Faculty Publications


John V. Roach Honors College faculty are teacher/scholars, meaning scholarship is an important part of their job.

Here are some recent publications by Honors faculty:

Williams, Wendy. “George Eliot: Unsung Poet of Sympathy” in Critical Insights: George Eliot. Ed. Katie R. Peel. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2016.

Williams, Wendy.“‘Arion’: George Eliot’s Exploration of Art and Influence after Middlemarch.Victorian Poetry 54.2 (2016).

Williams, Dan. “Her Book The Only Hope She Had: Self and Sovereignty in the Narratives of Ann Carson.” eds. Mary McLeer Balkun and Susan C. Imbarrato, Women’s Narratives of the Early Americas and the Formation of Empire. New York: Palsgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Pullen, Ann Ellis and Sarah Ruffing Robbins. “Seeing Mission Work through a Gendered Lens: Nellie Arnott’s Personal Portrayal of Women’s Work in Angola.” Social Sciences and Missions. Vol. 28: Issue 3-4 (2015): 288-326.

Foster, Elisa A. “The Black Madonna of Montserrat: An Exception to Concepts of Dark Skin in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia?” in Envisioning Others: Race, Color, and the Visual in Iberia and Latin America, ed. Pamela A. Patton (Leiden: Brill Press, expected October 2015).

Foster, Elisa A. Moveable Feasts: The Visual Culture of Religious Processions in Le Puy-en-Velay,” Peregrinations: The Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture 5/1 (2015): 37 – 67.

Williams, Dan. The Lords of Absence, A Novel, Ink Brush Press, 2015.

Williams, Wendy. “Eliot, George, Poetry” In Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. Eds. Dino Felluga, Linda Hughes and Pamela Gilbert. Oxford: Blackwell, 2015.

Robbins, Sarah. Teaching Transatlanticism: Resources for Teaching Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Print Culture. Collection of essays co-edited with Linda K. Hughes. Edinburgh University Press, 2015

Middleton, Darren J.N. Approaching Silence: New Perspectives on Shusaku Endo’s Classic Novel. Collection of essays co-edited with Mark W. Dennis. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015.

Middleton, Darren J. N. Rastafari and the Arts: An Introduction. Routledge, 2015.

Middleton, Darren J. N. “Reggae.” Edited by Timothy Beal, David M. Gunn, et. al. The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts. Status: forthcoming from Oxford University Press.

Pitcock, Ron. “Tools for Giving Wisely.” Tampa Bay Times, 29 June 2014.

Williams, Dan. “Lilith,” poem, The Concho River Review, 2014.

Williams, Dan. “Gog and Magog,” “My Other Self,” and “Poor Apostrophe,” poems, Texas Writers 2014, 2014.

Robbins, Sarah.Commodities and Celebrities: Textual Ownership and Authorial Role-playing by American Novelists, 1870-1940.” Edited by Priscilla Wald and Michael Elliott. The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 6: The American Novel 1870-1940. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 3-19.

Williams, Wendy. George Eliot, Poetess. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014.

Williams, Wendy. “Sexual Politics and the Poetess: George Eliot on Marriage in ‘How Lisa Loved the King.’” George Eliot-George Henry Lewes Studies 64-65 (2013).

Robbins, Sarah Ruffing and Ann Ellis Pullen. “Collaboration in the Archive: Finding, Shaping, and Disseminating Stories from a Missionary Writer’s Network.” Legacy 30.2 (2013): 287-305.

Moody, Joycelyn and Sarah R. Robbins. “Women’s Interracial Collaborations in the Nineteenth Century and Today: Seeking Trust and Commitment in Shared Writing and Research.” MELUS 38.1 (Spring 2013): 50-75.

Jones, Beata. “Empowering Students to Thrive in the 21st Century,” Insights into Teaching and Learning, Spring 2013, pp. 2-4.

Williams, Dan. The Lords of Leftovers, A Novel, Ink Brush Press, 2013.

Williams, Dan. The Wright Stuff: A Half Century of Politics and Personalities by Jim Wright, Former Speaker of the House, Co-Editor, TCU Press, 2013.

Williams, Dan. descant: Fort Worth’s Literary Journal, Editor and Publisher, Volume 52, 2013.

Middleton, Darren J. N. “Endo Shusaku: Film.” Edited by Dale C. Allison, Jr. et al. The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, Volume 7. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2013. 904-905.

Middleton, Darren J. N. “Graham Greene, Believing Skeptic.” Edited by Marc DiPaolo. Unruly Catholics from Dante to Madonna: Faith, Heresy, and Politics in Cultural Studies. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013. 17-31.

Middleton, Darren J. N. “The Gospel According to Somebody Else.” Encounter 74.1 (Fall 2013): 41-49.

Middleton, Darren J. N. and S. Brent Plate. “‘Who Do You See That I Am?’: Son of Man and Global Perspectives on Jesus Films.” Edited by Richard Walsh, Jeffrey L. Staley, and Adele Reinhartz. Son of Man: An African Jesus Film. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2013. 133-148.

Johnston, Rachel and Sarah R. Robbins. “Reading Frances Foster.” Legacy 30.2 (2013): 226-231.

Write with World I: Thinking Through Images, Developing Voice, and Crafting Narrative. General Editor, Ronald L. Pitcock. Authors, Ronald L. Pitcock, Jennifer Workman Pitcock, & Rayshelle Dietrich. Asheville, NC: God’s World Publications, 2012. 239 pages. ISBN 978-0-9855957-1-5.

Write with World II: Learning to Create an Informed Opinion, Respond to Controversy, and Persuade Effectively. General Editor, Ronald L. Pitcock. Authors, Ronald L. Pitcock, Jennifer Workman Pitcock, & Rayshelle Dietrich. Asheville, NC: God’s World Publications, 2012. 227 pages. ISBN 978-0-9855957-3-9.

Robbins, Sarah. “Harriet Beecher Stowe, Starring as Benevolent Celebrity Traveler.” In Transatlantic Women: Essays on Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers in Great Britain and Europe. Edited by Beth Lueck, Lucinda Damon-Bach and Brigitte Bailey. Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire Press (UPNE): 2012, 71-88.

Pullen, Ann and Sarah Robbins. “Nellie J. Arnott, Angola Mission Teacher, and the Culture of the ABCFM on Its Hundredth Anniversary.” The Role of the American Board in the World: Bicentennial Reflections on the Organization’s Missionary Work, 1810-2010. Ed. Clifford Putney and Paul T. Burlin. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2012. 193-213.

Williams, Dan. 8 Voices: Contemporary Poetry from the American Southwest. Editor, Baskerville Press, 2012.

Williams, Dan. “The Horrors of that Far-Famed Penitentiary: Discipline, Defiance, and Death During Ann Carson’s Incarceration in Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Prison,” Buried Lives: Incarcerated in Early America. University of Georgia Press, 2012, 203-230.

Williams, Dan. “To The Woman Driving a Suburban Who Abandoned Her Dog in Oakmont Park.” Amarillo Bay, Volume 14, Number 2, 2012.

Williams, Dan. “Teaching Barry Hannah” and “Barry Hannah, In Memoriam,” A Short Ride: Remembering Barry Hannah, Vox Press, 2012.


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