Symposium: Whiteness Studies

  title={Symposium: Whiteness Studies},
  author={Tammie M. Kennedy and Joyce Irene Middleton and Krista L. Ratcliffe and Kathleen Ethel Welch and Catherine Prendergast and Ira Shor and Thomas Reed West and Ellen Cushman and Michelle R. Kendrick and L. J. Albrecht},
  journal={Rhetoric Review},
  pages={359 - 402}
Algorithmic Abstraction and the Racial Neoliberal Rhetorics of 23andMe
ABSTRACT Western mathematics functions as a technology of violence when it enlists computational algorithms to underwrite racial neoliberalism. Theorizing algorithmic abstraction as a racialExpand
Purple hats and threatened Whiteness in Flannery O’Connor’s ‘Everything That Rises Must Converge’
Among Flannery O’Connor’s stories, ‘Everything That Rises Must Converge’ is one of the most frequently anthologized. Although the story explicitly addresses the southern reaction to integrationExpand
Barriers and Strategies by White Faculty Who Incorporate Anti-Racist Pedagogy
This study focused on the experiences of White faculty who incorporate an antiracist framework into their college classrooms. The participants shared about the challenges of incorporating anti-racistExpand
Do You Relate to This? Femininity, Affective Intimate Cultures and Neoliberalism
This chapter provides an introduction to the importance of relatability, and its status as a normative affective relation in girlfriend cultures. Relatability, I suggest, is linked to women’sExpand
The Classificatory Reader: Relating to Others Through Digital Texts
This chapter explores the formation of a digital intimate public via the actions of readers in relating to texts. Drawing on the work of Michael Warner (Public Culture 14:49–50, 2002), I resituateExpand
The Racial Politics of Circulation: Trumpicons and White Supremacist Doxai
This article presents the racial politics of circulation as a critical concept for elucidating how whiteness, nationhood, and doxa intertwine to reinforce and amplify white supremacy within a contextExpand
“That Heart Sickness”: Young Aboriginal People’s Understanding of Rheumatic Fever
It is recommended that the use of Aboriginal languages be prioritized in health services caring for Aboriginal people and that biomedical dominance in the services be relinquished. Expand
Aboriginal children and penicillin injections for rheumatic fever: how much of a problem is injection pain?
Objective: To explore young Aboriginal people's and clinicians’ experiences of injection pain for the 10 years of penicillin injections children are prescribed to prevent rheumatic fever recurrences.
Across the Conference Table: Private and Public Mothering of Children With Learning Disabilities
In this article, a narrative inquiry approach is used to investigate how mothers report their experiences of parenting children with learning disability (LD) within the culture of American motherhoodExpand


Killers of the Dream
  • L. Smith
  • Psychology
  • Making Peace with the 60s
  • 2021
Published to wide controversy, it became the source (acknowledged or unacknowledged) of much of our thinking about race relations and was for many a catalyst for the civil rights movement. It remainsExpand
Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White
Affirmative Action examines the larger structure of institutional white privilege in education, and compares the magnitude of white racial preference with the policies typically envisioned when theExpand
Check It While I Wreck It: Black Womanhood, Hip-Hop Culture, and the Public Sphere
Hip-hop culture began in the early 1970s as the creative and activist expressions - graffiti writing, dee-jaying, break dancing, and rap music - of black and Latino youth in the depressed SouthExpand
Shooting Our Last Arrow: Developing a Rhetoric of Identity for Unenrolled American Indians.
blood American Indians/Alaskan Natives, while just over four million designate their racial identity as mixed-blood.2 In my home state of North Carolina, records indicate that fewer than 100,000Expand
Literacy and Racial Justice: The Politics of Learning after Brown v. Board of Education
In anticipation of the fiftieth anniversary of the landmark "Brown v." "Board of Education "decision, Catherine Prendergast draws on a combination of insights from legal studies and literacy studiesExpand
The Souls of White Folk
"The Souls of White Folk," as it appeared in Du Bois' Darkwater (1920) and is reprinted here, was based on an essay in the Independent, August 18, 1910, together with part of a another essay, "Of theExpand
"The Politics of Location": Text As Opposition
Foregrounding issues of race, ethnicity, and education, this article ties together two important issues in teaching (so-called) basic writing: how social and pedagogical issues in higher educationExpand
African American Literacies
Introduction: don't we still have to prove our humanity? 1. Literacy, language, composition, rhetoric and (not) the African American student: sick and tired of being sick and tired 2. the literaciesExpand
Born to Belonging: Writings on Spirit and Justice
Diving Into the Wreck * Beijing: Mao, the Tao, and the Fourth World Conference on Women * Atlanta: The 1996 Olympics, Co'Cola, and the Wealth of Nations * Memphis: Elvis and Martin, ""At theExpand