Lo’s Gym Book Tour:
Saturday June 23, 2017 – 9:00 a.m.
Conference Presentation / Advance Reading
Academic Sports and Recreation Complex
34th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association
West Liberty University, West Liberty, W.V.
Thursday March 1, 2018 – 7:30 p.m.
Book Release Event / Reading / Book Signing
Fr. Benjamin Kuhn, O.F.M., House
Siena College, Loudonville, NY
Friday, March 2 & Saturday, March 3, 2018 – 8:00 p.m.
Book Sale / Signing
Wheeling Civic Center – Wesbanco Arena
West Virginia Toughman Contest, Wheeling, West Virginia
Thursday, March 8, 2018 – 7:30 p.m.
Reading / Book Signing
University at Albany, Alumni House
State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
March 15, 2018 – 4:45 p.m.
Kansas City Marriot Downtown / Convention Center
The Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City, Missouri
April 2-3, 2018
Reading / Book Signing
Memorial Student Center
Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
April 5-8, 2018
Appalachian Studies Association Conference, hosted by the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition (UACC), Cincinnati, Ohio.
Additional Events / Details Forthcoming
Recent Conference Presentations
Writing About Fighting: Rhetoric and Working Class Masculinity. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, Texas. (2016, April)
I Ain’t No College Boy: Voices from Hip-Hop’s Dirty South. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, Florida. (2015, March)
Spatial Rhetorics of Identity: Hip-Hop’s Impact on Working-Class Appalachian College Students.Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, Indiana. (2014, March).
“Rhetoric(s) of the College Diploma: Academic Ethos in Rural Appalachia.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Las Vegas, Nevada. (2013, March).
“The Hillbilly as Rhetorical Myth: (Re)framing Appalachian Identity.” 15th Biennial Rhetoric Society of America Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (2012, May).
Recent Speaking Engagements
Visiting Writer. Sponsored by the Virginia Military Institute Department of English, Lexington, Virginia. (2015, November).
Visiting Writer. Sponsored by the Ohio University Department of English, Athens, Ohio. (2015, October).
Visiting Writer. Sponsored by The Marshall University Visiting Writers Series, Huntington, West Virginia. (2015, October)
“The Rhetoric of Appalachian Identity” Book Signing. Empire Books, Huntington, West Virginia. (2015, October).
“Soundtrack to Hip-Hop Values: Family, Feminism, and Education.”. Sponsored by Damietta Cross Cultural Center, Loudonville, New York. (2014, March).
Faces of Hip-Hop: A Discussion of Race and Identity. Sponsored by Damietta Cross Cultural Center, Loudonville, New York. (2013, November).