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K-State Today

December 23, 2013



Recent publications and presentations by English department faculty, students

By Karin Westman

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.