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Presentations

AfricAmer 1: Navigating Place and Time: Identity in Recent African American Literature

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Kathleen McEvoy, Washington & Jefferson College

Mothers, Grandmothers, and Community Mothers: Representations of Motherhood in Jesmyn Ward’s Men We Reaped

Cortney Barko

West Virginia University Institute of Technology, United States of America


Confluences of Past and Present: Unearthing the History of Today in Sing, Unburied, Sing and The Nickel Boys

Jeff Gross

Christian Brothers University, United States of America


“Bow low to the earth”: Jesmyn Ward’s Forgotten Rural South

Heather Finch

Belmont University, United States of America


The Gothic Double in Brit Bennett’s The Vanishing Half

Saundra Liggins

SUNY Fredonia, United States of America



BritLit19 1: Watched, Consumed, and Contained: Gender in 19th-Century Texts

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Patrick Jackson, Columbus State University

The Byronic Androgyne: Troubling Gender Through Confluence of Byron’s Sex and Text in Don Juan

Leslie Haines

Columbus State University, United States of America


“She threw it on the floor and stamped on it, because it was not according to her taste”: Plaster Saints, Multiple Selves, and the Destruction of Sue Bridehead in Jude the Obscure

Brooke Mitchell

Wingate University, United States of America


Confluences of Surveillance and Control: Transportation Arteries in Woman in White and Bleak House

Lee Anna Maynard

Augusta University, United States of America


Violence and Silence: Domestic Abuse and Erasure in Victorian Fiction

Steadman Wilson

North Carolina State University, United States of America



CrWrNF 1: Reading and Writing the Personal

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: Deepthi Siriwardena, University of Florida

“A Bird Without Wings”

Sarah Mohler

Cleveland State University, United States of America


Educated: The Story of How a Self Constructs Itself

Ronald Lunsford

University of North Carolina Charlotte, United States of America


Westward Ho! Cultural Convergence and Composing Rural America

Sharon Burns

University of Cincinnati Clermont College, United States of America


Hole in Her Heart

Jill Kroeger Kinkade

University of Southern Indiana, United States of America



Latinx2: Latinx Literary and Cultural Studies

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Ethel Ophelia Johnson, FILM STUDIES

“Past=Present=No Future: The Confluence of Time and Trauma-Shaped Historical Memory in The Tattooed Soldier”

Jens Evers

University of Kansas, United States of America


“Amor Prohibido Debates: Selena’s Streaming Series and the Fandom Forums Clash.”

María Teresa DePaoli

Kansas State University, United States of America


Latinx in the Margins of American Television: The Colonial Mindset in ‘Breaking Bad’

Jack Love

Texas A&M, United States of America


Making Space for The Silenced: The visual rhetorics of anti-femicide activists in Mexico and transnational feminist movements

Cecilia Curiel

University of Wyoming, United States of America



LitTheory 2: Inhabited Spaces: The confluence of language and location–public/private, canonical/emerging, space/place

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Joseph Robertshaw, University of Alabama Huntsville

Private Faces in Public Places

Michael Carson

Lee College, United States of America


Hyphenated Spaces: A Feminist Geographical Reading of Helen Barolini’s Umbertina

Amanda Reeves

University of Alabama, United States of America


Examining Discussion Surrounding the American Feminist Literary Canon through Critical Race Theory

Alissa Heroux

Chicago State University, United States of America


Ecocomposition: The Confluence of Language and Location

Zachary Lundgren

Peaks Digital



Panel 1: “All that you touch you change. All that you change changes you”: Octavia Butler’s Earthseed and Lessons for Our Times

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Monifa Love, Bowie State University

“All that you touch you change. All that you change changes you”: Octavia Butler’s Earthseed and Lessons for Our Times

Chair(s): Monifa Love (Bowie State University), Sheneese Thompson (Bowie State University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Monifa Love (Bowie State University), Marja Humphrey (Bowie State University), Sheneese Thompson (Bowie State University)


“All that you touch you change. All that you change changes you”: Octavia Butler’s Earthseed and Lessons for Our Times

Chair(s): Monifa Love (Bowie State University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Sheneese Thompson (Bowie State University), Marja Humphrey (Bowie State University)


“All that you touch you change. All that you change changes you”: Octavia Butler’s Earthseed and Lessons for Our Times/Reflexive Practice for the Personal and Professional Self in Higher Education

Chair(s): Sheneese Thompson (Bowie State University)

Presenter(s): Sheneese Thompson (Bowie State University), Marja Humphrey (Bowie State University), Monifa Love (Bowie State University)



PopCult 4: Rhetoric of Pop Culture

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Regina St. John, Arkansas Tech University

Woman a Constipated Animal and Other Medical Observations and Advice: The Rhetoric of Women’s Healthcare

Elizabeth Battles

Texas Wesleyan University, United States of America


Connection as Continuation: Russian Doll as Exemplar of the Time Loop Subgenre

Kevin Drzakowski

University of Wisconsin-Stout, United States of America


Signs of the Times: Letterboard Rhetoric in an Age of Change

Debra Knutson

Shawnee State University, United States of America


Reclaiming the Populist: Woody Guthrie and the Heritage of the Ordinary

Brenda Brown

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, United States of America



TeacherEd: The Confluence of the College, Composition, and K-12 Classroom

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw, University of Southern Indiana

The Precarity of Confluence in the Concurrent Enrollment English Classroom

Michael Albright

Southwest Minnesota State University


The Critical Confluence of ESL Education and English/ Language Arts Teacher Preparedness

Patricia Pytleski

Kutztown University, United States of America


The Borderlands of Dual Credit Students

Brianne Sardoni

University of South Florida, United States of America



WarTraum 2: Gazing Backwards

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Craig Warren, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

The Impossibility of Post-Memory: Novel(istic) Realities in/of Diasporic Anglophone Lebanese Writings

Syrine Hout

American University of Beirut, Lebanon (Lebanese Republic)


Mending with Monsters

Mackenzie Rose

Shenandoah University, United States of America


When “Beyond-Human” is “Becoming-Human”: An Ustopian Paradox in Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake

Amrita Bakshi

The University of Alabama, United States of America


Convergences between Past and Present on the Comics Page: Representing Personal and Collective Trauma in Contemporary Graphic Nonfiction, Paying the Land and Palimpsest

Ji-Hyae Park

Oakton Community College, United States of America



AmerLit18/19 1: American Miscellany

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Lisette Gibson, Capital University

The Perception of Disabilities in 19th and 20th Century American Novellas

Taylor Whittington

Georgia Southern University, United States of America


Utopian Writing in the Early United States

Richard Pressman

St. Mary’s University, United States of America


Re-Assessing Our Colonial Heritage: The Controversial Memorialization of Hannah Duston

Kathleen McEvoy

Washington & Jefferson College, United States of America


“The Exciting Cause of Which Is Unknown”: The Benefits and Limitations of Using Asylum Intake Records to Recover Patient Experiences

Jennifer M. Reeher

The University of South Carolina – Columbia



BritLit20/21 1: Narrative Questions: Artificial Intelligence, Spectres, and Suffering

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Brooke Mitchell, Wingate University

“It’s a Ghost Story: Reclaiming Marie Hay’s The Evil Vineyard”

Matthew Fike

Winthrop University, United States of America


“Alternate Histories, Possible Futures: Confluences of Genre in Ian McEwan’s Machines Like Me”

Jackson Ayres

Texas A&M University-San Antonio, United States of America


The Cosmic Humor of Ted Hughes

Patrick Jackson

Columbus State University, United States of America


Dialogical Narratology: Lewis’s Till We Have Faces and the Rhetorical Characteristics of the Twice-Told Tale

Brandy Scalise

University of Kentucky, United States of America



CmpRhetPr 1: Spotlight on Teaching Rhetoric and Critical Analysis

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Debra Knutson, Shawnee State University

Aristotle on a Vintage Bicycle: Using the (Probably Unfamiliar) Bicycle Illustrations of Daniel Rebour to Teach How the Rhetorical Appeals Typically Work

Peter Kratzke

University of Colorado / Boulder, United States of America


AI’s Loyalty to Aristotle

Shiva Mainaly

University of Louisville, United States of America


Getting from “Someone Should Develop That” to “Why Not Me?”: Developing an OER for an Undergraduate Rhetorical Analysis Course

Drew Loewe

St. Edward’s University, United States of America


“Words are the only things that last forever”: Lessons from Winston Churchill for A Metaverse Generation

Carol Dietrich

DeVry University, United States of America



CrWrFP 2: A Confluence of Genres: Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: John Schulze, Midwestern State University

Creative Writing, Poetry

Benjamin Carson

Bridgewater State University, United States of America


We Find Ourselves Gathered Around a Stranger with a Massive Stack of Ones at a Bowling Alley Claw Machine

Dylan Loring

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire-Barron County, United States of America


Haiku Experiment

Owen Mordaunt

University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States of America



Panel 2: Eliminating fear in First-Year Composition: Bolder, Better Writing

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Karuna Hin, Chapman University

Eliminating fear in First-Year Composition: How ungrading, embracing failure, and reinvigorating process lead to bolder, better writing / Bolder, Better Writing: Pass/No Pass Assignments and Revision as Means to Stronger Compositions

Chair(s): Karuna Hin (Chapman University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Audrey Fong (Chapman University, United States of America), Karuna Hin (Chapman University, United States of America), Elizabeth Tran (Chapman University, United States of America)


Eliminating Fear in First-Year Composition: How Ungrading, Embracing Failure, and Reinvigorating Process Lead to Bolder, Better Writing / Labor-Based and/or Rubric-Based? Examining the Effects of a Hybrid Grading System in the Composition Classroom

Chair(s): Karuna Hin (Chapman University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Audrey Fong (Chapman University, United States of America), Elizabeth Tran (Chapman University, United States of America), Karuna Hin (Chapman University, United States of America)


Eliminating Fear in First-Year Composition: How Ungrading, Embracing Failure, and Reinvigorating Process Lead to Bolder, Better Writing / Labor-Based and/or Rubric-Based? Examining the Effects of a Hybrid Grading System in the Composition Classroom

Chair(s): Karuna Hin (Chapman University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Audrey Fong (Chapman University, United States of America), Elizabeth Tran (Chapman University, United States of America), Karuna Hin (Chapman University, United States of America)



Ped 1: Getting student buy-in: Finding space for convergence in the writing classroom

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Andy Trevathan, Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge

Advantages of Merging Humor into Pedagogy in Multicultural Freshman Composition Courses

Regina St. John

Arkansas Tech University, United States of America


The Efficacy of Metacognitive Reading Strategies in the College Classroom: Student Perception towards the Learning Experience

Trela Anderson1, Jiyoung Kim2

1National Defense University, United States of America; 2Fayetteville State University


Thinking outside of the box: Zoom, the Classroom and Post Pandemic Education

Jeanelle Barrett, Katrina Hinson

Tarleton State University, United States of America


High Impact Practice

Ritu Sharma, Galia Fussell

Purdue University, United States of America



Queer 2: Queer Pedagogies

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Jeffrey Cass, Arkansas Tech University

Queering in the Composition Classroom

Katie Waddell

Auburn University at Montgomery, United States of America


“It’s Really Sexist When We Don’t Privilege Individuals Stories.” Narratives of Gender and Queer Identities in the First-Year Composition Classroom: A Two-Part Research Study

