CARY NELSON


Cary Nelson Curriculum Vitae

10/2013
Date of Birth: 1946

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Education

Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio Degree: Bachelor of Arts; June 1967

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

National Defense Education Act Fellow, 1967-70

Degree: Ph. D. (in English); June 1970

Teaching Positions

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS

Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 1991-

Professor, Program in Jewish Culture and Society, 2009-

Professor, Center for Writing, 1991-

Professor of English and Criticism and Interpretive Theory, 1982-present

Associate Professor of English, 1975-82

Assistant Professor of English, 1970-75

SUNY

Visiting Associate Professor, SUNY at Buffalo, Summer 1977

Administrative Positions

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS

Project Director, National Endowment for the Humanities Grants RD-20350-83 and EH-20314, 1983-1985

Director, "Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture: Limits, Frontiers, Boundaries," Teaching Institute, June 8-July 8, 1983: nine courses taught by an international faculty----including Perry Anderson, Stuart Hall, Fredric Jameson, Gajo Petrovi, and Gayatri Spivak----to students and faculty from several countries; International Research Conference, July 8-12, 1983

Founding Director, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, 1981-85, 1996; Coordinator, Faculty Criticism Seminar, 1977-82, 1996

Co-director, "Cultural Studies Now and in the Future," International Conference, April 5-9, 1990 "Higher Education in Crisis: Politics, Economics, and Post-disciplinary Knowledge," Conference, April 9-11, 1993.

Editorial Duties

PMLA Advisory Committee, 1982-86

Univ. of Illinois Press Board, 1985-91 (Chair, 1989-91)

Literature and Psychology Editorial Advisory Board, 1985-

College Literature Editorial Board, 1990-

Works and Days Editorial Board, 1995-

Heath Anthology of American Literature (1993), Contrib. ed.

General Editor: American Poetry Recovery Series (Illinois)

Executive Committee, Twentieth-Century American Literature Division (MLA), 1996-98

Academe: Bulletin of the American Association of University Professors Editorial Advisory Board, 1996-2001

Workplace, editorial collective, 1997-

Cultural Studies<->Critical Methodologies, Editorial Board, 2001-

Kaleidoscope, Editorial Board, 2003-

American Literary History, Editorial Board, 2004-

Founding Editor, AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom, 2009-
(inaugural issue: January 2010)

Regional and National Offices

President, national AAUP, 2006-2012

Second Vice-President and President-Elect, Midwest Modern Language Association, 1996-97, President, MMLA, 1998.

National Offices: Governing Board and Executive Committee, ALBA (Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives), 1994-; Vice-Chair, 1995-

National Council, AAUP (American Association of University Professors), 1995-98, 1998-2001

Delegate Assembly, Modern Language Association, 1997-99, Ex Officio, 2000-2002.

Executive Council, Modern Language Association, 1999-2002
(elected after a Graduate Student Council nomination by petition)

Second Vice-President, National AAUP, 2000-2002, 2002-2004 (reelected), 2004-2006 (reelected); Executive Committee, Ex Officio, 2000-2006.

National Advisory Board, Antioch College Capital Campaign, 2003-2005.

Fellowships/Grants

Associate, Univ. of Illinois Center for Advanced Study, Spring 1978 and 1985-86

Univ. of Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Study in a Second Discipline (Philosophy), 1987-88

Fellow in Interdisciplinary Studies, Summer 1978; Summer Faculty Fellowships, 1971, 1972

Undergraduate Instructional Award, Summer 1988

Arnold Beckman Research Fellow (U of I Research Board), 1989-91

Fellow, Program for the Study of Cultural Values and Ethics, 1993-94

Summer Stipend, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 1998

Fellow, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, 1999-2000

National Science Foundation Grant, 1966.

Campus Recognition: Finalist, University of Illinois Graduate College Award for Outstanding Mentoring of Graduate Students (1997).

Awards

Schusterman Fellow in Israel Studies, Brandeis University, 2014—

Rebecca Rice Lifetime Achievement Award, Antioch College Alumni Association, June 2012.

Publications

Authored Books

The Incarnate Word: Literature as Verbal Space. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1973. (285 pp.)

Our Last First Poets: Vision and History in Contemporary American Poetry. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1981. (220 pp., paperback edition: 1984). (Spanish translation: Cary Nelson, Poetas Norteamericanos de Hoy (Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ediciones Corregidor, 1984)

Repression and Recovery: Modern American Poetry and The Politics of Cultural Memory, 1910-1945. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1989. (336 pp., Selected as a Choice Academic Book of the Year.) (paperback: 1991)

Shouts from the Wall: Posters and Photographs Brought Back from the Spanish Civil War by American Volunteers. Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives / Distributed by the University of Illinois Press, 1996. (80 pp., 8.5 by 11 inches; publication supported by grants from the Puffin Foundation and the Charles Lawrence Keith and Clara Miller Foundation)

Manifesto of a Tenured Radical. New York: New York University Press, 1997. (243 pp.)

with Stephen Watt, Academic Keywords: A Devil's Dictionary for Higher Education. New York and London: Routledge, 1999. (350 pp.)

Revolutionary Memory: Recovering the Poetry of the American Left. New York and London: Routledge, 2001. (270 pp.) (paperback: 2003).

with Stephen Watt, Office Hours: Activism and Change in the Academy. New York and London: Routledge, 2004 (230 pp.).

No University is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom. (New York: New York University Press, 2010).

with Jennifer Washburn, Recommended Principles to Guide Academy-Industry Relationships. American Association of University Professors / Distributed by the University of Illinois Press, 2014 (368 pp.)

When Death Rhymed: Poem Cards and Poetry Panics of the Great Wars. Accepted for publication by the University of Illinois Press. 1,200 pages in manuscript. (Publication supported by a grant from the University of Illinois Campus Research Board).

About Cary Nelson

Michael Rothberg and Peter Garrett, eds., Cary Nelson and the Struggle for the University: Poetry, Politics, and the Profession. (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2009).

Edited Books

Theory in the Classroom, edited, with an introduction. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1986. (272 pp., paperback: 1987)

W. S. Merwin: Essays on the Poetry, edited, with Ed Folsom, with an introduction, bibliography, appendices, and other essays. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987. (405 pp.)

W. S. Merwin, Regions of Memory: Uncollected Prose,1949-82, edited, with Ed Folsom, with an introduction. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987. (364 pp.)

Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture, edited, with Lawrence Grossberg, with an introduction. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988, and London: Macmillan, 1988. (738 pp.)

Edwin Rolfe: A Biographical Essay and Guide to the Rolfe Archive at the University of Ilinois at Urbana-Champaign, with Jefferson Hendricks. Urbana: University of Illinois Library / Distributed by the University of Illinois Press, 1990. (8.5 by 11 inches, 122 pp.).

Cultural Studies, coed., with an introduction, with Paula A. Treichler and Lawrence Grossberg. New York: Routledge, 1992. London: Routledge, 1992. (788 pp.) (Translated into Greek)

The Collected Poems of Edwin Rolfe, coed., with Jefferson Hendricks. Introduction and Notes to the Poems by Cary Nelson. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993. (337 pp., Selected as a Choice Academic Book of the Year; paperback edition, 1997).

Higher Education Under Fire: Politics, Economics, and the Crisis of the Humanities, coed., with Michael Bérubé. New York: Routledge, 1994. (379 pp.).

Trees Became Torches: Selected Poems of Edwin Rolfe, coed., with Jefferson Hendricks. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1995. (152 pp.) Publication supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Madrid 1937: Letters of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade from the Spanish Civil War, ed. Cary Nelson and Jefferson Hendricks. New York & London: Routledge, 1996. Publication supported by grants from the Boehm Foundation, the Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Culture and United States Universities, and the UIUC Campus Research Board. (522 pp.)

Disciplinarity and Dissent in Cultural Studies, coed., with Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar. New York and London: Routledge, 1996. (476 pp.)

Will Teach for Food: Academic Labor in Crisis. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997. (308 pp.)

The Aura of the Cause: A Photo Album for North American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War. Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives / Distributed by the University of Illinois Press, 1997. (201 pp., 8.5 by 11 inches; publication supported by grants from the Puffin Foundation and the Boehm Foundation.)

Anthology of Modern American Poetry. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. (1296 pp.). Accompanied by an extensive web site with critical commentary, historical background, and bibliographies: http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/. Revised and expanded in two volumes: Anthology of Modern American Poetry. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. (877 pp); Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. (859 pp.)

The Wound and the Dream: Sixty Years of American Poetry About the Spanish Civil War. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2002. (335 pp.).

Cary Nelson and Donald Gildzinger, eds. Wicked Times: Selected Poems by Aaron Kramer. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004 (440 pp.).

The Oxford Companion to Modern and Contemporary American Poetry. New York:Oxford University Press, 2012. (716 pp.) Paperbound edition: 2014.

Cary Nelson and Gabriel Noah Brahm, eds. The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel. New York: MLA Members for Scholars’ Rights, 2014. Distributed by Wayne State University Press (552 pp.).

Books in Progress

The Culture of the Last Great Cause: The American Left and the Spanish Civil War.

Difference and Conflict in Modern Poetry.

Reading Criticism: The Literary and Institutional Status of Critical Discourse.

Poet on the Left: A Biography of Edwin Rolfe

Essays

"Suffused-Encircling Shapes of Mind: Inhabited Space in Williams," Journal of Modern Literature, 1:4 (May 197l), 549-64. [Reprinted in The Incarnate Word]

"The Paradox of Critical Language," Modern Language Notes (December l974), 1003-1016.

"Whitman in Vietnam: Poetry and History in Contemporary America," Massachusetts Review, 16 (l975), 55-71. [Revised in Our Last First Poets]

"Reading Criticism," PMLA, 91 (October l976), 801-l5.

"The Resources of Failure: W. S. Merwin's Deconstructive Career," Boundary 2, 5 (1977), 573-98. [Revised in Our Last First Poets. Revised again in W. S. Merwin: Essays on the Poetry. Partially reprinted in Harold Bloom, ed. W. S. Merwin (Philadelphia, PA: Chelsea House, 2004), 31-5, 95-6.]

"Allusion and Authority: Hugh Kenner's Exemplary Critical Voice, " The Denver Quarterly, 12:1 (1977), 282-95. [Reply by Kenner, "Reflections on the Foregoing," follows]

"An Eschatology of the Body Image: Oliver Grosz's Bodyscapes," Paunch, Nos. 48/49 (1977), l82-90.

"The Psychology of Criticism, Or What Can Be Said," in Psychoanalysis and the Question of the Text: English Institute Essays 1976-77, ed. Geoffrey Hartman (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978 and 1985), pp. 45-61.

"Levertov's Political Poetry," in Linda Wagner, ed. Denise Levertov: In Her Own Province (New Directions, 1979), pp. l3l-35. [Revised in Our Last First Poets.] Reprinted in Albert Gelpi, ed. Denise Levertov: Selected Criticism (University of Michigan Press, 1993), pp. 162-66.

"Soliciting Self-Knowledge: The Rhetoric of Susan Sontag's Criticism," Critical Inquiry (Summer 1980), 707-27.

"On Whether Criticism is Literature," in Paul Hernadi, ed. What is Criticism? (Indiana University Press, 1981), pp. 253-67.

Co-Author; Co-Editor, "`Fact Has Two Faces': An Interview with W. S. Merwin," The Iowa Review (Winter 1982), 30-66. [Partially reprinted in David Bellamy, ed. American Poetry Observed: Poets on Their Work (University of Illinois Press, 1984). Expanded in Merwin, Regions of Memory: Uncollected Prose]

"Susan Sontag," in Elizabeth Devine, et al., eds. Thinkers of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical, Bibliographical, and Critical Dictionary (Macmillan / Garland, 1983), p. 529.

W. S. Merwin's Other Career. Exhibition Catalogue, University of Illinois Library, 1984. (20 pp., 8.5 x 11 inches) Archival essay revised in W. S. Merwin: Essays on the Poetry.

"Envoys of Otherness: Difference and Continuity In Feminist Criticism," in Paula A. Treichler, et al, eds. For Alma Mater: Theory and Practice in Feminist Scholarship (University of Illinois Press, 1985), pp. 91-118.

"Poststructuralism and Communication," Journal of Communication Inquiry, 9:2 (1985), 2-15.

"Raymond Williams," in Robert A. Gorman, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Neo-Marxists, (Greenwood Press, 1985), pp. 428-31.

"Introduction" and "Problematizing Interpretation: Some Opening Questions," in Nelson, ed. Theory in the Classroom (University of Illinois Press, 1986), pp. ix-xvi, 3-8.

"Against English: Theory and the Limits of the Discipline," ADE Bulletin (Winter 1986), 1-6. Reprinted [corrected] in Profession 87, 46-52.

"Men, Feminism: The Materiality of Discourse," in Men and Feminism, ed. Alice Jardine and Paul Smith. (Methuen, 1987), pp. 153-72, 278.

"Introduction" [Ed Folsom and Cary Nelson], "`St. Vincent's': The Biography of a Poem" [Michael Greer and Cary Nelson]; W. S. Merwin's Other Career: The Manuscript Archive at the University of Illinois" [Nelson]; "Merwin Manuscripts in Other Collections" [Nelson]; and "Bibliography" [Folsom and Nelson] in W. S. Merwin: Essays on the Poetry (University of Illinois Press, 1987), pp. 1-18, 296-315, 317-352, 353-361, 363-394.

"Introduction" [Cary Nelson and Ed Folsom] in Regions of Memory: Uncollected Prose (University of Illinois Press, 1987), p. 1-10.

"Feminism, Language, and Philosophy," New Literary History (Autumn 1987) 19:1, 117-128.

"On `The Avenue Bearing the Initial of Christ into the New World,'" in Howard Nelson, ed. On the Poetry of Galway Kinnell (University of Michigan Press, 1987), pp. 187-190. [Reprinted from Our Last First Poets]

"The Diversity of Modern American Poetry," in The Columbia Literary History of the United States, ed. Emory Elliot et al. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1988), pp. 913-936.

"Introduction: The Territory of Marxism" [Lawrence Grossberg and Cary Nelson] in Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture University of Illinois Press, 1988), pp. 1-13.

"Writing as the Accomplice of Language: Kenneth Burke and Poststructuralism," in The Legacy of Kenneth Burke, ed. Herbert Simons and Trevor Melia. (University of Wisconsin Press, 1989), pp. 156-173.

"Psychoanalysis as an Intervention in Contemporary Theory," in Psychoanalysis and, ed. Richard Feldstein and Henry Sussman. (New York: Routledge, 1990), pp. 11-20.

"Edwin Rolfe: Poet on the Left," in Edwin Rolfe: A Biographical Essay and Guide to the Rolfe Archive at the University of Illinois (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1990), pp. 3-66.

"Foreword" to James Murphy, The Proletarian Moment: The The Controversy Over Leftism in Literature (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1991).

"The End of the Body: Radical Space in Burroughs," in Jennie Skerl and Robin Lydenberg, eds. William Burroughs at the Front: Critical Reception, 1959-1989 (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1991), pp. 119-32. [reprinted from The Incarnate Word]

"Always Already Cultural Studies: Two Conferences and a Manifesto," The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association (Spring 1991), 24-38. Revised version in Isaiah Smithson and Nancy Ruff, eds. English Studies / Culture Studies: Institutionalizing Dissent (University of Illinois Press, 1994), pp. 191-205. Reprinted in John Storey, ed. What Is Cultural Studies? (Edward Arnold, 1996), pp. 273-86. Revised again in Manifesto of a Tenured Radical.

