Education

  • B.A. English, CSU Hayward
  • M.A. Literature, CSU East Bay

Courses

Spring Quarter 2014
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
ENGL 100116College Writing IMW4:00PM5:50PMAE-0137Hayward Campus View Books
ENGL 100201College Writing IIMW8:40AM10:30AMMB-2519Hayward Campus View Books
ENGL 100215College Writing IIMW12:00PM1:50PMAE-0137Hayward Campus View Books

Publications

Articles in Refereed Academic Journals/Textbooks

“Comics in the College Classroom” in Interdisciplinary Humanities released Spring 2012.

Critical Survey of Graphic Novels:  Heroes and Superheroes. Entries The Life and Times of Martha Washington in the 21st Century and Light Brigade (Salem Press release 2012).

“The Maiden with a Thousand Slippers:  Animal Helpers and the Hero(ine)’s Journey,” in Goddesses in World Culture (Greenwood 2010).

“The Broken Mirror:  A Freudian Slip into a Hellenistic Gynoculture,” in Interdisciplinary Humanities, 23.1 (2006): 23-35.

Articles in Course Curriculum

“Christine de Pizan:  An Illuminated Voice,” French Literature to 1800.  Spring 2008.  Prof. Eva Martin, Department of French and Romance Philology, Columbia University.

<http://www.ripleyonline.com/Under%20Discussion/Christine/Christine.htm>

“A Picture and Ten Thousand Words,” From Scroll to Screen English 14755-Spring 2006.  Prof. Carol Braun Pasternack, University of California Santa Barbara.  <http://transcriptions.english.ucsb.edu/curriculum/courses/schedule.asp?Course ID=259>

Articles in Magazines and Websites (non-refereed)

“Living to Create at APE,” at www.GraphicNovelReporter.com (October 15, 2011).

Level Up Previews with Epic Draw Off,” at www.GraphicNovelReporter.com (June 23, 2011).   

“Happy Birthday, Wonder-Con:  A Review of the Show,” at www.GraphicNovelReporter.com (April 8, 2011).   

“Once Upon a Midnight Dreary,” at www.GraphicNovelReporter.com (July 31, 2010).

“So Then What Happened?,” at www.GraphicNovelReporter.com (January 7, 2010).

“Graphic Texts in the College Classroom,” at www.GraphicNovelReporter.com (July 28, 2008).

“Hunting Through Medieval Literature,” in Primitive Archer 14.2 (2006):  8-14.

“A Whisper and A Prayer,” in Horse and Rider 63.10 (2004):  24, 34.

Presentations

Presenter, “Thinking Beyond the Text:  An American Born Battle of Egos.”  English Council of California Two-Year Colleges Conference, Burlingame, California, October 20-22, 2011.

Presenter, “Teaching Comp with Graphic Novels.” Diablo Valley College, August 9, 2011.

Judge.  “The First Annual James O’Keefe Prize for Graphic Literature.” Diablo Valley College, 2010-2011. Awards Ceremony March 31, 2011.

Presenter, “The Transformation of Ego in American Born Chinese.”  Transformations.  Humanities Education and Research Association Conference, San Francisco, California, March 3-5, 2011.

Chair of Session, “Transformative Research:  Graphic ‘Novel(s)’ Identity”. Transformations.  Humanities Education and Research Association Conference, San Francisco, California, March 3-5, 2011.

Presenter, “Spring 2011 Universal Learning Project.”  Spring 2011 Flex, DVC, January 19, 2011.

Presenter, “Fall 2010 Universal Learning Project.”  Fall 2010 Flex, DVC, August 10, 2010.

Presenter, “‘From the Outside Looking In’:  A Comic Approach to Rhetoric.”  Young Rhetoricians’ Conference in Composition & Rhetoric, Monterey Beach Resort, Monterey, California, June 24 –26, 2010.

Presenter, “Teaching Graphic Novels.”  DVC Biennial English Articulation Day Conference, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, California, March 25, 2010.

 Presenter, “Stuck between Time, Space, and Traditions in Sir Orfeo’s Heroic Journey.”  Intersections:  Mind, Body, Time, Space.  Humanities Education and Research Association Conference, University of Texas at El Paso, Texas, March 11-13, 2010.

Presenter, “Nature to the Rescue in the Hero(ine)’s Journey.”  Nature and the Humanities:  Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Perspectives.  Humanities Education and Research Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 9-11, 2009.

Chair of Session,  “Interdisciplinary Perspectives:  Folklore and Fairy Tales.”  Humanities Education and Research Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 10, 2009.

Presenter, “Citing Across the Curriculum.”  “Writing Across the Curriculum” workshop sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development & Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching, CSUEB, Hayward, May 21, 2007.

Presenter, “Hostages in the Rose Garden:  Feminine Neurosis in Beauty and the Beast.” Transgressions/Transformation, Dissonance/Harmony.  National Association for Humanities Education Conference, San Francisco, California, February 28-March 3, 2007. 

Chair of session, “Gender Identity.”  National Association for Humanities Education Conference, San Francisco, California, February 28-March 3, 2007

Presenter, “Interior Disguises:  The Masculine Intellect of Courtly Women in Shakespeare’s Romances.”  On the Borders of Identity:  Imitation and Disguise in Early Modern Drama.  Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association Conference, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, June 2-6, 2005.

Presenter, “Victorian Reflections:  The Psychoanalytic Implications of Arthur Rackham’s illustrations for J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan.”  The Future of Interdisciplinary Studies:  Reflections of Consciousness through Crossing Boundaries of Otherness.  NEXA Conference at San Francisco State University, April 29-May 1, 2005.

Chair of session, “Play is the Thing:  Teaching Creative Writing through an Interdisciplinary Approach.”  National Association for the Humanities Education Conference, Richmond, Virginia, February 24-26, 2005.

Presenter, “The Broken Mirror:  A Freudian Slip into a Hellenistic Victorian Gynoculture.”  National Association for the Humanities Education Conference, Richmond, Virginia, February 24-26, 2005.

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