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NEWS ARCHIVE


November 21 , 2008

Aesha Adams-Roberts

  • Was on parental leave Fall 2008.

Milton Bates

  • Is on sabbatical 2008-09.

Dan Bergen

  • Presented "Judgment Indicted: Constructing Fear in Joanna Baillie’s The Dream” at the Romanticism at Western Conference. The University of Western Ontario. April 2009.
Fr. Ron Bieganowski
  • Serves as Business Administration Chaplaincy, 2008-09.
  • Offers Spiritual Direction, 2008-09.
  • Performs Marquette Weddings, 2008-09.
  • Preaches Retreats. Jesuit Retreat House. Oshkosh, WI, & St. Paul, MN
  • Offers Weekend Parish Service. St. Clare of Assisi. Edwards, CO

Amy Blair

  • Serves on the Editorial Board for Reception: Texts, Readers, Audiences, History, The Journal of the Reception Study Society
Edwin Block edits Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature.

Mary Catherine Bodden

  • Received a book contract from Palgrave Press for her manuscript, “Language as the Site of Revolt in Medieval and Early Modern England: Speaking as a Woman”.
  • Presented “‘I understand thy looks’: The Problems of Linguistic Alienation and Political Identity” at the American Comparative Literature Conference. Harvard University. March 2009.
  • Presented “Men in Tights: Cross Dressing and the Early Modern Search for Identity” at the Midwest Conference on Literature, Languages, and Media. Northern Illinois University. March 2009.
  • Presented “‘For I Was Dead’: A Final Farewell to the Restoration of Life” at Late Shakespeare: Texts and Afterlives. Trinity College Dublin. December 2008.
  • Awarded a Faculty Development Grant. Graduate School. Marquette University, 2008-09.
  • Chaired “Women and the Law.” International Medieval Congress. Western University, MI. 2008.
  • Sponsored Special Session: “Figuring Crime: Women and the Representation of Crime in Medieval and Early Modern English Texts." International Medieval Congress, Western University, MI. 2008.
  • Developed digital archive of 16th and early 17th manuscripts of women’s court cases for graduate students’ projects 2008.
  • Serves on Advisory Board: Women and Gender Studies Program. Marquette University. 2008-09.
  • Was on leave Fall 2008.
John Boly

Tom Broekelmann

  • Presented at the Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, March, 2009.

Virginia Chappell

  • Directs the First-Year English Program
John Curran

Erin DeYoung

  • Presented “‘I understand thy looks’: The Problems of Linguistic Alienation and Political Identity” at the American Comparative Literature Conference. Harvard University. March 2009.
  • Presented “Men in Tights: Cross Dressing and the Early Modern Search for Identity” at the Midwest Conference on Literature, Languages, and Media. Northern Illinois University. March 2009.
  • Presented “‘For I Was Dead’: A Final Farewell to the Restoration of Life” at Late Shakespeare: Texts and Afterlives. Trinity College Dublin. December 2008.

Ed Duffy

  • Is on sabbatical 2008-09
  • Received a book contract from Anthem Press for his manuscript, "The Constitution of Shelley's Poetry: The Argument of Language in Prometheus Unbound."

Eric Dunnum

  • Awarded funding through the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences RCM Graduate Travel Fund, Spring 2009
Michelle Felix
  • Presented a paper titled "Praisesong for the Widow and the Imperial Tradition of the Travel Narrative" at the conference of the Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars in Grenada, West Indies. May 2008.

