Publications

Journal Articles

George F. McHendry, Jr., Michael Middleton, Danielle Endres, Samantha Senda-Cook, & Megan O’Byrne, “Transactional Rhetorical Field Methods,” Southern Journal of Communication, accepted March 17, 2014.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Materializing Tensions: How Maps and Trails Mediate Nature,” Environmental Communication 7, no. 3 (2013): 355-371.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Experiential Degradation: It’s Not Just the Environment that’s in Danger,” Communication Currents 7, no. 3 (2012). Available at http://www.natcom.org/CommCurrentsArticle.aspx?id=2441.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Rugged Practices: Embodying Authenticity in Outdoor Recreation,” Quarterly Journal of Speech 98, no. 2 (2012): 129-152.

**Lead Article**

Danielle Endres & Samantha Senda-Cook, “Location Matters: The Rhetoric of Place in Protest,” Quarterly Journal of Speech 97, no. 3 (2011): 257-282.

**Lead Article**

**September 2013 – listed in the latest Routledge “trends in CommStudies” and was the third most downloaded QJS article**

Michael Middleton, Samantha Senda-Cook, & Danielle Endres, “Articulating Rhetorical Field Methods: Challenges & Tensions,” Western Journal of Communication 75, no. 4 (2011): 386-406.

**Awarded the 2011 B. Aubrey Fisher Award for outstanding article in the Western Journal of Communication**

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Postfeminist Double Binds: How Six Contemporary Films Perpetuate the Myth of the Incomplete Woman,” Rocky Mountain Communication Review 6, no. 2 (2009): 18-28. Available at http://www.rmcr.utah.edu/.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Fahrenheit 9/11’s Purpose-Driven Agents: A Multipentadic Approach to Political Entertainment,” KB Journal 4, no. 2 (2008). Available at http://www.kbjournal.org/.

Book Chapters

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Practicing Rhetoric,” in Rhetorical Criticism: Purpose, Practice, and Pedagogy, ed. by Jim Kuypers (Lexington Books), 2014.

**Invited**

Samantha Senda-Cook & Danielle Endres, “A Place of One’s Own,” in Environmental Rhetoric: Ecologies of Place, ed. by Peter Goggin (London: Routledge, 2013), 143-154.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Chapter Interlude: Interview with Adele Bealer, Co-Organizer of Salt Lake City Gathering of the Waters SIU Event,” in Social Movement to address Climate Change: Local Steps for Global Action, ed. by Danielle Endres, Leah Sprain, and Tarla Rai Peterson(Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2009), 147-151.

Danielle Endres, Samantha Senda-Cook, Deborah Callister, Autumn Garrison, & Julie Schutten, “Step What Up?: The Rhetorical Framing of Salt Lake City’s Step It Up Events,” in Social Movement to address Climate Change: Local Steps for Global Action, ed. by Danielle Endres, Leah Sprain, and Tarla Rai Peterson(Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2009), 117-146.

Book Review

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Book Review: Ecofeminism and Rhetoric: Critical Perspectives on Sex, Technology, and Discourse,” Women & Language 35, no. 1 (2012): 143-144.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceeding

Danielle Endres & Samantha Senda-Cook, “Place in Protest: An Analysis of Place-Based Argument, Protest, and Climate,” in S. Jacobs et al. (Eds.), Concerning Argument. (Washington D.C: National Communication Association, 2007).

 

Conferences

Competitively Selected Presentations

Samantha Senda-Cook & George F. McHendry, Jr., “Embodying Resistance: De Certeau and Bourdieu ground Rhetoric’s Materiality,” National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, November 19-24, 2014.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Connecting Rhetoric and Qualitative Methods: Ethnography, Enactment, and Embodiment,” National Communication Association Conference, Washington, D.C. November, 2013.

Samantha Senda-Cook, Michael Middleton, & Danielle Endres, “Interrogating the Field,” selected as part of a pre-conference at National Communication Association Conference, Washington, D.C. November, 2013.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Making Do and Masculinity,” Conference on Communication and the Environment, Uppsala, Sweden, June 2013.

Samantha Senda-Cook & Jay Leighter, “Social Movement as Social Media Practice,” Conference on Communication and the Environment, Uppsala, Sweden, June 2013.

Samantha Senda-Cook & Danielle Endres, “A Place of One’s Own,” National Communication Association Conference, Orlando, November 2012.

Danielle Endres, Samantha Senda-Cook, & Brian Cozen, “Not Just a Place to Park Your Car: PARK(ing) Day as Reconstruction and Remediation of Place in Protest,” National Communication Association Conference, Orlando, November 2012.

Michael Middleton, Samantha Senda-Cook, & Danielle Endres, “Assessing the Material, Embodied, and Everyday Discourses of Rhetorical Communities,” Western States Communication Association Convention, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2012.

George F. McHendry, Jr., Michael Middleton, Samantha Senda-Cook, Danielle Endres, & Megan O’Byrne, “Transactional Rhetorical Field Methods,” Western States Communication Association Convention, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2012.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Making Nature Meaningful,” National Communication Association Conference, San Francisco, November 2010.

