Writing

Research & Scholarship: crucial to the learning environment.

The research and scholarly efforts of our faculty ensure that our students are educated in a vibrant and engaged environment. Recent research and scholarship projects are listed below.

Books

Trollinger, S. L. (2012). Selling the Amish: The Tourism of Nostalgia (pp. 193). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

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Book Chapters

Teems-Stephens, Y. (2012). "Transcending the Border Between Classroom and Newsroom: An Inquiry into the Efficacy of Newspaper Editing Practices." In Bazerman, C., Dean, C., Early, J., Lunsford, K., Null, S., Rogers, P., Stansell, A. (Ed.), International Advances in Writing Research: Cultures, Places, Measures. Fort Collins, CO: The WAC Clearinghouse and Parlor Press.

Wilhoit, S. W. (2012). “Achieving a Lasting Impact on Faculty Teaching: Using the WPA Outcomes Statement to Develop an Extended WID Seminiar”. In Nicholar N. Behm, et al. (Ed.), The WPA Outcomes Statement a Decade Later (pp. 124-135). Anderson, SC: Parlor Press.

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Book Reviews

Gadson, J. (2012). "Review of Nocturne Trio by Metta Sama." Nocturne Trio. New York, NY: Her Circle Ezine.

Krummel, M. A. (2012). "Rev. of Gail, Ashton, Geoffrey Chaucer." Series: Brief Lives (pp. 2 pages). Bloomington, Indiana: The Medieval Review. hdl.handle.net/2022/14641.>

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Invited Lectures & Addresses

Bardine, B. A. “History of Heavy Metal: The 80’s and 90’s.” United Local School Districe Music Department, United Local School District, Mahoning County, OH. (May 30, 2012).

Bardine, B. A. “Using Hard Rock and Heavy Metal to Introduce Students to Literary Analysis.” Chaminade Julienne High School English Class, Chaminade Julienne High School, Dayton, OH. (April 5, 2012).

Bardine, B. A. “Birmingham’s Influence on Heavy Metal Music.” Chamindae Julienne High School History Department, Chaminade Julienne High School, Dayton, OH. (March 15, 2012).

Bardine, B. A. “Heavy Metal Music and Globalization—Islam.” Chaminade Julienne High School Department of English, Chaminade Julienne Department of English, Chaminade Julienne High School. (February 20, 2012).

Keane-Sexton, M. B. “The Trinity of Living-Learning Communities: Administration, Faculty, and Student Affairs.” SOCHE Student Affairs Conference, SOCHE, Wright State University. (June 14, 2012).

Kimbrough, R. A. “Take Note - Mozart’s Overture to The Magic Flute.”, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Schuster Center, Dayton, Ohio. (October 13, 2012).

Krummel, M. A. “Brooklyn, 1938; Jedwabne, 1941; Lincoln, 1255: Antisemitism and Super Obedient Citizens, A Reflection.” Medieval Anti-Judaism in the Crucible of Modern Thought, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. (April 22, 2012).

Krummel, M. A. “Plagiarizing Chaucer: The Place of the ‘Prioress’s Tale’ in Four Late-Medieval English Manuscripts.” 60th Annual Dorothee & Louis Ryterband Brunch Series, Temple Israel, Dayton, Ohio. (February 12, 2012).

Slade, R. A. “Sam Mendes’s Recuperation of Masculinity.”, China Jilian University. (June 15, 2012).

Slade, R. A. “The Passion for Vampires.” Shanghai Normal University, English Department, Shanghai, China. (June 13, 2012).

Wilhoit, S. W. “Teaching Response and Critique Essays.” University of Alabama, University of Alabama. (September 4, 2012).

Wilhoit, S. W. “Instituting a WAC Program.” Cedarville University, Cedarville University. (January 19, 2012).

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Journal Articles

Bardine, B. A. (2012). "4 Sites: Post Secondary." Ohio Journal of English Language Arts, 52(1), 59-61.

Biswas, A. E., Russo, C. J. (2012). "A Primer on Copyright and Fair Use." School Business Affairs, 78(1).

Doench, M. (2012). “Well Worn”. 1 Bookshelf.

Doench, M. “How to Earn your Wings”. Gertrude Literary Journal, 18.

Doench, M. (2012). “Tuesday After Lunch”. American Antheaum, Winter, 2012-2013.

