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Paula Smith Allen

 Monograph:

2000  Metamorphosis and the Emergence of the Feminine: A Motif of “Difference” in Women’s  Writing. Peter Lang, Publishers, 2000.

 Articles/Book Chapters:

2008  “Summer Lightning: Olive Senior’s Jamaican Redemption.” Beyond the Canebrakes:  West Indian Women Writers in Canada. Emily Williams, Ed. Laurenceville, NJ: Africa World Press, 2008.

2008  “Identity and the Teaching of Diversity.” Teaching Multicultural Literature to Help Children Understand Ethnic Diversity: Essays and Experiences. KaaVonia Hinton Jonson, et. al., Eds. Lewistown, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2008.

1997  (With Dr. Wendell Aycock) “Subversions of the First Holy Communion In Contemporary Hispanic Fiction.” Confluencia 13 (Fall 1997):1, 204-218.

1996  “Changing the Backdrop: Portraiture in Sandra Cisneros’ ‘Never Marry a Mexican.’” Revista de Estudios Hispánicos. Numeros de 1996. Revista Anual del Seminario de Estudios Hispánicos “Federico de Onís,” 1996.

1996  “The Essence of Time: Time and Imagery in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony” Proceedings from the Graduate English Society’s Graduate Student Conference. Lubbock: Graduate English Society of Texas Tech University, 1996.

1995  “Lose the Textbook! Teaching Developmental Writing in the Networked Computer Classroom” The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin Spring 1995 (vol. 61-3), 17-21.

 

Dan Althoff

Althoff, D.  (2008). [Review of the book A history of Afro-Hispanic language: five centuries, five   continents].  Spanish in Context, 5 (1), 143-147.

Althoff, F. D. (2006). Centralization vs. local initiatives. Mexican and U.S. legislation of Amerindian languages. In M. Higalgo (Ed.), Mexican indigenous languages at the dawn of the twenty-first century (pp. 167-190). Berlin: Mouton deGruyter.

Althoff, F. D. & Hidalgo, M. (2005). [Review of the book Los estudios del español hablado entre   1950 y 1999: períodos, disciplinas y corrientes]. Language in Society, 34(5), 816-819.

Althoff, F. D. (2001). Hispanic and Afro-Hispanic languages in the Americas. International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 149, 145-155.

Althoff, F. D. (2000). Pseudo-Africanisms in Costa Chica Mexican Spanish. In M. M. T. Henderson,  (Ed.), 1999 Mid-America Linguistics Conference Papers (pp. 25-33). Lawrence: University of Kansas Linguistics Department.

 Althoff, D. (1994). Afro-mestizo speech from Costa Chica, Guerrero: from Cuaji to CuijlaLanguage Problems and Language Planning, 18(3), 242-256.

 

 

Janet (Jani) Barker

Peer-Reviewed Essays

“Virtuous Transgressors, Not Moral Saints: Child Characters in Contemporary Children’s Literature.” Ethics in Children’s Literature. Ed. Claudia Mills. Ashgate Studies in Childhood series. [under contract, forthcoming]

 “A Really Big Theme”: Americanization and World Peace—Internationalism and/as Nationalism in Lucy Fitch Perkins’s Twins Series. Our Chums in the Family of Nations: Internationalism in Children’s Series. Eds. Marietta Frank and Karen Sands-O’Connor. Palgrave Macmillan’s Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature series. [under contract for publication in 2014]

 “Naïve Narrators and Double Narratives of Racially-Motivated Violence in the Historical Fiction of Christopher Paul Curtis.”  Children’s Literature 41, 172-203. 2013.

 Racial Identification and Audience in Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry and The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963.  Children’s Literature in Education, 41(2), 118-145. 2010.

 Discipline and (Dis)order: Paternal Socialization in Jacob Abbott’s Rollo Books.  Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, 18(3), 100-105. 1993.

Other Publications:

 

Boylston, Helen Dore.  (2001). In V. Watson et. al. (Eds.) The Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books in English. (p. 101).  Cambridge:  Cambridge UP.

Elsie Dinsmore series.  (2001). In V. Watson et. al. (Eds.) The Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books in English.  (p. 234).  Cambridge:  Cambridge UP.

