Laurie Gries (PhD, Syracuse University) is an assistant professor with a joint appointment in the Program for Writing and Rhetoric and the Department of Communication at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research is invested in visual rhetoric, circulation studies, research methodologies, and the digital humanities. She is particularly interested in how images circulate, transform, and contribute to collective life and is currently developing digital research methods and data visualization techniques to support such research. She is author of Still Life with Rhetoric: A New Materialist Approach for Visual Rhetorics, which won the 2016 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award and the 2016 CCCC Research Impact Award. In addition to authoring several articles and chapters, she is also co-editor of the forthcoming collection Circulation, Writing, and Rhetoric.
See Laurie Gries on Thursday, October 12 at 6:00 p.m. in Johnson Center, Meeting Room G, George Mason University. Click here for details.