Department of English Accomplishments
July 2022 - February 2023
Pamela Brown, Mary Burke, Ellen C. Carillo, Julie Choffel, Jason Courtmanche, Martha J. Cutter, Thomas Deans, Sarah DeCapua, Darcie Dennigan, Tom Doran, Anna Mae Duane, Mary K. Bercaw Edwards, Serkan Görkemli, Patrick Hogan, Yohei Igarashi, Heon Jeon, V. Penelope Pelizzon, Grégory Pierrot, Alexander Menrisky, Frederick Roden, and Debapriya Sarkar
Donna Krolik Hollenberg
Kyle L. Barron, Sophie Buckner, Adam McLain, Psyche Ready, and Kathryn Warrender-Hill
Awards and Honors
- Visiting Research Fellow. Trinity College Dublin, Long Room Hub, Fall 2022.
- Forever Valley in New Directions’ 2022 Novel Prize Shortlist, 17 January 2023.
Duane, Anna Mae
- Scholarship and Collaboration in Humanities and Arts Research (SCHARP) Development Award for her podcast, The Children’s Table Podcast Development. UConn Office of the Vice President for Research.
- Scholarship and Collaboration in Humanities and Arts Research (SCHARP) Development Award for his book project, “Word Count.” UConn Office of the Vice President for Research.
- Race, Politics, and Irish America: A Gothic History. Oxford: Oxford UP (UK), December 2022/(US), March 2023.
Cutter, Martha J
- The Many Resurrections of Henry Box Brown. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022.
- Literature and Moral Feeling: A Cognitive Poetics of Ethics, Narrative, and Empathy. Cambridge: Cambridge UP [Studies in Emotion and Social Interaction Series], 2022.
Hollenberg, Donna Krolik
- Winged Words: The Life and Work of the Poet H.D., University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI, 2022.
- editor. Toussaint Louverture et après. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2022.
- Dekolonisiert Den Hipster. Jan-Frederik Bandel, translator. Hamburg: Edition Nautilus, 2022.
Barron, Kyle L, Kathryn Warrender-Hill, Sophie Wallis Buckner, and Psyche Z. Ready
- “Expanding Writing Center Space-Time: Tutoring Modality, Access, and Equity.” The Peer Review, vol. 7, no. 1, 2023.
Bercaw Edwards, Mary K.
- “Typee and Omoo.” In Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Herman Melville. Eds. Wyn Kelley and Christopher Onge. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2022. 55-65.
- "All Astir." Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies, 25.1 March 2023: 51-54.
- “All Astir.” Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies, 24.3 October 2022: 121-26.
- editor and translator. Isabella Andreini, Lovers’ Debates for the Stage: A Bilingual Edition. With Julie Campbell, and Eric Nicholson. The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe. Toronto: Iter, 2022.
- afterword and contributing editor. Juanita Casey, The Horse of Selene (Recovered Voices series reissue of a 1971 novel). Dublin: Tramp Press, July 2022.
- “Irish Travellers, the Environment, and Literature.” The Cambridge History of Irish Literature and the Environment. Malcolm Sen, editor. Cambridge UP, July 2022, 206-26.
- Disremembrance: Joyce and Irish Protestant Institutions for Women and Children” (reprint of Éire-Ireland journal article). REDRESS: Ireland’s Institutions and Transitional Justice. Eds. Katherine O’Donnell, Maeve O’Rourke, and James M. Smith. University College Dublin Press, July 2022, 196-210.
Carillo, Ellen C.
- “What I Learned About Teaching While Teaching Mrs. Dalloway During the Pandemic." Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture, vol. 23, no. 1, 2022.
- MLA Guide to Digital Literacy, 2nd edition. MLA, 2022.
- Reading Critically, Writing Well, 13th edition. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2022.
- Instructor’s Resource Manual for Reading Critically, Writing Well, 13th edition. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2022.
- The Inevitable Return of What We Do Not Love. Finishing Line Press, 2022. “What Was Happening,” in Orion, Winter 2022, p. 51.
- “Another Story” in Barrow Street, Winter 2022-23, p. 22.
- “The Stillness of Wild Things.” 2023 CT Literary Anthology, Woodhall Press, 2023.
Cutter, Martha J.
- “Picturing Race: African Americans in US Visual Culture Before the Civil War.” Race in American Literature and Culture. Ed. John Ernest. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022, pp. 241-61.
- “What Can We Learn about WID from Exceptionally High-Achieving STEM Majors?” Across the Disciplines, vol. 19, no. 1–2, The WAC Clearinghouse, 2022, pp. 160–174. Crossref, doi:10.37514/atd-j.2022.19.1-2.10.
- “On Claire-Louise Bennett's Checkout 19.” Annulet, 1 October 2022.
- "Pride." Ploughshares, vol. 48 no. 4, 2022, p. 71-85. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/plo.2022.0136.
- “Runway.” The Iowa Review, vol.51-52, no.3-1, 2022, pp. 57-71.
