ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

 

SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

2003-2004

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

 

 

I.       Publications, Performances, Exhibits 

 

Bradburn, Elizabeth A.

 

“Metaphorical Space in Meredith’s Diana of the Crossways.”  SEL 43, 4 (Autumn 2003): 877-895.

 

“Bodily Metaphor and Moral Agency in A Masque:  A Cognitive Approach.”  Milton Studies 43.  Ed. Albert C. Labriola.  University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004.  19-34.

 

DeShazer, Mary K.

 

“Fractured Borders: Women’s Cancer and Feminist Theatre,” National Women’s Studies Association Journal 15:2 (Summer 2003), 1-26.

 

Hecht, Paul J.

 

Performed with the Red Bull Players as Sir Politick Would-Be in a staged reading of Ben Jonson’s Volpone.  The reading was funded by the Department of English of the Colorado College, Colorado Springs.  October, 2003.

 

Performed in a reading of Loves Cure, by Beaumont and Fletcher, sponsored by Shakespeare Bulletin, at the Shakespeare Association of America in New Orleans.  April, 2004.

 

Performed as a fill-in pianist at a Student Chamber Music recital at Wake Forest.  April, 2004.

 

Holdridge, Jefferson M.

 

"Night or Joy:  Burkean & Kantian Aesthetics in W. B. Yeats", Milltown Studies, No 52, spring 2003.

 

Reviews:

 

Exemplary Damages by Dennis O’Driscoll; Fuselage by Justin Quinn”, Irish University Review, spring 2004.

 

"The Wanderings of Oisin (1889) by W.B. Yeats", Encyclopaedia of Ireland, Gill & Macmillan (Yale UP), Autumn 2003.

"Yeats, W.B. (1865-1939)", Encyclopaedia of Ireland, Gill & Macmillan (Yale UP), autumn 2003.

 

Editing

 

Michael Longley, Snow Water, WFU Press, 2004.

Vona Groarke, Flight and Earlier Poems, WFU Press, 2004.

 

Kairoff, Claudia T.

 

“Classical and Biblical Models: The Female Poetic Tradition,” in Women and Poetry, 1660-1750, eds. Sarah Prescott and David E. Shuttleton (Houndmills, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003), 183-202.

 

24 article reviews in Scriblerian 35:1-2 (Autumn 2002-Spring 2003), published June 2003

 

6 article reviews in Scriblerian 36:1 (Autumn 2003)

 

Klein, Scott W.

 

Preconcert talk, “Haydn, Ravel, and Golijov,” St Lawrence. String Quartet, Secrest Artist Series, Wake Forest University, November 6, 2003.

 

McNally, John R.

 

The Book of Ralph, a novel, published by Free Press (a division of Simon and Schuster).  Pub date: March 2004.

 

Short Stories:

 

 “The Immortals.”  Virginia Quarterly Review, (Spring 2004), 136-153.

 

 “Red’s.”  Third Coast, (Spring 2004), 71-74.

 

 “A Diagram of the Future.”  The Florida Review, 28.2 (Fall 2003), 81-96.

 

 “The Bear at Your Front Door.”  Natural Bridge, Number 10 (Fall 2003), 104-124.

 

“Peacock Alley.”  Sleepwalk, (October 2003).

 

“Power Lines.”  Punk Planet Issue 58 (November/December 2003), 112-113.

 

“Planetary Danger.”  Gargoyle, Number 47 (Summer 2003), 173-185.

 

“Duke’s.”  Crab Orchard Review, 8.2 (Spring/Summer 2003), 52-54.

 

Interviews Conducted:

 

“Interview with Andre Dubus III.”  Glimmer Train, Issue 50 (Spring 2004), 48- 61.

 

Readings from my fiction:

 

The Kent School, Kent, Connecticut.  April 2004.

 

Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut.  April 2004.

 

Borders, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  April 2004.

 

Regulator Books, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.  April 2004.

 

Winston-Salem Public Library, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  April 2004.

 

Gist Street Reading Series, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  April 2004.

 

Square Books, Oxford, MS. March 2004.

 

Borders, Chicago, IL. March 2004.

 

The Book Stall, Winnetka, Illinois.  March 2004.

 

Story Week, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois.  March 2004.

 

Moss, William M.

 

Wang Fu: A.R. Amansi de Shi Ge [Turn and Return: The Poetry of A.R. Ammons],” (translated), Waiguo Wenxue Pinglun [Foreign Literature Review] (Beijing 2003, no. 3, summer 2003), 3-13.

 

Niepold, Mary M.

 

Various feature articles, Associated Press

 

Overing, Gillian R.

 

Gender and Empire in the Early Medieval World.  Special issue of Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (Vol.34 1, Winter 2004—April, 2004); guest edited (with Clare Lees), selected and commissioned seven articles, wrote a contributing essay.

