Publications and Papers - Martina Sciolino

PUBLICATIONS

  • In Progress. "The Phenomenology of Race in the Mississippi Photographs of Betty Press." (Interview.)

  • In Progress. "Linda Hogan and Vendana Shiva: Poetry as Commons." (Article.)

  • In Progress. Anthropo-Scenes: Contemporary Literature and Transition Culture. Book Manuscript.

  • Under Consideration. "The Contemporary American Novel as World Literature: the Neoliberal Antihero in Don Delillo’s Cosmopolis" (45 pages. Texas Studies in Literature).

  • Forthcoming. "The Neo-Liberal Sublime: Post-Fordist Territory in Don Delillo’s Cosmopolis." (Proceedings of the Don Delillo Society.)

  • Co-editor. The Southern Quarterly. Summer 2007.

  • “The ‘Mutilating Body’ and the Decomposing Text: Recovery in Kathy Acker’s Great Expectations.” Textual Bodies. Ed. Lori Hope Lefkovitz. SUNY Press, 1997.

  • “Objects of the Postmodern ‘Masters’: Subject-in-Simulation, Woman-in-Effect.” Men Writing As/Through the Feminine. Ed. Thais Morgan. Rutgers UP 1995. 

  • “Kathy Acker and the Postmodern Subject of Feminism.” College English April 1990.

  • "Confessions of a Kleptoparasite.” The Review of Contemporary Fiction  Fall 1989.

  • “Woman as Object of Exchange in Dicken’s Great Expectations and Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. Mississippi Review  Spring 1989.

  • “De-Sublimating the Sublime: The Sacrificial Object in Coover’s The Origin of the Brunists.” Revue Delta 1989.

  • “Mourning and the Forms of Postmodern Fiction in Europe.” Postmodern Fiction: A Bibliographical Guide. Ed. Larry McCaffrey. Greenwood Press 1986.

  • “Penetrating Upon Appleton House.” New Orleans Review Fall/Winter 1984.

  • Book Review: "A Hologram for the King" by Dave Eggers. Martina Sciolino. Transnational Literature Vol. 5 no. 2, May 2013.

 

PAPERS PRESENTED

  • Transhuman Intersubjectivity, Indigenous Medicine and the New Commons: Linda Hogan’s Book of Medicines. Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment Conference. Lawrence, Kansas. Spring 2013.

  • Jihad v. McWorld:’ Uncoding the Wounded Driver in Don Delillo’s Cosmopolis Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. Boulder. Fall 2012.

  • Don Delillo. Postmodern Narrative and Automobility. English Student-Faculty Research Symposium. USM. Spring 2012.

  • Cosmopolis and the NeoLiberal Sublime. Don Delillo Society Convention. College of Mount St. Vincent. Spring 2012.

  • The Teachings of Don Juan: Generic Narrative, Postmodern Belief and Cosmopolitan Practice. South Atlantic Modern Language Association. Atlanta. Fall 2011.

  • The Death of Mothers:  Shamanic Violence in Eudora Welty's Delta Wedding. American Literature Assocation, Boston. Spring 2011.

  • Mental Illness Autobiography and Metafiction. English Student-Faculty Research Symposium. USM. Fall 2008.

  • Mental Illness Memoir and the Poetics of  Purpose: Meri Nana-Ama Danquah’s Willow Weep for Me. Midwestern Modern Language Association. Cleveland. November 2007.

  • Mental Illness Memoir as Literary Performance: Enmeshment in Lauren Slater’s Lying. South Atlantic Modern Language Association. 2004.

  • Understanding “Dis Poem:” A Black Atlantic Website. National Council Teachers of English. Atlanta. November 2002.

  • Developing Websites for Teaching Poetry. Mississippi College Teachers of English. Jackson. October 2002.

  • All the Lies: Postmodern Memoir and Mental Illness in Lauren Slater’s Lying. South Central Modern Language Association. October 2002.

  • Walking in Their Sleep: Resistance and Containment in Eudora Welty’s ‘A Worn Path.’ International Conference on the Short Story in English. New Orleans, June 2002.

  • Marge Piercy and Three Postmodernisms. University of South Alabama. April 1994.

  • Gender and Subjectivities in the Postmodern Short Story. International Conference on the Short Story in English, June 1994.

  • The Gaze of the Romantic Ballet and Modernist Activities. University of California at Riverside, March 1991.

  • Great Expectations: Plagiarizing Desire. Louisville Conference on 20th Century Literature. February 1991.

  • Graham, Modernism, Nationalism, Feminism. South Atlantic Modern Language Association. 1990.

  • Martha Graham’s Aesthetics. International Association of Philosophy and Literature. 1990.

  • Kathy Acker’s Writing Beyond Desire. South Atlantic Modern Language Association. 1989.

  • Kafka’s Metamorphosis, Nabokov’s Synthesis. Modern Language Association, 1986.

  • Woman as Object of Exchange in Dickens and Faulkner. South Atlantic Modern Language Association. 1988.

  • Revising Borderlines. Feminism and Formalism in Fanny Howe’s Holy Smoke. NEMLA 1987.