Katharyn M. Privett, Instructor, received her Ph.D. from Auburn University in August of 2006. She specializes in American Literature and Feminist Theory, and has a secondary focus in Modernism/Postmodernism and Rhetorical Theory.
She has taught at Auburn University in the English Department for over six years, and is committed to a pedagogy that employs the social epistemic perspective. Her research interests include goddess iconography, Women's Studies, feminist rhetoric and popular culture. Currently, Dr. Privett is working on a collection of short fiction, and continues to enjoy creative writing in her personal time. She is also undertaking a new project entitled: Scaring the Pants Off the Patriarchy: Goddess Iconography in American Fiction.
Current Works in Progress
“Dystopic Bodies and Enslaved Motherhood,” Women: A Cultural Review , Routledge Publishers. Under consideration.
Insurrection in Red Ink: Literature, Feminism and the Goddess [manuscript], The Kent State University Press. Under consideration.
“Sacred Cyborgs and 21st Century Goddess,” Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture . Under consideration.
“A Nice Wake,” Long Story Short , Linda Barnett-Johnson, Editor. Ezine URL: AlongStoryShort.us. May, 2006 edition.
“Bodies Without Rest,” Long Story Short , Linda Barnett-Johnson, Editor. Ezine URL: AlongStoryShort.us. May, 2006 edition.
“Me Time for Mika,” Portland : Glimmer Train Press, Inc. In submission and under consideration for the Short Story Award for New Writers, 2006.
“The Shortest Path Possible,” Portland : Glimmer Train Press, Inc. In submission and under consideration for the Very Short Story Award, 2006
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