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Faculty and staff in the Department of English at Ohio State are highly active. They write and direct plays, publish collections of poetry, delivery keynote addresses at international conferences, edit journals and more. The following citations were self-reported and filed under the month they were received. For a more in-depth look at a particular faculty or staff member's work, click on their name and view their People page. 

Faculty and staff are encouraged to submit their research and scholarship at any time via our webform

 


SUBMITTED FEBRUARY 2020

 

Grants

Speeches, lectures or presentations

  • Dhar, Amrita. “Towards an Anti-Colonial Shakespeare Classroom.” Modern Language Association Convention, January 2020, Seattle, WA.
  • Farrell, Molly. “Numerical Ontologies in the Arithmetic Primers of Bradford and Franklin.” Modern Languages Association Annual Convention, 10 January 2020, Seattle, WA.
  • Warhol, Robyn. “Why ‘Read Like a Victorian?’: A Position Paper.” Panel on Digital Pedagogies, Modern Language Association, 9 January 2020, Seattle. Panelist. 

SUBMITTED JANUARY 2020

 

Publications

Speeches, lectures or presentations

  • Bashford, AndrewIndya Jacksonand Edgar Singleton. "Can What and How We Teach Make the World More Just?: Antiracist Pedagogy in Teaching First-Year Students." Focus on the First Year Conference, 14 January 2020. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
  • Kafantaris, Mira Assaf. “Racialized Disgust and the Perils of Strange Queenship in Spenser’s Faerie Queene.” Spenser’s Species; or, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Modern Language Association Conference, January 2020, Seattle, WA.
  • Patton, Jenny. “Helping Students Articulate the Value of their Undergraduate Humanities Studies.” Modern Language Association, 11 January 2020, Seattle, WA. Conference Presentation.
  • Ponce, Martin Joseph. "Asian North American Literature’s Queer Asia(s)." Modern Language Association, 10 January 2020, Seattle, WA. Panelist.

 

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SUBMITTED DECEMBER 2019

 

Awards or recognitions

  • Aldama, Frederick Luis. "University Distinguished Professor." The Ohio State University, 2019.
  • Male, Jessie. "2020 CCCC Disability in College Composition Travel Award." The Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2019.

Publications

  • Beja, Morris and Christian K. Zacher. Not Even Past: A History of the Department of English, The Ohio State University, 1870-2000. Impromptu Press (The Ohio State University Press), 2019. With sections contributed by David Frantz, John Hellmann, Michelle Herman, Valerie Lee, Andrea Lunsford, Julian Markels, Linda Mizejewski, Patrick Mullen, James Phelan, and Amy Shuman.
  • Markels, Julian. "Departing From Time in Old Age at the Charcoal Grill." Evening Street Review, 21 (2019): 9-14.


SUBMITTED NOVEMBER 2019

 

Awards or recognitions

  • Shuman, Amy. "Lifetime Achievement Award." American Folklore Society, 2019.

Grants

  • Teston, Christa. "Technical Writing Pedagogies Project." Received from Ohio State's Affordable Learning Exchange Grant. 2019.
  • Weiser, Elizabeth. "First-Year (Science) Writing Project." Received from Ohio State's Affordable Learning Exchange Grant. 2019.

Publications

Speeches, lectures or presentations

  • Higginbotham, Jennifer. “Renaissance Women’s Writing and the Problem of the Fragment.” Annual Phyllis Rackin Lecture, 6 November 2019, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Invited Lecture.
  • Higginbotham, Jennifer. “Daphne’s Consent.” Sixteenth Century Society Conference, 19 October 2019, St. Louis, MO.
  • Noyes, Dorothy. "Talking About the Weather. Common Sense, Common Sensing, Commonplaces." American Folklore Society 131st Annual Meeting, 19 October 2019, Baltimore, MD. Presidential address.
  • Sutton-Ramspeck, Beth. “Harry Potter and Resistance.” The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lima, Ohio, 17 November 2019, Lima, OH. Invited Presentation.
  • Sutton-Ramspeck, Beth. “'How dare you defy your masters?': House-Elves’ Paradoxically Powerful Resistance.” Harry Potter Academic Conference, 19 October 2019, Chestnut Hill College, Chestnut Hill, PA. Conference Paper.
  • Sutton-Ramspeck, Beth. “'How dare you defy your masters?': Rules, Roles, and Resistance in Harry Potter’s Domestic Realm.” Lima Campus Distinguished Faculty Lecture, 14 October 2019, The Ohio State University–Lima, OH. Invited Lecture.
  • Weiser, Elizabeth. “What if All Discourse is an Inflammatory Essay?” Wexner Center for the Arts, 20 November 2019, Columbus, OH. Gallery Talk.
  • Whitney, Kelly A. “Disrupting Institutional Practices through Embodied Conjectural Stasis.” DIY Feminist Activism, Feminisms & Rhetorics Conference, 13 November 2019, Madison Hotel, Harrisonburg, VA. Individual presentation.
  • Whitney, Kelly A. “Reimagining Amplification as Multivalent Performance Rhetoric.” Performance-Rhetoric, Performance-Composition, Conference on College Composition and Communication, 15 March 2019, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA. Panel presentation.
  • Williams, Andreá N. “Residential Life and Everyday Resistance in African American Narratives.” American Studies Association, 10 November 2019, Honolulu, HI. Conference Presentation.
  • Williams, Andreá N. “Toni Morrison’s Message from the Middle.” Annual Graduate & Professional Student Recruitment Banquet, 28 October 2019, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. Keynote Address.


