Congress and Conference Participants

Downtown Montreal

The 2024 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences will be held at McGill University in Montreal from June 12-21. While a number of associations are considering alternative conference arrangements due to labour issues at McGill, here is a tentative list of faculty and students from UWaterloo English who are presenting at meetings of various scholarly associations and at other conferences this summer.

If you'd like to include a new conference presentation, please fill in the Conference Information Form. To update any presentation information that is already listed here, please email Bruce Dadey. Additions and updates will be posted as they come in.

To see lists of conference presentations from previous years, see our Past Congress Presentations page.

Presenter Presentation Association or Conference Date and Time Location
Maab Ibrahim Al-Rashdan Revealing Racism in Higher Education: A Counterstory of a Discriminating Diversity CAPS June 12, 8:30 a.m. Virtual
Maab Ibrahim Al-Rashdan Iachimo: The Foolish Man Speaking Well RhetCanada June 8, 12:00 p.m. Virtual
Veronica Austen The Present and Presencing: Word/Image Relations in Olive Senior’s Pandemic Poems CAPS June 12, 10:30 a.m. Library Building of Concordia (LB659.04)
Sarah Margaret Casey Precarious Female Travel in Jane Eyre and Villette NAVSA September 20, 2:00 p.m. Montréal
Sarah Margaret Casey Risk as a Common Topos RhetCan June 12 Burnside Hall
Kellie Chouinard The Cancerland Selfies: Fragmentation to Excess International Auto/Biography Association World Conference  June 12-15 Reykjavik, Iceland
Bruce Dadey Only Connect: The Rhetorical Implications of Belief Networks RhetCan June 14, 3:00 p.m. TBD
Danielle Deveau Mapping the Scene: Documenting Music Ecosystems Through Stories About Place CCA June 19, 3:30 p.m. BROF 151
Carolyn Eckert Pandemic Rhetorics: Patient “Zero” and Canada’s “Unprecedented” Response to the COVID-19 Crisis RhetCan June 13, 1:00 p.m. TBD
Carolyn Eckert Punctuated Ethos: Addressing Trust, Credibility and Expertise in Times of Crisis UWaterloo International Conference  June 27  
Aleksander Franiczek Sustaining Videogame Authorship: A Method for Developer-Centric Analysis CGSA June 15, 1:40 p.m. RPHYS 115
Kasturi Ghosh Reburial of the Mother and the Horror of the Feminine in Southern Gothic fiction Mothering and Motherhood: Past, Present and Future June 21, 2:45 p.m. Boston University and Zoom
Kasturi Ghosh Trans Bodies and Queer Relationships in Poppy Z. Brite’s and Anne Rice’s Southern Gothic Novels Gothic Trans / Iterations: The 2024 International Gothic Association Conference 30 July – 02 August Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS
Dorothy Hadfield Political and Personal: The Many Faces of Charlotte Shaw International Shaw Society  June 6, 1:30 p.m. Dublin, Ireland
Thomas Hanson Prefigurations: Metonymy and Synecdoche in Marx's 1844 Manuscripts RhetCanada June 12, 10:45 a.m. TBD
Jinsol Kim A Means to an End? The Importance of Ethical Methodologies for Developing Ethical Facial Recognition Training Datasets OTESSA June 12, 3:25 p.m. Trottier 0060
Alysia Kolentsis Teaching and Leading as Renaissance Scholars in the Post-Pandemic Context CSRS June 13, 3:45 p.m. BURN 306
Shannon Lodoen An Altered Sense of Consequence: Procedural Rhetoric in the Smartphone Society RhetCan June 13, 8:45 a.m. TBD
Rency Luan Recontextualization and Multimodality: The Transformation of Ieshia Evans RSA 2024 May 23, 5:30 p.m. Denver, CO, United States
Gavin Mackay Echoes of the Anthropocene: Ecological Ethos in Shakespeare’s The Tempest  The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference June 14, 14:00 BST The Shakespeare Institute - University Of Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Brad Mehlenbacher On praise and blame in public science RhetCan June 8  
Patricia Ofili Nelson Mandela as a Hypocrite's Fool: When Two Worlds Collide RhetCan June 8th, 10:10 am. Montreal
Alexi Orchard Critical and speculative design for the responsible anticipation of science and technology CCA June 20, 9:00 a.m. BROF 045
Christopher Rogers Sensory-Rhetorical Fieldwork at Sites of Waterway Intervention RSA 2024 May 25, 2:00 p.m. Denver, Colorado
Heather Smyth ‘Get ready for the next world’: Collaborative Poetry, Futurity, Reworlding CAPS June 13, 8:30 a.m. TBD, Montreal
Blaze Welling “O'Canada”: Indigenizing and Problematizing the Rhetoric of Canadian Nationalism RhetCan June 14th, 11:30 a.m. TBD
Blaze Welling The “imagined place made real”: Promoting a Reflexive, Sustainable Existence through Introspective Acts of Gardening and Life-Writing in Patrick Lane’s There is a Season: A Memoir.  CAPS TBD TBD
Brianna Wiens Platformed Visual Misogyny ECREA: European Communication Research and Education Association September 25, 2024 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Brianna Wiens Re-Thinking, Re-Mixing, Re-Making: Mediated Stories of Mixed-Race Embodiment and the Ethos of the ‘In-between'
Rhetoric Society of America
May 26, 2024, 9:30 a.m. MST Denver, Colorado
Brianna Wiens Virtually Dwelling with Mixed-Race Memes in Emerging Perspectives on Social Media in Theory and Practice panel
FMSAC June 15, 1:15 p.m. TBD
Brianna Wiens The Siren Song of Feminist Rhetorical Refusal in Where’s the #Joy? Digital Visual Rhetorics of Feminist Pleasure, Community, and Resistance panel RhetCan June 14, 2:10 p.m. TBD