Daniel Henke

Lake Forest College, United States of America


“Conversations in Gender and Sexuality”: A Confluence of Feminist and Queer Theory Pedagogies in the “Conversant Classroom”—

Susan Friedman

University of Alabama-Huntsville, United States of America


“One Voice, One Demand”: Teaching Queer History Through The Well of Loneliness and Stone Butch Blues

Christina Bucher

Berry College, Georgia



TechCommATTW: Innovative Approaches to Text and Teaching in Professional Communication

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Patricia Pytleski, Kutztown University

Distance Reading in Technical Communication

Bremen Vance

Mercer University, United States of America


I See, You See, We All See: Teaching Revising with the Johari Window Framework

Theresa Merrick Cassidy

Kansas State University, United States of America


How to Teach Writing Persuasive Resumes in Undergraduate Classrooms in Technical Communication? Developing an Integrative Pedagogic Approach Using Rhetoric, Information Design, and Visual Rhetoric (RIV) Framework

Anirban Ray

UNC Wilmington, United States of America


Musical Listening: Sonic Rhetorics in the Technical and Professional Writing Classroom

Michael Measel

Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America



VisualCult 2: The Confluence of Historical and Speculative Narratives

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Cortney Barko, West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Joy in Labor: A Brief History of Craft Through the Arts & Crafts Movement

Mary Wright

Christopher Newport University, United States of America


Aging and Youthing: Confluences and Representations in Aging Studies and Science Fiction

Peter Goggin1, Ulla Kriebernegg2

1Arizona State University, United States of America; 2University of Graz, Austria


Writing for Advocacy: Teaching Women’s Historical Science Narratives and Writing in Environmental Studies

Bridgitte Barclay

Aurora University, United States of America


Illustrating Shared Precarity through Cyborg Pedagogy in VR

Sagnika Chanda

Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America



WarTraum 3: War and/or Trauma and Literature

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Chimi Woo, Prairie View A & M University

Finding Form and Content Through Entangled Memory and Postmemory in Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “The Refugees”

Angela Fantone

Weber State University, United States of America


Documenting Destruction: Poetry and War in the Middle East

Moranda Humphreys

United States Air Force Academy, United States of America


The Missing Piece: Women Veterans in Post-9/11 Film and Fiction

Winona Doubrava

Texas Tech University, United States of America


Phil Klay’s Redeployment and War Rhetoric as Literature for Use

Kathryn Sullivan Abbott

Weber State University, United States of America



BritLit18 1: The Long Eighteenth Century: Textuality, Sexuality, and the Nature of Monarchy

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 1:30pm – 2:45pm  ·  Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Matthew Fike, Winthrop University

Women Writing at Windsor: Convergences at the Court of King George III and Queen Charlotte

Susan Howard

Duquesne University, United States of America


Public Spectacles and Private Affairs: Molly Regulation in 18th Century London

Ken McGraw

Roanoke College, United States of America


The Eighteenth-Century Chaucer and the Rewriting of English History

Eric Larson

George Mason University, United States of America


By Yarrow’s Streams: Wordsworth, Scott, and Divergent Romanticisms

Jeffrey Jackson

Monmouth University, United States of America



CmpRhetPr 2: Support from the Writing Center and Other Campus Resources

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 1:30pm – 2:45pm  ·  Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Jody Marin, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Identity Formation through Archival Research

Mahasweta Baxipatra, Anne Delgado

Indiana University, United States of America


Coming Together: Translingualism in the Writing Center

Emily Jane Pucker

University of Alabama, United States of America


Student Takeaways: A RAD Approach of Assessing Student Perceptions and Learning Outcomes in the Writing Center

Paige Brady, Patrick Bertone-Haywood

Ferris State University


Coming to Terms with the World: Freewriting to Understand Perspectives

Craig Meyer

Jackson State University, United States of America



CrWrFP 3: Creative Writing Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 1:30pm – 2:45pm  ·  Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: Rachel Lanier Bragg, West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Evangelina Thinks About Teeth

Dawn Burns

Michigan State University, United States of America


Reclaiming My Heritage: “No Sabo” Chicana

Graciela Escalante

Our Lady of the Lake University, United States of America


Rabbit Run

John Schulze

Midwestern State University, United States of America


“The Show Must Go On”

Lizbette Ocasio-Russe

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, United States of America



FilmStudies 2: Changes in Perspective

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 1:30pm – 2:45pm  ·  Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Carolyn Kyler, Washington & Jefferson College

Framing the “Third World Woman”: Representational Violence Liz Mermin’s documentary The Beauty Academy of Kabul (2006)

Deepthi Siriwardena

University of Florida, United States of America


Mothers-in Arms: The Confluence of the Strong Black Matriarch (“A Raisin in the Sun”) and the Fierce Warrior Mother (“Woman King” and “Wakanda Forever”) Gives Rise to a new Cinematic Creation

Ethel Ophelia Johnson

FILM STUDIES, United States of America


Billy Budd, Sailor: Melville, Ustinov, and Denis

Mark Withrow

Columbia College Chicago, United States of America


Trespassing the Terrain Whiteness: The Jane Austen Book Club and Representation in the Austen Universe

Jazmine Cuevas

University of Texas at El Paso, United States of America



GrmLin 1: Diverse Literary and Linguistic Currents

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 1:30pm – 2:45pm  ·  Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Valerie Kasper, Saint Leo University

A Rhetorical Analysis of a Risk Management Speech by a British Prime Minister

Tokiko Takahata. Fujimoto

Kindai University Technical College, Japan


“To Not be Seen as Abrasive”: At the Junction of Gender and Writing at Work

Jessica McCaughey

George Washington University, United States of America


An Extended Analysis of Politeness Strategies in Anglophone Caribbean Radio

Cristal Heffelfinger-Nieves

University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, Puerto Rico (U.S.)


A Confluence of Conflicts: Today’s Brave New World of Literary Challenges and Bannings

Lisette Gibson

Capital University, United States of America



NatAmerLit1: Place, Narrative, and Decolonial Storytelling

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 1:30pm – 2:45pm  ·  Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Deborah Spillman, Central Connecticut State University

Virtual Documentary Exploration Carlisle and Building the Future on the Past “Home from School”, an Illustration of Resilience and Activism working alongside Allyship

Marie-lys Chambraud

Virginia Tech University, United States of America


The Importance of Place in Teaching about the Past

Susan Lowman-Thomas

American Public University System, United States of America


Native American Postmodern-Mimetic Narrative: A Retort to Hegemonic Colonial Discourse.

Rachel Tudor

Southeastern Oklahoma State University, United States of America


Decolonial Storytelling and the Re-worlding of Alaska in Ernestine Hayes’ Memoirs

Shun Kiang

University of Central Oklahoma, United States of America



Panel 3: Life out of the Margins: Blurring Form and Genre in Creative Writing

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 1:30pm – 2:45pm  ·  Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Susan Finch, Belmont University
Session Chair: Dominika Wrozynski, Manhattan College

Life out of the Margins: Blurring Form and Genre in Creative Writing

Chair(s): Susan Finch (Belmont University), Dominika Wrozynski (Manhattan College)

Presenter(s): Dominika Wrozynski (Manhattan College), Michael Garriga (Baldwin Wallace University), Susan Finch (Belmont University)


Life out of the Margins: Blurring Form and Genre in Creative Writing

Chair(s): Dominika Wrozynski (Manhattan College, United States of America), Susan Finch (Belmont University)

Presenter(s): Dominika Wrozynski (Manhattan College), Susan Finch (Belmont University), Michael Garriga (Baldwin Wallace)


Life out of the Margins: Blurring Form and Genre in Creative Writing

Chair(s): Dr. Susan Finch (Belmont University), Dr. Dominika Wrozynski (Manhattan College)

Presenter(s): Michael Garriga (Baldwin Wallace University)



Ped 6: Talking about Teaching

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 1:30pm – 2:45pm  ·  Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Linda Piccirillo-Smith, Kent State University

Guiding Beside – Guiding Asides – Guiding: Decide

Tom Mulder

Grand Rapids (Michigan) Community College, United States of America


Reconsidering Deadlines

Evashisha Masilamony

South Texas College, United States of America


Teaching Pandemic/s: What We Have Yet to Learn (Or Are Unwilling to Admit)

James Baumlin

Missouri State University, United States of America


Seeing Me: Confluence and Representation in the College Writing Classroom

Andy Trevathan

Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge, United States of America



PedServ 1: Pedagogy: Service Learning

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 1:30pm – 2:45pm  ·  Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Susan Friedman, University of Alabama-Huntsville

Convergence: Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods in English Studies for Undergraduate English Majors

Joyce Kinkead

Utah State University, United States of America


Service Learning in the Teaching of Rhetorical Appeals

Kimberly Bain

Florida Atlantic University, United States of America


From Difference to Confluence: Reframing Service-Learning Conversations and Practice

Stephanie Byttebier

Boston University, United States of America


What an Untangled Web We Weave: Digital Literacy and De-Mystifying the Research Process

Rachel Key

Dallas College, United States of America



Roundtable 2: The Confluence of Teaching and Administration

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 1:30pm – 2:45pm  ·  Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Lynne Simpson, Presbyterian College

The Confluence of Teaching and Administration

Chair(s): Lynne Simpson (Presbyterian College)

Presenter(s): Scott Borders (College English Association), Staci Stone (Jacksonville State University), Joseph Viera (Nazareth College), Craig Warren (Penn State Erie, The Behrend College), Lynne Simpson (Presbyterian College)


The Confluence of Teaching and Administration

Chair(s): Lynne Simpson (Presbyterian College)

Presenter(s): Scott Borders (College English Association), Joseph Viera (Nazareth College), Craig Warren (Penn State Erie, The Behrend College), Lynne Simpson (Presbyterian College), Staci Stone (Jacksonville State University)


The Confluence of Teaching and Administration

Chair(s): Lynne Simpson (Presbyterian College)

Presenter(s): Scott Borders (College English Association), Joseph Viera (Nazareth College), Craig Warren (Penn State Erie, The Behrend College), Staci Stone (Jacksonville State University), Lynne Simpson (Presbyterian College)


The Confluence of Teaching and Administration

Chair(s): Lynne Simpson (Presbyterian College)

Presenter(s): Scott Borders (College English Association), Joseph Viera (Nazareth College), Craig Warren (Penn State Erie, The Behrend College), Lynne Simpson (Presbyterian College), Staci Stone (Jacksonville State University)


The Confluence of Teaching and Administration

Chair(s): Lynne Simpson (Presbyterian College)

Presenter(s): Scott Borders (College English Association), Staci Stone (Jacksonville State University), Joseph Viera (Nazareth College), Craig Warren (Penn State Erie, The Behrend College), Lynne Simpson (Presbyterian College)



AcadAdmin 1: Doors Closing; Windows Opening: Current and Future Studies in English

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 3:00pm – 4:15pm  ·  Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Bremen Vance, Mercer University

Confluence and Convergence in Post-Crisis English

James Schirmer

University of Michigan-Flint, United States of America


Revising Developmental Placement: Using High School GPA as a Developmental English Placement Measure

Jody Marin

Texas A&M University-Kingsville, United States of America


Agency is a Confluence: Eddying with the Impulse to Inclusion

Cookie Egret

Colorado State University


Moving Beyond Service: (Re)situating the English Major in Ethical Leadership

Ron Tulley, Sarah Fedirka

The University of Findlay, United States of America



AfricAmer 2: A Relevant Past: Seeing Today through History in African American Literature

