University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
 
 

ROBERT ANDREW (BOB) NOWLAN



RIOBÁRD ANDRIÚ Ó NUALLAIN




CONTACT:

Department of English. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701. Office: Room 4319 Centennial Hall.  (715) 836-4369. (715) 836-5996 (FAX). ranowlan@uwec.edu.

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION:

Syracuse University, Ph.D. in English, December 1993. Dissertation, Cultural Studies, Queer Theory, Marxism.  Qualifying Examination Areas: 20th Century American Literature and Culture; 20th Century British Literature and Culture with a Focus on Drama; and Marxist Theory of Ideology, Subjectivity, Culture, and the State.  M.A. in English, May 1985 with a Focus on Poetry.  University Fellowships, 1983-1984, and 1984-1985; Syracuse Scholarships, 1986-1987, 1987-1988, 1988-1989, and 1989-1990.

Wesleyan University, B.A. in English, June 1983. Minors in Philosophy, History, and Economics.  Honors. Phi Beta Kappa. Senior Honors Thesis: Alienation and Incarceration in Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio and James Joyce's Dubliners.

Southern Connecticut State University, Extension Student, 1983-1986. Courses in Computer Science, French, and German.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF INTELLECTUAL INTEREST:

Critical Theory. 

Cinema Studies. 

Gay and Queer Studies. 

Scottish Studies.

Popular Music and Culture.

British Literary and Cultural Studies, 1945-The Present.

Mystery, Detective, and Crime Fiction.

(Post)Modern British and American Drama and Theatre.

UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Professor.  Fall 1997-Spring 2003, Assistant Professor; Fall 2003-Spring 2012, Associate Professor (Earned Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor at End of Spring 2003 Semester); and Fall 2012-The Present, Full Professor (Earned Promotion to Full Professor at the End of Spring 2012 Semester).  Sabbatical, 2006-2007.  Sabbatical, 2013-2014.

        Blugold Seminar in Critical Reading and Writing--Theme of 'Love' (Fall 2014)

        Blugold Seminar in Critical Reading and Writing--Theme of 'British Cultural Identities' (Assigned, Spring 2015)

        British Literature After 1790: Scottish Crime Fiction (Spring 2011)

Critical Approaches to Literature  (Fall 1997, Summer 1998,  Fall 1998, Spring  1999, Fall 1999, Fall 2000)

Critical Theory and English Studies  (Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2010, Spring 2012, Spring 2013)

Introduction to College Writing  (Fall 1997, Spring 1998, Fall 1998, Spring 1999, Fall 1999, Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Fall 2001, Fall 2003, Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2011)

Introduction to English Studies (Spring 2001)

Introduction to Film (Spring 1998, Spring 1999, Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002)

Introduction to Film, Video, and Moving-Image Culture (Fall 2002, Spring 2003,  Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Fall 2008, and Spring 2010)

Introduction to Literature (Fall 1997)

Introduction to Texts (Spring 2002, Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012)

Introduction to Theory and Criticism (Fall 2003 [Co-Taught with Joel Pace], Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2013, Fall 2014, and [Assigned, Spring 2015]). 

Introduction to World Cinema (Honors Seminar)  (Spring 2003)

Irish Film Festival  (Spring 2003)

Literary Criticism  (Spring 1998)

Progressive Film Festival (Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012)

Seminar in Theory and Criticism: Critical Studies in Contemporary Popular Music Cultures (Spring 2008, Fall 2009)

Seminar in Theory and Criticism: Ian Curtis and Joy Division in (Historical and Cultural) Context (Fall 2011)

Seminar in Theory and Criticism: Ian Curtis: The Myth and the Music--Critical Theoretical Perspectives (Fall 2014) 

Social Justice in Film and Music (Spring 2011 and Spring 2012; Co-Teaching with Ryan Jones)

Studies in American Fiction: Film Noir (Summer 1999)

Studies in Film: Contemporary LesBiGay and Queer Film  (Fall 1999)

Studies in Film: Critical Theories of Film (Fall 1998)

Studies in Film: the Art and Politics of Representation in Contemporary Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Film (Fall 2001)

Studies in Popular Culture: Music, Protest, and Resistance (Fall 2008)

Studies in Theory and Criticism (Assigned, Spring 2015, Focus: Sex, Death, Desire, and the Other--Lacan, Lacanian Psychoanalysis, and Lacanian Critical Theory)

Studies in Theory and Culture: Queer Theory and Culture (Spring 2006)

        Topics in Film, Video, and Moving-Image Culture: British Cinema  (Fall 2004, Fall 2007)

Topics in Film, Video, and Moving-Image Culture: Cinematic Representations of Ireland and the Irish  (Fall 2002)

Topics in Film, Video, and Moving-Image Culture: Film Noir  (Fall 2003)

Topics in Film, Video, and Moving-Image Culture: German Cinemas (Spring 2009)

Topics in Film, Video, and Moving-Image Culture: Scottish Cinema (Fall 2010, Fall 2012)

Writing About Literature (Fall 2000)

The New School for Social Research, Spring 1997. Lecturer/Adjunct Assistant Professor.

Introduction to Marxist Philosophy  (Spring 1997)

Southern Connecticut State University, Spring 1985-Spring 1986 and Fall 1996-Spring 1997. Lecturer/Adjunct Assistant Professor.

Developmental Composition (Spring 1985, Fall 1985)

Intermediate Composition  (Spring 1997)

Introductory Composition  (Spring 1986, Fall 1996)

Arizona State University, Fall 1994-Summer 1996. Visiting Assistant Professor.

Contemporary Critical Theory (Fall 1994, Fall 1995)

Contemporary Feminist and Queer Theories (Spring 1995)

Critical Theories of Film  (Spring 1996)

Cultural Studies  (Fall 1995)

European Drama from 1914 through the Present  (Summer 1996)

History of Literary Criticism  (Spring 1995, Spring 1996)

Persuasive Writing on Public Issues  (Summer 1995, Summer 1996)

Structures of Knowledge (Fall 1994)

Tompkins Cortland Community College, Fall 1993-Spring 1994. Lecturer/Adjunct Assistant Professor.

