English Faculty Publications

English Faculty Publications

 
Faculty in the University of Dayton's Department of English publish, present, perform and produce new scholarship, commentary, reflections and creative works every year. Our department takes pride in the quality of our teaching, the outcomes our students achieve, and the faculty and student scholarship that reinforces our reputation as a leader among U.S. Catholic institutions of higher learning. In this repository, you can find a sampling of scholarly work produced by our faculty and students.

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Submissions from 2017

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Forsaken Trust, Meredith Doench

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'Why Don’t You Just Go Back Where You Came From?' or 'Slight Yams': 'Pangs' of Regret and Unresolved Ambivalence in Joss Whedon’s California, Tereza M. Szeghi and Wesley Dempster

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The Bible and Creationism, Susan L. Trollinger and William Vance Trollinger

Submissions from 2016

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Unbalancing Acts: Plagiarism as Catalyst for Instructor Emotion in the Composition Classroom, Ann E. Biswas

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Freedom is a Good Book and a Sugar High, Meredith Doench

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Teaching Anglo-American Academic Writing and Intercultural Rhetoric: A Grounded Theory Study of Practice in Ontario Secondary Schools, Amir Kalan

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Who’s Afraid of Multilingual Education? Conversations with Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, Jim Cummins, Ajit Mohanty, and Stephen Bahry about the Iranian Context and Beyond, Amir Kalan

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Mobilizing Practitioner Action Research to Foster Critical Pedagogy in a Large Online Undergrad University Course, Amir Kalan and Michelle Troberg

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Staging Encounters: The Touch of the Medieval Other, Miriamne Ara Krummel

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The Biosemiotics of Aldo Leopold, Rebecca Potter

NCTE on 'Why Get an M.A. in English?', Rebecca C. Potter and Margaret M. Strain

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Adolescent Literacy and Collaborative Inquiry, Rob Simon and Amir Kalan

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Degree of Change: The MA in English Studies, Margaret M. Strain and Rebecca C. Potter

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Righting America at the Creation Museum, Susan L. Trollinger and William Vance Trollinger

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‘How Little I Cared for Fame’: T. Sparrow and Women’s Investigative Journalism at the Fin de Siècle, Laura Vorachek

Submissions from 2015

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Metal and Gothic Literature: Examining the Darker Side of Life (and Death), Bryan Bardine

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'I Second that Emotion': Minding How Plagiarism Feels, Ann E. Biswas

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When Emotion Stands to Reason: A Phenomenological Study of Composition Instructors’ Emotional Responses to Plagiarism, Ann E. Biswas

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Branded Cowboy, Meredith Doench

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Crossed, Meredith Doench

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For All the Mias of this World, Meredith Doench

Screenplay: Mark of the Apprentice, Meredith Doench and Nancy Zafris

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Cohesion and Perceived Proficiency in ITA Oral Communication across Engineering and the Sciences, Jennifer Haan

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Jewish Culture and Literature in England, Miriamne Ara Krummel

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Familiar Strangers: International Students in the U.S. Composition Course, Elena Lawrick and Fatima Esseili

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The Possibilities and Pitfalls in Teaching Sherman Alexie’s 'The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian', Tereza M. Szeghi

Submissions from 2014

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Lessons in Citizenship: Using Collaboration in the Classroom to Build Community, Foster Academic Integrity, and Model Civic Responsibility, Ann E. Biswas

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A Practice-Oriented Definition of Post-Process Second Language Writing Theory, Amir Kalan

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Integrating Speaking and Listening Activities into Teaching Anglo-American Academic Writing Rhetoric, Amir Kalan

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Reading Poetry in Standardized EFL Test Preparation to Increase Meaningful Literacy Engagement, Amir Kalan

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Criticizing Local Color: Innovative Conformity in Kate Chopin’s Short Fiction, Thomas Lewis Morgan

