Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Dusenbery

Kathleen Dusenbery

Instructional Assistant Professor

Office Address: STV 421 F
Office Phone: (309) 438-7086
Office Hours: F 9:30-12:30
Email: Contact Kathleen Dusenbery (kedusen)
Website: Visit Kathleen Dusenbery’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Teaching Interests:
Creative writing metaphor in language and literature cognitive poetics and prototype theory
Research Interests:
Fractal art theory
metaphor and cognitive poetics
metaphor in rhetoric of 19th century slum reform
writing slang in literature
Stephen Crane
Oscar Wilde
Baudelaire Jean Rhys
Education:
B.A. in English, University of Nevada Las Vegas 1998
M.S. in English, Illinois State University, 2003
Current Ph.D candidate English Studies, Illinois State University
Selected Publications:
MY Baudelaire, On the Nature of Being Alone, and Sleep Deprivation Imagery. in Sub-Lit 2:1 (2008).  http://www.sub-lit.com/augvol2.html 

Forthcoming Fall 2008. "Maggie: A Girl of the Streets" in Conclave: A Journal of Character. (Inaugural issue, 2008).

Presented "Classroom as Blended Space: Using Cognitive Poetics in Introductory Creative Writing."  Associated Writing Programs' Pedagogy Forum, New York City, 2008.

“Stretching the Boundaries of Words: Fractal Art Theory and the Writing of Poetry.” The International Journal of the Arts in Society (2:1): 57-64.

Oviedo, Gonzalo Fernandez de. Writing from the Edge of the World: The Memoirs of  Darién, 1514 1527. Translated by Glen Dille. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama P, 2006. (Copyediting credit, Acknowledgements, xv).

"The House." The Spoon River Poetry Review 31.2 (2006): 126-7.

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