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Our Generous Contributors

Tarrant County College, NE Campus


Humanities Division, Dr. Antonio Howell, Dean
of Humanities
Cornerstone Honors Program
English Department, Dr. Eric Devlin
College Access and Community Outreach, Noemi
Vela

W. W. Norton, Doug Day


MacMillan Learning, Gina Rodriguez-Fulwiler Conference
of College Teachers
of English
Special Thanks
Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Aimee Anderson 84th Annual Meeting
March 2-4, 2017
Tarrant County College, NE Campus
President Dr. Allen Goben
Dean of Humanities Dr. Antonio Howell
Chair of English Dr. Eric Devlin Tarrant County College, NE Campus
Hurst, Texas

In memory of Dr. Bob J. Frye, winner of


Frances-Hernandez Teacher-Scholar
Award
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Conference of College Teachers of English Officers Notes
President: Steve Sherwood, Texas Christian University
Past President: Moumin Quazi, Tarleton State University
Past Past President: Moumin Quazi, Tarleton State University
President-Elect: Melinda McBee, Collin County College
Executive Secretary/Treasurer: Trudi Beckman, University of Texas
at Arlington
Editor, CCTE Studies: Moumin Quazi, Tarleton State University
CCTE Web Manager: Suanna Davis, Abilene Christian University
Local Arrangements Chair 2017: Lisette Blanco-Cerda, Tarrant County
College

CCTE Councilors
Creative Writing: Poetry/Prose
Darlene Beaman, Lone Star College-Kingwood
Cheryl Clements, Blinn College
Amy Dennis, Dallas County Community College, Eastfield
Cathy Downs, Texas A&M University
Rhetoric/Composition/Technical Writing/ Language Studies
Laura Bedwell, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Pamela Saur, Lamar University
Joyce Tarpley, Dallas County Community College, Mountainview
Ben Sword, Tarleton State University
Literature/Film/Popular Culture
Jana Anderson, Lubbock Christian University
Mark Busby, Texas State University
Sara Hillin, Lamar University
Lisette Blanco-Cerda, Tarrant County College

Texas College English Association Officers


President: Karen Dodwell, University of Texas at San Antonio
Vice President: Joél Madore, Tarrant County College, NW
Secretary/Treasurer: Darlene Beaman, Lone Star College, Kingwood

CCTE website http://cctetexas.org/


TCEA website https://sites.google.com/site/texascea/

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84th Conference of College Teachers of
12:00-2:00 p.m. CCTE Awards Luncheon
Room: Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) English / TCEA Conference
Speaker: Michelle Hartman “Let’s Do Purgatory
Together!”

March 2-4, 2017


TCC NE Playhouse Presents
2:00p.m. HAMLET performance in campus theatre $6.00
7:00pm HAMLET performance in campus theatre $6.00

Thursday, March 2
2:00-5:00p.m. Executive Committee Meeting - Galley
CCTE Conference Creators (NSTU 1506, clock tower building)
President: Moumin Quazi, Tarleton State University 5:00-7:00p.m. Conference registration - Holiday Inn
Express
Executive Secretary/Treasurer: Trudi Beckman,
University of Texas at Arlington
6:00-8:00p.m. President’s Reception for all attendees -
Local Arrangements Chair 2017: Lisette Blanco-Cerda, Holiday Inn Express
Tarrant County College, NE Campus

Tarrant County College Events Coordinator / Community


Relations: Carolyn Sims
Friday, March 3
English Administrative Assistant: Kristi Toler, Tarrant County 7:00 a.m.-2:00p.m. Conference Registration - Center
College, NE Campus Corner (NSTU 1615A, clock tower building)
Humanities Administrative Assistant: Susan O’Donnell, Tarrant 7:30-9:00a.m. State of the Profession Breakfast
County College, NE Campus Room: Center (NSTU 1615A)
Speaker: Dr. Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay,
Tarrant County College Campus Faculty: Assistant Professor of English, Texas A&M
Annette Cole University, Kingsville
Mina Thompson
Rebecca Balcárcel

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9:15-10:30 a.m. Session 1 Rhetoric : Teaching Strategies
Room: NBSS 2228
Creative Writing : Poetry I Chair: Joyce Tarpley
Room: NBSS 2233 “The Instructor as Muse,” Kevin Allan Wells, UT Dallas PhD
Chair: Cheryl Clements, Blinn College candidate
“Alive in Captivity After the Flood” by Jerry Bradley, Lamar “What Moves a Write to Write? Research into the Relationship
University between Physical Activity and Writing Activity,” Jackie
“Grad School Angst: A Series of Poems Reflecting One Student’s Hoermann-Elliot, TCU
Quest” by Tyler Cochran, University of Texas at Dallas “Nuns vs. Cowboys,” Arch Mayfield, Wayland Baptist U/TCU

Literature :
Room: NBSS 2212
Chair: Mark Busby, Texas State University 10:15-10:30 a.m. Break - Center Corner (NSTU 1615A, clock
tower building)
“Powers that Punish: Using Foucault in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s
Tale,” Tracee Roe, Abilene Christian University
“The Total Package: Paulina’s Embodiment of the Anima in The
Winter’s Tale,” Laura Patterson, Abilene Christian University 10:30-11:45 a.m. Session 6
Creative Writing : Excerpts from Longer Works
10:30-10:45a.m. Break - Center Corner (NSTU 1615A, clock tower Room: NBSS 1106
building) Chair: Darlene Beaman, Lone Star College, Kingwood
“Excerpt from The Dance of the Living: Historical Screenplay,
by Caleb Camacho, South Texas College
10:45-12:00 p.m. Session 2 Excerpt from Strange Fire, Chapter 29 by Sherry Rankin, Abilene
Christian University (excerpt from a novel)
TCEA Texas Heritage: Personal and Collective Cul-
tures Room: NBSS 1106 Excerpt from The Chores of Morning by Susan Cotton, Lone Star
College Kingwood (excerpt from a novel)
Chair: Darlene Beaman, Lone Star College, Kingwood
“Watering the Herb Garden,” Jeffrey DeLotto, Texas Wesleyan
University Literature :
“Approaching the Coast of Arizona” and other poems, Jerry Room: NBSS 2212
Bradley, Lamar University Chair: Mark Busby, Texas State University
“Waiting for Megan,” Adam Nettina, Abilene Christian University “Edgar Allen Poe and the Detective Story,” Savannah Foreman,
Lamar University
“’A Fine Tang of Faintly Scented Urine’: An Analysis of Scorned
Acts in Joyce’s Ulysses,” Salena Parker, Lamar University

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4:15-5:45 p.m. President’s Forum and CCTE General Business Rhetoric : Pedagogical Innovations
Meeting (open to all) Room: NBSS 2228
Pre-dinner refreshments available Chair: Laura K. Bedwell
Room: Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) “Supporting the Writing Process outside of the Composition
Speaker: Dr. Richard Enos, Texas Christian Univ. Classroom: A Look at Peer Tutoring in Basic Writing
Composition Labs,” Ann-Marie Lopez and Dorothy
Dinner and Friday evening on your own
Williams, McMurry University
7:00pm HAMLET performance in campus theatre $6.00 “Reaching out to the Tested out: Investigating the Preparedness of
Students Enrolling with Prior Composition Credit,” Troy
White and Zachary Beck, East Texas Baptist University
“’Are We [. . .] All Wrong?’ Public Anxieties and Teaching FYC,”
Saturday, March 4 Brandon Barnes, Trinity Valley Community College
7:30-8:45 a.m. TCEA Breakfast
Room: Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) Literature :
Speaker: David Colon, “A Gendered, Secular Legacy of Room: NBSS 2212
the Guadalupan Event.” Chair: Sarah Hillin, Lamar University
“Isn’t That Subjective?: Cultural Elitism and Institutional Setting of
7:30 a.m.-noon Conference Registration - Center Corner (NSTU
Jazz Performance in Whiplash,” Macy Skipworth, Texas
1615A, clock tower building)
Tech University
“From Tupac to Kendrick: Gangsta Rap as Self-Care, Healing,
9:00-10 :15 a.m. Session 5 Protest, and Revolution,” Shenai Alonge, Lubbock
Creative Writing: Creative Non-fiction Christian University
Room: NBSS 1106 “Bessie Smith and Nina Simone’s Revolutionary Blues: Female
Chair: Moumin Quazi, Tarleton State University Voices, Female Power with African American Political Move-
“Blessed Be the Hair that Sets” by Kaylen Prince, Abilene Christian ments,” Taryn Howard, Texas Tech University
University
“’Clear Dances in the Sight of Heaven’: Praying for Death” by Debbie
Williams, Abilene Christian University 12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own
“Thou Eye Among the Blind” by Jeffrey DeLotto , Texas Wesleyan (Italiani’s, Abuelo’s, Panera Bread within one mile)
University