Colleen Fenno

  • Organized and ran a workshop with Paula Gillepsie for Marquette pre-med students on writing the MCAT essay, November 7, 2008.
Michael Patrick Gillespie
  • Serves as Director of Graduate Studies.
  • Presented " New Voices in the Cinema" at Boston College. 24 Feb. 2009.
  • Presented "Three Irish Directors" at the John Huston Film School, National University of Ireland-Galway, on 12 January 2009.
  • Presented "The Direction of Irish Film" at Fordham University on 11 February 2009.
  • Awarded a Faculty Development Grant. Graduate School. Marquette University, 2008-09.
  • Served as panelist at an ORSP brownbag lunch on grant writing. Marquette University. September 4, 2008.
  • Presented opening remarks at the first screening of the Irish Heritage and Culture Center’s Irish film series. September 12, 2008.
  • Published a review of "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: Authoritative Text, Backgrounds and Contexts, Criticism." James Joyce Quarterly 45 (Fall 2007):166-170
Paula Gillespie
  • Is on sabbatical Spring 2009.
  • Serves on CCCC Committee on Globalization of Postsecondary Writing Instruction and Research, 2009-2012.
  • Published "The 2008 IWCA Summer Institute at UW-Madison: Some Reflections from Lake Mendota."(With Lisa Ede and Bradley Hughes) International Writing Centers Association. 14 February 2009. Web. 19 February 2009.
  • Presented: "It Doesn't Happen by Accident: Designing and Leading the 2008 IWCA Summer Institute at UW-Madison," a presentation and discussion with Lisa Ede, Terry Maggio, and Brad Hughes, Madison Area Writing Center Colloquium, Wednesday, February 4, 2009.Published “Building Peer Tutoring Programs in Writing Centers: A Workshop Description and Report” (with Harvey Kail) in Conference Proceedings: EATAW 2007. Zeitschrift-Schreiben: Schreiben in Schule, Hochschule, und Beruf.
  • Co-Chairs Centennial Celebration of Women at Marquette (with Rana Altenburg and Donna Farrell). 2007-2010.
  • Organized (with Rebecca Nowacek) a Writing Across the Curriculum workshop for faculty and one for graduate students. Leader: Chris Anson, University of South Carolina. Funded by a Mellon Grant. September, 2008.
  • Leads Women’s Reading Group, a noontime book club open to all Marquette University women.
  • Chairs Phi Beta Kappa Nominating Committee. 2008
  • Led Manresa book discussion with first-year students. August 2008.
  • Led information sessions for new International students on writing at Marquette for Campus International Programs, one for graduate and one for undergraduate students. October 2008.
  • Led discussion on writing the successful college application essay for diverse high school students invited to Marquette by Admissions. August, 2008.
  • Serves on Executive Committee, Conference on College Composition and Communication.
  • Chairs, “Building a More Diverse CCCC” subcommittee.
  • Organized and ran a workshop with Colleen Fenno for Marquette pre-med students on writing the MCAT essay, November 7, 2008.
  • Organized, chaired, and presented at a Special Interest Group on getting tenure, International Writing Centers Association/National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 30 – November 1. Two former Marquette graduate students gave talks in the session, Jay Sloan of Kent State-Stark and Jennifer Liethen Kunka, Francis Marion University.

Heather Hathaway

  • Is on sabbatical 2008-09.
Diane Hoeveler
  • Delivered “Obsessing about the Catholic Other: Religion and the Secularization Process in Gothic Literature,” keynote lecture for “Obsession” conference, Université Michel de Montaigne-Bordeaux 3, Bordeaux, France, March 2009. Also served as scholar in residence at the University for one week.
  • Awarded 2009 Way-Klingler Fellowship for the Humanities.
  • Published “The Literary and Literal Circulation of Amelia Curran’s Portrait of Percy Shelley,” Wordsworth Circle 39 (2008), 27-30.
  • Published “Teaching ‘The Purloined Letter’ and Lacan’s ‘Seminar’: Introducing Students to Psychoanalysis via Poe.” In Approaches to Teaching Edgar Allan Poe’s Fiction and Poetry. Ed. Jeffrey Weinstock and Anthony Magistrale. NY: MLA, 2008. Pp. 108-15.
  • Published “Richard Wright and the Gothic Tradition,” and “Richard Wright’s Savage Holiday.” In The Richard Wright Encyclopedia. Ed. Jerry Ward and Robert Butler. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008. Pp. 153-56; 335-38.
  • Published “Romancing Venice: The Courtship of Percy Shelley in The Aspern Papers.” In Proceedings from the Tracing Henry James in Venice Conference. Ed. Melanie Ross and Gregory Zacharias. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008. Pp. 155-67.
  • Published "Reading Poe Reading Blackwood’s: The Palimpsestic Subtext in 'The Fall of the House of Usher.'" In Double Visions: Literary Palimpsests of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Ed. Darby Lewes. Lanham, MD: Lexington Press/Rowman and Littlefield, 2008. Pp. 227-37.>
  • Co-Edits European Romantic Review.
  • Awarded Faculty Development Grant. Graduate School. Marquette University, 2008-09.
  • Guest edited special omnibus review issue, European Romantic Review 19.5 (2008), 461-583. Wrote the Introduction, “Critical Studies in Romanticism Today,” and edited the 28 reviews.     
  • Presented “Secularizing the Uncanny: The Gothic and Modernity,” at the seventeenth annual North American Association for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) conference, Duke University, May 2009.  Also organized and moderated the special session "Romanticism and Secularization" sponsored by the "European Romantic Review" at the conference.