"Introduction: Teaching Theory Today," College Literature (June 1991), 1-4.

"Canon Fodder: An Evening With William Bennett, Lynne Cheney, and Dinesh D'Souza," Works and Days: Essays in the Socio-Historical Dimensions of Literature and the Arts, No. 18 (Fall 1991), 39-54. Revised in Manifesto of Tenured Radical.

"Cultural Studies: An Introduction" [Cary Nelson, Paula A. Treichler, and Lawrence Grossberg] in Cultural Studies (New York: Routledge, 1992), pp. 1-22. Translated into Greek in Kaleidoscope (Athens, 1992), pp. 9-34.

"Modern Poems We Have Wanted to Forget," Cultural Studies 6, No. 2 (May 1992), 170-197.

"Lyric Politics: The Poetry of Edwin Rolfe," Modern Fiction Studies 38, No. 3 (Autumn 1992), 733-69. (Special multi-genre issue on the politics of modernism). Expanded in Nelson and Hendricks, eds. Edwin Rolfe, Collected Poems (1993), pp. 1-55.

"Hate Speech and Political Correctness," University of Illinois Law Review 1992, No. 4 (1993), 1085-1094. Revised in Manifesto of a Tenured Radical.

"Multiculturalism Without Guarantees: From Anthologies to the Social Text," Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association 26, No.1 (Spring 1993), 47-57. Revised in Manifesto Of a Tenured Radical.

"Facts Have No Meaning: Writing Literary History in the Shadow of Poststructuralism," College Literature 20, No.2 (June 1993), 1-12. Revised in Manifesto of a Tenured Radical.

"A Theorized Poetry Class," in Dianne F. Sadoff and William Caine, eds. Teaching Contemporary Theory to Undergraduates (New York: Modern Language Association, 1994), pp. 179-191. Revised and expanded version, "The Cultural Work of Teaching Noncanonical Poetry," in David Downing, ed. Changing Classroom Practices: Resources for Literary and Cultural Studies (Champaign: National Council of Teachers of English, 1994), pp. 53-72. Revised again in Manifesto of a Tenured Radical.

"Political Poetry in the Modern Period" and "Muriel Rukeyser," (Introductions and selected poems) in The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Second Edition, ed. Paul Lauter (Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1993), pp. 1389-1420, 2230-2238. "Political Poetry in the Modern Period" and "Muriel Rukeyser" (with Janet Kaufman) (commentary) in Instructor's Guide for the Heath Anthology of American Literature, ed. John Alberti (Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1994), pp. 524-530, 699-702. Revised version of "Political Poetry in the Modern Period" in The Heath Anthology, Third Edition, 1997.

"Honor and Trauma: Hemingway and the Lincoln Vets," in Cary Nelson, ed. Remembering Spain: Hemingway's Civil War Eulogy and the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1994), pp. 19-39. Revised version, 1995, pp. 19-40. [Booklet accompanied by previously unreleased 1947 Hemingway recording; featured on "All Things Considered" on National Public Radio, February 1994]

"Introduction" and "Afterword" to Another Hill: An Autobiographical Novel About the Spanish Civil War by Milton Wolff, the last commander of the Abraham Lincoln Battalion (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1994), pp. vii-xx, 393-95.

"Has Graduate Education Lost Its Moral Foundation" (with Michael Bérubé), The Chronicle of Higher Education (March 24, 1994), B1- B3.

"A Report from the Front" (with Michael Bérubé) in Higher Education Under Fire. (New York, Routledge, 1994), pp. 1-32.

"Hemingway, the American Left, and the Soviet Union: Some Forgotten Episodes," The Hemingway Review 14, No. 1 (Fall 1994), 36-45.

"What Happens When We Put the Left at the Center?" American Literature 66, No. 4 (December 1994), 771-779. Revised in Manifesto of a Tenured Radical.

"Lessons from the Job Wars: Late Capitalism Arrives on Campus," Social Text, No. 44 (Fall 1995), 121-136. Revised in Manifesto of a Tenured Radical.

"Lessons from the Job Wars: What Is to be Done?" Academe (November / December 1995), 18-25. Revised in Manifesto of a Tenured Radical.

"Introduction: I Dreamed I Sang the Internationale to Adolf Hitler," [followed by multiple individual chapter introductions and an epilogue] Madrid 1937: Letters of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade from the Spanish Civil War, ed. Cary Nelson and Jefferson Hendricks (New York: Routledge, 1996), pp. 1-19, 29-30, 49, 81-83, 99, 141-42, 181-83, 202, 223, 233-34, 279-80, 307-08, 333-34, 259, 273, 385-86, 399, 418, 451-53, 480-84.

"Why Colleges Need a New Class of Senior Scholars: The Benefits of Overhauling Faculty Retirement," Chronicle of Higher Education March 8, 1996, B1-2.

"Poetry Chorus: Dialogic Politics in 1930s Poetry," in Bill Mullen and Sherry Linkon, eds., Radical Revisions: Rereading 1930s Culture (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1996), pp. 29-59.

"Cultural Studies and the Politics of Disciplinarity: An Introduction," Disciplinarity and Dissent in Cultural Studies, ed. Cary Nelson and Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar (New York: Routledge), pp. 1-19. Excerpted as "The Duties and Ethical Pressures Facility in Language Brings With It," Chronicle of Higher Education, April 4, 1997, p. B13.

"Literature as Cultural Studies: `American' Poetry of the Spanish Civil War," Disciplinarity and Dissent in Cultural Studies (New York: Routledge, 1996), pp. 63-102.

"Milton Wolff, Ernest Hemingway, and Historical Memory: The Spanish Civil War Sixty Years Later," North Dakota Quarterly (Summer 1996), 81-89.

"How Not to Handle A Labor Dispute: An Introduction," Social Text No. 49 (Winter 1996), 5-11. Expanded as "Between Crisis and Opportunity: Introducing the Future of the Academic Workplace" in Will Work for Food: Academic Labor in Crisis (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota press, 1997), pp. 3-31.

"The Fate of Gender in Modern American Poetry," in Marketing Modernisms: Self-Promotion, Canonization, and Rereading, ed. Kevin Dettmar and Stephen Watt (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996), pp. 321-360.

"How to Reform the MLA: An Opening Proposal," Profession 96 (December 1996), 44-49.

"Superstars," Academe (January / February 1997), 38-43, 54. Revised and expanded in Academic Keywords.

"The Aura of the Cause: Spanish Civil War Photographs," The Antioch Review (Summer 1997), 305-326. Revised version in Cary Nelson, The Aura of the Cause (ALBA / University of Illinois Press, 1997). Excerpted as "Honoring Those Who Took Up Arms Against Fascism," The Chronicle of Higher Education (May 9, 1997), B10-11. Reprinted online by Britannica.com.

"Nightmares of Dead Children, Dreams of Utopia: Posters of the 1936-39 Spanish Civil War," in Susan Martin and Pilar Perez, eds. Blood Sweat and Tears (Los Angeles: Smart Art Press, 1997), pp. 4-28. Excerpted as "Criminales!" in The Volunteer: Journal of the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade (Spring, 1998), pp. 21, 23. Reprinted in Cultural Matters (Spring 2001). http://culturalstudies.gmu/cultural_matters/issue1/index.html).

"The Real Problem With Tenure is Incompetent Faculty Hiring," The Chronicle of Higher Education (November 14, 1997), B4-B5.

"What Hath English Wrought: Corporate America's Fast Food Discipline," Against the Current (May/June 1998), pp. 9-14. Revised version in Workplace: An Electronic Journal (March 1998), pp. 1-21. Reprinted in David Shumway, ed. Disciplining English: Alternative Histories, Critical Perspectives (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2002), 195-211.

"Theater and Tragedy: Sexual Harassment in the Academy," Academe (September / October 1998), pp. 14-23. Revised and expanded in Academic Keywords.

"Between Meltdown and Community: Crisis and Opportunity in Higher Education,"the minnesota review 48-49 (December 1998), pp. 249-258.

"Tommyrot in Toontown: Multiculturalism and Cowardice," Academic Questions (Fall, 1998), pp. 24-31.

"The Linguisticality of Cultural Studies: Rhetoric, Close Reading, and Contextualization," in Thomas Rosteck, ed. At the Intersection Rhetorical Studies and Cultural Studies (New York and London: The Guilford Press, 1998), pp. 211-225.

"Listening With a Long Spoon: At Home With the N.A.S.," Social Text (Winter 1999), pp. 21-30. Reprinted in Academic Keywords.

"The War Against the Faculty," The Chronicle of Higher Education (March 1999). Edited version reprinted in the CFA Newsletter (California Faculty Association) (November 1999), pp. 3-4.

"Should the MLA Censure Departments or Institutions?" Workplace (Spring 1999).

"Cohorts: The Diaspora of the Teachers," Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association (Spring 1999), pp. 19-29.

"What We Did This Winter: A Season of Campus Labor Activism," the minnesota review (October 1999), pp. 249-256. Revised and expanded version, "Affiliation and Change: A Year of Campus Labor Activism," Symploke (Fall 2000, 7: 1-2), pp. 85-96. Expanded again in Jeffrey Di Leo, ed. Affiliation: Identity in Academic Culture (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2003), 209-25. Expanded again as "Moving River Barges: Labor Activism and Academic Organizations" in Benjamin Johnson, Patrick Kavanagh, and Kevin Mattson, eds. Steal This University: The Rise of the Corporate University and the Academic Labor Movement (New York: Routledge, 2003), 189-206.

"Into the Heart of the Fire: Communism and the International Brigades - An Essay Review," (about James K. Hopkins, Into the Heart of the Fire: The British in the Spanish Civil War (Stanford University Press, 1998), The Volunteer (Winter 2000), pp. 5-6, 8, 15. Reprinted as "The British Contribution to the Anti-fascist Struggle in Spain," Science and Society 68:3 (Fall 2004, special issue--"The Spanish Civil War"), pp. 369-376.

"Graduate Studies and the Job Market," PMLA (October 2000), pp. 1200-1202.

"No Wine Before Its Time: The Panic Over Early Professionalization," Profession 2000 (MLA), pp. 157-163.

Barbara E. Lovitts and Cary Nelson, "The Hidden Crisis in Graduate Education: Attrition from Ph.D. Programs," Academe (November-December, 2000), pp. 44-50.

"Afterword: Blood and Dreams in Cyberspace," in Chris Werry and Miranda Mowbray, eds. On Line Communities (Prentice-Hall, 2000), pp. 271-278. On Line Communities translated into Japanese (Pearson Education Japan: Tokyo, 2002).

"Politics and Labor in Poetry of the Fin-de-Siècle and Beyond: Fragments of an Unwriteable History," in Michael Thurston and Jani Scandura, eds. Modernism, Inc. (New York: New York University Press, 2001).

Cary Nelson and Barbara E. Lovitts, "Ten Ways to Keep Graduate Students From Quitting," The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 29, 2001, p. B-20.

"Forgiveness and the Social Psyche: Response to Julia Kristeva," PMLA (March 2002), pp. 317-319.

"Higher Education and September 11," Cultural Studies <-> Critical Methodologies (May 2002), pp. 191-196. Reprinted in Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln, eds. 9/11 in American Culture (New York: Altamira/ Rowan & Littlefield, 2003), 142-46.

"Murder in the Cathedral: Editing a Comprehensive Anthology of Modern American Poetry," American Literary History (Summer 2002), pp. 311-327. Partially reprinted in Jeffrey De Leo, ed. On Anthologies: The Politics and Pedagogy of Anthologizing (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004), forthcoming.

"Between Anonymity and Celebrity: The Zero Degrees of Professional Identity," College English (July 2002), pp. 710-19.

"Boom Town Barber: The Biography of a Trade Card," Advertising Trade Card Quarterly (Winter 2002), pp. 12-16.

"Consolations for Capitalists: Propositions in Flight from World Bank Literature," in World Bank Literature, ed. Amitava Kumar (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003), 3-11.

"Bill Susman, 1915-2003," The Volunteer (June 2003), pp. 3, 18-20.

"Can E.T. Phone Home?: The Brave New World of University Surveillance," Academe (September/October 2003), 30-35. Expanded version, "The Brave New World of Research Surveillance," in Qualitative Inquiry 10: 2 (April 2004), 207-18. Academe version reprinted in Will C. van den Hoonaard, ed., The Ethics Trapeze: Ethical Issues for Researchers in the Humanities (University of New Brunswick Press). Expanded version reprinted in Nelson and Watt, Office Hours.

"The Letters the Presidents Did Not Release: Radical Scholarship and the Legacy of the American Volunteers in Spain," in Bill Mullen and James Smethurst, eds. Left of the Color Line: Race, Radicalism, Modern Literatures of the United States (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003) pp. 299- 314.

"Boomlay, Boomlay, Boomlay, BLOOM," essay review of Harold Bloom, ed., The Best Poems of The English Language (Harper Collins, 2004), Virginia Quarterly Review (March 2004), pp. 243-52.

"The National Security State," Cultural Studies <--> Methodologies 4:3 (August 2004), pp. 357-61.

"Martial Lyrics: The Vexed History of the Wartime Poem Card," American Literary History 16:2 (Summer 2004), 263-89.

with Donald Gilzinger, Jr, "Aaron Kramer: American Prophet," in Aaron Kramer, Wicked Times: Selected Poems (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004), pp. xvii-lix.

Cary Nelson and Stephen Watt, "Tenure and Promotion Gone Crazy," Inside Higher Education," (May 5, 2005), http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2005/05/11/nelson

"Modern American Poetry," in Walter Kalaidjian, ed. The Cambridge Companion to American Modernism (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005), pp. 68-101.

"Ten Reasons" (Why Administrators Fear Graduate Employee Unions," Inside Higher Education (August 24, 2005), http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2005/08/24/nelson

"Jobtalk Blues," The Chronicle of Higher Education (October 14, 2005), http://chronicle.com/article/Job-Talk-Blues/19623/

"Advocacy and Undecidability: The Pedagogy of the Spanish Civil War," in Noel Valis, ed., Teaching Representations of the Spanish Civil War (New York: Modern Language Association, in press).

"1936, Madrid: The Heart of the World," in Brian McHale and Randall Stevenson, eds. Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English (University of Edinburgh Press, forthcoming).

"Love Your Panzer Corps: Rediscovering the Wartime Poem Postcard," in David Prochaska and Jordana Mendelson, eds., Postcards: Ephemeral Histories of Modernity (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010), pp. 158-171, 212.

"The Temporality of Commonplaces: A Response to Meredith McGill," American Literary History (2007), 375-380.

"Only Death Can Part Us: Messages on Wartime Cards," Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies (Spring & Fall 2006), 25-43.

"Freedom in the Classroom," (Report by Matt Finkin, Robert Post, Cary Nelson, and Ernst Benjamin), Academe, September-October 2007, 54-61.

"Graduate-Employee Unionization and the Future of Academic Labor," in The University Against Itself: The NYU Strike and the Future of the Academic Workplace, ed. Monika Krause, Mary Nolan, Michael Palm, and Andrew Ross (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008), pp. 248-258.

"Afterward--Activism and Community in the Academy," in Poetry, Politics, and the Profession: Cary Nelson and the Struggle for the University, ed. Michael Rothberg and Peter Garrett (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2009).

“On Weakened Ground: The AAUP and the Future of Academic Freedom,” in Dangerous Professors: Academic Freedom and the National Security Campus, ed. Malina Johar Schueller and Ashley Dawson (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2009), 29-50.

“The Problem of Contingent Labor,” in David Siegel and John Knapp, eds. The Business of Higher Education (New York, Praeger, 2009).

“A Right to Due Process,” The New York Times online, August 20, 2009. Expanded as “The Challenge of the John Yoo Case,” Media Ethics (Fall 2009) 21:1, 5, 18.

“The Fate of Academic Freedom,” South Atlantic Quarterly 108:4 (Fall 2009), 689-699.

“The AAUP: A View from the Top,” The Chronicle Review (Chronicle of Higher Education) December 11, 2009, B11-13.

“Don’t Mourn, Organize: The Emerging Necessities of Graduate Education,” Academe, January/February 2010.

“Barefoot in New Zealand: The Politics of Campus Conflict,” in Edward J. Carvalho and David B. Downing, eds., Academic Freedom in the Post-9/11 Era (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010), pp. 41-50.

“The Three-Legged Stool: Shared Governance, Academic Freedom, and Tenure,” in Anthony Nocella, Steven Best, and Peter McLaren, eds., Academic Repression: Reflections from the Academic Industrial Complex (Oakland, CA: AK Press, 2010), pp. 468-78.

"Love Your Panzer Corps: Rediscovering the Wartime Poem Postcard," in David Prochaska and Jordana Mendelson, eds., Postcards: Ephemeral Histories of Modernity (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010), pp. 158-171, 212.

“A Faculty Agenda for Hard Times,” Academe, May-June 2011, pp. 28-30.

“The Poetry of Hate,” Newsletter of the Program in Jewish Culture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2011), pp 18-21.

“An AAUP Chapter Can Transform Your Campus,” Academe, September-October 2011, pp. 42-44.

“Higher Education’s Industrial Model,” in Steven Best, Richard Kahn, Anthony Nocella, and Peter McLaren, eds., The Global Industrial Complex: Systems of Domination (Lexington Books / Rowman & Littlefield: Lanham, MD, 2011), pp. 155-168.

“Poetry in Lived Time,” in Adventures in Poetry: An Exhibition Catalogue (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 2012), pp. 5-9.

Cary Nelson and Michael Chasar, “A Poem for Every Product: American Advertising 1860-1920,” in Christine Bold, ed. The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, Volume 6: US Popular Print Culture 1860-1920 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012), pp. 133-167.

“Welcome to the Surveillance Campus, International Socialist Review Issue 82 (March 2012), 54-62 . Also available at isreview.org/issue/82/welcome-survelliance-campus.

“Revolutionary Consciousness,” in Jeffrey J. Williams and Heather Steffen, eds., The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics (New York: Columbia University Press, 2012).

“Fighting for the Humanities,” Academe, January-February 2012, 62-66.

“Whose Intellectual Property?,” Inside Higher Education (June 21, 2012).

“If Those Who Pay the Pipers Call the Tune, Make the Fact Public,” Times Higher Education (June 28, 2012), 36-39.

“Media Matters,” Academe, September-October 2012, pp. 37-42.

“A Century of Innovation: American Poetry from 1900 to the Present,” in Cary Nelson, ed. The Oxford Companion to Modern and Contemporary American Poetry (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012), pp. 3-49.

“Teaching and Editing at World’s End: Collective Trauma and Individual Witness in American Holocaust Poetry,” Amerikastudien / American Studies 57:2 (2012), 221-244.

“All this creation / Created to fall: a Review of Jack Kerouac, Collected Poems,” Journal of Beat Studies No. 2 (2013) (essay review), pp. 36-45.

“Advocacy Versus Indoctrination,” Journal of College and University Law 39:3 (2013), 749-768.

“Beware: Integrity at Risk,” Times Higher Education (September 19, 2013), 40-45.

“The Legacy of New York,” in Walter Kalaidjan, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Modern American Poetry (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014).

“The Wrong Jury,” Inside Higher Education (January 9, 2014).

“What MLA Should Do Now,” Inside Higher Education (February 11, 2014).

“The Problem With Judith Butler: The Political Philosophy of the Movement to Boycott Israel,” Los Angeles Review of Books (March 2014). Revised and Expanded in The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel.

“The New Assault on Israeli Academia (and us),” Fathom (Spring 2014).

“An Appointment to Reject,” Inside Higher Education (August 8, 2014).

“Is the Boycott Movement Anti-Semitic?” Inside Higher Education (September 2, 2014).

Feisal Mohammed and Cary Nelson, “A Growing Hunt for Heretics?: What is at Stake in the Salaita Affair,” Chronicle of Higher Education (September 3, 2014).

“A Civility Manifesto,” Inside Higher Education (October 10, 2014).

“Why We Felt it Was Essential to Publish an Anti-Boycott Book,” History News Network (October 19, 2014).

“The Treasonous Space of Terror,” in Cristina Alsina Risquez and Cynthia Stretch, eds. Innocence and Loss: Representations of War and National Identity in the United States (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014), 257-64.

Guest Editing of Special Issues of Journals

Social Text: "A Yale Strike Dossier," No. 49 (Winter 1996).

Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association: "Does the Profession Have a Future?" coedited with Thomas Lewis (Spring 1999).

Academe: "The Future of Higher Education," (November-December, 2000)

Letters, Brief Statements, and Reviews

"Letter to the Forum," PMLA, 92 (1977), 310-12. [In response to letters from Geoffrey Hartman, Shernaz Mollinger, Donald Reiman, and James Harris about "Reading Criticism"]

rev. of Paul H. Fry, The Reach of Criticism: Method and Perception in Literary Theory (Yale University Press, 1983), JEGP, 84:2 (Spring 1985), 243-45.

rev. of James Merrill: Essays in Criticism, ed. David Lehman and Charles Berger (Cornell University Press, 1983), American Literature, (October, 1985), 524-26.

"Reply: Against English Again," ADE Bulletin (Winter 1987), 81.

"[Letter]" in Francine Frank and Paula A. Treichler, Language, Gender, and Professional Writing. (Modern Language Association, 1989), pp. 179-80.

"Welcome to Late Capitalism, Academe" GSC Newsletter (Graduate Student Caucus of the MLA) (Winter/Spring 1995), 3.

"Letter to the Editor," MLA Newsletter (Summer 1995), 17-18.

"Letter to the editor," Academe (in response to Sandra Gilbert, Academe) November/December 1996, 3-4.

"Letter to the Forum," PMLA (January 1997) [about postdoctoral fellowships], 118-119.

"Letter to the Forum," PMLA (March 1997) [about cultural studies], 275-77.

"The Aura of the Cause: Photograph Exhibit," The Volunteer: Journal of the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade (Summer 1997), 1, 4.

"La Brigada Abraham Lincoln: El aniversario de una causa," Zorros y erizos, No. 4 (October 1997), 20-21.

"Is Disciplinarity a Professional Cul-de-Sac?," Footnotes: A Publication of the American Association of University Professors (Fall 1998), p. 3. Reprinted in New York Academe (Fall 2000), p. 10.

Coauthored Delegate Assembly motions and resolutions: MLA Newsletter (Winter 1998), pp. 5-6.

"Who's Teaching Freshman Composition?" (letter to the editor) The Chronicle of Higher Education (December 11, 1998), B13.

"The Far Field Where Water Flowers: Theodore Roethke's `North American Sequence,'" Dictionary of Literary Biography, Gale Research Company, 1999. Electronically reprinted from Our Last First Poets.

"Our Campuses Are in Crisis," National Forum: The Phi Kappa Phi Journal (Winter 1999), pp. 30-31.

"Letter to the Forum," PMLA (January 1999) [about minority recruitment], p. 102.

"Letter to the Editor," The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 19, 1999 [in response to Elaine Showalter], B3, 11.

"Regional Activism: President's Column," MMLA Newsletter (Winter 1999), pp. 3, 8.

"Letter to the Forum," PMLA (May 1999) [about minority faculty hiring], pp. 392-393

"Mary Rolfe" [obituary], The Volunteer for Liberty (Spring 1999) pp. 18-20.

"Letter to the Forum," PMLA (October 1999) [about salary levels], p. 1111.

Coauthored Delegate Assembly motions and resolutions: MLA Newsletter (Winter 1999), pp. 5-7.

with Stephen Watt, "Letter to the Editor," Academe (Jan./February 2000), p. 5 [about Academic Keywords].

Coauthor, "Statement on Graduate Students," Academe (Jan./February 2000), pp. 64-65 [draft published for comments]. Revised, endorsed, and reprinted in AAUP Policy Documents and Reports (Washington: AAUP, 2001), 268-270. Endorsed and reprinted: MLA Newsletter (Summer 2001), pp. 4-5.

"John L. Simon" [obituary], The Volunteer for Liberty, (Spring 2000).

"Letter to the Editor," Chronicle of Higher Education, July 14, 2000, p. B11 [about speech codes].

Coauthored Delegate Assembly motions and resolutions: MLA Newsletter (Winter 2000), pp. 5-7.

"Letter to the Editor" MLA Newsletter (Winter 2000), p. 14 [about part-timer survey].

"The ALBA Collection: A Record of Life-Long Commitments to Social Justice," The Volunteer for Liberty (Fall 2000), p. 5.

"The Future of Higher Education," Academe (November-December, 2000), p. 2.

"Beyond the Course Pack: Putting Copyrighted Material Online," Academe (January/February 2001), p. 54.

"What Have You Done for Coca Cola Lately?" The Monitor (March 2001), pp. 2-3.

"Letter to the Editor," Academe (March-April, 2001), p. 4 [about minority graduate students].

"Contingent Faculty Seek Equity," Academe (March-April 2001), pp. 20, 22 [Report on the 4th annual conference of the Coalition of Contingent Labor].

Contributor to "Composition, Cultural Studies, and Academic Labor, A Roundtable with Cary Nelson," Workplace: A Journal of Academic Labor (June, 2001) [http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/ issue7/issue7frontpage.html].

"Letter to the Editor," Profession 2001 (NY: MLA, 2001), pp. 169-170 [about professionalization and publication prospects].

Review of Postbaccalaureate Futures: New Markets, Resources, Credentials, ed. Kay Kohl and Jules LaPidus (Phoenix: The American Council of Higher Education and Ornyx Press, 2000), Academe, (November-December 2001), 80-82.

Coauthor, "College and University Academic and Professional Appointments," Academe (March-April 2002), pp. 97-100. Revised and adopted as policy. Revised version to be published in Policy Documents and Reports (AAUP).

Paula A. Treichler and Cary Nelson, review of Jerri Nielsen, Ice Bound and Michael Dubson, ed. Ghosts in the Classroom, Academe (July-August 2002), pp. 71-2.

"Letter to the Editor," Advertising Trade Card Quarterly (Winter 2002), p. 2.

"Resistance is Not Futile," preface to "Information University: Rise of the Education Management Organization,"special issue, Works and Days 41/42 21:1-2 (2003), 15-18.

"Tenure Expectations," Letter to the Editor, Academe (January / February 2004), 3. [In response to Mary Burgan]

"The Spanish Civil War" and "The Abraham Lincoln Brigade," in Robert S. McElvaine, ed. Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, forthcoming, Macmillan.

"Were the American Volunteers of the Abraham Lincoln Battalion Motivated by Loyalty to the Communist Party?" and "Why Did the Spanish Civil War Leave Such a Significant Literary Legacy?" in Kenneth W. Estes and Daniel Kowalsky, eds., History in Dispute, Volume 18: The Spanish Civil War (Detroit: St. James Press--Gale Research Company, 2004), 5-8, 331-333. "The Future of the AAUP," "Faculty Forum," Academe (January-February 2005).

"Aaron Kramer" and "Edwin Rolfe," in Jeffrey Gray, et. al, eds. Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poetry (Westport, CT, 2005), forthcoming.

Cary Nelson and Jane Buck, "Why We Were Arrested," Inside
Higher Education
, May 23, 2006.

Cary Nelson and Jane Buck, "Paddy Wagon Politics," Academe,
July-August 2006, p. 74.

"A Tree of Life for the AAUP," Academe, September-October 2006,
p. 120.

"Ignore This Book" (review of The Professors by David Horowitz),
Academe, November-December 2006, pp. 81-84.

"The AAUP Needs You," Academe, November-December 2006, p. 88.

"Kicked Out," Inside Higher Education, December 22, 2006.

"A Worldwide Cause," Academe, January-February 2007, p. 88.

"What Has the AAUP Done for Me Today?" Academe, March-April 2007, p. 136.

["Of Academics and Evangelicals"--responses to Cary Nelson interview with The Washington Post], The Chronicle Review (Chronicle of Higher Education), May 25, 2007.

"No Campus Is an Island," Academe, May-June 2007, p. 144.

"Antioch: An Education in the Real World," The Chronicle
Review (Chronicle of Higher Education),
June 29, 2007.

"Why Antioch Matters," Inside Higher Education, June 18, 2007.

"Where Were You During the Summer of Love?" The Chronicle Review (Chronicle of Higher Education), July 6, 2007.

"A Manifesto Against Contingency," Academe, July-August 2007, p. 64.

"Take the Shackles Off!," Academe, September-October 2007, p. 79.

"Should We Abandon All Hope?" Academe, September-October 2007, p. 96.

"Restructuring and the CBC," Academe, November-December 2007, p. 80.

"Restructuring and the ASC," Academe, January-February 2008.

"Foreward," in Marc Bousquet, How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation (New York: New York University Press, 2008).

"An Open Letter About Antioch's Future, Inside Higher Education, March 18, 2008. Reprinted as "University Could Be A Hero," Yellow Springs News, March 20, 2008, p. 4.

"The Restructuring Process," Academe, March-April 2008, p. 144.

"Needed: Foot Soldiers With Dreams," Academe, May-June 2008, p. 80.

"Recruitment and Retention," Academe, July-August 2008, p. 72.

“The Wrong Phoenix” (national implications of the Antioch College  closure), Teachers College Record (September 9, 2008).

“AAUP President Defends Faculty Political Speech Rights” and
“AAUP Reaffirms Grad Employee and Staff Rights,” Illinois Academe
(Fall 2008), p. 1.

“We Must Help Those Most in Need,” Academe, November-December 2008, p. 88.

“Button Up,” Academe, January-February 2009, p. 104.

“Campus Equity Year, Academe, March-April 2009, p. 112.

“Monsters With Constituencies,” Inside Higher Education, April 2, 2009.

“Always Lobotomize,” review of Stanley Fish, Save the World on Your Own Time, Academe  May-June 2009, 44-49.

“Whose Academic Freedom?” Academe, July-August 2009, 54-55.

“State Censorship by Proxy,” Yale Alumni Magazine, September 9, 2009. (Reprints and comments on my August 13, 2009, AAUP press release about Yale University Press’s decision to censor images of Mohammed from a 2009 book.) My original press release was quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the New Haven Register, Inside Higher Education, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Times (London), The Times Higher Education Supplement , the  Copenhagen Post, the  Boston Globe, the Washington Times, the Associated Press, the Weekly Standard, the National Review, the Los Angeles Times, Fox News, the New York Post, the Washington Post, the Miami Herald, the Providence Journal-Bulletin, the Taipei Times, the Himal Southasian (India), Japan Today, and other newspapers.

