Curriculum Vitae

Marsha Bryant
Professor of English & Distinguished Teaching Scholar
Director of Graduate Student Teaching & General Education
University of Florida

mbryant@ufl.edu


Education

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D. in English, 1984-89.
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    M.A. in English, 1982-84.
    B.A. with High Honors in English, 1978-82.

Employment

  • Professor of English & Distinguished Teaching Scholar, University of Florida, 2013 – .
  • Director of Graduate Student Teaching & General Education, Department of English, 2016 – .
  • Associate Professor of English, University of Florida, 1997 – 2013.
  • Assistant Professor of English, University of Florida, 1989 – 1997.

Research and Teaching Areas

Post-1900 literature and culture (American & British), modernist studies, poetry & visual culture, women’s writing, pedagogy


Academic Honors & Awards

Editorial and Advisory Boards

  • Associate Editor, Contemporary Women’s Writing (2013-).
  • Advisory Board, The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945 (2011-2014).

Research and Teaching

  • Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award. University of Florida. 2017-18.
  • UF Term Professor, 2016-2019.
  • Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars. University of Florida, 2014-.
  • Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities, 2007-08.
  • Pedagogy workshop co-leader for Impact of Materials on Society project (Materials Research Society meeting, Boston), funded by National Science Foundation, 2014.
  • Interdisciplinary Team-Teaching Grant with Mary Ann Eaverly (Classics), Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, University of Florida 2015.
  • Creative Campus Catalyst Grant (team member), University of Florida, 2013-14.
  • Sabbatical, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida, 2014, 2002.
  • Humanities Scholarship Enhancement Grant, University of Florida, 2013, 2007, 2000.
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, University of Florida, 2005, 2002, 1991.
  • Mentor, UF Scholars Program, 1999.
  • Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award, University of Florida, 1996, 1993.
  • Research Development Award, University of Florida, 1992, 1990.
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1982.

Videos & Exhibitions

  • Impact of Materials on Society: Polymers. (educational video) Humanities Advisor and Commentator. Materials Research Society. March 2016.
  • “Women Poets, Modernism, and Classical Myth.” Modern American Poetry MOOC, U. of Illinois/Coursera. 2016.
  • Classical Convergences: Traditions & Inventions. (with Mary Ann Eaverly and Carol McCusker). Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville FL. December 2014 – May 2015.
  • failure. (with Arts & Humanities Research Group). UF Libraries, Gainesville FL. Spring 2014.
  • The Films of Paul Strand (curator). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. 1992.

Academic Writing

Books

Women’s Poetry and Popular Culture. Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics Series. 2011. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Reviews:

Auden and Documentary in the 1930s. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1997.

Reviews:

  • International Review of Modernism 2.1 (Fall/Winter 1998): 20-22.
  • Visual Anthropology 15.1 (Spring/Summer 1999): 78-80.

Reprints & Excerpts:

  •  The Isherwood Century, ed. James Berg and Chris Freeman (U. Wisconsin Press 2000, 2001; Lambda Literary Award for Gay Studies, 2001).
  • Caverns of Night: Coal Mines in Art, Literature, and Film, ed. William B. Thesing (University of South Carolina Press, 2000).

Photo-Textualities: Reading Photographs and Literature, ed. Marsha Bryant. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1996.

  • Reviewed in Modern Language Review 93.2 (1998): 490-91.

Journal Essays and Book Chapters (Humanities)

