DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

 

FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT

 

FOR JULY 1, 2000 TO JUNE 30, 2001

 

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Bennett, Barbara

 

Understanding Jill McCorkle. Columbia, SC: USC Press, 2000.

 

“Making Peace with the (M)other.” The World is Our Home: Society and Culture in Contemporary Southern Writing. Eds. Jeffrey Folks and Nancy Summers Folks. U Kentucky P, 2000. 186-200.

 

Review of The Fiction of Ellen Gilchrist (Gainesville: UP Florida, 1999) by Margaret Donovan Bauer. Mississippi Quarterly (Winter 2000): 188-190.

 

The Winston-Salem Journal (Reviews):

            Rides of the Midway (New York: Norton, 2001) by Lee Durkee. (30 April 2001).

Out of the Night That Covers Me (New York: Warner, 2001) by Pat Cunningham Devoto.  (1 April 2001).

            Sister India (New York: Riverhead, 2001) by Peggy Payne. (18 March 2001).

            Prodigal Summer (New York: HarperCollins, 2000) by Barbara Kingsolver. (24

            December 2000).

            Nowhere Else On Earth (New York: Viking, 2000) by Josephine Humphreys. (3

            December 2000).

Drowning Ruth (New York: Doubleday, 2000) by Christina Schwarz. (22 October 2000).

Cathedrals of Kudzu: A Personal Landscape of the South (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2000) by Hal Crowther.(3 September 2000).

In America (New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2000) by Susan Sontag.(9 July 2000).

Remembering Blue (New York: Doubleday, 2000) by Connie May Fowler. (25 June 2000).

 

Boyle, Anne

 

Anne M. Boyle,  “Achieving Voice through Collaboration::Compoters and Writing Communities in the composition Classroom,” in Teaching with Technology, Ed. David G. Brown, Bolton, Mass: Anker Publishing, 2000.

 

Jennifer Burg, Anne Boyle, and Sheau-Dong Lang, “Using Constraint Logic Programming to Analyze the Chronology in ‘A Rose for Emily,’” Computers and the Humanities 34: 377-392.

 

Catanoso, Justin

 

August 2000 – Article in Sky magazine (Delta Air Ways inflight magazine) on paddling the Upper Missouri River in the path of Lewis & Clark.

March 2001 – Article in Attache magazine (US Air Ways inflight magazine) on kayaking in Penobscot Bay along the mid-coast of Maine.

 

DeShazer, Mary

 

The Longman Anthology of Women’s Literature (Jan. 2001)

Instructor’s Manual for The Longman Anthology of Women’s Literature (Mar. 2001)

 

Eck, Lisa

 

As part of Wake Forest University’s Irish Festival, I consulted on, and performed in, an evening of  One Act Plays by W.B. Yeats.

 

Ettin, Andrew

 

“That Troublesome Cousin,” in Jesus through Jewish Eyes, ed. Beatrice Bruteau (Maryknoll, NY; 2001), pp. 63-73.

 

Garganigo, Alex

 

Played flute in Piedmont Wind Symphony Concert (May 12, 2001)

 

Kairoff, Claudia Thomas

 

“More Solid Learning”: New Perspectives on Alexander Pope’s Dunciad, co-edited with Catherine Ingrassia (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2000).

 

“Eighteenth-Century Women Poets and Readers,” The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century British Poetry (Cambridge, U. K.: Cambridge University Press, 2001), 157-76.

 

“’Writing Nonsense’: Pope, Rabelais, and the Fair,” “More Solid Learning”: New Perspectives on Alexander Pope’s Dunciad, eds. Catherine Ingrassia and Claudia Thomas [Kairoff] (Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press), 189-207.

 

King, Wayne

 

Article: 1960 Civil Rights Sit-ins by Wake Forest Students, Wake Forest

Magazine, August, 2000 issue.

