Graduate Student
Conference Presentations and Publications


Fall 2012 Conference Presentations

"My Best Day: Marketing (an) Identity (ies) Online in and Attention Economy"

Thomas R. Watson Conference, Louisville, KY, 10/19/12.


Jerry Stinnett

"Trading with Martyrs: The Rhetoric of Passion and the Moral Economies of First Year Composition."

Thomas R. Watson Conference, Louisville, KY, 10/19/12.


Shannon Madden

"I Don't Need This Class: Economies of Transfer and Perceptions of Value in First Year Composition."

Thomas R. Watson Conference, Louisville, KY, 10/19/12.


Spring 2012 Conference Presentations


Allyson McNitt

"Gawain in Space: The Weddynge of Syr Gawain and Dame Ragnelle."

47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI


Breeman Ainsworth

"Translatio Studii and the Fables of Marie de France."

47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, 5/11/12.


Jason D. Lubinski

"The Monk's view of a Masculine Queen in Chaucer's The Monk's Tale."

Medieval and Renaissance Forum - Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, 4/20/12.


Lynette M. Leidner

"This Place I Call Home: Regionalism as Poetic Survivance in Carter Revard, E.A. Mares, and Kimberly L. Becker."

Native American Literature Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, 3/30/12.


Shannon Toll

"Cultural Mediation Through Captivity in Charlotte Lennox's Euphemia."

Native American Literature Symposium, Albuquerque, NM 3/30/12.


Waleila Carey

"Weaving Generations Together Through Language and Oral Traditions."

Native American Literature Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, 3/30/12.


Brian Hudson

"Interspecies Activism in William Sanders' 'At Ten Wolf Lake'."

Native American Literature Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, 3/30/12.


Heidi M. Silcox

"Who is Responsible for Evil? Mirroring Shame in Shelley's Cenci."

The Center for Women's and Gender Studies Nineteenth Annual Graduate Student Conference, The University of Texas at Austin, 3/29/12.


Sarah Hanks

"Inventing Authorship."

Conference on College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO, 3/22/12.


Amanda Rook

"A Network of Relationships: Applying Ecocomposition to the Online Activist Frontier."

Conference on College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO, 3/22/12.


J. Michael Rifenburg

"(Dis)placing Collegiate Football Players: Challenges of Incorporating Student-Athletes in the Writing Classroom."

Conference on College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO, 3/22/12.


Shannon Madden

"Gateways for Critical Pedagogy: A Disability Studies Perspective on the Multimodal Classroom."

Conference on College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO, 3/22/12.


Spring 2010 Conference Presentations

Lady Branham

"Placing Ethos"

Rhetoric Society of America, Minneapolis, MN


R. Michelle Lee

"Everything Dead is New Again:  Irish Identity & Necrophilious Character in Stoker's The Snake's Pass"

American Conference for Irish Studies, Penn State University, State College, PA


Michael Rifenburg


"Gaming and Writing:  Children's Communicative Practices Via Nintendo DS"

Computers and Writing, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN


Ashley Walker

"Opposing Improvement as a Model of Resistance:  Fanny Price Asserts Herself in Mansfield Park"

Bristish Women Writers Conference, Texas A&M, College Station, Texas


Rachel Constance Jackson

"Red State Remix:  Filling in the Margins of Local Rhetorical Space"

Conference on College Composition & Communication, Louisville, KY


Brian K. Hudson

"Companion Species in Momaday's The Ancient Child"

Native American Literature Symposium, Albuquerque, NM


Paul Mitchell

"'Is That You, Really?':  Queer Gazes and Strange Spaces in Dorthy Arzner's Christopher Strong and Craig's Wife"

11th Annual Women's and Gender History Symposium, University of Illinois, Champaign - Urbana, IL


Nancy El Gendy

"From Separateness to Inclusiveness: Appropriation as a Mode of Healing in Yahya Hakki's The Lamp of Umm and Hashim and Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony"

2010 Native American Literature Symposium, Alburquerque, NM


Paul Mitchell

"The Bride Wore Pants: Palimpsestic Perspecformativity in Sylvia Scerlett and The Bride Wore Red"

"Spanking and Poetry": A Conference on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, CUNY, Manhattan, NY


Nancy El Gendy

"Sympathetic Relationships in Mary Shelley's Matilda"

15th Annual Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK


Nancy El Gendy

"Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictee:  A Trickster Narrative"

Southwest / Texas Popular & American Cultural Associations 30th Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM


John Mark Hart

"Re-mediating 'Happyness': Will Smith, Horntio Alzer, and the Politics of American Dreaming"

