Erin M. Kingsley, Ph.D. Curriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor of English
1350 King College Road
Bristol, TN 37620
Ph.D. in Literature, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2014.
M.A., Literary Studies, University of Colorado at Denver, 2006.
B.A., English, Cum Laude, George Fox University, 2001.
Assistant Professor of English. King University, Bristol, TN. 2015 – present.
Online Instructor. University of Colorado Continuing Education. 2011 – present.
Graduate Instructor. English Department. University of Colorado. 2007 – 2014.
TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
20th and 21st century British and American literature; Modernism; Post-modernism; Post-Colonialism; Ethnic and World Literature; Face-to-Face and Online Pedagogies; Course Design; Digital Humanities; Body Theory; Birth Narratives; Non‑Normative Bodies; Women’s Studies.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:
“Birth-Giving and the Racialized Other in Jean Rhys’s Voyage in the Dark and Good Morning, Midnight.” Philological Quarterly 94.3 (Fall 2015): 291-312.
“Bloodless Birth: Reproduction and the Masculine Mind in Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own.” Virginia Woolf Miscellany 86 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015): 39-41.
“‘Nothing could be that grotesque and live’: Mapping Abject Body Space in Robert Coover’s Pinocchio in Venice.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 55.1 (2014): 33-45.
“Beatrice Hastings and the Maternity War in The New Age.” In Beatrice Hastings: On the Life & Work of a Modern Master. Ed. Benjamin Johnson. Warrensburg, MO: Pleiades Press, 2016.
Rev. of Alexandra Harris, Virginia Woolf, in Virginia Woolf Miscellany 88 (Fall 2015): 33-34.
Rev. of Mel Y. Chen, Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect, in H-Net Reviews (Dec. 2014).
“Surprised by Sorrow: Navigating Your First Semester as a Full-Time Faculty Member.” MLA Commons (Sept. 14, 2015): https://connect.commons.mla.org/surprised-by-sorrow-navigating-your-first-semester-as-a-full-time-faculty-member//
Works in Progress:
“Deviant Bodies in the 21st Century Young Adult Novel” (article)
Flesh and Steel: Pregnancy and Birth in the Modernist Novel (book manuscript)
King University: Assistant Professor, Department of English, 2015 – present.
HUMN 2171: The Quest for a Meaningful Life I (co-taught with History faculty)
HUMN 2172: The Quest for a Meaningful Life II (co-taught with History faculty)
ENGL 2161: American Literature I to the Civil War: Meaningful Lives
ENGL 2172: American Literature II Civil War to the Present: Meaningful Lives
ENGL 2450: Introduction to Film Studies: Appalachian Film (online)
ENGL 3462: Shakespeare
ENGL 3625: Modern and Contemporary American Literature: Meaningful Lives (face-to-face and online)
ENGL 3600: American Literature (online)
ENGL 3660: The American Novel: Home
KING 4000: Christian Faith and Responsibility (online)
University of Colorado at Boulder: Online Instructor, Continuing Education and Department of English, 2011 – 2017.
ENGL 1600: Masterpieces of American Literature (online)
ENGL 3060: Modern and Contemporary Literature (online)
ENGL 3235: The American Novel (online)
ENGL 4665: Studies in American Literature After 1900 (online)
University of Colorado at Boulder: Instructor, Department of English, 2007 -2011.
English Department Graduate Teacher Pedagogy Seminar
ENGL 1260: Introduction to Women’s Literature
ENGL 1500: Masterpieces of British Literature
ENGL 1600: Masterpieces of American Literature
ENGL 3060: Modern and Contemporary Literature
HONORS AND AWARDS
2013: English Department Travel Grant. Competitive Award. University of Colorado at Boulder.
2010: United Government of Graduate Students Travel Grant. Competitive Award. University of Colorado at Boulder.
2011 – 2013: Digital Pedagogy Grant. Competitive Grant. English Department and the Division of Continuing Education. University of Colorado at Boulder.
2012: Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award. Graduate School. University of Colorado at Boulder.
2011: “Best Teamwork” Award. Graduate Teacher Program. University of Colorado at Boulder.
2009 – 2010: “Best Should Teach” Silver Award for Instructor Excellence. Graduate Teacher Program. University of Colorado at Boulder.
2016: “Flesh and Steel.” Modernist Studies Association. Pasadena, CA. (Seminar)
2016: “‘black and fat’: Deviant Gendered Bodies in Patrick Ness’s More Than This.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Austin, TX.
2015: “Masculine Reproduction in Virginia Woolf, Enid Bagnold, and Naomi Richardson.” 25th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf. Bloomsburg, PA.
2014: “Flesh and Steel: Conceiving a Scientific and Literary Praxis of Pregnancy.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Chicago, Illinois.
