HELEN BURGESS and MAGGIE SIMON
Helen Burgess and Maggie Simon were interviewed about their Intimate Fields project by the Triangle Digital Humanities Network.
Daun Daemon’s poem “Hens” is forthcoming in Third Wednesday.
Paul Fyfe helped to organize the 2018 Victorians Institute conference on “Consuming [the] Victorians” in Asheville, NC, ending his term as VI’s president. At the conference, he presented “Paper Trails” on the manufacture and distribution of Victorian newsprint.
He was interviewed on NC State’s research blog, The Abstract, about his work with image analytics and Victorian illustrated periodicals.
On November 10, Anna Gibson presented a paper titled “Reading Dickens’s Notes” at the 2018 Victorians Institute Conference in Asheville, NC.
On November 7, Marsha Gordon gave a talk on “Reshaping Film History: Race and Place in American Nontheatrical Film” at Syracuse University.
This month, Gordon’s documentary, Rendered Small, screened at Glimmerglass Film Days in Cooperstown, NY, and at the Superfine DC! Art Fair as part of the LGBT Art Shorts Curated by OUTshine Film Festival.
Bob Kochersberger recently spent a week at the University of Constantine the Philosopher in Nitra, Slovakia, as consultant to efforts in the Faculty of Arts to develop an interdisciplinary liberal arts major. The project is funded by the Slovak Ministry of Education.
Only as the Day is Long: New and Selected Poems by Dorianne Laux was given a starred review in Publisher’s Weekly.
The title poem of her collection, “Only as the Day Is Long,” was featured on The New York Times Magazine website on November 22.
Another poem from the collection, “Emily Said,” was featured on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac on November 17.
Leila May presented “All-Consuming Secrets in Bleak House” at the Victorians Institute Conference held this month in Asheville, NC.
In November, Carolyn Miller was part of a panel presentation on “Scientific Thought Experiments as Deliberative Play” at the National Communication Association meeting in Salt Lake City. She also served as discussion leader at the Association for the Rhetoric of Science, Technology, and Medicine Preconference on Evidence.
Shaquana Suggs’s article “A Guide to Globalizing Your Courses” was published as part of the Office of Faculty Development’s Pack Hacks series.
Jon Thompson’s interview with Shim Bo-Seon, “On Poetry and Home,” was published in volume 39 of Korean Literature Now.
Thompson’s poem “Regarding the Man with the Stolen Past” has been published by Zocalo Public Square.
Thompson also edited and selected two collections of essays for his new poetics series, Illuminations: A Series on American Poetics. They are Donald Revell’s Sudden Eden and Eric Pankey’s Vestiges, both scheduled for publication in 2019.
Additionally, he edited and published Issue 29 of Free Verse: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry & Poetics.
Out of more than 350 submissions for Free Verse Editions, Thompson selected the following poetry collections for publication in 2019: Monica Berlin, Elsewhere That Small; Bruce Bond, The Calling; Peter Kline, Mirrorforms; Eric Pankey, Alias; and Tracy Zeman, Empire (Winner of the New Measure Poetry Prize).
Elizabeth Wagner’s short story “The Violinist” received special mention in The Pushcart Prize XLIII: Best of the Small Presses 2019 Edition. The story was published in Mississippi Review.
Cat Warren has turned in a manuscript to Simon & Schuster Young Readers Imprint, a rewrite for 8-to-12-year-old children of her book What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World. Its release date is August 2019.