzi Agbozo

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“Onaapo” vs. “One Factory”: A critical discourse analysis of Ghanaian political campaign lyrics (2012-2016), G. Edzordzi Agbozo, Mary Edward, and Fatiatu Inusah

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Making IT Work: A History of the Computer Services Industry, Sarah Bell

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Braving the Elements, Stephanie Carpenter

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Cultural Studies in the Writing Center, William E. De Herder

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Data engagement: A critical materialist framework for making data in qualitative research, Laura L. Ellingson and Patty Sotirin

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The Mathmagics of media princesses: Informal STEM learning, STEM rhetorics, and animated children’s movies, Andrew Fiss

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Algorithms of oppression: Safiya Umoja Noble’s powerful exploration of search engines’ underlying hegemony and their racist, sexist practices., Shelly A. Galliah

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Interrogating Fake News in the Composition Classroom: Pedagogical Plans, Shelly A. Galliah

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Neuroethics of the nonhuman, L. Syd M. Johnson

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Situating Moral Agency: How hostphenomenology can benefit engineering ethics, L. Alexandra Morrison

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The NIH BRAIN Initiative: Integrating neuroethics and neuroscience, Khara Ramos, Christine Grady, Henry T. Greely, Winston Chiong, James Eberwine, and L. Syd M. Johnson

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Critical pedagogies in cultural studies: On teaching Marxism online, Ronald Strickland

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Speculative Tragedy and Spatial Play: Scaling Byron's Sardanapalus, Dana Van Kooy

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Chinese women's rhetorical agency in reproduction and social media, Hua Wang

Submissions from 2018

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Chimpanzee rights: The philosopher's brief, Kristin Andrews, Gary Comstock, G. K. D. Crozier, Sue Donaldson, Andrew Fenton, Tyler M. John, L. Syd M. Johnson, and et. al.

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Chimpanzee rights: The philosophers’ brief, Kristin Andrews, Gary Comstock, G. K.D. Crozier, Sue Donaldson, Andrew Fenton, Tyler M. John, L. Syd M. Johnson, Robert C. Jones, Wil Kymlicka, Letitia Meynel, Nathan Nobis, David Peña-Guzmán, and Jef Sebo

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The end of the world as we know it: Four novels of climate change, Stephanie Carpenter

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Structures of antifeminism: Drugs and women’s education in the texts of Dr. Clarke, Andrew Fiss

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Perceptions of Problematic Credibility in John Oliver’s “Statistically Representative Climate Change Debate”, Shelly A. Galliah

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Review: Morals not knowledge, Shelly A. Galliah

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Science Fiction Lessons, Shelly A. Galliah

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Neuroethics guiding principles for the NIH Brain Initiative, Henry T. Greely, Christine Grady, Khara M. Ramos, Winston Chiong, James Eberwine, Nita A. Farahany, L. Syd M. Johnson, and et. al.

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Birch Oil, Smoke, Pine Tar, Switch, M. Bartley Seigel

Works from 2017

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Ostension: Word learning and the embodied mind, Michael Bowler

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Review of Complicated Presence: Heidegger and the Postmetaphysical Unity of Being, Michael Bowler

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Informing ethical decision making, Adam Feltz and Edward T. Cokely

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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy: Ethical, legal, and social implications, L. Syd M. Johnson

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Prenatal and neonatal neuroethics: The moral significance of painience, L. Syd M. Johnson

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Introduction, L. Syd M. Johnson and Karen S. Rommelfanger

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The routledge handbook of neuroethics, L. Syd M. Johnson and Karen S. Rommelfanger

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Beyond audacity: Supporting sonic futures through the digital audio workstation, Abraham Romney

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Domestic violence in Hollywood film, Diane Shoos

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Critical feminist family communication theory: Gender, power, and praxis, Patricia J. Sotirin and Laura L. Ellingson

Works from 2016

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Hermeneutical Heidegger, Michael Bowler and Ingo Farin

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Weird love: As in the case of the squirrel, love means eating crow, M. Bartley Seigel

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Shelley's Radical Stages: Performance and cultural memory in the post-Napoleonic era, Dana Van Kooy

