Peter Glenn Christensen
Assistant Professor, Department of English
Cardinal Stritch University,  6801 North Yates Road, Milwaukee, WI 53217
Phone: (414) 410-4682
E-mail: pgchristensen@stritch.edu
Home:  1016 East Pearson Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1525    (414) 273-3745

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND 
* Cert. of Advanced Study (Post M.L.S.) Program -- University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, School of Library and Information Science, 1991-1998.
* Ph.D. -- State University of New York--Binghamton, Binghamton, NY, May 1979, Comparative Literature, Dissertation: "The Novel Trilogy as Experimental Form: John Dos Passos' U.S.A., William Faulkner's Snopes Trilogy and Jean-Paul Sartre's Les Chemns de la liberté. Committee: Haskell Block, Marilyn G. Rose and John Hagopian.
* M.A. -- State University of New York--Albany, Albany, NY, May 1975, Comparative Literature.
* M.L.S. -- State University of New York--Albany, Albany, NY, May 1974, Library and Information Science.
* B.A. -- Iona College, New Rochelle, NY, May 1973, French/ Classics.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1995--Present     Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI Assistant Professor, English Department

1993--1999         UW-Milwaukee. Lecturer, Department of French, Italian and Comparative Literature
1996--1997          Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.  Lecturer, Division of Liberal Studies
1988--1994          Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.  Lecturer, Department of English
1979--1988          State U of New York - Binghamton,  Lecturer, Depts. of  English, Cinema and Comp. Lit.
1984                     State College of New York - Cortland. Lecturer, Department of English
1981                     State College of New York - Oswego.  Lecturer, Department of English
1978--1979          State University of New York - Binghamton, Binghamton, NY Library Assistant, Max
                                    Reinhardt Archive, Bartle Library

COURSES

At Cardinal Stritch University
Written Communication I
Written Communication II
Introduction to Literature
Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature
Non-Western Literature
American Literature II
Shakespeare: Tragedies
Shakespeare: Comedies
Shakespeare: Histories
Early English Literature
Late Renaissance to 18th-century Literature
Studies in Satire
Modern British Literature
Chaucer
Literary Criticism

At Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD)
History and philosophy of science (Spring 1998)
Soviet silent film (Spring 1997)
European silent film and the art climate of the 1920s (Fall 1996)
Magic and human experience (Fall 1996)
Italian Renaissance cities (Spring 1996)
The World of books (Spring 1996)

At University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (English, Comparative Literature, and Library Science)
Children's literature of the nineteenth century (Spring 1996, Spring 1997)
Library materials for young adults (Fall 1996, Summer 1997)
Kipling/Stevenson/Twain (Fall 1996)
History of books and printing (Spring 1996)
Fairytale and folk tale (Summer 1996, Spring 1996, Summer 1995)
Forms of short fiction (Fall 1995)
Masterpieces of twentieth-century literature (Fall 1995)
Literary Criticism: Major Authors (Spring 1995)
Masterpieces of World Literature: Classical and Medieval (1994-1999)
Introduction to Research in Modern Languages (Fall 1994)
Twentieth-century Humanities (Fall 1994, Spring 1995)
Masterpieces of World Literature from the Renaissance to the Present (1994-1999)
Faulkner (Spring 1994)
American Literary Modernism (grad/undergrad; Spring 1994)
Freshman composition (1993-1995)

At Marquette University
American Literature, 1865- present (1989-1993)
American literature to 1865 (1989-1993)
Introduction to literature (survey of genres) (1989-1993)
Introduction to fiction (1988-1993)
Introduction to drama (1988-1993)
Twentieth-Century drama (1988-1993)
Contemporary Australian novel (independent study) (Spring 1992)
Freshman composition (1988-1993)

At State University of New York--Binghamton
Modern women novelists ( Spring 1989);
Psychology of love (19th-20th century novels) ( Fall 1988)
Documentary film (Summer 1982)
Film theory (Spring 1982)
Introduction to cinema (Fall 1987)
Freshman composition (1979-1988)

HONORS

NEH Summer Institute Award. New Perspectives on Classical Antiquity. University of Arizona, Tucson. Director: Bella Zweig. Summer 1996

NEH Summer Institute Award. The Renaissance City. Princeton University. Directors: Anthony Grafton and David Quint. Summer 1995.

NEH Summer Seminar Award. The Problem of Religion and Magic. Princeton University. Director: John Gager. Summer 1994.

NEH Newberry Library Award. Two seminars: Native American Autobiography and Native American Maps. August 4-12, 1992.

NEH Summer Institute Award. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. American Encounters: New Societies in a New World. Director: Frank A. Dominguez. Summer 1992.

NEH Summer Institute Award. University of California, Santa Barbara. Goethe's Faust. Director: Paul Hernadi. Summer 1990.

NEH Summer Seminar Award. Cornell University. Early Twentieth-Century British Novel. Director: Daniel Schwarz. Summer 1988.

NEH Summer Seminar Award. University of Iowa. French Film and Literature, 1919-1939. Directors: Dudley Andrew and Steven Ungar. Summer 1985.

Scholarship, School of Criticism and Theory, Dartmouth College. Hazard Adams and Elaine Showalter. Summer 1986.

PUBLICATIONS

British

"Love's Labour's Lost: Branagh's Revitalization of the Fairy tale Musical."  SRASP (Shakespeare and Renaissance Selected Papers--U of West Virginia)  26 (2001): 86-94.

"Frustrated Narration in The Brazen Head."  Powys Journal  12 (2002):  83-92.

"The Political Appeal of Fu Manchu."  The Devil Himself: Villainy in Detective Fiction and Film.  Eds.  Stacy Gillis and Philippa Gates.  Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 2002.  81-90.

"New Directions in Malcolm Lowry's Poetry: Lowry's Use of French Symbolist Poetry," Malcolm Lowry Review 45-46 (Fall 1999-Spring 2000): 242-65.

"Farewell to the 'Femme Fatale': Angela Carter's Rewriting of Frank Wedekind's Lulu Plays." Marvels and Tales, Vol. 12, No. 2 (1998): 319-36.

"Between Myth and History: Problems in the Sacrifice Theme in Owen Glendower," Powys Notes, Vol. 12, No. 1 (Summer 1998): 4-12.

"The Role of Fate in History: Owen Glendower as Epic Historical Novel," Powys Review, Vol. 8, Nos. 1-2 [Nos. 29-30] (1995): 8-13.

