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Profile: David Gold

Title: Associate Professor of English
Degree:
PhD, U of Texas at Austin  2003

Contact Info

Office:

3018 TH

Hours:

TR 3-4pm and by appt.

Phone:

764-9139

Uniqname:

dpg

email:

dpg@umich.edu

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

History of rhetoric, rhetorical theory, composition pedagogy, women's and African American rhetorics, public writing.

Publications

Selected recent publications

Books

Educating the New Southern Woman: Speech, Writing, and Race at the Public Women's Colleges, 1884-1945. Studies in Rhetorics and Feminisms. Southern Illinois University Press, 2014. With Catherine L. Hobbs.

Rhetoric at the Margins: Revising the History of Writing Instruction in American Colleges, 1873-1947Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2008.
2010 Outstanding Book Award, Conference on College Composition and Communication.
 
Editor, Rhetoric, History, and Women's Oratorical Education: American Women Learn to Speak. Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication. New York: Routledge, 2013. With Catherine L. Hobbs.

Articles and chapters
"Seizing the Methodological Moment: The Digital Humanities and Historiography in Rhetoric and Composition." College English 76.2 (November 2013): 105-14. Guest editor, special issue on rhetorical historiography and the digital humanities. With Jessica Enoch.

"Remapping Revisionist Historiography." College Composition and Communication 64.1 (2012): 15-34.

"Writing Instruction in School and College English: The Twentieth Century and the New Millennium." A Short History of Writing Instruction: From Ancient Greece to Modern America. 3rd ed. Ed. James J. Murphy. New York: Routledge, 2012. 232-72. With Catherine Hobbs and James A. Berlin.

"Students Writing Race at Southern Public Women's Colleges, 1884-1945." History of Education Quarterly 50.2 (2010): 182-203.
 
"'Eve Did No Wrong': Effective Literacy at a Public College for Women." College Composition and Communication 61.2 (2009): W177-96.

"Will the Circle Be Broken: The Rhetoric of Complaint against Student Writing." MLA Profession (2008): 83-93.

"The Accidental Archivist: Embracing Chance and Confusion in Historical Scholarship." Beyond the Archives: Research as a Lived Process. Ed. Gesa E. Kirsch and Liz Rohan. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2008. 13-19.

"Southerners Anonymous." Crossroads: A Southern Culture Annual. Ed. Ted Olson. Macon: Mercer UP, 2006. 3-10.
 
  • Educating the New Southern Woman: Speech, Writing, and Race at the Public Women's Colleges, 1884-1945
  • Rhetoric, History, and Women's Oratorical Education: American Women Learn to Speak

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