In this episode of Slow Agency, we asked Dr. Laura Greenfield to help us understand radicalism in the writing center space and how the writing center can be a space for resisting power, privilege, and standard language ideology. We hope you’ll enjoy our conversation!

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Greenfield, L. (2011). Writing centers and the new racism: A call for sustainable dialogue and change. Utah State University Press.

Greenfield, L. (2019). Radical writing center praxis: A paradigm for ethical political engagement. University Press of Colorado.

Kimmerer, R. W. (2013). Braiding sweetgrass: Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teachings of plants. Milkweed Editions.

Young, V. A., Barrett, E., Rivera, Y. Y., Lovejoy, K. B. (2014). Other people’s English: Code-meshing, code-switching, and African American literacy. ‎Teachers College Press.

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