Queer Multimodal Scholarship

Alexander, Jonathan, Barclay Barrios, Samantha Blackmon, Angela Crow, Keith Dorwick, Jacqueline Rhodes, and Randal Woodland. “Queerness, sexuality, technology, and writing: How do queers write ourselves when we write in cyberspace?” Computers and Composition Online (Fall 2004). Web. Alexander, Jonathan, and Jacqueline Rhodes. “Queer Rhetoric and the Pleasures of the Archive.” Enculturation (2012). Web. Crow, Angela. […]

So Long, Coursework

Comic of person with videocamera, speech bubble that says "A permanent record, all our very own! We're making history, boys! This film will be worth millions! And it'll be a cinch to sell, too! But that's the boss' department..."

Things are progressing this semester as I work on my concentration exam, which is helping me narrow down and figure out just what exactly I want to study. keywords (for now): queer video, queer methodology, multimodality, multimodal composition  Of course, I’ve yet to put this in front of my committee. This is my first semester […]

Reflections on FemRhet ’13

Casey, lying on her side in front of a spewing fountain at Stanford.

FemRhet was a great conference this year. What was most useful in our session was the seemingly polar responses to my presentation. Most folks expressed support and interest in the non-traditional (QUEER) work I’m trying to do with this dissertation. But I got some push back on my methodology. To my defense, this presentation wasn’t […]

FemRhet ’13: Dissing the Academy

Sept.25.13 – Preparing my talk for #femrhet13. I’ve made a powerpoint, which will available on this page. I’m framing this talk, and my approach to negotiating the boundaries of “the dissertation” with Royster and Kirch’s Feminist Rhetorical Practices and Rhodes and Alexander’s “Queer: An Impossible Subject for Composition” from JAC. I’ve then compared graduate degree requirements across […]

FemRhet 2013

I’ll be headed to Stanford at the end of September for the Feminisms & Rhetorics Conference. I’m on a panel with a bunch of cool folks from MSU where we’ll be talking about queer disruptions of power. Yeah! Panel H5: Queerly Disrupting Power In Communities and the Academy Thursday, Sept. 26th, 2:15-3:30 My shit: Dissing […]