“The Man Who Last Used My Desk”

Assemblage: English 395 “Topics in the Teaching of English: Visual Rhetoric” Fall 1988 I came to Illinois State in August of 1987. In the fall of 1987, I proposed turned a musty student lounge in 408 Stevenson into a professional writing classroom to support the technical writing program. That November, I got Apple to give … Read more

Robert Hayden: Those Winter Sundays

Assemblage: “English 409.4 “Using Technology to Teach Writing in the Middle School and High school: The Importance of Paying Attention” Fall 2002 English 409.4 was a class for area teachers who were interesting in getting a certification in the teaching of writing. There were six courses in the sequence taught one a semester. Each course … Read more

Grand River 4 PM Strike

Assemblage: Happiness Holding Tank 1971 (get citation and scan cover). My first assemblage, created when I was a junior at Michigan State University and published as an issue of Bud Drake’s journal Happiness Holding Tank. What you can’t really tell from this scan is that I had the printer trim the right side of the … Read more