Faculty Excellence in English & Communication Department

05.15.14

Trevor Blank’s monograph, “Toward a Conceptual Framework for the Study of Folklore and the Internet,” (Utah State University Press) was released on April 30, 2014.

Trevor Blank has been invited as a teacher and keynote speaker at the esteemed Folklore Fellows Summer School in Turku, Finland; June 11-18, 2015.

Trevor Blank’s co-authored book, Maryland Legends: Folklore from the Old Line State, will be released on May 20, 2014.

Rick Henry has had several poems and short short fictions published or accepted for publication in a few literary journals (dislocate, the Bicycle Review, Hydeout, The Bond Street Review).

Rebecca Lehmann's poem, “Godfather Death,” has been accepted for publication in Rattle.

Sue Novak served as a judge of entries for the annual SUNY Council for University Advancement Awards for Excellence competition. Entries came from statewide SUNY departments of public relations and communications and included magazine articles, press releases, and technical news writing.

Sue Novak served as a peer reviewer for entries to the 2014 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual conference. She reviewed papers for both the International Division and the LGBT Interest Group.

Liberty Stanavage will be presenting a paper, “‘Bad is the world, and all will come to naught’: Resisting Richard III as a Unique Villain” with Shakespeare at Kalamazoo and coordinating a panel “English Literature Under the Tudors” at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 8-11 in Kalamazoo, MI.

Lisa Wilson has been selected to participate in a short course on Teaching the History of the Book offered through the Rare Books School at the University of Virginia in July.

Lisa Wilson will also be co-presenting a paper with Elisa Breshero-Bondar (University of Pittsburgh--Greensburg), “Organizing a Test Bed for the Digital Mitford: The Mary Russell Mitford Archive,” at the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) meeting in Washington, D.C. in July.