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Myth and Metafiction in Phantastes

  Myth and Metafiction in George MacDonald’s Phantastes: Mythopoeic Reading as Spiritual Sanctification by David S. Hogsette, Ph.D. A paper presented at the 2016 C. S. Lewis and Inklings Society Conference ©2016   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on […]

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Discoursing with the Hobbit of Oxford

    Discoursing with the Hobbit of Oxford: Escape, Natural Law, and Providence in J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring by David S. Hogsette An invited lecture hosted by Student Life and the Center for Vision and Values at Grove City College. ©2015 Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook […]

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The Centrality of the Tom Bombadil Episode

  The Centrality of the Tom Bombadil Episode in The Fellowship of the Ring: Lessons in Friendship, Community, and Grace by David S. Hogsette, Ph.D. A paper presented at the 2015 C. S. Lewis and Inklings Society Conference ©2015   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers […]

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Professor or Editor?

Professor or Editor?: Time-Saving Strategies for Effective Grading of Writing Assignments by David S. Hogsette, PhD A solicited lecture given at a faculty enrichment workshop at Grove City College ©2014 Faculty members, both new and experienced, often struggle with managing the myriad of duties required on campuses today. They are expected to develop exciting courses, […]

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Romanticism in Victorian Mythopoeic Fantasy

  Romanticism in Victorian Mythopoeic Fantasy: The Relationship between Coleridge’s Cognitive Theory and George MacDonald’s Redemptive Imagination by David S. Hogsette, Ph.D. A paper presented at the 2013 International Conference on Romanticism ©2013 Copy of the paper and PowerPoint slide show are embedded below: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via […]

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Using Safari Live Web-­conferencing Technology in Technical Writing Courses

  Using Safari Live Web‐conferencing Technology in Technical Writing Courses: Can Nonhuman Software Rehumanize Online Learning Spaces? by David S. Hogsette, PhD A lecture and roundtable discussion delivered at the Society for Literature, Science, and Arts national conference ©2012 Over the past six years the New York Institute of Technology (NYiT) has radically revised its […]

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Coleridge as Revolutionary, Gothic Threat, and Early Victorian Heirloom

  Coleridge as Revolutionary, Gothic Threat, and Early Victorian Heirloom:  Cultural Transformations of a Poet in his Lifetime by David S. Hogsette, PhD A lecture delivered at the Group for Early Modern Studies National Conference ©2000 Throughout his lifetime, Samuel Taylor Coleridge entertained an interesting and contradictory professional relationship with his periodical reviewers.  Coleridge’s late […]

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Coleridge’s Conversational Tapestry

  Coleridge’s Conversational Tapestry:  Revaluing the Physical Structure of Biographia Literaria by David S. Hogsette, PhD A lecture delivered at the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism ©2000 Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Biographia Literaria (1816) represents a conceptually and structurally troublesome text.  His ideology, critical theory, discursive practice, and writing process resisted and confronted […]

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Monstrous Birth and the Tyrannical Company in Ridley Scott’s Alien

  Monstrous Birth and the Tyrannical Company in Ridley Scott’s Alien: An Introduction to SF Gothic  by David S. Hogsette, PhD A solicited lecture delivered at the Faculty Lecture Series sponsored by NYiT ©1999 Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the […]

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Textuality as Gothic Prison

  Textuality as Gothic Prison:  Narrative Surveillance and Oppressive Social Codes in Caleb Williams by David S. Hogsette, PhD A lecture delivered at the International Gothic Association ©1999 [The project described by the title grew much longer than a 20-minute paper.  Today I will focus on the issue of imprisoning social codes.  We could, in […]

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