Annette Oxindine, Ph.D.

Sch of Humanities & Cult. Studies
Professor, English
Allyn Hall 439, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Annette Oxindine is Professor of English in Wright State University's Department of English.

EDUCATION: PhD in English, University of Maryland, College Park; MA in English, West Virginia University; BA in English, Frostburg State University, Maryland

AREAS OF ACADEMIC INTEREST include 20th-century British literature, Modernist Studies, Woolf Studies, and modern & contemporary American poetry


TEACHING: Prof. Oxindine regularly teaches British Texts: Mid-19th to 21st Century, Introduction to Literary Studies, and a wide variety of upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in the Department of English. She also occasionally teaches courses in the Honors Program and Creative Writing Program as well as courses cross-listed with the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. 

Upper-level courses and graduate seminars include the following topics: The Ethics of Mourning in Modern and Contemporary Literature; Elegiac Contemporary Literature; World War I in British Literature and Culture; British Literature: 1945 to the Present; The Country House in 20th-Century British Literature; Only Connect: E. M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, and Zadie Smith; Disability in Literature and Culture; Gender, Sexuality, and Modernism; 1920s: Woolf, Eliot, and Mansfield; 1930s-40s: Woolf, Bowen, and Auden; Contemporary British Fiction; and 20th-Century British and American Poetry.

Awards include the College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teaching Award, Writing Across the Curriculum Excellence in Teaching with Writing Award, and the Presidential Commendation for Excellence for Extra-Curricular Activities (Team Award) for The Fogdog Review. Prof. Oxindine and four English majors founded The Fogdog Review in 1997; she served as the journal's faculty advisor and managing editor through 2020. During Fogdog's 23-year history, we published over 300 essays by WSU English majors; 90 students served as editors and/or worked on layout, design, and production.


LITERARY SCHOLARSHIP includes journal articles and book chapters about Virginia Woolf's fiction, including The Waves and Between the Acts, as well a chapter about intertextual approaches to teaching Woolf’s To the Lighthouse and Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, published in MLA's Approaches to Teaching series. Recent articles include "Resisting Dissolution: The Salvific Turn in Elizabeth Bowen’s The Heat of the Day," published in Renascence.

POETRY appears in Colorado Review, Gettysburg Review, Gulf Coast, the Massachusetts ReviewSouthern Indiana Review, ShenandoahWillow Springs, and elsewhere. 



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