Recent Publications


Dieter Wolfgang Adolphs

  • „Gastlichkeit bei Thomas Mann,“ Gastlichkeit: Rahmenthema der Kulinaristik, ed by Alois Wierlacher (Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2012): 221-37.
  • „Die amerikanische Exil-RhetorikThomas Manns als Zeugnis einer weltanschaulichen Neuorientierung,“ Weltanschauliche Neuorientierungsversuche im Exil/New Orientations of World View in Exile, ed Reinhard Andress (Amsterdam, New York: Rudopi, 2010): 265-82
  • “Thomas Mann (6 June 1875 – 12 August 1955),“ Nobel Prize Laureates in Literatures, Part 3: Langerkvist-Pontoppian (Detroit, Thomson Gale, 2007): 122-47.
  • “Theodor W, Adorner’s Contribution to Thomas Mann’s Doctor Faustus,” in Die Alchemie der Exils: Exil als schoeperischer Impuls (Vienna, Edition Preasens, 2005): 149-165.
  • "Zur Bedeutung des amerikanischen Exils für Thomas Manns künstlerisches und essayistisches Werk," in Zeitenwende: Die Germanistik auf dem Weg vom 20. ins 21. Jahrhundert, ed. by Hans‑Gert Roloff (Bern: Peter Lang, 2002). 357-362.
  • „Hermann Bahrs kulturkritische Revision der Moderne in seinem essayistischen und literarischen Werk der Jahre 1904 bis 1906," Adalbert-Stifter-Jahrbuch 7 (1998): 49-60. (Publication date 2001).
  • „Thomas Manns Erzählung Die Betrogene: Ein literarisches ‘Farewell to America’?" Colloquia Germanica: Internationale Zeitschrift für Germanistik 32 (1999): 257-86. (Publication date 2000.) 257-86.
  • Cultural Studies und Critique of Power: Eine Herausforderung für die Deutschstudien in Nordamerika," Jahrbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache: Intercultural German Studies 25 (1999): 147-86.
  • Dieter Adolphs and Egon Schwarz, “Thomas Mann,” in Concise Dictionary of World Literary Biography: German Writers (Detroit, London, et al.: Bruccoli Clark Layman­, 1999) 478-99.

Sarah Bell

  • "The dB in the .db: Vocaloid Software as Posthuman Instrument," Rutledge Taylor & Francis Group, June 2015 Read More

Victoria L. Bergvall

  • Bergvall, Victoria Lee, Janet Mueller Bing, and Alice F. Freed. Rethinking Language and Gender Research: Theory and Practice. Boston: Addison Wesley Publishing Company, 1996. Print.

Michael Bowler

  • Hermeneutical Heidegger, co-edited with Ingo Farin (Northwestern University Press, 2016) Read More
  • "Heidegger and the Hermeneutical Understanding of Human Being," in Hermeneutical Heidegger, ed. Michael Bowler and Ingo Farin (Northwestern University Press, 2016)
  • "Heidegger, Aristotle and Philosophical Leisure," Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, vol. 88 (2014)
  • "An Existential Conception of Culture," Studia Philosophiae Christianae, vol. 49, issue 4 (2013)
  • “Heidegger on Hermeneutic Rationality: Logos and World,” in International Studies in Hermeneutics and Phenomenology, vol. 3, edited by Maria Luísa Portocarrero, Luis António Umbelino, and Andrzej Wiercinski (Lit-Verlag: Berlin, 2012).

Ann Brady

  • Feminist Rhetorical Resilience, with Elizabeth Flynn and Patty Sotirin. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, 2011. Print.
  • “Moving On and Beyond: STC Programmatic Assessment Models,” with Erik Hayenga and Jingfang Ren. Programmatic Perspectives. 2012. Web.
  • “Static to Dynamic: Professional Identity as Inventory, Invention, and Performance in Classrooms and Workplace,” with Joanna Schreiber. Technical Communication Quarterly, forthcoming 2013. Print.

