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Room #Thursday – 11:00-12:15 PM
Concurrent Session A
Thursday – 1:30-2:45 PM
Concurrent Session B
Thursday – 4:00-5:15 PM
Concurrent Session C
Friday – 10:15-11:30 AM
Concurrent Session D
Friday – 12:30-1:45 PM
Concurrent Session E
Friday – 2:00-3:15 PM
Concurrent Session F
Friday – 4:30-5:45 PM
Concurrent Session G
Saturday – 9:00-10:15 AM
Concurrent Session H
Schedule at a Glance
THURSDAY (October 25)
8:00 AM – First bus leaves hotel for campus
8:00-9:00 AM – Registration/Breakfast: Strickler Lobby
9:00-9:15 AM – Welcome: Strickler Auditorium (Room 101)
9:15-10:00 AM – Keynote Session 1: Jackie Rhodes, Strickler Auditorium (Room 101)
10:00-10:45 AM – Keynote Session 2: Melanie Yergeau, Strickler Auditorium (Room 101)
10:45-11:00 AM – Break/Refreshments: Strickler Lobby
11:00-12:15 PM – Concurrent Session A: Bingham Humanities
12:15-1:15 PM – Lunch: Strickler Lobby
1:30-2:45 PM – Concurrent Session B: Bingham Humanities, Featured Sessions, Strickler Auditorium (Room 101)
2:45-3:00 PM – Break/Refreshments: Strickler Lobby
3:00-3:45 PM – Keynote Session 3: Paul Prior, Strickler Auditorium (Room 101)
3:45-4:00 PM – Break
4:00-5:15 PM – Concurrent Session C: Bingham Humanities, Featured Sessions, Strickler Auditorium (Room 101)
5:15-6:30 PM – Buses run from campus to reception
6:30-8:30 PM – Reception at Brown Hotel

FRIDAY (October 26)
8:00 AM – First bus leaves hotel for campus
8:00-9:00 AM – Breakfast
9:00-9:15 AM – Welcome
9:15-10:00 AM – Keynote Session 4: Octavio Pimentel, Strickler Auditorium (Room 101)
10:00-10:15 AM – Break
10:15-11:30 AM – Concurrent Session D: Bingham Humanities
11:30-12:30 PM – Lunch
12:30-1:45 PM – Concurrent Session E: Bingham Humanities, Featured Sessions, Strickler Auditorium (Room 101)
1:45-2:00 PM – Break
2:00-3:15 PM – Concurrent Session F: Bingham Humanities, Featured Sessions, Strickler Auditorium (Room 101)
3:15-3:30 PM – Break
3:30-4:15 PM – Keynote Session 5: Laurie Gries, Strickler Auditorium (Room 101)
4:15-4:30 PM – Break
4:30-5:45 PM – Concurrent Session G: Bingham Humanities
6:30 PM – Last bus leaves campus for hotel

SATURDAY (October 27)
8:30 AM – First bus leaves hotel for campus
8:30-9:00 AM – Breakfast
9:00-10:15 AM – Concurrent Session H: Bingham Humanities
10:15-10:30 AM – Break
10:30-11:15 AM – Keynote Session 6: Steve Parks/Ashanka Kumari, Strickler Auditorium (Room 101)
11:15-12:00 PM – Closing Session: Gesa Kirsch, Strickler Auditorium (Room 101)
12:00 PM – Lunch
1:00 PM – Last bus leaves campus for hotel
HUM 101Maker Session
A1 - Our Body of Work: Embodied Writing Administration and Practices for Future-Oriented Practices in Making Our Work Matter

Anna R. Sicari (Oklahoma State University)
Melissa Nicolas (UC Merced)
Maker Session
B1 - Making the Familiar Matter: Mapping Technology Ecologies as a Method for Making Everyday Structures and Relationships Visible
Alison Witte (Urbana University)
Kerri Hauman (Transylvania University)
Stacy Kastner (Brown University)
Maker Session
C1 - Making Memes that Work for Change: A Hands-on Exploration of Political Messages and Political Participation
Traci Gardner (Virginia Tech)
Maker Session
D1 - The Confianza Classroom: Building Community in Composition Class
Joe Serio (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Will Penman (Princeton University)
Maker Session
E1 - Embracing Embodied Equality: Crafting Anti-Discriminatory Assessment Protocols in the Writing Classroom

Morgan Hanson (University of Southern Indiana)
Hillary Yeager (Middle Tennessee State University)"
Maker Session
F1 - Thinking Outside the Anthology: Creative Pedagogies and the Future of the Comp/Rhet Classroom
Anna Cairney (St John's University)
Cristen M. Fitzpatrick (St. John's University)
Kristen Hoffman (St. John's University)
Maker Session
G1 - How Do Student Veterans Transition from Military to Campus Culture, and Why Does it Matter?
D. Alexis Hart (Allegheny College)
Maker Session
H1 - Cutting out Literacy Identities a Stack at a Time: Assembling an Intersectional Feminist Maker-Workshop
Dana Kinzy (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Alexandria Kapczynski (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Jessica Witte (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
HUM 103A2 - Reading with Purpose: Making Reading Matter for Writing
Chair - Jill Parrott
Jill Parrott (Eastern Kentucky University)
Dominic Ashby (Eastern Kentucky University)
Trenia Napier (Eastern Kentucky University)
Erin Presley (Eastern Kentucky University)
B2 - Responsive Action to Silence, Speaking, and Situations Beyond One's Control
Chair - Lauren Rosenberg
Natalie Taylor (New Mexico State University)
Karen Tellez-Trujillo (New Mexico State University)
Lauren Rosenberg (New Mexico State University)
C2 - A WAC Program Asks: Whom Do We Serve Now?
Chair - Georgia Rhoades
Sherry Alusow Hart (Appalachian State University)
Dennis J. Bohr (Appalachian State University)
Sarah Zurhellen (Appalachian State University)
Julie Karaus (Appalachian State University)
D2 - Sites of Meaning-Making and Their Shifting Terrain: The Writing Center, the Classroom, and the International Community
Chair - Shereen Inayatulla
Shereen Inayatulla (York College, CUNY) DIY Theorists: Student Production of Critical Theory
Michael T. MacDonald (University of Michigan-Dearborn) The Shifting Landscape of Refugees' Right to Education
E2 - Waiting for the Harvest: Sowing the Embodied Field
Chair - William J. Macauley, Jr.