Approaches to Literature (Fall 1993)

Composition (Spring 1994)

Onondaga Community College, Fall 1990 and Fall 1992. Lecturer/Adjunct Assistant Professor.

Introduction to Composition and Literature  (Fall 1990, Fall 1992)

State University of New York College at Cortland, Fall 1990-Spring 1991. Lecturer/Adjunct Assistant Professor.

Academic Writing I  (Fall 1990)

Academic Writing II  (Spring 1991)

Syracuse University, Fall 1986, Spring 1987, Fall 1987, Spring 1988, Fall 1988, Spring 1989, Summer 1989, Fall 1989, Spring 1990, and Summer 1990. Graduate Teaching Assistant/Graduate Student Instructor.

20th Century American Literature and Culture (Summer 1989)

Argumentative Writing  (Fall 1986)

Critical Reading and Writing (Spring 1987, Fall 1987, Spring 1988)

Determinism in Literature  (Fall 1998, Spring 1989,  Fall 1989, Spring 1990)

Fiction  (Fall 1986)

Interpretation of Fiction (Summer 1990)

Reading and Writing about Advertising  (Fall 1987, Spring 1988)

Reading and Writing about Biological and Psychological Theories of Human Nature (Fall 1987)

Reading and Writing about College and University Education (Spring 1987)

Reading and Writing about Comics and Humor (Spring 1988)

Reading and Writing about Film (Spring 1987)

Reading and Writing about Work and Working (Spring 1987)

Free University of Syracuse, Spring 1990-Spring 1992. Founder, Organizer, and Principal Teacher.

20th Century Class Struggle and American Imperialism -- a Film History  (Spring 1990)

Exploring the Interconnections: Poverty, Hunger, and the Destruction of Nature -- a Film History (Fall 1991)

Marxist Aesthetic and Cultural Theory  (Winter 1991)

Marxist Philosophy (Spring 1990, Fall 1990, Fall 1991)

Marxist Political Economy  (Spring 1990, Winter 1991, Winter 1992)

Marxist Social and Political Theory  (Spring 1990, Spring 1991, Spring 1992)

The Struggle between Capital and Labor in 20th Century America -- a Film History (Fall 1990)

Transnational Capitalism, the Global Factory, and the Struggle for Labor and Environmental Justice -- a Film History (Spring 1991)

PUBLICATIONS:

Ongoing Work/Work in Progress:

Continuous Research, Development, and Preparation of Insurgence, Weekly Community Radio Show Featuring Progressive Music of Protest, Struggle, Resistance, Rebellion, Revolt, and Transformation; Classic Post-Punk and New Wave; and Contemporary Indie Rock, Pop, Folk, Folk Rock, and Folktronica, Especially from Scotland and England. 

Ian Curtis: The Myth and the Music--Critical Theoretical Perspectives.  Future book, in progress.

Directory of World Cinema: Scotland 2.  Future book, in progress.  Co-editing with Zach Finch. 

Scholarly:

Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.  Co-editing and co-writing with Zach Finch.  A Contribution to Intellect's Directory of World Cinema Series.

The 1938 Films of Scotland Committee Empire Exhibition Series of Documentary Films: a Review Essay.  Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.   Directory of World Cinema Series.

The Angels' Share: a Review Essay.  Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.

Bill Douglas: Director's Profile.  Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.

Editors' Preface and Acknowledgments.  With Zach Finch.  Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.

Everybody's Child: a Review Essay.  Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.

Filmography. Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.

Floodtide: a Review Essay.  Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014. Directory of World Cinema Series.

"From Social Realism to Social Art Cinema and Beyond."  Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.

"Mythic Visions: Critique and Counter-Critique."  Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.

New Town Killers: a Review Essay.  Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.

Orphans: a Review Essay.  Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.

Recommended Reading.  With Zach Finch.   Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014. Directory of World Cinema Series.

Scottish Cinema Online. 
Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.

Shell: a Review Essay.  Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.

Test Your Knowledge Quiz.  With Alex Long.  Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.  Bristol: Intellect, December 2014.  Directory of World Cinema Series.

"What is 'Suture'?."  Breaking the Fourth Wall--Open File Project.  Milton Keynes Gallery, May-June 2012.

"Queer Theory, Queer Cinema."  Coming Out to the Mainstream: New Queer Cinema in the 21st Century.  Joanne Juett and David Jones, Editors.  Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010, 2-19.

"Queer Cinema and Urbania."  Coming Out to the Mainstream: New Queer Cinema in the 21st Century.  Joanne Juett and David Jones, Editors.  Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010, 233-256. 

"The Politics of Love in Recent U.S. and U.K. Films of Young Gay Romance:  A Symptomatic Reading of Beautiful Thing, Get Real, and Edge of Seventeen."   The Journal of Homosexuality.  50th Anniversary Volume, Volume 50, Number 4, Fall 2006: 141-184.  

"Teaching and Working as an Openly Gay Faculty Member at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire,"  Radical Teacher, Issue #60, May 2001.

"Post-Marxist Queer Theory and the Politics of AIDS," Transformation: Marxist Boundary Work in Theory, Economics, Politics, and Culture, Volume 2, January 2001.

"Critique as Radical Praxis," The Material Queer: a LesBiGay Cultural Studies Reader, Westview Press, June 1996.

"Radical Political Praxis within the Late Capitalist Academy," Red Orange: a Marxist Journal of Theory, Politics, and the Everyday, May 1996.

". . . Of Revolutionary Journals and Intellectuals, the Proletariat, and the Petit-Bourgeoisie . . .," Red Orange: a Marxist Journal of Theory, Politics, and the Everyday, May 1996.

"The Politics of Queer Theory," Links: a Journal of Socialist Renewal, July 1995.

"Teaching Against Racism in the Radical Composition Classroom: a Reply to a Student," Left Margins: Cultural Studies and Composition Pedagogy, State University of New York Press, June 1995.

"Reflections on the Life and Work of Derek Jarman, 1942-1994," Against the Current, May/June 1995.

"Responding to the Anglo-Irish Treaty: a Strategy for Republican Solidarity," Against the Current, November/December 1988.

Collective and Collaborative:

Queer Tides.  Feature-Length Fictional Film Screenplay.  October 2007-May 2008.  Together with John Nicksic. 

Faceless Fascism.  Feature-Length Fictional Film Screenplay.  September 2006-August 2007.  Together with James Boland. 

"Capitalism and Your University Education," Bulletin In Defense of Marxism,  March 1995. Collectively Written as part of the Marxist Collective at Syracuse University.

"Late Capitalist Culture and Cultural Critique," The Alternative Orange, in four parts: October 1992, November 1992, January 1993, and March 1993. Collectively Written as part of the Marxist Collective at Syracuse University.

"Leninism Lives!," Manas, Spring-Summer 1992. Collectively Written as part of the Marxist Collective at Syracuse University.

"Marxism, Socialism, and the Politics of Gay and Lesbian Liberation," The Alternative Orange, in five parts: October 1991, November 1991, December 1991-January 1992, February 1992, and April-May 1992. Co-written with Mark Wood.

"Reification and Ideological Struggle," The Alternative Orange, Spring 1991. Collectively Written as Part of the Marxist Collective at Syracuse University.

"The University and Revolutionary Practice," The Alternative Orange,  Fall 1990. Collectively Written as Part of the Marxist Collective at Syracuse University.

"The University as a(n Ideological) Site of Production," The Alternative Orange, Spring 1990. Collectively Written as Part of the Marxist Collective at Syracuse University.

"Peace, Justice, and American Students," The Alternative Orange,  Fall 1989. Collectively Written as Part of the Marxist Collective at Syracuse University.

General/Public Intellectual:

“Marital Equality in Minnesota.” Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  19 January 2012.

"A Few Comments on the Current Sexual Abuse Case at Syracuse University." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  29 November 2012.

"Eau Claire Progressive Film Festival 2012." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  24 November 2012.

"What Happens When Non-Violent Protest is Prevented and Ignored."  Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  17 November 2011.

"Electoral Campaign Costs, Democracy, and the Economy." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  13 October 2011.

"A Salute to the Occupy Wall Street Protestors and the Developing Movement." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.   4 October 2011.

"The Right Not to Work Like a Slave to Work." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  29 September 2011.

"Election Season Bad Ideas and Caterwauling Over Class Warfare." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  20 September 2011.

"Labor Day Reflections, 2011."   Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  4 September 2011.

"Running Government Like a Business." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  4 September 2011.

"Whatever Happened to Compassion?" 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  31 August 2011.

"National Labor Relations Board Under Fire." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  30 August 2011.

"What Marx Can Tell Us Now." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  30 August 2011.

"From Dave Johnson--Some Basic Facts, Graphs, and Charts to Respond to Right-Wing Misrepresentations." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  29 August 2011.

"The Reality of Public Teachers' Job Situations and Other Matters." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  28 August 2011.

"Responding to the Riots--and to the Rioters." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  12 August 2011.

"Some Reflections on the State Senate Recall Election Results." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  11 August 2011.

"Shared Sacrifice." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  10 August 2011.

"London and Birmingham (and Liverpool. . . and Nottingham, Bristol, and Leeds) Riots." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  8 August 2011.

"Downgrading Democracy from John Nichols in The Nation." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  7 August 2011.

"Wisconsin State Senate Recall Elections." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  7 August 2011.

"How the Government Measures Unemployment and its Limits in Identifying 'Real Unemployment'." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  7 August 2011.

"Budget Control Bill Targets Graduate Students for Significant Cuts." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  6 August 2011. 

"Cost of Cuts." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  5 August 2011.

"Moving On . . ." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  2 August 2011.

"The Struggle Continues."  Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  1 August 2011.

"Two Excellent Articles on the Reality of Public Goods Costs and Taxes." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  1 August 2011.

"Conventional (Tea Party) Economic Wisdom and Consequences at Their Furthest Logical Limit." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  30 July 2011. 

"Willing to Commit Economic Chaos." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  29 July 2011. 

"More identifying Obama where he truly is at: on the Right." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  29 July 2011.

"Further Reflections on the 2012 Elections." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  28 July 2011.

"William Greider, 'Obama's Bad Bargain', from The Nation." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  28 July 2011.

"Losses to Working Families in Wisconsin Since Walker Came to Power." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  28 July 2011.

"Tracking Congressional Republicans' Plans to Massively Rollback Environmental Protection." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  28 July 2011.

"Rising Costs." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  27 July 2011.

"From Truthout, How the 2004 Presidential Election Was Stolen." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  25 July 2011.

"The Speaker of the House is Lying, and He Knows It." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  25 July 2011.

"Competitiveness and Planning." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  24 July 2011.

"Teresa Trich, 'How the Deficit Got This Big', New York Times, Sunday July 24. 2011." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  24 July 2011.

"The True Story on Jobs in June in Wisconsin." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  24 July 2011.

"Sad News." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  22 July 2011.

"Richard Wolff, 'In Economic Crisis, Capitalism Delivers the Bads'." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  22 July 2011.

"2012 Presidential Politics." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  22 July 2011.

"More Left Economists' Arguments Concerning the Ongoing Crisis and Mainstream Political Responses." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  22 July 2011.

"Barry Finger, 'Sense and Nonsense in the Balanced Budget Debate: a Socialist Response', New Politics.
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  21 July 2011.

"Some Recent Useful Commentaries." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  20 July 2011.

"Balancing the Budget." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  19 July 2011.

"Reflections on Matters of Democracy--UK/US, News Corporation and ALEC Exposed." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  17 July 2011.

"Where Obama's Axe Will Fall-from World Socialist Website." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  15 July 2011.

"Distortions and Misconceptions." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  27 June  2011.

"The Importance of Collective Bargaining." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  25 June  2011.

"Congratulations New York State!" 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  25 June  2011.

