Curriculum Vitae

CRYSTAL CARVER VERONIE

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EDUCATION

Expected May 2023: PhD in English Literature, The University of Southern Mississippi; Dissertation: “Resistive Embodiment and Mid-Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers”; Committee: Dr. Emily B. Stanback (chair), Dr. Nicolle Jordan, Dr. Alexandra Valint, and Dr. Leah Parker

2015: MA in English, Northwestern State University of Louisiana

2008: BS in Nursing, Northwestern State University of Louisiana (cum laude)

1999: BA in Liberal Arts with Concentration in Humanities and Social Thought, Scholars’ College at Northwestern State University of Louisiana (cum laude); Thesis: “Mending the Sacred Hoop: A Critical Examination of Three Novels Written by Native American Women: Grassdancer, Ceremony, and Love Medicine.”

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2020-present: Adjunct Instructor of English, Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts

2019-2020: Adjunct Instructor of English, Louisiana College

2018-2019: Writing Center Tutor, Louisiana College

2016-2018: Teaching Assistant, University of Southern Mississippi

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Registered Nurse (BSN), 2008-2019; Certified in Medical-Surgical Nursing; Experience in Critical Care, Emergency, Hospice, and Medical-Surgical Nursing

AmeriCorps VISTA worker, 1999-2000; Wabanaki Mental Health, Bangor, Maine and Native Youth Initiative, Old Town, Maine; compiled a directory of Mental Health Resources; wrote a successful grant for $3500.

AWARDS

Research Awards

2020-2021: Harry Ransom Center Dissertation Fellowship, University of Texas, Austin

2020: Coleridge Summer Conference Bursary, Keswick, Cumbria, UK, Friends of Coleridge and Charles Lamb [canceled, owing to Coronavirus pandemic]

2019: Graduate Competitive Travel Award, Graduate School, University of Southern Mississippi

2018: Howard Wilson and Helen Bahr Research Award, College of Arts and Letters, University of Southern Mississippi

Essay Awards

2018: Kathanne W. Greene Paper Award, Committee on Services and Resources for Women, University of Southern Mississippi

2018: Linwood E. Orange British Literature Scholarship, College of Arts and Letters, University of Southern Mississippi

Study Abroad Scholarship

2018: Frances and Phil Sudduth British Studies Program Scholarship, University of Southern Mississippi

Other Awards

2000: AmeriCorps VISTA Award, $5000, Corporation for National and Community Service

1995-1999: Presidential Excellence Scholarship, Northwestern State University of Louisiana

PUBLICATIONS

“‘When my hands are empty / I will be full’: Visualizing Two-Spirit Bodies in Chrystos’s Not Vanishing,” Studies in American Indian Literatures, Vol. 31, no. 1-2, Spring-Summer 2019, pp. 83-114.

A Day in Ashdown Forest with Dr. Ann Thwaite,” Children’s Literature Association, International Committee Blog, August 28, 2018.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Aug. 2021: “Sara Coleridge and Disability Studies,” British Association of Romantic Studies (BARS): “Romantic Disconnections/Reconnections,” (International Digital Conference, BARS)

June 2021: “Resistive Embodiment and Imagination in Sara Coleridge’s Phantasmion,” Children’s Literature Association Conference (ChLA): “The Arcade,” (Emory, Georgia Tech and SCAD, Atlanta, GA)

Aug. 2020: “Empirical Medicine and Resistive Embodiment,” Distance Conference 2020: International Postgraduate Conference (Virtual), (Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies (CECS), University of York and Enlightenment Romanticism Contemporary Culture (ERCC), University of Melbourne)

July 2020: “Resistive Embodiment in Sara Coleridge’s Writing,” Coleridge Summer Conference, (Friends of Coleridge, Keswick, Cumbria, UK) [canceled, owing to the Coronavirus pandemic]

Mar. 2020: “Gender, Subjectivity, and Narrative Power in Barrett Browning’s Aurora Leigh,” International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN), (Mississippi State University, University of New Orleans, and Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana)

Feb. 2020: “Resistive Embodiment and Feminine Subjectivity in Barrett Browning’s Aurora Leigh,” English Graduate Conference, (The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi)

Aug. 2019: “Subverting the Medical Gaze: Vision and Gender in Mary Shelley’s Stories about Reanimated Men,” 2019, North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Conference (NASSR), (University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois)

Apr. 2019: “Scientific Vision and Narrative Power in Mary Shelley’s Stories about Reanimated Men,” 2019, British Women Writers Conference (BWWC), (Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama)

Mar. 2019: “Turning the Medical Gaze: Visualizing Rochester’s Pathology in Jane Eyre,” 2019, Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference (INCS), (Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas)

Oct. 2018: “‘Devoured in the Bud’: Margaret Fuller’s Aesthetics and Health,” 2018, International Conference on Romanticism (ICR), (Clemson University, Greenville, South Carolina)

Sept. 2018: “Resisting Medical Authority: Thomas De Quincey’s Confessions as a Pathography of Addiction,” “Resistance in the Spirit of Romanticism” Conference, (University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado)

May 2018: “‘When my hands are empty / I will be full’: Rhetorical Erasure and Chrystos’s Not Vanishing,” MELUS Conference, (University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada)

Dec. 2017: “Dangerous Confessions: Thomas De Quincey’s Narrative as a Pathography of Addiction,” Romanticism Conference, (University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi)

Oct. 2017: “‘I am faultering, sinking on my way’: Sara Coleridge’s Poems as Illness Narrative,” International Conference on Romanticism (ICR), (University of Texas, El Paso, Texas)

Oct. 2017: “‘When Who Can Uncreate Thee Thou Shalt Know’: Divine Violence in Paradise Lost,” The Conference on John Milton, (University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama)

Sept. 2015: “‘Cowboys’ and ‘Cowgirls’: Horseback Riding and Community Identity in Ruby, Louisiana,” Louisiana Studies Conference, (Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Natchitoches, Louisiana)

Mar. 2015: “Bringing the Rain: From Sand Creek and Indigenous-American Identity,” 2015, Sigma Tau Delta International Convention, (The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico)

SERVICE

2019: Eagles Write Judge

2019: Panel Moderator, BWWC

2018: Panel Moderator, EGO Graduate Conference

2017: English 102 Textbook Committee

2016-2020: Member, English Graduate Organization

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor of Record (Adjunct Instructor of English) at Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts:

EN110: Introduction to Writing/ Introduction to Literature (year-long course) (Fall 2020-Spring 2021)

Instructor of Record (Adjunct Instructor) at Louisiana College:

EN091: English Fundamentals (Summer 2020)

EN101: English Composition I (Fall 2019)

Instructor of Record (Teaching Assistant) at University of Southern Mississippi:

ENG 99E: Writing Studio Component for Composition I Expanded; taught

2 sections (Spring 2017)

ENG 101: English Composition I (Fall 2016)

ENG 102: English Composition II; taught two sections, one in classroom

and one online instruction (Fall 2017) and one section online (Spring

2018)

ENG 203: World Literature (Spring 2018)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS)

North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR)

British Women Writers Society (BWWC)

International Conference on Romanticism (ICR)

Victorian Institute

Children’s Literature Association (ChLA)

International Society for the Study of the Narrative (ISSN)

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Sigma Tau Delta—International English Honor Society