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Research in the English Department

Faculty Publications

Our faculty have diverse research interests, and we publish in many disciplines including: children's literature, creative writing, film studies, folklore, linguistics, literature, multicultural and transnational literatures, rhetoric and composition, teaching English to speakers of other languages, technical and professional communication, and more. This page includes a small sample of our recent publications in both popular and academic venues. 

9/11, Gender, and Wars without End
Anna Froula has published an invited chapter in The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military titled “9/11, Gender, and Wars without End.” This chapter explores changes in military policy regarding gender (the lifting of the ban on women in combat) and sexuality (ending Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell) since 9/11 and analyzes the ways in which notions of

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“On Bluegrass, Beer and Some Barbecue, and a Few Weeks in Prague”
Alex Albright’s essay “On Bluegrass, Beer and Some Barbecue, and a Few Weeks in Prague” appears in the   current issue of storySouth. http://www.storysouth.com/

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Texas Czech Legacy Project
Texas Czech Legacy Project: http://www.laits.utexas.edu/txczechproject/home The goal of this Project is to create a central place documenting the language, culture, and history of ethnic Czech Moravians in Texas. The Project’s main initiative is the building of an open-access digital Texas Czech Dialect Archive (TCDA) of audio-recordings gathered from ethnic Czech Moravians in Texas since the 1970s through the 2000s. The Project’s mission is to create

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Amanda Klein Freelance Work
Check of Dr. Amanda Klein’s freelance work: “Spinoff City: Why Hollywood Is Built on Unoriginal Ideas.” The Atlantic 20 March 2016. “Thirty Seasons of The Real World.” The New Yorker. 28 Nov 2015. “Consider the Catfish.” The New Yorker. 3 Sept 2015. “‘Clueless’ and the end of Gen X: How Cher Horowitz taught us to stop worrying and embrace millennial

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Erin Frost Gives Keynote at the 2017 Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop
Dr. Erin A. Frost was a Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop last week. Her workshop, “Feminist Credibility: Negotiating Subjectivity in Public Spaces,” examined the ways women’s experiences are often treated as less credible than other perspectives in supposedly “objective” and “neutral” spaces, from research to politics. Dr. Frost also created a website that contains a variety of

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