Recent Faculty Publications and
Dabney Bankert is the recipient of a National Endowment for the
Humanities year-long Research Fellowship (2013-14). Her current book
project is titled An Inconvenient Dictionary: Forgetting Bosworth-Toller, One
Letter at a Time.
She has recently
published "Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Rawlinson
Anglo-Saxon Glossary by
Spinckes” in The
Library: Transactions of the
Paul Bogard's The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in
an Age of Artificial Light is forthcoming in 2013 from Little, Brown.
Jean Cash published "William Styron's Posthumous Publications:
Reaffirmation of an American Man of Letter," with Rhoda Sirlin and David
Young. Southern Literary Journal 65.1 (Fall 2012): 56-77.
She presented "Larry Brown and His Literary Idols" at the annual meeting
of the American Culture Association in the South ( Nashville, TN, September
2012). She also presented "Flannery O’Connor and Nature: Her Avian
Obsession" at the College English Association
annual meeting (Savannah,
GA, April 2013).
Katey Castellano's monograph The Ecology of British Romantic
Conservatism, 1790-1837 has been accepted for publication in the Palgrave
Series on the
Enlightenment, Romanticism, and Cultures of Print and is
forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan, October 2013.
Erica Cavanagh's essay "Come and Eat" is forthcoming in Gastronomica.
She presented "In the Garden According to Earth" at the College English
Association annual meeting (Savannah, GA, April 2013), and she is the
recipient of the 2013 Madison Caucus for Gender Equality Grant and a year-
long University Studies Educational Leave (2013-14) to continue work on her
book project, The Water that Runs and Runs.
Mark Facknitz published “Willa Cather, the Nabi of Red Cloud,” in
Sarah Cheney Watson and Ann Moseley (eds.), Willa Cather and Aestheticism:
From Romanticism to Modernism (Madison, NJ:
Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2012),
chapter 8. HIs essay "Kitsch, Commemoration, and Mourning in the Aftermath
of the Great War” is forthcoming in a collection essays from Wilfred Laurier
He will lecture on " Willa Cather and Mabel Dodge Luhan: Elective
Landscapes and Unexpected Affinities” at the Fourteenth International
Conference on Willa Cather, Northern Arizona University, 17-22 June 2013.
Allison Fagan's essay “Negotiating Language: Latino/a Glossaries,
Translations, and Codeswitching” is forthcoming The Routledge Companion
to Latino/a Literature. Her essay "'Damaged Pieces’: Embracing Border
Textuality in Revisions of Ana
Castillo’s Sapagonia" is forthcoming in MELUS.
Annette Federico's essay "Dorothea's Boudoir: Reading, Dream
Work, and Ethical Perception" is forthcoming in Texas Studies in Literature and
Samar Fitzgerald's story “Where Do You Go?” (New England Review
Vol. 32, No. 1, Spring 2011) will be reprinted September 2013 in 2013
PEN/O.Henry Prize Stories.
Richard Gaughran's essay “Taking Sides with a Macedonian Film:
Milcho Manchevski’s Before the Rain” appeared in The CEA Critic, vol. 74.2-3,
in 2013. Also, in April, 2013, at the College English Association conference in
Savannah, GA, he presented a paper entitled “Reconnecting with the Rhythms
of the Natural World in Winter’s Bone.”
Mollie Godfrey's essay "Rewriting White, Rewriting Black: Authentic
Humanity and Authentic Blackness in Nella Larsen's 'Sanctuary' is forthcoming
in MELUS. She published "'They ain't human': John Steinbeck, Proletarian
Fiction, and the Racial Politics of 'The
People'" in MFS Modern Fiction Studies
59.1 (Spring 2013): 107-34.
She presented on "Pan-Africanism, Liberalism, and Black Nationalism:
Brown Girl, Brownstones at the
Crossroads" at the MELUS Conference,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 2013. She also presented on "Rewriting the
Bildungsroman: Paule Marshall, Transnationalism, and Transcendence” at the
annual meeting of the American Studies Association (San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Dawn Goode's essay "'Under a Petticoat': Excess Femininity and
Desire on the Restoration and Early Eighteenth-Century Stage" is
forthcoming in the Journal of Eighteenth-Century Studies. Her essay
Homoeroticism and Social Transformation in Trotter's
Castro" is forthcoming in Restoration.
Brooks Hefner's essay "Weird Investigations and Nativist Semiotics
in H.P. Lovecraft and Dashiell Hammett" is forthcoming in Modern Fiction
Studies. His essay "Milland Alone: The End of the System, Post-Studio Stardom,
and the Total Auteur” is
forthcoming in the Journal of Film and Video.
Laurie Kutchins was English faculty member for the Ireland in Text and
Program, Summer 2012.
Inman Majors' novel Love's Winning Plays has been published by
W.W. Norton (2012).
A.J. Morey's book Romancing the Dog: American Vernacular
1860-1950 is under contract with Pennsylvania State University
Mark Parker's book Inferno Revealed: From Dante to Dan Brown (co-
authored with Deborah Parker) will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in
Mark Rankin co-directed a National Endowment for the Humanities
(NEH) 2012 Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers on “Tudor
Books and Readers: 1495-1603,” which convened in Antwerp, Belgium; and
London and Oxford, England. He will co-direct another NEH summer seminar
on the same topic in 2014.
His essay " A John Day William Tyndale Presentation Copy in Queen’s
College Library?” is in press and forthcoming in The Queen’s
Insight, Queen's College, Oxford. His essay “The Materiality and Iconography of
the Coverdale Bible (1535) Title-Page Border” (with Guido
Latré) is in press and
forthcoming in Stephen Prickett (ed.), The Bible and the Arts (Edinburgh:
Press, 2013. His essay “The Style and Logic of James
Brooks’ 1553 ‘Reconciliation Sermon’ is in press and forthcoming in Torrance
Kirby (ed.), Paul’s Cross and the Culture of Persuasion in England, 1520-1640
(Leiden: Brill, 2014).
He has recently received a Lester J. Cappon Fellowship in Documentary
Editing, The Newberry Library (Chicago, IL); a
Mayers short-term Research
Fellowship, Huntington Library (San Marino, CA); and a
Renaissance Society of
America-Folger Grant, Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC).
Matthew Rebhorn's monograph, Pioneer Performances: Staging the
Frontier (Oxford University Press, 2012), has been reviewed in The Journal of
American Studies, Comparative Drama, and Great Plains Quarterly. He is at
work on a second book-project that examines the interface between nineteenth-
century literary production and the mind-body debate in medical and scientific
discourses. He presented a piece from this project called "Billy's Fist: Neural
Science, Embodiment, and Melville's Late Style," at the annual meeting of the
American Literature Association in 2013. He has been appointed a Visiting
Scholar at the American Antiquarian Society for 2013-2014.
Siân White's essay “An Aesthetics of Unintimacy: Narrative Complexity
in Elizabeth Bowen’s Style” is forthcoming in JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
45.1 (2015). She is also co-editor and author of “Introduction” (with Pamela
Thurschwell) of a Special Issue of Textual Practice dedicated to “Elizabeth
Bowen and Textual Modernity” [Textual Practice 27.1 (January 2013): 1-192].
She presented on “Blocking Bodies: Dramatic Staging in James Joyce’s
Ulysses,” International James Joyce Conference, College of Charleston,
Charleston, SC, 2013 June 11-15. She also lectured on "The Modernist Tragedy:
Aristotelian Unities and Ulysses,” 18th Irregular Miami J’yce
Joyce and England, University of Miami, Miami, FL, 2013
January 31-February 2.
She is the recipient of an Edna T. Shaeffer Humanist Award, James Madison