Ashley Nadeau

Faculty Member

Dr. Ashley Nadeau

Biography

Ashley Nadeau is an Assistant Professor of English at Utah Valley University, in Orem, Utah, specializing in nineteenth-century British literature. Her research explores the relationship between the social and architectural histories of built public space, the Victorian literary imagination, and feminist theory, and her work on these subjects and others has appeared in Victorian Literature and Culture, Victorians Journal, The Gaskell Journal and Modern Language Studies, and is forthcoming in the edited collection, The Time of Close Reading_ Victorian Fiction's Presents. Her current project examines the role of audiobooks in undergraduate literary studies and studies in the Victorian novel.

Education

Ph D, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2017

Major: English

MA, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011

Major: English

BA, American University, 2008

Major: Literature

Teaching

ENGL 2600

Critical Introduction to Literature HH, Spring 2024

ENGL 2600

Critical Introduction to Literature HH, Spring 2024

ENGL 471R

Eminent Authors, Spring 2024

ENGL 481R

Internship, Spring 2024

Presentations

Nadeau, Ashley , Array, Array , Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies (INCS) Conference , "Reading Transformed_ Measuring the Impact of Audiobooks and Transmedia Learning in the Victorian Literature Classroom", Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies, Cincinatti, OH. (March 23, 2024)
Nadeau, Ashley , North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) Conference , "Beyond the Essay_ Creative Assignments in the Victorian Studies Classroom", North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA), Bloomington, IN. (November 10, 2023)
Nadeau, Ashley , Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS) - Annual Conference, "Rethinking the Elements of Literary Analysis_ Audiobooks in the Victorian Literature Classroom", Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS), Seattle, WA. (October 20, 2023)
Nadeau, Ashley (Panelist), North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) Conference , "Heretic Research and Immersive Reading_ Audiobooks, Pedagogy, and Victorian Studies", North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) , Bethlehem, PA. (September 29, 2022)
Nadeau, Ashley (Presenter & Author), Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies (INCS) Conference, "Surface Listening or Deep Engagement? Sounding the Limits of Reading with Audiobooks", Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies (INCS), Salt Lake City, UT. (March 25, 2022)
Nadeau, Ashley (Presenter & Author), North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) Conference, "Audiobooks and the Unsettled Text in the Victorian Literature Classroom", North American Victorian Studies Association, Virtual (Scheduled for Vancouver, Canada; moved remote due to COVID-19 pandemic). (March 4, 2022)

Scholarly/Creative Works

Nadeau, Ashley , (2024) "Narrating Victorian Poetry " . Undisciplining the Victorian Classroom. https://undiscipliningvc.org/html/assessments.html
Nadeau, Ashley , Craig, Jessica , "Reading Transformed_ Measuring the Impact of Audiobooks and Transmedia Learning in the Victorian Literature Classroom" . Nineteenth-Century Contexts. https://www-tandfonline-com.ezproxy.uvu.edu/action/journalInformation?show=aimsScope&journalCode=gncc20
Cox, Kimberly , Das, Riya , Draucker, Shannon , Nadeau, Ashley , Nesbit, Kate , Thierauf, Doreen , "Death of the Essay? Generative AI, Literature Teachers’ Five Stages of Grief, and Alternative Assignment Design in Victorian Studies" . London: Victorian Network. https://www.victoriannetwork.org/index.php/vn/index
Cox, Kimberly , Das, Riya , Draucker, Shannon , Nadeau, Ashley , Nesbit, Kate , Thierauf, Doreen , (2023) "Prioritizing Pedagogy in Victorian Studies" (Issue: 2, vol. 51). USA: Victorian Literature and Culture. https://doi.org/10.1017/S106015032300044X
Nadeau, Ashley , Logan, Deborah , (2022) "Illusion, Disillusion_ Theater Space and Public Performances of Middle-Class Femininity in Charlotte Brontë’s Villette" (vol. 142). USA: Victorians Journal. http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy.uvu.edu/10.1353/vct.2022.0011
Nadeau, Ashley , Gettelman, Debra , Jaffrey, Audrey , O’Farrel, Mary Ann, "Close Reading in the ‘Audio Age’: Audiobooks Pedagogy and the Victorian Novel" . The Time of Close Reading_ Victorian Fiction’s Presents.

Awards

Faculty Excellence Award

UVU Faculty Senate - March 3, 2023

The purpose of the Faculty Senate Faculty Excellence Award is to recognize full-time and adjunct faculty who have made significant contributions to UVU's mission through demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.