Saturday, March 12 - Draft

 

On Autoethnography

8:00 am – 9:15 am

Vincent 158

 

Chair: Bolton Morales, Angelo State University

 

Space Between or Space Among: Autoethnography as Thirdspace in Rhetoric and Composition

Shane Combs, Illinois State University

 

Ethnography and Autoethnography: A Necessary and Productive Tension

Mark Ward, Sr., University of Houston-Victoria

 

Challenging the Silences: A Phenomenographic Study of How Autoethnography is Experienced

Elizabeth Burke-Cravens, A Brave Space

 

 

Visual Autoethnography

8:00 am – 9:15 am

Vincent 263

 

Chair: Gigi Perez-Langley, Angelo State University

 

Unpacking Soul

Jasmine Huff, Northwestern University

 

“There are Many Paths to Energy”: Walking Towards Visual Analysis

Brian Rusted, University of Calgary

 

Alone, Dark, and Messy: Autoethnographic Visual Rhetoric through Sundahl’s Paintings

Aaron Deason, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

 

 

Positionalities and Education

8:00 am – 9:15 am

Vincent 241

 

Chair: Kelsey Merritt, Angelo State University

 

When Dissociation Serves a Purpose

B. Lee Murray, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada

 

Autoethnography: An Engine Against the Naturalization of Women’s Oppression

Tela Bayamna, Miami University

 

Violence, Hierarchy, and the Professor

Chris Godsey, University of Minnesota Duluth

 

Pimping Myself: A Reflection on the NCA Graduate School Fair

Adam Key, Texas A&M University

 

 

Social/Media

9:20 am – 10:35 am

Vincent 241

 

Chair: Brittney Miller, Angelo State University

 

My Television Family: A Narrative Account of Finding Family On and Off Screen

Kelsey Merritt, Angelo State University

 

Nothing Hidden in your Head The Sorting Hat Can’t See… An Autoethnography of Performing Self through Popular Culture

Colin Whitworth, Slytherin

Stephen Henry, Ravenclaw

 

The Iranian Diaspora: Rebuilding Kin and Cultural Identity and Creating Virtual Community through Social Technology

William Hooshmandi, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada

 

Trolling Myself: Frustration and Aggression in Video Games

Jonathan Villarreal, Angelo State University

 

 

Approaching Autoethnography

9:20 am – 10:35 am

Vincent 158

 

Chair: Tony Adams, Northeastern Illinois University

 

Why Not More? Autoethnography in Composition

Justin B. Hopkins, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

 

Autoethnographic Research and Ethics Committees

Sarah Helps, Tavistock Clinical, London, United Kingdom

 

Using Vignettes Within Autoethnography to Explore Layers of Cross-Cultural Awareness as a Teacher

Jayne Pitard, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

 

 

Cultural/Historical Identities of Dis/Belief

9:20 am – 10:35 am

Vincent 263

 

Chair: Bolton Morales, Angelo State University

 

An Autoethnography of an Exchange Student in Taiwan: The Pleasant Encounters

Fangyuan Ju, Soochow University

Mira Min-chun Chiang, University of Taipei

 

The Time When It All Went Wrong: An Autoethnography

Rebekah Perkins Crawford, Ohio University

 

Touring Religion: A Search for Marie

Jennifer Erdely, Prairie View A&M University

 

 

Writing Social Justice

9:20 am – 10:35 am

Vincent 238

 

Chair: Lindsey Maurice, Angelo State University

 

Freedom is Reprieve from Sense and Meaning: On Being Together without Truth or Justice

Joanne Esch, University of Colorado Boulder

 

Docta Ma-ma

Danette M. Patton, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

Victim/__________/Survivor: The Missing “Blank” of Rape Discourse

Shelby Swafford, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

Advocating for Human Rights through Cooking: Performance and Artist Statement

Lisa Pia Zonni Spinazola, University of South Florida

 

 

Fat Studies

10:40 am – 11:55 am

Vincent 238

 

Chair: Brittney Miller, Angelo State University

 

Fat and Pregnant: An Autoethnographic Call for Research

Melodee Sova, University of Denver

 

My Body is 300 Pounds of Shame

Melodee Sova, University of Denver

 

Trimming the Fat: The Weight of Weight Loss Surgery

Mindy Ralston, Angelo State University

 

 

On Writing

10:40 am – 11:55 am

Vincent 158

 

Chair: Citlally Jimenez, Angelo State University

 

The Effects of Storytelling on Adult Survivors of Emotional and Mental Sexual Abuse – An Autoethnographic Literature Review

Amber Klee, University of South Florida

 

Pulling a Few Teeth

James Kiser, Angelo State University

 

 

Pedagogy

10:40 am – 11:55 am

Vincent 263

 

Chair: Sandy Pensoneau-Conway, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

A Pedagogy of Self-Disclosure: Speaking My Truths into Existence

Karen Anderson-Lain, University of North Texas

 

Learning through Boxing—An Autoethnographic Study on Bodily Learning in the Scholastic Context

Arwed Marquardt, Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany

 

 

Family

10:40 am – 11:55 am

Vincent 241

 

Chair: Bolton Morales, Angelo State University

 

Struggles with Identity and Family

Dustin M. Dodson, Angelo State University

 

Turning Dreams into Reality: The Course Taken by a Nursing Student Towards the Path of Sport

Yu-Hung Tai, University of Taipei, Taiwan

Shih-Han Chiu, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan

Li-Chuan Kao, University of Taipei, Taiwan

 

