Student Accomplishments

Hayley Wilson ‘16

Conference Presentation:
Sigma Tau Delta 2015 Convention
"Sight and Sound in 2001: A Space Odyssey"
March 18-21, 2015
First place Pop Culture, Film, and Alternative Lit

Conference Presentation:
Sigma Tau Delta 2016 Convention
"Biblical Typology in The Grapes of Wrath"
March 2-6, 2016

Graduate School Acceptance:
University of Tennessee Knoxville
English MA: Literature, Criticism, and Textual Studies program

 

Maggie Taylor ‘16

Conference Presentation:
Martin Methodist College – W. Garie Taylor Honors Society Big Picture Presentation

“Methodist Responses to Secularism in England/Germany”
November 17, 2015

            Graduate School Acceptance:

  • Yale University - Yale Divinity School
  • Duke University - Duke Divinity School
  • Vanderbilt University - Vanderbilt Divinity School
  • Emory University - Candler School of Theology
  • Boston University - Boston University School of Theology
  • Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

 

Emily Clayton ‘16

Conference Presentation:
Martin Methodist College – W. Garie Taylor Honors Society Big Picture Presentation

"The Road to Hell: Andersonville, Elmira, and a System of Neglect."
March 15, 2016

Conference Presentation:
Phi Alpha Theta 2016 Regional Conference - Union University

"The Road to Hell: Andersonville, Elmira, and a System of Neglect."
April 2, 2016.

Conference Presentation:
Phi Alpha Theta 2016 Regional Conference - Union University

"The Road to Hell: Andersonville, Elmira, and a System of Neglect."
April 2, 2016.

Second Place: Undergraduate Paper

 

Graduate School Acceptance:

Rutgers University

Masters of Fine Arts program in Stage Management

 

Emily Lewis ‘16

Conference Presentation:
Martin Methodist College – W. Garie Taylor Honors Society Big Picture Presentation

“Insights into insect evolution gained from the characterization of Osiris genes in mayflies (Order: Ephemeroptera)”
March 17, 2016

 

Lauren Carpenter ‘16

Conference Presentation:
Kappa Delta Pi International Convocation in Orlando, FL

“Creating Parodies to Enliven Your Classes”
October 13, 2015

Conference Presentation:
Tennessee Reading Association Conference in Murfreesboro, TN

“Happily Ever After Phonics: A First Grade Reading Center”
December 8, 2015

Conference Presentation:
Giles County In-service in Pulaski, TN

“Happily Ever After Phonics: A First Grade Reading Center”
January 4, 2016

Faculty & Staff Member Accomplishments

Shanna D. Hanes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biology

Conference Presentation:
The Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology International Conference

“Quantification of autophagic activity in symbiotic and aposymbiotic Aiptasia pallida anemones during bleaching”
January 3-7, 2016

Committee Chair:  The American Microscopical Society Executive Committee, “Member-At-Large”

 

Michelle Meinhart, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Music

Fellowships and Grants: 

  • Fulbright Scholar Award, Durham University, 2016-7
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Research Grant, 2015
  • Music and Letters Trust Travel Grant, 2015

Publications:

Articles and Book Chapters: 

Variations on the Grand Tour: Musical Seduction and Catholic Communion in the Mid-Nineteenth-Century Italian Travel Diaries of Lady Anne Noel Blunt.” In Perplext in Faith: Essays on Victorian Belief and Doubts, ed. Alisa Clapp-Itnyre and Julie Melnyk, 168-207. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars, 2015.

Book Reviews:

Review of The Show Must Go On! Popular Song in Britain During the First World War by John Mullen. Nineteenth-Century Music Review.  (forthcoming, Fall 2016).

Review Article: Words and Notes, edited by Phyllis Weliver and Katherine Ellis; Virginia Woolf and Music, edited by Adriana L. Varga; and Virginia Woolf and Classical Music by Emma Sutton. Journal for the Society of Musicology in Ireland. Forthcoming, Summer 2016.

Manuscripts in Progress;

Music, Healing, and Memory in the English Country House During the First World War (a monograph, anticipated completion in 2018, under consideration at Oxford University Press)

 “European Importation and Postbellum Adaptation: Reconstructing Southern Musical Education at the Athenaeum Girls’ School in Columbia, Tennessee, 1880-90.” (submit to Journal for the Society of American Music in  Summer 2016)

 

CONFERENCE ACTIVITY AND RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

Conference Papers Presented:

“Unlikely Musical Exchanges in the English Country House, 1914-1919.” Pack Up Your Troubles:

Performance Cultures in the First World War conference. University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. 27-29 April 2016.

‘It’s a Long Way to Tipperary. . .’ and Tennessee: Transnational Musical Exchanges in War-Time Spaces of Healing on the English Home Front, 1914-1918.” Tenth Biennial Conference on Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.  8-10 July 2015.

“ ‘No Other Shall Sing These Songs’: The English Country House Music Collection as First World War Memorial.” Music, Death, and Grief in the Long Nineteenth Century, University of Durham, UK. 4 June 2015.

‘It’s a Long Way to Tipperary. . .’ and Tennessee: Transnational Musical Exchanges in War-Time Spaces of Healing on the English Home Front, 1914-1918.” The State We’re In: Directions in Research Post-1900 British Music. University of Surrey, UK. 16-17 April 2015.

“Rienzi for Graduation: Franklin Harrison Smith and the Reconstruction of Southern Musical Education at the Athenaeum Girls’ School in Columbia, Tennessee, 1868-88.” American Musicological Society, South-Central Chapter Meeting. Belmont University, 13-14 March 2015.

“Reconstructing Southern Musical Education at the Athenaeum Girls’ School in Columbia, Tennessee, 1868-88.” Annual Meeting of the Southern American Studies Association. Atlanta, GA. 19-22 February 2015. 

Conference Panels Organized:

“Transnational Musical Exchanges in Wartime Spaces on British Home Fronts, 1914-1918.” The State We’re In: Directions in Research Post-1900 British Music. University of Surrey, UK. 16-17 April 2015.

Conference Planning:

Organizing and Program Committee, International Nineteenth-Century Studies annual conference in Asheville, North Carolina, March 2016

Invited Talks:

“Music in Nineteenth-Century British Women’s Travel Writing.” 19th-Century Seminar Series, Department of English. University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 30 January 2015.

SERVCICE

Professional:

Participant, Sound Heritage Network - 2015-16

(University of Southampton/ York University, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council)

 

Editor, Book Reviews Committee of the North American British Music Studies Association - 2016

Editor and Committee Chair, Newsletter Blog of the North American British Music Studies Association - 2014-15

 

 

 

 

 

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