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Candace Barrington

Department of English
Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06050
  860.832.0022
  BarringtonC@ccsu.edu
Employment                                                 _________________________________________________

2009-present :      Central Connecticut State University, Professor

2004-2009     :      Central Connecticut State University, Associate Professor

2001-2004     :      Central Connecticut State University, Assistant Professor

2000-2001     :      Iona College, Assistant Professor

1997-1999       :      Southern Connecticut State University, Visiting Ass't Professor

1996-1997      :      Yale University, Instructor/Tutor

1997                 :      Albertus Magnus College, Instructor

1991-1992       :      Texas Tech University, Lecturer

1989-1990      :      Texas Tech University, Teaching Assistant

Education                                                       __________                                                                                      
       Duke University, Ph.D., 1999
        Rice University, B.A., 1979

Scholarship                                        _____                                                                                                                

Monographs and Edited Essay Collections

 American Chaucers. New Middle Ages Series. Palgrave/Macmillan, 2007.

 The Letter of the Law:  Legal Practice and Literary Production in Medieval England.   Edited with Emily Steiner. Cornell University Press, 2002.

 Thinking Historically After Historicism: Essays in Memory of Lee W. Patterson. Edited with Emily Steiner. A special issue of The Chaucer Review 48:4 (2014): forthcoming.

Articles

"The Trentham Manuscript as Broken Prosthesis: Wholeness and Disability in Lancastrian England," Accessus 1.1 (2013): forthcoming.

 "Close-Reading Chaucer in the Classroom,” Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching 21 (2014): forthcoming.

“Personas and Performance in Gower’s Confessio Amantis,”The Chaucer Review 48.4 (2014): forthcoming.      

"The Spectral Advocate in John Gower’s Trentham Manuscript,” in Theorizing Legal Personhood in Late Medieval England. Edited by Andreea Boboc. Leiden: Brill Publishers, 2013. Forthcoming.

“’Best and Only Bulwark’: How Epic Narrative Redeems Beowulf: the Game,” with Timothy English, in Digital Gaming Re-imagines the Middle Ages. Edited by Daniel Kline. New York, NY: Routledge, 2013: 31-42.

“The YouTube Prioress: Anti-Semitism and 21st-Century Participatory Culture,” in Medieval Afterlives. Edited by Gail Ashton and Daniel Kline. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 13-29.

“Dark Whiteness: Benjamin Brawley and Chaucer,” in Dark Chaucer: An Assortment. Edited by Eileen Joy, Nicola Masciorola, and Myra Seaman. Brooklyn, NY: Punctum Books, 2012. 1-11.

“Grieving American Civil War Dead: General Hitchcock’s Hermetic Interpretation of Chaucer’s The Book of the Duchess,European Journal of English Studies 15 (2011): 143-156.

“John Gower’s Legal Advocacy and ‘In Praise of Peace,’” in Gower at 600. Edited by Elisabeth Dutton. Woodbridge, UK: Boydell and Brewer, 2010. 112-125.

 “’Forget what you have learned”: The Mistick Krewe’s 1914 Mardi Gras Chaucer,” American Literary History 22.4 (2010): 1-25.

 “Re-Telling Chaucer for Modern Children: Picture Books, the Marketplace, and Evolving Feminism,” in Sex and Sexuality in a Feminist World. Edited by Katherine Hermes and Karen Ritzenhoff. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. 18-31.

“Extra-Credit Opportunities for Students in General Education Courses,” in Effective Teaching: Systematic Reflections on the Scholarship of Teaching. Edited by Paulette Lemma. Vol. 2.  New Britain, CT: Central Connecticut State University, 2005. 95-99.

“‘Misframed Fables’:  Barclay’s Gower and the Wantonness of Performance.” Mediaevalia 24 (2003): 193-223.

 Contributions to Books and Reference Works

“Rodney Hilton.” Handbook of Medieval Studies. Edited by Albrecht Classen. 3 vols. Berlin: deGruyter, 2010.

“Lynn White, Jr.” Handbook of Medieval Studies. Edited by Albrecht Classen. 3 vols. Berlin: deGruyter, 2010.

“Skeltonics.” Companion to Pre-Sixteenth-Century Poetry. Edited by Michelle Sauer. Facts on File, 2008. 418.

“Old and Middle English Poetry,” Section Introduction for The Longman Anthology of Poetry. Edited by Lynne McMahon, Ryan Van Cleave, and Averill Curdy. Longman, 2006.

