CV

ELIZABETH F. CORNELL

Director, IT Communications

Fordham University
Fordham IT
Dealy Hall
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458

EDUCATION

2013. Ph.D. Fordham University, Department of English
2004. M.A., Hunter College, Department of English
1990. B.A., Bard College, Department of Literature

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2015-present. Fordham University, Director of IT Communications.

2014-15. Fordham University, IT Communications Specialist.

2013-14. Fordham University, English Department, Post-Doctoral Fellow.

2012-13. Fordham University, English Department, Pre-Doctoral Fellow.

2008-12. Fordham University, English Department, Teaching Associate.

2007-08. Fordham University, English Department, Teaching Fellow.

2005. Hunter College, English Department, Adjunct Lecturer.

1989-92. Bard College / University of Chicago Press, Journal of the History of Sexuality, Editorial Assistant.

PUBLICATIONS

ARTICLES

Summer-Fall 2015 (published in 2017). “Digital Yoknapatawpha in the Context of the Digital Humanities.” Mississippi Quarterly 68.3-4.

November 2016. “Internal Think Tanks for Innovation and Team-Building.” SIGUCCS ’16: Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Annual Conference on SIGUCCS. ACM Digital Library.

November 2015. “Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Improving Your Messages to the Community.” SIGUCCS ’15: Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Annual Conference on SIGUCCS. ACM Digital Library.

Summer 2015. “Louis Untermeyer’s Poetic Engagement of the Popularization of Einstein’s Relativity Theory.” South Central Review 32.2. Pp. 48-66.

CO-EDITED

2014. Adaptation of William Faulkner’s Light In August for “The Digital Yoknapatawpha Project,” University of Virginia, Digital Media Lab and the Sciences, Humanities and Arts Network of Technological Initiatives. With Theresa Towner, Associate Editor, and six others. Stephen Railton, General Editor. This project received a 2013 NEH Start-up Grant.

2014. Adaptation of William Faulkner’s “Red Leaves” for “The Digital Yoknapatawpha Project,” University of Virginia, Digital Media Lab and the Sciences, Humanities and Arts Network of Technological Initiatives. With Johannes Burgers. Stephen Railton, General Editor. This project received a 2013 NEH Start-up Grant.

2012. Adaptation of William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily” for “The Digital Yoknapatawpha Project,” University of Virginia, Digital Media Lab and the Sciences, Humanities and Arts Network of Technological Initiatives. With Johannes Burgers. Stephen Railton, General Editor.

REVIEWS and SHORT PIECES

2010. Peter Balaam, Misery’s Mathematics: Mourning, Compensation, and Reality in Antebellum Literature (New York: Routledge, 2009). Journal of American Studies, vol. 44, iss. 1, pp. 225-26.

2010. “Allegra Goodman’s Kaaterskill Falls,” Encyclopedia of Contemporary Writers and Their Work, ed. Geoff Hamilton and Brian Jones. New York: Facts on File.

2010. Essays on “Tradition,” “Love,” and “Grief” in William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. Encyclopedia of Themes in Literature, ed. Jennifer McClinton-Temple. New York: Facts on File.

2010. Essays on “The Individual and Society,” “Race,” and “Religion” in William Faulkner’s Light in August. Encyclopedia of Themes in Literature, ed. Jennifer McClinton-Temple. New York: Facts on File.

2010. Essays on “Heroism,” “Hope,” and “Suffering” in John Hersey’s Hiroshima. Encyclopedia of Themes in Literature, ed. Jennifer McClinton-Temple. New York: Facts on File.

2008. “Emily Dickinson’s Poetic Response to the Natural Theology of Edward Hitchcock,” Dash, vol. 1, iss. 1, pp.  55-59.

2008. Paul S. Powers, Pulp Writer: Twenty Years in the American Grub Street, ed. Laurie Powers (Lincoln, NE: Bison / U of Nebraska P, 2007). Modern Language Studies, vol. 38, iss. 1, pp. 91-94. Link to journal archives.

