International Exchanges on the Study of Writing

Series Editors: Joan Mullin, University of North Carolina, Charlotte; Magnus Gustafsson, Chalmers University of Technology; Terry Myers Zawacki, George Mason University; and Federico Navarro, Universidad de O'Higgins.

Associate Editors: Ana M. Cortés Lagos, Syracuse University; Anna S. Habib, George Mason University; and Matthew Overstreet, Khalifa University.

Books in the International Exchanges on the Study of Writing Series offer worldwide perspectives on writing, writers, teaching with writing, and scholarly writing practices, in particular those that challenge parochial understandings of these areas by drawing on scholarship across national and disciplinary borders. The series examines writing activities in 21st-century contexts by considering how these activities are informed by globalization, national/transnational identities, social media and social networking, and increased cross-cultural communication and collaboration. As such, the series strives to investigate how both the local and the international inform writing research and the facilitation of writing development.

International Exchanges: Latin America Section

The Latin America Section of the International Exchanges series addressses issues related to writing, writers, teaching with writing, and scholarly writing practices from Latin American perspectives. It extends the International Exchanges and Clearinghouse goals of accessibility by making available original and translated peer-reviewed scholarship on writing in the languages of the region: Spanish and Portuguese.

Book CoverTranslingual Dispositions: Globalized Approaches to the Teaching of Writing

Edited by Alanna Frost, Julia Kiernan, and Suzanne Blum Malley

Working within the framework of translanguaging, the contributors to this collection offer nuanced explorations of how translingual dispositions can be facilitated in English-medium postsecondary writing programs and classrooms. The authors and editors comprise a wide array of writing scholars from diverse teaching and learning contexts with a corresponding array of institutional, disciplinary, and pedagogical expectations and pressures.... More

Book CoverConocer la Escritura: Investigación Más Allá de las Frontera | Knowing Writing: Writing Research across Borders

Edited by Charles Bazerman, Blanca Yaneth González Pinzón, David Russell, Paul Rogers, Luis Bernardo Peña, Elizabeth Narváez, Paula Carlino, Montserrat Castelló, and Mónica Tapia-Ladino

The chapters in this volume highlight the rapid growth of writing studies in Ibero-America, with its strong concern for critical thought, educational advance, and communal development, alongside new approaches to writing globally, with a focus on the relationship of writing and the growth of knowledge in individuals, professions, and societies.... More

Book CoverResearch on Writing: Multiple Perspectives

Edited by Sylvie Plane, Charles Bazerman, Fabienne Rondelli, Christiane Donahue, Arthur N. Applebee, Catherine Boré, Paula Carlino, Martine Marquilló Larruy, Paul Rogers, and David Russell

In February 2014, 1200 researchers from 60 countries assembled in Paris for the third Writing Research Across Borders conference. Although this book cannot convey fully the rich diversity of the gathering, it attempts nonetheless to highlight key questions which are shaping the current state of research in the field of writing studies.... More

Book CoverEmerging Writing Research from the Middle East-North Africa Region

Edited by Lisa R. Arnold, Anne Nebel, and Lynne Ronesi

The editors and contributors to this collection share scholarship that addresses how writing programs and writing-across-the-curriculum initiatives—in the Middle East-North Africa region and outside of it—are responding to the increasing globalization of higher education and contributing to international discussions about World Englishes and other language varieties as well as translingual approaches to writing and writing pedagogy.... More

International Exchanges Books that Also Appear in the Perspectives on Writing Series

Book CoverWorking With Academic Literacies: Case Studies Towards Transformative Practice

Edited by Theresa Lillis, Kathy Harrington, Mary R. Lea, and Sally Mitchell

The editors and contributors to this collection explore what it means to adopt an "academic literacies" approach in policy and pedagogy. Transformative practice is illustrated through case studies and critical commentaries from teacher-researchers working in a range of higher education contexts—from undergraduate to postgraduate levels, across disciplines, and spanning geopolitical regions including .... More

Book CoverWAC and Second-Language Writers: Research Towards Linguistically and Culturally Inclusive Programs and Practices

Edited by Terry Myers Zawacki and Michelle Cox

This edited collection pursues the ambitious goal of including within WAC theory, research, and practice the differing perspectives, educational experiences, and voices of second-language writers. The editors and authors not only report new research but also share a wealth of pedagogical, curricular, and programmatic practices relevant to second-language writers.... More

Book CoverChinese Rhetoric and Writing: An Introduction for Language Teachers

By Andy Kirkpatrick and Zhichang Xu

The authors of Chinese Rhetoric and Writing offer a response to the argument that Chinese students' academic writing in English is influenced by "culturally nuanced rhetorical baggage that is uniquely Chinese and hard to eradicate." Noting that this argument draws from "an essentially monolingual and Anglo-centric view of writing," they point out that the rapid growth in the use of English worldwide calls for "a radical reassessment of what English is in today's world." ... More

Queries, Contact Information, and Submissions

Queries should be directed via electronic mail to series editor Joan Mullin at jaf829@gmail.com. Proposals should outline the rationale and projected audience for the book and its relation to other books in the field; include the book's table of contents or a chapter outline, the estimated length and the timetable for completion, and, if available, the introduction and a sample chapter. Please also send the CV of the author(s) or editor(s).

To learn more about submitting to the series, please see our Submission Guidelines, our Invitation to Contribute and Diversity Statement, and our Guide for Authors and Editors.

 

Editorial Review Board: International Exchanges on the Study of Writing

Lisa Arnold, North Dakota State University
Cecile Badenhorst, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Charles Bazerman, University of California, Santa Barbara
Suresh Canagarajah, Penn State University
Julia Chen, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Mary Jane Curry, Rochester University
Christiane K. Donahue, Dartmouth
Andreas Eriksson, Chalmers University of Technology
Ann-Marie Eriksson, Gothenburg University
Cinthia Gannett, Fairfield University
Lisa Ganobcsik-Williams, Coventry University
Laura Gonzalez, University of Florida
John Harbord, Maastrich University
Tom Lavelle, Stockholm School of Economics
Vivette Milson-Whyte, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
Lynn Nygaard, Peace Research Institute Oslo
Ide O'Sullivan, University of Limerick
Moisés D. Perales Escudero, Universidad de Quintana Roo
Bojana Petric, Birkbeck, University of London
Rachel Riedner, The George Washington University
Lynne Ronesi, Independent Scholar
Zhoulin Ruan, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
David R. Russell, Iowa State University
Consuelo Salas, San Diego State University
Shyam Sharma, Stony Brook University
Brooke Schreiber, Baruch University
Kirstin Solli, Oslo Metropolitan University
Christopher Thaiss, University of California, Davis
Joan Turner, Goldsmiths, University of London
Luuk Van Waes, University of Antwerp
Bob Wilkinson, Coventry University
Dan Wu, Xi'an International Studies University
Xiaoye You, Penn State University
Pavel Zemliansky, Oslo Metropolitan University
Amy A. Zenger, American University of Beirut

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