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English Department                    Dr. Thomas Crochunis                 Shippensburg University

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Publications & Presentations

Publications

“Women Theatre Managers.” Chapter in Oxford University Press Handbook to the Georgian Playhouse, 1737-1832. Eds. Julia Swindells and David Taylor. Oxford: Oxford UP. Forthcoming January 2014.

“How and Why to Teach The History of Women’s Dramatic Writing.” Essay in “Teaching Romantic Drama” special issue of Romantic Circles’ Pedagogy Commons. Ed. Thomas C. Crochunis. 2011.

"Women Writers and Pre- and Post-Realist Dramaturgy: Silence, Speech, and Trauma.” In Teaching British Women Playwrights of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century. Eds. Bonnie Nelson and Catherine Burroughs. New York: Modern Language Association. 2010.

"Teaching Romantic Theatre." In Teaching Romanticism. Eds. Sharon Ruston and David Higgins. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2010.

“Reworking Conferencing for More Effective Writing Feedback.” Classroom Notes Plus: A Quarterly of Teaching Ideas. April 2009.

“Captain Barclay’s Performance: Decoding Pedestrianism in Early-Nineteenth Century Britain.” In Spheres of Action: Language, Performance, and Ethics in Romantic Culture. Eds. Angela Esterhammer and Alex J. Dick. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 2009.

“A Personal Pedestrian History.” Proteus, A Journal of Ideas. Special issue on "Sports, Exercise, and Recreation." 2008.

Review of The Mollusc by H. H. Davies, Theatre Production by the Finborough Theatre Company, London. Theatre Journal. Performance Review Editor Judith Sebesta. May 2008.

“Literary Homosociality and the Political Science of the Actor’s Closet.” Special Issue: Papers and Responses from the Third Annual Conference of the North American Victorian Studies Association. Victorian Studies 49.2 (Winter) 2007. 258-67

“Introduction: When Romanticism Met Theater.” Special Issue: Romanticism and Theater. Nineteenth Century Contexts 28.4 (December) 2006. 281-3.

“Visualizing Feminist Theatre Historiography on the Web.” In The Humanities and Visual Media. Ed. Kecia McBride. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 2004.

“Women and Dramatic Writing in the British Romantic Era.” Literature Compass 1 (2004) RO 094, 1-11. [Online]. http://www.literature-compass.com/viewpoint.asp?section=7&ref=424“

“Joanna Baillie’s Ambivalent Dramaturgy.” In Joanna Baillie, Romantic Dramatist: Critical Essays. Ed. Thomas C. Crochunis. London: Routledge, 2004. 168-186.

“Putting Plays (and More) in Cyberspace: An Overview of the British Women Playwrights around 1800 Project.” Co-authored essay (with Michael Eberle-Sinatra) in European Romantic Review. 14.1 (March 2003). Ed. Diane Long Hoeveler. 117-131.

“Writing Gothic Theatrical Spaces.” Gothic Studies 3.2 (2001) A special issue on Gothic Drama and Theatre. Ed. Jeffrey Cox. 156-69.

“Byronic Heroes and Acting: The Embodiment of Mental Theatre.” In Contemporary Studies on Lord Byron. Ed. William D. Brewer. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2001. 73-94.

“Performing the Wild: Rethinking Wilderness and Theatre Spaces.” Co-authored essay (with Adam Sweeting) in Beyond Nature Writing. Ed. Kathleen Wallace and Karla Armbruster. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2001. 325-40.

Authorial Performances in the Criticism and Theory of Romantic Women Playwrights.” In Women in British Romantic Theatre: Drama, Performance, and Society, 1790-1840. Ed. Catherine B. Burroughs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 223-54.

“The Function of the Dramatic Closet at the Present Time.” Romanticism on the Net. Special issue, “British Women Playwrights around 1800.” December 1998. [Online]. http://www.ron.umontreal.ca/

Editing

A Broadview Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843. Co-editor with Michael Eberle-Sinatra. Calgary: Broadview, forthcoming.