SUBMITTED OCTOBER 2019

 

Awards or recognitions

Curation

Publications

Speeches, lectures or presentations

  • Davis, Thomas S. "Pipelines, Water, Attachment." Energy/Exhaustion Lecture Series, 23 September 2019, Colby College, Waterville, ME. Invited Lecture.
  • Gardner, Jared. “Conspiracy; or the Secret History of the Era of Good Feelings.” Charles Brockden Brown Society Conference, 3 October 2019, Lexington, KY. 
  • Gardner, Jared. “Doctors Differ: Early Medical Caricature and the Birth of the Comics Form,” Heberden Society History of Medicine Lecture, New York Academy of Medicine, 30 October 30 2019, New York, NY.
  • Gardner, Jared. “Play/Time: The Long History of Comics and Games (& What It Can Teach us About the Future of Both).” Beyond Narrative Literature, Culture, and the Borderlands ofNarrativity Conference, 10 October 2019, Leipzig, Germany. Keynote. 
  • Hamlin, Hannibal. "The Poetry of George Herbert," at the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, 19 October, 2019, St. Louis, MO. Conference session chair.
  • Hamlin, Hannibal. "Raising the Dead: Catholic Poetics and Biblical Prosopopoeia." Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, 19 October, 2019, St. Louis, MO. 
  • Hamlin, Hannibal. "When Is a Metaphor Just a Metaphor?: The Eucharist Between Poetry and Theology." Literature and Theology, Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers, Annual Conference, 5 October 2019, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.
  • Ponce, Martin Joseph. “Teaching Asian American Literature in the Era of ‘Diversity.’” Unprogramming Asian American Studies, East of California, 6 October 2019, University of Connecticut at Hartford, Hartford, CT. Panelist.
  • Seward, Dan E. “The Tribunal Ethos in Tudor and Stuart Parliaments: Patrician Eloquence, Plebeian Voice, and the Place of Popular Appeal in English Political Oratory.” International Society for the History of Rhetoric, 26 July 2019, New Orleans, LA.
  • Seward, Dan E. and Eddie Singleton. “Laying the Foundation for Ongoing Assessment of Writing.” Building a Flourishing Academic Community with Assessment, 4 Oct. 2019, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. Invited Breakout Session.
  • Warhol, Robyn. "Reading Victorian Illustrations in their Serial Moment," Symposium on Nineteenth-century Literature and the Visual Arts, Princeton University, 4-5 October 2019.
  • Weiser, Elizabeth. "Rhetorical Museology: Tradition for a Changing Path." 42nd Annual Symposium, ICOM International Committee for Museology (ICOFOM), 5 September 2019, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan. Panel Presentation. 

SUBMITTED SEPTEMBER 2019

 

Awards or recognitions

  • Schotter, Jesse. Shortlist for the Modernist Studies Association First Book Prize for Hieroglyphic Modernisms: Writing and New Media in the Twentieth Century.

Publications

Speeches, lectures or presentations

  • Hughes, Robert. "Perniola, Wölfflin, and the Dissolving of Identity in Form and Feeling." International Philosophical Seminar: Reading Mario Perniola's 20th Century Aesthetics, 4 July 2019, Hotel Pinei, Castelrotto/Kastelruth, Italy. One-hour lecture.
  • Kafantaris, Mira Assaf. “Othello, Race in America, and the First-Year Writing Classroom.” Participant in “Race and Nations.” The Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference, June 2019, Marietta, Ohio. 
  • Noyes, Dorothy. Workshop, Resilience and Marketisation: Uses of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Times of Economic "Crisis," École de Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales/Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, 3-4 September 2019, Museum of Modern Greek Culture, Athens. Workshop discussant.
  • Noyes, Dorothy. Visiting scholar. 20 May 2019, Department of Cultural and Media Studies, Umeå University, Sweden. Met with ethnology faculty and PhD students to respond to presentations of their research projects.
  • Noyes, Dorothy. "Transmission Failure: Generational Change in the Anglo-American Family." 16 May 2019, NOVA-Norwegian Social Research Institute, Oslo Metropolitan University.
  • Noyes, Dorothy. "Toward a Theory of Exemplarity" and worshop discussant. The Future is Now: Temporality and Exemplarity in Climate Change Discourses, Norwegian Research Foundation. 15 May 2019, Norsk Folkemuseum, Oslo.
  • Noyes, Dorothy. Discussant on the panels “Comparison as Social and Cultural Practice” and "Performing Transformation: Public Gatherings and Rituals in Catalonia from the Spanish Transition to Democracy to the Present”;  speaker in closing roundtable "The Materiality of Transformations: Listening to Objects." 14th Congress, SIEF-International Society for Ethnology and Folklore, 14-17 April 2019, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.
  • Williams, Susan. “The Ethics of Co-Authorship in Research.” Conversations about Research Ethics (CARE) Panel, Center for Ethics and Human Values and the Office of Research, 17 September 2019, The Ohio State University. Presentation.