Works from 2014

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Constructing and enacting gender through discourse: negotiating multiple roles as female engineering students, Victoria L. Bergvall

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Rethinking language and gender research: Theory and practice, Victoria L. Bergvall, Janet M. Bing, and Alice F. Freed

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The question of questions: Beyond binary thinking, Janet M. Bing and Victoria L. Bergvall

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Heidegger, Aristotle, and philosophical leisure, Michael Bowler

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Adding unit test experience to a usability centered project course, Christopher Brown, Robert Pastel, Marika Seigel, Charles Wallace, and Linda Ott

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The “other” women in family life: Recognizing the significance of aunt/niece/nephew communication, Patricia J. Sotirin and Laura L. Ellingson

Works from 2013

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Framing sustainability: Business students writing about the environment, Maureen A. Mathison, Natalie Stillman-Webb, and Sarah Bell

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The politics of the "sokal affair", Jennifer Daryl Slack and M. Mehdi Semati

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National literatures as Intimate Expression and the Problem of Teaching World Literatures, Kette Thomas

Submissions from 2012

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Deconstructing definitions: Repositioning technological access & literacy within agent ability, Carole Reynolds

Works from 2011

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Does a STEM researcher’s role orientation predict his or her ethical sensitivity to responsible conduct of research?, Michael Bowler, Susan L. Amato-Henderson, Thomas David Drummer, Joanna M. Schreiber, Joseph Holles, Ted Lockhart, and Jingfang Ren

Works from 2010

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Haitian Zombie, Myth, and modern identity, Kette Thomas

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Making and acting: Ethnographic development of a case study approach, Thomas Vosecky, Marika Seigel, and Charles Wallace

Works from 2009

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Cultural studies and communication technology, Jennifer Daryl Slack and J. Macgregor Wise

Works from 2007

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Seeing the screen: Research into visual and digital writing practices, Anne Frances Wysocki

Works from 2006

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Communication as articulation, Jennifer Daryl Slack

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The “other” women in family life: Aunt/Niece/Nephew communication, Patricia J. Sotirin and Laura L. Ellingson

Works from 2004

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Inspiring women: Social movements and the literacies of technology, Jane Parenti Blakelock, Jená Maddox Burges, Gail E. Hawisher, Cynthia L. Selfe, and Janice R. Walker

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Privileging-or not-the literacies of technology, Paula Boyd, Gail E. Hawisher, Karen Lunsford, Mary Sheridan-Rabideau, and Cynthia L. Selfe

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Cultural ecologies and the literacies of technology, Damon J. Davis, Gail E. Hawisher, Sally A. Osborne, Cynthia L. Selfe, and Jill R. Van Wormer

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The future of literacy, Dánielle DeVoss, Gail E. Hawisher, Charles Jackson, Joseph Johansen, Brittney Moraski, and Cynthia L. Selfe

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Shaping cultures: Prizing the literacies of technology, Gail E. Hawisher, Thomas A. Lugo, Melissa Pearson, and Cynthia L. Selfe

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Introduction: Literate lives in the information age, Gail E. Hawisher and Cynthia L. Selfe

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Those who share: Three generations of black women, A. Nichole Brown, Gail E. Hawisher, and Cynthia L. Selfe

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Conclusion: Stories from the United States in the information age, Cynthia L. Selfe and Gail E. Hawisher

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Literate lives in the information age: Narratives of literacy from the United States, Cynthia L. Selfe and Gail E. Hawisher

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Complicating access: Gateways to the literacies of technology, Cynthia L. Selfe, Gail E. Hawisher, Dean Woodbeck, and Dennis Walikainen

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Consuming breasts: Our breasts, our selves, Patricia J. Sotirin

Works from 2003

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The multiple media of texts: How onscreen and paper texts incorporate words, images, and other media, Anne Frances Wysocki

Works from 1999

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Global literacies and the world-wide web, Gail E. Hawisher and Cynthia L. Selfe

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Introduction: Testing the claims, Gail E. Hawisher and Cynthia L. Selfe

Works from 1991

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Ethics and cultural studies, Jennifer Daryl Slack and Laurie Anne Whitt