Violence and Beauty: Jacques Lacan's 'Antigone', Andrew Slade

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Weaving Transnational Identity: Travel and Diaspora in Sandra Cisneros’s 'Caramelo', Tereza M. Szeghi

Submissions from 2013

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Whose Code of Conduct Matters Most? Examining the Link Between Academic Integrity and Student Development, Ann E. Biswas

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The Impact of Canadian Social Discourses on L2 Writing Pedagogy in Ontario, Amir Kalan

Invisible Monsters and Palahniuk's Perverse Sublime, Andrew Slade

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Scientific Racism and Masculine Recuperation: Charles Lummis and the Search for 'Home', Tereza M. Szeghi

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With 'cheekbones and noses like eagles and hawks': Indigeneity and Mestizaje in Ana Castillo’s 'The Mixquiahuala Letters' and Leslie Marmon Silko’s 'Almanac of the Dead', Tereza M. Szeghi

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Speculation and the Emotional Economy of 'Mansfield Park', Laura Vorachek

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Whitewashing Blackface Minstrelsy in Nineteenth-Century England: Female Banjo Players in 'Punch', Laura Vorachek

Submissions from 2012

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Training Graduate Assistants, Bryan Bardine

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A Primer on Copyright and Fair Use, Ann E. Biswas and Charles J. Russo

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Well-Worn, Meredith Doench

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Essay Writing Instructional Lexicon and Semantic Confusion, Amir Kalan

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Black Naturalism, White Determinism: Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Naturalist Strategies, Thomas Lewis Morgan

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Remake as Erasure in 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre', Andrew Slade

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Selling the Amish: The Tourism of Nostalgia, Susan L. Trollinger

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Playing Italian: Cross-cultural Dress and Investigative Journalism at the Fin de Siècle, Laura Vorachek

Submissions from 2011

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This I Believe: The Do-Over, Meredith Doench

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Review: 'Gendering Disgust in Medieval Religious Polemic', Miriamne Ara Krummel

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Inverting the Haiku Moment: Alienation, Objectification, and Mobility in Richard Wright’s ‘Haiku: This Other World’, Thomas Lewis Morgan

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To Live Like Fighting Cocks: 'Fight Club' and the Ethics of Masculinity, Andrew Slade

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The Vanishing Mexicana/o: (Dis)Locating the Native in Ruiz de Burton’s 'Who Would Have Thought It?' and 'The Squatter and the Don', Tereza M. Szeghi

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From Reading to Revering the Good Book, Or How the Word Became Fossil at the Creation Museum, Susan L. Trollinger

Submissions from 2010

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Dangerous Women: Vera Caspary’s Rewriting of 'Lady Audley’s Secret' in 'Bedelia', Laura Vorachek

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Reading Music: Representing Female Performance in Nineteenth-century British Piano Method Books and Novels, Laura Vorachek

Submissions from 2009

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Elements of the Gothic in Heavy Metal: A Match Made in Hell, Bryan Bardine

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Meir b. Elijah of Norwich and the Margins of Memory, Miriamne Ara Krummel

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Mixing Mourning and Desire: Alfonso Cuarón's 'Y Tu Mamá También', Andrew Slade

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On Mutilation: The Sublime Body of Chuck Palahniuk's Fiction, Andrew Slade

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'The Injin is civilized and aint extinct no more than a rabbit': Transformation and Transnationalism in Alexander Posey’s 'Fus Fixico Letters, Tereza M. Szeghi

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Mesmerists and Other Meddlers: Social Darwinism, Degeneration, and Eugenics in 'Trilby', Laura Vorachek

Submissions from 2008

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Reflective Revision: The Effects of Reflective Memos on Students’ Revision Strategies, Bryan Bardine and Anthony Fulton

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Globalizing Jewish Communities: Mapping a Jewish Geography in Fragment VII of 'The Canterbury Tales', Miriamne Ara Krummel

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Heritage versus History: Amish Tourism in Two Ohio Towns, Susan L. Trollinger