Sue Collins

  • “Star Testimonies and Trailers: Mobilizing During World War I,” Cinema Journal, forthcoming 2017.
  • "Star Testimonies: World War and the Cultural Politics of Authority." In Cinema’s Military Industrial Complex, edited by Haidee Wasson and Lee Grieveson (Eds.), University of California Press, in press.
  • “Politainment,” co-authored with Kristina Riegert, The International Encyclopedia of Political Communication, edited by Gianpietro Mazzoleni, 974- 984. MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015.
  • “Send Your Soldier to the Show with Smileage: Film, Cultural Policy, and the World War I Training Camps,” Film History, 26, 1 (April 2014): 1-49
  • "Performing Ordinary: Politicians, Celebrity, & the Politics of Representation on Entertainment Talk," Popular Culture Studies Journal, 2 (October 2014): 109-139. Online issue:
  • “I’m Not a Celebrity but I Play One on Late-Night TV: The Problem with Politicians and Celebrity.” In Venomous Speech and Other Problems in American Political Discourse, Vol. 2, edited by Clarke Rountree, 339-358. Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2013.
  • “Propaganda Studies: The U.S. Interwar Years.” In Media History and the Foundations of Media Studies, Vol. 1, The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies, 578-609, edited by John Nerone and Angharad Valdivia. MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
  • “After 4 Years of a Celebrity President,” is Romney the Anti-Celebrity Candidate?” Contributing curator, In Media Res, “Political Polarization” theme week, August 13-17, 2012; online publication:
  • “Bonding with the Crowd: Silent Film Stars, Liveness, and the Public Sphere.” In Convergence Media History, edited by Janet Staiger and Sabine Hake, 117-126. New York: Routledge, 2009.
  • “Celebrity Activism and 9/11: ‘A Simple Show of Unity.’” In War Isn’t Hell, It’s Entertainment: War in Modern Culture and Visual Media, edited by Rikke Schubart and Fabian Virchow, Tanja Thomas and Debra White-Stanley, 77-93. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland Publishers, 2009.
  • “Making the Most Out of Fifteen Minutes: Reality TV’s Dispensable Celebrity,” Television & New Media, 9, 2 (March 2008), 87-110.
  • “Traversing Authenticities: President Bartlet and Activist Sheen?” In Politicotainment: Television’s Take on the Real, edited by Kristina Riegert, 181-211. New York: Peter Lang, 2007.

Andrew Fiss

Laura Kasson Fiss

  • “Out With It, as the Subeditor Said to the Novel: Wellerisms and the Humor of Excerption.” Victorian Periodicals Review, vol. 40, no. 1, 2017, pp. 228-37. Read More
  • “The Idler’s Club: Humor and Sociability in the Age of New Journalism.” Victorian Periodicals Review , vol. 49, no. 3, 2016, pp. 415-30 Read More
  • “Pushing at the Boundaries of the Book: Humor, Mediation and Distance in Carroll, Thackeray, and Stevenson.” The Lion and the Unicorn 38, no. 3, 2014 pp. 258-278.
  • “‘This particularly rapid, unintelligible patter’: Patter songs and the word-music relationship.” The Cambridge Companion to Gilbert and Sullivan. Ed. David Eden and Meinhard Saremba. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2009. 98-108.
  • Review of Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century, by Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow; Music and Academia in Victorian Britain, by Rosemary Golding; and Music and Institutions in Nineteenth-Century Britain, edited by Paul Rodmell. Victorian Studies, vol. 58, no. 2, 2016, pp. 356-59.

Ramon A. Fonkoué

  • Book Chapter: “What is a Politics of Amnesia? Unsettled Memory and Elusive Nation in Cameroon”. Living Africanity: Identities, Performance, and Homelands in Africa and the African Diaspora, Cambria Press Inc., edited by Professor Toyin Falola and Dr Danielle Sanchez. Forthcoming.
  • “En attendant la nation à venir : essai sur l’imaginaire de l’Etat en Afrique”. Terroirs. Revue africaine de sciences sociales et de philosophie. Paris : Karthala, Spring 2015. In-print.
  • Fonkoue, R. A., Cheng, J. S. C. S., "“Primitivist Empathy”. Translation of Carlo Severi's 'L'empathie primitiviste '." Art in Translation (online). Claudia Heide, (Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, March 2012), 4 (1). Read More
  • “De l’insularité à la globalité : subjectivité et discours humaniste chez Édouard Glissant”. Francophonies d’Amérique No 33, Spring 2013.
  • “Edouard Glissant face à l’histoire: de l’urgence «insulaire» à l’éthique du tout-monde”. L’urgence. Revue Ad hoc – No 2, Spring 2013, Rennes, France
  • “L’écriture antillaise et le procès de l’histoire: Pour une nouvelle grammaire de l’héroïsme.” Nouvelles Etudes Francophones, Vol. 28 No. 1 Spring 2013
  • “Rupture esthétique et dissidence: les enjeux de l’historiographie littéraire aux Antilles.” The French Review, Vol. 86. No 2, December 2012
  • “Voix de femmes et figures du mâl(e) en littérature francophone : Nicole Brossard et Maryse Condé.” Nouvelles Etudes Francophones, Vol. 25 No.1, Spring 2010