"Language and Its Discontents in Alasdair Gray's 'Logopandocy,'" The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Vol. 15, No. 2 (Summer 1995), 184-92.

"The Achievement and Failure: Durrell's Three Early Novels." Lawrence Durrell: Comprehending the Whole. Eds. Julius Rowan Raper, Melody L. Enscore, and Paige Matthey Bynum. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1995. 22-32.

"The Aestheticized Image of Aphrodite in George Moore's Aphrodite in Aulis," Classical and Modern Literature, Vol. 14, No. 2 (Winter 1994), 127-40.

"John Cowper Powys and William James on Religion," Powys Notes Vol 9, No. 1 (Fall 1993-Winter 1994): 4-20.

"Social and Antisocial Comedy in Lawrence Durrell's Early Work," Selected Essays on the Humor of Lawrence Durrell. University of Victoria English Literary Studies, Monograph Series No. 60, 1993, 102-20.

"Problems in Characterization in D. H Lawrence's The Rainbow," AUMLA: Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, Vol. 77 (May 1992): 78-96.

"David Gascoyne: Confessional Novelist," Deus Loci (Lawrence Durrell Society Journal), Vol 1, NS (1992): 71-91.

"The Hazards of Intellectual Burglary in Lawrence Durrell's The Revolt of Aphrodite," Studies in the Literary Imagination, Vol. 24, No. 1 (Spring 1991): 41-56.

"The Marriage of Myth and History in John Cowper Powys's Porius," Powys Review, No. 25 (1990), 16-23.

"Jason's Poems in Wolf Solent," In John Cowper Powys's "Wolf Solent": Critical Essays. Ed. Belinda Humfrey. Cardiff: Univ. of Wales Press, 1990, 143-57.

"The `Dark Gods,' and Modern Society: Maiden Castle and The Plumed Serpent," In the Spirit of Powys: New Essays. Ed. Denis Lane. Bucknell Univ. Press, 1990, 157-79.

"The Idea of the Feminine in John Cowper Powys's A Glastonbury Romance," Powys Notes, 6,1 (Spr..1990), 17-32.

"`A Wicked Voice': Vernon Lee's Artist Parable," Lamar Journal of the Humanities, Vol 15, No. 2 (Fall 1989): 3-15.

"Lawrence Durrell's Plays: A Reevaluation." In Into the Labyrinth: Essays on the Art of Lawrence Durrell. Ed. Frank L. Kersnowski. Ann Arbor: U M I Research Press, 1989, 73-85.

"The Burden of History in Vernon Lee's Ghost Story `Amour Dure,'" Studies in the Humanities, 16.1 (June 1989), 33-43.

"Wessex, 1272; History in John Cowper Powys's The Brazen Head," Powys Review, No. 21 (1987-1988), 28-35.

"Atlantis: Etude de sexualité chez J. C. Powys," Plein Chant, 42-43 (Autumn 1988), 251-

"Mr Noon: Some Problems in a New Text," Studies in the Novel, Vol. 18, No. 4 (Winter 1986), 415-26.

"Middlemarch: A Point of Reference in Weymouth Sands," Powys Review, No. 17 (1985), 39-47.

"Greece, Egypt, and the Quartet," Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Quarterly, Vol. 7, No. 5 (1984), 79-88.

American

 "A New View of  Dick Gibson's Apprenticeship."  A Casebook on Stanley Elkin's The Dick Gibson Show.  Ed.  David C.  Dougherty.  Normal, IL:   Dalkey Archive Press & Center for Book Culture, 2003.      http://www.centerforbookcuoture.org/casebooks/casebook_dickgibson/christensen.html.

"Shyam Selvadurai." Asian-American Novelists: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Emmanuel S. Nelson. Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 2000. 332-38.

"George Wylie Henderson." African-American Authors, 1745-1945: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Emmanuel S. Nelson. Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 2000. 224-30.

"William Demby." Contemporary African American Novelists: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Emmanuel S. Nelson. Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 1999. 122-28.

"Truman Capote: Major Works and Themes." The Critical Response to Truman Capote. Eds. Joseph J. Waldmeier and John C. Waldmeir. Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 1999. 221-30.

"Human Relatedness and Narrative technique in the Early Novels of Thornton Wilder and Glenway Wescott." Thornton Wilder: New Essays. Ed. Martin Blank, Dalma Hunyadi Brunauer, and David garret Izzo. West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill P, 1999. 185-206.

"Family Dynamics in Jane Bowles's In the Summer House." A Tawdry Place of Salvation: The Art of Jane Bowles. Ed. Jennie Skerl. Carbondale: Southern Illinois U P, 1997. 49-63.

"'A More Angular and Less Predictable Way': Epiphanies in Edmund White's The Darker Proof," Review of Contemporary Fiction, Vol. 15, No. 3 (Fall 1996): 73-83.

"Samuel R. Delany's Recent Work: An Assessment." Middle Atlantic Writers Association (MAWA) Review, Vol. 11, No. 2 (June 1996): 12-21.

"Abraham Rothberg's The Sword of the Golem: The Use of the Fantastic in Defense of Judaism," Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 7.2-3 [Nos. 26-27] (1995): 163-76.

"Thornton Wilder's Defense of Homosexuality in The Ides of March," Orbis Litterarum 50 (1995): 289-301.

"The Escape from the Curse of History in Stanley Elkin's George Mills," Review of Contemporary Fiction, Vol. 15, No. 2 (Summer 1995): 79-91.

"Paul Blackburn and the White Goddess," Focus on Robert Graves and His Contemporaries, Vol 2, No 2 (Spring 1994), 4-12.

"Marguerite Young's Angel in the Forest: A William Jamesian Perspective," Marguerite Young, Our Darling: Tributes and Essays. Ed. Miriam Fuchs. Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive P, 1994. 73-79.

"Truman Capote." Twentieth-Century American Gay Male Novelists: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Emmanuel Nelson. New York: Greenwood Press, 1993, 46-59. Partially reprinted as "Truman Capote As Gay American Author"in The Critical Response to Truman Capote, eds. Joseph J. Waldmeir and John C. Waldmeier, Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 1999. 61-67.

"Truth or Temptation: Don Pedro's Refutation of Time in Felipe Alfau's Chromos," Review of Contemporary Fiction, Vol. 13, No. 1 (Spring 1993), 229-40.

