Faculty Publications and Presentations

2017

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2016

Faculty

Amy Devitt

  • Publications
    • “Uncovering Occluded Publics: Untangling Public, Personal, and Technical Spheres in Jury Deliberations.” Genre and the Performance of Publics. Eds. Mary Jo Reiff and Anis Bawarshi. Boulder CO: Utah State University Press, 2016. 139-156.
    • “Translating Practice into Theory in Genre Studies.” Genre Studies around the Globe: Beyond the Three Traditions. Eds. Natasha Artemeva and A. Freedman. Edmonton, AB, Canada: Canadian Canadian Association for the Study of Language and Learning/Inkshed Publications, 2016. 387-401.
    • "Some Ideas for Teaching New Genres from Old Genres." With Heather Bastian. Gêneros na Linguística e na Literatura [Genres in linguistics and literature].  Eds. Angela Dionisio and Larissa Cavalcanti. Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil: Editora Universitaria UFPE. Forthcoming.
  • Presentations
    • "Breaking Academic Habits for Public Motives." Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Communication, University of Louisville, 2016.

Frank Farmer

  • Publications
    • “Rev. of Adjusted Margin: Xerography, Art, and Activism in the Late Twentieth Century by Kate Eichhorn: Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2016.” In Rhetoric Society Quarterly, September 2016.
    • “Rewriting Composition: Terms of Exchange by Bruce Horner.” Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2016. In Rhetoric Review 35.4, 378-82.
  • Presentation
    • "Bearing Witness in Nicodemus, Kansas: A Lexical Inquiry." Rhetoric Society of America (RSA) Conference. Atlanta, Georgia. May 28, 2016.

Peter Grund

  • Publications
    • “‘speaking base approbious words’: Speech Representation in Early Modern English Witness Depositions.” [with Terry Walker]. Journal of Historical Pragmatics, forthcoming.
    • “Description, Evaluation and Stance: Exploring the Forms and Functions of Speech Descriptors in Early Modern English.” Nordic Journal of English Studies, forthcoming.
    • “Seeing is Believing: Evidentiality and Visual Perception Verbs in Early Modern English Witness Depositions.” In Studies in the History of the English Language VII: Generalizing vs. Particularizing Methodologies in Historical Linguistic Analysis, ed. Don Chapman, Colette Moore, and Miranda Wilcox. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Forthcoming.
    • “Sociohistorical Approaches.” In English Historical Linguistics: Methods and Approaches, ed. Laurel J. Brinton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Forthcoming.
    • “Writing the Salem Witch Trials.” In Blackwell Companion to American Literature, ed. Theresa Gaul. Oxford: Blackwell. Forthcoming.

Mary Jo Reiff

  • Publications
    • Reiff, Mary Jo and Anis Bawarshi, eds. Genre and the Performance of Publics. Logan: Utah State University Press. 2016.
    • “Written Communication Skills.” Volume in Series: Handbooks of Communication Science. Verbal Communication. Eds. Louis de Saussure and Andrea Rocci. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. 2016. 567-586.
    • "From Genre Turn to Public Turn: Navigating the Intersections of Public Rhetorics, Public Genres, and the Materiality of Public Performances." Genre and the Performance of Publics. Eds. Mary Jo Reiff and Anis Bawarshi. Logan: Utah State University Press. 2016. 3-24.
    • "Geographies of Public Genres: Navigating Rhetorical and Material Relations of the Public Petition." Genre and the Performance of Publics. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2016. 100-116.
    • “Genre.” International Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Ed. Hilary Callan. Wiley-Blackwell. 2016.
  • Presentations
    • “Mobilizing Action across Public Genres and Modalities.” Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, Louisville, KY, October 2016

 

Affiliated Faculty

Philip Drake

  • Publications
    • Indonesia and the Politics of Disaster: Power and Representation in Java’s Mud Volcano. New York: Routledge, 2016.
    • “Indonesia’s Accidental Island: Composing the Environment in the Echo of Disaster." Environmental Communication (September 2016): 1-13.
    • “Seeing Disaster in Double: Indonesia’s Mud Volcano and the Politics of Representation.” Disasters 40:2 (2016): 346-364.
  • Publications
    • “Rethinking Social Justice and Disasters: Historicizing Justice Politics with Indonesia’s Lapindo Mudflow.” Disaster Justice in Anthropocene Asia and the Pacific, Asia Research Institute Conference at the National University of Singapore, Singapore, November 2016.