  • “Modernist Migrations, Pedagogical Arenas: Translating Modernist Reception in the Classroom and Gallery” (coauthored with Mary Ann Eaverly). The Classics in Modernist Translation, ed. Lynn Kozak and Miranda Hickman. (forthcoming, 2019).
  • Gentry Modernism: Cultural Connoisseurship and Midcentury Masculinity, 1951-1957,” Popular Modernism and Its Legacies: From Pop Literature to Video Games, ed. Scott Ortolano. Bloomsbury, Dec. 2017. 19-44.
  • “Crisis Modes: Ancient Egyptian Forms and Modern Women Poets,” co-authored with Mary Ann Eaverly. Mezzo Cammin 12.1 (July 2017).
  • “Sitwell Beyond the Semiotic” (reprint with Coda). The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell, ed. Allan Pero and Gyllian Phillips. University Press of Florida. June 2017. 94-120. (Rev. TLS Jan. 16, 2018.)
  • “The WP Network: Anthologies & Affiliations in Contemporary American Women’s Poetry,” A History of Twentieth-Century American Women’s Poetry, ed. Linda Kinnahan. Cambridge U. Press, 2016. 186-201.
  • “Camp Modernism Forum,” co-edited with Douglas Mao, Modernism/modernity 23.1 (January 2016), 1-36.
  • “Parody as Pedagogy, Plath as Style” (features student work), Plath Profiles 7 (2014). 13-21.
  • “Epic Encounters: The Modernist Long Poem Goes to the Movies,” Journal of Modern Literature 37.4 (Summer 2014), 70-90.
  • “The Confessional Other: Identity, Form, and Origins in Confessional Poetry,” Identity and Form in Contemporary Literature, ed. Ana Maria Sanchez-Arce. Routledge, 2013. 177-94.
  • “Excavating H.D.’s Egypt,” co-authored with Mary Ann Eaverly, Approaches to Teaching H.D.’s Poetry and Prose. Modern Language Association, 2011. 77-83.
  • “Counter-Intuitive Innovation,” in the forum “Making It New: Innovative Approaches to Teaching Modernism,” Modernism/modernity 16.3. (September 2009): 482-84.
  • “Graduate Student Mentoring: A Poetics,” in Poetry, Politics, and the Profession: Cary Nelson and the Struggle for the University, ed. Michael Rothberg and Peter K. Garrett. State U. of New York Press, 2009. 187-92.
  • “Egypto-modernism: James Henry Breasted, H.D., and the New Past,” co-authored with Mary Ann Eaverly, Modernism/modernity 14.3 (September 2007): 435-53.
  • “Ariel’s Kitchen: Plath, Ladies’ Home Journal, and the Domestic Surreal,” in The Unraveling Archive: Essays on Sylvia Plath, ed. Anita Helle, U. of Michigan Press, 2007. 211-35.
  • “Displaced Artist Statements, Reluctant Artist-Researchers: Poet-Editors of Women’s Poetry Anthologies,” Open Letter 13.4 (Fall 2007): 45-63. (special issue:Artist Statements and the Nature of Artistic Inquiry, ed. Rachel Nash and W. F. Garrett-Petts).
  • “Brooks, Ebony, and Postwar Race Relations,” American Literature 79.1 (March 2007): 113-141.
  • “Sitwell Beyond the Semiotic: Gender, Race & Empire in Façade,” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, 26.2 (Fall 2007): 243-67.
  • “Classical Tourism in Debora Greger’s Poetry,” co-authored with Mary Ann Eaverly. Mosaic 37.3 (September, 2004): 67-91.
  • “IMAX Authorship: Teaching Plath and Her Unabridged Journals,” Pedagogy 4.2 (Spring 2004): 241-61.
  • “Plath, Domesticity, and the Art of Advertising,” College Literature 29.3 (Summer 2002 special issue on Literature & Art): 17-34.
    Reprinted in The Bell Jar: Critical Insights. Salem Press. Ipswich, MA: 2011. 180-200.
  • “W. H. Auden and the Homoerotics of the 1930s Documentary,” Mosaic 30.2 (June 1997): 69-92.
  • “Photo-Graphic Pedagogies: Bringing Photography into the English Department Classroom,” in Integrating Visual and Verbal Literacies, Ed. W. F. Garrett-Petts and Donald Lawrence. Winnipeg, Manitoba: Inkshed Publications, 1996. 76-100.
  • “Auden and the ‘Arctic Stare’: Documentary as Public Collage in Letters from Iceland,” Journal of Modern Literature 17.4 (1991; published 1994), 537-65.
  • “The Films of Paul Strand” (curator’s essay). New American Film and Video Series, 63. Whitney Museum of American Art. March, 1992.

