Instructor Guide: Resources

Resources to Incorporate into your Teaching and Feedback

Other Resources

  • Burrows, C. D. (2016). Writing while Black: The Black tax on African American graduate writers. Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, 14(1). 15-20.
  • Smitherman, G. (1997). “The chain remain the same”: Communicative practices in the hip hop nation. Journal of Black Studies 28(1), 3-25.
    • A good break-down of AAVE in hip-hop and how to discuss AAVE in a paper that otherwise uses SAE
  • Staci Perryman-Clark 
    • Perryman-Clark, S. M. (2012). “Toward a Pedagogy of Linguistic Diversity: Understanding African American Linguistic Practices and Programmatic Learning Goals.” Teaching English in the Two-Year College 39(3), 2230-2246.
    • Perryman-Clark, S. M. (2013). African American Language, Rhetoric, and Students’ Writing: New Directions for SRTOL. College Composition and Communication 64(3), 469-495.
  • Vershawn Ashanti Young 
    • Young, V. A. (2014). Straight Black queer: Obama, code-switching, and the gender anxiety of African American men. PMLA 129(3,: 464-470.
      • Written largely in SAE: 
    • Young, V. A. and Y. S. Young-Rivera (2013). It ain’t what it Ii: Code-switching and White American celebrationists. JAC 33(1/2), 396-401.
      • Written with subtle but consistent appearances of AAVE
    • Young, V. A. (2010). Should writers use they own English? Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies 12(1), 110-118 
  • Bonnie Williams-Farrier 
    • Williams-Farrier, B. J. (2017). “Talkin’bout good & bad” pedagogies: Code-switching  vs. comparative rhetorical approaches. College Composition and Communication, 69(2), 30.

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