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Dr. Jonathan Brownlee

Jonathan Brownlee
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition

College of Arts and Sciences

Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2154

Email: jjbrownlee@indianatech.edu

Office: Snyder Academic Center 255

Office Hours

M: 1:30 – 2
T: 12 – 1:30, 3:15 – 5
W: 1:30 – 5:30
Th: 3:15 – 4
F: 3:15 – 4 (online)

Class Information

  • ENG 1100: Introduction to College Writing
  • ENG 1252: Argumentative Writing
  • ENG 1272: Analytical Writing
  • HUM 2800: Creative Writing
  • HUM 2990: Philosophy of Inequality

Academic Degrees

2020 Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Writing, Bowling Green State University
2009 M.A. Liberal Studies (foci: philosophy and English), Indiana University
2007 B.A. Philosophy and Communications, Bethel College

Professional Experience

2016-19 English Instructor at Bowling Green State University

Selected Publications/Presentations

Publications:

2022 “The Cultural Myopia of Postmodernism” Poli-Femo Journal, forthcoming

2019 “Action is the Root of Activism: The Impact of Nipsey Hussle,” Equality and Justice: An Engaged Generation, A Troubled World.

2019 “Bad Ideas About Writing Review,” published at Kairos, February 7th

2018 “Suasive Iterations Review,” Computers and Composition Online, January 19th

Multimedia/Digital Publications

2018 “James Baldwin’s Passage,” Bowling Green State University’s Digital Gallery.

Creative Writing Publications

2019 “Black Kitty,” (a short story), forthcoming in Infinite Rush, Texas Southern University Press.

2018 “Soliloquy,” (a novel), BPG, March 7th, 2018

Presentations:

2022 Conference on College Composition and Communication, “’Space to Be’ Engenders Agency and Authenticity” (with Dr. Carrie Duke and Carrie Rodesiler) Chicago, IL, Wednesday, March 9th

2020 Creative Writing Studies Organization Conference, “Intersecting Visual Art and Text: Creative-Critical Transgenre Approaches and Identities in Writing and Teaching” (with Dr. Kristin LaFollette). Online, Friday, October 9th

2019 21st Century Englishes, “Creative Spaces: Making Room for Student Creativity and Engagement.” Bowling Green, OH, Saturday, November 2nd

2019 College English Association of Ohio’s 2019 Spring Conference: (Re)Claiming Our Voice: Speaking and Writing in English Studies, “(Inverse) Erasure, (Reverse) Ekphrasis: Art and Creative Writing as Tools for Workshops, Collaboration and Participation” (with Kristin LaFollette). Findley, OH, Saturday, April 6th

2019 Shanklin Colloquium, “Rhetorical Wisdom: Embodied Kairos in Aristotelian Rhetorical Philosophy.” Bowling Green, OH, Tuesday, April 10th

2018 3nd Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies, “Can My Experience Speak? The Boarder Between Theory and Experience,” Bowling Green, OH, Saturday, April 7th

2018 Brown Bag Presentation, “Given Words: Creative Writing, Collaboration, and Pedagogy” (with Kristin LaFollette). Bowling Green, OH, Saturday, February 21st

2018 Cultural Rhetorics Conference, “The Rhetoric of Existential Othering.” East Lansing, MI, Friday, November 16th

2018 Rhetoric Society of America Conference, “Being and Otherness: Embodiment in the Discourse of Africana Existentialism.” Minneapolis, MN, Friday, June 1st

2018 Pop Culture Association Conference, “’Rich Ghost in the Rich Shell’: Inequality in the Forthcoming Cybernetic Age.” Indianapolis, IN, Wednesday, March 28th

2017 Louisiana Association for College Composition: A Place for Writing Teachers to Gather… “Practice makes Pedagogy” (with Dr. Tynan Wilson). Lafayette, LA, Saturday, September 21st

2017 Michigan College English Association Conference, “How to Evaluate Authority Using Aristotelian Virtue Ethics and Critical Thinking.” Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, Friday, October 27th

2017 The 5th ANNUAL 21st Century Englishes Conference. Collaboration in the Classroom Session Co-Chair. “Given Words: Creative Writing, Collaboration, and Pedagogy” (with Kristin LaFollette). Bowling Green, OH, Saturday, October 21st

2017 The 5th ANNUAL 21st Century Englishes Conference. Roundtable: “How Did We Get Here: A Roundtable Discussion about the Ph.D. Experience.” Bowling Green, OH, Saturday, October 21st

2017 2nd Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies, “Power and Pedagogy (Redux): The Problem of Implicit Instruction in Post-Process Pedagogies” (with Aju Basil James). Bowling Green, OH, Saturday, March 18th

2017 2nd Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies, “The Unintended Consequences of Social Constructionism in Identity Discourse.” Bowling Green, OH, Saturday, March 18th

2017 Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies Research Symposium, “(Re-)Framing Harriet Tubman: Mediated Rhetorical Performance and its Consequences.” Bowling Green, OH, April 29th