Department News

August 30, 2019
Jonathan Rick delivered workshops to the National Conference of State Legislatures, the Young America’s Foundation, and the Gerson Lehrman Group. The subjects were elevator pitches, résumés, and business writing.
August 30, 2019
Joseph Good's essay, "The Mt. Oread Manifesto and the Realities of 2018," was accepted for publication in the volume titled Re-Inventing Rhetorical Scholarship.  This volume was compiled by the Rhetoric Society of America and will be available in Fall 2019.
August 30, 2019
Lindsey O'Neil presented her paper “The Dramatic Monologue and Tekahionwake: Double Poem as Double Wampum” at the Northeast Victorian Studies (NVSA) Conference in April 2019 and received their George Ford Travel Grant. She is shortly to be a member of the roundtable "Angry Women and the Dramatic Monologue" at the North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) in October 2019.
August 30, 2019
Bob Levine gave recent talks on Melville and Douglass at NYU, UCLA, and the UniversidadeCatólica Portuguesa. He has essays forthcoming soon in J19, Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry, and Frederick Douglass in Context.
August 30, 2019
Senior Lecturer Ross Angelella’s new short story “Does She” was recently published in The Southampton Review Online. The story can be read here:https://www.thesouthamptonreview.com/tsronline/2019/8/10/does-she
August 29, 2019
Britt Starr is the recipient of a 2019 Graduate Development Award from the Rhetoric Society of America Institute.
August 29, 2019
On October 24, 2019, Dr. Cheryl Spinner will be giving an invited talk, “Lincoln, the Clairvoyant: Representations of Spiritualism During the Civil War, 1861-Present,” at Cornell University’s American Studies Colloquium in Ithaca, NY. If you're in the area, please do come!
August 29, 2019
Danielle Griffin presented her paper, "Addressing (a) Poverty in Historiography: The Rhetorical Education of Poor Girls in Early Modern Charity Schools," at the International Society for the History of Rhetoric conference in New Orleans, LA, July 24, 2019. She was also recently awarded the Mary Savage Snouffer Dissertation Fellowship. Her essay, "Shaping the Conversation: Madeleine de Scudéry's Use of Genre in Her Rhetorical Dialogues" has been accepted for publication in Rhetorica: A Journal of the History of Rhetoric.
August 29, 2019
Emily Flamm story "This Woman Is the Only Woman" was published in August by SmokeLong Quarterly. 
August 29, 2019
Matthew Kirschenbaum will present work at the 2019 Conference of the English Institute in October, as well as at the 11th meeting of the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present (Oct. 10-12), and the 2019 American Printing History Association (Oct. 25-27), both hosted here on campus.

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