Books that Cook
Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black's new book, Books that Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal, is being published by NYU Press this August.

Miscellaneous English SMPs, by mentor



Betul Basaran

"Tubaab in a land of Sufis: a creative exploration of Islam in Senegal," Holly Gorman (2007)


Lucille Clifton

"Women of Virtue: An Eleven-Week Bible Study for Young Women," Rhoda Dixon (2002)


Barbara Kahl

"Dead Baby Jokes: An Original Play," John McDonald (1999)


Xiofei Kang

Vulpine Warrior: A Novel, Luke Kaempfer (2003)


Wayne Karlin

"Day in the Life: A Collection of Short Stories," EhLehna Allen (2001)


Joanne Klein

"Hetero-eroticizing the teenage lesbian : constructions of lesbian sexuality in teen films," Abby Peko-Spicer (2007)


Mary Larkin

"Desperate Man's Handbook : a draft of a novel," Jesse Kirkpatrick (2007)

"Purely Peach: a work in progress," Stuart Proctor (2007)


Anne Leblans

"King Arthur and Dietrich von Bern: what does it take to survive centuries?" John Henry Adams (2007)

"Re-Visioning Fairy Tales: Rumpelstiltskin," Lauri Watkins (1999)


Kate Norlock

"The Depiction of Animals in Literature," Kathryn Kullberg (2003)


Joan Poor

"Imperviousness and the Chesapeake Bay : an environmental and literary examination of urban sprawl," Kathleen Perry (2007)


Ana Ramirez-Merz

"Marginality and Cultural Identity within Women's Fin de Siecle Literature: British Gothicism of the 1890s and Latin American Magical Realism of the 1990s," Sara Sprague (2000)


Sheila Sullivan

"Visions of Victorian Selfhood: A Study of Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South & Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh," Ellen Scheible (1999)

"Exploring Theoretical Models of Representation, Society, and Language: Marx, Nietzsche, Barthes, and Jameson," Alicen Beheler (1999)


Andrea Hammer's SMPs

"Vanishing Traditions: The Decline of the Oyster Shucking Industry," Meghan John (2002)

"Blood and Water, Bones and Skin: Reflections on Autobiography and Asian American Women's Immigrant Literature," Dorothy Garcia (2001)

"Maryland Oyster Wars," Peter Andreone (2001)

"Slackwater: Oral Folk History Of Southern Maryland: Volume 3, The Tobacco Issue," Jason Proetorius (2000)

"Are We Who We Say We Are? : The Tragedy of Self in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Absalom! Absalom! by William Faulkner," Karyn Shackelford (1999)

"Slackwater: Oral Folk History of Southern Maryland: Volume 2, Cedar Point 1942, Spring 1999," David McCarter (1999)

"Slackwater: Oral Folk History of Southern Maryland: Volume 2, Cedar Point 1942, Spring 1999," Craig Singer (1999)

"Slackwater: Oral Folk History of Southern Maryland: Volume 2, Cedar Point 1942, Spring 1999," Marc Kriss (1999)

"Slackwater: Oral Folk History of Southern Maryland: Volume 1, St. George Island, Spring 1998," Elizabeth Snader (1998)

"Slackwater: Oral Folk History of Southern Maryland: Volume 1, St. George Island, Spring 1998," Eliza Jones (1998)

"Slackwater: Oral Folk History of Southern Maryland: Volume 1, St. George Island, Spring 1998," Christopher Ciotti (1998)

"Slackwater: Oral Folk History of Southern Maryland: Volume 1, St. George Island, Spring 1998," James Ivy (1998)