SUBMITTED AUGUST 2019

 

Awards or recognitions

Publications

Speeches, lectures or presentations

  • Martin, Lee. Craft Lecture (with Sue William Silverman). “The Haunting: A Generative Lecture on Turning Our Real-live Ghosts into Metaphors.” Vermont College of Fine Arts Postgraduate Writers’ Conference, 15 August 2019. Montpelier, VT. Invited lecture.
  • Martin, Lee. A fiction reading. Vermont College of Fine Arts Postgraduate Writers' Conference, 14 August 2019. Montpelier, VT. Reading.


SUBMITTED JULY 2019

 

Speeches, lectures or presentations

  • Opliger, BonnieCristina Riveraand Edgar Singleton. Competing and Cooperating Voices in Curriculum Design: Including All Stakeholders in Program Revision.” Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, 27 July 2019, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, MD. 
  • Williams, Susan. "Bearing Love to the Old: The Role of Aunt March in Little Women and its Masterpiece Adaptation." American Literature Association Conference, American Literature Society, 25 May 2019, The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA. Panel paper.


SUBMITTED JULY 2019

 

Speeches, lectures or presentations

  • Hamlin, Hannibal. "The Book of Job and its Renaissance Readers." Reading the Bible in the Pre-Modern World: Interpretation, Performance, Image. 25 June 2019, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel. Invited talk.
  • Romines, Angela. “Escape the Classroom: Using Escape Room Pedagogy for a Collaborative Learning Experience.” Gameful Learning Summer Institute, 16 July 2019, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

SUBMITTED JUNE 2019

 

Awards or recognitions

Speeches, lectures or presentations

  • McCorkle, Ben, Kathryn Comer, and Michael Harker. "DALN Organizational Meeting." Computers and Writing, June 22, 2019, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.


SUBMITTED MAY 2019

 

Publications

Speeches, lectures or presentations

  • Hamlin, Hannibal. "Divine Derision: What to Make of a God Who Mocks." Canada Milton Seminar XIV, 11 May, 2019, Toronto, Canada. Invited plenary lecture.
  • Williams, Andreá N. ’“Living Single: Unmarried Black Women, Home, and Everyday Life.” Harriet A. Jacobs Lecture, African American Studies and Research Center, Purdue University, 2 April 2019, West Lafayette, IN.  Lecture.


SUBMITTED APRIL 2019

 

Publications

  • Brewer, DavidThe Book in Britain: A Historical Introduction [co-authored with Daniel Allington, Stephen Colclough, Siân Echard, and Zachary Lesser]. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2019.
  • Gardner, Jared. “Introduction: O’Malley’s Lower Frequencies,” Crockett Johnson’s Barnaby, Volume Four (1948-1949) (Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2019).
  • Gardner, Jared. “Magazines to 1820," in Oxford History of Popular Print Culture Volume 5: U.S. Popular Print Culture to 1860, edited by Ronald J. Zboray and Mary Saracino Zboray. Oxford University Press, 2019.
  • Hesford, Wendy. "Trafficking American Exceptionality." Women's Studies in Communication, vol. 41, no. 4. 2018, pp. 310-315.
  • Weiser, Elizabeth. "Crafting a Poetic Museology." The Politics and Poetics of Museology. International Committee for Museology Study Series 46, 2018, pp. 215-30.
  • Weiser, Elizabeth. Museum Rhetoric: Building Civic Identity in National Spaces. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2019.

Speeches, lectures or presentations

    • Brewer, David. “Knife, Paper, Scissors.” Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, March 2019, Denver, CO.
    • Brewer, David. Participant in a roundtable on “The Multimedia Eighteenth Century.” Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, March 2019, Denver, CO.
    • Hesford, Wendy. "Cries from Syria: Children, War, and Humanitarian Recognition.” 20 March 2019, George Mason University, Washington, D.C. 
    • Hughes, Robert. "Jacques Lacan, Colette Soler, and the Enigmatic Affect: Rethinking the Uncanny." Conference of the American Comparative Literature Association, 10 March 2019, Georgetown University, Washington DC.
    • Kafantaris, Mira. “Disgust, Wonder, and the Perils of Strange Queenship in Spenser’s Fairie Queene.” Participant in “Race and/as Affect in Early Modern Literature” seminar. Shakespeare Association of America Conference, April 2019, Washington, DC.
    • Kafantaris, Mira. “Shakespeare, Race in America, and the First-Year Writing Classroom.” Participant in “Writing with and through Underground Histories: Methods for Decolonizing the First- and Second-Year Composition Classroom.” The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, March 2019, Cincinnati, OH.

    SUBMITTED MARCH 2019

     

    Awards or recognitions

    • Cariello, Matthew. Winner of the 2018 Lauria/Frasca Poetry Prize for his manuscript "Talk." Bordighera Press, 2019.
    • Hill, Sona Kazemi (Postdoctoral fellow, Global Migration, Disability and Medical Humanities). Honorable mention for the Irving K. Zola Emerging Scholar Award given by The Society for Disability Studies for her paper, "Silent Global and Oppressive Local: Fetishization of the Disabled War Veterans in Iran through the Ideological Construction of 'Living Martyrs.'"

