DR. TONYA- MARIE LOCKE HOWE

Marymount University 

thowe@marymount.edu

202-271-5149 (cell)
703-284-5762 (office)

http://cerosia.org

EMPLOYMENT

Associate Professor         2012-present

Marymount University, Arlington VA

Department of Literature & Languages

Director, Graduate Program in Literature, Language & Humanities         2012-2014

Marymount University, Arlington VA

Co-Director, Graduate Program in Literature, Language & Humanities         2011-2012

Marymount University, Arlington VA

Assistant Professor         2006-2012

Marymount University, Arlington VA

Department of Literature & Languages

Visiting Assistant Professor         2005-2006

Washington & Lee University, Lexington VA

Department of English Literature

EDUCATION

Ph.D.,                 December 2005

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Department of English Language & Literature

Dissertation: “’A Monster with a Face between his Feet’: The Corporeal Culture of Farce in the Early Eighteenth Century”

Winner, Michael Erik Myatt Dissertation Award

MA         2000

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Department of English Language & Literature

BA         1997

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Departments of English and Philosophy

Summa cum laude, Graduation with Distinction

Honors Thesis: “Writing the Text Erotic: Discourses of Loss and Desire in the Fiction of Jeanette Winterson”

RESEARCH & TEACHING INTERESTS

HONORS , GRANTS & AWARDS

Faculty Development Grant for Novels in Context project        2016

Marymount University Writing Fellow        2016

Faculty Development Grant for Conference Travel (ABS/ASECS)        2015-16

VFIC Mednick Grant for Novels in Context project        2015

Discover Summer Research Grant with IT Students        2015

Faculty Development Grant  for conference travel (ASECS/CEA 2014)        2014

Sabbatical Grant: Novels in Context        Fall 2014

Faculty Development Grant to attend Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer Seminar        2013

Faculty Development Grant to attend DHSI, University of Victoria         2012

DHSI Tuition Scholarship         2012

Faculty Development Grant to begin the Digital Gomatos Collection         2010-2011
School of Arts & Sciences, Annual Service Award         2009
Faculty Development Grant to attend WVU Seminar in Disability, Gender & Culture)        2009
VFIC Mednick Grant for research at Yale University and the Lewis Walpole Library        2008
Marymount CTE Teaching Fellow         2007-2008
University of Michigan Initiative in Disability Studies UMInDS Dissertation Award         2006

CURRENT PROJECTS

Novels in Context (http://nic.cerosia.org). A TEI database of curated, annotated primary sources for the study of the 18th century novel in English, this is a major project-based scholarly undertaking in the digital humanities. I encourage you to visit the working web-interface of the database at the URL above. (2015-present)

“Non-Fatal Enquiry: Teaching Eliza Haywood in the Digital Public Sphere,” solicited proposal for Approaches to Teaching Eliza Haywood, MLA

“Making a New Kind of Modern: On the Arts in the Age of Anne,” titled essay-review of Queen Anne and the Arts. Forthcoming in Eighteenth-Century: Theory and Interpretation.

“Eliza Haywood,” encyclopedia entry for The Literary Encyclopedia. Forthcoming.

PUBLICATIONS

“Open Anthologies and the Eighteenth-Century Reader.” Co-authored with John O’Brien. The Eighteenth-Century Common. 27 June 2016. <http://www.18thcenturycommon.org/anthologies>.

Crawlspace and the Kinski Swerve,” Klaus Kinski, Beast of Cinema. Ed. by Matthew Edwards. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press. 2016. 140-160.

“’All Deform’d Shapes’: Figuring the Posture-Master as Popular Performer in Early Eighteenth-Century England.” Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies 12.4 (Fall 2012): 26-47.

“Teaching British Women Playwrights of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century (review).” Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700 36.1 (Spring 2012): 66-70.

“Teaching Carnival 5.05” ProfHacker: Tips about Teaching, Technology, and Productivity. The Chronicle of Higher Education. 9 January 2012. Web.

“Abject, Delude, Create: The Aesthetic Self-Consciousness of Early Eighteenth-Century Farce.” Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research 25.1 (Winter 2011): 25-45.

“Taking the Coquette Seriously.” Eighteenth-Century: Theory and Interpretation (July 2011, Online Supplement).

“City Lights.” Movies in American History: An Encyclopedia. Ed. by Philip DiMare. 3 vols. Greenwood: ABC-CLIO, 2011.

“The Silent Era.” Movies in American History: An Encyclopedia. Ed. by Philip DiMare. 3 vols. Greenwood: ABC-CLIO, 2011.

“Teaching Carnival 5.01” ProfHacker: Tips about Teaching, Technology, and Productivity. The Chronicle of Higher Education. 1 September 2011. Web.

“Seeing the Trees in the Forest: Teaching Literature with Data Visualization Techniques.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences (Fall 2008): 43-61.

Contributor. Routledge Annotated Bibliography of English Studies (ABES). Bibliographic and Review Entries.

PERFORMING ARTS

How to Give Birth to a Rabbit. Co-Producer and Dramaturg. Sprenger Theatre, Atlas Performing Arts Center. Capital Fringe 2016. Review 1, DC Theatre Scene. Review 2, DC Metro Theater Arts.

Meditation on Form and Measure, Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (2015) and SEAMUS (2014). Voice contribution in an immersive sound installation by Steve Wanna.

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“Student-Scholars and the Digital Anthology” Invited roundtable presentation, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, (Pittsburgh, PA), March 2016

“Wikipedia and Teaching Early Women Writers” Invited workshop/talk, Aphra Behn Society 2015 (Seton Hall University), November, 2015

“Novels in Context: A TEI Database of Primary Resources for Students, Teachers & Scholars” Poster Presentation, DH 2015 (University of Western Sydney), July, 2015

“Novels in Context: A TEI Database of Primary Resources for Students, Teachers & Scholars” CEA (Indianapolis, ID), March 2015

“The Pomp and Farce of Death: Funeral Humor on the Popular 18th-Century English Stage” Popular Culture Association of America (Washington, DC), March 29, 2013

Panel Organizer and Chair, “Publicity and the Public Sphere” Digital Humanities Caucus, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Cleveland, OH), April 4, 2013

“The Bad Fraudulence of Good Art, or the Good Fraudulence of Bad Art: Patricia Highsmith and the Terror of Purity” Popular Culture Association of America (Boston, MA), April 14, 2012

“Student-Curated Web Archives and the Practice of Public Scholarship” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (San Antonio, TX), June 22, 2012

“'All Deformed Shapes': The Posture-Master as Popular Performer in the Eighteenth Century” Popular Culture Association of America (San Antonio, TX), April 21, 2011

“Collaborative Research Tools in the Methodologies Course” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Albuquerque, NM), March 19, 2010

“'Things without Head, or Tail, or Form, or Grace': The Hypercorporeality of Farce on the Early Eighteenth-Century Stage” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Albuquerque, NM), March 18, 2010

“Harlequin Toft; or, Imposture, Pantomime, and the Instabilities of Satire in the Early Eighteenth Century” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Richmond, VA), March 26, 2009

“Irregular Theater, the Discourse of Farce, and Hogarth’s Line of Deformity” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Atlanta, GA), March 14, 2007

INVITED PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS

(noted with * asterisk also appear in other relevant categories)

“Student-Scholars and the Digital Anthology” Invited roundtable presentation, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, (Pittsburgh, PA), March 2016 *

“Wikipedia and Teaching Early Women Writers” Invited talk, Aphra Behn Society 2015 (Seton Hall University), November, 2015 *

“Teaching with TypeWright” co-taught workshop, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Los Angeles, CA), March 2015

“Arthur Miller: An American Voice” Twenty-two hours of lecture and travaux dirigées Third-Year English lectures, Institut Supérieur des Langues de Gabès, Tunisie, March, 2012

“Tennessee Williams: Introducing The Glass Menagerie” Four hours of lecture and travaux dirigées Second-Year English Lectures, Institut supérieur des Langues de Gabès, Tunisie, March, 2012

“Omeka in the Classroom” workshop at THATcamp ASECS, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (San Antonio, TX), June 2012

“Austen in the Novelistic Tradition” EN340, Major Women Writers (Professor Eric Norton), May 2010

“Aesthetic Self-Consciousness in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” Faculty Works in Progress, Marymount University, March 2010

“Dark Emma” EN220, The Movie or the Book? (Dr. Marguerite Rippy), March 2009

“'Forms that Raise Horror and Aversion'? Figuring the Posture-Master in Eighteenth-Century Britain" Faculty Works in Progress, Marymount University, February 2007

REGIONAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

"The Posture-Master at the Margins" EC/ASECS (University of Delaware), November, 2014.

