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Mary Pinard

Professor

Academic Division: Arts & Humanities
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Bio

Mary Pinard is Professor of English at Babson College. She earned a B.A. in English and Theatre from Saint Mary’s College (Notre Dame, IN), an M.A. in English from University of Chicago, and an M.F.A. in Poetry from Vermont College. Professor Pinard's poems have appeared in a variety of literary journals—including The Iowa Review, Harvard Review, Prairie Schooner, and The Georgia Review—and she has been the recipient of several national awards for her poetry. Portal, her collection of poems, was published in 2014 by Salmon Press (Ireland). Her essays on poetics and poets, including Alice Oswald and Lorine Niedecker, have been published in critical anthologies and scholarly journals. More information about her poetry, public readings, and publications can be found at www.marypinard.com. As a member of the Arts and Humanities Division, Professor Pinard teaches courses in foundation humanities, literature, and poetry. She has also served in a range of administrative positions at Babson, including as Director of the Undergraduate Rhetoric Program, Coordinator of the Creativity Stream in the MBA Program, Writing Center Director, and Chair of Arts and Humanities.

Academic Degrees

  • M.F.A., Vermont College of Norwich University
  • MA, University of Chicago
  • BA, Saint Mary's College

Academic Interests

Contemporary American Poetry; Writing Pedagogy

Awards & Honors

  • 2014 - Changemaker Award, Lewis Institute
  • 2013 - Carpenter Prize, Babson College
  • 2011 - Finalist, Joy Harjo Poetry Contest, Cutthroat: A Journal for the Arts
  • 2009 - Finalist, Joy Harjo Poetry Contest, Cutthroat: A Journal for the Arts
  • 2009 - Finalist, Guy Owen Prize Contest, The Southern Review, literary journal
  • 2009 - W.B. Yeats Society of New York Poetry Competition, Honorable Mention, W.B. Yeats Society of New York
  • 2009 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award, Babson College
  • 2009 - Finalist, Brittingham and Pollak Prize in Poetry, for Loess, University of Wisconsin Press
  • 2007 - Finalist, Morton Marr Poetry Prize for poems in traditional form, The Southwest Review
  • 2007 - Finalist, Cleveland State University First Book Prize, Cleveland State University
  • 2006 - Finalist, 2006 River Styx International Poetry Contest
  • 2006 - Semi-finalist, 2006 Kinereth Ginsler Award, for Loess, Alice James Books
  • 2006 - Semi-finalist, 2006 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award Competition for Loess
  • 2005 - Finalist, 2005 Alice James Books New England/New York/Competition for Loess
  • 2005 - Finalist, 2005 Crab Orchard First Book Prize in Poetry
  • 2005 - Finalist, 2005 Crab Orchard First Book Prize in Poetry
  • 2004 - Finalist, 2004 Crab Orchard First Book Prize in Poetry
  • 2004 - Nominee, Pushcart Prize XXIX
  • 2003 - Finalist, 2003 Crab Orchard First Book Prize in Poetry
  • 2003 - Semi-Finalist, University of Wisconsin Press Poetry Series Contest
  • 2002 - Finalist, 2002 Crab Orchard First Book Prize in Poetry
  • 2001 - Semi-Finalist, 2000 Crab Orchard First Book Prize in Poetry
  • 2001 - Finalist, 2001 Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry Competition
  • 2000 - Notable Essay of 2000, Robert Atwan, series editor, The Best American Essays 2001. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2001. 313
  • 1998 - First Prize, The Nebraska Review Award in Poetry
  • 1998 - First Prize: Emily Dickinson Award in Poetry, Universities West Press
  • 1997 - Finalist, “New Issues Press Poetry Series”
  • 1996 - Recipient, “Women Who Make a Difference” Award, Babson College,
  • 1996 - Semi-Finalist, “Discovery”/The Nation contest for poetry, New York, NY
  • 1995 - Karen Chandor Term Chair, Babson College
  • 1994 - Semi-Finalist, “Discovery”/The Nation contest for poetry, New York, NY
  • 1994 - Finalist: 1994 Dorothy Churchill Cappon Essay Prize, New Letters Literary Awards
  • 1993 - Second Place Winner, 1993 Writers at Work Fellowship Competition
  • 1992 - Finalist: 1992 Brittingham Prize in Poetry, for Augury, University of Wisconsin Press
  • 1992 - Finalist: 1992 New Letters Poetry Prize, New Letters Literary Awards, Kansas City, MO.
  • 1992 - Second Prize Winner: Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition for 1992, for “Medium.” , North Carolina Writers’ Network International Poetry Competition

