Faculty Showcase


Don’t miss the Faculty Showcase this week Friday in the British Studies Room, 5th floor Norlin Library. It’s a rare chance to hear from 16 members of our talented literature and creative writing faculty and ask questions about their work.


Panel 1: 9:00-10:20 am

Tiffany Beechy, “Letterplay, Wordplay, and Poetics in Medieval Grammatical Culture”

Ben Robertson, “The Nonsense of Endings: Fantasy’s Regressive Future”

Karen Jacobs, “Postmodern Ecofictions and the Metaphysics of Presence”

Noah Eli Gordan, “An Index to 800 Works by Noah Eli Gordon”

Panel 2: 10:30-11:50 am

Katherine Eggert, ” Happiness in Motion: Imagining Bliss Elsewhere in Henry V and Othello

Mary Klages, “Idiots and Drivelling Idiots: Regulating Normality in Boston, 1846″

William Kuskin, “The Comic Books and Graphic Novel MOOC”

Stephen Graham Jones, “Werewolves and Werewolfery”

Lunch for Faculty and Graduate Students, by Blackbelly Catering

12:00-1:00 pm

Panel 3: 1:10-2:30 pm

Penelope Kelsey, “Queering the Two Row Wampum in James Thomas Stevens’s Poetry”

Jane Garrity, “The Post-Impressionist Dress”

Janice Ho, “Social Citizenship and the Emerging Welfare State in Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway

Ruth Ellen Kocher, “Saving K: Revising A Memoir of Adoption”

Panel 4: 2:40-4:00 pm

Mark Winokur, “Avatar, Alhacen, Renaissance Optics, and the Change in the Visual Episteme”

Laura Winkiel, “Epic Worlds”

Lori Emerson, “There Is No Internet”

Marcia Douglas, “The Marvellous Equations of the Dead”

Wine and Cheese Reception

4:00-5:00 pm