"Teaching Romantic Drama” special issue of Romantic Circles’ Pedagogy Commons. Ed. Thomas C. Crochunis. 2011.

Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net. Associate Editor. Founding editor for new section of established publication BWP1800@RaVoN. http://www.ron.umontreal.ca/

British Women Playwrights Around 1800. General editor (with Michael Eberle-Sinatra and Terry Robinson) of Web site that has mounted fourteen plays and twenty-four critical essays, introductions, reviews, and responses between 12/98 and 5/12. http://www.etang.umontreal.ca/bwp1800

Joanna Baillie, Romantic Dramatist: Critical Essays. Editor. London: Routledge, 2004.

The Diversity Kit: An Introductory Resource for Social Change in Education. Developmental editor. Providence: LAB at Brown, 2002.

Electronic Collaboration: A Practical Guide for Educators. Developmental and production editor. Providence: LAB at Brown, 1999.

Romanticism on the Net. Guest editor of special issue, “British Women Playwrights around 1800” (December 1998). http://www.ron.umontreal.ca/

Presentations

“Harriet Siddons’ Management in Edinburgh.” World Congress of Scottish Literature. Glasgow, Scotland. July 2014.

Presenter: “Beyond Solo Pedestrian Reading: Group Inquiry and the Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner.” Roundtable Session: “The Intersection of Literacy, Sport, Culture, and Society.” NCTE Conference. Boston, MA. November 2013.

Presenter: “(Re)Inventing Professional Development for Pre-Service Teachers: The Importance of Student Affiliates and Their Relationship to State Affiliates as Well as the NCTE.” NCTE Conference. Boston, MA. November 2013.

Respondent: “The Future Is Now: Exploring 21st Century Teaching Ideas with the Next Generation of English Teachers.” NCTE Conference. Boston, MA. November 2013.

Organizer and presenter: “What We Talk about When We Talk about the Common Core.” PCTELA Conference. State College, PA. October 2013.

“Inheriting the National Stage: Harriet Siddons in Edinburgh, 1811-1815.” Grant-funded workshop “1811-1815 Revisited: Four Years in and around Leigh Hunt and Robert Southey.” Montréal, Canada. September 2013.

“Performing Family Legends, the National Drama, and Management: Harriet Siddons in Edinburgh.” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Boston, Massachusetts. August 2013.

Organizer and presenter: “Connecting Through Student Affiliates to Ignite Campus Interest in Literature And Literacy.” NCTE Conference. Las Vegas, NV. November 2012.

Organizer and presenter: “Literacy Sponsorship Profiles: Encountering Students’ Changing Literacies.” PCTELA Conference. Lancaster, PA. October 2012.

Organizer and presenter (with William Cowden and Joseph Shane): “Assessment in the Wild: Evaluating Field-Based Practice in Ways that Enhance Student Learning.” Inaugural Conference on Emerging and Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Practices to Ensure Student Success. Shippensburg, PA, October 2012.

“Ex-Centric Performances: Women Entrepreneurs and the Authorship of Theatre Institutions.” International Conference on Romanticism conference. Montréal, Canada. November 2011.

Organizer and presenter: "Building Community through Performance: Varieties of Performance-Based Teaching." PCTELA Conference. Cranberry Township, PA. October 2011

Organizer and presenter: “What Does It Take for Early-Career Teachers to Write?” at session “Keeping Writing Alive as a Beginning Teacher.” NCTE Conference. Orlando, FL, November 2010.

Organizer and presenter: “Literacy Sponsorship Profiles: Encountering Students’ Changing Literacies.” PCTELA Conference. State College, PA, October 2010.

“Field Work is Not a Course Release: Why and How We Need to Evaluate Supervision of Student Teachers.” APSCUF/PSEA Conference. Harrisburg, PA, October 2010.