2007. R. T. Smith, Uke Rivers Delivers: Stories (Baton Rouge: Yellow Shoe / Louisiana State UP, 2006.” The Cortland Review, vol 34. Link to review.

SELECTED PUBLIC WRITING AND NEW MEDIA

2014. “How to Manage Personal Data on the Web.” The Fordham Ram. Weblog. May 6.

2014. “To Keep Safe Online, Boost Password Security.” The Fordham Ram. Weblog. March 17.

2013. “Student-Led Discussions,” Digital Is, National Writing Project. January 4.

2012. “Cathy Davidson Speaks About Teaching for the 21st Century at Fordham’s Faculty Technology Day,” Fordham Digital Humanities, FordhamDH.blogspot.com, 14 June.

2011. “The Keywords Collaboratory,” HASTAC. Weblog. 29 October.

2011. “Compatible Data: Challenges and Solutions,” HASTAC. Weblog. 2 October.

2011. “Scalar: An Option for Digital Humanities Publishing,” Fordham Digital Humanities. Blogspot. 26 August.

2011. “Finding New Ways to Publish in the Digital Humanities,” Fordham Digital Humanities. Blogspot. 2 August.

2011. “Finding Joy at the 2011 NEH Vectors-CTS Institute at USC,” Fordham Digital Humanities. Blogspot. 28 July.

2010. “The Einstein Phenomenon and 1920s Little Magazines,” Fordham GSAS Poster/Video Competition, March.

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND AWARDS

2016. Employee of the Year: Collaboration Award. Received from Fordham IT in recognition of your outstanding contributions to team performance and demonstrated empathy and respect for others. They hold in high regard your sincerity and reliability as a team player, your cheerful collaborations, and support of consensual decision making.

2014. SIGUCCS Communication Award for Best Electronic Newsletter. Special Interest Group on University and College Computing Services.

2013. Scholarship. Digital Humanities Winter Institute, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, for the course “Humanities Programming.”

2013. Distinguished Fellowships Committee Research Support Grant. Fordham University.

2012-13. HASTAC Scholar. Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory and Fordham University.

2012. Most Distinguished Essay, “Rural Electrification and the ‘hazards of reckless faith’: A Reconsideration of Robert Frost’s ‘The Literate Farmer and the Planet Venus.'” English Department, Fordham University.

2011-12. HASTAC Scholar. Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory and Fordham University.

2011. HASTAC V Conference Travel Grant, University of Michigan, Institute for the Humanities, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Link to conference website. Links to my conference blog post, “#Alt-Ac=SUCCESS,” and my conference Twitter feed archive.

2011. National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, “Broadening the Digital Humanities: The Vectors Summer Institute on Digital Approaches to American Studies,” University of Southern California, July -August.

2011. Fordham University Distinguished Fellowships Committee Research Support Grant.

2011. GSAS Summer Research Fellowship, Fordham University.

2010. Fordham University Distinguished Fellowships Committee Research Support Grant.

2010. English Department Doctoral Student Research Support Grant.

2010. First Place, Video Competition. “The Einstein Phenomenon and 1920s Little Magazines,” Fordham University GSAS Communitas.

2009. Fordham University Distinguished Fellowships Committee Research Support Grant.

2008-09. Teaching Fellowship, Fordham University.

2008. John W. Hunt Memorial & Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference Scholarship, William Faulkner Society.

2004. Steinhauer-Mullins Graduate Scholarship, Hunter College Foundation.

2003-04. Technological Fellow, English Department, Hunter College.

CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

ORGANIZER

2017. Event. NYC DH Week. Fordham University and other NYC venues. February. Served on planning committee.

2016. Event. NYC DH Week. Fordham University and other NYC venues. February. Served on planning committee.

2014. Conference. THATCamp Digital Writing. Fordham University, New York, NY, May.

2013. Conference. Student Technology Day, “Graduate Students and the Digital Humanities.” Fordham University, Bronx, NY, May.

