The English Department's Rhetoric and Writing Emphasis Capstone Presentations will be Tuesday, May 5, and Thursday, May 7, in 332 Cartwright Center and features Rhetoric and Writing emphasis majors:
Tuesday, May 5
Martha Nedeau-Owen - "Gendered Rhetoric in Inaugural Addresses"
Christian Velguth - "I, Shepard: Individualism in Modern Sci-Fi"
Mikaela Kornowski - "Health Care Rhetoric and Literacy: Racial Reform in the United States"
Jarrett Taivalkoski - "Escape! A Look at What Draws Us to Worlds of Fantasy"
Chuying Liang - "The Semiology of Watching English: From Grammar Translation Method to Semiotic Approach in Teaching English as Second Language"
Chelsea Dolan - "'Breaking Up is Hard to Do': The Trivialization of University Mental Health Resources"
Louie Schuth - "Will the Real Paul Walker Please Stand Up?: The Groundbreaking Digital Realism of Furious Seven "
Zeyao Wu - "Having consciousness of cultural differences in cross-cultural collaborative study"
Jingjing Fang - "Culture, Language, and Translation Principles"
Ying Li - "Website Design on a Global View: Pizza Hut"
Storm Larson - "Paradigm of Oppression: The (Socially) Constructive Nature of Coming Out"
Jordan Batchelor - " Mother of Writing : A rhetorical approach to the Pahawh Hmong messianic script"
Thursday, May 7
Madeline Marquardt - "UW-L 400 - A Rhetorical Analysis of Recent College Graduates"
Yi Wei - "Translation Using: Should Translation Be Literal or Spiritual?"
Jingyu Liang - "Media and the Rhetoric of Body Perfection"
Erin Jahns - "Diet in America: How our Culture Perpetuates an Obsession with Food"
Emily Schulz - "The F Word: Communicating the Need for Feminism in a Postfeminist Era"
Crystal Oravis - "Freedom of Speech: Social Media Policies in the Workplace"
Mark Springborn - "Space Exploration: The Manifest Destiny of Mankind"
Virginia Wightman - "Second Language Acquisition and S#!t: a Look at the Value of Swearing in SLA Environments"
Kyle Stokes - "Culture and Public Participation in the Information Age"
Shiyang Chen - "When We Are a Part of 'We:' A Discourse Analysis of Hong Kong and Mainland China"
Samantha Sanders - "We Followed the Song"
Dani Weber - "The Value of Creative Writing MFA Programs"
Anna Nachreiner - "Male Hair: Beards and Masculinity"
Katie TerBeest - "Undercover Salespeople: The Ethics Behind Viral Marketing "
Yi Huang - "The Value of TESOL"
William Ricioppo - "Deploying Ethics on the Modern Day Battlefield: The New Face of Private Military Contracting"