    Publications

    Speeches, lectures or presentations

      • Cariello, Matthew. Poetry Reading. VIA/Italian American Poetry Celebration, John A. Calandra Italian American Institute. 5 April 2019,  25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor New York, NY 10036.
      • Kafantaris, Mira. Attendee, “Race before Race” Symposium. The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, January 2019, Tempe, AZ.
      • Kolkovich, Elizabeth Zeman. “Women’s Reading Networks in Early Modern England.” Renaissance Society of America, March 17, 2019, Toronto, Canada. Conference presentation.
      • Kolkovich, Elizabeth Zeman. “Marston, Milton, and Women’s Household Pageantry in Seventeenth-Century England.” Modern Language Association, 5 January 2019, Chicago, IL. Conference presentation.
      • McCorkle, Ben and Michael Harker. “Expanding Communities of Learning: Rethinking Storytelling & the Pedagogical Priorities of Literacy.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Research Network Forum, 13 March 2019, Pittsburgh, PA. Plenary Address.

      SUBMITTED FEBRUARY 2019

       

      Publications

      Speeches, lectures or presentations

        • Hamlin, Hannibal. "What ever happened to Thomas Campion?: Problems in the Reception History of Elizabethan Song Lyric." Early Modern Songscapes, 8 February 2019, Victoria College, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
        • Hamlin, Hannibal. “Seven Types of Allusion: Texts Talking with Texts from Shakespeare to the Present.” The Naseeb Shaheen Memorial Lecture, 4 October 2018, University of Memphis. Memphis, TN.

        SUBMITTED JANUARY 2019

         

        Publications

        • Friedman, RyanThe Movies as a World Force: American Silent Cinema and the Utopian Imagination. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2019.
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        SUBMITTED DECEMBER 2018

         

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        SUBMITTED NOVEMBER 2018

         

        Publications

        Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Friedman, Ryan. Seminar co-organizer, Film Theory Before World War II, 2018 Modernist Studies Association Conference, Columbus, OH. 8 November 2018.
          • Friedman, Ryan. Panel chair, Afrographics: Visual Cultures of Black Modernism. 2018 Modernist Studies Association Conference, Columbus, OH. 9 November 2018.
          • Friedman, Ryan. Roundtable participant, Jim Crow Modernism, Modernist Studies Association Conference, Columbus, OH. 10 November 2018.
          • Kafantaris, Mira. “The Perils of Strange Queenship in Spenser’s The Fairie Queene.”  Panel organizer and participant in “Racing and Gendering the Long Sixteenth Century.” Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. Albuquerque, NM. November 2018.
          • Schotter, Jesse. Co-Organizer. Modernist Studies Association Conference. Columbus, OH. November 2018.
          • Schotter, Jesse. Panel Chair. "Graphic Sound." Modernist Studies Association Conference. Columbus, OH. November 2018.
          • Schotter, Jesse. "The Accidental and the Incidental." Seminar on "Theorizing Cinema Before WWII." Modernist Studies Association Conference. Columbus, OH. November 2018.

          SUBMITTED OCTOBER 2018

           

          Awards or recognitions

          Publications

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Davis, Thomas. "Bakken Realism."  Petrocultures Conference, 30 August, Glasgow, Scotland.
          • Martin, Lee. "The Mutual UFO Network." River Styx Reading Series. 15 October 2018, St. Louis, MO.
          • Martin, Lee."The Mutual UFO Network." Lawrenceville Public Library. 17 October, 2018, Lawrenceville, IL.
          • Martin, Lee.“Preserving Home in an Encroaching World: New Fiction.” Southern Festival of Books. 13 October, 2018. Nashville, TN.
          • Seward, Dan. “Relocating the Places of Parliament: The Shift from Secular Charge Oration to Thematic Sermon in the Opening Addresses of the Late Middle Ages.” Rhetoric Society of America Annual Conference, 30 May 2018, Minneapolis, MN. Presentation.

          SUBMITTED SEPTEMBER 2018

           

          Publications

          • Beja, MorrisCinematic Narratives: Transatlantic Perspectives, edited with Ellen Carol Jones et al. Lisbon: Húmus, 2017.
          • Beja, Morris. "'You Like Watching?': Fear and Desire in the Films of Stanley Kubrick." In Cinematic Narratives: Transatlantic Perspectives, edited by Morris Beja, Ellen Carol Jones, et al. Lisbon: Húmus, 2017, pp. 107-125.
          • Beja, Morris"So Truthful in the Particular" (interview with Thaddeus O'Sullivan) with Ellen Carol Jones. in Cinematic Narratives: Transatlantic Perspectives, edited by Morris Beja, Ellen Carol Jones, et al. Lisbon: Húmus, 2017, pp. 307-326.
          • Kafantaris, Mira. "Protestant Purity and the Anxieties of Cultural Mixing in William Shakespeare and John Fletcher’s Henry VIII.” The Palgrave Handbook of Shakespeare Queens, edited by Kavita Mudan Finn and Valerie Schutte, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, pp. 331-353.
          • Williams, Andreá N. Review of Whispers of Cruel Wrongs: The Correspondence of Louisa Jacobs and Her Circle, 1879-1911, edited by Mary Maillard. Journal of Family History, vol. 43, no. 3, 2018, pp. 327-329.

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Williams, Andreá N. and Tera Hunter. “African American Marriage in the Twentieth Century: A Conversation.” 12 April 2018, National Humanities Center. Research Triangle Park, NC. Invited lecture.