Remember Who You Belong To: Creating Families through Bonds of Long and Belonging

Sarah Helps, Tavistock Clinical, London, United Kingdom

 

The Single Parent Household: Then and Now

B. Lee Murray, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada

 

 

Trauma

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Vincent 241

 

Chair: Todd Takeda, Angelo State University

 

Hit Him Again: An Autoethnography of Violence and Masculinity

Stephen Henry, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

Re(visioning) A Life, Past, Present and Future

Brad Crownover, College of Mount Saint Vincent

 

How Not to Make Love to a Woman

Laurelann Porter, Arizona State University

 

Re/Establishing Terms of Identity and Self-Discovery After Sexual Assault

Sara Currie, Angelo State University

 

 

Our Stories, Other Words: Autoethnography’s Relationship to the Performance of Literature

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Vincent 238

 

Chair: Colin Whitworth, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

Identity Must Flow: (Re)Conceptualizing Identity Through Dune and Flow

Jake Beck, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

“Call Me They”: Performing Genderqueer through Plath

Les Delgado, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

“God Bless the Freaks”: An Autoethnographic Performance of Being and Accepting Otherness

Colin Whitworth, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

 

Fathers

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Vincent 263

 

Chair: Brandon Hensley, Millikin University

 

“Lotus Grows from Mud without Being Polluted”: An Autoethnography of a Karate Player Breaking through Parent-Caused Barrier

Wei-chieh Tai, Yu-lin Ning, and An-hsu Chen, University of Taipei, Taiwan

 

On (Un)writing Father: An Autoethnography of Letting Go of Toxic Relationships

David Purnell, Mercer University

 

“I Have a Very Young Stepfather”: An Autoethnography of a Stepfamily Child’s Desire for Father’s Love

Guan-Yu Chen, Chien-Chih Chou, and Chiung-Hsien Tseng, University of Taipei, Taiwan

 

 

Genders and Sexualities

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Vincent 158

 

Chair: Mathew Dominguez, Angelo State University

 

Decolonizing Autoethnographic Exploration of Ọ̀ṣunality

Zelaika Hepworth Clarke, Center for Human Sexuality Studies, Widener University and Pluriversity, LLC

 

Defining Skin: An Autoethnographic Performance of Queer White Feminist

Jacqueline E. Adams, Bowling Green State University

 

Quarely Me

Danette M. Patton, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

Rupturing Silence

Dominique C. Hill, Miami University

 

 

Re/Constructing Relationships

2:50 pm – 4:05 pm

Vincent 263

 

Chair: Bolton Morales, Angelo State University

 

Three's a Crowd: You, Me, and the Marines

Brittney Miller, Angelo State University

 

Marriage or Mirage? The Breakdown of a Break-up

John Marc Cuellar, Ohio University

 

Tinderella: Navigating Virtual Fairy Tales, Fables, and Sexual Harassment

Kelsey Merritt, Angelo State University

 

 

Performing Autoethnography

2:50 pm – 4:05 pm

Vincent 241

 

Chair: Theresa Freitag, Angelo State University

 

Enacting Critical Collaborative Performance Autoethnography: Reflecting on Collective Practice, Black Girlhood, Black Love and Accountability

Hill L. Waters [Durell M. Callier, Miami University & Dominique C. Hill, Miami University]

 

Performing Heterosexual for Familial Acceptance: An Autoethnographic Journey from Denial to Acceptance

David Purnell, Mercer University

 

My Body Knows Things: Memory Through Movement

Allison Upshaw, The University of Alabama

 

Convicted Anew: Advocating for Performance Festivals

Andrea Baldwin, University of Houston-Clear Lake

 

 

Identities and Intersectionalities

2:50 pm – 4:05 pm

Vincent 158

 

Chair: Sunday Ng'wananogu, Angelo State University

 

Finding My Front Porch: An Autoethnography of Performing Intersections of Queer and Regional Identity

Colin Whitworth, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

Framing a Blaxicana Identity: An Autoethnography of Family, Race, and Community

Ana Thorne, Mount Saint Mary’s University

 

“Love Women and Hate Faggots!”: Contradictions in Identity Conceptions and Performance

Antionio Spikes, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

 

De/Constructing Cultural Expectations

2:50 pm – 4:05 pm

Vincent 238

 

Chair: Lauren Conaway, Angelo State University

 

Able-Bodied Hegemony, Ignorance, and Hyper-Consciousness of Disabilities: A Duoethnography of Sharing Stories and Talking Through Misconceptions and Stigma

L. Shelley Rawlins and Alexandria Dzimitowicz, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

Teaching While Lesbian and Other Identities: Sexual Diversity, Race, and Institutionalized Practices through an Autoethnographic Lens

Sondra S. Briggs, Kennesaw State University

 

A Brief Look at Sociology as Healing Framework for Eating Issues/Disorders

Elizabeth Valencia, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

 

My Experience of Growing up in a Family of Gender Inequality: An Autoethnographic Inquiry

Pei-shuan Wang and Li-Chuan Kao, University of Taipei, Taiwan

 

 

Past Conferences

 

Inaugural Conference

November 4 and 5, 2011

Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan

 

Second Annual Conference

March 1 and 2, 2013

Angelo State University

San Angelo, Texas

 

Third Annual Conference

February 27 through March 1, 2014

Angelo State University

San Angelo, Texas

 

Fourth Annual Conference

February 26 through March 1, 2015

Angelo State University

San Angelo, Texas