  • Received a book contract for "Gothic Riffs: Secularizing the Uncanny in the European Imaginary, 1780-1820" from the Ohio State University Press.
  • Received a book contract for "The Blackwell Encyclopedia of British Romanticism," 4 vols., coedited with Fredrick Burwick and Nancy Goslee, from Blackwell Publishing. 
  • Received a book contract for "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym by Edgar Allan Poe," coedited with Frederick Frank, from  Broadview Press.

CJ Hribal
  • Serves as Director of Undergraduate Studies.
  • Organized the Peter Turchi reading and reception. April 2009.
  • Organized the Richard Russo reading and reception. October 2008.
  • Published “Chasing Light,” Milwaukee Magazine, vol. 33, no. 6, p. 67, June, 2008
  • Received the Alumni Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities, St. Norbert College, Oct. 9, 2008
  • Chaired and Presented “This Is The Midwest?: Landscape in Narrative” at the Associated Writing Programs National Convention, Feb., 2009
  • Presented “Porter Catches a Buzz” from the “Disgruntled Guys in Bars” series of stories at the Associated Writing Programs National Convention, Feb., 2009
  • Presented “Flying Pumpkins” and “The Great Rat Hunt” (fiction), as a featured reader (along with Michael Perry and David Wroblewski), The Wisconsin Book Festival, Madison, WI, Oct. 2008
  • Presented “Accidents and Acts of God” (fiction), The Milwaukee Book Festival, Milwaukee, WI, Oct. 2008
  • Serve as MU liaison for the Milwaukee Book Festival Steering Committee, 2005-2009.
  • Organized and hosted two events at Marquette for the Milwaukee Book Festival: 1. Wisconsin Authors Night (featuring 10 authors); 2. A Reading by Richard Russo, Oct. 2008.
  • Served on the Academic Board for the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers, 2008-2009.
  • Served as Visiting Fiction Writer, Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers, Asheville, NC, 1989-present .
  • Presented “Observations from the Way Back: Readings from The Company Car” (keynote speaker) Green Lake County Our Day Celebration, The Kraft Center, Green Lake, WI, Oct., 2008
  • Presented “Simple People, Complex Lives,” Green Lake County Our Day Celebration, The Kraft Center, Green Lake, WI, Oct. 2008
  • Presented “Observations from the Way Back: Readings from The Company Car,” Hortonville Historical Society, Hortonville, WI, Sept. 2008
  • Presented “Revision in Raymond Carver’s Fiction,” Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers, Asheville, NC, July 2008
  • Presented “Amber Alert” (fiction), Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers, Asheville, NC, July 2008
  • Presented “Observations from the Way Back: Readings from The Company Car,” Winchester Academy, Waupaca, WI, June 2008
  • Presented “Mystery at the Heart of Story,” Associated Writing Programs National Conference, NY, NY, Feb. 2008
  • Presented “Observations from the Way Back: Readings from The Company Car,” St. Alphonsus Parish Ministry, Feb. 2008
  • Presented “Vision and Revision,” Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers, Asheville, NC, Jan. 2008
  • Presented “Porter Catches a Buzz” (fiction), Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers, Asheville, NC, Jan. 2008
  • Chaired and Presented “Mixed Emotions: The Comic and Cosmic Vision,” Associated Writing Programs National Conference, NY, NY

 

