Liz Lane

Assistant Professor

Patterson Hall 447
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Ph.D., Purdue University, 2017
M.A., DePaul University, 2012
B.A., Transylvania University, 2010

Academic Summary

Dr. Lane teaches courses in technical and professional writing. Her research focuses on feminist activism in the digital sphere and the rhetoric of social justice. She also has research interests in new media, gender and technology, and multimodal composition.

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  • De Hertogh, L. Lane, L., & Oullette, J. "Feminist Leanings: Tracing Technofeminist and Instersectional Practices and Values in Three Decades of Computers and Composition." (2019) Computers and Composition, special issue, "Technofeminism: (Re)Generations and Intersectional Futures. Print. 
  • Lane, L. "Feminist Rhetorical Tactics and Hashtag Movements: #SayHerName as a Circulatory Activist Discourse." (2019) Feminist Connections: Transversals in Rhetoric, Media, and Activism. Eds. Katie Fredlund, Kerri Hauman, and Jessica Oullette. 20 pp. (In press at University of Alabama Press- forthcoming). 
  • Lane, L. and Unger, D. "Considering Global Communication and Usability as Networked Engagement: Lessons from 4C4Equality." (2018) Thinking Globally, Composing Locally: Applications for International Communication Exchange. Eds. Kirk St. Amant and Rich Rice. Utah State University Press.
  • Lane, L. "Iteration for Impact: Exploring Design Thinking & Designing for Social Change in a Client Project." Experience Report. Proceedings from the 36th SIGDOC conference (2018). Association of Computing Machinery.
  • "Feminine Voice in the Digital Sphere: Disruptive Speech and the Subversion of Gendered Cultural Scripts." Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, Special Issue 8. Fall 2015.
  • "Engaging Writing about Writing Theory and Multimodal Praxis: Remediating WaW for 'English 106: First-Year Composition." Composition Studies. 42.2 (2014): 118-146. Co-authored with Fernando Sanchez and Tyler Carter.