University of Alaska Anchorage campus will be closed September 24, 2021 beginning at 6:40 AM, due to weather. Students and employees should check their email for more information. The university will remain closed for the weekend and reopen on Monday morning.
The Alaska Airlines Center will be open Saturday, September 25, for the home volleyball match that afternoon.
References & Recommended Readings by Chapter and Theme
Brookfield, Stephen D. and Stephen Preskill. Discussion as a Way of Teaching: Tools and Techniques for Democratic Classrooms. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005.
APU/UAA Books of the Year
Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid’s Tale. New York: First Anchor Books Edition, 1998.
Boyle, T.C. The Tortilla Curtain. New York: Penguin Books, 1996.
Fadiman, Anne. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
Khadra, Yasmina. The Swallows of Kabul. New York: First Anchor Books Edition, 2005.
Chapter 1: Ground Rules
“1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom” with 1970 Interpretive Comments.
Available from: American Association of
Keyishian et al v. Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York et
al. (1967). Available from Boston College.
Metzger, Walter. Academic Freedom In The Age Of The University. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961.
O’Neil, Robert. Free Speech In The College Community. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1997.
Rabban, David. “A Functional Analysis of Individual and Institutional Academic Freedom Under the First Amendment.” Law and Contemporary Problems 53(3) (1990): 227-302.
(Sweezy v. New Hampshire). U.S. Supreme Court 354 U.S. 234 (1957). FindLaw. http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?court=US&vol=354&invol=234
Van Alstyne, William. “Academic Freedom and the First Amendment in Supreme Court of the United States: An Unhurried Historical Review.” Law and Contemporary Problems 53(3) (1990): 79-154.
National Research Council. Deadly Lessons: Understanding Lethal School Violence. Edited by Mark H. Moore, Carol V. Petrie, Anthony A. Braga, and Brenda L. McLaughlin. Washington, D.C.: The National Academy Press, 2003.
Silverman et al. “The Big Ten Student Suicide Study: A 10-Year Study of Suicides on Midwestern University Campuses.” Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior 27(3) (1997): 285-303.
(More detailed results of statistical analyses can be obtained by contacting Dr. Claudia Lampman, Professor of Psychology, University of Alaska Anchorage, at email@example.com.)
Benson, K. A. “Comments on Crocker’s ‘An Analysis of University Definitions of Sexual Harassment’.” Signs: Journal of Women and Culture 9 (1984): 516-517.
Carroll, Lynne and Kathryn L. Ellis. “Faculty Attitudes Toward Sexual Harassment: Survey Results, Survey Process.” Initiatives: Journal of the National Association of Women Deans, Administrators, and Counselors 52 (1989): 35-41.
DeSouza, Eros and Gigi A. Fansler. “Contrapower Sexual Harassment: A Survey of Students and Faculty Members.” Sex Roles 48 11/12 (2003): 529-542.
DeSouza, Eros R. and J’Aims Ribeiro. “Bullying and Sexual Harassment Among Brazilian High School Students.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence 20(9) (2005): 1018-1038.
Grauerholz, Elizabeth. “Sexual Harassment of Women Professors by Students: Exploring the Dynamics of Power, Authority, and Gender In A University Setting.” Sex Roles 21(11/12) (1989): 789-801.
Lampman, Claudia and Alissa Phelps, Melissa Beneke & Samantha Bancroft. “Contrapower Harassment: A Survey of Faculty Experiences With Student Incivility, Bullying, and Sexual Attention.” Sex Roles, forthcoming.
Matchen, Jim and Eros DeSouza. “The Sexual Harassment of Faculty Members by Students.” Sex Roles 41(3/4) (2000): 295-306. McKinney, Kathleen. “Sexual Harassment of University Faculty by Colleagues and Students.” Sex Roles 23(7/8) (1990): 421-438.
Nydegger, R., Paludi, M., DeSouza, E. R., & Paludi, C. A. “Incivility, Sexual Harassment, and Violence in the Workplace.” in Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace: Issues and Challenges for Today’s Organizations Vol. 2., Legal, Psychological, and Power Issues Affecting Women and Minorities in Business, edited by M. F. Karsten. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2006, 51-81.
