Conference Presentations

Conference Presentations

The vMLK project team has presented at national and regional scholarly conferences in a variety of disciplines including Communication, Rhetoric, and Black Digital Humanities.

Gallagher, Victoria J. and Pettiway, Keon, “Crafting Necessary (Digital) Spaces to Explore Rhetoric, Black History and Civic Transformation.” Project presentation as a part of a competitively selected panel at the Conference on African American History, Culture and Digital Humanities Conference: Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black, University of Maryland, October 18, 2018.

Gallagher, Victoria J. and Pettiway, Keon, “(Re)Inventing a Necessary (Digital) Space to Explore Black History and Civic Transformation.” Paper presented at the Biannual Convention for the Rhetoric Society of America, Minneapolis, MN, June 1, 2018.

Pettiway, Keon. “The Virtual Martin Luther King Project.” Project presentation as a part of the President’s Spotlight panel at the Southern States Communication Association annual conference, Nashville, TN, April 7, 2018.

Pettiway, K. M. (2017, September). “Fill Up the Jails”: Postcolonial Rhetorical Pedagogy of ‘Global King’ for Interracial and Intercultural Learning. Paper presented at the 102nd Association for the Study of African American Life and History  Annual Meeting panel on “Pedagogies for Power,” Cincinnati, OH.

Pettiway, K. M. (2017, December). ““The World House”: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Global Citizenry as Rhetorical Enactments.” Paper presented at the 2nd Global Citizenship in Practice Annual Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Gallagher, Victoria J. and Pettiway, Keon, “The vMLK Project: Crafting a Necessary Space to Explore Black History and Civic Transformation.” Competitively selected panel presentation at the 101st Annual Meeting and Conference of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Richmond, VA, October, 2016.

Gallagher, Victoria J. and Pettiway, Keon, “The Virtual Martin Luther King Project: Enacting and Theorizing Public address and Digital Humanities.” Project presentation as a part of a competitively selected double panel at the National Communication Association annual conference, Las Vegas, NV, November, 2015.