Courses

Degree Courses 2015-2016
  • ENG 4604: WRITING POETRY
  • LVA 2049: PILGRIMS AND PILGRIMAGE IN LIT (LIT)
  • LVA 2030: PLACE AND LANDSCAPE IN LITERATURE (LIT)
  • LIT 4689: POETIC ELEGY:SHAPING CULT PERSONAL LOSS

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Pinard, M.C. (2009). Voice(s) of the Poet-Gardner: Alice Oswald and poetry of Acoustic Encounter. Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory-Special Issue on Ecopoetics

Books

  • Pinard, M.C. (2014). Portal. County Clare: Salmon Poetry

Articles

  • Pinard, M.C. (2009, ) Antietam Primer. Boston Review
  • Pinard, M.C., O'Brien Hallstein, L. (2000, ) “What Does It Mean to be Articulate?”. Babson Bulletin
  • Pinard, M.C. (1984, ) A selection from over thirty “Women’s Voices” articles . Yellow Springs News and The Xenia Daily Gazette
  • Pinard, M.C. (1984, ) “A Morning in November” . Xenia Daily Gazette
  • Pinard, M.C. (1984, ) “Look at Women in History” . Xenia Daily Gazette
  • Pinard, M.C. (1984, ) “Two Women Named Mary” . Xenia Daily Gazette
  • Pinard, M.C. (1983, ) A selection from over thirty “Women’s Voices” articles . Yellow Springs News and The Xenia Daily Gazette
  • Pinard, M.C. (1983, ) “Into the Darkest Night” . Xenia Daily Gazette
  • Pinard, M.C. (1982, ) A selection from over thirty “Women’s Voices” articles . Yellow Springs News and The Xenia Daily Gazette
  • Pinard, M.C. (1982, ) “Parakeets, Fairy Tales and Freedom” . Xenia Daily Gazette
  • Pinard, M.C. (1982, ) “Why Do I Hate Math?” . Xenia Daily Gazette
  • Pinard, M.C. (1981, ) A selection from over thirty “Women’s Voices” articles . Yellow Springs News and The Xenia Daily Gazette
  • Pinard, M.C. (1981, ) “An Interview with Adrienne Kennedy”. Yellow Springs News
  • Pinard, M.C. (1981, ) “The First Women Writer in the English Language”. Yellow Springs News
  • Pinard, M.C. (1981, ) “Women at the World’s Fair: A Forgotten Feminist Event”. Yellow Springs News

Cases and Teaching Notes

  • Pinard, M.C. (2001). Student Guide: Babson First-Year Rhetoric Program, Academic Year 2001-2002.
  • Pinard, M.C., O'Brien Hallstein, L., Nixon, C. (2000). Student Guide: Babson First-Year Rhetoric Program and Yearlong Experience, 2000-2001.

