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McNeese Art Briefs

McNeese Art Briefs

Larry Schuh, associate professor of art at McNeese State University, has had artwork accepted into the 34th Annual National Paper in Particular National Exhibition sponsored by Columbia College in Columbia, Mo. Seventy-six works were selected from over 500 entries. 
Zydeco Frog
Accepted entries were a drawing titled "Zydeco Frog" (left) and a hand-colored lithograph titled "The Bird Lady" (right).

Dr. Wendy Whelan-Stewart, assistant professor of American literature and women studies, has been selected as the new field editor and book review editor for the "New World Literature/North-America" section of ECCB: Eighteenth-Century Current Bibliography.
The Bird Lady
Several faculty members and Master of Fine Arts graduate students from the Department of English and Foreign Languages participated in the annual meeting of South Central Modern Language Association in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Rita Costello, assistant professor of English and director of freshman and sophomore writing, presented a paper titled "Blurring the Line: Where Graphic Novel and Memoir Work to the Benefit of Both Genres." Dr. Rachel Williams, assistant professor of French and comparative literature, made a presentatin on "Le monde sait punir la femme': The Gendering of Artistic Talent in Sophie Ulliac Trémadeur's Contes aux jeunes artistes." MFA student Allie Mariano read her story, "Anderson's Light," on the Regional Fiction Writers panel.

English instructor Hillary Joubert has had two new poems accepted for publication in the next issue of Kweli.

MFA student Lori Mosley's poem, "A Blackberry Rearing," has been accepted for publication in the spring 2013 issue of The Greensboro Review. Another section of the same poem will be published in the fall 2013 issue of the Minnesota Review.  
MFA student Brandi Nicole Martin has had poems accepted by Harpur Palate and the Minnesota Review. Her poem, "Proposition | In Which the Heroine Wears Thigh High Boots from Rick's Toy Box" appears in issue 12.1 of Harpur Palate, and her poem, "Elegy for My Ability to Be Brash | Because My Lover Drove Me Mad," will appear in the fall 2013 issue of the Minnesota Review.