Department of English Calendar

Futures of Rhetcomp Conference

This conference will consist of roundtable discussions featuring former and current dissertation students of Christine Farris and John Schilb. There will also be plenary addresses by noted rhetoric-compositions scholars Krista Ratcliffe and Deborah Holdstein. The conference will run all day Friday, April 5, through mid-day Saturday, April 6.

Friday, April 5

 

9:00  Welcome:  Christine Farris and John Schilb, Indiana University

 

9:15  Keynote speaker 1:  Krista Ratcliffe, Arizona State University

 

10:15  Break

 

10:30  Roundtable discussion 1:  Futures of Introductory college writing

 

Matthew Johnson, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Jennifer Warfel Juszkiewicz, Indiana University/St. Mary’s College

Rachel McCabe, Indiana University

Laura Sparks, California State University at Chico

Lydia Wilkes, Idaho State University

 

12:00 

 

1:30-3:00  Roundtable discussion 2:  Futures of Writing beyond the traditional first-year composition classroom

 

Christopher Basgier, Auburn University

Laura Johnson, Rowland Hall School, Salt Lake City, Utah

Alan Kalish, Ohio State University

Miranda Yaggi, Indiana University

 

Saturday, April 6

 

9:00    Keynote speaker 2:  Deborah Holdstein, Columbia College Chicago

 

10:00  Break

 

10:15  Roundtable discussion 3:  Future directions for scholarly writing, especially in rhetcomp

 

Caddie Alford, Virginia Commonwealth University

Ira Allen, Northern Arizona University

Lavinia Hirsu, University of Glasgow

Lisa Ottum, Xavier University

11:15-12:00  Concluding “town hall”:  An open and freewheeling discussion involving everyone

 

Start
Friday April 05, 2019 09:00 AM
End
Saturday April 06, 2019 12:00 PM
Location
University Club - IMU
Contact Email
jschilb@indiana.edu