Doench, M. (2012). “Blood Rites”. VIDA HerKind: Women in the Literary Arts.

Hughes, S. M. Hassell (2012). "Lippy Women: Combating Pornography and Censorship on a Catholic Campus." Visual Culture and Gender, 7, 26-38.

Li, X. "Weaving Social Media into a Business Proposal Project in a Writing for Careers Class." Business Communication Quarterly, 75(1), 77-84. bcq.sagepub.com/content/75/1/68.

McCombe, J. P. (2012). "The Stephen Dedalus Blues: Travel, Trains and a Blues Sensibility in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man." James Joyce Quarterly, 48(3), 477-494.

Slade, R. A. (2012). "Remake as Erasure in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." Horror Studies, 3(1), 57-70.

Strain, M. M., Potter, R. C. (2012). "The Twain Shall Meet’: Rethinking the Introduction to Graduate Studies Course as Interdisciplinary Pedagogy”. Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture, 12(1), 139-160.

Vorachek, L. J. (2012). “Playing Italian: Cross-Cultural Dress and Investigative Journalism at the Fin de Siecle”. Victorian Periodicals Review, 45(4), 406-35.

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Magazines & Trade Publications

Adams, N. F. (2012). In Deborah Bowman, MFA (Ed.), “De-Mystifying the Proposal Writing Process” (pp. 3-4). Chicago, Illinois: Editorial Office News: International Society of Managing and Technical Editors.

Adams, N. F. (2012). In Deborah Bowman, MFA (Ed.), “E-Mailing Busy and Scientific Professionals” (pp. 8-9). Chicago, Illinois: Editorial Office News/International Society of Managing and Technical Editors.

Gadson, J. (2012). "Blues Triumphant" (11th ed.). St. Louis, Missouri: Anti-.

Gadson, J. (2012). "A Body’s Winter" (38th ed.). Ann Arbor, Michigan: The Collagist.

Gadson, J. (2012). "An Appeal" (38th ed.). Ann Arbor, Michigan: The Collagist.

Gadson, J. (2012). "Interview: Gregory Pardlo." Charlottesville, VA: Meridian.

Gadson, J. (2012). "Cousins." San Francisco, CA: The Rumpus.

Gadson, J. (2012). "Interview: Saeed Jones" (1st ed., vol. 16). New York, NY: Eclectica Magazine.

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Newspapers

Krummel, M. A. (2012). "Shylock, Again" (pp. 13-14). Dayton, Ohio: The Dayton Jewish Observer.

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Other

Carrillo, A. (2012). In Samantha Anne Scott (Ed.), two poems: “More Than What We Know,” “1982-83” (4.8.12 ed.). Albuquerque, NM: Things In Light (on line literary magazine).

Carrillo, A. “The Tortilla Sonnets.” Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association, Albuquerque, NM. (February 9, 2012).

Doench, M. In Doench, M. (Ed.), “Mercy”. University of Colorado at Boulder: Palimpsest: A Creative Journal of the Humanities.

Gadson, J. (2012). "One World Cafe Presents: Jonterri Gadson." New York, NY: One World Cafe.

Gadson, J. (2012). "Make Justice of My Body: An Interview with Jonterri Gadson." New York, NY: The Collagist.

Gadson, J. (2012). "Pepper Girl." Portland, Oregon: YesYes Books.

Gadson, J. (2012). "Ladies Represent: Jonterri Gadson." New York, NY: We Who Are About to Die.

Gadson, J. (Performer). "The Dollhouse Reading Series," Chicago, IL. (October 2012).

Gadson, J. (Performer). "The Big Big Mess Reading Series," Akron, OH. (October 2012).

Gadson, J. (Performer). “Pepper Girl.” YesYes Books & Cave Canem, Brooklyn, NY. (September 21, 2012).

Gadson, J. (Performer). “Callaloo Selected Participant Reading.” Callaloo Writer’s Workshop, Providence, RI. (June 2012).

Gadson, J. (Performer). "The Dollhouse Reading Series," Chicago, IL. (March 2012).

Gadson, J. (Performer). “Black Don’t Crack Poetry Reading.” Cave Canem, Chicago, IL. (March 2012).

Gadson, J. (Performer). Cave Canem, Chicago, IL. (February 29, 2012).

Gadson, J. (Performer). Drake University Writers & Critics, Des Moines, IA. (January 2012).

