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Jessica Hanselman Gray
- 123 - 18th Century British Literature
- 3-5 - Introduction to Literature
- 3A-3 -
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Early modern British literature and science; feminist science studies; intellectual histories.
UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz:
Theory and Methodology - graduate seminar (Winter 2019; Summer 2020)
Written English I (Summer 2020)
Topics in Literature (ENL 149) Topic: "Witches, Virgins, Widows, Mothers, and Other Assorted Monsters"
Topics in 18th-Century Literature (ENL 123) Topic: "Wild and Wayward Women"
Topics in 16th- and 17th-Century Literature (ENL 115) Topic: "Ways of Knowing" – Instructor
Introductory Topics in Literature (ENL 40) Topic: "Liberty" – Instructor
Literatures in English I: to 1700 (ENL 10A) Anglo-Saxon through 17th century – Instructor
Introduction to Literature (ENL 3) Close reading, literary analysis, analytical writing – Instructor
Writers' Workshop (ENL 3A) Critical reading, rhetorical analysis, analytical writing – Instructor
Expository Writing (UWP 1) Critical reading, rhetorical analysis, analytical writing – Instructor
Topics: “Academic Literacies”; “Civic Literacy”; “Scientific Literacy and Access”
Expository Writing (UWP 1Y), Online hybrid format. Topic: “Gender and STEM” – Instructor
Writing Science (ENL 164/STS 164) – Teaching Assistant
Medieval Studies: The Early Middle Ages (MST 20A) – Teaching Assistant
Chaucer, “Troilus” and Minor Poems (ENL 113A) – Teaching Assistant and Section Instructor
Eighteenth-Century Literature (ENL 123) – Teaching Assistant and Section Instructor
Writing in the Health Sciences (UWP 104F), Reader.
History of Science: The Scientific Revolution (HIS 136) – Reader
Ph.D., English Literature. Designated Emphasis in Science and Technology Studies. University of California at Davis. Dissertation: "The Reproductive Logic of Authorship and the Birth of the New Science." Director: Frances E. Dolan.
M.A., English Literature. Certificate in Gender Studies. Wright State University. 2014. Advisor: Carol Mejia-LaPerle.
B.A., English. University of North Florida. 2009.
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS:
"Foreign Relations: Utopian Fictions and the Birth of Scientific Citizenship." Cultures of Citizenship in the 21st Century, edited by M. Banerjee and V. Evans. [Accepted by Editors]
"An Impossible Ideal: Motherhood in Eighteenth-Century Britain." Criticism, vol. 58, no. 3, 2017.
"'this strange intelligence': Maternity and Occult Knowledge in Macbeth." Shakespeare Association of America. April 17-20, 2019. Washington, DC.
"Early Modern Science and the Reproductive Logic of Authorship." Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society. October 18-21, 2017. Portland, OR.
“’Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie’: Authority in All’s Well That Ends Well.” Wright State University Graduate Symposium. May, 2014. Dayton, OH.
“Motherhood and Monstrosity From Mary Toft to Merope Gaunt.” Northeast Modern Language Association. Presented April 3-6, 2014. Harrisburg, PA.
“The Long History of Mrs. Hall.” WSU Pop-Up Colloquium Series. Presented March 7, 2014. Dayton, OH.
“Literary Archetypes in Scientific Discourse: Impacts on the Childbirth Experience.” RCGS Symposium. Miami University. Presented February 1, 2013. Oxford, OH.