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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. 

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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Congratulations to Alex Albright!
Congratulations to Alex Albright, whose article “Mose McQuitty’s Band and Minstrel Days, 1899-1937” has been selected for the Stuart Thayer Prize from the Circus Historical Society for the best article published on circus history in 2016. Alex will receive the prize and present a portion of the article at the annual meeting of the Circus Historical Society in July in

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John Hoppenthaler’s 9/11 poem “A Jar of Rain” has been reprinted
John Hoppenthaler’s 9/11 poem, “A Jar of Rain,” has been reprinted in the anthology Eyes Glowing at the Edge of the Woods: Fiction and Poetry from West Virginia (West Virginia UP, 2017). https://www.newpages.com/book-reviews/eyes-glowing-at-edge-of-woods

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