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 3:00pm – 4:15pm  ·  Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Jeff Gross, Christian Brothers University

A Confluence of Voices: Revisiting Langston Hughes’s Poetry in a Racially Divisive Moment in History

Melissa Crofton1, Debbie Lelekis2

1Florida Institute of Technology, United States of America; 2Texas A&M International University


A History of Blackness in Colonizing Militaries: Shakespeare’s Othello to the Buffalo Soldiers

Claire Litchfield

Texas Christian University, United States of America


Of One Blood and the Upside-Down Black Skyscraper

Austin Anderson

Howard University, United States of America


Sampling Rage: The Acoustics of African American Righteous Discontent from the Harlem Renaissance to the Age of Obama

Anton Smith

Massachusetts Maritime Academy, United States of America



BritLit19 2: Representation, Identity, and Belonging in 19th-Century British Culture

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 3:00pm – 4:15pm  ·  Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Ken McGraw, Roanoke College

Revisions of Domesticity in The Woman of Colour

Henna Messina

Eastern New Mexico University, United States of America


Selfhood and Otherness: National Identity and the Gothic in Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Chimi Woo

Prairie View A & M University, United States of America


A Just Critique of William Wordsworth’s Borrowings and Influencings: Unresolved Relationships, Motherlands, Memory, the Maternal, and Jamaica Kincaid’s Lucy

Clara Busby

Young Harris College, United States of America


Brown Romanticism: Capitalism and Race in William Godwin’s St. Leon and Mary Shelley’s The Last Man

Jeffrey Cass

Arkansas Tech University, United States of America



CmpRhetPr 3: Diverse Experiences and Perspectives in Writing Courses

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 3:00pm – 4:15pm  ·  Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Gerald Siegel, York College of Pensylvania

Composing An Antiracist Academy: Reimagining Systems and Structures in a First-Year Writing Program

Meghan Gilbert, Daniel Collins

CUNY Guttman Community College, United States of America


Mixed Race Narratives: From the Media to the Classroom

Chloe Ray

University of California, Merced, United States of America


An Exquisite Corpse: Collaborative Writing and Community Building in the First-year Composition Classroom

Jennifer Judd

Texas Woman’s University, United States of America


The Confluence of Words and Technology: Digital Meaning-making in Podcasts

Joseph Robertshaw

University of Alabama Huntsville, United States of America



CmpRhetTh 3: Bringing Together the Past and the Present

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 3:00pm – 4:15pm  ·  Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: Evashisha Masilamony, South Texas College

Write Like a Roman! Using the Progymnasmata with Modern Student Writers

Bonnie Devet

College of Charleston, United States of America


An Argument for the Return of Formulaic Writing

Carissa McCray

The Harley-Jackson Foundation, United States of America


Composing Multimodally: Rethinking Writer’s Identity

Ali Alalem

The University of Alabama


The Importance of Digital Literacy in English Composition Classrooms

Michael Sifter

CSUSB Graduate Student, United States of America



Panel 10: Teaching South Asian literature in English in the American Classroom

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 3:00pm – 4:15pm  ·  Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Session Chair: Moumin Quazi, Tarleton State University

Teaching South Asian literature in English in the American Classroom/Grief, Memory, and Intertextuality: Anuk Arudpragasam’s A Passage North”

Chair(s): Moumin Quazi (Tarleton University), Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay (Texas A&M University-Kingsville Kingsville)

Presenter(s): Moumin Quazi (Tarleton University), Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay (Texas A&M University-Kingsville Kingsville), Maryse Jayasuriya (University of Texas at El Paso), Cynthia Leenerts (East Stroudsburg University)


Teaching South Asian literature in English in the American Classroom.

Chair(s): Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay (Texas A&M University-Kingsville, United States of America), Moumin Quazi (Tarleton State University)

Presenter(s): Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay (Texas A & M University-Kingsville), Asif Iqbal (Oberlin College), Sukanya Gupta (University of Southern Indiana), Maryse Jayasuriya (University of Texas at El Paso)


Teaching South Asian literature in English in the American Classroom.

Chair(s): Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay (Texas A&M University-Kingsville)

Presenter(s): Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay (Texas A&M University-Kingsville), Sukanya Gupta (University of Southern Indiana), Maryse Jayasuriya (University of Texas at El Paso), Asif Iqbal (Oberlin College)


Teaching South Asian literature in English in the American Classroom.

Chair(s): Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay (Texas A&M University-Kingsville)

Presenter(s): Asif Iqbal (Oberlin College), Maryse Jayasuriya (University of Texas at El Paso), Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay (Texas A&M University-Kingsville)



Panel 4: Mandated Assessment: The Convergence and Divergence of Power and Placement

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 3:00pm – 4:15pm  ·  Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Sonya Barrera Eddy, Texas A&M University San Antonio

Mandated Assessment: The Convergence and Divergence of Power and Placement

Chair(s): Sonya Barrera Eddy (Texas A&M University San Antonio, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Sthefany Garcia (Texas A&M University San Antonio), Elizabeth Leyva (Texas A&M University San Antonio), Sonya Barrera Eddy (Texas A&M University San Antonio), Nicolas Palumbo (Texas A&M University San Antonio), Janelle Casarez (Texas A&M University San Antonio)


Mandated Assessment: The Convergence and Divergence of Power and Placement

Chair(s): Sonya Barrera Eddy (Texas A&M University San Antonio, United States of America), Elizabeth Leyva (Texas A&M University San Antonio)

Presenter(s): Sthefany Garcia (Texas A&M Unviersity San Antonio), Elizabeth Leyva (Texas A&M University San Antonio), Sonya Barrera Eddy (Texas A&M University), Nicolas Palumbo (Texas A&M university), Janelle Casarez (Texas A&M University)


Mandated Assessment: The Convergence and Divergence of Power and Placement

Chair(s): Sonya Barrera Eddy (Texas A&M University San Antonio, United States of America), Elizabeth Leyva (Texas A&M University San Antonio)

Presenter(s): Sthefany Garcia (Texas A&M Unviersity San Antonio), Elizabeth Leyva (Texas A&M University), Sonya Barrera (Texas A&M University), Nicolas Palumbo (Texas A&M University San Antonio), Janelle Casarez (Texas A&M University San Antonio)


Mandated Assessment: The Convergence and Divergence of Power and Placement

Chair(s): Nicolas Palumbo (Texas A&M University-San Antonio, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Sthefany Garcia (Texas A&M University-San Antonio, United States of America), Elizabeth Leyva (Texas A&M University-San Antonio, United States of America), Sonya Eddy (Texas A&M University-San Antonio, United States of America), Nicolas Palumbo (Texas A&M University-San Antonio, United States of America), Janelle Casarez (Texas A&M University-San Antonio, United States of America)


Mandated Assessment: The Convergence and Divergence of Power and Placement

Chair(s): Sonya Barrera Eddy (Texas A&M University-San Antonio)

Presenter(s): Sonya Barrera Eddy (Texas A&M University-San Antonio), Elizabeth Leyva (Texas A&M University-San Antonio), Nicolas Palumbo (Texas A&M University-San Antonio), Janelle Casarez (Texas A&M University-San Antonio), Sthefany Garcia (Texas A&M University)



Ped 3: Using Reflection in the English Studies Classroom

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 3:00pm – 4:15pm  ·  Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Rachel Key, Dallas College

The contribution has been withdrawn.

Contemplative Writing Pedagogy for Climate Anxiety

Marlowe Miller

UMass Lowell, United States of America


Rhetorical Diversity: The Exploration of Social Discourse through Reflective Writing to Help Create Identity

Laura Petersen

Our Lady of the Lake University, United States of America


Making Literature Practical: Teaching Healthy Love and Relationships through Literature Courses

Erin Clair

Arkansas Tech University, United States of America


The message of Sankofa – a way to engage students in writing about race in college composition courses

Linda Piccirillo-Smith

Kent State University, United States of America



PopCult 2: Pop Culture, Literary Violence, and True Crime

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 3:00pm – 4:15pm  ·  Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Anirban Ray, UNC Wilmington

True Crime, Meet Tourism: The Revision of True Crime Podcast Websites as True Crime Tourism

Rachel Lanier Bragg

West Virginia University Institute of Technology, United States of America


“‘She Gon’ Kill For Real, Talk About Clyde and Bonnie’: Pop Culture in the Composition Classroom”

Sara Harwood

Clayton State University, United States of America


True Crime in the Classroom

Renee Nelson

Laramie County Community College


Tales of Knighthood: Chaucer’s Supported Hierarchies of Masculine Violence

Taylor Thompson

Louisiana State University, United States of America



PostCol 1: New Ways of Thinking about Post-Colonial Literature

Time: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023: 3:00pm – 4:15pm  ·  Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Elizabeth Battles, Texas Wesleyan University

Configuring the Caribbean through sf

Jarrel De Matas

The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, United States of America


A Confluence of Forces: Theorizing the Transcolonial

Adam Nemmers

Lamar University, United States of America


The Diasporic Thought of Edward Wilmot Blyden

Deborah Spillman

Central Connecticut State University, United States of America


Francophone Education as an Instrument of Postcolonial Resistance in the Novels of Camara Laye and Mariama Bâ

Jaden Yun

Independent Scholar, United States of America



AmerLit20/21 1: American Novels: Trauma, History, Faith

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Jessica Hausmann, Georgian Court University

The Inside-Out Traumas of War in Nayomi Munaweera’s Island of a Thousand Mirrors

Moumin Quazi

Tarleton State University, United States of America


Gothicism in The Book of Lost Saints

Rachael Falu

Morgan State University, United States of America


Death and Capitalism in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road

Luke Anderson

Louisiana State University, United States of America


History and Romance in Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See

Buell Wisner

Georgia State University Perimeter College, United States of America



BritLit16/17 1: Gender and Identity

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Douglas Terry, West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Building a new book: Rewriting the stories that defined women in Renaissance England

LauraAnne Carroll-Adler

University of Southern California


Teaching fin amor in the “Me Too” Age

Glenda Pritchett

Quinnipiac University, United States of America


Conflation of Identities in Othello

Senan Ege Carkaci

the University of Alabama, United States of America


Medieval Manuscript Fragments and the Fashioning of British and American National Self-Consciousness

Jana Mathews

Rollins College, United States of America



CmpRhetPr 4: Teaching for Transfer: Connecting Writing Courses with Other Contexts

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Elizabeth Weatherford, Florida Gulf Coast University

Assembling a Professional Writing Portfolio for a Digital World: A Storytelling Approach

Sergey Rybas

Capital University, United States of America


The Convergence of Academic, Career, and Personal Writing in the Composition Classroom

Valerie Kasper

Saint Leo University, United States of America


Teaching Composition in a Post-Covid Learning Environment: Community Engagement as a Core Value

Amy Pardo

The University of Alabama, United States of America


Reconceptualizing Our Understanding of Literature Based Argumentative Writing

Matt Seymour

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, United States of America



CmpRhetTh 1: Pedagogy in Composition and Rhetoric

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: Lisa Siefker Bailey, IUPUC

A Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Joining Rhet/Comp Together with Lit/Crit

Geoffrey Layton

University of Oklahoma, United States of America


A/r/tography as First-Year Composition Practice

Vittoria Rubino

U.S. Military Academy, United States of America


Mindfulness Practices amid Convergent Technologies: Toward a Critical Digital Empathy

Adam Padgett

University of Nevada, Reno, United States of America


Reclaiming the Writing Portfolio in Practice and Theory

Jeffrey Perry

Indiana University Southeast, United States of America



Merton 1: Always Seeing Anew: Thomas Merton’s Insights and Discoveries

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Lee Jones, Georgia State University

The Paradise Consciousness of Thomas Merton: Using His Camera to See with a Paradise Eye

Paul Pearson

Bellarmine University, United States of America


Called to Joy, Together: Merton’s Vocation and Ours

Christine Bochen

Nazareth College, United States of America


Discovering Celtic Spirituality: a Graced Moment of New Life

Monica Weis SSJ

Nazareth College, United States of America



MultiWrld 1: Confluences of Theory and Representation

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Paula Reiter, Mount Mary University

The New African Woman: The Voice and Ethos of Author and Protagonist in Mariama Bâ’s So Long a Letter

Mary-Lynn Chambers

Elizabeth City State University, United States of America


Kundera, Kitsch, and Madame Bovary

Mark Rollins

Lander University, United States of America


“Coming for Our Rightful Place in the Center of the Canon: The Confluence of Voices and Ideas in the Fiction of Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw

University of Southern Indiana, United States of America


Informal Representation within the Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora: Reading Dissent through Tamil Feminism

Madhura Nadarajah

University of Oregon, United States of America



Panel 5: Re-envisioning and revising first-year writing: A case study of one program’s efforts to bring access to all students

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Jennie Vaughn, Jacksonville State University

The contribution has been withdrawn.

