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Curriculum Vitae

Bruce M. Horner

Department of English

315 Bingham Humanities Bldg

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY 40292

502-852-6801

b.horner@louisville.edu

 

Education

1988 Ph.D. in English
University of Pittsburgh
1980 M.A. in English
University of Pittsburgh
1979 B.A. in English
University of Pittsburgh

 

Positions Held

2006- Endowed Chair in Rhetoric and Composition
University of Louisville
2002-06 Director of Composition and Associate Dept. Chair
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2001-06 Professor, Dept. of English
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2000-01 Director Drake University Writing Workshop
1998-2001 Associate Chair, Department of English
Drake University
1994-2001 Associate Professor, Department of English
Drake University
1988-94 Assistant Professor, Department of English
Drake University
1991 Director Drake University Writing Workshop
1987-88 Part-time Instructor, Department of English
University of Pittsburgh
1985-87 Andrew W. Mellon Pre-doctoral Fellow, Department of English
University of Pittsburgh
1979-85 Teaching Fellow, Department of English
University of Pittsburgh

Awards

2012 Conference on College Composition and Communication Outstanding Book Award (for Cross-Language Relations in Composition)

Richard Braddock Award for Most Outstanding Article Published in College Composition and Communication 2002 (for "English Only and U.S. College Composition")

W. Ross Winterowd Award for the Most Outstanding Book Published Each Year on Composition Theory (for Terms of Work

Authored and Co-authored Books

Writing Conventions. Co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu. New York: Pearson Longman/Penguin Academics, 2008.

Terms of Work for Composition: A Materialist Critique. Albany, State U of New York P, 2000.

Representing the "Other": Basic Writers and the Teaching of Basic Writing. Co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teacher of English, 1999.

Edited Collections and Guest-edited Journal Issues

 

Reworking English in Rhetoric and Composition: Global Interrogations, Local Interventions.  Co-edited with Karen Kopelson.  Southern Illinois UP, forthcoming.

“The Economies of Writing.”  With assistance of Nancy Bou Ayash, Carrie Byars Kilfoil, and Brice Nordquist.  Special issue, JAC 32.3-4 (2012).

"The Rhetorics of English in Education."  Special Issue, Changing English 18.3 (2011).  Co-edited with Viv Ellis.

Cross-Language Relations in Composition. Co-edited with Min-Zhan Lu and Paul Kei Matsuda. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2010.

"Working English in Rhetoric and Composition: Global-local Contexts, Commitments, Consequences." JAC Special issue cluster. With assistance of Min-Zhan Lu, Samantha NeCamp, Brice Nordquist, and Vanessa Kraemer Sohan. 2009.

"Cross-Language Relations in Composition." College English Special issue. Co-edited with Min-Zhan Lu and Paul Kei Matsuda. July 2006.

Key Terms in Popular Music and Culture. Co-edited with Thomas Swiss. Oxford: Blackwell, 1999.

Journal Essays

“Ideologies of Literacy, ‘Academic Literacies,’ and Composition Studies.”  Literacy in Composition Studies 1.1 (2013): 1-9. http://www.licsjournal.org/article/ideologies-of-literacy-academic-literacies-and-composition-studies-2/.

“Translingual Literacy, Language Difference, and Matters of Agency.”  Co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu.  College English 75 (2013): 586-611

“Economies of Writing.”  JAC 32.3-4 (2012): 453-60.

“Relocating Basic Writing.”  Journal of Basic Writing 30.2 (Fall 2011[2012]): 5-23.

"Toward a Multilingual Composition Scholarship: From English Only to a Translingual Norm."  Co-authored with Christiane Donahue and Samantha NeCamp.  College  Composition and Communication 63 (2011): 269-300.

"The Rhetorics of English in Education."  Co-authored with Viv Ellis.  Changing English 18.3 (2011): 245-49.

"Language Difference in Writing: Toward a Translingual Approach." With Min-Zhan Lu, Jacqueline Jones Royster, and John Trimbur. College English 73.3 (2011): 299-317.

"Working Rhetoric and Composition." With Min-Zhan Lu. College English 72.5 (2010): 470-97.

"Introduction: Working English in Rhetoric and Composition: Global-local Contexts, Commitments, Consequences." JAC 29.1-2 (2009): 13-15.

"Composing in Global-local Context: Careers, Mobility, Skill." With Min-Zhan Lu. College English 72.2 (2009): 109-29.

"James Slevin and the Identifying Practices of Composition." ADE Bulletin no. 143 (Fall 2007): 14-17.

"Redefining Work and Value for Writing Program Administration." JAC 27 (2007): 163-84.

"Cross-Language Relations in Composition." College English 68 (2006): 569-74.

"Class, Class Consciousness, and 'Good Teaching Jobs.'" JAC 26 (2006): 139-55.

"Critical Ethnography, Ethics, and Work: Rearticulating Labor." JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory. 22 (2002): 561-84.

"English Only and U.S. College Composition." Co-authored with John Trimbur. College Composition and Communication. 53 (2002): 594-630.

"'Students' Right,' English Only,  and Re-imagining the Politics of Language." College English 63 (2001): 741-58.

"Politics, Pedagogy, and the Profession of Composition: Confronting Commodification and the Contingencies of Power." JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory 20 (2000): 121-52.