William J. Macauley, Jr. (University of Nevada, Reno)
Nicholas Mauriello (University of North Alabama)
Tammy S. Winner (University of North Alabama)
Jill Dahlman (University of North Alabama)
F2 - Research Pedagogies and Processes for Public Discourse: Stories from Three Practitioners
Chair - Ruth Boeder
Ruth Boeder (Wayne State University)
Adrienne Jankens (Wayne State University)
Chris Susak (Wayne State University)
G2 - Reconfiguring Method, Making, Materiality, and Meaning: Four Attunements for Rhetoric & Composition in a Post-digital Culture
Chair - Justin Hodgson
Justin Hodgson (Indiana University)
April Obrien (Clemson University)
Stephen J. Quigley (Clemson University)
Laura Rosche (Indiana University)
H2 - Theorizing Effects and Interactions of Texts Across Time, Space, and Culture
Chair - Sarah Warren-Riley
Julie C. Bates (Millikin University) Little Moments of Intervention
Chris Mays (University of Nevada, Reno) Writing Pasts, Writing Futures
Sarah Warren-Riley (Illinois State University) Residue in Social Media Circulation
HUM 108A3 - Future Matters from the Archives: Deforestation, Diversity, Disfranchisement, Displacement
Chair - Alanna Frost
Alanna Frost (University of Alabama in Huntsville) Report to the Nazko and Kluskus Bands: Obstinance in Protest
Jennifer Stone (University of Alaska Anchorage) Capturing Alaska in the Name of Christ: Mission Policies 1880-1920
Anita Long (Miami University)
Kyle Larson (Miami University)
B3 - Troubling Matters: Materializing Underlying Problems and Solutions in Free Speech, Big Data, and Advertising
Chair - Robert I. Carr III
Charles Sides (Fitchburg State University)
John Sylvia IV (Fitchburg State University)
Robert I. Carr III (Fitchburg State University)
C3 - #UsToo: Incorporating Trauma-Informed Response in Writing Programs
Chair - Lauren Brentnell
Lauren Brentnell (Michigan State University) Responding to Sexual Assault Through Care-Based Practices in Writing Programs
Rebecca Conklin (Michigan State University) Recommendations for Writing Program Administrators for Improving and Expanding Mandatory Report Policy Training
Elise Dixon (Michigan State University) Healing Backward: Queer Approaches to Address Sexual Assault
D3 - Making writing matter(s): Portraits of multilingual writers from an ethnographic study
Chair - Xiqiao Wang
Bree Straayer (Gannon) (Michigan State University)
Hima Rawal (Michigan State University)
Peter De Costa (Michigan State University)
Steve Fraiberg (Michigan State University)
E3 - The Rhetorical Intersections of Doxa, Affect, and Ideology in a Post-Truth Era
Chair - Phil Bratta
Phil Bratta (Oklahoma State University) What's Next: Ideologically Feeling the Narrativized Doxa
Scott Sundvall (University of Memphis) Electorate Perversions
Jason Luther (Rowan University) Challenging the Usual Order
F3 - Say WAT does it Matter?: Triangulating the Spaces and Appeals of Multimodal Writing Program Redesign
Chair - Brenda Brueggemann
Ruth Book (University of Connecticut)
Kathryn Warrender (University of Connecticut)
Gabriel Morrison (University of Connecticut)
Lisa Blansett (University of Connecticut)
G3 - Becoming Ethical Researchers: Graduate Students on the Messiness of Learning Research Methodologies
Chair - Kayla A. Sparks
Kayla A. Sparks (Texas Christian University)
Whitney Lew James (Texas Christian University)
Sara Kelm (Texas Christian University)
H3 - Preparing Students for Writing Futures: New Possibilities for Transfer in WAC, FYC, WCs, and TA Education
Chair - Cassandra Book
Elizabeth Burrows (Auburn University at Montgomery)
Amy Lee Locklear (Old Dominion University & Auburn University at Montgomery)
Cassandra Book (Old Dominion University & University of Louisville)
HUM 114A4 - Received Passages: Charting Identities and Pathways That Matter
Chair - Patrick W. Berry
Patrick W. Berry (Syracuse University) Resisting the Romance of Prison Writing
Thomas Passwater (Syracuse University) Viral Bodies
Lenny Grant (Syracuse University) Anticipating Mass Trauma, Coordinating a Community Response
B4 - Making Matters Visible: Uncovering Thinking, Knowing, and Being with Institutional Ethnography
Chair - Melissa Nicolas
Sara Austin (Bowling Green State University)
Anicca Cox (Michigan State University)
Katherine Daily O'Meara (Emporia State University)
Crystal Fodrey (Moravian College)
C4 - Burn Your Rubric: Fanning the Flames of Failure
Chair - Julie Lindquist
David Medei (Michigan State University) Winning isn't the Only Thing: Leveraging the Learning Potential of Failures
Bump Halbritter (Michigan State University) A Clusterfuck of Motives: Rubrics, Best Intentions, and Curved Shower Curtain Rods
Julie Lindquist (Michigan State University) Work Routines, Risky Innovation and Labor Trouble
D4 - Cognitive, Social, and Activity Theories as Means to Advance Equity Practices in Composition
Chair - Elmar Hashimov
Elmar Hashimov (Biola University)
Christi Watson (Biola University)
Andrew Mauzey (Biola University)
Bonnie Vidrine-Isbell (Biola University)
E4 - Classroom and Embodiment Matter(s): Affective Spaces and "Normate" Critiques
Chair - Katelyn J. Lusher
Katelyn J. Lusher (University of Cincinnati)
Kathleen Spada (University of Cincinnati)
Rachel Donegan (Middle Tennessee State University) Accessible Futures: Using Heuristics to Promote Greater Writing Program Accessibility
Kirstin Bone (University of Alabama) Implementing Accessibility: A Pilot Study in the First Year Writing Classroom
F4 - Ethical Futures for Writing Instruction
Chair - Derek Mueller
Merideth M. Garcia (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse) Materializing Ethical Relations in Digital Writing
Kristin vanEyk (University of Michigan) Translingual Pedagogy and Student-Instructor Negotiated Projects
J. W. Hammond (University of MIchigan) The Future of Assessment History
G4 - Materializing an Invisible Fire: Trauma, ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and the Exigence of First-Year Composition
Chair - Andrew Anastasia
Michelle Day (University of Louisville)
Jeanie Tietjen (MassBay Community College)
Andrew Anastasia (Harper College)
H4 - Making Future Now: Multilingual Graduate Students, Literacy Sponsors, and Transfer in Academic Socialization
Chair - Shakil Sarforaz Rabbi
Eunjeong Lee (Queens College)
Shakil Rabbi (Bowie State University)
Raymond Rosas (Pennsylvania State University)

Strickler Auditorium, Room 101
Featured Speaker Session
B5 - How Disciplines Come to Matter
Chair - Cheryl Ball
Jeffrey Klausman (Whatcom Community College) Rhetorical Stewardship and Responsive Writing Programs: How Two-Year College Programmatic Work Might Matter to a Comp-Rhet Future
Laura Micciche (University of Cincinnati) An Editor’s View of What Matters
Derek Mueller (Virginia Tech) Discipline Going Gone
Featured Speaker Session
C5 - Questioning the Hype: Calls to Unpack Material-Discursive Entanglements
Chair - Beverly J. Moss
Rebecca Dingo (University of Massachusetts Amherst) Making Political Economy Matter in Feminist Rhetorical Studies
Annette Vee (University of Pittsburgh) What if Everyone Really did Learn How to Program?