"Minority Interaction in John Rollin Ridge's The Adventures of Joaquin Murieta, MELUS, Vol. 17, No. 2 (Summer 1992): 61-72.

"Dirty Hands, Bloody Hands: Commitment in John Hersey's The Conspiracy," Classical and Modern Literature, Vol. 12, No. 4 (Summer 1992): 375-87.

"Women As a Spiritual Force in Laura Riding's Lives of Wives," Focus on Robert Graves and His Contemporaries Vol. 1, No. 13 (Winter 1992): 18-35.

"The Politics of Thornton Wilder's The Ides of March," Classical and Modern Literature, Vol. 12, No. 1 (Fall 1991): 69-80.

"Historical Truth in Laura Riding's A Trojan Ending," Focus on Robert Graves and His Contemporaries, Vol. 1, No. 12 (Summer 1991): 1-17.

"Katherine Anne Porter's `Flowering Judas' and D. H. Lawrence's The Plumed Serpent: Contrasting Visions of Women in the Mexican Revolution." South Atlantic Review, Vol. 56 No. 2 (Jan. 1991), 35-46.

"Chekhov in the Poetry of Howard Moss and Denise Levertov," South Atlantic Review, Vol. 54, No. 4 (Nov. 1989), 51-62

"Sexuality and Liberation in Jean Toomer's 'Withered Skin of Berries,'" Callaloo, Vol. 11, No. 3 (Summer 1988), 615-26. Partially reprinted in "Jean Toomer,"  Short Story Criticism, Vol. 45 Detroit: Gale, 2001. 167

"Washington Irving and the Denial of the Fantastic." In The Old and New World Romanticism of Washington Irving. Ed. Stanley Brodwin. Prepared under the auspices of Hofstra University. New York: Greenwood Press, 1986, 51-60.

"Dos Passos' Use of Biography in U.S.A.," Forum for Modern Language Studies, Vol. 18, No. 2 (July 1982), 201-11.

French

"Marguerite Yourcenar's L'Oeuvre au noir: D'Aprčs Dürer," Lamar Journal of the Humanities 24.2 (Fall 1999): 37-53.

"Jean Cocteau and Jean Delannoy's L'Eternel Retour: The Nietzsche Connection." Tristania 18 (1998): 93-116.

"Dieu, sa vie, son oeuvre: Jean D'Ormesson's Attack on Apatheia As a Quality of God," Literature and Theology Vol. 8, No. 4 (Dec. 1994): 405-20.

"Jean D' Ormesson's La Gloire de l'empire: A Response to Hadrian and His Death." Les Visages de la mort dans l'oeuvre de Marguerite Yourcenar. Eds. C. Frederick Farrell, Jr, Edith R. Farrell, Joan E. Howard, and André Maindron. Morris, MN: University of Minnesota, Morris, Division of the Humanities, 1993. 204-13.

"Iris Murdoch as a Critic of Simone De Beauvoir," Simone De Beauvoir Studies Vol. 10 (1993): 141-49.

"Revolution in Drieu La Rochelle's The Man on Horseback and D. H. Lawrence's The Plumed Serpent," Revue de Littérature Comparée, Vol. 66, No. 4 (Oct. - Dec. 1992): 397-406.

"Positioning the Self in Autobiographical Writing: George Sand as Model for Marguerite Yourcenar." In George Sand: Our Contemporary. Eds. Natalie Datlof, David Powell, and Jeanne Fuchs. Prepared under the auspices of Hofstra University. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991. 78-87.

"Lukács and Characterization in Sartre's Les Chemins de la liberté," Lamar Studies in the Humanities, Vol. 17, No. 2 (Fall 1991): 5-20.

"Yourcenar and Merezhkovsky: Critical History and Patriarchy," Orbis Litterarum, Vol. 45 (1990), 273-85.

"History and the Possibility of Wisdom' in Jean D'Ormesson's La Gloire de l'empire," International Fiction Review, Vol. 17, No. 2 (1990), 82-87.

"The Flight from Passion in Leonora Carrington's Literary Work." Dada/Surrealism, No. 18 (1990), 148-58. This journal issue is also reprinted as Surrealism and Women. Ed. Mary Ann Caws, Rudolf Kuenzli, and Gwen Raaberg. Cambridge: M.I.T. P, 1991.

"Yeats and Balzac's 'Sur Catherine de Médicis,'" Modern Language Studies, Vol. 20, No. 4 (Fall 1989), 11-30.

"The Faust Theme in All Men Are Mortal," Simone De Beauvoir Studies, Vol. 5 (1988), 40-54.

"Feyder's Le Grand Jeu and the Idea of Poetic Realism," Film Criticism, Vol. 12, No. 2 (Winter 1987-1988), 3-17.

"Simone De Beauvoir and Marguerite Yourcenar as Historical Novelists," Simone De Beauvoir Studies, 4 (1987), 113-32.

"Jean-Luc Godard's Use of Goethe's Wilhelm Meister Novels in La Chinoise." In Goethe in the Twentieth Century. Ed. Alexej Ugrinsky. Prepared under the auspices of Hofstra Univ. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987, 13-20.

"Three Concealments: Jean Cocteau's Adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray," Romance Notes, Vol. 27, No. 1 (August 1986), 27-36.

"Dostoevski and Jean-Luc Godard: Kirillov's Return in La Chinoise." In Dostoevski and the Human Condition after a Century. Ed. Alexej Ugrinsky, Frank S. Lambasa, and Valija K. Ozolins.New York: Greenwood P, 1986, 145-54.

"Self-Deceit Deceit in the Récits of Yourcenar and Gide," Philological Papers (West Virginia University), 30 (1984), 17-26.

"Jean-Luc Godard's La Chinoise and the Work of Paul Nizan," New Zealand Journal of French Studies, Vol. 6, No. 2 (1984), 37-53.

"Consuelo, Wilhelm Meister, and the Historical Novel," Friends of George Sand Newsletter, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Fall-Winter 1982), 67-75.

Romanian and French/Romanian

"Benjamin Fondane as Ulysse: A Homeric Reading of His Poem 'Ulysse." Romanian Studies Association of America Newsletter 17.1 (July 200): 3-11.

"Bengal Nights and It Does Not Die: The Books Behind the Books," Romanian Journal of Liberal Arts 1.2 (Spring 2000): 19-34.

" Latin, Spanish, French, and Romanian Connections in Vintila Horia's Persécutez Boce!" Romanian Studies Association of America Newsletter 16.1 (July 1999): 6-13.

