Professing in the Contact Zone

Professing in the Contact Zone

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This collection of essays brings together Mary Louise Pratt's original essay, the 10-year-old qProfessing in the Contact Zone, q with 14 responses that interpret, extend, and challenge Pratt's work. The essays examine how contact zone dynamics play out in various pedagogical spaces. Following an introduction by the editor, essays in Section I, Spaces, are: (1) qFirst Contact: Composition Students' Close Encounters with College Cultureq (Paul Jude Beauvais); (2) qMulticulturalism, Contact Zones, and the Organization of English Studiesq (Patricia Bizzell); (3) qContact Zones: Composition's Content in the Universityq (Katherine K. Gottschalk); (4) qFrontiers of the Contact Zoneq (Thomas Philion); (5) qSafe Houses and Sacrifices: Filling the Rooms with Precious Richesq (Daphne Key). Essays in Section II, Clashes and Conflicts, are: (6) qFault Lines in the Contact Zoneq (Richard E. Miller); (7) qReconstitution and Race in the Contact Zoneq (Robert D. Murray); (8) q'Can't We All Just Get Along?' When a College Community Resists the Contact Zoneq (Diane Penrod); (9) qContact, Colonization, and Classrooms: Language Issues via Cisneros's 'Woman Hollering Creek' and Villanueva's 'Bootstraps'q (Mary R. Harmon). Essays in Section III, Community, are: (10) qTeaching in the Contact Zone: Multiple Literacies/Deep Portfolioq (Cynthia Lewiecki-Wilson); (11) qWriting Centers as Linguistic Contact Zones and Borderlandsq (Carol Severino); (12) qTeaching in the Contact Zone: The Myth of Safe Housesq (Janice M. Wolff); (13) qContact Zones in Institutional Culture: An Anthropological Approach to Academic Programsq (Carole Yee); and (14) qTelling Stories: Rethinking the Personal Narrative in the Contact Zone of a Multicultural Classroomq (Jeanne Weiland Herrick). Contains an afterword qOn the Teacher's Zone of Effectivityq (Richard E. Miller). (NKA)This collection of essays brings together Mary Louise Pratta#39;s original essay, the 10-year-old aquot;Professing in the Contact Zone, aquot; with 14 responses that interpret, extend, and challenge Pratta#39;s work.


Title:Professing in the Contact Zone
Author:Janice M. Wolff
Publisher:National Council of Teachers - 2002-01-01
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