Embodied Style, Material Language

Creating space for freshman writers to make language their own–really, deeply their own, true to their overlapping discourses and cultural knowledges– is a challenge in academic spaces. Students don’t always trust the act of transgressing standard English language. And why should they? They still need to perform it in many places as they make their […]

Pluriversal Style

Contemplating Emily Dickinson’s envelope poems I think about the radical ways a nineteenth century woman broke language to bits in a time when it was seen as so complete, so eternal and true. Though most recently I have become aware of the evidence that there were many other narratives about language going on in earlier […]