Hughes, S. M. Hassell (2012). "Night Rider" (poem). Seek It: Writers and Artists Do Sleep. Toronto, ON: Red Claw Press.

Hughes, S. M. Hassell (2012). "A Mother Is a Frayed Net" (poem) (vol. 5). Melbourne: Rabbit.

Hughes, S. M. Hassell (2012). "Family Planning" (poem) (vol. 5). Melbourne: Rabbit.

Hughes, S. M. Hassell (2012). "Rainbow Man" (poem). N/A: Halfway Down the Stairs.

Hughes, S. M. Hassell (2012). "Aqua Girl" (poem) (Spring 2012 ed., pp. 1). on-line: Goblin Fruit. www.goblinfruit.net

Keane-Sexton, M. B. (2012). "Should Students be allowed to Wear Distinctive Religious Garb in Public Schools? Counterpoint." In Russo, C. J. (Ed.), Debating Issues in American Education. Sage Publishing:.

Li, X., Taaffe, M. “Collaborating with Second Language Speakers and Writers.” the Society for Technical Communication Academic SIG Partnership Preconference, Society for Technical Communication, Houghton, MI. (September 27, 2012).

Pici, J. R. (2012). "Back." Dayton, Ohio: Poetry Contest 2012, Dayton Metro Library.

Pici, J. R. “Tim O’Brien’s works.” Dayton women’s Book Club prior to Dayton Literary Peace Prize, “Ex Libris” Book Club, local. (October 20, 2012).

Thomas, P. “Teaching Assistants in the Classroom: Our Place and the Place of Composition in the University.” North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing, North Carolina State University English Department, North Carolina State University. (February 11, 2012)

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Papers

Bardine, B. A. “From Sabbath to Slayer: Using Heavy Metal Music in the Composition Classroom.” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Boston, MA. (April 20, 2012).

Bardine, B. A., Eberly, D. “From Twisted Sister to Tupac: Using YOUR Music in Writing Classroom.” Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts, Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts, Columbus, OH. (April 20, 2012).

Biswas, A. E. “Lessons in Citizenship: Collaborative Writing to Foster Academic Integrity and Civic Responsibility.” Lilly International Conference on College Teaching, Lilly Conferences on University and College Teaching, Miami University. (November 18, 2012).

DeAloia, L. “Landscapes of Alienation: Monsters, Mirrors and Voyeurism in Shelley’s Frankenstein and Gardner’s Grendel.” Urban Apocalypse, Urban Renaissance - Landscapes in Science Fiction and Fantasy, Science Fiction Research Association, Detroit MI. (June 30, 2012).

Doench, M. “Wetlands.” MMLA, MMLA, Cincinnati. (October 21, 2012).

Farrelly, J. P. “The Old Country vs. the New World: Capturing the Irish Experience on Film.” American Conference for Irish Studies Annual Meeting, American Conference on Irish Studies, New Orleans, LA. (March 14, 2012).

Krummel, M. A. “Image-ing The Jew: Words and Pictures in the Vernon Manuscript.” Eighteenth International Congress of the New Chaucer Society, University of Oregon, Portland, Oregon. (July 23, 2012).

Krummel, M. A. “Until the Bitter End: The Gravity of the Litel Clergeon’s Death.” 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan. (May 13, 2012).

Li, X. “A Multi-layered Analysis of Annual Reports by US-listed Chinese Companies through a Grounded Theory Lens.” The 77th Annual International Convention of the Association for Business Communication, Association for Business Communication, Honolulu, Hawaii. (October 27, 2012).

Mackay, E. “The ground of accidents”: Salome and Figurative Exchanges in The Tragedy of Mariam.” Midwest Modern Language Association, Cincinnati, OH. (November 9, 2012).

McCombe, J. P. “Virginia Woolf in the Trailer Park: Issac Brock, ‘Nowhere,’ WA, and the Lonesome, Crowded West.” Modern Language Association Convention, Modern Language Association, Seattle, WA. (January 7, 2012).

Morgan, T. L. “Blue Colar, White Collar: Business Matters in Chesnutt’s Fiction.” American Literature Association Conference, American Literature Association/Charles W. Chesnutt Association, San Francisco, CA. (May 25, 2012).

Morgan, T. L. “To Sing the Haiku the American Way is a Beautiful Thing: the Haiku of Etheridge Knight.” American Literature Association Conference, American Literature Association/Haiku Society of America, San Francisco, CA. (May 25, 2012).