“Corpse Humor On and Off the 18th-Century Stage” EC/ASECS (University of Delaware), November 2014

“Archives, Encoding, and Students, Oh My!: Archives, Digital Humanities, and Undergraduate Research.” With Sarah Werner, Director of Undergraduate Research, Folger Shakespeare Library THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp), Center for History and New Media, June 4, 2011

“Visualization, Literary Study, and the Survey Class” THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp), CHNM, June 27, 2009 "The Posture-Master at the Margins" EC/ASECS (University of Delaware), November, 2014.

“Corpse Humor On and Off the 18th-Century Stage” EC/ASECS (University of Delaware), November 2014

“Archives, Encoding, and Students, Oh My!: Archives, Digital Humanities, and Undergraduate Research.” With Sarah Werner, Director of Undergraduate Research, Folger Shakespeare Library THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp), Center for History and New Media, June 4, 2011

“Visualization, Literary Study, and the Survey Class” THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp), CHNM, June 27, 2009 “Because I like it': The Perils of Creative Research” Praxis: DC Area Writing Studies Conference (Washington, DC), January 9, 2009

“Seeing the Trees in the Forest: Data Visualization, Electronic Texts, and the Survey Course” East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Washington, DC),  November 7, 2008

“Oral/Aural Experience: Pope's Rape of the Lock” East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Washington, DC), November 6, 2008

SCHOLARLY DEVELOPMENT

Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer Seminar (eXist/XQL Seminar, upcoming)        July 4-9, 2016

Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer Seminar (TEI Seminar)        June, 2014

Digital Humanities Summer Institute, Victoria, BC, Canada         June 3-9, 2012

The Humanities and Technology Camp (Center for History and New Media)        June 2011

THATCamp Bootcamp (Center for History and New Media)         June 2011

The Humanities and Technology Camp (Center for History and New Media)        June 2010

University of West Virginia, Summer Seminar in Disability, Gender & Culture        May 21-24, 2009

TEACHING

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AT MARYMOUNT
Most have been taught on multiple occasions

AT WASHINGTON & LEE UNIVERSITY

CAMPUS WORKSHOPS & TALKS

“Minimalist Course Development in Canvas.” Innovations in Teaching and Scholarship, Marymount University, October 28, 2015.

“TEI and XML for Humanists” Innovations in Teaching and Scholarship, Marymount University, October 30, 2013

“The Pomp and Farce of Death: Funereal Humor on the Popular 18th Century English Stage” Works in Progress, Marymount University, March 20th, 2013

“Online Tools for Literary Analysis: A Report from DHSI 2012” Innovations in Teaching and Scholarship, Marymount University, October 17, 2012

“Google Takes Over, But WordPress is Waiting “ Innovations in Teaching and Scholarship, Marymount University, October 19, 2011

“Zotero: Your Web-Based Research Tool” (with Skye Donovan) Teaching with Technology, Marymount University, May 4, 2011

“Prezi in the Classroom: Invigorating the Lecture” Teaching with Technology, Marymount University, May 4, 2011

“Anatomy of a Film: Critical Thinking through Collaborative Projects” Teaching Toolbox, Marymount University, January 2010

“A Digital Face for the Gomatos Collection” Innovations in Teaching, Marymount University, October 20, 2010

“Hands-On Video: Create a Commentary Clip from Start to Finish” Teaching with Technology, Marymount University, May 5, 2010

“Prezi in the Classroom: Invigorating the Lecture” Teaching with Technology, Marymount University, May 5, 2010

“Wikis in the Classroom: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” Changing the Rules of Engagement (Teaching with Technology), Marymount University, May 8, 2009

“Video Research Projects: Tips, Tricks & Best Practices” Library & Learning Services, Marymount University, September 9, 2009

“The Microsoft word You Don’t Know” Changing the Rules of Engagement (Teaching with Technology), Marymount University, May 8, 2009

“Video Research Projects: Tips, Tricks & Best Practices” Faculty Convocation, Marymount University, August 2008

“Using Visualization Technology in Teaching” Innovations in Teaching, Marymount University, March 2008

ADVISING, MENTORSHIP & STUDENT RESEARCH

Student Conference Presentations and Mentorship

Amanda Bourne, “Imagining the Artist: Images of Virginia Woolf in Postmodern Narratives.” Presented at the International Annual Virginia Woolf Conference, Leeds Trinity University, June 16-19, 2016.

---. Presented at the Virginia Humanities Conference, Virginia Military Institute, May 30, 2016.