"Traditions and Professionalization: Reconceiving Work in Composition." College Composition and Communication 51 (2000): 366-98.

"Expectations, Interpretations, and the Contributions of Basic Writing." Co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu. Journal of Basic Writing 19.1 (Spring 2000): 23-32.

"On the Study of Music as Material Social Practice." Journal of Musicology 16 (1998): 159-99.

"The Problematic of Experience: Redefining Critical Work in Ethnography and Pedagogy." Co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu. College English 60 (1998): 257-77.

"Students, Authorship, and the Work of Composition." College English 59 (1997): 505-29.

"Discoursing Basic Writing." College Composition and Communication 47 (1996):199-222.

"Writing Down the Songs: Teaching Conflicts in Music and English." Writing on the Edge 6.2 (Spring 1995): 33-46.

"Negotiating Traditions of English Song: Performance, Text, History." Mosaic 27.3 (1994): 19-44.

"Resisting Traditions in Composing Composition." Journal of Advanced Composition. 14 (1994): 495-519.

"Mapping Errors and Expectations for Basic Writing: From the 'Frontier Field' to 'Border Country.'" English Education 26 (1994): 29-51.

"Rethinking the 'Sociality' of Error: Teaching Editing as Negotiation." Rhetoric Review 11 (1992): 172-99.

Book Chapters

“Translingual Literacy and Matters of Agency.”  Co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu.  Literacy as Translingual Practice: Between Communities and Classrooms.  Ed. Suresh Canagarajah.  New York: Routledge, 2013.  26-38.

"Toward a Labor Economy of Writing: Academic Frictions."  Co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu.  Literacy, Economy, and Power: New Directions in Literacy Research.  Ed.Julie Nelson Christoph, John Duffy, Eli Goldblatt, Nelson Graff, Rebecca Nowacek, and Bryan Trabold.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, forthcming. 

“(Re)Writing English: Putting English in Translation.”  Co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu.  English—A Changing Medium for Education.  Ed. Constant Leung and Brian Street.  Bristol: Multilingual Matters, 2012.  59-78.

"The WPA as Broker: Globalization and the Composition Program."  Teaching Writing in Globalization: Remapping Disciplinary Work.  Ed. Daphne Desser and Darin Payne.  Boulder, CO: Lexington Books, 2012.  57-78.

"Writing English as a Lingua Franca." Latest Trends in ELF Research. Ed. Alasdair Archibald, Alessia Cogo, and Jennifer Jenkins. Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011.  299-311.

"The Logic of Listening to Global Englishes." Co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu. Code Meshing as World English: Policy, Pedagogy, Performance. Ed. Aja Y. Martinez and Vershawn Ashanti Young. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 2011. 99-114.

"Re-Valuing Student Writing." Teaching with Student Texts: Essays toward an Informed Practice. Ed.  Joseph Harris, John Miles, and Charles Paine. Logan: Utah State UP, 2010.  9-23.

"From English-Only to Cross-Language Relations in Composition." Cross-Language Relations in Composition. Ed. Bruce Horner, Min-Zhan Lu, and Paul Kei Matsuda. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2010. 1-17.

"Toward Multilingual University Discourse(s): Negotiating Global Englishes." Actes du colloque international les discours universitaires: formes, pratiques, mutations,  2: Acteurs et contextes des discours universitaires. Ed. Jean-Marc Defays, Annick Englebert, Marie-Christine  Pollet, Francine Thyrion, and Laurence Rosier. Paris: L'harmattan, 2009. 301-10.

"Rhetoric and(?) Composition." Co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu. The Sage Handbook of Rhetorical Studies. Ed. Andrea A. Lunsford, Kirt H. Wilson,  and Rosa E. Eberly. Los Angeles: Sage, 2009. 293-315.

Foreword. Co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu. Representations: Doing Asian American Rhetoric. Ed. LuMing Mao and Morris Young. Utah State UP, 2008. vii-xiii.

"Plagiarism,  Difference, and Power." Afterword. Pluralizing Plagiarism: Identities, Contexts, Pedagogies. Ed. Rebecca Moore Howard and Amy E. Robillard. Portsmouth,  NH: Heinemann Boynton/Cook, 2008. 171-77.

"Resisting Monolingualism in 'English': Reading and Writing the Politics of Language." Co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu. Rethinking English in Schools: A New and Constructive Stage.Ed. Viv Ellis, Carol Fox, and Brian Street. London: Continuum, 2007. 141-57.

"Mixing it Up: The Personal in Public Discourse." The Private, the Public and the Published. Ed. Thomas Kent and Barbara Couture. Logan: Utah State UP, 2004. 185-97.

"Excavating the Ruins of Undergraduate English." Co-authored with Kelly Latchaw, Joseph Lenz, Jody Swilky, and David Wolf. Beyond English Inc.: Curricular Reform in a Global Economy. Ed. David B. Downing, Claude Mark Hurlbert, and Paula Mathieu. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2002. 75-92.

"Resisting Academics." Insurrection: Approaches to Resistance in Composition Studies. Ed. Andrea Greenbaum. State U of New York P, 2001. 169-84.