Literature:
Room: NBSS 2212 1:30-2:45 p.m. Session 3
Chair: Jana Anderson, Lubbock Christian University
TCEA Texas Heritage: Diverse Inheritances
“Why Read Literature?” Brent Gibson, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
“He Rides Into the Sunset before Kissing the Dame: The
Room: NBSS 1106
Evolution of the Urban Western Hero,” Ronna Privett, Lubbock Chair: Joél Madore, Tarrant County College
Christian University “A Granddaughter’s Inheritance: A Literacy Narrative Legacy,”
“Dante at the Movies; or, How Strange Was the Medieval World?” Price Melissa Nivens, Midwestern State University
McMurray, Texas Wesleyan University

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“My Texas Inheritance,” Moumin Quazi, Tarleton State University 2:45-3:00 p.m. Break - Center Corner (NSTU 1615A, clock
“Teaching Texas: The Heritage of the Teaching Woman in Fiction, tower building)
Life Narrative, and Today’s Classrooms,” Peggy Kulesz, The
University of Texas at Arlington
“Nat Turner's Continuing Narrative from the Original to Frederick 3:00-4:15 p.m. Session 4
Douglass to William Styron's The Confessions of Nat Turner to Nate
TCEA Texas Heritage: Assessing the Legacy
Parker's Birth of a Nation,” Mark Busby, Texas State University
Room: NBSS 1106
Chair: Karen Dodwell, University of Texas at San Antonio
Rhetoric : Students Authoring and Engaging in Interfaces:
Blogs, Wikis, and Digital Media as Sites of Negotiated Col- “James Hoggard’s Elevator Man: The Bobby Johnson Story:
laboration in Composition Masculinties’ Influence on Collective Attitudes toward
Room: NBSS 2228 Criminal Conduct,” Greg Giddings, Midwestern State
Chair: Pamela S. Saur University
“Interrogating the Liminal Space between Print and Digital “South Texas Soul in 3D: Narrating Comedy, Tragedy, and
Literacies: Rites of Passage in Traversing Multimodal Tragicomedy in Hinojosa’s Klail City, Cantú’s Canícula, and
Writing while Achieving Outcomes for Students, Casares’s Amigo and,” Calvin Hoovestol, University of
Instructors, and Programs,” Stacia Dunn Campbell, Texas Texas at San Antonio
Wesleyan University “Latino (Mis)Representation in Children’s Literature,” Jana
“Composing, Connecting, and Curating Identities: Blogs, Anderson, Lubbock Christian University
Microposts, and Social Media Spaces as Sites of Rhetorical
Analysis and Self-Representation, “ Carol Johnson Literature :
Gerendas, Texas Wesleyan University Room: NBSS 2212
“Using Wikis to Facilitate Collaboration and Discourse in a Chair: Sara Hillin, Lamar University
Composition Classroom,” Gilchrist White and Stacey “Cultivating Humanity: Global Citizenship and Civic Renewal in
Burleson, College of the Mainland Tagore, Chekhov, and Kosambi’s Works in Worldviews of|
Literature: an Anthology,” Tia Padorr Black, Independent
Literature : Scholar
Room: NBSS 2212 “Silent Performance: Array and Gender Expression in Le Roman de
Chair: Jana Anderson, Lubbock Christian University Silence,” Mark Patterson, Abilene Christian University
“Dr. Strange Lit: Or How I Stopped Worrying about Reading “Newman as Novelist: The Heart’s Secret Theology in Callista,”
Quizzes and Learned to Love the Daily Journal,” David Steve Weathers, Abilene Christian University
Splawn, East Texas Baptist University
“Synergy in Pedagogy: Team-Based Learning and the Literature
Classroom,” Adam Nemmers, Texas Christian University
“Black Lives Matter and Teaching Literature: Embracing Conflict
in Discussion and Writing,” Susan Blassingame, Lubbock
Christian University

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