CV

Carrie Johnston, Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Ph.D.   Southern Methodist University, English and American Literature (2014)
M.A.   Florida Atlantic University, English and American Literature (2008)
B.A.    Tulane University, English and American Literature, Communications (2002)

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Wake Forest University, Digital Humanities Research Designer, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, 2016-present
Bucknell University, Council on Library and Information Resources Postdoctoral Fellow in
Digital Scholarship, Library and Instructional Technology, 2015-2016
Quincy University, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of English, 2014-2015
Quincy University, Assistant Director to the English Program, 2014-2015

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Articles

“Postwar Narratives of Reentry in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony and Ben Fountain’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.” Studies in the Novel 49.3 (Fall 2017).

Co-author with Sigrid Anderson Cordell. “Introduction: Gender and the Cultural Preoccupations of the American West.” Studies in the Novel 49.3 (Fall 2017).

“Mark Twain’s ‘Remarkable Achievement’: Effacing the South for Northern Audiences.” Rocky Mountain Review 67.1 (Spring 2013).

Book Chapters

“Creating Contact Zones in a ‘Post-Truth’ Era: Perspectives on Librarian/Faculty Collaboration in Information Literacy Instruction” in Scholarly Learning & Teaching in Academic Libraries co-written with Bridget Whearty, Marta Brunner, and Ece Turnator. (ed.  John Maclachlan, Christa Williford, Jodi Reeves Eyre) CLIR: Fall 2017 (forthcoming).

“The Digital Labor of Blended Learning: The Reading Cities Project” in Forms of Digital Labor, Past and Present co-written with Melissa Dinsman and Liz Rodrigues (ed.  Shawna Ross and Andrew Pilsch), 2019 (Invited and in progress).

Editorial Work

Co-editor with Sigrid Anderson Cordell, “Gender and the Cultural Occupations of the American West.” Special issue of Studies in the Novel 49.3 (Fall 2017).

Manuscripts in Preparation

“Detouring with Mary Austin & Company: Commercial Poetics in Fred Harvey’s Southwest.”

Incorporating Indians: Literary Commerce and Culture in the U.S. Borderlands, 1883-1939.

Web-Based Publications

 Fred Harvey Co. Materials from the DeGolyer Library. Southern Methodist University Digital Collections. 2013.

SELECTED DIGITAL PROJECTS

Content Expert, Reading Cities Text Augmentation Platform.

Webmaster, The Once and Future Classroom.

Content Expert, Publishing Makerspace.

HONORS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

Council on Library and Information Resources Visual Studies Microgrant for development of Reading Cities Text Augmentation Platform, 2016.

Graduate Student Grant for research in the Harry Ransom Center, South Central Modern Language Association, 2013.

Summer Grant for research in the Huntington Library, Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Brigham Young University, 2013.

Charles Davis Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Presentation, Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, 2013.

Graduate Research Grant for research in the Beinecke Library, William P. Clements Center for Southwestern Studies, Southern Methodist University, 2012.

Hughes Dissertation Fellowship, Southern Methodist University, 2012-2013.

Distinguished Teaching Fellowship, Florida Atlantic University, 2006-2008.

INVITED TALKS

“Enjoy Your Collaboration! Digital Endeavors Across the Disciplines.” Southern Methodist University, Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute, March 2016.

CONFERENCE ACTIVITY AND PARTICIPATION

Events Organized

Negotiating Borders through Digital Scholarship. Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference, October 28-30, 2016.

Collaborating Digitally: Engaging Students in Public Scholarship. Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Conference, November 6-8, 2015.

Plotting Culture. Florida Atlantic University English Graduate Student Society Conference, 2008.

Panels Organized 

“Keep the H in DH.” Presidential Panel, Modern Language Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA, January 2017.

“Home Screens: Digitizing Place and Belonging in American Studies.” American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 2015.

“Unsettling the Gendered West.” C19: The Society of Nineteenth Century Americanists Biennial Conference, State College, PA, March 2016.

“Networking Modernisms.” American Comparative Literature Association, Boston, MA, March 2016.

“The Lore and Lure of the Academic Job Market.” Presidential Panel, Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Austin, TX, January 2016.

NextGen Plenary. Collaborating Digitally: Engaging Students in Public Scholarship, Bucknell University, November 2015.

“The ‘Pre-Occupation’ of the American West: Imagining a Native Past.” American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, November 2014.

Papers Presented

“Recovering Modernist Cities through Digital Augmentation.” Modern Language Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA, January 2017.

“Unsettling 19th-Century Railway Fictions.” C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Biennial Conference, State College, PA, March 2016.

“The Lure of Crowdsourced Job Market Lore.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Austin, TX, January 2016.

“Mabel Dodge’s Transgressive Transmission: Syphilis, Gender, and the Profane Southwest.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Austin, TX, January 2016.

“Creating Digital Humanities Collaborations Using Library Special Collections.” Digital Frontiers Conference, hosted by University of North Texas Libraries, September 2015.

“A Woman’s ‘Brand’ of Success in William Dean Howells’s The Rise of Silas Lapham.” American Literature Association, Boston, MA, May 2015.

