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Faculty Forum

The Faculty Forum promotes scholarly activity among full-time faculty members in the English Department by providing them with the opportunity to circulate their research among colleagues. Interested faculty members then respond to the circulated work over wine and cheese, offering feedback for the work's revision and collegial support towards its publication.

Note: Participation in this forum is open only to full-time faculty members in the English Department and is distinct from the Conolly College Faculty Forum.

Watch the English Department blog (The Longest Island) for information about the next event in this series.

Past Faculty Forum Events:

January 27, 2012:
Professor Louis Parascandola, “A Coney Island of the Mind: Literary and Cultural Readings of Coney Island.”

November 18, 2011:
Professor Maria McGarrity, “The 'Indecent Postures' of Island Cricket: James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Joseph O'Neill's Netherland.”

September 16, 2011:
Professor Sealy Gilles, “Proliferations: Text and Disease in Early Modern London.”

March 26, 2008:
The Summer of Our Discontent: Researching European Incursion into Africa (a joint presentation). Professor Maria McGarrity, “James Joyce and Roger Casement in the Congo.” Professor Srividhya Swaminathan, “How Does Slavery Become Status Quo?”

Fall 2007:
Rosamond King and Patricia Stephens on the work they conducted while on Fulbright Fellowships in Africa.

Spring 2003:
Leah Dilworth on her essay, "The City in Ruins: 'Cliff Dwellers' in the American Imagination."

Fall 2002:
Bernard Schweizer on his essay, "'And he's a-going to destroy Him'--Religious Subversion in Philip Pullman's Trilogy 'His Dark Materials'."

Spring 2002:
Huma Ibrahim on her essay "Epistemology of Violence," an examination of Edward Said's and Noam Chomsky's critiques of 9/11.