Stefka Hristova

  • Blue Screen of Death: disrupting transparent windows, composite media, and the aesthetics of continuity Read More
  • “Images as Data: Cultural Analytics and Aby Warburg’s Mnemosyne.” International Journal of Digital Art History, vol.2, October 2016. Read More
  • “Ruin, Rubble, and the Necropolitics of History.” Transformations, no. 28, September 19, 2016. Read More
  • "Recognizing Friend and Foe: Biometrics, Veridiction, and the Iraq War" Surveillance and Society. Vol 12, N4 (December 2014). Read More
  • “Visual Memes as Neutralizers of Political Dissent” TripleC Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society. Special Issue on Critical Visual Theory. Vol 12. N. 1 (2014): 265-276. Read More
  • “’Doing a Lynndie’: Iconography of a Gesture” Visual Anthropology Journal 2013 26.5 (2013): 430-443. Read More
  • “Occupy Wall Street meets Occupy Iraq: On Remembering and Forgetting in a Digital Age” Radical History Review. Fall 3013. 2013(117): 83-97. Read More
  • “Digital Animalized Camouflage: A Zone of Biopolitical Indistinction” Interstitial: A Journal of Modern Culture and Events July 2013 Read More
  • “Life is Waiting:” Statehood, Temporality, and Mobility at The Terminal” Transnational Subjects Journal Vol 2. N. 1 (2012). Read More
  • "Abu Ghraib: A Ghostly Story” in Gender, Power, and Military Occupations: Asia Pacific and the Middle East since 1945. Eds. Christine de Matos and Rowena Ward. Routledge (March 2012). Read More
  • Slack, Jennifer D. and Hristova, Stefka. “Culture In-Colour.” Cultural Studies, July 2016. Read More

L. Syd M Johnson

  • Fenton, Andrew and Johnson, LSM. The ethics of non-human primate research. Impact Ethics. (online 04.05.2016) Read More
  • Johnson, LSM. Inference and inductive risk in disorders of consciousness. AJOB Neuroscience 2016; 7:1 (35-43)
  • Johnson, LSM, Partridge, B. and Gilbert, F. "Framing the debate: Concussion and mTBI." Neuroethics 2015; 8(1):1-4.
  • Rommelfanger, KS and Johnson, LSM. "What lies ahead for neuroethics scholarship and education in light of the Human Brain Projects?" AJOB Neuroscience 2015; 6(1):1-3.
  • Johnson, LSM. "A legal fiction with real consequences." American Journal of Bioethics 2014; 14(8):34-36
  • Johnson, LSM. "Abortion II: Ethical Perspectives," in Bioethics, Ed. Bruce Jennings. Vol. 1. 4th ed. Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference USA, 2014. p8-22
  • Johnson, LSM. "Breeders: A subclass of women?" by Center for Bioethics and Culture Network. IJFAB (International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics) 2014; 7(2):248-253
  • Johnson, LSM. 2014. "Sport-related neurotrauma and neuroprotection: Are Return-to-Play protocols justified by paternalism?" Neuroethics. DOI: 10.1007/s12152-014-9213-4
  • Johnson, LSM. "Needed: More honesty about death before donation." Impact Ethics. (May 2014) Read More
  • Johnson, LSM. "A pathway to reducing concussions in youth hockey." Concussion Litigation Reporter 2014; 2(9)
  • Johnson, LSM. "A tragic death, and a fight for life." Impact Ethics. Read More
  • Johnson, L. Syd M., "Bioethicists as Public Advocates." Impact Ethics. (November 2013) Read More
  • “Can they suffer? The ethical priority of quality of life research in disorders of consciousness" in Bioethica Forum 2013; 6(4): 129-136.
  • "Abortion II: Contemporary Ethical and Legal Aspects: Ethical Perspectives" in Encyclopedia of Bioethics 4e. Ed. Jennings, Bruce. New York; Macmillan (in press).
  • (Co-authored with B Partridge) “Sports concussions and sandbagging” in Bioethics Forum. (2013). Read More
  • “Needed: Objective measures of subjective well-being” for NeuroEthics Women Leaders blog. (2013). Read More
  • “Stable value sets, psychological well-being, and the disability paradox: ramifications for assessing decision making capacity” in AJOB Neuroscience 2013; 4(4):24-25.
  • Johnson, L. Syd M., "Return to play guidelines cannot solve the football-related concussion problem" in Journal of School Health 2011; 82 (4): 180-185.
  • Johnson, L. Syd M., "The Ethically Dubious Practice of Thwarting the Redemption of the Condemned" in American Journal of Bioethics 2011; 11 (10): 9-10.
  • Gilbert, F., Johnson, L. Syd M., "The Impact of American Tackle Football-Related Concussion in Youth Athletes" in AJOB Neuroscience 2011; 2 (4): 48-59.

