Category Archives: CCR Exchange: Stanford-Sydney

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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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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Keeping an Open Mind

I usually like to think that I am open minded to different religious views, financial backgrounds, and cultural heritages. However, I admit that I have not implemented a lot of queer theory into my writing.  I have also not seen … Continue reading

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Writing Tutors Providing a Safe Space

Jonathan Doucette’s “Composing Queers” brought up an interesting point that I wouldn’t necessarily have thought about if a relevant situation hadn’t arisen. He brings up a good point that the writing center, or composition studies in general, can be a … Continue reading

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