Awards, Publications & Presentations

 

Awards

Andrews, Anson, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Eubanks, Ellen, Ph.D. program, Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Meeks, Samantha, Ph.D. program, Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Messimer, MaryKate, Ph.D. program, James J. Hudson Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities (for dissertation research), Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Riley-Adams, Ann, Ph.D. program, Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Sadegh Beigi, Leila, Ph.D. program, American Dissertation Fellowship, American Association of University Women 

Thompson, Leah, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Publications

Daugherty, Erin (with Sean P. Connors). “Critiquing, Resisting, and Remixing Promotional Peritextual Elements of YA Fiction." Literacy Engagement through Peritextual Analysis, edited by Shelbie Witte, Don Latham, and Melissa Gross, American Library Association with NCTE, forthcoming Fall 2018.  

West, Sara (with Adam Pope). “Corporate Kairos and the Impossibility of the Anonymous, Ephemeral Messaging Dream.” Present Tense Journal, Vol. 6, No. 3, Special Issue on the Rhetorics of Platforms, 26 March 2018, http://www.presenttensejournal.org/volume-6/corporate-kairos-and-the-impossibility-of-the-anonymous-ephemeral-messaging-dream/. Accessed 26 March 2018.

Presentations

Bain, Gracie. “Insanity or Necessity: Foucauldian Power in Lady Audley's Secret.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 3 March 2018.

Blair, Dana. “Do You Like Greek Eggs and Ham? Examining the Messages Found in the Literature of Dr. Seuss Through the Lens of Plato's Republic.” Arkansas Philological Association. University of Arkansas at Little Rock. 28 Oct. 2017.

Borntrager, Chris. “Responding to Writer Helplessness: Strategic Identity Construction in Writing Center Tutorials.” College English Association. St. Petersburg, FL. 5-7 April 2018.

Cockrell, Emalie. “Medium as Message: Issues of Authority in Home Education.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 3 March 2018.

Daugherty, Erin. “The Push and Pull of Language: Artifacts and Place as Texts in FYC.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kansas City, MO. 14-17 March 2018.

Figgins, Kristen. “Dumbing Down Nature: How the Mythology of an Unintelligent Nature Supports Systems of Power and Abuse in Jeff Vandermeer's Area X.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 3 March 2018.

Fox, Sharon. “Authorial Collaboration or Appropriation?: Adopting Canonical Authors' Names on New Texts.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 3 March 2018.

Green, Jonathan. “The Expert's Paradox: Acknowledgin the Risks of Instructor Authority.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 3 March 2018.

Holmes, Emily. “Non-Consensual Identification: 'Passive' Readers and Walt Whitman.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 3 March 2018.

Ibiši, Sait. “Ottoman Empire as an Allegory for Communism in Balkans Literature.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 3 March 2018.

Jeter, Garrett. “Frankenvistas: Nineteenth-Century Gothic Critiques.” Nineteenth-Century Studies Association. Philadelphia, PA. 15-17 March 2018.

Jeter, Garrett.  “Serial Memos: Nineteenth-Century Gothic Repetition Compulsion as Anamnetic Psychological Device.” Interdicsiplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies. San Francisco, CA. 1-4 March 2018.

Morris, Sam. “Looking for (and Finding) the Manic Pixie Dream Girl: Problematic Characterizations in John Green's Looking for Alaska and Paper Towns.” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. Indianapolis, IN. 28-31 March 2018.

Morris, Sam. “From Page to Screen: The Benefits of Adaptation Analysis in First-Year Composition.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kansas City, MO. 14-17 March 2018.

Paganelli Marin, Luis. “Assembling Transatlantic Diasporic Identities in Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing.” 32nd Annual MELUS Conference. Las Vegas, NV. 3-6 May 2018.

Paganelli Marin, Luis. “Securing Rightlessness: Social Death and the SECURE Act of 2017.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 3 March 2018.

Sweet, Vanessa. “Networks of Power: Feminist and Queer Theories and Performances of Female Masculinity.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 3 March 2018.

West, Sara (with Lauren Cagle, Jordynn Jack, Jennifer Malkowski, Lisa Meloncon, and Sarah Singer). “Rhetorical Research Methods and Ethical Quandaries: A Roundtable Discussion.” The Rhetoric Society of America. Minneapolis, MN. 31 May - 3 June, 2018.

West, Sara (with Adam Pope). “Rubles and Rhetoric: Corporate Kairos and Social Media's Crisis of Common Sense.” Association of Teachers of Technical Writing. Kansas City, KS. 13-14 March 2018.

White, Amanda. “Unraveling the American Bible through Book Materiality.” Graduate Student Internship. Special Collections, Mullins Library.  University of Arkansas. 26 April 2018.

Awards

Akhter, Farzana, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Albright, Rebecca, Ph.D. program, Diane Blair Fellowship for the Study of Southern Literature, Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society, University of Arkansas

Albright, Rebecca, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Borntrager, Christopher, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Daugherty, Erin, Ph.D. program, Claude W. Faulkner Endowed Award (for teaching and academic performance), English Department, University of Arkansas

Figgins, Kristen, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Fox, Sharon, Ph.D. program, Chair, Nineteenth-Century Literature Committee, South Central Modern Language Association

Green, Jonathan, Ph.D. program, James R. Bennett College English Association Award (for English graduate students to travel to the College English Association's annual conference), English Department, University of Arkansas

Green, Jonathan, Ph.D. program, Larry Guinn Endowed Award (for academic achievement in rhetoric, literacy, composition, and/or linguistics), English Department, University of Arkansas

Jeter, Garrett, Ph.D. program, Alex Marino Service Award, Graduate Student Congress, University of Arkansas

Jeter, Garrett, Ph.D. program, Chancellor's Community Service Award (awarded to students who have completed 50-74 hours of community service during the school year), University of Arkansas

Jeter, Garrett, Ph.D. program, Claude W. Faulkner Endowed Award (for teaching and academic performance), English Department, University of Arkansas

