Summer and Fall 2018 Newsletter

News of Faculty


Terry Harpold's essay Jules Verne, Climate Fiction Author avant la lettre? appears in Los Viajes extraordinarios de Jules Verne. Edited by Nicolás J. Moragues González and Ariel Pérez Rodríguez, Ediciones Paganel, 2018, pp. 83–98. Harpold's Lire Jules Verne dans l'Anthropocéne [Reading Jules Verne in the Anthropocene] appears in the popular French science fiction magazine Galaxies 52 (2018): 10–23.


Rául Sánchez'sreview essay, Moving Knowledge Forward, appears in the September 2018 issue of College Composition and Communication.


Maureen Turim's Beginning with Jewish Survival: Freud's Leaving Home appears in ReFocus: The Films of Susanne Bier, edited by Missy Molloy, Mimi Nielsen, and Meryl Shriver-Rice, Edinburgh University Press.2018


Judith W. Page presented a paper, Wordsworth as Garden Theorist, at the Wordsworth Summer Conference in the UK on August 6, 2018. Also attending the conference on a scholarship was graduate student Heather Hannaford.


Pamela Gilbert published an essay, Dreadful: Aesthetic Fear in Victorian Reading in Dreadful Passions: Fear in the Literary and Medical Imagination Medieval to Modern (Palgrave. 2018).


Pamela Gilbert spoke at three conferences this summer. In Ithaca, NY, she led the seminar on Affect, in which she also presented, at the meeting of Novel Theory: The biennial conference of the Society for Novel Studies at Cornell University in June. She spoke at Reading the language of affect. At the June INCS conference on Measure and Excess in Rome, she presented Disgusting Pleasures and Imperial Gothic. Finally, she presented Dickens and the Language of Emotion at Dickens and Language: the 23rd Annual Dickens Symposium in Tübingen, Germany.


Raúl Sánchez, with Professors Gaby Hernández and Maria Rogal, both of the School of Art & Art History, Raúl Sánchez led an international group of designers and design educators in a conversation titled Transforming Design: Indigeneity and Mestizaje in Latin America. The conversation took place on 27 June 2018 as part of the Design Research Society Conference, at the University of Limerick.


Anastasia Ulanowicz presented her paper, Temporality, Memory, and Warped Mourning in Eugene Yelchin's Breaking Stalin's Nose at the Figures of Memory International Conference in Wroclaw, Poland.


News of Current Students


Madison Jones' article Writing Conditions: The Premises of Ecocomposition was just published in Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture and can be viewed here: Writing Conditions


Madeline Gangnes's article Togetherness with the Past: Literary Pedagogy and the Digital Archive appears in vol. 27 of disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory (July 2018). She also presented her co-authored paper (with Kevin Cooley) Elfqueer: Following the Posthuman Lodestone of Elfquest at this year's International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference in Bournemouth, England


Karina A. Vado was recently awarded the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences O. Ruth McQuown Scholarship Award.

Leila Estes received a summer 2018 FLAS award for Hungarian language from the Center for European Studies.


News of Former Students


Christina Nichol’s essay “An Account of My Hut” has just been published in the new issue of N+1.


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