          SUBMITTED AUGUST 2018

           

          Publications

          • Brewer, Elizabeth, Nora McCook and Kay Halasek. “Flipping Professional Development: Engaging Instructor Needs and Changing the Visibility of WPA Work.” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition and Culture, 2018, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 483-509.
          • Callahan, Cynthia. "A Black Studies Approach to Adoption." Margaret Homans, et al. “Critical Adoption Studies: Conversation in Progress.” Adoption & Culture, vol. 6, no. 1, 2018, pp. 1–49.
          • Clinnin, Kaitlin, Kay HalasekBen McCorkle and Cynthia L. Selfe. “Meeting Students Where They Are: Practicing Engaged Pedagogy” Writing for Engagement: Responsive Practice for Social Action, edited by Mary P. Sheridan, Megan J. Bardolph, Megan Faver Hartline and Drew Holladay, Lexington Books, 2018, pp. 225 - 238.
          • Clinnin, Kaitlin, Kay HalasekBen McCorkleSusan DelagrangeScott Lloyd DewittJennifer Michaels and Cynthia L. Selfe. “The MOOC as a Souk: Writing Instruction, World Englishes, and Writers at Scale.” Thinking Globally, Composing Locally: Rethinking Online Writing in the Age of the Global Internet, edited by Rich Rice and Kurt St. Amant, Utah State University Press, 2018, pp. 140 - 160.
          • Gardner, Jared and Dean Mullaney, eds. Skippy Vol. 4: Complete Dailies 1934-1936. Library of American Comics/ IDW, 2018.
          • Palmeri, Jason and Ben McCorkle. “‘English via the Air Waves’: Recovering 1930s Radio Pedagogies.” Soundwriting Pedagogies, edited by Courtney S. Danforth, Kyle D. Stedman & Michael J. Faris, Logan: Computers and Composition Digital P/Utah State UP, 2018.
          • McCorkle, BenCynthia L. Selfe, Kaitlin Clinnin and Kay Halasek. “Habitus, Disposition, and Disruption in MOOCs: Developing Responsive Pedagogy at Scale." Writing for Engagement: Responsive Practice for Social Action, edited by Mary P. Sheridan, Megan J. Bardolph, Megan Faver Hartline, and Drew Holladay, Lexington Books, 2018, pp. 209 - 224.
          • McCorkle, Ben. “A Tale of Two Tablets: Tracing Intersections of Materiality, the Body, and Practices of Communication.” The Routledge Handbook of Digital Writing and Rhetoric, edited by Jonathan Alexander and Jacqueline Rhodes, Routledge, 2018, pp. 18- 26.

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • McCorkle, Ben and Peter Chan. “Mapping The Humane Technologies Collaboration: A Pop-Up Creative Making Experience.” Make: AIGA Design Educators Conference, June 3, 2018, Indianapolis. Poster.
          • McCorkle, Ben and Michael Harker. "DALN Organizational Meeting." Computers and Writing, May 25, 2018, George Mason University, Washington, D.C.
          • McCorkle, Ben and Jason Palmeri. “Teaching with Television in English Journal Archives.” Computers and Writing, Kairoscamp! Digital Showcase, May 24, 2018, George Mason University, Washington, D.C.
          • McCorkle, Ben. “Some Thoughts on the DALN as Literacy Sponsor.” Rhetoric Society of America, May 31, 2018, Minneapolis.
          • McCorkle, Ben and Peter Chan. “The Humane Technologies Collaborative. An Overview of the ‘Provocation, Making, Reflection’ Process.” Cumulus Paris 2018 Conference on the Design Arts, April 13, 2018, Paris.  
          • McCorkle, Ben and Jason Palmeri. “100 Years of New Media Pedagogy.” Conference on the Teaching of Writing, April 6, 2018, University of Connecticut. Keynote Address.

          SUBMITTED JULY 2018

           

          Publications

          • Lang, Susan. "Taming Big Data." Writing Program Administration, 2018.
          • Shuman, Amy and Carol Bohmer. Political Asylum Deceptions: The Culture of Suspicion. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

          SUBMITTED JUNE 2018

           

          Awards or recognitions

          • King, John. Litt.D., Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia, June, 2018. (Honorary degree.)

          Publications

          • Dutton, RichardShakespeare's Theatre: A History. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, March 2018.
          • King, JohnSermons at Paul’s Cross, 1521-1642, edited with Torrance Kirby, et al. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
          • King, John. An edition of Richard Smyth, A Godly and Faythfull Retractation Made and Published at Paules Crosse (1547). In Sermons at Paul’s Cross,1521-1642, edited by Torrance Kirby, John N. King, et al. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017), pp. 85-101.
          • King, John. An edition of Hugh Latimer, Sermon of the Plow (1548), in Sermons at Paul’s Cross, 1521-1642, edited by Kirby, King, et al. (2017), pp. 101-117.
          • King, John. An edition of Thomas Lever, A Sermon Preached at Pauls Crosse (1550), in Sermons at Paul’s Cross, 1521-1642, edited by Kirby, King, et al. (2017), pp. 118-148.
          • King, John. “Religious Change in the Mid-Tudor Period.” The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern English Literature and Religion, edited by Andrew Hiscock and Helen Wilcox. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017), pp. 40-54.
          • McHale, Brian. “Against Nature,” Partial Answers, vol. 16, no. 2, June 2018, pp. 251-261.