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A Fresh Riff on J. Denny Weaver’s A-Theology or Prolegomenon to a Stewardship Rhetoric, Susan L. Trollinger and Jason R. Moyer

Submissions from 2007

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Differend, Sexual Difference, and the Sublime, Andrew Slade

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Lyotard, Beckett, Duras, and the Postmodern Sublime, Andrew Slade

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A Genealogy of the Confession of Faith in Mennonite Perspective, Susan L. Trollinger

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Fundamental Gaffes, Susan L. Trollinger

Submissions from 2006

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Reconstructing How We Respond to Student Writers: An An Exploratory Study, Bryan Bardine

Submissions from 2005

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Intertextuality and Ideology: Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' and James Fordyce's 'Sermons to Young Women', Laura Vorachek

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Rebellion in the Metropolis: George Gissing's New Woman Musician, Laura Vorachek

Submissions from 2004

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The City as Refuge: Constructing Urban Blackness in Paul Laurence Dunbar’s 'The Sport of the Gods' and James Weldon Johnson’s 'Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man.', Thomas Lewis Morgan

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Engaging Readers and Writers in Adult Education Contexts, Nancy D. Padak and Bryan Bardine

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Hiroshima, 'mon amour,' Trauma, and the Sublime, Andrew Slade

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The Visible Church in a Visual Culture, Susan L. Trollinger

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Female Performances: Melodramatic Music Conventions and 'The Woman in White', Laura Vorachek

Submissions from 2003

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The Semitisms of Middle English Literature, Miriamne Ara Krummel

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Nonviolence, Anabaptism, and the Impossible in Communication, Susan L. Trollinger

Submissions from 2002

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Seeking the Rhetoric of Jesus, Susan L. Trollinger

Submissions from 2000

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Beyond the Red Pen: Clarifying Our Role in the Response Process, Bryan Bardine, Molly Schmitz Bardine, and Elizabeth F. Deegan

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Better Safe than Sorry? Y2K, Preparation, and the Foreclosing of the Future, Susan L. Trollinger

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Anabaptists and Postmodernity, Susan L. Trollinger and Gerald Biesecker-Mast

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'The Instrument of the Century’: The Piano as an Icon of Female Sexuality in the Nineteenth Century, Laura Vorachek

Submissions from 1999

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Students’ Perceptions of Written Teacher Comments: What Do They Say About How We Respond to Them?, Bryan Bardine

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The Aporetic Witness, Susan L. Trollinger

Submissions from 1998

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Annotated Bibliography of Writing Resources, Bryan Bardine

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Responding to Students’ Writing: A Research Review and Suggestions for ABE and GED Teachers, Bryan Bardine

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Using Pre-instruction Questionnaires to Improve the Small Group Writing Class, Bryan Bardine

Submissions from 1997

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A Review of 'A Study of the Spelling Development of Adult Literacy Learners Compared with that of Classroom Children', Bryan Bardine

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Teacher Research: Getting Started, Bryan Bardine

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Working with Learning Disabled Writers: Some Perspectives, Bryan Bardine

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Crossing Boundaries: Land and Sea in Jane Austen's 'Persuasion', Laura Vorachek

Submissions from 1996

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Using Pre-Instruction Questionnaires to Improve the Small Group Writing Class, Bryan Bardine

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Using Writing Journals with Adult Literacy Students Some Options, Bryan Bardine

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Oratory, Barbara A. Biesecker, James P. McDaniel, Susan L. Trollinger, and Gerald Biesecker-Mast

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Reflections and Projections on American Feminism and Culture: An Interview with Gloria Steinem, Melissa Friedling and Susan L. Trollinger

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Review of Kathleen Hall Jamieson's 'Beyond the Double Bind: Women and Leadership', Susan L. Trollinger

Submissions from 1995

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Using Writing Journals in the Adult Literacy Classroom, Bryan Bardine