Jeter, Garrett, Ph.D. program, James J. Hudson Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities (for dissertation research), Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Messimer, MaryKate, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Morris, Sam, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Nelson, Timothy, Ph.D. program, Membership (Two-Year Term), Board of Directors, Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies

Nelson, Timothy, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Pitts, Michael, Ph.D. program, Ben Kimpel Memorial Award (for literary scholarship), English Department, University of Arkansas

Sadegh Beigi, Leila, Ph.D. program, Blair Rouse Scholarship (for academic achievement), English Department, University of Arkansas

Scholz, Morgan, M.A. program, Larry Guinn Endowed Award (for academic achievement in rhetoric, literacy, composition, and/or linguistics), English Department, University of Arkansas

Shaffer, Linda, Ph.D. program, Ben Kimpel Memorial Award (for literary scholarship), English Department, University of Arkansas

Stout, John Taylor, M.A. program, Blair Rouse Scholarship (for academic achievement), English Department, University of Arkansas

Swehla, Tessa, Ph.D. program, Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Vallowe, Megan, Ph.D. program, Fulbright College Dissertation Research Award, University of Arkansas

White, Paula, Ph.D. program, Academic Scholarship, African and African American Studies Program, University of Arkansas

White, Paula, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

West, Sara, Ph.D. Program, 2017 Computers & Writing Travel Grant, Computers & Writing Graduate Research Network (http://www.gradresearchnetwork.org/)


Publications

Cunningham, Daniele, and Shiloh Peters (with David Jollife and Julia Paganelli-Marin). “The SISTA Project: Literacy Outreach in Response to Community Needs.” Writing for Engagement: Responsive Practice for Social Action, edited by Mary P. Sheridan, Megan J. Bardolph, Megan Faver Hartline, and Drew Holladay, Lexington Press, 2018, pp. 167-178.

Ellis, Robert. “A Happening on Calvin Street.Sagebrush Review, edited by Zach A. Linge, vol. 12, Sagebrush Review, 2017, pp. 98-104.

Figgins, Kristen. For Zelda. Come As You Are, edited by E. Kristin Anderson, Anomalous Press, 2017, pp. 16-18.

Messimer, MaryKate. ‘Did You Just Smell Me?’: Queer Embodiment in NBC's Hannibal.” The Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 51, no. 1, 2018, pp. 175-193.

Morris, Sam. From Twilight to The Satanic Verses: Unexpected Discoveries about Reading and Writing in the High School Classroom. Deep Reading: Teaching Reading in the Writing Classroom, edited by Patrick Sullivan, Howard Tinberg, and Sheridan Blau, NCTE, 2017, pp. 23-32.

Pitts, Michael (with Lisa Hinrichsen). “Nineteenth-Century Southern Literature,”The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature, Oxford University Press, May 2017. Oxford Research Encyclopedias, doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190201098.013.298.

West, Sara. “Confronting Negative Narratives: Challenges of Teaching Professional Social Media Usage.” Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, vol. 80, no. 4, 2017, pp. 409-425.


Conference Presentations

Barfield, Justin. “In Defense of Games: How Video Game Narrative Has Moved Away From Escapism.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Carothers, Luke. “The Race Question: Liminality and Critical Reception in James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Dang, Uyen. “Contrastive Rhetoric and Cross-Cultural Processes in Academic Writing.” MIDTESOL Conference 2017. Kansas City, MO. 29-30 Sept. 2017.

Dang, Uyen. “Enculturation or Adaptation: ESL Academic Writing.” TESOL 2017 International Convention and English Langauge Expo: Doctoral Research Forum. Seattle, WA. 21-24 March 2017.

Dang, Uyen. “Self-centered and Discovery Learning Through Classroom Techniques and Dynamics.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Daugherty, Erin. “Writing Past Conflict, Writing for Your World.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR. 15-18 March 2017.

Eaton, Karly. Mockingbird and Watchman: Building a Foundation for Narratives of Southern Adolescence(ts).” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Fayard, Nathan. “As Above, So Below: Medieval Echoes in the Underworlds of C.S. Lewis's Fiction.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Figgins, Kristen. “Bats, Beasts, and Bullets: Comic Book as Fable. Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. St. Louis, MO. 20 Oct. 2017.

Fox, Sharon. “What about Lydia?:  Adapting the ‘Bad Girl’ of Pride and Prejudice for a New Century.”  South Central MLA. Tulsa, OK. 5-7 Oct. 2017.

Fox, Sharon.The Originals: New Orleans, Race, and the Monstrous.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Gibeault, Michelle (with Michel LaCrue). “RSS Feeds for Investigating Discourse Communities in the Composition Classroom.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR. 15-18 March 2017.

Green, Jonathan. Each Student Is an Island: The Value of Individualizing Instruction.” College English Association Conference. Hilton Head Island, SC. 30 March - 1 April 2017.

Green, Jonathan. “Here Come the Newbies: Cultivating Confidence in Novice Instructors.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR. 15-18 March 2017.

Green, Jonathan. “The Tricky Business of Sustainable Funding in a Community Writing Project." Co-presented with David Jolliffe and Julia Paganelli-Marin. Conference on Community Writing. Boulder, CO. 18-21 Oct. 2017.

Gul, Sinan. “Adapting Documents to Re-Construct History: An Overview of Contemporary Documentary Drama and I Am My Own Wife.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Haydon, Nathan. “The Breast-Hoard: Adapting Anglo-Saxon Homiletics in Beowulf.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Hilliard, Logan. “Creatively Composing: Engaged Liberation in First-Year Composition.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR. 15-18 March 2017.

Jeter, Garrett. "Anti-Vox-Populi Activism: Shelley's Monster as Class Threat." Midwest MLA. Cincinnati, OH. 9-12 Nov. 2017.

Jeter, Garrett. “Body by Gothic: The Other as Anti-Aesthetic.” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference. Allentown, PA. 16-19 March 2017.

Jeter, Garrett. “Civilized Survivalism as Cultural Narrative in the 21st Century.” (Garrett created and moderated this MLA Convention panel.) Modern Language Association. Philadelphia, PA. 5-8 Jan. 2017.

