This paper discusses how marginalized voices in the writing center and in the classroom can be heard. The atmosphere differences in the classroom and in the writing center contribute a great deal to the differences in communication that occur there. This paper does not define the term marginalization; basically, it refers to the exclusion that occurs because someone or a group of people are different than the people or group of people who are spear-heading the conversation. The paper begins with a personal story of marginalization and then moves into how marginalization takes places in academia. At the end of the paper, possible cures to marginalization are discussed. Those include: individuals speaking up and anonymous participation like surveys. Ultimately, marginalization is something that is nearly impossible to combat, but easy to accommodate and manipulate.
Avery, Frances, "From Statia to School" (2019). Writing Center Analysis Paper. Paper 27.