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Jennifer Dawes

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  • English

    Office Location
    Bea Wood Hall 214
    Office Hours

    Monday and Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. - noon

    Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.; 1:30-2:30 p.m.

    Voice: (940) 397-4126
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Spring 2020 3733 Special Topics: Texts in Context Prothro-Yeager Hall 205
    Details Spring 2020 2113 Intermediate Composition & Grammar
    Details Fall 2019 3503 Advanced Survey of Literature Bea Wood Hall 226
    Details Fall 2019 1143 Academic Research and Writing Prothro-Yeager Hall
  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    Baylor University B.A. in English 1989-5-13 0:0:0
    University of Missouri-Columbia M.A. in journalismn 1991-5-18 0:0:0
    University of Houston M.A. in English 1997-8-16 0:0:0
    University of Nevada, Reno Ph.D. 2001-12-15 0:0:0
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    Idaho State University Associate Professor
    Idaho State University Assistant Professor
    Eastern Oregon University Associate Professor 2010 Fall 2014 Spring
    Henderson State University Professor of English 2014 Fall 2019 Spring
    Midwestern State University Chair, Department of English, Humanities, and Philosophy, and Professor of English 2019 Fall Present
  • Dark Tourism in the American West (Palgrave Macmillan 2019) -- editor of collection of essays; and "Revisitng Waco and the Branch Davidian Tragedy" (in the collection)

    "The Desert as Dumping Ground in Popular Imagination" (forthcoming in Reading Aridity, eds. Jada Ach and Gary Reger, Lexington Books)

    Across the Plains: Sarah Royce’s Western Narrative. Women’s Western Voices Series. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2009. (as Jennifer Dawes Adkison)

    “Sacrament to Sacrilege: Human Flesh as Sustenance in Alive and The Road,” in Food on Film: Bringing Something New to the Table. Tom Hertweck, ed. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014. 187-200. (as Jennifer Dawes Adkison)

    “‘These is my words’ . . . Or Are They?: Constructing Western Women’s Lives in Two Contemporary Novels,” Great Plains Quarterly 26.1 (Winter 2006): 13-25. (as Jennifer Dawes Adkison)

    “What Passes Away: Visions of Time in Susan Fenimore Cooper’s Rural Hours,” in Susan Fenimore Cooper: New Essays on Rural Hours and Other Works. Rochelle Johnson and Daniel Patterson, eds. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2001. 154-168.