“Membership, Membership, Membership,” Academe, September-October, 2009.

“Neve Gordon’s Academic Freedom,” Inside Higher Education, September 15, 2009.

“Bad-Faith Bargaining,” Academe, November-December, 2009.

“Playing Mozart on the Titanic,” Inside Higher Education, January 4, 2010.

“Ethics and Corporatization,” Academe, January-February, 2010.

“The N-Word,” Inside Higher Education, March 8, 2010.

“Why We need Dues Reform,” Academe, May-June 2010.

“BP and Academic Freedom,” Inside Higher Education, July 22, 2010. This piece was excerpted, translated into Chinese, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Russian, and Spanish, and published in over 20,000 media venues worldwide. English language venues included abovetopsecret, The Age, The Associated Press, ALLGov, The Australian, Before It’s News, The Brisbane Times, CBS News, Concern.org, The Courier Mail, The Daily Kos, The Daily Telegraph, Democratic Underground.com, Edinburgh wired, The Examiner, FrontPage Magazine, Glasgow Wired, Global Times, The Guardian, The Herald Sun, The Houston Chronicle, Huffington Post, Jackson Free Press, Liverpool News, The Mesh Report, The Morning Sun, Naturo Fourms, The New Zealand Herald, The News-Gazette, Newsmax, NPR News, Palisades Hudson Financial Group, Phys.org, Prison Planet, The Raw Story, Science Magazine, The Sydney Morning Herald, News.com.au, The Institute for Southern Studies, United Press International (UPI), The Victoria Advocate, Wall Street Pit, WantToKnow.info, The Washington Post, The Week, Wise Up Journal, World Socialist Web Site, Yorkshire News. Interviews with BBC News, NPR’s “Science Friday” and other outlets followed. I was one of nine signatories to a joint letter sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation demanding full disclosure of Gulf Oil Disaster Data.

Cary Nelson and Donna Potts, “Collaborative Budgeting,” Academe, July-August 2010.

“What if College Tenure Dies? At Stake: Freedom and Learning,” The New York Times, July 20, 2010.

“Solidarity vs. Contingency,” Inside Higher Education, September 7, 2010.

“Will Any Good Come of It?” Academe, September-October 2010.

“Corporate-Funded Research,” Academe, November-December 2010.

“The Last Chance,” Academe, January-February 2011.

“Ohio Is at War,” Monthly Review, February 20, 2011.

Cary Nelson and Kenneth Stern, “Anti-Semitism on Campus,” AAUP Member Newsletter, April 21, 2011.

“Reforming Faculty Identity,” Academe, July-August 2011.

“Keep Your Hands Off the Fierce Humanities,” The Chronicle of Higher Education,(August 28, 2011).

“I Want to Be a Member of a Faculty Union Because…,” Academe, November-December, 2011.

“The Call to Organize,” Academe, May-June 2012.

“Should Tenure Be Abolished? No: It Offers Crucial Protection,” The Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2012.

Contribution to “When Governance Goes Awry: What Are the Takeaways?” (about the University of Virginia), Trusteeship, 5:12 (September / October 2012).

“Allow Students to Pursue Obsessions,” in “One Hundred Great Ideas for Higher Education,” National Association of Scholars, (February 7, 2013). Available at http://www.nas.org/articles/one_hundred_great_ideas_for_higher_education.

“Some of My Best Friends Are Not Zionists,” (review of Bruce Robbins, “Some of My Best Friends Are Zionists”) Journal for the Study of Anti-Semitism (December 2013).

“Another Anti-Israel Vote Comes to Academia,” Wall Street Journal (January 8, 2014).

“Am I A Zionist?” Jerusalem Post (October 24, 2014).

PAPERS

"Criticism and the Body," NEMLA, April 1976.

"Experiment in Criticism," Special Session, MLA, December 1976

"Allusion and Authority: Hugh Kenner's Exemplary Career," SUNY at Albany, February 1977.

"The Psychology of Criticism or What Can be Said," main meeting of the Division of Psychological Approaches to Literature, MLA, December 1977.

"Placing Kenneth Burke," Special Session, MLA, December 1977

"Soliciting Self-Knowledge: The Rhetoric of Susan Sontag's Criticism," and "The Psychology of Criticism," Northern Illinois University, February 1978.

"Envoys of Otherness: Feminist Critics and Feminist Criticism," Feminist Scholarship Conference, UIUC, February 1978.

"Psychoanalysis and Criticism," paper and panel, SUNY at Buffalo, April 1978.

"Postmodernism and Criticism," MLA, December 1978.

"Writing About W. S. Merwin," MLA, December 1978.

"Criticism and the Body Revisited," SUNY at Buffalo, March 1979.

"Criticism as Autobiography," MLA, December 1979.

"Criticism Today," UIUC Chancellor's Conference, Allerton Park, February 1980.

"Teaching Textuality: Poststructuralism and the Literature Program," NCTE, November 1980.

"Terminology as Irony: Kenneth Burke's Recent Work," MLA Special Session (chair and speaker), December 1981.

"Criticism as Narrative," response to Edward Bruner's paper, Colloquium, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, UIUC, January 1982.

"A Structuralist Comedy: Antonioni's L'Avventura," American Philosophical Association, Western Division, April 1982.

"Criticism, Autobiography, and the Subject," SUNY at Buffalo, May 1982; Unit for Criticism Colloquium, October 1982; Purdue Univ., 1984; Univ. of Tennessee, 1984.

"Writing as the Accomplice of Language," MLA, December 1982.

"Evaluation Versus Interpretation," MLA Special Session (chair and speaker), December 1983.

"Barthes on Erte," Illinois State Univ., February 1984.

"Kenneth Burke and Poststructuralism," Conference: The Legacy of Kenneth Burke, Temple Univ., March 1984.

"Marxism and Literary Criticism," SAMLA, Nov. 1984.

"Literature and Morality," MLA, Dec. 1984.

"A Textuality That Differs From Itself: James Merrill," MLA, Dec. 1984.

"How do You Communicate When Your Paradigm Denies the Possibility of Communication?" International Communication Association, Honolulu, May, 1985.

"Psychoanalysis as an Intervention in Contemporary Theory", MLA, Dec. 1985.

"Retextualizing Kenneth Burke's Grammar," MLA, Dec. 1985.

"The Politics of Medical Discourses," Indiana University at Indianapolis, March 1986.

"Modern American Poetry and Literary History," Centenary College, March 1986; University of Illinois, April 1986; University of Kansas, February 1988; Indiana State University, October 1988.

"Castration Revisited: Rereading S/Z," Conference on Narrative Poetics, Ohio State University, April 1986.

"Against English: Theory and the Boundaries of the Discipline," Association of Departments of English, July 1986; Ohio University, September 1986.

"Biography and Poststructuralism," World Congress of Sociology, New Delhi, August 1986.

"Poetry as Theory, Poetry as Cultural Politics," Conference: A Jubilation of Poets, Cleveland State University, October 1986.

"Are There Limits to the Erotic?," Indiana University, March 1987; Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, Univ of Ilinois, May 1987; State University of New York at Buffalo, May 1987.

"Contra-discipinary Knowledge," UIUC Chancellor's Conference, Allerton Park, May 1987.

"Deconstructing Communication," International Communication Association, Montreal, May 1987.

"Cavell as a Theorist," Colloquium Response, UIUC Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, October 1987.

"Men in Women's Studies," Annual Meeting of the State Humanities Councils, November 1987.

"Toward Discursive Antagonism: Canon Formation and Literary History," MLA, December 1987.

"The Political Potential of Modern American Poetry," (session organizer) MLA, December 1987.

"Essentialism as Dialogic Intervention: Feminism as Cultural Work," International Communications Association, May 1988.

"What Does it Mean for English Departments to do Cultural Studies?" SAMLA, November 1988.

"Teaching Theory Today," MLA, December 1988.

"Political Poetry in the 1930s: Recovering the Meaning of a Discursive Formation," MLA, December 1988.

"Repression and Recovery: Modern American Poetry and the Politics of Cultural Memory," Univ. of Wisconsin, February, 1989; Northwestern State Univ., October 1989.

"The Politics of Public Debate on the Arts," International Communications Association, May 1989.

"The Poetry of H.H. Lewis: Reading America from the Radical South," SCMLA, October 1989.

"Memorializing Trauma: Edwin Rolfe and the Spanish Civil War," MLA, December 1989.

"The Politics of Opening Up the Canon," UIUC Chancellor's Allerton Conference, May 1990.

"Roland Barthes and Autobiography," University of Georgia, May 1990.

"American Political Poetry of the 1880s and 1890s: The Forgotten Tradition," Conference: Fin de Siecle / Fin du Globe, University of Warwick, July 1990. Indiana State University (Schick lecture), June 1991.

"A Theorized Poetry Class," Conference: The Role of Theory in the Undergraduate Literature Classroom, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, September 1990.

"Always Already Cultural Studies," Conference: Crossing the Disciplines: Cultural Studies in the 1990s, University of Oklahoma, October 1990; Memphis State University, April 1991.

"Rereading Robert Duncan: How Open Can Political Poetry Be?," Pacific Coast Philological Association, November 1990.

"Facts Have No Meaning: Writing Literary History in the Wake of Poststructuralism," Wabash College, November 1990.

"Poetry Chorus: Dialogic Politics in 1930s Poetry," MLA, December 1990.

"Deconstruction Today," MLA, December 1990.

"Canon Fodder: An Evening With William Bennett, Lynne Cheney, and Dinesh D'Souza," Program for the Study of Cultural Values and Ethics, Univ. of Illinois, April 1991.

"Modern Poems We Have Wanted to Forget," Univ. of Iowa (Freedman lecture), September 1991; Univ. of Illinois (Jubilee Lecture), November 1991; Univ. of Miami, March 1992.

"Cultural Studies Can Be That Rat," MLA, December 1991.

"How Much for Spain?" MLA, December 1991; University of Barcelona, May 1992.

"Hate Speech and Political Correctness," Conference: "Race Consciousness and Legal Scholarship," Univ. of Illinois College of Law, February 1992.

"Multiculturalism Without Guarantees: From Anthologies to the Social Text," Conference: "Living and Working with Cultural Plurality: Communities and Their Institutions," Univ. of Illinois, October 1992; Midwest Modern Language Association, November 1992.

"Honor and Trauma: Hemingway and the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade," MLA, December 1992.

"The Crisis in Higher Education" (with Michael Bérubé), Conference: "Higher Education in Crisis," Univ. of Illinois, April 1993; University YMCA, Champaign, Illinois, November 1993.

"Poetry Chorus: Dialogic Politics in 1930s Poetry," Brown University (annual Wetmore Lecture), March 1993; Indiana University (conference plenary talk), April 1993; Conference: "The First Postmodernists: American Poets of the 1930s Generation" (plenary speaker), Univ. of Maine, June 1993; University of Illinois (Colloquium, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, February 1994); University of California at Berkeley, April 1994; University of California at Santa Barbara, April 1994; State University of New York at Buffalo, October, 1994.

"What Happens When We Put the Left at the Center?" MLA, December 1993.

"Idealism and Politics After the Fall: Edwin Rolfe's Communism from the Perspective of the 1990s," MLA, December 1993.

"Poetry Chorus: How Much for Spain?" Stanford University, April 1994.

"Lessons from the Job Wars," State University of New York at Buffalo, October 1994; Midwest Modern Language Association, November, 1994; MLA, December 1994.

"Literature as Cultural Studies: `American' Poetry of the Spanish Civil War," Conference: "Internationalizing Cultural Studies," East/West Center, Honolulu, December 1994; University of Illinois, February 1995; University of Arkansas, October 1995; University of South Florida, November 1997.

"Recovering the Voices of the Dead," Annual Dinner, Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, New York, April 1995.

"Lessons from the Job Wars: Graduate Education in a Time of Crisis," Annual Meeting, AAUP (American Association of University Professors), June 1995.

"The New Archeological Library: Preserving Material Culture, or, Why Does the Library Need an Old Pair of Shoes?" (Keynote Address) Annual Conference, Rare Books and Manuscripts Division of the American Library Association, Indiana University, June 1995.

"Dichotomy is Where the Money Is: Anti-Intellectualism Inside and Outside the University." Conference: "The University in the Public Eye," Humanities Center, Yale University, September 1995; University of Arkansas (Rockefeller Lecturer), October, 1995.

"Hemingway and Politics" (Session organizer), MLA, December 1995.

"Fragments of an Unwriteable History: Poetry and Labor in the Fin de Siecle and Beyond," MLA, December 1995.

"Letters Signed and Unsigned: Canute Frankson, FDR, and the Legacy of the Americans in Spain," Tamiment Library, New York University, April 1996.

"Judith Butler and Performativity," Colloquium Response, Unit for Criticism and interpretive Theory, UIUC, October 1996.

"Meltdown: Higher Education Faces the New Millennium," Emory University, October 1996; Ohio State University, Colloquium: "Reimagining Professionalism----The Humanities Under Late Capitalism" (Keynote Address), October 1996; New York University, "Between Classes: A Conference on Academic Labor," November 1996; University of Massachusetts, conference: "The Politics and Languages of Contemporary Marxism," December 1996; MLA, December 1996 (Program Arranged by the Radical Caucus).

"Alas, Poor Yorick, He Hath Not a Job," MMLA, November 1996; MLA, December 1996 (Forum: "The Job Market and the Future of the Profession").

"Painting While Bombs Are Falling: Art and Literature of the Spanish Civil War" and "The Aura of the Cause: Photographs from the Spanish Civil War," Centenary College (Shouts from the Wall opening), January 1997. "The Aura of the Cause," Metro Hall, Toronto (The Aura of the Cause opening), March 1997. "Painting While Bombs Are Falling," Track 16 Gallery, Bergamont Station, Los Angeles (Shouts from the Wall opening), July 1997; Hamilton College, September 1997; King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, New York University (The Aura of the Cause opening), October, 1997; University of Michigan, October 1997; The Contemporary Art Museum Tampa, FL (Shouts from the Wall opening), November 1997; Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory Colloquium Series, UIUC, October 1998; Bucknell University (Shouts from the Wall opening), November 1998; Harold Washington Library, Chicago (Shouts from the Wall opening), September 1999; University of Oregon (Aura of the Cause opening), October 1999; Conference: "Institutions of the Visual," Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, University of Illinois, March 2000; Annual Harry T. Moore lecture, Southern Illinois University, April 2000; Cultural Studies Colloquium, George Mason University, September 2000; CCNY (City College of New York), October 2000; Yale University (Aura of the Cause opening), March 2002; The Wolfsonian Museum, Miami, Florida, October 2002.

"Giving the Past New Life: Recontextualizing Readers, Poems, and Social Spaces" (keynote address), Conference: "Poetry and the Public Sphere," Rutgers University, April 1997.

"Antifascist Geometries: Reading The Aura of the Cause," The Puffin Room, New York, May 1997; The Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, FL (The Aura of the Cause opening), November 1997. Krannert Art Museum, UIUC (The Aura of the Cause opening) October 1998.

"Toward a New Academic Community," Keynote Speech, ASE/UAW Strike Ralley (Associated Student Employees), University of California at Santa Barbara, May 1997.

