Faculty Publications and Research

Scott Andrews

  • “Ceci n’est pas un indien.” World Literature Today (2010).

Dorothy Barresi

  • American Fanatics. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010.
  • Three poems in 88: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry 5 (2007).
  • Five poems reprinted in the anthology American Poetry Now (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007).

Ranita Chatterjee

  • “Filial Ties: Godwin's Deloraine and Mary Shelley's writings,” European Romantic Review 18:1 ( 2007). 

Dorothy Clark

  • Basic Grammar and Usage. 8th Edition. Thomson/Wadsworth, 2010.
  • Review of J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan: In and Out of Time, eds.Donna R. White and C. Anita Tarr, in The Lion and the Unicorn 31:1 (2007).

Irene Clark

  • Writing the Successful Thesis and Dissertation: Entering the Conversation (Prentice Hall, 2007).

Alexandra Dimakos

  • “Trapped in Eden: Adam and Eve as Prisoners of God in Paradise Lost.” Forthcoming in The International Journal of the Humanities.

Fred Field

  • Review of the Maarten Mous, The Making of a Mixed Language: The Case of Ma’a/Mbugu, in the Journal of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics 22:1 (2007).

Katharine Haake

  • The Origin of Stars and Other Stories. What Books Press, 2010.

Charles Hatfield

  • “Defining Comics in the Classroom.” Forthcoming in Teaching the Graphic Novel. MLA, 2010.

Scott Kleinman

  • Frið and Fredom: Royal Forests and English Jurisprudence in Laȝamon’s Brut.” Forthcoming in Modern Philology.
  • “Something ‘Old,’ Something ‘New’: Material Philology and the Recovery of the Past” (with Michael D.C. Drout). The Heroic Age 13 (2010).
  • “Method and Merovingians” (with Michael D.C. Drout). The Heroic Age 12 (2009).
  • Edmund Spenser’s Shepheardes Calender, in The Broadview Anthology of British Literature (Broadview, 2007).

Noreen Lace

  • “All the Beautiful People.” Forthcoming in The Natural Bridge.

Evelyn McClave

  • “Potential Cognitive Universals: Evidence from Head Movements in Turkana,” in Gesture and the Dynamic Dimension of Language, eds. Susan Duncan, Justine Cassell, and Elena T. Levy, John Benjamins, 2007: 91-98. 

Nate Mills

  • “History, Theory, Politics, and Invisible Man.” Against the Current 26.5 (2011): 43-4, 42.
  • “Wrestling with Ralph Ellison.” Review of Wrestling with the Left: The Making of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man, by Barbara Foley (Duke University Press, 2010). Against the Current 26.2 (2011): 24-28.
  • “On the Centenary of Nelson Algren: Writer on the Left, 1909-1981.” Against the Current 24.5 (2009): 24-28. 
  • “The Dialectic of Electricity: Kenneth Fearing, Walter Benjamin, and a Marxist Aesthetic.” Journal of Modern Literature 30.2 (2007): 17-41.


Rick Mitchell

  • Brecht in L.A., winner of the 2009 Holland New Voices Award, was presented at the Underground Theatre, February, 2010.


Amber Norwood

  • “My Sister, the Kite,” a poem originally published in Journal of Truth and Consequence, has been selected for Best of the Web, Dzanc Books, 2010.


Linda Rader Overman


Martin Pousson

  • Black Sheep Boy. A novel-in-stories. Rare Bird Books. Hardcover (forthcoming 2015).
  • “Two-Headed Boy.” A short story. The Antioch Review 73:4(forthcoming 2015).
  • “Feathers.” A short story. Epoch 64:3 (forthcoming 2015).
  • “The Fox in the Trap.” A short story. StoryQuarterly 48 (2015).
  • “Altar Boy.” A short story. Five Points 16:2 (2015).
  • National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction. Black Sheep Boy. (2014).
  • CSUN Exceptional Creative Accomplishment Award. (2014).
  • “Flounder.” A short story. The Antioch Review 72:3 (2014).
  • “The Skinwalker.” A short story. Epoch 63:1 (2014).
  • “The Revelator.” A short story. The Rattling Wall 4 (2013).
  • “The Masked Boy.” A short story. The Rattling Wall 2 (2012).
  • “Hoodoo.” A poem. The Rattling Wall 2 (2012).
  • “Voodoo.” A poem. The Rattling Wall 2 (2012).
  • “El Salvador.” A poem. Chaparral. Web. (2012)
  • “Revival Girl.” A short story. Epoch 60:1 (2011).
  • “The Weight of New Orleans.” An invited essay. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 17:3 (2011).
  • “The Wolf & the Pipe.”A short story. StoryQuarterly 43 (2010).
  • “Wanted Man.” A short story. Epoch 58:1 (2009).
  • “Fairy Song.” A short story. Gay City Anthology 2 (2009).
  • “Revolver.” A poem. Gay City Anthology 2 (2009).
  • “Decalogue.” A poem. Gay City Anthology 2 (2009).
  • “The Donner Party.” A short story. New Orleans Review 35:1 (2009).
  • Lambda Literary Award Poetry Finalist. Sugar. (2006).
  • “Master Eddie Delis.” An anthologized poem. Love, Bourbon Street. Alyson Books. Hardcover (2006).
  • “Shirley Delis.” An anthologized poem. Love, Bourbon Street. Alyson Books. Hardcover (2006).
  • “Hurricane Names.” An anthologized poem. Love, Bourbon Street. Alyson Books. Hardcover (2006).
  • “The Fear of Tides.” An anthologized poem. Love, Bourbon Street. Alyson Books. Hardcover (2006).
  • “St. Ann & Decatur.” A poem. Intersection 1. (2006).
  • “Shirley DeLis.” A featured reissued poem. Verse Daily. Web. (2006).
  • “Master Eddie DeLis.” A poem. Cimarron Review 156 (2006).
  • “Shirley DeLis.” A poem. Cimarron Review 156 (2006).
  • Sugar. A volume of poetry. Suspect Thoughts Press. Paperback (2005).
  • “First Kiss.” A short story. Epoch 54:2 (2005).
  • John Gardner Fiction Book Award Finalist. No Place, Louisiana. (2003).
  • No Place, Louisiana. A novel. Riverhead Books. Hardcover (2002). Paperback (2003).
  • “The Fear of Tides.” A poem. The Louisiana Review 3 (2001).
  • “Azaela.” A poem. ICON 34 (2000).
  • “Sugar.” A poem. ICON 34 (2000).


Stephanie Satie

  • Refugees, a one-woman show, was presented at the Malibu Library, March 2010.


Jackie Stallcup

  • “‘The Feast of Misrule’: Captain Underpants, Satire, and the Literary Establishment,” which appeared in Genre (2008), has been chosen by the Children’s Literature Association as the best article of 2008. Her article “Power, Fear and Children’s Picture Books” currently is on the list of the top ten downloaded articles for the journal Children’s Literature.


Pat Swenson and Nancy Taylor

  • Online Teaching in the Digital Age. Forthcoming, Sage Publications, 2011.


George Uba

  • “From Signifying to Performance: International Ballroom Dance and the Choreographies of Transnationalism,” Journal of Asian American Studies.


Beth Wightman

  • “Geopolitics and the Sight of the Nation: Elizabeth Bowen’s The Last September,” LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory 18 (2007).


Steven Wexler

  • “Bicycle!” Forthcoming in specs (2010).