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Commencement Speech, Morning, Shorter College, May 3, 2008

Commencement Speech, Afternoon, Shorter College, May 3, 2008

Linguistic

“The Case Against the ‘Native Speaker’: Do we need fairer names for speakers of English?” English Today: An International Review of the English Language, Cambridge University Press, Volume 21, Issue 2 (April 2005): 13-24.

“The Case Against the ‘Native Speaker’,” Sogang University lecture, Seoul, South Korea, May 12, 2005. Handout has Dr. Butcher’s translation of “Cædmon’s Hymn.”

The Short Road from Old English to Korean English.” Phi Delta Kappa Conference, Yongsan, Seoul, South Korea, December 2004.

Middle English

“Hildegard of Bingen and the Polysemous Logos,” plenary lecture given at the International Society for Hildegard of Bingen Studies Conference, by invitation of the International Society for Hildegard von Bingen Studies (ISHBS), delivered at the ISHBS’s 25th Anniversary Meeting, “Bridges to Infinity,” at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 31, 2008. The conference lasted from May 29-June 1, 2008.

“The Questing Female in Hildegard’s Ordo virtutum.” In Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching (SMART): Teaching the Journey: Quests and Pilgrimages in Medieval Literature. Accepted for publication 2008.

Redesigned and expanded webquest, “Questing After Quests: Their Meaning in Medieval and Modern Times,” Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching (SMART): Teaching the Journey: Quests and Pilgrimages in Medieval Literature. Accepted for publicatin 2008.

“Are the Medieval Women Mystics Relevant Today?” Berry College “Evening Discussions: Lectures in Arts, History and Culture,” Oak Hill and The Martha Berry Museum in conjunction with RACA, August 16, 2007.

Life Lessons from Wise Women: Hildegard of Bingen, Catherine of Siena, and Clare of Assisi,” as part of the North Park University Campus Theme Lecture Series: “What is a Life of Faith?” North Park University, Chicago, Illinois, October 4, 2007.

Community, Kin, and Kind: What Etymology Can Teach Us About Living More Abundantly,” lecture for the Center for Justice Ministries and Women’s Studies Department, North Park University, Chicago, Illinois, October 5, 2007.

The Questing Female in Hildegard’s Ordo virtutum,” Seventh Annual Teaching Medieval Literature Conference, sponsored by Kennesaw State University and Georgia Perimeter College, at Georgia Gwinnett College, March 2-3, 2007.

The Poetic, Glass-Half-Full Vision of the Medieval Women Mystics,” and Handout, Berry College, Women’s History Month Lecture Series, Berry College Women’s Studies Program, March 2006.

(Chair) “Session on Medieval Women Writers,” Fourth Annual Conference on Teaching Medieval Literature, Kennesaw State University, March 2004.

“The Feminine Nature of Ælfric’s Works,” Magistra: A Journal of Women’s Spirituality in History, Sister Judith Sustera and John Crean, eds. Winter 2003. 87-115.

Excalibur and Sir Thomas Malory’s Morte Darthur,” Third Annual Teaching Medieval Literature Conference, Kennesaw State University, March 2003.

Old English

“Ælfric’s Sermons and Their Penitential Tone.” Sewanee Medieval Studies. Edited by Susan J. Ridyard. Published by Sewanee Medieval Colloquium, University of the South (2008): 25-46.

The Thrill of Obeying ‘þæt lytle bebod,’” English Language & Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK), Chosun University, Kwangjoo, South Korea, January 2005.

“Ælfric’s Unique Christmas Homily: A Close Analysis of Content Sources, and Style,” 39th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, May 2004.

Recovering Unique Ælfrician Texts Using the Fiber Optic Light Cord: Pope XVII in London, BL Cotton Vitellius C. v. Old English Newsletter (OEN). Edited by Roy M. Liuzza. Published by Western Michigan University, Volume 36, Number 3 (2003): 13-22.

“Feminine Nature of Ælfric’s Works,” Magistra: A Journal of Women’s Spirituality in History. Edited by Judith Sustera and John Crean. Winter (2003): 87-115.

The Dream of the Rood and Its Unique, Penitential Language," SAMLA, November 2003.

“Ælfric and His Love of Learning,” 38th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, May 2003.

“The Dependence of Ælfric’s Gospel Message of Penance on Augustine,” 30th Annual Sewanee Medieval Colloquium, The University of the South, April 2003.

“You Know More Old English Than You Know,” Seven Hills Rotary Club, April 2003.

“A New Look at Old English,” Phi Beta Kappa keynote lecture, PBK Atlanta Alumni Association Fall meeting, November 2002.

“Ælfric of Cerne Abbas,” Medieval World , Ingrid Andersen, ed., Mar/Apr 1992. pp. 3-9.

“Of Monsters, Golden Treasure, and God: English Life and Art in 700 AD,” University of London, University College London (UCL), October 1990.

Other

“A Life of Benedict of Nursia.” Christian History & Biography (Winter 2007): 11-15, 19-20. Published by Christianity Today International. By invitation.

Embracing the Global Home: A Southerner’s Fulbright Seoul Adventures,” Literary Non-Fiction (Memoir), Southern Women Writers Conference, Berry College, Rome, September 29, 2007.

Special Session Organizer, “Creating the Paperless Campus,” SAMLA, 4-6 November 2005.

“Korea 2004-2005: A Fulbright Year.” Faculty PowerPoint Lecture at Shorter College, Brookes Chapel. October 25, 2005.

Where the Fulbright Program Got Its Eponym, and Why,” The Fulbright Review. June 2005.

A Comparative Analysis of Western and Classic Asian Philosophies,” Institute for Infusing Chinese Culture into Undergraduate Curriculum, University of Manoa, August 2003.

Participant, “The Importance of a Liberal Arts Education,” Phi Beta Kappa Symposium, Oglethorpe University, July 2003.

American Literature

“Contemporary American Minority-Women Poets in the Korean University Classroom: How does Sim Sinae see Lucille Clifton?” Plenary speaker, Pusan American Studies Forum: Multicultural America. Pu Kyung University, Pusan, South Korea. May 28, 2005.

“The Complementary Nature of Location and Dislocation in Thelma R. Hall’s Poetry,” Southern Women Writers Conference, Berry College, October 2003.

“Vibrant Biculturalism in Judith Ortiz Cofer’s The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica,” April 2003.

“Lost” by Thelma R. Hall, Shorter College, December 2002.

Creative Writing

The August Welcome,” “When My Private Korean Tutor, Eun Jong, Speaks,” and “Sogang de Soleil,” The Fulbright Review. June 2005. Poems.

Where the Fubright Program Got Its Eponym, and Why,” The Fulbright Review. June 2005. Essay on Senator William J. Fulbright’s Political Ideology.

Seoul Scenes,” The Fulbright Review. Essays. June 2005.

Poetry Readings

A Man (II),” “Adulthood,” “Ode to the Mississippi of Yearning,” and “Never fear your English professor,”Shorter College, March 2004.

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