Are you excited for Spread the WoRD?

featureimage_spreadthewrd1Spread the WoRD is only 5 days away! Get to know some of the students who’ll be presenting at this year’s conference.

Megan Metzger

Have I said too much? I Haven’t Said Enough: The Over Share in Social Media and Reality Television

Megan is a first-year graduate student in DePaul’s Interdisciplinary Studies Program. A pop culture junkie, she is fascinated by what Americans like to watch on TV, and how it reflects the way we live.

Joevenn Neo

Semiotics — The Tracing of God

Joevenn is a freshman undergraduate in the DePaul Philosophy Department. His research interests include Heideggerean ontology, 20th century French continental thought, political theory, economic history, semiotics and psychoanalysis. Joevenn aspires to win a Nobel prize in ice-cream tasting within the near future.

Katie Booth, Zachary Edmonds, Mark Lazio, & Lisa Lenoir

English As a Global Language: Implications for Teaching Writing

Katie is a second-year M.A. Student in the department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse, specializing in Teaching Writing and Language. Her research interests include composition theory and pedagogy, ESL writing, and workplace writing.

Zachary is a second-year M.A. student in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse. His areas of interest include writing theory and pedagogy, World English studies, and the history of rhetoric in the ancient world.

Mark is in his second-year of the MA in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse program. His focus is in teaching writing. He is interested in ESL and the fields of TESOL and World Englishes.

Lisa is in her final quarter in the School of Public Service, where she will graduate with a MS in International Public Service. Her research areas include communication and media, multilingual education and language policy, and gender equity and inclusion.

Click here to see a full list of student presenters.

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