"Discourse." Key Terms in Popular Music and Culture. Ed. Thomas Swiss and Bruce Horner. Oxford: Blackwell, 1999. 18-34.

Reprints

“Language Difference in Writing: Toward a Translingual Approach” (with Min-Zhan Lu, Jacqueline Jones Royster, and John Trimbur, College English 2011).  Rpt. in The St. Martin’s Guide to Teaching Writing, 7/e.  Ed. Cheryl Glenn and Melissa A. Goldthwaite.  Boston: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2013.

"Redefining work and Value for Writing Program Administration." (JAC). Rpt in Interrupting the (Writing) Program:  Making Space for Critical Discourse. Ed. Jeanne Gunner and Donna Strickland. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Boynton/Cook, 2009. 72-85.

"English Only and U.S. College Composition." (with John Trimbur, College Composition and Communication, 2002). Rpt in The St. Martin's Guide to Teaching Writing, 3rd ed. Ed. Cheryl Glenn, Robert Connors, and Melissa Goldwaite. New York: Bedford St. Martin's, 2007.

"'Students' Right,' English Only, and Re-imagining the Politics of Language." (College English 2001). Rpt in The Hope and the Legacy: The Past, Present, and Future of 'Students' Right to Their Own Language.'" Ed. Patrick Bruch and Richard Marback. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton P, 2004. 173-94.

"Critical Ethnography, Ethics, and Work: Rearticulating Labor." (JAC 2002). Rpt in Ethnography Unbound: From Theory Shock to Critical Praxis. Ed. Stephen G.Brown and Sidney I. Dobrin. Albany: State U of New York P, 2004. 13-34.

"The Problematic of Experience:  Redefining Critical Work in Ethnography and Pedagogy." (with Min-Zhan Lu, College English 1998). Rpt in The Writing Teacher's Sourcebook, 4th ed. Ed. Edward P.J. Corbett, Nancy Myers, and Gary Tate. New York: Oxford UP,  2000. 36-53.

Book  Reviews

Review of Academic Writing in a Global Context: the Politics and Practices of Publishing in English, by Theresa Lillis and Mary Jane Curry.  World Englishes 30.3 (2011):444-47.

Review of Teaching Writing with Latino/a Students: Lessons Learned at Hispanic-Serving Institutions, ed Cristina Kirklighter, Diana Cardenas, and Susan Wolff Murphy. Writing Program Administration. 31.3 (Spring 2008): 126-30.

Review of Tenured Bosses and Disposable Teachers: Writing Instruction in the Mangaged University, ed. Marc Bousquet, Tony Scott, and Leo Parascondola. College Composition and Communication 56 (2004): 351-55.

Review of Mainstreaming Basic Writers: Politics and Pedagogies of Access, ed. Gerry McNenny and Sallyanne H. Fitzgerald. Composition Studies 32.1 (Spring 2004): 132-38.

Review of The Politics of Remediation: Institutional and Student Needs in Higher Education, by Mary Soliday. College Composition and Communication 55 (2003): 175-79.

Review of Rethinking Basic Writing: Exploring Identity, Politics, and Community in Interaction, by Laura Gray-Rosendale. Composition Studies. 28.2 (Fall 2000): 137-40.

Review of The Well-Tun'd Word: Musical Interpretations of English Poetry 1597-1651, by Elise Bickford Jorgens. Seventeenth-Century New 42 (1984): 10-11.

Conference Papers

“Rewriting English as a Lingua Franca.” International Association for the Improvement of Mother Tongue Education Conference.  Paris, France, 12 June 2013.

 “Beyond ‘English-only’ in U.S. Writing Instruction: Fostering Translingual Dispositions in Writing Teacher Education.”  With Carrie Byars Kilfoil.  Integrating Content and Language in Higher Education.  Maastricht, the Netherlands.  11-13 April 2013. 

“Linguistic Theory in Approaches to Written Error in US Composition: History and Current Directions.” With Min-Zhan Lu.  “Former à l’écrit universitaire: Un terrain pour la linguistique [Training in Academic Writing: A Field of Research for Linguists]?” Colloque co-organisé par le laboratoire MODYCO de l’Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense et University of Chicago in Paris.  Paris, France.  23 November 2012.

 “Recognition, Agency, and the Copy in Literacy Practice: (Re)structuring Tradition.”  With Min-Zhan Lu.  Conference on College Composition and Communication.  St. Louis, MO, 23 March 2012.

“U.S. Composition’s Fit in the World: Internationalization’s Influence on Theory and Pedagogy.”  Respondent.  Conference on College Composition and Communication.  St. Louis, MO, 23 March 2012.

"Toward Translingual Writing Dispositions." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA, 9 April 2011.

"Code-Meshing as World English: Policy, Pedagogy, Performance." Respondent. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA, 9 April 2011.

"From Monolingualism to Translingualism in Writing Research." With Christiane Donahue and Samantha NeCamp. Writing Research Across Borders II. George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 18 February 2011.

"From a Monolingual to a Translingual Norm in the Study of Writing." With Christiane Donahue and Samantha NeCamp. University Literacies: Knowledge, Writing, Disciplines. Université Lille 3, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France, 3 September 2010.

