Dr. Janice McIntire-Strasburg got her Ph.D. in English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1998. Her dissertation was on Mark Twain, and her research interests include both American and Native American Literature, and technology and writing.. Currently she is working on theories of humor.
M.A. University of Nevada (1994)
Ph.D. University of Nevada (1998)
TEACHING & RESEARCH INTERESTS
Computers and Writing, Mark Twain, American Literature, Native American Literature
Modern Chivalry, Parts I and II, University of Virginia Electronic Text Center, completed August 2002. http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER2/Chivalry/index.html
Mark Twain at the Buffalo Express, Joseph B. McCullough, co-editor. (DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1999)
"Persona and Subjectivity: A Lacanian Theory of Humor," Under consideration, Studies in American Humor.
"Mark Twain: A Son of Missouri and the Midwest," Encyclopedia of the Midwest, invited submission, forthcoming.
"Modern Chivalry and the Case for Electronic Texts," The Writing Instructor, http://www.writinginstructor.com/essays/mcintirestrasburg.html July 2002. Reprinted. Digital Publishing F5 | Refreshed. 2nd edition. TK3 Book. Ed. Kate Agena, et al. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2003.
"Building a Better Mousetrap: Essays in MOOSpace," Kairos: A Journal for Teachers of Writing in Webbed Environments, http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/7.3/binder.html?response/mcintire/index.html, Fall 2002.
"Reading the Writing Process on the Web," Practice in Context, Moore, Cindy and Peggy O'Neill, eds., Urbana, IL: NCTE 2002.
"The Flash or the Trash: Web Portfolios and the Evaluation of Student Writing," Kairos: A Journal for Teachers of Writing in Webbed Environments, http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/6.2/binder2.html?coverweb/assessment/strasburg/ November 2001.
"William Reed Huntington," Library of America Companion edition to American Poets, Fitzroy and Dearborn Publishers. March 1998.
NOTES & BOOK REVIEWS:
Book Review: Pearson, Michael. Shohola Falls, Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 2003. Mark Twain Forum Online. 23 April 2004
Book Review: Cooley, John. How Nancy Jackson Married Kate Wilson and Other Tales of Rebellious Girls and Daring Young Women. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2001. pp. xvi +255, Paper, Dimensions (in inches): 0.55 x 8.98 x 5.03. ISBN 0803294425. Mark Twain Forum Online, December 2001
Book Review: Krauth, Leland. Proper Mark Twain. University of Georgia Press, 1999. Pp. 258. Notes, bibliography. Cloth, 1.07 x 9.26 x 6.30". $30.00. ISBN 0-8203-2106-0. Mark Twain Forum Online, April 2000.
Book Review: A Connecticut Yankee in Criminal Court, Heck, Peter. Mark Twain Forum, Online, March 16, 1998.
"Gretta's Angels: The Significance of Naming in `The Dead,'" Notes in Modern Irish Literature. January, 1997.
Book Review: Florence, Don. Persona and Humor in Mark Twain's Early Writings, University of Missouri Press, 1995. Thalia: A Journal of Literary Humor. 1996.