"E. M. Cioran as an Essayist: Reflections on His English Language Reception." Essays on E. M. Cioran; Rasinari 1911-Paris 1995. Ed. Aleksandra Gruzinska. Costa Mesa, CA: American Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1999. 35-38.

"Vintila Horia and the Mystery of Ovid's Banishment in God Was Born in Exile," Journal of the American Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. 20 (1995): 171-85.

"Pro-Icanoclasm in Mihail Sadoveanu's Creanga de aur (The Golden Bough)," Journal of the American Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. 19 (1994): 34-48

"Vintila Horia's La Septičme Lettre: Its Place in the Plato Debate," Journal of the American Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences Vol. 18 (1993): 29-43.

"Opposites Attract: Mircea Eliade's Response to Balzac," Journal of the American Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. 15 (1991): 21-38.

"Mircea Eliade's Forbidden Forest and Post-War Existentialism," Journal of the American Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences Vol. 13-14 (1990): 128-44.

"Suspicion of History in Eliade's The Forbidden Forest and Tolstoy's War and Peace." Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of the American Romanian Academy, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, June 14-18, 1990. Ed. Ion Paraschivoiu. 155-60.

"Silence and Tragedy in the Work of Benjamin Fondane," Yearbook of Romanian Studies, No. 11 (Dec. 1986), 27-40.

"Benjamin Fondane's 'Scenarii Intournables,'" Dada/Surrealism, No. 15 (1986), 72-85. This journal issue is also reprinted as Dada and Surrealist Film. Ed. Rudolf E. Kuenzli. New York: Willis, Locker, and Owens, 1987. The issue will be reprinted again by M. I. T. Press.

Spanish

"Christopher Columbus in Recent Historical Fiction: Some Biographical Issues," Lamar Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 19, No.2 (Fall 1993), 15-34.

"The Art of Self-Preservation: Monsignor Quixote's Resistance to Don Quixote," Essays in Graham Greene 3 (1992): 25-42.

"The Anti-Manichean Vision in Malraux's L'Espoir and Unamuno's Peace in War," Nottingham French Studies, Vol. 27, No. 2 (Nov. 1988), 51-60.

Portuguese

"Erich Fromm's Escape from Freedom: A Reference Point for Osman Lins' Nove, novena," Chasqui, Vol. 23, No. 2 (Nov. 1994): 30-38.

Italian

"Utopia and Alienation in Calvino's Invisible Cities," Forum Italicum, Vol. 20, No. 1 (Spring 1986), 16-27.

GERMANIC/SCANDINAVIAN
German

"The Hoffmann Connection: Angela Carter's The Infernal Desire Machines of Dr. Hoffman," Review of Contemporary Fiction, Vol, 14, No. 3 (Fall 1994), 63-70.

"Georg Groddeck's Defense of Homosexuality in Das Buch vom Es," Monatshefte, Vol. 85, No. 2 (Summer 1993), 198-210.

"The Metamorphosis of Ovid in Christoph Ransmayr's The Last World," Classical and Modern Literature, Vol. 12, No. 2 (Winter 1992): 139-53.

"The Representation of the Late Eighteenth Century in the von Baky/Kästner Baron Muenchhausen: The Old Regime and Its Relation to the Third Reich," German Life and Letters, Vol. 44, No. 1 (Oct. 1990), 13-24.

"Margarethe von Trotta's Sisters and the Grimms' Fairy Tales," Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature, Vol. 43, No. 4 (1989), 211-22.

"Collaboration in István Szábo's Mephisto," Film Criticism, Volume 12, No. 3 (Spring 1988), 20-32.

"Legend, Story, and Flashback in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Nostromo." In B. Traven: Life and Work. Ed. Ernst Schuerer and Philip Jenkins. University Park: Pennsylvania State Univ. Press, 1987, 326-36.

"The Relationship of Decadence to the Avant-garde as Seen by Poggioli, Bürger, and Calinescu," Papers on Language and Literature, Vol. 22, No. 2 (Spring 1986), 206-15.

"Yourcenar's Alexis and the Heritage of Rilke," Essays in French Literature, No. 22 (November 1985), 50-58.

Danish

"Religion and Absurdity in History in Nis Petersen's Sandelmagernes Gade," Edda, Vol. 81, No. 2 (1995), 182-90.

Jensen's Den lange Rejse: A Blochian Approach," Scandinavian Studies, Vol. 68, No. 1 (Winter 1996): 51-73.

Swedish

Clive Sinclair's Augustus Rex: Misogyny, Megalomania, and Anti-Semitism in the Life of August Strindberg," Nordic Experiences: Exploration of Scandinavian Cultures. Ed. Berit I. Brown. Westport, CT: Greenwood P., 1997. 27-38. (Prepared under the auspices of Hofstra University)

"The Treatment of Mesmerism in Per Olov Enquist's Magnetisörens femte vinter," Scandinavian-Canadian Studies Vol. 6 (1993), 27-46.

Icelandic

"William Vollmann's The Ice-Shirt: Updating Icelandic Traditions," Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, Vol. 38, No. 1 (Fall 1996), 52-67.

Finnish

"Sibelius, Kullervo, and Fate Tragedy," Scandinavian-Canadian Studies 8 (1995): 79-101.

RUSSIAN AND EAST EUROPEAN

"Women as Princesses and Comrades: Ambivalence in Yakov Protazanov's Aelita (1924)," New Zealand Slavonic Journal, 2000, 107-22.

"Lost in Space": The Nostalgic Anti-Heroes of Two Russian-Italian Co-Productions, Tarkovskii's Nostalghia (1983) and Mikhalkov's Occhi Neri (1987), " special issue National Cinema in Postwar East-Central Europe ed. Janina Falkowska,, Canadian Slavonic Papers 42.1-2 (March-June 2000): 149-69.

"Sin and Salvation in Andrej Belyi's The Silver Dove." The Andrej Belyi Society Newsletter, No. 14 (1997-1998). 4-12.

"Dionysus and the Witches' Sabbath in Merezhkiovsky's The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci" New Zealand Slavonic Journal (1997): 127-44.

"Edward Bond as a Chekhovian Playwright." Chekhov Then and Now: The Reception of Chekhov in World Culture. Ed. J. Douglas Clayton. New York: Peter Lang, 1997. 103-24.

"Merezhkovsky and the Pre-Hellenic World," New Zealand Slavonic Journal 1996, 53-80 [no vol. no.]