Jabari Mahiri (University of California Berkeley) Re-making Rhetorics of Race Matters
Featured Speaker Session
E5 - Tracing Methodological Becomings
Chair - Paul Prior
Christina Cedillo (University of Houston Clear Lake), Towards a Composition that Matters: Bridging the Material-Digital Divide
Bill Hart-Davidson (Michigan State University) Writing, Feedback, and Homeostasis in Health Service Networks: Moving Beyond d Deficit Model to Addressing Health Disparities
Kevin Roozen (Central Florida University) Tracing the Emergent Becoming of Writers, Practices, and Social Worlds: Conceptualizing, Studying, and Supporting Futures-in-the-Making
Featured Speaker Session
F5 - Personal Matters
Chair - Bronwyn T. Williams
Cheryl Ball (Wayne State University), The Matter of Life: Editing One’s Professional Career
Rebecca Rickly (Texas Tech University) Research Matters: My Experiences as a Researcher, and How They Influence What I Teach
Beverly Moss (Ohio State University), Literacy Lessons Learned: What Black Women Teach Us about What Really Matters"
HUM 207

A5 - Classroom Matters: Rhetorical Looking and the Disruption of Violence
Chair - Katherine Bridgman
Kristie Fleckenstein (Florida State University)
Scott Gage (Texas A&M University - San Antonio)
Katherine Bridgman (Texas A&M University - San Antonio)
D5 - Planning for a Program in Public Rhetorics and Community Engagement
Chair - Shevaun Watson
Shevaun Watson (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Trevor Sprague (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Rachel Bloom-Pojar (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Anis Rahman (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
G5 - From Process to Workflow: Teaching Writing Outside Composition
Chair - Derek Van Ittersum
Tim Lockridge (Miami University) From Process to Workflow
Derek Van Ittersum (Kent State University) Cooking Ideas: Teaching Writing Outside Composition
Amber Buck (University of Alabama) Revisioning Process: Managing Workflows in Writing Classrooms
H5 - Parenting Matters: Invisible Bodies in the Work of Composition
Chair - Vanessa Kraemer Sohan
Samantha NeCamp (University of Cincinnati)
Vanessa Kraemer Sohan (Florida International University)
Michael Sohan (Florida International University)
Brice Nordquist (Syracuse University)
HUM 106A6 - Rhetorical Futures: Invention and Ethics through Social Media
Chair - Caddie Alford
Caddie Alford (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Matthew Breece (University of Texas at Austin)
Bridget Gelms (San Francisco State University)
B6 - Digital Learner Interactions: The Work of Online Community Building Via Groups in Graduate Courses
Chair - Travis A. Rountree
Travis A. Rountree (Indiana University East)
Margaret Thomas Evans (Indiana University East)
Leigh Neu (Indiana University East)
Heather Minton (Indiana University East)
C6 - (A/The) Matter of Lived Experiences
Chair - Melanie Yergeau
Anna V. Knutson (East Tennessee State University) "I Keep on Adding in Identities": Experiential Knowledge in Academic Writing Assignments
Meg Garver (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) Storying "Knowing Together" Between Doctor and Patient
Kelly L. Wheeler (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) (in)Roads: Increasing Access for All
D6 - Navigating the Risks of Writing-While-Vulnerable
Chair - Bronwyn T. Williams
Elisabeth Miller (University of Nevada, Reno) Writing to Assert: Challenging Norms of Rhetoricity
Kaia Simon (University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire) Writing to Bridge: Bifocal Aesthetic Literacy
Elisa Findlay (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Writing to Hide: Unattributed Workaday Writers Learning Into Anonymity
Stephanie Larson (Carnegie Mellon University) Writing to Catalogue: Testimony and the #MeToo Campaign
E6 - Bodies-of-Sensation: Future Entanglements with Queer, Transfer, and Digital Rhetorics
Chair - Rich Shivener
Rich Shivener (University of Cincinnati) Re-Composing Pain
Cynthia Johnson (Miami University) (Transfer as (Post-)Techne
Zarah Moeggenberg (Utah State University) A Bodied Knowing: Queering Hayles' Distinction between Body and Embodiment
Dustin Edwards (University of Central Florida) Feeling the Anthropocene
F6 - Future Street Matters: Continuing the Legacy of Brian Street
Chair - Bruce Horner
Jaclyn Hilberg (University of Louisville) Archival Matters in Literacy Research: The Legacy of Brian Street
John Trimbur (Emerson College) Autonomous/Ideological Models of Literacy and the Politics of Style
Bruce Horner (University of Louisville) Knowledge as Social Practice
G6 - Institution(al) Matters to the Future of College Writing
Chair - Michael Neal
Michael Neal (Florida State University)
Amy Cicchino (Florida State University)
Katelyn Stark (Florida State University)
H6 - Materializing Futures for Writing Studies in University-Wide Community Engagement
Chair - Yvonne R. Teems
Yvonne R. Teems (Hofstra University)
Stephanie Wade (Bates College)
Lara Smith-Sitton (Kennesaw State University)
HUM 123A7 - Entangled Language and Materiality: Mattering of Body, Language Difference, and Language Politics
Chair - Jason Peters
Jason Peters (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo) Unruly Speech and the Body Politic
Lisa R. Arnold (North Dakota State University) Materiality and Writing across Languages in Syria
Lucas Corcoran (The Graduate Center, CUNY) Translingualism and Material Rhetorics
Sumyat Thu (University of Washington, Seattle) Anti-Racist Knowledges and LInguistic White Supremacy
B7 - The Rhetorical Making of Teachers
Chair - Bre Garrett
Bre Garrett (University of West Florida) Bodies as Topoi: Midwifery Practices' and Revisionary Pedagogies
Aurora Matzke (Biola University) Serena Williams Service: Embodied Feminist Praxis
John Paul Tassoni (Miami University Regionals) From Walio's Frog Pond to the Classroom Restaurant and Back Again: The Rhetorical Making of Teachers Across Time and Place
Kate Ronald - Respondent
C7 - Past as Future/Past: Rhetorics of Repurposing
Chair - Paul Walker
Paul Walker (Murray State University)
Ginni Sisemore (Murray State University)
Sara Cooper (Murray State University)
D7 - Material Theories in Action: Posthumanism, Material Objects, and Judy Chicago
Chair - Jason Palmeri
Joyce Meier (Michigan State University) Cultural Matters: Material Objects as Tools in Fostering Intercultural Dialogue
Tewero Tchekpassi (Indiana University of Pennsylvania) Diversity in Composition Studies at the Age of the Distributed Agency
Jason Palmeri (Miami University) Glitter, Lipstick, and Animal Entrails: The Feminist Multimodal Pedagogy of Judy Chicago