Michael Middleton, Samantha Senda-Cook, & Danielle Endres, “Articulating Rhetorical Field Methods: Challenges & Tensions,” National Communication Association Conference, San Francisco, November 2010.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Appropriating Resistance? Constructions of Resistance and Making Do in Outdoor Recreation Catalogues,” National Communication Association Conference, San Francisco, November 2010.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “‘See[ing] the Available Means of Persuasion’: A Shift to Rhetorical Practices,” National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, November, 2009.

**Presented on the Top Student Papers in Rhetorical Theory panel**

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Politics on the Trail: A Rhetorical Critique of Hidden Canyon Trail in Zion National Park,” Conference on Communication and the Environment, Portland, Maine, June 2009.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Authentic Representations: On the Loose and Neorealism,” Western States Communication Association Convention, Mesa, Arizona, February 2009.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Buying an Environmentalist Identity: A Critique of the Rhetoric of Outdoor Recreation Clothing,” Western States Communication Association Convention, Mesa, Arizona, February 2009.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Rugged Performances: Outdoor Recreationalists at Lake City Outfitters,” Western States Communication Association Convention, Mesa, Arizona, February 2009.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Modernizing the Double Bind: How Six Contemporary Films Perpetuate the Myth of the Incomplete Woman,” National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, November, 2007.

Danielle Endres & Samantha Senda-Cook, “Place in Protest: An Analysis of Place-Based Argument, Protest, and Climate,” Fifteenth NCA/AFA Conference on Argumentation, Alta, UT, August 2-5, 2007.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Buying our Bodies and Selling our Liberation: Examining Postfeminist Advertising with the Priestly and Bardic Voices,” National Communication Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas, November, 2006.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Public Conceptions of Birth Control: An Examination of Planned Parenthood Discourse,” Rocky Mountain Communication Association Conference, Greeley, Colorado, April 8, 2006.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Zooming within George W. Bush’s Environmental Rhetoric,” Western States Communication Association Convention, Palm Springs, California, February 18-21, 2006.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Michael Moore’s Mind: A Pentadic Exposé of Fahrenheit 9/11,” Western States Communication Association Convention, Palm Springs, California, February 18-21, 2006.

Samantha Senda-Cook, “Selling Women a Natural Body: A Rhetorical Examination of Menstrual Product Advertising,” Western States Communication Association Convention, Palm Springs, California, February 18-21, 2006.

Respondent

Scholar to Scholar: Constructing a Communicative World, National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, November 19-24, 2014.

Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division, National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, November 19-24, 2014.

Environmental Communication Division, Western States Communication Association Conference, Anaheim, CA, February 15-18, 2014.

Environmental Communication Division, National Communication Association Conference, Washington, D.C., November 15-18, 2013.

Environmental Communication Division, National Communication Association Conference, Orlando, November 15-18, 2012.

Chair

Environmental Communication Division, National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, November 19-24, 2014.

Environmental Communication Division, Western States Communication Association Convention, Anaheim, February 15-18, 2014.

Environmental Communication Division, National Communication Association Conference, Washington, D.C., November 15-18, 2013.

Environmental Communication Division, National Communication Association Conference, Orlando, November 15-18, 2012.

Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division, National Communication Association Conference, Orlando, November 15-18, 2012.

Women’s Studies Division, Western States Communication Association Convention, Palm Springs, California, February 18-21, 2006.

 

Invited Talks

Off Campus

“Tactical Urbanism,” Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, July 16, 2014.

“Activating Place: The Changing Nature of Social Movements and Place as Rhetoric,” University of Nebraska-Lincoln, March 14, 2014.

“Rugged Practices: Embodying Authenticity in Outdoor Recreation,” Zion National Park, June 25, 2010.

On Campus

“Activating Place: The Changing Nature of Social Movements and Place as Rhetoric,” Creighton University Communication Studies Department’s Colloquium, February 24, 2014.

“Not Just a Place to Park Your Car: PARK(ing) Day as Reconstruction and Remediation of Place in Protest,” Creighton University Environmental Science Program’s Senior Seminar, August 30, 2012.

“Not Just a Place to Park Your Car: PARK(ing) Day as Reconstruction and Remediation of Place in Protest,” Creighton University Communication Studies Department’s Colloquium, March 21, 2012.

“Modernizing the Double Bind: How Six Contemporary Films Perpetuate the Myth of the Incomplete Woman,” University of Utah Communication Department’s Graduate Student Colloquium, November 9, 2007.

“From Euphemisms to the Dreaded Aisle in the Supermarket,” Colorado State University Office of Women’s Programs and Studies Women at Noon, March 8, 2006.

“Public Conceptions of Birth Control: An Examination of Planned Parenthood Discourse,” Colorado State University Speech Communication Department’s Graduate Student Colloquium, November 11, 2005.

“No Shave November”: An informal discussion of gender socialization, public representations of bodies, and the question of shaving with undergraduate students, Colorado State University Office of Women’s Programs and Studies, November 1, 2005.

 

Grants & Fellowships

Floyd O’Neil Scholarship in Western American Studies, University of Utah, American West Center, 2009-2010 academic year, $1,000.

David C. Williams Memorial Graduate Fellowship, University of Utah College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2008-2009 academic year, $5,500.

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