Recent Faculty Book Publications

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 Recent Faculty Articles and Creative Work


  • Adams, Rebecca and Rhonda Oliver. Learning a Language with Peers: Elevating Classroom Voices. Routledge. 19 June 2023. 
  • Casal, J. E., & Kessler, M. (2023). Can linguists distinguish between ChatGPT/AI and human writing?: A study of research ethics and academic publishing. Research Methods in Applied Linguistics, 2(3), 100068. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rmal.2023.100068.
  • Casal, J. E., & Yoon, J. (2023). Frame-based formulaic features in L2 writing pedagogy: Variants, functions, and student writer perceptions in academic writing. English for Specific Purposes, 71, 102-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esp.2023.03.004 
  • Domingo, Darryl. “Periodicals, News, and Journalism,” Daniel Defoe in Context, eds. Albert Rivero and George Justice (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023), 78-88. 
  • Duffy, Will. "Trump’s Thumbs: Pollice Verso and the Spectacle of Ambiguity." Rhetoric Society Quarterl(April 2023). DOI: 10.1080/02773945.2022.2146167
  • Gillo, Emily. "GenAI Platform Privacy Impact Assessment & Remediation." TextGenEd: Teaching with Text Generation Technologies. Carly Schnitzler, Annette Vee, and Tim Laquintano, Eds. The WAC Clearinghouse, 2023. https://doi.org/10.37514/TWR-J.2024.2.1.01 
  • Jones, Joseph. "James Moffett's Ineffable." Toward a Re-Emergence of James Moffett's Mindful, Spiritual, and Student-Centered Pedagogy. Jonathan Marine, Paul Rogers, Sheridan Blau, and Kathleen Kelly, Eds. New York: Peter Lang, 2023: 83-94. 
  • Schultz, Kathy Lou. Introduction to Claudie Rankine. Lake Forest College. Northwestern University Press, 2023. 
  • Schultz, Kathy Lou. “‘Oh Say Can You See’: Seeing and the Unseen in Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric.” The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century American Poetry and Politics Since 1900. Daniel Morris, Ed. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2023: 196-210.
  • Skaja, Emily. "If Anyone Should Fight to Breathe." What Things Cost: An Anthology for the People. Rebecca Gayle Howell and Ashley M. Jones, Eds. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 2023.
  • Sundvall, Scott and Markelj, J., Eds. Special issue on "Digital pedagogies Post-COVID-19: The future of teaching with/in new technologies." Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 29.1 (February 2023). https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/cona/29/1 


  • Black, Chris. “Slavery and Plantation Stewardship: The Eighteenth-Century Georgics of James Grainger and Phillip Freneau.” Eighteenth Century Environmental Humanities Edited Collection. Bucknell, UP Jeremy Chow Editor (October 2022). 
  • Black, Chris. “The Demon Firewater: The Drunken Indian and Native American Temperance in James Fenimore Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales and William Apess’s A Son of the Forest.” James Fenimore Cooper Society Journal University of Northwestern St. Paul. Stephen P. Harthorne Editor Vol 83 No. 1. 89 Spring 2022. 
  • Casal, J. E., Shirai, Y., & Lu, X. (2022). English Verb-Argument Construction profiles in a specialized academic corpus: Variation by genre and discipline. English for Specific Purposes, 66, 94-107. 
  • Lu, X., Casal, J. E., & Liu, Y. (2022). Automated syntactic analysis for language teaching. In R. R. Jablonkai & E. Csomay (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of corpora in English language teaching and learning. New York: Routledge. 
  • Lu, X., Casal, J. E., & Liu, Y. (2022). Corpus-Based Genre Analysis. In H. Mohebbi & C. Coombe (Eds.), Research questions in language education and Applied Linguistics (811-816). Springer.
  • Crosby, Shelby and Tucker, Terrence. "Afrofuturism: Past, Present, and Beyond." Special issue of CLA Journal 65.1 (March 2022).
  • Duffy, Will. “Doubt.” Coauthored with John Pell. Democracies in America: Keywords for the 19th Century and Today. Ed. Berton Emerson and Gregory Laski. Oxford University Press, 2022. 270-79. 
  • Duffy, Will. On Promoting Democratic Communication.” ‘5 Things to Think About’ Series. Commonplace. Knowledge Futures Group. 28 November 2022.
  • Fuentes, R. & Gómez Soler, I. (2022). Instructors’ navigation and appropriation of gender-inclusive Spanish at a U.S. University. Current Issues in Language Planning.
  • Jones, Joseph. “Location Deliver and the Historical Divide between School and College” The Dual Enrollment Kaleidoscope: Reconfiguring Perceptions of First-Year Writing and Composition Studies. Christine Denecker and Casie Moreland, Eds. Louisville: UP Colorado, 2022: 52-67. 
  • Mayer, Mark. “Till” – Mooncalves, 2022 
  • Mayer, Mark. “Behind” – Mooncalves, 2022 
  • Mayer, Mark. “Outside” – Mooncalves, 2022 
  • Mayer, Mark. “Inside” – The Arkansas International, 2022
  • Mitchell, Verner. “Yours for Humanity: An Examination of the Life and Work of Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins (1856-1930).” In Afro-Caribbean Women’s Writing and Early American Literature. Ed. LaToya Jefferson-James. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2022. 33-48. 
  • Mitchell, Verner. “Langston Hughes and the 1930s: From Harlem to the USSR.” In African American Literature In Transition, 1930-1940. Ed. Eve Dunbar and Ayesha Hardison. New York: Cambridge UP, 2022. 296-320. Co-authored with Cynthia Davis. 
  • Schlich, Eric. "My Beautiful Bearded Wife." American Short Fiction, Issue 75. Spring 2022. 
  • Schultz, Kathy Lou. “Love as Revolutionary Practice in Askia Touré’s Songhai!” Special tribute to Askia M. Toure. Paideuma: Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, 48 (2022): 141-156.
  • Tucker, Terrence and Crosby, Shelby. "Afrofuturism: Past, Present, and Beyond." Special issue of CLA Journal 65.1 (March 2022).
  • Wicker, Marcus. “Dear Mothership [Coasted thru ozone],” “Dear Mothership [Whereas we spit],” The CLA Journal, Issue 65, Fall 2022 
  • Wicker, Marcus. “How did you learn to speak English?,” “Dear Mothership [Like witchgrass effacing a wheat bed],” Poetry Magazine, December 2022 
  • Wicker, Marcus. “First Contact: ATLien Observes Love,” 32 Poems, Summer 2022 
  • Wicker, Marcus. “Funky Thurible, Turned Septic,” Copper Nickel, Issue 34, Spring 2022 

Department of English 2023 Faculty Award Winners

  • J. Elliott Casal- College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Grant, 2023-2024
  • Cristina Maria Cervone- College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Grant, 2023-2024
  • Cristina Maria Cevone- 2023 Alumni Association Award for Distinguished Research in Humanities
  • Donal Harris- Department of English Orgill Chair, 2022-2025
  • Donal Harris- College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Research Award (CASDRA) in Humanities
  • Mark Mayer- 2023 Arts Humanities Research Award 
  • Verner Mitchell- Freeburg Professorship, 2023-2026
  • Terrence Tucker- 2023 Alumni of the Year, University of Kentucky 
  • Marcus Wicker- Harvard Radcliffe Institute Fellowship, 2023-2024
  • Marcus Wicker- First Horizon Foundation Distinguished Professor, 2022-2025
  • Marcus Wicker- College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Research Award (CASDRA) in Engaged Scholarship

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