Chris Anson’s lead chapter, “After the Big Bang: The Expanding Universe of Writing Studies,” has been published in The Expanding Universe of Writing Studies: Higher Education Writing Research (Peter Lang). The essay is a revised version of a plenary address Anson gave at the 50th anniversary conference of the famous 1966 meeting at Dartmouth that is said to have launched the field of writing studies.
Anson and co-editor Pamela Flash’s new book, Writing-Enriched Curricula: Models of Faculty-Driven and Departmental Transformation, has been published by the University Press of Colorado.
On September 28, Daun Daemon’s poem “Please don’t cut down the cedar tree” was published by Remington Review (Fall 2021).
Paul Fyfe organized a panel on “International Circulations” for the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (virtual) conference. His paper was titled “Lajos Kossuth and the International Press System.”
Marsha Gordon published “Going to the Show,” an essay intertwining her grandmother’s moviegoing experiences in 1930s Cleveland with her own as a child in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970s and 1980s, in the LA Review of Books quarterly (Semipublic Intellectual Issue).
Maya Kapoor’s feature “Fish Out of Water” is included in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2021 anthology, which drops on October 12.
In July and August, architectural models from Jim Knowles’s Oxford Friars Project were featured as part of “800 Years of Preaching: An Exhibition Celebrating the Eighth Centenary of the Dominican Friars in Britain” at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford.
The Backlash Blues: Nina Simone and Langston Hughes digital project went live September 21 as part of an NC State Alumni Association virtual event featuring Jason Miller. The project is highlighted by the research of 2021 MA graduates (and current educators) Kelli Pryor (US Military Academy West Point), Isaac Green (North Carolina Central University), Lauren McKenzie (Pine Springs Prep, Holly Springs, NC), and Austin Horne (University of South Carolina PhD program).
On September 23, Juliana Nfah-Abbenyi participated in a “Dialogue on Gender and Sexuality in African Futurism” at the virtual Kwame Nkrumah Festival on Pan Africanism, Feminism and the Next Generation Liberating the Cultural Economy.
JOHN PAUL STADLER
John Paul Stadler’s article “Pornographic Altruism, or, How to Have Porn in a Pandemic” was published in Synoptique, 9.2, for the special issue “Porn and Its Uses.” The article analyzes Covid-19’s effects on pornographic health protocols, labor, charity porn, mutual aid, notions of slow death, and collective care networks.
Allen Stein’s poem “Minimalism” was published in the most recent issue of Southern Poetry Review (59:1).
John Wall published an essay entitled “The theology of relational practice: digital modeling and the historical study of Christianity” in Digital Humanities and Christianity (Walter de Gruyter, 2021).