Here is an abbreviated version of my CV in a .pdf format: Newman, Adam_CV.pdf
Below you can find my complete CV with embedded hyperlinks where relevant.
ADAM P. NEWMAN
Ph.D. in English (expected spring 2017)
“Caring Across the Color Line: Disability, Race and Fantasies of In/dependence in Nineteenth-Century American Literature”
Committee: Benjamin Reiss (Chair), Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Lawrence P. Jackson
Comprehensive Examination Fields:
American Literature 1836-1899; American Literature 1900-1955; Dependency and Care in American Culture
B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, English (May 2011)
Undergraduate Thesis: "Writing in the Dark: Blindness in the African-American Imagination"
Advisor: Tyrone R. Simpson II
Research & Teaching Interests:
Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century American literature & culture; African-American literature & culture; Disability Studies; Medical Humanities; Critical Pedagogy; Digital Humanities
"Polio and the Body Politics of Assimilation in Philip Roth’s Nemesis." Jahrbuch Literatur und Medizin 6 (Spring 2014): 177-190.
[electronic copy available upon request].
Essays in Anthologies:
“Learning to See Myself in the Mirror” in Barriers & Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability. Eds. Michelle Jarman, Leila Monaghan, and Alison Quaggin Harkin (Temple University Press, 2017).
Review of Blackness and Disability: Critical Examinations and Cultural Interventions; Disability Studies Quarterly, 32.3 (2012).
Review of Conjoined Twins in Black and White: The Lives of Millie-Christine McKoy and Daisy and Violet Hilton; Callaloo 35.3 (2012).
“Owning Your Narrative,” Congregation Rodeph Sholom, November 2015
“Disability and Accessibility in the Writing Center,” Emory Writing Program, August 2015
"Interdependency: What We Don’t Talk about When We Talk about Accessible Pedagogies," Modern Language Association; Philadelphia, PA: January 2017.
“Twitter, Ethical Infrastructures, and Access to Kairotic Spaces.” Rhetorical Society of America; Atlanta, GA: May 2016.
"'The servant . . . formed himself into a sort of crutch': Disability, Dependency and the Racialized Logic of Prosthesis in Poe and Melville." Modern Language Association; Austin, TX: January 2016.
"Between Subjects, Beyond Subjects: Towards a Relational Account of Disability.” Society for Disability Studies; Atlanta, GA: June 2015.
"A Special Kind of Prosthetic: Disability and Racial Dependency in Edgar Allan Poe’s 'The Man That Was Used Up.'" Society for Disability Studies; Minneapolis, MN: June 2014.
"The "White" Paranoia of Disability Theory and the Intersections of Disability and Race." Critical Ethnic Studies Association; Chicago, IL: September 2013.
"Rolling Through the Holy City on a Goat-Cart: Race, Mobility, and the Disabled Black Flâneur in Dubose Heyward’s Porgy." VariAbilit(ies). Atlanta, GA: July 2013.
"Rolling through the Holy City on a Goat-Cart: Dubose Heyward’s Porgy and the Rethinking of Race in the Urban South through the Disabled Black Flâneur." Society for Disability Studies; Orlando, FL: June 2013.
“Fried hands . . . a color other than white”: Disability, Labor, and the Representation of Interracial Collaboration in Ralph Ellison’s “The Black Ball.” MELUS; Pittsburgh, PA: March 2013.
“The first victim of the Holocaust was disabled, or why we need a Jewish Disability Studies.” Society for Disability Studies; Denver, CO: June 2012.
“Boxed In: Ideologies of Ability in Black Masculinity.” Queering/Embodying: Materiality Beyond Identity: Studies in Sexualities Graduate Student Conference; Emory University: Atlanta, GA: January 2012.
“An Aberration in the Heartland of Ability: Postmodern Dyslexia and Historical Fiction in Don DeLillo’s Libra.” SAMLA; Atlanta, GA: November 2011.
