Faculty Presentations

Presentations and Readings 

Budd, Benita, Debbie Maness, and Carrie Bartek. "Ignite a SPARK to Change Lives." Planning Focus Group. Wake Tech Professional Development Session. Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh. 29 March 2018. Presentation.

_____, Neil Stidham and Rick Smyre. "Across the Silos" Collaborate, Adapt, Transform." Wake Tech Professional Development Session. Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh. 8 Nov. 2017. 

Graybeal, Lesley, Omayra Cruz, and Liz Welch. "Safe Space Training: Creating an Inclusive Campus for All Students." Wake Tech Professional Development Session. Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh. 21 Nov. 2014. Workshop. 

Harr, James. “Experiencing Christ’s Presence in the Early English Liturgical Drama.” Medieval/Renaissance Conference. University of Virginia at Wise, Wise.19 Sept. 2003. Lecture.

_____. “‘Playing the Martyr’: The 16th Century Conversion of St. Paul as a Guideline for the 21st Century Actor.” Boundaries and Alterity in the Middle Ages II: Sainthood and Performance. International Congress for Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. 9 May 2003. Lecture.

_____. “'Soldier, Saint, and Saviour’: The Cult of St. Demetrius as Portrayed in the Medieval Literary Tradition.” Saints Between Empires. International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, Leeds. 9 July 2014. Lecture. 

_____. "Like a Virgin: Costumes, Cross-Dressing, and Subterfuge as Rebellion in Female Hagiography." 18th Annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Duke University, Durham, NC. 10 March 2018. Paper.

_____. "Minims, Ligatures, and Algorithms: Problems and Questions Surrounding Digital Paleography." Paleography Working Group. Duke University, Durham, NC. 23 Feb. 2018. Lecture.

_____. "Magnum Notitia: Application of Social Network Analysis as Framework for Constructing the 1th Century Prosopography." Digital Matters in Medieval and Renaissance Studies Symposium. 7 April 2018. Duke University, Durham, NC. Paper.

_____. "Tell us some moral thyng: Preaching Texts, Reading Texts, and Voice in the Medieval English Sermon." Sixth Annual Symposium in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO. 19 June 2018. Paper. 

Keltz, Kelli. "Creating the Wake Tech Reading and Writing MOOC: A Process Model." Bridging the Past and Present to the Future. NADE 2015. TD Convention Center, Greenville. 28 February 2015. 

_____. "Safe Space Training: Creating an Inclusive Campus for All Students." Wake Tech Professional Development Session. Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC. 21 Nov. 2014. Workshop.

Marohl, Joe. "Gays, Liberty, and the Bill of Rights." Symposium on the Bill of Rights, Okaloosa-Walton Community College, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, May 1991.

Martin, Lisa. "Twilight and Jane Eyre: A Feminist Approach to the Gothic Tradition." National Association of Popular Cultural Conference. St Louis. 2010. Paper.

Neilson, Jim. “A Postmodern Flaneuse: Anomie and Amomame in Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84.” The Flaneuse, or the Female Urban Walker, Contemporary Literature. SAMLA Annual Conference. Sheraton Imperial Hotel. Durham, NC. Nov. 2012. Paper.

_____. “What Is a Classic?” Wake County Public Library, West Regional Library, Cary, NC, 14 Jan. 2013; East Regional Library, Knightdale, NC, 24 Jan. 2013; Cameron Village Library, 20 Aug. 2014. Discussion.

_____. "The American War: The Cultural Front." America's War's Wars: Individual Experience and Collective Memory. NEH Symposia. Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh. 13 Apr. 2017. 

_____. "The Silent Majority Sings! Patriotic Songs of the Sixties." Popular Culture/American Culture Association in the South Conference. Savannah, GA. 6 Oct. 2017. Paper.

_____ and Barry Malone. "America's Wars: Individual Experience and Collective Memory." Community College Humanities Association Conference. Renaissance Harborplace Hotel. Baltimore, MD. 11 Nov. 2017. Presentation.  

Phillips, David. "And Starring Philip Roth as Himself: The Facts and Fiction of Operation Shylock: A Confession" (1993). Past Tense, Future Tensions. 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts, Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina. 19 Oct. 2013. Presentation.

_____. "What We Talk About When We Talk About Meaning: J.L. Austin and John Searle on Locutionary, Illocutionary, and Perlocutionary Acts." North Carolina Governor's School (West). Winston-Salem, NC. 17 Jul. 2015. Presentation.  

_____."Once upon a time there / was a story that began: Reading John Barth's 'Frame-Tale' (1968)." North Carolina Governor's School (West). Winston-Salem, NC. 27 June 2017. Presentation.

_____ and Kim Jones. "How to Talk About Politics (at GSW)." North Carolina Governor's School (West). Winston-Salem, NC. 27 June 2017. Presentation. 

_____ and Matt Morris. "World Under Erasure: Alain Resnais' and Alain Robbe Grillet's L'Annee derniere a Marienbad (1961) as an Impossible Fiction." Mapping Marienbad. North Carolina Governor's School (West). Winston-Salem, NC. 18 July 2017. Presentation.

Wedehase, Erin. "The Intersections of Class in Sarah Barnwell Elliott's The Durket Sperret." South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference. Atlanta, GA. 8 Nov. 2013. Paper.

_____. "Construction of the Self and Hester Street in Anzia Yezierska’s Bread Givers." Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States Conference, Athens, Georgia, April 11, 2014. Paper.

Welch, Liz. "'If We Had Our Lives to Live Over Again': Reexamining Willa Cather's Final Novel." Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 2009. Presentation.

_____. "Reading Lolita as Template for Global Understanding." American Studies of Texas, 53rd Annual Meeting and Conference. San Marcos, TX, Nov. 2008. Presentation.

Williams, Patrick. “Empowering Your Voice: Authorship in the Digital Age.” Lufkin Middle School, Wake County, NC. 23 June 2014.