Elizabeth Ricketts, “‘Whatever Title Please Thine Ear’: Ambivalence and Mimicry in A Modest Proposal” Presented at Notre Dame University, American Conference for Irish Studies, March 30-April 2, 2016

Channon Fulton, “The School for Scandal: Gossip Then and Popular Media Now” Presented at  Longwood University, Virginia Humanities Conference, March 21, 2014

Richard Henkle, “With This Ring I Thee Wed: Marriage in Mary Pix's The Beau Defeated (1700)." Presented at College of William and Mary, Graduate Research Symposium, March 21-22, 2014

Mary Kate Mulligan, “Women in Patricia Highsmith’s Novels” Presented at the Popular Culture Association of America professional conference, 2012

Adrianne Morris, “The Rolling Wheel of Capitalism...” Presented at the Popular Culture Association of America professional conference, 2012

Martinelle Allen, “Another Brick in the Wall: The Rise and Fall of Guy Haines’ Psychological Prison.” Presented at the William and Mary Graduate Research Symposium, Williamsburg VA, 2013

Alyce Sustko,“Exploring Religion in Pottermania: Why American Consumers Love the Harry Potter Series.” Presented at the Popular Culture Association of America. Washington, DC, 2013

Mary Kate Mulligan, “Wham, Bam, Thank You, Ma’am!: Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Role in the American Suffrage Movement” Presented at the Popular Culture Association professional conference, 2013

Education MA Mentorship, Justin West, Spring 2007

EN551 Student Composition Mentoring, Kristen Pierce, Fall 2008

EN551 Student Composition Mentoring, Julie Allen, Spring 2010

Visual Arts Senior Project Advising, Jennifer Lillis, Printmaking, Fall 2012

LIST Club Faculty mentor, Marymount University, 2012-present

Theater Club Faculty Mentor, Marymount University, 2007-2010

Honors Tutorials

Emily Benson, Thesis Proposal and Thesis, Spring 2016, Fall 2016.

Amanda Bourne,  Thesis, Spring 2016

Man Hsuan Su, “Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century French and British Drama” Spring 2010

Courtney Deal, “Post-Colonial Novel and Theory”, Spring 2010

Kristen Dunn, Regina Sparacino, and Nakaya Lane, “The Curious Eighteenth Spring 2010 Century”

Mary Kate Mulligan, Thesis Proposal and Thesis, Fall 2013

Man Shuan Su, Thesis Proposal and Thesis, Spring 2013

Courtney Deal and Jenine Sumrean, “Studies in Performance: Restoration and 18th Century Theater”, Spring 2013

Honors Thesis Advising

Emily Benson, untitled thesis, 2016

Amanda Bourne, “Imagining the Artist: Images of Virginia Woolf in Postmodern Narratives,” 2016

Man Hsuan Su, “Staging the Stare: (De)constructing the ‘Problem’ of Disability in Tennessee Williams’s Plays,” 2013-2014

Mary Kate Mulligan, “Wham, Bam, Thank You, Ma’am!: Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Role in the American Suffrage Movement,” 2012-2013

Arshia Unk, “The Role of Perception and Art in Muriel Spark’s The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and Loitering with Intent,” 2008-2009

MA and BA Internship Mentorship

Janae Pickett, Planet Forward GWU (BA, 2016)

Ashley Tucker, Shannon Morgan Publishing Company (BA, 2016)

Janee Williams, OnTap Magazine (MA, 2015)

Sarah Hann, National Cathedral Archives (MA, 2014)

Maria Scioco, UN Association, National Capital Area (MA, 2013)

MA Thesis Advising

Alyce Sustko, “Exploring Pottermania: The Influence of the Post-Modern Sacred in American Mass Culture,”  April 2013

Martinelle Allen, “Representations of Tragic and Auspicious Passing in The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man and Flight,” April 2013

Lindsay Murphy, “Canonized Rape Culture: Reading ‘Good Country People’ and ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’” December 2012

Rawan Alnefaee, “Jane Eyre as the Reformed Pamela: A Contrastive Analysis of the Courtship Patterns in Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre and Samuel Richardson’s Pamela,” December 2012

Stephanie Szkutak, “Judith Leyster and the Impact of Gender and Gaze in Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting,” April 2010

Michelle Whittaker, “Hakuna Matata—No Worries: Walt Disney World and the Imagineering of the Family Vacation,” April 2010

Emily Dewey, “Rhetoric and Deformity in Shakespeare's Soliloquies,” April 2009

Angela Michelle Bolger, “Joseph Conrad: The Darkness of it All,” April 2009

Laura Makransky, “Emasculating the Patriarchy: Sisterhood and the Sororal Bond in Jane Austen,” April 2008

