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Dr. Elif Guler publishes pioneering article in Advances in the History of Rhetoric, chairs panel/presents paper in Copenhagen

Dr. Elif Guler, Assistant Professor of Professional Writing and Rhetoric with Longwood’s English and Modern Languages Department, recently published an article in Advances in the History of Rhetoric. The article entitled, “Understanding Turkish Rhetoric in the Intertextuality of Two Seminal Texts: The Orkhon Inscriptions and Ataturk’s Nutuk” (with I. Goksel, vol. 22 no. 2, pp. 194-207), constitutes the first study […]

Dr. Elif Guler receives the best article award from the Popular Culture Association in the South

Dr. Elif Guler’s Studies in Popular Culture article, “The Symbolic Restoration of Women’s Place in Turkey’s Resurrection” (2018) is the winner of the Whatley Award, given in memory of a founder and early president of the Popular Culture Association in the South. According to the editor’s letter of recognition, “The editor and editorial board select one article that best […]

Dr. Elif Guler facilitates a workshop, presents scholarship, and co-chairs a SIG at CCCC 2019

Dr. Elif Guler, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Longwood’s Professional Writing Program, recently facilitated a pedagogical workshop, presented a paper, and co-chaired a special interest group at the 2019 Conference on College Composition Communication (CCCC) which took place from March 13-16 in Pittsburgh, PA. Since 1949, CCCC has been the world’s largest professional organization for researching and teaching composition, […]

Mike Lund’s Writing Workshop for Vets Featured

  There are many ways to honor Veterans on Veteran’s Day, but one of the easiest may be simply listening to their stories. One church in Buckingham County has taken that a step further–with the help of Dr. Mike Lund, professor emeritus of English–and self-published the stories of the veterans in its congregation. WMRA’s Emily […]

Cook and Cole Awards for Mentorship

Congratulations to Mary Carroll-Hackett and Andrew Yeagley, the 2018 recipients of the Cook and Cole Medals for Undergraduate Mentorship. The John Randall Cook Faculty Mentor Award and the Waverly Manson Cole Faculty Mentor Award recognize, respectively, a tenure-track faculty member and a tenured faculty member who have demonstrated excellence in mentoring undergraduate scholarly activity and […]

Dr. Elif Guler presents at the International Conference on Global Studies

Dr. Elif Guler, Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Professional Writing at Longwood, has recently presented her study, “The Rhetorical Understanding of Agency in The Wisdom of Royal Glory and its Implications for the Contemporary World,” at IAFOR’s International Conference on Global Studies in Barcelona, Spain (July 2018). Upon invitation to the conference entitled, “Fearful Futures: Cultural Studies and the […]

ChLA Honors Jennie Miskec

Jennie Miskec’s edited volume, The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture (Routledge 2016), was recently named the 2018 Honor title by The Children’s Literature Association’s Edited Book Award Committee. The award will be conferred at the annual conference in San Antonio in June.

Rhonda Brock-Servais in Horror Literature and Dark Fantasy

Rhonda Brock-Servais’s essay, “Can We Redeem the Monster? Working with Contemporary Young Adult Horror Fiction in the College Classroom,” is the lead chapter in Horror Literature and Dark Fantasy, edited by Mark Labrizi. Subtitled Challenging Genres, the just-published study is part of Brill’s Critical Literacy Teaching Series. Dr. Brock-Servais’s chapter establishes the critical apparatus for […]

Dr. Elif Guler publishes in a Journal of Popular Culture

Dr. Elif Guler’s manuscript, “The Symbolic Restoration of Women’s Place in Turkey’s Resurrection,” has been slated for publication in the Spring 2018 issue of Studies in Popular Culture, MLA-listed journal of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association in the South. Dr. Guler’s study, which she previously also presented as a Blackwell Talk at Longwood University, […]

Dr. Elif Guler to speak at the American Society for the History of Rhetoric

Dr. Elif Guler has been invited to present her study, “A Framework for Examining Non-Western Discursive Practices and Extracting Rhetorical Insights from The Turkish Rhetorical Tradition,” at the 2018 American Society for the History of Rhetoric Symposium on “Diversity and Rhetorical Traditions,” to be held in Minneapolis, MN. ASHR has selected 16 out of 65 submissions […]