An important new resource for WPA preparation courses in rhetoric and composition PhD programs. In Going Public, Rose and Weiser moderate a discussion of the role of the writing program vis-a-vis the engagement movement, the service learning movement, and current interest in public discourse/civic rhetoric among scholars of rhetoric and composition. This is a thoughtful collection on the ways that engagement-focused programs may be changing conceptions of WPA identity. As institutions begin to include more explicit engagement with citizen and stakeholder communities as an.
Infrastructure Outreach and the Engaged Writing Program -- Centering Community Literacy -- The Arkansas Delta Oral History Project -- The Illusion of Transparency at an HSI -- A Hybrid Genre Supports Hybrid Roles in Community-UniversityCollaboration -- Apprenticing Civic and Political Engagement in the First Year Writing Program -- Wearing Multiple Hats -- Students, Faculty and "Sustainable" WPA Work -- The Writing Center as Site for Engagement -- Not Politics as Usual -- Coming Down from the Ivory Tower -- The WPA as Activist.