Book Chapters

  • Pinard, M.C. (2010). Hep. In Charles Schuster, Sondra Perl (Ed.), Stepping on My Brother's Head and Other Secret Your English Professor Never Told You: A College Reader. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann-Boyton/Cook
  • Pinard, M.C. (in press). “Niedecker’s Grammar of Flooding”. In Elizabeth Willis (Ed.), Radical Vernacular: Lorine Niedecker and the Politics of Place.: University of Iowa Press
  • Pinard, M.C. (2006). “Gender and the U.S. Online Literary Scene" .proceedings for the Gender & Global Digital Divide session at the Women’s Worlds 2005: 9th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women.
  • Pinard, M.C. (2006). “Haunted by Waters: The River in American Films of the West,”. In Deborah A. Carmichael (Ed.), The Landscape of Hollywood Westerns: Ecocriticism in an American Film Genre. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press
  • Pinard, M.C. (2005). “A New Strategy for Improving Corporate Creativity”.Strategy and Leadership with Robert J. Allio.
  • Pinard, M.C. (2005). “Overlappings: Lorine Niedecker and René Char: Exploring the Unlikely Likelihood”.Court Green (special dossier feature on Lorine Niedecker).
  • Pinard, M.C. (2004). “(Re) Educating for Leadership: How the Arts Can Improve Business” .Arts and Business, UK, with Ted Buswick and Alastair Creamer.
  • Pinard, M.C. (2002). “The Politics of Writing Centers”.The Journal of the Conference on College Composition and Communication.
  • Pinard, M.C. (2001). “Lorine Niedecker: Environment and a Grammar of Flooding” .ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment.
  • Pinard, M.C. (2000). “Willfulness and Wild Space: A Geography of Motherlessness” .South Dakota Review.
  • Pinard, M.C. (1999). “Surviving the Honeymoon: Bliss and Anxiety in a WPA’s First Year, or Appreciating the Plate Twirler’s Art” . In Diana George (Ed.), Kitchen Cooks, Plate Twirlers, and Troubadours: Writing Administrators Tell Their Stories. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann
  • Pinard, M.C. (1996). “The Beginnings of Creativity” .The Regional Review. Boston, MA: Federal Reserve Bank
  • Pinard, M.C. (1993). “Paean to Place: The Poetry of Lorine Niedecker” .Poetry East.
  • Pinard, M.C. (1990). “Christopher Latham Sholes, The Typewriter, and Women’s Economic Emancipation: A Reading of an Image”.Reader: Essays in Reader-Oriented Theory, Criticism, and Pedagogy.
  • Pinard, M.C. (1988). “Finding the Hinge: Subversive Pedagogy”.Critical Exchange.
  • Pinard, M.C. (1986). “Time In and Out of Solitude in One Hundred Years of Solitude”. In Nora Vera and Bradley Shaw (Ed.), Critical Perspectives on Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press
  • Pinard, M.C. (1983). Reader’s Guide to Shakespeare, “Shakespeare V,” Vol. 89.Great Books of the Western World. Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Publishing Company
  • Pinard, M.C. (1982). Reader’s Guide to Shakespeare, “Shakespeare VI,” Vol. 83.Great Books of the Western World. Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Publishing Company
  • Pinard, M.C. (1981). Reader’s Guide to Chaucer, “Troilus and Cressida,” Vol. 77.Great Books of the Western World. Franklin Center, PA: : Franklin Publishing Company
  • Pinard, M.C. (1980). Reader’s Guide to Chaucer, “The Canterbury Tales I and II,” Vols. 49-50.Great Books of the Western World. Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Publishing Company
  • Pinard, M.C. (1980). “Editorial Introduction,” Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House”.The Great Ideas Today, 1980.. Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica

Working Papers

  • Pinard, M.C. (1989). “Representations of the American Secretary”.

Others

  • Pinard, M.C. (2015). Vulture. Harvard, MA: Old Frog Pond Farm & Studio link
  • Pinard, M.C. (2015). Underground Fence. Boston, MA: MASS Poetry link
  • Pinard, M. (2015). Direct Address. Medford, MA: Ziggy Owl Press
  • Pinard, M.C. (2013). Fragment House: University of Rhode Island
  • Pinard, M.C. (2013). Gone in Search: Suffolk University English Department
  • Pinard, M.C. (2010). Song Net for an Estuary
  • Pinard, M.C. (2010). Surprising Reversals: Working With and Against Preference: The Association of Writers and Writing Programs
  • Pinard, M.C. (2009). Crossities
  • Pinard, M.C. (2009). The Weight of the Dislodged, Theory of Disappearance
  • Pinard, M.C. (2008). Eavesdropping in a Boatyard, East Boston
  • Pinard, M.C. (2008). Piazza di Spagna 26
  • Pinard, M.C. (in press). “Niedecker’s Grammar of Flooding”: University of Iowa Press
  • Pinard, M.C. (2007). "Blossom Running With a Rake," Poetry East #59
  • Pinard, M.C. (2007). "Reading the Summer 2005 Anthropologie Catalogue," New Politics, Spring 2007
  • Pinard, M.C. (2002). "Habits of Rcollection, " "The Other Side." and "Respirations": Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry

Presentations

  • On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music
    Pinard, M. On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music New Hampshire Public Television taping of On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music, Portsmouth, NH (2015)
  • Poetry Reading & Meeting with Graduate Students
    Pinard, M. Poetry Reading & Meeting with Graduate Students University of Utah Visiting Writer Series, Salt Lake City, UT (2015)
  • Getting Inspired, Staying Inspired
    Pinard, M. Getting Inspired, Staying Inspired Amherst Poetry Festival, Amherst, MA (2015)
  • The Teacher Within
    Pinard, M. The Teacher Within CELT Teacher's Toolbox Workshop, Glavin Chapel (2015)
  • Waterline Showcase Reading--Featuring Babson College Creative Writing Faculty
    Pinard, M. Waterline Showcase Reading--Featuring Babson College Creative Writing Faculty Waterline Showcase Reading, Babson College, Glavin Chapel (2015)
  • Contours: Plein Air Poetry Walk and Reading
    Pinard, M. Contours: Plein Air Poetry Walk and Reading En Plein Air Poetry Walk and Reading, Harvard, MA (2015)
  • Poetry Reading
    Pinard, M. Poetry Reading Plymouth Arts Center, 48th Annual Art Show & Reading, Plymouth, MA (2015)
  • Advocacy in Curriculum
    Pinard, M., Megan, C. Advocacy in Curriculum Vermont College Hi-Res Conference, Vermont College, Montpelier, VT (2015)
  • Poetry Reading
    Pinard, M. Poetry Reading Wayland Public Library Reading Series, Wayland, MA (2015)
  • Poetry Reading
    Pinard, M. Poetry Reading Lee Public Library Reading Series, Lee, MA (2015)
  • Poetry Reading
    Pinard, M. Poetry Reading The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine & Books Reading Series, Lenox, MA (2015)
  • Poetry Reading
    Pinard, M. Poetry Reading Brewster Ladies Library Poetry Series, Brewster, MA (2015)
  • Poetry Reading
    Pinard, M. Poetry Reading Andover Bookstore Poetry Reading Series , Andover, MA (2015)
  • On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music
    Pinard, M. On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music Boston Athenaeum Presentation Series, Boston, MA (2015)
  • Poetry Reading
    Pinard, M. Poetry Reading Gloucester Writers Poetry Series, Gloucester, MA (2015)
  • Writing Sound to Sound
    Pinard, M., , Writing Sound to Sound Mass Poetry Festival , Salem, MA (2015)
  • Poetry Reading
    Pinard, M. Poetry Reading Book Ends Bookstore Poetry Reading & Book Signing, Winchester, MA (2015)
  • Poetry Reading
    Pinard, M. Poetry Reading Porter Square Poetry Reading Series, Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA (2015)
  • Poetry and the Experience of Nature
    Pinard, M., , Poetry and the Experience of Nature Joppa Flats Poetry Reading Series, Joppa Flats Education Center, Newburyport, MA (2015)
  • On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music
    Pinard, M. On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music Goldenrod Foundation, Goldenrod Foundation, Plymouth, MA (2015)

  • Pinard, M., Leonard, M. Waterline Reading Series, Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • Lineage
    Pinard, M. Lineage Around the Pond and Through the Woods, Harvard, MA (2014)
  • Refugia: Poems in Search of the Prairie
    Pinard, M. Refugia: Poems in Search of the Prairie Interdisciplinary Scholarship in Land Use and Ethics, 3rd Annual Symposium, Huntington Wildlife Forest, NY (2014)
  • On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music
    Pinard, M. On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music , Cambridge, MA (2014)
  • Reading from fiction and translations
    O'Donoghue, M., Pinard, M. Reading from fiction and translations Suffolk University Poetry Center, Boston, MA (2014)
  • Poetry reading: a selection from newly published Portal
    Pinard, M. Poetry reading: a selection from newly published Portal Waterline Reading Series, Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • Poetry reading and book launch for Portal
    Pinard, M. Poetry reading and book launch for Portal Associated Writing Programs (AWP) National Conference, Seattle, WA (2014)
  • Introduction and moderation of dicussion
    Pinard, M. Introduction and moderation of dicussion European Voices – A Reading and Conversation with British Poet Alice Oswald, Boston, MA (2014)
  • On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music
    Pinard, M. On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music , Andover, MA (2014)
  • On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music
    Pinard, M. On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music , Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music
    Pinard, M. On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music , Boston, MA (2014)
  • On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music
    Pinard, M. On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Words and Music , Brunswick, ME (2014)
  • Our Side of the Pond: A Morning of Salmon Poets
    Pinard, M. Our Side of the Pond: A Morning of Salmon Poets Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Salem, MA (2013)
  • Limits, Energy, and Migration: The Art of Weaving as (Prairie) Restoration and Metaphor in the Work of Sheila Hicks
    Pinard, M. Limits, Energy, and Migration: The Art of Weaving as (Prairie) Restoration and Metaphor in the Work of Sheila Hicks The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment Conference, Lawrence, KS (2013)
  • Appearances
    Pinard, M. Appearances Provincetown Green Arts Festival, Provincetown, MA (2013)

