Monday, May 17, 2010

Recent Achievements

News of Student, Faculty, and Staff Professional Activity
Issue 2010 No. 2

CARI CARPENTER's book Selected Writings of Victoria Woodhull: Suffrage, Free Love, and Eugenics was published as part of the Legacies of Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers Series (U of Nebraska P).
MARILYN FRANCUS presented "Stirring Up Trouble: Rowe and the Politics of the Blended Family" at the national meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS), held in Albuquerque in March 2010. Marilyn was a panelist on the "Organizing, Managing, Developing, and Building an Affiliate Society" roundtable, and represented the Burney Society at the annual ASECS Affiliate Society meeting. Marilyn also served as an ASECS mentor to Kate Parker, a doctoral student at Washington University in St. Louis.

Marilyn Francus's article, "Austen Therapy: Pride and Prejudice and Popular Culture," was published in Persuasions Online, Vol. 30, No. 2, Spring 2010.
LORI H. ZERNE presented "Observing Only Her Dress: Fashion as Performance and the Plausibility of Identity in The Wanderer" at ASECS, and she was a panelist on "The Age of Burney" roundtable.
MARY ANN SAMYN published a poem, "At Glen Lake vs. The Birth of Anger," in Colorado Review.
On April 8, 2010, IRINA RODIMTSEVA presented "A Deadly Planet: New York City in Iva Pekarkova's novel Gimme the Money" at the 24th MELUS Conference at the University of Scranton, PA.

On March 27, 2010, Irina Rodimtseva presented "The Land of Jazz: America in Russian Imagination" at the Annual Conference of Chesapeake American Studies Association at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
VLADIMIRA DUKA presented a paper entitled -Language and cultural translation as a "new American space" - at Chesapeake American Studies Association ( CHASA) "New American Spaces" held on March 26th and 27th 2010 at Georgetown University in Washington DC.
NEVENA STOJANOVIC presented two papers:

“The Jewish Actress: Staging Power and Enacting Change in Louisa May Alcott’s Behind a Mask.” An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Jewish Woman and Her Body.Youngstown
State University, Youngstown, OH.March 7-9, 2010.

“ ‘I will not submit:’ Entrapment and Death in Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal.” The 2010 Chesapeake American Studies Association Annual Conference. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. March 26-27, 2010.
DONALD E. HALL gave a public lecture titled "Is There a Transnational Queer Studies?" at the University of Hong Kong on March 31. His talk was sponsored by their cultural studies and sociology programs. Donald also presented a paper titled "The Unspeakable" at the Good Sex/Bad Sex Conference in Prague on May 5.

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