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Competitively Selected Conference Papers:

Chevrette, R., & Duerringer, C. (2018). Bros before Donald Trump: Masculinity, civility, and nation in the #BROTUS memes. Paper presented at the Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Santa Clara, CA. [Received a Top Four Paper Award from the Media Studies Interest Group].

Chevrette, R. (2017). Manifesting settler colonial memories in the Christians United for Israel. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Dallas, TX.

Chevrette, R. (2015). Holographic rhetoric: De/colonizing public memory at Pueblo Grande. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV [Received the Emerging Scholar Award from the Critical and Cultural Studies Division].

Chevrette, R. (2015). Assembling difference: Temporal rhetorics, public memory, and trans/national (non)belongings. Paper presented at the Communication, Postcoloniality, and Social Justice: Decolonizing Imaginations Symposium, Villanova, PA.

Chevrette, R., & Hess, A. (2015). Unearthing the Native past: Citizen archaeology and modern (non)belonging at the Pueblo Grande Museum. Paper presented at the Western States Communication Association Convention, Spokane, WA.

Chevrette, R. (2014). Assembling difference: Gendered rhetorics, affective borders, and materializing trans/national publics. Paper presented at the Rhetoric Society of America Biennial Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Chevrette, R. (2013). Beyond global sisterhood: Challenging the “common good” through transnational feminist public modalities. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Braverman, L., & Chevrette, R. (2013). “She did get over it”: Rhetorical abuses of pain and healing in narratives of war rape. Paper presented at the Southern States Communication Association Annual Convention, Louisville, KY.

Chevrette, R. (2013). “Shop local, shop authentic”: Consuming the authentic ethnic in Native American museums. Paper presented at the Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Reno, NV. [Named as the Top Paper in the Intercultural Communication Division].

Chevrette, R. (2012). Brothers, fathers, terrorists: Masculine assemblages in Glenn Beck’s rhetoric of U.S./Israel unity post 9/11. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

Chevrette, R. (2012). A ghost story: Memories of my father. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

Chevrette, R. (2012). The punitive theater of the western gaze: Staging orientalism in Eat Pray Love. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Chevrette, R. (2011). Beyond the sexy streets: A queer feminist critique of heteronormativity in interpersonal and family communication. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Chevrette, R. (2010). Has the discourse of the other in the war on terror “changed”? Terror and alterity in the rhetoric of George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Paper presented at the Intellectual Intersections Annual Conference, Flagstaff, AZ.

Chevrette, R. (2009). National borders, bounded identities and belonging: The construction of difference across political divides. Paper presented at the Sacramento Anthropological Society Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA.

Competitively Selected Conference Panel Presentations:

Chevrette, R. (2018). From the Silent Sentinels to FEMEN’s 2014 Fascist Epidemic protest and arrests. Performance to be given at the Communication and Play Spotlight Series at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, UT.

Chevrette, R. (2018). Selfies, sex appeal, and #solidarity: Social media and (post-)feminist assemblages. Presentation to be given at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, UT.

Chevrette, R. (2018). “Get lost and find yourself”: Dis/locating neocolonial desires on the Boho Beautiful vlog. Presentation at the Rhetoric Society of America Biennial Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Chevrette, R. (2018). Pissing on the patriarchy. The fluid rhetorics of FEMEN’s use of bodily excretion as a protest tactic. Presentation at the Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Santa Clara, CA.

Chevrette, R. (2016). Assembling colonial futures through rhetorics of the past. Presentation at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Chevrette, R. (2016). Israel’s “Operation Protective Edge,” intelligible violences, and inter/national belongings. Presentation at the Rhetoric Society of America Biennial Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Pullen, S., Ayotte, L., Chevrette, R., Ferderer B. B., Holmes, D., Idris, A., Prentiss, A. R., & Russo, S. (2016). To the in/famous members of the secret club: Letters on/when pregnancy ends. Performance at the Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.

Chevrette, R. (2015). Maintaining colonial futures through rhetorics of the past: Performing citizenship at the Pueblo Grande Museum. Presentation at the Western History Association Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Chevrette, R. (2015). Staging the struggle for justice: FEMEN’s preparation of the body for the public screen. Presentation at the Conflict Transformation Summit, Tempe, AZ.

Chevrette, R., & Hess, A. (2015). Trained incivility: Femen’s body politics and preparing for the public screen. Presentation at the Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Spokane, WA.

Chevrette, R. (2014). (Wild) western assemblages and their borders: Whiteness, brotherhood, and the Israeli frontier. Presentation to be given at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Chevrette, R. (2014). Femen’s “topless jihad”: Affective geographies, feminist hegemonies, and (the) inter/national body politic(s). Presentation to be given at the National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Chevrette, R. (2014). Material memoryscapes of “difference”: Gendered assemblages at the Pueblo Grande Museum. Presentation at the Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Anaheim, CA.

