Refiguring Rhetorical Education: Women Teaching African American, Native American, and Chicano/a Students, 1865-1911

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  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • Refiguring Rhetorical Education: Women Teaching African American, Native American, and Chicano/a Students, 1865-1911
  • Jessica Enoch
  • English
  • 05 January 2018
  • 0809328356

About the Author: Jessica Enoch

Jessica Enoch is associate professor of English at the University of Maryland Her areas of research interests include feminist rhetoric, theory, and history rhetorical education spatial, material and embodied rhetorics historiographic and archival research methodologies, and Kenneth Burke.



      Refiguring Rhetorical Education: Women Teaching African American, Native American, and Chicano/a Students, 1865-1911
Refiguring Rhetorical Education Women Teaching African American, Native American, and Chicano a Students, 1865 1911 examines the work of five female teachers who challenged gendered and cultural expectations to create teaching practices that met the civic and cultural needs of their students The volume analyzes Lydia Maria Child s The Freedmen s Book, a post Civil War educational textbook for newly freed slaves Zitkala a s autobiographical essays published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1900 that questioned the work of off reservation boarding schools for Native American students and Jovita Idar, Marta Pe a, and Leonor Villegas de Magn n s contributions to the Spanish language newspaper La Cr nica in 1910 and 1911 contributions that offered language and cultural instruction their readers could not receive in Texas public schools Author Jessica Enoch explores the possibilities and limitations of rhetorical education by focusing on the challenges that Child, Zitkala a, Idar, Pe a, and Villegas made to dominant educational practices Each of these teachers transformed their seemingly apolitical occupation into a site of resistance, revising debilitating educational methods to advance culture based and politicized teachings that empowered their students to rise above their subjugated positions Refiguring Rhetorical Education considers how race, culture, power, and language are both implicit and explicit in discussions of rhetorical education for marginalized students and includes six major tenets to guide present day pedagogies for civic engagement Best Read Refiguring Rhetorical Education: Women Teaching African American, Native American, and Chicano/a Students, 1865-1911 [ by ] Jessica Enoch [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “ Refiguring Rhetorical Education: Women Teaching African American, Native American, and Chicano/a Students, 1865-1911

  1. Lance says:

    This is truly one of the most important books I ve read in the history of rhetoric for quite some time Using what one might call a methodology of juxtaposition, Enoch shows how minority teachers contested dominant pedagogies by refiguring rhetorical education for their students She takes three unique contexts that illustrate how both dominant pedagogies and rhetoric functioned differently in each location, though with the same purpose to equip students for the participation in a civic wor This is truly one of the most important books I ve read in the history of rhetoric for quite some time Using what one might call a methodology of juxtaposition, Enoch shows how minority teachers contested dominant pedagogies by refig...

  2. Katie says:

    Read for Engendering Rhetorical Power class Lots of ideas to think about, but definitely a niche work.

  3. courtney says:

    my cousin wrote this