Dr. M. Karen Powers
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
"Feminist Historiography, Epideictic Rhetoric, and the Kent State Shootings: Controversy, Commemoration, and Culpability." Concord and Controversy. Ed. Antonio de Velasco and Melody Lehn. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 2011. 61-71. Print.
"Loyalty Oaths and the Letter of the Law: Rhetoric, Resistance, and Responsibility." The Responsibilities of Rhetoric. Ed. Michelle Smith and Barbara Warnick. Long Grove, IL: Waveland, 2010. 249-62. Print.
"'Anti-American Studies' in the Deep South: Dissenting Rhetorics, the Practice of Democracy, and Academic Freedom in Wartime Universities." Co-authored with Catherine Chaput. College Composition and Communication. 58.4 (June 2007): 648-81. Print.
"'Good Citizens' in a Twenty-First-Century University: Institutional Texts, Social Class, and the (Anti-)Democratic Politics of Place." Open Words: Access and English Studies. 5.2 (Oct. 2011). (39 typescript pages). Forthcoming.
"Watching Ourselves: Feminist Teachers and Authority." In "A Symposium on Feminist Experiences in the Composition Classroom." (Co-authored with Jill Eichhorn, Sara Farris, Karen Hayes, Adriana Hernandez, Susan C. Jarratt, and Marian Sciachitano.) College Composition and Communication. 43.3 (Oct. 1992): 311-15. Print. Rpt. in Feminisms and Composition: A Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Kirsch, Gesa E., et al. New York: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2003. 376-80. Print.
"'Where We Are Is Who We Are': Location, Professional Identity, and the Two-Year College." The Politics of Writing in the Two-Year College. Co-authored with Jeff Sommers. Ed. Barry Alford and Keith Kroll. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/ Cook, 2001. 19-41. Print.
- Rhetoric and the Politics of Higher Education
- Feminist Rhetorical Historiography
National Council of Teachers of English
Conference on College Composition and Communication
Association of Teachers of Advanced Composition
Rhetoric Society of America
Rhetoric Review Association of America
Rhetoricians for Peace
Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
American Association of University Professors
OFFICEDepartment of English
and by appointment
CONTACT INFOPhone: 330-339-3391
COURSES TEACHINGSpring 2014
- ENG 21011 - 805 College Writing Ii
- ENG 25005 - 800 Literature In The Us Ii