  • Pinard, M., O'Donoghue, M. Waterline Reading Series(2013)
  • 'Refugia': Poems in Search of the Prairie
    Pinard, M. 'Refugia': Poems in Search of the Prairie BFRF Research Chat, Wellesley, MA (2012)
  • Fragment House
    Pinard, M. Fragment House Slocum River Project onsite installation, Hanover, NH (2012)
  • Keith Jacobshagen and Sheila Hicks: Two Nebraska Visual Artists in the Act of Artful Representation
    Pinard, M. Keith Jacobshagen and Sheila Hicks: Two Nebraska Visual Artists in the Act of Artful Representation 1862-2012: The Making of the Great Plains Conference, Lincoln, NE (2012)
  • Facing BlackfacE: Learning from Racism on a College Campus
    Goldberg, E., Pinard, M. Facing BlackfacE: Learning from Racism on a College Campus Second international Converence on Hate Studies, Spokane, WA (2011)
  • Artful Acts of (Prairie) Restoration: The Landscape Paintings of Keith Jacobshagen
    Pinard, M. Artful Acts of (Prairie) Restoration: The Landscape Paintings of Keith Jacobshagen North American Prairie Association Converence, Cedar Fall, IA (2010)
  • Surprising Reversals: Working with and Against Preference
    Pinard, M. Surprising Reversals: Working with and Against Preference Associated Writing Program Converence, Denver, CO (2010)
  • Stories of Lo(e)ss: Reading the Loess Hills
    Pinard, M. Stories of Lo(e)ss: Reading the Loess Hills John R. Milton Writing Conference: Writing About the American West, Vermillion, South Dakota (2009)
  • The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Bear Butte: Sacred Destinations in the American Landscape
    Platt, K., Pinard, M. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Bear Butte: Sacred Destinations in the American Landscape Pilgrimage Today, Turku, Finland (2009)
  • Uplift and Erosion: The Nature of bear Butte Ever Made and Remade
    Pinard, M., Platt, K. Uplift and Erosion: The Nature of bear Butte Ever Made and Remade The Donner Institutue 20th Conference, Turku, Finland (2009)
  • An Archipelago of Song: The Sonnet redouble
    Pinard, M. An Archipelago of Song: The Sonnet redouble The Association for the Study of Literature and the Envrionment, Victoria, B.C., Canada (2009)
  • Voice(s) of the Poet-Gardener: Alice Oswald’s Poems of Acoustic Encounter
    Pinard, M. Voice(s) of the Poet-Gardener: Alice Oswald’s Poems of Acoustic Encounter The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Off-Year Symposium: The Keyboard in the Garden, Doylestown, PA (2008)
  • “Broken Prayer for the Book-Length Sonnet Sequence: Reinvention and Expansion in Ellen Bryant Voigt’s Kyrie”
    Pinard, M. “Broken Prayer for the Book-Length Sonnet Sequence: Reinvention and Expansion in Ellen Bryant Voigt’s Kyrie” Women’s Voices in Poetry Panel, Calgary, Alberta (2007)
  • attendee
    Pinard, M. attendee “Third International Conference on Rivers and Civilization: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Major River Basins” , La Crosse, WI (2006)
  • “Gender and the U.S. Online Literary Scene”
    Pinard, M. “Gender and the U.S. Online Literary Scene” Gender & Global Digital Divide session, Seoul, Korea (2005)
  • “Legacy: A Celebration of James Welch”
    Pinard, M. “Legacy: A Celebration of James Welch” The 7th Annual Inquiry of Richard Hugo , Seattle, WA (2004)
  • “René Char and Lorine Niedecker in the1940s: Transition and Transformation”
    Pinard, M. “René Char and Lorine Niedecker in the1940s: Transition and Transformation” National Poetry Foundation Poetries of the 1940s Conference, Orono, ME (2004)
  • “Opening the Interiors: Searching for the Tugboat’s Mystique”
    Pinard, M. “Opening the Interiors: Searching for the Tugboat’s Mystique” Third Nature and Environmental College and University Educators Writers’ Conference/Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson , Booth Bay, ME (2004)
  • “Weird MBA Science”
