Kristie S Fleckenstein

Professor, Director, Rhetoric & Composition
WMS 224
Visuality and rhetoric, technologies and composition pedagogies, feminist theory, modern rhetorical theory

KRISTIE S. FLECKENSTEIN, professor, joined the FSU faculty in Fall 2006. She has published more than 40 articles and book chapters on subjects that cluster around her research interests of materiality, visual literacy, feminist theory, and composition pedagogy. She received the 2005 Conference on College Composition and Communication Outstanding Book of the Year Award for her monograph, Embodied Literacies: Imageword and a Poetics of Teaching, and the 2009 W. Ross Winterowd Award for Best Book in Composition Theory for Vision, Rhetoric, and Social Action in the Composition Classroom. Her current project, "A Mighty Power": Nineteenth-Century Photography and the Visual Rhetoric of Racial Identity, explores uses of photography as a visual rhetoric in debates over African American identity between 1839 and 1914.

Books

  • Vision, Rhetoric, and Social Action in the Composition Classroom (Southern Illinois UP, fall 2009) Winner of the 2010 W. Ross Winterowd Award for Best Book in Composition Theory.
  • Ways of Seeing, Ways of Speaking: The Integration of Rhetoric and Vision in Constructing the Real. (Co-edited with Sue Hum and Linda Calendrillo. Parlor P, 2007)
  • Embodied Literacies: Imageword and a Poetics of Teaching. (Southern Illinois UP, 2003) Winner in 2005 of the Conference on College Composition and Communication Outstanding Book of the Year Award.
  • Imagery and Language in the Reading-Writing Classroom: Teaching Vision. (Co-edited with Linda Calendrillo and Demetrice Worley. Erlbaum, 2002)

Recent Articles/Chapters

  • "A Pedagogy of Rhetorical Looking: A Pedagogy of Rhetorical Looking: Atrocity Images at the Intersection of Vision and Violence." (with Scott Gage and Katherine Bridgman). College English. Forthcoming September 2017.
  • "Minding Mind: Kenneth Burke, Gregory Bateson, and Posthuman Rhetoric." Ambiguous Bodies: Burke and Posthumanism. Ed. Chris Mays, Nathaniel A. Rivers, and Kellie Sharp-Hoskins. Pennsylvania State UP. Forthcoming 2017.
  • "A Reformer Rides: Photographic Ethos in Frances E. Willards A Wheel within a Wheel." Rethinking Ethos: A Feminist Ecological Approach to Rhetoric. Ed. Kathleen J. Ryan, Nancy Myers, and Rebecca Jones. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois UP, 2016. 25-39.
  • "Materiality's Rhetorical Work: The Nineteenth-Century Parlor Stereoscope and the Second-Naturing of Vision." Rhetorical Ontologies: Rhetoric Through Everyday Things. Ed. Scot Barnett and Casey Boyle. University of Alabama P, 2016. 125-38.
  • "A Matter of Design: Context and Available Resources in the Development of a New English Major at Florida State University." (with Matt Davis and Kathleen Blake Yancey). Undergraduate Writing Majors: Nineteen Program Profiles. Ed. Greg Giberson, Jim Nugent, and Lori Ostergaard. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, 2015. 175-89.
  • "Reiterating with a Difference: Feminist Visual Agency and Late Nineteenth-Century Photography." Studies in the Humanities. 41.1/2 (2015): 1-30.
  • "Cyborg Vision for Cyborg Writing." Writing Posthumanism, Posthuman Writing. Ed. Sid Dobrin. Anderson, SC: Parlor P, 2015. 254-73.
  • "Program Sustainability: Curricular Resilience in Florida State University's Editing, Writing, and Media Concentration." (with Kathleen Blake Yancey, Matthew Davis, and Katherine T. Bridgman). South Atlantic Review 78.1-2 (2015): 10-33. Winner of the South Atlantic Review Essay Prize (Volume 78).
  • "Stepping Beyond, In, and With JAEPL: Twenty Years of Hope." JAEPL: Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning 20 (2015): 35-43.
  • "Re/Situating the Digital Archive in John T. McCutcheon's 'Publics,' Then and Now." Peitho: Journal of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition. 17.1 (Fall/Winter 2014): 73-88.
  • "Designing the New Negro: The Color of Late Nineteenth-Century Multimodality." Computers & Composition. 33.3 (2014): 13-26.
  • "Mobility Regimes and the Constitution of the Nineteenth-Century Posthuman Body" (with Josh Mehler). On Design, Mediation, and the Posthuman. Ed. Amy Propen, Colbey Reid, Dennis Weiss. Lexington Books, 2014. 177-95.
  • "Animating the Archive and Artifact: An (Anti)Suffrage Caricature in Its Visual Media Ecology." Peitho 17.1 (2014): http://peitho.cwshrc.org
  • "Epideictic Memories: The Argument for Spatial Agency in Frances E. Willard's A Wheel within a Wheel." Political Women: Language and Leadership. Ed. Michele Lockhard and Kathleen Mollick. New York: Lexington Books, 2013. 1-18.
  • "Preparing a Face: Rhetorical Agency and Symbolic Synthesis." Texts of Consequence: Composing Rhetorics of Social Activism for the Writing Classroom. Ed. Christopher Wilkey and Nick Mauriello. Hampton P, 2013. 181-208.
  • "Affording New Media: Individuation, Imagination, and the Hope of Change." Composing(media)=Composing(embodiment): Bodies, Technologies, Writing, and the Teaching of Writing. Ed. Kristin L. Arola and Anne Frances Wysocki. Logan, UP: Utah State UP, 2012. 239-58.
  • "Reclaiming the Mind: Eco-Cognitive Research in Writing Studies." New Directions in Writing Studies Research: Methods and Models for Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy. Ed. Lee Nickoson and Mary P. Sheridan. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois UP, 2012. 86-97.

Work in Progress

  • "A Mighty Power": Nineteenth-Century Photography and the Visual Rhetoric of Racial Identity. A book-length exploration of the rhetorical use of photography in the debates over African American identity in the United States between 1839 and 1914.

 
 


Publications By This Author
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