"The American Dream." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  22 June  2011.

"Tea Partier Punches WI Solidarity Singer in the Face at State Capitol." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  22 June  2011.

"World Socialist Website: "US Supreme Court Undermines Class Action Lawsuits in Wal-Mart Ruling." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  21 June  2011.

"Oceans on the Brink of the Catastrophe, from The Independent." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  21 June  2011.

"Some Reflections on Capitalism and the State." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  18 June  2011.

"June 17, 2011 Democracy Now Interview with John Sayles."  Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  17 June  2011.

"Howard Zinn on Why He Was Always a Union Man." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  17 June  2011.

"Myles Spicer, 'Private Sector, Not Public, Has Failed Us'."  Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  14 June  2011.

"David Rovics, 'Four More Years'." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  13 June  2011.

"Gene Lyons, 'How to Sabotage a Recovery'." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  13 June  2011.

"Lois Danks, in Freedom Socialist: 'Answer to the Budget Travesty: Tax Profits and End the Wars'." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  13 June  2011.

"Reasons for Hope?"
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  11 June  2011.

"Logorama: Our (Near) Future?" 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  8 June  2011.

"Star Tribune Editorial, 'Keeping Ahead of Killer Pathogens'." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  7 June  2011.

"Profiles in Politically Progressive Music and Musicians: Alex Glasgow."  
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  29 May 2011.

"Frustrated with the Limits of Print Newspaper 'Letters to the Editor'?" 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  28 May 2011.

"Tony Schultz at Fighting Bob North, Saturday May 21, 2011, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  26 May 2011.

"From The Capital Times: League of Women Voters Editorial Against the Voter ID Bill." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  11 May 2011.

"Private/Public Distinction is Internal to Bourgeois Law." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  11 May 2011.

"How Many Gays Must God Create Before We Accept That He Wants Them Around?" 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  11 May 2011.

"AAUP Resources for Contributing to the Fight for the Future of Public Higher Education." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  11 May 2011.

"From The Capital Times: Walker Proposes Privatization of Social Welfare Assistance Programs."  Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  11 May 2011.

"Wisconsin Voter ID Bill." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  10 May 2011.

"Senator Tim Carpenter's Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Protect Collective Bargaining." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  4 May 2011.

"The Fighting Spirit of A. Philip Randolph." 
Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  1 May 2011.

"Happy May Day Everyone!"  Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  1 May 2011.

"Of Debts and Entitlements . . ."  Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  13 April 2011.

"Welcome: Progressive Values and Progressive Praxis." Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  29 March 2011.

Official Procedures and Policies Manual, WHYS Community Radio, 96.3 FM Eau Claire.  July 2009.

"The Mediatheque at the Newly Renovated British Film Institute Southbank."   Progressive Outpost.  February 2008.

"Lessons from the Ghosts in the Urban Architecture of Berlin."  Progressive Outpost.  February 2008.

"The City of  Paris Starts an Innovative New Program to Make Bicycles Cheaply and Easily Available to the Public for Traveling About the City," Progressive Outpost, September 2008.

"Eau Claire Progressive Film Festival,"  Progressive Outpost, April 2007.

"Low Power FM: A Movement Comes to Eau Claire,"  Progressive Outpost, February 2007.

"WHYS Community Radio 96.3 FM Eau Claire Progressive Community Radio,"  Progressive Outpost, November 2006.

"No Death Penalty Wisconsin!,"  Progressive Outpost, November 2006.

"Opposition to the Proposed Civil Union and Marriage Ban: Personal Reflections," Progressive Outpost, November 2006.

"Fair Wisconsin Leading Effort Against Civil Union and Marriage Ban,"  Progressive Outpost, September 2006.

"On Kevin Barrett, Stanley Fish, and Open Discussion of Controversial Issues in UW Classrooms,"  Progressive Outpost, September 2006.

"MySpace, Facebook, and the Popular Phenomenon that is Internet Social Networking Services Today,"  Progressive Outpost, September 2006.

"The U.S. Today--a Proto-Fascist Society?," Progressive Outpost, July 2006.

"Thoughts on Coming Out," Catalyst, October 2000.

"We're Here, We're Queer, We're Fabulous, Get Used to It! -- (Radical) Gay and Lesbian Politics and Culture in the 1990s," The Alternative Orange, Spring 1994.

"Marxist Theory of Homosexuality -- Past to Present," The Alternative Orange, in three parts: November 1992, March 1993, and May 1993.

"The Bush Doctrine, the New World Order, and Desert Storm Revisited," The Alternative Orange, March 1993.

"Reflections on the Deportation of Joe Doherty and the Irish Republican Struggle," The Alternative Orange, April-May 1992.


CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS -- A SELECT LIST:


"Unitarian Universalism and Nazi Germany." 
Featured speaker.  Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Eau Claire. To be presented, May 17, 2015.

"Interview--on Directory of World Cinema: Scotland."  Together with Zach Finch, conducted by Al Ross, broadcast on Spectrum West, Wisconsin Public Radio.  December 4 and December 5, 2014.

"Any Other Questions?  What Makes for a Welcoming Congregation."  Worship Associate.  Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Eau Claire.   November 30, 2014.

"'Touching from a Distance, Further All the Time': Spiritual Reflections on the Life and Work of Ian Curtis and the Music of Joy Division."  Featured speaker.  Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Eau Claire.  November 16, 2014.
 
"Remarks on the Fight for Marital Equality in Wisconsin."  As honored guest.  May 14, 2014 American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Chippewa Valley Chapter public fundraising event. 

"Reflection: Thomas Merton's 'In Silence'" and "Closing Comments." 
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  Worship Associate, assisting the Reverend Julie Lepp and the Congregation.  May 11, 2014 "The Whole World, Secretly On Fire" service.

"Opening and Closing Comments" [On Making Sense of the Meaning of "Living the Layers"] and Reading Stanley Kunitz's poem "The Layers."   Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  Worship Associate, assisting the Reverend Julie Lepp and the Congregation.  March 9, 2014 "Living the Layers" service.