    Pinard, M. “Weird MBA Science” Graduate Management Council and MBA Roundtable 2004 MBA Leadership Program, Newport Beach, CA (2004)
  • “Lorine Niedecker: Environment and a Grammar of Flooding”
    Pinard, M. “Lorine Niedecker: Environment and a Grammar of Flooding” The Lorine Niedecker Centenary Celebration and National Conference, Milwaukee, WI (2003)
  • “’Tacking in Fog’: Notes on Philip Booth’s Maine Poems”
    Pinard, M. “’Tacking in Fog’: Notes on Philip Booth’s Maine Poems” Biennial Conference of The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE), Boston University (2003)
  • “Haunted by Waters: The River in American Films of the West”
    Pinard, M. “Haunted by Waters: The River in American Films of the West” The American West in Film, Television, and History 2002 Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO (2002)
  • “Walt Whitman and C.K. Williams: Intermingling Urban Landscapes and Nature A Century Apart”
    Pinard, M. “Walt Whitman and C.K. Williams: Intermingling Urban Landscapes and Nature A Century Apart” ASLE 4th Biennial Conference, Flagstaff, AZ (2001)
  • “The River as Poem, Landscape, and Identity in Poems by Lorine Niedecker and René Char”
    Pinard, M. “The River as Poem, Landscape, and Identity in Poems by Lorine Niedecker and René Char” Anthropological Association of Ireland Spring Conference 2001: Landscapes of Memory and Desire, National University of Ireland, Maynooth (2001)
  • “Patricia Hampl’s ‘Resort’: Seminal Poetic Sequence”
    Pinard, M. “Patricia Hampl’s ‘Resort’: Seminal Poetic Sequence” The Fourth Annual Flint Hills Literary Festival, Manhattan, KS (2000)
  • “Barry Lopez: Writing From the Land as a Poet of Accidental Spaces”
    Pinard, M. “Barry Lopez: Writing From the Land as a Poet of Accidental Spaces” The Second Annual Flint Hills Literary Festival, Writing From the Land, Manhattan, KS (1998)
  • “Status of FIPSE Grant for Implementing a Writing Across the Business Disciplines Program at Babson College"
    Pinard, M. “Status of FIPSE Grant for Implementing a Writing Across the Business Disciplines Program at Babson College" Program Officer Visit and FIPSE Fall Workshop, Coreapolis, PA (1997)
  • “Creativity and the MBA: A New Approach to Management Education”
    Pinard, M. “Creativity and the MBA: A New Approach to Management Education” The Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Cleveland, Ohio (1997)
  • “Seaming Across the WAC Divide: Peer Consultants in Writing at a Business College”
    Pinard, M. “Seaming Across the WAC Divide: Peer Consultants in Writing at a Business College” Conference on College Composition & Communication, Phoenix, Arizona (1997)
  • “Walking the Rim: The WPA as Discipline-Based Teacher”
    Pinard, M. “Walking the Rim: The WPA as Discipline-Based Teacher” Writing Program Administrators Conference, Oxford, OH (1996)
  • “Creativity Required: Babson’s Creativity Module”
    Pinard, M. “Creativity Required: Babson’s Creativity Module” Corporate Design Foundation Sixth Annual Design Leadership Symposium, Chicago, IL (1996)
  • “'Deviance, Defiance, and Adventure’: Giving Voice to Business Students’ Creativity through the Sestina--Unlikely Point of Departure”
    Pinard, M. “'Deviance, Defiance, and Adventure’: Giving Voice to Business Students’ Creativity through the Sestina--Unlikely Point of Departure” Conference on College Composition & Communication, Milwaukee, WI (1996)
  • “Surviving the Honeymoon: A WPA’s First Year and The Art of Plate-Twirling”
    Pinard, M. “Surviving the Honeymoon: A WPA’s First Year and The Art of Plate-Twirling” Writing Program Administrators Conference, Bellingham, WA (1995)
  • “Compelling Texts: Dreams in the Composition Classroom”
    Pinard, M. “Compelling Texts: Dreams in the Composition Classroom” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Washington, D.C. (1995)