Five Little Peppers series.  (2001). In V. Watson et. al. (Eds.) The Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books in English.  (pp. 262-263).  Cambridge:  Cambridge UP.

May, Sophie [Rebecca Sophia Clarke].  (2001). In V. Watson et. al. (Eds.) The Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books in English. (p. 473). Cambridge:  Cambridge UP.

Pansy.  (2001). In V. Watson et. al. (Eds.) The Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books in English.  (p. 541).  Cambridge:  Cambridge UP.

Rollo books.  (2001). In V. Watson et. al. (Eds.) The Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books in English.  (p. 614).  Cambridge:  Cambridge UP.

Story of a Bad Boy.  (2001). In V. Watson et. al. (Eds.) The Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books in English.  (pp. 675-676).  Cambridge:  Cambridge UP.

Warner, Susan.  (2001). In V. Watson et. al. (Eds.) The Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books in English.  (p. 741).  Cambridge:  Cambridge UP.

 

Lisa Coleman

           Books and Monographs:

 2010. Coleman, Lisa L. and Jonathan Kotinek, eds. Monograph on Diversity Issues in Honors: Setting the Table for Diversity, Lincoln, Nebraska: National Collegiate  Honors Council.

 2003. Coleman, Lisa L. and Lorien Goodman, eds. “Rhetoric/Composition: Intersections/Impasses/Differends.” Enculturation 5.2 (Spring 2004).
          <http://enculturation.gmu.edu>.

—. “Rhetoric/Composition: Intersections/Impasses/Differends.” Enculturation 5.1.   <http://enculturation.gmu.edu>.

 

           Refereed Journal Articles:

2008. “Roots, Woolf, and an Ethics of Desire.” Art, Education, and Internationalism: Selected Papers from the 17th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Ed. Diana Royer and Madelyn Detloff. Clemson: Clemson University Digital Press (fall).

2006. “Rereading Woolf and Writing.” Back to Bloomsbury: The 14th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf. Ed. Lisa Shahriari and Gina Vitello. <http://www.csub.edu/woolf/_center>.

  2006. “Being There for Honors Leadership.” Forum on Honors Administration. Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council. (Fall/Winter). 41-44.

 2006. “Teaching Conductivity in FYHC: How to Improve the World: A Review and Application of Gregory L. Ulmer’s Internet Invention: From Literacy to Electracy.” FYHC: First-Year Honors Composition 1 (Spring).    <http://fyhc.info/reviews.asp>.

 1997 (Lisa L. Hill) “Rereading Persephone; Revisioning Writer’s Talk.” Composition Studies 25.2 (November): 63-81.

 1991 (Lisa L. Hill) “Mead’s ‘I’ and ‘Me’ and a Writer’s Sense of Self.” Realms of Rhetoric: Phonic, Graphic, Electronic. Rhetoric Society of America, 1990. National Conference Proceedings. Ed. Victor J. Vitanza and Michelle Ballif. Arlington: The University of Texas at Arlington. 295-304. 

            Book Chapters:

 2011. Woolf’s Feminism Comes in Waves,” an invited chapter on Woolf and Feminism for the book, Virginia Woolf in Context, Jane Goldman and Bryony Randall, eds. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.

 2010. “Writing as Unraveling: Woolf’s Gendered Deconstruction of War.” The  Theme of Peace and War in Virginia Woolf’s Writings: Essays on Her  Political Philosophy. Ed. Jane Wood. Edwin Mellen P.

 2010. “Psyche as Text: Diversity Issues and First Year Honors Composition.” Setting the Table for Diversity: Monograph on Diversity Issues in Honors. Ed. Lisa L. Coleman and Jonathan D. Kotinek. Lincoln, Nebraska: National Collegiate Honors Council.

 2001. (Lisa L. Hill) “Stephen Toulmin.” Twentieth Century Rhetorics and Rhetoricians. Ed. Michael Moran and Michelle Ballif. Westport, CN: Greenwood P, 2001. 331-335.

 1996. (Lisa L. Hill) “Critical Thinking.” Keywords in Composition Studies. Ed. Peter Vandenberg and Paul Heilker. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook-Heinemann P. 49-52.