“‘Why Can’t Jews With Polio Play Indian?’ Disability and Racial Performance in Philip Roth’s Nemesis.” Society for Disability Studies; San Jose, CA: June 2011.
“The ‘blind race’ of black men: Disability and Black Masculinity in Toni Morrison’s Tar Baby.” American Literature Association; Boston, MA: June 2011.
“Why Can’t Jews With Polio Play Indian? Disability and Racial Performance in Philip Roth’s Nemesis.” Breaking Boundaries: Body Politics & the Dynamics of Difference; Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY: March 2011.
Conference Panels Organized and Chaired:
"Extraordinary Bodies at Twenty." Modern Language Association. Philadelphia, PA: January 2017.
“Changing Rhetorics of Access(ibility).” Rhetoric Society of America. Atlanta, GA: May 2016.
"Accessing the Ivory Tower: Professionalization for Disability Studies Scholars in Academia." Society for Disability Studies; Atlanta, GA: June 2015.
"Reorientiations: New Conceptual Directions in Disability Studies." Society for Disability Studies; Atlanta, GA: June 2015.
“Disability in Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture.” Society for Disability Studies; Minneapolis, MN: June 2014.
“Disability in the Southern Literary Imagination.” Society for Disability Studies; Orlando, FL: June 2013
“Race and Disability in Multi-Ethnic American Literatures.” Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States (MELUS); Pittsburgh, PA: March 2013.
“Beyond the Black/White Binary: New Directions in the Study of Race and Disability.” Society for Disability Studies; Denver, CO: June 2012.
“New Members Panel.” Society for Disability Studies; San Jose, CA: June, 2012
Fellowships & Awards:
Woodruff Library/Emory Center for Digital Studies Fellowship in Digital Humanities (2016-2017)
MLA Graduate Student Travel Grant (2016)
MELUS Graduate Student Travel Award (2013)
George W. Woodruff Fellowship for Graduate Study, Emory University (2011-16)
Laura Adeline Ward Prize for Excellence in English Literature, Vassar College (2011)
Carol Miller Kautz ’55 and James Kautz Trustee Scholarship, Vassar College (2010-11)
Teaching Experience & Training:
Instructor of Record
ENG 212W Readings in Popular Literature & Culture: "Fictions of Care" (Spring 2016)
ENG 181 Writing About Literature: "Literature and the Civil Rights Movement" (Spring 2014)
ENG 101 Expository Writing: "This Disabled American Life" (Fall 2013)
LING 101 "History of the American Languages" with Professor Susan Tamasi (Fall 2014)
ENG 251 "American Literature: 1865 to Present" with Professor Barbara Ladd (Spring 2013)
ENG 250 "American Literature: Beginnings to 1865" with Professor Ben Reiss (Fall 2012)
TATTO Extension Seminar: “Diversity in the Classroom” (Fall 2015)
ENG 789 The Pedagogy of Literature, English Department, Emory University (Fall 2014)
ENG 791: Issues in Composition Pedagogy, English Department, Emory University (Spring 2012)
Teaching Assistant Training and Teaching Opportunity (TATTO), Laney Graduate School, Emory University (Summer 2011)
Coordinator, Student Caucus, Society for Disability Studies (7/12 - Current)
Co-coordinator, Digital Access Facilitation Team, Society for Disability Studies (7/14-Current)
Member, Kemp Malone Lecture Committee (Chair, 2014-2015) (5/12 - Current)
Proposal Reviewer, Society for Disability Studies Annual Conference (1/12-Current)
Graduate Coordinator, Emory Writing Program (9/12 - 5/13)
Researcher and Facilitator, Community Dialogue on Disability, Emory University (9/11 - 5/12)
Editor in Chief, The Oak Door (9/10-5/11)
Writing Consultant, Vassar College Writing Center (9/08 - 5/11)
American Sign Language (introductory)
Modern Language Association (MLA)
Society for Disability Studies (SDS)