Kaiser, Julie

Teaching Assistant-Doctoral
English

Plan: Literature and Cultural Theory, PhD

Achieved Degree(s):
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 Presentation(s):
“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)