Jason Lovvorn (Belmont University) Rhetorics of Alignment in a Post-Truth Age
E7 - Making our Work Matter: Transferring Expertise to New Contexts, Audiences, and Exigencies
Chair - Lisa Shaver
Sarah Blomeley (Belmont University) Rhetorical Service: Exporting Expertise to Campus and Community
Lisa Shaver (Baylor University) Women Writing their Way to Promotion
Connie Kendall Theado (University of Cincinnati) Teaching Writing in Unusual Places: Reimagining Graduate Education in the Social Sciences
Jennifer Cellio (Northern Kentucky University) Re-examining "Expertise" in Writing Programs
F7 - Archives on the Move: (Re)Circulating Identity, Language, and Precarious History
Chair - Tom Fox
Vincent Portillo (Syracuse University)
Jess Pauszek (Texas A&M University-Commerce
Charles Lesh (Auburn University)
Kristi Girdharry (Johnson and Wales University)
G7 - The Imagined Made Material: Methodologies and Knowledge-Making Practices that Liberate Absent, Invisible, and Ignored Communities
Chair - Brice Nordquist
Alex Hanson (Syracuse University)
Benesemon Simmons (Syracuse University)
Stephanie Jones (Syracuse University)
H7 - Averting Colorblind Translingualism: Linguistic Discrimination as Racial Violence
Chair - Missy Watson
Missy Watson (City College of New York, CUNY) Emphasizing Languaging, Overlooking Race: Tendencies in Translingualism
Rachael Shapiro (Rowan University) The Violence of Colorblind Translingualism
Karen Rowan (California State University, San Bernadino) Toward an Anti-Racist Translingual Pedagogy
HUM 215A8 - From Revision to Radical Potentiality: Parallel Revolutions that Make Queer-Feminist-Crip Futures Matter
Chair - Jason Collins
Pritha Prasad (Ohio State University)
Gavin P. Johnson (Ohio State University)
Elizabeth Miller (Ohio State University)
Noah Bukowski (Ohio State University)
B8 - Collaborative Co-Presences: Teachers and Students as Social Justice Co-Workers
Chair - Gesa Kirsch
Romeo Garcia (University of Utah)
Claudia Sauz Mendoza (University of Utah)
Joanne Castillo (University of Utah)
C8 - Posthuman Futures for Rhetoric, Composition, and Pedagogy
Chair - Collin Bjork
Collin Bjork (Indiana University)
Jeffery A. Sternstein (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Brent Lucia (William Paterson University)
Jason Barrett-Fox (Weber State University)
D8 - Capitalism In Context: Toward A Critical Workplace Literacy
Chair - Patricia Medved
Patricia Medved (St. John's University)
Carolyn Salazar Nunez (St. John's University)
Laura Lisabeth (St. John's University)
E8 - A Matter of Principle: Technical Communication Courses That Seek to Help Immigrants and Refugees Feel Welcomed in the USA
Chair - Shawn Apostel
Shawn Apostel (Bellarmine University)
Kristi Apostel (Bellarmine University)
Colin Triplett (Catholic Charities of Louisville)
Alix Davidson (Catholic Charities of Louisville)
Arielle Kruger (Bellarmine University)
F8 - Decolonizing and Translanguaging Scholarship, Rhetoric, and Semiotics
Chair - Annette Vee
Danielle Donelson (Bowling Green State University) Why Decolonial Pedagogies Matter to Rhet/Comp Scholars, Educators & Students
Adedoyin Ogunfeyimi (Dartmouth College) Gramythology: Re-writing the Grammar of a Mythical Figure in Africa
Jennifer Clary-Lemon (University of Waterloo) Where Indigenization Matters: Future-Orientation and Situating Rhetorical New Materialism
Subhi Hindi (University of Houston) Valuing Minority Literacies in the Composition Classroom: Code-Meshing Appalachia"
G8 - Risky Writing in the Austery Era: Custodial Work in an Anti-Immigrant Climate
Chair - Calley Marotta
Calley Marotta (University of Wisconsin Madison) Custodians and Writing as White Property
Tamera Marko and Mario Ernesto Osorio (Emerson College) When the Student Receives an "A" and The Worker Gets Deported
Tony Scott (Syracuse University) Curriculascapes: Precarity and Knowing in Austerity-Era Composition
Julie Cook (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) Structuring Writing Programs in the Age of Austerity
H8 - Students Matter: Qualitative Studies and Pedagogical Designs
Chair - Ashley Ludewig
Julie Nelson Christoph (University of Puget Sound) Does Writing Matter? Understanding Beginning College Students' Self-Perceptions as (Non-)Writers
Ashley Ludewig (Auburn University) Student Veterans and Writing Support: Barriers to Engagement and Opportunities to Make "Work" Matter
J. Christian Tatu and Bianca Falbo (Lafayette College) What Students Tell Us about College Writing (And How to Make Sure We're Listening)
Lonni Pearce (University of Colorado Boulder) Meeting Students Where They Are: The Opportunities of Hybrid Writing Courses
HUM 219A9 - Designing Digital Writing Futures: Strategies and Research Methods for Circulation Studies
Chair - Jonathan L. Bradshaw
Jonathan L. Bradshaw (Western Carolina University) Slow Circulation and Material Futures: Speed, Ethics, and Coal
Kellie M. Gray (George Mason University) Scale Fail: The Constraints of Emoji Analytics
Monique I. Scoggin (Nova Southeastern University) Valuing Multilingualism Multimodally
Lucas Prewitt Green (Eastern Kentucky University), Russell Carpenter (Eastern Kentucky University), and Clint Stivers (Eastern Kentucky University) Understanding Future Matters through Student Design: An Analysis of Decision-Making and the Digital Divide in ePortfolios
B9 - Making Collaborative Spaces: Design Thinking and Collaborative Pedagogies
Chair - Rebecca Jones
Rebecca Jones (University of Tennessee, Chattanooga) Designing What Matters
Ellen Cecil-Lemkin (Florida State University) Writing Together: Students' Perceptions on Collaboration
Lauren Garskie (Bowling Green State University) Why/How Collaborative Spaces Matter: Adapting and Researching Design Thinking as Methodology
C9 - Knowledge-Making Bodies: Composing Ethical Futures
Chair - Kristin Arola
Derek Tanios Imad Mkhaiel (Michigan State University) Speculative Futures
Matt Hill (University of Denver) Impossible AfroFutures
Kristin Arola (Michigan State University) Traditional Futures
D9 - Limits and Dark Matter
Chair - Edward English
Justin Lohr (University of Maryland) Making Reflection Matter: Exploring the Limits of Reflection
Edward English (University of Louisville) Engendering Science: The Rise of the Intellectual Dark Web and a Call for Composition and Rhetoric Scholars to Engage in Conversations Concerning Evolutionary Biology
Kirk Branch (Montana State University) The 1890 Mississippi Literacy Requirement: Weaponizing Literacy as a Tool of State Violence
E9 - The Matter of Fake News: Civic Literacies Within and Beyond the University
Chair - Eric Leake
