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Justin J. Larsen

Curriculum Vitae

Updated December 1, 2014

Education

Ph.D. Candidate in British Literature with a concentration in Medieval Studies
Department of English Language and Literatures, University of New Mexico
Expected graduation date: December 2015
Dissertation: “Material Culture in the Old English Exeter Book

M.A. in English with a concentration in Literature
Department of English Language and Literature, University of Northern Colorado, 2008
Master's Project: “Monsters and Saints: Judith and the Problem of Grendel's Mother”

B.A. in English and German
College of Arts and Sciences, University of Idaho, 1999

Awards and Honors

2014 - Nominee, Sarah Belle Brown Community Service Award
University of New Mexico

2014 - Departmental Research and Travel Grant
University of New Mexico Department of English Language and Literatures

2011 - Research and Travel Grant
University of New Mexico Office of Graduate Studies

1999 - Honors Certificate Received
University of Idaho Honors Program.

Conference Participation

Panels Organized

2014 Medieval Studies Student Association Fall Colloquium
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

2014 Medieval Studies Student Association Spring Colloquium
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

2013 Medieval Studies Student Association Fall Colloquium
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

2013 Medieval Studies Student Association Spring Colloquium
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

Papers Given

“No Bed & Breakfasts for Benedict Biscop: Travel and Hospitality in Anglo-Saxon England”
2014 Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association Conference, Denver, CO.

“‘Killing me softly’: Violence in Medieval Lyric Poetry”
2012 UNM Medieval Studies Student Association Fall Colloquium, Albuquerque, NM.

“‘And for the same’: Magic, Miracles, and Healing in Bald's Leechbook”
2011 Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

Teaching Experience

Teacher of Record for all listed courses

University of New Mexico (Upper Division)

  • From Beowulf to Arthur: Survey of Medieval Literature (F14)

University of New Mexico (Lower Division)

  • Survey of Early English Literature (F14)
  • Medievalism in Children's Literature (S14)
  • College Composition II (S11, Sum11, F12, S13)
  • Advanced Expository Writing (F11)
  • College Composition I (F10, S12, F13)

Aims Community College

  • College Essay Writing (F09)
  • College Research Paper (S10)
  • Basic Composition (S09)

University of Northern Colorado

  • College Essay Writing (F04, F05, F08, S09, F09)
  • College Research Paper (S05, S06, F08)
  • Freshman First Year Experience (F08, F09)

Service

University Service

  • 2014 Graduate Assistant and Board of Directors Member, UNM Feminist Research Institute
  • 2013 Graduate Assistant and Board of Directors Member, UNM Feminist Research Institute

Extracurricular University Service

  • 2014 President, UNM Medieval Studies Student Association
  • 2014 Session Chair, Medieval Studies Student Association Student Colloquium
  • 2013 President, UNM Medieval Studies Student Association
  • 2013 Session Chair, Medieval Studies Student Association Student Colloquium
  • 2012 Treasurer and Web Designer, Medieval Studies Student Association
  • 2012 Presenter, Albuquerque Academy Medieval Day
  • 2012 Session Chair, Medieval Studies Student Association Student Colloquium
  • 2012 Web Specialist, UNM Feminist Research Institute
  • 2011 Presenter, Albuquerque Academy Medieval Day
  • 2011 Technology and Logistics Specialist, Studies in Medievalism Conference, Albuquerque, NM
  • 2010 Presenter, Albuquerque Academy Medieval Day

Additional Training

  • 2014 Course Design Institute, University of New Mexico Center For Teaching Excellence, May 22-23
  • 2014 Open Source Educational Materials Workshop, Central New Mexico Community College, July 25 and August 1
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