Dr. Renae R. Applegate

DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • Ph.D.   | English | Indiana University of PA
  • M.A. | Women's Studies | SUNY Albany
  • M.A. | English | Slippery Rock University of PA
  • B.A. | Writing | Geneva College

PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

  • English 110
  • English 111
  • English 130
  • English 225
  • English 226
  • English 339
  • English 365

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

American Literature | Southern Literature |Appalachian Literature | Women's Literature | Feminist Theory | Composition | Writing Center Pedagogy

 

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

  • "Giving Voice: Storytelling in Diane Gilliam Fisher's   Kettle Bottom." Pennsylvania English (2013)
  • "The Place Setting: Timeless Tastes of the Mountain South, from Bright Hope   to Frog Level, Thirds." A Book Review. West Virginia History (Spring 2011):   89-91.
  • "On Being Exposed: Body as Witness in Gail Godwin's The Perfectionists."   North Carolina Literary Review 19 (2010): 194-204.
  • "Becoming Grotesque: Female Bodies in Three Short Stories by Lee Smith."   Florida English 7 (2009): 16-27.
  • "But to be released is to tell, to unburden it": Storytelling in Eudora   Welty's The Optimist's Daughter." Mississippi Quarterly. 59.1-2 (2005):   95-107.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania | University-Wide Grant: Summer Stipend (2013-2014): $2,000
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania | University-Wide Grant: Individual Research (2013-2014): $1,000
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania | High-Impact Practices Grant (2013-2014): $15,100
  • Appalachian Studies Association | Appalachian Studies Association Scholarship (2013): $125
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania | Doctoral Fellowship $4000

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • International Writing Centers Association
  • NEMLA, SAMLA, MLA
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Society for the Study of Southern Literature
  • Sigma Tau Delta
  • Appalachian Studies Association

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Last Updated 9/11/18