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November 2015 English Department Accomplishments

Graduate Student Accomplishments

LAUREN CAGLE was awarded the Graduate Research Award by the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW). Cagle was one of three national recipients of the award and her work will be featured during the 2016 ATTW Conference.

CASSIE CHILDS was awarded the Aphra Behn Society Graduate Travel Award.

"What's Food Got to do with It?: Critical Food Moments in Delarivier Manley's A Stage-Coach Journey to Exeter." The Aphra Behn Society Conference 2015. Summit, NJ. November 4-6, 2015. Conference Presentation.

Panel Chair. "Feminist Interventions - Workshop on Using Wikipedia in the Classroom." The Aphra Behn Society Conference 2015. Summit, NJ. 4-6 November 2015.

STEPHANIE DERISI "'Quit your woman's blabbin':Revolutionizing the Invisibility of Women's Labor in Tillie Olsen's Yonnondio From the Thirties." South Atlantic Modern Language Association's 87th Annual Conference. Durham, NC. November 14, 2015. Conference Presentation.

HEATHER FOX "Writing One's Self Out: Subverting Captivity in Sociohistorical Narratives." Society for the Study of American Women Writers Triennial Conference. Philadelphia, PA. Nov. 4-8, 2015. Conference Presentation.

SUCHETA KANJILAL "Contrapuntal Mahabharatas: Examining Resistant Epics." Annual Conference on South Asia. Madison, WI. October 22-25, 2015. Conference Presentation.

Faculty Achievements

KAREN BROWN "Stillborn." The Lineup: Twenty Provocative Women Writers. Ed. Richard Thomas. Black Lawrence Press, 2015. 167-190. Print.

JOHN FLEMING's short story collection, Songs for the Deaf, was a finalist for a USA Best Book Award.

LAURA RUNGE launched the Florida Digital Postcard Exhibit on November 1, 2015, with Haili Alcorn, Heather Fox, Megan Mandell and Micah Chapman: This exhibit, housed on the USF Library server, is partially funded by grants from the Florida Humanities Council, USF Humanities Institute and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Organized a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon as a pre-conference event with Shauna Maragh and members of the Aphra Behn Society for the Aphra Behn Society Meeting in Summit, New Jersey, on Nov. 4, 2015. This event was partially funded by a grant from the Wikipedia Inspire Campaign. "Women's Commonplace Books and Poetry Collections," Aphra Behn Society, Orange, NJ, Nov. 6, 2015. Conference Presentation. "Feminist Interventions--Workshop on Using Wikipedia in the Classroom." Aphra Behn Society. Orange, NJ. Nov. 6, 2015.

Emeritus Achievements

PAT ROGERS gave the 11th Kenneth Karmiole Lecture on the History of the Book at Clark Library, UCLA on Nov. 19, 2015: "Hope over Experience?" Cataloguing the Publications of Edmund Curll".

"Pope's Homes: London, Windsor Forest, and Twickenham." Home and Nation in British Literature from the English to the French Revolutions. Eds. T. Cousins and G. Payne. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2015. 127-40. Print.

Introductions and annotations for entries on "Henry Fielding" and "Alexander Pope" in Selections from the Davidson Collection: Important English and American Literature and Historical Americana, catalog for sale at Christie's, New York, Rockefeller Plaza. (Dec. 8, 2015): 41-66, 74-108. Print.


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