Faculty research from the English department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


Submissions from 2021

Bifactor Model of Cognition in Schizophrenia: Evidence for General and Specific Abilities, Megan L. Becker, Anthony O. Ahmed, Stephen D. Benning, Kimberly A. Barchard, Samantha E. John, and Daniel N. Allen

Alfred Thomas, The Court of Richard II and Bohemian Culture: Literature and Art in the Age of Chaucer and the “Gawain” Poet. Woodbridge, UK: D. S. Brewer, 2020. Pp. xvi, 225; 3 black-and-white and many color figures and 1 map. $99. ISBN: 978-1-8438-4566-9., John Bowers

Negotiating the Ethics of Representation in RHM Research, Melissa Carrion

Sweetness Ready Penned”: On Velocity, Vision, and the Gifts of George Herbert’s “Jordan (2), Eryn Green

Infrastructures of Apocalypse: American Literature and the Nuclear Complex, John Hay

"As We Are [Hacked] with Art": The Shakespearean Imagination in the Virtual Age, Scott Hollifield

“Your husband doesn’t seem like an English professor”: Choices, context, and work on the outside, Edwin Nagelhout

Work/Life Balance as Key Driver for Program Development in Times of Crisis, Edwin Nagelhout and Denise M. Tillery

Troubling Topics, Sacred Texts: Readings in Hebrew Bible, New Testament, and Qur’an, Roberta Sabbath

Shoah Survivors Project, Roberta Sabbath, Louis Kavouras, Cathy Allen, and Shahab Zargari

L2 Writers Online: Instructor Preparation and Teaching Strategies, Mariya Tseptsura

Immateriality and Early Modern English Literature: Shakespeare, Donne, Herbert, Katherine Walker

Submissions from 2020

Survey of 2018 Scholarship on Jonson, Joyce Ahn

Grangerism, Megan Becker-Leckrone

Professional Development for Research-Writing Instructors: A Collaborative Approach, Kaitlin Clinnin and Melissa Bowles-Terry

A Multi-Layered, Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Program Development, Kaitlin Clinnin and Ed Nagelhout

Alexander Pope and a Carracci Venus at the Court of James II and Mary of Modena, Timothy Erwin

Beit, Eryn Green

Apocalypse in American Literature and Culture, John Hay

Introduction: The United States of Apocalypse, John Hay

The Limits of Recovery: The Failure of James Gates Percival, John Hay

The Limits of Recovery: The Failure of James Gates Percival, John Hay

Theme Time: Dylan as DJ, John Hay

Topographical Reports of the American Frontier, John Hay

Circa 2016, Claudia Keelan

A Valley of Light and Shadow: Las Vegas Writers on Good and Evil, Jarret Keene

"Desert Fever", Jarret Keene

"Dragons", Silver A. Mendoza-Matute and Jarret Keene

"Eyesight Is Prophetic Instantly": Phenomenology in the Poetics of Donald Revell, Andrew S. Nicholson

The One about the Transatlantic Phone Calls, Andrew S. Nicholson

More Than Just Describing Place: The Rules of Setting and When to Break Them, Brenden Oliva

A Poetics of Remembrance: Testimonial Memory as Resistance and Repression, Vincent Pérez

A Stranger, Donald Revell

For John Ruskin (poem), Donald Revell

Messengers, Donald Revell

My Vocabulary, Donald Revell

Of Youth Transfigured in the Deer, Donald Revell

The Cattle, Donald Revell

The Irretrievable, Donald Revell

The Planet--John 4:35, Donald Revell

X, José Roach Orduña

Digital Tribalography, Steven Ross and Steven B. Sexton

When Fiction Rocks!, Jessica E. Teague

Mobility, Skepticism, and Counter-storytelling in African American Travel Writing: Carl Rowan's South of Freedom, Gary Totten

The Problem of Completeness in Henry James's The Spoils of Poynton, Gary Totten

Wharton's Wild West: Undine Spragg and the Dakota Divorce, Gary Totten

Progress Delayed, Progress Denied in Higher Education, Douglas Unger

Teaching Diversity Across Cultures: Words Without Borders Campus, Douglas Unger

Submissions from 2019


Imagination and Environmental Political Thought: The Aftermath of Thoreau, James Altman

