Assistant Director for English 101

Taylor Dickson

- University of Wisconsin—Madison

Taylor Dickson is pursuing her PhD and serves as the Assistant Director for English 100 at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. Her research delves into the nexus of public memory, community-based pedagogies that are trauma-informed, and vernacular memorials.


Reading and Disruptive Emotions

This article examines the relationship between reading and emotional response. It addresses the emotions reading can provoke, identifies potential emotional triggers, and suggests practical strategies for managing emotional responses, like mindfulness and emotional regulation. Learn to identify, manage, and strategically respond to emotions stirred by reading in both personal and academic contexts.