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Academic Writing
     Publications:

 Book Chapters:

  • ---.  “The Origins of the Sandman.”  In The Sandman Papers:  An Exploration of the Sandman Mythology.  Ed. Joe Sanders.  (Seattle, WA:  Fantagraphics Books), 3-22.
  • --- and Jonathan Tankel . "Collecting Comic Books: A Study of the Fan and Curatorial Consumption." In Theorizing Fandom: Fans, Subculture, and Identity. Ed. Cheryl Harris and Alison Alexander. (Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press). 55 - 68.

Articles in Scholarly Journals

  • ---.  “"Little Green Secrets: The Historical Development of the Roswell Metonym."  Journal of the Georgia Association of Historians.  In Press.

  • ---.  and Oreta M. Samples.  "Emergency Care of Rabbits:  A Clinical Challenge." Veterinary Technician.  Vol. 25 (5) (May, 2004), 336 - 341. 

  • ---.  "Revisionist Reality:  Alpha Flight 106 and the Marvel Universe."  Journal of the Georgia Association of Historians. (XX, 2000), 1-24.

  • ---. "Little Green Secrets: An Archaeological Examination of the Development of the Roswell Metonym." Storied Lives -- Lived Stories: The Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Narrative (6), Ed. Joachim Knuf. (Lexington, KY: U. of Kentucky) In Press.
  • ---. "The New Verbum: Issues of Ethos and the World Wide Web." Proceedings of the 67th Annual Georgia Communication Association Conference . Ed. Jodeen Ducharme and Guy Warner (1998). 13-29.
  • ---. "The Ultimate Narrowcasting: The World Wide Web's Construction of Credibility as a Narative Structure." Talking - Writing - Broadcasting: The Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Narrative (5). Ed. Joachim Knuf. (Lexington, KY: U. of Kentucky) In Press.
  • ---. "Curt Flood and Baseball's Reserve Clause: An Examination of Symbolic Martyrdom." The Journal of the Georgia Association of Historians. (XVIII). 1997. 24-40.
  • ---. "The Men In Black: The Use of Narrative to Establish Victimage in Conspiracy Theory." Self and Other: The Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Narrative. Ed. Joachim Knuf. (In Press).
  • ---. "Adversary: The Villain as Defining Moment in Comic Book Narrative." Unity and Diversity: The Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Narrative. Studies in Language and Narrative (4) Ed. Joachim Knuf. (Lexington, KY: U. Kentucky) 243-254.
  • --- . "Magic as Cooperative Deceit." Studies in Popular Culture. (XVI:1) October, 1993. 87-99.
  • --- and Jonathan Tankel. "The Comic Book as "Micro- Narrative: Superman and the "Crisis at Hand." Accepted for publication in Narrative Horizons: The Proceedings of the First Kentucky Conference on Narrative . Joachim Knuf, Ed.
  • ---. "Global Thermonuclear War as a Communication Exercise." The Journal of the Speech Communication Association of Ohio. Vol. 24 (1986), 129-131.
  • ---. "The Shadows of Boxing." Winning Orations: The Interstate Oratorical Association. 1984, 33-36.

     Presentations:

  • “Still Surfing With Only One Hand:  The PostModern View of Internet Security.”  Accepted for presentation at the Oxford Round Table, Oxford University, Oxford, England, March 2008.
  • “Exotic Animal Evacuation.”  The Georgia Department of Agriculture “Animals in Disaster” Training.  Fort Valley, Georgia, October, 2006.
  • "From the 'Penny Dreadful' to 'The Sandman':  The British Horror Comic Takes Over The World."  Southern Conference on British Studies.  Louisville, Kentucky, November, 2000.
  • "DC Comics and the Construction of Place:  Representations of Ideology Through Setting."  Discourse and Representation:  The Eighth International Conference on Narrative.  Lexington, Kentucky, November, 1999.
  • "Metropolis and Gotham City:  Portrayals of Utopia and Dystopia in American Popular Culture."  Utopia and Dystopia:  Association for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Arts 14th Annual International Conference in Literature and the Visual Arts.  Atlanta, GA, November, 1999.
  • "Everything I Need to Know About ADS I Learned From Eric Cartman."  National Communication Association Convention, Chicago IL, November, 1999.
  • "Fear and Loathing in Forensics:  The View From PostModern Suburbia."  National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL, November, 1999.
  • "Little Green Secrets: An Archaeological Examination of the Development of the Roswell Metonym." Storied Lives -- Lived Stories: The Seventh International Conference on Narrative, University of Kentucky, November, 1998.
  • ---. "Apocalyptic Pop: Judge Dredd and the British View of American Cultural Decay." Southern Conference on British Studies & Carolinas Symposium on British Studies, Birmingham, AL, November, 1998.
  • ---. "The Ultimate Narrowcasting: The World Wide Web's Construction of Credibility as a Narative Structure." Talking - Writing - Broadcasting: The Sixth International Conference on Narrative, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, October, 1997.
  • ---. "The New Verbum: Issues of Ethos and the World Wide Web." Georgia Speech Communication Association Annual Conference, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, February, 1998.
  • ---."The Men in Black: The Use of Narrative to Establish Victimage in Conspiracy Theory." Self and Other: The Fifth International Conference on Narrative. Lexington, KY, October, 1996.
  • ---. "Adversary: The Villain as Defining Moment in Comic Book Narrative." Texts and Identities: The Fourth International Conference on Narrative. Lexington, KY, October, 1995.
  • ---. "From Kazowie to Blam! The Language of Comic Books." The Kentucky Conference on Narrative. Lexington, KY, October 16, 1993.
  • "Revisionist Reality: Alpha Flight 106 and the Marvel Universe." Women's Caucus, Central States Speech Communication Association Convention, Lexington, KY, April 18, 1993.
  • --- . and Jonathan Tankel. "The Comic Book as "Micro-Narrative": Superman and the "Crisis at Hand."" Narrative Horizons, Lexington, KY, October 3, 1992.
  • --- ., Jonathan Tankel and James Smead. "Collecting Comic Books: A Study of the Fan and Curatorial Consumption." International Communication Association, Miami, FL, May, 1992.
  • ---. "Curt Flood as Symbolic Martyr." The Conference of the Philosophic Study of Sport, Ft. Wayne, IN, October 10- 13, 1990.
  • ---. "A Comparison of Philosophies: Large Versus Small College Forensic Programs." Panel Chair. Speech Communication Association of Ohio, Columbus, OH, October, 1987.
  • ---. "Crossroads: A Mythic Analysis of the 'Rock is of the Devil' Argument." Speech Communication Association of Ohio, Columbus, OH, October, 1987.
  • ---."We Built This City: A Movement Analysis of Protest Rock." Speech Communication Association of Ohio, Toledo, OH, October, 1986.
  • ---."The Magic of Communication: Presto it's Gone!." Speech Communication Association of Ohio, Debut Panel, Columbus, OH, October, 1985.
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