Therese Thonus

  • Publications
    • Researching the writing center: Towards an evidence-based practice (2nd ed.). [with R. Babcock]. New York: Peter Lang, forthcoming.
    • After the writing center dissertation. [with S. Carter-Tod & R. Babcock]. WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship, 40(9-10), 2016. 10-18.
    • Time to say goodbye: Writing center consultation closings. Linguistics & Education, 33, 2016. 40-55.
    • Follow this PATH: Conceptual metaphors in writing center online consultations. [with B. Hewett]. Metaphor and the Social World, 6(1), 2016. 52-78.
  • Presentations
    • Writing consultant self-efficacy. [with T. Ferrel]. International Writing Centers Association (Grant Winners Showcase), Denver, CO, October 2016.
    • Time to say goodbye: Writing center consultation closings. International Writing Centers Association, Denver, CO, October 2016.

 

2015

Amy Devitt

  • Publications
    • "Motives and Habits: Some Thoughts on What Linguists Can Gain from Rhetoric and Composition." Journal of English Linguistics. December 2015. 1-7.
    • “Genre Performances: John Swales’ Genre Analysis and Rhetorical-Linguistic Genre Studies.” Journal of English for Academic Purposes 19 (2015): 44-51.
    • “Crossing the Boulevard: The Action of ‘Genre as Social Action.’” Composition Forum. 31 (Spring 2015).
    • “Genre.” Keywords in Writing Studies. Eds. Peter Vandenberg and Paul Heilker. Utah State University Press, 2015. 82-87.
    • “Algumas ideias para ensinar novos gêneros a partir de velhos gêneros.” With Heather Bastian. Gêneros na Linguística e na Literatura [Genres in linguistics and literature].  Eds. Angela Dionisio and Larissa Cavalcanti. Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil: Editora Universitaria UFPE. [Original article, published in Portuguese]
  • Presentations
    • "What Genre-Based Pedagogies Reveal about Disciplinarily." Genre Studies in the Humanities doctoral seminar, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. October 8, 2015
    • "Who Gets to Say? What Defines Genre in Rhetorical Genre Studies" Genre Studies in the Humanities doctoral seminar, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. October 5, 2015
    • ​“Be(com)ing a Genre-Aware Teacher.” Red River Graduate Student Conference, North Dakota State University, March 28, 2015.
    • “Choosing Genres to Teach and Teaching Them Well.” University of Michigan, January 23, 2015.
    • "Risk and Reward within Writing Program Ecologies: Undergraduate Writing Programs.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2015.

Frank Farmer

  • Presentations
    • "Breaking News: ‘Local WPA Goes DIY!” Conference on Community Writing, Boulder, Colorado. http://www.communitywriting.org/. Oct. 17, 2015.
    • "Why Zines (Still) Matter: Making Democracy from What’s Handy.” KC Zine Con, Kansas City, Missouri. http://kczinecon.tumblr.com/. Invited. Aug. 29, 2015.
    • "By Any (Mediational) Means Necessary: The Bricoleur and the Multimodal Classroom.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, Florida. March 19. 2015.
    • "Handcrafted Rhetorics: DIY and the Public Power of Made Things (Workshop)." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, Florida, March 18. 2015.

Peter Grund

  • Presentations
    • “‘answearinge her in noe vndecent manner’: Describing and Evaluating Speech Events in Early Modern English Witness Depositions.” SHEL-9, Studies in the History of the English Language, University of British Columbia. June 5–7, 2015.

Mary Jo Reiff

  • Publications
    • Reiff, Mary Jo, Anis Bawarshi, Michelle Ballif, and Christian Weisser, eds. Ecologies of Writing Programs: Profiles of Writing Programs in Context. West Lafayette: Parlor Press and WAC Clearinghouse, 2015.
    • “Reproducing Genres: Pattern-Related Writing.” Handbook of Writing and Text Production. [with Amy Devitt.] Eds. Eva-Maria Jakobs and Daniel Perrin. Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter Mouton, 2015. 263-284.
    • “Rev. of Writing across Contexts: Transfer, Composition, and Sites of Writing, Kathleen Blake Yancey et al.” WPA: Writing Program Administration 38.2 (Spring 2015): 205-210.
  • Presentations
    • “Risks and Rewards of Re-envisioning the Role of the Undergraduate Writing Major.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, FL, March 2015

Affiliated Faculty

Philip Drake

  • Publications
    • “Marxism and the Nonhuman Turn: Animating Nonhumans, Exploitation and Politics with ANT and Animal Studies.” Rethinking Marxism 27:1 (2015): 107-122.
  • Presentations
    • “Nature in the Echo of Disaster: Representing the Mud Island.” Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) Conference, Houston, TX, November 2015.
    • “Killer, Commodity, and/or Companion: Caring about the Bali Dog.” Animal Suffering: Inter-Disciplinary Investigations in Animal Studies, Winfield, KS, October 2015.

