Glynis Carr is Associate Professor of English. Her interests include American literature, feminist theory, gender studies, and ecocriticism (literature and the environment).

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Ohio State University

Teaching Interests

  • American literature
  • Women's and gender studies
  • Literature and the environment
  • Gender and film
  • The contemporary American novel

Scholarly Interests

  • American literature
  • Feminist theory
  • Women's studies
  • Eco-feminism

Conference Presentations and Activities

"Splitting the Mother in Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina. National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference. Oakland, CA, June 15-18, 2006.

"Some People Are Treated Like Weeds: Transformations of Racist Discourse in African American Women's Writings." II: Twentieth Century Texts. National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference. Simmons College, Boston, June 14-18, 2000.

"The Concept of Nature in Homophobic and Pro-Lesbian Discourses, 1945-1969." National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference. Simmons College, Boston, June 14-18, 2000.

"How Green is Your Curriculum?" [Roundtable chair and presenter] National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference. Simmons College, Boston, June 14-18, 2000. Albuquerque, NM, June 17-20, 1999.

"Some People Are Treated Like Weeds: Transformations of Racist Discourse in African American Women's Writings." I: Nineteenth-century Texts. Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association Annual Conference. Drew University, Madison, NJ, Feb. 26, 2000.

Selected Publications

"Selected North American Novels about Childhood Sexual Violence, 1945-2003: A Bibliography." Communities Against Violence Network. February 2007. www.cavnet2.org. Document Number 3975. 1-6.

"Lesbians and Reproductive Rights." With George Carr, Esq. Historical and Multicultural Encyclopedia of Women's Reproductive Rights in the United States. Ed. Judith A. Baer. Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 2002. 123-125.

The Online Archive of Nineteenth-Century U.S. Women's Writings. Ed. Glynis Carr. Online. Internet. http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/gcarr/19cUSWW. 1997-2001 [Includes "Lydia Maria Child's 'Slavery's Pleasant Homes' and Other Writings from The Liberty Bell," with a "Gallery of Illustrations" and a partially annotated index to all 15 volumes of The Liberty Bell (1997).]

New Essays in Ecofeminist Literary Criticism. Ed. and Introduction. Bucknell Review 44.1 (2000): 15-25.

"Persephone's Daughters: Jane Smiley's A Thousand Acres and Classical Myth." Bucknell Review 44.1 (2000): 120-36.

"Ann Allen Shockley" and "Women's Friendships." Encyclopedia of Homosexuality. 2nd ed. Vol. 1: Lesbian Histories and Cultures. Ed. Bonnie Zimmerman. NY: Garland Publishing, 2000.

REVIEWS AND MISCELLANEOUS

"Plenary Report: Mothering as Resistance/Activism/Social Change." NWSAction (Fall 2006): 41-42.

"Plenary Report: Transformations: Feminist/Womanist/Gender/Queer/StudiesÑWhere Do We Go From Here?"NWSAction (Fall 2000): 20-23.

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