Prof. Richard Sha
Richard C. Sha is on a 2012-12 NEH Fellowship, working on a book on how scientists of the Romantic period understood the imagination, and on how this scientific understanding of imagination should change the ways in which Romantic critics think about it. He has been invited to give talks and seminars from this book at Gabriel D'Annunzio University in Pescara, Italy, in fall 2013, at the National Library of Medicine in December 2012, and at the University of West Virginia in June 2013.
Prof. Erik Dussere
Erik Dussere published an article in Contemporary Literature (January 2011) called "Flirters, Deserters, Wimps, and Pimps: Thomas Pynchon's Two Americas."
Prof. Deborah Payne Fisk
Deborah Payne Fisk's most recent publications include “Does Performance Theory Speak to Restoration Theatre?" Literature Compass 6.3 (2009): 668-79, and “Four Libertine Plays” (Oxford UP, 2005).
Prof. Madhavi Menon
Madhavi Menon published Unhistorical Shakespeare: Queer Theory in Shakespearean Literature and Film (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), and “Un-Visible Bodies: Desire in A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” at Loyola University, New Orleans, March 2010. One of Menon’s most recent published works is Shakesqueer: A Queer Companion to The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Duke University Press, 2011). In August 2010, “Indifference and Desire”; was her keynote address to the European Science Foundation (ESF) workshop on “Multiple Modernities of Same-Sex Sexuality in Nigeria,” at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Her latest keynote in January of 2011, Menon presented “Queer Universalism”; Keynote address at Emory University Graduate Student Conference on “Queer Worlds and Global Positions.”
Prof. David Pike
David Pike published the writing handbook and genre anthology, Literature: A World of Writing (Longman, 2010) with Ana M. Acosta. He contributed chapters on Underworld to a book on Don Delillo and “Looking Underground” to an exhibition catalog on the photographs of Wayne Barrar. His article “Afterimages of the Victorian City” appeared in Journal of Victorian Culture 15.2 (Aug. 2010): 254–67; “Wall and Tunnel: The Spatial Metaphorics of Cold War Berlin” was published in New German Critique 110 (Summer 2010): 73–94. His review of Atom Egoyan’s Chloe appeared in Bright Lights Film Journal. He reviewed David Welsh’s Underground Writing: The London Tube from George Gissing to Virginia Woolf for The London Journal.
Prof. Roberta Rubenstein
Roberta Rubenstein recently published several book chapters: “Notes for Proteus: Doris Lessing Reads the Zeitgeist” in Doris Lessing: Interrogating the Times (lead essay, Ohio State University Press, 2010) and “Doris Lessing’s Fantastic Children” in Doris Lessing: Border Crossings (London: Continuum, 2009), Rubenstein’s most current lecture was “Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook: Approaching the Golden Anniversary” (British Studies Colloquium, University of Texas, October 2010).
Prof. Anita Sherman
Anita Sherman recently published: “Forms of Oblivion: Losing the Revels Office at St. John’s,”Shakespeare Quarterly 62.1 (2011): 75 – 105, “Shakespearean Vertigo: W. G. Sebald’s Lear.” Criticism 52.1 (2010): 1-24, and “Donne’s Sermons as Re-enactments of the Word: A Response to Margaret Fetzer.” Connotations 19.1-3 (2009 / 2010): 14-20. "The Politics of Truth in Herbert of Cherbury" inTexas Studies in Language and Literature is forthcoming.