Recent Faculty Publications
Dr. Tom Schmid contributed a blog post, “Goose Quills and Best Philosophers: Introducing Fifth-grade Students to Wordsworth, Poetry, and the Wordsworth Trust Archive,” to The Humanities Collaborative at EPCC-UTEP.
Dr. Isabel Baca’s volume Bordered Writers: Latinx Identities and Literacy Practices at Hispanic-Serving Institutions, co-edited with Yndalecio Isaac Hinojosa and Susan Wolff Murphy, is now under contract with SUNY Press and will be released this summer.
Mohammed Iddrisu, RWS graduate student, published two textbooks, Ace Beginners' Grammar and Ace Lower Intermediate Grammar, in Accra, Ghana, on April 12, 2019.
Recent Faculty Presentations
Dr. Andy Fleck gave a practicum at the Shakespeare Association of America: “Teaching Dutch Drama in the Shakespeare Classroom,” as part of the Teaching Early Drama beyond the Anglosphere Practicum, in Washington, DC, April 2019. He also co-organized (with John Garrison of Grinnell College) a seminar at the Shakespeare Association of America (Washington DC, April 2019), called "Shakespeare's Greek," with twelve participants and two respondents.
Dr. Mimi Gladstein presented “Business and Migration: As Relevant Today As in Steinbeck’s Time,” at the Steinbeck and the Twenty-First Century conference at San Jose State University.
Dr. Joe Ortiz gave an invited talk on "Translation" for "Transformations: A Conference for Leonard Barkan," at Princeton University on May 10.
Dr. Marion Rohrleitner presented "Cowgirls, Drones, and Mariposas: Reimagining Border History in the Age of 'Fake News,'" at the Biennial Latinx Critical Theory and Criticism Conference at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NYC. She also organized and moderated a panel on "Ecocritical, Marxist, and Queer Approaches to the Historical Archive."
Dr. Andy Fleck presented “Achilleaian virtues: Essex, Shakespeare’s Henry V, and the Iliad” At the Renaissance Society of America meeting in Toronto; “To Creep Into the Bowels of Our Own Kingdom”: Familism, Disease, and the Body Politic in John Marston’s The Dutch Courtesan.” at a conference devoted to John Marston's comedy, The Dutch Courtesan, at the University of Toronto; “Language Lessons and Textual Quandaries: The French Princess in Henry V,” at the South-Central Renaissance Conference, in Lubbock Texas; and finally “Teach You Our Princess English: Language and Diplomacy in Shakespeare’s Henry V” at the Mahindra Center for the Humanities at Harvard University on April 26.
Dr. Joe Ortiz presented "Looking at Philology in Shakespeare and Spenser," at the Shakespeare Association of America's annual meeting in Washington, DC, April 18-20.
Dr. Marion Rohrleitner was invited to present her research on "Queering the Borderlands: Lesbian Cowgirls, Migrant Mariposas, and Disobedient Nuns in Contemporary Chicanx Fiction" as part of the Guest Lecture Series in American Studies at the Karl-Franzens-University in Graz, Austria, on March 28.
Past Faculty Publications
Dr. Brian Yothers’s 2011 book Melville’s Mirrors: Literary Criticism and America’s Most Elusive Author was released in a new paperback edition with a new preface for the bicentennial year of Melville’s birth on April 15, 2019.
Past Faculty Presentations
Dr. Ruben Espinosa was the Keynote Speaker at the "Teaching Shakespeare and Race" Colloquium at Lafayette College (Easton, PA, March 26-28, 2019). The title of his talk was "Shakespeare's Illegitimate Bodies."
Dr. Robert Gunn presented a talk on his research from his Arts and Humanities Career Enhancement grant as part of a symposium of recent recipients of that award held in the Centennial Museum on April 11, 2019.
Dr. Jonna Perrillo presented “‘Devoted to the Child’: Montessoris, Nazis, and the Politics of Child Well Being” at the Centennial Museum on April 10, 2019.