To Kill a Mockingbird in the Secondary School Classroom.” 50th Anniversary Celebration of To Kill a Mockingbird. Shippensburg, PA. October 2010.

“Women Englishing the German Stage: Inchbald and Plumptre’s Translations of Kotzebue's Das Kind der Liebe.” Shippensburg University Modern Language Conference: Margins, Paths, and Spaces. Shippensburg, PA. April 2010.

Organizer and presenter, “Teaching Multi-Cultural Literature.” Shippensburg University Modern Language Conference: Margins, Paths, and Spaces. Shippensburg, PA. April 2010.

“Joanna Baillie’s Witchcraft: From Hypermedia Documentation to Classroom Use.” Presentation to the “Technologies, Media, and Representations in Nineteenth-Century Britain and France” research group and the Fonds québecois de recherché sur la société et culture (FQRSC) “Hypertext and Performance” grant project. Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, December 2009.

Organizer of and presenter at classroom demonstration session, “Using Performance Activities and Graphic Texts to Stimulate Student Reading and Writing: Applying Cultural-Historical Activity Theory to Develop Literacy Practices.” NCTE Conference. Philadelphia, PA, November 2009.

Organizer and panel chair, “Teacher Education across the PASSHE System.” EAPSU Conference. Shippensburg, PA, October 2009.

“Working the Field: How We Misunderstand Supervision of Student Teachers.” APSCUF-PSEA Conference on Academic Labor. Harrisburg, PA, October 2009.

“What are Teachers’ Roles and Responsibilities in Assuring That Our Students are Prepared?” Presentation at Pennsylvania School Board Association “Symposium on Education Issues for School Board Members.” Gettysburg, PA, July 2009

“Performing Young Adult Literature: How to Coach Performance Projects That Engage Readers.” PCTELA Conference. Lancaster, October 2008.

"The Scholarly Subject of Performance." Plenary address at Second Workshop of the “Technologies, Media, and Representations in Nineteenth-Century Britain and France” Research Group. Université de Montréal, Canada, September 2008.

“There’s performance in my play text; drama, hypermedia, and user engagement with digital texts.” Paper delivered at "Romantic Diversity: 16th Annual North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Conference. University of Toronto, Canada, August 2008.

Organizer of pre-conference theatre history workshop focusing on the history of British provincial theatre from 1789-1832. Held in conjunction with 2007 BARS/NASSR Conference, “Emancipation, Liberation, Freedom.” Bristol, UK, July 2007.

“Women Playwrights and Dramatic Spaces: Locating Historical Tragedy’s Venues and Politics,” BARS/NASSR Conference, “Emancipation, Liberation, Freedom.” Bristol, UK, July 2007.

Presenter on panel, "Action Research and the Compleat Teacher Educator," NCTE Annual Convention, Nashville, Tennesee, November 2006.

"Homosociality and the Political Science of Acting," NASSR conference, “Scientia and Techne.” Lafayette, Indiana, September 2006.

“Pedestrianism as Performance; or How Qualitative Inquiry Makes Sense of Captain Barclay's Quantitative Feats.” Romantic Literature and Culture seminar, The Humanities Center at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 2005

“Evaluating Professional Learning Experiences in Education: Testing Theory, Informing Practice.” American Evaluation Association, Atlanta, GA, November, 2004.

Co-organizer and facilitator of  “Drama and Theatre History, 1770-1840: The Import of Romantic Drama,” a working-group conference held in conjunction with North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) conference, “Romantic Cosmopolitanism.” Boulder, Colorado, September 2004.

Moderator: Post-Reading Panel on Elizabeth Inchbald’s The Massacre, NASSR conference, “Romantic Cosmopolitanism.” Boulder, Colorado, September 2004.

Workshop Leader, “Elizabeth Inchbald’s The Massacre,” NASSR conference, “Romantic Cosmopolitanism.” Boulder, Colorado, September 2004.