Department of Literature and Languages
David Strong - Curriculum Vitae
Ph.D., English Literature, Indiana University
B.A., English Literature, Dominican University
Accepted Refereed Publications:
“Mede’s Right to Marry: A Consideration of Medieval Natural Law,” Medieval Perspectives 21 (2007), 154-73.
“Illumination of the Intellect: Franciscan Sermons and Piers Plowman,” Speculum Sermonis, Eds. Georgiana Donavin, Cary Nederman, and Richard Utz (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2005): 197-209.
“Titus’ Big Screen Debut,” Academic Exchange Quarterly, vol. 8.1 (2004), 165-9.
“The Questions Asked, The Answers Given: Langland, Scotus, and Ockham,”
The Chaucer Review, vol. 38.3 (2004), 255-75.
“Supra-Natural Creation in Dunbar’s ‘The Goldyn Targe,’” Philological Quarterly vol. 82.2 (2003), 149-63.
“Overcoming Marginalization: Promoting Active Learning by Teaching the Technique and Theory of Margin Notes” in Teacher Commentary on Student Papers: Conventions, Beliefs, and Practices, ed. Ode Ogede (London: Bergin & Garvey, 2002): 21-8.
Refereed Scholarly Presentations:
“The Oppositional Forces of Donne’s and Crashaw’s Poetics,” (58th Annual South Central Renaissance Conference, Hot Springs, AR, 2009)
“Mariana’s Measure for Measure,” (Shakespeare Association of America Conference, Dallas, TX 2008)
“Getting Medieval on Friendship: Literary and Philosophical Approaches” (Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture, Waco TX, October 2007)
“Late Medieval Poetry and Franciscan Renewal” (Southeastern Conference on Christianity and Literature, New Orleans LA, March, 2007)
“Meed’s Right to Marry: A Consideration of Medieval Natural Law” (Southeastern Medieval Association, Daytona FL, October 2005)
“Meed’s Right to Subvert Justice in Piers Plowman” (Texas Medieval Association Conference, Dallas TX, September 2004)
“Macbeth’s Faith in Witchcraft” (Shakespeare Association of America Conference, New Orleans LA, April 2004)
“Getting Medieval on Love” (The International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville FL, April 2003)
“Supra-Natural Creation in Dunbar’s ‘The Goldyn Targe’” (Exploring the Renaissance: An International Conference, New Orleans LA, March 2003)
“The Iconography of Love in Dunbar’s ‘The Goldyn Targe’” (37th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo MI, May 2002)
“Titus Andronicus’ Cinematic Longing for Madness” (58th Annual Conference: South Central Modern Language Association, Tulsa OK, November 2001)
“The Barn of Unity and Religious Thought in Piers Plowman,” (33rd Annual Conference: Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association, Fort Collins CO, May 2001)
“The Bloody Madness of Titus Andronicus” (International Conference on Madness and Bliss, Atlanta GA, November 2000)
“Mede’s Right Both to Subvert and Sustain Justice: Langland’s Consideration of Natural Rights in Medieval Society” (34th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo MI, May 1999)
“Mystic Visions” (Critical Thinking and Learning Conference, Winona State University, Winona, MN, March 1999).
“The Wisdom of Will's Intellectual Folly” (30th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo MI, May 1995)
“A Mind to Know Faith, A Body Divided: Langland’s Use of Allegory to Depict Epistemological Issues” (Illinois Medieval Association, February 1994)
“Exploring the Bounds of Reason: An Examination of Langland’s Philosophical Beliefs” (28th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo MI, May 1993)
“The Will to Know Faith” (Interdisciplinary CAES Conference Committee for the Advancement of Early Studies, Muncie IN, November 1992)
Areas of Teaching Interest:
Old & Medieval British Literature; Chaucer; Renaissance Poetry and Prose; Shakespeare; Milton; British Literature Survey; World Literature Survey; Introduction to Literature; Medieval Cultural Studies; Elementary to Advanced
Composition; Technical Writing; Philosophy and Literature.
Associate Professor, University of Texas at Tyler, (2000-present)
ENGL 1301 Grammar & Composition
ENGL 1302 Grammar & Composition
ENGL 2310 Literary Appreciation
ENGL 2322 British Literature to the 1780’s
ENGL 2323 British Literature from the 1780’s to the present
ENGL 2362 World Literature Through the Renaissance
ENGL 3390 Advanced Writing
ENGL 4199 The Law of Love
ENGL 4300 Old and Middle English Literature
ENGL 4305 Renaissance Poetry and Prose, excluding Shakespeare
ENGL 4310 Shakespeare
ENGL 4365 Medieval Love and Literature
ENGL 4397 Senior Seminar—Milton
ENGL 5310 Medieval Literature graduate-level course
ENGL 5315 Studies in the English Renaissance graduate-level course
ENGL 5320 Shakespeare graduate-level course
PHIL 3302 Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
UNIV 1300 Freshman Seminar—Rock Music’s Impact upon America