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Rutgers Writing Program instructors and administrators engage in a wide range of scholarly and professional activities, which we are pleased to post on their behalf and in support of their efforts. Congratulations to all our colleagues!

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 Anthony Alms

"The Tragedy of Leo Armenius: Gryphius, Music, and the Divine Telos of History," The Germanic Review, 92.1 (2017): 1-23.

 Brendon Votipka

"The Time App: a new play inspired by Shakespeare's The Tempest." Playwriting Commission from McCarter Theatre Center Education. Princeton, NJ. March, 2015.

Marylou Morano Kjelle

"Newsmakers: Bill Gates: Microsoft Founder and Philanthropist," Abdo Publishers, Minneapolis, 2015.

"Newsmakers: Steve Jobs: Visionary Founder of Apple," Abdo Publishers, Minneapolis, 2015.

"Literacy Begins at Home: Fifty Ways to Help Your Child Excel in Language Arts," Kindle Direct Publishing, 2015, ebook.

Miriam Jaffe

Announcing two case study textbooks in social work for critical and connective thinking:

Jaffe, M., Floersch, J., Longhofer, J., and Winograd, W. (2017). Social Work and K-12 Schools: Phenomenological Perspectives. Routledge Press.

Jaffe, M., Floersch, J., Longhofer, J., and Conti, M. (2018). Social Work and Sexual Trauma: Phenomenological Perspectives. Routledge Press.

And two articles:

Jaffe, M. (2017). Case and Frame: Teaching Case Study Composition. Journal of Clinical Social Work. Forthcoming.

Pozorski, A., and Jaffe, M. (2017). Writing Progeny: Elisa Albert and Philip Roth. Open Library of Humanities. Forthcoming.

Mark Keitges

Keitges, M. (2016). Dewey on educating vocation: Bringing adult learning to the university. Philosophical Studies in Education 47, 78-87.

 Donald Dow

"Struggle, Signs, and Love: Pragmatism and Nature Writing," NEMLA, Baltimore, March 2016

Theresa O'Byrne

“Centre or Periphery?: The Role of Dublin in James Yonge’s /Memoriale/.” /Dublin: Renaissance City of Literature/. Ed. Crawford Gribben. Forthcoming in 2016 by Manchester University Press.

“Middle English Secular Prose, 2015” /Year’s Work in English Studies/ 96. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

“/I Yonge Scripsit/”: Self-Promotion, Professional Networking, and the Anglo-Irish Literary Scribe, delivered at the /Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium/, Trinity College Dublin, May 21, 2016

Jeff Robbins

"When Smart is Not: Technology and Michio Kaku's 'The Future of the Mind'" published in IEEE Technology and Society Magazine ( Volume: 35, Issue: 2, June 2016 )

Amazon (U.S. ) review of Robert Colvile's "The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster"

Allen Ellenzweig

Panel participant, "Photography and Homoerotic Desire," October 14, 2016 at SVA Theater, in conjunction with the exhibition "Gay Gotham" at the Museum of the City of New York

Book Review, Homintern: How Gay Culture Liberated the Modern World, by Gregory Woods, in The Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide, November-December 2016

Currently researching and writing biography of twentieth century American photographer George Platt Lynes for Oxford University Press.

Sarbani Vengadasalam

“Socializing Virtual learning Spaces: Exploring Pedagogical Affordances of Select Web 2.0 tools”, 47th Annual NeMLA convention, Hartford, Connecticut, Mar 19, 2016   

 “What’s Revolutionary About the Santiniketan style of theater?: An Investigation of the Dramatics of The Waterfall,” Presented in and chaired Forms of Postcoloniality Panel, New Jersey College English Association Conference, South Orange, New Jersey, April 16,2016

“Getting the Job: A Book review of How to Get into a Professor’s Shoes,” DeVry University Journal of Scholarly Research, 3.1(2016): 50-52.

“Encounters and Exchanges: An Intercultural Interrogation of Rabindranath Tagore’s Dramaturgy in Muktadhara,” Rabindranath Tagore and the Indian Dramatic Traditions, Under review                                              

Developing your social media and digital presence, Online Learning Consortium, Certification, 201

Designing Gamified Learning environments, Certification, 2016

Designing Developmental Courses, Online Learning Consortium, Certification, 2015

Creating Concept Maps, Online Learning Consortium certification, Certification, 2015

Screencasting, Online Learning Consortium, Certification, 2015

Tisha Bender

Author of P.U.N.C.H., a satirical novel of an online university




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