Interview Essays

The Politics of Possibility edited by Gary A. Olson and Lynn Worsham

Worsham, Lynn, and Gary A. Olson. “Temple Grandin on Writing, Autism and the Human/Animal Relation.“ JAC 32 (2012): 11–56.

Olson, Gary A., and Lynn Worsham. “Slavoj Žižek: Philosopher, Cultural Critic, and Cyber-Communist.” JAC 21 (2001): 251–86.

Olson, Gary A., and Lynn Worsham. “Changing the Subject: Judith Butler’s Politics of Radical Resignification.” JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, Culture, and Politics 20 (2000): 727–65. Reprinted in The Judith Butler Reader. Ed. Sara Salih. Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 2004. 325–56.

Worsham, Lynn, and Gary A. Olson. “Rethinking Political Community: Chantal Mouffe’s Liberal Socialism.” JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, Culture, and Politics 19 (1999): 163–99.

Worsham, Lynn, and Gary A. Olson. “Hegemony and the Future of Democracy: Ernesto Laclau’s Political Philosophy.” JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, Culture, and Politics 19 (1999): 1–34.

Olson, Gary A., and Lynn Worsham. “Staging the Politics of Difference: Homi Bhabha’s Critical Literacy.” JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, Culture, and Politics 18 (1998): 361–91. Reprinted in Readerly/ Writerly Texts 7 (1999): 7–37.

Olson, Gary A. “Writing, Literacy and Technology: Toward a Cyborg Writing.” JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, Culture, and Politics 15 (1995): 1–26.

Olson, Gary A. “Resisting a Discourse of Mastery: A Conversation with Jean-François Lyotard.” JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, Culture, and Politics 15 (1995): 391–410.

Race, Rhetoric, and the Postcolonial edited by Gary A. Olson and Lynn WorshamHirsh, Elizabeth, and Gary A. Olson. “‘Je—Luce Irigaray’: A Meeting with Luce Irigaray.” Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy (1995): 93–114. Reprinted in JAC 17 (1997). Translated into Norwegian as “‘Je—Luce Irigaray’: Et møte med Luce Irigaray.” Agora: Journal for Metafysisk Spekulasjon 4 (2000): 42–67.

Olson, Gary A., and Elizabeth Hirsh. “Starting from Marginalized Lives: A Conversation with Sandra Harding.” JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, Culture, and Politics 15 (1995): 193–225.

Olson, Gary A. “Jane Tompkins and the Politics of Writing, Scholarship, and Pedagogy.” JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, Culture, and Politics 15 (1995): 1–17.

Olson, Gary A. “Rhetoric, Cultural Studies, and the Future of Critical Theory: A Conversation with J. Hillis Miller.” Journal of Advanced Composi­tion 14 (1994): 317–45.

Olson, Gary A. “bell hooks and the Politics of Literacy: A Conversation.” Journal of Advanced Composition 14 (1994): 1–19.

Olson, Gary A. “Literary Theory, Philosophy of Science, and Persuasive Discourse: Thoughts from a Neo-Premodernist.” Journal of Advanced Composition 13 (1993): 283–309.

Critical Intellectuals on Writing edited by Gary A. Olson and Lynn WorshamOlson, Gary A. “Fish Tales: A Conversation with ‘The Contemporary Sophist.’” Journal of Advanced Composition 12 (1992): 253–77. Reprinted in Fish, Stanley. There’s No Such Thing As Free Speech: And It's a Good Thing Too. New York: Oxford UP, 1994. 281–307.

Olson, Gary A. “History, Praxis, and Change: Paulo Freire and the Politics of Literacy.” Journal of Advanced Composition 12 (1992): 1–14.

Olson, Gary A. “The Social Scientist as Author: Clifford Geertz on Ethnography and Social Construction.” Journal of Advanced Composi­tion 11 (1991): 245–68.

Olson, Gary A., and Lester Faigley. “Language, Politics, and Composition: A Conversation with Noam Chomsky.” Journal of Advanced Composition 11 (1991): 1–35.

Olson, Gary A. “Jacques Derrida on Rhetoric and Composition: A Conversation.” Journal of Advanced Composition 10 (1990): 1–21. Reprinted in Rhetoric: Concepts, Definitions and Boundaries. Ed. William Covino and David Jolliffe, Allyn and Bacon, 1995. 545–67.

Olson, Gary A. “Social Construction and Composition Theory: A Conversation with Richard Rorty.” Journal of Advanced Composition 9 (1989): 1–9.