October 2015 English Department accomplishments
Graduate Student Accomplishments
“Disjecta Membra: Severed History and Prosthetic Materiality in Virginia Woolf’s The Years.” Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts. New Orleans, LA. Oct. 17, 2015. Conference Presentation.
“An ‘Opaline’ Mind: The Cosmopolitan Vision of John La Farge.” Narratives of Encounters in the North Atlantic Triangle. Eds. Waldemar Zacharasiewicz and David Staines. Vienna: Verlag der Oesterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2015. 71-84. Print.
“Death: Italian-American Style.” Italian American Studies Association Annual Conference. Washington, D.C. Oct. 14-18, 2015. Presentation and Panel Chair.
CHRISTINE LASEK accepted a position as Academic Professional for the Creative Writing Department at the University of Georgia. Her appointment will begin Jan. 1, 2016.
“Writing with a Global Accent: Cairo and the Roots/Routes of Conflict Graffiti.” Understanding Graffiti: Multidisciplinary Studies from Prehistory to Present. Eds. Troy Lovata and Elizabeth Olton. Walton Creek: Left Coats Press. 59-76. Print.
“Editor’s Roundtable.” Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication. Logan, UT. Oct. 2, 2015. Roundtable.
“18th Century Women in the Digital Archive.” Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Vancouver, BC. October 17, 2015. Conference Presentation.
HEATHER SELLERS gave readings at the University of Alabama-Birmingham and the New York Public Library. Her essay, “Breathless,” is listed as a Notable Essay of 2015 in Best American Essays.
IRA SUKRUNGRUANG’s short story, “Family: A Fairy Tale,” was a finalist in the 2015 Fairy Tale Review Award.
“The First Transgression.” Midwestern Gothic 19 (Fall 2015). Essay.
“Refuge.” Stoneboat Literary Journal. 5.3 (Fall 2015). Poem.