Reporting Professional Activities


Reynolda Campus




I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received


I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits


Angelou, Maya


A Song Flung Up to Heaven, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, The Complete Collected Poems, Kofi and His Magic, My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken and Me, Phenomenal Woman and All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes


“Phenomenal Mothers I Have Known,” Ebony Magazine, May 2004; “Continue” (a poem written for Oprah Winfrey’s 50th Birthday), published in Television Week Newspaper, April 2004


“Finding Our Families: Finding Ourselves”


Leonard, Candyce C.


"February in Madrid: Contemporary Politics and Theatre" (co-authored with Cynthia Gendrich). PAJ. A Journal of Performance and Art 76.1 (2004): 71-80.

"Ignacio Amestoy Egiguren and the Politics of Contemporary Spanish Theatre". Western European Stages 15.3 (2003):88-94.

“Entrevista a Ignacio Amestoy”. Estreno 29.2 (2003): 2-4.

El teatro alternativo español. Containing La mirada del hombre oscuro and Papis by Ignacio del Moral; Madre Caballo by Antonio Onetti; and La llamada de Lauren and Solos esta noche by Paloma Pedrero. Ottawa: GIROL Books, Inc., 2001. 190pgs. Estreno 24.2 (2004): 69 [BOOK REVIEW]


             The Merle E. Simmons Distinguished Alumni Lecture for 2003-04. Indiana University-Bloomington. "Staging Politics and Politics of the Stage: Contemporary Spanish Theatre 1995-2003". March 26, 2004 at Indiana University.




Treasury of American Poetry, edited by Allen Mandelbaum and Robert D. Richardson. This is a complete re-setting and re-design of my earlier anthology (with A. M. notes) edited with Robert D. Richardson.


Random House—Bantam Books has just completely reset and redesigned five of Allen Mandelbaum’s principal translations: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso of Dante with facing text, introductions, the Odyssey of Homer.


For Johns Hopkins University Press: completely vetted and then recommended Charles Ross’s verse translation of StatiusThebaid with facing text.


For Univ. of Michigan Press, completely vetted and then recommended Henry Weinfield’s verse translation of Hesiod’s Theogony with facing text.


For W. Norton, completely vetted and then compiled and signed Norton’s public announcement of their publication of Robert Alter’s translation of the Pentateuch---with full commentary.


Gale Press is now republishing---in 2004---my Cornell U. Press edition of the Selected Poems of Giuseppe Ungaretti. For this new edition I have just added to my earlier preface.


Wiethaus, Ulrike


“Body and Empire in the Works of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim”, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, 34:1, Winter 2004, 41-65.


Pulchrum Signum? Sexuality and the Politics of Religion in the Works of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim”, in: Phyllis R. Brown et al, editors, Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: Contexts, Identities, Affinities, and Performances (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004), 125-47.


“The Death Song of Marie d’Oignies: Mystical Sound and Hagiographical Politics in Medieval Lorraine”, in: Ellen E. Kittell and Mary A. Suydam, editors, The Texture of Society. Medieval Women in the Southern Low Countries (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2004), 153-81.



II.   Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings (Part I from each faculty member's report)


Wiethaus, Ulrike


Presenter (by invitation): “Jungfrau, Ritter, Tod: Zur Genese archetypischer Symbole im Christentum”. Meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychohistorische Forschung e.V., March 2004, Salzburg (no funding received).


Presenter, “Latinity in the Vita of Agnes Blannbekin”, Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America, March 2004, Seattle (partial funding received).







III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies  (Parts L, M, and N in that order)


Angelou, Maya


Chronicle of Higher Education, Horatio Alger Scholars and The Black Scholar


US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Member

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Member

Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health @ WFU

Maya Angelou Institute for Family & Child Development @ WSSU

Bennett College Board of Visitors

St. Augustine’s College Presidential Development Committee




Received—from the President of Italy—Italy’s principal honor, the gold Cross of the Ordine della Stella di Solidarietà itliana.


Utley, Robert


Faculty member, Honor and Ethics Council


Lecture on “Politics and the Arts” delivered to the Huffman Academic Club


Wiethaus, Ulrike


Editor, Medieval Feminist Forum


Reviewer, The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion (2 essays for 2003/2004 academic year)

Board of Directors, Cherokee Moravian Society, Winston-Salem.


Producer and Editor of Wopata Lakota, a documentary on language and cultural revitalization on the Cheyenne River reservation, SD.


Symposium Organizer and Coordinator, Theme Year 2003/2004: “Native American Indian Sovereignty: An Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Symposium”, November 2004 (Budget: $ 20,000.00; attendees: ca. 200; presenters: 14).


Local Planning Committee, National Indian Education Association, Annual Convention, 2003.









IV.  External Grants Received  (See Part J of the faculty member's form.  Include in this summary only requests which have actually been funded.)



Wiethaus, Ulrike


Topic: American Indian Sovereignty Seminar and Research at Newberry library

Agency: WFU Graduate School

$ Requested: 2500.00

$ Funded: 2500.00


Topic: Student Retreat at Belmont Abbey

Agency: Lilly Grant

$ Requested: 250.00

$ Funded: 250.00