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TYCA-PNW / PNWCA conference, April 26-27, 2019


“Community: Nurturing Deep Connections on our Campuses, in our Classrooms, and in our Writing Centers”


Krista Ratcliffe, Arizona State U

Krista Ratcliffe, Arizona State U

Keynote Speaker: Krista Ratcliffe

Krista Ratcliffe is a professor and chair of English at Arizona State University. She earned her doctorate from The Ohio State University (1988) and has been a professor and chair of English at Marquette University and Purdue University. Her research focuses on intersections of rhetoric, feminist theory, and critical race studies. Her books include: Anglo-American Challenges to the Rhetorical Traditions: Virginia Woolf, Mary Daly, and Adrienne Rich (1996); Who's Having This Baby? (2002); Rhetorical Listening: Identification, Gender, Whiteness (2006), which won the 2006 JAC Gary Olson Award, the 2007 CCCC Outstanding Book Award, and the 2007 Rhetoric Society of America Book Award; Performing Feminist Administration in Rhetoric and Composition Studies"(2010) co-edited with Rebecca Rickly READ MORE

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Hotel Information:

Hilton Garden Inn, Yakima

401 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98901

(509) 454-1111

*One king bed or two queen beds

Group name: TYCA

Group rate: $129/night plus tax

Reserve by date: March 29, 2019

“The Hilton Garden Inn Yakima is located in the heart of downtown Yakima. Our hotel is within walking distance to the Yakima Convention Center and The Capitol Theatre. We are only four miles from the Yakima airport and near numerous wineries. Unwind at the Ummelina Yakima Valley Spa and Retreat located adjacent to the hotel.”

Ledgestone Hotel, Yakima

107 N. Fair Ave., Yakima, WA 98901

(509) 453-3151

*Single queen suites with pull-out sofa bed

Group name: TYCA - Yakima Valley Community College

Group code: TYCA

Group rate: $105/night plus tax

Reserve by date: April 5, 2019

“Ledgestone Hotel is one of the newest Yakima hotels in Washington offering generously sized suites that are at least 30% larger than the average hotel room in a contemporary atmosphere making it the perfect option among hotels in Yakima.”