          Reviews

          • King, John. Review of The Reader in the Book: A Study of Spaces and Traces (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015) by Stephen Orgel. Renaissance Quarterly vol. 70, 2017, pp. 791-92.
          • King, John. Review of Brand Luther: 1517, Printing, and the Making of the Reformation by Andrew Pettegree. Reformation, vol. 22, no. 1, May 2017, pp. 55-57.

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Dutton, Richard. "The Significance of The Second Part of The Seven Deadly Sins." Closing Plenary Address, British Shakespeare Association. Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 8 June 2018.
          • Friedman, Ryan. “Segregating Excess: The African American Specialty Number and the Classical Musical,” Classical Hollywood Studies in the 21st Century Conference, Wilfried Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. 11 May, 2018.
          • King, John. Co-Director of seminar, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Professors on “The Formation and Re-formation of the Book: 1450-1650.” Sponsored by the Henry E. Huntington Library. 2017.

          SUBMITTED MAY 2018

           

          Publications

          • McHale, Brian. “Speculative Fiction, or, Literal Narratology.”The Edinburgh Companion to Contemporary Narrative Theories, edited by Zara Dinnen and Robyn Warhol. Edinburgh University Press, 2018, pp. 317-331.

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • McHale, Brian. “Speculative Fiction, or, Literal Narratology.”  Invited lecture. English Graduate Student Association Colloquium, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL. April 30, 2018.

          SUBMITTED APRIL 2018

           

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Williams, Andreá and Tera Hunter. “African American Marriage in the Twentieth Century: A Conversation.” National Humanities Center. Research Triangle Park, NC. April 12, 2018.

          SUBMITTED MARCH 2018

           

          Awards or recognitions

          • Burke Hattaway, Meghan. Provost's Award for Distinguised Teaching by a Lecturer. The Ohio State University, 2018.

          Publications

          • Knowles, SebastianAt Fault: Joyce and the Crisis of the Modern University. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2018.
          • Martin, Lee. “High Diver, 1929.” Prairie Schooner, vol. 92, no. 1, spring 2018, pp. 144-147.
          • Winstead, Karen A. The Oxford History of Life-Writing, Volume 1: The Middle Ages. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Davis, Thomas S. "Extraction Aesthetics." Thinking the Global South Symposium: A Critical Vocabulary for the Twenty-First Century. Penn State University. March 16, 2018, State College, PA. Invited participant for "Roundtable with the Author: Macarena Gómez-Barris' The Extractive Zone."
          • Hamlin, Hannibal and Steven Galbraith. "The King James Bible: Its Background, Creation and Influence," a day-long lecture series for Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 17 March 2018.
          • Hamlin, Hannibal. "Sir John Harington and the Psalms." Psalm Culture Reconsidered, Renaissance Society of America, Hilton Riverside Hotel, New Orleans, LA. 24 March 2018. Invited Presenter.
          • Martin, Lee. Brevity’s Twentieth Anniversary Reading, Associated Writing Programs Conference, 10 March 2018, Tampa, FL.
          • Martin, Lee. “Truth vs Fiction.” Little Grassy Literary Festival at Southern Illinois University. April 12, 2018. Carbondale, IL.
          • Martin, Lee. “The Writing Life.” Little Grassy Literary Festival at Southern Illinois University. April 13, 2018. Carbondale, IL.
          • Martin, Lee. A reading from "The Bright Forever," Little Grassy Literary Festival at Southern Illinois University. April 11, 2018. Carbondale, IL.
          • Winstead, Karen A. “Radical Mysticism and Virtual Piety: Douce 114, The Book of Margery Kempe, and the Kempe Extracts.” 93rd Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, March 1.
          • Winstead, Karen A. “From Golden to Leaden Legend: The Legenda aurea in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century England.” 64th Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, New Orleans, LA, March 24.

          SUBMITTED FEBRUARY 2018

           

          Awards or recognitions

          Grants or fellowships

          • "American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship." PI: Renker, Elizabeth. American Council of Learned Societies. 2018.
          • "Arts and Sciences 2017-2018 Staff Professional Development Grant." PI: Edgar Singleton. Received from The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences, 2018.

          Publications

          Reviews

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Martin, Lee. "Denton's Quakertown: A Black History Month Conversation." McKinney Performing Arts Center. McKinney, TX. February 8, 2018. 
          • Martin, Lee. Reading from the novel, "Quakertown." Collin College. February 8, 2018. McKinney, TX.
          • Martin, Lee. Conversation with students at McKinney Boyd High School. February 9, 2018. McKinney, TX.

          SUBMITTED JANUARY 2018

           

          Publications

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Callahan, Cynthia. "Black German Orphans in the U.S. Literary Imagination." Modern Language Association, New York Hilton Midtown, New York, NY. 6 January 2018.
          • Modan, Gabriella. DC Doubles Down: Anti-nationalist Rescaling in a Postglobal Era (with Jeff Maskovsky). EXTREME: Rethinking the Limits to Community, Architecture and Urbanism. Longyearbyen, Norway, 24 January 2018.
          • Modan, Gabriella. "Life Beyond a Career: Seeking Balance," Paula E Hyman Mentoring Program Seminar, American Jewish Studies Conference. Washington, DC, 20 December 2017.
          • Modan, Gabriella. "New Urban Chic: The Semiotic Landscape of Gentrification in US Cities," City Talk: Urban Identities, Mobilities, and Textualities. University of Bern, 11 December 2017.