Eric Leake (Texas State University) The Multiple Lives of News Stories
Sean Rose (Texas State University) Transferring Journalistic Ethics to a College Classroom
Cooper Day (University of Louisville) The Instructional Histories and Civic Liabilities of Reiteration
Kate Howard (Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting) Training Citizens in Media Literacy, an Investigative Journalist's Perspective
F9 - Partnerships that Matter: Transforming Community College-University Relations in an Urban Writing Ecology
Chair - Jeffrey Klausman
Stephen Ruffus (Salt Lake Community College)
Christie Toth (University of Utah)
Jay Jordan (University of Utah)
G9 - It Was Race the Whole Time: Anti-Racist Futures for Language Rights Activism
Chair - Yu-Kyung Kang
Rubén Casas (University of Washington Tacoma)
Tom McNamara (Lewis University)
Katherine Flowers (Mississippi State University)
Yu-Kyung Kang (Gonzaga University)
H9 - Community Writing Centers, Anti-Racist Rhetoric, and the University
Chair - Jabari Mahiri
Michael Edward Dimmick (University of Houston-Downtown)
Lauren Chaney (University of Houston-Downtown)
Dagmar Scharold (University of Houston-Downtown)
HUM 221A10 - Just Futures: Tracing “Gatekeeping” and Teaching for Democracy and Citizenship
Chair - Beverly J. Moss
William Quayd Snell (Sinclair Community College) Advocating for the Academy: Embracing Basic Writing as a Place where Democracy Materializes
Alisa Russell (University of Kansas) Challenging "Gatekeeping" in Rhetoric and Composition
B10 - Remaking Identities: Ethos, Identity, Voice, and “Troublesome Knowledge”
Chair - Kelly Blewett
Kelly Blewett (University of Cincinnati) Working with or Avoiding Troublesome Knowledge in the Writing Classroom: A Case Study
Yebing Zhao (Miami University) Ecological and Ethical Voice Matter: Interviewing FYC Students and Dialoguing with the Chinese Rhetorical Concept of Wenqi and Wende
Julianna Edmonds (Florida State University) The Ecological Subject and Failed Cohabitation: Reimagining Ethos as an Epistemic Orientation
Christin Taylor (University of Waterloo) The Knowing Center: Composing Identity in the Age of Reconciliation
C10 - Food Matters: Rhetorics of Eating, Cooking, and Trust
Chair - Jody Shipka
Kelli Gill (Texas Christian University) Transparency & Materiality: A Paradox of Show and Tell
Rik Hunter (University of Tennessee-Chattanooga) Encouraging Public Subjects of Rhetorical Inquiry and Action Through a Tactical Orientation to Public Professional Writing
Jody Shipka (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) Edible Rhetoric: On Meals, Memories, and Materiality
D10 - Programming Writing: Making Assessment, Portfolios, and Writing Matter
Chair - Rebecca Dingo
Joy Santee (University of Southern Indiana) Scaffolded Portfolio Development for Professional Writing Students: Mattering in Personal, Programmatic, Institutional, and Community Realms
Meghan Dykema (Florida State University) Assessment Matters: Linking Institution-Wide Assessment to Writing Program Futures
Markie Scheidegger (Northern Arizona University) The Meaning of Failure
Virginia Schwarz (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Contract Grading: Patterns, Negotiations, and Ideologies
E10 - Mobilizing Border Literacies: The Signals, Languages, and Codes, that Matter
Chair - Rebecca Lorimer Leonard
Amber Engelson (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts) Religion Matters: Translanguaging Towards Muslim-Feminist Ideals in Indonesia
Rebecca Lorimer Leonard (University of Massachusetts Amherst) Learning to Drive: Navigating Immigrant Literacies with a Critical Service Learning Project
Antonio Byrd (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Naming What Matters: African American Coders' Networks of Support
Jordan Hayes (University of Pittsburgh) "They Say That There is Nothing, but Indeed They Exist": Mobile Technology and Signal Territory along the Iraqi-Syrian Border
F10 - Rhetorical Futures: Making Rhetorical Theory Matter
Chair - Rebecca Dingo
Shannon Harman (Illinois State University) Reconsidering Rhetorical "Effectiveness": Theorizing Rhetorical Valence as Methodological Tool for Examining the Effects of "Effectiveness" of Rhetorical Practices
Kendall Gerdes (Texas Tech University) Mattering Theory: On Rhetorical Futurity
Katherine Highfill (University of Houston) Foundational Matters: Examining Truth and Dissonance in Rhetoric and Composition
Donora A. Rihn (The University of Akron) (No) Future: The Rhetoric of Silence
G10 - Queer Matters: Bodies, Archives, and Material Futures
Chair - Rick Wysocki
Michael Baumann (Marian University & University of Louisville) Coming Out Pedagogies: A Study on LGBTQ College Writing Instructors
Caleb Pendygraft (Miami University of Ohio) Queering Agency in Literacy: Queer Bodies as Literacy Agents in Appalachia
Rick Wysocki (University of Louisville) Queer Curatorial Rhetoric: Rhetorical Negotiations in the Materialization of a Queer Archive
Christina Puntasecca Luiggi (Wright State University) “We Serve All Who Served?”: Digital Genre Analysis of Veteran Affairs Medical Centers’ Inclusion Practices Post-Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
H10 - Making Data Matters: Rhetorics of Big (and small) Data for Writing Studies
Chair - Ethna D. Lay
Ethna D. Lay (Hofstra University) Making and Knowing: Blogging, Distant Reading and Undergraduate Research in First-Year Composition
Kate Pantelides (Middle Tennessee State University) A Matter of Time: Combining Big Data and Microanalytic Glimpses of Conferences in the Field
HUM 223A11 - What Does It Mean to Be a Compositionist Today: Identity and Work in Challenging Times
Chair - Bronwyn T. Williams
Matt Dowell (Towson University) When Composition Loses Out to Uncertainty
Kali Jo Wacker (University of Kansas) Identity & Composition: A Maker's Perspective
Ed Nagelhout (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) The Work of Faculty Development: Local Opportunities in Writing
Dustin Morris (University of Delaware) On Making Our Futures: A Rhetoric of Authenticity for the Digital Age
B11 - Graduate Student Futures: Rethinking Graduate Preparation and Enculturation in English and Rhetoric and Composition
Chair - Ashanka Kumari
Kathryn Perry (California State University Los Angeles) Creating Respect Under Conditions of No Respect: How to Prepare Graduate Student Writers for Uncertain Public Futures
Ashanka Kumari (University of Louisville) Identity Matters: Stories from the Future Wave of Rhetoric and Composition PhDs
Rachel Gramer (Eastern Michigan University) How Do We Enculturate New Teachers into Just and Equitable Writing Programs?
C11 - Designing Civic Discourse: Shaping Matters of Publics and Their Futures
Chair - Drew Holladay
Jessica Lyn Bannon (University of Indianapolis) Capitol Talk about Capital Investments: Representations of Literacy in Public Policy Discourse
Drew Holladay (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) Neglected Testimonies and Silent Bodies: How Matter Matters in Social Policy Debates
John Monberg (Michigan State University) Making Smart City Publics
D11- Dual Enrollment and Its Collaborators: Defining Dual Enrollment and Why It Matters
Chair - Nicholas Jackson
Caroline Wilkinson (New Jersey City University) Shifting Spaces of Composition: Co-Teaching in the Dual Enrollment Classroom
Tyler S. Branson (University of Toledo) Dual Enrollment/Concurrent Enrollment and College Composition: What we Know, What we Don't Know, and What to do about it
Nicholas Jackson (University of Louisville) Making Writing Studies Matter in the Age of Dual Enrollment
E11 - Critical Race Matters: Afrofuturism, Activist Art, and Public Discourse Futures
Chair - Laura Tetreault
Teigha Mae VanHester (Illinois State University) Defying the Dominant: Afrofuturism as Digital Dominance of Online Literacies
Sarah Hughes (University of Michigan) Feminist Futurist: Tracing Afrofuturism's Liberatory Potential
Jamila Kareem (University of Central Florida) Toward a Critical Race Theory of Composition Studies: A Loving Critique and Future Directions
Laura Tetreault (University at Albany, SUNY) Amplifying Black Futures: Art as Coalitional Imagination
F11 - Genre Matters: Awareness, Analysis, and Writing Materials
Chair - Charlotte Asmuth
Charlotte Asmuth (University of Louisville) A Corpus-Driven Approach to Teaching Genre Features of the Research Article
Stephen Neaderhiser (Kent State University at Stark) Everyday Genres in a Not-So-Mundane World: Making Genre Awareness Matter
Sarah E. Polo (University of Kansas) Writing within Required Genres: How Student Writing Matters to Past Construction and Future Envisioning
G11 - Modal Matters: Noise, Bodies, and the Material Realm
Chair - Andrea Olinger
Caleb Andrew Milligan (University of Florida) Making Noise at the Limits of Writing: Sonic Glitch and Embodied Composition
Andrea Olinger (University of Louisville) The Body as Material: Challenging Audio-Centrism in Interview-Based Research
Eric Detweiler (Middle Tennessee State University) Toward Future Methodologies for Studying the Circulation of Podcasts
Ashok Bhusal (The University of Texas at El Paso) Multimodality, a Rhetorical Actor
H11 - (Re)Making Feminist Rhetorics Matter
Chair - Christina Cedillo
Dylan Marie Colvin (Wright State University) "Do Work that Matters Vale la Pena": Bridging Gloria Anzaldua's Work from the University to the Community
Mais Al-Khateeb (New Mexico State University) Rethinking Ethics of Hope and Care in Feminist Rhetorical Research
Jennifer Nish (Texas Tech University) Beyond Slacktivism: Rhetoric, Orientation, and Feminist Activism
Julie Myatt (Middle Tennessee State University) The Ethos of AWAKE: Successfully Advancing Progressive Agendas in Conservative Political Environments
HUM 121A12 - Rhetorics of Illness, Healing, and Grief: Material Matters
Chair - Caitlin Ray
Devon Fitzgerald Ralston (Winthrop University) Grief Made Material: Public Mourning from Hair Jewelry to Social Media Legacies
Caitlin Ray (University of Louisville) "How Shall One Be Ill": The Pedagogy of Rare Illness
Kassia Shaw (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Healing from the Outside In: Bringing Our Students and Their Writing to Nature
B12 - Digital Circulation Matters: Algorithms, Platforms, and Digital Ecologies
Chair - Elena Kalodner-Martin
Elena Kalodner-Martin (University of Massachusetts Amherst) Ecological Models of Circulation: Tracing Value and Agency in Writing-As-Content
Ashley Canter (University of Massachusetts Amherst) Material Travel: Using Digital Literacy to Examine Circulation
Steve Holmes (George Mason University) When Digital Rhetoric Won't Circulate: Cultivating Metis and Algorithms in an Era of Search-Engine Optimization
C12 - (Cross)Disciplinary Matters: Future Materials for Working across and beyond Disciplines
Chair - Kevin Roozen
Justin Rademaekers (West Chester University of Pennsylvania) Toward a Trans-Disciplinary Pluri-lectic Knowledge Making Practice
Christopher Kreiser (Slippery Rock University) Improvisation Across the DIsciplines: Linking the Kairos of First-Year Writing with the Tropes of Writing in the Disciplines
Jake Castle (Middle Tennessee State University) Non-Major Writing that Mattered: Interdisciplinary Writing Experiences that Shaped Writing Futures
Scott Lasley (University of New Hampshire) Looking to the Future: Creative Nonfiction as a Site for Developing Information Literacy
D12 - Public Rhetorics that Matter and Digital Futures
Chair - Nicholas Mennona Marino
Nicholas Mennona Marino (University of Louisiana at Lafayette) See You on the Boards: Representations of the University on 4chan's /r9k/
Kim Lacey (Saginaw Valley State University) Making Mistakes: The Mandela Effect and Contemporary Epistemology
Morgan Elizabeth Wentz (Northern Arizona University) Rethinking Rhetoric: Why Social Media Matters in the Composition Classroom
E12 - Shameful Matters: Trolls, Decorum, and Appropriating Rhetorics
Chair - Christopher Stuck
Christopher Stuck (University of Louisville) Rise of the Trolligarchy: Patience, Presence, and Engagement in the Trump Era
Michael Ristich (Michigan State University) Politics, Shame, and Rhetorical Appropriation
Lynn C. Lewis (Oklahoma State University) The Wiles of Decorum
F12 - Matters of Response: Assessing Material Feedback
Chair - Shane A. Wood
Paul "Dan" Martin (University of Central Florida) Using Video Feedback as a Teaching Tool: Responding to Writing Across the Curriculum
Thomas Lavelle (The Stockholm School of Economics) What's the Matter of and With Feedback?
