The editors of Present Tense presented on the journal and their own research at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference, and the International Writing Centers Association Conference in Atlanta, GA April 6th-9th.

CCCC presentations included:

  • Editors’ Roundtable at the Research Network Forum – H. Allen Brizee, Joshua Prenosil, and Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder, Marquis Ballroom, Salon B on April 6; 1:30-2:45 PM
  • Teaching Writing with Latino/a Students in the South – Alexandra Hidalgo, AW.4 on Apr 6, 1:30-5:00 PM
  • What in the World Is English and How Are We Teaching It as a Second Language in US Research Universities? – Cristyn L. Elder, C.24 on Apr 7, 1:45-3:00 PM
  • Contesting Spaces and Ethics in Writing Research: The IRB, Collaboration, and Claiming the Future – Elizabeth L. Angeli, E.19 on Apr 7, 4:45-6:00 PM
  • Kinesis, Techne, and the “Mobilities Turn” in Rhetoric – Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder, G.23 on Apr 8, 9:30-10:45 AM
  • Digital Transitions: Invention, Scholarship, and the Role of Online Journals – Megan Schoen and Joshua Prenosil, J.32 on Apr 8, 2:00-3:15 PM
  • National Pride, Equilibrium and Freedom: The Rhetoric of Breast Implants in Venezuela – Alexandra Hidalgo, J.38 on Apr 8, 2:00-3:15 PM
  • Maintaining Student Privacy in Online Composing Spaces – Caitlan Spronk, K.31 on Apr 8, 3:30-4:45 PM
  • Iso-what?: Epistemology, Taxonomy, and Performance in Isocrates and Civic Engagement – H. Allen Brizee, N.16 on Apr 9, 12:30-1:45 PM
  • Is Class an Ethnic Term? – Alexandra Hidalgo, N.02 on Apr 9, 12:30-1:45 PM

ATTW presentation:

  • Why Are You Here? Using Participant Observation in Emergency Medical Services – Elizabeth L. Angeli, L406 Lobby Level on April 6; 11 AM – 12:15 PM

IWCA presentation:

  • Developing a Writing Center Strategic Plan: Importing and Exporting in the (Fair) Trade of Resources – Cristyn Elder, Megan Schoen, and Elizabeth L. Angeli, D.3 on April 6, 4-5:30 PM

Our staff enjoyed meeting everyone, chatting about the journal, and hearing excellent presentations at all three conferences.

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