Rhetoric & Writing at BGSU
This is a representative--but incomplete--list of conference presentations, publications, and similar scholarly work by students in the Rhetoric & Writing Ph.D. Program. The listing will be updated from time to time as students send new items. (Alumni publications and professional activities are reported in the program’s online newsletter Rhetoric & Writing Notes.)
Selected Scholarship by Current Students
Amanda Athon (2010)
“Review of ‘Is Basic Writing an Endangered Species?’ Featured Session C at CCCC 2012.’” Kairos (Fall 2012).
“Review of Cross-language Relations in Composition.” Composition Studies. (Spring 2012): 135- 138. http://www.compositionstudies.uwinnipeg.ca/bookreviews/online/40-1/Athon.pdf
“Review of Regards Croisés: Perspectives on Digital Literature.” Computers and Composition Online. (Spring 2011). http://www.bgsu.edu/cconline/reviews/athon/Book_Review_Athon.html
Featured Presenter, “Fostering Language Diversity with Multimodal Compositions” Computers and Writing. Raleigh, NC. May, 2012.
“Assimilation and Bias in 19th Century African American Home Readers.” CCCC. St. Louis, MO. March, 2012.
“Fostering Language Diversity in a Writing Program.” Writing Program Administrators Conference. Baton Rouge, LA. July 2011.
“Accommodating ESOL Students in Online Teaching.” Graduate Research Forum. Computers and Writing. Ann Arbor, MI. May 2011.
3rd place, Charles E. Shanklin Colloquium. Bowling Green State University. Spring 2012.
REx Acquisitions Editor, http://researchexchange.colostate.edu/.
Communications Director, Literacy and Writing Skills Transfer Consortium. Fall 2011 – present.
Co-director and instructor, “The Digital Mirror,” an annual, three-day residential computer camp for girls in grades 6-8. August 2011.
Kerri Hauman (2009)
“Cyberfeminists at Play: Lessons on Literacy and Activism from a Girls’ Computer Camp.” Co-authors Kristine Blair, Katherine Fredlund, Em Hurford, Stacy Kastner, and Alison Witte. Feminist Teacher. Forthcoming.
“Writing Teachers for Twenty-First Century Writers: A Gap in Graduate Education.” Co-authors Stacy Kastner and Alison Witte. Pedagogy, special issue on graduate students. Forthcoming.
Rev. of Rhetorica in Motion: Feminist Rhetorical Methods and Methodologies by Eileen Schell and K.J. Rawson. Co-authors Em Hurford, Stacy Kastner, Jeff Kirchoff, Lee Nickoson, and Kate Spike. Feminist Teacher. Forthcoming.
Works-in-Progress Presenter. “Community-Based Literacy and Technofeminism: Ethnographic Inquiry of Feministing.” Research Network Forum. Conference on College Composition and Communication. St Louis, MO. March 2012.
Co-presenter. Digital Pedagogy Poster Session on the Digital Mirror Computer Camp for Girls. Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, MO. March 2012.
Co-presenter with Stacy Kastner and Alison Witte. “‘In Dark Corners Only:’ Technology Instruction in Rhet/Comp Ph.D. Programs.” NCTE Annual Convention. Chicago, IL. November 2011.
Co-presenter with Kristine Blair, Katherine Fredlund, Em Hurford, Stacy Kastner, Em Hurford, and Alison Witte. “Digital Writing, Emerging Literacies, and Community Outreach.” WIDE-EMU (Un)conference. October 2011.
Panelist. “Seeing beyond the Academy: Technology, Community, and Alternate Literacies in the Digital Mirror Project. NCTE Whole Language Umbrella Institute. Las Vegas, NV. July 2011.
Co-presenter with Kristine Blair and Stacy Kastner. “The Digital Mirror.” American Association of University Women. Akron, OH. April 2011.
Panelist. “Colliding in the Classroom: What Writing Center Practice has to Offer Post-Process Theory.” College Composition and Communication Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2011.
Digital Feminism: Possibilities in Pedagogy. Co-led with Kristine Blair, Katherine Fredlund, and Stacy Kastner. Bowling Green State University, 18 March 2011.
Stacy Kastner (2009)
"Introducing the Composition Student to the Writer He or She Already Is." CEA Forum 39.1 (2010). Available at https://journals.tdl.org/ceaforum/index
Jeff Kirchoff (2009)
"Beyond Remediation: Analyzing Silent Film Intertitles and Comic Book Captions." _Studies in Comics_ 3.1 (Fall 2012): 24-45.