"World Englishes at the Center: (Re)Writing English in the U.S." World Englishes Today: A Critical Reevaluation of Theory, Methodology, and Pedagogy in Global Contexts. International Association for World Englishes. Vancouver, Canada. 27 July 2010.

"Monolingual to Translingual Norms in the U.S. Study of Writing." With Christiane Donahue and Samantha NeCamp. World Englishes Today: A Critical Reevaluation of Theory, Methodology, and Pedagogy in Global Contexts. International Association for World Englishes. Vancouver, Canada. 27 July 2010.

"Working English, Rewriting Composition." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Louisville, KY, 20 March 2o10.

"Rethinking the English in English Studies." Modern Language Association Conference. Philadephia, 27 December 2009 [in absentia].

"Teaching Toward Diversalité in English: Putting English in Translation." Featured Speaker. With Min-Zhan Lu [in absentia]. International Symposium on Second Language Writing: The Future of Second Language Writing. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. 5 November 2009.

 "(Re)Writing English as a Lingua Franca: Putting English in Translation." 2nd International Conference on English as a Lingua Franca. University of Southampton. Southampton, UK, 7 April 2009.

"Transnational English(es) and U.S. Composition: from Global to Glocal." Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA 12 March 2009.

"Methods, Ethics, Labor, and Imperatives: Making Material Waves in Ethnographic Study." Respondent. Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA, 12 March 2009.

"The Logic of Listening to Global Englishes." With Min-Zhan Lu. Modern Language Association Conference. San Francisco, CA, 29 December 2008.

"Rewriting the Illegible in Global Composition." Thomas Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition. University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 18 October 2008.

"Globalizing English: Re-writing Error from a Multilingual Perspective." La Rédaction et la rédactologie au-delà des frontières disciplinaires et nationales/Writing Beyond Borders: Writing Studies Across Disciplinary and National Borders. Vancouver, B.C., 3 June 2008 [in absentia].

"Re-Imagining the Career of Rhetoric in an Illegible Era: Beyond the Critical/Pragmatic Divide in Pedagogy and Profession." With Min-Zhan Lu. Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Seattle, WA, 25 May 2008.

"Toward Multilingual University Discourse(s): Negotiating Global Englishes." Les discours universitaires: Formes, pratiques, mutations. Colloque international, Universités de Bruxelles, Liège, & Louvain.  Brussels, Belgium, 25 April 2008.

"Teaching the Work of Scholarship: Graduate Students, Reading, and Writing." Conference on College Composition and Communication. New Orleans, LA, 4 April 2008.

"Language Difference, Error, and Writing Across Borders." With Min-Zhan Lu. Writing Research Across Borders Conference. University of California, Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara, CA, February 2008 [in absentia].

"The Global Economy and Class Identity: Three Teaching Scenarios." Respondent, featured session. Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY 22 March 2007.

"James Slevin and the Identifying Practices of Composition." Conference on College Composition and Communication. New York, NY, 24 March 2007.

"Resisting Monolingualism in 'English': Reading and Writing the Politics of Language." Featured speaker. Why English? Conference. Oxford University. Oxford, United Kingdom, 28 October 2006.

"Fighting Against Power: The Counter-collective Rhetoric of WPA Narratives." Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition.  University of Louisville. Louisville, KY, 5 October 2006.

"Composition and the Use of Counter-Disciplinary Work." Writing Development in Higher Education Conference. Open University. Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, 11 May 2006.

"Coles's 'I' as Teacher of Writing." Conference on College Composition and Communication.  Chicago, 25 March 2006.

Respondent, "Decentering the Center: Creating Spaces for Teachers and Students in Scholarly Conversations." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago, 23 March 2006.

"The Social and the Personal in Discoursal Identities." Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA, 17 March 2005.

Respondent, "The Economics of Plagiarism and Authorship." Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA, 17 March 2005.

"Labor and the Mainstreaming of Basic Writing." Watson Biennial Conference on Rhetoric and Composition. University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 7 October 2004.

"Cross-Language Relations in Composition." Featured session. Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Antonio, TX, 26 March 2004.

"Bourdieu and Composition." Conference on College Composition and Communication. New York, NY, 22 March 2003.

"Reworking Identities in Writing Program Administration: Labor and the Institution in Academe." Composing Identity: The Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition. University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 12 October 2002.

"Multi-Tasks/Multi-Texts:The Work of Composition in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction." Conference  on College Composition and Communication.  Chicago, 22 March 2002.

"Making an Academic Difference: Popular Music Study and Disciplinary Identity Politics." International Association for the Study of Popular Music-U.S. Iowa City, IA, 14 September 2001 [canceled following events of 9/11/01].

"Fighting English-Only in the State Capital and the University: The Politics of Scholarship and the Scholarship of Politics. " Conference on College Composition and Communication. Denver, CO, 16 March 2001.

"Teaching the Labor of Listening: Toward a Pedagogy of Music as Social." Musical Intersections: Joint Conference of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, the American Musicology Society, the Society for Ethnomusicology, et al. Toronto, 3 November 2000.

"English Only in Writing: Redefining Citizenship, English, Literacy, and Composition." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Minneapolis, MN, 14 April 2000.

"Resisting Student Resistance to the Study of Popular Music." International Association for the Study of Popular Music-U.S. Conference. Murfreesboro, TN, 2 October 1999.