Seminars and Institutes


National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College and University Faculty, 2013, “The Centrality of Translation to the Humanities: New Interdisciplinary Scholarship,” University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, 7-27 July 2013.

Summer Institute in Literary Studies, 2008, “Chaucer: Past, Present, and Future,” National Humanties Center, Research Triangle, North Carolina, 6-11 July 2008.

Reviews

Review of Walsingham and the English Imagination by Gary Waller in Speculum 88.1 (2013): 355-6.

Review of Medieval Film edited by Anke Bernau and Bettina Bildhauer in Studies in the Age of Chaucer 32 (2010): 395-398.

Review of Lordship and Literature: John Gower and the Politics of the Great Household by Elliot Kendall in Speculum 85.1 (2010): 155-157.

Review of Medieval Schools by Nicholas Orme in Children’s Literature 36 (2008): 208-213.

Review of What’s Liberal about the Liberal Arts? Classroom Politics and “Bias” in Higher Education by Michael Bérubé in Vanguard 28:2 (January-February 2006):4-5.

Review of Chaucer as Children’s Literature: Retellings from Victorian and Edwardian Eras by Velma Bourgeois Richmond in Children’s Literature 35 (2007):  196-199.

Review of Clueless in Academe: How Schooling Obscures the Life of the Mind by Gerald Graff in Vanguard 26:2 (January-February 2006): 5.

Review of Medieval Children by Nicholas Orme in Children’s Literature 32 (2004): 203-208.

Review of Chaucer’s “Legal Fiction”: Reading the Records by Mary Flowers Braswell in Studies in the Age of Chaucer 25 (2003): 353-356.

Review of Ordering Medieval Society: Perspectives on Intellectual and Practical Modes of Shaping Social Relations edited by Bernhard Jusserand, translated by Pamela Selwyn in The Medieval Review, 2 July 2002: http://www.hti.umich.edu/t/tmr/.

Review of An Introduction to the Canterbury Tales: Fiction, Writing, Context by Helen Phillips in The Medieval Review, 3 December 2000: http://www.hti.umich.edu/t/tmr/.

Review of Political Allegory in Late Medieval England, by Ann W. Astell in Studies in the Age of Chaucer 22 (2000): 448-51.

Other

“CCSU Celebrates Poetry Year Round,” Scene at CCSU, The New Britain Herald, 28 April 2008.  

Grant & Fellowship Awards

AAUP University Research Grant, 2013-14, CSU Research Grants Committee.

AAUP University Research Grant, 2011-12, CSU Research Grants Committee.

AAUP University Research Grant, 2010-11, CSU Research Grants Committee.

AAUP University Research Grant, 2009-10, CSU Research Grants Committee.

CCSU Curriculum Development Grant, 2008, with Tim Craine, “It’s Greek to Us: Using the Greeks to Teach FYS 106 and English 110.”

AAUP University Research Grant, 2007-08, CSU Research Grants Committee.

AAUP University Research Grant, 2006-07, CSU Research Grants Committee.

CCSU Curriculum Development Grant, 2006, “Doing Things with Old English Literature,” WVU Seminar, 1-4 June 2006.

AAUP University Research Grant, 2005-06, CSU Research Grants Committee.

CSU Learning Assessment and Improvement Grant, 2004, “Frequent Targeted Practice.”

AAUP University Research Grant, 2004-05, CSU Research Grants Committee.

CSU Assessment Grant, 2003, “Extra-Credit Opportunities for Students in General Education Courses.”

CSU Assessment Grant, 2002, “Measuring the Effectiveness of Poetry in Freshman Composition Courses,” Co-director with David Cappella, CCSU English Dept.

AAUP University Research Grant, 2002-03, CSU Research Grants Committee.

Travel Grant, 2000, New Chaucer Society.

Travel Grant, 1999, Medieval Academy of America.

Curriculum-Related Activities Grant, May 1999, Office of Faculty Development, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT.

 Graduate Fellowship, 1990-1996, School of Graduate Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC.

 Paper Presentations

“Digital Chaucer,” 16-20 July 2014, 19th International Congress of the New Chaucer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland.

 “Intentionality in Gower’s ‘Tale of Paris and Helen,’” 30 June – 3 July 2014, III Gower Congress, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.

 “’Myn English eek is insufficient’: Translating Medieval Insularity and Ancient Empires,” 10-12 April 2014, Medieval Academy, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

 “Global Chaucers: Reorienting Cultural Adaptation in Non-Anglophone Worlds,” with Jonathan Hsy, 26 June 2013, The Middle Ages in the Modern World Interdisciplinary Conference, University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland.