2010 Southwest / Texas Popular & American Studies Association, Albuquerque, NM


Evan Chambers

"Re-opening Dictée: Allowing for Multiplicity in Interpretations of Colonial Christianity"

Southwest / Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM


Nathan Shank

"Translation and Transcription: Metafictional Trans-Mission in Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictée"

Southwest / Popular Culture & American Culture Association, Albuquerque, NM


Anna Gurley

"Literary Democracy and Social Network Sites: A Brief Research Overview"

SWTXPCA Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM


Wong Chong Haxie Géraldine

"Conceptual Poetry: Art or Commodity"

Southwest / Texas Popular & American Culture Associations, Albuquerque, NM

Fall 2009 Conference Presentations

Daniel Darvey

"Modernism and the Gothic Sublime"

MLA Convention, Philadelphia, PA


Amanda Klinger

"Disturbing the Domestic:  Urban Alienation and Commodity Culture in Mary Shelley's Lodore"

Romanticism and the City: 2009 International Conference on Romanticism, New York City, NY


Orit Rabkin

"Making Room for the Private Diary of Anne Schlezinger"

Society for the Study of American Women Writers, Philadelphia, PA


Brian K. Hudson

"The Question of the Animal in Relation to Shaw's "Heartbreak House"

International Shaw Society, Washington D.C.


Shadi Neimneh

"Transgressive Texts/Bodies:  J.M. Coetzee's 'Postmodern' Corpus"

Postcolonial Actualities: Past and Present, University of Texas, Austin, TX


Matthew Davis

"'In the Light of History and Experience':  Charles Chesnutt, The Colonel's Dream and the Problems of Audience"

Reception Studies Society Conference 2009, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN


Spring 2009 Conference Presentations

Steven B Sexton

"Misappropriations, Search for Identity, and Nationalistic Tendencies: A Critical Reading of Mixed Blood Messages"

Native American and Ingidenous Studies Conference, Minneapolis, MN



Fall 2008 Conference Presentations

Alexandria Lockett

"Hidden in the Backwaters"

SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association), Louisville, KY


Kristina Booker

"Nationalism and Social performance in the Paris Diary of Frances Anne Crewe"

Midwest ASECS, Skirvin Hotel, Oklahoma City, OK


Brian K Hudson

"Emptiness and Yeatsian Noh: Japanese Buddhist Poetics in 'At the Hawk's Well'"

American Conference for Irish Studies, Albequerque, NM


Amanda Klinger

"Labor of Love:  Production and Consuption in Keat's 'Isabella, or The Pot of Basil'"

2008 Internation Conference on Romanticism, Oakland University, Rochester, MI


Lynn C. Lewis

"Composing Among Time Zones: Fast Times at Speed Culture High"

2008 Thomas R. Watson Conference, Louisville, KY


Paul Mitchell

"'Minding' and the Modern Man; Soul vs. Science in C.S. Lewis' That Hideous Strength"

Conference on Christianity and Literature, Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, OK


Michael Snyder

"'I Feel Like a Spring Lamb':  What Clay Shaw's Literary Life Reveals"

John F Kennedy: History, Memory, Legacy; University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND


[Research - Herlihy and Purdy Collections]

University of Delaware Library Special Collections, Newark, DE


Spring 2008 Graduate Student Conference Presentations


Elizabeth Bear

“The Guarded Spaces and Gender Relations: Woman in the Nineteenth Century”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Lisa Blankenship

“Righteous Rhetoric: The Roots of 19th Century U.S. Women’s Activism”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Geneva Canino

“Fandom Writ Large: Fanfiction Writing Communities on Livejournal.com”

27th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations, Albuquerque, New Mexico


Michael Charlton

“Invisible TV: Television, Identify, and Student Writing”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, Louisiana

  

Wendi Jewell

“The Linguistic Construction of Racial Identity in the Game World”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Lynn Lewis

“Speed Frame Display: Snakes on a Plane, the Internet, and the Framing of Samuel L. Jackson”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Lynn Lewis

“Waiting for a Hero in the Age of Speed Spectacle”

Rhetoric Society of America, Seattle, Washington

 

Alexandria Lockett

“Identi-Kits: Visualizing Cultural Assumptions and Writer Agency”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans


Jeanetta Calhoun Mish

“Ethical Memory: Documentary Long Poems of Working-Class Communities” and “Reading from Work is Love Made Visible”

How Class Works 2008 Conference, State University of New York, Stony Brook


Michael Snyder

“‘Brilliant, Beautiful, Terrifying’: Queer Desire in the Work of Midnight Cowboy author James Leo Herlihy and James Purdy, 1955-1971,” 

San Francisco: American Literature Association, May 2008.


