Jacob Schepers

B.A., English, Calvin College
M.A., English, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Jacob Schepers is a 2016-2017 faculty member in the Writing and Rhetoric program, as well as a member of the English PhD program with a graduate minor in the History and Philosophy of Science. His teaching interests involve the changing landscape of rhetoric and multimedia literacies, as well as the ethical use of writing in the 21st century. His research focuses on the influence of science and new media technologies on post-1945 poetry and poetics as they generate alternative processes for the conception, creation, and production of texts.

Recent Scholarly Activity
Conference Paper, “‘Correction of Disfigurements’: Rhetoric, Lyric, and the Rewriting of History in Susan Howe’s Singularities and Geraldine Monk’s Interregnum,” Lyric Renovations Panel, University at Buffalo’s Poetics: (The Next) 25 Years Conference, Buffalo, NY, April 10, 2016.

Conference Paper, "Hurtling towards Space: The Open Challenge to Vision in Lynd Ward's Vertigo." University of Notre Dame's EGSA Conference, March 6, 2015.

Conference Paper, "Changing Still Lives: Gertrude Stein's and Henri Bergson's Alternative Temporality." Northeastern University's EGSA Conference, March 15, 2013.

Conference Paper, "'Instead of the cave?': A Charitable Audience for Berryman's The Dream Songs." Conference on Christianity and Literature, Calvin College, April 12, 2012.

Conference Paper, "Digital Literacy and Laptop Tutoring." East Central Writing Center's Association Conference. Western Michigan University, March 3, 2011 (delivered with Calvin College Rhetoric Center Staff).

Contact Information
300 O'Shaughnessy Hall (Office)
205 Coleman Morse (Mailbox)