Center Graduate Students: Heather Blain Vorhies
Heather Blain is a PhD candidate in the Center for Writing Studies in the English Department of University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
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Currently, Heather Blain Vorhies serves as the University of Maryland Graduate School’s post-doctoral fellow working with writing initiatives. Before returning to the East Coast, she taught first-year and advanced composition as an instructor in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Undergraduate Rhetoric Program. Heather received her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in 2008 from University of Maryland, College Park, where she was Assistant Director of the Writing Center from 2006-2008.
Heather publishes academic work under Heather Blain Vorhies and creative work under Heather Blain.
History of rhetoric, rhetoric in the Christian tradition, creative writing and composition, the Sublime, Enlightenment rhetoric, the early American Republic, gender, poetry, and graduate student writing
- AWP Tutorial
- RHET 101 and 102
- RHET 105
- RHET 233 Travel Writing
- RHET 233 Sex, Body, and Nation: The Modern Olympics and Contemporary Sport Culture