UMD English at CCCCs

February 23, 2015

When the Conference on College Composition and Communication convenes in Tampa, FL, in March, many faculty members and graduate students will present current research. Some of these presentations refine materials developed in conjunction with the graduate course and conference in fall 2013, "Engendering Rhetorical Power," a collaboration with scholars at Pennsylvania State University.

UMD at CCCCs 2015

Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm. ATTW Research Methods.
Location: TBD

  • Speaker:  Chanon AdsanathamUniversity of Maryland, "Analyzing Digital Writing in a Cross Cultural Framework"

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

9:30 am - 12:30 pm. MW.05 Linking Archives and Digital Humanities: Identifying Questions, Defining Terms, Exploring Resources, and Creating Digital Archives
Location: Marriott Marriott, Grand Ballroom H, Level Two
Co-Chairs: Michelle Niestepski, Lasell College, Newton, MA, and Katherine Tirabassi, Keene State College
Speakers: Suzanne Bordelon, San Diego State University, CA; Michael-John DePalma, Baylor University, Waco, Texas; Jessica Enoch, University of Maryland; David Gold, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Tarez Samra Graban, The Florida State University; Jenna Morton-Aiken, University of Rhode Island; Michael Neal, Florida State University; Robert Schwegler, University of Rhode Island; Ryan Skinnell, University of North Texas, Denton; Janine Solberg, University of Massachusetts Amherst

9:00 am - 5:00 pm. RNF. Workshop. Research Network Forum.
Location: Marriott, Grand Ballroom E, Level Two  
Presenter and Facilitator: Chanon Adsanatham, University of Maryland
“Tweeting to Build Digital Counterpublics: Rethinking Epideictic Rhetoric through Thai Hashtag Activism”

9:00 am - 5:00 pm. RNF. Workshop. Research Network Forum.
Location: Marriott, Grand Ballroom E, Level Two  
Presenter: Oliver BreareyUniversity of Maryland
"Placing Outplacement: Connecting Rhetoric and Writing Practices in Outplacement to Rhetoric and Composition Pedagogy”

9:00 am - 5:00 pm. RNF. Workshop. Research Network Forum.
Location: Marriott, Grand Ballroom E, Level Two  
Presenter: Danielle Griffin, University of Maryland
"Revising and Revisiting the Conversation: Madeleine de Scudéry's Use of Genre in Her Rhetorical Dialogues”

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm. C3. ATTW Research Methods. "Presidential Executive Orders: Coordinating Value and Rhetorical Action" 
Location: Marriott, Florida Salon II, Banquet Level

  • Speakers:
    • Scott WibleUniversity of Maryland, “Executive Orders as Rhetorical Resource”
    • J. Blake Scott, University of Central Florida, “Executive Orders as Rhetorical Infrastructure”
    • Donnie J. Stackey, Wayne State University, “Executive Orders as Rhetorical Actors”

Thursday, March 19, 2015

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm. C.14 Developing Teacher Knowledge in Composition: Risks and Rewards of a Practice-Based Approach
Location: Marriott, Grand Ballroom J, Level Two

  • Chair: Suresh Canagarajah, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park
  • Speakers:
    • Natalia Guzman, University of Maryland, “The Role of Teaching Practice in Developing Teacher Knowledge”
    • Michelle Kaczmarek, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, “Writing to Become the Teacher: The Teaching Philosophy Leap”
    • Eunjeong Lee, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, “From the Past to the Future: Literacy Narratives in Developing Teacher/Writer Identity”
  • Respondent: Dorothy Worden, The Pennsylvania State University, State College

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm. D.32 Testing Metacognition: The Risks and Rewards of Reflecting on Revision Practices
Location: Marriott, Meeting Room 9, Level Three

  • Speakers:
    • Martin Camper, Loyola University of Maryland and UMD PhD 2014, “The Rewards of Metacognitive Reflection: When Alignment Occurs”
    • Lindsay Dunne Jacoby, University of Maryland, “Pedagogical Implications of Our Study of Reflection and Revision”
    • Heather Lindenman, University of Maryland, “Troubling Metacognitive Reflection: When Misalignment Occurs”
    • Respondent: Jessica Enoch, University of Maryland, “Programmatic Implications of Our Study of Reflection and Revision”

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm. D.36 Feminist Rhetoric & Pedagogy: Risks, Rewards, and (Sadly) Failures
Location: Marriott, Grand Ballroom E, Level Two

  • Speakers: 
    • Cheryl Glenn, Penn State University, “The Risks of Feminist Activism”
    • Shirley Logan, University of Maryland, “Risks, Rewards, and Failures of Passionate Feminist Teaching”
    • Joyce Irene Middleton, East Carolina University, “Feminist Pedagogy: Ideology and/or Literacy”
    • Krista Ratcliffe, Marquette University, “Risks and Analyzing Visual Literacies”

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. TSIG.16 Rhetoric's Histories: Traditions, Theories, Pedagogies, and Practices
Location: Convention Center Tampa CC, Room 3, First Floor

Sponsored by the Rhetorical Society of America. Panelists will consider current issues in the field and will focus the conversation upon specific sites of rhetorical education.

