04/06/2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MOLLY BRODACK: blogging/publication/fellowship talk
04/06/2017 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
MOLLY BRODAK: Memoir and Poetry Reading
04/12/2017 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Jean Alger, PhD student in Literature and Rhetoric
Areas of Interest & Expertise
- Indigenous American Literature
- African American Literature
- Rhetoric and Composition
- "Urban Ethnography and Migration in the Work of Langston Hughes." New Approaches to the Jazz Age. Ed. Nancy Von Rosk. Cambridge Scholars. Forthcoming in 2016.
- “Navigating Digital Sovereignty, Practicing Survivance, and Constructing Chickasaw National Identity." 2016 Rhetoric Society of America. Atlanta, GA.
- "Urban Ethnography and Migration in the Work of Langston Hughes." 2014 Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States. Oklahoma City, OK.
- "The People That Go On: Native American Remnants in The Grapes of Wrath." 2013 Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association. San Diego, CA.
- "The Middle Way of Middle-earth: Living With the Environment in the Works of J.R.R. Tolkien." 2010 Annual Northeastern Modern Language Association Convention. Montreal, Quebec.
Honors and Offices
- Assistant Director for the OSU Writing Center, Fall 2015-Spring 2016
- Assistant Director for the OSU First Year Composition Program, Fall 2011-Spring 2013
- English 1113: Composition I
- English 1213: Composition II
- English 2413: Introduction to Literature
- English 3203: Advanced Composition
Current Research/Articles in Progress
Dissertation: Fictional Ethnographies and Ethnographic Fiction: "Preserving," Constructing, and Representing Indigenous and Folk Identities in Interwar America
Article: "Navigating Digital Sovereignty, Practicing Survivance, and Constructing Chicasaw National Identity."