Re-envisioning and revising first-year writing: A case study of one program’s efforts to bring access to all students

Chair(s): Jennie Vaughn (Jacksonville State University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Raina Kostova (Jacksonville State University), Mysti Nichols (Jacksonville State University), Katelyn Walker (Jacksonville State University), Jennie Vaughn (Jacksonville State University)


The contribution has been withdrawn.

Re-envisioning and revising first-year writing: A case study of one program’s efforts to bring access to all students

Chair(s): Jennie Vaughn (Jacksonville State University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Raina Kostova (Jacksonville State University), Jennie Vaughn (Jacksonville State University), Katelyn Walker (Jacksonville State University), Mysti Nichols (Jacksonville State University)


The contribution has been withdrawn.

Re-envisioning and revising first-year writing: A case study of one program’s efforts to bring access to all students

Chair(s): Jennie Vaughn (Jacksonville State University)

Presenter(s): Mysti Nichols (Jacksonville State University), Raina Kostova (Jacksonville State University), Katelyn Walker (Jacksonville State University, United States of America)


The contribution has been withdrawn.

Re-envisioning and revising first-year writing: A case study of one program’s efforts to bring access to all students

Chair(s): Jennie Vaughn (Jacksonville State University)

Presenter(s): Mysti Nichols (Jacksonville State University), Katlyn Walker (Jacksonville State University), Raina Kostova (Jacksonville State University)



PedDiv 1: Diversity in English Curriculum

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Lynne Simpson, Presbyterian College

Mobility, Fluidity, and the quest for frameworks for Composition

Hamza Ahmad

University of Washington, United States of America


University Expansion Means… : Racism, Urban Renewal, and Teaching the University

John Conley

Western Kentucky University, United States of America


HBCU – Teaching with Engaging Text

Sharee Seal

Savannah State University, United States of America


Postcolonial Theory: Interdisciplinarity and Liminality in the English Studies

Azza Harras

Royal Military College of Canada, Canada



WarTraum 1: Writers on War

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Huseyin Altindis, Selcuk University

Individuality in the trenches: the strange case of Lieutenant Sturm

Orazio Maria Gnerre

University of Perugia, Italy


The contribution has been withdrawn.

Ephemeral Subjectivity and Woolf’s Silent Revolution in Jacob’s Room

Emi Wood Scully

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, United States of America


The Ballot or the Bullet: Imagining an Antiwar Alternative to White Political Violence in Charles W. Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition

Evan Reibsome

Louisiana State University Shreveport, United States of America


“Word and Image in the Great War’s Poetry and Art”

Andrea Trocha-Van Nort

United States Air Force Academy, United States of America



WomCon 1: Voice, Truth, and Story Telling

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 9:30am – 10:45am  ·  Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Elizabeth Battles, Texas Wesleyan University

“Sea of Forgetting”: Convergences in Christa Wolf’s City of Angels: Or, The Overcoat of Dr. Freud

Geraldine Poppke Suter

Furman University, United States of America


FemPoetiks of Virginia Woolf’s The Voyage Out

Nicole Blair

University of Washington, Tacoma, United States of America


Behind the Veil: Constrained Imaginative Acts in The Mysteries of Udolpho

Kathryn Pivak

Cottey College, United States of America


Delving into the Archives and Moving Beyond the Pecan Shellers Strike: Projecting Tenayuca’s Voice through a Literary History

Geovani Ramírez

Virginia Tech University, United States of America



AfricAmer 3: African American Literature and the Politics of Identity

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Jim Owen, Columbus State University

Reclaiming Intersectionality, Returning Home: Ann Petry’s The Street

Huseyin Altindis

Selcuk University, Turkiye


Confluence in Natasha Trethewey’s “White Lies”

Alyse Jones, Lee Jones

Georgia State University, United States of America


Writing the “Other” in James Baldwin’s Fiction: The Center, the Margins, and the Politics of Representation

Chris Girman

Point Park University, United States of America


The Hybridity of Texts: The Role of Authorship in Hannah Crafts The Bondwoman’s Narrative

Faith Rush

Winthrop University, United States of America



CmpRhetPr 5: Classroom Strategies that Support Student Success

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Adam Padgett, University of Nevada, Reno

Ready or Not: Exploring the Gap Between the IEP and First-Year Composition at the University of Dayton

Stacie Covington

University of Dayton, Murray State University


“Shushing the Scholars: Finding Authorial Power in Freshman Composition through Ethnographic Writing”

Lindsay Schaefer

St. Ambrose University, United States of America


Revisioning Classroom Space(s): Student Agency through Hyflex

Jamie Crosswhite

Our Lady of the Lake University, United States of America


Retraining the Excessively Trained: Using Academic Freedom to Inspire Student Growth

Angel Taylor, Kristine Tullo

Florida Gulf Coast University, United States of America



CrWrCl 1: Isn’t All Writing Creative? How Teaching Creative Writing Extends Beyond the Creative Writing Classroom

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: Gerald Siegel, York College of Pensylvania

Creative writing and Academic Literacy in Mamelodi

Glen Retief

Susquehanna University, United States of America


A Confluence of Energy Issues and the Human Condition in the Fiction Writing Classroom

Lisa Siefker Bailey

IUPUC, United States of America


Interdisciplinary Synergy: Sustaining a 2-Year Creative Writing Program

Margaret Gillio, Jon Palzer

Finger Lakes Community College, United States of America


Genre Theory as Pedagogical Tool: A Case Study on the Personal Statement

Bren Ram

Rice University, United States of America



DisAbl Studies 1: Intersectional Approaches to Race and Disability

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Glenda Pritchett, Quinnipiac University

Blurring Identity Bounds in “Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom”

Kayla Schreiber

University of Southern Mississippi, United States of America


Making Room at the Table: How Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel Expands In-Universe Cultural Representation in Dungeons & Dragons

Michael Pons

Rice University, United States of America


Heritage Adaptations, Evolution, and “Looking Back” at Disability: The Case of Charles Dickens and Nostalgia

Jamie McDaniel

Radford University, United States of America


Colonial Aliens & Willful Populations: A Comparative Analysis of The War of the Worlds (1897) and Nope (2022)

Victoria Carl

DePaul University, United States of America



Latinx1: Latinx Poetry and Prose

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Mark Rollins, Lander University

Teaching Puerto Rican Literature of the Diaspora in Central Florida

Stacey DiLiberto

University of Central Florida, United States of America


“”Foreign Speaking English/Inglés hablado en extranjero”: Giannina Braschi’s Poetics of Totality

Manuel Broncano

TEXAS A&M INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, United States of America


Entombed Voices

Luis Cortes

Texas A&M Univeristy-Kingsville, United States of America


Magical Realism and Coming of age: The Maturation of a Writer in the Novel Eva Luna by Isabel Allende

Carolyn Towles

Liberty University, United States of America



LitTheory 1: Bloodlines in Literary Theory: The begats from Nietche through Derrida to Fish and Said

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Paul Pearson, Bellarmine University

Nietzsche and the American Existential Struggle: Defining the American Dream through Liberating Humanity in Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath

Staci Tharp

Texas Tech University, United States of America


Paradise Lost as a Signifier for Derrida’s “World as Text”: Deconstruction and Ideology in Canonical Texts

Amanda Kerr

University of Texas at Tyler, United States of America


“A Multiplicity of Witnesses”: Truth and Objectivity in the Non-Fiction Work of E.L. Doctorow

Christopher Stuart

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, United States of America


Refugee Aesthetics: Resistance and Alienation in Dinaw Mengestu’s The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears and Alexander Hemon’s Blind Jozef Pronek and Dead Souls

Emily Snyder

Western Kentucky University, United States of America



Panel 6: Convergence: Society, Literature, and the Classroom / “Half In Love With Easeful Death”: The Intersection of Death and Nature

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Sherri Ahern, Florida International University

Convergence: Society, Literature, and the Classroom / “Half In Love With Easeful Death”: The Intersection of Death and Nature

Chair(s): Sherri Ahern (Florida International University)

Presenter(s): Amanda Estevez (Florida International University), Danny Fernandez (Florida International University), Sherri Ahern (Florida International University)


Convergence: Society, Literature, and the Classroom/The Convergence and Confluence of Diverse Identities in the Classroom

Chair(s): Sherri Ahern (Florida International University)

Presenter(s): Amanda Estevez (Florida International Universe), Danny Fernandez (Florida International Universe), Sherri Ahern (Florida International Universe)


Convergence: Society, Literature, and the Classroom/Media Literacy and Literature: The Convergence of Rhetoric and Reading

Chair(s): Sherri Ahern (Florida International University)

Presenter(s): Danny Fernandez (Florida International University), Amanda Estevez (Florida International University), Sherri Ahern (Florida International University)



Queer 1: Queer Lives and Times

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: James Drown, University of Illinois at Chicago

Assembling the (Queer) Female Body: Narrative as Therapeutic Remedy in Margaret Cavendish’s The Blazing World

Heather Bailey

Alcorn State University, United States of America


Emily Dickinson: The Nature of Love and Letters

Courtney Davidson

Arkansas Tech University, United States of America


A SHIFT IN THE PORTRAYAL OF HOMOSEXUALITY FROM THE VICTORIAN PERIOD TO THE MODERN PERIOD AS DEPICTED IN THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY AND MRS. DALLOWAY

Darby Dyer

Texas Woman’s University, United States of America


The anatomy of unnarrated romances

Lucky Issar

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany



VisualCult 1: Material and Metaphorical Sites of Confluence

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Robert Haynes, Texas A&M International University

Gossip at the Quilting Bee: A Crucial Form of Solidarity in Nineteenth-Century America

Susanna Engbers

Kendall College of Art and Design, United States of America


Politics, Praxis, & Palimpsests: Epistemological Revelation in Modern Erasure Poetry

Kiel Gregory

Binghamton University, United States of America


Surface, Medium, Material: Jay DeFeo’s Interpretive Aesthetics

Nate Mickelson

New York University, United States of America


“The Flood of Books: Tracing the Information Flow Metaphor to the Printing Press”

Christopher Kuipers

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States of America



WomCon 2: Problems of Crime, Gender, and Individuality

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 11:00am – 12:15pm  ·  Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Geovani Ramírez, Virginia Tech University

The Bridegroom and His Bride, “She in her meekness, he in his pride”: Gender Portrayals in Christina Rossetti’s “The Prince’s Progress”

Elisabeth Murphy

University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus, United States of America


“The Death of the Soul”: Monuments of Power and Ghosts of Individuality in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway

Ken Bugajski

University of Saint Francis, United States of America


Domesticating Crime: Echoes of “Trifles” in True Crime Popularity?