 "Global Chaucers: Building an Archive,” 25 January 2013, Digital Humanities Symposium, George Washington University, Washington, DC.

“The Trentham Manuscript as Broken Prosthesis: Wholeness and Disability in Lancastrian England,” 4 January 2013, MLA Convention, Boston, MA.

“Medieval Pedagogy Informs ‘Critical Thinking’: Affective Response and Ethical Pause,”22 September 2012, 2nd Biennial Meeting of the Babel Working Group, Boston, MA.

“Fans Across the Water: Transforming Chaucer into the American Guy Next Door,” 26 July 2012, 18th International Congress of the New Chaucer Society, Portland, OR.

“Wife, Widow, and Artist: The Love Triangle in Barab and Richard’s Chanticleer,”
6 November 2010, 1st Biennial Meeting of Babel Working Group, Austin, TX.

“'The Wife of Brittany' and the Civil War Veteran: Remaking The Franklin's Tale for the Vanquished South," 15-19 July 2010, 17th International Congress of the New Chaucer Society, Siena, Italy.

“Performing Legal Discourse in the Trentham Manuscript,” 18-21 March 2010, Medieval Academy of America, New Haven, CT.

“Binding Together Law of the Church and Law of the State,” 2 October 2009, Law and Literature Symposium,Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, PA.

“The Past is a Foreign Country; They Do Things Differently There”: Ancient and Medieval World Literature in International Education,” 21 November 2008, CSU International Education Conference, CCSU, New Britain, CT.

“The Mistick Krewe’s 1914 Mardi Gras Chaucer,” 7 October 2008, American Medievalism Symposium, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL. 

 “Close Reading, Middle English, and the Indifferent Student,” 20 July 2008, 16th International Congress of the New Chaucer Society, Swansea, Wales.

“The Politics of Peace,” 13 July 2008, 1st International John Gower Congress, London, England.

“Dressing the Part: American Women and Popular Culture Trump the Academy,”29 March 2008, 12th CSU Faculty Research Conference, ECSU, Willimantic, CT.

“Tracing Court(ly) Conventions in Royal Texts of John Skelton’s Poetry,” 29 March 2007, Texts & Images Conference, CCSU, New Britain, CT.

“Tracing Court(ly) Conventions in Royal Texts of John Skelton’s Poetry,” 28 December, 2006, MLA Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

“The Prisoner’s Tale: Reading Chaucer in a German POW Camp,” 22 October 2005, 10th CSU Faculty Research Conference, CCSU, New Britain, CT.

“Assessing Assessment in the World Literature Class: Frequent Targeted Practice,”  29 April 2005, 2nd Annual Four-Campus Assessment Conference, ECSU, Willimanatic, CT.

“Dressing the Part:  American Women and Popular Culture Trump the Academy,” 3 November 2004, Women and Gender Lecture Series, Rice University, Houston, TX.

“Courtly Performance and Chaucer’s Squire’s Tale,” 16-17 October 2004, New England Medieval Conference, Connecticut College, New London, CT.

“Courtly Performance and Chaucer’s Squire’s Tale,” 24 April 2004, 9th CSU Faculty Research Conference, SCSU, New Haven, CT.

“Chaucer, Bananas, and an American Seaport,” 18 March 2004, Faculty Presentation Series, English Department, CCSU, New Britain, CT.

“Courtly Performance and Chaucer’s Squire’s Tale,” 10 April 2003, Medieval Academy of America, Minneapolis, MN.

“American Women Retell/Retail Chaucer:  The Case of Gordon Brinley,” 3 April 2003, June Baker Higgins Conference for Gender Studies, CCSU, New Britain, CT.

“American Women Retail Chaucer,” December 2002, MLA, New York, NY.

“Amans’ Confession,” May 2002, 37th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

“American Women Retail/Re-tell Chaucer,” 20 April 2002, June Baker Higgins Conference for Gender Studies, CCSU, New Britain, CT.

“America Reads Chaucer,” 6 April 2002, 7th CSU Faculty Research Conference, SCSU, New Haven, CT.

"Extra-Credit Options:  Opportunities for Cultural and Intellectual Growth,” 2 November 2001, 7th Annual Connecticut Consortium for Enhancing Learning and Teaching, ECSU, Willimantic, CT.

“’There is a trespass done’:  Chaucer and Nineteenth-Century America’s Imperial Project,”19 October 2001, Southeastern Medieval Association, New Orleans, LA.

