Author Archives: Stanford University

A Diverse Discussion

Addressing Racial Diversity in a Writing Center: Stories and Lessons from Two Beginners by Nancy Barron and Nancy Grimm uses a combination of personal anecdotes and stories to convey the importance of race and diversity issues in writing situations. I … Continue reading

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Racial Diversity in the Writing Center

Reading this article by Barron and Grimm made me very aware that I will not only be a writing tutor next year, but also a staff member as a resident writing tutor in a freshman dorm. Certainly I do not … Continue reading

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Stanford-Sydney Doucette Response

            Doucette’s experience tutoring the medical school student is an incredibly powerful moment and leaves me with much to question. In that moment, a simple question was able to spark discussion and then change the perspective … Continue reading

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Meaningful Recognition of Race in Tutoring

“Addressing Racial Diversity in a Writing Center,” by Nancy Baron and Nancy Grimm, initially seemed to promise me some insight into how I should recognize race differences as a white (or Anglo) writing tutor.  Instead, I was left with questions. … Continue reading

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An Open, but not Forced Discussion of Diversity

I was actually very taken aback by the article by Barron and Grimm in “The St. Martin’s Sourcebook for Writing Tutors.” As someone of a renegade faith and non-generic skin tone in America I felt that what the authors intended … Continue reading

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