 

Klein, Scott

 

“Pierre Menard, Author of Ulysses.” Electronic publication, The Modern Word, ed. Allan Ruch, July 2000. Available at <www. TheModernWord.com/joyce/joyce_paper_klein.html>

 

Review of Anne Quema, The Agon of Modernism: Wyndham Lewis’s Allegories, Aesthetics, and Politics. James Joyce Literary Supplement, vol. 14, no. 2 (Fall 2000). p. 14.

 

Pre-concert talk, “Smetana, Barotk, and the String Quartet,”  Takacs String Quartet, Secrest Artist Series, Wake Forest University, October 17, 2000

 

Kuberski, Philip

 

“Dark Matter: Thinking  About Nothing,” The Georgia Review, Vol. LIV, No. 3 (Fall 2000), 431-441.

 

Mandelbaum, Allen

 

Memorial volume for the late Vanni Scheiwiller. Poem by Allen Mandelbaum. November 2000.

 

November 11, 2000: Symposium on Cavalcanti, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo, New York University

 

November 30, 2000: Introduced Poet Sarah Lindsay, Wake Forest University

 

February 15, 2001: Poetry reading by Allen Mandelbaum—his own verse. Wake Forest University

 

May 17, 2001: Opening session: Italian National Book Fair (Homage to Mario Luzi)—suite of Allen Mandelbaum’s poems on Luzi—and Allen Mandelbaum’s analysis of his work

 

O’Gorman, Farrell

 

“The Angelic Artist in Flannery O’Connor and Walker Percy.” Renascence 53.1 (Fall 2000).

 

“South to Alaska” (creative nonfiction). Gettysburg Review 13:3 (Autumn 2000) 455-71.

 

“Tom Wolfe: An Interview.” Co-author with George Hovis. Carolina Quarterly53:2 (Spring 2001).

 

Five Entries. The Companion to Southern Literature, eds. Joseph M. Flora and Lucinda H. MacKethan (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001).

 

Overing, Gillian

 

“Before History, Before Difference:  Bodies, Metaphor, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon England” with Clare Lees, reprinted in Yale Companion  to Old English Literature, ed. Roy Liuzza – Summer 2001.

 

“Bone-Crones Have No Hearth: Some Women in the Medieval Wilderness” with Marijane Osborn in Textures of Place, Exploring Humanist Geographies, edited by Adams, Hoelscher, and Till, 2001, pg. 340-354.

 

Rao, Nagesh

 

“‘Neocolonialism’ or ‘Globalization’? Postcolonial Theory and the Demands of PoliticalEconomy.” Interdisciplinary Literary Studies 1.2 (Spring 2000) 165-84.

 

“Communalism, Socialism and Liberation in When Memory Dies.A World to Win: Essays in honour of A. Sivanandan. Ed. Colin Prescod and Hazel Waters. Spec. issue of Race and Class 41.1/2 (July-December 1999): 175-88.

             

Reprinted in Tamil Times 19.7 (15 July 2000) 23-9.

 

Schurer, Norbert

 

Rev. of The Gift of Death. By Jacques Derrida. The European Legacy 5.4 (August 2000): 604-605.

 

Rev. of Before Pornography. By Ian Moulton and The Whore’s Story. By Bradford Mudge. Eighteenth-Century Studies 34.3 (Spring 2001): 476-478.

 

Rev. of Tobias Smollett: Novelist. By Jerry Beasley. ASECS Book Reviews Online.

 

Rev. of Men in Love: Masculinity and Sexuality in the Eighteenth Century. By George E. Haggerty. Men and Masculinities 3.4 (April 2001): 417-418.

 

Sternlieb, Lisa

 

“ ‘Three Leahs to Get One Rachel’: Redundant Women in Tess of the d’Urbervilles” in Dickens Studies Annual 2000

 

Review of Fallenness in Victorian Women’s Writing in Victorian Studies

 

Review of Strange and Secret Peoples: Fairies and Victorian Consciousness in Journal of English and Germanic Philology

 

Strysick, Michael

 

Rev. of One Nation Under God?  Religion and American Culture (Ed. Marjorie Garber and Rebecca L. Walkowitz [New York: Routledge, 1999]) and Para/Inquiry: Postnmodern Religion and Culture (Victor E. Taylor [New York: Routledge, 2000]).  Journal for Religious and Cultural Theory 1.3 (Aug. 2000) <http://www.jcrt.org/archives/01.3/index.html?page=strysick.shtml>.  (Nota bene: No page numbers because an Internet journal.)

 

“Emerson, Slavery, and the Evolution of Self-Reliance.”  The Emerson Dilemma: Essays on Emerson and Social Reform.  Ed. T. Gregory Garvey (Athens: U of Georgia P, 2001).  139-169.

 

Encyclopedia of Postmodernism.  Ed. Victor E. Taylor and Charles E. Winquist (New York: Routledge, 2001).  Entries on “Maurice Blanchot” (36-37), “Closure of the Book” (52-53), “Community” (58-59), “Erasure” (87-88), “Metalanguage” (273-274), “Jean-Luc Nancy” (321-322), and “Tympan” (410-411).

 

Valbuena, Olga

 

“Casuistry, Martyrdom, and the Allegiance Controversy in Donne’s Pseudo-Martyr.” Religion and Literature 32.2 (Summer 2000): 49-80.  Special Issue on Faith and Faction: Religious Heterodoxy in the English Renaissance.

 

West, Robert

 

“Reforming Romance in Two Short Stories by Lee Smith.” Pembroke Magazine 33 (2001).

 

“‘In Another Country’: A Review of Jeff Daniel Marion’s The Chinese Poet Awakens and Ron Rash’s Among the Believers.” Asheville Poetry Review 8.1 (spring 2001): 25-29.

 

“The Mandrill” and “Commencement Ceremony at a College Named after Its Oaks.” Carolina Quarterly 53.1 (winter 2001): 14-15. [poems]

 

“Stumbling Block,” “Currents’ Currency,” and “Audience.” Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review 25 (2000): 48-49. [poems]

 

“Rorschach.” Hummingbird 11.2 (December 2000): 17. [poem]

 

“Little Consolation.” Hummingbird 11.1 (September 2000): 4. [poem]

 

Wilson, Eric

 

“Melville, Darwin, and the Great Chain of Being,” Studies in American Fiction 28:2 (2000), 131-150.

 

“Emerson’s Fiery Tent,” Southern Humanities Review 34:4 (2000), 305-332.

 

 

II.    Papers and Presentations at Regional, State, National, and International Professional Meetings

 

Bennett, Barbara 

 

“Thelma and Louise in Wonderland: Feminist Revision of Fairytales in McCorkle’s ‘Sleeping Beauty, Revised.’”  The Art of Jill McCorkle, Pembroke, NC. March 2001.

 

“Terry Tempest Williams’ Refuge: The Power of Ecofeminist Narrative.” Women and Power Conference. Murfreesboro, TN. March 2001.

 

 

DeShazer,  Mary

 

Teaching Mothers and Daughters, presented at the National Women’s Studies Conference, June 2000

Diaspora in M. NourbeSe Philip’s Fiction, presented at the New Modernisms Conference, Oct. 2000

 

Eck, Lisa

 

 “Weaving the World through Women’s Eyes: Women Artists in Greece, Turkey and the U.S” presented at the International Women’s Play Writing Conference, at the University of Athens, in Greece, Oct. 2000

 

Kairoff, Claudia Thomas

 

Roundtable participant, “New Literary History: Women Poets and the Current State of Eighteenth-Century Poetry,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, New Orleans, LA, April 2001.

 

Plenary Session participant, “Colloquy with the Author: David Shields, Civil Tongues and Polite Letters in British America,” Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Huntsville, AL, March 2001.

 

Klein, Scott

 

Chair, “Strange Love”. 15th Annual Joyce Birthday Conference, University of Miami, February 2001.

 

Kuberski, Philip

 

“Technology and Gnosis in Stanley Kubrick’s Cinema, “Department of Rhetoric Symposium, University of California, Berkeley, April 28, 2001.

