Name: Prof. Mark Morreale
Title: Senior Lecturer of English
Chair, Dept. of English
Office Location: Fontaine 226
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2476
Email: Mark.Morreale@Marist.edu
Personal Web Page: http://foxweb.marist.edu/users/jzrr/home page/index.htm
Degrees Held:

B.A. Marist College
M.A. Ohio University

ABD. SUNY Albany

 

Certifications:

XML certification, "Professional XML Authoring," online course, Carleton University, summer/fall 2001.

Interests:

The novel, 18th and 19th Century British Literature, feminism, New Historicism, creative writing, Civil War literature, HTML/SGML

Awards & Honors:

Thomas W. Casey Fellowship in Hudson River Valley Studies, spring 2011

Thomas W. Casey Fellowship in Hudson River Valley Studies, fall 2004

Publications:

"The Civil War and the Transformation of the Hudson Valley." HVRR 27.2 (Spring 2011).

"Civil War Fiction: A Select Annotated Bibliography." HVRR 27.2 (Spring 2011).

"Richardson, Clarissa, Hypertext." Approaches to Teaching Richardson in the Classroom. Ed. Jocelyn Harris and Lisa Zunshine. New York: MLA, 2006.

"Awful Beyond Description: The Ordeal of the Hudson Valley Regiments in the Army of the Potomac, 1863." HVRR 22.1 (Autumn 2005).

"Involving Resistant Readers: Exploring the Gothic through Role Playing and Identity-Writing." Approaches to Teaching the Gothic Novel.Eds. Diane Long Hoeveler and Tamar Heller. New York: MLA, 2003.

"Focused Journal Questions for Ways of Reading." Contribution to Bedford Books-St. Martin's Press web-site for Ways of Reading, 5th ed. Bartholomae, David and Anthony Petrosky, ed. http://www.bedfordbooks.com/waysofreading/Gen5.htm Winter, 1999.

"Objectivity, Anthropology and Ethnicity: Critiquing Clifford Geertz's "Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight" with Mary Louise Pratt's 'Art of the Contact Zone.'" Contribution to Bedford Books-St. Martin's Press "Additional Assignments" web-site for Ways of Reading, 5th ed. Bartholomae, David and Anthony Petrosky, ed. http://www.bedfordbooks.com/waysofreading/Geertz2.htm Winter, 1999.

"Writing a Research Paper about the Daily Life of a Slave using Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave-Girl and Other Primary Source Materials." Contribution to Bedford Books-St. Martin's Press "Additional Assignments" web-site for Ways of Reading, 5th ed. Bartholomae, David and Anthony Petrosky, ed. http://www.bedfordbooks.com/waysofreading/Jacobs1.htm Winter, 1999.

"Pre-Writing Exercises for Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave-Girl." Contribution to Bedford Books-St. Martin's Press "Additional Assignments" web-site for Ways of Reading, 5th ed. Bartholomae, David and Anthony Petrosky, ed. http://www.bedfordbooks.com/waysofreading/Jacobs2.htm Winter, 1999.

"Writing Workshop Exercise for Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave-Girl: Evaluating Introductions and Conclusions." Contribution to Bedford Books-St. Martin's Press "Additional Assignments" web-site for Ways of Reading, 5th ed. Bartholomae, David and Anthony Petrosky, ed. http://www.bedfordbooks.com/waysofreading/Jacobs3.htm Winter, 1999.


 

Conferences & Workshops:

Rare Book School Workshop "Electronic Texts and Images" at the University of Virginia, summer 1999.

 

Affiliations:

Modern Language Association (since 1989)
National Council of Teachers of English (1986-1995, 2000-present)

Civil War Trust

Friends of Gettysburg
 

Presentations:

"'Awful Beyond Description'": Hudson Valley Regiments at Gettysburg. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, National Historic Site. Veteran's Day Celebration. November 11, 2011.

“Romance Versus Reality in the American Civil War." 3rd annual Ashokan Civil War Days, May 21, 2011.

Lecture: "Literature of the Civil War 1865-1945: from John William DeForest to Joseph Stanley Pennell—issues of Race, Gender, Romance, History and the Lost Cause." Center for Lifetime Studies. November 4, 2009.

Lecture: Romantic Notions of the war (both antebellum and post-bellum) versus its realities.  Center for Lifetime Studies. October 21, 2009.

Presentation: "Revising Like an Expert."  Summer Writer's Institute.  Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, July 2009.

Lecture: "From Aphra Behn to Jane Austen (and much in between): Gender/Genre Wars and the Eighteenth-Century Novel."  Center for Lifetime Studies. November 4, 2008.

Lecture: "The Civil War and the Hudson Valley."  Summer Reinactment, Constitution Island, West Point, N.Y.  August 2006.

Lecture: "Putnam County and the Civil War."  Putnam County History Days.  Butterfield Library, Cold Spring, NY.  October 2005.

Lecture: "The Civil War and the Valley."  Teaching the Hudson Valley Institute.  FDR National Historic Site.  Hyde Park, NY.  July 2005.

Lecture: "'Awful Beyond Description': The Ordeal of the Hudson Valley Regiments in the Army of the Potomac, 1863."  Ulster County Civil War Roundtable.  March 2005. 

The Hudson Valley and the Civil War, Thomas W. Casey Fellowship Lecture, Marist College, Fall 2004.

"Reading Ethically: Gender, Emma, and the Problem of History," Women & Society Conference, Marist Coll., October 2003.