"Politics, Fantasy, and Sex in Fyodor Sologub's The Created Legend," New Zealand Slavonic Journal 1995: 77-91.

"Camus and Savinkov: Examining the Problems of Terrorism," Scottish Slavonic Review 21 (Aut. 1993), 33-51.

"The Critique of Terrorism in the Novels of Boris Savinkov," Australian Slavonic and East European Studies, Vol. 7, No. 2 (1993), 1-14.

"Contextualizing Kuleshov's Mr. West," Film Criticism, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Feb. 1993): 3-19.

"An Ambiguous NEP Satire of Bourgeois Aspirations: The Kiss of Mary Pickford." Inside Soviet Film Satire. Ed. Andrew Horton. Cambridge: Cambridge U P, 1993, 48-57.

"Religion and Revolution in Merezhkovsky's `Russian Trilogy,'" Canadian-American Slavic Studies, Vol. 26, Nos. 1-3 (1992): 63-75.

"Merezhkovsky's Leonardo and the Meaning of the Creative Act," Symposium, Vol. 45, No. 3 (Fall 1991): 172-83.

"Skolimowski's The Lightship and Joseph Conrad," Before the Wall Came Down: Soviet and East European Film Makers Working in the West. Ed. Graham Petrie and Ruth Dwyer. Lanham: Univ. Press of America, 1990, 85-102.

"Merezhkovsky's Christ and Antichrist as Historical Novel," Modern Language Studies, Vol. 20, No. 3 (Summer 1990), 67-77.

"Eisenstein's Ivan the Terrible and Shakespeare's History Plays," Slavic and East European Arts, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Winter 1990): 124-38.

"Psychology, History, and the Fantastic in Valery Bryusov's The Fiery Angel," Australian Slavonic and East European Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2 (1989), 1-16.

"Tengiz Abuladze's Repentance: Despair in the Age of Perestroika," Soviet and Eastern European Drama, Theatre, and Film, Vol. 8, Nos. 2-3 (Dec. 1988), 64-72.

"Kierkegaardian Motifs in Tarkovsky's The Sacrifice," Soviet and East European Drama, Theatre, and Film, Vol. 7, Nos. 2 & 3 (Dec. 1987), 31-39.

"Nikita Mikhalkov's Revisionist Oblomov," Soviet and East European Drama, Theatre, and Film, Vol. 7, No. 1 (May 1987), 11-25.

"The Figure of the Artist in Andrei Tarkovsky's Andrei Rublev and Merezhkovsky's Romance of Leonardo da Vinci," Soviet and East European Drama, Theatre, and Film, Vol. 6, No. 2 (June 1986), 10-23.

"Aelita, Individual Psychology, and the Soviet State." In Holding the Vision: Essays on Film. Ed. Douglas Radcliff-Umstead. Kent, Ohio: International Film Society of Kent State University, 1983, 95-101.

BABYLONIAN

"Gilgamesh and Enkidu: Friends or Lovers? A Review of Translations and Bibliographical Essay," Lamar Journal of the Humanities 26.1 (Spring 2001): 19-65.

PUBLICATIONS IN LIBRARIANSHIP

"Justifying the Freedom to Read: From Constitutional Right to Human Right."  Public Library Quarterly 17.2 (1999):  15-32.

"Developing Language and Literature Collections in Academic Libraries: A Survey," Journal of Academic Librarianship 23.2 (March 1997): 119-25 (with James H. Sweetland).

"Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Titles,: Their Treatment in the Review Media and Their Selection by Libraries," Collection Building, Vol. 14, No. 2 (1995), 32-41 (with James H. Sweetland) [MCB University Press Journals (Management College, Bradford, England), Literati Club Award for Excellence, 1996]

"Using English Department Library Liaisons in a Term Paper Clinic: Reviving the Scholar/Librarian Model," Research Strategies, Vol. 12, No. 4 (Fall 1994), 196-208.

PROGRAM NOTES

"Dracula: A Media Survey." Program Notes for Cardinal Stritch University Theatre Production of Steven Dietz's Dracula, directed by David Oswald.  November 2-11, 2001.  Milwaukee Footlights.  November 2001. 10-11.

"Sex without Tears: Noel Coward's Present Laughter." Program Notes for Cardinal Stritch University Theater Department Production of Present Laughter, directed by David Oswald, April 28-May 5, 2001. Milwaukee Footlights April 2001, 6-7.

BOOK REVIEWS

Rev. of Larry E. Sullivan and Lydia Cushman Schurman, eds.  Pioneeers, Passionate Ladies, and Private Eyes: Dime Novels, Series Books, and Paperbacks.  (New York: Haworth P, 1996), Journal of Library & Information Science (Taipei) 28.2 (Oct. 2002): 96-98.

Rev. of Stuart Campbell, ed. and trans. Russians on Russian Music, 1830-1880: An Anthology. (Cambridge: Cambridge U P, 1994, Slavic and East European Journal, Vol. 40, No. 3 (Fall 1996): 577-79.

Rev. of Rosamund Bartlett, Wagner and Russia. Cambridge: Cambridge U P, 1995, Slavic and East European Journal, Vol. 40, No 2 (Summer 1996): 383-85.

Rev. of Julian L. Laychuk, Ilya Ehrenburg: An Idealist in an Age of Realism (Bern: Peter Lang, 1991). in Canadian Slavonic Papers, Vol. 35, Nos. 1-2 (March-June 1994): 153-54.

Rev. of Linda Dowling, Hellenism and Homosexuality in Victorian Oxford (Ithaca: Cornell U P, 1994), Committee of Lesbian/Gay Historians Newsletter, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan.-March 1997), 10-11.

Rev. of John Cowper Powys, Paddock Calls (London: Greymitre Press, 1984) in Powys Notes, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Spring 1986), 2-4.

Rev. of Frank Warren, ed., The Letters of John Cowper Powys to Glyn Hughes. (London: Cecil Woolf, 1994) in Powys Notes, Vol. 10, No.2 (Fall-Winter 1996), 42-44.

FILM REVIEWS

Rev. of the 1960 Russian Film, The Lady with the Dog, directed by Iosef Yefimovitch Heifitz, " The North American Chekhov Society Bulletin. 8.1 (Spring 1999): 5-6. Special Issue on "Chekhov on Film."

SHORT ENTRIES

"Bent." by Martin Sherman.  The Encyclopedia of Stage Plays into Film.  Eds.  James Michael Welsh and John Tibbets.  New York: Facts on File, 2001.  28-29.

"The Ritz." by Terrence McNally. The Encyclopedia of Stage Plays into Film.  Eds. James Michael Welsh and John Tibbets.  New York: Facts on File, 2001. 252-53.

"Walter Pater," Gay and Lesbian Biography. Ed. Michael J. Tyrkus. Detroit: St. James P, 1996. 353-60.

"Cavafy, C. P.," The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage: A Reader's Companion to the Writers and Their Works . Ed. Claude J. Summers. New York: Henry Holt, 1995, 149-51. Rpt. glbtq: An Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & Other Queer Culture.  Ed. Claude J. Summers. Chicago: gltbq, Inc, 2002. http://www.glbtq.com/literature/cavafy_cp.html

"Windham, Donald," The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage: A Reader's Companion to the Writers and Their Works. Ed. Claude J. Summers. New York: Henry Holt, 1995, 756. Rpt.  glbtq: An Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Other Queer Culture.  Ed. Claude J. Summers.  Chicago: glbtq, Inc.: 2002.  http://www.glbtq.com/literature.cavafy_cp.html.

 "J. R. Ackerley," Gay and Lesbian Literature. Ed. Sharon Malinowski. Detroit: St. James Press, 1994, 1-2.

"Truman Capote," Gay and Lesbian Literature. Ed. Sharon Malinowski. Detroit: St. James P, 1994, 64-67.

"Constantine P. Cavafy," Gay and Lesbian Literature. Ed. S. Malinowski. Detroit: St. James P, 1994, 71-74.

"Robert McAlmon," Gay and Lesbian Literature. Ed. S. Malinowski. Detroit: St. James Press, 1994, 254-56.

"Jean Cocteau," Encyclopedia of Homosexuality. Ed. Wayne Dynes. New York: Garland, 1989.

"Vernon Lee," Encyclopedia of Homosexuality. Ed. Wayne Dynes. New York: Garland, 1989.

"Marguerite Yourcenar," Encyclopedia of Homosexuality. Ed. Wayne Dynes. New York: Garland, 1989.

"William Gaddis," Current Biography, Vol. 48, No. 11 (Nov. 1987), 20-24.

"Thomas Pynchon," Current Biography, Vol. 48, No. 10 (Oct. 1987), 39-42.


PAPERS AND LECTURES

"Looking for God and Arthur: Jim Hunter's Percival and the Presence of God."  Thirty-Eighth International Congress on Medieval Studies, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI, May 8-11, 2003.

"Vintila Horia beyond the Danube."  Modern Language Association Annual Convention, New York City, December 27-30, 2002.

"Percival and the Presence of God and the Ideas of William James."  Fourth Annual Modernist Studies Association Convention, Madison, WI,  October 31-November 3, 2002.

"Dissimilar Techniques in 'Condition of the Country' Novels: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End and Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago."  Conference on History and Representation in Ford Madox Ford's Writings.  UW-Madison, September 20-22, 2003.

"From Waste Land to Grail and Back Again: Naomi Mitchison's To the Chapel Perilous."  International Arthurian Conference, University of bangor, Wales, July 21-27, 2002.

"The Claudius Novels and Generic Boundaries."  Fifth International Robert Graves Conference, British Academy in Rome, July 9-13, 2002.

"Social Radicalism and the Early Mars Novels,"  SFRA 2002, Annual Conference of the Science Fiction Research Association, New Lanark, Scotland, June 28-July 1, 2002.

"Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria Quartet and Heimito von Doderer's The Demons: Modernism in the 1950s: On Miracle Ground XII-12th International Lawrence Durrell Conference, University of Ottawa, June 22-24, 2002.

"Zoe Oldenbourg's View of the Albigensian Crusade: The Issue of Terrorist Repression,"  37th International Congress on Medieval Studies, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, May 2-5, 2003.

"Istvan Szabo's Oberst Redl: A Defense of the Hapsburg Myth."  Modern Language Assocaitioon Convention, New Orleans, December 27-31, 2001.

"Mythologizing the Aviator: Cocteau's Le Cap de Bonne-Espérance," Mars in Ascendant, The Great War and the Twentieth Century, Northampton University, August 1-4, 2001.

"The Critique of Excess as Excess Itself: Romanticism in Ken Russell's Films," Sustaining Romanticism, Biennial Conference of BARS (British Association for Romantic Studies), July 26-29, 2001.

"Simone de Beauvoir's Les Bouches inutiles, Georg Kaiser's Die Buerger von Calais, and Friedrich Durrenmatt's Es steht geschrieben: Existential Dramas of the Besieged City," Engaging with Simone De Beauvoir, St. John's College, Oxford University, July 20-22, 2001.

"Lew Wallace's The Prince of India: A Fantasy on the Fall of Constantinople," 4th Biennial Conference, ASTENE (Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East), U of Edinburgh, July 11-15, 2001.

"Myth and the Nature of Evil in Siegfried Wagner's The Man in the Bear Suit (Der Bärenhäuter)," Textual Intersections in the Nineteenth Century: European Literatures, Histories, Arts, University of Cardiff, July 5-7, 2001.

"Splendors and Miseries of the Decadents: A Reading of Brian Stableford's The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires" 2001: A Celebration of British Science Fiction, University of Liverpool, June 29- July 1, 2001.

"Victor's Career and the Chronology of the French Revolutionary Period in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein," Romantic Nationalisms, University of Surrey--Roehamton, June 28-July 1, 2001.

"Liv Ullmann's Film of Kristin Lavransdatter: The Question of Spirituality." 36th Annual Medieval Congress, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2-6, 2001.

"The Politics of Possession in Eyvind Johnson's Droemmor om rosor och eld." Society for Scandinavian Studies, North Park University, Chicago, April 27-29, 2001.

"The Spirit of Play in Ford Madox Ford's Early Historical Romances,' Conference on Ford Madox Ford and the Republic of Letters, University of Bologna, Italy, January 11-14, 2001.

"Beauvoir's Fosca: Faustian Overreacher or Product of the Medieval Italian Republics," Modern Language Association, Washington, D. C., December 27-30, 2000.

"The Uniqueness of Jean Cocteau's Le Sang d'un počte as Modernist Film," 2nd Annual Conference of the Modernist Studies Association, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, October 12-15, 2000. (invited participant)

"Daphne Du Maurier's Castle Dor: History, Romance, and Recurrence," Fifteenth Annual Conference on Medievalism, Hope College, September 28-30, 2000.