"Between Meltdown and Community: Crisis and Opportunity in Higher Education," University of Michigan, October 1997; Midwest Modern Language Association, Presidential Forum ("The Responsibilities of Tenured Radicals"), November 1997; Lehigh University (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Lecture), November 1997; University of South Florida, November 1997; University of Chicago, Conference: "Does the Ph.D. have a Future," November 1997; University of Cincinnati (Taft Lecture), January 1998; Northwestern University, February 1998; Duquesne University, March 1998; Annual meeting, Association of American Geographers, Plenary Session for Three Decades of Radical Geography (Keynote), March 1998.

"Tommy-rot in Toontown: Multiculturalism and Cowardice," Conference: "Multiculturalism and the Future of Higher Education," National Association of Scholars, December 1997.

"Does Modernity Have a Future: 1) Knowledge Frames; 2) Radical Pasts and Radical Futures; 3) Economies of Constraint," Organizer of 3 coordinated sessions, MLA, December 1997.

"Write as Though You Lived in an Occupied Country: The Legacy of Spain for the 1950s Left," MLA, December 1997.

"Cultural Studies, History, and the Last Great Cause: The Integration of all the Arts in the Spanish Civil War," University of Cincinnati (Taft Lecture), January 1998; Keynote Address, 26th annual Twentieth-Century Literature Conference, University of Louisville, February 1998; Duquesne University, March 1998.

"Giving Full-Time Attention to Part-Time Faculty," Conference: "Our Time Has Come: Second National Congress of Part-Time, Adjunct, and GTA Faculty" (Keynote Address), Graduate Center, City University of New York, April 1998; Conference: "A Gathering of Modern Day `Roads' Scholars: A Conference for Part-Time/Full-Time Nontenure-Track Faculty" (Keynote Address), University Professionals of Illinois (IFT, AFT, AFL-CIO), Chicago, February 1999.

"Degrees of Shame: Migrant Workers of the Information Economy," Panel Participant, annual meeting, American Association of University Professors, June 1998.

"The Corporate University," UIUC, September 1998; annual meeting, MMLA, November 1998; Bucknell University, November 1998; keynote address, annual AAUP Forum, Indiana University, February 1999; Rutgers University, February 1999; University of Nebraska at Kearney, March 1999.

"The View from the Bottom: Working With the Graduate Student Caucus," MLA, December 1998.

"Accountability," MLA, December 1998.

"Disciplinarity Beyond the Nation" (session organizer), MLA, December 1998.

"The Diaspora of the Teachers," University of Illinois at Chicago; February 1999; Syracuse University, March 1999.

"What We Did This Winter: A Season of Campus Labor Activism," Conference: "Intellectual Activism: Coalitional Politics and the Academy," New York University, March 1999.

"The Job Market in Context," Plenary session, MLA Conference: "The Future of Doctoral Education," University of Wisconsin, April 1999; University of Oregon, October 1999; Panel co-organizer: "What Would an Ethical Graduate Program Be Like?" MMLA, November, 1999.

"Solidarity Now and in the Future," University of Cincinnati, October 1999; Conference: "The Future of Higher Education," University of California at Riverside, February 2000.

"About Academic Keywords," Semi-annual Meeting, Ohio Conference of AAUP Chapters, Cincinnati, October 1999.

"How We Read," panel presentation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 1999.

"Welcome to the MLA," MLA, December 1999.

"Consolations for Capitalists: Ten Propositions in Flight from World Bank Literature," MLA, December 1999.

"We Are Not the World: The Market for What We Do," MLA, American Literature Division Meeting, December 1999.

"Putting Communism in the Canon," (Keynote Address) Conference: "The Future of Those Who Make It: Revolutionary Speculations," sponsored by the Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida, March 2000.

"The Struggle for Unionization," Teach-In: "We Are the Union," Graduate Teaching Assistant Adjunct Alliance, George Washington University, April 2000.

"Solidarity or Decline: Higher Education Faces the New Millennium," (Keynote Address) Conference: "Rethinking the Human Sciences: Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Education, and the Languages of Criticism," George Washington University, April 2000.

"The New Idealism in Collective Bargaining," Keynote Address, Delegate Assembly, California Faculty Association (Los Angeles), October 2000.

"The Ninth Circle of Academic Hell," The Graduate Center, CUNY (The City University of New York), October 2000.

"Alternative Careers Revisited," MLA, December 2000.

"The End of English," COCAL IV: Conference on Contingent Academic Labor (plenary session) San Jose, CA, January 2001.

"It's Time to Negotiate," GEO Rally, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 2001.

"No Applause for the Minotaur: New Identities, New Alliances," (Keynote Address) Conference: "Campus Inc.: University Organizing in a Global Economy," The University Organizing Project, University of Massachusetts at Boston, February 2001.

"There's No Place to Hide: The Part-timer Problem Comes to a Head," Illinois Central College, March 2001.

"Ken Loach's Land and Freedom and the Spanish Civil War," The Socialist Forum, University of Illinois, April 2001.

"What Do Faculty Want?" Seminar III, Academic Leadership Program: "The Future University--Motivating Change," CIC (Committee for Institutional Cooperation), University of Iowa, April 2001.

"The Future of the University, Or, Whatever Happened to the Mount Ranier Effect?" University of Washington (Seattle), May 2001.

"Mentoring Activists, Activist Mentoring," annual meeting, AAUP, June 2001.

"Higher Education and September 11th: What Can We Do?," Keynote Address, conference: "Herding Cats, Moving Cemeteries, and Hauling Academic Trunks: Managing Change in Higher Education," Center for Governance, University of California at Los Angeles, October 2001.

"The Enterprise University," conference: "Herding Cats, Moving Cemeteries, and Hauling Trunks," UCLA, October 2001.

"The Just Campus," Keynote Address, conference: "Metro Chicago Campus Equity Week Conference," Harold Washington College," November 2001.

"Sisyphus Had It Easy: Reform, Reaction, and Revolution in the MLA," Program Arranged by the Graduate Student Caucus, annual meeting, MLA, December 2001.

"Welcome to a Real Internet Revolution: How to Reform Teaching, Research, and Public Outreach," Program Arranged by the American Literature Section, annual meeting, MLA, December 2001.

Panel Participant: "Women's Voices: Emily Dickinson and Maya Angelou," Illinois Program for Rsearch in the Humanities, UIUC, February, 2002.

"How I Came to Work on the Spanish Civil War," Master's Tea, Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University, March 2002.

"Spain and the Legacy of Ed Balchowsky," Monument Dedication, Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Forest Home Cemetery, Chicago, May 2002.

Discussion Session Leader: "The Statement on Academic Professionals," Annual Meeting, AAUP, June 2002.

"Does Higher Education Have a Future?" Antioch College, October 2002.

"Love Your Panzer Corps: The Vexed Story of the Wartime Poem Card," Antioch College, October 2002; Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, UIUC, October 2002; Florida International University, October 2002; University of Illinois Press, November 2002; Smith College, March 2003; University of Toledo, April 2003; Northern Illinois University, July 2003; University of Minnesota, January 2004.

"Utopia or Disillusionment?: Reflections on American Poetry About the Spanish Civil War," New York University (cosponsored by the New York Council on the Arts), October 2002; Author's Corner, University of Illinois Bookstore, October 2002. "Justice for All: Can Collective Bargaining Restore Community to Higher Education?" Illinois State University, November 2002.

"AAUP Narratiives of Faculty Identity," Center for Advanced Study Seminars, University of Illinois, April 2003.

"Can E.T. Call Home?: The Brave New World of University Surveillance," Human Subject Policy Conference: An Examination of the Interaction Between Human Subject Protection Regulations and Research Beyond the Biomedical Sphere," University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 2003.

"Sic Transit Gloria Humanitas: It Might as Well be a Conspiracy," annual meeting, American Educational Research Association, April 2003; University of Toledo, April 2003.

"Academic Freedom After 9/11," annual meeting, AAUP Illinois, Illinois State University, April 2003.

"Why the Vet Got the Girl," Keynote Address, "Forever Activists for Truth and Justice: Remembering the Lincoln Brigade's Struggle for Democratic Spain," Roosevelt University, sponsored by Chicago Friends of the Lincoln Brigade, June 2003.

"Postructuralism, Cultural Studies, and the Legacy of the Spanish Civil War," Conference: "Recalcitrant Modernities: Spain, Difference, and the Construction of European Modernism," University of Illinois, September 2003.

"Magazine Metropolis," Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, Colloquium, UIUC, December 2003.

"Theorizing Labor and Celebrity," MLA, December 2003, Forum organized by the Committee on Graduate Students in the Profession.

"Tenure at Ground Zero," MLA, December 2003; annual meeting, Minnesota AAUP State Conference, January 2004; keynote address, annual meeting, Missouri Philological Association, February 2004.

"Recalling the Marxism Conference," Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, UIUC, March 2004.

"The Politics of Tenure," Workshop Sponsored by UIUC Chapter of the American Association of University Professors: "Achieving Tenure," March 2004.

"Surveillance on Campus: The Corporate University Meets the National Security State." Ford Foundation Seminar Series on Communications, Culture, and Policy, Institute for Communications Research, UIUC, April 2004.

"Pre-emptive Paranoia," Panel: "The University and its Publics," sponsored by the George A. Miller Committee, UIUC, April 2004.

"The News from Poetry: Propaganda, Persuasion, and Panic in Wartime Newspaper and Postcard Verse," Conference: "Constructing the Current: Theorizing Media in a New Millennium," University of Chicago, May 2004.

"Cultural Studies Now: Looking Back to Look Forward," Conference: "Crossroads in Cultural Studies: Fifth International Conference," University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 2004.

"Nothing But Death Can Part Us: Messages on Wartime Postcards," Indiana University, October 2004; Brown University, November 2004.

"Has Higher Education Failed?" Keynote Closing Address, Conference: "The Future of Graduate Studies in English," arranged in conjunction with the Carnegie Intitiative on the Doctorate, University of Rochester, October 2004; Illinois State University, November 2004.

"The Future of the Humanities," forum with Stanley Fish, E. Ann Kaplan, and Cary Nelson, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, UIUC, October 2004.

"Derrida and Disciplinarity," panel: "The Legacy of Derrida," Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, UIUC, November 2004.

"Corporatization Today," panel presentation, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, February 2005.

"Poetry and Medicine: Introducing Rafael Campo," Conference: "Practicing Theory, Theorizing Practice: Physician Scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities," University of California at San Francisco, May 2005.

"Activism and Change in the Academy," Inaugural Annual Lecture, Higher Education Academy Subject Network for Sociology, Anthropology, Politics, Birmingham University (England), June 2005.

"Leveraging a Career With Kenneth Burke," Keynote Address, Conference: "Kenneth Burke and His Circles," Triennial Conference of the Kenneth Burke Society / Nineteenth Penn State Conference Rhetoric and Composition, Pennsylvania State University, July 2005.

"What is Poetry and How Does it Circulate?" Response to Meredith McGill, Conference: "Print Culture and American History," University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 2005.

"Globalization, Piece-work, and the Future of the Humanities," keynote address, AAUP Maryland State Conference, October 2005; Distinguished Lecture Series, University of Alberta (Canada), October 2005; annual Louis Treibel Lecture, Australian Society for the Humanities, Canberra, Australia, November 2005.

"The Politics of Cultural Studies Employment," Conference: "Prefix: Professional Development," University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, November 2005.

"The Assaults on Cultural Studies," Keynote Address, Conference: "Culture Fix," annual meeting, Cultural Studies Association of Australasia, Sydney, Australia, November 2005.

"Response to Bruce Robbins," Conference: "States of Welfare," Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 2006.

"The New Culture Wars," Summer Institute, AAUP, Portland, Oregon, July 2006.

"The Threats to Academic Freedom, keynote address, Conference: "State of Academia: Threats and Opportunities," Faculty Association of California Community Colleges," Los Angeles, October 2006.

"The Pedagogy of Terrorism," panel presentation, Conference: "Terrorism and the University," John Jay College, New York, November 2006.

"The Shape of Contingency," meeting sponsored by Sloan Foundation: "Dialogue on Contingency," Wshington, November 2006.

"The Future of the University," keynote address, fall Council meeting, Canadian Association of University Teachers, Ottawa, November 2006.

"The End of Education," University of Vermont, February 2007; University of Connecticut, February 2007; Connecticut College, March 2007; Keynote Address, Conference: "The Politics and Culture of the Humanities," University of Illinois at Chicago, March 2007; plenary lecure, University of Florida, March 2007; keynote address, annual meeting, Iowa State Conference (AAUP), April 2007; keynote address, annual meeting, Michigan State Conference (AAUP), April 2007.

"Poetry and Contingency," Keynote Address, Conference: "Poetries Symposium," University of Iowa, April 2007.

"The Rhetoric of Collective Bargaining," University of Iowa, April 2007.

"The Perils of Contingency," GESO union rally, Yale University, April 2007.

"The History of the AAUP," Summer Institute, AAUP, Reno, Nevada, July 2007.

"How the AAUP Works," ASC Training Institute, AAUP, Washington, DC, October 2007.

"Freedom in the Classroom," CBC Training Institute, AAUP, Washington, DC, November 2007.

"Why Students Should Care About Academic Freedom," Union County College, Newark, New Jersey, November 2007.

"The Two Worlds of Tenure: Contingency, Globalization, and Academic Freedom," Forum address, annual meeting, Modern language Association, Chicago, December 2007; Ohio State University, April 2008; Keynote Address, California Faculty Association, April 2008; Keynote address, conference: "The Politics of Pedagogy: Forging Alliances for Action," Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, April 2008; Pacific Lutheran University, April 2008.

"The Future of Academic Collective Bargaining," Keynote Address, 35th annual conference, National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions," Baruch College, New York, April 2008; Keynote Address, Annual meeting, Ohio State Conference of AAUP chapters, April 2008.

"The State of Academic Freedom," Keynote Address, Forum on Academic Freedom, University of California at Irvine, April 2008.

"Is Academic Freedom in Trouble?"--Debate with David Horowitz; University of Oregon, May 2008; Portland, Oregon, May 2008.

"A Strike is an Opportunity," annual meeting, Portland State University AAUP chapter, May 2008.

"Worldwide Contingency," Concluding Plenary, Conference: COCAL VIII, San Diego State University, August 2008.

“Response to Bruce Holsinger” (“American Medievalism: Past and Present in Cold War America”), Conference: “American Medievalism,” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October, 2008.

“Antioch, Globalization, and the Future of the Liberal Arts,” Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute, Yellow Springs, Ohio, October 2008.

“Peril and Promise in Higher Education,” keynote address, symposium sponsored by the Boston Chapter of the Antioch College Alumni Association: “Reinventing Liberal Arts Education for the 21st Century: Promising Directions for a New Antioch College,” Dudley House, Harvard University, November 2008.

“What is Academic Freedom?” Forum: annual meeting, MLA, December 2008.

“The Cultural Construction of the Spanish Civil War,” annual meeting, MLA, December 2008. “The Evolving Concept of Academic Freedom,” annual conference, National Association of Scholars, debate with executive director Peter Wood, January 2009.

“Sixteen Threats to Academic Freedom,” Conference: “Academic Freedom,” Cornell University, February 2009; Indiana State University, February 2009; Conference: “Academic Freedom,” Indiana University of Pennsylvania, February 2009; “Know Your University” lecture series, YMCA, U of Illinois, February 2009; Conference: “Academic Capitalism,” New York University, April 2009; Kansas State University, April 2009; Annual Ethics and Policy Symposium, Utah State University, September, 2009; annual meeting, Georgia State Conference of AAUP chapters, October 2009; annual meeting, Indiana State Conference of AAUP chapters, November 2009.