Book review of Joseph Reagle Jr.'s _Good Faith Collaboration_. Published in _Rhizomes_, Summer 2011. Available at http://rhizomes.net/issue22/reviews/kirchoff/home.html
"Re-Conceiving the Safehouse in the era of Multimodal Composition." Presenter at the Writing Program Administrator Conference in Baton Rouge, LA, 2011
"Graphic Novels and First Year Composition: A Critical Cultural Studies Model of Teaching Writing." NCTE. Orlando, FL, November 2010.
Review of Wiki Writing: Collaborative Learning in the College Classroom by Matt Barton and Robert Cummings. Computers and Composition Online (Spring 2010). Web.
"'Who Drops Dunn?': Numeracy and Literacy in Online Fantasy Sports." Computers and Writing. Purdue University, IN, May 2010.
Heather Trahan (2010)
"Teaching the Texts we Love." Writing on the Edge 21.2 (Spring 2011).
Selected Student Scholarship by Recent Graduates
Jen Almjeld (2008)
"Reconceptualizing the Subject: Ethics, Subjects, and the Possibility of Constructing and Interpreting Identity Through Online Discourse," co-presented with Sergey Rybas at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York City, NY, March 2007.
"(Sub)Urban Sprawl. MySpace as Big City Adventure on the Web," presented at Computers and Writing Conference, Detroit, MI, May 2007.
“Multimodal Methods for Multimodal Literacies: Establishing a Techno- Feminist Research Identity," co-presented with Kristine Blair at the Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, State College, PA, July 2007.
"Redefining Research to Expand Our Scholarly Reach," co-presented with Kristine Blair at the Feminism(s) & Rhetoric(s) Conference, Little Rock, AR, October 2007.
Amira Akl (2007)
“Understanding the Unfair Portrayal of Arab/Muslim Women in American Media: Oppressed Appendages to Terrorists or What?” NWSA: National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Atlanta, GA, November 2009.
“Exploring Arab-American Women’s’ Interactions with Technology: Negotiating Old Arguments and Creating New Cultural Values.” Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference. Michigan State University, October 2009.
“Understanding Arab and Arab-American Students' Experiences in Writing with Technology.” NCTE Conference. San Antonio, TX, November 2008.
“Access to Technology for Arab-American Women: the Struggle with Hyphenatedness.” Watson Conference. Louisville, Kentucky, October 2008.
“Culture vs. Technology: Implications for Arab-Americans.” The SouthWest/Texas Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association 29th Annual Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2008.
Florence Bacabac (2008)
Paper Presentation on "'We're in this together': Reviewing Collaborative Writing and E-Dialogues in Advanced Composition" at the 61st Annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, 17-20 March 2010, Louisville, Kentucky.
Paper Presentation on "Re-mapping the Complex Terrain of Contemporary Pedagogies Back to Isocrates" at the 7th Biennial Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference, 9 October 2009, East Lansing, Michigan.
Panel Presentation with Dr. Cheri Crenshaw and Dr. Diane Albertini on "Can You Hear Me Now? Collaborative CMC Practices in Hybrid and Online Classes: Using Blackboard Discussions, Wimba, and CamStudio" at the Association for Business Communication 74th Annual Convention, 5 November 2009, Portsmouth, VA.
“Professional Identity and Development: Realities in Digital Composing,” co-presented with Kristine Blair, Liz Monske, Lanette Cadle, Jen Almjeld, Matt Barton, David Gross, Chris Harris, Dorothy Robbins, and Robin Goertz at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, LA, April 2008.
“On Critical Pedagogy and Civic Discourse: Articulating Means of Participation in the Classroom,” presented at the Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference, Little Rock, AR, October 2007.
Emily J. Beard (2007)
“Micro Study: An Introduction to the Work (and Play) of Empirical Research Methods and Methodologies.” Thomas R. Watson Conference. Louisville, Kentucky, October 2010.
“The Virtual Teacher: Talking Ourselves into Student Writing with Digital Tools,”Computers and Writing, West Lafayette, Indiana, May 2010.
“Remixing (Techno) Feminist Pedagogies in Virtual, Multimodal Spaces,” Computers and Writing, West Lafayette, Indiana, May 2010.
“Moving Past Red-Ink and Written Comments: Discovering New Ways of Responding to Student Writing in a Technological Age,” accepted for presentation by the College English Association, San Antonio, TX, March 2010.
“Speaking Revision: Expanding the Ways We Practice the Revision Process," accepted for presentation with panel members Christine Garbett and Dave McClure at the CCCC Computer Connection, Louisville, KY: March 2010.
