Brad Ricca's poem "The Beautiful Sandwich" was featured on 3 Quarks Daily.
Brad Ricca gave a poetry reading with George Bilgere in Guilford Parlor on November 29th.
Iammarino's article, "'From that day forth I cast in carefull mynd,/To
seeke her out with labor, and long tyne': Spenser, Augustine, and the
Places of Living Language," has been published in November's
Dominguez presented "Collaborative Teaching and Learning with Google
Docs" with Dr. Tina Oestreich at the ITS sponsored "GOOGLE Apps for
Education FALL HARVEST DAY" held in KSL on November 2nd.
Iammarino presented a paper at the Sixteenth Century Society and
Conference (SCSC) in October entitled "Reason/able Arguments: Hookerian
Reason and the Nature of Virtue in Artegall's Episode with the Giant."
Effron presented "Rejecting the Phallus: A Feminine Symbol of Power In
Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum Series" as part of the department's Colloquium Series.
Joshua Ware gave a poetry reading on October 25 at Cleveland State University.
poetry book by English department lecturer Brad Ricca was recently
named the best poetry debut in Cleveland Magazine’s Best of Cleveland
Geither's latest chapbook, Monologues for Poets, was published; this chapbook includes excerpts from
her play Horse Latitudes that was produced at Cleveland Public
Theater and her short play Prom for Angel which was produced by Your Name
Here Theater in New York City.
August 31st, Brad Ricca read from and signed his book of poems American Mastodon at Visible Voice.
Jaussen presented "Messianic History in the Diasporic Life Poem" in
June at the National Poetry Foundation Conference, "Poetry of the 80s,"
held in Orono, Maine.
Aken, Paul Jaussen and Joshua Hoeynck received the
SAGES Writing Instruction Award & WRC Excellence in Consulting
Pecastaings published an article in the most recent issue (Volume
3, issue 3; 2011) of the journal Prose Studies: History, Theory,
Criticism. Title of the article: “Frances Burney’s Mastectomy and the
Female Body Politic.” http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01440357.2011.647272
to Dr. Rob McAlear who has taken a tenure-track position at the
University of Tulsa, starting this fall, 2012. He'll be an Assistant Professor
of English and the Director of the Writing Program. In this role, he
will oversee the training of graduate student teachers in composition
courses in addition to teaching graduate and major courses in the
English department. Rob has been with us for two years and has served as
the Assistant Director of the Writing Resource Center, and piloted a
Community Writing Project at the Cleveland Heights Public Library.
Saturday, May 26th, the Elektrika venue (Radomira Putnika 7, Pančevo) hosted a meeting with Damjana Mraović-O’Hare, who talked about the
ways in which contemporary Serbian comics are perceived outside the
Burgess-Van Aken presented "Barbara Torelli Benedetti: A Feminine Voice
in the Pastoral Tradition" on March 23rd at the Renaissance
Society of America in Washington, D.C. http://www.rsa.org/?page=washington2012
Mraović-O’Hare was a participant in a conference held in January 2012
in Seattle, organized by the Modern Language Association. Her
presentation concerned "Graphic Narratives Re-telling History: Serbia
Brad Ricca and his accomplishments featured in The Daily.
Brad Ricca was featured on Verse Daily.
Mester ('93) will lead an all-day seminar for Weatherhead's Executive
Education on "Writing with Purpose, Clarity and Confidence" on December
Ricca has a chapter (14. History: Discovering the Story of Jerry Siegel
and Joe Shuster) in the newly published Critical Approaches to Comics.
American Mastodon, Brad Ricca's book of poems, is now available. X.J. Kennedy says, "In American Mastodon, we meet a brash and
arresting presence on the po-biz scene."
Gerard presented at Ohio TESOL with Judith Olson-Fallon on November 12,
2011. The title of the talk was "Asian international students in the
American educational context: Linguistic and cultural considerations."
Dominguez participated in a workshop entitled The Rhetoric and
Reality of American Indian Citizenship at the upcoming Society of
American Indians (SAI) Centennial Symposium held at The Ohio State
University Oct 7-9, 2011.
Summer Harrison's essay, "The Politics of Metafiction in Louise
Erdrich's Four Souls" was published in the Spring 2011 issue of Studies
in American Indian Literatures.
May 5th, Katherine Clark will present a paper called "Lies, Spies, and
Female SuperHeroes: Using Technology to Ensure Experiential Learning" at
CollabTech 2011 here at CWRU.
Summer Harrison presented a paper at the International Society for the Study of Narrative this past April in St. Louis.
McPherson presented a paper called "Linking Past and Present: Makam,
Ottoman Music Therapy, and Contemporary Turkish Call to Prayer
Recitation Practice" at the MidWest Society for Ethnomusicology in
Bowling Green, Ohio.
Bryan Conn gave a talk entitled "Artificial Life: Figuring the Robot and
the End of the Human(ist) World" at the Theories of Life in the 20th
and 21st Centuries conference at Rutgers University.
to this year's winners of the Excellence in SAGES Writing Instruction
Award: Dr. Mark Pedretti and Dr. Annie Pecastaings. The winner of the
WRC Excellence in Consulting Award is Ashley Seitz Kramer.
Katherine Clark presented a paper at the
Popular Culture Association's National Conference in San Antonio, Texas,
called "Who is the American Mystery Reader, and Why Does It Matter?"