"Traditions and the Traditional in Composition." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA, 26 March 1999.

"Re-Materializing the Work of Academic Literacy." Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition: Multiple Literacies for the 21st Century. University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 10 October 1998.

"Redefining the Work of Composition: Student Writing as Material Practice." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago,  2 April 1998.

"The Problematic of Experience: Redefining Critical Work in Ethnography and Pedagogy." With Min-Zhan Lu. Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition. University Park, PA. 6-9 July 1997.

"Materializing the Culture of 'Student Writing': Treating Practice as Work in the Writing Course." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Phoenix, AZ. 13 March 1997.

"'Authoring' Students and the University: Errors, Counterfacts, and the Place of Basic Writing." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Milwaukee, WI. 28 March 1996.

"Difference, the Negotiation of Power, and Error." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Washington D.C. 25 March 1995.

"Writing Down the Songs: Teaching Conflicts in English and Music." Midwest Modern Language Association Conference. Chicago, IL. 13 November 1994.

"CUNY Open Admissions and the 'Birth' of 'Basic Writing.'" Conference on College Composition and Communication. Nashville, TN. 19 March 1994.

"Composing Composition: Theories of Tradition in the History of the Discipline." Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Diego, CA.  2 April 1993.

"Teaching Editing and the Negotiation of Power." Basic Writing Conference. College Park, MD, 9 October 1992.

"Re-Inventing the Epistemic Approach: Continuing a Resistant Tradition." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Cincinnati, OH. 19 March 1992.

"Writing Down the Songs." National Council of Teachers of English Convention. Seattle, WA. 24 November 1991.

"Errors as Social 'Facts': Teaching Editing as Negotiation." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago, IL. 22 March 1990. [Also presented at Basic Writing Conference. St. Louis, MO. 30 September 1989.]

"Seventeenth-Century English Songs as Songs: Performance Practices and Song Texts." Midwest Modern Language Association. Minneapolis, MN. 4 November 1989.

"Integrating Basic Writing with the University: Teaching the 'Basics' of Writing as Writing." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA. 21 March 1987. [Also presented at The Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition. University Park, PA. 7 July 1987].

"Teaching the Skills of Correct Written Form: An Alternative to Traditional Methods." Conference on College Composition and Communication.  New Orleans, LA. 15 March 1986.

Invited Presentations

“Rewriting English: Toward a Translingual Approach to Composition.”  Composition Matters: A First-Year Writing Symposium.  Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago.  Chicago, IL, 26 April 2013.

“Translingual Literacy, Language Difference, and Matters of Agency.”  Walker Gibson Memorial Lecture.  With Min-Zhan Lu.  University of Massachusetts.  Amherst, MA, 23 April 2013.

“A Translingual Approach to the Culture of Writing and Its Teaching: Rewriting Difference.”  With Min-Zhan Lu.  Keynote lecture.  Minnesota Writing and English Conference Program: Writing Cultures.  Minneapolis, MN, 4 April 2013.

“Conversations with Bruce Horner and Min-Zhan Lu: Translingual Literacy, Language Difference, and Matters of Agency.”  Department of Writing Studies Colloquium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 5 April 2013.

 “A Translingual Approach to Teaching Writing.”  With Min-Zhan Lu.  University of Pittsburgh.  Pittsburgh, PA, 17 January 2013.

“Resisting Monolingualism.”  With Min-Zhan Lu.  Paul Krueger Symposium for Teachers of International and Second Language Writers.  Northeastern University.  Boston, MA, 5 September 2012.

 “Transformation in Academic Literacies: Rewriting Difference in Language and Literacy.”  Keynote speaker, Colloquium: “Literacy Practices in the 21st Century: What’s New in the Social Practice Approach to Literacy?”  King’s College.  London, United Kingdom, 28 May 2012.

“A Translingual Approach to Error in Student Writing.”  Guest lecture/workshop with Min-Zhan Lu.  Western Washington University.  Bellingham, WA, 7 May 2012.

“Re-Writing English.”  Guest lecture.  University of Maine.  Orono, ME, 6 April 2012.

“Relocating Basic Writing.”  Keynote speech, Conference on Basic Writing:  “Gathered at the Gate: Basic Writing in Evidence.”  St. Louis, MO, 21 March 2012.

“The Foreign Language Requirement in Doctoral Programs in Rhetoric and Composition: Rethinking Language Relations in Composition.”  With Carrie Byars Kilfoil.  Consortium of Doctoral Programs in Rhetoric and Composition.  St. Louis, MO, 21 March 2012.

"Translingual Literacy and U.S. College Composition."  With Min-Zhan Lu.  Culbertson Speaker Series.  Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 28 September 2011.

"Translingual Literacy and matters of Agency."  With Min-Zhan Lu.  Plenary Address, Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition: Rhetoric and Writing Across Language Boundaries.  State College, PA, 11 July 2011.

"Translingual Literacy and the Production of Difference."  With Min-Zhan Lu.  Guest colloquium lecture, Simon Fraser University.  Vancouver, BC, 23 June 2011.

"Re-Locating Basic Writing."  Symposium on Remediation in English.  California State University, Fresno.  Fresno, CA, 15 April 2011.

