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The 2018 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences will be held at the University of Regina from May 26 to June 1. 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 Figuring Affective Phenomena: The Architectures of Machine Emotion CSDH May 26, 11:00 a.m. CL 313
Becky Anderson

The Border Between Memory & History: Exploring Place in Antonine Maillet’s La Sagouine, Gérald Leblanc’s Moncton Mantra, and France Daigle’s Just Fine

ACQL May 27, 8:30 p.m. LI 143
Becky Anderson

Mapping the Reputation of Tolkien's Middle-earth in Standing Stone's Lord of the Rings Online

CGSA June 1, 8:30 a.m. TBA

Veronica Austen 

Abject Eating in Kim Fu's For Today I Am a Boy ACCUTE May 26, 1:30 p.m. LI 119
Veronica Austen  High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese: Connective Aesthetics and Memorialization CACLALS May 27, 11:00 a.m. LI 133
Bruce Dadey Beyond Shovelware: The Developing Rhetoric of Multimodal Digital Journalism RhetCanada May 28, 1:30 p.m. CL 410
Sara Gallagher Mediating Race in Black and White: Oscar Micheaux and the Early Race Film ACCUTE May 27, 8:30 a.m. LC 207
Kyle Gerber Figures in the Mirror RhetCanada May 27, 1:30 p.m. CL 410
Ashley Irwin Inside the Outside: Race, Space, and Protest in Wayde Compton's The Outer Harbour CACLALS May 27, 1:30 p.m. LI 133
Ashley Irwin Rampage in Toronto: The Yonge Street Uprising and the Myth of Black Criminality BCSA May 29, 2:00 p.m. ED 548
Monique Kampherm

Democratic prosopopoeia: The rhetorical influence of embodying a political statement online

RhetCanada May 28, 1:30 p.m. CL 410
Jin Sol Kim

Trans Counterpublics On Tumblr: How Tumblr Affords a Digital Safe Space for Transsexual Youth

CCA June 1, 2:30 p.m. LC 208
Norm Klassen The Inner Word from Dante to David Adams Richards: Why Christians Who are Neither Fundamentalists nor Mathematicians Believe in a Connection between Word and Thing (Plenary) CLSG/ACCUTE May 27, noon TBA
Lindsay Meaning Adaptations of Empire: The Colony in Kim, Novel and Game CGSA June 1, 8:30 a.m. TBA
Philip Miletic Cibele and the Genre of Automedia Games CGSA May 31, 3:30 p.m. TBA
Devon Moriarty The March for Science: Reddit’s Role in a Movement of Rhetorical Resistance RhetCanada May 29, 9:30 a.m. CL 410
Devon Moriarty

Assessing the Epistemic Reliability of Science Experts on the Internet: A Case Study in Reddit’s r/Science

CSHPS May 27, 8:45 a.m. FN 3304
Patricia Ofili

Resisting the Rhetoric of Utopia and Dystopia

RhetCanada May 29, 10:50 a.m. CL 410
Saeed Sabzian Aural Rhetoric: How It Works RhetCanada May 27, 9:30 a.m. CL 410
Sylvia Terzian Transnational Feminist Misfits? The Possibility of Arab Transnational Feminist Engagements WGSRF May 30, 3:15 p.m. LB 132
Maša Torbica

Poetry reading at "And Now for a Creative Perspective”:  A Graduate Student Roundtable

CACLALS/ACCUTE/ACQL May 26, 6:30 p.m. Campion Commons
Paula Catalina Sanchez-Nunez de Villavicencio The Rhetoric of Quantified Social Media Rankings RhetCanada May 29, 9:30 a.m. CL 410