Congratulations to Dr. Rouli Manalu!!!

CRDM candidate, Rouli Manalu, successfully defended her dissertation titled, "The Politics of Infrastructure:  The Heterogeneity of Actor-Networks and the Power Mechanisms in Governing Telecommunication Infrastructure in Indonesia." Her dissertation committee was chaired by Dr. Steve Wiley, and joined by Dr. Jeremy Packer, Dr. Jason Swarts, and Dr. Nick Taylor. Here's a brief description of Rouli's work by her chair Steve …

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Congratulations to Dr. Brent Simoneaux!!!

CRDM candidate, Brent Simoneaux, successfully defended his dissertation with a moving and inspiring presentation yesterday. His dissertation is titled "Queer Literacies." His committee is chaired by Dr. Susan Miller-Cochran and joined by Drs. Chris Anson, Steve Wiley, Nick Taylor and Will Banks. Brent's writing will be made public online, please look forward to reading his …

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Joel Schneier’s New Publication!

"Second-year CRDM student Joel Schneier co-authored a short article for the Tar Heel Junior Historian's special issue on language diversity in North Carolina. His article, which is aimed at elementary and middle school students, discusses how language and writing patterns in text-messaging illustrate systematic language patterns and every-day creativity."

CRDM Students Presented at CCCC

Last week in Houston, TX, four CRDM students presented at the annual Conference on College Composition and Communication: Gwendolynne Reid: "Interrogating Our Schema for Discipline as Category." Chen Chen: "Discipliniography of Rhet/Comp on Social Media: What Are We Doing in Our Facebook Groups?" Krystin Gollihue: "Making Action: A Pedagogy for Craft." Meridith Reed: "Communities of …

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