Brenda Brueggemann

Professor

Aetna Chair of Writing


Professor and Aetna Chair of Writing. Storrs.

Specialties and Interest Areas in Research, Service, and Teaching:
Deaf Studies; Disability Studies; disability art and creative expression; universal design, multimodality and access to education; captioning; global disability issues; disability and human rights; teaching college writing; writing program administration; women in higher education; university and community engagement; creative non-fiction.

Current Research:
– Posting Mabel: an epistolary biography of Mabel Hubbard Bell (Alexander Graham Bell’s deaf wife)
– AktionT4: Economics,Euthanasia, Eugenics (a blog about the Nazi’s T4 program that exterminated over 240,000 people with disabilities): http://aktiont4.com/
– Disability and Rhetoric:  an edited collection of key publications that intersect those two fields (with John Duffy and Drew Holladay)

Published Monographs and Collections:
Arts and Humanities (vol 8). The SAGE Reference Series on Disability Key Issues and Future Directions.  (with Elizabeth Brewer, Nicholas Hetrick and Melanie Yergeau).  Sage Publications, 2012.
Deaf Subjects: Between Identities and Places.  New York UP, 2009.
Disability and/in Prose.  Co-editor with Marian E. Lupo.  Routledge, 2008.

 

Journal Issues, Contributing Editor
Diversability Ohio, Guest Editor, 2012-2013 Premiere Edition.  http://www.diversabilityohio.com/index.html
Prose Studies special double issue, “Disability and/in Prose.”  27.1-2 (2005).
-  Sign Language Studies special double issue, “Narrating Deaf Lives.” 7.2 (2007).

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Contact Information
Emailbrenda.brueggemann@uconn.edu
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Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut
Department of English
215 Glenbrook Road, U-4025
Storrs, CT 06269-4025
Office LocationAustin 119
Office Hourscontact for appointment, using my email address
CoursesFall 2019: English 5100: Theory and Teaching of Writing. TUES: 4-6:30pm Spring 2020: English 3003W: Advanced Expository Writing (inquiry focus: Writing Identity). Tues/Thurs. 3:30-4:45pm
Linkhttp://writing.uconn.edu