Stephanie Boone co-authored an article with Jay Satterfield entitled "Exploring Narrative: A Novel Approach." The article appears in the book Past or Portal? Enhancing Undergraduate Learning through Special Collections and Archives 2011, a publication by the Association of College and Research Libraries (Chicago).
Michael Bronski's book, A Queer History of the United States (Beacon Press, 2011), was just awarded the Stonewall Award (aka the Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award) for best LGBT non-fiction book of 2011. Queer History is also a finalist for the Randy Shilts Non-Fiction Award presented by the Publishing Triangle, a national association of LGBT people in publishing, as well as a finalist in the LGBT Non-Fiction category for the Lambda Literary Award ( a Lammy) from the Lambda Literary Foundation. Also, Professor Bronski's essay "The Queer 1990s: The Challenge and Failure of Radical Change" was just published in the three volume The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.)
Sara Biggs Chaney was one of twelve co-facilitators at a CCCC (Conference on College Composition and Communication) workshop this March. The workshop was entitled "Understanding Students' Use of Sources through Collaborative Research: The Citation Project and Beyond." She also presented her own paper, titled "Citation Knowledge and the Challenge of Transfer: Tracing Source Use Across A First-Year Writing Sequence."
Woon-Ping Chin recently read her poetry at the Big Town Gallery in Rochester, Vermont and the Memorial Hall in Hardwick, Vermont. In Fall 2012, she will be teaching at Swarthmore College on a visiting appointment in the English Department.
Josh Compton co-authored a paper with Kimberly Parker and Bobi Ivanov entitled "Inoculation's Efficacy with Young Adults' Risky Behaviors: Can Inoculation Confer Cross-Protection over Related but Untreated Issues?" The article appeared in the latest issue of the journal, Health Communication. Professor Compton is also lead author (with co-author Brian Kaylor) of "Inoculating against Small Pox Inoculation Objections in Reverend Cooper's Letter to a Friend in the Country." They received a Top Three paper award from the Rhetoric and Public Address Division of the Eastern Communication Association. Professor Compton will present this paper at the ECA convention in Boston in April. He will also present his work, "Unintended Inoculation in Broadcast News: Could a Point/Counterpoint Pattern Inoculate against Future Attitudinal Change?" at the Broadcast Education Association convention in Las Vegas in April. Finally, he co-authored a piece with Brett Miller, "Outburst Rhetoric: Re/Framing Identification in an Age of Incivility," to be presented at the Rhetoric Society of America convention in Philadelphia in May.
Christiane Donahue led a workshop and presented a paper at the annual Conference on College Composition and Communication. The workshop title was: "Gateways, Thresholds, and Portals: Dialogues about International Higher Education Writing Research." The paper title was: "Shaping and Realizing Opportunities for Developing Advanced Research Methods," with Chuck Bazerman, Rich Haswell, and Duane Roen.
Mary Flanagan's video series [pile of secrets] is currently on exhibition throughout Spring 2012 at the Telfair Museum, Savannah Georgia; the work will also be exhibited in April at the ArtEZ PLAY Festival, Zwolle NL. Her poetry was just published in The Pinch Poetry Journal. In March she spoke at the Game Developer's Conference in San Francisco. She is speaking in "TransTalks: Practice Makes Practice," in the Transdisciplinary Design Program at the Parsons School of Design (also in March), and is the Art and Science Distinguished Lecture in the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte in April 2012. Professor Flanagan is also keynoting this April at Georgia Tech's Digital Media Program--"Yesterday and Today, A Full Day Symposium."
This summer, Karen Gocsik will be teaching writing in a summer program held at East China Normal University in Shanghai. Professor Gocsik will be teaching two sections of composition and will also be helping the program to design and implement a writing center for students seeking to improve their writing-in-English capabilities.
Ernie Hebert's novel Never Back Down, originally set for publication in 2011, is now scheduled for July 26 by David Godine, Inc. Professor Hebert also has two future-fiction self-published books on the Kindle, Mad Boys, which came out in hardback in 1993, and I LOVE U, published in 2011. Much of the action of I LOVE U takes place in Sanborn House and other locations on the Dartmouth campus. Hebert has also written a book on fiction writing for his students, called Recycling Reality: Publishing, Writing, Despair, Ecstasy. He is finishing up Darby Doomsday, the seventh novel of his Darby series. At Writer's Day, on March 31st, he'll be on a panel (sponsored by the New Hampshire Writer's Project) whose topic is electronic writing and publishing.
Mark Koch has an article forthcoming in Eighteenth-Century Studies, entitled, "'A Spectacle Pleasing to God and Man': Sympathy and the Show of Charity in the Restoration Spittle Sermons." The essay examines the rhetoric of seventeenth-century English charity sermons as a means of eliciting donations for charitable institutions.
Gary Lenhart has had two poems published in the current issue of Brooklyn Paramount. He's also doing two readings this spring: on April 10, he'll be reading poems at Pace University in lower Manhattan; on April 24, he'll be reading poems as part of the celebration of the 100th issue of Hanging Loose magazine--at the New School in NYC.
Carl Thum recently facilitated a half-day workshop for the University of Maine-Farmington faculty about improving student reading skills. He also gave a talk to high school students at Bedford, New Hampshire, about college-level learning skills. Finally, Professor Thum completed a video on sleep and college students (doing interviews with Dartmouth students and Dr. Michael Sateia '70 of DHMC's Sleep Disorders Clinic), which will be distributed by Films for Humanities and Sciences.
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