Kris Mecholsky, “The Wandering Apostate: Catholic, Southern, and Noir Elements in the pre-Postmodernist Fiction of James M. Cain," April 2008

Nileah Bell, “Harlem Renaissance in DC,” April 2008

Liana Houdershell, “The Monster You Know: Teaching Stephen King in Academia,” April 2007

SERVICE

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

Web and Publications Editor, Virginia Humanities Conference        2016-present

President and Convenor, Virginia Humanities Conference        2014-2015

Marymount Delegate, Virginia Humanities Conference        2013-present

“The Doctor Is in,” Professional Academic Mentorship at ASECS        2015-present

18th Connect, Steering Committee Member        2015-present

Digital Humanities Quarterly, Reviewer        2015-present

Anvil Publications, Reviewer        2014

ASECS DH Caucus, Founding Member        2013-present

NINES, Executive Committee Member         2012-2016

ABO: An Interactive Journal of Women in the Arts, 1640-1830, Founding Web Editor         2011-2012

National Endowment for the Humanities, Digital Humanities Startup Grant Reviewer        2011

18th Connect, TypeWright Beta Tester         2011

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Chair, Rank and Tenure Committee        2016-present

Faculty Employment and Benefits Committee        2016-present

Learning over Lunch/First Year Experience: Use Microsoft Word Like a Pro        March 2016

Ad Hoc Liberal Studies Committee        2015-present

Rank and Tenure Committee        Summer 2015-present

Online Learning Strategic Taskforce         Spring 2015-present

Director, Graduate Program in English and Humanities         2013-2015

Chair, Graduate Studies Committee         2013-2014

Graduate Studies Committee        2012-2014

Liberal Arts Core Assessment         2010, 2014, 2015, 2016

blueink Literary Arts Faculty Reader        2014, 2015, 2016

Co-Director, Graduate Program in Literature, Language, and the Humanities         2012-2013

Director, Graduate Program in Humanities         2011-2012

Grad School Night Faculty Representative        2013

Hiring Committee Co-Chair, English Department (Americanist Position)        2013

IT Services Director Faculty Hiring Representative         2013-2014
University Technology Committee, AIR Liaison         2008-2012

UTC Instructional Technology Subcommittee         2008-2012
UTC Portal Implementation Subcommittee         2010-2012
UTC Green IT Subcommittee         2010-2012
Hiring Committee
Chair, English Department (Romantic/Victorian Position)         2010-2011

Hiring Committee Chair, English Department (Early Americanist Position)         2010-2011

Graduate Assistant Supervisor         2010-2014

Academic Instructional Resources Committee, Secretary         2010-2011
Ethics Committee         2009-present

Summer Orientation Classes         2008-2009, 2012
Undergraduate and/or Graduate Open House Representation         2007-present

Humanities Graduate Program Steering Committee         2009-2013

Instructional Technologist Hiring Committee         2012
Faculty Awards Committee         2009-2012

Hiring Committee Chair, English Department (Medievalist)         2009-2010

E-Portfolio Selection Committee         2010
Classroom Coordinating Committee         2009-2013
Hiring Committee
Chair, English Department (Early Modernist)         2009-2010

Hiring Committee Member, English Department (Composition/Rhetoric Position)        2006-2007

Hiring Committee Member, English Department (Creative Writing Position)         2006-2007

Magnificat Literary Magazine Designer, Editor, Web Developer         2007-2012

Chair, Academic Instructional Resources Committee        2008-2010

MU Composition Website Updates, Redesign         2008-2010

A&S Document Camera Workshop         2008

Composition Program Review, Pilot Development         Spring 2008

Undergraduate Academic Standards Committee        2007-2008
Spring Commencement Faculty Marshal         
2007, 2008, 2009, 2014

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

LANGUAGES

French: Intermediate reading, basic writing and speaking

German: Beginning reading

SUPPORT SKILLS & TECHNOLOGY

Microsoft Word and Open Office suites: Expert

Wordpress: Expert (non-coding)

HTML: Advanced

CSS: Advanced

XQL: Intermediate

XSLT: Intermediate

TEI syntax: Intermediate

Twitter: Active and Listed

Java and PHP: Basic

Server Installation and Maintenance: Basic

Zotero: Expert

Omeka: Advanced

eXist-db: Intermediate

Windows Movie Maker and iMovie: Competent

Google Sites: Competent