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Megan Orcholski

Teaching Assistant
 Johnston Hall 323

Education

MA, Communication Studies, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN (2010)
BA, Speech Communication/Theater Arts, North Central College, Naperville, IL (2005)

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2016-present)
Instructor, Valley City State University (2015-2016)
Instructor/Assistant Director of Forensics, Concordia College (2010-2015)
Teaching Assistant and Forensics Coach, Minnesota State University, Mankato (2008-2010)

Areas of Interest

I specialize in the areas of performance and gender, specifically public speaking, identity, power, gender and culture.

Presentations

Ted Talk – Tedx Fargo, “No Apology Living”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NchKTTN-Hg8

3 Minute Thesis- University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, “Would you say you had sex if…”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjRzu2EZYZY&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR33k8wvGFD7Bbr6Pr-Q2APT8p2xxk7biBETp1tWuybdHL0wIOfTL-qpMLo

Publications

Orcholski, M. (2020). “Black Women, Francis Beal, & the Shifting of Enemyship.” In Civil Liberties in Real Life: Seven Studies, Edited by Timothy Shiell, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Pending

Rasmussen Lenox, T. & Orcholski, M. (2018). Transgressively tWERQing. Women and Language Online, 40(1), 145-159.
https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/6c9b47_22716d48db4f46848cdf16ae2c06d1ee.pdf

Orcholski, M. & Cronn-Mills, D. (2011). They know what they’re doing, but don’t know why: A theoretical exploration of intertextuality in interpretation events. National Forensics Journal, 29(2), 174-182.

Orcholski, M. (2009). Emotions, chaos, & commotion: A family narrative. Philament, 15, 91-97. https://philamentjournal.files.wordpress.com/2016/01/orcholski_emotions.pdf