Volume 12, Number 1, Fall 2019

  • community, higher education, composition, Literacy, reading, identity, DEI, Teaching strategies, first-year composition

Editors: Yndalecio Isaac Hinojosa, Sue Hum, Kristina Gutierrez

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Editor's Introduction

Civic Activism: Community Writing, Practices and Observances to Counter Marginalization by Kristina Gutierrez
DOI: 10.37514/OPW-J.2019.12.1.01

Invited Articles

Doing Democracy: The Salt of the Earth Recovery Project - Citizen Scholars and Activist Writing Across Communities by Michelle Hall Kells
DOI: 10.37514/OPW-J.2019.12.1.02


Hurricane Rhetorics: An Ontological Analysis of the Recovery and Rebuild of Lone Star College-Kingwood after Harvey by Cindy Ross
DOI: 10.37514/OPW-J.2019.12.1.03

Service-Learning in the Community College Composition Classroom: Lessons Learned from Sustainable Projects at One Community College by Darlene Beaman and Julie Jackson
DOI: 10.37514/OPW-J.2019.12.1.04

Literature Circles: Access to Texts by Ronna J. Levy
DOI: 10.37514/OPW-J.2019.12.1.05

Learning is an All Black Thing: Literacy, Pedagogy, and Black Educational Institutions after Brown v. Board of Education by Brandon Erby
DOI: 10.37514/OPW-J.2019.12.1.06

Recognizing Institutional Diversity, Supporting Latinx Students: First-Year Writing Placement and Success at a Small Community Four-Year HSI by Jolivette Mecenas
DOI: 10.37514/OPW-J.2019.12.1.07

El Parque de la Amistad / Friendship Park by Susan Garza and Gabriel Ferreyra
DOI: 10.37514/OPW-J.2019.12.1.08

Book Reviews

Review of Persuasive Acts: Women's Rhetorics in the Twenty-First Century, by Kandice Diaz
DOI: 10.37514/OPW-J.2019.12.1.09

Open Words: Access and English Studies is an open-access, peer-review scholarly journal, published on the WAC Clearinghouse and supported by Colorado State University. Articles are published under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs). ISSN: 2690-3911 (Print) 2690-392X (Online).