Therese Thonus

  • Publications
    • Review of Multilingual writers and writing centers (Ben Rafoth). Writing Center Journal, 34(2), 2015. 193-197.
  • Presentations
    • The disciplinarity of second language writing. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, TX, April 2015.

 

2014

Faculty

Amy Devitt

  • Publications
    • “Genre Pedagogies.” Guide to Composition Pedagogies. 2nd ed. Eds. Amy Rupiper Taggart, Kurt Schick, and H. Brooke Hessler.  Oxford University Press, 2014. 146-62.
    • “Introduction: Genre Perspectives in Text Production Research.” (with Charles Bazerman). Handbook of Writing and Text Production. Eds. Daniel Perrin and Eva-Maria Jakobs. De Gruyter Mouton, 2014.  257-61.
    • “Reproducing Genres: Pattern-related Writing.” [with Mary Jo Reiff]. Handbook of Writing and Text Production. Eds. Daniel Perrin and Eva-Maria Jakobs. De Gruyter Mouton, 2014. 263-84.
  • Presentations
    • “How to Use Genres Effectively in Your Teaching.” Brigham Young University, November 20, 2014.
    • “Developing Genre Awareness for Teachers and Students.” Brigham Young University, November 20, 2014.
    •  “Understanding Genres as Culturally Meaningful Actions.” Syracuse University, Keynote Address, April 3, 2014.
    • “Remembering Our Stories: Translating Academic Theory into Particular Stories.” Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Communication. University of Louisville, October 2014.
    •  “Taking Genre Outside.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2014.
    • “Competence and Performance: What Writers Know and What Writers Do.” Writing Research Across Borders III, Universite Paris-Ouest Nanterre La Defense, Paris, France, February 21, 2014.

Frank Farmer

  • Publications
    • “Conversations in Great Time: The Dialogues of Martin Luther King, Jr.” [with Cedric Burrows]. JAC 33.4 (2013): 781-95. [published in 2014].
    • “Of Thresholds and Springboards: Teaching Them, Teaching Each Other.” [with Erin Williams]. Teaching/ Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education 3.1 (2014): 90-98.
  • Presentations
    • "There Is Nothing More Terrible Than a Lack of Response." Tenth Biennial Thomas R. Watson Conference. Louisville, KY. October 16, 2014.
    • "Signals at the Drawbridge: Rights of Passage for Identity and Policy Publics” and “Response to Rachel Bloom.” Two Roundtable Contributions. Rhetoric Society of America, San Antonio, TX. May 25, 2014.
    • "Frank Farmer and G. Thomas Goodnight In Conversation: Publics, Publicity, and Critical Citizenship." Featured Session: Rhetoric Society of America, San Antonio, TX. May 24, 2014.
    • "The (Counter) Public Intellectual: A Preliminary Sketch." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, Indiana. March 20, 2014.
    • "Handcrafted Rhetorics: DIY and the Public Power of Made Things (Workshop)." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, Indiana. 2014.

Peter Grund

  • Publications
    • “The Vagaries of Manuscripts from the Salem Witch Trials: An Edition of Four (Re-)Discovered Documents from the Case Against Margaret Scott of Rowley.” [with Margo Burns and Matti Peikola]. Studia Neophilologica 86 (1): 37-50. 2014.
    • “Conjuncts in Nineteenth-Century English: Diachronic Development and Genre Diversity.” [with Erik Smitterberg]. English Language and Linguistics 18(1): 157–181. 2014.
    • “The ‘Forgotten’ Language of Middle English Alchemy: Exploring Alchemical Lexis in the MED and the OED.” Review of English Studies 65 (271): 575–595. 2014.
  • Presentations
    • “Identifying Stances: The (Re)Construction of Strategies and Practices of Stance in a Historical Community.” ICEHL 18, International Conference of English Historical Linguistics, Leuven, Belgium. July 14–18. (Invited plenary speaker)

Mary Jo Reiff

  • Presentations
    • “Responsivity as Translation Practice: Dispositions, Strategies, and Practices for Working across Boundaries,” Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, Louisville, KY, October 2014.
    • “Working for Transfer: Balancing Institutional Accountability and ‘Intellectual Work’ through Writing Transfer Research,” Chair and Discussion Leader, Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Normal, IL, July 2014.
    • “Advancing the Study of Writing Transfer: New Directions in Theory and Research,” Writing Research across Borders, Paris, France, February 2014.

