Beginnings of a Polemic: Shaking the Borders of a Literate Education

  • Steve Parks Syracuse University
Keywords: literacy studies, symposium


Symposium response.

Author Biography

Steve Parks, Syracuse University
Steve Parks is Associate Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at Syracuse University. His current research involves the ways in which community partnership work has been embedded within a pragmatism that fails to address the educational and political needs of the resource-poor communities. For the past two years, he's been helping to organize a community advocacy group in Syracuse, linked to community publishing efforts, as a way to explore the ways in which writing/narrative can foster direct grassroots activism and change.