Category: RPC

Allison Durazzi talks about ice cream and why she chose Rhetoric and Professional Communication

By Amanda Ortiz-Pellot Allison Durazzi, a third-year Ph.D. student in the Rhetorical and Professional Communication program at Iowa State University, has dedicated her research to uncover some of the practices and considerations that companies employ when commemorating notable figures or social issues through their products. In this article, she explains her efforts and dives into … Continue reading Allison Durazzi talks about ice cream and why she chose Rhetoric and Professional Communication

CATEGORIES: Department Events, RPC

Godwin Agboka is scheduled to give a research presentation on November 18th

Dr. Godwin Agboka will be giving a presentation titled “Injustice and Privilege in Technical Communication: Social Justice Strategies for Programmatic Development” on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.  Because of restrictions on large gatherings, his talk will be delivered through Webex. Dr. Godwin Agbokais an Assistant Professor of Technical and Professional Communication at the University of Houston … Continue reading Godwin Agboka is scheduled to give a research presentation on November 18th

November 18, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm | Online via Zoom.  Contact Taylor Petersen (tlp@iastate.edu) for log in information.
CATEGORIES: Department Events, RPC

Christina V. Cedillo is scheduled to give a research presentation on October 7th

Christina Cedillo will be presenting “Contesting Monstrous Representations: Latinx Multimodal Rhetorics of Resistance” on Wednesday, October 7, 2020.  Because of restrictions on large gatherings, her talk will be presented through Webex. Christina V. Cedillo is an assistant professor of writing and rhetoric at the University of Houston-Clear Lake where she teaches first year and advanced … Continue reading Christina V. Cedillo is scheduled to give a research presentation on October 7th

October 7, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm | Online via Webex

Krista Klocke interviewed by the American Society for the History of Rhetoric

Krista Klocke was interviewed by the American Society for the History of Rhetoric on her Outstanding Student Paper, “Sacred Kairos and Secular Chronos: Angelina Grimke’s Negotiation of the Temporal and Eternal in the ‘Pennsylvania Hall Address.’” She argues that understanding lessons from the history of rhetoric and applying them to current events, such as to … Continue reading Krista Klocke interviewed by the American Society for the History of Rhetoric

CATEGORIES: Department News, RPC

Jo Mackiewicz Wins the IWCA Outstanding Book Award

Jo Mackiewicz, Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Communication, was given the International Writing Centers Association’s Outstanding Book Award for Writing Center Talk over Time: A Mixed-Method Study at their 2019 conference. Congratulations, Jo! In the last 15 to 20 years, writing centers have placed greater importance on tutor training, focusing on teaching tutors best practices in fostering … Continue reading Jo Mackiewicz Wins the IWCA Outstanding Book Award

CATEGORIES: Department Events, RPC

Faculty/ Student RPC Gathering

Beginning of the year social gathering for graduate students and faculty at Torrent Brewery. Finger foods will be provided. Please come to relax, chat and celebrate fall and a new school year. Looking forward to seeing you soon,

October 11, 2019, 4:30-6:30pm | Torrent Brewing Company, 504 Burnett Ave, Ames, IA 50010