 1996. (Lisa L. Hill) “Empowerment.” Keywords in Composition Studies. Ed. Peter Vandenberg and Paul Heilker. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook-Heinemann P. 71-75.  

 

Margaret Cotter-Lynch

Books and Monographs:

Mother, Gladiator, Saint: The Transformations of St. Perpetua across the Middle Ages. Current book project.

Reading Memory and Identity in the Texts of Medieval European Holy Women. Eds. Margaret Cotter-Lynch and Bradley Herzog. The New Middle Ages, series editor Bonnie Wheeler; Palgrave-MacMillan. Under Contract; forthcoming 2012.

Peer-Reviewed Essays:

“Reading Texts and Reading Dreams in the Vita Rusticulae.” Current project.

“Newberry MS 128: Bartolomeo da Trento’s Liber Epilogorum in Gesta Sanctorum.” Current project

 “Mnemonic Sanctity and the Ladder of Reading: Notker’s ‘In Natale Sanctarum Feminarum’” in Reading Memory and Identity in the Texts of Medieval European Holy Women. Eds. Margaret Cotter-Lynch and Bradley Herzog. The New Middle Ages, series editor Bonnie Wheeler; Palgrave-MacMillan. Under Contract; forthcoming 2012.

“Introduction,” with Bradley Herzog, in Reading Memory and Identity in the Texts of Medieval European Holy Women. Eds. Margaret Cotter-Lynch and Bradley Herzog. The New Middle Ages, series editor Bonnie Wheeler; Palgrave-MacMillan. Under Contract; forthcoming 2012.

“Rereading Leoba, or Hagiography as Compromise.” Medieval Feminist Forum, 46: 1 (2010) 14-37. http://ir.uiowa.edu/mff/vol46/iss1/

 “Corporalité et Signification dans le Purgatorio de Dante.” Etudes de Lettres, 2001:4.

 Other Publications:

Review.  Saint Mary of Egypt: Three Medieval Lives in Verse. Edited and translated by Hugh Feiss and Ronald Pepin.  The Medieval Review. December 2007.

“Teaching Ancient Biography: Plutarch and Suetonius in the interdisciplinary classroom” Classics Technology Center http://ablemedia.com/ctcweb/consortium/cotterlynchancientbiography.html, September 2005.

 

John Brett Mischo

“Pretty Creatures: Children and Fiction in the English Renaissance” (review).  Renaissance Quarterly, Volume 61, Number 3, Fall 2008 (1024-1026).

“The Rhetoric of Poverty and the Poverty of Rhetoric:  Shakespeare’s Jack Cade and the Early Modern Rhetoric Manual.”  English Language Notes.  41.1 (2003) 32-44.

“The Screening of the Shrews:  Teaching (Against) Shakespeare’s Author Function.”  The Reel Shakespeare: Alternative Cinema and Theory.  Lisa S. Starks and Courtney Lehmann, eds.   Madison:  Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2002.  212-228. 

 “‘Great with child to speake’:  Male Childbirth and the Elizabethan Sonnet Sequence.”  Explorations in Renaissance Culture  24 (1998):  53-73.  

 “`That use is not forbidden usury’:  Shakespeare’s Procreation Sonnets and the Problem of Usury.”   Subjects on the World’s Stage.  David G. Allen and Robert A. White, eds.  Newark:  University of  Delaware Press, 1995.  262-279.

 

Virginia Parrish

Refereed Articles & Poetry

Parrish, V. A.  (2006).  Review.  Encouraging Authenticity and Spirituality in Higher Education, Arthur W. Chickering, Jon C. Dalton, Liesa Stamm.  Teachers College Record (TCRecord) of Teachers College of Columbia University.  Online.  Published May 08, 2006.   <http://www.tcrecord.org>.   ID Number:  12503.

___________.  (1998).  Louise Brooks.   American National Biography.  United Kingdom. Oxford University Press.

 ___________.  (1995).  Cousins.  Willow Springs 35, 72-73.  Cheney, Washington.  Eastern Washington University Press.

 ___________.  (1993).  Review.  Hitchcock’s Rereleased Films:  From Rope to Vertigo, eds. Walter Raubicheck and Walter Srebnick.  Hitchcock Annual .  137-139.  Detroit,

 Michigan.  Wayne State University Press.

