Research and Publications
Details of Arts and Humanities faculty research can be found in RESEARCH@Babson College, a publication of the Babson Faculty Research Fund.
Bad Pennies and Dead Presidents: Money in American Drama 1935-2001, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2012.
Reclams Lexikon der Shakespeare-Zitate. Stuttgart: Reclam, 2014.
Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2018.
Reflets réciproques: A Prismatic Reading of Stéphane Mallarmé and Hélène Cixous, Peter Lang Publishing, April 2006.
The Bear Family. Illustrated by Becky Alberts, 100 Pines Press, 2018.
Acting (Behind the Silver Screen, Volume 4) Series ed. Jon Lewis: volume eds. Claudia Springer and Julie Levinson. Rutgers, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2015.
Alexander Payne Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers series), University Press of Mississippi. 2014.
The American Success Myth on Film, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Michael Gerhard Martin
Easiest If I Had A Gun. Pittsburgh: Braddock Avenue Books, 2014
and Lucian Stone (editors). Manifestos for World Thought (London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017).
Elemental Disappearances, New York: Punctum Books, 2016.
Born Upon the Dark Spear: Selected Poems of Ahmad Shamlu (translation; New York: Contra Mundum Press, 2016).
Insurgent, Poet, Mystic, Sectarian: The Four Masks of an Eastern Postmodernism (SUNY, 2015).
The Radical Unspoken: Silence in Middle Eastern and Western Thought, Routledge, 2013.
Inflictions: The Writing of Violence in the Middle East, Continuum, 2012.
The Chaotic Imagination: New Literature and Philosophy of the Middle East, Palgrave, 2010.
Before the House Burns. Dublin: The Lilliput Press, 2010. Novel.
Among These Winters, The Dedalus Press, 2007.
Tulle, Salmon Poetry, 2002.
Portal. Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland: Salmon Poetry, 2014.
With Ron Scapp, eds. Fashion Statements On Style, Appearance, and Reality. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
With Ron Scapp, editors, Etiquette - Reflections on Contemporary Comportment, State University of New York Press, 2007.
Courageous Vulnerability, Studies in Contemporary Phenomenology. Leiden: Brill, 2010.
Elizabeth Swanson (Goldberg)
Teaching Human Rights in Literal and Cultural Studies, Modern Language Association Press, 2015
Beyond Terror - Gender, Narrative, Human Rights, Rutgers University Press, 2007.
Ancient Nubia: African Kingdoms on the Nile, Marjorie M. Fisher, Peter Lacovara, et al., eds., American University in Cairo Press, Cairo, 2012.
“Seasons of Violence, Seasons of Grace.” North Dakota Quarterly. May, 2014. Nominated for a 2015 Pushcart Prize.
“Sunset House.” Slush Pile Magazine. Volume 16. Spring, 2014.
"'An Idiom That is a Kind of Vision of the World': David Rabe's Plays of the 1970s." American Playwriting of the 1970s. Ed. Michael Vanden Heuvel. Decades of American Playwriting. Series Ed. Julia Listengarden and Brenda Murphy. New York: Methuen/Bloomsbury, 2017.
"'The Current Gold Coin of the New Jerusalem': Perception, Symbolization, and Money in Hawthorne's The Scarlett Letter." The Journal of Cultural Economy 4:1 (Sept. 16, 2016).
"Scrape." Pure Slush 12:1 (August 2016).
“Literary and Real-Life Salesmen and the Performance of Class,” in Living with Class: Philosophical Reflections on Identity and Material Culture, Ed. Ron Scapp and Brian Seitz, Palgrave MacMillan, 2013.
"John Neal." In Mark Spencer (Ed.) The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment. Vol. 2. 755-757. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.
"Margaret Fuller's Socialism." Nineteenth Century Prose 42.2 (Fall 2015): 181-210.
“Reading Margaret Fuller.” Resources in American Literary Study. 37 (2014):273-85.
Brown, Charles Brockden. Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown. Vol. 1: Letters and Early Epistolary Writings. Ed. Philip Barnard, Elizabeth Hewitt, and Mark Kamrath. John Holmes and Fritz Fleischmann, Contributing Editors. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP, 2013.
Faltin, Günter. Brains versus Capital: Entrepreneurship for Everyone. Trans. Lois Feuerle. Edited, with an Introduction, by Fritz Fleischmann. Berlin: Stiftung Entrepreneurship, 2013.
"’A Right Manly Man’ in 1843: John Neal on Women’s Rights, Masculinity, and the Problem of Male Feminism." In John Neal and Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture, ed. Edward Watts and David Carlson. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP, 2012. 247-270.
