2021 Poster Session Conversation Hours

The 2021 Undergraduate Researcher Poster Session is scheduled as an on-demand session, but the CCCC Committee on Undergraduate Research will host two Conversation Hours with presenters after the conference. Registered CCCC attendees can view the undergraduate researchers’ posters and short video presentations through the conference site. On or before April 12th, the researchers’ presentation materials also will be shared via this site (find them here).

Please register in advance to join either/both Conversation Hours:

Registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link for the session.

The Undergraduate Researchers presenting at the 2021 Poster Session are:

Maryam Ahmed, Goucher College, “Enacting Linguistic Justice: How Writing Centers Can Better Support Multilingual Students” (Mentor: Lana Oweidat)

Anne Doyle, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, “Content and Rhetorical Analysis of News and Twitter: Crisis Response to the Beirut Explosion” (Mentor: Sweta Baniya)

Emily Holland, Elon University, “‘Thanks, Writing Center!’: Analyzing the Workplace Writing Experiences of Writing Center Consultant Alumni” (Mentor: Julia Bleakney)

Julia Jezykowski, Marquette University, “Changing the Narrative in the Healthcare Workplace” (Mentor: Elizabeth Angeli)

Matthew Metzger and Kora Saylor, California State University, Sacramento, “Professionals’ Perceptions of How COVID-19 Changed Workplace Communication” (Mentor: Angela Laflen)

Sarah Raphael, Bates College, “Why We Need Translingualism: An Antiracist Approach in the Writing Center” (Mentors: Daniel Sanford, Stephanie Wade, and Bridget Fullerton)

Lily Regan, Marquette University, “Building Relationships and Breaking Barriers: Culturally Relevant Professional Development for Secondary Educators” (Mentor: Jenn Fishman)

Amelia Rodriguez, University of California, Santa Barbara, “Screeving Queens: Polari, Performance, and Concealment” (Mentor: Patricia Fancher)

Peter Schonberg, Missouri University of Science and Technology, “Getting Good: The Role of Difficulty in Player Enjoyment” (Mentor: Carleigh Davis)

Vivian Walman-Randall, University of California, Santa Barbara, “Her Nature: Exploring Modes of Nature Writing through the Female Perspective” (Mentor: Alison Williams)

Haley Wellner, Marquette University, “College Identities and Genres” (Mentor: Jenn Fishman)