Walter Pater in the Wilderness, Megan Becker-Leckrone

"Tolkien's Lost Chaucer", John M. Bowers

Hemingway, Trauma, and Masculinity: In the Garden of the Uncanny, Stephen Brown

Game Design as Literacy-First Activity: Digital Tools With/In Literacy Instruction, Fawn Canady and Ed Nagelhout

A Cure for Toxic Masculinity: Male Bonding and Friendship in Final Fantasy XV, Amy Green

Kingsglaive’s Exploration of World War II, Cultural Trauma, and the Plight of Refugees: An Animated Film as Complex Narrative, Amy Green

Untimely Democracy: The Politics of Progress after Slavery, John Hay

Shakespearean Film Technologies and The Birth of Consumable Wonder, Scott Hollifield

Laborious Ben Jonson, Steven Hrdlicka

Evangel, Claudia Keelan

I Wish I Understood, Claudia Keelan

To a Flamboya Tree in Cuba, Claudia Keelan

The Norton Introduction to Literature, Kelly J. Mays

Pro Patria, David Morris

Gender Warriors: Boys Will Be Boys, David J. Morris

To Work: Naming, Acting On, and Modifying in the College Literacy "Classroom", Ed Nagelhout

Reading and Writing Digital Contexts Across Campus: From FYC and FYE to ME to CE, Ed Nagelhout and Philip Rusche

Sudden Eden, Donald Revell

A Nation of Laws, A People of Compassion, Jose Roach Orduna

Unlikely Possibilities, Beth Rosenberg

Making Noise, Making News: Suffrage Print Culture and U.S. Modernism, Gary Totten

Spaces of Consumption in American Literary Realism, Gary Totten

5 Multiple Strands of Resistance: Teaching African American Literature in a Maximum-Security Prison, Briana Whiteside

Octavia in Vegas: Teaching Octavia Butler in a Las Vegas Classroom, Briana Whiteside

Submissions from 2018


Faulkner's Media Romance, Julian Murphet., James Altman

Paradise Lost: A Life of F Scott Fitzgerald, James Altman


Book Review of Epistrophies Jazz and the Literary Imagination, James H. Altman


Review of: Citizen Steinbeck: Giving Voice to the People, James H. Altman

“It’s About Multiplicity”: A Conversation with Morgan Parker, Hanna Andrews

The Stories We Tell About Opioids, Megan Becker-Leckrone

John Gower: Others and the Self, John M. Bowers

How Not to be a Troll: Practicing Rhetorical Technofeminism in Online Comments, Kaitlin Clinnin and Katie Manthey

Solarpunk: Ecological and Fantastical Stories in a Sustainable World, Elisa Cogbill-Seiders

How to See the World: An Introduction to Images, from Self-Portraits to Selfies, Maps to Movies, and More, Timothy Erwin

Review of Retcon Game: Retroactive Continuity and the Hyperlinking of America, Amy M. Green

Storytelling in Video Games: The Art of the Digital Narrative, Amy M. Green

Division and Imagined Unity in the American Renaissance: The Seamless Whole, John Hay

The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the American Renaissance, John Hay

He’s Just a Singer (in a Rock and Roll Band), Moody Blues frontman Justin Hayward Believes in Music's Enduring Power, Jarret Keene

Magic Words: A Dashing Young Mentalist Debuts in the Strip’s First Spanish-Language Residency, Jarret Keene

The Fictions of Stephen Graham Jones: A Critical Companion. Edited by Billy J. Stratton, Jarret Keene

Social Cognition in Children With ADHD, Elyse M. Parke, Megan L. Becker, Stacey J. Graves, Abigail R. Baily, Michelle G. Paul, Andrew J. Freeman, and Daniel N. Allen

Woolf, Ferrante, and the Angry Modern/ist Woman Cluster on Modernism’s Contemporary Affects. Ed. David James. Print-plus platform Modernism/modernity, Beth C. Rosenberg


Iterations of One: The Shema as Polemic Trope in the Synoptic Gospels and Qur'an, Roberta Sabbath

Characteristics Of Tables For Disseminating Biobehavioral Results, B SP Schneider, E Nagelhout, and D Feng