Robert R. Johnson

  • Romancing the Atom: Nuclear Infatuation from the Radium Girls to Fukushima. Praeger Press, 2012
  • Johnson, Robert R. User-centered Technology: A Rhetorical Theory for Computers and Other Mundane Artifacts. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998. Print.

Karla Saari Kitalong

  • Johnson, E. V., Kitalong, K. M., Gray, A. A., "Writing Across the Keweenaw: Imagining a Fusion of Educators in a Remote Rural Context", Community Literacy Journal. (July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2012). (peer-reviewed/refereed) (Not Accepted)
  • Kitalong, K. M., "From Collision to Collaboration: A New Role for Project Evaluators in the Development of Interactive Media" in Higher Education, Emerging Technologies, and Community Partnerships: Concepts, Models, and Applications. Bowdon, M., Carpenter, R., (IGI Global, 2011),. (Published)
  • Kitalong, K. M., "From Collision to Collaboration: An Expanded Role for Project Evaluators in the Development of Interactive Media" in Higher Education, Emerging Technologies, and Community Partnerships: Concepts, Models, and Applications. Kitalong, K. M., (IGI Global, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2011), Chapter 25, 278-284. (Published)

Scott Marratto

  • Marratto, Scott. The Intercorporeal Self: Merleau-Ponty on Subjectivity. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2012. Read More
  • Schmidt, Lawrence E., with Scott Marratto. The End of Ethics in a Technological Society. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2008. Read More
  • Marratto, Scott. “Russon’s Pharmacy: Desire, Philosophy, and the Ambiguity of ‘Mental Health.’” In Philosophical Apprenticeships: Contemporary Continental Philosophy in Canada, eds. Jay Lampert and Jason Robinson. University of Ottawa Press, 2009: 98-120.
  • Marratto, Scott. “‘This power to which we are vowed’: Ipseity and Language in Merleau-Ponty’s Phenomenology.” In Time, Memory, Institution: Merleau-Ponty’s New Ontology of Self, eds. Kym Mclaren and David Morris (under review, Ohio University Press).

Alexandra Morrison

  • “Rescuing Politics from Liberalism: Butler and Mouffe on Affectivity and the Place of Ethics” Forthcoming in Philosophy and Social Criticism (October 2017).
  • “The Voice of Ambiguity: Beauvoir’s Phenomenological and Literary Echoes” with Laura Zebuhr. Hypatia: Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Vol 30, no. 2 (418- 433, Spring, 2015)
  • “The Ruination of the Artwork” in The Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Heidegger Circle 2013, Southern Connecticut State University
  • "Heidegger and the Finitude of the Work of Art," Studia Philosophiae Christianae, vol. 49 (2013), issue 4, pp. 155-179.
  • “Nicholson: Through Self-Loathing to Philosophy,” Philosophical Apprenticeships: Contemporary Continental Philosophy in Canada, eds. Lampert and Robinson. University of Ottawa Press, 82-89, 2009

Abraham Romney

  • Romney, Abraham and Karla Kitalong. “A Broad Spectrum of Multiliteracies: Toward an Integrated Approach to Multimodality and Multilingualism in Writing Centers.” Southern Discourse in the Center: A Journal of Multiliteracy and Innovation. 20.1 (2015): 10-30.
  • “‘By Inevitable Association’: Latin American Modernist Anti-Rhetoric and the Inescapable Figure of the Rhetorician.” Revista Latinoamericana de Retórica. 1.1(2013): 22-42.
  • “Indian Ability (auilidad de Indio) and Rhetoric’s Civilizing Narrative: Guaman Poma’s Contact with the Rhetorical Tradition.” College Composition and Communication. 63.1 (2011): 12-34.

M. Bartley Seigel

  • This Is What They Say (Typecast, 2012)

Marika Seigel

  • The Rhetoric of Pregnancy (monograph). Chicago Press, 2014
  • Expecting: A Brief History of Pregnancy Advice (e-book). Chicago Press, 2014

Diane L. Shoos

  • Shoos, D. L., "Representing Domestic Violence: Ambivalence and Difference in What’s Love Got to Do With It" in Masculinity Lessons: Rethinking Men's and Women's Studies. James V. Catano and Daniel A. Novak, (Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland 2011), Chapter 12, 222-240. (Published)

Jennifer Daryl Slack

  • Hall, Stuart, author; edited and introduction by Slack, Jennifer Daryl and Grossman, Lawrence. Cultural Studies 1983 A Theoretical History. Durham: Duke University Press., 2016. Print.
  • Slack, Jennifer Daryl, and J. Macgregor Wise. Culture and Technology: A Primer, Second Edition. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 2015. Print. Read More
  • Slack, Jennifer Daryl, and J. Macgregor Wise. Culture and Technology: A Primer. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 2005. Print.

