“An Art of Truth In Things: Confronting Hiphop Illiteracies in Writing Classrooms at Predominantly White Colleges and Universities.” Community Literacy Journal, 2021.
“What Else Do We Know? Translingualism and the History of SRTOL as Threshold Concepts in Our Field.” College Composition and Communication, 2020.
“Let the People Rap: Cultural Rhetorics Pedagogy and Practices Under CUNY’s Open Admissions, 1968-1978.” Journal of Basic Writing, 2020.
“Constellating White Women’s Cultural Rhetorics: The Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching and Its Contemporary Scholars.” Peitho: Journal of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric & Composition, 2018.
Sorry For Partying [a serialized novella]. Medium, 2014. Runner up for the 2014 Paris Literary Prize.
“In Reference to Your Recent Communications.” Harper’s Magazine, 2005.
Selected Essays and Reviews
“Disasters at the Origin of a Sense of Disaster: Ferrante on Fascism [on the Neapolitan Novels].” Los Angeles Review of Books, 2018.
“Where We Are: Literacy Narrative: Ways to Write #MeToo.” Composition Studies, 2018.
“How the TV Adaptation of I Love Dick Recenters the Female Gaze.” Hyperallergic, 2017.
“Session Review: A.31 ‘Teaching Writing to Support #BLM at Predominantly White Institutions.’’’ Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 2016.
“This Post Burns Coal.” Medium, 2016.
“What Will Happen to Kim Kardashian in the Revolution?” The American Reader, 2014.
“Yeezy Rising.” The American Reader, 2014.
“High on Life [on Laurie Colwin].” New Haven Review, 2009.
“Playing Fill-In-The-Blanks with a Father’s Life.” The Forward, 2005.
I occasionally blog at The Word: The Stanford Journal of Student Hiphop Research, though it’s predominantly a space for students. Before students and I founded that, I wrote a solo blog, Hiphopocracy, from 2011-2017. Some favorites include:
For The Word:
Letting the People Rap: A Research Reflection, 2020
Teaching Sampling, Sampling Hiphop Feminism, 2020
Beyonce has pushed Rihanna to be the best Rihanna she can be, 2016
Auf Wiedersehen: Clash of Global Englishes on Project Runway Season 14, 2015
Alicia Florrick Tho, 2014
Nothing Was the Same – part I, 2014
Homely Genres and the Michael Brown Autopsy Report, 2014
Which Sketchy Songwriter Stuffed Miguel + Kendrick’s New Track Full of Rape Logic?, 2013
#WeCantStop Appropriating Blackness: A Bibliography, 2013
Our S&M Relationship With Rihanna, 2013
Loving Kimye: An Exploration (part I), 2013
Some Thoughts on the Sin of Sensuality, 2012
9th Wonder Knows How to Talk to College Kids, 2012
#Occupy Invisible Man…and Then Return it to the Library: Notes on an Overdue Book, 2012
Must Read: The Warmth of Other Suns, 2012
Watch the Throne, Givenchy, and the Ethics of Luxury Sampling, 2012
“One Deft Discursive Act”: Signifyin(g) on Police Brutality in Lil Wayne’s “Mrs. Officer”, 2012
Beyond the “Ghetto University”: Visions of an Organic Black Pedagogy in Kanye West’s “The College Dropout”, 2012
Groupthink Groupies, Behold the Cipher, 2012
LOOK AROUND YOU: Toward a New (Exegetic) Hiphop Pedagogy, 2012