"John Neal." Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment, ed. Mark Spencer. New York and London: Continuum, 2012
In Whalen, D. Joel. “Bright as Stars in the Albuquerque Desert Sky: Classroom Tested Business Communication Assignments”. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, June 2017.
“Songs of Sam Lucas.” Twelve newly recorded songs, background essay, liner notes. With vocalist Chad Runyon. Center for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN, 2013.
"The Fisk Jubilee Singers." In J. R. Watson and Emma Hornby, Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology (online only), 2013.
Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd ed. (Oxford University Press, 2013, in print and online), 16 articles including "Abolition, Music and"; “Musical Theater, §1860–1900”; "Fisk Jubilee Singers"; "Johnson, J. Rosamond"
A book review of The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience, by Stephen Wade. University of Illinois Press, 2012.
"City as Text: A Teaching Resource Document." Babson College, Harvard University and the Case Centre. Spring 2016
"Global Film Across the Curriculum: Narrative Imagination and Pedagogical Innovation", co-authored with Virginia Rademacher. ”Evolving Entrepreneurial Education: Innovation in the Babson Classroom, Eds. Victoria L. Crittenden, Kathy Esper, Nathanial Karst, and Rosa Slegers, Emerald Group Publishing, 2015.
“The Auteur Renaissance, 1968 – 1980” in Behind the Silver Screen, Volume 4: Acting. Series ed. Jon Lewis; volume eds. Claudia Springer and Julie Levinson. Rutgers, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2015.
“Time and Time Again: Temporality, Narrativity and Spectatorship in Christian Marclay’s The Clock.” Cinema Journal, vol. 54: 3, Spring 2015.
"Teaching Research Methodologies to the Professionally-Oriented Honors Student," co-authored with Richard Mandel. Honors in Practice, vol. 8, Spring 2013.
Michael Gerhard Martin
"Made Just for Ewe!" Finalist for the Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction through Colorado State University (2012). Also in the museum of americana: a literary review Issue #7, January 29, 2015. Click here to read.
"Laurent de Premierfait, trans. De la ruine des nobles hommes et femmes: Colard Mansion (printer)." Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections, Eds. Jeffrey F. Hamburger, William P. Stoneman, Anne-Marie Eze, Lisa Fagin Davis and Nancy Netzer: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 90-91.
"Notes on Craft." Granta. Fall 2017
"The Sweet Forbearance in the Streets." The Irish Times 28 Sept 2013. Winner of the Legends of the Fall short fiction contest. Short story.
"Ghost Estate." Literary Imagination 15.1 (March 2013): 213-216. Nominated for a 2014 Pushcart Prize. Short Story.
"Honest, or Nine Precious Insights." The Drum. Audio journal. January 2013. Short Story.
"The Eighties." "My Daughter in Winter Costume." "Catalepsy. Provoked by the Sound of a Tuning Fork." "Dauernarkose." "Leading the Apes in Hell." Selected collected and uncollected poems, accompanied by essay by Kate Dempsey. Featured Poet. Poetry International. August 2012.
"Sand." Salamander 17.2 Special All-Fiction Issue. Summer 2012: 18-30. Nominated for a 2013 Pushcart Prize. Short Story.
“Ode” and “In Praise of Parenthesis,” Art on the Trails: Finding Solace in the Woods/The Tishman Review. Eds. Cynthia Franca, Maura Snell and Catherine Weber, September 2017.
“Spool,” Memoir: Plein Air Poetry. Ed. Susan Edwards Richmond. Old Frog Pond Farm & Studio, September 2017.
“Late in the Season, Widow Gardening,” Robinson Jeffers Foundation Newsletter and Honorable Mention in Robinson Jeffers Tor House Prize for Poetry, May 2017.
“Public Bath” and “Northern Mockingbird,” Birdsong: Poems in Celebration of Birds. Editors Eric Rounds and Bart White. Foothills Publishing, Kanona, NY, Spring
“How the Hogs Got There,” saltfront: studies in human habit(at). Salt Lake City, UT, Spring 2017.
“Bluffline, Loess Hills, Iowa.” Down to the Dark River: Poems on the Mighty Mississippi. Ed. Philip Kolin and Jack Bedell. Louisiana Literature Press, 2015.
“Direct Address.” Dead in Good Company: A Celebration of Mount Auburn Cemetery. eds. John Garp and Kim Nagy. 2015.