Reviews (Humanities)

  • Rev. of C. D. Blanton’s Epic Negation: The Dialectical Poetics of Late Modernism. Modernism/modernity 24.3 (September 2017): 649-51.
  • Rev. of This Business of Words: Reassessing Anne Sexton, ed. Amanda Golden.  American Literary History Online Review, Series XII. August 2017. 
  • Rev. of Stan Smith, ed, The Cambridge Companion to W. H. Auden. Auden Society Newsletter 26 (December 2005): 25-28.
  • Rev. of Albert Gelpi’s Living in Time: The Poetry of C. Day Lewis. Modern Philology 99.1 (August 2001): 161-65.
  • Response to Marjorie Perloff’s review of Cary Nelson’s anthology, Modern American Poetry. symploke 9:1-2 (2001): 176-77.
  • Rev. of John Fuller’s W. H. Auden: A Commentary. International Review of Modernism 3.1 (Fall/Winter 1999): 20-22.

STEM Publications

Public Humanities Writing & Digital Humanities

MB Blog Posts


Consulting

  • Humanities Adviser for educational video (Polymers). Impact of Materials on Society (IMOS) project, funded by Department of Defense. University of Florida, 2015.
  • Grant review panelist (Comparative Literature and Critical Theory Panel), National Endowment for the Humanities, 2010, 2012.

Workshops

  • TA Workshops for UF English: “Spotlight on CRW 1101 & 2100: Fiction Writing” (Sep. 2018), “Teaching Hamilton” (April 2018), “Teaching Macbeth and Performance“ (January 2018), Spotlight on ENG 2300: Film Analysis” (Oct. 2017), “Teaching Gulliver’s Travels” (Sep. 2017), “Spotlight on ENG 1131: Writing through Media” (April 2017)
  • Co-leader. “Teaching with Archives: A 360⁰ Event.” Campus-wide workshop co-sponsored by The Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars, Office of Faculty Development & Teaching Excellence, and Smathers Libraries’ Department of Special Collections. March 2017.
  • Co-leader. “Teaching with the Harn: A TA Workshop.” Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida. December 2016.

Invited Talks

  • “The Power of Polymers: Tupperware and Domestic Design in Postwar America.” Impact of Materials on Society teaching workshop. Materials Research Society (Boston, MA), December 2014.
  • “Modernism’s Child: Stevie Smith and Children’s Culture.” Shannon-Clark Seminar. Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA), March 2010.
  • “Epic Gender Makeovers: H.D.’s Helen in Egypt and Warner Brothers’ Helen of Troy,” plenary talk for“Femininities and Masculinities in a Global Context,” Florida Consortium for Women’s and Gender Studies (Tampa FL), February 2008.
  • “Graduate Student Mentoring.” Poetry, Politics & The Profession: A Tribute to Cary Nelson. University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), October 2006.
  • “Racing Modern Poetry: A Triptych,” English Department, University of Georgia, December 2005.
  • “Displaced Artist Statements in Women’s Poetry Anthologies.” Workshop on Artist Statements and Artistic Inquiry. Thompson Rivers University, British Columbia, Canada, November 2005.
  • “Raising the Dead: Teaching Seamus Heaney and Photography.” Session sponsored by the MLA at the NCTE Convention (Orlando, FL), November 1994.
  • “Paul Strand and Documentary.” The Whitney Museum of American Art (New York, NY), March 1992.

