Rachel Azima presented during two sessions at CCCCs in Chicago: “Hope in Storytelling: Writing Center Research Toward Linguistic Justice,” with Kelsey Hixson-Bowles of Utah Valley University and Neil Simpkins of the University of Washington-Bothell, and “Composing Writing Center Justice: Building Community to Address WC Challenges/Opportunities,” a roundtable focused on reporting out from and generating ideas for the International Writing Centers Association’s Inclusion and Social Justice Task Force.
Guy Reynolds attended the premiere of Brent Edstrom’s jazz adaptation of The Song of the Lark December 2-3, taking part in a public radio interview and then giving an introductory lecture before the performance at Whitworth University in Spokane, WA. Many thanks to Beth Burke and Melissa Homestead of the Cather Project for organizing and supporting this trip. The Cather Project helped with the development and financing of this excellent work.
Kathleen Dillon presented “Practicing a Slow Resistance in Building a New Union” at CCCCs as part of the Labor Caucus’ featured roundtable “Student Workers of the World Unite” with other graduate student worker union organizers.
Kasey Peters presented her paper “Pity the Human, but Not Too Much: An Ecocritique of Robin McClean’s Pity the Beast” at the 2023 Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on February 25.