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Black Discourse and Black Rhetorics: A Conversation

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Black Discourse and Black Rhetorics: A Conversation

College of Arts and Humanities | English Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Online

Professor David F. Green, Jr. (Howard University) in conversation with Professor Khirsten L. Scott (University of Pittsburgh) about Green’s published essays and instructional reader, as well as their own current work, focusing on Black discourse and rhetorics as modes of humanistic inquiry.

Moderated by Dr. Dennis Winston (University of Maryland). Co-sponsored by the Language, Writing, and Rhetoric Events series.

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For more information contact: Tita Chico (tchico@umd.edu).

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David F. Green, Jr. is Director of the Writing Program and Associate Professor of English at Howard University. He remains committed to serving historically underrepresented students and theorizing rhetoric and composition practice at minority serving institutions. Dr. Green is the editor of Visions and Cyphers, a writing studies textbook composed with an emphasis on culture and language research in composition studies. His research interests include Hip Hop, African American rhetoric, Writing Assessment, Writing Program Administration, Critical Pedagogy, and Emancipatory Composition studies. He is currently the Secretary of the Conference on College Composition and Communications (CCCCs) and is a proud member of the NCTE/CCCCs affiliated Black Caucus and the CCCCs Language Policy Committee. He is currently working on a monograph entitled Raising Game, which looks at the complex ways individuals use Hip Hop to engage in critical writing practices, and what this might provide current theories of language,  composition, and critical pedagogy.

Khirsten  L. Scott is an assistant professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh where she writes and teaches about Black life, rhetorics, and literacies. She is currently working on her first book which endeavors to reorient the composing and circulation of HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) published histories for inclusion of student writing. Khirsten is cofounder of DBLAC, Digital Black Life and Culture, a mentorship network that offers writing support for Black scholars.

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Add to Calendar 02/03/21 5:00 PM 02/03/21 6:00 PM America/New_York Black Discourse and Black Rhetorics: A Conversation

Professor David F. Green, Jr. (Howard University) in conversation with Professor Khirsten L. Scott (University of Pittsburgh) about Green’s published essays and instructional reader, as well as their own current work, focusing on Black discourse and rhetorics as modes of humanistic inquiry.

Moderated by Dr. Dennis Winston (University of Maryland). Co-sponsored by the Language, Writing, and Rhetoric Events series.

Register.

For more information contact: Tita Chico (tchico@umd.edu).

Bios:

David F. Green, Jr. is Director of the Writing Program and Associate Professor of English at Howard University. He remains committed to serving historically underrepresented students and theorizing rhetoric and composition practice at minority serving institutions. Dr. Green is the editor of Visions and Cyphers, a writing studies textbook composed with an emphasis on culture and language research in composition studies. His research interests include Hip Hop, African American rhetoric, Writing Assessment, Writing Program Administration, Critical Pedagogy, and Emancipatory Composition studies. He is currently the Secretary of the Conference on College Composition and Communications (CCCCs) and is a proud member of the NCTE/CCCCs affiliated Black Caucus and the CCCCs Language Policy Committee. He is currently working on a monograph entitled Raising Game, which looks at the complex ways individuals use Hip Hop to engage in critical writing practices, and what this might provide current theories of language,  composition, and critical pedagogy.

Khirsten  L. Scott is an assistant professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh where she writes and teaches about Black life, rhetorics, and literacies. She is currently working on her first book which endeavors to reorient the composing and circulation of HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) published histories for inclusion of student writing. Khirsten is cofounder of DBLAC, Digital Black Life and Culture, a mentorship network that offers writing support for Black scholars.

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