Mary Trachsel: Oakdale Writing Workshop

Mary Trachsel discusses the Writers’ Workshop at the Iowa Medical & Classification Center in Coralville, IA. This presentation was delivered on 6 September 2014 at the Incarcerated in Iowa Symposium.


 

Mary Trachsel, Department of Rhetoric (University of Iowa)

Mary Trachsel, Department of Rhetoric (University of Iowa)

Associate Professor Mary Trachsel earned her PhD in English with an emphasis in Composition and Rhetoric from the University of Texas at Austin. She came to the Iowa Rhetoric Department in 1989.

At Iowa she has led advisory groups in the Rhetoric Department’s Professional Development Program and taught General Education Rhetoric and Interpretation of Literature as well as advanced writing courses and graduate courses in feminist pedagogy, feminist ethics, and the history of literacy.

She teaches animal studies courses as first-year seminars and honors seminars. Her current research interests focus on human-animal relationships and animal communication, with a special interest in the discourse of ape language research. Mary has volunteered at IMCC as part of the Oakdale Writers’ Workshop for the past seven years, and is a member of the Oakdale Community Choir. [More…]

Learn more by visiting the
University of Iowa Prison Projects Symposium

20150109fr-university-of-iowa-prison-projects-symposium-incarcerated-in-iowa

Advertisements

Tags: , , , ,

Categories: Justice Reform, Video

Subscribe

Subscribe to our RSS feed and social profiles to receive updates.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: