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Rich Shivener

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Writing Department

Assistant Professor

Office: ROSS S355
Phone: 416-736-5184 Ext: 33985
Email: richshiv@yorku.ca


Rich Shivener's latest research investigates digital media writing practices and emotions, and he teach courses in the Writing Department's Digital Cultures stream. Rich is also an associate editor for the digital journal Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. Years prior to academia, he reported for local newspapers and national magazines, and he wrote technical support documents with software developers. He takes pride in being a flexible colleague who can research and teach a range of writing inquiries.

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Degrees

PhD, University of Cincinnati
MA, Northern Kentucky University

Research Interests

Writing , Media, Emotion Studies, Digital Rhetoric and Circulation, Editing
Book Chapters

Publication
Year

“Re-theorizing the Infinite Canvas: A Space for Comics and Rhetorical Theories.” Perspectives on Digital Comics, edited by Jeff Kirschoff and Michael Cook, McFarland Press, 2019, pp. 46-62.

2019

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Bahl, Erin Kathleen and Rich Shivener. "The Needle and the Bird: Modeling Invention, Delivery, and Seriality in Webcomics." enculturation, no. 31, 2020.

2020

Shivener, Rich. "Theorizing Rhetorical-Affective Workflows: Behind the Scenes with Webtext Authors." College English, vol. 83, no. 1, pp. 42-62.

2020


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2020 AP/WRIT2004 3.0 A Writing in Digital Cultures SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2021 AP/WRIT3001 3.0 M Intermediate Digital Authoring SEMR


Rich Shivener's latest research investigates digital media writing practices and emotions, and he teach courses in the Writing Department's Digital Cultures stream. Rich is also an associate editor for the digital journal Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. Years prior to academia, he reported for local newspapers and national magazines, and he wrote technical support documents with software developers. He takes pride in being a flexible colleague who can research and teach a range of writing inquiries.

Degrees

PhD, University of Cincinnati
MA, Northern Kentucky University

Research Interests

Writing , Media, Emotion Studies, Digital Rhetoric and Circulation, Editing

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

“Re-theorizing the Infinite Canvas: A Space for Comics and Rhetorical Theories.” Perspectives on Digital Comics, edited by Jeff Kirschoff and Michael Cook, McFarland Press, 2019, pp. 46-62.

2019

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Bahl, Erin Kathleen and Rich Shivener. "The Needle and the Bird: Modeling Invention, Delivery, and Seriality in Webcomics." enculturation, no. 31, 2020.

2020

Shivener, Rich. "Theorizing Rhetorical-Affective Workflows: Behind the Scenes with Webtext Authors." College English, vol. 83, no. 1, pp. 42-62.

2020


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2020 AP/WRIT2004 3.0 A Writing in Digital Cultures SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2021 AP/WRIT3001 3.0 M Intermediate Digital Authoring SEMR