volume 19, issue 1
It takes a thousand voices to tell a single story.
—Native American proverb
local lore: stories, meanings, signs, speech
A Word from the Editor
from the chair
A Usable Past
'Erin Go Bragh' with Adrienne Leavy
Deconstructing 'Repellent Fence' with Cristóbal Martínez
It is not the voice that commands the story: it is the ear.
research & engagement
Dialogue on Dialogue: Recap of FemRhet 2015
Maureen Daly Goggin / Shirley Rose
Pakistani Women Scholars Visit ASU
comings & goings
New Academic Advisor: Athena Andriakos
Who Are Mentors, If Not Gatekeepers of the Mind?
María Isabel Alvarez
Upon Her Retirement, A Farewell to Jeannine Savard
new books & media
word lovers' corner
A Riddle of Signposts
Crossword: Arizona Places and Trivia
Maxine Marshall: Grace Notes
Accents on English 2.0 is produced by the Department of English at Arizona State University.
Copy Editors: Sheila Luna, Stephen McDonough, Sarah Saucedo
There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories.
—Ursula K. LeGuin
about the masthead image
A story in every quadrant: This quaint and colorful bird's-eye view of the Phoenix area is from an 1885 lithograph by C. J. Dyer, published by Schmidt Label & Lithograph Company. It now resides in the Library of Congress in the public domain.