Jeter, Garrett. “Living Beyond the Moment: Diachronic Frankenstein Adaptions.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Jeter, Garrett. “Not a Solitary Activity: Gothic Reading Experience and Narrative as Four-Part Community.” International Conference on Narrative. Lexington, KY. 23-26 March 2017.

Jeter, Garrett. "Textual Arena: Gothic as Reader-Author Power Struggle." South Central MLA. Tulsa, OK. 5-7 Oct. 2017.

LaCrue, Michel (with Michelle Gibeault). RSS Feeds for Investigating Discourse Communities in the Composition Classroom.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR. 15-18 March 2017.

Marin, Luis. “Harboring Affect in the Body: Sexual Violence and Resistance in Edwidge Danticat's Breath, Eyes, Memory.” 31st Annual MELUS Conference. Cambridge, MA. 27-30 April 2017.

Messimer, MaryKate. “Utopian Movements in Mad Max: Fury Road.” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. San Diego, CA. 12-15 April 2017.

Morledge, Davis. “The Omnitemporality of the Boethian God and Germanic Verb Tense.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Morris, Sam. “Adolescent Idenitity and Young Adult Literature.”  Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference. Knoxville, TN. 20-23 July 2017.

Morris, Sam. “Gladdening the Process: Voice, Social Identity, and Young Adult Literature.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR. 15-18 March 2017.

Morris, Sam. “Writing Hermione Granger: The Possibility of Genuineness and Empathy in Young Adult Literature.” South Central MLA. Tulsa, OK. 5-7 Oct. 2017. 

Nelson, Timothy. “Becoming Better Britons: The Early Vernacular Traditions of the Trojan Colonization of Britain.” Lawman 2017. Park City, UT. 27-29 June 2017.

Nelson, Timothy. “Colonizing Britain in the Early Vernacular.” 17th Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies. South Bend, IN. 9-11 March 2017.

Paganelli-Marin, Luis. “Chicanas and Culture: Appropriating Aztlan and Archetypes.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Parmain, Cal, II. “Prisoner of Verse.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Pitts, Michael. “‘For Everywhere the Sky Is the Same’: Queer Identity, Intergroup Coalitions, and the Reification of Racist Ideologies in Truman Capote's Other Voices, Other Rooms.” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. San Diego, CA. 12-15 April 2017.

Sadegh Beigi, Leila. “Exile, Translation, and Contemporary Iranian Women Novelists.” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. San Diego, CA. 12-15 April 2017.

Sadegh Beigi, Leila. “Reflecting the Voice of Iranian Women Writers in Translation: A Postcolonial Translation of Zoya Pirzad's Novel by Franklin Lewis.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Shackelford, Ashley J. “Visual Worldbuilding in the Marvel Cinematic Universe's ‘Phase One.’” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

Simpson, Mitchell. God Damned Dear Men: The Usage of Leof in Beowulf. Mid-America Medieval Association Conference. Kansas City, MO. 15-17 Sept. 2017.

Simpson, Mitchell. “Ogling Extinction: The Welsh and Their Prophecy. Southeastern Medieval Association Conference. Charleston, SC. 16-18 Nov. 2017.

Vallowe, Megan. “Cartographic Mythmaking: Adapting Savage Illustrations in 16th Century Maps of the Americas.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 4 March 2017.

West, Sara. “Now You See It, Now You Don't: The Role of Researcher in Ephemeral Social Media Spaces.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR. 15-18 March 2017.

West, Sara (with Anne Gere, Brandee Easter, Brandy Dieterle, David Coad, Adrienne Raw, and Naomi Silver). “What ‘Counts’ in Digital Scholarship?: Contributions to the Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative Wiki.” Co-led mini workshop. Computers and Writing Conference. Findlay, OH. 1-4 June 2017.

White, Amanda. “The Poet, the Painter, the Printer: Exploring the Illuminated Books of William Blake.” Graduate Student Internship. Special Collections, Mullins Library.  University of Arkansas. 7 Dec. 2017.

White, Amanda. Resolving Social Anxiety in the Roman de Silence.” Mid-America Medieval Association Conference. Kansas City, MO. 15-17 Sept. 2017.

Awards

Ardeneaux, Edward, IV, Ph.D. program, Best Paper (Student Award), Science Fiction and Fantasy Area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference, 2016

Borntrager, Christopher, M.A. program, Blair Rouse Scholarship (for academic achievement), English Department, University of Arkansas

Dang, Uyen, Ph.D. program, Ben Kimpel Memorial Award (for literary scholarship), English Department, University of Arkansas

Davis, Christy, Ph.D. program, Fulbright College Dissertation Research Award, University of Arkansas

Davis, Christy, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Eaton, Karly, M.A. program, Delaware Tribe of Indians Trust Fund Higher Education Award, Delaware Tribe of Indians Education Program

Finley, Sharla, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Fox, Sharon, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Fox, Sharon, M.A. program, Secretary, Nineteenth-Century Literature Committee, South Central Modern Language Association

Green, Jonathan, Ph.D. program, Claude W. Faulkner Endowed Award (for teaching and academic performance), English Department, University of Arkansas

Green, Jonathan, Ph.D. program, James R. Bennett College English Association Award (for English graduate students to travel to the College English Association's annual conference), English Department, University of Arkansas

Holland, Sarah (Nikki), Ph.D. program, Blair Rouse Scholarship (for academic achievement), English Department, University of Arkansas

Jeter, Garrett, Ph.D. program, Regional (Midwest) Director of Communications (Two-Year Term), National Association of Graduate-Professional Students

Martin, Whitney, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Moore, Rebecca, Ph.D. program, Blair Rouse Scholarship (for academic achievement), English Department, University of Arkansas

Paganelli-Marin, Luis, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Savage, Jordan, Ph.D. program, Diane Blair Fellowship for the Study of Southern Literature, Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society, University of Arkansas

Savage, Jordan, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Vallowe, Megan, Ph.D. program, James J. Hudson Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities (for dissertation research), Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Vallowe, Megan, Ph.D. program, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute Fellowship (“On Native Grounds: Studies of Native American Histories and the Land”), Library of Congress

Vallowe, Megan, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

West, Sara, Ph.D. program, 2016-2017 Graduate Fellow, Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative

West, Sara, Ph.D. program, Larry Guinn Endowed Award (for academic achievement in rhetoric, literacy, composition, and/or linguistics), English Department, University of Arkansas


Publications

Bontempo, Eric. “In Memoriam: Reader-Response and the Virtual Construction of Consolation.” The International Journal of Critical Cultural Studies 14.4 (2016): 11-18.

Nicholson, Sara. “The Middle Ages.” (poem) Harper's Magazine. Harper's Magazine Foundation. April 2016. Web. 15 March 2016. 

Nicholson, Sara. What the Lyric Is. (collection of poems) Brooklyn, NY: The Song Cave, 2016. Print.

Paganelli-Marin, Luis F. “Creating a ‘Novel’ Dominican Male Subjectivity: Genre and Narrative in Junot Díaz's Drown.” CEA Critic 78.3 (2016): 334-339.

Pitts, Michael. “Hercules, Felix Eugene Michael.” Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography. Eds. Franklin W. Knight and Henry Louis Gates Jr. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2016. Print. 

Pitts, Michael. “Marcelin, Frederic.” Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography. Eds. Franklin W. Knight and Henry Louis Gates Jr. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2016. Print.

Sadegh Beigi, Leila. “Reflecting the Voice of an Iranian Woman Writer in Translation.” Exchanges Literary Journal Blog, 6 Nov. 2016, University of Iowa, https://exchanges.uiowa.edu/blog/reflecting-the-voice-of-an-iranian-woman-writer-in-translation/. Accessed 23 Jan. 2017.  

West, Sara (with Brandy Dieterle). “Pokémon Go and Collaborative Gameplay.” Digital Rhetoric Collaborative. 29 Oct. 2016, www.digitalrhetoriccollaborative.org/2016/10/29/pokemon-go-collaborative-gameplay/. Accessed 10 May 2017. 

West, Sara. “Yik Yak and the Knowledge Community.″ Communication Design Quarterly 4.2B (2016): 11-21. 


Conference Presentations

Akhter, Farzana. “The Spectacular City: The Golden Cage Where Subjects Are Created and Power Is Negotiated.” South Central Modern Language Association. Dallas, TX. 3-5 Nov. 2016.

Ardeneaux, Edward, IV. “Oracular Transmissions: Market Speculation in the Novels of William Gibson and Neal Stephenson.” Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association. Seattle, WA. 22-25 March 2016.

Ardeneaux, Edward, IV. “Periodization as Border: Utopian Energies in Hollywood Hacker Films of the Liminal 1990s.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 5 March 2016.

Bontempo, Eric. “In Memoriam: Reader-Response and the Virtual Construction of Consolation.” New Directions in the Humanities. Chicago, IL. 8-10 June 2016.

Davis, Christy. “Erna Brodber's Louisiana and Marcus Garvey.” South Central Modern Language Association. Dallas, TX. 3-5 Nov. 2016.

Davis, Christy. “Peeling Away the Layers of Revision in Roberto Fernández's Holy Radishes!” Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference. Boston, MA. 10-12 March 2016.

Davis, Christy. “The Portrayals of Fulgencio Batista.” African and African American Studies Symposium. Fayetteville, AR. 17 February 2016.

Davis, Christy. “The Recorder of the South: Ethnographic Sounds.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 5 March 2016.

Davis, Christy. “Social Media as a Liberatory Literacy.” CCCC Computer Connection. Houston, TX. 6-9 April 2016.

Ferguson, Sally. “A Thousand Slimy Deformities: Perelandra's Ransom as an Interplanetary Mariner.” Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association. Seattle, WA. 22-25 March 2016.

Fox, Sharon. “Besant's The Revolt of Man: Fantasy or Prophecy.” College English Association. Denver, CO. 30 March - 2 April 2016.

Fox, Sharon. “Misogyny in Dystopia: Walter Besant’s Call for the Return of Women to the Domestic Sphere.” South Central Modern Language Association. Dallas, TX. 3-5 Nov. 2016.

Fox, Sharon. “Propaganda: Nineteenth-century Children's Periodicals and Gender Normativity.″ Midwest Modern Language Association. St. Louis, MO. 10-13 Nov. 2016.

Green, Jonathan. “Putting the ‘Compose’ Back in ‘Composition’: Music and Writing as Twin Arts.” College English Association. Denver, CO. 30 March - 2 April 2016.

Green, Jonathan. “Stricken by the Muse: Invention in Music and Writing.″ Arkansas Philological Association. Heber Springs, AR. 13-15 Oct. 2016. 

Haydon, Nathan. “‘He who pays attention to them is illumined’: Peter of Damaskos, Repetition, and Lectio Divina,’” International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, MI. 12-15 May 2016.

Haydon, Nathan. “‘His wife has prepared herself’: The Vita Angelica, Virginity, and Embodiment in ‘Holy Maidenhood.’” Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies. Houston, TX. 18-20 Feb. 2016.

Haydon, Nathan. “The Liturgical Context of Lyric.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 5 March 2016.

Haydon, Nathan. “Myth and Meaning in the Theology of Charles Williams.” C.S. Lewis & Inklings Society, John Brown University. Siloam Springs, AR. 31 March - 2 April 2016.

Jeter, Garrett. “A Dark-Portraited City: Wilde and Stevenson's London.” South Central Modern Language Association. Dallas, TX. 3-5 Nov. 2016.

Jeter, Garrett. “Frenemy at the Gates: Border as Desirable Gothic Consumer-Reader Model.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 5 March 2016.

Marin, Luis. “Border Discourse in El Norte and Biutiful.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 5 March 2016.

Marin, Luis. “Creating a ‘Novel’ Dominican Male Subjectivity: Genre and Narrative in Junot Díaz’s Drown.” College English Association. Denver, CO. 30 March - 2 April 2016.

Messimer, MaryKate. "Queering Hannibal : Bending Genres and Sexualities." Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association. Seattle, WA. 22-25 March 2016

Moore, Rebecca. “Modes of Translation, Modes of Subversion: Women's Approaches in the Late Henrician Court.” College English Association. Denver, CO. 30 March - 2 April 2016.

Moore, Rebecca. “Timeliness and Youth in the Devonshire Manuscript.” Modern Language Association. Austin, TX. 6-10 Jan. 2016.

Moore, Rebecca. “What Henry Wrote: Henry VIII's Political Aesthetics and Their Legacy in Henry VIII, or All is True.” Shakespeare Association of America. New Orleans, LA. 23-26 March 2016. Seminar Paper.

Morris, Sam.  “Demigods, Love, and Sexuality: Eros and Identity in Rick Riordan’s The Heroes of Olympus.” Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association. Seattle, WA. 22-25 March 2016.  

Nelson, Timothy. “Grappling With Giants: The Trojan Conquest of Britain in the Early Vernacular Tradition.” 40th Annual Mid-America Medieval Association. Emporia, KS. 17 Sept. 2016.

Nelson, Timothy. “Relaying the Foundation of Britain in 14th Century Wales.” 51st International Congress of Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, MI. 12-16 May 2016.

Panxhi, Lindsey Zachary. “Broken Borders: Fairy Love and Christian Faith in the Twelfth-Century Lai of Desiré.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 5 March 2016.

Panxhi, Lindsey Zachary. “C.S. Lewis and ‘The Longaevi ’: Recalling Fairies from the Margins of Orthodoxy.” C.S. Lewis & Inklings Society, John Brown University. Siloam Springs, AR. 31 March - 2 April 2016.

Pierse, Kristi. “Gore Drama: Coping with Post-Traumatic Stress through Televised Evisceration.” Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association. Seattle, WA. 22-25 March 2016.

Pitts, Michael. “‘Check Your Network Connection’: Separation Among Compatriots in Sleep Dealer.” South Central Modern Language Association. Dallas, TX. 3-5 Nov. 2016.

Pitts, Michael. “Kansas City, Jazz, and the Blurring of the North/South Border.” The Society for the Study of Southern Literature. Boston University. Boston, MA. 10-12 March 2016.

Vallowe, Megan. “Border Migrations in El Norte.” Latin American and Latino Studies Colloquium on Transnational Migration, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 27 April 2016.

Vallowe, Megan. “The Hemispheric Indian Problem in the Works of Clorinda Matto de Turner and Charles Eastman.” American Literature Association Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA. 26-29 May 2016.

Vallowe, Megan. “Rape on the Border: The Migration of Violence Against Indigenous Women." Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 5 March 2016. 

West, Sara. “Social Media, Professional Writing, and the English Department.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 5 March 2016.

West, Sara. “Teaching While Tweeting: Using Social Media in Traditional FYC Classrooms.” CCCC Computer Connection. Houston, TX. 6-9 April 2016.

Awards

Ardeneaux, Edward, IV, Ph.D. program, Ben Kimpel Memorial Award (for literary scholarship), English Department, University of Arkansas

Blomstedt, Alex, M.A. program, Diane Blair Fellowship for the Study of Southern Literature, Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society, University of Arkansas

Daugherty, Erin, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Davis, Christy, Ph.D. program, Carson McCullers Society Prize for Outstanding Conference Paper

Davis, Christy, Ph.D. program, African and African American Studies Graduate Fellowship (for dissertation research in African and African American Studies)

Eaton, Christopher, Ph.D. program, Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Eaton, Karly, M.A. program, Delaware Tribe of Indians Trust Fund Higher Education Award, Delaware Tribe of Indians Education Program

Eaton, Karly, M.A. program, Diane Blair Fellowship for the Study of Southern Literature, Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society, University of Arkansas

Eaton, Karly, M.A. program, Mary Love Collins Memorial Scholarship, Chi Omega Foundation 

Fox, Sharon, M.A. program, Guest Speaker, NorthWest Arkansas Community College Academic Awards Night

Hermansen-Webb, Paige, Ph.D. program, James J. Hudson Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities (for dissertation research), Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Hermansen-Webb, Paige, Ph.D. program, Larry Guinn Endowed Award (for academic achievement in rhetoric, literacy, composition, and/or linguistics), English Department, University of Arkansas

Hunt, Matthew, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Messimer, MaryKate, Ph.D. program,Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Morris, Sam, Ph.D. program, Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Nelson, Timothy, Ph.D. program, Member, Graduate Student Committee, Medieval Academy of America

Nicholson, Sara, Ph.D. program, Dr. T.C. Duncan Eaves Memorial Fellowship (for scholarship in modern American poetry), English Department, University of Arkansas

Nicholson, Sara, Ph.D. program, Fulbright College Dissertation Research Award, University of Arkansas

Nicholson, Sara, Ph.D. program, James J. Hudson Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities (for dissertation research), Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Pitts, Michael, Ph.D. Program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Price, Rachael, Ph.D. program, acceptance to and participation in the Futures of American Studies Institute (summer program at Dartmouth College)

Price, Rachael, Ph.D. program, Fulbright College Dissertation Research Award, University of Arkansas

Robinson, Ashley, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Smith, Erin, Ph.D. program, Claude W. Faulkner Endowed Award (for teaching and academic performance), English Department, University of Arkansas

Troutman, Megan, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

White, Paula, Ph.D. program, African and African American Studies Graduate Fellowship (for dissertation research in African and African American Studies)

White, Paula, Ph.D. program, Blair Rouse Scholarship (for academic achievement), English Department, University of Arkansas

White, Paula, Ph.D. program, Travel Award (for an outstanding proposal submitted to the Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference), Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities, California State University, Los Angeles


Publications

Bailey, Jocelyn L. “‘The Body Police’: Lena Dunham, Susan Bordo, and HBO's Girls.” HBO's Girls and the Awkward Politics of Gender, Race, and Privilege. Eds. Elwood Watson, et al. Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2015. 27-42. 

Panxhi, Lindsey Zachary. “Rewriting the Werewolf and Rehabilitating the Irish in the Topographia Hibernica of Gerald of Wales.” Viator 46.3 (2015): 21-40.

Price, Rachael. “‘the void and the missing’: History, Mystery, and Throwaway Bodies in Monique Truong's Bitter in the Mouth.” The North Carolina Literary Review 24 (2015): 50-64.


Conference Presentations

Cunningham, Daniele. “The I and the We: Autoethnography, Autobiography, and the Development of Southern Identity in The Making of a Southerner.” Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities. Honolulu, HI. 10-13 January 2015.

Davis, Christy. “Arvay Meserve’s Role as ‘Pet’ in Zora Neale Hurston’s Seraph on the Suwannee.” American Literature Association. Boston, MA. May 2015. 

Fox, Sharon. “Not a Man and Not Yet a Woman: Considering the Role of the Transgendered Native American.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 14 Mar. 2015.

Fox, Sharon. "Weapons of Mass Construction: Plenty-coups and Pretty-shield." South Central Modern Language Association Conference. Nashville, TN. 31 Oct. - 3 Nov. 2015.

Hodges, Amy, Cannon Varnell, and Jeannie Waller. “Caught in the Middle: The Roles of Writing Fellows and Writing Centers in EAP and WID.” The 14th Symposium on Second Language Writing. Auckland, New Zealand. 19-21 Nov. 2015.

Jackson, Joshua R. “The Monstrosity of Technology: Adaptations of Frankenstein and the Evolution of Creation Scenes from 1931-2009.” Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association. New Orleans, LA. 1-4 April 2015.

Jeter, Garrett. “Hyde and Seek: Stevenson's Creature Challenges Utilitarianism's Quest.” College English Association. Indianapolis, IN. 26-28 Mar. 2015.

Jeter, Garrett. “Moveable Text: Dracula and Hyde Relocate Beneath, Between, and Outside Their Narrative.” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies, Mobilities Conference. Atlanta, GA. 16-19 April 2015.

Jeter, Garrett. “Repeat-Visitor Jekyll and Hyde: Freud and Duality as Compulsive Guests.” College of Liberal Arts Graduate Research Symposium. University of Central Arkansas. Conway, AR. 22-23 April 2015.

Jeter, Garrett. “Transdiegesis: Frankenstein's Life-Frame Narratives.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 14 March 2015.

Mitchell, Kristi. “The Virtues of Corruption: Veneration of the Anti-Hero in 21st Century Popular Culture.” College English Association. Indianapolis, IN. 26-28 Mar. 2015. 

Moore, Rebecca. “The King and His Queen: Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon as Center of Chivalric Court.” European Conference of Arts and Humanities. Brighton, England. 13-16 July 2015.

Moore, Rebecca. “Mary Shelton's Use of Transcription as Subversive Poetic Technique.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 14 March 2015.

Moore, Rebecca. “Teaching the Literature of the Early Renaissance.” College English Association. Indianapolis, IN. 26-28 Mar. 2015.

Nelson, Timothy. “Revising Religion in the Historia regum Britanniae.” 41st Annual Southeastern Medieval Association Conference. Little Rock, AR. 22-24 Oct. 2015.

Nelson, Timothy. “The Revisionist History of the Cotton Cleopatra Brut y Brenhinedd. 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, MI. 14-17 May 2015.

Panxhi, Lindsey Zachary. “Passages to the Otherworld and Purgatory: Marie de France's Yonec and L'espurgatoire seint Patriz.” Southeastern Medieval Association, University of Central Arkansas. Little Rock, AR. 22-24 Oct. 2015.

Panxhi, Lindsey Zachary. “Rewriting the Werewolf: Gerald of Wales's Eucharistic Inquiry.” Harvard University’s Celtic Languages and Literatures Conference, “New Perspectives on Gerald of Wales: Texts and Contexts.” Cambridge, MA. 10-11 April 2015.

Panxhi, Lindsey Zachary. “Supernatural Lovers and Sacred Practices in Walter Map's De nugis curialium.” 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, MI. 14-17 May 2015.

Price, Rachael. “Blue Northers and Barbed Wire: Modernization and the Village in Larry McMurtry's The Last Picture Show.” The Futures of American Studies Summer Institute. Dartmouth College. Hanover, NH. 22-28 June 2015.

Robinson, Ashley Sufflé. “‘To Infinity…and Beyond!: Pixar Films, Westerns, and the Narrative of the Frontier.” Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association. New Orleans, LA. 1-4 April 2015.

Stephenson, Alexis. “Derridean Inspired Notions of Adaptation: Supplementing Vocabulary in Search of a Better Understanding.” College English Association. Indianapolis, IN. 26-28 March 2015.

Trevathan, Andy. “Teaching Pound's ‘Green World’ in a Red State.” Ezra Pound International Society. Dorf Tirol, Italy. 7-11 July 2015.

Vallowe, Megan. “Environmental Borderlands: Transnational Space in Linda Hogan's Power and Louise Erdrich's Tracks." American Literature Association. Boston, MA. 21-24 May 2015.

West, Sara. “Imagine You’re Not Writing for Your Teacher: Mediating ‘Imagined’ Contexts by Using Online Writing.” College English Association. Indianapolis, IN. 27 Mar. 2015.

West, Sara. “‘Have you ever heard of Google?’: Information/Misinformation Transfer on Yik Yak.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 14 Mar. 2015.

West, Sara. “Let’s Play with Tech Comm: Using Social Media in Technical and Professional Communication Classes.” Conference of Writing Program Administrators. Boise, ID. 16-19 July 2015.

West, Sara. “Yik Yak, Web 2.0, and the Rhetoric of Transparency.” South Central Modern Language Association. Nashville, TN. 31 Oct. - 3 Nov. 2015.

White, Paula. “Sexual Passing in E. Lynn Harris' Invisible Life.” Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities at California State University, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA. 12 May 2015.

