Letters Publications, Grants and Creative Works

Faculty:-

English:                                History:

 

Laura Barrio-Vilar                          Edward M. Anson

R. Paul Yoder                                   Clea Hupp

                                                            Johanna Miller Lewis

                                                            Jeff Kyong-McClain

                                                            Jess C. Porter

                                                            Charles W. Romney

                                                            Susanah Shaw Romney

                                                            Vincent Vinikas

 

ISLS:                           

Angela Hunter

Theresa Warner

 


English

 

Laura Barrio-Villar

Publications:

  • Barrio-Vilar, Laura. “’All o’ we is one’: Citizenship, Migration, and Black Nationalism in the Postcolonial Era.” Callaloo 37.1 (Winter 2014): 89-111. Print.
  • Barrio-Vilar, Laura. “(In)visibility, Trauma, and Memory in the Black Hispanic Experience: Black Female Bodies in Loida Maritza Pérez’s Geographies of Home.” Op. Cit.: Revista del Centro de Investigaciones Históricas 20 (2011-2012): 289-316. Print.
  • Barrio-Vilar, Laura. “Romancing the Caribbean: Tourism, Neocolonialism, and Intra-Racial Dislocations in the African Diaspora.” Caribbean InTransit 2.3 (Fall 2012): 23-37. Web.

Grants:

  • CAHSS Summer Research Grant ($3,000), UALR, 2011-12.

R. Paul Yoder

Publications:

  • “The Poems and the  Books: Reading and Rereading Blake’s Songs” in Romantic Circles Pedagogy Series: Blake and Pedagogy (online) (forthcoming)
  • “A D0-It-Yourself Study Abroad Tour of the Lakes and Snowdonia” (author) in Romantic Circles Pedagogy Series: Leading Study Abroad Trips to the English Lakes (co-editor with Michelle Levy and Colette Colligan, online) (forthcoming)
  • Review of Andrew Cooper, William Blake and the Productions of Time for Blake / An Illustrated Quarterly (forthcoming)
  • Review of Susanne M. Sklar, Blake’s Jerusalem as Visionary Theatre: Enter the Divine Body.  Blake / An Illustrated Quarterly (Autumn 2013)
  • “Blake’s Prose.”  The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature.  Edited by Frederick Burwick, Nancy Moore Goslee, and Diane Long Hoeveler (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
  • Review of Hazard Adams.  William Blake on his Poetry and Painting: A Study of A Descriptive Catalogue, Other Prose Writings and Jerusalem.  Blake / An Illustrated Quarterly (Autumn 2012)
  • The Narrative Structure of William Blake’s Poem Jerusalem: A Revisionist Interpretation.  Edwin Mellen Press, 2010)

History

 

Charles W. Romney

Publications:

  • Rights Delayed: The American State and the Defeat of Progressive Unions, 1935-1950 (forthcoming 2016, Oxford University Press)
  • “New City Guides and Anachronic Public History,” The Public Historian 37, no. 3 (August 2015), 29-44
  • “The Seattle Teamsters and the Procedural State, 1935-1942,” Labor History 56, no. 1 (February 2015), 22-39

Grants:

  • Accepted Participant, Summer Institute in Digital Textual Studies, National Humanities Center, 2015-2016
  • Primary Investigator, grant from the National Archives Trust Fund for Graduate Assistant positions at the Clinton Presidential Library ($58,050, 2011-2016)

Creative works:

Co-Curator (with Jess Porter), “Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry: A Traveling Exhibit and Public Program for Libraries about the Dust Bowl,” funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, with Oklahoma State University, Mount Holyoke College, and the American Library Association ($263,000, 2013-2016)


Clea Hupp 

Publications:

  • Author of The United States and Jordan:  Middle East Diplomacy during the Cold War (IB Tauris, 2014).
  • Book chapter:  “Ronald Reagan’s Middle East Policy” in A Companion to Ronald Reagan (Wiley Blackwell, 2015)

Edward M. Anson 

Research:

2015

  • Eumenes of Cardia: A Greek Among Macedonians, revised 2nd edition/ Brill Academic Publishers. Leiden and Boston.
  • “Alexander at the Beas.” In East and West in the Empire of Alexander: Essays in Honour of Brian Bosworth. Oxford University Press. Oxford: 65-74
  • “‘Shock and Awe’ à la Alexander the Great.” In The Many Faces of War. Oxford University Press. Oxford: 215-235
  • “Counter-Insurgency: The Lessons of Alexander the Great,” in Greece, Macedon, and Persia: Studies in Social, Political and Military History, A Festschrift honouring Waldemar Heckel, Oxbow Books: 94-106.

