Oklahoma Baptist University

Event Description

Teaching from a Place of Inspiration

Faculty Development Sessions
Location: OBU
August 21 @ 8:30AM-12:00PM, 2012
Dr. Susan Felch will be on campus Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 20 and 21, to lead several faculty development sessions.

Monday, Aug. 20:
8 a.m. -- General Session for All Faculty (GC)
11:30 a.m. -- First and Second Year Faculty Luncheon (GC), hosted by Dr. Pam Robinson

Tuesday, Aug. 21:
8:30 a.m. -- Faith and Discipline Committee (Hobbs College Conference Room)
10 a.m. -- English Faculty (GC)

Susan Felch received her undergraduate education at Wheaton College and her Ph.D. from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D. C. She has taught in the English Department at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan since 1992 and is also currently the Director of the Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship. Her research interests are in sixteenth-century British literature and contemporary literary theory, and she teaches first-year rhetoric, introductions to world and British literature, Shakespeare and other sixteenth-century authors, literary theory, and senior seminar. Recent books include two volumes of The Emmaus Readers: Listening for God in Contemporary Fiction (Paraclete 2008, 2009), coedited with Gary Schmidt, with whom she also edited the four volume Spiritual Biographies of the Seasons, Elizabeth I and Her Age (W. W. Norton, 2009), coedited with Donald V. Stump, which received the 2010 Teaching Edition prize from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women, and Selected Readings of Bible Stories / 圣经故事选读 [a textbook for teaching advanced English in China], co-authored with Xing Ling (Yunnan UP, 2011. In 2009, she won the Josephine A. Roberts Scholarly Edition Award for her book Elizabeth Tyrwhit's Morning and Evening Prayers (Ashgate, 2008), and in 2000, she received an honorable mention for her first book, The Collected Works of Anne Vaughan Lock (RETS, 1999). She has published numerous articles, and her work on Queen Elizabeth, Lock, and Tyrwhit have been recognized as “significant and authoritative contributions to the field of early modern scholarship.” Professor Felch is co-director of the Kuiper Seminar, a course for new faculty at Calvin. She enjoyed growing up as a TCK (third-culture kid) in Papua New Guinea and still enjoys traveling.