EJY Publishes in Health Communication Journal

Dr. Elizabeth Johnson-Young recently had her essay “Predicting Intentions to Breastfeed for Three Months, Six Months, and One Year Using the Theory of Planned Behavior and Body Satisfaction” published online in the journal Health Communication: https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/icCiTHb9tKmyJy6b4JT3/full. The essay will also appear in the print version coming in the next edition of the journal. … [Read more...]

Rafferty Appears as Visiting Writer

Professor Colin Rafferty recently gave a reading of his work at Brigham Young University as part of their English Reading Series. … [Read more...]

Subramanian Appears in StoryCollider

Professor Sushma Subramanian appeared recently in the live storytelling event StoryCollider at Busboys and Poets in D.C., presenting material adapted from her forthcoming book on the science of touch. … [Read more...]

Richards Presents at Southern Lit Conference

Professor Gary Richards recently presented two papers at the Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference. The first, “Queering Welty’s Male Bodies in the Undergraduate Classroom,” was part of the panel “Eight Ways of Looking at Eudora Welty in Twenty-First-Century Classrooms." The second, “Inflecting Texas in Southern Familial Drama: Horton Foote’s Dividing the Estate as Rejoinder to Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” grows out of his current work on southern drama. … [Read more...]

Rafferty Publishes Essay

Professor Colin Rafferty had his essay on William Howard Taft, "Judgment (#27)," published in the newest issue​ of The Collapsar. This is the latest in his series of essays devoted to the US Presidents. … [Read more...]

ELC Faculty Awarded UMW Grants

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Foss, who was recently awarded a prestigious Waple Professorship for 2018-2010, during which he will write a book on Oscar Wilde's fairy tales and disability.  Foss was also recently awarded a UMW College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Grant for 2018-2019, as were Professors Paul Fallon, Brenta Blevins, and Mara Scanlon. … [Read more...]

Skallerup Bessette Publishes Review

Lee Skallerup Bessette, Instructional Technology Specialist in DTLT and adjunct instructor in ELC, recently had her review of Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults published in The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship. … [Read more...]

Rafferty Has His Eye on Monroe

Congratulations to Colin Rafferty! His graphic essay on James Monroe, “The Eye of James Monroe (#5),” was published in the newest issue​ of Pinball magazine, available here: http://www.thisispinball.com/colin-rafferty/2017/11/29/the-eye-of-james-monroe-5 … [Read more...]

Richards Publishes Essay on Welty

Dr. Gary Richards recently had his essay "Queering Welty's Male Bodies in the Undergraduate Classroom" published in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches, edited by Mae Miller Claxton and Julia Eichelberger and released from University Press of Mississippi. His essay in particular analyzes the Welty stories "The Wide Net" and "Why I Live at the P.O." … [Read more...]

Mathur Publishes on Teaching Shakespeare

Dr. Maya Mathur recently saw her essay “‘I Know Thee Not, Old Man’: Using Film and Television to Teach 1 and 2 Henry IV” published in the Modern Language Association Series Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare’s English History Plays, edited by Laurie Ellinghausen. … [Read more...]