Conference Papers

  • Preamble to the roundtable “Multimodal Texts and Collaborative Pedagogy: Teaching Persepolis.” LIT 2.0 Collective. “UWP Conference: Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy” (Gainesville, FL), January 2018.
  • Preamble to the roundtable “Oh, the Places Modernist Studies Will Go!” Modernist Studies Association (Pasadena, CA). November 2016.
  • “Mythic Migrations: Ange Mlinko and the Modernist Imagination” (with Mary Ann Eaverly). Portals, Gates: The Classics in Modernist Translation. McGill University (Montréal, Canada). April 29-May 1, 2016.
  • “The Fabrics of the Man: Cleanth Brooks, Gentry Magazine, and Postwar Style.” Modernist Studies Association (Boston, MA), November 2015.
  • “Beyond Isis: Women’s Poetry, Social Crisis, and Ancient Egypt” (with Mary Ann Eaverly). Poetry by the Sea: A Global Conference. (Madison, CT), May 2015.
  • “Why Women’s Poetry Now: The View from 1973.” Modernist Studies Association (Pittsburgh, PA), November 2014.
  • Gentry, the New Criticism, and the Aesthetics of Postwar American Masculinity.” Marxist Reading Group Conference (Gainesville, FL), March 2014.
  • “Queen Bees: Edith Sitwell and Sylvia Plath.” Modernist Studies Association (Brighton, UK), August 2013.
  • “Camp Modernism” (Roundtable organizer/co-moderator). Modernist Studies Association (Las Vegas, NV), November 2012.
  •  “Excavating H.D.’s Egypt in the Classroom.” Modern Language Association (Seattle, WA), January 2012.
  • Panelist and Organizer of Roundtable “Rethinking Poetic Innovation.” Modernist Studies Association (Buffalo, NY), October 2011.
  • “The American Sitwell.” Sitwelliana Symposium (Birmingham, U.K.), September 2011.
  • “CinemaScope Poetics: H.D., Helen, and Epic Film.” Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 (Louisville KY), March 2011.
  • “H.D. in CinemaScope.” Modernist Studies Association (Victoria, Canada), November 2010.
    Invited seminar participant, “Modernism and the Scene of the Archive,” Modernist Studies Association (Victoria, Canada), November 2010.
  • “Everyday Ariel, Household Mythologies.” Lifting Belly High: Women’s Poetry since 1900. (Pittsburgh PA), September 2008.
  • Seminar Co-Leader, “Modernisms in the 1950s,” and Panelist for Forum on Teaching Innovation, Modernist Studies Association (Long Beach CA), November 2007.
  • “Lyric Killers: Ai’s Monologues of Male Violence.” Black Cultural Interventions into Gender and Sexuality Conference, University of Florida, March 2007.
  • “Sounding Sitwell, Sounding Modernism.” Modernist Studies Association (Tulsa OK), October 2006.
  • “H.D.’s Egypto-Modernism and James Henry Breasted’s New Past,” co-authored with Mary Ann Eaverly. Modernist Studies Association (Chicago, IL), November 2005.
  • “The I’s Have It? The Problem of Dramatic Monologue in Contemporary Women’s Poetry.” Modernist Studies Association (Chicago, IL), November 2005.
  • “Reading Stevie Smith’s Image-Text ,” Society for Textual Scholarship conference (New York, NY), March 2005.
  • “Edith Sitwell as Modernist Icon: The Beaton Photographs.” Modernist Studies Association (Vancouver, Canada), October 2004.
  • “Classical Tourism in Debora Greger’s Poetry,” with Mary Ann Eaverly and Debora Greger. Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research, U. of Florida, October 2004.
  • Respondent, “Modernism’s Traffic in Urban Women.” Cities of Women: The Filmic Portrayal of Urban Female Struggles. U. of Florida, December 2003.
  • Cross-Atlantic Roundtable Participant. “The Auden Generation, Reconfigured.” Modernist Studies Association (Birmingham, U.K.), Oct. 2003.
  • “Stevie Smith and the Children’s Culture Concept.” Modernist Studies Association (Birmingham, U.K.), Oct. 2003.
  • “Uneasy Alliances: Brooks, Ebony, and Postwar Race Relations.” Modernist Studies Association (Madison, WI),  Nov. 2002.
  • “Edith Sitwell: Emblem of Modernism.” Modernist Studies Association (Houston, TX), Oct. 2001
  • “Modernist mise en page: Stevie Smith and Children’s Literature.” Modernist Studies Association (Houston, TX), Oct. 2001
  • “Plath, Advertising, and the Domestic Surreal.” Marxist Reading Group Conference (Gainesville, FL), March 2001.
  • “Edith Sitwell’s Facades of Empire: Performance, Race, Nation.” Modernist Studies Association (Philadelphia, PA), Oct. 2000.
  • “Persephone in Florida: Greek Myth in Debora Greger’s Poems” (with Mary Ann Eaverly). 20th Anniversary Symposium of the Center for Greek Studies at the University of Florida. (Gainesville, FL), February 2000.
  • “Teaching Myth through Modern Poetry” (With Mary Ann Eaverly, Helen Sword, and Cynthia Bannon). American Women and Classical Myths (College Park, MD), Sept. 1999.
  • “Excavating H.D.’s Egypt in Palimpsest and The Walls Do Not Fall” (with Mary Ann Eaverly). American Literature Association (San Diego, CA), May 1998.
  • “Afro-Centric Archaeology in H.D.’s The Walls Do Not Fall” (with Mary Ann Eaverly). Southeast Women’s Studies Association (Gainesville, FL), March 1998.
  • “Alternative Masculinities in 1930s Industrial Britain.” Modern Language Association (Washington, D.C.), December 1996.
  • “Interpretive Fictions: Reading Photographs and Literature.” Modern Language Association (San Diego, CA), December 1994.
  • “‘Splendid Men’ of the Black Country: Documentary, Masculinity, and Industrial Britain in the 1930s.” 19th Conference on Literature and Film. Florida State University, January 1994.
  • “Casting Shadows: Auden, Photography, and Documentary.” Cultural Studies in the 1990s Conference, University of Oklahoma, October 1990.
  • “Notes Toward a Supreme War Poem: Auden’s Spain and Cultural Memory.” Modern Language Association (Washington, D.C.), December 1989.
  • “‘Selected Images’ and ‘Gardened Words.’” Midwest Modern Language Association (Minneapolis, MN), November 1989.
  • “Fantasy as Counter-Narrative: The Subversive Text of Joyce’s Dubliners.” James Joyce Conference (Philadelphia, PA), June 1989.
  • “A War of One’s Own: Auden’s Photographic Vision in Journey to a War.” Modern Language Association (New Orleans, LA), December 1988.
  • “Auden’s Reluctant ‘I’ in the Early Love Poems.” Midwest Modern Language Association (Columbus, OH), November 1987.
  • “‘I walk among them taking photographs’: Auden’s Documentary Vision in Letters from Iceland.” 12th Annual Colloquium on Literature and Film. West Virginia University, October 1987.

