Explores own matters within the learn of race, gender, and culture.
In fresh a long time, the options of race, gender, and tradition have come to operate as "calling cards," the phrases wherein we announce ourselves as execs and negotiate recognition and/or rejection within the educational market. during this quantity, participants from composition, literature, rhetoric, literacy, and cultural reviews proportion their studies and insights as researchers, students, and lecturers who centralize those strategies of their paintings. Reflecting intentionally on their lonesome learn and lecture room practices, the individuals percentage theoretical frameworks, tactics, and methodologies; ponder the standard of the information and the certainty that their theoretical ways generate; and tackle a variety of demanding situations with regards to what it truly capacity to accomplish this sort of paintings either professionally and in my opinion, specially in gentle of the ways that we're all raced, gendered, and acculturated.
“Calling playing cards pokes, prods, and pushes on the very query of the connection among the paintings of the academy and social justice. total, [it] has a lot to offer.” — JAC
“Calling Cards … contribut[es] to the starting to be and critical paintings on id matters in English reports … [and] offers us a lesson in studying the right way to speak with others approximately our identities.” — Rhetoric Review
"The scholarship that went into developing this paintings is stronger. The contributions are clean and display views that experience now not been outlined as deeply or as sharply in earlier works, and the book's energy is the effective manner within which it builds upon previous and similar work." — Keith Gilyard, editor of Race, Rhetoric, and Composition
Contributors contain Valerie Babb, Patrick Bizzaro, Resa Crane Bizzaro, Jami L. Carlacio, Amanda Espinosa-Aguilar, Ann E. eco-friendly, David G. Holmes, Susan Applegate Krouse, Barbara E. L'Eplattenier, Valerie Lee, Shirley Wilson Logan, Joyce Irene Middleton, Joycelyn Moody, Renee M. Moreno, Akhila Ramnarayan, Jacqueline Jones Royster, Ann Marie Mann Simpkins, and Hui Wu.