Awards

Bailey, Jocelyn, Ph.D. program, Claude W. Faulkner Endowed Award (for teaching and academic performance), English Department, University of Arkansas

Cox, Angela, Ph.D. program, Larry Guinn Endowed Award (for academic achievement in rhetoric, literacy, composition, and/or linguistics), English Department, University of Arkansas

Fayard, Nathan, Ph.D. program, Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Green, Jonathan, Ph.D. program,Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Haydon, Nathan, Ph.D. program,Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Hermansen-Webb, Paige, Ph.D. program, Golden Tusk Award for Teaching, Division of Student Affairs, University of Arkansas

Jeter, Garrett, Ph.D. program, Karen Lentz Madison Award for Scholarship (for the best graduate student paper at the College English Association Conference)

Martin, Whitney, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Moore, Rebecca, Ph.D. program, James R. Bennett College English Association Award (for English graduate students to travel to the College English Association's annual conference), English Department, University of Arkansas

Panxhi, Lindsey, Ph.D. program, Ben Kimpel Memorial Award (for literary scholarship), English Department, University of Arkansas

Panxhi, Lindsey, Ph.D. program, James J. Hudson Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities (for dissertation research), Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Price, Rachael, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Schaffner, Rachael, M.A. program, Catharine Macaulay Prize (for the best graduate student paper on a feminist or gender studies subject at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference)

Schaffner, Rachael, M.A. program, J. William Fulbright Scholarship (for English teaching assistantship at Ataturk University in Erzurum, Turkey)

Zeenat, Afrin, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas


Publications

Bailey, Jocelyn. Rev. of Antebellum at Sea: Maritime Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century America by Jason Berger. The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture. 5 (2014): 109-110.

Hermansen-Webb, Paige. “‘There Was No One Coming With Enough Power to Save Us’: Waiting for ‘Superman’ and the Rhetoric of the New Education Documentary.” Rhetoric & Public Affairs 17.3 (2014): 511-540.

Jeter, Garrett. “Burke’s Philosophical Enquiry: Toward a Corporeal Epistemology and Politics.” The CEA Critic 76.3 (2014): 239-245.

Price, Rachael. “‘To Honor a Man’: The Decline of Hegemonic Masculinity in Henry Bellamann's Kings Row.” MidAmerica 40 (2014): 16-28.

Shackelford, Ashley (with Owen R. Horton). “Fantasy Elsewheres, Sutured Realities, and the End of Camp: Comics in Contemporary Film and Television.” Critical Insights: The American Comic Book. Ed. Joseph Michael Sommers. Ipswitch, MA: Salem P, 2014. 178-188.

Trevathan, Andy. “The Globalization of the Teaching of Poetry in the 21st Century.” Going Global: Transnational Perspectives on Globalization, Language, and Education. Ed. Leslie Seawright. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars P, 2014. 148-153.

Waller, Jeannie. “African American English and Code Switching in School.” Going Global: Transnational Perspectives on Globalization, Language, and Education. Ed. Leslie Seawright. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars P, 2014. 98-112.

Zeenat, Afrin. “‘Lord What Fools These Mortals Be’: Islamophobia, Neoliberalism, and Neo-nationalism in Tabish Khair's How to Fight Islamist Terror from the Missionary Position.” Nation and Its Discontents. Spec. issue of South Asian Review 35.3 (2014): 117-130.


Conference Presentations

Akhter, Farzana. “Negotiating the Politics: Tahmima Anam’s The Good Muslim and Women’s Role in Nation Building.” South Asian Literary Association. Chicago, IL. 8-9 Jan. 2014.

Akhter, Farzana. “Perceptions of Literacy: Teaching Composition as an International Teaching Assistant.” National Council of Teachers of English. Washington, D.C. 20-25 Nov. 2014.

Altindis, Huseyin. “Labor Exploitation, Changing Economies and Spaces in the U.S. South: Immigrants as ‘The Other’ in Tom Wolfe’s A Man in Full.” Society for the Study of Southern Literature. Arlington, VA. 26-30 March 2014.  

Bailey, Jocelyn. “‘Nature, if you love her, will teach you′: Sedgwick's Romantic Countryside.” South Central Modern Language Association. Austin, TX. 18-22 Oct. 2014.

Bailey, Jocelyn. “Sentimentality and the Second Great Awakening: A Case Study.” Graduate Students in English Conference, University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR. 8 March 2014. 

Cunningham, Daniele. “Epistemology and Zen.” Arkansas Philological Association. Little Rock, AR. 23-26 Oct. 2014.

Davis, Christy. “Beyond Language in Toni Morrison’s Tar Baby.” Arkansas Philological Association. Little Rock, AR. 23-26 Oct. 2014.

Davis, Christy. “‘Good Black Talk’: Establishing Identity through Language.” University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Association. Tulsa, OK. 10-11 April 2014.

Davis, Christy. “‘A Kind of Cuban Expression’: Carson McCullers’s Vision of Cuba in The Member of the Wedding.” Society for the Study of Southern Literature. Arlington, VA. 27-29 March 2014.

Jeter, Garrett. “Burke’s Philosophical Enquiry: Towards a Corporeal Epistemology and Politics.” College English Association. Baltimore, MD. 27-29 March 2014.

Jeter, Garrett. “Wollstonecraft's Vindication and Shelley's Frankenstein: An Intertextual Approach to Mentorial Infidelity.” Northeast Modern Language Association. Harrisburg, PA. 3-6 April 2014.

Moore, Rebecca. “Education and Agency in The Miseries of Mavillia.” College English Association. Baltimore, MD. 27-29 March 2014.

Panxhi, Lindsey. “Gerald of Wales and the Wolves: Recensions of the Topographia Hibernica and Gerald’s Positive Portrayal of the Irish.” International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, MI. 8-11 May 2014.

Panxhi, Lindsey. “Positive Perceptions of the Irish in Recensions of the Topographia Hibernica.” Medieval and Early Modern Studies Conference. Durham, England. 8-10 July 2014.    

Schaffner, Rachael. “Matters of Imag(in)ed Memory and Happy Forgetting in Frances Burney’s Camilla: A Picture of Youth.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Williamsburg, VA. 20-22 March 2014.

Troutman, Megan. “Frankenstein, Vampires, and Ghosts, Oh My!: Monster Types and Functions in Children’s Animated Horror Film.” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association. Riverside, CA. 31 Oct. – 2 Nov. 2014.

