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Sarah Sloane

Visiting Scholar

Professor. B.A. cum laude, English, Middlebury College. M.F.A., Poetry and Fiction, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. M.A., English (Rhetoric), Carnegie Mellon University. Ph.D., English (Rhetoric and composition), Ohio State University.

Professor Sloane teaches graduate courses in writing studies, computers and composition, and digital narratives, and undergraduate courses in writing arguments, writing for the social sciences, and modern women writers. She does research on narratives written in new media (such as blogs, fanfics, and hyperfictions), gender and writing, and narratology. The author of numerous chapters in books about writing theory and the forms of experimental short stories composed in new media, short interpretive essays about contemporary poets, and a growing body of work about eighteenth-century Scottish rhetoric, her first book, Digital Fictions: Storytelling in a Material World, was published by Greenwood: Ablex in 2000. Her second book, The I Ching for Writers, was published in February 2005. Professor Sloane has also authored or co-authored essays and reviews in Composition Chronicle, Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Reading Research Quarterly, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Western American Literature, Educators' Tech Exchange, Education of the Visually Handicapped, Parabola: Myth, Tradition, and the Search for Meaning, and other journals. She has served on the CCCC Executive Committee, the CCCC Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession, the MLA Committee on Emerging Technologies, and as a Special Delegate in Composition, Rhetoric, and Writing to the Delegate Assembly of the MLA.