"Re-Writing English: Toward a Translingual Approach to Teaching Writing."  Guest lecture.  Dartmouth College.  Hanover, NH, 1 April 2011.

"(Re)Writing English."  Guest lecture.  Michigan Technological University.  Houghton, MI, 24 March 2011.

"Writing English as a Lingua Franca." Guest Lecture. With Min-Zhan Lu. Fudan University, Shanghai, China. 22 April 2010.

"Writing English in Translation: ELF, World Englishes, and Diversalité." University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN. 29 March 2010.

"Teaching the Logic of Transcultural English." Visiting Scholar invited guest lecture. University of Oxford. Oxford, United Kingdom. 10 December 2009.

"Putting the Rhetoric of Rhetoric to Work in Composition, Literacy, and English." Visiting Scholar invited guest lecture. University of Oxford. Oxford, United Kingdom.  9 December 2009.

"Rewriting English: ELF, World Englishes, and English in Translation." University of West Indies. Kingston, Jamaica. 19 November 2009.

"Teaching Composition and Transnational Englishes: Rewriting English as Lingua Franca." Emerson College First Year Writing Program Speaker Series. Boston, MA. 2 April 2009.

"From English-Only to Multilingual Pedagogy: World Englishes, Lingua Franca English, and the Response to Difference in Student Writing." Keynote lecture, Louisiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference. Baton Rouge, LA, 17 October 2008.

"Rewriting the Personal." Guest Lecture. University of Louisiana Lafayette. Lafayette, LA. 16 October 2008.

"English Only, Globalizing, and the Response to Difference in Student Writing: The Multilingual Alternative." Miami University. Oxford, OH, 18 April 2008.

"Globalizing, English-Only, and Difference in Student Writing: Toward a Multilingual Pedagogy." National University of Singapore. 15 November 2007.

"Resisting Monolingualism in Composition." University of New Hampshire. Durham, NH. 13 April 2007.

"Writing Difference Differently: An Alternative Politics to English Only." Virginia Technological University. Blacksburg, VA. 23 February 2007.

"Cultural Materialism and the Teaching of Writing." Guest co-speaker, Open University Applied Language and Literacies Research Unit Twilight Seminar. Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. 10 May 2006.

"Re-placing Basic Writing." Guest lecture. University of Wisconsin-Madison Colloquium. Madison, WI, 31 March 2006.

"Rethinking Basic Writing and Institutional Change." Keynote lecture, Issues of Articulation: Institutional, Local, Global. Fifth Annual Interstate Conference, Wayne State University. Detroit, MI. 23 April 2005.

"Redefining the Personal and Private in Public Discourse." Guest lecture. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Champaign-Urbana, IL. 22 April 2004.

"Revaluing Academic Work in Composition." Featured Speaker. Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition: Labor, Writing Technologies, and the Shaping of Composition in the Academy. University of Louisville. Louisville, KY. 5 October 2000.

"Official English." Iowa State University Linguistics Program panel. Ames, IA, 1 December 1999.

"'Much for him to doe that hath not power': Performance and Late Renaissance English Songs." Colloquium. University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA. 16 November 1990.

Workshops

“Responding to Language Difference and Error in Writing.”  With Min-Zhan Lu and John Trimbur.  Virginia Technological University.  Blacksburg, VA, 12 April 2013.

“Crossing BW/ESL/FYW Divides: Exploring Translingual Writing Pedagogies and Programs.”  Chair and Organizer.  Conference on College Composition and Communication.  Las Vegas, NV, 13 March 2013.  

 “Teaching Proofreading as Reading: Difference and Error.”  Northeastern University.  Boston, MA 4 September 2012.

“Teaching Proofreading as Reading: Reading Difference and Error.”  University of Utah.  Salt Lake City, UT, 23 February 2012.

"Valuing Difference in Student Writing."  Indiana University.  Bloomington, IN, 28 April 2011.

"Incorrect, Inappropriate, Innovative, or In-between?: Working with Difference in Student Texts." University of Oxford. Oxford, United Kingdom. 9 December 2009.

"Does My Writing Really Matter? Pedagogical Challenges of Teaching Basic Writers." University of Cincinnati Clermont College. Cincinnati, OH. 21 April 2009.

"Responding to Difference and Error in Student Writing." Louisiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference.  Baton Rouge, LA. 17 October 2008.

"Dialogue on Student Writing." With Min-Zhan Lu. Jefferson Community and Technical College, Southwest Campus. Louisville, KY. 22 August 2008.

"Dialogue on English Composition: Responding to Difference and Error in Student Writing." Jefferson Community and Technical College. Louisville, KY. 6 March 2008.

"Engaging English Language Learners in Our Courses." Virginia Technological University. Blacksburg, VA. 24 February 2007.

"Reading and Writing Assignment Sequences." Riverside University High School faculty workshop. Riverside University High School. Milwaukee, WI. 27 September 2002.

"Teaching Writing through Music." General Education faculty workshop. Roanoke College. Roanoke, VA. 8 May 2001.

"Representing the 'Other': Basic Writers and the Teaching of Basic Writing." Graduate on-line workshop, University of Southern Missouri. Spring 2000.

"The Problematics of Representing 'Difference' in Composition Teaching and Research." Master class. University of South Florida. Tampa, FL. 17 January 1997.

