Bronwyn T. Williams
- Professor of English
- Director, University Writing Center
- University Writing Center
- University Writing Center or Bingham Humanities, Belknap Campus
- On Leave, Spring 2013
Office Hours : By appointment
English Courses Recently Taught:
ENGL 604 Writing Center Theory and Practice (Fall 2011-12)
ENGL 692 Critical Theory and Literacy and Composition Studies (Fall 2011)
ENGL 681 -01 New Media and Composition Pedagogy (Spring 2011)
ENGL 491 - 01 Interpretive Theory (Spring 2011)
ENGL 304-01 Creative Nonfiction (Fall 2010)
ENGL 309-01 Inquiries in Writing (Fall 2009, Fall 2010)
ENGL 603-75 Film and Genre (Spring 2010)
ENGL 681-01 Creative Nonfiction: Practice and Pedagogy (Spring 2010)
ENGL 101-53 Introduction to College Writing (Fall 2009)
ENGL 681 - 01 Popular Culture and Literacy (Spring 2009)
ENGL 602 - 01: Teaching College Composition (2004 - 2008)
- Ph.D. from University of New Hampshire
- Writing Pedagogy and Theory; Literacy and Popular Culture; Writing with New Media; Literacy and Identity; Creative Nonfiction; Writing About Literature
- Literacy, Popular Culture, and Pedagogy; Literacy and Identity; New Media and Literacy; Creative Nonfiction and the "Personal" in writing; Cross-Cultural Literacy Practices
Honors & Awards
- Fulbright Fellowship - University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. Spring 2013
Popular Culture and Representations of Literacy. With Amy A.Zenger. Routledge Press. 2007.
Identity Papers: Literacy and Power in Higher Education. Editor of Collection. Utah State University Press. 2006.
Tuned In: Television and the Teaching of Writing. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook. 2002.
Shimmering Literacies: Popular Culture and Reading and Writing Online. London: Peter Lang. (In Press).
Recent Journal Articles
“`Which South Park Character Are You?’ Popular Culture, Literacy, and Online Performances of Identity” Computers And Composition 25.1. 2008 24-39.
“Dancing with Don: Or Waltzing with “Expressivism” Enculturation. Fall 2008.
“Who Reads and Writes in Hollywood?: Reading Representations of Literacy in Contemporary Movies” With Amy Zenger International Journal of Learning. Vol 11. 2004.
“Television, Authorship, and Student Writers.” Academic Exchange Quarterly. Special Issue on Media Literacy. 8.1. Spring 2004. 129-133.
“Speak for Yourself?: Power and Hybridity in the Cross-Cultural Classroom.” College Composition and Communication. 54.4 June 2003. 586-609.
“What They See is What We Get: Television and Middle School Writers” Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 46.7 April 2003. 546-554.
“Never Let the Truth Stand in the Way of a Good Story: A Work for Three Voices.” College English. 65.3. January 2003. 586-609.
“The Pleasures Brought to Class: Literacy, Popular Culture, and the Middle School Classroom.” International Journal of Learning. Vol. 10. 2003. 965-976.
“Reflections on a Shimmering Screen: Television’s Relationship to Writing Pedagogies.” The Writing Instructor. 2.0. December 2001.
Recent Book Chapters
"Inspired Artists and Office Drones: Taking Literacy Narratives to the Movies" In Using Popular Culture in the Writing Classroom. Allison Smith, Trixie Smith, and Rebecca Bobbitt, Eds. Wadsworth. 2008.
“Foreword” Multimodal Composition: Resources for Teachers. Cynthia Selfe, Ed. Hampton Press 2007.
“Introduction: Literacy, Power and the Shaping of Identity. In Identity Papers: Literacy and Power in Higher Education. Bronwyn T. Williams, Ed. Utah State University Press. 2006. 1-13.
“The Book and the Truth: Faith, Rhetoric, and Teaching Across Cultures.” Negotiating Roles of Faith in Teaching Writing. Elizabeth VanderLei and Bonnie Kyburz, Ed. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook. 2005. 105-120.
“Changing Directions: Participatory Research, Agency, and Representation.” With Mary Brydon-Miller. In Ethnography Unbound: From Theory Shock to Critical Praxis. Sidney Dobrin and Stephen Brown, Eds. Albany, NY: SUNY Press. 2004. 241-257.
“Where Should We Want to Go Today? Some Cultural Implications of Computers and Composition.” In TnT: Texts and Technology. Janice R. Walker and Ollie O. Oviedo. Eds. Hampton Press. 2003. 241-270.