Reading and Introductory Context, from Janice Galloway's The Trick is to Keep BreathingUnitarian Universalist Congregation of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  January 15, 2014 "Rolling with the (Winter) Blues" service.

"Reflection" [On Making Sense of the Meaning of "Comng Out" and Subsequent Consequences].  Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  November 17, 2013 "Born This Way" service.

"Opening and Closing Comments" [On Making Sense of the Meaning of "Giving Yourself Utterly"].   Unitarian Universalist
Congregation of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  Worship Associate, assisting the Reverend Julie Lepp and the Congregation.  November 10, 2013 "Give Yourself Utterly" service.

"Some Comments on Campaign Finance Issues for US Elections."  Chippewa Valley Branch Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Public Forum on Problems with and Proposals for Reform of US and Wisconsin Election Law and Election Practice, October 2008, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI.  Co-Organizer, Co-Presenter, Co-Facilitator.

"Engaging Resistance in Teaching GLBT Texts and Topics: Reflections and Observations."  Presentation and Forum, October 2005, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Eau Claire, WI.  Co-Organizer, Co-Presenter, Co-Facilitator.

"Teaching Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in the Schools: Engaging Resistance."   Presentation and Workshop, October 2005, Sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Civil Liberties Union, Northwest Wisconsin Education Association Conference, Eau Claire, WI.   Co-Organizer, Co-Presenter, Co-Facilitator.

"Coming Out at UWEC--Take Six."  6th Annual National Coming Out Day Rally, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, October 2005.  Speech.

"Civil Liberties in Wartime and the Rise of Fascism."  Workshop Organizer and Facilitator, Campus and Community Teach-In: The Iraq War Two Years On, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, March 2005.

"Gay Issues and the Presidential Election."  Books Not Bush Rally, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire,  October 2004.  Speech.

"Coming Out, Looking Forward, Working Onward,"  5th Annual National Coming Out Day Rally, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, October 2004.  Speech.

"Teaching Gay Issues in the Schools: Engaging Resistance."   Five-Hour, Three-Session Workshop, Sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Civil Liberties Union.  Northwest Wisconsin Education Association Conference.  Eau Claire, WI.  October, 2004.  Co-Organzizer, Co-Presenter, Co-Facilitator.

"The Wisconsin Anti-Marriage Amendment: Reflections and Perspectives."  Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Eau Claire Forum.  September, 2004.  Co-Presenter and Co-Discussion Leader.

"The Impact of the Northern Ireland 'Troubles' upon Ian Rankin's 'Inspector Rebus' Series of Adventures in 'Tartan Noir',"   Joint Conference of the American Conference for Irish Studies, the British Association of Irish Studies, and the European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool, U.K., July 2004.

"Queer Pedagogy, Issues and Experiences,"  Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2004.

"As What Do We Come Out, and For What Do We Come Out, When We Do Come Out?,"  4th Annual National Coming Out Day Rally, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, October 2003.  Speech.

"Teaching 'Cinematic Representations of Ireland and the Irish'," American Conference for Irish Studies, Minneapolis, MN, June 2003.

"A Socialist Perspective on the Iraq War," Eau Claire Staff and Faculty for Peace and Justice Iraq War Teach-in, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, April 2003.  Co-Presented.

"Civil Liberties in Wartime: Lessons from the Past/Concerns for the Future," Eau Claire Staff and Faculty for Peace and Justice Iraq War Teach-in, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, April 2003.

"The Patriot Act and the Threat to Civil Liberties After 9/11,"  Co-Organizer and Co-Presenter, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Eau Claire Sunday Service,  November 2003.

"Against American Imperialism -- Fighting Back Against the War in Iraq, and Beyond," Vigil 'In Solidarity and Sorrow', sponsored by Amnesty International, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, March 2003.   Speech.

"Homophobia and Beyond -- Levels of Attitude,"  3rd Annual National Coming Out Day Rally, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, October 2002.  Speech.

"The Right to Teach:  Confronting Resistance to Dealing with Gay and Lesbian Issues in the Classroom," Principal Organizer and Featured Speaker, Chippewa Valley Civil Liberties Union Session, Northwest Wisconsin Education Association conference, Eau Claire, WI, October 2002.

"Terrorism, State Terrorism, War, and Peace: Socialist Reflections," 3rd Annual Human Rights Awareness Conference, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, November 2001. 

"The Meaning, Significance, and Urgency of 'Coming  Out' -- Now  More than Ever,"  2nd Annual National Coming Out Day Rally, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, October 2001.  Speech.

"9/11 and its Aftermath -- An Argument Against War," Tri-State Midwest Rally for Peace, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  September 2001.  Speech.

"Friendship, Sexuality, Love, and Class in Three Recent U.S. and U.K. Films of Young Gay Romance: Beautiful Thing, Get Real, and Edge of Seventeen."  Society for Cinema Studies, Washington, D.C., May 2001.

"On Coming Out: Personal and Critical Reflections," Parents, Family, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Greater Chippewa Valley of Wisconsin chapter meeting, October 2000.  Guest Co-Presentation.

"Commemorating National Coming Out Day: a Radical Perspective," 1st annual National Coming Out Day Rally, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, October 2000.  Speech.

"Peace, Love, Diversity, and Equality,"  2nd annual Peace, Love, and Diversity March and Rally, Eau Claire, WI, November 1998.  Speech.

"A Contribution to the Critique of the Politics of Film Noir," Society for Cinema Studies, San Diego, April 1998. Also, panel chair and co-chair.

"Teaching and Working as an Openly Gay Faculty Member," various Women's Studies and English Department courses, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1998-2001.   Guest lecture.

"Why Study Critical Theory," various Women's Studies and English Department courses, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Spring and Fall 1998.  Guest lecture.

"Making Sense of Postmodernism,"  Department of Communication and Journalism seminar in Communications Theory, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, November 1997.   Guest lecture.

"Class Politics, Criminal Pleasures, Noir and Neo-Noir," panel chair, Society for Cinema Studies, Ottawa, Canada, May 1997.

