From the time of its founding, the faculty members of Western Connecticut State University’s History Department have maintained active research agendas. This page highlights some of the recent publications of the department’s faculty.
“The Symbiosis of Norse and Medieval Christian Eschatology in DC Vertigo’s Luciferseries” in Apocalyptic Chic: Visions of the Apocalypse and Post-Apocalypse in Literature and Visual Arts. Barbara Bordman and Jim Doan, eds. Rowman, Littlefield, Brown (forthcoming)
“Could Guinevere ever be a Superhero? Depictions of a Warrior Queen in Camelot 3000(1982- 1985)”Journal of Graphic Novels and Comic Books (March 9, 2017) DOI: 10.1080/21504857.2017.1299022
“A Poisoned Past Book Review Assignment: Reading and Writing Academic Book Reviews as an Effective Pedagogical Tool” co-authored with WCSU students Jessie Britton, Amanda O’Boy and Andrew Vince New England Journal of History 73:1 (Fall 2016), 116-131
“Monstrous Morgana: Arthurian Women as Unnatural Amazons in Madame Xanadu (2008- 2010)” Arthuriana 26:3 (Fall 2016), 119-142.
“’Representations of Masculinity: Where are all the Naked Men?’ Art Exhibit at MAC650 Gallery Review” New England Popular Culture Association Review, November 14, 2015
Representations of Masculinity Exhibit Review
“Reginal Intercession and the Case of Cristina, convicted murderer” Medieval Feminist Forum 51:1 (November 2015), 41-72.
“Costumes, Bodies and Gender in The Queen’s Company 2004 Production of Edward II”Marlowe Studies: An Annual 3 (July 2013), 1-23.
“Vampiric Viragoes: Villainizing and Sexualizing Arthurian Women in King Arthur v. Dracula (2005)” in The Universal Vampire. Barbara Bordman and Jim Doan, eds.. Rowman, Littlefield, Brown, 2013, 149-163.
“Elfquest” in Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Heroes and Superheroes Bart Beaty and Stephen Weiner, eds.. Pasadena: Salem Press, 2012, 295-300.