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Curriculum Vitae
Margaret E Wright-Cleveland
March 26, 2016

General Information
University address: Director, Office of Faculty Recognition
Office of the Vice President for Faculty Development and Advancement
Office of the Provost
Westcott 115B
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1281
Phone: 850-645-8202

E-mail address:

Web site:

Professional Preparation
2009 Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University. Major: English.
1994 Master of Arts, University of Louisville. Major: English.
1983 Bachelor of Arts, Florida State University. Major: Humanities.

Professional Experience
2013–present Adjunct Instructor, Women's Studies, Florida State University.
2007–present Director, Office of Faculty Recognition, Office of the Vice President for Faculty Development and Advancement, Florida State University. Facilitate faculty in the application and nomination for external awards; develop resources for award research and information.
2009–2011 Adjunct Instructor, English, Florida State University.
2008–2009 Adjunct Instructor, Humanities, Florida State University.
2003–2008 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Humanities, Florida State University.
2004–2007 Program Assistant, American Studies, Florida State University.

Areas of Expertise
American literature between the world wars; Ernest Hemingway; whiteness studies; critical race studies; Modernism.

Honors, Awards, and Prizes
Fulbright Scholar, Council for International Exchange of Scholar (2015).

Funding Agency Travel Grant, Florida State University (2013). ($1,000).

Funded research and funding trip to University of South Carolina and MLA Conference.
Choice 2012 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries (2012).
This is an edited book in which I published one chapter.
Smith-Reynolds Founders Fellowship, Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society (2012). ($1,000).
For research project titled: From the Beginning: The Racial Indoctrination of Ernest Hemingway.
Dissertation Research Grant, Florida State University (2007).

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Florida State University, American and Florida Studies (2004).

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Florida State University, English (2004).

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Louisville, English (1986).

All teaching since 2007 was completed through an overload adjunct appointment while employed in a 12-month administrative position.
Courses Taught
Women Engage Men's Stories (WST4930)

Women Engage Men's Stories (WST5934)

Gender Between the World Wars (WST5934)

Gender Between the World Wars: Are We in Kansas Anymore? (WST 4930)

Major Figures in American Literature (AML3311)

The American Short Story (LIT2020)

American Modernism (AML3041)

Senior Seminar in Literature (ENG4934)

Senior Seminar in American Studies (AMS4935)

The Southern Renaissance (AML4261)

American Women Between the Wars (AMS3310)

Life of the American Mind (AMS3810)

Freshman Composition and Rhetoric (ENC1101)

Freshman Writing, Reading, and Research (ENC1102)

Research and Original Creative Work
All publications since 2008 were completed while employed in a 12-month administrative position with no research assignment. As of August 1, 2012, my position holds a 5% research assignment.
Refereed Journal Articles
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (2011). Mentoring American Racial Identity: Sherwood Anderson's Lessons to Ernest Hemingway. MidAmerica, XXXVIII, 28-40.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (2010). Sherwood Anderson: Mentor of American Racial Identity. MidAmerica, XXXVII, 46 - 62.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (2008). Oscar Micheaux. Oxford Encyclopedia of African American History, 12.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (2007). Gone with the Wind (1936) novel; (1939) film. Encyclopedia of Slave Resistance and Rebellion, 220-223.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (2007). Intolerance (1916). Encyclopedia of Slave Resistance and Rebellion, 264-265.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (2007). Showboat (1936) film. Encyclopedia of Slave Resistance and Rebellion, 461-462.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (2007). Within Our Gates (1919) film. Encyclopedia of Slave Resistance And Rebellion, 576-578.

Invited Book Chapters
Wright-Cleveland, M. E., & Hsiao, I. (2014). Jean Toomer 1894-1967. In Lawrence J. Trudeau (Ed.), Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Vol. 288 (pp. 225- 345). New York: GALE Cengage Learning.
Volume Advisor regarding Jean Toomer; prepared annotated bibliography; selected Principle Works and Criticism.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (2012). Cane and In Our Time: A Literary Conversation about Race. In Charles Scruggs, & Gary Holcomb (Eds.), Hemingway and the Black Renaissance (pp. 151 - 176). Kent State UP.

Refereed Book Chapters
Wright-Cleveland, M. (in press). Teaching Hemingway Short Stories Through the Lens of Critical Race Theory. In Gary Holcombe (Ed.), Teaching Hemingway and Race (15 pages). Kent State University Press.
For Series Teaching Hemingway; edition Teaching Hemingway and Race.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (2015). The Developing Modernism of Toomer, Hemingway, and Faulkner. In Joseph Fruscione (Ed.), Teaching Hemingway and Modernism (pp. 19). Kent State University Press.
Part of the series Teaching Hemingway edited by Mark Ott.

Refereed Reviews
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (2014). The New Death: American Modernism and World War I. By Pearl James. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013. 259 pages. (paper). Studies in American Culture, 1.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (2011). War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861-1914. By Cynthia Wachtell. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2010. 240 pages. $35.00 (cloth). Studies in American Culture, 34.1, 189-191.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (2011). Peter M. Rutkoff and William B. Scott. Fly Away: The Great African American Cultural Migrations. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. Pennsylvania Literary Journal, 3:1, 35.

