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Babcock and Distel Coedit Sherwood Anderson Book

Babcock and Distel Coedit Sherwood Anderson Book

Ph.D. candidates Aaron Babcock and Kristin Distel have recently published and presented in a variety of venues about Ohio author Sherwood Anderson and other Midwestern writers. Babcock specializes in American immigrant fiction published between Reconstruction and the Second World War, while Distel’s focus is female characters’ experience of shame in […]

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July 2, 2019 at 2:35 pmEvents News Students in the News

Quarter After Eight Features Hybrid Writing, New Voices

The issue's cover features artwork, titled "Pincushion," by visual article Nicole Havecost

by Kristin Distel Quarter After Eight, one of Ohio University’s creative writing journals, published its 24th issue with Derek Robbins, doctoral candidate in creative writing, as the journal’s current editor. The journal, which has been run by OHIO graduate students since its founding in 1994, features innovative writing styles, voices, […]

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March 15, 2018 at 1:17 pmNews Research

Distel Publishes Chapter in New Toni Morrison Volume

Kristin Distel

Kristin Distel, doctoral candidate of English literature, published a chapter in a new volume on Toni Morrison. Her chapter, titled “‘Are you sure she was your sister?’: Sororal Love and Maternal Failure in Toni Morrison’s Paradise,” considers the ways in which sisters serve as mother figures in Morrison’s 1997 novel. […]

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January 16, 2018 at 8:15 amResearch

Distel Earns Scholarship, Travels to Princeton University

English doctoral student Kristin Distel

Kristin Distel, doctoral student in English, visited Princeton University’s archival libraries and examined Toni Morrison’s drafts, lecture notes, and correspondence. She was awarded a competitive scholarship from Ohio University’s English Department, one of eight to students who are conducting research for their respective dissertations and projects. ABSTRACT: As a recipient of a summer scholarship […]

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October 10, 2016 at 12:06 pmResearch

English Doctoral Students and Professor Present at Conference

Aaron Babcock speaks at the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

Three English doctoral students and one faculty member presented their work on June 3 at the 46th Annual Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature conference at Michigan State University. Third-year students Aaron Babcock and Kristin Distel co-chaired a panel titled “Gender, Androgyny, and the Inscrutable Body in Sherwood Anderson’s […]

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June 15, 2016 at 9:33 amNews