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The comparison between a Swedish subculture and the major Swedish culture

In our essay we have examined the differences between a Swedish subculture, the bohemian subculture, and the typical Swedish culture. We have done this with the support of a bohemian Swede and our own knowledge about the Swedish culture, with … Continue reading

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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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