Volume 36, Number 1 (Spring 2017)

  • antiracism, reform, writing studies, Writing Program, transcultural, translingualism, Basic Writing

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Editors' Column
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2017.36.1.01

Fact and Theory and Value Judgment: What They Say/We Say of Basic Writing’s Unhedged Good, Don J. Kraemer
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2017.36.1.02

Negotiating a Transcultural Ethos from the Ground Up in a Basic Writing Program, Michael T. MacDonald and William DeGenaro
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2017.36.1.03

Developing Translingual Disposition through a Writing Theory Cartoon Assignment, Xiqiao Wang
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2017.36.1.04

Cultivating Places and People at the Center: Cross-Pollinating Literacies on a Rural Campus, Wendy Pfrenger
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2017.36.1.05

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About this Issue

The Journal of Basic Writing publishes articles of theory, research, and teaching practices related to basic writing. Articles are refereed by members of the Editorial Board and the Editors.

Editorial Staff

Editors: Hope Parisi and Cheryl C. Smith
Consulting Editor: Rebecca Mlynarczyk and Bonne August
Editorial Assistant: Robert Greco

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The Journal of Basic Writing is published twice a year, in the spring and fall, with support from the City University of New York, Office of Academic Affairs.

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