2006 Publications

Elizabeth Huston: Didactic Reveries: William Morris's Dream Visions

Elizabeth Huston received her BA from the University of Houston, Main Campus, and her MA and PhD from Texas Woman’s University. She has served as an Assistant Professor at University of Mary Hardin Baylor and has taught as an adjunct instructor at San Antonio College and Austin Community College. In addition, she worked for several years as an Assessment Specialist (Chief Reader) at National Evaluation Systems, Inc. in Austin. Currently, Dr. Huston is a Professor at Eastfield College of the Dallas County Community College District.

Huston’s publications include “Exploring Rhetorical Stance: William Morris’ ‘The Art of the People,’” (CCTE Studies Vol. 59, 1994, winner of the CCTE Rhetoric, Composition, and Technical Writing Award) and “Semiotic Relevance of Motion and Movement in Walt Whitman’s ‘Eidólons’” (Out of Chaos: Semiotics, Liberal Arts Press, 1991).

Karen Hodges: Crossing Borders, Poetry, and Prose: Walt Whitman on President Lincoln

Karen Hodges received her BA from Texas Tech University, her MA with a focus on Early American literature from University of North Texas, and her Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition from Texas Woman’s University. She has taught as an adjunct in Cooke, Dallas and Tarrant county colleges as well as for Texas Christian University. In 1994 she taught a weekend class at Texas Wesleyan University where she now teaches English courses, advises Liberal Studies majors, and coordinates the C. E. Hyde Weekend / Evening Program. She volunteers as a Writing Consultant in Wesleyan’s Academic Resource Center. Hodges served as president of TCEA from 2004-2005.

Hodges’s publications include "Unfolding Humanist and Sophistic Practice through Ingenium," Rhetoric Review (1996); "Potencies and Powers: Myth in Contemporary Classrooms," English in Texas (1994); and “Icons in Alice Walker's 'The Temple of My Familiar,'" Out of Chaos: Semiotics, Liberal Arts Press, 1991.