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WRT 105 RAGE! Voicing Frustration and Constructing Rage (Nikolis): Library Session

Hierarchy of Journals

Ranking Exercise

Directions: As a group, skim through the following articles and determine if they are scholarly or not scholarly.  Take only 1 minute or less to decide if each article is scholarly.

Based your decision using the following criteria: 

  • Author’s credentials
  • Length of the article
  • Language used by the author--is it scholarly, written for other scholars in the field?
  • References--how many and what kind?
  • What kind of journal is the article published in? 

1. Tennant-Moore, H. (2014, Fall). Bad feminists. Dissent, 61, 10-14. Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/1561634966?accountid=13567  

2. Waters, L. (2005). Literary aesthetics: The very idea. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 52(17), B6-B9. Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/214686632?accountid=13567 

3. Elizabeth, K. M. (1998). Feminist attacks on feminisms: Patriarchy's prodigal daughters. Feminist Studies, 24(1), 159-175. https://search.proquest.com/docview/233181347?accountid=13567

4. Sourdot, L. A., & Carpenter, B. S. (2009). (Over)turning the tables: Aliens in america as a curriculum of identity construction and (multi)cultural violence. Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education, 27, 107-121. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1037025468?accountid=13567

5. SavaƟ, Ö., & Stewart, A. J. (2019). Alternative pathways to activism: Intersections of social and personal pasts in the narratives of women’s rights activists. Qualitative Psychology, 6(1), 27-46. Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/2019686534?accountid=13567

6. Roxane Gay on politics, identity and the need for precise language. (2017, Feb 15). Targeted News Service Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/1868583389?accountid=13567  

7. Feminism is dead, he said. (2014, Feb. 3). Occasional Planet, Retrieved from https://goo.gl/ukmRXz

Reading strategies for vetting sources for close reading

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