Denna Iammarino

  • Awarded the graduate student Smith Fellowship. Marquette University, 2008-09.
Thomas Jeffers
Stephen Karian
  • Received a contract for his book manuscript, "Jonathan Swift in Print and Manuscript" from Cambridge University Press.
  • Awarded a 2009 Summer Faculty Fellowship and Regular Research Grant.
  • Published " Edmund Curll and the Circulation of Swift's Writings." Reading Swift: Papers from the Fifth Münster Symposium on Jonathan Swift. Ed.
    Hermann J. Real. Wilhelm Fink, 2008: 99-129.
  • Published "Swift's First Poem: 'Ode to the Honourable Sir William Temple.'"
    Huntington Library Quarterly 71 (2008): 489-501.
  • Published "Authors of the Mind: Some Notes on the QSUM Attribution Theory,"
    Studies in Bibliography 57 (2005-2006): 263-86. [backdated]
Steve Hartman Keiser
  • Sponsored the creation of the Linguistics Club, which won the New Student Organization of the Year award.  This honor is well-deserved honor for the student leaders who have brought such enthusiasm to this club and organized some great events bringing together language lovers from all across campus (including English majors like Marc Diefenderfer, Kari Tell, and newly-minted WINE major Selena Milewski).
  • Presented "'It's so 'r'-y': A quantitative study of liquids in language contact and dialect di-/con-vergence" at New Ways of Analyzing Variation. Houston, TX. Nov. 7, 2008.
  • Received a contract for his book manuscript from the American Dialect Society.
Christine Krueger
  • Is on sabbatical Spring 2009.
  • Received a book contract for Reading for the Law: Narrative Legal Theory, Feminist Advocacy, and the Uses of British Literary History from the University of Virginia Press.
  • Presided a President of Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies
  • Chaired plenary session and presented “British History as European History and the Scholar Gypsy” at “Ruskin and Nineteenth Century Cultural Travel” conference, sponsored by INCS, University of Lancaster, U.K., Universita Ca’Foscari and Venice International University, Venice, Italy, September 2008.
  • Awarded a Faculty Development Award. Graduate School. Marquette University, 2008-09.
Tim Machan
  • Awarded a Faculty Development Grant. Graduate School. Marquette University, 2008-09.
  • Published a second edition of Vafþrúðnismál (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2008)
  • Presented “Robert Henryson and the Matter of Multilingualism,” at Multilingualism in Medieval Britain, 1100-1400: Sources and Analysis, University of Bristol, 2008
  • Presented “When English Became Latin,” at Cultural Reformations: from Lollardy to the Civil War, Harvard University, 2008
  • Published a review of Language and the Declining World in Chaucer, Dante, and Jean de Meun,  by John M. Fyler, (Cambridge, 2007), Speculum 83 (2008): 984-85
  • Served as the ENGL representative to the Humanities P&T College Committee (2008-09).
  •  Awarded a Summer Faculty Fellowship, Graduate School, Marquette University, 2009, for "When Words Die"  
  •   Published Language Anxiety: Conflict and Change in the History of English (Oxford University Press, 2009)

  • Published a review of Seth Lerer's Inventing English: A Portable History of the Language (Columbia, 2007), JEGP 108 (2009): 97-98

Sarah Mayville

  • Presented at the Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) at NIU in March, 2009.
  • Presented at the MADLit Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in February, 2009.
  • Collaborated with Sarah Nestor to organize a panel on "How to publish a seminar paper" with Dr. Karian and Dr. Wadsworth as presenters for the graduate students of the department.
Jodi Melamed
  • Published "The Killing Joke of Sympathy: Chester Himes's End of a Primitive Sounds the Limits of Mid-Century Racial Liberalism." American Literature 81 (Dec. 2008).
  • Arranged speakers for American Indian Heritage Celebration:

• Suzan Shown Harzo  ("Native American Cultural Rights") -- Oct. 2;

• Dr. Joseph Gone ("Suicide in Native North America") -- October 28

• Dr. Kim Blaeser (Poetry reading) -- October 30

• Mark Denning (Discussion of the film "In Whose Honor? Indian Mascots

in Sports") -- October 24

Vida Muse
  • Awarded the graduate student Raynor Fellowship. Marquette University, 2008-09.