In Press:

  • “Ptolemy and the Destruction of the First Regency,” in a yet untitled collection.
  • “Fortress Egypt: The Abortive Invasions of 320 and 306 BC,” in a collection tentatively titled Alexander’s Legacy.
  • “Philip’s Ambitions,” in a yet untitled festshrift.

2014

  • Alexander’s Heirs: The Time of the Successors (323-281 BC). Wiley-Blackwell. Malden, MA and Oxford
  • “Discrimination and Eumenes of Kardia Revisited,” in The Age of the Successors. H. Hauben and A. Meeus (eds.). Peeters Academic Publishers: Leuven, Belgium: 539-58

2013

  • Alexander the Great:  Themes and Issues. Bloomsbury Academic. London, New York, New Delhi, Sidney
  • After Alexander: The Time of the Successors (323-281 BC). (ed.) Oxbow Books. Oxford
  • “The Macedonian Patriot: The Diadoch Craterus,” in The Ancient History Bulletin 26: 49-58

Papers:

  • Fortress Egypt: The Abortive Invasions of 320 and 306 BC,” delivered at the Seventh International Symposium on Alexander the Great, Catholic University, Milan, Italy, September 4, 2015
  • “Counter-Insurgency: The Lessons of Alexander the Great,” delivered at the Sixth International Symposium on Alexander the Great, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, October 6, 2014
  • “The Man Who Would Not Be King,” at the Australasian Society for Classical Studies, 34th Annual Conference, Sidney, Australia, January 18, 2013

Editorial Responsibilities

Editor, Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World series for Lexington Books (Rowman and Littlefield)

Associate Editor, Ancient History Bulletin


Jeff Kyong-McClain

Publications:

  • “National Treasures or Just Old Stuff? The Palace Museum’s Evacuation to Sichuan,” Museum History Journal, 2015
  • “Which White Horse Temple? The Problem of Nationalist Archaeology in Republican Chengdu,” Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, 2014
  • “Confucian-Inspired Resistance to the Excavation of Tombs in Republican China,” History of Archaeology Newsletter, Society for American Archaeology, 2013
  • (translation) Zhou Shurong, “On the Importance of the Journal of the West China Border Research Society,” in The Journal of the West China Border Research Society, series reprint, Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 2015

 Jess C. Porter

Publications:

  • 2015 Encounter Weather: Interactive Explorations of Earth Using Google Earth.  Stephen O’Connell, co-author. Upper Saddle River: Pearson.
  • 2014 What Was the Dust Bowl? Assessing Contemporary Popular Knowledge. Population and Environment 35 (4):391-416, DOI 10.1007/s11111-013-0195-7.
  • 2014 Encounter Physical Geography: Interactive Explorations of Earth Using Google Earth.  Stephen O’Connell, co-author. Upper Saddle River: Pearson.
  • 2014 The Segregation of Little Rock: How Public Policy and the Private Sector Created Racially Segregated Neighborhoods, co-authored with John A. Kirk. Arkansas Times 40 (45):12-16.

Grants:

  • 2014 National Endowment for the Humanities, America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations Supplementary Grant, “Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry: A Traveling Exhibit and Public Programs for Libraries about the Dust Bowl,” under the direction of the American Library Association as project co-curator, $30,000.
  • 2013 National Endowment for the Humanities, America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations Implementation Grant, “Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry: A Traveling Exhibit and Public Programs for Libraries about the Dust Bowl,” under the direction of the American Library Association as project co-curator, $263,000.

