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11/13/14 Dr. William Harris will be reading from his latest book, Slouching Toward Gaytheism: Christianity and Queer Survival in America (SUNY Press).  A book signing will follow.
3:30 p.m.
DHC051
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Dauphin Humanities Center, 128
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257
Phone: 717. 477.1495
Fax: 717.477.4020

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Kim van Alkemade

Professor of English

Office: Horton Hall 305
Phone:  477.1506
Email: kvalke@ship.edu
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VanAlkemade

Education/Degrees: 
PhD in English, concentration in Composition and Rhetoric, University of Wisconsin -Milwaukee, 1997.

Research/Teaching Interests: 
Creative nonfiction writing, multi-genre creative writing first-year academic writing, technical writing

Creative Nonfiction Publications:

“Resting Place.” Alaska Quarterly Review. Spring/Summer 2009. http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/aqr/26_1and2.cfm

“Severance Pay.” CutBank. July 2008. http://www.cutbankonline.org/photos/cutbank_69/69-cover.html

“Hitching.” The Rambler. January/February 2008. http://www.ramblermagazine.com/issue_jan08.html

“Spinster Punk.” So To Speak. Winter/Spring 2008. http://www.gmu.edu/org/sts/issues.php

"Forgotten Fathers: A Memoir.” Proteus: A Journal of Ideas. Fall 2002.

Academic Publications:

“Orphans Together: A History of New York’s Hebrew Orphan Asylum.” Proceedings of the 2006 Biennial Scholars’ Conference on American Jewish History. 2006. http://www.cofc.edu/~jwst/pages/biennialpapers060906.htm

“The Pedagogy of Pleading: Research Grant Proposals as a Creative Nonfiction Assignment.” Pedagogy Papers 2006. Associated Writing Programs, 2006: 209.

"Writing Program Administrators Stopping and Starting Over." With co-authors Keith Rhodes, Ruth Mirtz and Susan Taylor. WPA: Journal of the Council of Writing Program Administrators 25.3 (Spring 2002): 79-96. http://wpacouncil.org/archives/25n3/25n3mirtz.pdf

"The Triangle of Organized Labor, Writing Instruction, and Education Technology." Workplace: The Journal for Academic Labor, June 2001. Available http://louisville.edu/journal/workplace/issue7/vanalkemade.html

"Questioning the Humanist Vision of Computer Technology." ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication Skills. Indiana University: Bloomington, Indiana, 1996. http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/16/4b/92.pdf