Author Archives: Lisa Hager

GSW 101: Introduction to Women’s Studies (Fall 2016; Fall 2017)

  This course provides introduction to the major issues addressed by gender, sexuality, and women’s studies with an emphasis on interdisciplinary social science theories and methodologies involved in gaining accurate knowledge about women’s lives and contributions to society, both within … Continue reading

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ENG 261: British Literature II (1798-Present) (Spring 2017)

My ENG 261 course focuses on central cultural and literary debates of British literature in the Romantic, Victorian, Modern, and Postmodern periods. While discussing and writing about debates such as the role of women to the conflict between science and … Continue reading

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Transgender 101: A Conversation about Best Practices for Supporting Transgender Folks in Higher Education & Beyond (BWWC at UNC-Chapel Hill, June 2017)

Fellow BWWC 2017 Attendees, thank you all for a productive workshop on trans issues in North Carolina and the United States. Below you will find the packet and slides from the workshop and a few links for further reading. Please … Continue reading

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ENG/GSW 279: Women Writers (Fall 2016)

Data & Dames British Women Writers & Information Technology As a study of women writers through a survey of significant poetry, drama, fiction, nonfiction, and/or film, this course focused on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century women poets, novelists, journalists, and life writers … Continue reading

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From Chemistry to Cogs: Ether’s Victorian Aestheticism & Contemporary Steampunk (NAVSA 2016)

This paper will trace the through line between Victorian literary aesthetic visions of ether, which was originally thought to be the medium through which light traveled, and twenty-first century reworkings of the element in steampunk fiction in order to argue … Continue reading

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LGBTQ+ 101 (Ripon High School/ Lumen, 3 October 2016)

To all Ripon High School faculty, staff, and administrators that I met: Thank you all a productive workshop on LGBTQ+ inclusion! Below you will find the packet and slides from the workshop and a few links for further reading. Please … Continue reading

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