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March 14, 2014

Recent publications and presentations by English department faculty, students

Submitted by Karin Westman

During the past three months, faculty and graduate students in the English department published the following 11 works:

Mark Crosby, assistant professor, published "'Ah! Romney!': Blake's 'Supernaculum' Portrait Engraving of George Romney" in the journal Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly vol. 47.3 (2013-14).

Gregory Eiselein, professor, published "'A Religion of Their Own': Louisa May Alcott's New American Religion" in the essay collection "Nineteenth-Century American Women Write Religion: Lived Theologies and Literature" Ed. Mary McMartin Wearn. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2014, pgs. 119-134.

Bryn Homuth, graduate student, published "A Woman Nurses on the Beijing Subway" in Hawai'i Pacific Review, Feb. 1, 2014.

Dan Hoyt, assistant professor, published "Here I Am" short story in The Cincinnati Review vol. 10.2 (2014) pgs. 45-53.

Phillip Marzluf, associate professor, published "The Oratory of Khans and Queens: Reading The Secret History of the Mongols Rhetorically" in the journal Education about Asia vol. 18.3 (2013). 

Marzluf also published "The Secret History of the Mongols: A Review Essay" in Education about Asia vol. 18.3 (2013) pgs. 72-73.

Phil Nel, university distinguished professor, published "Wild Things, I Think I Love You: Maurice Sendak, Ruth Krauss, and Childhood" in the journal PMLA vol. 129.1 (Jan. 2014) pgs. 112-116.

Nel also published "KSU Prof weighs in on social media policy" in The Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 7.

Joe Sutliff Sanders published "First Opinion: Playing with Identity in Children’s Picture Books" in First Opinions, Second Reactions vol. 6.2 (2013).

Karin Westman, associate professor and department head, and Naomi Wood, professor, published "Lion and the Unicorn" vol. 37.3 with co-editor David Russell.

Wood also published a review of Jane Carroll's "Landscape in Children’s Literature" in Gramarye: Journal of the Sussex Centre for Folk Tales, Fairy Tales, and Fantasy, vol. 4 (2013) pgs. 74-75.


Faculty and students in the English department also presented the following seven talks and readings:

James Gilson, undergraduate student, presented "Continued Movement between Gothic Spaces in 'Typee'" at the 90th Annual Sigma Tau Delta National Convention in Savannah, Ga., on March 1.

Christina Hauck, associate professor, presented "Flames of Passion: Coal in 'Brief Encounter'" at the 40th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 at University of Louisville. Louisville, Ky. on Feb. 22.

Kelsey Hixson-Bowles, graduate student, presented "Roundtable: Injustice, Sex, Poverty and Violence in 'We the Animals'" at the 90th Annual Sigma Tau Delta National Convention in Savannah, Ga., on Feb 28.

Deborah Murray, instructor, presented "Body Movement as Discovery: Do a Verb! (A Creativity Workshop)" at The Narrative Bridge: Connecting Through Health Humanities in Charleston, S.C., on Feb. 24.

Kara Northway, assistant professor, presented "Writing Centers and Metacognitive Awareness of Writing Acquisition: A Cross-Institutional, Mixed Methods Study of Knowledge Transfer" with co-authors Pam Bromley and Eliana Schonberg at the Writing Research Across Borders Conference in Paris, France, on Feb. 19.

Courtney Ress, graduate student, presented "Dark materials of the 'Beowulf' Poet: Pagan Influence on Christian Perceptions" at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Mid-America Medieval Association at the University of Missouri. Columbia, Mo., on Feb. 22.

Kristen Selby, undergraduate student, presented "Virginia Woolf's Revelations on the Human Experience" at the 90th Annual Sigma Tau Delta National Convention in Savannah, Ga., on March 1.