Beatrice Quarshie Smith

  • Quarshie Smith, B (2012). Reading and writing in the global workplace: Gender, literacy and outsourcing in Ghana. Lanham, MD: Lexington Press. Read More

Erin Smith

  • Yoopera! Documentary w/ Suzanne Jurva Read More
  • Humanities Digital Media Zone Renovation

Patty Sotirin

  • Patty Sotirin (2016). Silencers: Governmentality, gender, and the ban on gun violence research. In Catherine Squires (Ed.), Dangerous Discourses: Feminism, Guns, Violence, & Civic Life. New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2016.
  • Sonia Goltz & Patty Sotirin, (2014). From academics to change agents in a gender equity initiative,” Organization Management Journal 11:3, 194-207. [Best Research Article Award of 2014 Runner Up, Organization Management Journal/Taylor & Francis Publishers]
  • Patty Sotirin (2013). Theories of organizational communication. In Linda L. Putnam and Dennis K. Mumby, Eds., Sage Handbook of Organizational Communication (pp. 19-25). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Patty Sotirin (2010). Autoethnographic mother-writing: Advocating radical specificity. Journal of Research Practice, 6(1), online. [Winner of the 2012 Norman K. Denzin Qualitative Research Award. Reprinted in Autoethnography (4 volume set). Editor Pat Sikes. Volume One: What It Is and Critiques and What It Can Do. Sage Benchmarks in Social Research Methods, 2013.]

Ronald Strickland

  • “Clint Eastwood’s Identity Politics.” In Becoming Brands: Celebrity, Activism and Politics, ed. Celia Lam and Jackie Raphael. Toronto: Waterhill Publishing, 2017, 70-82.
  • “Critical Cosmopolitanism and Global Anglophone Literary Studies.” Delhi University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 3 (2016), 1-14.
  • "Clint Eastwood, the Cherokee and the Demise of the Southern Strategy," in Cultures of the Indigenous: India and Beyond, ed. Prem Kumari Srivastava and Gitanjali Chawla. New Delhi: Authors Press, 2014, 174-86.
  • “Western Marxism and the Concept of Ideology Critique.” VNU Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol. 28, No. 5E (2012), 47-56. Read More
  • "Learning to Learn, Learning to Earn, Learning to Consume: Neoliberalism and American Higher Education", American Studies Journal of Ukraine, March 2011, 120-7.
  • "Never Grow Up, Never Grow Old: Postmodernism and the Infantilization of American Culture." In Crestianicov, Helen, ed. Sailing Uncharted Waters. Chisinau: University of Moldova Press, 2009, 71-79.
  • "The Humanities and their Boundaries." JAC (Journal of Advanced Composition), Fall, 2006, 657-76. Read More
  • "The Decline of Privilege and the Rise of Privatization in Public Higher Education." In Toward Deprivatized Pedagogy, edited by Diana C. Bell and Margaret Nugent. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2006, 207-17.

Kette Thomas

  • Thomas, Kette. "Haitian Zombie, Myth, and Modern Identity." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture. 12. (2012). Web. ( Read More

Dana Van Kooy

  • Shelley's Radical Stages:Performance and Cultural Memory in the Post-Napoleonic Era. Routledge, 2016 Read More
  • "Darien Prospects in Keats's 'On First Looking into Chapman's Homer'" Keats-Shelley Review 29.2 (September 2015): 128-45. Read More
  • “Melodramatic Slaves.” With Jeffrey N. Cox. Modern Drama 55.4 (Winter 2012): 459-75. Read More
  • “Darkness Visible: The Early Melodrama of British Imperialism and the Commodification of History in Sheridan’s Pizarro.” Theatre Journal 64(2012): 179-195. Read More
  • “Improvising on the Borders: Hellenism, History, and Tragedy in Shelley’s Hellas.” Home and Abroad: Transnational England, 1750-1850. Eds. Monika Class and Terry F. Robinson (Cambridge Scholar’s Press, 2009): 41-57.
  • “‘rank imposture’ and ‘mimic goblinry’ in Scott's Doom of Devorgoil: A Genre Politics of National Drama.” Literature Compass 4 (March 2007). Read More

Craig Waddell

  • And No Birds Sing: Rhetorical Analyses of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring. Editor. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2000. Read More
  • Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and the Environment. Editor. New York: Routledge, 1998. Read More
  • Basic Prose Style and Mechanics Read More