Bread Loaf/Santa Fe professor and on-site director Cheryl Glenn spent the month of May lecturing at both Wageningen University (Wageningen) and Radboud University (Nijmegen) in The Netherlands. Her lectures and workshops focused on theories, practices, and pedagogies of academic writing, from first-year writing to the dissertation.
Django Paris has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Standing Committee on Research for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). His three-year term will begin after the 2013 Annual Convention scheduled for November 21-26, in Boston.
Bread Loaf director Emily Bartels and Bread Loaf/Oxford faculty member and on-site director Emma Smith have co-edited a new collection, Marlowe in Context (Cambridge University Press, 2013), which includes essays by Bread Loaf faculty members Lars Engle, Jacques Lezra, Elizabeth Spiller, and Thomas Cartelli.
Bread Loaf professors Cheryl Glenn (Penn State University) and Andrea Lunsford (Stanford University) just returned from a week in Sweden, where they lectured and held symposia at Orebro University (Orebro) and Sodertorn University (Stockholm).
Sam Swope will be a featured speaker at the 9th China Children's Reading Forum in Nanjing in April of 2013. His book, I Am a Pencil (Simplified Chinese Edition), has been chosen as one of the key recommended books by the organizing committee.
Andrea Lunsford has been busily lecturing on rhetoric and writing in China.
Django Paris, Bread Loaf Associate Director, and Maisha T. Winn, Bread Loaf faculty member at North Carolina in 2012, have published Humanizing Research: Decolonizing Qualitative Inquiry with Youth and Communities (2013, SAGE).
David Huddle, Professor Emeritus at the University of Vermont and a longtime member of the Bread Loaf/Vermont faculty, has published a new collection of poetry entitled Blacksnake at the Family Reunion (LSU Press, 2012).
Jeffrey Shoulson, Bread Loaf/Vermont faculty member and Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies, Director of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, Professor of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, and Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, has published Fictions of Conversion: Jews, Christians, and Cultures of Change in Early Modern England (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013).
JoBeth Allen, professor of language and literacy within the College of Education at the University of Georgia and faculty member in writing at Bread Loaf in 1997 and 2001, is the recipient of the 2012 NCTE Outstanding Educator in the English Language Arts Award.
Alexander Huang, Associate Professor of English, Theatre and Dance, and International Affairs at George Washington University, and early modern studies faculty member at Bread Loaf/Santa Fe and Oxford, has published Weltliterature und Welttheater: Ästhetischer Humanismus in der kulturellen Globalisierung [World Literature and World Theatre: Aesthetic Humanism in Cultural Globalization] (Transcript Verlag, July 2012).
Michael Katz, longtime Bread Loaf faculty member and C.V. Starr Professor Emeritus of Russian and East European Studies at Middlebury College, was named an Emeritus Fellow for 2011-2013 by the Mellon Foundation.
Bread Loaf faculty members Andrea Lunsford, Professor of English and Rhetoric at Stanford University, and Beverly Moss, Associate Professor of English at The Ohio State University, have published Everyone's an Author (W.W. Norton & Company, October 2012) along with Lisa Ede, Carole Clark Papper, and Keith Walters.
Sam Swope, celebrated Crumb editor, well-known children’s author, dean of the Cullman Center Institute for Teachers at The New York Public Library, and faculty member at Bread Loaf/Vermont, has initiated a new project that is already making the news. His Academy for Teachers, spotlighted in the Wall Street Journal, inspires and supports teachers by bringing them together with scholars for master classes and exchanges of ideas and strategies.
Michael Armstrong, former Head Teacher at Harwell Primary School in England,
Caroline Bicks, Associate Professor of English at Boston College, who has taught courses on early modern literature at Bread Loaf/Vermont, received (along with Jennifer Summit) the 2011 Society for the Study of Early Modern Women Collaborative Research Award
Sara Blair, Professor of English at the University of Michigan and a long-time faculty member at Bread Loaf / Vermont,
David Huddle, Professor Emeritus at the University of Vermont, Visiting Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at Hollins College, and a longtime member of the Bread Loaf/Vermont faculty,
David Kirkland, Assistant Professor of English Education at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, NYU, along with Bread Loaf Associate Director Django Paris, published “Understanding ‘The Consciousness of the Verbal Artist’: The Work of Vernacular Literacies in Digital and Embodied Spaces” in Critical Perspectives on Education in Urban Settings (Teachers College Press, 2011).
Nicholas Perkins, Fellow of St. Hugh's College and Lecturer in English, University of Oxford, and a medievalist at the Bread Loaf/Oxford campus, curated “The Romance of the Middle Ages” at the Bodleian Library (January 28 – May 13, 2012). The exhibition highlighted the Bodleian’s collection of manuscripts and early printed books of medieval romance.
Jeffrey Shoulson, begana new position at the University of Connecticut in the fall of 2012 as the Simon and Doris Konover Chair in Judaic Studies; Director of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life; Professor of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages; and Professor of English.
Tracy K. Smith, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Princeton University, and a new member of the Bread Loaf/Vermont faculty, was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for her book, Life on Mars: Poems (Graywolf Press, 2011),
Robert Burns Stepto, Professor of English, African American Studies, and American Studies at Yale University,
Jonathan Strong, who has taught fiction writing at Tufts University and Bread Loaf/Vermont for many years, has published a new novel, More Light (Quale Press, 2011).
Maisha T. Winn, Associate Professor in Language, Literacy, and Culture at Emory University and a new member of the Bread Loaf faculty,
Michael Wood, Charles Barnwell Straut Professor of English at Princeton University, and a regular member of the Bread Loaf/Vermont faculty,
Patrick Wood Uribe, Assistant Professor of Music at Boston University, joined the Bread Loaf/Vermont faculty for the first time in 2012 though he spent many summers at the Vermont campus as a child, playing the violin in the Barn. In January, 2012, Professor Wood Uribe released the CD “Love Raise Your Voice: Music For Soprano, Violin and Piano” on MSR Classics. In May of 2012, he gave talks on “Freedom and Form: The Ambitions and Aspirations of A. B.