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Literary Criticism and Disciplinary Debates
Liberal Education
Writing and Rhetoric

Literary Criticism and Disciplinary Debates

"Humanities Education Then, Now, and Why," South Atlantic Review (forthcoming October 2008).

“Ethical Engagements over Time: Reading and Rereading David Copperfield and Wuthering Heights,” Narrative XII.3 (October 2004): 281-305. [Article Excerpt]

“The Politics of Difference v. the Ethics of Essentializing: Looking Backward and Looking Forward at Humanities Discourse About Human Nature,” AHHE (Arts and Humanities In Higher Education) I.2 (Fall 2002): 125-44. [Article Excerpt]

“Escaping the Prison of Singularity: The Behavioral Axis of the Narrative Transaction,” CEA Critic LXIII.2 (Winter/Spring 2001):  1-25. [Article Excerpt]

NB: Robert Miller Prize
Awarded at the April, 2002 CEA convention for “the best article to appear in CEA Critic in 2001.”

“Fictions, Facts, and the Fact(s) in(of) Fictions,” Modern Language Studies XXVIII.3,4 (Spring 1999): 3-40. [Article Excerpt]

“Response to Rebecca Moore Howard and George T. Karnezis,” College English LX.1 (January 1988):  89-93.

“Ethical Criticism: What It Is and Why It Matters,” Style XXXII.2 (Summer 1998):  194-220. [Article excerpt]

NB: Reprinted in There Is No Other Story: Ethics, Literature, and Theory, ed. Stephen K. George & M. Kip Hartvigsen (Mason, OH: Thomson Custom Publishing, 2003): 15-36.

“Literature and Life:  Fact and Fiction,” CEA Critic (Fall 1995):  1-6. (co-authored with Elizabeth Turpin)

“Humanism's Heat, Postmodernism’s Cool,” CEA Critic LVII.2 (Winter 1995): 1-25. [Article excerpt]

NB: Robert Miller Prize
Awarded at the April, 1996 CEA convention for “the best article to appear in CEA Critic in 1995.”

“The Sound of Story: An Inquiry Into Literature and Ethos,” Narrative III.1 (January 1995): 33-56. [Article excerpt]

“From Ph.D. Program to B.A. College, or, The Sometimes Hard Journey From Life in the Carrel to Life in the World,” ADE Bulletin (Spring, 1994): 20-24. [Article excerpt]

“Character Formation in the Literary Classroom,” CEA Critic LIII.2 (Winter, 1990): 5-21. [Article excerpt]

“Allan Bloom's Philosopher Who ‘Does Not Love to Tell the Truth.’” Review of Higher Education X1.3 (Spring 1988):  297-310.

“In Response to the Futurists . . .” Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning. A response to readers of Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning XX.4 (July/August 1988):  8, 59-60.

“Do Future Studies Really Help?: ‘Futures Research’ and Present Troubles.” Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning XX.1 (January/February, 1988): 50-53.

“Coping with the Complex Demands of an Academic Career in the 1980s,” co-author Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Chronicle of Higher Education XXXIII. 36 (May 20, 1987): 4 0-41.

“Faculty Stress: The Tension Between Careers and ‘Having it All,’” co-author Mary Deane Sorcinelli, in Faculty Stress, ed. Peter Seldin. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (March 1987): 43-52.

NB: Reprinted in Yearbook of American Universities. Garland Press. Oct., 1987.

“Study: Our Faculty Still Struggling With Personal-Professional Balance,” co-author Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Campus Report XI.5 (January, 1987):  5-6.

“The State of Criticism,” Arts Insight 9 (January, 1984): 3-4. (solicited essay)

“Plato's Protagoras:  Professional Models, Ethical Concerns,” Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning XV.3 (April, 1983):  42-45. [Full Text]

“The First Amendment and All That Jazz,” commissioned by the Indiana Committee for the Humanities as a position paper for an ICH conference; now distributed through the ICH Resource Center library.  (solicited essay)

“Ethical Criticism: Some Beginning Arguments,” Associator XXIX.2 (May, 1980): 10-14.

“Values and Meaning in Great Expectations:  The Two Endings Revisited,” Essays in Criticism XIX.4 (October, 1969):   402-9. [Article excerpt]

Edited Journal:
CEA Critic. Fall 1995.  Special issue: “Literature and Life:  Fact and Fiction” (co-edited with Elizabeth Turpin, Ferris State University)


"How To Become the Teacher Who Makes the Difference - An Anti-Romantic Theory of Pedagogy: Principles, not Personalities." Chapter in Making a Teacher Eternal: Scholars Describe the Teacher Who Made a Difference. Vol. 6 of the book series Adolescence and Education, eds. Frank Pajares and Tim Urdan. InfoAge Publishers, forthcoming 2008. [Article Excerpt]

"Do we Teach Disciplines or Do we Teach Students? What Difference Does it Make?" ADE Bulletin. (forthcoming) [Article Excerpt]

"The Unbroken Continuum: Booth/Gregory on Teaching and Ethical Criticism," Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture 7.1 (Winter 2007): 49-60. [Article Excerpt]

"Real Teaching and Real Learning vs Narrative Myths about Education," Arts and Humanities in Higher Education 6.1 (2007): 7-27. [Article Excerpt]

“Turning Water Into Wine: Giving Remote Texts Full Flavor for the Audience of Friends” Journal of College 53.3: 95-98. [Article excerpt]

“Pedagogical Disjunctions, Or, If I Say I Want My Students to Be Mainly Learning X, Why Do I Think Mostly About Teaching Y?,” Journal of Cognitive Affective Learning I. (October 2004): [Full Text]

NB: Solicited for the inaugural issue of a new, peer-reviewed, open-access electronic journal—first issue in October 2004—to support the Carnegie sponsored Center for Cognitive-Affective Learning (established at Oxford College of Emory University).

