“Somatic Metaphors” and “Triggering Bodily Uptake through Movement” by Jennifer Lin LeMesurier

Another #AntiAbleistComposition feature for today is a set of essays on embodiment and movement by Dr. Jennifer Lin LeMesurier. Dr. LeMesurier is an Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at Colgate University in Hamilton, NY. She has previously taught at Cornish College of the Arts and the University of Washington.

Essay #1: “Somatic Metaphors: Embodied Recognition of Rhetorical Opportunities.” Rhetoric Review, vol. 33, no. 4, 2014, pp. 362-380.

Essay #2: “Mobile Bodies: Triggering Bodily Uptake through Movement.” College Composition and Communication, vol. 68, no. 2, 2016, pp. 292-316.

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