Jessica Hausmann

Georgian Court University, United States of America


A Psychopath’s Disguise: Absence Repression and Social Performance in Chelsea G. Summers’ A Certain Hunger

Michelle Cockrum

Radford University, United States of America



AmerLit20/21 2: Women and Place in American Literature

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 2:00pm – 3:15pm  ·  Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Moumin Quazi, Tarleton State University

Plays on Housing

Rachel Wagner

Seton Hall University, United States of America


Optima Dies, Prima Fugit: Willa Cather’s Vision of the American West in My Antonia

Jim Owen

Columbus State University, United States of America


Naturalism in Winnifred Eaton’s Cattle and Dorothy Scarborough’s The Wind

Jill Aston

Texas A&M University Kingsville, United States of America


“The damn dust—It gets in your marrow”: Domesticity and Nature in Josephine Johnson’s Dust-Bowl Novel, Now in November

Douglas Terry

West Virginia University Institute of Technology, United States of America



CmpRhetPr 6: Rethinking Assessment in Writing Classrooms and Programs

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 2:00pm – 3:15pm  ·  Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Bryan Lutz, Ohio Northern University

Establishing a culture of writing program assessment at a regional university

Taylor Orgeron

Southwestern Oklahoma State University, United States of America


Reimagining the Guidelines Sheet as a Genre-Oriented Instructional Apparatus in Writing Intensive Courses

George Asimos

Neumann University, United States of America


Reclaiming The Writing Process: Equitable Evaluation and Student-Centered Methods of Assessment

Michelle Glerum1, Kate Hope2

1Arizona State University, United States of America; 2Glendale Community College, United States of America


Grace Under Pressure: Exploring the Limits of Grace Policies in Response to Unpredictable Events

Elizabeth Weatherford, Sandra Mattoni

Florida Gulf Coast University, United States of America



CmpRhetTh 2: Decolonizing and Remaking the Classroom

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 2:00pm – 3:15pm  ·  Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: David Gall-Maynard, The Ohio State University

Rhetoric of Silence: Reclaiming Voices

Melody Wise

Glenville State University, United States of America


Decolonizing the FYC classroom: Gloria Anzaldua’s “New Mestiza” Changing Perspectives

Kelsey Willems

The University of Oklahoma, United States of America


Heritage: Remembering and Understanding the Contributions of Victor Villaneuva, Marilyn Sternglass and Min-Zhan Lu to Basic Writing

Chitralekha Duttagupta

Utah Valley University, United States of America


Reclamation Stories: How Marginalized Rhetors Challenge the Dominant Narrative and Claim Their Place in History

Caylie Cox

Texas Christian University, United States of America



MultiWrld 2: Confluences of Language and Form

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 2:00pm – 3:15pm  ·  Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Buell Wisner, Georgia State University Perimeter College

A Re-examination of Contexts in Search of Credible Justifications and Defensible Strategies for Translating the Persian Poetry of Nima Yushij (1895-1960) for an American Audience

Iraj Omidvar

Kennesaw State University, United States of America


Cultural Approach to Batak Toba Folklore

Maritess Rulona

Davao del Sur State College, Philippines


When an Alphabet Is Subversive: Emergence, Suppressions, and Re-Emergence of Hangul

Cynthia Leenerts

East Stroudsburg University, United States of America


A Psychogeographical Analysis of Affective Sensoria in Olga Tokarczuk’s Flights

Rida Akhtar Ghumman Ghumman

Government of the Punjab, Pakistan



Panel 11: Weaving Together Personal Stories and History in the English Classroom

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 2:00pm – 3:15pm  ·  Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Matthew Kelly, University of Texas at Tyler

Weaving Together Personal Stories and History in the English Classroom

Chair(s): Matthew Kelly (University of Texas at Tyler, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Matthew Kelly (University of Texas at Tyler, United States of America), Tara Propper (University of Texas at Tyler, United States of America), Natalia Menkina-Snider (University of Texas at Tyler, United States of America)


Weaving Together Personal Stories and History in the English Classroom

Chair(s): Matthew Kelly (University of Texas at Tyler,)

Presenter(s): Matthew Kelly (University of Texas at Tyler,), Natalia Menkina-Snider (University of Texas at Tyler,)


Weaving Together Personal Stories and History in the English Classroom

Chair(s): Matthew Kelly (University of Texas at Tyler,)

Presenter(s): Matthew Kelly (University of Texas at Tyler,), Tara Propper (University of Texas at Tyler,)



Panel 7: History and Horton Foote/ “Dramaturgy and WWI History in Horton Foote’s 1918”

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 2:00pm – 3:15pm  ·  Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: DeAnna Toten Beard, Baylor University

History and Horton Foote/ “Dramaturgy and WWI History in Horton Foote’s 1918”

Chair(s): DeAnna Toten Beard (Baylor University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Gerald Wood (emeritus)


History and Horton Foote/The Artist’s Dilemma

Chair(s): Gerald C Wood (Carson-Newman University)

Presenter(s): Gerald C Wood (Carson-Newman University), DeAnna Toten Beard (Baylor University), Robert Haynes (Texas A&M International University)


History and Horton Foote/Trip to Bountiful: Horton Foote’s Most Popular and Often Misunderstood Play

Chair(s): Gerald Wood (Carson-Newman University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Robert Haynes (Texas A&M International University), DeAnna Toten Beard (Baylor University)



Ped 4: Convergences of classroom design and assessment

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 2:00pm – 3:15pm  ·  Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Sergey Rybas, Capital University

How to Ungrade

Carol Reeves

Butler University, United States of America


The Perils of Perfectionism: Strategies for Addressing Perfectionism in English Composition

Erin Moore

Full Sail University, United States of America


Writing from the Inside Out: Antiracist Education and Self-Reflection in the Online Composition Classroom

Brianne Dayley

Lee College, United States of America


Deepening Design Using Rhetorical Empathy in the Classroom

Angela Dow, Susanna Engbers

Kendall College of Art and Design, United States of America



PopCult 1: New Traditions in Children’s and Adolescent Literature

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 2:00pm – 3:15pm  ·  Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Joseph Pestino, Nazareth College of Rochester

The Changing, and Not So Changing, Nature of Banned Books: A Focus on the Graphic Novel Flamer by Mike Curato

James Drown

University of Illinois at Chicago, United States of America


The History We Do Not See: Jacob Glatstein’s Emil and Karl

Jeraldine Kraver

University of Northern Colorado, United States of America


The Mystery of the Mind: Defining Childhood and Adolescence in Classic Children’s Literature

Becca Goodwin

University of Texas at Dallas, United States of America


Hey Auntie!: The Complex Lives of African American Aunts

Shewanda Riley

Tarrant County College – Northeast, United States of America



Profession 1: The Convergence of Professional and Creative Outlets

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 2:00pm – 3:15pm  ·  Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Danita Berg, Florida Institute of Technology

Assessing Assessment: ‘Grading is Fun’ and Other Lies

Pamela Rose

Southwestern Oklahoma State University, United States of America


Convergence and Revision: Mapping a New Curriculum in a Small English Department

Paula Reiter

Mount Mary University, United States of America


Band Praxis: An All Lady Professor Rock Band Reclaims Their Time

Emily D Wicktor

Valley City State University, United States of America



WomCon 3: Woman of the Past

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 2:00pm – 3:15pm  ·  Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Geraldine Poppke Suter, Furman University

Was Sarah J. Hale a Civil War Racist or Abolitionist? A Discussion on Colonization, Segregation, and Christian Morality

Camille Langston

St. Mary’s University, United States of America


Heathens in the Hills: Exploring Missionary Women’s Writing in Colonial Assam

Anidrita Saikia

Delhi University, India


Parrhesiatic Discursivity in Mary Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Mark Griffin

University of Texas at Tyler, United States of America


Analyzing Austen: The Confluence of Regency Literature and Modern Psychology

Karen Zagrodnik

Anderson University, United States of America



AfricAmer 4: Writing for Change: Contemporary Art and Spaces for Progress

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 3:30pm – 4:45pm  ·  Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Alyse Jones, Georgia State University

The tone is what (we) set it: Cooperation and Collaboration in Hip Hop Cyphers

Aaron Bush

University of Michigan, United States of America


Whispering Racism in a Postracial World : Interracial and Intraraical Erasures in Paul Beatty’s The Sellout

LaRonda Sanders-Senu

Middle Georgia State College, United States of America


Memoirs and Activism: A Rhetorical Examination of LGBTQ+ BIPOC Contemporary Writers

Tyrell Collins

Georgia State University, United States of America


Fluid Identities and Genres in the Work of Rivers Solomon

Carolyn Kyler

Washington & Jefferson College, United States of America



BritLit16/17 2: Shakespeare

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 3:30pm – 4:45pm  ·  Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Kathryn Pivak, Cottey College

“And this gives life to thee”: The Confluence of Ars Poetica and Artificial Intelligence in William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18

Mark Gallagher

Texas Woman’s University


Parting is Just Sorrow: Shakespearean Separation Anxiety in Life and on the Stage

William Silverman

State University of New York-Suffolk, United States of America


The contribution has been withdrawn.

The Serenade Topos in English Theater from Shakespeare to Shadwell

Daniel Atwood

Northwestern University, United States of America


Preserving the Spirit of ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

Grace Beacham

University of Texas at Arlington, United States of America



CmpRhetPr 7: Writing and Identity

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 3:30pm – 4:45pm  ·  Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Vittoria Rubino, U.S. Military Academy

Beyond Listening: Teaching Collaborative Inquiry Through Restorative Justice

Nadya Pittendrigh

University of Houston-Victoria, United States of America


The Convergence of Sociopolitical Bodies: The Creation of Agency and Identity Through Student-led Dialogue and Writing.

James Crawford

Our Lady of the Lake University, United States of America


Nationalism, Memoir, and Liberatory Pedagogy

Anne Richards

Kennesaw State University, United States of America


At the Confluence of the Writing Center and First-year Writing: A Data-Driven Model of Collaborative Assessment

Bryan Lutz

Ohio Northern University, United States of America



MultiWrld 3: Confluences and Constructions of Identity

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 3:30pm – 4:45pm  ·  Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Cynthia Leenerts, East Stroudsburg University

Bad Modernization: Carceral States and the Postcolonial African Bildungsroman

Craig Smith

Northwestern Polytechnic, Canada


Constructing the Self in north Korean Discourses of Individuality and Nationhood

V Lundquist

Rice University, United States of America


Muslim Noodles and Perhat Tursun’s Plight of the Uyghur

Liticia Salter

Kansas Wesleyan University


Complicating Achebe, Multiplying Africas: From Domination to Exchange in “Chike’s School Days”

Ben Sammons

Wingate University, United States of America



Panel 8: Post-Pandemic Action Research: Pedagogical Responses to the Year of Zoom

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 3:30pm – 4:45pm  ·  Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Morgan Read-Davidson, Chapman University

Post-Pandemic Action Research: Pedagogical Responses to the Year of Zoom / Adapting the Adaptations: Incorporating pandemic-related interventions in the “post”-pandemic Writing Program.

Chair(s): Morgan Read-Davidson (Chapman University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Makena Metz (Chapman University), Montez Jennings (Chapman University)


Post-Pandemic Action Research: Pedagogical Responses to the Year of Zoom

Chair(s): Morgan Read-Davidson (Chapman University)

Presenter(s): Makena Metz (Chapman University), Montez Jennings (Chapman University)


Post-Pandemic Action Research: Pedagogical Responses to the Year of Zoom / Perception, Agency, Confidence: How Social Rhetoric & Collaboration Shapes Agency in Student WritIng

Chair(s): Morgan Read-Davidson (Chapman University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Montez Jennings (Chapman University), Makena Metz (Chapman University), Morgan Read-Davidson (Chapman University)



Panel 9: Navigating the Confluence of Pre/Post-Pandemic Approaches in the Literary Classroom and Beyond

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 3:30pm – 4:45pm  ·  Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: Margaret Cantu-Sanchez, St. Mary’s University

Navigating the Confluence of Pre/Post-Pandemic Approaches in the Literary Classroom and Beyond / Discourse and Digimodernism in the Post-Pandemic Classroom

Chair(s): Margaret Cantu-Sanchez (St. Mary’s University), Josh Doty (St. Mary’s University)

Presenter(s): Margaret Cantu-Sanchez (St. Mary’s University), Josh Doty (St. Mary’s University), Nicole Lopez (St. Mary’s University)


Navigating the Confluence of Pre/Post-Pandemic Approaches in the Literary Classroom and Beyond / Pandemic Pivoting Within Academia and Activism: Exploring the Confluence of Classroom Pedagogies and Latinx/Chicanx Scholarship

Chair(s): Margaret Cantu-Sanchez (St. Mary’s University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Benjamin (Josh) Doty (St. Mary’s University), Nicole Lopez (St. Mary’s University)


Navigating the Confluence of Pre/Post-Pandemic Approaches in the Literary Classroom and Beyond / Addressing AI-Generated Writing in the Classroom: Lessons from Cyberpunk Literature

Chair(s): Margaret Cantu-Sanchez (St. Mary’s University)

Presenter(s): Margaret Cantu-Sanchez (St. Mary’s University), Nicole Lopez (St. Mary’s University), Benjamin Doty (St. Mary’s University)



Ped 5: What does our writing and teaching look like?

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 3:30pm – 4:45pm  ·  Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Christine Bochen, Nazareth College

A Corpus-based Comparison of Linguistic Markers of Stance and Genre in Advance Academic Writing of Engineering Students

Muhammad Afzaal

Shanghai International Studies University, China, People’s Republic of


Language assessment of entry-level kindergarten children in multilingual schools in Ghana

Abigail Ayiglo-Kuwornu

University of Ghana, Ghana


Trying for Confluence When It’s All Incongruous: Attempting to Build an “American-Style” Writing Program at a UK University

Emily Bernhard Jackson

University of Exeter, United Kingdom


The Role of the Composition Instructor and Gen Ed Reform in the Post-Pandemic United States

Deborah Coxwell Teague

Flagler College, United States of America



PedDiv 2: Identity and Inclusivity

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 3:30pm – 4:45pm  ·  Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Greg Bruno, Kingsborough Community College

Diversity Through Affect Theory

Sujash Purna

University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States of America


Convergent Scaffolding: An Interdisciplinary Approach to a Digital Rhetoric Course Open to All Majors”

Stacia Dunn Campbell

Texas Wesleyan University, United States of America


Equality and Perception: Campus to Campus

Kenneth McNamara

Georgia State University Perimeter College, United States of America


The Fracturing of Selfhood in Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea

Aaron Panciera

University of Alabama, United States of America



PopCult 3: Convergence and Confluence

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 3:30pm – 4:45pm  ·  Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Melody Wise, Glenville State University

The Diary of Anne M.Frank as an example of creative confluence

Fiorenza Loiacono

Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy


Emoji as Visual-Textual Confluence: Replacing What Was Lost

Matthew Sansbury

Clayton State University, United States of America


Wings of the Fantastic: The Convergent and Divergent Nature of Dragons in Fantasy Literature from the ancient Argonautica to House of Dragons

Patricia Childress

Johnson & Wales University, United States of America


Converging Tampa’s Buried Black History with the Present: A Critique of Public Discourse

Julie Nelson

University of Tampa, United States of America



Roundtable 1: Roundtable 1

Time: Friday, 31/Mar/2023: 3:30pm – 4:45pm  ·  Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Jeraldine Kraver, University of Northern Colorado

Collaborative Assessment through the Recorded Writing “Showcase”

Chair(s): Sara Elliott (Aurora University)

Presenter(s): Sara Elliott (Aurora Univesity)


Engaging STEM- and Career College-Focused Students in Interdisciplinary Writing

Chair(s): Danita Berg (Florida Institute of Technology, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Danita Berg (Florida Institute of Technology)


Go Gentle into that Good Classroom

Chair(s): Laura Cruse (Southeast Technical College, SD, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Laura Cruse (Southeast Technical College (SD))


In Search of Mystery Embedded in the Title

Chair(s): Mabel Khawaja (Hampton University (Ret.), United States of America)

Presenter(s): Mabel Khawaja (Hampton University (Ret.) VA, USA)


In Search of the Red Pen?

Chair(s): Cindy Walker (Faulkner University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Cindy Walker (Faulkner University)


Reading in Time

Chair(s): Richard Johnston (United States Air Force Academy, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Richard Johnston (United States Air Force Academy)


Revisiting bell hooks’s “Critical Thinking” for Compositional Settings

Chair(s): Justin Cosner (University of Iowa, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Katlyn Williams (University of Iowa), Charlie Williams (University of Iowa), Stephanie Tsank (University of Iowa)


Teaching After Retirement? Pros, Cons, and Considerations

Chair(s): Gerald Siegel (York College of Pensylvania, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Gerald Siegel (York College of Pennsylvania/Professor of English emeritus)


Worrying the Splinter: First-Year Writing as Portal to Before

Chair(s): Siobhan Lyons (University of the Virgin, Virgin Islands, U.S.)

Presenter(s): Siobhan Lyons (University of the Virgin Islands)



AmerLit20/21 3: Learning from Literature

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 9:15am – 10:30am  ·  Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Joseph Jordan, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

The Poet in the Natural World: Dissolving Epiphanies in the Poetry of W. S. Merwin

Dean Mendell

Touro University, United States of America


“Racism Exists but Racists Are All Gone”: What Can English Professors Learn about Diversity from Americanah?

Izabela Zieba

Raritan Valley Community College, United States of America


“Run, Nadia, Run!”: Paulette Jiles’ Eco-Dystopia, Lighthouse Island

Eva McManus

Ohio Northern University, United States of America


Convergence at the End of the World: The Blurring of Human and Canine in Post-Apocalyptic Narratives

Larry Beason

University of South Alabama, United States of America



CaribLit 1: Detangling Relations in Caribbean Literature

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 9:15am – 10:30am  ·  Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw, University of Southern Indiana

‘actions, no consequence’: At the Brink of Narrative Experience, Subjectivity, and Language in Skin Can Hold

Sirsha Nandi

Texas A&M University, United States of America


The Need for Cultural Fluidity: The Examples of Okonkwo and Fish Eye

Kela Francis

University of Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago


Tropical Paradises and Natural Disasters: Fictions of the Contemporary Caribbean

Mariana Past

Dickinson College, United States of America


Posthuman Materiality as Metaphysical Possibility in Patrick Chamoiseau’s Slave Old Man

Helen Ganiy

Rutgers University, United States of America



DisAblStudies 2: Reconsidering Disability in the Classroom and Literary History

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 9:15am – 10:30am  ·  Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Camille Langston, St. Mary’s University

Reconsidering Sound: Crafting a Visual Prosody

Raye Hendrix

University of Oregon, United States of America


Literate Misfitting: Exploring the Experiences of Disabled Student Writers

Lesley Owens

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States of America


Temporal Sovereignty, Disaster Pedagogy & “Crip Time”: Challenging Western Clock Time on an Academic Schedule

KC Harrison

University of Minnesota, United States of America


The Timeline of the Disabled Body throughout Literary History

Noelle Rudolf

Graduate Student at ULL, United States of America



Film Studies 1: Film Depicting Identities

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 9:15am – 10:30am  ·  Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Erin Clair, Arkansas Tech University

Cracking the Code: Representations of SGM in Disney’s Luca

Samuel Naimi

Sam Naimi Psychotherapy, United States of America


NINA WU: The Feminised Confluences of the Asian Body within Screen Story Form

Ian Dixon

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


The many incarnations of a Saree .

Laraine Sheersha Olivi Kodikara Dadallage Perera

Deakin University & Nayang Technological University, Singapore


Interracial/intergender versus Intra-racial/intragender Antagonism in Postcolonial Literature

Mariot Valcin1,2,3

1Central Piedmont Community College, United States of America; 2Winston-Salem State University; 3University of Houston



Irish Lit: Words of the Irish

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 9:15am – 10:30am  ·  Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Valerie Kasper, Saint Leo University

In the Deep Heart’s Core: Latent Irish-ness at the Heart of Yeats’s Seminal Work

Jaclyn Fowler

American Public University System, United States of America


The contribution has been withdrawn.

The Postcolonial Poet: Memory and Violence in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney

Rachel Pittman

McNeese State University, United States of America


Open Closets: The Difficulties of Sexuality for Oscar Wilde and Marcel Proust

Eric Meljac

West Texas A&M University, United States of America


Taming the “Grasshopper Mind:” Self-Help and The Modernist Stream of Consciousness

J. Gregory Brister

Valley City State Univeristy, United States of America


Singing the Secrets: Using Hunger and Irish Poetry to Highlight the Highest Uses of Language

Alex Johns

University of North Georgia, United States of America



Ped 2: Creating Spaces for Inclusive Discourse

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 9:15am – 10:30am  ·  Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Laura Petersen, Our Lady of the Lake University

Creating More Inclusive College Classrooms: A Lesson in Empathy

Jessica Allee

University of Arkansas, United States of America


Discourse communities and the embodied classroom space: How social experiences on the margins may foster healthy writer identity

Christine Watson

Biola University, United States of America


When Remote & On-Ground Teaching Converge: A Post-Pandemic Pedagogy that Fosters Equity & Engagement

Alison Bach

Hudson County Community College, United States of America


Hospitality in the writing center: A practical guide for tutors

Edward English

Oklahoma Baptist University, United States of America



Ped 7: Community and Connection

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 9:15am – 10:30am  ·  Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Lee Anna Maynard, Augusta University

Recreating a Sense of Community and Rebuilding Collaboration Skills in Post-COVID Writing Classes

Jean Filetti, Imogene Bunch

Christopher Newport University, United States of America


Confluence and Conversation: Building Community in the Post-Pandemic Classroom

Nina Cook

Rice University, United States of America


The Debrief as Ethical Community Building: In and Beyond Classrooms

Angela Sowa, Sarah Hart Micke

University of Denver, United States of America



RelignLit 1: Digging Beneath the Text: FindingNew Relationships

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 9:15am – 10:30am  ·  Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Jamie McDaniel, Radford University

The contribution has been withdrawn.

Flannery O’Connor: Beyond Social Squalor to Roots of Salvation

Mark Gatlin

Palm Beach State College, United States of America


Cultural Convergence: David Michie’s The Magician of Lhasa

John Samson

Texas Tech University, United States of America


Belief in Grief: The Elegy in Contemporary American Spiritual Poetry

Matthew Hawk

Baylor University, United States of America


Medieval Medicine, Morality, and COVID-19

Matthew McGraw

Lincoln University, United States of America


Here’s to a Rhyming God: Meaningful Patterns in Poetry and Faith

Marina Favila

James Madison University, United States of America



TrvLit: Human, Colonial, and Ecological Landscapes

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 9:15am – 10:30am  ·  Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Joseph Pestino, Nazareth College of Rochester

Palestine in Nineteenth-Century British Travel Writings: A Theatre of Confluence

Mohammad Sakhnini

Khalifa University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates


Our Traveling Correspondent: Newspaper Letters from the American West, 1880-1890

Katrina Quinn

Slippery Rock University, United States of America


Contorted Colonial Memories: Literary Reconstructions of Cameroon in Colonial Travel Writing.

Festus Fru Ndeh

Troy Univeristy, United States of America


Imagining a New Ecological Literature for the Anthropocene: The Confluence of Travel Writing, Climate Activism, and the New Ecology in Modern Environmental Literature

Greg Bruno

Kingsborough Community College, United States of America



AmerLit18/19 2: Dark Romantics Then and Now

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 10:30am – 10:40am  ·  Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: John Samson, Texas Tech University

POE’S “TO HELEN” AND THE LOGIC OF DREAMS

Joseph Jordan

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, United States of America


“His Hideous Art: Poe’s Perverse Gamesmanship in “The Tell-Tale Heart””

Garrett Jeter

Georgia Military College, Warner Robins, United States of America


A Convergence in the Stars: Providential Portents of America in Hawthorne’s Night Sketches of New England

Jonathan Murphy

Texas A&M International University, United States of America


“Writing around the edges of things”: On the Lighthouse in American Literature and in Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation

Joshua Ward

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, United States of America



BkHist: What Primary Texts Teach and Tell

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 10:40am – 11:55am  ·  Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Eric Meljac, West Texas A&M University

Legitimizing Rule Through Material Knowledge: The Imperial Library of The Mughals

Harpreet Kaur

University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas, United States of America


Amelia Opie’s “Sugar” Textbook: Tracing a Digital Lineage of Critical Race Theory

Taylin Nelson

Rice University, United States of America


Circumventing “Hostipitality”: The Enduring Legacy of 19th-Century Choctaw Nation and Irish Solidarity

Lynee Gaillet

Georgia State University, United States of America



CmpRhetTh 4: Where Well-being and Education Meet

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 10:40am – 11:55am  ·  Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Jean Filetti, Christopher Newport University

Writing Well-Being across the Major

Beth Connors-Manke

University of Kentucky, United States of America


The End Is Always Near: Evaluating the Influence of Premillennial Apocalyptic Rhetoric on Evangelical Christian Attitudes Toward Climate Change Discourse

David Gall-Maynard

The Ohio State University, United States of America


Embodying a Non-Anxious Presence: A Hybrid Systems Theory/Praxis

Elmar Hashimov

Biola University, United States of America


Finding A Way In: Teaching the Lyric Essay

Lyzette Wanzer1,2,3,4

1Association for the Study of African American Life and History; 2The Authors’ Guild; 3National Writers’ Union; 4Popular Culture Association



WarTraum 4: Storytelling and War

Time: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023: 10:40am – 11:55am  ·  Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Imogene Bunch, Christopher Newport University

‘I Have to Tell You about Nothing’, the True Tale in Soldiers of Salamis by Javier Cercas

Zi Yuan Liu

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)


“The Reality and The Record:” Performance and Trauma in the Asylum Interview

Austin Cobb

Miami University, United States of America


Teaching Joe Sacco’s Safe Area: Gorazde to illustrate the confluence of war

Jeffrey Baggett

Lander University, United States of America


The Sword and the Saber: Russian and Ukrainian Identity in Mikhail Bulgakov’s The White Guard

