English Department Faculty Present Papers
June 18, 2013
Five faculty members from the English, Comparative Literatures and Linguistics Department recently made presentations at conferences and meetings nationwide:
- Helen N. Mugambi, professor: “Navigating Cultural Forces: Hazardous African Girlhoods and the Specter of Masculinity” at the Center for Global Studies and Area Studies (University of Delaware);
- B. Michael Norton, assistant professor: and panel chair of “The Aesthetics of Everyday Life,” at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting (Ohio);
- Natalie Operstein, assistant professor: “An alternative model of intrasegmental structure” at the CUNY Phonology Forum Conference on the Future (New York); "Language Contact in Mesoamerica” and “Zaniza Zapotec phonology in the light of contact with Spanish” at the 2013 joint Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Language of the Americas and the Linguistic Society of America (Boston);
- Patricia E. Schneider-Zioga, assistant professor: “Additive Focus in Kinande” and “Agreement at the Edge of Phase: On the Linker in Kinande” at the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 2013 and 44th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (Washington, D.C.); and
- Stephen Westbrook, associate professor: “The CSU Early Start Mandate: Remediation or Class Discrimination?” at the 2013 Conference on College Composition and Communication (Las Vegas); and panelist for "Only Half as Crazy as We Seem: Exploring Unconventional Strategies for Indy Lit Start-ups” at the annual conference of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (Boston).