Troutman, Megan. “IT’S ALIVE...Again: Frankenweenie and the Postmodern Horror Genre.” Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association. Chicago, IL. 16-19 April 2014.

Vallowe, Megan. “Insular Spaces and the Nation: Time and Space in Gloria Naylor's Mama Day." American Comparative Literature Association. New York, NY. 20-23 March 2014.

Varnell, Cannon. “Writing Center & ELL: Show, Don't Tell.” College English Association, Baltimore, MD. 27-29 Mar. 2014.

Varnell, Cannon. “Preparing Writers for the World: The Role of the WPA.” Council of Writing Program Administrators. Normal, IL. 13-20 Jul. 2014.

Varnell, Cannon. “Professionalizing and Americanizing Second Language Learners' Business Writing: When the Second Language Learner Wants to Assimilate.” Symposium on Second Language Writing, Tempe, AZ. 13-15 Nov. 2014.

Zeenat, Afrin. “Far Far Away and Hollywood: Pastiche, Paradox, and Shrek!” Midwest Modern Language Association. Detroit, MI. 13-16 Nov. 2014.

Zeenat, Afrin. “Islamism, Neo-Liberalism, and Terror: Fixing Fixity in Tabish Khair's How to Fight Islamist Terror from the Missionary Position.” South Asian Literary Association. Chicago, IL. 8-9 Jan. 2014.

Zeenat, Afrin. “Veiled Anxieties in Mani Ratnam’s Bombay.” MLA Convention. Chicago, IL. 9-12 Jan. 2014.

Awards

Akkawi, Aya, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Altindis, Huseyin, Ph.D. program, Diane Blair Fellowship for the Study of Southern Literature, Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society, University of Arkansas

Altindis, Huseyin, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Gul, Sinan, Ph.D. program, Ben Kimpel Memorial Fund (for literary scholarship), English Department, University of Arkansas

Hermansen-Webb, Paige, Ph.D. program, Larry Guinn Endowed Award (for academic achievement in rhetoric, literacy, composition, and/or linguistics), English Department, University of Arkansas

Jeter, Garrett, Ph.D. program, Blair Rouse Scholarship (for academic achievement), English Department, University of Arkansas

Leigh, Mary, Ph.D. program, Vance and Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Fellowship in English (for leadership and academic achievement in language, literature, and/or folklore), English Department, University of Arkansas

Martin, Whitney, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Nicholson, Sara, Ph.D. program, Dr. T.C. Duncan Eaves Memorial Fellowship (for scholarship in modern American poetry), English Department, University of Arkansas

Peters, Shiloh, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

Rash, Shirley, M.A. program, Diane Blair Fellowship for the Study of Southern Literature, Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society, University of Arkansas

Vallowe, Megan, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas

West, Sara, Ph.D. program, Doctoral Academy Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Arkansas


Publications

Ardeneaux, Edward, IV. “Writing the Nation and the Impossibility of Form: Reading the Nature of Genre in Ralph Ellison’s Unfinished Novel.” The CEA Critic 75.3 (2013): 285-292.

Bailey, Jocelyn. Rev. of The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom by Marcus Rediker. The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture. 4 (2013): 112-113.

Robinson, Ashley Sufflé. “Go West, Young Woman: Transforming Southern Womanhood through the Myth of the American West in Doris Betts’s Heading West and The Sharp Teeth of Love.” The CEA Critic 75.2 (2013): 109-128.


Conference Presentations

Akhter, Farzana.  “Quest for Home in Amitav Ghosh’s The Glass Palace.” British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference. Savannah, GA. 15-16 Feb. 2013.

Anderson, James.  “Locating Literacy/ies—Using ‘Community Mapping’ to Promote Student Inquiry and Teachers’ Connections to Schools.” Kansas Association of Teachers of English. Wichita, KS. 25 Oct. 2013.

Ardeneaux, Edward, IV. “Speculative History in Neal Stephenson’s Baroque Cycle.” Arkansas Philological Association. Little Rock, AR. 26 Oct. 2013.

Ardeneaux, Edward, IV. “Unmasking the Speculative Self: Subject Formation and Collective Belonging through Education in Neal Stephenson’s The Diamond Age or, A Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer.” South Central Modern Language Association. New Orleans, LA. 4 Oct. 2013.

Ardeneaux, Edward, IV. “Writing the Nation and the Impossibility of Form: Reading the Nature of Genre in Ralph Ellison’s Unfinished Novel.” College English Association. Savannah, GA. 4-6 Apr. 2013.

Bailey, Jocelyn. “Sedgwick's Sick Bodies: Didacticism and Sentimentalism in The Poor Rich Man, and the Rich Poor Man.”  Northeast Modern Language Association. Boston, MA. 21-24 March 2013.

Bailey, Jocelyn. “Transatlantic Influences of Sentimental Sickness.” College English Association. Savannah, GE. 4-6 April 2013.

Moore, Rebecca. “Interruptions of Expectation: Milton's Use of Enjambment to Encourage Interrogation.” College English Association. Savannah, GE. 4-6 April 2013.

Nelson, Timothy. “Behold, the Bloody Bastard.” Northeast Modern Language Association. Boston, MA. 21 March 2013.

Nelson, Timothy. “The Logistical Challenges of Gawain’s Pilgrimage.” International Medieval Congress. Leeds, England. 1 July 2013.

Trevathan, Andy.  “Ezra Pound: At Home/In Exile.” Ezra Pound International Conference. Dublin, Ireland. 9-13 July 2013.

Troutman, Megan.  “Happily Ever After Take Two: Adapting Femininity in Fairy Tale Films.” Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association. Washington, D.C. 27-30 March 2013.

Zeenat, Afrin.  “Challenges in Incorporating Multicultural Texts in the Writing Class.” Council of Writing Program Administrators. Savannah, GA. 18-21 July 2013.

Zeenat, Afrin, and Jennifer Mallette.  “Let’s Talk Revision: Theories, Strategies, and Practices--An Interactive Workshop.” Council of Writing Program Administrators. Savannah, GA. 18-21 July 2013.