Shane A. Wood (University of Southern Mississippi) Teacher Response Matters?
G12 - Making Theory: Labor, Productivity, and Defining What Matters
Chair - Rebecca Rickly
Chalice Randazzo (Eastern Michigan University) Building Service Learning to Subvert Exclusionary Hiring Expectations
Brian Hendrickson (Roger Williams University) Exploring How Productive Theoretical Tensions Shape the Institutional Labor of Writing Programs
Sandra Tarabochia (University of Oklahoma) Self-authorship and faculty writers' trajectories of becoming
J. Michael Rifenburg (University of North Georgia) Making it Count: Shaping Public Scholarship for Local Promotion and Tenure Guidelines
H12 - Making Student Writing and Research Matter
Chair - Jeffrey Klausman
Chris Hassay (Moravian College) Emergent Design within an FYC Classroom: Action Research in First Year Writing
Mandy Olejnik (Miami University) Toward Practicing Research that Includes and Highlights Undergraduate Writing Major Voices
Caitlin Larracey (University of Delaware) Collaborative Action: Undergraduate Research as an Occasion for Change
HUM 217A13 - Future Digital Histories: What’s (Been) the Matter with Digital Literacies
Chair - Derek Mueller
Brett Keegan (Syracuse University) Rights to their Writing: The Need for Copyright Training in Composition
Michael Black (University of Massachusetts-Lowell) User-Friendly Classrooms: Interconnections Between Today's Media Composition Software and the Unusable Computers of the Early 1980s
Estee Beck (The University of Texas at Arlington) Still Paying Attention: Writing in/of the Surveillance State
Rebecca Petitti (University of Massachusetts Amherst) Looking Back to Move Forward: The Future of WPA and Technology in the FYC Classroom
B13 - Designing Material Futures: Rewriting Identities in Transition
Chair - Rebecca Rickly
Danielle M. Bianco-Bacigalupo (St. John's University) Voices from the Bottom: Community Narratives of Self and Identity in Recovery from Alcoholism
Maggie Shelledy (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley) Prisoner Reentry as Rhetorical Practice
Paul Beilstein (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) Imagined Futures, Identity, and the Literate Practices of Three Basic Writing Students
Jennifer Mason (Indiana University Southeast) Inclusive Writing Instruction for Shelter Youth: A Community-Based Research Project
C13 - Digital Futures: Media, Twitter, and Digital Afterlifes
Chair - John R. Gallagher
Brenta Blevins (University of Mary Washington) Preparing for Current and Future Composing with Augmented, Mixed, and Virtual Reality
Christine Martorana (Florida International University) Twitter: The Modern-Day Ecclesia
John R. Gallagher (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) The Afterlife of Digital Writing
D13 - Situated Writing Instruction Matters: Process, Genre, and Rhetorical Awareness in Secondary and Postsecondary Classrooms and Programs
Chair - Kevin Roozen
Amanda K. Nickerson (Middle Tennessee State University) Teaching Genre for Transfer: Rhetorical Genre Studies in a Secondary English Classroom
Hannah J. Rule (University of South Carolina) Situating Writing Processes
Meghan Hancock (Colby College) Classroom Genres and Transfer in the Writing-Enriched Curriculum
Tom Reynolds and Niki Ciulla (University of Minnesota Twin Cities) Reflection and the Material Insight
E13 - Making Anti-Racist Futures: Pedagogies and Rhetorical Strategies
Chair - Tanya Robertson
Brian Bailie (University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College) The Limits of the Commerce Clause Strategy
Franklin Mitchell (Northern Arizona University) Assessing or Assimilating: Why Antiracist Pedagogy Matters
Hillary Coenen (Oklahoma State University) Race and Responsibility in the Antiracist Workshop
F13 - Who Owns Literacy? Working With and Against Governments, Corporate Influence, and Entrepreneurial Orientations
Chair - Danielle Nicole DeVoss
Clay Walker (Wayne State University) How Literacy Matters: A Response to the Lawsuit over Students' Right to Literacy in Detroit Public Schools
Denise J. Landrum-Geyer (Southwestern Oklahoma State University) The Center Brought to You by [insert logo here]: Writing Center Administration in the Corporate University
Danielle Nicole DeVoss and Allie McLary (Michigan State University) Cultural Entrepreneurship Matters to Writing
G13 - Rewriting Global Narratives of Catastrophe
Chair - Elizabeth F. Chamberlain
Lisa L. Phillips (Texas Tech University) The Matter of Incremental Fallout, Environmental Catastrophe, and Long Dyings
Christina Boyles (Michigan State University) Decolonizing Disaster: Understanding Puerto Rico's Post-Maria Future through the Hurricane of 1928
Elizabeth F. Chamberlain (Arkansas State University) "What a Waste": Why Obsolescence is the Wrong Lens for Digital Writing and E-Waste
Robert Eric Shoemaker (University of Louisville) Redefining Eco-Pedagogy For the New Weathers
H13 - Transnational Literacies: Labor, Ideology, and Affect
Chair - Eileen Lagman
Soyeon Lee (University of Houston) From Non-Native English Speaking Teachers to Transnational Agents: Case Studies of International Graduate Writing Teachers’ Academic Labor and Professional Identity
Eileen Lagman (University of Colorado Boulder) Virtual Nationhood: Why Affects Matter to Transnational Literacy
Xiqiao Wang (Michigan State University) Observing Literacy Learning across WeChat and Writing Classroom: A Scalar Analysis of One Translingual Student's Multilingualism
HUM 209A14 - Technical Communication Matters for Knowledge Communities and Community Partnerships
Chair - Bill Hart-Davidson
Jason Swarts (North Carolina State University) Technical Knowledge Communities
Amelia Chesley (Northwestern State University of Louisiana) Crowdsourced Digital Technology Stewardship in the LibriVox Community
Katie Rieger (Oklahoma State University) Bridging Town and Gown: Navigating Friction Points While Building Sustainable Relationships
B14 - Matters for Transfer in Writing Fellows Training and Composition Classrooms
Chair - Meg Mikovits
Meg Mikovits (Moravian College) Demonstrating Transfer in Action: Writing Fellows as Visions of Student Writers' Future Selves
Jerry Stinnett (Grand Valley State University) A Matter of Framing: Objective-Motivated Future Knowledge Activation in Transfer-Supportive FYC Instruction
Tina Arduini (Ferris State University) Red Pen Revival: Why Grammar Instruction Matters in the Twenty-First Century
C14 - From Rhetorical Listening to Autoimmunity: Pedagogy, Narrative, and Theory for Survival and Engagement
Chair - Bill Hart-Davidson
Steven Jeffrey LeMieux (The University of Texas at Austin) Material Pedagogies: Gestures of Autoimmunity