“Truth and Circumstantiality in Javier Cercas’ Biofictions. American Book Review. “In Focus: Biofiction” 39.1 (Nov-Dec 2017) March 2018, 6-27.
Trump and the Resurgence of American Noir." Persona Studies (2,2), Special Issue on Political Persona, November 2016.
"De la crisis económica a la iniciativa emprendedora: el autoempleo entre las mujeres jóvenes de España" (From Economic Crisis to Entrepreneurship? Self-Employment among Spain's Young Women." Co-authored with Gayle Allard and Vanina Farber. Economistas ed. Jaime Raqueiro. No. 149 (Oct. 2016): 152-166.
and Julie Levinson, “Global Film Across the Curriculum: Narrative Imagination and Pedagogical Innovation, ”Evolving Entrepreneurial Education: Innovation in the Babson Classroom, Eds. Victoria L. Crittenden, Kathy Esper, Nathanial Karst, and Rosa Slegers, Emerald Group Publishing, 2015. 191-216.
“Sex and the City: Detective Petra Delicado and Questions I Couldn’t Help But Wonder.” Monographic Review/Revista Monográfica, Vol XXVIII (2012) (published summer 2013): 175-191.
“Playing for Real: Simulated Games of Identity in Spain’s Gen X Narrative.” Gen X Goes Global: Mapping a Youth Culture in Motion. New York/London: Routledge, 2013.193- 221.
"The Art of Seduction: Truth or Fanfiction in the Worlds of Lucia Etxebarria’s Online ’Friends’ and the Blogosphere."Hispanic Issues/Hispanic Issues On-Line Vol 9: Hybrid Storyspaces: Redefining the Critical Enterprise in 21st Century Literature, Spring 2012.
“Hunting Time: Philosophy Afield,” in Hunting and the Ivory Tower: Essays by Scholars Who Hunt, ed. Doug Higbee and David Bruzina, (University of South Carolina Press), May, 2018.
“Thresholds in Crime and Punishment,” Journal Mundo Eslavo #16, Fall, 2017, 216-222.
“One Foot in Front of the Other: A Physicality Manifesto,” co-written with Jens Veneman, in Outsider Imperatives: Manifestos for the Future of World Thought, ed. Jason Mohaghegh and Lucian Stone (Rowman & Littlefield), 2017.
“Freud’s Dream of the Double,” Continental Philosophy Review, Vol. 27, No 2, June 2014.
“Blurring Boundaries: Freedom, Enclosure, and Death,” in Old World and New World Perspectives on Environmental Philosophy, ed. Martin Drenthen and Josef Keulartz (Springer), 2014: 199-207.
“The Other Subject of Husserl,” Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy, Vol. 18, No. 2, Spring, 2014.
"Foucault and the Subject of Stoic Existence," Human Studies, November 2012.
Elizabeth Swanson (Goldberg)
Using Slavery to Make Slavery History: The Past and the Challenge of Human Bondage in the New Millennium. Ed. James Brewer Stewart and Elizabeth Swanson. Cambridge UP, 2018.
“Freedom, Commerce, Bodies, Harm: The Case Against Backpage.com.” Special Issue: Human Trafficking, Siddarth Kara, Ed. Social Inclusion 5:2, Summer 2017. 3-15.
“Signing to Living PRME: Learning from a Journey Toward Responsible Management Education.” With Danna M. Greenberg, Stephen Deets, Sinan Erzurumlu, James Hunt, Melissa Manwaring, and Vikki Rodgers. International Journal of Management Education 15:2 Part B: 2017. 208-215.
“Gendering Human Rights and Their Violation: A Reading of Chris Cleave’s Little Bee.” In The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights. Ed. Sophia A. McLennen and Alexandra Schultheis Moore. New York: Routledge, 2015. 60-68.
Victims, Perpetrators, and the Limits of Human Rights Discourse in Post-Palermo Fiction about Sex Trafficking.” With Alexandra Schultheis Moore. The International Journal of Human Rights. 16:1 (2015). 16-31.
Teaching Human Rights in Literary and Cultural Studies. Ed. Alexandra Schultheis Moore and Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg. Modern Language Association Options for Teaching Series, 2015. “Introduction: Charting New Courses: Teaching Human Rights in Literary and Cultural Studies,” 1-10.
“Beyond the Post/Colonial and the West.” With Alexandra Schultheis Moore. In Teaching Human Rights and Literature and Cultural Studies. Ed. Alexandra Schultheis Moore and Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg. New York: Modern Language Association Press, 2015. 53-67.