  • Speakers:
    • Lois Agnew, Syracuse University
    • Jessica Enoch, University of Maryland
    • David Gold, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    • Roxanne Mountford, University of Kentucky 

Friday, March 20, 2015

8:00 am - 9:15 am. F.22 Rethinking Writing Instruction: Cognitive Linguistics, Genre Theory, and WAW
Location: Marriott, Meeting Room 3, Level Two

  • Chair: Stephen J. McElroy Florida State University, Tallahassee -
  • Speakers: 
    • Michael Israel, University of Maryland, and Cameron Mozafari, University of Maryland, “How Cognitive Linguistics Can Help Students Master Academic English”
    • Anjali Pattanayak, Western Illinois University, “Teaching for Transfer: The Risk and Reward of Teaching Writing About Writing at a State Comprehensive University”
    • Daniel Singer, University of Colorado, Boulder, “No Model For This: Emergent Genres and Transfer in the Writing Classroom”

9:30 am - 10:45 am. G.20 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Location: Marriott, Meeting Room 6, Level Two

  • Chair: Cayce Wicks Florida International University, Miami
  • Speakers:
    • Eric Mason Nova, Southeastern University, “Between Giving and Taking: Web 2.0 Entrepreneurship in the Writing Classroom”
    • Daveena Tauber, Portland State University, “Alt-Ac in Action: Composition Consulting and Life on the Alt-Ac Track”
    • Scott Wible, University of Maryland, ”Using Entrepreneurship and Innovation Theories to Redesign Composition’s Social Future”

9:30 am - 10:45 am. G.35 Considering Subjectivity, Voice, and Sovereignty for FYC Students
Location: Convention Center Tampa CC, Room 16, First Floor

  • Chair: Chanon Adsanatham, University of Maryland
  • Speakers: 
    • Keshab Acharya, Michigan Technological University, “Writing with Risk: Conceptualizing Subject Position in the First-Year Writing Classroom”
    • Shenika Hankerson, Michigan State University, “What if We Were Culturally and Linguistically Responsive to Voice in Writing?”: Urban African American Youth, First-Year Composition, and The Politics of (In)Visibility”
    • Amanda Hayes, Ohio University”The Power of Our Own Words: Rhetorical Sovereignty For Appalachia”

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm. I.19 The Risks and Rewards of Teaching Civil Rights Rhetoric
Location: Marriott, Meeting Room 4, Level Two

  • Speakers: 
    • Laura Michael Brown, The Pennsylvania State University, “Teaching Nonviolence as Rhetorical Strategy”
    • Elizabeth Ellis, University of Maryland, “Teaching Civil Rights Archives
    • Stephen Schneider, University of Louisville, “Between Documents and Monuments: Civil Rights Rhetoric and Public Memory”
    • Jack Selzer, Penn State University, “Teaching the Rhetoric of the Civil Rights Movement”

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm. I.41 Witnessing Difficult Texts
Location: Convention Center Tampa CC, Room 19, First Floor

  • Speakers: 
    • Sarah Franco, University of New Hampshire,  “The Rhetoric of War and Witnessing: Deconstructing the Rhetoric Surrounding Student Veterans’ Military Disclosures”
    • Renea Frey, Miami University, “Power, Risk, and Possibility: A Rhetorical Theory of Parrhesia”
    • Christopher Hazlett, University of Maryland, “The Risk of Writing in Prison: 'Kites' and Reports as Networked-Generic Interaction and Negotiation”
    • Kali Mobley, University of Tennessee, “Constructing the Victim in Mass Media: Gendering the Rhetorical Effect of Revictimization”

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm. J.32 Taking Risks in Feminist Methods and Methodologies: A Roundtable Discussion
Location: Marriott, Grand Ballroom F, Level Two

  • Chair: Shirley Logan, University of Maryland
  • Speakers: 
    • Heather Adams, University of Alaska Anchorage, “Researching without the Archive: Historiography through Qualitative Methods”
    • Jessica Enoch, University of Maryland, “Methods to Remember: Strategies for Composing Feminist Public Memory Scholarship”
    • Andrea A. Lunsford, Stanford University, “Feminism and Quantitative Methods”
    • Cristina Ramirez, University of Arizona, “Rupturing Silences: Translation as a Feminist Method of Recovery”
  • Respondents: 
    • Cheryl Glenn Penn State University, “Risking Historiography”
    • Shirley Logan, University of Maryland

Saturday, March 21, 2015

11:00 am - 12:15 pm. M.25 Accommodating Access: the Theory, Practice, and Pitfalls of Accommodation in Composition and Beyond
Location: Marriott, Grand Ballroom H, Level Two

  • Chair: Brenda Brueggemann University of Louisville, KY -
  • Speakers: 
    • James Hammond, University of Michigan, “Counter-Eugenics in the Composition Classroom: Towards a Universal Design of Writing Assessment”
    • Chad Iwertz, Ohio State University, “Pedagogies of ‘Independent Living’: Bodily Agency in Disability Rights Activism and the Writing Classroom”
    • Ruth Osorio, University of Maryland, “The Syllabus Accessibility Statement As a Space to Rethink, Reimagine, and Reconfigure Normativity and Learning”
    • Bonnie Tucker, University of Michigan, “Disability Rhetoric: When Technology is Confused with Social Justice”