Graduate Student Accomplishments
Black publishes in international journal and attends conference.
Chris Black published the article "Enlightenment Science and Ethnographic Sight in the South Seas Captivity Narratives of Lionel Wafer and Herman Melville" in Intersections: A Trimestral Publication of the American Studies Program at the University of Bucharest. He also atended the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society Summer meeting in Concord, MA.
Brubaker publishes story, receives award.
James Brubaker's story "Of Muscle Memory" recently appeared in Rabbit Catastrophe Review, and another story ""Four Walls Won't Hold You" is forthcoming in Blue Mesa Review. In addition, he recently presented a story at the Scissortail Literary Arts Festival and will be presenting at the 2011 Computers and Writing conference in May.
Estes publishes poems in several journals
Phil Estes has poems in the current publications of Harpur Palate, Hayden's Ferry Review, Super Arrow, and Willow Springs and forthcoming poetry publications in PANK as well as a review of Mathias Svalina's Destruction Myth (Cleveland State Poetry Center, 2010) forthcoming in New Letters.
H. Hansen presents at conference
Holly Hansen presented her paper "Rhetorical Recycling: A Medieval Look at Pilgrimage and its Effect on Jewish Identity" at the Mid-American Medieval Association in February.
J. Hansen presents at conference
In October, John Hansen presented his paper "A Reader's Journey into the Musicality of The Owl and the Nightingale" at the 2010 Arkansas Philological Association in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Hobson publishes stories, nominated for Pushcart.
Brandon Hobson has recently published fiction in NOON, The Lifted Brow, Gigantic, and Trnsfr. He will also be reading at the NOON Launch at The Center for Fiction in New York City on May 5. His short story "Somewhere," published in NOON's 2010 edition was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Hopkins revamps Writing Center webpage.
Steven Hopkins coded the new Writing Center webpage, creating a much more accessible webspace for students, tutors, and faculty visiting OSU's Writing Center online.
Krzych publishes articles, edits dossier.
Scott Krzych published two articles this past year: "Auto-Motivations: Digital Cinema and Kiarostami's Relational Aesthetics" in the Fall 2010 issue of The Velvet Light Trap journal; and "Phatic Touch, or, The Instance of the Gadget in the Unconscious" in the Fall 2010 issue of Paragraph. He's also editing a dossier in the Fall 2011 issue of Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society on the topic of technology, politics, and media.
Leybenko receives awards
Elena Leybenko was named the recipient of the 2011 OSU Women's Faculty Council Research Award.
Linden publishes poem
Alex Linden's poem "When I Mistook a Street Musician for my Father" will appear in volume IX of Blue Earth Review.
McBride receives fellowship, publishes book
In addition to receiving the Dictionary Society of North America Fellowship to attend the Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute at University of Colorado, July-August, 2011, Justin McBride was lead author on the book KaŠnze wťyaje (Kanza reader): Learning literacy through historical texts (2010, Kaw Nation).
McClelland publishes short story.
Brad McClelland's short story, "Crab Legs" was published this past June in STACCATO Fiction.
Melancon publishes poems
Mike Melancon's work has recently appeared in The Fiddleback ("Ask Why", "Things to Consider When Chase Bank Has You On Hold") and Off the Coast ("Acadian Pastoral").
Myers published in new collection
"Wrestling the Wind," a short story by MFA student Joe Myers will be published in December in the collection Ain't Nobody That Can Sing Like Me: New Oklahoma Writing, from Mongrel Empire Press.
Nuenfeldt publishes stories, wins competition, gets book publishing deal.
Eric Neuenfeldt's first collection of short stories, Fall Ends Tomorrow, won the 2010 Iron Horse Literary Review Single-Author Competition and will be published by Iron Horse Press this summer. PEN/Hemingway winner Mark Richard selected his manuscript. Eric also received an honorable mention in The Atlantic's 2009 Student Writing Contest for Fiction, a highly competitive competition. Eric's name and school affiliation were printed in the May issue, and he has also had work appear in both PANK and Permafrost this year as well.
Olson to be published in anthology, edits book.
Debbie Olson's article, "TechnoUtopia and the Search for Saaraba (1989)," has been accepted for publication in the anthology, The Black Imagination, Science Fiction and Futurism. She's also editing a book with Dr. Andrew Scahill called: Neverthere: Images of Lost and Othered Children.
Pedersen publishes book review.
Steve Pedersen's book review of The Way of the Wind by Ken Hada will be published this coming fall with the Journal of American Studies Association of Texas (JASAT).
Putnam publishes article and presents at conference.
LuElla Putnam's article, "Sometimes Sympathetic Friends: Cross-Cultural Relationships between Women in Alice Callahan's Wynema and Catharine Maria Sedgwick's Hope Leslie" was published in the Fall 2010 issue of the Arkansas Literary Review. She also presented a paper at the American Literature Association conference in San, Francisco, CA.
Terhune publishes poems, receives awards
In addition to publishing his poems in Rabbit Catastrophe Review ("Misfortune, Cookie" and "Loaded"), Cooweescoowee ("Botany"), Leveler ("Is Vanishing"), and Spilt Milk ("Koala"), Andrew Terhune was also nominated for a 2011 Pushcart Prize for his poem "Jeff Bridges," and received a 2010-11 Leonard J. Leff Media Studies Award for his essay "Towards a Referenceless Cinema: Paul Thomas Anderson's Punch-Drunk Love."
Wangler to be published in anthology.
One of MFA student Sarah Wangler's poem will be included in this year's Best New Poet's anthology, which includes 50 poems by 50 poets in the US who have not published a full-length collection.