SUMMARY OF WFU FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS

WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES

JULY 1, 2006 TO JUNE 30, 2007

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

V. Awards

 

 

I.                   Publications, Performances, and Exhibits

 

Balzano, Wanda

 

Book

Irish Postmodernisms and Popular Culture, co-edited with Anne Mulhall and Moynagh Sullivan, and published by Palgrave MacMillan (London and New York, 2007).

 

Essays

Ø      Godot Land and its Ghosts: The Uncanny Genre and Gender of Edna O’Brien’s ‘Sister Imelda’,” in Wild Colonial Girl: Essays on Edna O’Brien, edited by Lisa Colletta and Maureen O’Connor (Madison: The University of Wisconsin  Press, 2006).

Ø      “Introduction” (co-written with Anne Mulhall and Moynagh Sullivan) to Irish Postmodernisms and Popular Culture, co-edited with Anne Mulhall and Moynagh Sullivan (London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).

Ø      “Tracking the Luas between the Human and the Inhuman” (co-written with Jefferson Holdridge), in Irish Postmodernisms and Popular Culture, co-edited with Anne Mulhall and Moynagh Sullivan (London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).

Ø      “The Theatre of Independent Ireland”, in NAE, V, No.17, Winter 2006.

 

Encyclopedic entries

Contributed to the inclusion of and compilation of bio-critical entries of three Italian women writers (Dacia Maraini, Elsa Morante, and Matilde Serao) for the forthcoming Compendium of International 20th-Century Novelists and Novels, edited by Michael Sollars for Facts on File Publishing. ISBN 081-60-62331.

 

Review-article

Reviewed two volumes of The Reception of James Joyce in Europe (edited by G. Lernout and W. Van Mierlo, London & New York: Thoemmes Continuum, 2004) published in The European English Messenger, vol. 15.2 (Autumn 2006).

 

Photographic Art

“Blue Fire”, cover photograph for the Irish Postmodernisms and Popular Culture, (edited by Wanda Balzano, Anne Mulhall and Moynagh Sullivan, and published by Palgrave Macmillan, London and New York, 2007).

 

 

 

 

DeShazer, Mary

 

“Post-apartheid Literacies: South African Women’s Poetry of Orality, Franchise, and Reconciliation,” in Women and Literacy: Local and Global Inquiries for a New Century, ed. Beth Daniell and Peter Mortensen (London: Taylor and Francis, 2007), pp. 243-257.

 

Nielsen, Linda L.

 

“Fathers & Daughters: A needed course in family studies” (2007) The Craft of Teaching about

 Families . NY :  Haworth Press, pages 101-116. 

 

 

College daughters’ relationships with their fathers:  A 15 year study”

College Student Journal, March,  2007, 41, pages 112 -125.

 

Monthly Columns for National Organizations

National Men’s Resource Center     

Black Fathers Raising Daughters Alone  

 

Articles about Fathers & Daughter for 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 

Military Wives National Organization

 

Articles featuring my research and teaching

“Daddy’s little girl grows up”     Better Homes & Gardens Magazine   January,  2007 

 

 

II.                Papers and Presentations

 

Balzano, Wanda

 

Presented “Omaggio a Lidia Curti” at the international conference “Sfida e Passione: Dagli Studi Culturali agli Studi delle Donne”, at the University of Naples, Italy, in June 2006.

 

Presented "‘A Green Leaf of Language’: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin's Thing-Poetry” at the 2007 Southern Regional American Conference for Irish Studies, “A Piece of the Irish Dream”, at Winthrop University, March 8-10.

 

DeShazer, Mary K.

 

“Women’s Post-apartheid Poetry of Franchise and Reconciliation,” presented at the International Conference on Poetry and Politics, University of Sterling (Scotland), July 16, 2006.

 

 

III.             Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

Balzano, Wanda

 

On the international editorial advisory board of the e-journal of Irish Studies

called Virtually Ireland (2005-present)

 

Willis, Patricia

Journal of International Women’s Studies special issue on Women’s Bodies, Gender Analysis, and  Feminist Politics, at the Forum Social Mundial

 

IV.              External Grants Received

 

Balzano, Wanda

     

Topic:

Speakers' Bureau: Dr. Roxanne Newton on

“The Fabric of Hope and Resistance: North Carolina Women on Strike”

 

Agency:

The North Carolina Humanities Council

 

$  Requested:

Speaker’s fee

 

$  Funded:

Speaker’s fee

 

Topic:                    Publications Scheme for Research and Graduate Studies Award to  

                       assist with publishing costs (indexing) of Irish Postmodernisms and

                       Popular Culture, edited with Anne Mulhall and Moynagh Sullivan,

                      and published by Palgrave Macmillan, London and New York, 2007)

 

 

Agency:                National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Publications Scheme for Research and Graduate

$  Requested:        € 500

 

$  Funded:             € 500

 

 

V.                 Awards

 

Balzano, Wanda

 

Selected by the Wake Forest Chapter of the Mortar Board National Honor Society (April 12, 2007) “for challenging students to excel as scholars and leaders within and beyond the classroom.”