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Jillian Azevedo Publishes Tastes of the Empire: Foreign Foods in Seventeenth Century England

Jillian Azevedo has published the book Tastes of the Empire: Foreign Foods in Seventeenth Century EnglandTastes of the Empire examines "body and mind" consumerism of the early British Empire through the exotic presentations of foreign foods in popular culture in 17th Century England. The McFarland link to the book is http://www.mcfarlandbooks.com/book-2.php?id=978-1-4766-6862-8
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Melissa Bender Presents on "WAC Practices for Inclusive Education" at the Association for Academic Language and Learning Conference in Geelong, Australia

Melissa Bender presented on "WAC Practices for Inclusive Education" at the Association for Academic Language and Learning Conference in Geelong, Australia on November 2, 2017.

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WOE published collected interviews with rhet-comp scholars

Teachers on the Edge: The WOE Interviews, 1989–2017 collects the voices of 39 significant figures in modern writing studies, forming an accessible survey of the modern history of rhetoric and composition. This remarkable group of teachers and scholars tell the stories of their influences and interests, with scholarly introductions that trace their varied contributions to the field.  Invaluable for writing students, writing teachers, and scholars of writing studies. http://bit.ly/toerout

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Rebekka Andersen Chairs SIGDOC 2017 and Presents Workshops on State of Education in Technical Communication

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In August, Rebekka Andersen chaired SIGDOC 2017, the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication Conference, held in Halifax, Nova Scotia. SIGDOC 2017 featured keynotes by Dr. Karel Vredenburg, lead designer at IBM, and Rigo award winner Dr. Karen Schriver, President of KSA Communication Design & Research, and author of the foundational text Dynamics in Document Design.

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