Local Talks/E-lectures

"Writing and Revising: 'Revaluing Student Writing'" Graduate Student Forum. University of Louisville. 12 April 2010.

"Textbook Cases: Writing Textbooks and the Profession of Rhetoric and Composition." With Joseph Harris and Bronwyn Williams. Composition Program Forum, University of Louisville. 12 November 2008.

"English Only, Globalizing, and Difference in Student Writing." University of Louisville Faculty Forum. Louisville, KY. 2 March 2007.

"Errors that Matter, 'Errors' that Don't, and Helping Students Learn to Proofread." 13 March 2009. e-lecture. <http://www.pearsoncomppro.com/electures/index.php>

"Using 'Reverse Underlining' to Teach Rereading and Revision." 13 March 2009. e-lecture. <http://www.pearsoncomppro.com/electures/index.php>

Symposia

 “Rewriting Language(s), Composition, and Error.”  With Min-Zhan Lu and John Trimbur.  Virginia Technological University.  Blacksburg, VA, 11 April 2013.

“Translingual Approaches to the Teaching of  Writing.”  With Min-Zhan Lu.  University of Utah.  Salt Lake City, UT, 24 February 2012.

"Teaching Writing as Critical Inquiry."  Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 4 May 2011.

"Functions and Future of China English." Seminar, Graduate Institute of Interpretation and Translation, Shanghai International Studies University. Shanghai, China. 22 November 2007.

"Speech and Writing." University of Massaschusetts, Amherst. Amherst, MA. 18-22 June 2007.

"Researching Women: Ethics,  Methodology, and Activism."  Virginia Technological University. Blacksburg,VA.  25-28 April 2007.

Undergraduate Courses

Basic Writing

Basic Reading and Writing (6 hour course)

Freshman Seminar in Reading and Writing

Introduction to College Writing

Writing Tutorial

Literary Study

Writing about Songs

Advanced Expository and Persuasive Writing

Songs and Song Criticism

Renaissance Lyric Song

Swift and Defoe

Social Difference in Writing

Literacy, Thought, and Culture

Graduate Courses

Academic Writing in Theory and Practice

Work in English

Social Difference in Writing

Literacy, Thought, and Culture

Basic Writing in History, Theory, and Practice

Teaching College Writing

Sequencing in Writing Pedagogy and Curricula

Rethinking Basic Writing: Critiques and Alternative

Critical Pedagogy, Its Discontents, and Beyond in English Studies

Writing, Cognition, and Culture in Curriculum Design

The Politics of Language in the Teaching and Study of Composition

Outside Composition

Dissertation Committees

Hem Paudel, University of Louisville.  “Mediation in Literacy: Language, Technology, and Modality.”  2013-

Tika Lamsal, University of Louisville.  “Transcultural Rhetorics, Translingual Repertoires: Literacy Practices of Bhutanese Refugees in the U.S.”  Director, 2012-

Nancy Bou Ayash, University of Louisville.  “Translingualism in Post-Secondary Writing and Language Instruction in Lebanon: Negotiating Language Ideologies in Policies and Pedagogical Practices.”  2012-13.  Faculty, University of Washington.

Karega, Joy, University of Louisville.  “Servants of My People First: Michigan State University, Black Radical Students, and Extracurricular Literacy, 1962-1975.”   Director, 2011- .

Vanessa Kraemer Sohan, University of Louisville. "Theorizing 'Alternative' Discourses and Practices." Director, 2010-11.  Faculty, Florida International University.

Matthew Dowell, University of Louisville. "The Context of Response: Investigating Intersections between Ideologies and Written Comments in Composition Classrooms." Director, 2010-13.  Facutly, Le Moyne College.

Scott L. Rogers, University of Louisville. "Writing Out the Storm: 'Posttraumatic Pedagogy' and the Work of Composition." Director, 2009-10.  Faculty, Ohio Northern University.

Allison Egnew Smith, University of Louisville. "Writing i/on the Border(s): The Reciprocal Effects of (Basic) Student Writers and Writing Centers." 2009-10.

Julia Kiernan, University of Louisville. "An Observation into How Canadian Immigrant Students Utilize Language in the First-Year Writing Classroom." Director, 2009-2010.

Christopher Alexander, University of Louisville. "'Subject to Change'--The Course Syllabus and Intersections of Authority, Genre, and Community." 2007-2010.

Stephen Neaderhiser, University of Louisville. "'Metaphorically Teaching': Metaphor, Identity, the Representation of Teaching." 2007-2009.

Katherine Malcolm, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. "Resurfacing: New Guides for Basic Writing." Co-director, 2007-11.

Meredith K. Brown, University of Louisville. "Breaking into the Tutor's Toolbox: an Investigation into Strategies Used in Writing Center Tutorials." 2007-2008.

Dryer, Dylan, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. "On Possibilities of Reading and Writing: Discoursal Resources and Composing Institutional Genres." Director, 2005-2007.  Faculty, University of Maine.

Andrea Deacon, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. "Writing the Field: Scholarly Journals and the Construction of Identity, Knowledge, and Solidarity in Rhetoric and Composition." 2002-2004.

Erica Frisicaro, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. "Constructing Composition: History, Disciplinarity, and Ideology." 2002-2003.