 

“Signifying Gender and Empire” (with Clare Lees) in JMEMS, vol 34, 1 Winter 2004) came out in April 2004.

 

 

 

Richard, Jessica A.

 

“‘A Paradise of My Own Creation’: Frankenstein and the Improbable Romance of the North Pole.”  Nineteenth-Century Contexts.  25.4(2003):295-314.

 

“‘I am equally weary of confinement’: Women Writers and Rasselas from Dinarbas to Jane Eyre.” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature.  22.2(2003):335-356.

 

Sampson, Dennis N.

 

The poem “If You Were Here” appeared in the Spring Issue of THIRD COAST.

 

Shockley, Evie E.

 

party of two,” Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 8, Spring/Summer 2003, pp. 192-93 (poem)

 

lifeline,” Asheville Poetry Review, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2003, p. 160 (poem)

 

worshipping nature,” Blink, Vol. 3:3, Nov./Dec. 2003; republished on Poetry Daily, www.poems.com, December 13, 2003 (poem)

 

“bio/autography,” Poetry Daily: Poems from the World’s Most Popular Poetry Website, Boller, Selby,and Yost, eds., Sourcebooks Press, 2003, p. 278 (poem)

 

“Writer’s Block,” “o pioneer!,” and “protect yourself,” Titanic Operas, http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/dickinson/titanic/material/shockley.html, (poems)

notes for the early journey,” Beloit Poetry Journal, Vol. 53, No. 4, Spring 2004, p. 28 (poem)

 

Poetry Readings

Miami University, Oxford, OH – Marjorie Cook Poetry Festival and Conference, Sept. 2003

 

Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC – Black Poets Festival, Feb. 2004

 

Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA – Black Poets for the 21st Century Symposium, Mar. 2004

 

Duke University, Durham, NC – An Evening of Poetry and Song, Apr. 2004

St. Mary’s College, St. Mary’s, MD – St. Mary’s Poetry Festival, June 2004

 

Sternlieb, Lisa R.

 

“ ‘What is Carnal Embrace?’ Learning to Converse in Stoppard’s Arcadia,” published April 2004, in Modern Drama (co-authored with Nancy Selleck)

 

Valbuena, Olga L.

 

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

 

Wilson, Eric G.

 

“Emerson’s Gnostic Democracy,” Esoterica: A Journal of Esoteric Studies 6 (2004)

 

II.    Papers and Presentations     

 

Boyle, Anne M.

 

 “A New Literacy:  teaching Writing with Technology” to be delivered at Ed-Media 2004:  World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications in Lugano, Switzerland, June 26, 2004.

 

Bradburn, Elizabeth A.

 

“The Unnerving Spectacle of Authorship.”  Session: “Milton and the Body.” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, April 2004, New York City.

 

Caldwell, Janis M.

 

“Narrative and the Medical Case Report,” Modern Language Association, December, 2003

 

DeShazer, Mary K.

 

“Ingrid Jonker’s Subversive Poetics,” Modernist Studies Association Conference, Birmingham, England, Sept. 26, 2003.

Invited participant on feminist roundtable: “Feminism and Modernism.” Modernist Studies Association conference, Birmingham, England, Sept. 27, 2003.

 

Ettin. Andrew V.

 

Levinas and the ‘Other’: Some Practical Considerations,” presented at ALEPH Kallah, Association for Jewish Renewal, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, July 5, 2003

 

Two papers, “Religious Perspectives on Genetic Technology” and “A Jewish View of Future Ethical Challenges,” presented at “Genetics, Biotechnology and the Future,”  Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, January 24, 2004
 
“Consolation and Compensation in Milton's Poetry" presented at "Vital Lines, Vital Signs: A Conference on Poetry and Medicine," Center for the Study of Medical Ethics and Humanities, Duke University, April 23, 2004.

 

Franco, Dean J.

 

“Working-Through the Archive in Alejandro Morales’ The Rag Doll Plagues.”  Paper presented at “Ethics and Ethnicity in American Literature,” an International Conference in La Coruna, Spain.  October, 2003.

 

Session organizer and Session Leader for “Philip Roth and Race” a panel at the Modern Language Association Annual Convention, San Diego California, Dec. 2003. 

 

Hecht, Paul J.

 

Presented a paper, “‘My heart dances’: Rhythm and Sex in Shakespeare’s Epyllia,” at a seminar entitled “Narrating Sex: Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece,” at the annual conference of the Shakespeare Association of America in New Orleans.  April 8-11, 2004.

 

Holdridge, Jefferson M.

 

Organized Irish Symposium, "Opposing Views and Common Ground: Literature and Politics in Ireland".   March 18-19th, 2004.

 

Chaired Poetry Reading with Conor O’Callaghan, Vona Groarke, Richard Murphy, jointly sponsored by the Fostering Dialogue Theme Year Committee and the Wake Forest Irish Festival. Reynolda House Museum of American Art.  Thursday, March 18, 2004.