"‘Weel purtreye and write’: Courtly Performance in The Squire’s Tale,” May 2001, 36th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

“’Redeth Gower’:  Caxton’s Marketing of the Confessio Amantis,” July 2000, New Chaucer Society, London, England.

“Raiding England’s Golden Treasury:  Nineteenth-Century America’s Appropriation of Chaucer,” May 2000, 35th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

“Integrating Critical Thinking Skills in the Developmental Composition Classroom,” 5 November 1999, 5th Annual Connecticut Consortium for Enhancing Learning and Teaching, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT.

“Virtues vs. Vices:  The Legal Battle in Gower’s Mirour de l’Omme,” 15 February 1999, Medieval Studies Lunch Colloquium, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

“Barclay Reads Gower, or Grumpy Old Men,” 10 May 1998, 33rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

“Esquire John Gower,” 11 May 1997,  32nd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

“John Gower: The Judicial Self,” 14 February 1997, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Conference, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

“The ‘Strange Matiere’ of Gower Studies,” 19 October 1996, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Conference, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY.

“Lydgate’s ‘Dedli Slepe,’” 12 October 1996, Medieval Association of the Midwest Conference, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN.  

“‘What strengest is of erthli thinges’: None of the Above,” 9 May 1996, 31st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

“The Intertexts of Chaucer’s House of Fame,” 8 February 1994, Medieval Studies Colloquium, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. 

The Canon’s Yeoman’s Tale:  A Reading of Chaucer’s Two Canons,” 5 November 1992, Medieval Studies Colloquium, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

“Introductory Literature Classes:  How the Writing Center Can Help,” 17 February 1992, Colloquium for Writing Center Theory and Practice, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. 

“Producing The Play of the Sacrament for Strangers,” 1 February 1992, Texas Tech Comparative Literature Symposium, Lubbock, TX.   

Invited  Presentations

"Translating Chaucer,” Yale Medieval Colloquium, 27 March 2014, guest speaker, Yale University.

"Social Media and Academic Community," 20 March 2013, guest speaker, Center for Teaching and Faculty Development, CCSU.

Featured university speaker, 17 March 2010, HerStory, CCSU Women’s Center.

Featured faculty member, 3 April 2009, Central Educators telecast.

“American Chaucers: The Miller’s Tale,” 9 April 2008, guest lecturer, English Department, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

“The Mistick Krewe’s 1914 Mardi Gras Chaucer,” 7 October 2008, American Medievalism Symposium, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL. 

Featured author for American Chaucers, 26 March 2008, Central Authors telecast.

Featured author for Letter of the Law, March 2006, Central Authors telecast, CCSU.

“Love on the Margins,” 7 November 2005, Ex Libris talk sponsored by CCSU English Graduate Student Association and Sigma Tau Delta, New Britain, CT.

“Virtues vs. Vices:  The Legal Battle in Gower’s Mirour de l’Omme,” 15 February 1999, Medieval Studies Lunch Colloquium, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Peer Reviewer

Grants

American Philosophical Society

Journals

Chaucer Review

Modern Language Notes

postmedieval  

Journal of English and German Philology

ANQ

Yearbook of Langland Studies

Accessus

Presses

Palgrave Macmillan

Ashgate

  

Textbook Reviews

Pocket Wadsworth Handbook, 3rd edition, Kirszner and Mandell (2008), for Cengage, 1 May 2010.      

Explorations: Guided Inquiry into Writing, for McGraw Hill, 15 June 2008.

The Aims of Writing, for McGraw Hill, 21 May 2008.

Poetry, by Michael Meyer (2007), for Bedford/St. Martins, 14 April 2008.

The Little Penguin Handbook, by Lester Faigley (2007), for Penguin, 11 January 2008.

The DK Handbook, by Wysocki and Lynch (2009), for Pearson Longman, 27 July 2007.

Pocket Wadsworth Handbook, 3rd edition, by Kirszner and Mandell (2006), for Thomson Wadsworth, 20 July 2007.

Writing Analytically, 4th edition, by Rossenwasser and Stephens, for Thomson Wadsworth, 5 June 2006.

75 Readings, by Santi V. Buscemi and Charlotte Smith (2004), for McGraw Hill, 2 May 2005.

Grammar By Diagram, by Cindy Vitto (2001), for Broadview Press, 14 January 2005.

Pocket Wadsworth Handbook, 2nd edition , by Kirszner and Mandell (2002), for Thomson Wadsworth, 4 May 2004.

