Avree Ito-Fujita

Contact:
avree@hawaii.edu

Website:
Avree Ito-Fujita


Office hours:
By appointment.


Originally from Kapolei, Hawaiʻi, Avree is a Ph.D. candidate with a concentration in composition and rhetoric. Her main research interest focuses on community writing center pedagogy and how writing center consultants work with clients from both non-academic and academic communities. Avree has been a writing center tutor for various University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa programs, including GEAR UP Hui and the Online Learning Academy, as well as a mentor in ENG 100 and ENG 200 courses. She is also a filmmaker and has directed short films that have screened at various film festivals in the United States and China.

Publications


Editing:
  • Design Editor of Hawaii Review, University of Hawaii at Mānoa, Student Media Board, August 2015 – May 2016.
    • Issue 83 – “Literature of Crime."
    • Issue 84 – “2016 Ian Macmillan Writing Awards.”

Areas of Interest


  • Writing center pedagogy
  • First-year writing
  • Pacific literature
  • Francophone literature
  • New media rhetoric
  • Video game studies

Awards


Scholarships
  • Departmental Scholarship, English Department, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017
  • International Writing Centers Association Travel Award,  International Writing Centers Association, March 2017
  • Departmental Scholarship, Creative Media Department, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Spring 2015
  • Rodney P. Santos Scholarship, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Spring 2015
  • John Young Scholarship in the Arts, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Spring 2015
  • ASUH Scholarship Award for Academic Achievement, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015
  • Centennial Scholarship, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Fall 2011 - Spring 2015
Honor Societies
  • Phi Beta Kapa, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Spring 2015
  • Pi Delta Phi, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Spring 2015
Other
  • Spring Commencement Student Marshall, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Spring 2015
  • Arts and Humanities Oral Presentation 1st Place Award, Undergraduate Student Showcase, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Spring 2015
 

Education


  • MA English (Spring 2017), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • BA Creative Media (High Honors) (Spring 2015), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • BA French (Spring 2015), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • BA English (Spring 2015), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Courses


Fall Semester 2017
  • ENG-100: Composition I