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Name: Sherri C. Smith
Title: Associate Professor
Office: English/COLA
Phone: 304-696-6699
Email: smithsc@marshall.edu
Expert: Victorian literature, women
 
Achievements

Research Based:
 
Articles:
"George Eliot, Straight Drag, and the Masculine Investments of Feminism." Women’s Writing 3.2 (October 1996): 97-111.
 
 
Book Chapters:
“The New Woman and the Real Girl: British Suffrage History and the Problem of Cultural Durability.” Suffragette City! Cultural Representation and Women’s Suffrage. Eds. Paula Bartley and Rosie Miles. (Forthcoming 2003).
 
 
Book Reviews:
Book Review. Time is of the Essence: Temporality, Gender, and the New Woman, by Patricia Murphy. Victorian Studies 45.2 (Forthcoming Winter 2003).
 
 
Presentations:
“Publishing the Law: Domestic Ideology and Sensation Villainy in Braddon and Cobbe.” Paper presented at the Midwest Modern Language Association. Cleveland, OH. November 1-3, 2001.

“‘Why did you melt your waxen man?’ The Femme Fatale, the New Woman, and the Ends of Sex Masquerade.” Paper presented at conference The Rossettis: Cosmopolitans in London. Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK. July 9-10, 2001.

“The New Woman Novel, the British Suffrage Movement, and Cultural Durability.” Paper presented at the conference Suffrage City: Women’s Suffrage and Cultural Representation. University of Wolverhampton, Dudley, UK. Nov. 10-11, 2000.

“‘The Art of Going Deep’? Narrative Deliberation, Literary Propaganda, and the New Woman Novel.” Paper presented at the Society for the Study of Narrative Literature Section: New Perspectives on Ideology and the Novel. Modern Language Association. San Francisco, CA. December 27-30, 1998.

The Feminist Politics of Literary Recovery and the Limits of the Aesthetic: The Case of New Woman Fiction. Paper presented at the Orlando Project: Women and Literary History. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. September 11-13, 1997.

George Eliot, Straight Drag, and the Masculine Investments of Feminism. Paper presented at the Women in Literature Section: The Birthing of Feminism. Midwest Modern Language Association, Minneapolis, MN. November 7-9, 1996.
 

Professional/Community Based Service:
 
Professional Service:
(2001 to present). Member, Bibliography Committee of the Victorian Division of the MLA (compiler for the annual Victorian Studies Victorian Bibliography in Summer issue of each annual volume).

(July 2000 to present). Referee. Victorian Studies journal.
 
 
University Service:
(2002 to present). Director of Service Learning. Marshall University.

(2002 to present). Chair, Service Learning Committee. Marshall University.

(Fall 2002). Member of the Internal Committee for selection of the Rockefeller Scholar-in-Residence for The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia. Marshall University.

(Oct. 5, 2001). Faculty Development Workshop Facilitator. Topic: Service Learning. Sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence. Marshall University.

(2000-2001). Member, General Education Assessment Committee, Marshall University.

(2000 to present). Member, Curriculum Committee. Department of English, Marshall University.

(March 2000-2002). Advisor, Ten Cent Players (student group for experimental script writing and production). Marshall University.

(1999 to present). Member, Women’s Studies Committee, Marshall University.

(1999-2000). Member, Writing Committee. Department of English, Marshall University.

(1999 to present). Member, M.A. Credentials Committee, Department of English, Marshall University.
 

Awards:
 
Awards
(Summer 2003). Summer Research Award. Research Committee, Marshall University.

(Spring 2003). Pickens-Queen Teaching Award. Marshall University.

(Fall 2002). INCO Travel Grant. Marshall University.

(Fall 2002) Liberal Arts Faculty Development Grant. College of Liberal Arts, Marshall University.

(June 2002). INCO Travel Grant. Marshall University.

(Spring 2002). Graduate School Research Award. Research Committee, Marshall University.

(October 2001). Quinlan Endowment Travel Grant. Marshall University.

(Summer 2001). Summer Research Award. Research Committee, Marshall University.

(April 2001).Center for Teaching Excellence Travel Grant. Marshall University.

(April 2001). INCO Travel Grant. Marshall University.

(October 2000). Quinlan Endowment Travel Grant. Marshall University.

(Fall 2000). Liberal Arts Faculty Development Grant. College of Liberal Arts, Marshall University.

(Summer 2000). Summer Research Award. Research Committee, Marshall University.

 

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