          Workshops

          • McHale, Brian. “Why Science Fiction is the Most Typical Genre of World Literature: Chiang's ‘Story of your life’ and Villeneuve’s Arrival.”  Faculty workshop on science fiction. 8 December 2017, Beit Berl College, Kfar Saba, Israel. 
          Text

          SUBMITTED DECEMBER 2017

           

          Curation

          • Moe, John and Keny, Tim, co-curators, "Elijah Pierce: An American Journey," The Canton Museum of Art, 24 November 2017-4 March 2018.

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Brewer, David. "Institutions without Addresses." "Institutions as Actors," one of three workshops organized by the Institutions of Literature 1700-1900 research network, 2 December 2017, University of York, United Kingdom. Invited talk.
          • Brewer, David. "What is an Authorial Portrait?" Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture Seminar, 27 November 2017, Hertford College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Invited talk.


          SUBMITTED NOVEMBER 2017

           

          Awards or recognitions

          Grants or fellowships

          Publications

          Reviews

          • Beja, Morris. "Simply Joyce by Margot Norris (review)." James Joyce Quarterly, vol. 53 no. 1, 2015, pp. 127-131.
          • Knowles, Sebastian. "Spirals: The Whirled Image in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art by Nico Israel (review)." James Joyce Quarterly, vol. 53 no. 1, 2015, pp. 163-168.

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Callahan, Cynthia. "African American Adoption in Post-World War II American Literature." Designing Modern Families: International Perspectives on "Intercountry" and Transracial Adoptions, 17 November 2017, Universitat Kassel, Kassel, Germany. Invited Lecture.
          • Donoghue, Frank. "The Tenure Myth."  American Academy of Religion. Boston, November 19, 2017.
          • Fagan Grandinetti, Kathy. Poetry reading & Q&A. 2 November 2017, John Carroll University, Cleveland OH.
          • Hesford, Wendy S. “Trafficking Theory, Migrating Method: Sex Trafficking and Queer Migration Scholars in Conversation.” American Studies Association Annual Convention. 10 November 2017, Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL. Roundtable.
          • Sebastian Knowles. Introduction to Olivier Messiaen, Quartet for the End of Time. 10-13 November 2017, Covenant Presbyterian Church, Columbus, OH, and Denison University, Granville, OH.
          • Williams, Andreá N. “One is the Funniest Number: Laughing at Single Women on Page and Stage.” Department of English & Comparative Literature. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 8 November 2017. Chapel Hill, NC.
          • Williams, Andreá N. “Single Women and the Marriage Market in Contemporary Black Culture.” Linda Arnold Carlisle Distinguished Excellence Professorship Lecture Series. Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 7 November 2017. Greensboro, NC.
          • Williams, Andreá N. “The House that Jane Built: Domesticity and the Single Woman.” National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA), 18 November 2017. Baltimore, MD.
             

          SUBMITTED OCTOBER 2017

           

          Awards or recognitions

          Conference papers

          • Hamlin, Hannibal. "Sir Philip Sidney, Protestant Poet?" Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, 27 October 2017, Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee, WI. Keynote paper for 3 sessions on "Sidney and the Reformation."

