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HUTE Division: Our Students

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Our Humanities and Teacher Education Division provides its students with numerous opportunities for research, internships, publication and personal enrichment. 

Our Students

Student Accomplishments

We are very proud of our students who go on to do great things. Here are some recent accomplishments of our students and alumni:

Publications

  • Garofalo, Daisy. "'Enough of Excess': Portrayals of Twelfth Night's Maria." The Journal of the Wooden O Symposium. 7 (2007): 113-127.

  • Hauer, Jamie. "A Study in Success: Doyle's Depiction of Detectives and Mormons in A Study in Scarlet." The Sigma Tau Delta Review. Forthcoming.
  • Iwertz, Chad. "Toward a Second Medievalism: Culture and Spirituality in Dante and C. S. Lewis." The Sigma Tau Delta Review. 2008.
  • Limos, Danielle. "In This Kentucky Rain." The Rectangle. Forthcoming
  • Limos, Danielle. "More Pretend" and "Apples." The Rectangle. 2008.
  • Limos, Danielle. "To Cousin William. The DASH Literary Journal. 1.1 (Spring 2008): 30.
  • Lindsay, Nicholas. "Winter Sap." The DASH Literary Journal. 1.1 (Spring 2008): 7.
  • Petty, Michelle. "Confection." The DASH Literary Journal. 1.1 (Spring 2008): 24.

Conferences

    • Jamie Hauer - presented a paper called "A Study in Success: Sherlock Holmes in the 1880s" at the Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States Conference in Boulder, CO, in October 2007.

    • Chad Iwertz - presented a paper called "'Hold Me in Awe': Spiritual Rhetoric and Allegory in Early Middle English Literature" at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Calgary, Canada, in October 2007.
    • Heather Kirkpatrick - presented a paper called "Fairy Tales in the Fin-de-siecle: Oscar Wilde & Andrew Lang" at the Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States Conference in Boulder, CO, in October 2007.
    • Danielle Limos - was invited to read three poems from her collection called "Necessary Imperfections" at the Sigma Tau Delta National Conference in Louisville, KY, in March 2008. She will present a subsequent collection of 5 poems entitled "Purity" at the Sigma Tau Delta Conference in Minneapolis, MN, in March 2009.
    • Hayley Lerch - presented her paper "Being Beyond Binaries: A Feminist Deconstruction of Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being" at The National Undergraduate Literature Conference in Ogden, UT, in April 2008.
    • Mary Rosenberry - presented a paper at the Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2009 in Commerce, TX. She read the paper at Texas A&M University on February 6, 2009.
    • Olesya Salnikova - presented her paper "The Power Dynamics of Pride and Prejudice in the Enforcement of Social Ideology" at the National Undergraduate Literature Conference in Ogden, UT, in April 2008.
    • Catherine Whittinghill - presented a paper called "Tractarians, Tennyson and ‘The Lady of Shallott' in the 1830s" at the Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States Conference in Boulder, CO, in October 2007.

Student Fulbright Winners

2010

Colby Long

Colby Long

English Literature major

Fulbright Scholar, Macedonia

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Stephanie Meza

English Literature major, Spanish minor

Fulbright Scholar, Spain

Samantha Morrow

Samantha Morrow

English and education major

Fulbright Scholar, Korea

 2009

Julie Presant

Julie Presant

Liberal arts and education major

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, South Korea

Lillian Kwok

Lillian Kwok

English literature major

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Taiwan

Lindsay Bannister

Lindsey Banister

English writing and rhetoric major

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Germany

2008

Alissa Smith

Alissa Smith

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Turkey

B.A. Creative Writing

2006

Molly Oster

Molly Oster

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Germany

Major: English

Michael Engle

Michael Engle

Fulbright, Nepal

Majors: Philosophy and Psychology 

 

 

Pre-Professional Enrichment

Humanities students considering a variety of careers and fields will find that a degree in liberal arts and the humanities will lay an academic foundation for students.

See how your Humanities major will help your career

Western Culture Series

In addition to traditional courses, the Humanities and Teacher Education Division provides integrated courses in Western culture. These courses help the student understand a particular era through studying the social, political, religious, literary, and cultural experiences which shaped it, while also providing a broad perspective of the course of the Western world since Ancient times.

Divisional Scholarship

The Humanities and Teacher Education Division has a small scholarship fund for students.

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Division Programs

Our Division offers and supports a variety of programs including Great Books Colloquium, Social Action and Justice Colloquium, and more.

Learn about our Division programs here

 

Academic Catalog

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Humanities and Teacher Education Division

Contact Our Division

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Humanities & Teacher Education
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263-4225
P:(310) 506-4225 | F: (310) 506-7307

Division Office Location: CAC 300

Michael G. Ditmore
Divisional Dean & Professor of English

Geneva Moore
Office Manager

Chiconia Anderson
Administrative Assistant

Terence Anderson
Technology Liaison

Please contact the following Program Directors for further information on specific programs: