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Ms. Barbara H. Wyman, Instructor of Latin and English

Ms. Barbara H. Wyman, Instructor of Latin and English

B.S., M.A., M.F.A., McNeese State University
Wyman



Kaufman Hall, 311

barwyman@mcneese.edu

(337) 475-5308





Special Responsibilities

  • Assistant Director, McNeese Honors College
  • Faculty Advisor, Phi Sigma Iota

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Boethius
  • Gerald Manley Hopkins
  • George Herbert
  • John Henry Newman
  • Translation of Latin Poetry
  • Ecclesiastical Latin
  • Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite
  • R.S. Thomas

Professional Activities and Affiliations

  • Member, UFFL
  • Grants written and funded: $ 24,000.00, State of Louisiana, Dept. of Helath and Hospitals for Student Scholarships: SFL; GPAC (2002-03; 2003-04)
  • Arranged for Peter Kreeft (2003) and Michael Rose (2005) to speak on campus
  • Conference co-organizer, "The Idea of the University in the Third Millennium" (February 2008)
  • Community outreach: Diocesan tutor to priests wishing to learn Latin for celebration of the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite

Selected Works

  • Five Articles for Baker Handbook of Denominations and Ministries (forthcoming)
  • Barbara Wyman and Scott Goins, trans. and ed. Boethius: Consolation of Philosophy. Ignatius Critical Edition. San Francisco: Ignatius Press (2012)
  • "Gerald Manley Hopkins." Encyclopedia of Christian Literature, ed. George T. Kurian and James D. Smith, III. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson (2008)
  • "St. Gertrude the Great of Helfta"; "Richard of St. Victor"; "St. Peter Damian." Encyclopedia of Christian Literature, ed. George T. Kurian and James D. Smith, III. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson (2008)
  • "Sir Isaac Newton"; "Elton Trueblood." Encyclopedia of Christian Literature, ed. George T. Kurian and James D. Smith, III. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson (2008)
  • As poetry consultant, in cooperation with Juan R. Velez-Giraldo (ed.), "Newman's Mediterranean 'Verses': Poetry at the Service of Doctrinal Teaching and Religious Renewal." Newman Studies Journal 3, no. 2 (2006): 78-88
  • "Boethian Influence and Imagery in the Poetry of George Herbert." Studies in Philology 97 (2000): 61-95

Additional Qualifications

  • BS Chemistry (1975); ACS Outstanding Analytical Chemist (1975)
  • Cities Service Research Fellowship (1974, 1975); University of Houston Research Assistantship (1976)