Category: News

Welcome, Shannon Wagner!

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

4Cs and ATTW

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!

Award-Winning Articles!

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.

Editors at RSA

Present Tense editors will be at the Rhetoric Society of America conference in San Antonio, TX. Look for conference-goers wearing Present Tense pins!

Present Tense at 4Cs

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.

New Positions

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.

4Cs and ATTW

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.

IARSLCE Conference

Present Tense editors, Elizabeth Angeli and Allen Brizee, presented their scholarship at the International Association of Research on Service-learning and Civic Engagement conference September 23-25.

CFS for Vol. 3.1

We are currently seeking submissions for our upcoming issue. Please see our word cloud of current topic suggestions and our submission guidelines for more information.