Toby Coley (2007)
“Don't Make Waves: Rhetorics of Restraint in the Professionalization of Evangelical Christian Graduate Students.” 2009 CCCC, San Francisco, CA: March, 2009.
“Utopic Horizons or Pedagogical Challenges.” NCTE, San Antonio, Texas, November 22-25, 2008.
“Author Anonymous: Gaining Identity through Anonymity in the Wiki.” The Seventh Biennial Thomas R. Watson Conference, University of Louisville, October 16-18, 2008.
“Chronological Dependence.” Rhetoric Review 27.3 (2008): 325-27.
“A Web We Can Weave: Considering Open Source Technologies in Our Classrooms,” presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, Athens, GA, May 2008.
Vanessa Cozza (2007)
Review of Teaching Writing in Thirdspaces: The Studio Approach. Rhonda C. Grego and Nancy S. Thompson. Basic Writing e-Journal 7.1 (Fall 2008). http://orgs.tamu-commerce.edu/BWe/7.1-10.html
“Normalizing Discourses in the Academy: Problems with Teaching Genre Writing to First-Year Students.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association. Louisville, KY (November 2008).
“The Healing Rhetorician: An Analysis of Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera through Stanley Fish’s ‘Rhetoric’,” presented at the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association, Albuquerque, NM, February 2008.
Review of Composition and/or Literature: The End(s) of Education, edited by Linda S. Bergmann and Edith M. Baker, The CEA Forum 37.1 (Winter/Spring 2008) http://www2.widener.edu/~cea/371cozza.htm
Joe Erickson (2007)
Review of Assessment in Technical and Professional Communication, Edited by Margaret Hundleby and Jo Allen. IEEE Transactions in Professional Communication: (Forthcoming in March)
“Net Work: Linking Rhetoric and Composition.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference, Minneapolis, MN: May 2010.
“Webbing Rhetoric and Composition: An Empirical Study of Our Virtual Presence.” Computers and Writing, West Lafayette, IN: May 2010.
“Comments Upon Comments: Using Video Screen Capturing to Help New Teaching Assistants Develop Effective Essay Commenting Habits.” CCCC Computer Connection, Louisville, KY: March 2010
"Moving Past Modern: Rhetoric and Composition as an Activity System." The Colloquium for Modern Rhetoric sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN: October 2009.
Elizabeth Fleitz (2005)
“(Assessing) Writing without Teachers: A Philosophy of Writing Assessment,” accepted for presentation at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA, March 11-14, 2009.
“Cooking Codes: Cookbook Discourses as Women’s Rhetorical Practices,” accepted for workshop participation at the Feminist Rhetorics for Social Justice Post-Symposium Workshop, Syracuse, NY, October 25, 2008.
Panel Chair, “Technology, Rhetoric, and Political Participation,” Thomas J. Watson Conference, Louisville, KY, October 6-8, 2008.
Co-Presenter with Bobby Kuechenmeister, “How to Get Your Students To Talk: Techniques for Classroom Discussion,” GradSTEP (graduate student orientation) session, Bowling Green State University, August 21, 2008.
Non-Service Fellowship, August 2008-August 2009.
Christine Garbett (2007)
“Technology Sharing: Students Forming a Computer Lab," accepted for presentation with panel members Emily J. Beard and Dave McClure at the CCCC Computer Connection, Louisville, KY: March 2010.
Co-director and instructor, “The Digital Mirror,” an annual, three-day residential computer camp for girls in grades 6-8. August 2009.
“Composing Spaces: Reexamining the Space Where Students Write,”co-presented with Brittany Cottrill and Emily J. Beard at the 2009 Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco,
CA, March 11-14, 2009.
"From Computers to Pens: Developing Writing in Composition," Teaching Demonstration with Suzan Aiken, Emily J. Beard, and David McClure at the 2008 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference,
San Antonio, Texas, November 21, 2008.
Robert Christopher Graves (2005)
Eicke, Emily, Matt Seimears, and Robert Graves. _Cue-Up and Unpack: Effectively Teaching Science Methods_. 2nd ed. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2010. (forthcoming)
Eicke, Emily, Matt Seimears, and Robert Graves. _ From Theory to Practice: An Effective Guide to Lesson Planning_. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2009. (forthcoming)
The Prairie Is Divine.” _Prairie Poetry_. November, 2008. http://www.prairiepoetry.com/poetry08/poems/gravesr1.html
“Big 12 North Preview: The Colorado Buffalo” _Texas Star Tribune_. Sept. 2, 2008.
