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2014
Thursday, May 29th
8:45 AM

WR 115 & WR 135 Presentations / the "Phi Kappa Phi First-Year Writing Awards"

TBA, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

8:45 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Selected Poems

Donavan Douglas, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

9:15 AM - 9:25 AM

9:25 AM

Getting it Right: Process Revision of a Short Story

Kristen Curtis-Barney, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

9:25 AM - 9:35 AM

9:35 AM

Prestige Forms: Hypercorrection and self-reported Linguistic Competence in College Students

Peter Carrillo, Western Oregon University
Amelia Liggett, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

9:35 AM - 9:50 AM

10:00 AM

Flash Fiction

Chelsea Hunt, Western Oregon University
Rachel Jackson, Western Oregon University
Heather Sanderson, Western Oregon University
Matthew Verley, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Digital Identity

Dana Houston Jackson, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

10:15 AM - 10:25 AM

10:25 AM

Excerpt from “How to Drive in Baghdad” (a memoir)

Curtis Holbert, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

10:25 AM - 10:33 AM

10:33 AM

Rise of an African American Mythos

Frank Asay, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

10:33 AM - 10:43 AM

10:43 AM

Selection of Poems

Rhiannon Goodfellow, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

10:43 AM - 10:51 AM

11:00 AM

African American English and Linguistic Ideology in To Kill A Mockingbird

Cassandra Falling, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

11:00 AM - 11:10 AM

11:10 AM

Excerpt from “21” (a memoir)

Amelia Liggett, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

11:10 AM - 11:18 AM

11:18 AM

Awards for Outstanding Students

English Department, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

11:18 AM - 11:28 AM

11:30 AM

Meyer Prize Winning Essay

English Department, Western Oregon University

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 205

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

2015
Thursday, May 28th
8:30 AM

The Phi Kappa Phi First-Year Writing Awards

Ranjit Kayastha, Western Oregon University
Aleisha Clark, Western Oregon University
Jessy Lamb, Western Oregon University
Kennen Hembree, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

8:30 AM - 9:05 AM

9:05 AM

The American Dream Quintent

Brandy Balas, Western Oregon University
Megan Clark, Western Oregon University
Brianda Gutierrez, Western Oregon University
Danielle Hannan, Western Oregon University
Taylor Schnell, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

9:05 AM - 9:25 AM

9:25 AM

The Persisting Prevalence of White Hegemony in Representation of Black Women

Sydney Culpepper, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

9:25 AM - 9:35 AM

9:35 AM

Myth Files: The Hunt for Writersquatch

Megan Clark, Western Oregon University
Elizabeth Lowry, Western Oregon University
Bridget Rose Rogers, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

9:35 AM - 9:42 AM

9:42 AM

Excerpt from “The Magnum Opus” (fiction)

Jesse Sutter, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

9:42 AM - 9:49 AM

9:49 AM

Excerpt from “The Price of a Gem” (fiction)

Sarah Celia Funk, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

9:49 AM - 9:56 AM

10:05 AM

The Many Ways We Introduce Direct Quotations

Chelsea Hunt, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

10:05 AM - 10:20 AM

10:20 AM

Poem One in the Style of Emily Dickinson

Brandy Balas, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

10:20 AM - 10:28 AM

10:28 AM

Representations of Jack Kerouac’s Big Sur

Bridget Rogers, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

10:28 AM - 10:36 AM

10:36 AM

“Admiring Light on a Sunny Day”

Erika Fitzpatrick, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

10:36 AM - 10:44 AM

10:44 AM

Representations of Robert Lowell’s “For the Union Dead”

Courtney Haess, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

10:44 AM - 10:52 AM

10:52 AM

A Cool, Awesome, Great Sociolinguistic Analysis of Adjectival Word Choice

Caitlin Arthur, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

10:52 AM - 11:07 AM

11:07 AM

A Selection of Poems

Connor Shields, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

11:07 AM - 11:55 AM

11:25 AM

Chaucer and Storytelling

Nicolas Evans, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

11:25 AM - 11:35 AM

11:35 AM

A Selection of Poems

Stephanie Stuckey, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

11:35 AM - 11:43 AM

11:43 AM

Do You See What I Mean? An Introduction to Conceptual Metaphors

Daniel Thom, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

11:43 AM - 11:58 AM

11:58 AM

A Selection of Poems

Gabrielle Boyle, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

11:58 AM - 12:05 PM

12:05 PM

Awards for Outstanding Students

Uma Shrestha, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

12:05 PM - 12:15 PM

12:15 PM

Meyer Prize Winning Essay

Gavin Keulks, Western Oregon University

Hamersly Library (HL) 107

12:15 PM - 12:35 PM

2016
Thursday, May 26th
9:00 AM

Selection of Poems

Katrina Petraflor, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Selection of Poems

Frank Asay, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Junk Drawer

Jenna Beresheim, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Just a/the Presentation: Exploring the Connection Between Words And Grammar

Daniel Thom, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Max Norr: Writing Over Time

Rachel Gries, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Vocal Fry as a Marker of Modern Feminine Identity

Alissa McAlpine, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

A Recipe For Success: Understanding New Genres From the Inside Out

Daniel Thom, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

2017
Thursday, June 1st
9:00 AM

"Heretics or Scientists: The Martyrs of Truth"

Zachary Mckinster, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Linguistic approach to analyzing resumes

Courtney Royer, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Linguistic Properties of Emojis and Punctuation in Text Messaging

Sydney Culpepper, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Speaking in Tongues: How Translators Use the Language of the People in Bible Translation

Daniel Thom, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Etymology of Fact: What exactly is an Alternative Fact?

Tessa Stufflebeem, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

The Power of Words: An Etymological History of “Wife”

Kristine Eck, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

A Grave presentation: The History of the Word 'Grave'

Rachel Gries, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

A Corpus-Based Comparison of College Argumentative Essays Written by Americans and Chinese Learners of English

Yan Yan, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Heathcliff, Hareton, and the Hounds

Victoria Webb, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

The Cloud-Colored Leopard

Erika Fitzpatrick, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

A selection of poetry expressing contemporary tensions related to religion, relationships and womanhood

Amalia Morse, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Personal Poetry

Carlin Ables, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM