ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

 

SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

2002-2003

 

I.                   Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II.                Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings

III.             Editorships, Offices and Consultancies

IV.              External Grants Received

 

I.       Publications, Performances, Exhibits 

 

Bennett, Barbara A.

 

"Reynolds Price."  The Dictionary of Literary Biography: American Novelists Since WWII. Ed. James Giles. Vol 278. 270-280.

 

“Southern Morality Tale: Why Read To Kill a Mockingbird.” The Winston-Salem Journal. 6 October 2002: A17, 22.

 

Reviews in The Winston-Salem Journal:

Seek My Face (New York: Knopf, 2002) by John Updike. (6 January 2003).

 

The Last Girls (Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 2002) by Lee Smith. (4 November 2002).

 

Small Wonder (New York: HarperCollins, 2002) by Barbara Kingsolver. (22 September

2002).

 

The Dive From Clausen’s Pier (New York: Knopf, 2002) by Ann Packer. (11 August

2002).

 

Noble Norfleet (New York: Scribners, 2002) by Reynolds Price. (16 June 2002).

 

Caldwell, Janice M.

 

"Conflict and Revelation: Literalization in the Novels of Charlotte Brontë."  Victorian Literature and Culture 31.2 (September 2003): pp. 483-499.

 

DeShazer. Mary K.

 

“‘Walls Made Out of Paper’: Witnessing Wit and How I Learned to Drive.” In Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory.  13:1 (Fall 2002), 107-20.

 

Finseth, Ian F.

 

“In Essaka Once: Time and History in Olaudah Equiano’s Autobiography.”  Arizona Quarterly, vol. 58 no. 1 (Spring 2002): 1-35

 

 

 

Hill, Michael D.

 

Beyond the Frontier: African American Poetry for the 21st Century, ed. E. Ethelbert Miller (Black Classic Press): "City in You," poem. 2002.

 

Holdridge, Jefferson M.

 

"Night-Rule: Decadence and Sublimity in Derek Mahon's The Yellow Book" Journal of Irish Studies, vol. xvii, 2002.

 50-70.

 

"Lashing the Vice: Jonathan Swift, Satire, and Nature's Designs", Les Voyages de Gulliver: Mondes Lointains ou Mondes Proches, editors, Daniel Carey and François Boulaire (Caen: Presses Universitaires de Caen, France, 2002), 157-174.

 

Poetry:  Translation Ireland, vol. 15, no. 4, winter, 2002 

Writual: An Anthology of New Writing, issue 5, 2002.

 

Reviews:

"The Nowhere Birds, by Caitríona O'Reilly", Irish University Review, Autumn, 2002.

 

Kairoff, Claudia T.

 

Contributed thirty article reviews to The Scriblerian XXIV, Nos. 1 and 2 (2001-2002).

 

Contributed sixteen article reviews to The Scriblerian XXV, Nos. 1 and 2 (2002-2003).

 

Klein, Scott W.

 

Review of Paul Peppis, Literature, Politics, and the English Avant-Garde: Nation and

 Empire  1901-1918. Comparative Literature Studies, vol. 39, no. 3, 2002,  pp. 244-7.

 

Kuberski, Philip F.

 

“What Is Conscious?” SubStance 100 (Vol. 32, No. 1, 2003) 23-24.

 

Maine, Barry G.

 

“Reading ‘The Portrait’: Edith Wharton and John Singer Sargent,” Edith Wharton Review (Spring 2002), 7-14.

 

“Steinbeck’s Debt to Dos Passos,” reprinted in The Critical Response to John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath (Greenwood Press), 151-161. 

 

 

 

 

McGohey, Thomas W.

 

“Reinventing the Teacher: Variations On A Jazz Riff” The Virginia English Bulletin, Fall 2002, Vol. 53, Number 2, pgs 18-21.

 

McNally, John R.

 

Bottom of the Ninth: Great Contemporary Baseball Short Stories, edited by John McNally.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2003.

 

Short Stories (in magazines)

“The Price of Pain.”  The Florida Review, (Spring 2003).

 

“The Book of Ralph.”  The Idaho Review, Volume 5 (2003), 84-103.

 

“Junk Heaven.”  Third Coast, (Spring 2003), 93-113.

 

“Sheridan Drive-In.”  Punk Planet, (2003), Issue 53 (February 2003): 108-109.

 

“11:15.”  F Magazine, Volume 5 (2002): 9-24.

 

 “Men Who Love Women Who Love Men Who Kill.”  Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art,  Number 36 (2002): 30-52.

 

Short Stories (on websites)

 “South Side Records.”  Bandit-Lit: The Journal of Emperical Literature, <http://www.bandit lit.com>, February 2003.

 

Reviews:            

“Natural Bridge: A Review.”  Literary Magazine Review, 20.4 (Fall 2001): 28-33.

 

Interviews Conducted

 

 “Interview with Andre Dubus III.”  The Reader (Omaha, NE), August 28-September 3, 2002: 18-19. 

 

Readings from my Fiction:

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  February 2003.

Barnes and Noble (hosted by Columbia College’s F Magazine), Chicago, Illinois.  October 2002.

 

Moss, William M.

 

“’straight line’ and ‘unarranged disorder,’” commentary on painting, Exhibition of Water Color Paintings by A. R. Ammons, Fine Arts Gallery, October 2002.

 

O’Gorman, Farrell W.

 

"'The Moral Arc of the Story': An Interview with Tobias Wolff" Carolina Quarterly 54:3 (Fall 2002)

 

Shockley, Evie E.

 

Review of Necro Citizenship: Death, Eroticism, and the Public Sphere in the Nineteenth-Century United States, by Russ Castronovo, and Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity, by Sharon Holland, American Literature, Vol. 74, No. 4, September 2002.

 

“ballplayer,” Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry, Billy Collins ed., Random House, 2003 (poetry).

 

“disciple,” Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz and Literature, Vol. 7, No. 1, Winter 2003 (poetry).

 

“castillo del morro,” “ode to ‘e’,” and “you can say that again, billie,” nocturnes (re)view of the literary arts, No. 2, Fall 2002 (poetry).

 

“you can say that again, billie,” “poem   for when his arms open   so wide   you fall through,” “meditation: having everything to live for, the poet worries,” and “Miles’s Muse,” HOW2: Contemporary Innovative Writing by Women, Vol. 1:8, Fall 2002, <http://www.bucknell.edu/development/how2/current/southern/shockley.shtm> (poetry).

 

Performances:

North Carolina A&T – National Poetry Month reading, April 2003

PS211 – Desert City Poetry Series reading, October 2002

 

Valuena. Olga L.

 

Subjects to the King’s Divorce: Equivocation, Infidelity, and Resistance in Early Modern England.  Indiana University Press, June 2003.

 

Wilson, Eric G.

 

The Spiritual History of Ice: Romanticism, Science, and the Imagination (New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003)

 

II.     Papers and Presentations     

 

Bennett, Barbara A.

 

“Women’s Rights, Population, and the Environment.” America in the Global Economy.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Greensboro, NC. April 2003.

 

“Petticoats, Prejudice, and Patriarchy in the Novels of Thomas Dixon.” Thomas Dixon

Jr. and the Making of Modern America. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, NC.

April 2003.

 

“Polarized Women in the Apocalyptic Paintings of Reverend McKendree Robbins

Long.” North Carolina Museum of Art. Raleigh, NC. August 2002.

 

Caldwell, Janice M.

 

“Narrative, the Nineteenth-Century Medical Case Report, and Middlemarch”

presented at Narrative: An International Conference, UC Berkeley, March 2003.

 

DeShazer, Mary K.

 

Two papers presented at a Women’s Studies Symposium entitled “Women’s Studies: State of the Art in Teaching and Research,” held at the University of Hawaii, Hilo, Jan. 31-Feb. 3, 2003.   Paper Titles:  1. “Women’s Studies and South African Poetics: Influences and Intersections”; 2. “The House of Lightning: Elegy and Resistance in U.S. Women’s Breast Cancer Poetry.”

 

Presented paper at New Modernisms Conference, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2002.  Seminar session: World Modernisms.  Paper Title: “Gendered Subjectivity and Transnational Modernisms: South African Women’s Poetry from the 1950s.”

 

Lectured at Brevard College, Mar. 27, 2003.  Title: “South African Women’s Poetry of Resistance and Transformation.”

 

Ettin, Andrew V.

 

“Rahab Revisited,” Hawaii International Conference on the Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, 1/15/03, and Moderator, session on Religion

 

Franco, Dean J.

 

Presented a paper, “Outing Ethnicity, ‘Undoing’ Nationalism’” at the Central New York Conference on Language and Literature, October 2002

 

Presented a paper, “Being Black, Being Jewish, and Knowing the Difference:  Philip Roth’s The Human Stain,” at the Northeast MLA, March 2003

 

Presented a paper, “Golems in the Promised Land:  Ethnic Difference in Suburban Literature,” at the Multi Ethnic Literatures of the US (MELUS) conference, April 2003.

 

 

 

 

Hill, Michael D.

 

“Integration As Verdict: Legal Procedure in Nathaniel Hooks’ Town On Trial” American Studies Association, Houston: November 14-17, 2002

 

“Moral Blackness: Adolescence in Civil Rights Novels” African American Literature and History Series, Emory University: November 21, 2002

 

Holdridge, Jefferson M.

 

Chaired panel on ‘Contemporary Irish Poetry’ at ACIS (American Conference for Irish Studies), Southern Conference, Chattanooga, TN, Feb. 28-March 2, 2003.

 

“Solving Ambiguities: Family Feeling in Louis MacNeice’s Autumn Journal” at ACIS, Southern Conference, Chattanooga, TN, Feb. 28-March 2, 2003.

 

“In Gulliver's Glass: Aesthetics of Home and Family in Irish Poetry”, at ACIS, Midwestern Conference, St Louis, Oct. 26-28, 2002.

 

Kairoff, Claudia T.