"Queer Theory, Performance, and Materialism," College English Association, Baltimore, April 1997.

"Class and Desire in the Film Criticism of Slavöj Zizek," Society for Cinema Studies, Dallas, March 1996. Also, panel co-chair.

"Teaching Controversial Issues in the Composition Classroom," Arizona State University Composition Program public forum, March 1996.

"Theoretical and Political Approaches in Contemporary Cultural Studies," Arizona State University Department of English series of lectures and colloquia on issues in Contemporary Theory and History of Literary Criticism, January 1996.

"Marxist Critical Theory," Arizona State University Graduate Scholars in English Association lecture series, December 1995.

"Marxism and Homosexuality: a Critical Reconsideration of David Fernbach's The Spiral Path: a Gay Contribution to Human Survival, " Midwest Modern Language Association of America, St. Louis, November 1995.  Also served as respondent.

"Marxism and Sexual Dissidence," Languages and Literatures Department and Humanities Program seminar in Contemporary Marxist Theory, College of Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University, April 1995.   Guest lecture.

"Ludic Feminism and Queer Performativity: a Marxist Critique," English Department and Humanities Program seminar in 20th Century Feminist Theater, College of Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University, April 1995.  Guest lecture.

"Class Politics and the New Queer Cinema," Society for Cinema Studies, Manhattan, March 1995.

"Radical Pedagogy Within the Late Capitalist Academy," Radical Philosophy Association, Drake University, November 1994.

"We're Here, We're Queer, We're Fabulous, Get Used to It!: (Radical) Gay and Lesbian Theory and Practice, Politics and Culture in the 1990s," seminar in Critical Theory and the Visual Arts, School of Art, Arizona State University, October 1994.   Guest Lecture.

"Queer Theory and the Politics of (Post)Identity," Histories, Bodies, Identities, Binghampton University, April 1994.

"Teaching Against Racism," Conference on Racism and Class, Syracuse University, April 1994.

"Queer Theory, Queer Politics: Toward a Marxist Critique," Marxism in the New World Order: Crises and Possibilities, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, November 1992. Co-written and co-presented. Panel chair.

"Late Capitalist Culture and Cultural Critique," Activism Collides with Theory, Graduate Center of the City University of New York, May 1992.  Co-written and co-presented.

"Marxism, Socialism, and the Politics of Gay and Lesbian Liberation," The Future of Socialism: the View from Cuba, University of Havana, June 1991.  Co-written and co-presented.

"Towards a Postmodern Marxism?," Marxism Now: Traditions and Differences, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, November 1989. Co-written and co-presented. Panel chair.

"The Politics of Intelligibility and the Production of Knowledge in Religious Studies: Towards a Marxist Theory of Religion,"  New England section of the American Academy of Religion, College of the Holy Cross, April 1989. Co-written and co-presented.

"Marxism and Utopia," Marxist Scholars Conference, Louisville, KY, March 1989. Co-Written.

"Utopia, Ideology, and Socialism,"  Society for Utopian Studies, Emerson College, September 1988. Co-written.

"Critical Reading and Writing as Ideology Critique,"  Rhetoric Society of America, Arlington, TX, May 1988. Co-written and co-presented. Forum co-chair.

"Oppositional Pedagogy Within the (Postmodern) Academy," the Group for Research in the Institutionalization and Professionalization of Literary Studies, Carnegie-Mellon University, May 1988. Co-written and co-presented.

"Rethinking the Collective Subject," conference for Graduate Research in Marxist Studies, State University of New York College at Buffalo, April 1988. Co-written and co-presented.

"Reimagining Socialism," conference for Graduate Research in Marxist Studies, State University of New York College at Buffalo, April 1988. Co-written and co-presented.

"Representations of the Provisional Irish Republican Army in Novels of Northern Ireland," American Committee for Irish Studies, University College Dublin, July 1987.

"A Symptomatic Reading of Bernard MacLaverty's Cal," Graduate student conference in Irish Studies, University of Connecticut, March 1987.

"Literature and Politics in Northern Ireland: Representation, Ideology, Critique," English Graduate Student Organization lecture series in Literature, Theory, and Criticism, Syracuse University, February 1987.

"Poetry and Politics in Northern Ireland: the Case of Derek Mahon," American Committee for Irish Studies, Boston College, May 1986.

SOME HIGHLIGHTS: COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Eau Claire and the Chippewa Valley, WI, 1997- :

    Ongoing Projects and Activities:

Disc-Jockey and Producer, Insurgence (Progressive Music of Protest, Struggle, Resistance, Rebellion, Revolt, and Transformation), Eau Claire, Wisconsin Community Radio Station WHYS-FM, Summer 2005-The Present.

Member, Worship Services Committee, Membership Committee, Worship Associate, Program Assistant, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Eau Claire, Spring 2013-The Present.

    Past Projects, Activities, and Achievements:

Eau Claire Progressive Film Festival: Founder and Executive Director of Eau Claire Progressive Film Festival and Series, Fall 2005-Spring 2012.

Great Lakes Progressive News and Dispatch.  Co-Editor and Co-Publisher (with Chris Chasteen) as well as Principal Writer, April 2011-January 2012.

Board of Directors, Coordinator/Facilitator, September 2006-October 2009, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Community Radio Station WHYS-FM.

Chippewa Valley Branch Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin: Board of Directors, 2001-2009.  Vice-President, 2005-2007.

Progressive Media Network: Co-Executive Director, Spring 2005-Fall 2009 and Film Executive, Spring 2006-Fall 2008.  

Progressive Outpost, Editorial Board, Spring 2006-Spring 2008.

Bill of Rights Defense Committee, Eau Claire, Wisconsin: Founding Member and Member of the Steering Committee, Fall 2003-Spring 2004.

Action Wisconsin
: State Board of Directors September 2002-May 2003.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center of the Chippewa Valley, West Central Wisconsin: Founding Member, Board of Directors, September 2000-September 2002. 

