Midwestern State University Presenters at ASAT


The following Midwestern State faculty members and graduate student presented papers at the 2015 ASAT conference, held Nov. 13-15 at Sam Houston State University.

Hannah Redder, a graduate student in the English program, presented “River Stories: The Brazos and Cultural Identity in Knox County, Texas.”

John Schulze, Assistant Professor of English, presented his paper titled “Fertile Ground: An Exploration of the German-American Internment Experience during WWII.”

Todd Giles, Assistant Professor of English, presented “Space Monkeys, Haiku, and Emptiness: The Misguided Zen of Fight Club.”

Greg Giddings, Assistant Professor of English, presented “Larry Brown’s Joe vs. David Gordon Green’s Film: A Contrast in Masculinities.”





The founder of Critical Studies Blog, Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media at Baylor University. She specializes in new media portrayals of women and people of color. Her recent papers focus on the effects of the James Byrd Jr. dragging death on Jasper, Facebook hate groups, stereotypes of President Barack and Michelle Obama, male and female rappers’ differing views on the “independent woman,” and coverage of missing women.

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