“Big 12 North Preview: Iowa State Cyclones” _Texas Star Tribune_. Sept. 2, 2008.
“Big 12 North Preview: The Kansas Jayhawks” _Texas Star Tribune_. Sept. 2, 2008.
“Big 12 North Preview: The K-State Wildcats” _Texas Star Tribune_. Sept. 2, 2008.
“Big 12 North Preview: The Missouri Tigers” _Texas Star Tribune_. Sept. 2, 2008.
“Big 12 North Preview: The Nebraska Cornhuskers” _Texas Star Tribune_. Sept. 2, 2008 .
"Just Guessing." _The Texas Star Tribune_. Sept. 17, 2008.
Meredith Graupner Hurley (2006)
“Looking into the Digital Mirror: Reflections on a Computer Camp for Girls by Girls,” co-authored chapter with Erin Dietel-McLaughlin and Kristine Blair in Girl Wide Web 2.0: Revisiting Girls, the Internet, and the Negotiation of Identity.
Remediating Knowledge-Making Spaces in the Graduate Curriculum: Developing and Sustaining Multimodal Teaching and Research,” co-authored with Lee Nickoson-Massey and Kristine Blair, in Computers and Composition 26.1 (2009): 13-23
“Seeing Beyond the Academy: Technology, Community, and Alternate Literacies in the Digital Mirror Project,” co-presented with Jen Almjeld, Kristine Blair, Erin Dietel- McLaughlin, and Julie Platt at the Conference of the Rhetoric Society of America, Seattle, WA, May 2008.
“Rubrics as Localized Realities: Strategies for Identifying and Strengthening Relationships between Assessment Tools and Program Identities,” a co-presented workshop at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, LA, April 2008.
“Single Fathers in the Kitchen: Masculinizing a Space for Compassionate Caregivers,” presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, LA, April 2008.
Abbey Kanzig (2006)
“Disciplined to Conform, Punished by Marginalization: Critical Pedagogy as a Response to Blind Obedience and Invisible Oppression.” 60th annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, March 2009.
“Configuring Computer Classrooms: Spaces that Silence or Speak.” Seventh Biennial Thomas R. Watson Conference, University of Louisville, Oct. 2008.
“Un-Corseting Women: Usurping Patriarchy,” 59th annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, April 2008.
Workshop: “Writing Assessment.” Co-facilitator. 59th annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, April 2008.
Chair and co-presenter, “‘But it works for them!’: WAC Assessment and the Necessity for Localization.” Co-Presented with Brittany Cottrill and Elizabeth Fleitz. Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Cleveland, OH. Nov. 2007.
Bobby James Kuechenmeister (2007)
"Reading Comics Rhetorically: Orality, Literacy, and Hybridity in Comic Narratives." Scan: Journal of Arts Media Culture, June 2009.
"Composing in Castlevania: A Process Look at Playing Video Games." CCCC Annual Convention. San Francisco, 2009.
Book Review. "The Epic in Film: From Myth to Blockbuster." Journal of Popular Culture, Nov. 2008.
Exhibit Review. "The Golden Age of American Political Cartooning." International Journal of Comic Art 10.1 (2008): 587-588.
"Composing in Second Life: Avatars, Multiliteracies, and Remediations." Thomas R. Watson Biennial Conference. Louisville, 2008.
Erin Knoche Laverick (2004)
“A Festive Occasion: Writing for an Audience” The Essential Teacher (forthcoming).
“No Words but Her Words: Billie Holiday’s Strange Fruit,” presented at the Rhetoric Society of America Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2008.
“No Words but Her Words: Billie Holiday’s Strange Fruit,” presented at the Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference, Little Rock, AR, October 2007.
“Merging Spaces in the L2 Composition Classroom,” presented at the Conference of College Composition and Communication, New York City, NY, March 2007.
“Feminist Pedagogies and Spaces in L2 Composition Classrooms.” The Newsletter of TESOL’s Second Language Writing Interest Section 1.2 (September 2006). http://www.tesol.org/s_tesol/docs/7000/6944.html?nid=4116
Eden Leone (2007)
Review of Women's Ways of Making it in Rhetoric and Composition. Published in Rhetoric Society Quarterly (Fall 2010).
Review of An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality by Jill Fields in the Journal of Popular Culture. (August 2009).
“House: Exploring How Technology Deals with Society’s Ills.” PCA/ACA Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February 2008.
Review of The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolness by Steven Levy in The Journal of Popular Culture (2007) 40:6.
Review of Another Morning: Voices of Truth and Hope from Mothers With Cancer by Linda Blachman in The International Journal of Listening (2007) 21:2.
Ann-Gee Lee (2004)
“Following the Script: An Examination of the Materiality of Nushu as Civic Discourse,” presented at the Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference, Little Rock, AR, October 2007.
“Caesuras through the Centuries: How Examinations of Silence Can Blur the Line between Politics and Poetics,” presented at the Battleground States Conference: Intersections Between Poetics and Politics, Bowling Green, OH, March 2007.
Question of the Century: What More Can Writing Centers Do?” presented at the East Central Writing Centers Association Conference, Bowling Green, OH, March 2007.
David McClure (2007)
Administrative Assistant, Third Coast Writing Project (National Writing Project), Summer 2010, Western Michigan University.
“Revising Our Assessment Practices: Investigating the Role of Emotion in the Way We Approach Student Writing.” CCCC Annual Conference. March 2010. Louisville, KY.
“Examining Bodies and Space, How the Classroom is the Real World.” 2009 Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference. October 7-10. East Lansing, MI.
Heather E. Pristash (2006)
"The Needle as the Pen: Intentionality, Needlework, and the Production of Alternate Discourses of Power," co-authored with Sue Carter Wood and Inez Schaechterle. Women and Things: The Material Culture of Needlework and Textiles, 1650-1950 edited by Maureen Daly Goggin and Beth Tobin Ashgate Publishing Company (forthcoming).
“Craftivism and Protest Knitting,” presented at the North American Conference on Radicalism, Lansing, MI, January 2007.
“Knit Two Together: Knitblogs, Knitalongs, and a Digital Culture of Material Artifacts,” presented at the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February 2007.
“Reclaiming Women’s Work: Feminism and Protest Knitting,” invited presentation as part of the Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag Series, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, November 2007.
Shawn Ramsey (2008)
“Alcuin’s Rhetoric and Literate Carolingian Culture”; presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY 2010
“Eleanor of Aquitaine, Rhetorical History, and the Twelfth Century Renaissance”; Proposed and accepted by the Conference of Feminisms and Rhetoric, 2009.
Sergey Rybas (2008)
“Reconceptualizing the Subject: Ethics, Subjects and the Possibility of Constructing Identity through Online Discourse,” co-presented with Jen Almjeld at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York City, NY, March 2007.
“In Private: Exploring Agency in an Online Composition Class,” presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, Detroit, MI, May 2007.
“Contesting the Panopticon Metaphor: Online Education and Subjectivation of the Online User,” presented at the Conference of the International Communication Association, San Francisco, CA, May 2007.
“Reclaiming the Personal: Bringing Blogs to a Hybrid Composition Class,” presented at the Thomas R. Watson Conference, Louisville, KY, October 2006.
“Does It Take a Class Design to Rock: The Dreams, the Perils, and the Available Means for effective Pedagogies in Computer-Supported Composition Classrooms,” presented at the College English Association of Ohio - Fall Conference, Bowling Green, OH, October 2006.
James Schirmer (2008)
"The Personal as Public: Identity Construction/Fragmentation Online" The Computer Culture Reader edited by Judd Ruggill (forthcoming).
"Lost in San Andreas," co-presented with Kristine Blair, Sergey Rybas, and Jen Almjeld at the Computers and Writing Conference, Detroit, MI, May 2007.
“Why Do They Call Me Mr. Happy?: Defining and Differing Identity Online,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association, Albuquerque, NM, February 2006.
Review of Technology and English Studies edited by James Inman and Beth L. Hewett. Computers and Composition Online. Spring 2006.
Yvonne Schultz (2005)
Review of The Garden at Night: Burnout & Breakdown in the Teaching Life by Mary Rose O'Reilley CEA Forum. Winter/Spring 2006.
“Finding Funky Faith: Using Anne Lamott’s Narratives to Help Students Craft Their Own Spiritual Journeys,” presented at the Conference on Christianity and Literature - Mideast Region, Cedarville, OH, Spring 2006.
Bethany Noelle Snyder-Morse (2005)
“Narrative and Place,” presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Nashville, TN, November 2006.
“Re-envisioning Re-vision,” presented at the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing, Ann Arbor, MI, November 2006.
"Creating and Preserving the Past Through Narrative," presented at the College English Association of Ohio - Spring Conference, Columbus, OH, April 2006.