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Meet our Adjunct Faculty: Denise Howard Long


Denise Howard Long
Denise Howard Long
Adjunct Instructor of English
Online English Program Coordinator
M.A. English, University of Illinois at Springfield
Certificate, The Publishing Institute, Univ. of Denver

Phone: (217) 206-6792
Office: UHB 3067

Teaching Concentration and Interests: American Literature, Short Stories and Short Story Theory, War Literature, Gender Theory, Men’s Studies/Masculinity Studies

Courses: Introduction to Literature, Introduction to American Literature, Introduction to Fiction, Introduction to Literary Genres: American Short Story, Introduction to Fiction, War Literature

Publications:

  • Editor, The Alchemist Review, 2006.
  • “A Dentist No More: Destruction of Masculinity in Frank Norris’s McTeague.” MidAmerica: The Yearbook of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature, 2006.
  • “My William.” Short Stuff Magazine, 2004.
  • “Summer’s End.” The Alchemist Review, 2004.
  • “Waiting.” The Alchemist Review, 2003.

Readings and Presentations:

  • “Battle Lines of Separation: Fiction and Truth in Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried.” Illinois Philological Association Annual Conference, 2007.
  • “A Dentist No More: Destruction of Masculinity in Frank Norris’s McTeague.” Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature Annual Conference, 2005.
  • “Motherhood as Home and Mother as Self: Women Seeking Identification in Edith Wharton’s Summer and Meridel Le Sueur’s The Girl.” Illinois Philological Association Annual Conference, 2005.
  • “Disposal and Absorption of Nature: Consumerism in Don DeLillo’s White Noise.” Illinois Philological Association Annual Conference, 2004.
  • “What They Didn’t Know” and “Summer’s End.” Fiction. Reading at the Vachel Lindsay House, Springfield, Illinois. 2004.

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