          Curation

          Publications

          Reviews

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Borland, Katharine. "Be the Street: A Performance-Centered University outreach Project on Mobility and Placemaking in the Hilltop Neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio." 2017, American Folklore Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
          • Brewer, David A. “Copies, Transfers, and Excerpts; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Derivative.” Bibliography Among the Disciplines, Rare Book School, 13 October 2017, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA.
          • Brewer, David A. “Objects Under Pressure.” Bibliography Among the Disciplines, Rare Book School, 14 October 2017, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA.
          • Brigley Thompson, Zoe"Reframing 'Like a Girl': The Subversive Power of the Teenage Girl in Megan Abbott’s Dare Me." Crime Fiction: Detection, Public and Private, Past and Present, International Crime Fiction Association, 29 June-1 July 2017, Corsham Court/ Bath Spa University, Bath, England. 
          • Fagan Grandinetti, Kathy. Poetry reading and Q&A. October 18, 2017. East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
          • Fagan Grandinetti, Kathy. Poetry reading and Q&A. October 25, 2017. Tufts University, Boston MA.
          • Gardner, Jared. “A Conversation with Laura Park,” Columbus Museum of Art, 24 September 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
          • Gardner, Jared. “Organs of Distinction: Transatlantic Phrenology, Visual Culture, and the Origins of Comics.” Charles Brockden Brown Society Conference, 5 October 2017, Dublin, Ireland. 
          • Gardner, Jared. “Spotlight on Kevin Huizenga.” 1 October 2017, Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, Columbus, Ohio. 
          • Hesford, Wendy“Gendering Terror, Humanitarianism, Human Security.” Governing Precarious Lives. 28 September 2017. University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
          • Hesford, Wendy. “Trafficking Terror: Rape, Rescue and Rights Narratives.” Feminisms and Rhetoric Conference, 6 October 2017, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH. 
          • Moe, John. "Honoring Community: Remembering Gladys-Marie Fry and William H. Wiggins Jr." 2017, American Folklore Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
          • Noyes, Dorothy. "Fake News, Part III: Figures of Division in European Politics." 2017, American Folklore Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
          • Noyes, Dorothy. "Fake News, Part IV: The Politics of Knowledge in a Crisis of Trust." 2017, American Folklore Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
          • Noyes, Dorothy. "The Polish Plumber and the Faceless Bureaucrat: Bogeys and Attributions of Belief in European Politics." 2017, American Folklore Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
          • Noyes, Dorothy. "Folklore's "Man of Words": Remembering Roger Abrahams." 2017, American Folklore Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
          • Renker, Elizabeth. "The Historiography of American Poetry and Other Aversions to Reconstruction."  "Reenvisioning Reconstruction" symposium. 6 October 2017, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 
          • Seward, Daniel. “Six Oratorical Spaces of Francis Bacon: Political Ethos and the Ecology of Parliamentary Discourse.” International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR), 28 July 2017, London. 
          • Seward, Daniel. “Workplace Rhetoric: Being Persuasive in Professional Conversations.” Invited Workshop. Breaking Barriers Program, Columbus Literacy Council, 18 August 2017, Columbus, OH. 
          • Shuman, Amy. "Intellectual Disability and Co-Produced Narratives." 2017, American Folklore Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
          • Shuman, Amy. "Disability and Folklore: Monsters, Stigma and Sexuality." 2017, American Folklore Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
          • Sims, Martha. "Communicating through Making and Display: A Roundtable on Craft and Making Traditions as Education and Advocacy." 2017, American Folklore Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
          • Sims, Martha. "State of the Labor Force: Building Support Systems for Sustainable Employment in the Field. 2017, American Folklore Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
          • Williams, Andreá N. “Singleness, Success and Marriage Markets in Black Feminist Theatre.” Single Lives: 200 Years of Independent Women in Literature and Popular Culture, 14 October 2017, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

          SUBMITTED SEPTEMBER 2017

           

          Awards or recognitions

          Grants

          • "Academic Enrichment Grant." PI: Elizabeth Weiser. Received from Ohio State University Office of International Affairs, 2017.
          • "Pay It Forward Grant." PI: Elizabeth Weiser. Received from Ohio Campus Compact, 2017. 
          • "Scholarly Activities Grant." PI: Elizabeth Weiser. Received from the Ohio State University at Newark Professional Standards Committee, 2017.

          Publications

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Weiser, Elizabeth. “Writing to be Read: Crafting Museology.” 40th Annual Symposium, International Committee for Museology (ICOFOM) 29 September ,2017, Havana, Cuba.
          • Williams, Andreá N. ““Love on the Quad: Dating, Surveillance and the Black College Press.” Black Love: A Symposium, 16 September 2017, University of Kansas. Presentation.

          SUBMITTED SUMMER 2017
          (May through August)

           

          Publications

          Speeches, lectures or presentations

          • Brewer, David. “How is a High Flyer Like a Highwayman?” Johnson Society of the Central Region, 22 April 2017, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. Invited talk.
          • Brewer, David. “Smoaking Swift on both sides of the Irish Sea.” Jonathan Swift 350, 9 June 2017, Trinity College, Dublin.
          • Gardner, Jared. “Social Ills: Graphic Medicine Beyond the Clinic.” Plenary lecture. Comics & Medicine Conference: Access Points, 15 June 2017. Seattle, WA.
          • Hughes, Robert. “The Unknown Quantity: Sleep as a Trope in Sloterdijk’s Anthropotechnics.” International Philosophical Seminar, July 2017, Kastelruth, Alto Adige, Italy.
          • Renker, Elizabeth. “Sarah Piatt and Ireland.” The Second Salon at Mac-O-Chee.  Sponsored by Piatt Castles, The Mac-A-Cheek Foundation for the Humanities, and The Columbus Foundation, 12 Aug. 2017.
          • Warhol, Robyn and Colleen Morrissey, "Reading Like a Victorian," Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, 28 July 2017, Freiburg, Germany. 
          • Warhol, Robyn and Ted Mason, leaders of Pre-Conference Workshop for New Chairs, Association of Departments of English Midwest, University of Minnesota, 31 May 2017, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
          • Warhol, Robyn, "Synchronic Reading of Victorian Serial Novels," The Carmel Lecture, Tel Aviv University, May 17, 2017, Tel Aviv, Israel. 
          • Warhol, Robyn, "The Unspeakable, the Unnarratable, and the Repudiation of Epiphany in 'Recitatif' (co-author, Amy Shuman), The University of Leuven, 1 May 2017, Leuven, Belgium.
          • Weiser, Elizabeth. “Public Memory through a Burkean Lens.” Conflicts and Communities, Kenneth Burke Society Triennial Conference, 13 June 2017, East Stroudsburg University, PA. 
          • Weiser, Elizabeth. “You Mean I Have to Include Them?: Promoting Identification in a Fractured World.” Rhetorics of Unity and Division, Rhetoric Society of Europe Conference, 4 July 2017, University of East Anglia, England.