“The University After Cultural Studies,” plenary panel, annual meeting, Cultural Studies Association, April 2009.

“AAUP Standards and the Future of Antioch,” Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute Festival, Yellow Springs, Ohio, June 2009.

“The Last Humanist and the Perfect Storm: The Budgetary and Ideological Threats to Life as We Have Known It,” Keynote Address, Conference: “After the Humanities,” 50th Anniversary Conference, Center for the Humanities, Wesleyan University, October 2009.

"Graduate Studies Now," American Studies Association, November 2009.

“Academic Freedom Now,” Utah Valley University, March 2010.

“Where Public Higher Education is Headed,” plenary lecture, annual meeting, American Political Science Association, September 2010.

“Civility in the University,” University of South Carolina, October 2010.

“Current Challenges to Academic Freedom,” annual meeting, MLA, January 2011.

“The Crisis in Public Education,” University of California Riverside, January 2011; Humanities Institute, Scripps College, January 2011.

“Academic Freedom and Politics,” The 8th Arthur N. Rupe Debate—Stanley Fish and Cary Nelson, University of California Santa Barbara, February 2011.

“Absolute Contingency: The Political Work of WWI Popular Poetry,” Florida State University, January 2011; Wayne State University, April 2011.

“Academic Freedom and Research in Higher Education,” keynote speech, annual meeting, Virginia AAUP state conference, Virginia State University, April 2011.

“Honor & Solidarity: Can the Legacy of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Inspire the Contemporary University’s Unions?” Wayne State University, April 2011.

“Collective Bargaining and the Shared Governance Crisis,” keynote speech, Fourth Annual AAUP Collective Bargaining Congress Midwest Regional Meeting, Chicago, April 2011.

“Something Wicked Comes This Way: How to Save the University,” Illinois Wesleyan University, March 2011; keynote speech, conference, Duke University, April 2011; Keynote address, Pennsylvania State University, April 2011; University of Minnesota, April 2011; Austin Community College, August , 2011; Series: Rehumanizing the University: New Perspectives on the Liberal Arts, University of Florida, September 2011; Harding Distinguished Lecture Series, South Dakota State University, September 2011; North Central College (Naperville, IL), September 2011; University of Texas at Austin, October 2011.

“The Realities of Race in Higher Education,” keynote address, NCORE (National Conference on Racial Equality), San Francisco, June 2011.

“Universities Under Attack: Lessons from the Battleground States,” panel presentation, University of Oregon, May 2011.

“American Holocaust Poetry,” keynote address, Conference: Conceptions of Collectivity in Contemporary American Literature, University of Mainz, Germany, July 2011.

“The Future of Unionization,” Austin Community College, August 2011.

“The Role of the Senate,” Austin Community College, August 2011.

“The Challenges to Graduate Unionization,” keynote address, annual meeting, CGEU (Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions), New York University, August 2011.

“Welcome to the Surveillance Campus,” Arthur W. Fiske Memorial Lecture, Symposium: The University and National Security After 9/11, Case Western Reserve University, September 2011.

“Grad Unionization Now,” University of Chicago, September 2011.

“Fighting Back,” featured speaker, Conference: The National Attack on Higher Education, University of Wisconsin at Madison, October 2011.

“Why You Need to Unionize,” New Mexico State University, October 2011.

“Internal Challenges to Shared Governance,” keynote address, AAUP Governance Conference, November, 2011.

“How the Recovery of Early American Indian Poetry Changes the History of American Poetry”, annual meeting, MLA, January 2012.

“Keeping the Lights On: Shared Governance in the Corporate University,” annual meeting, MLA, January 2012.

“What is Distinctive About AAUP Organizing,” AAUP Collective Bargaining Council Regional Meeting, Philadelphia, February 2012.

“Reinventing Higher Education,” keynote address, Annual Critical Issues Forum, University of Michigan-Flint, April 2012.

“Memory and Reconciliation,” Rebecca Rice Award Address, Antioch College, June 2012.

“What to Do When the Devil Offers You a Deal,” keynote address, Annual Conference on Higher Education, American Association of University Professors, June 2012; University at Buffalo, November 2012.

“The Pleasures of Ephemera,” University of Illinois Rare Books and Manuscript Library, September 2012.

“What Are Key Considerations for a Discussion of Academic Freedom,” keynote address, conference: “Academic Freedom: Challenges and Opportunities,” McGill University, September 2012.

“Can Higher Education Be Saved?” IPFW College of Arts and Sciences 25th Anniversary Lecture, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, November 2012.

“Marxism Then and Now,” opening address, Conference: Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture at 25: Theories for a New Millennium,” February 2013.

“Resistance is Not Futile: The Future of Higher Education,” keynote address: Symposium: The Crisis of Academic Labor: Grad Students, adjuncts, and the Making of the Low-Wage University, Syracuse University, March 2013.

“The Continuing Trauma of Stalinism,” Lineages of the Literary Left: A Symposium in Honor of Alan M. Wald, University of Michigan, March 2013.

“The Challenge of the Humanities,” Annual Aranov Lecture, University of Alabama, April 2013.

“Conflicts of Interest and Intellectual Property,” keynote address, Annual Conference on Higher Education, American Association of University Professors,” June 2013.

“Academic Freedom Now,” keynote address, Annual Strategic Issues Program: The Future of the University, University of Denver, September 2013.

“Post-tenure Review and Contingency: Two Challenges,” University of Denver, September 2013.

“Academic Freedom and Assessment,” Simon Fraser University, September 2013.

“The Problem With Judith Butler: The Political Philosophy of the Movement to Boycott Israel,” Yale University, February 2014; University of Minnesota-Duluth, February 2014.

“A Dialogue About The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel,” General Assembly, Jewish Federations of America,” Washington, DC, November 2014.

“We Cannot Do It Alone: The Struggle to Defeat BDS,” Annual Meeting, Israel Action Network, Washington, DC, November 2014.

“Bait and Switch: The Purpose of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement,” Eastern Michigan University, November 2014; Michigan State University, November 2014; University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Hillel Chapter, November 2014.

SCRIPT

Madrid 1937: How Can We Forget Those Days, script performed at the Puffin Room in Manhattan and at the 60th anniversary dinner of the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade at the New York Sheraton Hotel in April 1996. Directed by Paul Hecht. Performers included Hollywood actors Ed Asner, Richard Masur, and John Randolph, and academy award winning screen writer and member of the Hollywood Ten, Ring Lardner, Jr. Music provided by the New York Labor Chorus. Performance time: 60 minutes.

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

"W. S. Merwin's Other Career," University of Illinois Library, 1984.

"The Edwin Rolfe Archive," University of Illinois Library, 1990.

"The Spanish Civil War," University of Illinois Library, 1993.

"Shouts from the Wall: Posters and Photographs Brought Back from the Spanish Civil War by American Volunteers." Curated with Peter Carroll on behalf of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (Supported by grants from the Puffin Foundation, the Charles Lawence Keith and Clara Miller Foundation, the Committee for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Culture and United States Universities, the Blue Mountain Center, and the Needmor Fund). National Tour schedule:

The Puffin Room, 435 Broome St., Soho, New York City, April 20-May 25, 1996. (Recognized in a proclamation by the Mayor of New York)

Berkeley Arts Center, 1275 Walnut St., Berkeley, CA, June 22-August 10, 1996.

Museum of Albuquerque, 2000 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM, August 30-October 13, 1996.

Jacob Lawrence Gallery, School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, November 20-December 20, 1996.

Meadows Museum of Art, Centenary College, Shreveport, LA, January 24-March 8, 1997.

J. Wayne Stark Gallery, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, March 24-May 4, 1997.

Track 16 Gallery, Bergamont Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, CA, June 13-August 15, 1997.

Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, September 5-October 19, 1997.

The Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, November 8-December 22, 1997. (Recognized in a proclamation by the Governor of Florida)

College Art Museum, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, January 27-March 13, 1998.

Wisconsin Veterans Museum, 30 West Mifflin St., Madison, WI, April 4-May 18, 1998.

Elaine L. Jacobs Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, June 15-July 31, 1998.

Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, August 20-October 10, 1998.

Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, November 1-December 15, 1998.

University Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, January 15-March 7, 1999.

Zoellner Gallery, Lehigh University, Allentown, PA, March 26-June 15, 1999.

Main Gallery, Harold Washington Library, Chicago, IL. August 4-October 17, 1999.

DeGolyar Library, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, November 8, 1999-February 21, 2000.

University Museum, Southern Illinois University, March 15-May 15, 2000.

Tufts University Gallery, Aidekman Art Center, Tufts University, Medford, MA, October 12-December 10, 2000.

Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California at Riverside, March 15-April 30, 2001.

The Puffin Room, 435 Broome Street, New York City, November-December, 2001.

Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, January 19-March 10, 2002.

"The Aura of the Cause: A Photo Album for North American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War." Supported by a grant from the Spanish Consul General, Toronto, Canada. Curated on behalf of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives. International Tour Schedule:

The Rotunda Gallery, Metro Center, Toronto, Canada, March 15-April 10, 1997.

The Puffin Room, 435 Broome St., Soho, New York City, April 26-June 1, 1997.

Image Gallery, 34 Main St., Stockbridge, MA, June 28-August 24, 1997.

High Museum of Art, Woodruff Art Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA, September 4-October 1, 1997.

King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, New York University, October 13-November 1, 1997.

Salvador Dali Museum, 1000 3rd St. South, St. Petersburg, Fl., November 15-January 4, 1998.

Library Gallery, University of California at San Diego, May 15-June 15, 1998.

Fonda Del Sol Visual Art Center, 2112 R Street N.W., Washington, D.C., July 24-September 5, 1998.

Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Urbana, Il. September 18-November 1, 1998.

Goffman Gallery, University of Massachusetts at Boston, September 1-September 30, 1999.

Cultural Forum, The University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, October 10-November 20, 1999.

Gallery, University of Judaism, Bel Air, CA, January 5-March 15, 2000.

David Adamany Library, Wayne State University, Detroit, April 1-May 31, 2000.

Tufts University Gallery, Aidekman Art Center, Tufts University, Medford, MA, October 12-December 10, 2000.

Main Gallery, Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University, March 28-May 5, 2002

Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, September 10-December 1, 2002.

Palacio del Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 26-November 15, 2003

CONSULTING:

Book manuscript evaluations:

University of Massachusetts Press, Northern Illinois University Press, University of Illinois Press, Houghton-Mifflin, Columbia University Press, JAI Press, North Carolina University Press, Methuen, Wayne State University Press, University of Minnesota Press, University of Wisconsin Press, University of Mississippi Press, University of California Press, University of Iowa Press, Cornell University Press, Yale University Press, University of Chicago Press, University of Michigan Press, Routledge Kegan & Paul, Cambridge University Press, Longman Publishing Company, University of Alabama Press, State University Press of New York, Wesleyan University Press, Michigan State University Press, Princeton University Press, Duke University Press, Basil Blackwell, University of Nebraska Press, Oxford University Press, National Council of Teachers of English, University Presses of Florida, University of Nevada Press, Rutgers University Press.

Essay evaluations

JEGP, PMLA, Comparative Literature Studies, Women's Studies International Quarterly, Modern Philology, Cultural Studies, College Literature, Modern Fiction Studies, The Sociological Quarterly, Left History, The Hemingway Review, College English, Educational Theory, Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association, Contemporary Literature, Cultural Studies<-->Critical Methodologies, American Quarterly, Kaleidoscope, Journal of American History, Social Problems: The Official Journal of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, American Literary History. International Communications Association (Philosophy of Communication Division, Feminist Scholarship Interest Group), Johns Hopkins University Press, W. W. Norton and Co.

Evaluation of one or more candidates for tenure and promotion at

SUNY-Buffalo, Rutgers University, Temple University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, University of Southern California, University of Rochester, University of Toronto, Columbia University, University of Louisville, Cornell University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Syracuse University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Santa Clara University, University of North Carolina, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Ohio State University, Northeastern University, Oakland University, University of Minnesota, Carnegie Mellon University, Washington State University, East Carolina State University, University of Kentucky, University of California at Riverside, George Mason University, New York University, City College of New York, University of Missouri- Columbia, Purdue University, Florida Atlantic University, University of Massachusetts at Boston, St. Johns University, Davidson College, University of Michigan, Pennsylvania State University, National University of Singapore, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Wichita State University, University of California at Berkeley, Lehigh University.

Evaluation of one or more candidates for promotion to full professor at

SUNY-Binghamton, University of California-Riverside, University of Mississippi, Boston College, University of California-San Diego, University of New Mexico, University of Pittsburgh, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Rutgers University, SUNY-Buffalo, University of Illinois at Chicago, Pennsylvania State University, University of Missouri, Johns Hopkins University, University of California at Santa Barbara, Princeton University, Southern Illinois University, Carnegie-Mellon University, University of Pennsylvania, Brown University, University of Minnesota, Temple University, Indiana University, University of Massachusetts at Boston, Centenary College, Cornell University, at request of English department heads or other administrators.

Distinguished Chair Evaluations

City University of New York, University of California at San Diego, University of Minnesota, University of Oklahoma, Southern Illinois University, University of Arizona, Duke University.

Proposal reviews;

The Library of America; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada; National Endowment for the Humanities; Palgrave MacMillan; External Dissertation Committee Member: SUNY at Buffalo; On site program evaluation: University of California at San Diego; Consultant: United States Department of Labor, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Higher Education, Routledge, University of Minnesota Press.