Creative works:

2014-2016 “Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry: A Traveling Exhibit and Public Programs for Libraries about the Dust Bowl,” in association with the American Library Association, project co-curator with Charles Romney. Funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Johanna Miller Lewis

Grants:

  • National Park Service, Japanese American Confinement Site Grant Proposal, ~$250,000 award to restore the landscape at the Rohwer War Relocation Center Memorial cemetery.  
  • National Park Service, Japanese American Confinement Site Grant, $250,000 award to continue conservation and stabilization of Rohwer War Relocation Center Memorial cemetery headstones and walking paths.  Summer 2014-present.
  • Fred Daragh Foundation, $25,000 award to fund initial architectural services and educational and communication efforts for stabilization of Rohwer War Relocation Center cemetery.  Spring 2012.
  • National Park Service, Japanese American Confinement Site Grant, $250,000 award to begin conservation and stabilization of Rohwer War Relocation Center Memorial cemetery.  Summer 2011-present.
  • National Park Service, $35,000 to conduct conservation assessment survey of Rohwer War Relocation Center Memorial cemetery, Summer-Fall 2004.

Awards for work on cemetery:

  • Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas, Honorable Mention, Preservation through Restoration for the Rohwer Relocation Center Cemetery, 2015.
  • American Gravestone Society, Oakley Award for Rohwer Relocation Center Cemetery Preservation, 2013.
  • National Education Association Ellison Onizuka Award, 2009.

 

Susanah Shaw Romney

Publications:

  • Susanah Shaw Romney, New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America (Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Series, University of North Carolina Press, 2014). Winner of the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians’ Book Prize, 2014; the Hendricks Award, Annual Manuscript Prize, New Netherland Institute, 2013; the Jamestown Prize, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2013.
  •  Susanah Shaw Romney, “‘With & Alongside his Housewife’: Claiming Ground in New Netherland and the Early Modern Dutch Empire.” Accepted for publication in The William and Mary Quarterly (April 2016).
  • Susanah Shaw Romney, “Savage Comparisons: Dutch Cultural Distinctions in Seventeenth-Century Southern Africa and North America.” Genre 48, 2 (July 2015), 315-340. DOI: 10.1215/00166928-2884904
  • Susanah Shaw Romney, “Women and Gender in New Netherland,” contribution to “Roundtable: The Past, Present, and Future of New Netherland Studies,” New York History, 95, 3 (Summer 2015): 446-490.
  • Susanah Shaw Romney, “Race and Gender in New Netherland,” entry for The Oxford Research Encyclopedia (March 2015). DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199329175.013.10
    http://americanhistory.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199329175.001.0001/acrefore-9780199329175-e-10

Grants:

  • Huntington-Clark Summer Institute on “The Early Modern Global Caribbean,” participant and grantee, 2014
  • History Department Travel Grant, UALR, 2014.
  • History Department Travel Grant, UALR, 2013.
  • Supplemental Sponsored Program Grant, UALR, 2013
  • AHSS Summer Research Grant, UALR, 2013

Vincent Vinikas

Publications:

  • Soft Soap Hard Sell:  American Hygiene in an Age of Advertisement.  Ames:  Iowa State University.
  • “Specters in the Past:  The Saint Charles, Arkansas, Lynching of 1904 and the Limits of Historical Inquiry,”  Journal of Southern History .
  • “Aim to Indoctrinate:  Leading Public Opinion through World War II,” (forthcoming).

Grants:

Conferee, Sandage Symposium on Advertising History;

Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities Institute on the History of Death; Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities Institute on American Culture in the 1930s;  Conferee, Newberry Library Symposium at  Smithsonian Institution,

“ The Impact of Indian History on the Teaching ofU.S. History” , 1985;

Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities Institute on Teaching Public History.


ISLS

 

Angela Hunter

Recent Conference Presentations:

  • “Six Rules for a Successful Marriage: Louise Dupin’s Writing on Marriage and Love”, Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Gainesville, FL, February 2015.
  • “Faithfully Yours, Fido (Or How to Mean Things with Dogs).” Derrida Today, New York, NY, May 2014.
  • “Zombie Capital of the South: Race, Gender and Geography in The Walking Dead.” American Comparative Literature Association, New York, NY, March 2014  
  • Reading the Apostrophic Remains in Derrida’s La Carte postale.” 20th/21st-century French & Francophone Studies International Conference. Atlanta, GA, March 2013 

Theresa Warner

Publications:

  • “El cuerpo nacional violado en ‘El chiflón del diablo’ y ‘El grisú’” de Baldomero Lillo.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 92.2 (2015): 171-184.