 Nonfiction Articles in Non-Refereed Journals & Newspaper

 The following publications do not list the authors (writers) of the articles as they are government- based publications. 

 Vision Impairment and Loss:  What You Need to Know about Cataracts.  (2006-07).  Veteran’s Health Today. Department of Veterans Affairs.  

 Polar Bear Monitoring Workshop. (2006-07).  Ocean Science:  The Science & Technology Journal of the Minerals Management Services.  Minerals Management Services.   . 

 Taking Care of Your Heart.  (2003) Veterans Health Today.  Department of Veterans Affairs. 

Industry-Related Publications

The following entities do not list the authors (writers) or the company that produced them as they are government projects.

Training modules.  (2000).  Team Project.  Contractor:  SAIC.  Customer:  Department of Defense.  Counter terrorism. 

Training Course Manual for the Mark 1F ILS Training Course.  (2000).  Team Project.  Contractor:  SAIC.  Customer:   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  

Prototype manual for software program, the ACES-FD Emergency Dispatch and Data Management System. (1997).   Team Project.  Contractors:  Northern NEF, Inc. and SAIC.  Customer:  United States Air Force Crash and Rescue Fire Departments. 

Randy Prus

Articles

 “Frederick Douglass’s Lost Cause: Lynching and the Body Politic in ‘The Lessons of the Hour’.” Journal x: A Journal in Culture & Criticism. Vol. 9, No. 1, Autumn 2004, 71-86.

“Citizen Douglass and Nationalism.”  a/b: Auto/Biography Studies. Vol. 16. No. 1, Summer 2001.71-89.

 “Shakespeare’s Cade Rebellion and the Limits of Literacy” in The Right to Literacy:Proceedings of the 1991 Conference SUNY Council on Writing Ed. Frank Madden. New York: 1992.

 “Teaching Composition Thoureau-ly: Against Anthologies as Such” in Issues in the Teaching of Writing: Proceedings of the 1990 SUNY Conference on Writing. Edd. Raymond D. Crisp and Zsuzsanna D. Snow, Buffalo: 1991.

 Poetry  Collections

 Songs of the South and Slightly West. Austin: Skanky Possum Press, 2003.

 A New Time in a Very Old World. Texture Chapbook Series #30. Norman, OK:Texture Press, 1997.  

 ICE.  Buffalo, NY: Shuffaloff Press, 1994.

 

Wilma Shires

Leaving Home.  (1994).  In F.N. Magill (Ed.) Masterpieces of Latino Literature. New York: Harper-Collins.

Let the Old Dead Make Room for the Young Dead.  (1996).  In F.N. Magill (Ed.) Masterplots II: Short Story Series. Vol. 4. (p. 2338).  New York: Salem Press.

 Creative Publications:

 Early March.  (2008).  In L.R. Nash (Ed.)  The Mayo Review (p. 80).  Commerce: Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Magic.  (2008).  In L.R. Nash (Ed.) The Mayo Review (pp. 22-23).  Commerce:  Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Sounding. (2008).  In L.R. Nash (Ed.) The Mayo Review (p. 52).  Commerce:  Texas A&M University-Commerce.   

 

Mark Spencer

 Books

 Thomas Basin (1412-1490): The History of Charles VII and Louis XI.  Nieuwkoop, Netherlands: De Graaf, 1997.

 Articles

Romancing the Pre-Reformation: Charles Reade’s The Cloister and the Hearth.” Studies in Medievalism XXII, ed. Karl Fugelso. Woodbridge, Suffolk and Rochester, NY: Boydell & Brewer, 2013. 69-84.

  “Quentin Durward and Louis XI: Sir Walter Scott as Historian,” Studies in Medievalism XX: Defining Medievalisms II, ed. Karl Fugelso. Woodbridge, Suffolk and Rochester, NY: Boydell & Brewer, 2011. 43-59.

 “Writing Medieval Women (and Men): Sigrid Undset’s Kristin Lavransdatter,” Studies in Medievalism XVII, Cambridge and Rochester, NY: Boydell & Brewer, 2009. 121-140.