“James Purdy’s Indian Fathers and Lovers”

Native American and Indigenous Studies Meeting, Athens, Georgia:  April 2008.


Lee Vasquez

A Writing Teacher’s Commitment to Native Writers: Negotiating Institutional and Pedagogical Challenges

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans


Emily Windahl

“A Physician Knows it All: The construction of Gender and Sickness in Harriot Hunt’s Glances and Glimpses”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, Louisiana


Katie Wyre

Identi-Kits: Visualizing Cultural Assumptions and Writer Agency in the Composition Classroom

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans

 

Daren Young

“Towards a Rhetorical Theory of Hypertextual Pastiche”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, LA


Ieva Zumbake-Larchey

“Cosmopolitanism and Nationalism: Friends or Foes”

2008 Purdue University 9th Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Symposium, West Lafayette, Indiana




Fall 2007 Graduate Student Conference Presentations


Daniel Darvay

“Joseph Conrad’s Gothic Politics”

South Central Modern Language Association Conference, Memphis, Tennessee

 

Orit Rabkin

“Anzia Yerzierska Salome of the Tenements & John Dewey’s Democracy: Conversations with the American”

Association for Jewish Studies Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada



Michael Snyder

“Plangent Pepper’s Native Hearts Club Band: An Oklahoman Indian Jazz Vision.”

Native American Symposium. Southeastern Oklahoma State University, November 2007.



“Homosocial Desire and Homosexual Panic in Robert Coover’s The Public Burning.”

Textual Nationalism(s): History, Community, Identity [University of Oklahoma SAGES Conference]: Norman, OK, October 2007.


“‘‘Original Stock’ in America’: James Purdy’s Native American Desire.”

Textual Nationalism(s): History, Community, Identity. [University of Oklahoma SAGES Conference]: Norman, OK, October 2007.



Spring 2007 Graduate Student Conference Presentations

 

Lisa Blankenship

“Teaching Audience Through Collaborative Web Design”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York City

 

Kevin Caliendo

“The Emendation of Patristic Theology in Gower”

Mid-American Medieval Association XXXI, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri

 

Kristin Culver

“Transcripted Norms: Replaying Gender Binaries in The L Word”

16th Annual Cultural Studies Conference, Kansas State University

 

Daniel Darvay

“Gothic Espionage in Joseph Conrad’s Under Western Eyes”

Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, University of Louisville

 

Wendi Jewell

“Transversing the Blogosphere: Bringing Journals into the 21st Century”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York

 

Lynn Lewis

“Chasing Them Down, Binding Them Fast: Student Identity Wrapped Tight on the Web”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York

 

Jeanetta Calhoun Mish

“The Land Speaks: Native American Voices in Susan Howe’s Singularities”

35th Annual 20th Century Literature and Culture Conference, Louisville, Kentucky

 

Jeanetta Calhoun Mish

“Queering Martin Eden: Class and the Closet”

2007 Popular Culture Association, Boston, Massachusetts

 

Michael Snyder

“Original Stock in America: James Purdy’s Native American Desire”

American Literature Association National Conference, Boston, Massachusetts



“Gerald’s Game: Radical Singularity and Postmodern Subjectivity in Vizenor’s Ojibwe Memoir.” 

Indigenous Studies Meeting.
Norman, OK, May 2007

 

Lee Vasquez

“Re-presenting Hegemony, Re-imagining Student Identities”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York


Daren Young

“Visual Rhetoric as Techne in the Composition Classroom”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York

 

Justin Young

“It Isn’t OurSpace: The Logic of Online Social Networks and Communication”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York

 

  Recent Publications

Michael Snyder

“From Orion to the Postindian:  Vizenor’s Movement Towards
            Postmodern Theory.” Across Cultures/Across Borders:
            Canadian Aboriginal and Native American Literatures
.
            Paul DePasquale, Renate Eigenbrod, and Emma
            LaRocque, Eds. Ontario, Canada: Broadview Press, 2009.

“‘He Certainly Didn’t Want Anyone to Know that He Was
            Queer’: Chal Windzer’s Sexuality and the Struggle for
            Identity in John Joseph Mathews’ Sundown.”  SAIL:
            Studies in American Indian Literatures
20.1 (2008):
            52-96. 

 “Crises of Masculinity: Homosocial Desire and Homosexual Panic in the Critical Cold War Narratives of Mailer and Coover.”  Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 48.3 (Spring 2007): 250-277.



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