Kathryn DeZur

kathryn-dezurTitle: Professor

Department: Liberal Arts and Sciences

E-mail: dezurkk@delhi.edu

Office Location: Evenden Tower 713

Office Phone: 607-746-4462

Areas of Expertise: 16th and 17th-Century English Literature, Reading and Book History, Gender, Film, and Writing

Program/Courses Taught: Shakespeare (LITR 240), British Literature I (LITR 220), Chaucer (LITR 300), Foundations of Western Thought (HONR 200), Nature and Culture (HUMN 225), Gender and Film (HONR 350), Introduction to Film (LITR 120), Introduction to Literature (LITR 100), Freshman Composition (ENGL 100), Advanced Composition (ENGL 200), Research Writing (ENGL 250), Creative Writing (ENGL 205), Honors Independent Study (HONR 290)

About Me:
I have been teaching at SUNY Delhi since 1999. I graduated with a Ph.D. in English with a concentration in Early Modern Studies from the Claremont Graduate University. I received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2010.

Website: https://delhi.academia.edu/KathrynDeZur

Publications:

Book: Gender, Interpretation, and Political Rule in Sidney’s Arcadia (University of Delaware Press, 2013)

Articles: “Prodigal Daughter, Usurer’s Son: Sexual, Rhetorical, and Monetary Economies in Robert Chamberlain’s The Swaggering Damsel (1640).” Renaissance and Reformation. 32.4 (Autumn 2009): 5-30. “Faire Phillis, The Marchants Wife, and the Tailers Wife: Representations of Women in a Woman’s Early Modern Manuscript Commonplace Book.” News Ways of Looking at Old Texts, IV. Ed. Michael Denbo. Renaissance English Text Society. Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2008. 155-164. “ ‘Vaine Books’ and Early Modern Women Readers.” Reading and Literacy in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Ed. Ian Moulton. Arizona Studies in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Series, Volume 8. Belgium: Brepols Press, 2004. “Brian K. Evenson.” Dictionary of Literary Biography: American Short Story Writers since World War II. Ed. Richard Lee and Patrick Meanor. Detroit: Gale Group, 2008. “Defending the Castle: The Political Problem of Rhetorical Seduction and Good Huswifery in Sidney’s Old Arcadia.” Studies in Philology, 98.1 (Winter 2001): 91-111. “Approaching the Imperialist Mirage: Mary Austin’s Lost Borders.” Writing the Lost Borders: A Collection of Essays on Mary Austin, ed. Melody Graulich and Betsy Klimasmith. University of Nevada Press, 1999. 21-38. Poetry: “Infestation of Luck,” The Fourth River 7 (Autumn 2010): 40. “Geography,” The Fourth River 7 (Autumn 2010): 41. “Stripped,” Fickle Muses Vol. 3. 1 Nov. 2009. Web. <http://www.ficklemuses.com/poetry/2009-11-01.html>. “Jocasta.” Fickle Muses. 1 Nov. 2009. Web. <http://www.ficklemuses.com/poetry/2009-11-01.html>. “Judith.” Zeus Seduces the Wicked Stepmother in the Saloon of the Gingerbread House: Myth, Fairy Tale, and Legend for the Twenty-First Century. Boise, ID: Winterhawk Press, 2008. “Keeping Track of the Dead.” Blueline. 29 (2008): 86. “Archeology.” Mother Verse. 6 (April 2007). “Forbidden Experiment.” The Teacher’s Voice: A Literary Journal for Poets and Writers in Education. 2.1 (2006). “Spelling Bee.” The Teacher’s Voice: A Literary Journal for Poets and Writers in Education. 2.1 (2006). “Biological Determinism.” Literary Mama: A Journal for the Maternally Inclined. March 2006. <http://www.literarymama.com/poetry/archives/001280.html >. “Fibonacci Numbers.” Literary Mama: A Journal for the Maternally Inclined. October 2005 <http://www.literarymama.com/poetry/archives/000834.html>. Reprint permission granted A Collection of Mathematical Love Poems, Edited by Sarah Glaz and JoAnne Growney, to be published by A.K. Peters, Ltd., 2008. “Moving Past.” Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 23 (1994): 153. “Physical Poetry.” Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 23 (1994): 154. “A Day in the Life of a Female Serial Killer.” Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 23 (1994): 154.