VCRHM 2018 Program
Program for the Virginia Colloquium for the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine (VCRHM) (tentative)
Registration and Breakfast (provided)
Keynote Address, Dr. Kirk St.Amant, Professor and the Eunice C. Williamson Endowed Chair of Technical Communication at Louisiana Tech University (USA) and an Adjunct Professor of International Health and Medical Communication with the University of Limerick (Ireland).
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
4:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch (provided)
Graduate Student Presentations III
Jenny Moore, Old Dominion University, "Promoting ‘Mothering through Breastfeeding’: Shaping Medical Discourse and Maternal Practice through La Leche League’s Mother-to-Mother Support Group"
Emma Bedor Hiland, University of Minnesota, "The Polysemy of "Access" in the Digital Mental Health Industry"
Undergraduate Student Presentation
Presentation: "Student Awareness of Advanced Care Directives"
Katherine Medina, Raven Moon, Katherine Topf, Nicholas Foley, Katherine Chiu, James Madison University
Lightning Round Presentations
Lori Beth De Hertogh, James Madison University
Lourdes Fernandez, George Mason University
Rachael Graham Lussos, George Mason University
Michael J. Klein, James Madison University
Heidi Y. Lawrence, George Mason University
Tom Le, George Mason University
Cynthia Martin, James Madison University
Marie E. McAllister, University of Mary Washington
Cathryn Molloy, James Madison University
Kelly Pender, Virginia Tech
Alexis Priestley, Virginia Tech
Katherine Randall, Virginia Tech
Sigrid Streit, University of Detroit Mercy
Funded and Collaborative Research Panel: "Vaccination Research Group as a Humanities Lab: Thinking Rhetorically to Teach Undergraduates about the Complexity of Medicine”
Bernice Hausman, Neil Feste, Maggie Eddleton, Prerna Das, Virginia Tech