ARSTM @ RSA 2018 Panel Schedule

ARSTM Preconference: “Rhetorics of Resilience”

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Minneapolis, MN

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8:00 – 8:20 am | Registration
8:20 – 8:30 am | Opening Remarks and Panel Setup

Kenny Walker, University of Texas, San Antonio

Lauren E. Cagle, University of Kentucky

8:30 – 9:35 am | Panel 1 | Wild Encounters: Vulnerability, Oscillations, and Adaptations in Rhetoric’s Technoscientific Milieu

The Resilience of “Function” in Scientific Origin Problems

Diane Marie Keeling, Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis, Charisse M. Nartey, and Patricia G. Garza

Vulnerability in an Extra Moral Sense: On Resilience and Precarity

Nathan Stormer

Wild, Wily Oscillations and the Recovery of Techno-scientific Resilience

John Ackerman

“It’s Just a Cycle”: Rhythms, Turns, and Tracing Change

Bridie McGreavy

9:40 – 10:45 am | Panel 2 | Engaged Rhetorics, Resilient Communities

Resilient City Planning: Transportation, Social Justice, and Urban Development

Nate Johnson and Meredith Johnson

Resilience in Hazard Communication on Social Media: A Topological Approach

Lynda Walsh and Kat Lambrecht

Rewriting Resilience: Hybrid Forum Design as Engaged Rhetoric of Science

Daniel Card

Climbing the Ladder: Women Firefighters’ Resilient Rhetoric

Sarah Moseley

———Morning Break
10:55 – 12:00 | Panel 3 | Resilience in Rhetorics of Health and Medicine

Sickle Cell Warriors: Discourses of Resilience in “Moving From Silence to Speech”

Raquel Robvais

Rhetorics of Resilience and the Recuperation of Identity

Amy Reed

Rhetoric and Resilience in Clinical Trial Failure for Traumatic Brain Injury Treatments

Daniel Kenzie

“Researched to Death”: Honoring and Following Refusals, Relationships, and Trust in the Field

Kari Campeau

———Lunch On your own. Maps to nearby restaurants will be made available.
1:30 – 2:35 pm | Panel 4 | The Resilience of Tropes: Innovative Figures in Rhetorics of Science and Health

Icon and Metaphor

Jordynn Jack

Incrementum and Gradatio

Bonnie Tucker


Sarah Singer

Metaphor and Metonymy

Oren Abeles

2:40 – 3:45 pm | Panel 5 | Resilience & Material-Discursive Objects

Future Earth Resilience: Geoengineering Deliberations and the Role of CO2

Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder

Consilience, Resilience, and Hope: Transforming the Rhetoric of Climate Change

Teresa Pierce

Creationist Comparison and Material Metaphor: Reading Resilience through John Dewey’s Logic

Jeremy Smyczek

Resilience and Self-Reliance in Regional Food System Discourse

Philippa Spoel and Colleen Derkatch

———Afternoon Break Coffee and other, lesser refreshments
3:55 – 5 pm | Panel 6 | Thinking Methodologically: Engagement & Interdisciplinarity

Resiliency through Data?: Rhetoric and the Discourse of Population Health

Dawn Opel and Eric Rodriguez

“Because This Is the Only Hope There Is”: Community Engagement with Environmental Resilience in Rural Morocco

Beth Shirley

Small Scale Results, Large Scale Impact: Diffusing Outlier Innovations

Lucía Durá

Rhetoric, Neuroscience, and Cognitive Resilience

Randy Allen Harris

5:05-5:20 pm | Response and closing discussions

Lauren E. Cagle, University of Kentucky

Kenny Walker, University of Texas, San Antonio

ARSTM-sponsored RSA Panel

Friday, June 1, 2018

1:00 – 2:15 pm | Toward More Durable Rhetorics: Building Future Praxis through Reinventing Historic Epistemologies

Lauren E. Cagle, University of Kentucky

Kenneth Walker, University of Texas, San Antonio

Carl Herndl, University of South Florida

Scott Graham, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Kirk St.Amant, Louisiana Tech University and University of Limerick

Nathaniel Rivers, Saint Louis University

Caroline Gottschalk Druschke, English, University of Wisconsin-Madison