SOME HIGHLIGHTS: INSTITUTIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, 1997- :

  Ongoing Projects and Activities:

English Department: English Department Personnel Committee, 2003-the Present.  Member of the Critical Studies in Literatures, Cultures, and Film Emphasis Area.  Working with Mary Gillis and Emily O'Connell as Academic Apprentices for Spring 2015 Writing 116, Blugold Seminar in Critical Reading and Writing class (Theme of "British Cultural Identities.)

University Senate: English Department University Senate Representative, 2009-2017. 

University Senate Academic Policies Committee: Member, 2009-2013 and 2014-2017.

Faculty Advisor, Progressive Students and Alumni, Fall 2014--The Present

   Awards and Achievements:

Wisconsin Board of Regents, UWEC Provost and Vice-Chancellor's Office, and UWEC Office of University Research and Sponsored Programs, Full Academic Year Sabbatical, 2013-2014, to work on Directory of World Cinema: Scotland and Ian Curtis: the Myth and the Music–Critical Theoretical Perspectives.

UWEC University Research, Scholarship, and Creative Study Grant, Spring 2013: Five Credits Time-Release from Teaching to Work on Directory of World Cinema: Scotland.

UWEC Ten Years' Service Recognition Award, May 2012.

UWEC University Research, Scholarship, and Creative Study Grant, Spring 2009: Five Credits Time-Release from Teaching to Work Principally on Scholarly Projects in Popular Music Studies.

Student Support Services Certificate of Recognition for 'Making a Difference in Student Lives', Especially that of First-Generation College and Low-Income College Students, May 2007, and May 2008.  Also, Student Affairs Acknowledgment of Graduating Senior Recognition for Making a Difference During the Course of Students' Undergraduate Experience, 2012, 2013, and 2014.

UWEC Student-Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Project: Collaborative Development of a Feature-Length Fictional Film Screenplay Focused on Issues of Conflict Surrounding Alternative and Non-Traditional Forms of Loving and Familial Relations on a Midwestern US University Campus, October 2007-May 2008.  Student Research Day Poster Presentation, April 2008.  (One Student).

UWEC Ten Years' Service Recognition Award, May 2007.

Wisconsin Board of Regents, UWEC Provost and Vice-Chancellor's Office, and UWEC Office of University Research and Sponsored Programs, Full Academic Year Sabbatical, 2006-2007, to work on "Progressive Music of Resistance, Rebellion, and Revolt: a Critical Bibliography."

UWEC Student-Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Project, Three Directed Study Courses, and a Capstone Senior Seminar Course: Collaborative Development of a Feature-Length Fictional Film Screenplay Focused on Issues of Fascism and Resistance in the Contemporary US, September 2006-May 2007.  Student Research Day Poster Presentation, April 2007, and English Fest Presentation, May 2007.  (One Student).

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Excellence in Service Award: For Activities Outside the Classroom that Promote Excellence in Education and Enhance the University's Public Image, 2003 Winner.

Office of University Research and Sponsored Programs:  Faculty Development Grant to Support Production of UWEC Irish Film Festival, Spring 2003.

Network for Excellence in Teaching: Grants for Design and Implementation of New Courses: Critical Theories of Film, Summer-Fall 1998; Contemporary LesBiGay and Queer Film, Summer-Fall 1999; and Topics in Film, Video, and Moving-Image Culture, Fall 2002-Spring 2003.

Michael Lynch Service Award: Modern Language Association of America Lesbian and Gay Caucus Award for Outstanding Achievement in Campus and Community Activism on the part of an Academic Worker in support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Dignity, Equality, and Freedom, 2002 Winner.

Office of University Research: University Research and Creative Activity Grant, Five Credits Time Release, Fall 2000, for work on "Queer Theory: a Marxist Critique."

   Past Projects and Activities:

English Department:

Advisory Committee, 2000-2002 and 2009-2011.

American Literature with Ethnic Specialization Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Search and Screen Committee, 1998-1999.

Chair, Media Resources Committee, 1998-2000.

Chair, Department Personnel Committee, 2011-2013.

Chair, Theory and Criticism/Studies in Film, Video, and Moving-Image Culture Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Search and Screen Committee, 2001-2002.

Committee on Committees, 1998-2000. 

Creative Non-Fiction Writing Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Search and Screen Committee, 2011-2012.

Curriculum Committee, 2007-2009.

Executive Subcommittee, Department Personnel Committee, 2003-2005.

Graduate Executive Committee, 1999-2002.

Literature Committee, 2004-2005 and 2012-2013.

Long-Range Planning Committee, 2003-2005 and 2007-2011.

Media Resources Committee, 1998-2000 and 2001-2003. 

Principally Responsible for Design and Approval of Three New and Revised Courses: English 190 (Now English 181), Introduction to Film, Video, and Moving-Image Culture; English 285 (Now English 284), Introduction to Theory and Criticism; and English 381/581: Topics in Film, Video, and Moving-Image Culture (all in Fall 2001).

Schedules Committee, 2005-2006 and 2009-2011.  

Theory and Criticism/Studies in Film, Video, and Moving-Image Culture Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Search and Screen Committee, 2001-2002.

Theory, Film, and Cultural Studies Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Search and Screen Committee, 2008-2009.


Worked with Alex Long as Collaborating Teacher in Fall 2014 Blugold Seminar in Critical Reading and Writing, Writing 116, class with theme of "Love."

Worked with Grant Maierhofer as Academic Apprentice in Fall 2014 Introduction to Theory and Criticism, English 284, class. 

Worked with Mark Priebe in Honors 'add on' version of Fall 2014 Seminar in Theory and Criticism: Ian Curtis, the Myth and the Music--Critical Theoretical Perspectives, English 484, class.

Graduate Thesis Director: "From Suicide, to Acceptance through Faith, and then, to Defiant Revolt: Existential Absurdism in Albert Camus’ The Stranger," Written by Daniel Henke (2011-2013).

Graduate Thesis Second Reader:  "PersonalQueerAcademic: Constructing a Queer Self across a Graduate Career through Reflective Narrative and Literary Criticism," Written by Josiah Paschal Peeples IV (2008-2013).

