This collection contains scholarly articles, reports and other publications authored by faculty members in the Department of English at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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Submissions from 2021

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Transformations: Change Work Across Writing Programs, Pedagogies, and Practices, Holly Hassel and Kirsti Cole

The Transformation of Victorian Monsters: Wilkie Collins' Heart and Science and Gail Carriger's Neo-Victorian 'Parasol Protectorate' Series, Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2020

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Everyday Googling: Results of an Observational Study and Applications for Teaching Algorithmic Literacy, Abigail Bakke

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The Activist Syllabus as Technical Communication and the Technical Communicator as Curator of Public Intellectualism, Kristin Marie Bivens, Kirsti Cole, and Leah Heilig

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Activism by Accuracy: Women's Health and Hormonal Birth Control, Kristin Marie Bivens, Kirsti Cole, and Amy Koerber

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'His Eyes Commanded Me to Come to Him': Desire and Mesmerism in Rhoda Broughton's 'The Man with the Nose', Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2019

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Trust-Building in a Patient Forum: The Interplay of Professional and Personal Expertise, Abigail Bakke

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Writing for Patients on the Participatory Web: Heuristics for Purpose-Driven Personas, Abigail Bakke

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No Body is Disinterested: The Discursive Materiality of Composition in the University, Kirsti Cole

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Academic Labor Beyond the College Classroom: Working for Our Values, Holly Hassel and Kirsti Cole

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Evil is Part of the Territory: Inventing the Stepmother in Self-Help Books, Valerie R. Renegar and Kirsti Cole

Submissions from 2018

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Credibility Strategies of Popular Health Websites: A Rhetorical Analysis of Parkinson's Information Pages, Abigail Bakke

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The Grotesque Protest in Social Media as Embodied, Political Rhetoric, Kristin Marie Bivens and Kirsti Cole

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Transgressing the Digital Terrain: Humor in Feminist Responses to Trolling, Kirsti Cole

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Feminist Comedy's Blond Badass: Amy Schumer and the Limits of White Feminism, Valerie R. Renegar, Lacy Lowrey, and Kirsti Cole

Submissions from 2017

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Ethos in E-Health: From Informational to Interactive Websites, Abigail Bakke

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Surviving Sexism in Academia: Strategies for Feminist Leadership, Kirsti Cole and Holly Hassel

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Remodeling Shared Governance: Feminist Decision Making and Resistance in Academic Neoliberalism, Kirsti Cole, Holly Hassel, and Eileen E. Schell

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Hush...The Dangers of Silence in the Academic Library, Jessica Schomberg and Kirsti Cole

Submissions from 2016

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Toward Audience Involvement: Extending Audiences of Written Physician Notes in a Hospital Setting, Lee-Ann Kastman Breuch, Abigail Bakke, Kimberly Thomas-Pollei, Elizabeth Mackey, and Craig Weinert

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The Wicked Stepmother Online: Maternal Identity and Personal Narrative in Social Media, Kirsti Cole and Valerie R. Renegar

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Clemence Housman’s The Were-Wolf: A Cautionary Tale for the Progressive New Woman, Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2015

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"It's Like She's Eager to be Verbally Abused": Twitter, Trolls, and (En)gendering Disciplinary Rhetoric, Kirsti Cole

Submissions from 2014

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Feminist Challenges or Feminist Rhetorics?: Locations, Scholarship, Discourse, Kirsti Cole

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'That's what children are-nought but leg-ropes': Motherhood in Rosa Praed's Mrs. Tregaskiss, Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2013

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Sisyphus Rolls On: Reframing Women's Ways of "Making It" in Rhetoric and Composition, Kristin Marie Bivens, Martha McKay Canter, Kirsti Cole, Violet A. Dutcher, Morgan Gresham, Luisa Rodriguez-Connal, and Eileen E. Schell

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'She had suffered so many humiliations for want of money’: The Quest for Financial Independence in Sarah Grand’s The Beth Book, Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2011

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'I have expiated my sins to you at last': Motherhood in Victoria Cross’s Colonial Fiction, Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2007

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Feminist Social Projects: Building Bridges between Communities and Universities, Patricia Webb, Kirsti Cole, and Thomas Skeen

Submissions from 2005

The Rise of the Cat-Woman: Film Adaptations of H.G. Well’s The Island of Dr. Moreau, Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2003

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From Sarojini Naidu’s ‘curved and eloquent little mouth’ to Arundhati Roy’s ‘mass of untamed curls and smouldering dark eyes’: Stereotypical Depictions of Female, Indian Authors in Reviews of their Work, Melissa Purdue