WSU @ NCTE 2012

The program will be well represented at the 2012 conference of the National Council of Teachers of English with four Phd Candidates presenting: a panel titled “Teaching for Transfer: Connections Throughout the Composition Curriculum” features Adrienne Jankens, Amy Metcalf, and Joe Paszek; Nicole Guinot-Varty will also present as part of the panel “Raising our Voices: A Teacher

WSU @ Watson 2012

The Program will be well represented at the 2012 Thomas R. Watson Conference  at the University of Louisville by three PhD candidates: Whitney Hardin will present a talk entitled “Virtuosity and the Work of Writing” as part of the panel “LANGUAGE/ WRITERS/ TRANSACTIONS: Composition in the Age of Cognitive Capitalism”; Michael McGinnis will present a

WSU @ SLSA 2012

The program will be well represented at the 26 Annual Meeting of the Society of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Three PhD candidates will present talks as part of the panel “Posthuman Paranoia”: Jared Grogan will present a talk entitled “Appetite for Destruction: Bataille’s Peak and the Ethics of Excess”; Derek Risse will present a

WSU @ MCTE 2012

The program will be represented at the 2012 Michigan Council of Teachers of English Conference by PhD candidates Adrienne Jankens, Amy Metcalf, and Joe Paszek who will present a panel entitled “Personal Power in Learning: Developing Pedagogical Practice for Facilitating Individual Student Learning Transfer.”

WSU @ RSA 2012

Wayne State’s Rhetoric and Composition Program will be represented at the 2012 Rhetoric Society of American Conference with three faculty and students presenting: Professors Richard Marback (“Why You Can’t Persuade a Zombie to Not Eat Your Brains”) and Jeff Pruchnic (“On the Ends of Species: Rhetoric and Cognition in Contemporary Bioethics Debates”) will present talks