January 25, 2012
EIU Graduate Students to present panel at regional conference
Six graduate students from the Eastern Illinois University Department of Communication Studies have been selected to present their research papers as part of a panel at a major regional conference.
The students will present their papers as part of a panel entitled "Using Metaphors to Connect Communication Theory, Understanding, and Practice. The panel is part of the program for the Central States Communication Association's 2012 Conference, which will be held March 28th through 31st in Cleveland, Ohio.
Here are the students and the titles of the papers they will present:
- Catherine Bocke (Quincy): "Crisis Communication as a Recipe for Maintaining Corporate Image"
- Daniel Douglas (Mattoon): "Food for Thought: Eating Food Communication Practices"
- Brendan Hughes (Charleston): "Invitational Rhetoric, The Other Road in a Yellowed Wood"
- Saunnie Knotts (Danville, Indiana): "Gallery in a Field: A Walk with Postcolonial Feminist Theory and Vernacular Rhetoric"
- Pauline Matthey (St-Aubin, FR, Switzerland): ""Building Knowledge: A Work in Progress"
- Christopher Wagner (Mattoon): "Framing Checkpoints: Birthing New Ways of Understanding Others in the Middle East"
The students' papers were originally written as part of their Communication Theories class at Eastern.