RECENT GRAD STUDENT PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Jennifer Courtney presented a paper entitled "Is
it a 'Good Thing'?: Identifying with and Resisting Contemporary Domestic
Advice" at the Thomas R.Waston Conference in Rhetoric and Composition
on October 12, 2002. She also presented a paper entitled "Servant
or Scientist? Rhetorical Constructions of Women in Domestic Advice"
at the Western States Composition Conference on October 26.
Stephen Hancock has an article, "Shelley Himself
in Petticoats: Joanna Baillie's /Orra/ and Non-violent Masculinity as
Remorse in the /Cenci/, appearing in the November issue of /Romanticism
on the Net/. He also presented papers at the North American Society
for the Study of Romanticism's annual conference in London Ontario in
August and at the Center for the Advancement of Early Studies conference
in Muncie in October.
Mardy Philippian, Jr. published a review in the Spring
2002 issue of Film Criticism of Richard Maltby's and Melvyn Stokes's
edited collection Hollywood Spectatorship: Changing Perceptions of
Cinema Audiences (British Film Institute). He also teamed with David
Houston Wood and Victoria Scala to co-found and host the first annual
"Renaissance Prose" conference here at Purdue, delivering
his paper entitled "Canceling the Prescription: The Problem with
Generic Readings of Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici." Mardy
also read a paper this past February at the Eighth Citadel Conference
on Literature in Charleston, South Carolina, entitled "Milton Reading
Samson: Mythic Appropriation in Samson Agonistes." In October 2001
and 2002 he received excellence in teaching awards.
Debrah Huffman, Christine Norris, and Christine Tardy
presented papers at the Writing Across the Curriculum Conference in
Houston, Texas, held March 7-10, 2002.
Several graduate students in the English Department presented
papers at the 2002 American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference,
including Kevin De Pew, Slobodanka Dimova, Suzana González, Krishna
Prasad, Christine Tardy, and Xiaoye You. The conference was held April
6-9, 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The following graduate students in the ELL Program presented
papers at the International Association of World Englishes conference:
Christopher Blake, Edie Cassell, Slobodanka Dimova, Chang Gertner, Suzana
González, Yuanyuan Hu, Dilia Khasanova, Christine Tardy, Xiaoye
You, and Yufeng Zhang. The conference was held October 17-20, 2002 at
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Christine Tardy presented a paper entitled "ESL Graduate
Students' Perspectives on Genre Learning" at Teachers of English
to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) in Salt Lake City, Utah, April
9-13, 2002. She has also published a book review in a recent issue of
the journal Applied Linguistics.
Jennie Blankert gave a paper, titled "Naval Casualty
Reports: Understood Directives, Inherent Values, and Acronymic Information
within and Activity System," at The Association for Business Communications
67th Annual Convention, in Cincinnati, OH, October 23-26, 2002. The
October 2002 issue of the Journal of Business and Technical Communication
features her review of Dwight Atkinson's Scientific Discourse in
Sociohistorical Context: The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal
Society of London, 1675-1975.
David Wood received a GSA Travel Grant this past summer
to present a paper, entitled "'All passion spent': Milton's Samson
and the Melancholic Trajectory," at the Seventh International Milton
Symposium held at the University of South Carolina. He also won Purdue's
2002 R.W. Babcock Award for Literary Criticism for a paper entitled
"'Fetch me a better answer': Narcissus, Echo, and the Audio-Visual
in King Lear." This Spring, at the 38th International Medieval
Congress held at Kalamazoo, Western Michigan University, he will present
a paper entitled "'3eres 3iftes!': Desire, Deceit, and the Gift
in Sir Gawain."
Daryn Glassbrook received a Summer Purdue Research Foundation Grant
for the summer of 2002. His review of Neil Baldwin's Henry Ford and
the Jews will appear in the Fall 2003 issue of Shofar: An Interdisciplinary
Journal of Jewish Studies. He also wrote an introductory essay on
"Black Zionism" for Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers' Encyclopedia
of the Harlem Renaissance, which is scheduled for publication in
In the Spring issue of Pedagogy, Tracy Collins'
article "Reflections on Teaching Sports Literature in the Academy"
will be published.
Serkan Gorkemli presented a paper titled "Designing
a True Wave Generator, or Tutoring ESL Students in Technical Fields"
at "The Art of Writing Centers" Conference of the International
Writing Centers Association, in Savannah, Georgia, April 11-13, 2002.
He also presented "Queering the University, Universalizing the
Queer: Cyber-(Re) Composition of Identity in Turkish Universities"
at The Fourth Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition,
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, October 10-12, 2002.
Christine Tardy, Yufeng Zhang, Xiaoye You, Gigi Taylor,
Scott J. Baxter, Reiko Habuto, Lu Liu, Laurel Reinking, Jessie L. Kapper,
Maria Hong, Christine Norris, and Susana B. Gonzalez recently served
as local representatives for the Third Symposium on Second Language
Writing in October.
Scott J. Baxter gave a lecture "On Giving Academic
Presentations" as part of the English department's Brown Bag lecture
series on October 30, 2002. If you were unable to attend, slides from
the presentation are available at http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~baxters/giving_academic_presentations.pdf.
He has also recently had his article "A Genre-Based Approach to
Teaching the MA Thesis" accepted for publication by the journal
article is scheduled to appear in volume 5(2).
Prapassaree Kramer has published several recent articles,