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Christopher Sindt  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

Teaching Experience:

  • Associate Professor - Saint Mary's College of California (July 01, 2006 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor - Saint Mary's College (July 01, 2004 - June 30, 2006)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor - Sainty Mary's College of California (July 01, 2003 - June 30, 2004)
  • Lecturer/Teaching Assistant - University of California, Davis (September 01, 1997 - August 15, 2003)
    creative writing, composition, literature of California

Professional Experience:

  • Associate Dean - Saint Mary's College of California (July 01, 2007 - Present)
  • Director, MFA Program in Creative Writing - Saint Mary's College of California (August 01, 2000 - June 30, 2007)
  • Program Coordinator - Art of the Wild Writing Conference (January 01, 1992 - August 01, 1998)

Research Experience:

  • Research Assistant - University of California, Davis (June 01, 1999 - June 30, 2000)
    Research Assistant to Professor Jack Hicks. Work primarily included research for the Literature of California, Volume 1.
  • Research Assistant - University of California, Davis (July 01, 1994 - June 30, 1996)
    Research Assistant to Sandra M. Gilbert

Artist Residency:

  • Artist in Bioregional Residence - UC Davis Humanities Institute (September 2000)

Artist Residencies:

  • Artist in Residence - Mesa Refuge (June 2006)
  • Artist in Residence - Dorland Mountain Arts Colony (June 1997)
  • Artist in Residence - The Macdowell Colony (July 1996)
  • Artist in Residence - The Blue Mountain Center (August 1995)

Award:

  • James D. Phelan Award - San Francisco Foundation (June 1995)

Fellowships:

  • Everett Holm Fellowship - Indiana University (July 1999)
  • Reginald Tickner Fellowship - Gilman School (August 1998)

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • How Painted Rice Cakes Satisfy Hunger: Gary Snyder and the Commerce of Gifts. Sindt, Christopher (paper)
    Modern Language Association
    (December 2008)
  • The Crowd, the Hills, and the Wild: Jack London in Piedmont. Sindt, Christopher (talk, speech or lecture)
    Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary's College
    (November 2007)
  • Shining through the Instrument Panel: Body and Soul in Kunderas Unbearable Lightness of Being.. Sindt, Christopher (paper)
    Association of Core Texts and Curriculum
    (April 2006)
  • The Pedagogy of Dissent in the Post-9/11 Era: Teaching Cherrie Moragas Heroes and Saints. Sindt, Christopher (paper)
    American Literature Association
    (May 2005)
  • William Harvey and the Early-Modern Outlook. Sindt, Christopher and Manter, Lisa (paper)
    Association of Core Texts and Curriculum
    (April 2005)
  • Some Backtalk from the Mute Sky: Sylvia Plath and the Poetics of Biophilia. Sindt, Christopher (paper)
    Sylvia Plath 70 Year Symposium
    (October 2002)

Publications:

  • Sindt, Christopher. "Selection of poems." Days I Moved through Ordinary Sounds. Ed. Sweeney, Chad San Francisco: City Lights Foundation Books, 2009. 132
  • Sindt, Christopher. 2006. Hymn to the God of Dailiness, Pool
  • Sindt, Christopher. 2006. Selection of poems, Notre Dame Review
  • Sindt, Christopher. 2005. Selection of poems, Nocturnes
  • Sindt, Christopher. 2004. The Poetry of the Pacific Region, Pacific Regional Cultures, Greenwood Press
  • Sindt, Christopher. 2004. Selection of poems, Swerve, vol. 12
  • Sindt, Christopher. 2003. The Land of Give and Take, Momotombo Press

Performances:

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Mailing Address

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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