COURSES TAUGHT:

University of Illinois

English 101 -- Introduction to Poetry

English 104 -- Introduction to Film

Rhetoric l05 -- Principles of Composition

LAS 2l0 -- The Image of the Body in Literature & Art

English 20l -- Literary Analysis & Evaluation

English 2l5 -- Practical Criticism

English 241 -- American Poetry from 1910-1945

English 242 -- American Poetry Since 1940

English 273 -- Film as Literature

English 283 -- English Literature from l900-l930

English 296 -- Honors Seminar: Borges, Beckett & Burroughs: The Reader's Response to Form

English 296 -- Honors Seminar: Structuralism, Semiotics, and Poststructuralism

English 296 -- Honors Seminar: Poststructuralism and the Problematics of Literary History

English 296 -- Honors Seminar: Race, Gender, and Revolution in Modern American Poetry

English 296 -- Honors Seminar: A Survey of Twentieth Century American Poetry

English 297 -- Honors Seminar: The Language of Critical Theory

English 298 -- Honors Seminar: The Poery of Claude McKay and Langston Hughes

English 300 -- Langston Hughes

English 355 -- Major Authors: Yeats & Eliot

English 361 -- Connotation: From Phenomenology to Feminism

English 361 -- Race in American Poetry

English 362 -- The Whitman Tradition in Contemporary American Poetry

English 362 -- Politics and Poetry in America Since 1960

Humanities 395 -- Introduction to Critical Theory (jointly taught)

English 400 -- Introduction to Graduate Study

English 442 -- Studies in Recent Literary Theory

English 453 -- Major Theories of American Literature

English 453 -- *Contemporary American Poetry

English 453 -- *Canonical and Noncanonical Modern American Poetry

English 48l -- Form & Intent in Contemporary Literary Criticism

English/Speech Comm. 48l -- Structuralism and Semiotics (jointly taught)

English/Philos./Speech Comm. 48l -- Basic Issues in Interpretation Theory (jointly taught)

English 481 -- The Semiotic Project: From Phenomenology to Poststructuralism

English 481 -- Cultural Studies

English 481/Speech Comm. 495 -- Cultural Studies Workshop (Jointly taught)

English 481 -- Poststructuralism, Deconstruction, and the Problematics of Literary History

English 481 -- Marxism and Poststructuralism

English 481 -- The Spanish Civil War

Recent citations on the University of Illinois' "Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students"

Fall 2000--English 296

Spring 2001--English 453

Fall 2001--English 453

Spring 2002--English 297

Spring 2003--English 300

Fall 2003--English 481

State University of New York at Buffalo

English 389: Modern Critical Theory

English 695: Studies in Literary Theory

University of Rochester

English 130: Concepts of Literature

English 111: Exposition and Analysis of Ideas in Literature

Ph.D. DISSERTATIONS DIRECTED

Stacy Alaimo*, Katherine Benzel, Allan Borst, Bartholomew Brinkman, Marsha Bryant*, Daniel Colson, Corey Creekmur (co-dir.), Ryan Cull, Brian Daldorph, Sagri Dhairyam, James Finnegan, Karen Ford*, Hester L. Furey, Melisa Girard, Lawrence Hanley, Brady Harrison*, Jefferson Hendricks, John J. Jakaitis, Jane Juffer*, Walter Kalaidjian*, Mia Klein, Merton Lee, Linda Mahin, John Marsh, Ellen McWhorter, Satya Mohanty*, Donald Smith, James Sullivan*, Jeffrey Sychterz, Michael Thurston*, Agnieska Tuszynska, Daniel Vukovich, Mark Van Wienen*.

(* identifies dissertations revised and published as books):

Kalaidjian, Languages of Liberation: The Social Text in Contemporary American Poetry (New York: Columbia University Press, 1989).

Van Wienen, Partisans and Poets: The Political Work of American Poetry in the Great War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997).

Sullivan, On the Walls and On the Streets: American Poetry Broadsides from the 1960s (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1997).

Bryant, Auden and Documentary in the 1930s (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 1997).

Mohanty, Literary Theory and the Claims of History (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1997).

Ford, Moments of Brocade: The Aesthetics of Excess in American Women's Poetry (Oxford, MS: University of Mississippi Press, 1998).

Juffer, At Home With Pornography: Women, Sex, and Everyday Life (New York: New York University Press, 1998).

Alaimo, Undomesticated Ground: Recasting Nature as Feminist Space (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2000).

Thurston, Making Something Happen: Partisan Political Poetry in the U.S. Between the Wars (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2001).

Harrison, Agent of Empire: William Walker and the Imperial Self in American Literature (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2004).

WORKSHOPS AND/OR GUEST CLASSES

University of Illinois, Brown University, Illinois State University, Wabash College, Emory University, State University of New York at Buffalo, University of Arkansas, University of California at Santa Barbara, Lehigh University, University of Michigan, University of Chicago, Duquesne University, Bucknell University, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Syracuse University, The New School for Social Research, University of Oregon, University of Florida, Southern Illinois University, George Mason University, University of Washington, Environmental Leadership Program (Academic Affinity Group), Fulbright American Studies Institute (Northern Illinois University, 2003, 2004).

LISTINGS

Directory of American Scholars

Contemporary Authors

Who's Who in the Midwest

Who's Who in America

Who's Who in the World

Who's Who in American Education

COMMITTEE SERVICE

English Department (University of Illinois):
Honors Committee / Library Committee (Chair)
Graduate Comprehensive Examination Committee
Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Committee
Graduate Studies Committee / M. A. Exam Committee
Undergraduate Awards Committee
Americanist, Modern Poetry, and Modern British Search Committees (Chair), Ad Hoc Committees on Partner/
Spousal Appointments
Promotions Committee / Planning Committee

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Association of University Professors
Modern Language Association
Midwest Modern Language Association
Kenneth Burke Society / Ernest Hemingway Society
National Council of Teachers of English
The Ephemera Society

PUBLISHED INTERVIEWS

Atlanta Free Weekly, The News Gazette (Champaign-Urbana), The Chicago Tribune, Chronicle of Higher Education, Harvard Crimson, Lingua Franca, The New York Time, Pakn-Treger, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Santa-Barbara Post, Daily Hampshire Gazette (Massachusetts), The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Newsweek, New York Times Higher Education Supplement, U.S. News & World Report, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Hispania, The Herald-Sun (Durham, NC), Lilith, The Adjunct Advocate, American Demographics, Britannica on-line, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Academe, The San Francisco Chronicle, Vault.com, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, The Australian, The Christian Science Monitor, Inside Higher Education.

Scott Jaschik, “No University Is an Island,” Inside Higher Education, December 17, 2009.

Peter Schmidt, “The AAUP’s Cary Nelson Goes to War,” Chronicle of Higher Education,  December 17, 2009.

RADIO/TELEVISION APPEARANCES

National: CNBC-TV; Associated Press Radio, National Public Radio ("All Things Considered," "Talk of the Nation"), Pacifica Radio.

Local: Champaign: WILL-TV, WCIA-TV, WICD-TV; Wisconsin Public Radio, radio stations in Baltimore, Washington ("The Public Interest"), Champaign-Urbana, Denver, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, New York, Chapel Hill, Santa Barbara, Vienna (Austrian National Radio), Kansas City, Missouri.

"Politics in the Classroom: Debate Between Cary Nelson and
David Horowitz," broadcast by the C-Span Television network, April 2007.

TESTIMONY

Illinois Labor Relations Board

PROFILES

Denise Magner, "A `Tenured Radical' Takes Aim at the Inequities in Academe," Chronicle of Higher Education, May 16, 1997, A10-12.

Marc Bousquet, "An Intellectual of the Movement: An Interview with Cary Nelson," Workplace, Issue 5 (October 2002), 35 pages (http: www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/issue5p1/5p1.html). Followed by "Il Miglior Fabbro," tribute by Alan Wald (4 pp).

John Gravois, "A Tenured Radical Takes Office," Chronicle of
Higher Education
, June 9, 2006.

Justin Pope, “`Tenured Radical’ Tries to Revive American Professors’ Group,” Associated Press, July 17, 2008.

Zoe Corbyn, “Let Freedom Ring,” Times Higher Education, March 4, 2010.

REFLECTIONS ON CARY NELSON'S AAUP PRESIDENCY

Marc Bousquet, “On This Rock,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 6, 2012.

Michael Bérubé, “Cary Nelson: An Appreciation,” Academe, September- October 2012.

ADDENDUM

1. American Poetry Recovery Series, University of Illinois Press,

Cary Nelson, general editor:

Nelson and Hendricks, eds. The Collected Poems of Edwin Rolfe, 1993.

Nelson and Hendricks, eds. Edwin Rolfe, Trees Became Torches: Selected Poems, 1995.

Paula Bennett, ed. Palace-burner: The Selected Poetry of Sarah Piatt. 2001.

Mark Van Wienen, ed. "I Have a Rendezvous With Death" and Other American Poems of the Great War, 2002.

John Edgar Tidwell, ed. Black Moods: The Collected Poems of Frank Marshall Davis, 2002.

Nelson, ed. The Wound and the Dream: Sixty Years of American Poems About the Spanish Civil War, 2002.

Fred Whitehead, ed. The Collected Poems of Don Gordon, 2003.

William Maxwell, ed. The Collected Poems of Claude McKay, 2004.

Ted Genoways, ed. Papermill: Selected Poems by Joseph Kalar, 2004.

Kenneth A. Warren and Fred Whitehead, eds. The Whole Song: Selected Poems of Vincent Ferrini, 2004.

Cary Nelson and Donald Gilzinger, eds. Wicked Times: Selected Poems by Aaron Kramer, 2004

2. Selected Book Reviews

Reviews of The Incarnate Word (1973):

Akasofu, Tetsuji, Eigo Seinen ("The Rising Generation") (December, 1973), 119:8, 564.

anon., Choice (December 1973).

anon., The Year's Work in English Studies, vol. 54 (1975).

Eldredge, Laurence, Revue de L'Université D'Ottawa 44 (1974), 415-16.

Hoffman, Michael J. American Literary Scholarship (1973), 416-17.

Myers, George, Sunday Patriot News (Harrisburg, PA, April 18, 1982); Gargoyle Nos. 22/23 (1983).

Schwartz, Murray M., Criticism: A Quarterly For Literature and the Arts 17:2 (Spring 1975), 187-89.

Spector, Robert D., Books Abroad (October 1973).

Stokes, John, College English (October 1973), 77-85.

Reviews of Our Last First Poets (1981):

anon., Choice (June 1982).

anon., Journal of Modern Literature (1983), p. 389.

anon., Virginia Quarterly Review (Summer 1982), 79.

anon., The Year's Work in English Studies (1982).

Butler, Robert, College Literature (1983), 79-80.

Costello, Bonnie, Concerning Poetry (1982), 105-8.

Cotter, James Finn, America (March 20, 1982), 219-20/

Crowder, Richard, American Literature (1982), 459-60.

Folsom, Ed, Journal of English and Germanic Philology 82:2 (1983), 273-76.

Gardner, Thomas, Contemporary Literature (Fall 1985), 351-55.

Harmon, William, The Western Humanities Review (Spring 1983), 79-81.

Kiser, Thelma Scott, Ashland Daily Independent (January 17, 1982), 40.

Nicholson, Colin E. Journal of American Studies (April 1983), 113-14.

Pooley, Roger, Yearbook of English Studies (1985), 364-5.

Reibetanz, Julia M., Canadian Review of American Studies

(Winter 1983), 497-507.

Rogers, David. World Literature Today (Summer 1982).

Shevelow, Kathryn, Modern Philology (February 1984), 337-8.

Tammaro, Thom, Library Journal (November 15, 1981).

Wheaton, Bruce, North Dakota Quarterly (Spring 1982), 127-31.

Reviews of Theory in the Classroom (1986):

Bernard-Donals, Michael, "Situating Theory in the Classroom,"

The Minnesota Review Nos. 41-2 (1994), 298-303.

Broad, Peter, College Literature 18:2 (1988), 151-54.

Davidson, Harriet, Journal of English and Germanic Philology (1988), 425-27.

Nicholson, Carol, APA Newsletter on Feminism and Ohilosophy (1988), 49-51.

Pratt, Annis, Centennial Review 31: 4 (Fall 1987), 450-51.

Slinn, Warwick, Philosophy and Literature 12:2 (1988), 322-24.

Weiland, Steven, Journal of Higher Education (March/April 1988), 233-36.

Whitehead, Fred, People's Culture (1988), p. 10.

Reviews of W.S.Merwin: Essays on the Poetry (1987):

anon., American Literature (October 1987), 491.

anon., Journal of Modern Literature (1988), p. 283.

Christhilf, Mark Journal of English and Germanic Philology (1989), 467-69.

Kummings, D.D., Choice (September 1987).

Revell, Donald, "A Counter-Language of Praise," The

Literary Review 31:3 (Spring 1988), 363-66.

Sherry, Vincent, "After Lost Origins," Times Literary

Supplement (January 22, 1989).

Reviews of Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture (1988):

anon., Media Information Australia No. 52 (May 1989), 111.

anon., Virginia Quarterly Review (Summer 1988), 97.

anon., Voice Literary Supplement "A List: Our kind of Best-Sellers" (notice).

Aufderheide, Pat, In These Times (August 31-September 6, 1988), 74-5.

Barberet, John, Studies in Twentieth-Century Culture (Winter 1991), 185-88.

Charland, Maurice, Quarterly Journal of Speech (February 1990), 99-102.

Janson, Sue Curry, "A Collective Intervention," Journal of Communication (Winter 1989), 182-89.

Lowe, D.M., Choice (June 1988), 1594.

McGowan, John, "Can Marxism Survive?" Southern Humanities Review (1990), 241-52.

Murphy, Patrick, Studies in the Humanities (1988), 74-75.

Rurarz, Zdsislaw, New York City Tribune (June 3, 1988), 13.

Thompson, James, South Atlantic Review (May 1989), 107-10.

Uusitorppa, Harri, Helsingin Sanomat (Finland, March 19, 1988), 33.

Whitehead, Fred, People's Culture (1988), 10-11.

Reviews of Repression and Recovery (1989):

Voice Literary Supplement (October 1991).

Cain, William E., "Literary Canon Fodder," In These Times (Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 1990), 18.

Caraher, Brian G., "Modernisms and Modern American Poetry," Works and Days, 55-66.

Damon, Maria, Journal of English and Germanic Philology 91:2 (1992), 281-84.

Freitag, Kornelia, Redaktion Referahedienst zur Literaturwissenschaft 26;2 (1994), 275-78.

Kalaidjian, Walter, American Literature (September 1990).

Michaels, Walter Benn, "The New Modernism," ELH (March 1992), 257-66.

Perkins, David, Style (Spring 1991), 156-160.

Schruer, Robert, Modern Language Notes 5:6 (1990).

Teres, Harvey, "Repression, Recovery, Renewal: The Politics

of Expanding the Canon," Modern Philology (August 1991), 63-75.

Tyndall, Paul, The Dalhousie Review 70:2 (August 1991).

Vachon, John, The Daily Yomiuri (April 8, 1990, Tokyo).

Wald, Alan, The Minnesota Review (Spring 1991), 110-113.

Watten, Barrett, "Radical Poetics," Cultural Studies 6:3 (October 1992), 485-89.

Whitehead, Fred, "Poets as Legislators of the World,"

Political Affairs (April 1991), 28-29.

Cited as a "Breakthrough Book," Lingua Franca (June 1991), 9.

Reviews of Edwin Rolfe: A Biographical Essay (1990)

Benet, James, "Edwin Rolfe: Unchic Radical," San Francisco Chronicle (November 4, 1990), 10.

Levenson, Len, "Communist writer-activist remembered in photos, prose," People's Weekly World (December 22, 1990), 12.

Speer, Laurel, Remark No. 2 (Spring 1990).

Wald, Alan, Journal of English and Germanic Philology 91:3 (July 1992), 464-67.

Reviews of Cultural Studies (1992):

anon., Village Voice Literary Supplement (March 1992), 2.

anon., publisher's Weekly (January 13, 1992).

Bérubé, Michael, "Pop Goes the Academy," Village Voice LiterarySupplement (April 1992), 10-14.

Fortier, Mark, University of Toronto Quarterly (Fall 1995), 557-66.

Jameson, Fredric, "On `Cultural Studies,'" Social Text (1993), 17-52.

Landesman, Cosmo, "Taking Out the Trash," The Modern Review (Spring 1992).

Pavel, Thomas, "Les Etudes Culturelles: Une Nouvelle Discipline," Critique (October 1992), 731-42.

Review Forum: Stefan Collini, "Badly Connected: The Passionate

Intensity of Cultural Studies"; Daniel Cottom, "Discipline and Publish"; Laurie Langbauer, "The Celebrity Economy of Cultural Studies," Victorian Studies 36:4 (Summer 1993), 455-72.

Riordan, Liam, William and Mary Quarterly (July 1995), 520-24.

Sherwood, Steven Jay, Philip Smith, and Jeffrey C. Alexander,

"The British Are Coming...Again!: The Hidden Agenda of

Cultural Studies," Contemporary Sociology (May 1993), 370-75.

