If you’ll be at the Conference on Community Writing at the University of Colorado Boulder from October 15-17, say hi to Present Tense editors Allen Brizee and Don Unger. Allen will be speaking about his engaged scholarship initiatives in Baltimore, Maryland and Don will present on his work with 4C4Equality.
On August 27, 2015, Multimedia Editor Alexandra Hidalgo and Guest Editor Donnie Johnson Sackey discussed special issue 5.2 on race, rhetoric, and the state on Twitter. The Q&A has been curated with Storify below in hopes of continuing conversation on states’ questionable treatment of people of color until the issue’s release in late fall. See:
We are excited to welcome intern Audrey Strohm to the team. An upcoming senior at Whitworth University, Audrey is an English major with a philosophy minor pursuing graduate studies in rhetoric and composition after graduation. Audrey will be working alongside Present Tense editors throughout summer 2015 as we move toward the publication of our special
Present Tense would like to congratulate David M. Rieder for being accepted into The Best of the Independent Rhetoric & Composition Journals, 2014 (Parlor Press). Rieder’s article, “From GUI to NUI: Microsoft’s Kinect and the Politics of the (Body as) Interface,” was published in Vol. 3 Iss. 1.
We welcome our first intern, Shannon Wagner, to the team. A senior at Towson University, Shannon is an English major with a concentration in writing and a mass communications/advertising minor. Shannon is an active member in the Kappa Delta Sorority, and she enjoys writing creative essays and poetry. Shannon will be working with Present Tense
Present Tense editors will be at the upcoming CCCC and ATTW conferences in Tampa, FL. We’re always happy to talk about possible submissions or ideas for articles. Look for editors wearing brightly colored Present Tense pins!
Present Tense would like to congratulate Rochelle Gregory for being accepted into The Best of the Independent Rhetoric & Composition Journals, 2013 (Parlor Press). Rochelle’s article, “A Womb With a View: Identifying the Culturally Iconic Fetal Image in Prenatal Ultrasound Provisions” was featured in our special Medical Rhetorics Issue.
"We remember Linda’s legacy at Present Tense as
we continue publishing scholarship that advocates the
kind of positive change through pedagogy, community
engagement, and research that Linda worked toward
her whole life. Thank you, Linda, for enriching
Present Tense will once again have a number of editors attending and presenting at the CCCC Annual Convention, this year in Indianapolis, IN. Be on the lookout for Editors wearing Present Tense pins or stop by the Editor Roundtable during the Research Network Forum.
Present Tense is happy to announce that two of our Editors have taken tenure-track positions this last year. Alexandra Hidalgo, our Multimedia Editor, is now at Michigan State University, and Jessica E. Clements, our Style Editor, is at Whitworth University.
The editors of Present Tense enjoyed meeting potential and current authors at the recent Conference on College Composition and Communication and the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference.