Author: Rachael Ryerson

I am a PhD student at Ohio University interested in digital and queer composing practices and pedagog/y/ies.

Review by Rachael Ryerson Panelists Stephen McElroy, Florida State University Kathleen Yancey, Florida State University As their title suggests, both Stephen McElroy and Kathleen Yancey’s presentations explore assemblage as both a practice of composing and as compositions in themselves. While their presentations could not be more different, with McElroy focusing on assemblage in postcard production and Yancey exploring tombstone assemblage, both presenters rely on Johndan Johnson-Eilola and Stuart Selber’s framework/definition of assemblage: Assemblages are texts built primarily and explicitly from existing texts in order to solve a writing or communication problem in a new context. Under our definition, “assemblage” is…

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