Potter, R. C. “NIMBY Rhetoric: Blaimers, Bashers, and Bystanders.” AESS 2012 Annual Conference, Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences, Santa Clara, California. (June 21, 2012).

Slade, R. A. “The Gothic in the Horror Film since 1960.” 2012 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Assoc, PAMLA, Seattle, WA. (October 25, 2012).

Strain, M. M. “What Happens After the Service Learning Class? Institutionalizing Sustained Engagement.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, National Council of the Teachers of English, St Louis. (March 22, 2012).

Szeghi, T. “Pangs of Resignation, Regret, and Vengeance in Joss Whedon’s California.” Western Literature Association Conference, Western Literature Association, Lubbock, TX. (November 10, 2012).

Szeghi, T. “Teaching Pre-1900 American Indian Literature.” Western Literature Association Conference, Western Literature Association, Lubbock, TX. (November 9, 2012).

Szeghi, T. “American Indian Literary History & Human Rights Discourse: Diane Glancy’s Pushing the Bear.” Native American Literature Symposium, Albuquerque, New Mexico. (March 30, 2012).

Szeghi, T. “Intersections of Labor and Environmental Justice in Chicana Literature.” National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies, Chicago, Illinois. (March 15, 2012)

Teems-Stephens, Y. “The Elderly Body as Text and Argument.” Our Future is Aging: Current Research on Knowledge, Practice, and Policy, Nova Scotia Centre on Aging 20th Anniversary Conference, Nova Scotia, CA. (November 23, 2012).

Teems-Stephens, Y. “Digital Literacy Acquisition in the Newsroom.” Computers and Writing Conference, Computers and Writing, Raleigh, NC. (May 18, 2012).

Teems-Stephens, Y. “The Reciprocal Ethic of Care: Theorizing the Borderlands between Students’ Classroom and Personal Lives.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO. (March 23, 2012).

Teems-Stephens, Y. “Discursive Construction of Identity and the Body Among Members of a Yoga Group at a Senior Center.” Southern Humanities Conference, Southern Humanities Council, Louisville, KY. (February 10, 2012).

Thomas, P. “Re-Articulating Literacy Sponsorship in New Media Contexts.” Computers and Writing Conference, Alliance for Computers and Writing, North Carolina State University. (May 19, 2012).

Thomas, P. “Professional Development in the Re-Design of Composition Curriculum:.” North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing, English Department, North Carolina State University, North Carolina State University. (February 11, 2012).

Trollinger, S. L. “Right Here Right Now: Theorizing the Rhetoric of Our Political Present.” National Communication Association Annual Convention, National Communication Association, Orlando, FL. (November 17, 2012).

Trollinger, S. L. “Offending Sensibilities, or How Bad Girls in Corsets Forced the Woman’s Hour.” National Communication Association Annual Convention, National Communication Association, Orlando, FL. (November 16, 2012).

Trollinger, W. V., Trollinger, S. L. “The Visual Rhetoric of the Creation Museum.”, Southern States Communication Association, San Antonio, TX. (April 15, 2012).

Vorachek, L. J. “Speculation and the Emotional Economy of Mansfield Park.” Midwest Modern Language Association, Cincinnati, OH. (November 9, 2012).

Vorachek, L. J. “The Piano in the World of Jane Austen.” Jane Austen Society of North America Annual General Meeting, New York, NY. (October 6, 2012).

Wilhoit, S. W. “Making Teaching Community Property: A Next Step.” 2012 Writing Program Administrators Conference, 2012 Writing Program Administrators Conference, Albuquerque, NM. (July 22, 2012).

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Performances

Carrillo, A. “Ekphrastic Poetry” Chinese Landscapes.”, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH. (May 11, 2012).

Carrillo, A. (Performer). “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell: poetry and Rockwell.”, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH. (January 12, 2012).

Kimbrough, R. A. “Organ Recital.”, Christ Church, Bradenton, Florida. (March 29, 2012).

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Workshops

Gadson, J. “Persona Poems Unmasked.” Winter Wheat, Mid-American Review, Bowling Green State University. (November 17, 2012).

Strain, M. M. “Gateways to the Past: Conducting Archival Research.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, NCTE, St Louis. (March 21, 2012).

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