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Dr. Susan E. Larkin

Dr. Susan E. Larkin

Batten Associate Professor of English

Batten Athletic Suite 1
757.233.8809
slarkin@vwc.edu
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Selected Publications:

“Mixing gender and crossing disciplines: Team teaching in Women’s Studies Classes.”  With Harold E. Dorton, Jr.  Academic Exchange Quarterly 16.12 (2012): Print.

“Laura Ingalls Wilder.”  The Literary Encyclopedia.  23 March 2009.  Web.

“Life Writing/Writing a Culture: Laura Ingalls Wilder.”  MidAmerica. 34 (2007): 118-125.  Print.

“Laura’s Story: Gender, Autobiography, and the Little House Books.”  a/b: Auto/Biography Studies  22.2 (2007): 250-269.  Print. 

 

Selected Presentations:

“Children’s Literature in ‘Adult’ Courses.” International Conference of the Children’s Literature Association, Boston, MA, June 2012.

“Fairy Tale Makeovers: Style or Substance.” The National Popular Culture & American Culture Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA, April 2012.

“The Body Beautiful?  Fairy Tale Revisions and the Female Body.”  International Conference of the Children’s Literature Association, Roanoke, VA, June 2011. 

“The female body as classroom object: Gendered rules for consumption?”  With Harold E. Dorton, Jr.  The National Popular Culture & American Culture Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 2011. 

 “The Politics of Mixed Gender Team Teaching in Women’s Studies Classes.”  With Harold E. Dorton, Jr.  The National Popular Culture & American Culture Association Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, April 2010. 

 “Anne Frank: Bringing Memoir of Age.”  Anne Frank: Lessons for a New Century, Norfolk, VA, April 2010. 

“A Knucklehead, a Bad Boy and a Yo-yo: The Autobiographies of Walter Dean Myers, Jerry Spinelli, and Jon Scieszka.”  International Conference of the Children’s Literature Association, Charlotte, NC, June 2009.

  • Children's Literature
  • Adolescent Literature
  • Women's Memoir
  • Women's Studies

 

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