English Archive

Vera Tobin, Case Western Reserve University – Plot Twists

No spoilers please! Vera Tobin, assistant professor of cognitive science at Case Western Reserve University, examines

Lewis Davis, Union College – Gendered Language

Can gendered language make a difference in hiring decisions? Lewis Davis, professor of economics at Union

Amy Cook, Stony Brook University – The Art and Science of Casting

There’s an art and a science to casting your favorite movie roles. Amy Cook, Associate Professor

Billy J. Stratton, University of Denver – Literature as Witness in Hollywood

We’ve seen this script in Hollywood before. Billy J. Stratton, associate professor of English at the

John Misak, New York Institute of Technology – Storytelling in Video Games

The complexity and immersion of good stories can be found in many mediums. John Misak, assistant

David Coogan, Virginia Commonwealth University – Changing the Narrative in Jail

What should you do with your time while in jail? David Coogan, professor in the department

Kerry Dean Carso, SUNY New Paltz – Gothic Revival

Gothic novels and architecture have always had an appeal in the United States. Kerry Dean Carso,

Kathleen Alves, Queensborough Community College – Women in comic novels and medical texts

Is there a link between historical medical texts and fictional texts? Kathleen Alves, assistant professor of

Douglas Bruster, UT Austin – Shakespeare’s Brand

  We’re still making discoveries about Shakespeare! Douglas Bruster, a professor of American and English literature

John Lurz, Tufts – Literature as a Medium

Are you addicted to your kindle? These neat little devices are definitely convenient, but do they