Hillery Glasby

glasbyhi@msu.edu

250 Bessey Hall

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