Siivonen, Timo, "Kulttuurin-Tutkimuksen `Rajallisuus,'" Kulttuuritutkimus 10 (1993), 11-20.

Weisbard, Eric, "The Cult of Culture," The Bay Guardian (May 1992), 910.

Reviews of Edwin Rolfe, Collected Poems (1993):

Ballowe, James, North Dakota Quarterly (Spring 94-95), 230-37.

Brunner, Edward J., Journal of the Midwest Modern Language

Association 28:1 (Spring 1995), 103-108.

Canning, Rick, "McCarthyism and Mortality," Illinois Times ((December 16, 1993), 13-14.

Jason, Philip K., Magill Book Reviews (1993).

Kalaidjian, Walter, "`Deeds Were Their Last Words': The Return of Edwin Rolfe," College Literature (October 1997), 55-69.

Knox, Bernard, "Poets of the Spnish Tragedy," The New

Review of Books (December 22, 1994), 18-19.*

Schwartz, Saul, "The Laureate of the Lincoln Brigade,"

Jewish Currents (December 1996), 9-12, 40-41.*

Smith, L., Choice (June 1994).

*also reviews Edwin Rolfe: A Biographical Essay.

Reviews of Higher Education Under Fire (1994):

Alexander, Jean, College and Research Libraries (November 1995), 560-62.

anon., Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society (1996) 15:2-3.

anon., Chronique (1995), no. 2.

anon., Educational Administrative Abstracts 30:2 (April 1995).

Caroll, Mary, Booklist (December 1, 1994).

Cookson, Peter, Partisan Review 43:3 (1996).

Corkin, Stanley, and Phyllis Frus, College English (1998) vol. 61, 83-90.

Parham, Kathy, The Council Chronicle (April 1995), 5.

Weaver, John A., Educational Studies (1996), 268-73.

Reviews of Remembering Spain (1994):

Diebler, William E., "Booklet, recording add to portrait of

Hemingway," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Sunday April 17,

1994), G9-10 (Nationally syndicated by Scripps-Howard news service).

Knox, Bernard, "In Another Country," New York Review of Books (December 1, 1994), 35-6.

Watson, William Brasch, North Dakota Quarterly (Spring 1994-5), 239-44.

Reviews of Madrid 1937 (1996):

Bushkoff, Leonard, "Spanish Civil War Still Resonates for

Idealists," Christian Science Monitor (August 9, 1996),

33.

Bushnell, William D., Library Journal (April 1, 1996).

Campbell, Brian, Socialist Worker (September 27, 1996), 19.

Carver, Robert, "Writers Delete War's Horrors," The Scotsman (August 10, 1996).

Colodny, Robert G., The Volunteer 18:1 (Spring 1996), 1, 16-20.

Felsen, Milt, "The Most Literate Foot Soldiers in History,"

The Volunteer (Fall 1997), 6.

Lipton, Eunice, The Nation (November 4, 1996), 34-35.

Litwack, Leo E., "Letters from the Front," Chicago Tribune (Sunday, July 21, 1996), Section 14, p. 7.

Schatz, Adam, "Republic of Letters," Lingua Franca (March-April 1996), 23-24.

Reviews of The Aura of the Cause (1997):

anon., Afterimage 25 (1997), p. 17.

anon., Leica Fotografie (August/ Septembr 1997), p. 16.

Brokaw, Nancy, The Photo Review 20: 3-4 (Summer/ Fall 1997), 50.

Goozner, Merrill, "United They Stood," The Chicago Tribune (May 30, 1997, Section 2), 1, 10.

Richards, David, "From a Forgotten War, Images That Linger," The Washington Post (May 13, 1997), C1, 6.

Reviews of Will Teach for Food (1997):

anon., NWSA Journal (Spring 1999), 202-03.

anon., Science & Society 63 (Summer 1999), 259-60.

Benjamin, Ernst, Academe (June 1998), 76-7.

Camp, Stephanie, "The Proletarianization of Academic Labor," Black and Blue No. 3 (April 1998).

Engel, M., Choice (November 1997).

Engvall, Robert P., Harvard Educational Review 68:3 (Fall

1998), 422-25.

Erard, Michael, "Class Solidarity," The Texas Observer (July 18, 1997), 28-29.

Feldman, Glenn, Labor Studies Journal (Winter 2000), 88-9.

Goode, Henry, Education Review (June 1998).

Johnson, Barry O., "Trying to Buy Instruction on the Cheap,"

American Reporter (Novembr 29, 1997).

Hays, Rachel, The Workbook 23:1 (Spring 1998), 16.

Lieberman, Rhonda, "Up the Academy," The Village Voice (July 22, 1997), 52,

Linkon, Sherry Lee, "Don't Mourn--Organize," Composition Studies (Fall 1998), 75-82.

McGuckin, Eric, "Talking Academic Blues," Anthropology of Work Review 21:4 (Winter 2000).

Ouellette, Laurie, Tripod (August 25, 1997).

Reviews of Manifesto of a Tenured Radical (1997):

anon., Virginia Quarterly Review (Autumn 1997), 133.

anon, The Front Table (August 1997), 29.

Bartol, Frederick, "Fear and the Pursuit of Tenure," Capitol

Times (Madison, Wisconsin, July 25, 1997).*

Bauerlein, Mark, "Political Dreams, Economic Woes, and Inquiry in the Humanities," boundary 2 27:1 (2000), 197-216.

Bean, John P., Journal of Higher Education (July/ August 2000), 496-503.

Beatty, Greg, "Academic Budo," Enculturation 1:2 (Fall 1997).

Fischer, John Irwin, "Not Off the Hook Yet: Cary Nelson and the Crisis in MLA Disciplines, South Central Review 15:2 (Summer 1998), 49-55.

Fitzpatrick, Tara, "The Troubles of Academe," Chicago Tribune, Books (Sunday August 31, 1997,Section 14), 1, 10.*

Foley, Barbara, "`Lepers in the Acropolis': Capitalism and the Crisis in Academic Labor," Contemporary Literature 39:2 (Summer 1998), 317-35.*

Janus, Bill, The Montana Professor 8:1 (Winter 1998).

Greenbaum, Fred, "A Not Quite Radical Manifesto," PSCcuny Clarion 27:2 (October 1997).

Lewis, Jon, "Labor Crisis," Afterimage: The Journal of Media and Arts Criticism 26:3 (November/December 1998), 4-6.

Kaye, Harvey J. Times Higher Education Supplement (June 24, 1997).

Lee, Andrew, "A Radical's Call for Justice," Against the Current (September October 1997), 18-19.*

Levenson, Len, "Toiling Away on Campus," The Volunteer (Fall 1997), 6.

Mellen, Joan, Baltimore Sun (August 3, 1997),

Mosser, Jason, "Storming the Ivory Tower, Flagpole (December 1999).

Palatella, John, "The Third Degree," In These Times (April 14, 1997), 12-14.*

Rowe, John Carlos, Academe (May-June 1998), 76-7.

Sledd, James, "Against Censorship and Peonage," The Texas Observer (October 10, 1997), 30.

Veeser, H. Aram, "The Barricades of Academe," The Nation (June 23, 1997), 32-34.

Vernon, John, The Bookery (February 1998).

White, Kevin, Journal of American Studies (December 1999), 547-49.

Wilson, John, "The Job Wars," American Book Review (November-December 1997), 14-15.

Wolfe, Alan, "Understanding '60s Radicals in the 90s University," Chronicle of Higher Education (August 14, 1998), B6-8.

Zavarzadeh, Mas'ud, "The Dead Center," The Alternative Orange 5:2 (Summer/Fall 1997), 57-60.

* Also reviews Will Teach for Food.

Reviews of Academic Keywords (1999):

anon., American Literature (September 1999), 615.

anon., International Higher Education (Summer 1999).

anon., Choice (October 1999), 382.

anon., Library Journal (April 13, 1999), 114-15.

anon., Toronto Globe & Mail (May 22, 1999), D11.

Chaney, Michael Alexander, "An Academic Exorcism," Postmodern Culture (1999).

Chassler, Phil, Radical Teacher No. 56 (1999).

Crowley, Sharon, JAC 20:2 (2000), 457-461.

Gilder, Eric, Higher Education in Europe (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 2000). Reprinted in Eric Gilder, A "(W)rap on Higher Education (Romania: University of Sibiu Press, 2003), 131-45.

Hanley, Larry, "Life in the Diploma Mills," American Book Review (November 1999), 18, 20.

Kaufman, Michael, Academe (June 2000), 75-7.

Kerrigan, Walter, Lingua Franca (2000).

Magner, Denise, "A New Dictionary of Academe Mixes Lingo, Politics, and Humor," Chronicle of Higher Education, (March 12, 1999).

Moses, Daniel Noah, "A Devil of a Time," Perspectives:

American Historical Association Newsletter 38:1 (January 2000), 30-1.

Romano, Carlin, "A Droll Drilling of Academe," The Philadelphia Inquirer (Sunday, November 28, 1999). Syndicated in Knight-Ridder newspapers nationwide.

Shea, Cristopher, "Speak of the Devil," University Business (May 1999), 48-9.

Thurston, Michael, College Literature (October 2000), 161-63.

Reviews of Anthology of Modern American Poetry (2000):

Amato, Joe, "It Was the Best of Tomes, It Was the Worst of Tomes," Jacket No. 11 (May 2000).

Logan, William, "Twentieth-Century American Poetry, Abbreviated," Parnassus (Spring 2001).

Miller, John Andrew, Poetry International No. 4 (2000), 142-3.

Perkins, David, "Not Your Father's Anthology," The Octopus (September 14-20, 2001), 10.

Perloff, Marjorie, "Janus-Faced Blockbuster," Symploke 8:1-2 (2000), 205-13. Responses by Marsha Bryant, Edward Brunner, Michael Thurston, Robert Dale Parker, Carter Revard, and Marjorie Perloff, Symploke 9: 1-2 (2001).

Stocking, Marion K., Beloit Poetry Journal (Summer 2000), 65-6.

Wojahn, David, The Chicago Tribune (February 22, 2001).

Reviews of Revolutionary Memory (2001):

Batinski, Michael, The Volunteer (March 2002), 17, 23.

Berke, Nancy, "Poetry That Makes Something Happen," American Book Review (July-August 2002), 11.

Currell, Susan, Textual Practice 16:2 (Summer 2002).

Filreis, Alan, Modernism/ Modernity 9:3 (2002), 491-509.

Smethurst, James, Radical Teacher No. 64 (2002).

Wendland, Joel, Political Affairs (August 2002), 24, 27.

Golding, Alan, American Literature (June 2003), 442-44.

Hancuff, Richard, American Studies International 41:3 (October 2003).

Wald, Alan, Historical Materialism (December 2003), 395-404.

Chasar, Mike, "A Full Nelson: Getting a Grip on Cultural Criticism of Modern American Poetry," Word For/Word No. 9 (Winter 2006).

Reviews of The Wound and the Dream (2002):

Alfier, Jeffrey C., Valparaiso Poetry Review (2003).

Reprinted in War, Literature & The Arts (2003), 326-7.

Bulat, Mary Lee The Shy Librarian (Spring 2003), 33.

Grieve-Carlson, G., Choice (February 2003).

Herrmann, Gina, "Poems of the Spanish Civil War," The Volunteer (September 2002), 10-11, 13.

Merli, Melissa, The News Gazette (March 27, 2003), 12.

Douglas, V. Scotti, Spagna Contemporanea (2003).

Raugh, Lt. Col. Harold E., Military Heritage (December 2003), 86-7.

Rubinstein, Annette T., Science & Society (Fall 2004), 386.

Reviews of Wicked Times (2004)

Axelrod, David, Poetrybay (Fall 2004).

Hess, Walter, American Book Review (Summer 2005).

Reviews of Office Hours (2004)

Fine, Michelle, Academe (July-August 2005), 61, 63.

Schierenbeck, Daniel, Workplace: A Journal of Academic Labor 7:1 (November 2005), 199-122.

Steffen, Heather M., MMLA Journal 38:1 (Spring 2005).

Wu, Yung-Hsing, Symploke 7:1-2 (2006), 335-336.

Review of Cary Nelson and the Struggle for the University (2009)

Schweitzer, Leah, Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor, No. 16 (2009).

Caesar, Terry, "Business Cards and Unions," Symploke, 19:1 (2011).

Reviews of No University Is an Island (2010)

Fish, Stanley, “Political Correctness Revisited: Views From Both Sides,” New York Times, Opinionator online, December 1, 2009.

Hudson, Hugh, “Saving America’s Freedom: A Call to Action,” The Georgia Conference AAUP Summary (Fall 2009) 27:2, 1-3.

Potts, Donna L., Prof Notes—The Newsletter of the Kansas Conference, No. 71 (Fall 2009), 5.

Downing, David, “Rebuilding the Common Ground,” Works and Days Nos. 55/56, Vol. 28 (Winter 2010), 347-52.

Middleton, Charles R., “We’ll Swim Together or Sink Separately,” Times Higher Education, (March 4, 2010). [Book of the Week].

Forrest, Sharita, “Higher Education Under Siege, Scholar Argues in New Book,” Inside Illinois, June 2010.

Saita, Dean, AAUP Alert!—A Newsletter of the AAUP Colorado Conference, (Spring 2010).

Jacobs-Lustig, Michele, Libraries and the Academy, 11:3 (2011), 872-873.

Kirstein, Peter N., Logos: A Journal of Modern Society and Culture, 10:1 (2011).

Findlay, Len, “Insider’s Cautionary Tales of Academic Freedom,” CAUT Bulletin, 57:3 (March 2010).

Rabinowitz, Paula, “Securing the Three-Legged Stool,” Academe, (May-June 2010).

Jay, Gregory, “Hire Ed! Deconstructing the Crises in Academe,” American Quarterly, (2011), 163-178.

Samuels, Bob, “Will Tenure Survive? On Cary Nelson’s No University Is an Island,” The Huffington Post, (May 25, 2011).

McGowan, John, American Literature, Vol. 82 (2010), 859-861.

Van Wienen, Mark, College Literature, 37:4 (Fall 2010), 214-217.

3. Selected Exhibition Reviews

Anon., "Exhibit Documents Volunteers Role in Spanish Civil War," Yale Bulletin (March 15, 2002), 5.

Boasberg, Leonard W., "Battling for Spain's Soul with Posters," The Philadelphia Inquirer (August 26, 1998), C1, 3.

De Feo, "Cara al Sol," The Yale Free Press (March 26, 2002).

Gloster, Eileen, "Exhibit in Stockbridge inspires discussion about war and romanticism," The Advocate (June 25, 1997, Stockbridge, Massachusetts), 10-11.

Goozner, Merrill, "United They Stood," The Chicago Tribune (May 30, 1997, Section 2), 1, 10.

Hozel, David, "The Good Fight: A Photograph Exhibit," Atlanta Jewish Times (September 1997), 42.

Moore, David A., "Lincoln's Log: `The Aura of the Cause,'" Creative Loafing (Atlanta) (September 13, 1997), p. 80.

Richards, David, "From a Forgotten War, Images That Linger," The Washington Post (May 13, 1997), C1, 6.

4. Reviews of MAPS (Modern American Poetry Web Site)

Chronicle of Higher Education.

Higher Learning Magazine.