Natonya Listach

Senior Instructor

Natonya Listach
(615) 898-2275
Room 211, Jones Hall (JH)
MTSU Box 200, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • MA, Western Kentucky University (2006)
  • BA, Belmont University (2003)

Areas of Expertise

Rhetoric

Public Address

Publications

Jackson, J. A. and Natonya Blackmun Listach. “Evolving Identities in Personal Narratives: Time is of the Essence.” Women & Language, October 2020.

Listach, N. & A. E. Johnson. “Women, Step Forward!”: Doing Rhetorical Histography by Exploring Womanist Leadership in the AME Church. In Womanist ethical rhetoric: A call for liberation and social justice in turbulent times. Gatison, A. M. & Glenn, C. L. (eds.) (p. 77-90). London: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing.

Presentations

“We’re never lost if we can find each other…”: Workshop on Portrayals of Health and Safety in Coronavirus Commercials, National Communication Association, November 22, 2020.

“Women of Color” at a Crossroads Panel, National Communication Association, November 19, 2020

Is Lizzo Phat, Big-Boned, Curvy, or Fat? Race and Gender’s Impact on Fat, Black Women’s Bodies, Organization for the Study...

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“We’re never lost if we can find each other…”: Workshop on Portrayals of Health and Safety in Coronavirus Commercials, National Communication Association, November 22, 2020.

“Women of Color” at a Crossroads Panel, National Communication Association, November 19, 2020

Is Lizzo Phat, Big-Boned, Curvy, or Fat? Race and Gender’s Impact on Fat, Black Women’s Bodies, Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, & Gender, October 2, 2020

“Lifting as We Climb”: Hallie Quinn Brown’s Influence on Women’s Rights, Southern States Communication Association, April 4, 2020. (Conference cancelled due to Covid-19).

Teaching from the Margins: Disrupting Cultural Hegemony in Communication Instruction, Southern States Communication Association, April 2, 2020. (Conference cancelled due to Covid-19).

Increasing Media Literacy Through the Civil Discourse Project, MTSU Literacy Research Conference 2020, February 29, 2020

“I’m Not Your Fucking Mammy!” An Autoethnographic Reflection on the Life of a Black Female Speech and Debate Coach, National Communication Association Convention, November 16, 2019

“Women, Step Forward!”: Doing Rhetorical Histography by Exploring Womanist Leadership in the AME Church, Religious Communication Association Conference, November 13, 2019

Enough is Enough: Feminist Pessimism Response to Toxicity of Hegemonic Masculinities, Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, & Gender, October 18, 2019

2019/2020 TCA/TIFA Preseason State of State Meeting: Radio Broadcasting Update, Tennessee Communication Association/Kentucky Communication Association Joint Conference, September 21, 2019.

The Need to Modify Broadcasting, Southern States Communication Association Conference, April 6, 2019.

The Anatomy of the Eulogy: Rev. Jasper Williams and the Rhetoric of the Black Church: A Roundtable, Southern States Communication Association Conference, April 4, 2019.

The Civil Discourse Project: An Experiential Learning Assignment Highlighting the Value of Research and Discussion from Multi-faceted Perspectives, Tennessee Communication Association Conference, September 8, 2018.

Warmups, African Music, and Community: A Foucauldian Approach to Preparing for Individual Events and Debate, Southern States Communication Association Conference, April 6, 2018.

High Impact Pedagogy, MT Engage Faculty Showcase, October 31, 2017.

Learning Communities: How Collaboration between Different Departments Increases Student Engagement and Retention, Tennessee Communication Association Conference, September 9, 2017.

Transforming a Traditional Class: Utilizing New Media and Technology (Using YouTube in the Classroom), Tennessee Communication Association Conference, September 7, 2012.

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Courses

COMM 2200 - Fundamentals of Communication