Sarah Nestor

  • Collaborated with Sarah Mayville to organize a panel on "How to publish a seminar paper" with Dr. Karian and Dr. Wadsworth as presenters for the graduate students of the department.
Rebecca Nowacek
  • Awarded a Faculty Development Grant. Graduate School. Marquette University, 2008-09.
  • Received a contract for an interdisciplinary co-edited collection, Citizenship Across the Curriculum from Indiana University Press. Her co-editors are Jeffrey Bernstein (political science, Eastern Michigan) and Michael B. Smith (history and environmental studies, Ithaca College).

Kris Ratcliffe

  • Organized and Chaired (CCCC panel at MLA) "What the Study of Rhetoric Offers Composition Studies and Its Intersections with English Studies and Communication Studies." Modern Language Association, Dec. 2008.
  • Published (with Donna Schuster) "Mentoring Toward Interdependency: 'Keeping It Real," Stories of Mentoriing: Theory and Praxis. Eds. Michelle Eble & Lynee Lewis Gaillet. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor P, 2008. 248-61.
  • Attended a Planning Retreat for Board of Directors, Rhetoric Society of America, Chicago, Fall 2008.
  • Serves on Board of Directors. Rhetoric Society of America. 2007-10.
  • Serves on Gender Equity Task Force. Rhetoric Society of America. 2008-09.
  • Serves on CCCC Database Task Force. CCCC. 2007-08.
  • Serves on the Advisory Committee for PMLA. 2008-11.
  • Serves on Division on Teaching Writing. MLA. 2006-10. Chair 2009.
  • Co-chairs (with Stephanie Quade) the Academic Planning Subcommittee for the Centennial Celebration of Women at Marquette (AY 2009-10).
Al Rivero
  • Awarded a Faculty Development Grant. Graduate School. Marquette University, 2008.
  • Chairs Search Committee for the Dean of A&S. Marquette University. 2008-09.
  • Co-edits Eighteenth-Century Novel (with George Justice).
  • Serves on Organizing Committee, History of the Book Lectures, The Newberry Library (2008-09).
  • Serves on Organizing Committee, Romance and Epic Seminar, The Newberry Library (2008-09).
  • Chaired panel on "Eighteenth-Century Characters." EC-ASECS Annual Meeting. Georgetown University. November 6-9, 2008.
Donna Decker Schuster
  • Published (with Kris Ratcliffe) "Mentoring Toward Interdependency: 'Keeping It Real," Stories of Mentoriing: Theory and Praxis. Eds. Michelle Eble & Lynee Lewis Gaillet. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor P, 2008. 248-61.
Angela Sorby
  • Appointed to the Advisory Board, Society for the Study of American Women Writers
  • Published Bird Skin Coat. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2009.
  • Awarded a Faculty Development Grant. Graduate School. Marquette University, 2008-09.
  • Presented "Keyword: Golden Age," Children's Literature Association Conference, Normal, IL, June 2008.
  • Published review of Joan Shelley Rubin, Songs of Ourselves, American Historical Review 113 (2008), 449–451.
  • Published (with Joseph T. Thomas and Richard Flynn) "from the brain all the way to the heart: the 2008 Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in Children's Poetry." The Lion and the Unicorn 32 (2008): 344-356.
  • Appointed to the Editorial Board of the Raymond Carver Review.
  • Published review of Joseph T. Thomas, Poetry's Playground. Children's Literature 36 (2008): 235-237.
  • Participated (as a reader) in Wisconsin Author's Night. Milwaukee Book Festival. October 2008.
Cliff Spargo
  • Published “The Empty Center” (short story) The Antioch Review 66:3 (Summer 2008): 523-36.
  • Published “Fiction in Review: Edmund White’s Hotel De Dream,” (review-essay) The Yale Review 96:3 (July 2008).
  • Published, “The Apolitics of Antigone’s Lament,” Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 41:3 (Sept. 2008), 117-26.
  • Gave lecture “Antigone: Toward a Theory of Apolitics,” The Year of Antigones Conference, May 15-7, 2008, DePaul University, Chicago, IL.
  • Presented “Violence, Sacrifice, and the Ethical Event,” Conference of the North American Levinas Society, Seattle University, Seattle, WA. August 31-Sept. 2, 2008.