 

Chaired roundtable on Literature and Politics in Ireland. DeTamble Hall, Wake Forest University. Prof. Terence Brown, "Commemoration and the Peace Process".  Prof. Declan Kiberd, “Masking Modernity: Change in Ireland”.  March 19, 2004.

 

Land(e)scapes of Folklore and Myth: Alternative Topographies in Irish Literature” at ACIS (American Conference for Irish Studies), Southern Conference,  Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, March 4- 7, 2004.

 

Chaired panel on “Queering Ireland’ ” at ACIS, Southern Conference, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, March 4-March 7, 2004.

 

“Palimpsests of Conquest: Landscape in Irish Literature” at SAMLA (Southern Atlantic Modern Language Association), Atlanta, Georgia, November 14-16, 2003.

 

 

 

 

Kairoff, Claudia T.

 

“Unheard Melodies: Elizabeth Tollet’s Lyrics,” paper presented at the 2003 meeting of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, August 2003

 

Klein, Scott W.

 

Invited lecture, “Joyce and Avant-Garde Music.” Contemporary Music Centre, Dublin, June2004.

 

 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and the Supression of Tragedy.” International James Joyce Symposium, Dublin, June 2004.

 

Organizer and Chair, “Joyce Among the Moderns.” International James Joyce Symposium, Dublin, June 2004.

 

“For Frank O’Hara: Morton Feldman’s Three Voices as Interpretation and Elegy.” 20th Century Literature Conference, Louisville, Feb. 2004.

 

McNally, John R.

 

Associated Writing Program Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 24-27, 2004

Served on two panels:

 1) “A Chicago Working-Class Reading.”  Panel members: John McNally, Don DeGrazia, and Zak Mucha. Chair: John McNally.

2) “Teaching Revision: How to Practice What We Preach.”  Panel members: John McNally   Joanne Staudacher, Jayson Iwen, and Stephen Powers.  Chair: Zeke Jarvis.

 

Moss, William M.

 

“The Vacant Castle of Postmodernity: Subversions of the Gothic in Pynchon and Percy,” European Association for American Studies Biennial Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 2-5 April 2004.

 

Overing, Gillian R.

 

“Gender Matters: Empire, Identity and Agency in Anglo-Saxon England”, International Medieval Congress, Michigan, May, 2004

 

Shockley, Evie E.

 

Conference Paper

“‘No Body Waiting for Its Metaphor’: White Bodies in the Shadow of the Black Aesthetic,” Missing Pieces: In the Shadow of Celebrated Black Poetry panel, Marjorie Cook Festival        and Conference on Diversity in African American Poetry, Miami University, Oxford, OH, Sept. 2003

 

 

Invited Talk

“Post-Black Aesthetic Poetry: Or, Notes toward the Nature of Ed Roberson’s Poetics,” “The First Minute of a New Day”: Black Poets for the 21st Century, Symposium on African American Poetry, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, Mar. 2004

 

Valbuena, Olga L.

 

“Othello’s Infidelity.”  Southeast Renaissance Conference.  Duke University.  April 23-24, 2004

 

Wilson, Eric G.

 

“The Science of the Transparent: Emerson, Thoreau, and Crystallography,” Annual Gathering of the Thoreau Society, Concord, MA

 

“Polar Apocalypse in Coleridge and Poe,” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Annual Conference, New York, NY

 

Emersonian Transparency and the Anatomy of Crystal,” Duke University Americanist Speaker Series, Durham, NC

 

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, Janis M.

External consultant for Emory University’s evaluation of Professor Laura Otis.

 

Kairoff, Claudia T.

 

Co-editor, The Scriblerian

 

Klein, Scott W.

 

External reviewer for tenure and promotion, McGill University Department of English, 2004

Peer Reviewer,  PMLA

 

Maine, Barry G.

 

Editorial consultant for The Massachusetts Historical Society publication of The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams.

 

 

 

McGohey, Thomas W.

 

Member of Editorial Board of Contributors for The Business Journal.

 

McNally, John R.

 

Contributing Editor, Virginia Quarterly Review

Reader/Referee, The University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, Iowa.

 

Moss, William M.

 

Foreign Guest Editor, Special issue on A. R. Ammons, Waiguo Wenxue Pinglun [Foreign Literature Review] (Beijing 2003, no. 3, summer 2003).

 

Niepold, Mary M.

 

PR consulting, Carriage House Foundation, New York City, Nurture New York Nature’s projects

 

Sampson, Dennis N.

 

Judged the year-end poetry contest at Salem College in Winston-Salem.

 

IV.    External Grants Received   

 

McNally, John R

 

Topic: Screenwriting, Chesterfield Film Writers Project, funding received $20,000

 

Wilson, Eric G.

 

Topic:  “The Occult Current:  A Romantic Poetics of Electricity,” National Humanities center, funding received $33,000.