Hillery Glasby

glasbyhi@msu.edu

250 Bessey Hall
434 Farm Ln
East Lansing, MI 48824

FacultyWriting, Rhetoric, and American CulturesRhetoric and WritingFirst Year WritingProfessional and Public Writing

Assistant Professor
GenCen Faculty Fellow

Biography

Hillery’s research focuses on LGBTQ student writers; queer and craft/DIY rhetorics; and critical sexual literacy. Hillery’s most recent projects include archival research analyzing DIY feminist making practices inspired by Supreme Court Justice, RBG and a co-edited collection titled Storytelling in Queer Appalachia.

Research Areas

Queer Rhetoric; Visual, Digital, and DIY/Craft Rhetorics; Queer and Feminist Pedagogies; Writing Center and Writing Program Administration

Education

PhD, Ohio University

Research or Academic Affiliations

Core Faculty, GenCen

Projects


Mountain Dirt(y) Queer Rhetorics: Making Appalachian Queerness Visible

Hillery Glasby and Caleb Pendygraft. “Mountain Dirt(y) Queer Rhetorics: Making Appalachian Queerness Visible.” The Routledge Handbook of Queer Rhetoric. Jacqueline Rhodes and Jonathan Alexander, Eds. Routledge, 2021.

Storytelling in Queer Appalachia: Imagining and Writing the “Unspeakable” Other

Storytelling in Queer Appalachia: Imagining and Writing the “Unspeakable” Other. Eds. Glasby, Hillery, Gradin, Sherrie, and Racheal Ryerson. Morgantown, West Virginia University Press, July 2020.

A Dialogue on the Constructions of GLBT and Queer Ethos: I belong to a Culture that Includes…

Hoogestraat, Jane and Hillery Glasby. “A Dialogue on the Constructions of GLBT and Queer Ethos: I belong to a Culture that Includes…” “Histories of Ethos: World Perspectives on Rhetoric.” Spec. issue of Humanities. vol. 8, no. 2, 2019. https://doi.org/10.3390/h8020097.

Making it Queer, Not Clear: Queer Methodologies of Excess, Failure, and Ambivalence

“Making it Queer, Not Clear: Queer Methodologies of Excess, Failure, and Ambivalence.” Re/Orienting Writing Studies: Queer Methods, Queer Projects. William Banks, Matthew Cox, and Caroline Dadas, Eds. Utah State UP/University Press of Colorado. 2019.

Activating Activism

“Activating Activism.” Writing Networks for Social Justice. Webtext. Don Unger and Liz Lane, Eds and publishers. 4C4E. Constellations: A Cultural Rhetorics Publishing Space, April 2018. http://constell8cr.com/4c4e/.

[ ]: National Day of Silence’s Rhetorical Silence as Performative Rhetorical Activism

“[                ]: National Day of Silence’s Rhetorical Silence as Performative Rhetorical Activism.” Stillness and Silence. Spec. issue of Liminalities. vol. 12, no. 2, 2016, liminalities.net/12-3/silence.html

Let Me Queer My Throat | Queer Rhetorics of Negotiation: Marriage Equality and Homonormativity

“Let Me Queer My Throat | Queer Rhetorics of Negotiation: Marriage Equality and Homonormativity.” Digital Activism. Spec. issue of Harlot. no. 11, 2014, harlotofthearts.org/index.php/harlot/article/view/210/145.

Courses

WRA 101: Writing as Inquiry

WRA 260: Rhetoric, Persuasion, Cultures, and Communities

WRA 325: Writing and Multimodality

WRA 360: Design of Print and Digital Documents

WRA 891: DIY, Craft, & Material Rhetorics

WRA 891: Queer Community Literacies and Rhetorics

WS 304: LGBTQ Studies