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

Environmental and agricultural rhetoric, including food discourses and nature writing; rhetorical genre theory; and digital humanities and archival research.


Recent Research Activities

Publications:

Galbreath, Marcy L., and Amy L. Giroux. "Researching Genres in Agricultural Communities: The Role of the Farm Record Book." 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

Conference Presentations: National

Giroux, Amy L., Marcy L. Galbreath, and Mike Shier. “White Eyes, Red Lens: A 21st Century Interpretation of Assimilation and Agency across Place, Race, and Time.” Flickering Landscapes 2019, the Image of Immigration: Landscapes and People, Orlando, FL. March 2019.

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

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

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

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

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

Galbreath, Marcy L. and Amy L. Giroux. “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. National Genealogical Society 2017 Family History Conference, Raleigh, NC. May 2017.  

Giroux, Amy L., Marcy L. Galbreath, and Nathan J. G iroux. “Historical Agricultural News.” Chronicling America Data Challenge. National Digital Newspaper Program Annual Meeting. Washington D.C. September 2016.

Galbreath, Marcy. “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.

Galbreath, Marcy. “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.

Galbreath, Marcy. “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.

Conference Presentations: Regional

Galbreath, Marcy L. “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.

Galbreath, Marcy. “Frail Gifts: A Monument to the Oil Economy.” Ebbing Memories and Abject Sacrifice: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster. 2013 Florida College English Association Conference, Ybor City, FL. October 2013.

Galbreath, Marcy. “Tractors and Genres: Exploring Environmental Perspectives through Cultural Historical Activity Theory.” Ecocriticism: Transpacific Dialogue Conference, Orlando, FL. February 2013.

Carlton, Patricia, Amy Giroux, Marcy Galbreath, and Valerie Kasper. “Carousel of Possibilities: An Electronic Monument to the Gulf Oil Spill.” Graduate Research Forum, University of Central Florida. March 2011.

Galbreath, Marcy. “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.

Conference Presentations: International

Galbreath, Marcy. “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
17033 ENC1102 Composition Ⅱ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) M,W 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM Not Online
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17800 ENC1102 Composition Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) M,W,F 01:30 PM - 02:20 PM Not Online
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20538 ENC3375 Rhetoric in Popular Culture Face to Face Instruction (P) M,W,F 09:30 AM - 10:20 AM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
89207 ENC1101 Composition Ⅰ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) M,W 02:30 PM - 03:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
89208 ENC1101 Composition Ⅰ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) M,W 03:30 PM - 04:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
89226 ENC1101 Composition Ⅰ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) M,W 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2019.

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
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10902 ENC1102 Composition Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 01:30 PM - 02:45 PM Not Online
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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
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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
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