December 23, 2013
Recent publications and presentations by English department faculty, students
During the past two months, faculty in the English department published the following six works:
Steffi Dippold, assistant professor, published "The Wampanoag Word: John Eliot’s Indian Grammar, the Vernacular Rebellion, and the Elegancies of Native Speech" in Early American Literature 48.3, 2013: 543-575.
Gregory Eiselein, professor, published a review of Richard Francis' "Fruitlands: The Alcott Family and Their Search for Utopia" in American Nineteenth Century History 14.2, 2013: 241-43.
Stephanie Kartalopoulos, visiting assistant professor, published "Border Patrol," "Inside a Dark Room," and "Eve" (poems) in Matter: A Monthly Journal of Political Poetry and Commentary 6 (Nov. 2013): http://mattermonthly.com/ 2013/11/15/issue-six-november-2013/.
Karin Westman, associate professor and department head, published"Beyond Periodization: Children's Literature, Genre, and Remediating Literary History" in the Children's Literature Association Quarterly 38.4, 2013: 464-469.
Faculty and graduate students in the English department also presented the following five talks and readings:
Daniel Hoyt, assistant professor, presented "The Best White Rapper in Berea, Ohio," a fiction reading, at "Why There Are Words" in Sausalito, Calif., on Nov. 14.
Katherine Karlin, assistant professor, presented "Oral Hygiene," a fiction reading), at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Mo., on Nov. 20.
Philip Nel, university distinguished professor, presented "Laughing from the Left: Crockett Johnson’s Barnaby, and the Limits of Satire as a Means of Dissent" at the American Studies Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 24
Kara Northway, assistant professor, was a guest-presenter on WCJ Live, a national webinar sponsored by the Writing Center Journal to discuss, with co-authors Pam Bromley and Eliana Schonberg, their article "How Important Is the Local, Really?: Cross-Institutional Quantitative Assessment of Typical Writing Center Exit Surveys" on Nov. 15.
Adam Szetela, graduate student, presented "Hersey and Humor: Mark Twain and the Golden Age of Freethought" at the Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference in St. Louis, Mo., on Oct. 12.