A Peripheral Review of Watson 2016

by Andrew Rihn Because my wife was presenting on one of the panels, I had the opportunity to attend the 2016 “Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition.” The conference (known simply as “Watson”) is a relatively small, relatively prestigious academic conference held every two years at the University of Louisville. Attendees from all Read more about A Peripheral Review of Watson 2016[…]

My Word Processor Suggests Changing selfie to selfless, and Other Existential Crises

by Andrew Rihn   1. “How’d you like to disappear?” Paul Sorvino asks Al Pacino in the 1980 flick Cruising. Pacino looks like Paul Reiser, and Sorvino a little like the dad in The Wonder Years. These are not the roles they’re known for, not how we remember them. This is how they disappear before Read more about My Word Processor Suggests Changing selfie to selfless, and Other Existential Crises[…]