Aristotle. The Rhetoric and The Poetics of Aristotle. Translated by W. Rhys Roberts and Ingram Bywater. New York: Random House, 1954, 20 (1355).
Berlin, James A. “Professing the New Rhetorics: 1990 CCCC Roundtable.” Rhetoric Review, Vol 9 No 1, Fall 1990: 5-35.
Bizzell, Patricia and Bruce Herzberg. The Rhetorical Tradition: Readings from Classical Times to the Present. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2001.
Crowley, Sharon and Debra Hawhee. Ancient Rhetoric for Contemporary Students, 3rd ed. New York: Pearson/Longman, 2004.
Gamble, Richard M., editor. The Great Tradition. Wilmington, DE: ISA Books, 2007, 253-256.
Isocrates. “from the Antidosis.” In The Great Tradition, edited by Richard R. Gamble, 44. Wilmington, DE: ISA Books, 2007 (44).
Johnstone, Henry W. “Toward an Ethics of Rhetoric.” Communication 6 (1981): 305-14.
Kinneavy, James. A Theory of Discourse. New York: Norton, 1980.
Olson, Kathryn M. “Aligning Ethicality and Effectiveness in Arguments: Advocating Inclusiveness Percentages for the New Lutheran Church.” In Warranting Assent, edited by Edward Schiappa. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995, 81-102.
Coles, William. The Plural I: The Teaching of Writing. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1978.
Lindeman, Erika. A Rhetoric for Writing Teachers. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.
Moffett, James. Student-Centered Language Arts and Reading, K-13: A Handbook for Teachers, 2nd ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976.
Erickson, Jon M., James J. Murphy and Raymond Bud Zeuschner. The Debater’s Guide, 3rd ed. Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill, 1961.
Inch, Edward S., Barbara Warnick and Danielle Endres. Critical Thinking and Communication: The Use of Reason in Argument, 5th ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1998.
Johnson, Ralph H. and J. Anthony Blair. Logical Self-Defense. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1994.
Zompetti, Joseph P., Jurate Motiejunaite, William Driscoll and Judith K. Bowker. Discovering the World Through Debate: A Practical Guide to Educational Debate for Debaters, Coaches and Judges. New York: International Debate Education Association, 2003.
Adorno, Theodor W. “The Essay As Form.” Translated by Bob Hullott-Kentor and Frederic Will. New German Critique 32 (1984): 151-71.
Benton, Steve. “Conflicts Over Conflicts.” Symposium: Teaching the Conflicts at Twenty Years. Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture 3.2 (2003): 245-249.
Burke, Kenneth. On Symbols and Society. Edited by J.R. Gusfield. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989.
Crowley, Sharon, and Deborah Hawhee. Ancient Rhetoric For Contemporary Students, 3rd ed. New York: Pearson/Longman, 2004.
Graff, Gerald. “Conflict Clarifies: A Response.” Symposium: Teaching the Conflicts at Twenty Years. Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture 3.2 (2003): 266-275.
Olbrys, Stephen Gencarella. “Dissoi Logoi, Civic Friendship, and the Politics of Education.” In Communication Education 55.4 (2006): 353-369.
Tannen, Deborah. The Argument Culture: Stopping America’s War of Words. New York: Random House, 1998.
Tompkins, Jane. “Jerry’s Blind Spot.” Symposium: Teaching the Conflicts at Twenty Years. Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture 3.2 (2003): 250-252.
Wallen, Jeffrey. “We Really Do Not Know How To Disagree With Each Other.” Symposium: Teaching the Conflicts at Twenty Years. Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture 3.2 (2003): 253-255.
Chapter 3: Race, Class, Culture
Identity, Privilege, Culture
Hardiman, Rita. “White Racial Identity Development in the United States.” In Race, Ethnicity and Self: Identity in Multicultural Perspective, edited by Elizabeth Pathy Salett and Diane R. Koslow. Washington, DC: NMCI Publications, 1994.
Johnson, Allan G. Privilege, Power and Difference, second edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Kirkness, Verna and Ray Banhardt. “First Nations and Higher Education: The Four R’s—Respect, Relevance, Reciprocity, Responsibility.” In Knowledge Across Cultures: A Contribution to Dialogue Among Civilizations. Edited by Ruth Hayhoe and Julia Pan. Hong Kong, China: Comparative Education Research Centre, the University of Hong Kong, 2001.
McIntosh, Peggy. Working Paper 189. “White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences through Work in Women’s Studies.” Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, Wellesley, MA, 1988.
McIntosh, Peggy. “Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.” Excerpt from Working Paper 189. “White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences through Work in Women’s Studies.” Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, Wellesley, MA, 1988.
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act
Arnold, Robert D. Alaska Native Land Claims. Anchorage AK: Alaska Native Foundation, 1976.
Goldschmidt, Walter R. and Thomas H. Haas. Haa Aaani Our Land: Tlingit and Haida Land Rights and Use. Edited by Thomas F. Thornton. Seattle: University of Washington Press and Juneau, AK: Sealaska Heritage Foundation, 1998.
Five Minute Rule
Feldman, Kerry and Ernie Norton. “Niqsaq and Napaaqtuq: Inupiaq Eskimo Life-Form Classification
and Ethnoscience.” Etudes Inuit
Studies 19 no. 2 (1995): 77-100.
Culturally Responsive Teaching
Brookfield, Stephen D. Developing Critical Thinkers: Challenging Adults to Explore Alternative Ways of Thinking and Acting. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1987.
Hunt, Raymond G. and Benjamin Bowser (eds.) Impact of Racism on White Americans. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1981.
Williams, Robin M., Jr. American Society: A Sociological Interpretation, 3rd ed. New York: Knopf, 1970.
Wlodkowski, Raymond J. and Margery B. Ginsberg. Diversity and Motivation: Culturally Responsive Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995.
Chapter 4: Science, Religion
Discovery Institute Web site. Center for Science and Culture. https://www.discovery.org/csc
Neuman, W. Lawrence. Social Research Methods. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2003.
Popper, Karl. “Science: Conjectures and Refutations.” 1962. In Science and its Ways of Knowing, edited by John Hatton and Paul B. Plouffe. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1997.
Owning Up to the Discipline
Bové, Paul. Discourse. Critical Terms for Literary Study, 2nd ed. Edited by Frank Lentriccia and Thomas McLaughlin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Graff, Gerald. Beyond the Culture Wars: How Teaching the Conflicts Can Revitalize American Education. New York: Norton, 1992.
Graff, Gerald. Professing Literature: An Institutional History. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1987.
Greenblatt, Stephen. Culture. Critical Terms for Literary Study, 2nd ed. Edited by Frank Lentriccia and Thomas McLaughlin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Chapter 5: Business, Politics, Social Justice
Fish, Stanley. Blog post, July 8, 2007. http://www.fish.blogs.nytimes.com/tag/bong-hits-4-jesus.
Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. 1969. Translated by Myra Bergman Ramos. New York: Continuum Publishing Company, 1986.
Horowitz, David. “In Defense of Intellectual Diversity.” Chronicle of Higher Education Vol 50 Issue 23 (2004):B12-B-13.
Hosty v. Carter, 412 F.3d 731 (7th Cir. 2005).
Lippman, Walter. Liberty and the News. NJ: Princeton, 2008.
Morse v. Frederick, 127 S. Ct. 2618 (2007).
Rosenstone, Steven J. “The Idea of University.” Paper presented at the Sesquicentennial
Symposium on the University’s Contribution to
Minnesota’s Economic, Social, and Cultural Vitality, University of Minnesota, August 21, 2001.
Shor, Ira. Empowering Education: Critical Teaching for Social Change. U of Chicag0 Press, 1992.
Chapter 6: Ground Rules
Caputi, Jane and Diana E. H. Russell. “Femicide: Speaking the Unspeakable.” In Feminist Frontiers IV, edited by Laurel Richardson, Verta Tayler and Nancy Whittier. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997, 410-426.
Tough Guise: Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity. Documentary film. Directed by Sut Jhally. Written by Jackson Katz. Media Education Foundation, 1999.
Weitz, Rose. The Sociology of Health, Illness, and Health Care: A Critical Approach, 2nd Ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thompson Learning, 2004.