Longman Anthology of British Literature, 2nd edition (2003), for Longman/Pearson Education,1 May 2004.

Beowulf, translated by Alan Sullivan and Timothy Murphy (2002), for Longman/Pearson Education, 12 April 2003.

Teaching Experience                                                                                                                                               

2001-present:  Central Connecticut State University, Assistant Professor

Chaucer

Survey of Medieval English Literature

Old English Language and Literature

Beowulf

Medieval Drama

Courtly Love, Medieval to Postmodern

A Millennium of British Literature: Course Abroad

Introduction to Literary Study

British Literature I        

British Literature II

World Literature I

Contemporary Literature

Introduction to Poetry        

Freshman Composition

Independent Studies:

Medieval Women

J. R. R. Tolkien

Research and the British Library Archives

Graduate Seminars:

Chaucer and His Contemporaries: Graduate Seminar

Women and Late-Medieval English Literature:  Graduate Seminar

Thesis Advisor:

Stacey Bleistein, “Friendship in Medieval England: Psychological and Divinely Inspired Portrayals of Friendly Love in Gower’s Confessio Amantis, Chaucer’s “The Knight’s Tale,” and Julian of Norwich’s Revelations of Divine Love,” 2013.

Katie Kollar, “Living Behind the Veil: Social Identity in the Pre-Civil Rights African-American Novel,” 2010.

Forrest Helvie, “The Madness of Sir Lancelot: the Problem of Identity in Malory’s Le Morte D’Arthur,” 2008.

Michelle Middleton, “’In widewes habit blak’: Chaucer's Criseyde and Late-Medieval Widows,” 2005.

   2000-2001:  Iona College, Assistant Professor

          Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

          Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde and other early works

          Anglo-Saxon Literature Pedagogy: Independent Study

          Italy in Literature: Independent Study

          Foundations and Traditions of Literature

          Communication Skills:  Advanced Composition

 

   1997-1999:  Southern Connecticut State University, Visiting Assistant Professor

The Idea of Self:  Middle Ages to Renaissance

Survey of Early British Literature

Multiculturalism and the American Short Story: Independent Study

American Renaissance

Southern American Literature         

Survey of Western Literature I

Political Imagination and Literature:  The Rhetoric of War

Survey of American Literature

Composition II      

Composition I

Developmental Composition

 

1996-1997:  Yale University, Instructor/Tutor

Daily Themes

Reading and Writing Prose

 

1997:  Albertus Magnus College, Instructor

College Writing

Introduction to Literary Genres

 

1991-1992: Texas Tech University, Lecturer

1989-1990: Texas Tech University, Teaching Assistant

Masterpieces of Literature through 1700

Advanced College Rhetoric     

Essentials of College Rhetoric

      Teaching Honors

       Honor Roll, CCSU Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008-2009

       Finalist, CCSU Excellence in Teaching Award, 2007-2008

       Honor Roll, CCSU Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006-2007

       Honor Roll, CCSU Excellence in Teaching Award, 2005-2006

      Service                                                                                                                             ______                       

     College/University

Member, Advisory Committee for the President’s Citation Award, 2013.

President, University Faculty Senate, CCSU, 2008-2012.

Member, Written and Oral Communication Subcommittee, ConnSCU Transfer and Articulation Process, 2012.

Member, Chief Diversity Officer Search Committee, 2010.

Member, Chief Information Officer Search Committee, 2010.

Member, Advisory Committee for CSUS Chancellor Search, 2010-2011.

Member, Advisory Committee for the CSU Professorship, 2009-2010.

Member, Design Review Committee, 2009-2012.

Member, Retention and Graduation Council, 2008-2012.

Co-editor, NEASC Self-Study Report, 2008.

Vice-President, University Faculty Senate, 2007-2008.

Member, Mission and Purposes Subcommittee, NEASC Self-Study Committee, 2007-2008.

Member, Facilities Planning Committee, 2007-2013.

Representative, University Faculty Senate, 2003-2008.

Council Representative, CSU-AAUP Executive Committee, 2005-2009.

Member, CCSU-AAUP Executive Council, 2005-2009.

Faculty, First Year Experience, 2002-present.

Board Member, CCSU Women and Film Festival, 2004-present.

Member, University Curriculum Committee, 2007.

CSU-AAUP representative, Standing Advisory Committee, Board of Governors of Higher Education, State of Connecticut, 2006-2008.

Co-Chair, Election Committee, Faculty Senate, 2005-2006.

