This article argues for an expanded understanding of academic labor as it aligns with Ernest Boyer’s concepts of the scholarship of engagement and the scholarship of application. It draws on theories of rhetorical advocacy and rhetorical ecologies in order to help academics participate more in their communities. It concludes by applying these concepts to a community advocacy project, demonstrating the importance of connecting scholarship and public work.
"Rhetorical Advocacy and the Scholarship of Application,"
Academic Labor: Research and Artistry: Vol. 1
, Article 7.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.humboldt.edu/alra/vol1/iss1/7