- “Simulation, stories, and fictional worlds.” The Behavioral and brain sciences vol. 45 e285. 18 Nov. 2022, doi:10.1017/S0140525X21002107.
- “Blood and Soil: Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony. In Ethnic American Literatures and Critical Race Narratology. Ed. Alexa Weik von Mossner, Marijana Mikić, and Mario Grill. New York: Routledge, 2022, 167-182. (Adapted from American Literature and American Identity: A Cognitive Cultural Study from the Civil War to the Twenty-First Century. [New York: Routledge, 2022].)
- “Cultural Memory: Sharing Recollections We Don’t Have About Things That Never Happened.” In Cultural Memory: From the Sciences to the Humanities. Ed. Donald Wehrs, Suzanne Nalbantian, and Don Tucker. New York: Routledge, 2023, 107-120.
- “Romanticism and Data” special issue of The Wordsworth Circle 53.3, Summer 2022.
- co-author, “Limericks and Computational Poetics: The Minimal Pairs Framework,” Journal of Computational Literary Studies 1.1, November 2022.
- Shared Data, Personal Data," The Wordsworth Circle 53.3 (Summer 2022).
- Designing Teaching for Transfer in EAP. RELC Journal, 27 November 2022.
- "Introduction to Sexual Violence and Science Ficiton Symposium." SFRA Review, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 115–117.
- editor. Symposium: Sexual Violence and Science Fiction. SFRA Review, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 115–218.
- “Hicks, Homos, and Home Cooking: Literary Recipes in Queer Appalachia.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, vol. 28, no. 3, 2022.
- Anson, April, Cassandra Galentine, Shane Hall, Alexander Menrisky, and Bruno Seraphin. “Stemming the Creep of Ecofascism: A Primer.” Environmental Politics, December 2022.
Pelizzon, V. Penelope
- “Cliché.” 32 Poems, no. 40, Fall/Winter 2022, pp. 1-2.
- “Nègre (noir, black, renoi, négro).” Small Axe, 26.2, 2022, 100-107.
- “There is Danger in the Garden: Chié Shimizu's ROJI." ASAP/J, 23 June 2022.
- “The Utopian Hypothesis.” English Literary Renaissance, 52.3, 2022, 371-384.
Cutter, Martha J
- Review of Selling Antislavery: Abolition and Mass Media in Antebellum America. Teresa Goddu. U. of Pennsylvania Press, 2020. Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Summer 2022.
- Review of Hannah Walser, Writing the Mind: Social Cognition in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction. Nineteenth-Century Contexts 44.5, 2022, 545-546.
- Review of Trace the Stars, edited by Joe Monson and Jaleta Clegg. Dawning of a Brighter Day, Association for Mormon Letters, July 2022.
- Review of Dragon Soup for the Soul by Emily Martha Sorenson. Dawning of a Brighter Day, Association for Mormon Letters, August 2022.
- Review of A Dragon and Her Girl, edited by Joe Monson and Jaleta Clegg. Dawning of a Brighter Day, Association for Mormon Letters, October 2022.
- Review of Child and Youth Agency in Science Fiction: Travel, Technology, Time, edited by Ingrid E. Castro and Jessica Clark. SFRA Review, vol. 52, no. 4, 2022, pp. 90–92.
- Review of August Kitko and the Mechas from Space by Alex White. Ancillary Review, December 2022.
- Review of Remainders of the American Century: Post-Apocalyptic Novels in the Age of US Decline by Brent Ryan Bellamy. Fafnir: Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research, vol. 9, no. 2, 2022, pp. 218–222.
- "Queerness Is Mormonism Is Queerness." Review of Queer Mormon Theology: An Introduction by Blaire Ostler. Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, vol. 55, no. 4, 2022, pp. 193–195.
- Jonathan Freedman, The Jewish Decadence: Jews and the Aesthetics of Modernity. Religion and the Arts 26.5, 2022, 694-698.
- Chene Heady, Worlds of Common Prayer: Liturgical Time and Poetic Re-enchantment, 1827-1935 and Krista Lysack, Chronometres: Devotional Literature, Duration, and Victorian Reading. Victorian Studies 64.3, 2022, 517-519.
- Martin Lockerd, Decadent Catholicism and the Making of Modernism. Religion and the Arts 26.3, 2022, 401-405.
Presentations and Talks
Bercaw Edwards, Mary K.
- Invited Lecture, “Sailor Talk: A Melville Scholar Chases the Law of Whaling into the 21st Century,” Law Librarians of New England conference entitled Chasing the Law of Whaling into the 21st Century, New Bedford, MA, 7 October 2022.
- co-organizer and speaker. "Lovers' Debates for the Stage: Performance and Roundtable." Attending to Women Conference, Center for Renaissance Studies, Newberry Library, Chicago, 1 October 2022.
- “White Wedding: Grace Kelly, George Kelly and Irish-American Assimilation.” Columbia University Irish Seminar, 3 Feb 2023.