Kelsey Squire

  • Presented "A ‘Linnaean Novel’: The Influence and Presence of Natural History in James Fenimore Cooper's The Prairie." The Culture of Print in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine (STEM conference). Center for the History of Print Culture in Modern America, University of Wisconsin-Madison. September 2008.
  • Presented "Landscape and the Rhetoric of Time: Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac and Rachel Carson's Silent Spring." The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts conference.  University of North Carolina, Charlotte. November 2008.
  • Awarded funding through the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences RCM Graduate Travel Fund for SLSA conference
  • Presented "Remote and Islanded": Isolation of People and Places in Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs." Nineteenth Century Studies Association conference. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. March 2009.
  • Will present "The Cultural Geography of ‘Winter Dreams’ and The Great Gatsby." Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) conference. University of Victoria, British Columbia. June 2009.
Joshua Steffey
  • Awarded a gradate student Schmitt Fellowship. Marquette University, 2008-09.

John Su

  • Is on a year-long MU Sabbatical Fellowship for 2008-09.
  • Invited Speaker. "Developing Junior Faculty Networks And the Future of Minority Studies." Ninth annual symposium on Race, Class, and Sexuality. Miami University of Ohio. February 2009.
  • Published “Ghosts of Essentialism: Racial Memory as Epistemological Claim.” American Literature 81.2 (2009): 361-86.
  • Awarded grant, "Course Developement Grant," Center for Transnational Justice.
  •  Awarded grant, "Curriculum Developement Grant," Who Counts project.
Sarah Wadsworth
  • Presented (with Wayne A. Wiegand, Florida State University) gan invited lecture entitled "'Right Here I See My Own Books': A Cultural History of the Women's Library of the World's Columbian Exposition" at Northwestern University on June 6, 2008. 
  • Published "What Daisy Knew: Reading Against Type in Daisy Miller: A Study" in Henry James: A Blackwell Guide to Literature and Culture, ed. Greg W. Zacharias (Oxford: Blackwell, 2008). 
Larry Watson
  • Spoke on fiction writing at the Graham Public Library in Union Grove, WI. February 23, 2009.
  • Received a contract for his novel, American Boy, from Milkweed Editions.
  • Published "Doctor's Boys" (short story), North American Review, Volume 292, Number 6
  • Published "Redemption" (short story), Freight Stories, Issue #2, June 2008
  • Appeared on a panel (“Novel Lives”) at the Printers Row Book Fair in Chicago.  June 2008. The annual fair is sponsored by the Chicago Tribune.
  • Spoke on fiction writing at the public library in Franklin, Wisconsin. September 2009.
  • Spoke on “Fiction’s Sources” to a convocation at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. September 24,2008. Cal Poly chose Montana 1948 for its Preface Reading Project, a program similar to Marquette’s Manresa Project.  He also met with creative writing students and discussion facilitators.
  • Served as judge for the best first book for the High Plains Book Awards.
  • Awarded a 2008 Outstanding Achievement award for his novel Sundown, Yellow Moon by the Wisconsin Library Association.
  • Recognized as a Notable Wisconsin Author by the Wisconsin Library Association for his contributions to the world of literature and ideas through the outstanding body of work during his lifetime.
  • Read his fiction as part of Marquette Authors Night, a Wisconsin Book Festival event, on October 13.
  • Spoke on "Growing Up Midwestern" to a convocation at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 16.  Also spoke to a creative writing class at the college.
  • Spoke to writing classes at Homestead High School in Mequon, Wisconsin, on October 27.  His novel Montana 1948 is studied in writing and literature classes at Homestead, and his appearance was the first in the school's visiting writer series.
  • Spoke and read from his fiction at Weyenberg Library in Mequon, Wisconsin, on October 27.  The communities of Mequon and Thiensville have chosen Montana 1948 for their community reads program.
  • Published his most recent novel, Sundown, Yellow Moon, in paperback on Nov. 1.
Colleen Willenbring
  • Awarded funding through the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences RCM Graduate Travel Fund, Spring 2009
  • Awarded a graduate student Goedden English Department Fellowship. Marquette University, 2008-09.
Amelia Zurcher
  • Appointed co-chair (with Nancy Snow) of the Women and Gender Studies Committee for 2009-10.
 

 

 


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