Refereed Newsletter Articles
Wright-Cleveland, M. E., Hartnett, K., Burrows, S., Nunes, Z. C., Ferraro, T., Fruscione, J., Curnutt, K., Mobilio, A., Wald, P., & Blum, H. (2013, July). The Greatest American Novel? 9 Experts Share Their Opinions. The Millions, 1. Retrieved from
Contributed section on Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Nonrefereed Papers at Conferences
For nonrefereed papers at conferences, 30.8% were international, 30.8% were national, 38.5% were regional in scope.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2012). Hemingway's Disparaged Spring in Michigan. Paper presented at Biennial Conference, International Hemingway Society, Michigan. (International)
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2011). Hemingway's Racial Education. Paper presented at Annual Convention, Modern Language Association, Seattle, WA. (National)
Paper read in full in absentia.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2011). No Buddies Here: Friendship in In Our Time. Paper presented at Annual Convention, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Atlanta, GA. (Regional)
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2010, April). Seraph On the Swanee and the American Dream: The Need for Hard Times in the American South. Paper presented at Everybody Loves You When You're Down and South: Cultural Capital in Hard Times, Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL), New Orleans, Louisiana. (International)
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2009, October). The Dangers of a growing thing ripened too soon Sensuality and Race in the American South of Jean Toomer and William Faulkner. Paper presented at Southern Studies Forum Conference, Southern Studies Forum for the European Association of American Studies, University of Versailles, St. Quentin, France. (International)
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2008, June). Jean Toomer and Ernest Hemingway: A Literary Conversation About Race. Paper presented at International Hemingway Conference, International Hemingway Society, Kansas City, KA. (International)
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2007, November). Half-Breeds, Niggers, Wops, and Dead Looking Whiteness: Hemingway's In Our Time Converses with the Southern Renaissance. Paper presented at South Atlantic Modern Language Association Regional Conference, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Atlanta, GA. (Regional)
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2007, April). Jake's Improvisation: Redefining Masculinity and Jazz in Claude McKay's Home to Harlem. Paper presented at Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA ACA) National Conference, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA ACA), Boston, MA. (National)
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2005, November). The Eugenics Movement and American Letters: Constructions of Whiteness in Fitzgerald, Schuyler, Steinbeck, and Hurston. Paper presented at South Atlantic Modern Language Association Regional Conference, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Atlanta, GA. (Regional)
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2005, June). Discussion Boards in the Literature Classroom: Are They Effective? Paper presented at Computers and Writing Conference: New Writing and Computer Technologies, Computers and Writing, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. (National)
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2005, February). America's Shifting Planter Figure. Paper presented at Southern American Studies Association (SASA) Bi-annual Meeting, Southern American Studies Association (SASA), LSU, Baton Rouge, LA. (Regional)
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2004, November). George Schuyler's Black No More: Where is the urge toward whiteness? Paper presented at South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Annual Convention, South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), Roanoke, VA. (Regional)
Wright-Cleveland, M. E. (presented 2004, March). Zora Neale Hurston's Janie and Arvay: Are They Really as Different as Black from White? Paper presented at Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL) Bi-annual Conference, Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL), UNC, Chapel Hill, NC. (National)

Nonrefereed Presentations at Conferences
For nonrefereed presentations at conferences, 100.0% were international in scope.
Wright-Cleveland, M. E., Fruscione, J., Holcomb, G. E., Marshall, I., Miller, D. Q., Ott, M. P., & Parker, J. (presented 2013, January). Hemingway and the Black Renaissance. Presentation at Annual Conference, Modern Language Association, Boston, MA. (International)
Roundtable discussion of Choice Award winning book, Hemingway and the Black Renaissance.

Florida State University
FSU University Service
Organizer, Marathon Reading of Gabriel García Márquez (2014).
Organizer, Marathon Reading of Anna Karenina (2013).
Participants read in Russian or English and hailed from Panama City, Panama; London, England; Florence, Italy; and Valencia, Spain.
Organizer, Marathon Reading of Bleak House (2012).
Involved 120 student, faculty, staff, and community readers.
Organizer, Marathon Reading of Moby Dick (2011).
Involved 60+ student, staff, faculty, and community readers.

The Profession
Guest Reviewer for Refereed Journals
PMLA (Jan 2013).
Reviewed article on CANE.

Service to Professional Associations
Lobbyist, Advocated for Humanities funding to Florida Senator Bill Nelson and Representatives Marco Rubio and Steve Southerland, National Humanities Alliance (2014).

The Community
Member, Board of Directors, Cornerstone Learning Community (2012–2014).
Served on the Director's Support Committee to design evaluation rubric.
Leader, Book Club, Fairview Middle School Pre-IB Program (2013).
Advanced eighth-graders read and discussed Caleb's Crossing, The Scarlet Letter, Moby Dick, three Faulkner short stories, and Grapes of Wrath.

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