“Victims, Perpetrators, and the Limits of Human Rights Discourse in Post-Palermo Fiction about Sex Trafficking.” With Alexandra Schultheis Moore. The International Journal of Human Rights. 16:1 (2015). 16-31.
“‘Let Us Begin with a Smaller Gesture’: An Ethos of Human Rights and the Possibilities of Form in Chris Abani’s Song for Night and Becoming Abigail.” With Alexandra Schultheis Moore. Ariel: A Review of International English Literature. 45:4 (2014). 59-87.
"Human Rights." In Critical Terms for Gender Studies. Ed. Catharine R. Stimpson and Gilbert Herdt. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2014. 139-155.
Human Rights and Cultural Forms. Ed. Greg Mullins, Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg, Alexandra Schultheis Moore. Special Issue, College Literature. Summer 2013. "Introduction: On Texts and Performances," 9-14.
"Meditations on a Fractured Terrain: Human Rights and Literature." College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies. Special Issue: Human Rights and Cultural Forms. Ed. Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg, Alexandra Schultheis Moore, and Greg Mullins. 40.3 (Summer 2013) 15-37.
"’Accorded a Place in the Design:’ Torture in Post-Apartheid Cinema." Screening Torture. Ed. Michael Flynn andFernández Salek. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. 167-190.
Guest Editor, Eugene O'Neill Review 37 (2016).
"Eugene O'Neill: In and Out of the Classroom." Eugene O'Neill Review 37 (2016).
“Arts and the Entrepreneur: The Sorenson Center for the Arts” in Evolving Entrepreneurial Education: Innovation in the Babson Classroom. Eds., Victoria L. Crittenden, Kathy Esper, Nathaniel Karst, and Rosa Slegers. Bradford, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing (2015).
“The Second Girl.” Eugene O’Neill Review 36. performance review (2015).
"'It Sounds Wonderful, Doesn't It?': Promises of Marriage in the Plays of Eugene O'Neill." Eugene O'Neill Review 35 (2014).
"Critical Lens: A Rhetorical Approach to O’Neill’s Early Wife Characters." Critical Insights: Eugene O’Neill. Steven Bloom, ed. Ipswich, MA: EBSCO Publishing Incorporated (2012).
"Long Day’s Journey into Night." Eugene O’Neill Review 34, performance review (2012)
“The Chronology and Attribution of Royal Pyramids at Meroe and Gebel Barkal: BEG N 8, BEG N 12, BAR 5 and BAR 2”, Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections V, March 2014.
“Explorations in Fiction: Neal’s Novels, 1817-1824.” Reprint of 92 pages from Fleischmann, A Right View of the Subject (1983), to be published in John Neal, ed. Lawrence Trudeau. Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism Series. Columbia, SC: Layman Poupard, 2018.
and Lentz, P. (Eds.). Rhetorical theory and praxis in the business communication classroom. In production. Routledge
with Amicucci, A., & Welsh, S. (Spring 2018, accepted and in process). Writers as readers: Incoming college students reflect on reading. Reader.
Aristotle was an entrepreneur: Connecting kairos with entrepreneurship in the business writing classroom. In K. Getchell and P. Lentz (Eds.), Rhetorical Theory and Praxis in the Business Communication Classroom. (In production)
“ ‘I can’t sleep. I’m losing my hair. I’m fat and repulsive:’ Crises of Masculinity and Artistry in Spike Jonze’s Adaptation” in Refocus: The Films of Spike Jonze. Eds. Wyatt Moss-Wellington and Kim Wilkins. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Forthcoming
Michael Gerhard Martin
"Smokes." Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley. Forthcoming. Print.
Omnicide: Mania, Fatality, and the Future-In-Delirium (London: Urbanomic, 2018).
“Resisting the ‘Dictatorship of the Present’ in Javier Cercas’ Biofictions” forthcoming in Conversations with Biographical Novelists: Truthful Fictions Across the Globe, ed. Michael Lackey. London: Bloomsbury Publishers.
“Speculative Subjectivities and the Biofictional Surge” forthcoming in Conversations with Biographical Novelists: Truthful Fictions Across the Globe, ed. Michael Lackey. London: Bloomsbury Publishers.
"Fences and Field Philosophy," in Thinking at the Edge, ed. Brian Schroeder, (Northwestern University Press), forthcoming.
“From Page to Stage: Dramaturging the Female Voices of the Provincetown Players.” Teaching Modernist Women’s Writing in English. Ed. Janine Utell. New York: The Modern Language Association of America (2019). Forthcoming.
“Long Day’s Journey into Night” Theatre Journal 70.2, performance review (2018). Forthcoming.