Sara Lovett (The University of Washington) Critical Rhetorical Listening through Immersive Political Roleplaying Games
Janice Chernekoff (Kutztown University) Local Matters First: Ethical Rhetoric in the Academy
D14 - Matters of Fact: Rhetorical Theories, Strategies, and Pedagogies in a Post-Truth Era
Chair - Annette Vee
Christina J.G. Lane (Oklahoma State University) The Troubling Rhetorical Velocity of the Luntz Memo in @EPAScottPruitt
Laura Detmering (Spalding University) #actualfacts: Teaching Composition and Why Facts Matter in the Age of "Fake News"
Bri Lafond (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) "Back in the U.S.S.R.": Analyzing Instances of Rhetorical Interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
E14 - How and Why Digital Rhetoric Matters: Hashtag Feminism, Political Memes, and Pepe the Frog
Chair - Laura Micciche
Rachael Sullivan (Saint Joseph's University) Misogyny by Design: The Visual Ethics of Political Meme Circulation
Sean Milligan (Wayne State University) Immaterial Rhetoric: Affect, New Media, and Pepe the Frog
Kristi McDuffie & Melissa Ames (University of Illinois & Eastern Illinois University) Affecting Digital Activism: A Comparative Study of #MarchforOurLives & #WomensMarch
F14 - Arguing Futures, Arguments Past: Matters of History and Place in Teaching Argument
Chair - Stephen Schneider
Jonathan Brownlee (Bowling Green State University) Argumentation, Critical Thinking, and the Suffragists
Liz Rohan (University of Michigan-Dearborn) Place Matters: Denial of Emotional Attachment in Mid-Century America's Urban Renewal Rhetoric
Stephen Schneider (University of Louisville)
Antonio Ceraso (DePaul University)
G14 - Making Multimodal Matters: Challenging Understandings of (Multi)modality
Chair - Chris Scheidler
Shannon Howard (Auburn University Montgomery) Reconsidering Analog Technology, Materiality, and the "Digital Native"
Emma Kostopolus (University of Kansas) Rethinking Blair's Heuristic for New Media
Chris Scheidler (University of Louisville) Remaking Modality: A Transmodal Theory for Future Matters
H14 - Public Rhetorics for Socially Just Futures: Past and Present
Chair - Laurie Gries
Jennifer Kontny (Mount Mary University) This is How We Do It: A Rhetorical Analysis of Institutional Statements on Student Protest
Evin Groundwater (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign) Shadows in the Archive: Divergent Archives, Collective Memory Rhetorics, and the Men's Rights Movement
Brenda Glascott (Portland State University) Making Future Matters by Learning from Early 20th-Century Feminist Labor Activists: Micropublics, Conflicting Rhetorics, and Resilience
HUM 117A15 - Translanguaging Matters in Life and the Academy: Research and Praxis
Chair - Jabari Mahiri
Charissa Che (University of Utah) Not Your "Silent Minority": Materializing Everyday Identities in the Composition Classroom
Lindsey Albracht (The Graduate Center, CUNY) Making the City University of New York Protests Matter: What the Translanguaging Student Activists of 1969 Can Tell Us About Translingual Pedagogy Today
Carrie Kilfoil and Shelby Lowe (University of Indianapolis) Resisting Monolingualism in Student Writing: Engaging SRTOL in Secondary and Postsecondary Contexts
Rebecca Ottman (Indiana University) Rhizomatic Languaging: The Translingual Utterance in the Neoliberal Writing Course
C15 - Bodily Matters: Navigating Medical Systems, Tools, and Ideologies in Public Health
Chair - Caitlin Ray
Rebecca M. Hudgins (Ohio State University) "Rate Your Pain on a Scale of 1-10": Healthcare as an Act of Literacy
Dawn Opel (Michigan State University) The Public Work of Rhetoric Matters: Community Informatics and Population Health Management
Eric Rodriguez (Michigan State University) Decolonial Possibilities in Public Health
Erin A. Frost (East Carolina University) The Impact of Medical Imaging on Bodily Matter(s)
D15 - Rhetorical Education Matters: Campbell, Berthoff, Rorty, and Material Myths
Chair - Laura Micciche
Laura Leavitt (Earlham College) Mattering Through Liberal Hope: Richard Rorty's Proposed Path to Changed Minds
Paige Arrington (Georgia State University) Ann Berthoff is Not an Expressivist and that Matters
Rebecca Gerdes-McClain (Columbus State University) What if We're Wrong?: Unpacking the Assumptions Underpinning Rhetorical Education
Theresa M. Evans (Miami University) Material Evidence: Testimony and Analogy in George Campbell's Rhetoric
E15 - Co-Constructing Knowledge: Ethics, Archives, Campus, and Community Futures
Chair - Harley Ferris
Megan Adams (The University of Findlay) Community-Driven Storytelling for Change: A Practical Approach
Harley Ferris (University of Findlay) Articulating Responsible Policies for Digital Storytelling Archives
Megen Farrow Boyett (University of Louisville) Speaking Back to Spectacles of Suffering
Logan Middleton (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Carceral Space, Carceral Composition: The Limits of Expressivist Writing and Community Literacy Frameworks in College-in-Prison Programs
F15 - Crafting Futures: Making and Becoming in the Academy
Chair - Jon Udelson
Summer E. Dickinson (Middle Tennessee State University) Collective Literate Work: The Work of a Non-Normative Academic Writer Who Raised an Academic Writer
Jon Udelson (University of Louisville) Crafting Our Becomings: Writers, Writings, and the Making of Writerly Values
D.T. McCormick (Purdue University) Developmental Rhetorics and Pedagogies of the National Body
G15 - Teaching, Enacting, and Deflecting Civic Action
Chair - Christina Cedillo
Candace Epps-Robertson (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Teaching and Preaching for Citizenship: African American Women and Rhetorics of Citizenship in the Church
Elizabeth Straathof (University of Maryland) The Rhetorics of Neoliberalism and Civic Engagement: The Role of Celebrity
Daniel Floyd (University of Cincinnati) Rhetorical Detainment: The Boring Rhetoric of Immigrant Detention Centers
H15 - Making Writing Instruction Matter to Students and Students as Workers: Strategies and Critiques
Chair - Layne Porta Gordon
Rebecca Hallman Martini (Salem State University) "More Useful Beyond College?": Writing Outside the University
Layne Porta Gordon (University of Louisville) Learning and Earning in the Neoliberal University: Making Composition Pedagogy Matter for Student-Workers' Networked Experiences
Alicia Brazeau (The College of Wooster) But Why Does it Matter to Me? Teaching in the Age of Personalization
Chad Seader (William Penn University) Collective Identity Formation and Dissipation in Extracurricular Writing Spaces
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