 

“The Transit of Venus:  An Account of some Cytherean Environments, “ Pacific Division Conference of the American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, March 29-April 2, 2001.

 

 

Lovett, Robert

 

Defoe Appreciation for an English Colony in South America, American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, New Orleans, April 21, 2001.

 

Maine, Barry

 

“Henry Adams and John Singer Sargent: Public Histories, Private Lives,” delivered as invited speaker at Massachusetts Historical Society conference, Boston, May 18-19, 2001. 

 

O’Gorman, Farrell

 

“Languages of Mystery: Flannery O’Connor’s Legacy in Contemporary Southern Literature.” American Culture Association of the South/Popular Culture Association of the South Annual Convention. Nashville, TN, October 2000.

 

Panel: “Flannery O’Connor and Contemporary Writers.” Northeastern Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Hartford, CT, March 2001.

 

Overing, Gillian

 

“Women in Chartered Territory” in Time & Memory in Anglo-Saxon England sessions, at Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan.  May 2001.

 

“The Clerics and the Critics: Misogyny in Anglo-Saxon England”, invited paper, presented at York University, United Kingdom, at “Gender and Conflict in the Middle Ages” conference, January 2001.

 

 

 

 

Schurer, Norbert

 

“Smollett’s Sir Launcelot Greaves: Challenging Enlightenment Dichotomies.” Twenty-ninth Annual Conference of the Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (WSECS), Phoenix, February 15-18, 2001

 

“Lennox and Smollett: In the Wake of Richardson and Fielding.” Eighth Annual Meeting of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies (GEMCS), New Orleans, November 16-19, 2000

 

Valbuena, Olga

 

Seminar Leader, "Spain and the Early Modern English Imaginary."  Shakespeare Association of

America.  11-14 April 2001.  Miami.

 

"Catholic Recusancy and Infidelity."  Renaissance Society of America.  29-31 March 2001.

Chicago.

 

Workshop Convenor: “Coming to Good End: History and the Ethics of

End-Narratives in Early Modern England.” Attending to Early Modern Women

University of Maryland, College Park. November 9-11, 2000.

 

West, Robert

 

“George Ella Lyon’s Catalpa.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Birmingham, Alabama, November 2000.

 

“ ‘Take Me as a Southern Writer, Please’: Contextualizing Charles Wright in Southern Literature.” Southern Writers Symposium, Fayetteville, North Carolina, September 2000.

 

Wilson, Eric

 

“Coleridge, Emerson, and Electromagnetic Hermeticism,” Sponsored by the Wordsworth-Coleridge Association, Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., December, 2000

 

“Emerson, Electricity, and the Redemption of Matter,” Sponsored by the Emerson Society, American Literature Association Annual Meeting, Boston, May ‏2001

 

“Thoreau, Nietzsche, and Time’s Streams,” American Literature Association Annual Meeting, Boston, May 2001.

 

III.  Editorships, Offices and Consultancies

 

Boyle, Anne

 

Co-editor of IMEJ: The Interactive Multimedia Electronic Journal of Computer-Enhanced Learning

 

DeShazer, Mary

 

Editorial Board, National Women’s Studies Association Journal

Chair of Liaison Committee, NWSA Journal and NWSA

 

El-Beshti, Bashir

 

Editorial  Advisory Board—Collegiate English Handbook

 

Kairoff, Claudia Thomas

 

Co-Editor, The Scriblerian XXXII.2 (Spring 2000) and XXXIII.1 (Autumn 2000).

Contributed 9 article reviews and 2 book reviews to the former; 15 article reviews and 2 book Reviews to the latter.

 

Executive Board Member, Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

 

King, Wayne

 

Editorial Advisory Board, Academe Magazine

Revision of Editorial Design of Academe Magazine,  50 hours

 

Maine, Barry

 

Reviewer for The Henry James Review

 

Overing, Gillian

 

External tenure reviewer, reviewer of articles and books for JMEMS, SUNY Press.

 

Strysick, Michael

 

President, Native American Studies Section, South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA).

 

IV.  External Grants Received