Dr. Judith Halden-Sullivan

Dr. Judith Halden-Sullivan

Dr. Judith Halden-Sullivan

Professor of English


Judith.Halden-Sullivan@millersville.edu
Office: Chryst Hall 208
Phone: (717) 871-2134
Fax: (717) 871-2446

Additional Information

Degrees

  • B.A. English, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Minor: Russian language, literature, and history.
  • M.A. English, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Ph.D. English, The Pennsylvania State University

Specializations

  • Rhetoric and Writing Studies
  • Contemporary Poetics
  • Avant-garde Poetry and Poetics
  • Hermeneutic Phenomenology

Interests

  • Hans-Georg Gadamer
  • Martin Heidegger
  • Mikhail Bakhtin
  • Poets mainstream presses hate

University/Program Connections

  • Co-Chair, Writing Studies Committee
  • Co-Chair, Title III—Strengthening Institutions Program—Federal Grant Committee
  • Co-Chair, Millersville Writing Institute (2004)
  • Assessment Consultant
  • Proposer, Graduate Certificate in Writing

Community & Club Connections

Judge. James Hale Steinman Scholarship Fund (Lancaster, PA).

Passions & Distractions

  • Poetry writing
  • Gardening
  • Art history
  • Films of all varieties

Courses Taught

  • English 110: Composition
  • English 311: Advanced Composition
  • The Writing Workshop
  • The Graduate Seminar in Rhetoric and Composition
  • Experimental / Academic Writing
  • Graduate Seminar in Conemporary American Poetry and Poetics

Sample Publications

  • Reading the Difficulties: Dialogues with Contemporary American Innovative Poetry. Book-length study. Editor and essay contributor with Thomas Fink. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2014.
  • "The Game of Self-Forgetting: Reading Innovative Poetry Reading Gadamer." Essay in Reading the Difficulties: Dialogues with Contemporary American Innovative Poetry. Editor and essay contributor with Thomas Fink. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2014. 127-145.
  • "The Experiential Ethos of Advanced Composition." Essay in Principles and Practice: New Discourses for the Vertical Curriculum. Ed. Margaret M. Strain. NY: Hampton Press, 2012. 63-85.
  • "Architect / House of Being." "Burning Interiors": David Shapiro's Poetry and Poetics. Eds. Thomas Fink and Joseph Lease. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2007. 31-46.
  • "Petaluma." Poem. Muse Apprentice Guild. Spring 2003.
  • Reflection and an Appetite for Experience: Theory to Classroom Practice." Journal for the Assembly of Expanded Perspectives on Learning 4 (Winter 1998-9): 52-60.
  • "Reconsidering Assessment: From Checklist to Dialectic." Assessing Writing 3.2 (1996): 173-195.