- “George Kelly’s Drama.” Grace Kelly Home/Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 9 December 2022.
- Public talk. Race, Politics, and Irish America University of Galway, Ireland, 24 November 2022.
- University of Limerick, Ireland, 14 November 2022.
- Maynooth University, Ireland, 10 November 2022.
- “Ireland, Irish America, and George Floyd.” ASA, New Orleans, 6 November 2022.
- “Recovering the Matrilineal Line in Irish Gothic Fiction.” Recovering the Vampire Conference. Edgehill University, UK, 5 November 2022. Online.
- “Frank Yerby’s The Foxes of Harrow (1946): A Black Irish-American rejoinder to Margaret Mitchell.” MA and NE American Conference for Irish Studies, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, 14 October 2022.
- Reading/launch event for Juanita Casey. The Horse of Selene edition. International Association.
Carillo, Ellen C.
- Panelist. CLAS Teaching Conversation, "Exploring the Efficacy of Engagement-Based Grading in ENGL 2407: The Short Story." 1 February 2023.
- Invited Speaker. "Exposing Bias in Assessment Practices: A Critique of Labor-Based Grading and a More Inclusive Path Forward." Spring Symposium. Writing Program, University of Arizona. 9 January 2023.
- Invited Speaker. “Teaching Mindful Reading at Access-Oriented Institutions.” MLA Teaching Institute on Reading and Writing Pedagogy at Access-Oriented Institutions, Princeton University, 14 July 2022.
- Third Thursdays Poetry, 19 January 2023, Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA. Reading.
- WordHouse Reading Series, 10 December 2022, Noah Webster House, West Hartford, CT. Reading.
- Creative Sustenance Benefit, Storrs, 3 November 2022, UConn Bookstore, Storrs, CT. Reading.
- “Strategies—Especially Artificial Intelligence—for Supporting Neurodiverse STEM Graduate Writers.” International Writing Centers Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, October 2022.
Presentations and Talks (cont.)
- “Luscious Lawns.” 28-30 July 2022, Providence, WaterFire Arts Center.
- “On Renovation.” Colby Environmental Institute, 3 August 2022, Colby College, Waterville, ME. Conference Presentation.
- “Literary Data and the Discipline.” “The Anxiety of the Computational” Working Group, Santa Fe Institute, August 2022.
Jeon, H., & DeCapua, S.
- Development of Assessment Literacy through Video Feedback Innovation in Second Language Writing Classrooms (Presented at Language Assessment Research Conference, 15-17 September 2022).
- “The Gendered Voice Project: An Introduction." University of Connecticut Humanities Institute, October 2022.
- "'Only an Echo': The Archive of Memory and the Memory of the Archive in Lois Lowry's The Giver." 7th Annual City Tech Science Fiction Symposium, December 2022. Conference Presentation.
- “Intergenerational Environmental Humanities.” Modern Language Association (MLA). San Francisco, CA, January 2023.
- "Against the Ecofascist Creep: A Collaborative Digital Resource.” Modern Language Association (MLA), Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Session. San Francisco, CA, January 2023.
- “Everyday Ecofascist Effects.” American Studies Association (ASA). New Orleans, LA, November 2022.
- “Round the Decay: Umar Rashid, Art at the Edge of History,” Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present annual conference, UCLA, 16 September 2022.
- Roundtable on Haitian Revolutionary Fictions: An Anthology, Haitian Studies Association annual conference. With Marlene L. Daut and Marion Rohrleitner. Howard University, DC, 8 October 2022.
- "Speculative Fictions: Past, Present and Future." with Pam Bedore, Fred Lee, Dexter Gabriel. Roundtable. The William Benton Museum of Art. 8 November 2022.
- "Until Emmet Till Rests" On Abolition: A Symposium. Duke University Department of Romance Studies. 2-3 February 2023.
- “The Arts of English Poesie: Making Worlds and Making Race.” RaceB4Race: Poetics. Arizona State University, January 2023.
- Context and Collaboration in the Sub-Saharan Writing Center Community. Slow Agency Podcast, Episode 18. Writing Centers Across Borders, 18 Oct 2022.
- Live Interview on Horse of Selene edition. “Arena,” RTÉ (national radio), 27 July 2022
- New Books Network Apple podcast on Race, Politics, and Irish America: A Gothic History, December 2022.
Bercaw Edwards, Mary K.
- Interviewed by Roberto Mighty for Season 2, Episode 6, "Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY" [where Herman Melville was buried], of "World's Greatest Cemeteries" on PBS, aired 19 February 2023.
- Interviewed by Mike Allen for podcast “Amazing Tales from Off and On Connecticut's Beaten Path,” aired 16 February 2023.
- "Beyond the Cosmetic: A Conversation with Esther Armah." LA Review of Books. 28 December 2022.
- "Reconstruire l'humanité: une discussion avec Anne-Sophie Nanki." 17 October 2022.