Pullen, S., Chevrette, R., Luther, J., Stahl-Ricco, G., & Murphy-Keith, R. (2014). (Re)Embodying abortion: Interrupting dominant discourses of reproduction through autoethnographic performance. Performance at the Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Anaheim, CA.

Chevrette, R. (2013). The looking glass other: (Post)colonial reflections of “modern” citizenship at the Pueblo Grande Museum. Presentation at the Critical Ethnic Studies Association Biennial Conference. Chicago, IL.

Chevrette, R. (2013). A ghost story: Memories of my father. Performance at the Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Reno, NV.

Chevrette, R. (2012). War metaphor. Performance at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

Chevrette, R. (2012). Can the subaltern speak before the tenth week of the semester? Exploring postcolonial pedagogies of “not-knowing.” Presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference, Oakland, CA.

Chevrette, R. (2012). Dangerous gender bending or innocent family fun? Disciplining the social body in “Toemageddon.” Presentation at the Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Albuquerque, NM.

Chevrette, R. (2012). When family secrets implode: Narrative landmines, parallel truths and (re)crafting memory. Presentation at the Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Albuquerque, NM.

Chevrette, R. (2012). Performing in the mirror: Reflections of gender in unexpected places. Presentation at the Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Albuquerque, NM.

Chevrette, R. (2011). Eat Pray Love and the nature of representation: Portraying the other in the journey of self. Presentation at the Western States Communication Association Annual Convention, Monterey, CA.

Competitively Selected Roundtable and Pre-Conference Presentations:

Chevrette, R. (2014). Presenter. Transnational feminisms: A Frontiers special issue roundtable. Roundtable discussion with L. Briggs, A. H. Koblitz, C. Keating & W. Njambi at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Chevrette, R. (2013). Presenter. Connecting rhetoric and qualitative methods: Ethnography, enactment, and embodiment. Roundtable discussion with A. Hess, Z. Justus, S. Senda-Cook, & M.-L. Paulesc at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Washington DC.

Chevrette, R., & Paulesc, M. L. (2013). Presenters. Connecting textual criticism and field work. Presenter and participant in the day long pre-conference facilitated by S. McKinnon, R. G. Howard, K. R. Chávez, & R. Asen at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Competitively Selected Seminar and Summer Institute Presentations:

Chevrette, R. (2015). Presenter. Transnational rhetorical research. Workshop facilitated by S. McKinnon and R. Dingo at the Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute, Madison, WI.

Chevrette, R. (2015). Presenter. “Subalternity” and “transnational literacy”: The significance of Gayatri Spivak’s scholarship for rhetoric and communication studies. Workshop facilitated by R. Shome at the Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute, Madison, WI.

Chevrette, R. (2013). Presenter. Rhetoric & materiality. Seminar facilitated by N. Stormer, G. Dickinson, & B. L. Ott at National Communication Association Doctoral Honors Seminar, Winter Harbor, ME.

Chevrette, R. (2013). Presenter. History memory archive museum. Seminar facilitated by M. Bernard-Donals at the Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute, Lawrence, KS.

Professional Panel Participation:

Panel Respondent for “Collective Memory, Epistemology, and Authenticity,” paper panel sponsored by the Critical and Cultural Studies Division of the National Communication Association, Salt Lake City, UT (November 2018).

Panel Respondent for “Speaking Her Mind: Critiquing ‘Power Feminism’ and Contemplating Feminine Power,” paper panel sponsored by the Rhetoric and Public Address Interest Group of the Western States Communication Association, Santa Clara, CA (February 2018).

Panel Respondent for “Affect, Identity, and Space: GLBTQ Communication Processes,” paper panel sponsored by the GLBTQ Division of the National Communication Association, Dallas, TX (November 2017).

Panel Respondent for “The Body and the State,” paper panel sponsored by the Feminist & Women’s Studies Division of the National Communication Association, Dallas, TX (November 2017).

Panel Respondent for “Representation and Resistance: Critiquing Mediated Identity,” paper panel sponsored by the Rhetoric and Public Address Interest Group of the Western States Communication Association, Salt Lake City, UT (February 2017).

Panel Respondent and Chair for “Rhetorics of Race in the Media,” paper panel sponsored by the Media Studies Interest Group of the Western States Communication Association, Salt Lake City, UT (February 2017).

Discussant. Transnational Feminisms Summer Institute. A collaborative five-day summer institute at Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. (June 2014)

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