University of Southern Indiana

Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw

Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw

Associate Professor of English
English Department

Robert D. Orr Center - 3014

Accepts Office Hours by Appointment

Fall 2018 Office Hours

MWF 2:00-3:00, OC 3014

TR 12-1

online via Zoom 


Ph.D. in English, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, May 1992

         Major field of concentration:  Modern American Literature

         Dissertation: "The Role of the Family in the Novels of E. L. Doctorow"

         Minor fields:  Modern British Fiction and Modern French Fiction

M.A. in English, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1984



“Ivorian Bonus: Teaching Abouet and Oubrerie’s Aya.” Teaching Comics and Graphic

  Narratives: Essays, Strategies, and Practice. Dong, Lan, ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland

   Publishing, 2012: 161-172.

 "The Role of Talk Story in Maxine Hong Kingston’s and Amy Tan’s Versions of the Mother-

   Daughter Plot.” Eds.West, Katherine and Linda Moser, The Woman Warrior: Memories of a 

   Girlhood Among Ghosts. In Critical Insights, Ipswich, MA: Salem Press, 2016. 141-157.

 “Teaching March in the Borderlands between Social Justice and Pop Culture.” Alissa      Burger, ed.

   Teaching Graphic Novels in the English Classroom: Pedagogical   Possibilities of Multimodal Literacy

   Engagement. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.135-147.

  "Mary Gordon.”  Dictionary of Literary Biography (DLB) 382: Twenty-First-Century American

   Novelists. Third Series. Gale, 2018.



  “Teaching March in the Borderlands between Pop Culture and Social Justice”

    Annual Conference of the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)

    St. Louis, MO, November 2016 

   “Reading for the Good Life.”

    Conference of the Indiana College English Association.

    Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion , IN October 2016 

    “Creating Islands of Empathy: Values Education through Literature"         

     Conference of the College English Association (CEA)

      Hilton Head, SC, April 2017           

     “Words and Deeds: Circling the Wisdom of Mary Gordon’s Shadow Man.”

       Indiana College English Association.

       IUPUI Columbus, IN, October 27, 2017   

     “Doctorow’s Ecological Imagination

       Annual Conference of the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)

       Cincinnati, OH, November 2017





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