DEPARTMENT OF WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES

FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT

JULY 1, 2004 TO JUNE 30, 2005

 

I. Publications, Performances, and Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

V. Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Research, or Professional Activities

 

 

I.                   Publications, Performances, and Exhibits

 

Balzano, Wanda*

Chapters in books:  “Between the Devil and the Deep Sea: Joyce’s Cinderella in Dubliners,” Studi Irlandesi, edited by Carlo Bigazzi (Rome: Yorick Libri, July 2004), pp.71-96.  “’Eveline,’ or The Veils of Cleaning,” A New & Complex Sensation: Essays on Joyce’s Dubliners, edited by Oona Frawley (Dublin, Lilliput, July 2004).

 

Translations:  (With Jefferson Holdridge) English translations of Eugenio Montale’s “La Madre di Bobi” in Poetry Ireland Review, issue 83, summer  2005.

 

Review of:  The Irish Women’s Movement: From Revolution to Devolution by Linda Connolly (Dublin: Lilliput, 2003), in the Irish University Review Vol. 35, No. 2.

 

Boyle, Anne M.*

Book review:  Strange Bodies:  Gender and Identity in the Novels of Carson McCullers, by Sarah Gleeson-White.  Mississippi Quarterly LVII:2 Spring 2004.

 

Nielsen, Linda L.**

PBS documentary Film:  Featuring WFU students in my Fathers and Daughters class. To be released by PBS nationwide in June, 2005

 

Article:  Strengthening father-daughter relationships. National PTA Magazine, March, 2005, 1-4.

 

Article:  Fathers and Daughters: A need course in Family Studies,  Marriage and Family Review,  15 page article, (summer issue, 2005) 

 

Monthly Columns:  Stepfamily Association of America -  Fathers and Daughters Column

National Men’s Resource Center - Fathers and Daughters Column

 

Articles on Father-Daughter Relationships on National Organizations’ Web Sites:

National Center for Fathering    

Divorced Fathers’ National Network  

Center for Successful  Fathering    

Fathering Magazine     

Fathers Are Capable Too (Canada)  

American Responsible Divorce Network 

Planned Parenthood Association

 

 

II.                Papers and Presentations

 

Balzano, Wanda*

Talk:  “Abroad and at Home: The Question of the Foreigner in Kate O’Brien’s Mary Lavelle” on an invitation by the Women's Initiative for Support and Empowerment (WISE), at Carswell, WFU, 28 March 2005.

 

Papers delivered at conferences:  “Mirroring the cardinal “O”s: Sidney Owenson’s The O’Briens and the O’Flahertys” Delivered at ACIS (American Conference for Irish Studies) Southern Regional Conference 2005 , “Ireland:  North, South, East and

West”, February 24-27, 2005, at University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas;

Ireland Beyond Borders: A ‘land of spices’?” at ACIS, National Conference 2005, “Ireland Beyond Borders”, April 13-17, 2005, at University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.

 

DeShazer, Mary K.*

Invited lecture, English Department, Oregon State University, Bend campus—August 6, 2004: “Postapartheid Literary Representations of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.”

 

 

III.             Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

Boyle, Anne M.*

Co-Editor of IMEJ:  Interactive Multimedia Journal of Computer-Enhanced Learning (http://imej.wfu.edu).  Edited two issues in 2004-2005.

 

 

IV.              External Grants Received

 

Balzano, Wanda*

Topic:

The Everett Helm Visiting Fellowship

Agency:

Lilly Library at Indiana University (Bloomington)

$  Requested:

$1,500

$  Funded:

$ 800

 

 

V.                 Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Research, or Professional Activities (O)

 

Balzano, Wanda*

The Panhellenic Council Award for Teaching Excellence, WFU, fall 2004

 

*also appointed in English Department

**also appointed in Education Department