Dr. Joshua King has had an article, “John Keble's Christian Year: Private Reading and Imagined National Religious Community,” accepted for publication by Victorian Literature and Culture, one of the leading journals in Victorian studies.
Joshua King's article, “Patmore, Hopkins, and the
Problem of the English Metrical Law” has just appeared in a special combined
issue of Victorian Poetry (online)
and The Hopkins Quarterly (in print):
Summer 2011: 31-49 (Victorian Poetry
version, issue 49.2, available online through Project
Dr. Maura Jortner received an "Outstanding Professor of the Year" award from the Athletics Department in April.
Dr. Maura Jortner received the 2011 Guidestone Outstanding Faculty/Staff award from the Athletics Department in June.
Dr. Maura Jortner was featured in her alma mater’s yearly
Steven Petersheim was a Visiting Scholar at the Phillips Library
Steven Petersheim also presented a paper entitled “Hawthorne’s ‘Mischief-Loving Character’: Selected Passages of Picaresque Humor” at one of the Hawthorne Society's sessions at the American Literature Association conference in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 26, 2011.
Jeffrey Bilbro's essay, “Reflective Order: Paul Muldoon’s Whimsical Forms” has been accepted for publication in ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews.
Jeffrey Bilbro's essay “Lahiri’s Hawthornian Roots: Art and Tradition in ‘Hema and Kaushik’” has been accepted for publication in Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction.
Bilbro's essay, “Who are Lost and How They're Found:
Redemption and Theodicy in Wheatley,
graduate student Jim McKeon (MA ’98) is currently employed as a staff writer
CONFERENCES—CALLS FOR PAPERS
has been received from The University of New Mexico concerning their 4th
annual Mentoring Conference in
has been received from the University of the
has been received from Missouri University of Science and Technology concerning
their position of Assistant Professor of English. It is a tenure-track position
at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2012,
pending funding. Teaching load is three courses (9 hours) per semester. A Ph.D.
is required, with a specialization in American literature before 1900.
Scholarly publication is required for tenure. Review of applications will begin
Echoes of the Aeolian Harp
On hiatus until Fall 2011.