2012. Workshop. “Building Your Online Professional Academic Presence,” Fordham University, Bronx, NY, November.

2012. Workshop. “Digital Pedagogy: What Is It and How Do You Do It?” In addition to organizing the event, I led one session: “Five Easy Ways to Use Digital Tools in the College Classroom: A Hands-On Workshop.” Fordham Graduate Student Digital Humanities Group, Fordham, University, Bronx, NY,  September.

2012. Conference. THATCampNY. Fordham University, New York, NY, October.

2012. Panel. “Virtualizing Native Soil: Faulkner and the Digital Humanities in the Twenty-First Century.”  39th Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference: Fifty Years After Faulkner, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, July.

INVITED PARTICIPANT

2015. Post-Performance Discussion Panel. The Sound and the Fury, Elevator Repair Service, The Public Theater, New York, June.

2015. “Getting the Job You Want After Graduate School: Resumes for Compatible Careers,” Professional Development Workshop, Fordham Futures, Fordham University, March.

2013.“Introduction to Zotero,” Fordham Faculty Technology Services, Fordham University. Fall.

2013. “Giving Students the Matches to Ignite Their Own Imaginations: Integrating Technology into the Humanities Classroom,” Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory Conference, Fordham University, March.

2012 “Getting Starting in the Digital Humanities with DHCommons,” MLA pre-convention workshop, Seattle, WA, January.

2011. Blogger / Tweeter. HASTAC V Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. December.

2011. THATCamp New England, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, October.

PAPERS PRESENTED

2016. “Internal Think Tanks for Innovation and Team-Building.” SIGUCCS Annual Conference. Denver, CO. November.

2015. “Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Improving Your Messages to the Community,” SIGUCCS Annual Conference, St. Petersburg, FL, November.

2015. “Einstein and an Alien: Faulkner’s Tools for Building a Better Chicken House,” 42nd Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference: Faulkner and Print Culture, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, July.

2014. “Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha: Interpreting a Palimpsest of Place,” Digital Humanities 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland, July. With Julie Napolin (The New School), Dotty Dye (Arizona State University), and Worthy Martin (University of Virginia).

2013. “Edison’s Incandescent Lamp: Taking Robert Frost’s ‘Literate Farmer’ Literally,” American Literature Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May.

2012. “Why Faulkner and the Digital Humanities Need Each Other: A Short Introduction,” 39th Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference: Fifty Years After Faulkner, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, July.

2011. “What Is a Prezi? and How to Make One,” Apps Work: A Peer to Peer Digital Workshop, Fordham University, Bronx, NY, November.

2011. “Collaborating on Keywords in American Cultural Studies,” presented with Glenn Hendler, MobilityShifts: An International Future of Learning Summit, The New School, New York, NY, October.

2011. “Cosmological Affinities: Cather, Faulkner, and Einstein,” for the panel “Cather and Faulkner: Critical Intersections,” American Literature Association annual meeting, Boston, MA, May.

2011. “An ‘experiment in unusual lighting’: Cather’s ‘Coming, Aphrodite!’ and Early 1920’s Print Discourse on Einstein’s Relativity,” National Popular Cultural Association / American Culture Association annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, April.

2010. “Creating the Visual Essay in the College Composition Class.” Society for Photographic Education Northeast Conference, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, November.

2010. “Einstein, Grief, and The Sound and the Fury: Faulkner and 1920s Print Discourse.” Paper presented to the Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN, October.

2010. “The Einstein Phenomenon and 1920s Little Magazines,” Fordham University GSAS Communitas, New York, NY, April.

2009. “‘Sing of wise newspapers that quote the great mathematician’: Early Responses to Einstein and Relativity in the Popular Press by Modern American Writers,” Fordham University GSAS Communitas, New York, NY, March.