 

Affiliated Faculty

Philip Drake

  • Presentations
    • “Birding a Toxic Island: Disaster Tourism, Politics, and Indonesia's Mud Volcano.” Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs. Lawrence, KS. October 2014.
    • “A Commons without Humans? Marxism and Subjectivity.” American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference. Special Session on Marxism. New York, NY. March 2014.
    • “Technical Expertise and Disaster Politics in Java: Representing Nature and Victims.” Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference on Nature/Society. Lexington, KY. February 2014.
    • “Other Sides to Indonesia’s Mud Volcano: Victims, Disaster, and the Politics of Representation.” Modern Language Association (MLA) Conference. Special Session on Disasters in Asia. Chicago, IL. January 2014.

Therese Thonus

  • Publications
    • Tutoring multilingual students: Shattering the myths. Journal of College Reading and Learning, 44, 2014. 200-213.
  • Presentations
    • The firsts of second language writing: An argument for disciplinarity. Symposium on Second Language Writing, Tempe, AZ, November 2014.
    • Writing center research design: Matching question to methodology. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, IN, March 2014.
    • Babcock, R., Crawford, F., Lerner, N., & Thonus, T. (2014). Revisiting IWCA accreditation: Where are we now?  [with R. Babcock, F. Crawford, and N. Lerner]. IWCA Collaborative, Indianapolis, IN, March 2014.

 

2013

Amy Devitt

  • Presentations
    • “Genres in Action.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2013.

Frank Farmer

  • Publications
    • After the Public Turn: Composition, Counterpublics, and the Citizen Bricoleur. Logan: Utah State University Press (an imprint of University Press of Colorado). 2013.
    • “Rev. of ‘Religion in the Thought of Mikhail Bakhtin: Reason and Faith’ by Hilary Bagshaw,  Ashgate, 2013.” In Russian Review, October 2013. 659-661.
  • Presentations
    • “Making Stuff and Doing Things: Bricolage and the Making of Local Publics.” KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute, June 2013, Lawrence Kansas.

Peter Grund

  • Publications
    • “I saw ye Child burning in ye fire”: Evidentiality in Early Modern English Witness Depositions.” In Andreas H. Jucker, Daniela Landert, Annina Seiler, and Nicole Studer-Joho (eds.). Meaning in the History of English: Words and Texts in Context. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 319–342. 2013.
    • “Editing Alchemical Texts in Middle English: The Final Frontier?” In Probable Truth: Editing Medieval Texts from Britain in the Twenty-First Century, ed. Anne Hudson and Vincent Gillespie. Turnhout: Brepols. 427–442. 2013.
  • Presentations
    • “Seeing Is Believing: Evidentiality and Visual Perception Verbs in Early Modern English Witness Depositions.” SHEL-8, Studies in the History of the English Language, Provo, Utah, September 26–28.

Mary Jo Reiff

  • Publications
    • Genre: An Introduction to History, Theory, Research, and Pedagogy. [with Anis S. Bawarshi]. 2010. Trans. São Paulo, Brazil: Parábola Editorial, 2013.
    • “’Held Together by Memories and Archives’”: A Retrospective on an Interview with Susan Miller.” [with Anis Bawarshi]. Composition Forum 28 (Fall 2013).
    • “Materiality and Genre in the Study of Discourse Communities.” [with Amy Devitt and Anis Bawarshi]. St Martin’s Guide to Teaching Writing. Eds. Cheryl Glenn and Melissa A. Goldthwaite. 7th ed. Boston, MA: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2013. 365-380.
    • “Rev. of Agents of Integration: Understanding Transfer as a Rhetorical Act, Rebecca S. Nowacek.” Journal of Teaching Writing (2013).
  • Presentations
    • “Genres in Action,” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Workshop Co-Leader, Las Vegas, NV, March 2013.

Affiliated Faculty

Philip Drake

  • Publications
    • “Under the Mud Volcano: Indonesia’s Mudflow Victims and the Politics of Testimony.” Indonesia and the Malay World 41:121 (2013): 299-321.
  • Presentations
    • "Animal Sacrifice and the Production of Humans: Violence, Subjectivity, and Java’s Drilling Disaster.” Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) Conference, South Bend, IN, October 2013.

Therese Thonus

  • Presentations
    • Openings and closings: Why? How to? Midwest Writing Centers Association, Chicago, IL, October 2013.
    • Researching the writing center. Plenary address. [with R. Babcock]. Canadian Writing Centres Association Conference, Victoria, BC, May 2013.
    • L2 writers in the writing center: A synthesis of the research and recommendations for practice. [with R. Babcock]. American Association for Applied Linguistics, Dallas, TX, March 2013.
    • Researching the writing center: What we can learn.  Southeast Writing Centers Association Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL, February 2013. 

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