Simone Sessolo

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SimoneSessolo

Lecturer

Office Location(s): 1320 North Quad
Phone: 734.647.4526
sessolo@umich.edu
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  • About

    Simone Sessolo is a Lecturer III in the Sweetland Center for Writing. He received his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin, where his primary areas of research had been modern and contemporary world literatures and cultures, narratology, and Writing Center pedagogy. His research these days centers on Peer Writing Strategies and communication through Web 2.0 social media.

    Fields ofStudy/Research Interests

    Rhetoric and Composition, New Media, Cultural Studies

    Courses/Teaching Assignments
    • Writing 200, Ethos and New Media
    • Writing 201, The Rhetoric of Memes
    • Writing 300, Seminar in Peer Consulting
    • Writing Workshop
    Publications
    • "The Rhetoric of Memes." _The Journal for Undergraduate Multimedia Projects_ v5.2 (2014): n. pag. Web.
    • "An Epic of Riots." _The Journal of Popular Culture_ v47.5 (2014).

  • Education
    • PhD, Comparative Literature, the University of Texas at Austin
    • MA, English, the University of Kansas
    • Laurea, Foreign Languages and Literatures, the University of Padua (Italy)
  • Awards
    • University Continuing Fellowship, the University of Texas at Austin, 2011-12
    • Outstanding Student Academic Employee (nominee), the University of Texas at Austin, 2010
    • Teaching Award, the University of Texas at Austin, 2007
    • Wolfe Award for Fiction, the University of Kansas, 2006
    • Teaching Award, the University of Kansas, 2005
  • Presentations
    • “Violence in the Writing Center,” The Future of Writing Centers Symposium, the University of Texas at Austin, 02/23/2013