 

“Elizabeth Tollet’s Female ‘Saints’: Suzanna, Hypatia, Lady Jane Grey, and Anne Boleyn,” read at the annual meeting of the Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, held Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 2003, in Columbia, SC.

 

Maine, Barry G.

 

Public Lecture: “Henry James and John Singer Sargent,” Reynolda House Museum of American Art, April 8, 2003.

 

McNally, John R.

 

Associated Writing Program Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

Chaired panel for “The Anthologist’s Story.”  Other panel members included Ray Gonzalez, Gerald Shapiro, Ted Genoways, and Megan Scott.  February 26-March 1, 2003.

 

Moss, William M.

 

“The Fall of the House in Southern Fiction from Poe to Percy,”  American Literature Association Symposium: American Gothic, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 5-8 December, 2002.

 

 

 

O’Gorman, Farrell W.

"Blood Meridian and the Catholic Gothic in American Literature." American Literature Association's Symposium on the Gothic in American Literature. Puerto Vallarta, MX Dec. 5-8 2002.

 

"The Patient-Physician Protagonist in the Novels of Walker Percy." American Literature Association Annual Conference. Cambridge, MA, May 22-25, 2003.

 

Overing, Gillian R.

 

(Invited paper to be given at Gender and Medieval Studies Conference at Nottingham UK, Jan 2003.  “Women in Ruins: The Imperial and the Material in Anglo-Saxon England” Conference postponed at the last minute; will be rescheduled.)

 

Richard, Jessica

 

“The Gambling Man of Feeling.”  ASECS/ISECS 2002-03 Joint Annual Meeting.  Los Angeles, CA.  August 4, 2003.

 

Schweller, Russell W.

 

“’Mongrel Breeds’: Thatckeray’s Challenge to Anglo-Judaic Identity in Disraeli’s Young England Trilogy,”  SAMLA,  Baltimore,  November 17.

 

Shockley, Evie E.

 

“Powers of Voice: Race, Gender, Form, and the Long Poem” – panel on Contemporary African American Women Poets, at the American Literature Association Conference, May 2003, Boston, MA.

 

Chair and Commentator – panel on the Legacy of Injury: Reading Slavery, Lynching, and Abolition Through Contemporary Legal and Political Lenses, at the American Literature Association Conference, May 2003, Boston, MA.

 

“Oppositional Poetics and its (Black Aesthetic) Opposite” – panel on Experimental Minority Poetry, at the Modern Languages Association (MLA) Convention, December 2002, New York, NY.

 

“‘No Body Waiting on its Metaphor’: The Trouble With Representing Black Desire for White Bodies in African American Poetry” – panel on Intimacies/Intimations of Race: Black Desire, Black Identity, Bucknell University conference on Hair, Color, and Bone: The Persistence of Race in the 21st Century, September 2002, Lewisburg, PA.

 

 

 

 

Sternlieb, Lisa R.

 

“Vivian Darkbloom:  Floral Border or Moral Order?”  MLA December 2002, New York City.

 

Valbuena, Olga L.

 

“Shakespeare and the Varieties of Love.”  UNC-Chapel Hill. Humanities Seminar. July 20, 2002.

 

Wilson, Eric G.

 

Emerson, Thoreau, and Public Things,” Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, New York, December, 2002.

 

III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies  

 

Boyle, Anne M.

 

Co-Editor of  IMEJ: Interactive Multimedia Electronic Journal of Computer-Enhanced Learning.  (http://imej.wfu.edu.)

 

Caldwell, Janice M.

 

Consulting with Prof. Sonia Crandall and Dr. Richard Weinberg re: medical humanities programs at the WFU Medical School.

 

DeShazer, Mary K.

 

Editorial Board member, National Women’s Studies Association Journal

 

Elbeshti, Bashir M.

 

Editorial Board, Scholastic Books of America

 

Consultancies: Arabic/English Translation (various individual work)

 

Finseth, Ian F.

 

Commonweal Institute (Menlo Park, CA).  Director of Communications. 

 

Kairoff, Claudia T.

 

Co-Editor, The Scriblerian

 

Reader / consultant for Broadview Press regarding a proposed edition of Charlotte Smith’s Sophia.

 

Klein, Scott W.

 

Peer reviewer, PMLA

 

Kuberski, Philip F.

 

Expert Outside Reader for Twentieth Century Poetry, eds. Gioia, Mason, & Schoerke (McGraw Hill)

 

Overing, Gillian R.

 

Guest editor for special issue of  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies;

Selected and invited contributors, edited and revised essays in preparation for Spring 2004 volume.

 

Reviewer for ms. From West Virginia Press

 

Moss, William M.

 

Foreign Guest Editor, special issue on A. R. Ammons, Waiguo Wenxue (Foreign Literature), Beijing, People’s Republic of China: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, May 2003.

 

Wilson, Eric G.

 

Referee, Publications of the Modern Language Association

 

IV.    External Grants Received   

 

Wilson, Eric G.

 

$33,000       “The Occult Current:  A Romantic Poetics of Electricity.”   National

                      Humanities Center