Brad Ricca's first book of poems, American Mastodon, won the 2009 St. Lawrence Book Award and will be published in 2011.Ashley Seitz Kramer won the 2010 Robert & Adele Schiff Poetry Prize.
Terri Mester has a chapter entitled "Dance" in the newly published book T.S. Eliot in Context from Cambridge University Press.
Conn gave a talk entitled "The Subject of Guilt: Roger Zelazney's 'Home
is the Hangman' and Melanie Klein" at this year's NeMLA.
Christopher Strathman helped edit European Romanticism: A Reader (Continuum
2010) which has been awarded the Jean-Pierre
Barricelli Book Prize from the International Conference on Romanticism
for the best book on Romanticism published in 2010.
Brad Ricca wrote this obituary for Joanne Siegel, the widow of Jerry Siegel, co-creator of Superman.Narcisz Fejes has an essay entitled "Lasting Legacies: Vlad Tepes and Dracula in Romanian National Discourse" in History of the Literary Cultures of East-Central Europe: Junctures and Disjunctures in the 19th and 20th centuries, Volume 4: Types and stereotypes. Ashley Seitz Kramer won the 2010 Ruth Stone Prize in Poetry for "Between Land and Water."
Bryan Conn is the 2010 winner of the Cleveland
Psychoanalytic Center's essay prize for his contribution titled
"Clinging to Love, Loving to Cling: Race and Sexuality in James
Baldwin's Another Country." Narcisz Fejes has received a book contract with Intellect Ltd. for an anthology entitled Dilemmas of Visibility: Queer Sexualities in Post-socialist Cultures.
Kristine Kelly has been awarded both a Freedman Fellowship for 2010 and a Baker-Nord Seminar Fellowship for the spring of 2011. The Freedman Center is concerned with "the evolution of education and the integration of information technologies in its curriculum and research." The topic of the 2011 Baker-Nord Seminar will be "Globalism and its Origins." Eve McPherson will present "Robot Imams! Responses to the Centralized Call to Prayer in Turkey" at the National Society for Ethnomusicology Conference in Los Angeles in November 2010.Summer Harrison presented a paper at the National Women's Studies Association Conference in November.
Christopher Strathman has two essays in European Romanticism, a reader which he also helped Stephen Prickett to edit.Christopher Strathman's essay on Maurice Blanchot, "Aminadab: Quest for the Origin of the Work of Art," appears in Clandestine Encounters: Philosophy Narratives.Ashley Seitz Kramer won the 2010 Hunger Mountain Ruth Stone Poetry Prize.
Brad Ricca's poem "Workshop" is spotlighted by Black Lawrence Press.
Susan Rose Dominguez
has been elected to the National Board of Directors of the Wordcraft
Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers. In April, 2010, she was an
organizer and panel chair for Celebrating a Century of Native American Indian Narrative
at the International Society for the Study of Narrative Conference in
Cleveland, Ohio. Her individual paper was titled "The Collective
Narrative of Native Children in 19th Century Indian Schools."
Lecturers in English, 2012-13
Paul Beauvais (PhD Michigan State Univ) - Director, Writing Foundations - Composition, Rhetoric, and Writing Studies Eric Chilton (PhD Univ of Arizona) - Ecocriticism, Cultural Studies, Native American Literature and Culture Gusztav Demeter (PhD Oklahoma State Univ) - Applied Linguistics, Pragmatics, Cognitive Linguistics, TESOL
Susan Rose Dominguez (PhD Michigan State Univ) - Native American Literature and CultureMalcah Effron (PhD Newcastle University) - Detective Fiction, American and British LiteratureElise Geither (PhD Cleveland State University) - Urban Education, English as a Second Language
Tasia Hane-Devore (PhD Case Western Reserve Univ) - Medical Discourse, Autobiography, Writing Studies Joshua Hoeynck (PhD Washington Univ in St Louis) - Twentieth-Century American Poetry, Environmental Studies Michael Householder (PhD Univ of California, Irvine) - Early American Literature, Discourses of Encounter Denna Iammarino (PhD Marquette) - Early Modern British Literature, Renaissance Epic and Spenser Paul Jaussen (PhD Univ of Washington) - Anglo-American Poetry, The "Life Poem"
Brian Johnson (PhD Univ of Massachusetts) - Twentieth-Century American Literature, Popular Culture, and Film Rachel Kapelle (PhD Brandeis Univ) - Medieval and Renaissance British LiteraturesUbaraj Katawal (PhD Binghamton University) - South Asian/Postcolonial Literature, 20th Century American and British Literature Kristine Kelly (PhD Case Western Reserve Univ) - Postcolonial Literatures, Nineteenth-Century British Literature Kimberly Schultz Miller (doctoral candidate, Univ of Minnesota) - Director, Technical and Professional Communication - Technical Writing Pedagogy, Teaching with Technology, Public and Digital Forms of Writing Sean Moiles (PhD Penn State Univ) - Contemporary American Urban Fiction and Multi-Ethnic Literature Annie Pecastaings (PhD Tufts Univ) - Eighteenth-Century British Literature Mark Pedretti (PhD Univ of California, Berkeley) - Twentieth-Century American Literature Christopher Strathman (PhD Univ of Notre Dame) - British Romanticism Joshua Ware (PhD University of Nebraska) - Creative Writing (poetry) Greg Weiss (PhD Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi) - Creative Writing (poetry), 20th Century American Literature and Film Part-Time Lecturers and Associated Writing Staff, 2012-13 Tracey Hallman