Public Talks

  • “‘Broke and Healed’: An Antiphonal Meditation,” with Mitchell Stecker (spoken word and musical performance featuring poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins and Anne Sexton). Episcopal Chapel of the Incarnation on campus. Gainesville FL, March 2017.
  • London Calling: Poetry and Popular Music in the Modernist City. (Gallery talk and performance with musicians). Harn Museum of Art, June 2015.
  • “Mighty Aphrodites: Classical Convergences in Art and Poetry” (with Mary Ann Eaverly). Harn Museum of Art, March 2015.
  • “Three Modes of Maya Angelou: The Groove, The Grit, The Gravitas.” Oak Hammock at the University of Florida, June 2014.
  • “From Siouxsie Sioux to Suzie Bonebreaker: Femininity on the Edge.” Talk-back for the film The Punk Singer. Hippodrome State Theatre, January 2014.
  • “Sylvia Plath and the Dream Kitchen.” National Poetry Month event. Alachua County Headquarters Library, April 2013.
  • Symposium Panelist, “The Feminine Mystique at Fifty: 1963-2013”  UF Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research,  March 2013.
  • “Everyday Ariel: Sylvia Plath and Domesticity.” Reinventing Domesticity Forum. UF Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research, November, 2011.
  • “Plath and the Discourse of Postwar Domesticity,” UF English Majors club, February 2007.
  • Literary Connections: Marsden Hartley, American Modern. Harn Museum of Art, November 2006.
  • “Celebrate National Poetry Month,” Talbot Elementary School, April 2004.
  • “Celebrate National Poetry Month,” Flowers Montessori School, April 2003.
  • “What is Poetry?” Holy Trinity Child Caring Center. March 2000 & 2001.
  • “Sylvia Plath and the 1950s Kitchen,” Jewish Newcomers Club, April 2000.

Courses Taught

  • Modern American Poetry
  • Modern British Poetry
  • Women’s Poetry
  • Women Writers & Classical Myths (with Mary Ann Eaverly)
  • Desperate Domesticity: The American 1950s
  • Post-Punk Cultures: The British 1980s
  • Sylvia Plath and Her Cultural Afterlife
  • Supersized: Modernist Long Poems & Epic Films
  • CinePoetics
  • H.D. and Modernist Studies
  • Confessional Poetry/Confessional Culture
  • Poetry and Classical Tourism in Paris (through UF’s Paris Research Center)
  • Literature & Photography
  • Film Analysis
  • The Documentary Book
  • Writing About Literature
  • Literature & Social Consciousness in the 1930s

Professional Service

  • Associate Editor, Contemporary Women’s Writing.
  • Specialist reader for the scholarly journals PMLA, MosaicTulsa Studies in Women’s LiteratureTwentieth Century Literature, and College Literature.
  • Specialist reader for Ashgate Press, University Press of Florida, University of Minnesota Press, Palgrave Macmillan, and the University of Toronto Press.

