Faculty Research & Recognitions


Publications

Rob Carney  published selected poems in EIL (Escape into Life) (June 2014)

Rob Carney published "To The Man who Scored 300k to Cry Wolf . . ." in Hothouse (6 April 2014)

Mark Pepper published "Classical Rhetoric Up in Smoke: Cool Persuasion, Digital Ethos, and Online Advocacy" in Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, Vol 18, No. 2 (January 2014) Full Web-Text.

Lydia Kerr edited a special issue on "Psychoanalysis and Race," CR: The New Centennial Review, Vol. 13, No. 3 (Winter 2013)

Nathan Gorelick published "Extimate Revolt: Mesmerism, Haiti, and the Origin of Psychoanalysis" in The New Centennial Review, Vol 13, No. 3 (Winter 2013) Abstract.

Rob Carney published "Seven Pages from the Book of Sharks" in Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments, No. 34 (November 2013) Full Text and Audio.

Kate McPherson published Shakespeare Expressed: Page, Stage, and Classroom in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries, ed. with Kathryn M. Moncrief and Sarah Enloe. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 2013. 344 pages.

Conference Presentations

Grant Moss presented his paper "To Boldly Go Where Some Men Have Gone Before: Shakespeare, Spock, and Plausibly Deniable Homoeroticism" at the 2014 Popular Culture Association Conference. Abstract.

Kate McPherson participated in the "Signals for Performance" workshop at the 2014 Shakespeare Association of America Conference in April. Letter from Workshop Director. McPherson's Preparation.

Brian Whaley presented his paper "An Anthropology of Ourselves: Mass Observation and British Popular Culture " in April at the 2014 Popular Culture Association Conference. Abstract.

Todd Goddard presented his paper "Swamps, Marshes, and Mud-Holes: Caroline Kirkland’s 'Great' Excursions through the Michigan Frontier" in June at the Catherine Maria Sedgwick Society's conference: Great Excursions: Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination . Abstract.

Nathan Gorelick presented his paper "Crusoe’s Terror: Trauma and the Limits of Representation in the Early British Novel” in March at the 2014 Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Abstract.

Gae Lyn Henderson presented her paper "Implications of Transgender Identity: Dysphoria in Regulated Health Care and Education" in March at the Conference on College Composition and Communication. Abstract.

Gae Lyn Henderson presented her paper "Peaceful Transgression: Graphic Design as Activist Pedagogy" in March as part of the Rhetoricians for Peace at the Conference on College Composition and Communication. Abstract.

Mark Pepper presented his paper "Re-Remembering the Depth of Your Topic: Episodic Memory and the Neuroscience of the Research Paper" in March at the Conference on College Composition and Communication. Abstract.

Recognitions

Rob Carney's poem "Seven Circles in the Book of Sharks" was awarded the 2014 Robinson Jeffers Tor House prize for poetry. Poem.

Rob Carney won Terrain.org's 4th Annual Poetry Contest. As part of the reward, he was asked for reading recommendations of works that have influenced him.

Christopher Lee and Angie Carter won the Best Paper: Literature Division award from The Journal of Utah Academy of Sciences Arts and Letters. Abstract.

Forthcoming Publications

Christoper Lee and Angie Carter will publish their paper " Look Who's Talking: Exploring Writing Conference Interactions and Subsequent Revision" in The Journal of Utah Academy of Sciences Arts and Letters. Forthcoming 2014.

Kate McPherson will publish Stages of Engagement: Drama and Religion in Post-Reformation England. Ed. with James Mardock. Duquesne University Press. Forthcoming 2014.

Kate McPherson will publish Pericles, Textual Annotations and Glosses in The New Oxford Shakespeare, ed. Gary Taylor, Terri Bourus, and John Jowett. Oxford University Press. Forthcoming 2016.

Events

Rob Carney and Rick McDonald (along with a number of English Department students) participated in Poetry Matters on April 2, 2014 for National Poetry Month. Video of Event.

Works in Progress

Jans Wager is currently working on a book: Jazz and Cocktails: Music and Representation in Film Noir. Description and Abstract.