Cindy Damm McPeters
Office: MHRA 3210
- Fifth-year PhD candidate studying Rhetoric & Composition, Restoration and
Eighteenth Century British literature
- MA, English; grad certificate, Rhetoric & Composition; Appalachian State
- MA, Liberal Studies; post-bacc certificate, Global Studies; UNCG
- BA, English, journalism; East Carolina University
Honors & awards:
- UNCG College of Arts & Sciences Summer Research Assistantship, 2021
- Hephzibah Roskelly Award for Pedagogical Innovation, UNCG Department of English, 2020-21
Post-secondary teaching experience:
- UNCG College Writing I, College Writing II, Approaches to Literature, Introduction to Narrative, The Rhetoric of Remembering (FMS 115)
- Guilford College, First-Year Writing Seminar
- Appalachian State University Expository Writing, Writing Across the Curriculum
Service & committee experience:
- Former Assistant Director, College Writing Program
- Previous service on Graduate Studies Committee, College Writing Program standing committee, Open Education Resources Committee
Selected conference presentations and invited talks:
- “Combatting the Commonplace of the Military Veteran as Male: Reading Identity
in the World War II Diaries of Women Veterans,” accepted, 2020 Conference on
College Composition and Communication, Milwaukee, WI, March 2020.
- “Private Rhetoric and Public Memory: The DIY Activism of Esther Gilbert’s
WWII Scrapbook,” 2019 Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference: DIY Feminist
Activism, Harrisonburg, VA, November 2019.
- “Agatha Christie and Feminism,” invited talk, Triad Stage, Greensboro, NC,
- “Reclaiming Gossip as Good: Miss Marple and Alternative Discourse,” English
Graduate Student Association 10th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference,
Greensboro, NC, February 2018.
- “Holy Visions, Earthly Words: A Rhetorical Analysis of Selected Letters of
Hildegard of Bingen,” Southeastern Medieval Association Annual Conference,
Charleston, SC, November 2017.
- “The Center Will Swipe: Creating Interactive Resources for the Multimodal
Online Writing Lab,” roundtable with Amy Hansen and Kylee Neal, Southeastern
Writing Center Association Conference, Oxford, MS, February 2017.