Curriculum Vitae


Shandi Lynne Wagner


shandi (dot) wagner (at) wayne (dot) edu


Education: 

  • Doctor of Philosophy in English, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, May 2015
    • Dissertation Title: Sowing Seeds of Subversion: Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers’ Subversive Use of Fairy Tales and Folklore
  • Masters of Arts in English, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN, May 2011
    • Master’s Essay: “Seeds of Subversion in Mary de Morgan’s ‘The Seeds of Love’”
  • Bachelor of Arts in English and Spanish, Minor in French, magna cum laude, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN, May 2009

Publications:

  • “Seeds of Subversion in Mary de Morgan’s ‘The Seeds of Love.’” Forthcoming in Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies 29.2 (2015). 32 ms. pages.
  • “The Transformation of Snow White into the Evil Stepmother in Anne Sexton’s ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.’” Sigma Tau Delta Review: Journal of Critical Writing 8 (2011): 110-20.
  • Contributor, “RSVP Bibliography 2008-2010.” Victorian Periodicals Review 43.3 (Fall 2010): 217-61.

Articles Under Review:

  • “Escaping the Wolf: The New Woman Little Red Riding Hood in George Egerton’s “Virgin Soil” and “A Cross Line.” Manuscript submitted to English Literature in Transition. 35 ms. pages.

 Invited Presentations:


 

Conference Presentations:

  • “The Intersection of Folklore and Fairy Tale in the Ghostly Little Red Riding Hood of Elizabeth Gaskell’s “Curious, If True” (1860).” American Folklore Society’s Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, November 2014.
  • “Marry for Money: Love in Letitia Elizabeth Landon’s Letters and Literary Annual Fairy Tales.” International Conference on Romanticism, University of St. Thomas, MN,  September 2014
  • “New Woman Fairy Tales: Little Red Riding Hood in George Egerton’s ‘A Cross Line’ & ‘Virgin Soil.’” 18th– and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association Conference, Binghamton, NY, June 2014
  • “Elizabeth Gaskell’s Proto-Feminist Fairy Tale: ‘Curious, If True.’” National Popular Culture Association Conference, Chicago, IL, April 2014. “Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers’ Subversive Use of Fairy Tales and Folklore.” Graduate Exhibition, Wayne State University, March 2014.
  • “Mary Shelley, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, and the Literary Annual Fairy Tale.” International Conference on Romanticism, Oakland, MI, September 2013.
  • “Literary Business and Leisure Readers: L. E. L.’s Production of Literary Annuals.” 18th– and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM, April 2013.
  • “Marriage and the Woman Question in Mary de Morgan’s ‘The Seeds of Love.’” Victorian Popular Fiction Association Conference, London University, London, UK, July 2011.
  • “Count Fosco’s Origins: François Eugène Vidocq and Wilkie Collins’ The Woman in White.” UST Graduate English Conference, April 2010.

Research & Teaching Interests:

  • Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture (Romantic, Victorian, and Fin de Siècle)
  • Literature by and/or about Women
  • Fairy Tales and Folklore
  • Gender Studies
  • the Femme Fatale
  • the Literary Annual
  • New Woman Movement
  • Composition

Teaching, Mentoring, & Research Experience:

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant (I designed and sole-taught all courses listed here), Wayne State University, 2013-Present
    • ENG 1020: Introductory College Writing, Required Basic Composition, Winter 2013 and 2014
    • ENG 2120: Introduction to Fiction: Literature and Writing, Introduction to Literature and Required Intermediate Composition, Fall 2013 (2 sections)
  • Tutor, Writing Center, Wayne State University, 2012-2013
  • Adjunct Instructor, Rasmussen College, Brooklyn Park, MN, 2011
    • B098: Foundations of English II, Remedial English Grammar, Spring 2011
  • Teaching Assistant, Mentoring Program, University of St. Thomas, 2011
    • ENG 111: Critical Reading and Writing I: Fiction and Nonfiction Prose, Required Freshman English, Winter 2011
  • Graduate Peer Consultant, Center for Writing, University of St. Thomas, 2010-11
  • Research Assistant to Dr. Alexis Easley, University of St. Thomas, 2010-11
  • Writing Mentor, Wellstone International High School, 2010

Academic Honors and Awards:

  • Humanities Center Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Wayne State University, Winter 2015
  • Graduate Student Professional Travel Award, Wayne State University, Fall 2014
  • Humanities Center Travel Award for Graduate Students, Wayne State University, Fall 2014
  • Thomas C. Rumble University Graduate Fellowship, Wayne State University English Dept., 2014-15
  • Graduate School Summer Dissertation Fellowship, Wayne State University, Summer 2014
  • Graduate Student Professional Travel Award, Wayne State University, Winter 2014
  • Graduate Student Professional Travel Award, Wayne State University, Winter 2013
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Wayne State University, 2012-Present
  • Dean’s Diversity Fellowship, Wayne State University, 2011-12
  • Teaching Mentorship, University of St. Thomas English Dept., 2011
  • Academic Fellowship, University of St. Thomas English Dept., 2009-11
  • Center for Writing Fellowship, University of St. Thomas, 2010-11
  • John & Kathleen Amelse Scholarship, University of St. Thomas, 2005-09
  • Tozer Foundation Scholarship, 2005-09
  • Schoenecker Foundation Scholarship, University of St. Thomas, 2008-09

Department Service: 

  • Awards Committee, Wayne State University English Department, 2012-2013
  • Ph.D Student Participant in English Department Review, Wayne State University, 2013

Affiliations:

  • American Folklore Society, 2014
  • Popular Culture Association, 2013-Present
  • International Conference on Romanticism, 2013-Present
  • 18th– and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association, 2013-Present
  • North American Victorian Studies Association, 2012-Present
  • Sigma Tau Delta, Member, 2008-Present
  • Delta Epsilon Sigma, Member, 2006-2010

 

 

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