Author: Autumn Laws

Autumn Laws studies Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures at Michigan State University. Her research interests include disability studies, digital composition practices, and online community engagement.

Egner Theater at sunny University of Findlay filled up slowly, attendees holding cups of free drip coffee and suppressing early-morning yawns. The space felt casual. There wasn’t any indication of an event taking place there, aside from the groggy academics wandering into the hall to find seats. I got a seat toward the front of the auditorium. I wasn’t sure what the town hall would be about—something about wander, or wonder (or both)—but, I was familiar with all the these women’s work. I had parsed through Techne by Jackie Rhodes during an MSU Queer Rhetorics class and knew that she…

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