“Poetry ‘Roundup’ in Santa Fe: The Santa Fe Railway’s Preoccupation with the Celebrity Southwest.” American Studies Association, Los Angeles, CA, November 2014.

“What Would Mabel Dodge Luhan Do? Celebrity Culture and Cultural Tourism in the Southwest.” American Literature Association, Boston, MA, May 2013.

“Print Communities in the Southwest: Alice Corbin Henderson’s and Mabel Dodge Luhan’s Literary Salons.” South Central Modern Language Association, San Antonio, TX, November 2012.

“Mark Twain’s ‘Remarkable Achievement’: Effacing the South for Northern Audiences.” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Annual Conference, Boulder, CO, October 2012.

“Re-Narrating the West that Fred Harvey Built.” American Literature Association, San Francisco, CA, May 2012.

“‘My Debut as a Literary Person,’ or Mark Twain’s Debut as a Literary Gold Digger.” South Central Modern Language Association, Hot Springs, AR, October 2011.

“‘That Sootysouled Rascal’: The Judge as Archon in Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Atlanta, GA, November 2010.

CAMPUS TALKS

“Captivity and Connectivity in the American West.” Z. Smith Reynolds Library Lecture Series, February 2017.

Screening and Panel Discussion of Dear White People. Office of Multicultural Affairs, Quincy University, March 2015.

“DeGolyer Library Special Collections—Digital Humanities Practicum Overview.” Sponsored by the Norwick Center for Digital Services, Southern Methodist University, January 2014.

“The Southwest that Fred Harvey Built: Cultural Imperialism and the Currency of Character.” Southern Methodist University Office of Research and Graduate Studies, February 2013.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Digital Scholarship and Pedagogy Workshops

#WakeDHis Workshop Series, Wake Forest University, Fall 2017
WordPress and Search Engine Optimization, Wake Forest University, Spring 2017
Digital Humanities Assessment for Tenure and Promotion, Wake Forest University, Spring 2017
Scholarly Communication and Online Researcher Profiles, Wake Forest University, Spring 2017
Remix, Reuse, Revitalize: Enhance Your Teaching with Open Educational Resources, Wake Forest University, Fall 2016
Creating a Digital Course Module, Bucknell University, 2016
Exhibit, Instruct, Promote: Omeka and Neatline, Bucknell University, 2016
Creating a Digital CV: WordPress Workshop Series, Bucknell University, 2015
Mellon Intermediate Workshop for Voyant and Final Cut Pro, Bucknell University, 2015

 Instructional Technology Collaborations

Tout le Monde with Stephanie Pellet, Wake Forest University, Fall 2016-present
Floating City with Monique O’Connell, Wake Forest University, Spring 2017
Democracy and Education with Sue Ellen Henry, Bucknell University, Spring 2016
The West Encounters/Imagines the Rest with Janice Mann, Fall 2015

Quincy University, Undergraduate Courses, 2014-2015
American Literature, Beginnings-Civil War: American Renascences
American Literature, 1865-present: American Mythologies
American Prose: A Woman’s “Place” in American Literature
Ethnic and Minority Literature: America’s “Othered” Voices
Introduction to Poetry: Doing Things With Poems
Introduction to Writing: Composition Inquiry

Southern Methodist University, Undergraduate Courses, 2009-2014
Honors Seminar in the Humanities I: Language and Experience
Honors Seminar in the Humanities II: Human Responsibility
Imagination and Interpretation: The American Heroine (as teaching assistant)
Discernment and Discourse: Narratives of Belonging and Displacement
Discernment and Discourse: Emerging Discourses
Seminar in Critical Writing: Space, Location and Identity
Introduction to College Writing: American Counterculture

Florida Atlantic University, Undergraduate Courses, 2006-2008
College Writing I: Connecting Contact Zones
College Writing II: Community and Ethics in a Global Economy

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Journalism Advisory Board, Wake Forest University, 2016-2017
Search Committee, Cataloger and Metadata Librarian, Bucknell University, 2016
Organizer, First-Year Faculty and Staff Writing Group, Bucknell University, 2016
Faculty Sponsor, “Exposed.” Student written and directed campus television show, 2015.
Faculty Liaison, Sigma Tau Delta, Rho Rho Chapter, Quincy University, 2014-2015.
Faculty Sponsor, English Club, Quincy University, 2014-2015.
Composition Circle, Quincy University, 2014-2015.
President, English Graduate Organization, Southern Methodist University, 2012-2013.
President, English Graduate Student Society, Florida Atlantic University, 2007-2008.

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Contributing Editor, The Next Page, Bucknell University, 2015.
Managing Editor, riverrun Literary Magazine, Quincy University, 2014-2015.
Publication Assistant, Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity by Jonathan Goldman, University of Texas Press, 2011.
Undergraduate English Major Advisor, Florida Atlantic University, 2007-2008.

LANGUAGES

Basic research proficiency in French and Spanish

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Studies Association
The Association for Computers and Humanities
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
Council on Undergraduate Research
Modern Language Association
Modernist Studies Association
Western Literature Association