"Ilf and Petrov's American Travel Book, One Story-High America: Meetings with American Liberal Writers and Hollywood Filmmakers," Conference on Russian Humor, University of Nottinngham, July 20-23, 2000. (chosen as opening talk)

"Chaucer and Pedagogy: Teaching Upper Division Chaucer," New Chaucer Society Convention, University of London, July 14-17, 2000. (email group report)

"The Middle English Metrical Version of Sir John Mandeville's Travels: From Travel in Space to Travel in Time," International Medieval Association Annual Conference, University of Leeds, July 10-14, 2000

"Hella Haasse's and Johan Huizinga Contrasting Views of the Fifteenth Century ." Fourth International Conference on Fifteenth-Century Studies, University of Antwerp, July 2-7, 2000. (received honorarium)

"Robert Graves, Kenneth Roberts, Howard Fast, and the Historical Novel of the American Revolution," Fourth International Robert Graves Society Conference, University of Buffalo, June 22-24, 2000.

"Northrop Frye and Oscar Wilde: A Reading of Wilde's De Profundis." Northrop Frye and The Word, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, May 17-19, 2000.

"Towards a Taxonomy of Medieval Mystery Novels," Kalamazoo Annual Medieval Conference, U of Western Michigan, May 4-7, 2000.

"Jean-Luc Nancy, Shakespeare, and Community Issues," Workshop on Shakespeare and the Coming Community, Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, Montreal, April 6-8, 2000

"The Gay Male Revolt against the Oedipus Complex: Cocteau's La Machine infernale, Gide's Oedipe, and Pasolini's Edipo Re," International Jean Cocteau Conference, Penn State University, University Park, March 18-20, 2000.

"The Revenge Motif in the 1920 Asta Nielsen Hamlet Film." Centennial Conference on Shakespeare on Film, University of Malaga, Spain, September 22-25, 1999.

"Eliade's Philosophy of Religion and Modernism in Romania," First Annual Conference on Modernism, Pennsylvania State University, October 7-10, 1999.

"Benjamin Disraeli's Use of His 1830-1831 Travels to the Ottoman Empire in His Novels," Conference on Travel in the Near East, Cambridge University, England, July 15-18, 1999.

"Ambivalence to Treasure in Selected Victorian Children's Novels," The Victorians and Wealth, Leeds University, July 12-16, 1999.

"The Seam between Fact and Fiction in the Early Historical Novels of Ford Madox Ford," Conference on Ford Madox Ford, Henry James, and Joseph Conrad, Canterbury, England, July 8-11, 1999.

"Alfred Hitchcock 's Adaptation of Published Stage Plays for the Screen," Film and Literature Conference, University of Bath, June 30-July 2, 1999.

"Laissez-faire Capitalism, Radial Individualism, and Conspiracy in Grant Michaels's Thriller, Time to Check Out, " No End to Thrills: Popular Culture Conference on Recnt Thrillers, U of Lincoln and Humberside, June 26-27, 1999.

"Marguerite Yourcenar's Translation of Virginia Woolf's The Waves," Virginia Woolf Conference, University of Delaware, June 10-14, 1999.

"Sergei Eisenstein's Unfilmed Screenplay of Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy in Relation to Subsequent Filmings, Canadian Learned Societies, Sherbrooke, Quebec, June 5-7, 1999.

"Saxo Grammaticus and Svend Gade's 1920 Hamlet Silent Film," Canadian Learned Societies, Sherbrooke, Quebec, June 3-5, 1999.

:Sacrifice and Self-Identity in Carl Dreyer's Unfilmed Jesus Screenplay," Society for Scandinavian Study, Seattle, April 29-May 1, 1999.

"Immigrant Canons," American Comparative Literature Association, Montreal, April 9-11, 1999.

"Bakhtin, Dialogue, Dialectics, and Ideology," at the Workshop on Bakhtin and the Age of Shakespeare at the Shakespeare Association of America 26th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 29-31, 1999.

Eighteenth Century Irish Poetry in English: Beyond Swift and His Circle," Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, March 24-28, 1999.

"Benjamin Fondane: The Philosopher As Poet," Modern Language Association Convention, San Francisco, December 27-30, 1998.

"Lawrence Durrell and George Seferis: Poet/Novelists," On Miracle Ground (Lawrence Durrell Society), University of Cincinnati, May 20-24, 1998.

"New Directions in Research on the Grimms' Fairy Tales," Conference on Children's Literature: Where Do We Go From Here", Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee, Nov. 3, 1997

"Shestov's Religious Philosophy and Boris de Schloezer's Novel Mon Nom est personne," AATSEEL, Washington D.C., December 27-30, 1996.

"Kierkegaard's Early Works and Stangerup's Religious Philosophy," Canadian Learned Societies, Brock University, May 26-28, 1996.

"Eliade, Romania, and Fascism in the 1930s," Discerning the Right: University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee, March 9-11, 1996.

"Monumental, Antiquarian, and Critical History in Cavafy's Poetry," Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago, December 27-30, 1995.

"William Beckford's Newly Published Oriental Tales: Fulfilled Love under the Eye of Providence," Second Annual Meeting of the American Conference on Romanticism, Marquette University, September 21-25, 1995.

"Obedience and Creativity in Stangerup's Religious Trilogy," Modern Language Association, San Diego, December 27-30, 1994.

"Confrontations with Loss in the Poetry of Edith Södergran and H. D.," Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study, Augustana College, April 28-30, 1994.

"Hélčne Cixous' Faust: A Revolutionary in Spite of Himself," Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Toronto, December 27-90, 1993.

"The End of the Weimar Republic as Seen by Porter, Isherwood, and Spender," Katherine Anne Porter Conference, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, May 14-16, 1992.

"The Antichrist Figure in the Fiction of Merezhkovsky, Bryusov, and Bely," American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages, Chicago, December 28-30, 1990.

"Order and Chaos in Elijah Moshinsky's Shakespeare Productions," Shakespeare Association of America, Boston, March 31-April 2, 1988.

"Sarah Fielding's 'Unparalleled Lives': The Octavia and the Cleopatra," Northeast MLA, Univ. of Massachusetts-Boston, April 2-4, 1987.

"Mimesis and Romance: The BBC-TV Cymbeline," Shakespeare Association of America, Montreal, March 27-29, 1986.