Robert Ker

Northeastern Illinois University, United States of America



Date: Wednesday, 29/Mar/2023
12:00pmPre-Con Regis
 
12:00pmPrez Reception
 
2:30pm – 4:00pmCommittee Meetings: Committee Meetings
Location: Frontier, Lee, Vance, Mahncke
Frontier, Lee, Vance, Mahncke
4:00pm – 10:00pmBoard Meeting
Location: Room F Mahncke
Room F Mahncke
6:00pm – 7:30pmBoard Dinner
Location: Room E Baker
Room E Baker
Date: Thursday, 30/Mar/2023
8:00am – 4:45pmBk Exh 1
Location: Gunter Terrace
Gunter Terrace
8:00am – 4:45pmReg 1
Location: 2nd Floor Foyer
2nd Floor Foyer
9:15am – 9:30amBev Bk 1
Location: 2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
9:30am – 10:45amAfricAmer 1: Navigating Place and Time: Identity in Recent African American Literature
Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Kathleen McEvoy, Washington & Jefferson College
Room F Mahncke
9:30am – 10:45amBritLit19 1: Watched, Consumed, and Contained: Gender in 19th-Century Texts
Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Patrick Jackson, Columbus State University
Room E Baker
9:30am – 10:45amCrWrNF 1: Reading and Writing the Personal
Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: Deepthi Siriwardena, University of Florida
Room J Magnolia
9:30am – 10:45amLatinx2: Latinx Literary and Cultural Studies
Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Ethel Ophelia Johnson, FILM STUDIES
Room H Quadrangle
9:30am – 10:45amLitTheory 2: Inhabited Spaces: The confluence of language and location–public/private, canonical/emerging, space/place
Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Joseph Robertshaw, University of Alabama Huntsville
Room B Name
9:30am – 10:45amPanel 1: “All that you touch you change. All that you change changes you”: Octavia Butler’s Earthseed and Lessons for Our Times
Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Monifa Love, Bowie State University
Room K Yellow Rose
9:30am – 10:45amPopCult 4: Rhetoric of Pop Culture
Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Regina St. John, Arkansas Tech University
Room C Everett
9:30am – 10:45amTeacherEd: The Confluence of the College, Composition, and K-12 Classroom
Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw, University of Southern Indiana
Room I Alamo
9:30am – 10:45amWarTraum 2: Gazing Backwards
Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Craig Warren, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Room G Vance
10:45am – 11:00amBev Bk 2
Location: 2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
11:00am – 12:15pmAmerLit18/19 1: American Miscellany
Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Lisette Gibson, Capital University
Room F Mahncke
11:00am – 12:15pmBritLit20/21 1: Narrative Questions: Artificial Intelligence, Spectres, and Suffering
Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Brooke Mitchell, Wingate University
Room E Baker
11:00am – 12:15pmCmpRhetPr 1: Spotlight on Teaching Rhetoric and Critical Analysis
Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Debra Knutson, Shawnee State University
Room C Everett
11:00am – 12:15pmCrWrFP 2: A Confluence of Genres: Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction
Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: John Schulze, Midwestern State University
Room J Magnolia
11:00am – 12:15pmPanel 2: Eliminating fear in First-Year Composition: Bolder, Better Writing
Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Karuna Hin, Chapman University
Room K Yellow Rose
11:00am – 12:15pmPed 1: Getting student buy-in: Finding space for convergence in the writing classroom
Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Andy Trevathan, Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge
Room B Name
11:00am – 12:15pmQueer 2: Queer Pedagogies
Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Jeffrey Cass, Arkansas Tech University
Room D Bluebonnet
11:00am – 12:15pmTechCommATTW: Innovative Approaches to Text and Teaching in Professional Communication
Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Patricia Pytleski, Kutztown University
Room I Alamo
11:00am – 12:15pmVisualCult 2: The Confluence of Historical and Speculative Narratives
Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Cortney Barko, West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Room H Quadrangle
11:00am – 12:15pmWarTraum 3: War and/or Trauma and Literature
Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Chimi Woo, Prairie View A & M University
Room G Vance
12:15pm – 1:30pmRecogition Luncheon
Location: Robert Johnson 2
Robert Johnson 2
1:30pm – 2:45pmBritLit18 1: The Long Eighteenth Century: Textuality, Sexuality, and the Nature of Monarchy
Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Matthew Fike, Winthrop University
Room E Baker
1:30pm – 2:45pmCmpRhetPr 2: Support from the Writing Center and Other Campus Resources
Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Jody Marin, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Room I Alamo
1:30pm – 2:45pmCrWrFP 3: Creative Writing Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction
Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: Rachel Lanier Bragg, West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Room J Magnolia
1:30pm – 2:45pmFilmStudies 2: Changes in Perspective
Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Carolyn Kyler, Washington & Jefferson College
Room H Quadrangle
1:30pm – 2:45pmGrmLin 1: Diverse Literary and Linguistic Currents
Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Valerie Kasper, Saint Leo University
Room F Mahncke
1:30pm – 2:45pmNatAmerLit1: Place, Narrative, and Decolonial Storytelling
Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Deborah Spillman, Central Connecticut State University
Room G Vance
1:30pm – 2:45pmPanel 3: Life out of the Margins: Blurring Form and Genre in Creative Writing
Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Susan Finch, Belmont University
Session Chair: Dominika Wrozynski, Manhattan College
Room K Yellow Rose
1:30pm – 2:45pmPed 6: Talking about Teaching
Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Linda Piccirillo-Smith, Kent State University
Room B Name
1:30pm – 2:45pmPedServ 1: Pedagogy: Service Learning
Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Susan Friedman, University of Alabama-Huntsville
Room D Bluebonnet
1:30pm – 2:45pmRoundtable 2: The Confluence of Teaching and Administration
Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Lynne Simpson, Presbyterian College
Room C Everett
2:45pm – 3:00pmBev Bk 3
Location: 2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
3:00pm – 4:15pmAcadAdmin 1: Doors Closing; Windows Opening: Current and Future Studies in English
Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Bremen Vance, Mercer University
Room I Alamo
3:00pm – 4:15pmAfricAmer 2: A Relevant Past: Seeing Today through History in African American Literature
Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Jeff Gross, Christian Brothers University
Room F Mahncke
3:00pm – 4:15pmBritLit19 2: Representation, Identity, and Belonging in 19th-Century British Culture
Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Ken McGraw, Roanoke College
Room E Baker
3:00pm – 4:15pmCmpRhetPr 3: Diverse Experiences and Perspectives in Writing Courses
Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Gerald Siegel, York College of Pensylvania
Room C Everett
3:00pm – 4:15pmCmpRhetTh 3: Bringing Together the Past and the Present
Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: Evashisha Masilamony, South Texas College
Room J Magnolia
3:00pm – 4:15pmPanel 10: Teaching South Asian literature in English in the American Classroom
Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Session Chair: Moumin Quazi, Tarleton State University
Room D Bluebonnet
3:00pm – 4:15pmPanel 4: Mandated Assessment: The Convergence and Divergence of Power and Placement
Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Sonya Barrera Eddy, Texas A&M University San Antonio
Room K Yellow Rose
3:00pm – 4:15pmPed 3: Using Reflection in the English Studies Classroom
Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Rachel Key, Dallas College
Room B Name
3:00pm – 4:15pmPopCult 2: Pop Culture, Literary Violence, and True Crime
Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Anirban Ray, UNC Wilmington
Room G Vance
3:00pm – 4:15pmPostCol 1: New Ways of Thinking about Post-Colonial Literature
Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Elizabeth Battles, Texas Wesleyan University
Room H Quadrangle
5:00pm – 6:00pmPlenary Session
Location: Crystal Ballroom
Crystal Ballroom
6:15pm – 8:00pmPrez Recep: President’s Reception
Location: Magnolia, Bluebonnet, Yellow Rose, & Gunter Terrace
Magnolia, Bluebonnet, Yellow Rose, & Gunter Terrace
Date: Friday, 31/Mar/2023
8:00am – 9:00amAffiliates Breakfast
Location: Robert Johnson 2
Robert Johnson 2
8:00am – 4:45pmBk Exh 2
Location: Gunter Terrace
Gunter Terrace
8:00am – 4:45pmReg 2
Location: 2nd Floor Foyer
2nd Floor Foyer
9:15am – 9:30amBev Bk 4
Location: 2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
9:30am – 10:45amAmerLit20/21 1: American Novels: Trauma, History, Faith
Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Jessica Hausmann, Georgian Court University
Room F Mahncke
9:30am – 10:45amBritLit16/17 1: Gender and Identity
Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Douglas Terry, West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Room E Baker
9:30am – 10:45amCmpRhetPr 4: Teaching for Transfer: Connecting Writing Courses with Other Contexts
Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Elizabeth Weatherford, Florida Gulf Coast University
Room C Everett
9:30am – 10:45amCmpRhetTh 1: Pedagogy in Composition and Rhetoric
Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: Lisa Siefker Bailey, IUPUC
Room J Magnolia
9:30am – 10:45amMerton 1: Always Seeing Anew: Thomas Merton’s Insights and Discoveries
Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Lee Jones, Georgia State University
Room G Vance
9:30am – 10:45amMultiWrld 1: Confluences of Theory and Representation
Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Paula Reiter, Mount Mary University
Room H Quadrangle
9:30am – 10:45amPanel 5: Re-envisioning and revising first-year writing: A case study of one program’s efforts to bring access to all students
Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Jennie Vaughn, Jacksonville State University
Room K Yellow Rose
9:30am – 10:45amPedDiv 1: Diversity in English Curriculum
Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Lynne Simpson, Presbyterian College
Room D Bluebonnet
9:30am – 10:45amWarTraum 1: Writers on War
Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Huseyin Altindis, Selcuk University
Room B Name
9:30am – 10:45amWomCon 1: Voice, Truth, and Story Telling
Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Elizabeth Battles, Texas Wesleyan University
Room I Alamo
10:45am – 11:00amBev Bk 5
Location: 2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
11:00am – 12:15pmAfricAmer 3: African American Literature and the Politics of Identity
Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Jim Owen, Columbus State University
Room F Mahncke
11:00am – 12:15pmCmpRhetPr 5: Classroom Strategies that Support Student Success
Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Adam Padgett, University of Nevada, Reno
Room C Everett
11:00am – 12:15pmCrWrCl 1: Isn’t All Writing Creative? How Teaching Creative Writing Extends Beyond the Creative Writing Classroom
Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: Gerald Siegel, York College of Pensylvania
Room J Magnolia
11:00am – 12:15pmDisAbl Studies 1: Intersectional Approaches to Race and Disability
Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Glenda Pritchett, Quinnipiac University
Room I Alamo
11:00am – 12:15pmLatinx1: Latinx Poetry and Prose
Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Mark Rollins, Lander University
Room H Quadrangle
11:00am – 12:15pmLitTheory 1: Bloodlines in Literary Theory: The begats from Nietche through Derrida to Fish and Said
Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Paul Pearson, Bellarmine University
Room B Name
11:00am – 12:15pmPanel 6: Convergence: Society, Literature, and the Classroom / “Half In Love With Easeful Death”: The Intersection of Death and Nature
Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Sherri Ahern, Florida International University
Room K Yellow Rose
11:00am – 12:15pmQueer 1: Queer Lives and Times
Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: James Drown, University of Illinois at Chicago
Room D Bluebonnet
11:00am – 12:15pmVisualCult 1: Material and Metaphorical Sites of Confluence
Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Robert Haynes, Texas A&M International University
Room G Vance
11:00am – 12:15pmWomCon 2: Problems of Crime, Gender, and Individuality
Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Geovani Ramírez, Virginia Tech University
Room E Baker
12:15pm – 1:30pmDiversity Luncheon: Diversity Luncheon
Location: Robert Johnson 1
Robert Johnson 1
2:00pm – 3:15pmAmerLit20/21 2: Women and Place in American Literature
Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Moumin Quazi, Tarleton State University
Room F Mahncke
2:00pm – 3:15pmCmpRhetPr 6: Rethinking Assessment in Writing Classrooms and Programs
Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Bryan Lutz, Ohio Northern University
Room C Everett
2:00pm – 3:15pmCmpRhetTh 2: Decolonizing and Remaking the Classroom
Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: David Gall-Maynard, The Ohio State University
Room J Magnolia
2:00pm – 3:15pmMultiWrld 2: Confluences of Language and Form
Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Buell Wisner, Georgia State University Perimeter College
Room H Quadrangle
2:00pm – 3:15pmPanel 11: Weaving Together Personal Stories and History in the English Classroom
Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Matthew Kelly, University of Texas at Tyler
Room D Bluebonnet
2:00pm – 3:15pmPanel 7: History and Horton Foote/ “Dramaturgy and WWI History in Horton Foote’s 1918”
Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: DeAnna Toten Beard, Baylor University
Room K Yellow Rose
2:00pm – 3:15pmPed 4: Convergences of classroom design and assessment
Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Sergey Rybas, Capital University
Room B Name
2:00pm – 3:15pmPopCult 1: New Traditions in Children’s and Adolescent Literature
Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Joseph Pestino, Nazareth College of Rochester
Room G Vance
2:00pm – 3:15pmProfession 1: The Convergence of Professional and Creative Outlets
Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Danita Berg, Florida Institute of Technology
Room E Baker
2:00pm – 3:15pmWomCon 3: Woman of the Past
Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Geraldine Poppke Suter, Furman University
Room I Alamo
3:15pm – 3:30pmBev Bk 6
Location: 2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
3:30pm – 4:45pmAfricAmer 4: Writing for Change: Contemporary Art and Spaces for Progress
Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Alyse Jones, Georgia State University
Room F Mahncke
3:30pm – 4:45pmBritLit16/17 2: Shakespeare
Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Kathryn Pivak, Cottey College
Room E Baker
3:30pm – 4:45pmCmpRhetPr 7: Writing and Identity
Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Vittoria Rubino, U.S. Military Academy
Room C Everett
3:30pm – 4:45pmMultiWrld 3: Confluences and Constructions of Identity
Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Cynthia Leenerts, East Stroudsburg University
Room H Quadrangle
3:30pm – 4:45pmPanel 8: Post-Pandemic Action Research: Pedagogical Responses to the Year of Zoom
Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Morgan Read-Davidson, Chapman University
Room K Yellow Rose
3:30pm – 4:45pmPanel 9: Navigating the Confluence of Pre/Post-Pandemic Approaches in the Literary Classroom and Beyond
Location: Room J Magnolia
Session Chair: Margaret Cantu-Sanchez, St. Mary’s University
Room J Magnolia
3:30pm – 4:45pmPed 5: What does our writing and teaching look like?
Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Christine Bochen, Nazareth College
Room B Name
3:30pm – 4:45pmPedDiv 2: Identity and Inclusivity
Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Greg Bruno, Kingsborough Community College
Room D Bluebonnet
3:30pm – 4:45pmPopCult 3: Convergence and Confluence
Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Melody Wise, Glenville State University
Room G Vance
3:30pm – 4:45pmRoundtable 1: Roundtable 1
Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Jeraldine Kraver, University of Northern Colorado
Room I Alamo
5:00pm – 6:00pmBusiness Meeting
Location: Crystal Ballroom
Crystal Ballroom
6:15pm – 8:30pmWomen’s Conn: Women’s Connection Reception
Location: Robert Johnson 1
Robert Johnson 1
9:30pm – 11:00pmPoetry Slam: PoetrySlam
Location: Robert Johnson 2
Robert Johnson 2
Date: Saturday, 01/Apr/2023
8:00am – 10:45amReg 3
Location: 2nd Floor Foyer
2nd Floor Foyer
8:00am – 11:55amBk Exh 3
Location: Gunter Terrace
Gunter Terrace
9:00am – 9:15amBev Bk 7
Location: 2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
2nd and 3rd Floor Foyers
9:00am – 10:30amContingent/Grad student: Common Grounds: A Breakfast for Contingent and Emergent Scholars
Location: Robert Johnson 2
Robert Johnson 2
9:00am – 10:30amPeace Breakfast
Location: MOH Private Dining Room
MOH Private Dining Room
9:15am – 10:30amAmerLit20/21 3: Learning from Literature
Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: Joseph Jordan, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Room F Mahncke
9:15am – 10:30amCaribLit 1: Detangling Relations in Caribbean Literature
Location: Room H Quadrangle
Session Chair: Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw, University of Southern Indiana
Room H Quadrangle
9:15am – 10:30amDisAblStudies 2: Reconsidering Disability in the Classroom and Literary History
Location: Room E Baker
Session Chair: Camille Langston, St. Mary’s University
Room E Baker
9:15am – 10:30amFilm Studies 1: Film Depicting Identities
Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Erin Clair, Arkansas Tech University
Room G Vance
9:15am – 10:30amIrish Lit: Words of the Irish
Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Valerie Kasper, Saint Leo University
Room C Everett
9:15am – 10:30amPed 2: Creating Spaces for Inclusive Discourse
Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Laura Petersen, Our Lady of the Lake University
Room B Name
9:15am – 10:30amPed 7: Community and Connection
Location: Room D Bluebonnet
Session Chair: Lee Anna Maynard, Augusta University
Room D Bluebonnet
9:15am – 10:30amRelignLit 1: Digging Beneath the Text: FindingNew Relationships
Location: Room I Alamo
Session Chair: Jamie McDaniel, Radford University
Room I Alamo
9:15am – 10:30amTrvLit: Human, Colonial, and Ecological Landscapes
Location: Room K Yellow Rose
Session Chair: Joseph Pestino, Nazareth College of Rochester
Room K Yellow Rose
10:30am – 10:40amAmerLit18/19 2: Dark Romantics Then and Now
Location: Room F Mahncke
Session Chair: John Samson, Texas Tech University
Room F Mahncke
10:40am – 11:55amBkHist: What Primary Texts Teach and Tell
Location: Room C Everett
Session Chair: Eric Meljac, West Texas A&M University
Room C Everett
10:40am – 11:55amCmpRhetTh 4: Where Well-being and Education Meet
Location: Room B Name
Session Chair: Jean Filetti, Christopher Newport University
Room B Name
10:40am – 11:55amWarTraum 4: Storytelling and War
Location: Room G Vance
Session Chair: Imogene Bunch, Christopher Newport University
Room G Vance
12:00pm – 12:50pmBook Draw
Location: Gunter Terrace
Gunter Terrace
12:50pm – 2:00pmAll-Conference Lunch
Location: Robert Johnson 1
Robert Johnson 1