“Pedagogy and the Christian Law of Love,” Journal of Education and Christian Belief VI.1 (Spring 2002): 9-26. [Article excerpt]

NB:  Reprinted on the following web sites:
The Stapleford Centre (www.stapleford-centre.org) (2004)
The European Educators’ Christian Association (wwwhfc.org/eureka) (2004)
The Christian Pedagogical Institute of Denmark (www.kpi.dk) and translated into Danish by Carsten Hjorth Pedersen (2003).
Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning at Calvin College (www.pedagogy.net [2004])

“Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Teacherly Ethos,” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture I.1 (Winter 2001): 69-89. [Full Text]

“Teaching Narrative: Correspondence School and Waterford Crystal,” Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning XXXI.1 (January/February 1999): 32-37. [Full Text]

NB: Reprinted in the following book:

Learning from Change: Landmarks in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education from Change Magazine, 1969-1999. Ed. Theodore J. Marchese & Deborah DeZure. (Stylus Publishing 2000): 389-92

“Introductory Courses, Student Ethos, and Living the Life of the Mind,” Journal of College Teaching XL.2 (Spring 1997): 63-71. [Article excerpt]

“The Many-Headed Hydra of Theory vs. the Unifying Mission of Teaching,” College English LIX.1 (January 1997):  41-58. [Article excerpt]

NB: The concluding section of this article, “Six Contributions to Student Development Made by English as a Discipline,” is reprinted on the home-page web site of Suffolk County Community College (Selden, New York) at http://www.sunysuffolk.edu/Web/Selden/English/

“How to Talk About Teaching in the MLA Interview,” ADE Bulletin  (Fall 1995): 7-8.

“Ethical Criticism and Liberal Education: The Pedagogical Connection,” ADE Bulletin No. 90 (Fall, 1988): 34-45. [Article excerpt]

“If Education is a Feast, Then Why Do We Keep Narrowing the Menu? A Critique of Pedagogical Metaphors,” Journal of College Teaching XXXV.3 (Summer, 1987): 101-106. [Article excerpt]

Series of four articles on the liberal arts and pedagogy in University of Indianapolis’s Alumni Magazine, 1979-1980 (solicited essays).

Liberal Education

“Why Are Liberal Education’s Friends Of So Little Help?” Liberal Education (Spring 2005): 56-59. [Full Text]

“Liberating Liberal Education,” Education Digest LXIX.3 (November 2003): 12-16.

NB: Expanded version of “A Liberal Education Is Not a Luxury” that appeared in the September 12, 2003 Chronicle of Higher Education.

“A Liberal Education Is Not a Luxury,” Chronicle of Higher Education, Back page “Point of View” of the Chronicle Review Section (September 12, 2003): B16. [Full Text]

“Skills vs. Scholarship, or, Liberal Education Knows a Hawk from a Handsaw,” Conference Proceedings of HAN (Humanities and Arts Higher Education Network,) December 1997:  1-17.

“Liberal Education vs. Professional Training, or, Liberal Education Knows a Hawk From a Handsaw,” CCTE Studies LXIII (September 1998): 1-16. [Article excerpt]

“Core Programs, Liberal Education, and Ethical Teaching,” Perspectives  XXVII.1 (Spring 1997): 25-53. [Article excerpt]

“Liberal Education and Critical Thinking,” Perspectives XVIII.2 (Summer, 1988): 9-25. [Article excerpt]

NB: Reprinted in the 40th anniversary publication of Perspectives, the journal of the Association for General and Liberal Studies (2001).

“A Response to Mortimer Adler's Paideia Proposal,” Journal of General Education XXXVI.2 (1984): 70-78.

“What Introductory Courses Should Do,” in Rejuvenating Introductory Courses. ed. Karen Spear. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (December, 1984): 25-38.

“A Radical Critique of the Platonic Foundations of Liberal Education, or ‘The Soul Want What It Wants,’” Liberal Education LXIX.1 (Spring, 1983): 19-32. [Article excerpt]

“Liberal Education, Human Development, and Social Vision,” Journal of General Education XXXIV.2 (Summer, 1982): 143-58. [Article excerpt]

“A Liberal Arts View of Plato's Protagoras: Conversation Is Worth The Doing,” Focus: Teaching English Language Arts IX.3 (Fall, 1982): 48-52.

“The Liberal Arts: An Affirmation, or Unheard Melodies are Sweeter,” Interdisciplinary Perspectives XI.1 (Winter, 1980): 2-10.

Writing and Rhetoric

“The Process of Writing, The Formation of Character, and the (Re)Formation of Society,” Perspectives (Winter 1993): 28-42. [Article excerpt]

NB: Reprinted in the 40th anniversary publication of Perspectives, the journal of the Association for General and Liberal Studies (2001).

“Writing, Literacy, and Liberal Arts,” ADE Bulletin No. 82 (Winter, 1985): 27-32. [Article excerpt]

“Teaching Composition: Goals, Definitions, and Strategies,” Journal of Teaching Writing I.2 (Fall, 1982): 221-34. [Article excerpt]

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