2008. “‘An atmosphere of unreality’: The Popular Press, The Sound and the Fury and Einstein’s Relativity Theory,” Innovation and Evolution Conference, Fordham University, New York, NY, October.

2008. “Einstein, Relativity, and ‘the idiot,’ Benjy Compson.” The 3rd Conference of the British Society for Literature and Science, Keele University, Keele, England, March.

2007. “Einstein and Light: Quentin Compson’s Last Day.” Transgressing Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Dialogues Conference, SUNY-Stony Brook, New York, NY, February.

2005. “Light and the Influence of Einstein on Quentin’s Last Day.” The 32nd Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference: Faulkner’s Inheritance, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, July 2005.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Major American 20th Century Writers, Fall 2013

Exploring the shifting definitions of American identity through works by Wharton, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, Hemingway, Ellison, Nabokov, Pynchon, and Morrison, his upper level, student-centered course develops students’ reading, writing, and digital fluencies.

Major American Authors, Spring 2013

Exploring the shifting definitions of American identity through works by Franklin, Emerson, Douglass, Whitman, Dickinson, Melville, Hurston, Faulkner,  and Morrison, this upper level, student-centered course develops students’ reading, writing, and digital fluencies.

Tales of Gotham: New York City in Fiction, Fall 2012

Through texts by Whitman, Wharton, Cather, Steinbeck, Mitchell, Morrison, Helperin, Colson Whitehead, Diaz, and others, as well as engagement of online archives and visits to local cultural institutions, this upper level course focuses on modern Manhattan’s socioeconomic, cultural, and racial diversity while developing students’ reading, writing, and digital fluencies.

African American Literature 1773-2000, Major Authors, Summer 2010

This survey course investigates major themes in African American literature to develop students’ close reading, critical writing, and digital media fluencies through texts, film, and music in works ranging from Wheatley, Harper, Douglass, Chesnutt, DuBois, Johnson, Hurston, Toomer, Hughes, Hayden, Brooks, Baldwin, Lorde, Baraka, Morrison, Walker, and others.

American Modernism 1898-1945, Spring 2010

Considering the works of Chesnutt, Wharton, James, DuBois, London, Sui Sin Far, Stein, Chaplin, Toomer, McKay, Hemingway, Faulkner, Hurston, and O’Connor, this course develops students’ close reading, critical writing, and digital fluencies by examining how the structure and content of American literature reflected and engaged with a changing and rapidly modernizing world.

Composition II, Fall 2013, Spring 2013,Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Fall 2010, Spring 2008, Spring 2007

This intensive course in expository writing uses reading, writing, discussion, group work, and new media to teach research and writing revision skills.

Composition I,  Spring 2011, Spring 2009

For students needing to improve basic writing and grammar skills, this course stresses reading comprehension and the process of writing revision.

HUNTER COLLEGE

Expository Writing,  Fall 2005

This intensive course in expository writing uses reading, writing, and discussion to teach research and writing revision skills.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2013-present. Steering Committee, NYC Digital Humanities Group.

2012-2013. Co-Director, Fordham Graduate Student Digital Humanities Group.

2011-present. Project Coordinator, Keywords Collaboratory, Fordham University.

2011-present. Steering Committee, Fordham University Digital Humanities Working Group.

2009-present. Graduate Student Mentor, English Department, Fordham University.

2009-10. Editor, E.P 6.0: The Best Freshman Writing at Fordham College, Fordham University.

2008-09. Assistant to Editor, E.P 5.0: The Best Freshman Writing at Fordham College, Fordham University.

2003. Editorial Board, The Hunter Review, Hunter College.

 

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2005-present The Cortland Review, Fiction editor.

2010-2013. Studies in American Fiction, Research and editorial assistant.

1992-2013. Freelance editorial consultant.

2003-08. Editorial consultant, Center for Conservation and Biodiversity, American Museum of Natural History.

 


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