Kaiser, Julie

English

Plan: Literature and Cultural Theory, PhD

Achieved Degrees
BA English, Belhaven University 2014

Teaching Experience
BA, Loyola University Chicago, 2012
MA, Western Illinois University, 2016

Interests
Contemporary American Literature, Women’s Literature, Graphic Narratives, Pop Culture, and cats

Conference Presentations
“Power Behind the Mask: Race, Representation, and Marvel Superheroes” Midwest Modern Language ​Association, Cincinnati, OH, November 11, 2017.

“How Do Disposition and Theme Affect Writing Transfer?” University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and Marquette University Teaching Symposium, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, December 6, 2016.

“Trials of Our (Grand)Fathers: Transgenerational Trauma in Lucy Knisley’s Displacement.” Michigan​State University Comics Forum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, February 27, 2016.

“Trials of Our (Grand)Fathers: Transgenerational Trauma in Lucy Knisley’s Displacement.” English Graduate ​Organization Annual Conference, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, November 7, 2015.

“Did You Hear That?: Typography and Sound in Graphic Novels.” Society for Textual ​Scholarship and ​the Association for Documentary Editing Joint Conference, Lincoln, NE, June 17-20, 2015.

“Making Noise: Creating Sound in Graphic Novels.” Graduate Research Conference, Western Illinois ​University, Macomb, IL, March 6, 2015

“Making Noise: Creating Sound in Graphic Novels.” Southwest Popular Culture Association Regional Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February 11-13, 2015.

“Rhetoric of a Bully: Power and Abuse on 4Chan.” English Graduate Organization Annual Conference, ​Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, October 25, 2014.

Teaching Experience
ENGLISH 101
ENGLISH 102
ENGLISH 150
ENGLISH 192
(MIAD adjunct WRTG 120)