Dr. Elizabeth Vogel

Elizabeth Vogel

Assistant Professor of English

Dr. Elizabeth Vogel is an Assistant Professor and Director of First-Year Writing. She specializes in rhetoric and composition theory, composition and emotion, feminism and rhetoric, women’s rhetoric, memoir and American literature after 1900.

Selected Publications

  • “I don’t know why I joke. I hurt’: Pain, Humor, and Second-Person Narration in Lorrie Moore’s ‘How to be an Other Woman.’” Studies in American Humor. 3.24 (2011): 71-82. Print.
  • “Unleashing the Imagination: Using Metaphor as a Heuristic in the Composition Classroom.” Compendium2: Writing, Teaching and Learning in the University. 4.1 (2011): 20-24. Web. 27. April 2011.
  • “‘Outlaw Emotions’ and the Other: Examining the Political Role and Potential of Emotions in the College Writing Classroom.” Journal of Teaching Writing. 25.2 (2010): 199-222. Print.

Selected Presentations

  • “Still ‘The Other “F” Word’: Re/Framing the Rhetoric of Feminism within Composition Courses.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Philadelphia, PA, May 2012
  • “Re-Writing Another’s Disabled Body: Feminist Ethics, Memoir, and Ann Patchett’s Truth and Beauty.” Feminist Work-In-Progress Workshop, Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, MO, March 2012
  • “Narratives of Emotion and Silence When Teaching Feminism and Composition.” Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference. Mankato, MN, October 2011
  • “Talking Out of Turn: The Rhetoric of Emotion Surrounding Public Outbursts.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Minneapolis, MN, May 2010
  • “Writing to Remember: Memoirs, Composition, and the Stories of Katrina.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. New Orleans, LA, April 2008

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