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Communication and Conscience in the Debate Over an Equal Rights Amendment 1920 to the Present – A.G. Hughes (far left) with co-panelists and chair – SSCA 2016 – Austin, TX.

Accepted Manuscript
Hughes, A.G. “Cheap and Contented Labor”: Sinclair Lewis, Irony, and the Marion Massacre. Accepted pending revision for “Dismantling Inequality through Dialogues of Conscience,” forthcoming issue of the Watchung Review.

In-Progress Manuscripts
Hughes, A.G. An “Ardent Spirit with an Invincible Ideal”: Muna Lee’s Attempt to Constitute a Pan-American Feminism. Manuscript in preparation for a Texas Speech Communication Journal submission.

Hughes, A.G. (Good) Reasons for Declaring a Debate Winner: The Online Meta-Debate Process. Manuscript in preparation for a Television & New Media submission.

Presentations & Panels
Hughes, A.G. (2018). Technological Revolution: Ideographs and Memes in Silicon Valley and Beyond. Manuscript presented at the 88th annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Nashville, TN.

Hughes, A.G. (2018). Inspiration, Innovation, and Insight in Online Courses. Panel participation at the 88th annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Nashville, TN. Served as Panel Organizer.

Hughes, A.G. (2018). Teaching Media Literacy in the Post-Truth Age: Musings on Media Literacy. Panel participation at the 88th annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Nashville, TN.

Hughes, A.G. (2017). (Good) Reasons for Declaring a Debate Winner: The Online Meta-Debate Process. Manuscript presented at the 103rd annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Dallas, TX.

Hughes, A.G. (2017). The Relevance of the Communication Graduate Student Association. Panel participation at the 103rd annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Dallas, TX. Awarded Top Panel of the Student Section.

Hughes, A.G. (2017). John Oliver Critiques the American Empire: Popular Satire and Citizenship in the Territories. Manuscript presented at the annual meeting of the Tennessee Communication Association, Gallatin, TN. Awarded Top Graduate Student Paper.

Hughes, A.G. (2017). Sonic Social Justice: To Pimp a Butterfly’s Auditory Critique of the Rationalized State. Manuscript presented at the 87th annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Greenville, SC.

Hughes, A. (2016). An “Ardent Spirit with an Invincible Ideal”: Muna Lee’s Attempt to Constitute a Pan-American Feminism. Manuscript presented at the 86th annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Austin, TX. Pictured above.

Hughes, A. (2016). The Netflix Effect: Original Programming, New Patterns of Viewing, and Diverse Representations. Panel participation at the 86th annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Austin, TX.

Hughes, A. (2016). Bringing Back Manufacturing, But Not Jobs: Reconsidering Issue Management with Constitutive Rhetoric. Manuscript presented at the 107th annual meeting of the Eastern Communication Association, Baltimore, MD.

Bakke, P., Croker, T., Hastrup, K., Hughes, A., & Ivory, J. (2015). Cyborg Partner Choice in a Hypothetical Task: Avatar Selection and Transhumanist Frames. Manuscript presented by K. Hastrup at the 101st annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Hughes, A. (2015). Issue Management and Ideology: Analyzing “March of the Machine,” a 60 Minutes Segment. Manuscript presented at the annual meeting of the Tennessee Communication Association, Burns, TN.

Hughes, A. (2015). “Cheap and Contented Labor”: Sinclair Lewis’s use of irony to critique early 20th century southern textile mill labor conditions. Manuscript presented at the 85th annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Tampa, FL.

Quesenberry, B., Hastrup, K., & Hughes, A. (2015). Crafting connections via WebEx: Conducting a synchronous online public speaking course. Panel participation at the 85th annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Tampa, FL.

Hughes, A. (2014). Zombie apocalypse and what we’re going to do about it: Constitutive rhetoric and the prophetic example of AMC’s The Walking Dead. Manuscript presented at the 84th annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Preston, M., Quesenberry, B., Sparrow, J., & Hughes, A. (2014). Assessing student perceptions of growth in a virtual course. Poster presented at the 6th annual Virginia Tech Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Blacksburg, VA.

Quesenberry, B., Griffin, R., Hughes, A., Livick, K., & McEvoy, K. (2013). Reflections: The many phases of a CommCenter coach. Panel at the 12th annual Excellence at the Center Mini-Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Hughes, A. (2011). Conversations at work: Common themes among working professionals’ descriptions of communication efficacy at work. Manuscript presented at the 21st annual meeting of the Theodore Clevenger Jr. Undergraduate Honors Conference of the Southern States Communication Association, Little Rock, AR.

Academic Affiliations

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2017-present

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2014-present