Writing and Rhetoric Department:College of Arts and Humanities

Marcy L Galbreath

Marcy L Galbreath, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Texts and Technology from University of Central Florida (2014)
  • M.A. in English, Literary, Cultural, and Textual Studies from University of Central Florida (2010)
  • B.A. in English and Fine Arts from Flagler College, St. Augustine (1993)

Research Interests

Research into environmental and agricultural rhetoric; the role of digital humanities in sustainability discourse; and the role of language, texts, and digital technologies in constructing human-nature relationships.

Recent Research Activities

Publications:

"Researching Genres in Agricultural Communities: The Role of the Farm Record Book." Co-authored with Amy L. Giroux. Current Research in Digital History vol. 1, no. 1, 2018, doi.org/10.31835/crdh.2018.16

Selected Publications

Articles/Essays

  • “Sponsors of Agricultural Literacies: Intersections of Institutional and Local Knowledge in a Farming Community.” Community Literacy Journal 10.1 Special Issue, Community Food Literacies. Autumn 2015.

Book Sections/Chapters

  • “Teaching the Repulsive Memorial.” 171-84. With Barry Jason Mauer, John Venecek, Amy Larner Giroux, Patricia Carlton, and Valerie Kasper. In Pedagogies of Public Memory: Teaching Writing and Rhetoric at Museums, Archives, and Memorials, Ed. Laurie Grobman and Jane Greer. New York: Routledge, 2015.

Awards

 

Activities

Selected Conference Presentations:

“Parsing Chronicling America: Using Article-Level Searches in Historical Arguments.” Co-presentation with Amy L. Giroux. 2018 Digitorium, Tuscaloosa, AL. October 2018.

“Crossing Borders, Building Walls: Early 20th Century America’s Emotional Responses to Immigrant Farm Workers.” Co-presentation with Amy L. Giroux. 2018 Agricultural History Society Conference, St. Petersburg, FL. May 2018.

“Researching Genres in Agricultural Communities: The Role of the Farm Record Book.” Co-presentation with Amy L. Giroux. Current Research in Digital History 2018 Conference, Arlington, VA. March 2018.  

“The Paper Lens and Dominant Roots: Exploring the Hegemony of Agricultural Modernization through Historical Agricultural News.” Co-presentation with Amy L. Giroux. 2017 HASTAC Conference, Orlando, FL. November 2017.

“Tracing Agricultural Identity Formation with Historical Agricultural News:
The Role of Legislative Genres.” Co-presentation with Amy L. Giroux. 2017 Agricultural History Society Conference, Grand Rapids, MI. June 2017.  

“Harvesting Historical Agricultural News: A Tool for Sifting Big Data in Chronicling America.” ProQuest/Librarians Day, Tools That Build and Enhance Today’s Family History. Co-presentation with Amy L. Giroux. National Genealogical Society 2017 Family History Conference, Raleigh, NC. May 2017.  

“Reading Rhetorical Artifacts in Florida History: Researching an Agricultural Community with Everyday Genres.” The Florida Community. 2015 Florida College English Association Conference. Tampa, FL. October 2015.

“Contextualizing Participatory History: The Role of Online Portals in Constructing a Hybrid Community Archive.” Culture, Texts, and Technology. South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference, Atlanta, GA. November 2013.  

“Frail Gifts: A Monument to the Oil Economy.” Memory and Representation VI: Deepwater Horizon Carousel of Possibilities: Memory, Myth, and MEmorial. 2013 Popular Culture Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. March 2013.

“Real American Food Memex: An Associative Approach to the Hamburger.” Food and Culture: Identity, Gender, and Food Marketing. Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Conference, Albuquerque, NM. February 2012.

“A Consuming Read: the Ethics of Food in Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake.” Sustainability in Speculative Fiction. Humanities and Sustainability Conference, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL. October 2010.

“Genomic Bodies: Un-Natural Selection, Extinction, and the Posthuman in Atwood’s Oryx and Crake.” Zoontotechnics Conference, Cardiff University, Wales, UK. May 2010.

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10077 ENC1102 Composition Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 03:00 PM - 04:15 PM Not Online
No Description Available
10902 ENC1102 Composition Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 01:30 PM - 02:45 PM Not Online
No Description Available
11356 ENC3375 Rhetoric in Popular Culture Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 09:00 AM - 10:15 AM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80068 ENC1101 Composition Ⅰ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) M,W 02:30 PM - 03:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
80069 ENC1101 Composition Ⅰ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) M,W 03:30 PM - 04:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
81433 ENC3502 Research Writing and Literacy Face to Face Instruction (P) M,W,F 09:30 AM - 10:20 AM Not Online
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2018.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10736 ENC1102 Composition Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 01:30 PM - 02:45 PM Not Online
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21110 ENC1102 Composition Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM Not Online
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21222 ENC1102 Composition Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 09:00 AM - 10:15 AM Not Online
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Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80999 ENC1101H Honors Freshman Composition Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM Not Online
No Description Available
81000 ENC1101H Honors Freshman Composition Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 01:30 PM - 02:45 PM Not Online
No Description Available
81358 ENC3375 Rhetoric in Popular Culture Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 09:00 AM - 10:15 AM Not Online
No Description Available
Department of Writing and Rhetoric • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
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