Wayne A. Chandler

Wayne A. Chandler

Northwest Missouri State University

Education Background

Ph.D. English, The University of Alabama, 2000

M.A. English, Northwest Missouri State University, 1994

B.A. English, Northwest Missouri State University, 1992

Teaching Background

Associate Professor, Dept. of Language, Literature, and Writing, Northwest Missouri State University, MI, 2007-present

Assistant Professor, Dept. of English, Northwest Missouri State University, MI, 2001-2007

Instructor, Dept. of English, Northwest Missouri State University, MI, 2000-2001

Instructor (adjunct), Southwestern Community College, Creston, IA, 1994-1998


“‘Cool!  I mean—nerds!’: Courting Geeks for Fun and Profit in the Buffyverse.”  Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses.  Barnesville, GA, May 27, 2006

“The Shoulders of Giants: Premodern Tools Remade for the Posthuman Age.”  Computers & Writing.  Palo Alto, CA, June 17, 2005

“Jonson and Company:  Reputation and Reciprocity in English Renaissance Commendatory Verse.”  Central Renaissance Conference.  Lawrence, KS, September 20, 2003

“J.R.R. Tolkien and The Call of Immortality.”  Mythcon XXXIV: The Thirty-Fourth Conference of the Mythopoeic Society, Nashville, TN.  July 27, 2003

“‘We are compounded of free parts’:  John Fletcher, Shakespeare, and the Creation of Female  Audience.”   26th Comparative Drama Conference, Columbus, OH. April 27-29, 2002

“The Book is the Thing: Strategies of Advertisement in Renaissance Commendatory Verse.” Southeastern Renaissance Conference.  Raleigh, NC, April 5, 2002

“The Tale of The Winter’s Tale:  Shakespeare’s Romances.”  Invited speaker at the Scholar’s Forum, Missouri Repertory Theater’s production of The Winter’s Tale. University of Missouri at Kansas City.  February 10, 2002

“J.R.R. Tolkien and The Call of Immortality.”  Symposium on J.R.R. Tolkien.  Northwest Missouri State University.  November 6, 2001

“‘How True That Sexe Can Write’:  Convention and Construction Among Renaissance Women Writers.”  2001 Convention of the Missouri Philological Association. Westminster College, Fulton, MO.  March 2, 2001

“‘Certaine Tragicall Discourses’: Graduate Study and the Reign of Postmodernism.”  Fall 2000 Faculty Colloquium, Department of English, Northwest Missouri State University.  September 20, 2000

“‘Loue this Booke’:  Commendatory Verse and Jonson’s Praise of Shakespeare.” Southeastern Renaissance Conference.  Columbia, SC, April 15, 2000

“Luther, Language, and Lucrece:  The Verbal and the Visual in Shakespeare's Poem.”  1999 Convention of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honorary.  St. Louis, MO, March 13, 1999

“A Tragicomedy: Mary Wroth, John Fletcher, and Critical Reception.”  Southeastern Renaissance Conference.  Chapel Hill, NC, April 17, 1998

“‘On Bokes Rede I Oft’: The Erring Narrator of Chaucer's Parliament of Foules.”  International Convention of Sigma Tau Delta.  Memphis, TN, March 18, 1994

Frankenstein's Many Readers.”  Western Regional Conference of Sigma Tau Delta.  Denver, CO, March 19, 1993

“Fear and Loathing in the Men's Room:  Misogyny’s Religious Roots.”  Nebraska Regional Conference of Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honorary.  Omaha,  NE, March 13, 1993