Progressive Student Association: Faculty Advisor, Spring 2003-Spring 2013.

Directed Studies: Academic Apprentices Supervision and Training, Introduction to Film, Introduction to College Writing, and Introduction to Texts: Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, and Fall 2012 (Eleven Students Total).

Eau Claire Staff and Faculty for Peace and Justice: Spring 2003-Spring 2012.

Social Justice Living-Learning Community Advisory Committee: Fall 2010-Spring 2012.

Independent Study, Irish Studies: Spring 2012 (One Student).
 
Combined Undergraduate and Graduate Independent and Directed Study Courses as well as Service-Learning Projects: Eau Claire Progressive Film Festival, Spring 2006 (Eighteen Students); Eau Claire Progressive Film Festival, Spring 2007 (Seventeen Students); Eau Claire Progressive Film Festival, Spring 2008 (Six Students); Eau Claire Progressive Film Festival, 2009-2010 (Seven Students); Eau Claire Progressive Film Festival, 2010-2011 (Six Students).

International Film Committee, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire: Member and Chair, Fall 2002-Spring 2008.  Member, Fall 2009-Spring 2011.

LGBTQ Certificate Planning Committee: Fall 2010-Spring 2011.

(Unofficial as well as Official) Directed Studies, Senior Student Course Mentoring, Introduction to Composition, Film, and Texts:  Fall 1999-Fall 2010. (Thirty-Five Students Total).

University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee, Fall 2009.


ACLU-UWEC, Faculty Advisor, Fall 2007-Summer 2009.

Amnesty International (UWEC Chapter), Faculty Advisor, Fall 2007-Summer 2009.

Graduate Thesis Director:  "Playing with the Elements: An Argument for Game Play Experience Based Video Game Analysis,"  Written by Chris Chasteen (2006-2009).

Film Studies Independent Study Projects:  Documenting the Make-up and History of a Local Cable Television Series (Fall 2004, One Student); A Pedagogical Film Illustrating Diverse Shooting and Editing Techniques (Spring 2005, One Student);  Independent Short Filmmaking (Spring 2006, Two Students); Documentary Short Videomaking for Charitable Promotional/Publicity Purposes (Fall 2008, One Student).

WHYS-UWEC, Faculty Advisor, Fall 2007--Spring 2008.

Progressive Film and Videomakers, Faculty Advisor, Fall 2007--Spring 2008.

TILT Student Filmmaking Society (UWEC): Faculty Advisor, Fall 2005-Spring 2007.   Executive Producer, CasualTIES, TILT Film Project, 2005-2007, Directed by Jeff Kesterson.

Undergraduate Directed Study Course: Queer Theory and Culture, Spring 2006 (Three Students). 

Graduate Thesis Director: "Rewriting the Cliché: Jeanette Winterson's Love Story (Writing the Body: A Queer Reading),"  Written by Jasmine Krotzman (2005-2006).

Spectrum (formerly The LGBT-Straight Alliance and prior to that GLOBE) : Faculty Advisor, Fall 1999-Spring 2006.

The Flip Side (UWEC Alternative Student Newspaper).  Faculty Advisor, Fall 2003-Spring 2006.

UWEC Campus Media Advisory Committee: Spring 2005-Spring 2006.

UWEC Campus Gender Issues Advisory Committee:  Spring 2005-Spring 2006.


UWEC Diversity Planning Committee
and Diversity Planning Faculty and Instructional Academic Staff Professional Development Subcommittee, Fall 2003-Spring 2006.

Graduate Independent Study Project:  Critical and Creative Investigations in Video Game Theory, Fall 2005 (One Student).

Graduate Thesis Director: "Teaching Film Genres," Written by Steve Sparks (2004-2005).

Ad Hoc Subcommittee of the University Faculty Tenure and Promotion Review Committee.  Spring 2005.

Graduate Directed Study Course:  Teaching Film Noir/What Film Noir Teaches, Fall 2003 (One Student).

UWEC Irish Film Festival: Director, Spring 2003.

Combined Undergraduate and Graduate Directed Study Course:  UWEC Irish Film Festival, Spring 2003 (Twenty Students).

Undergraduate Independent Study Courses:  Advanced Studies in GLBT Issues and GLBT Film, Fall 2001 (Six Students); Intermediate Studies in Film, Video, and Moving-Image Culture, Spring 2002 (Two Students).

Equality (UWEC Faculty and Staff in Support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues): Founder, Fall 1998. Chair, 9/98-2/99, 5/99-10/99, and for 1/01-12/01.

Undergraduate Directed Study and Collaborative Research Projects : Critical Theory and Pedagogical, Curricular, and Institutional Transformation, Fall 1999 (Two Students); Critical Theory and English Studies: Pedagogical, Curricular, and Institutional Transformation, Spring 2000 (Two Students).

Arizona State University, 1994-1996:

Ubiquity (Arizona State University Staff and Faculty Supporting Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Issues): Served as Vice-Chair and Chair. Organized and Conducted Educational Video Screening and Discussion (Free University) Courses in the Spring and Fall of 1995 on "Contemporary Gay and Lesbian Films."

Served on Fifteen M.A. Thesis and Ph.D. Dissertation Committees in English, Humanities, and Communications; Supervised Independent Study Courses in Contemporary Theories of Resistance, Film Noir, and Contemporary Film Theory and Criticism.

Arizona Progressive Students Organization: faculty advisor; Arizona Progressive Unity Conference, October 1995: campus organizer.

Syracuse University, 1986-1994:

The Alternative Orange, 1991-1994. Alternative campus publication. Editorial Collective.

The Lesbian and Gay Graduate Collective, 1990-1994. Founding Member, Steering Committee, Activities Director.

Marxist Collective at Syracuse University, Postmodern Marxist Collective, and Student Marxist Collective, 1986-1993. Organizations for Education, Study, Research, and Intervention. Founding Member, Principal Organizer and Public Contact.


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