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Clifton, Jennifer; Loveridge, Jordan; Long, Elenore – Community Literacy Journal, 2016
It is not typically the bent of infrastructure to be continually responsive in a way that is expansive and inclusive; instead, for newcomers or those with alternative histories, aims, vision, values, and perspectives, the inertia of infrastructure is more likely to be experienced as infrastructural breakdowns. We ask: "What might wisdom look…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Barriers, Best Practices, Rhetoric
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Santana, Christina; Kuznetsov, Stacey; Schmeckpeper, Sheri; Curry, Linda J.; Long, Elenore; Davis, Lauren; Koerner, Heidi; McQuarrie, Kimberly Butterfield – Community Literacy Journal, 2015
Almost by definition, resisting the insidious convenience of the mainstream food supply requires persistence. This is especially true for food projects requiring fermentation--projects that unfold over days or weeks and require day-to-day science in kitchens where variables can be hard to control and where some degree of periodic failure is almost…
Descriptors: Food, Foods Instruction, Science Activities, Cooperative Learning
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Long, Elenore; Fye, Nyillan; Jarvis, John – Community Literacy Journal, 2012
This article analyzes a group of Gambian-American college writers creating an alternative public to challenge the patronizing norms operating in prevailing "aid-to-Africa" rhetorics. These young rhetors evoked performative genres and hybrid discourses so that members of their local public (the African nationals, African American…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, African Culture, Behavior Standards, Foreign Countries
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Higgins, Lorraine; Long, Elenore; Flower, Linda – Community Literacy Journal, 2006
This paper develops a rhetorically centered model of community literacy in the theoretical and practical context of local publics--those spaces where ordinary people develop public voices to engage in intercultural inquiry and deliberation. Drawing on fifteen years of action research in the Community Literacy Center and beyond, the authors…
Descriptors: Community Education, Literacy, Models, Rhetoric