The University of Mississippi Writing Centers and the Department of Writing and Rhetoric are excited to announce the plenary speaker for MSWCA/TurtorCon 2015 on January 29-30 in Oxford, MS: Dr. Vershawn Young, a transdisciplinary scholar and teacher.
From the University of Waterloo:
[Vershawn Young] often integrates his training in multiple areas of arts and humanities into his published work and instruction. He has been writing about his sociolinguistic concept code-meshing, about African American English, about intercultural communication, about performances of masculinity, and about representations of race in art, film, and literature. He frequently collaborates with his colleagues and students and has authored or co-authored seven books.