Ph.D. Candidate Dissertations

  • Carolyn Bradley, “John O’Brien’s The Review of Contemporary Fiction: A Love Letter,” 2018.
  • Rob Short, “Big Books: Addiction and Recovery in the Novels of David Foster Wallace,” co-directed with Trysh Travis. 2017. IT Consultant.
  • Andrea Krafft, “The Domestic Fantastic: Postwar American Fiction from Bradbury to Plath,” 2015. Assistant Director, Writing and Communication Program, Georgia Institute of Technology.
  • Emily McCann,“Gothic Futures: Modernist Gothic, Women’s Modernism,” 2014. Northern Regional Bargaining and Advocacy Specialist, Florida Education Association.
  • Megan Leroy, “Redefining Domesticity: Women’s Poetry in Twentieth-Century America,” 2014.  Instructional Designer, Warrington College of Business, UF.
  • Cortney Grubbs, “Confessing Captivity: Queer Narratives of Trauma by American Women Writers,” 2010.   Assistant Professor at Gordon College, Georgia.
  • James McDougall, “The Incorporation of Chinese Literature into Modern American Poetry,” 2007.  Associate Professor at Shantou University, China.
  • Jill Pruett, “Autobiography and the Business of Being Modern: Gertrude Stein, Josephine Baker, Sylvia Beach, and Elsa Schiaparelli in Paris,” 2007.  Co-Director of Online B.A. Education at the U. of Massachusetts-Lowell.
  • Kirsten Bartholomew Ortega, “The Poet Flâneuse in the American City: Gwendolyn Brooks, Adrienne Rich, Diane DiPrima, Audre Lorde,” 2006.  Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
  • Glenn Freeman, “Lyric Voice and American Individualism,” 2005. Currently Associate Professor at Cornell College, Iowa.
  • John Smith, “Men of the Cold War: Warrior Ethos and Domesticity in 1950s America,” 2002.  Ret. faculty of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
  • Steve Spence, “Photographic Culture and the American Thirties,” 1999.  Associate Professor at Clayton State University, Georgia .

Department & University Service

  • Harn Museum Director Search Committee, 2018.
  • Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars, 2014 –
  • University Cultural Plaza Advisory Committee, 2011-
  • CLAS Humanities Scholarship Enhancement Grant Selection Committee, 2013, 2008.
  • Department Graduate Studies Committee (Placement), 2012 –
  • Department Council (elected), 2014-, 2003-2005, 2000-2001.
  • Department Merit Pay Committee, 2011-13.
  • Grant Workshop presenter and reader, UF Center for Humanities and the Public Sphere, 2011.
  • Department Curriculum Committee, 2009-2010.
  • Judge, UF Woman Leader of the Year (Women’s Leadership Council), 2009, 2007.
  • Department Tenure & Promotion Committee (elected): 2005-2007.
  • Department Graduate Studies Committee (Admissions): 1998-2000, 2003-2006.
  • CLAS Research Advisory Committee, 2003.
  • CLAS Assembly Steering Committee, 2003-2004.
  • Chair, Department Speakers Committee, 2000-2002.
  • Department Hiring Committee, 2004, 1999, 1997.
  • Phi Beta Kappa Selection Committee, 2000-2002.
  • University Committee on Teacher Education, 1999-2002.
  • Department General Education Committee, 1994-97.
  • Department Chair Search Committee for English (elected), 1994.
  • University Teaching Improvement Program (TIP) Advisory Committee, 1994.
  • University Teaching Improvement Design Committee, 1992.
  • CLAS Teaching Awards Selection Committee, 1992.
  • Department Merit Pay Committee (elected), 1990-91, 1991-92, 1993-94.

Professional Memberships

  • Modernist Studies Association
  • Modern Language Association
  • H.D. International Society
  • W. H. Auden Society