"Affinities between Dubliners and Djuna Barnes's Short Stories," James Joyce Annual Conference, Philadelphia, June 13-16, 1985.

"The Cause of Dreadful Confusion: Love and Money in Fox and His Friends," Northeast MLA, Univ. of Hartford, March 28-30, 1985.

"Stalker: The Apocalypse According to Tarkovsky," AATSEEL Annual Conference, Washington, D. C., December 27-30, 1984.

"Schiller, Jung, Lukács, and the Problem of Character Typology," Schiller Conference, Hofstra University, November 8-10, 1984.

"The Story of Peire Vidal as Found in Ford Madox Ford's The Good Soldier," 4th Triennial Courtly Love Society Conf., Univ. of Toronto, August 8-12, 1983.

"Levels of the Fantastic in Victor Sjöstrom's The Phantom Chariot," Society for Cinema Studies, Univ. of Pittsburgh, May 5-8, 1983.

"Julie and Céline's Boat Ride toward Absalom, Absalom!," 8th Annual Mid-Hudson MLA, Marist College, November 29-30, 1982.

"Rewriting Apocalypse in 20th-Century Literature: D. H. Lawrence, Leonora Carrington, and Max Frisch," Comparative Literature Conference, Brooklyn College, November 18, 1982.

"Faulkner's The Mansion: A Fantasy on the Theme of Free Will," New York College English Association, Le Moyne College, October 8-9, 1982.

"Solange as Destructive Force in Blier's Préparez vos mouchoirs," Popular Culture Association, Louisville, April 15-19, 1982.

"Isabel Fraire's `Desde el aterdecer invulnerable' and Truffaut's Jules et Jim," Northeast MLA, Hunter College, April 3-5, 1982.

"Balzac and the Novel Trilogy: Le Livre mystique and L'Histoire des Treize," 19th Century French Studies, Indiana Univ., November 12-14, 1981.

"John Dos Passos' Use of Narration in U.S.A.," New York College English Association, St. Bonaventure Univ., Oct. 9-11, 1981.

"Desire and Emotional Paralysis in Joseph von Sternberg's Morocco," 6th Annual Mid-Hudson MLA, Marist College, December 1-2, 1980.

POETRY

"To Edith Sitwell." Poetry Now: Poets 1994. Ed. Veronica Hannon. Peterborough, England: Poetry Now, 1993, 40.

Finalist for All Boys Leave Home, a collection of forty poems, in Minnesota Voices Project, New Rivers Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 25, 1989.

I read a dozen of my poems at the Cardinal Stritch English Department Poetry Reading, November 9, 1999.

I read my poem, "Incarnations of Borges," to Borges at the Conference on Borges the Poet, Dickinson College, April 6-8, 1983.

DRAMA

Played Benjamin Jowett in unstaged reading of Top Stoppard's The Invention of Love, Water Pater Conference, Christ Church College, Oxford, July 28-30, 2000.

ADDITIONAL STUDY

Alfred 1100, 10-week course at Newberry Library, ten Fridays, 3 hours each, Spring 1999. Dir. Paul Szarmach.
Official Auditor, Summer Institute for Semiotic and Structural Studies, Univ. of Toronto, June 1-26, 1987.
Fellow, University of Illinois--Urbana Library, Russian and East European Studies, Summers 1991, 1992.

PANELS ORGANIZED
Romanan-French Literary Relations. Modern Language Association, New York City, December 27-30, 2002. The Origins and Ends of a Contemporary Phenomenon: Medieval Women in Murder Mystery, Fifteenth Annual
           International Conference on Medievalism, Hope College, September 28-30, 2000.
Celtic Literature in Exile (Celtic Languages Discussion Group), MLA, Washington, DC, 1996.
Romanian Literature in Comparative Perspective (Romanian Studies Assoc.), MLA, Washington, DC,    1996.
C. P. Cavafy (Modern Greek Studies Association), 1995 MLA, Chicago.
Lesbian/Gay Literature, Northeast MLA, Hartford, Spring 1991.
Mircea Eliade's Fiction (Romanian Studies Association), 1989 MLA, Washington, D. C.
Marguerite Yourcenar (Special Session), 1988 MLA, New Orleans.

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

Author of record, English Dept, NCATE Evaluation, Cardinal Stritch University, Spring 1999.
Honors Program Committee, Cardinal Stritch University, 1998-2003.
Comparative Literature Advisory Committee, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee, 1995-1997

OFFICES HELD

President, Romanian Studies Association of America, 1998-2000
Vice-President, Romanian Studies Association of America, 1997-1998.
Executive Committee, MLA Discussion Group on Celtic Languages and Literature (1995-1999)
Executive Committee, MLA Discussion Group on Romanian Literature (1999-2003)

EDITING EXPERIENCE

Editorial Assistant, Peace Science Society (International), School of Management, SUNY-Binghamton, 1979-1988. Editing of a dozen journal issues and collections of scholarly essays; handling of subscriptions.

READER FOR JOURNALS

Film Criticism, Scandinavian-Canadian Studies, MELUS. Canadian Slavonic Studies, South Atlantic Review

ACTIVITIES AS COMPOSITION TEACHER

Reader, Scholastic Aptitude Test, Eatontwown, Pennsylvania,  June 5-9, 2002.
Reader, Grad. Management Aptitude Exam, New Brunswick, NJ--Jan., March, Nov.,1996, March, June 1997.
Reader, Advanced Placement Exam, English Literature, Daytona Beach, Florida, June 1997, June 1998.

RECORDINGS

Selections from Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur, read in Middle English for Chaucer Studio recording, July 26, 2002 at International Arthurian Congress, Universityof Bangor, Wales. I  also read as Sir Gawain for Selections from the Stanzaic Morte Darthur as well. Director: D. Thomas Hanks, Jr.  (Baylor U.).  Technical Director: Paul Thomas (Brigham Young U.). The CD will be included in the special issue of Arthuriana devoted to Malory as "Malory Aloud": A Dramatic Reading of Excerpts from Le Morte Darthur," Chaucer Studio Recording No. IAS (International Arthurian Society) No. 1  

Other selections fro Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur read in Middle English for Chuacer Studio Recording, 10 May 1003 at 38th International Congress on Medieval Studies, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI, May 8-11, 2003.

GRANTS

Cardinal Stritch University, Faculty Development Grants 2001, 2002, 2003.