 “Patriarchal Attitudes: Eva Figes’ The Tree of Knowledge and Deborah Milton,” Lamar Journal of the Humanities 33.1 (2008): 13-24.

 “The Dark Side of the Renaissance: Pär Lagerkvist’s The Dwarf,” South Carolina Review 41.1 (2008): 134-41.

 “Recreating the Early Modern in the Postmodern: George Garrett’s Death of the Fox.”  Lamar Journal of the Humanities 32.1 (2007): 5-19.

 “Dickinson’s ‘Because I Could Not Stop for Death,’” Explicator 65.2 (2007): 95-96.

 “William Faulkner’s ‘A Rose for Emily’ and Psycho,” Eureka Studies in Teaching Short Fiction 7.1 (2006): 91-102.

 “Dating the Baptism of Clovis, 1886-1993,” Early Medieval Europe, 3.2 (1994): 97-116.

 Edited Conference Proceedings

 M. Spencer, ed. Images, Imaginations, and Beyond: Proceedings of the Eighth Native American Symposium. Durant, OK: Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 2010.

 M. Spencer and R. Tudor, eds. Sixty-Seven Nations and Counting: Proceedings of the Seventh Native American Symposium. Durant, OK: Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 2008.

 M. Spencer and R. Tudor, eds. Native Women in the Arts, Education, and Welfare: Proceedings of the Sixth Native American Symposium. Durant, OK: Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 2006.

 M. Spencer and L. Scoufos, eds. Native Being <-> Being Native: Proceedings of the Fifth Native American Symposium. Durant, OK: Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 2005.

 L. Scoufos, M. Spencer, and C. Litton, eds.  Stealing/Steeling the Spirit: American Identities & Smoke Screens/Smoke Signals: Looking Through Two Worlds: Proceedings of the Third and Fourth Native American Symposiums. Durant, OK: Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 2003/2004.

 Book Reviews

 Nicole Hochner, Louis XII: Les dérèglements de l’image royale (1498-1515) in The Medieval Review (December 2008) <http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/tmr/>.

 Mary-Rose McLaren, The London Chronicles of the Fifteenth Century: A Revolution in English Writing in The Medieval Review (July 2003) <http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/tmr/>.

Caryn Witten

Chapter in Scholarly Anthology

            Koike, D., Pearson, L., & Witten, C.  (2003).  Discourse analysis and pragmatics in Spanish second language acquisition research.   In B. Lafford, & R. Salaberry (Eds.), Studies in Spanish second language acquisition The state of the science (pp. 160-185). Washington,DC: Georgetown University Press.

 

Refereed Journal Articles

            Witten, C. & Garza, K. (2011).  Issues in the assessment of online and face-to-face adult beginning Spanish learners.  Proceedings of ICERI2011 Conference, Madrid Spain, 4708-4716, ISBN: 978-84-615-3324-4.

            Witten, C. & Ragone, A.  (2004).  Ser y estar:  El aspecto semántico en el pretérito e imperfecto.  Revista Lexis, XXVI, 2,  Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Perú, 543-557.  

            WittenC.  (2000).  Beginning Spanish students’ written acquisition of ser and estarDactylus, XIX,  119-132.

Other Publications

            Witten, C. & White, D.  (Current project).  Dual immersion in the foreign language and bilingual classroom.

           Witten, C. & Pearson, L.  (Current project).  The development of pragmatic awareness throughout the study abroad experience.

            Witten, C.  (2000).  Using video to teach for sociolinguistic competence in the foreign language classroom.  Texas Papers in Foreign Language Education, 5, 1, 143-176.

            Witten, C.  (1999).  Teaching for pragmatic competence in the beginning Spanish L2 classroom:  A synopsis of a pilot study.  In E. Widener, C. Witten, A. McNair, R. Guadalupe, & A. Fuentes (Eds.), Proceedings of the Eighth Colloquium on Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Literature and Romance Linguistics, April 1998  (pp. 153-163). Austin:  The University of Texas Department of Spanish & Portuguese.     

 Edited conference proceedings

         Widener, E. (Literature editor) & Witten, C, (Linguistics editor).  1999.  Proceedings of the Eighth Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature and Romance Linguistics. Austin,TX: The University of Texas.