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Mary Adams
Associate Professor
School of Humanities
Walk 3-107
318-342-1500
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Mary E Adams, PhD
Associate Professor, English
English Program Coordinator

Education

Ph D

2001, Literary and Cultural Studies--American Studies
University of Oklahoma

MA

1994, English
University of Louisiana Monroe

BA

1992, English
University of Louisiana Monroe

Recent Publications

Adams, M. (2008). "The Color of Permission: Evolution, Race and the Tanning Transformation" (pp. 30 paragraphs). Reconstruction.
Adams, M. (2008). Review of Linda Hogan's Rounding the Human Corners. Norman, OK: World Literature Today.
Adams, M. (2008). Review of China's Brave New World. Norman, OK: World Literature Today.
Adams, M. (2007). Review of Kim Ponders' The Last Blue Mile. Norman, OK: World Literature Today.
Adams, M. (2005). Review of Diane Glancy's Stone Heart: A Novel of Sacagawea. Norman, OK: World Literature Today.
Adams, M. (2005). "Mending the Schism: An Optimistic Approach to Academic Writing" (pp. 405-415). Philadelphia, PA: Literature Interpretation Theory published by Taylor and Francis.
Adams, M. (2004). "Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo" (pp. 250 words). Lincoln, NE: Encyclopedia of the Great Plains.
Adams, M. (2009). Review of Diane Glancy's The Reason for Crows: A Story of Kateri Tekakwitha. World Literature Today.
Adams, M. (2011). English Composition at ULM (pp. ULM-1 - ULM-19). Bedford St. Martin's.
Adams, M. (2012). Review of Constance Squires' Along the Watchtower (pp. 71). World Literature Today.
Adams, M. (1999). The Invisible Burn: A Cultural Analysis of Female Collegiate Tanning (pp. 37-50). Studies in Popular Culture.
Adams, M. (2002). Body Authorities: Clinicism, Experts, and the Science of Beauty (pp. 282-289). Journal of American and Comparative Cultures.
(2019). Sections II and III of Focus on Biology: ULM Quality Enhancement Plan.
(2019). "Recalling and Reimagining Vietnam: A Conversation with Genaro Ky Ly Smith.". WLT Weekly / World Literature Today.
(2019). Review of Karen Havelin's Please Read This Leaflet Carefully (pp. 126-7). World Literature Today.
(2020). Review of Lucy Ellmann's Ducks, Newburyport (pp. 105). World Literature Today.

Awards & Honors

2017-2018 SGA Faculty Award of Excellence.

April 2014 Dean's Award.

August 2013 Endowed Professor of English.

April 2010 Dean's Performance Award for Teaching.

August 2008 Athletic Foundation Faculty Appreciation Award.

September 2004 Outstanding Honors Professor.

Courses Taught

ENGL 1001COMPOSITION I, 18 course(s)

ENGL 1002COMPOSITION II, 4 course(s)

ENGL 1010Honors English, 1 course(s)

ENGL 2004WORLD LITERATURE II, 37 course(s)

ENGL 2005American Literature, 1 course(s)

ENGL 2006American Literature, 3 course(s)

ENGL 2007HONORS ENGLISH, 1 course(s)

ENGL 2019Honors English, 1 course(s)

ENGL 3050Junior Seminar: Prose, 3 course(s)

ENGL 4026MULTICULTURAL LITERATURE, 6 course(s)

ENGL 4079AMERICAN LITERARY STUDIES II, 1 course(s)

ENGL 4081EXPOSITORY WRITING, 4 course(s)

ENGL 5016COMPOSITION FOR TEACHERS, 2 course(s)

ENGL 5019PRACTICUM IN COLL COMPOSITION, 5 course(s)

ENGL 5050ADVANCED LITERARY THEORY, 1 course(s)

ENGL 5091DIRECTED RESEARCH, 1 course(s)

FRYS 1001Freshman Year Seminar, 3 course(s)