Member, Appointments and Personnel Committee, 2005-2006.

Chair, Take-A-Legislator-To-Work ad hoc Committee, 2004-2006.

Member, University Faculty Senate Elections Committee, 2004-2006.

Member, Enrollment Management Team: New Student Programs/StudentSuccess, 2004-2005.

Member, Take-A-Trustee-to-Work Committee, 2002-2004.

Contributor of World-Famous, West-Texas-Style Enchiladas and Fresh Salsa, IRC Faculty Auction for Scholarship Fund, 2002 & 2003.

Board Secretary, United Protestant Campus Ministry, serving CCSU, 2002-2006.

Evaluator, On-line Writing Evaluation Program (Criterion) Report, CCSU, Fall 2001.

Mentor, Retention Task Force Subcommittee on Undergraduate Day Student

Retention, Iona College, 2001.

Moderator, Tennessee Trails, Iona in Mission, Iona, 10-18 March 2001.

Organizer, Teaching Round Table, Iona, Fall 2000.

Remediation Workgroup, Undergraduate Curriculum Forum, Office of Academic Affairs, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT, Spring 1999.

Honors Faculty, SCSU, 1998.

Weekly Teaching Colloquium, SCSU, 1997-99.

Steering Committee for the 8th Annual All University Conference on the Advancement of Women in Higher Education, 1991-92, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

Women’s Studies Council, Texas Tech, 1991-92.

      Department


Member, Composition Committee, 2010-present.

Mentor, New English Department Faculty, 2007-present.

Organizer, Annual CSU Undergraduate English Conference, CCSU, 2006-2012.

Coordinator, Annual Poetry Reading Marathon, CCSU Courtyard, 2006-2012.

Faculty Advisor, The English Club/Literary Arts Society, 2003-present, CCSU.

Reader/Grader, Graduate Student Comprehensive Exams, 2003-present, CCSU.

Member, Appointments Committee, 2002-2005, CCSU.

Prepared representative syllabi (ENG 110, 203, 205, 332, & 450) for NCTE accreditation.

Ad hoc member, Appointments Committee for Early Modern Hire, 2001-02, CCSU.

Speaker, “Falling in Love at the Margins,” Sigma Tau Delta Initiation, April 2001, Iona College.

Pilot Conference Coordinator, “Finding Meaning in Multicultural Literature:  TeachingInnovations,” Spring 1999, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT.

Curriculum Committee, 1997-99, English Department, SCSU.

Ad-Hoc Committee for Teaching Theory and Literary Analysis, 1998-99, English Department, SCSU.

Freshman Rhetoric and Composition Textbook Selection Group, Composition and Rhetoric Committee, 1992, English Department, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

Designer of model syllabi for Introductory and Advanced Composition and Rhetoric courses at Texas Tech.

      ProfessionalActivity            ____________________________                                                                       

      Professional

Session Co-Organizer, “Trans-Medievalism,” 16-18 October 2014, 3rd Biennial Meeting of the BABEL Working Group, Santa Barbara, CA.

Session Organizer, “Global Chaucer,” 16-20 July 2014, 19th International Congress of the New Chaucer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Session Organizer, “Neighbors and the Law,” July 2012, 18th International Congress of the New Chaucer Society, Portland, OR.

Delegate, Chaucer Division, MLA Delegate Assembly, 2012-2014.

Member, Nominations Committee, Connecticut State Conference-AAUP, 2010-2011.

Session Organizer, “Chaucerian Diplomacy,” July 2010, 17th International Congress of the New Chaucer Society, Siena, Italy.

Reviewer, The John Gower Newsletter, 2008-present.

Session Organizer, “Negotiating the Past with Lee Patterson I & II,” 10 May 2008, 43rd

International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

Session Moderator, 28 December, 2006, MLA Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Session Moderator, 22 October 2005, CSU Faculty Research Conference.

Session Co-organizer, “Colonial Chaucer,” 15-19 July 2004, 14th International Congress of the New Chaucer Society, Glasgow, Scotland.  

Panel Chair, 2 November 2001, Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association Annual Conference, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT.

Session Organizer, “Lancastrian Poetics,” May 1997, 32nd International Congress on Medieval Studies.

 

Memberships

  New Chaucer Society (1996-present)

  Medieval Academy (1993-present)

  Modern Language Association (1991-present)

  International Courtly Literature Society (2000-present)

  Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society (2000-present)

  John Gower Society (1993-present)

  Selden Society (2009-present)

 
 
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