Courses I’m teaching this semester:
ENG 11011 College Writing I (2 sections)
MDJ 10009 Elements in Film, TV, and Animation
MDJ 20001 Media, Power and Culture
Other Work I’ve Done
Neomedievalism in the Media: Essays on Film, Television, and Electronic Games. Eds. Carol L. Robinson and Pamela Clements. (Edwin Mellen Press, 2012).
- “Introduction.” (1-13)
- “‘I’m Not Dead, Yet!’—The Pythonesque in Neomedievalist Media.” ( 339-362)
- “NeoTolkienism: Plays upon Playing with Tolkien’s Playing with Language.” With Pamela Clements. (363-392)
Publications with Video Work
“Go Ask Alisoun: Geoffrey Chaucer and Deafland—Deafness as Authority.” Eds. Candace Barrington, Jonathan Hsy and Laura Doyle. Literature Compass: June, 2018.
• Video Clip: Pamela Beish: “I Am the Wife of Bath, Too!”
• Video Clip: “Interview with Edna Edith Sayers”
“Envisioning the Good, the Beautiful, and the Ugly: American Deaf Adaptation and Appropriation of British Medieval Works.” Gwen to the Max: A Festschrift for Gwendolyn Morgan. The Year’s Work in Medievalism. Eds. M.J. Toswell, E.L. Risden, Jesse G. Swan, Shiloh Carroll, and Renée Ward. Vol. 31 (2016): 127-135.
Includes video clips:
• Video Clip #1: Playwright Willy Conley
• Video Clip #2: Death and Everyone “Where are we?” scene (Kent Trumbull Theatre, 2009)
• Video Clip #3: Death and Everyone “List of Good Deeds and Bad Deeds” scene (Kent Trumbull Theatre, 2009)
• Video Clip #4: Good Deeds Shows Her Suffering (Kent Trumbull Theatre, 2009)
• Video Clip #5: Beauty and Her Mirror (Kent Trumbull Theatre, 2009)
Co-Producer and Assistant Director. See No Beast, Hear No Beast, Speak No Beast. Kent Trumbull Theatre. Kent State University at Trumbull (Champion, OH: October, 2019). Performances being done in American Sign Language and spoken English, simultaneously.
Playwright and Director. ANOTHER Christmas Carol. Kent Trumbull Theatre. Kent State University at Trumbull (Champion, OH: December, 2017). Performances done in American Sign Language and spoken English, simultaneously.
Co-Producer and Dramaturg. Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. (Deaf Theatre Version) Adapted by Iosif Schneiderman, William Morgan and Aaron Weir. Kent Trumbull Theatre, Kent State University at Trumbull (Champion, OH: December, 2013). Performances done in American Sign Language and spoken English, simultaneously.
Co-Producer and Dramaturg. For Every Man, Woman and Child—a modern morality play inspired by EVERYMAN. Written by Willy Conley. Kent Trumbull Theatre. Two Production Locations:Kent Trumbull Theatre, Kent State University at Trumbull. (Champion, OH: September/October 2009). The 24th International Conference on Medievalism. (International Society for the Study of Medievalism). Siena College (Loudonville, NY: October, 2009). Performances done in American Sign Language and spoken English, simultaneously.
Video & Website Work
The UNICORN Museum
Museum Workspace (Moodle)
Video Game Site (TBA)
The UNICORN is a video game set in a castle museum (The UNICORN) intended to address medievalism(s) in terms of human rights issues. There are NPCs based upon authentic medieval people and characters, and there are links to exhibits about both historical and literary events. The UNICORN castle is haunted by ghosts of medieval history and literature, and the quests are to solve the mysteries these ghosts present.
Listening to You, Listening to Me, Listening to Everyone
A Documentary and Resource ProjectThemes: Deafness, Community Theatre, Communication, Medieval Studies, Medievalism, Audism, Sexism, Conflict Resolution
Video Interviews of Deaf Scholars and Artists
Documentary Film Series
~~ Everyman for Everyone
~~ Deaf Snow White
~~ ANOTHER Christmas Carol
~~ See No Beast, Hear No Beast, Speak No Beast
Other Short Video Work