Service to the Profession

Committees

International Society of the Association of Writing Studies 2014 Conference Scientific Committee, 2013

Conference on College Composition and Communication Scholarship in Writing and Rhetoric Task Force, 2012

National Council of Teachers of English Richard Ohmann Award Committee Chair, 2012-13

National Council of Teachers of English College Section Steering Committee, 2011-15.

Chair, Conference on College Composition and Communication Chairs' Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee, 2010.

Conference on College Composition and Communication Chairs' Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee, 2009-.

Transnational Composition. Conference on College Composition and Communication Special Interest Group Chair. 2009-.

Public Policy Committee,  National Council of Teachers of English/Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2003-2006.

Executive Committee, Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2000-2003.

Ad hoc Mission Statement Conference on College Composition and Communication Executive Committee Subcommittee. 2002-2003.

Editorial: Boards

Conference on College Composition and Communication Studies in Writing and Rhetoric book series, 2007-2010.

Literacy in Composition Studies, 2012-

WPA Journal, 2004-.

Chapter and Verse, 2003-.

Composition Forum, 2001-.

Editorial Reader: Journal Manuscript Reviews

Journal of Sociolinguistics, 2012-

Journal of College Literacy and Learning, 2011-

Management Learning, 2010-

Pedagogy, 2011- 

Midwest/Modern Language Association Journal, 2009-.

WPA Journal,2004-.

Composition Studies, 2003-.

Assessing Writing,1999-.

College English, 1998-.

College Composition and Communication,1993-.

JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory,1992.

Editorial Reader: Book Manuscript Reviews

Integrating Content and Language in Higher Education Conference Proceedings, 2013

International Association for the Improvement of Mother Tongue Education Conference Proceedings, 2013

United Kingdom Economic & Social Research Council (rapporteur), 2013

Taylor & Francis/Routledge, 2013

NCTE Studies in Writing and Rhetoric, 2012

Southern Illinois University Press, 2010.

Southern Illinois University Press, 2009.

University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009.

Oxford University Press, 2008.

Bedford St Martin's, 2008.

University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008.

University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006.

Southern Illinois University Press, 2006.

National Council of Teachers of English, 2005.

State University of New York Press, 1999.

Tenure and Promotion External Reviews

Queens College, City University of New York, 2013

Open University, United Kingdom, 2012

Rochester Institute of Technology, 2012

Washington State University, Vancouver, 2012

Syracuse University, 2012

St. John's University, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder, 2011

University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2011

University of Maryland, 2011

University of Missouri, 2010

Pennsylvania State University, 2010

University of Utah, 2009

Syracuse University, 2009

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, 2008

University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2008

University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 2007

City College of the City University of New York, 2007

University of South Alabama, 2006

University of Minnesota, 2006

Miami University, 2006

University of Minnesota, 2004

Wayne State University, 2004

Baruch College of the City University of New York, 2003

City College of the City University of New York, 2001

City College of the City University of New York, 2000

Department and Program External Reviews

2011 English Langauge Foundation Programme, University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus,  Trinidad and Tobago

2009 Department of Language, Linguistics, and Philosophy, University of West Indies, Mona

2008 English Department External Review, University of North Carolina Charlotte

2004 Writing Program Review, Temple University, Philadelphia

University, College, and Departmental Service

University of Louisville Departmental Service

Watson Conference Committee, 2009-.

Rhetoric and Composition Search Committee, 2009-2010.

Chair, Rhetoric and Composition Search Committee, 2008-2009.

Departmental Personnel Committee, 2006-2009; 2010-.

Chair, Modern and Contemporary Rhetoric and Composition Doctoral Examination Committee, 2008-2009.

Modern and Contemporary Rhetoric and Composition Doctoral Examination Committee, 2007-.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department Service

 Departmental Personnel Committee, 2003-2005.

Graduate Program Committee, 2002-2006.

TA Selection Committee, 2002-2006.

Director of Composition and Associate Department Chair, 2002-2006.

Academic Staff Committee, 2001-2006.

Composition Advisory Committee (chair), 2001-2006

Graduate Rhetoric and Composition Advisory Committee, 2001-2006.

Professional Writing and Rhetoric Search Committee, 2001-2002.

Drake University Service

Educational Policies and Issues Committee, Fall 2000-2001.

Faculty Roles Working Group, 1999-2000.

First-Year Seminar Writing Advisor, 1999.

First-Year Seminar Committee,  1999-2001.

Committee Outcomes Task Force Committee, 1998-1999.

College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Studies Committee, 1990-1991.

College of Arts & Sciences General Education Curriculum Committee, 1989-1990.

Drake University English Department Service

Curriculum Committee Chair, 1994-1995; 1998-2001.

Writing Committee Chair, 2000-2001.

Ad hoc Committee on Dept. Promotion and Tenure Review Procedures, 1994.

Ad hoc Committee on Department Search Procedures, 1993.

Chair, Writers and Critics Committee, 1995-1996.

Undergraduate Program Committee, 1992-1993; Chair 1993-1994.

Search Committee, 1990; 1991-1992.

Graduate Advisor, Department of English, 1990-1991.

Graduate Committee, 1989-1992.

Composition Committee, 1988-2001.

Academic Advisor, 1988-2001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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