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December 10, 2012

Suzanne Bordelon

Suzanne Bordelon (Ph.D. 1998) has published A Feminist Legacy: The Rhetoric and Pedagogy of Gertrude Buck (2007) in the Southern Illinois University Press series on Rhetorics and Feminisms.  Growing out of her dissertation, this is the first book-length study of pioneering English Professor and theorist at Vassar College.  It draws on previously unexamined archival sources, to trace the beginnings of feminist theories of argumentation and pedagogy.  (more…)

November 1, 2012

Kristy Bryant-Berg

Kristy Bryant-Berg, an instructor in the Composition Program, began teaching Composition at UO as a Phd student in English.  As a graduate student, Bryant-Berg edited the latest casebook for the Writing 121, Entertaining Violence.  Casebooks are a compilation of essays on a single topic for use in the writing classroom. (more…)

October 22, 2012

Scott Knickerbocker

Ecopoetics, Scott Knickerbocker’s (PhD 2006) first book, “probes the complex relationship between artifice and the natural world in the work of modern American poets—in particular Wallace Stevens, Elizabeth Bishop, Richard Wilbur, and Sylvia Plath. (more…)

Lesli Larson

Lesli Larson went from doctoral studies in cinema and literature (PhD 2001) to co-founding Archival Clothing, an accessory and apparel company that sells USA-made products, many of them made from heritage patterns that Larson located while sorting through old magazines and catalogues.  (more…)

October 17, 2012

Janelle Cabuco

Although she switched from a science to the English major a little more than a year ago, Janelle Cabuco will graduate at the end of this term–almost two years ahead of schedule.  A Bay Area resident who speaks five languages, Janelle will be the first in her family with a Bachelor’s degree.  (more…)

October 16, 2012

Katherine Cook

Katherine Cook is a PhD student who specializes in British romantic poetry and theories of the body.  Her journey to graduate school was somewhat circuitous; she started dancing at age three, began choreographing and teaching dance at fifteen, and majored in literature with a minor in dance in college.  Now (more…)

September 18, 2012

Joseph Bitney

English major and Clark Honors College student Joseph Bitney concluded his junior year at
Oregon with two awards related to his research in the politics of form in American poetry. (more…)

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