See below for a list of supporting faculty members within the Women's and Gender Studies Program.

Denise Witzig  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D English, Brown University
  • M.A. English, Brown University
  • B.A. English, University of California, Berkeley

Teaching Experience:

  • Associate Professor - St. Mary's College of California (1989 - Present)

Awards:

  • Faculty Ally of the Year - Leadership Involvement and Diversity Division ofSaint Mary's College (May 2013)
    For creating an inclusive community within the classroom that values respect for all people
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching - Saint Mary's College (March 2012)

Honors:

  • Paul Giurlanda Faculty Award - Gay Straight Alliance, Saint Mary's College (May 2011)
  • GSA Faculty Ally Award - Gay Straight Alliance, Saint Mary's College (May 2010)
  • Dean Thomas Brown Faculty Excellence Award - Black Student Union, Saint Mary's College (2004)
  • Women's Studies Alumni Faculty Excellence Award - WSAA, Saint Mary's College (May 2003)
  • Women's Resource Center Faculty Excellence Award - WRC, Saint Mary's College (2001)

Presentations:

Conference paper

  • Working Girls and Wives: Mad Men, Mad Women and the Sexual Revolution. Witzig, Denise (paper)
    Film & HIstory Conference
    (November 22, 2013)
  • Encountering the Past: Mad Men, Feminism and the Future. Witzig, Denise (panel or forum member)
    National Women's Studies Association Conference
    (November 09, 2013)
  • Mad Men's History of Sex. Witzig, Denise (paper)
    National Women's Studies Association Conference
    (November 2012)
  • Re-membering Masculinity: Mad Men, Memory, Modernity. Witzig, Denise (paper)
    Film & History Conference
    (September 2012)
  • Fashion, Spectacle and the New Normal. Witzig, Denise (paper)
    SWTX Popular Culture and American Culture Conference
    (February 2012)
  • Mourning Masculinity: Mad Men, Memory and Melancholia. Witzig, Denise (paper)
    The Art of Public Memory, UNC Greensboro
    (April 2011)
  • Mad Men/Mad Women: Retro Revolution and the Female Body. Witzig, Denise (paper)
    National Women's Studies Association Conference
    (November 2010)
  • What Do Women Want? Feminist (R)Evolution and the Catholic Campus. Witzig, Denise (panel or forum member)
    Northeast Modern Language Association Conference
    (April 2010)
  • Upstairs, Downstairs: The Adjunct "At-Home" in the Academy. Witzig, Denise (panel or forum member)
    Northeast Modern Language Association Conference
    (April 2010)
  • Feminism and Fashion: Hegemony, Pleasure, Danger. Witzig, Denise (panel or forum member)
    Cultural Studies Conference
    (April 2009)
  • The Fashion Paradox. Witzig, Denise (paper)
    National Women's Studies Association Conference
    (June 2008)
  • Constructing and Defining Women's Studies: (Re)Examining the Introductory Course. Witzig, Denise (panel or forum member)
    National Women's Studies Association Conference
    (June 2008)
  • Still Making It Sexy: Branding, Selling, and Promoting Women's Studies. Witzig, Denise (panel or forum member)
    National Women's Studies Association Conference
    (June 2008)

Publications:

  • Witzig, Denise. 2012. My Mannequin, Myself: Embodiment in Fashion's Mirror, Fashion Talks: Undressing the Power of Style, SUNY Press
  • Witzig, Denise. 1999. The Writer's Wardrobe: Wharton Cross-Dressed, A Forward Glance: New Critical Essays on Edith Wharton, eds. , Colquitt, Clare, Goodman, Susan, Waid, Candace, U Delaware P
  • Witzig, Denise. 1995. Tribalism and Its Discontents, Edith Wharton Review, vol. 12, issue 2
  • Witzig, Denise. 1992. "The Muse's Tragedy" and the Muse's Text: Language and Desire in Wharton, New Critical Essays on Edith Wharton, eds. and Zilversmit, Annette and Bendixen, Alfred, Garland
  • Witzig, Denise. 1991. Letter(s) From an Unknown Woman: Edith Wharton's Correspondence with Authority, Women's Studies Journal, vol. 20, issue 2
  • Witzig, Denise. 1989. Review of "Feminist Dialogics: A Theory of Failed Community", Edith Wharton Review, vol. 6, issue 1
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