Rhetoric and Writing Students, Faculty to Present at CSSC Showcase

Three graduate students and two faculty will present their work at the CSSC Research and Creative Works Showcase
Thursday, April 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Donaghey Student Center.

Please attend these sessions and support our students and faculty!

Victor Moya in his gardenLeonardo (Victor) Moya
“Defense of Socrates”

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. in DSC Room 201

Victor’s work discusses Socrates defense and how his defiance leaves us with lessons about truth and justice.



Dr. Heidi Harris Dr. Heidi Harris
“Understanding Student Success in Online Classes”
8:30 – 9:45 in DSC Leadership Lounge
Dr. Harris & Dr. Rebecca Glazier (School of Public Affairs) will discuss findings from their Fall 2016 study on factors contributing to online student retention and success in online CSSC classes.


hatolliverHeather Tolliver
“Pin-Up Feminism: Marguerite Bennett and DC Comics Bombshells”
10:00 – 11:15 in DSC Leadership Lounge
Through a framework of feminism and comics studies, this presentation explores how Bennett portrays DC Comics’ most famous female heroes and villains, questioning the nature of embodiment and the representations of gender and sexuality in comics since 1938.


Annie DillAnnie Dill 
“Hometown Secrets”
1:30 – 2:45 in DSC Room 205-G

“Secret Hometown” is a short, multimodal memoir film Annie made with Andy Jacuzzi and Grant Alexander for Londie Martin’s “Digital Narratives” class.

Dr. Joe WilliamsDr. Joseph Williams
“Can A Game Replace a Textbook? Developing a Simulation Game to Teach Public Health Intervention.”
3:00 – 4:15 in DSC Leadership Lounge
Dr. Williams is presenting on HealthQuest, the public health simulation he is building with Dr. Amar Kanekar from the College of Education and Health Professions, which is designed to provide public health students and workers game-based training on how to conduct public health interventions.

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