Congress Participants

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The 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences will be held at the University of British Columbia from June 1-7. Here is a list of faculty and students from English Language and Literature who are participating. To see lists of Congress presentations from previous years, see our Past Congress Presentations page.

Name Title Society/Group Date/Time Location
Becky Anderson Exploring Canadian Corrections: A Security Governance Approach to Simulating Risk CGSA June 7, 1:30pm TBA
Veronica Austen Perceiving Beauty: George Elliott Clarke’s Photoverses ACQL June 1, 8:30 a.m. BUCH D214
Betsy Brey "FNaF Can't Be Solved!": Para-Narrative Structure in Five Nights at Freddy's CGSA June 5, 1:30 p.m. TBA
Bruce Dadey Rhetoric without End: Occupy and the Strategy of Silence RhetCanada June 5, 10:00 a.m. Math 104
Lai-Tze Fan Interdisciplinary Roundtable (Chair) CSDH-SCHN & ACCUTE June 2, 1:30 p.m. UCLL 103
Christopher Giannakopoulos The (In)accessible Archive: Freud, Paterson, and the Mnemic Signifier ACCUTE June 3, 8:30 a.m. BUCH B309
Kyle Gerber

Chiastic Mirrors: Reverse-repetition Figures in Martyrs Mirror

A Figure Is a Figure Is a Figure: The Cognitive-computational Approach to Rhetorical Figures (co-presenter)

RhetCanada June 5, 10:30 a.m. Math 105
Danielle Griffin  A Figure Is a Figure Is a Figure: The Cognitive-computational Approach to Rhetorical Figures (co-presenter) RhetCanada June 5, 10:30 a.m Math 105
Randy Harris A Figure Is a Figure Is a Figure: The Cognitive-computational Approach to Rhetorical Figures (co-author) RhetCanada June 5, 10:30 a.m Math 105
Ashley Irwin Remembering the Future: Afrofuturism as Testimony (Co-Author: Sara Gallagher) BCSA June 3, 10:30 p.m. BUTO 321
Ashley Irwin Title: Can I Get a Witness?: The Temporal Dimensions of Testimony in The Book of Negroes CACLALS June 2, 1:30 p.m. BUCH B302
Melissa Johnson (En)Gendering Rhetorics of Illness: Linking Historical Perceptions of Hysteria to Contemporary Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CDSA-ACÉH June 2nd, 2:30 p.m. Room 291
Monique Kampherm Social Media’s Suasion on Political Rhetoric: A Case Study of the 2015 Maclean’s Leaders’ Debate #macdebate RhetCanada June 6, 1:30 p.m. Math 102
Asma Khaliq Mythic Design of The Waste Land ACCUTE
 
June 4, 8:30 a.m. BUCH B208
Jason Lajoie Interdisciplinary Roundtable CSDH-SCHN & ACCUTE June 2, 1:30 p.m UCLL 103
Kayley Marner "Most Painted Word": A Quantitative Linguistic Analysis of Shakespeare's Manipulators CSRS June 1, 3:00 p.m. BUCH D222
Devon Moriarty A New Reddit: Reviving Hope through Rhetorical Citizenship RhetCanada June 6, 1:30 p.m. Math 102
Devon Moriarty Teaching Expertise: How the Acquisition of Expertise Influences Pedagogical Praxis CASDW June 2, 1:30 p.m. ORCH 4058
Aimée Morrison Interdisciplinary Roundtable CSDH-SCHN & ACCUTE June 2, 1:30 p.m. UCLL 103
Marcel O'Gorman Tech For Good? When Media Theory Intervenes In The Tech Sector CCA June 3, 10:45 a.m. IBLC 158
Robyn Peers Serializing Blackness: The Creation of Ethical Witnesses in The Book of Emma and Angélique ACCUTE June 1, 1:30 p.m. BUCH B218
Jennifer Rickert Cheating & Modding Video Games: A place of social liminality CGSA June 7, 1:30 p.m. Room 1
Saeed Sabzian The Road to Seeing: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Visual Rhetoric RhetCanada June 6, 10:30 a.m. Math 105
Winfried Siemerling Call and Response-ability: Black Canadian Art and the Question of Audience | Appel et capacité de réponse: les créations artistiques noires au Canada et la question du public (panel co-organizer and co-chair) ACQL June 1
8:30 a.m.
BUCH D214
Winfried Siemerling Call and Response-ability: Black Art and the Politics of Relation (panel co-organizer and co-chair) ACCUTE June 1, 10:30 a.m. BUCH B211
Maša Torbica The Flesh Speaks by Bleeding: Pain and Protest in J. M. Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians CACLALS June 1, 8:30 a.m. BUCH B306
Maša Torbica Persuasion in Motion: the Rhetorical Role of Youth-led Long Marches within the Idle No More Movement RhetCanada June 5, 10:30 a.m. Math 104
Katherine Tu

Rhetorical Figures as Cognitive: A Case Study of Isocolon

A Figure Is a Figure Is a Figure: The Cognitive-computational Approach to Rhetorical Figures (co-presenter)

RhetCanada June 5, 10:30 a.m. Math 104
Valerie Uher “And if you can’t memory right,” he said, “you lose”: Channeling Reader Consciousness in David Chariandy’s Brother  ACQL-ALQC June 1, 8:30 a.m. BUCH D214
Sarah Whyte The Rhetorical Functions of Narrative in Accounts of Surgical Checklists across Popular, Professional, and Epistemic Genres CASDW June 2, 8:30 a.m. ORCH 4052