2013: “Dangerous Spaces: Modernist Women Writers and Alternative Landscapes.” The World We Have Imagined: Literature, Nature, and the Environment Conference. Winfield, Kansas.
2012: “Birthing the Empire: Virginia Woolf and Metaphorical Reproduction.” The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference. Boulder, Colorado.
2010: “Woman As Outsider: Olive Moore, Gestation, and Monstrous Birth.” National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Denver, Colorado.
2010: “Gestation, Parturition, and the Spectacle of Displacement in Jean Rhys’s Good Morning, Midnight.” (Trans)nationalisms, Globalization, and Displacement Conference. Association for Research on Mothering. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2008: “Linguistic Imperialism: Refiguring the Land/Sea Dichotomy in Virginia Woolf’s The Voyage Out.” 18th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Denver, Colorado.
Teaching and Pedagogy:
2016: “On Faith and Learning.” King University Annual Faculty Development Seminar. Bristol, TN and Knoxville, TN.
2015: “Improving Your Online Teaching.” King University Annual Faculty Development Seminar. Bristol, TN.
2014: “Engaging Long-Distance Learners: Personalization, Communication, and Application Integration.” To be presented at Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Chicago, Illinois.
2013: “The Digital Dossier: Combining Effective Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship.” Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology Conference. Boulder, Colorado.
2012: “Inspiring Students to Succeed in Online Courses.” Co-presenter. Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology Conference. Boulder, Colorado.
2011: “Using Technology to Create a Paperless Classroom in the Arts and Humanities.” Graduate Teacher Program Fall Intensive Conference. Boulder, Colorado.
Invited Talks and Panels:
2012: “Teaching Multimedia Workshop.” Panelist. Institutional Technology Department. Boulder, Colorado.
2011: “Incorporating Service Learning into Your Classroom.” Graduate Teacher Program Monday Workshop Series. Boulder, Colorado.
Online Teaching Certificate. Online Learning Consortium.(2016)
Applying the Quality Matters Rubric to Online Courses Certificate. Quality Matters. (2014)
Certificate in College Teaching. Graduate Teacher Program. University of Colorado.(2011)
Co-Founder and Participant, King University Arts and Sciences Faculty Serve Day (biannual event, 2017 – Present)
Committee Member: Admissions, Graduate and Professional Studies (2017 – Present)
Faculty Liaison for English Dept., King University Library (2016 – Present)
Senior Internship Coordinator (2015 – Present)
Committee Member: Athletics (2015 – Present)
Creator, Advisor and Coordinator of English department digital journal (2015 – Present)
Coordinator of English department website and brochure updates (2015 – Present)
Creator and Coordinator of English department social media presence (2015 – Present)
Faculty Liaison, King Acrobatics and Tumbling Team (2015 – Present)
Student Mentor, Honors Program Senior Thesis (various students) (2015 – Present)
Shakespeare Semester co-organizer, fundraiser assistant, and trip chaperone (2015-16)
Faculty Chaperone, Freshman D.C. Experience Weekend (2015, 2016)
University of Colorado, Continuing Education:
“Brain Trust” Consultant (2016 – 2017)
Faculty Pedagogy Course Designer (2016)
Quality Matters Online Course Reviewer (2014 – 2017)
University of Colorado English Department:
Digital Transcriber and TEI-Encoder, Stainforth Library of Women Writers digital humanities project (http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/specialcollections/wprp/index.cfm) (2014)
Curator, Media Archeology Lab digital humanities project (http://mediaarchaeologylab.com/) (2013 – 2014)
New Graduate Student Mentor (2013 – 2014)
Lead Graduate Teacher, via the Graduate Teacher Program (2009 – 2011)
Panel Co-Organizer: “Making the Humanities Relevant” (for graduate students in the English, Communication, and Philosophy departments) (2010)
Panel Organizer: “Demystifying the Comprehensive Exams” (for graduate students in the English department) (2009)
Panel Organizer: “Non-Academic Jobs for M.A. and Ph.D. Graduates” (for graduate students in the English department) (2009)
Panel Co-Organizer: “Undergraduate Information Session for English Majors” (2009)
Panel Co-Organizer: “Women and the ‘Stuff’ of Life.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900. Feminist Inter-Modernist Studies (FiMA) Pre-Approved Panel. Louisville, KY. (2018)
Seminar Co-Organizer: “Women and Life Writing.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900. Feminist Inter-Modernist Studies (FiMA) Pre-Approved Seminar. Louisville, KY. (2018)
Panel Organizer: “The Broken Body and the West in Modern and Contemporary Literature.” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. Boulder, Colorado. (2012)
Modern Language Association (MLA)
The International Virginia Woolf Society (IVWS)
Modernist Studies Association (MSA)
Available upon request.