Lillian Craton Portrait

Lillian E. Craton

  • Professor of English, Department of English & Foreign Languages
  • Faculty, College of Arts & Humanities
  • Director, Honors College
LC 343 Carnell Learning Center
Education

Ph.D., Emory University (2006)

M.A., Emory University (2005)

B.A., University of North Carolina (1998)

Publications

BOOKS

  • The Victorian Freak Show: The Significance of Disability and Physical Difference in 19th Century Fiction. Youngstown, NY: Cambria Press. (2009)

CHAPTERS, CASES, READINGS, SUPPLEMENTS

  • To E-Read or Not to E-Read: Rethinking Resistance to Digital Text in the Literature Classroom. Teachers as Avatars. Hampton Press. (2011)
  • Hiding the Light: True Blood and Disability. True Blood & Philosophy expanded electronic edition. Wiley & Sons. (2011)
  • I Am Sookie, Hear Me Roar: Sookie Stackhouse and Feminist Ambivalence. True Blood and Philosophy. Wiley & Sons. (2010)
  • The Widest Lap: Fatness and Mothering in Nineteenth-Century Fiction. Other Mothers. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State UP. (2008)

ARTICLES - REFEREED

  • Book Review--N. Durbach's Spectacle of Deformity: Freak Shows and Modern British Culture in Victorian Studies. (2011)
Presentations
  • Teaching the Madwoman: Visual Pedagogy for Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea. College English Association Annual Conference. Denver, Colorado. (2016)
  • Filming Bertha Mason. Victorians Institute Conference. Spartanburg, South Carolina. (October, 2015)
  • Does a Liberal Arts Education Expand the Sphere of Concern?. Peace Studies Conference (People to People and Lander University). Greenwood, South Carolina. (2015)
  • YA Lit in the College Classroom: Costs and Opportunities. College English Association Annual Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana. (2015)
  • Constructions of Southern Womanhood. Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference. Chicago, Illinois. (April, 2014)
  • The Road To Peace: Travel, Reflection, and Cultural Adventure. Peace Studies Conference (People to People and Lander University). Greenwood, South Carolina. (2013)
  • The Nature and Nurture of Empathetic Reading. College English Association Annual Conference. Savannah, Georgia. (2013)
  • Witnessing War, Promoting Peace. Peace Studies Conference (People to People and Lander University). Greenwood, South Carolina. (March, 2012)
  • Liberation or Exploitation? Fat Maids and Mammies in the Fictional Nineteenth Century. Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference. Boston, Massachusetts. (2012)
  • The Victorian Freak Show. Forum on The Elephant Man, The Warehouse Theater. Greenville, South Carolina. (October, 2011)
  • Finding a Voice: Podcasting and Student Engagement. The Teaching Professor Conference. Atlanta, Georgia. (May, 2011)
  • Peace and Poetry. Peace Studies Conference (People to People and Lander University). Greenwood, South Carolina. (March, 2011)
  • Peace and Poetry. Peace Studies Conference (People to People and Lander University). Greenwood, South Carolina. (2010)
  • Composing Ourselves: Intersections in Writing Instruction and Life Coaching (chair, special session roundtable). SAMLA. Atlanta, Georgia. (2009)
  • Miniatures and Monsters: Extreme Littleness in the Novels of Charles Dickens. Victorians Institute 39th Annual Conference. Columbia, South Carolina. (October, 2008)