Dr. Caroline J.S. (Kay) Picart

Education & Experience
Faculty-Student Collaborations

2011 — 2012 Collaboration with John Edgar Browning (Ph.D. student, State University of New York at Buffalo) on Speaking of Monsters: A Teratological Anthology (Palgrave-Macmillan, July 2012).

2010 — Collaboration with John Edgar Browning (Ph.D. student, Louisiana State University) on Dracula in Visual Media (McFarland, 2010).

2010 — Collaboration with John Edgar Browning (Ph.D. Student, Louisiana State University) and Carla Thomas (Ph.D. student, New York University) on an invited essay on horror, science fiction and fantasy genres in relation to the Holocaust. Editor, Judith Kerman. MacFarland, contracted and forthcoming.

Collaborations with John Edgar Browning (Ph.D. student, Louisiana State University) on Draculas, Vampires and Other Undead Forms: Essays on Gender, Race and Culture (Scarecrow, 2009) and on Dracula in Visual Media: Film, Television, Comic Book and Electronic Game Appearances, 1921-2010 (McFarland Press, contracted and forthcoming).

2009 — Collaboration with Marlowe Fox, Esq. (JD, Florida State University) on a book review on Marouf Hasian's Rhetorical Vectors of Memory in National and International Holocaust Trials for the Southern Journal of Communication

Spring 2008 — Collaborated with about 40 undergraduates and 3 graduates on running the 2008 FSU Film and Literature Conference

Mentored Zoe Sharron, Diego Salazar, Michael Greenberg, Justin Nelson and Josh Meyer (English undergraduates)

Fall 2007 — Research Collaborations with Garrett Peters (English, senior), Hilaree Caldwell (English, senior), Margaret Baker (English, senior), Josh Meyer (English, senior), Brittany Elliot (English, senior), John Formella (English, senior), Emily Rand (English, senior)

Summer 2007 — Research Collaborations with Lauren Rinker (English, senior), Hilaree Caldwell (English, senior), Alyssa Posar (English, senior), Hayley Dewey (English, senior)

Spring 2007 — Research Collaborations with Lauren Rinker (English, senior), Hilaree Caldwell (English, senior), Alyssa Posar (English, senior), Margaret Baker (English, senior), Nathan Young (English, senior)

Fall 2006 — Research Collaborations with Kerry Cohen (English, graduating senior), Michael Kolkun (English, senior), Nathan Young (Philosophy, senior), Mary Susan Threlkeld (English, senior)

Summer 2006 — Research Collaborations with Carla Thomas (English, graduating senior), Kerry Cohen (English, senior), Jonathan Dean (Philosophy, senior), Latoya Harris (English, senior), Stephanie Such (English, senior)

Spring 2006 — Research Collaborations with Candace Swain (English, senior), Michael Goldsby (Philosophy, senior), Laura Pratt (English, senior), Katie Downs (English, senior), Cody Fusilier (English, senior), Carla Thomas (English, senior)

Fall and Summer 2006 — Directed Independent Study with Jim Larner (Ph.D., Humanities), David Arroyo (M.A., ENG) and Carla Thomas (senior, Honorís Thesis)ónote: directed all three successfully defended

Fall 2006 — Research Collaborations with Kerry Cohen (English, graduating senior), Michael Kolkun (English, senior), Nathan Young (Philosophy, senior), Yazmin Gonzales (English, senior), Mary Susan Threlkeld (English, senior)

Summer 2006 — Research Collaborations with Carla Thomas (English, graduating senior), Kerry Cohen (English, senior), Jonathan Dean (Philosophy, senior), Latoya Harris (English, senior), Stephanie Such (English, senior)

Spring 2006     Research Collaborations with Candace Swain (English, M.A.), Michael Goldsby (Philosophy, senior), Laura Pratt (English, senior), Katie Downs (English, senior), Cody Fusilier (English, senior), Carla Thomas (English, senior)

2005 — Research Collaborations with Erin DiCesare (Humanities, MA), Laura Pratt (English, senior), Michael Eger (English, sophomore), Adriana Pampanas (English, senior), Somara Jacques (English, senior) and Kristen Millen (English, senior)

2005 — Research Collaborations with Erin DiCesare (Humanities, M.A.), Katheryn Wright (Humanities, M.A.), Michael Goldsby (Philosophy, senior), Laura Pratt (English, senior), Kristina Miltenberger (English, senior), Maria Caserio (English, senior), Caroline Burgess (English, senior), Joseph Hall (Business, senior), Carla Thompson (English, senior)

2005 — Research Collaborations with David Arroyo (English, M.A.), Robert Powell (English, Ph.D.) and Katheryn Wright (Humanities, M.A.)

2005 — DISes with Catherine Rakestraw (English, freshman ), Andrew Pangle (English, junior), Laura Pratt (English, junior), Michael Goldsby (Philosophy, senior)

2004 — Research collaborations with Jay Gipson-King (Theatre, Ph.D.), Robert Powell (English, Ph.D.), Chantel Bottoms (undergrad, Women's Studies)

2004 — DISes with Shelley Bayless (Spanish Ph.D.), Shana Mason (undergrad, English)

2004     Research collaborations with Donna Gallagher, Lindsey Malaney, Dan Funes, Sarah Sebastian (All English undergrads)

2004 — Research Collaborations with Chris Faupel, Micah McMillan, Marietta Palgutt, Donna Gallagher, Dan Funes, Erin Irving, David Mabry, Kerry McCombs, Erin DiCesare, Aimee Griffith, Amanda Crum, Jodie Howard, Andy Gately, Crissy Brown (All English undergrads)

2003 — Research Collaborations with Rachel Booth (American Studies, M.A.), and Erin DiCesaire, Brett Ader, Liane Katzenstein, Steve Tate, John Browning, Hye Jin Yu, Robert Pryor, Amber Cochrane, Laurie Keaton, Anne Stevens, Mike Dwyer, Sianna Byrne, Stevens Dormezil, (all English major undergrads)

2003 — Research Collaboration with Jason McKahan (Humanities MA), Michelle Commander (Humanities, MA), Jeneen Surrency (Humanities, Ph.D.), and Katheryn Wright (Humanities, M.A.) on Holocaust Film Representations

2003 — Research Collaboration with Danielle Kotaska (English, MA) on "The Patchwork Girl," a conjunction of feminist art and critique, and Frankensteinian imagery

2003 — Research Collaboration with Christopher Wood (MA, Humanities) on human rights, Foucault and the penal system

2003 — Research Collaboration with 14 English undergraduates (Matt Williams, Derick Braun, Brandi Kalicki, Justin Vetter, Christopher Bannerman, Joshua Groff, Andy Gately, Michelle Ewen, Brian Rock, John Browning, Elijah Heard, Joseph Berk, Jared Campbell) on Holocaust films

2003 — Research Collaboration with Jason McKahan and Elizabeth Drake-Boyt (Ph.D., Humanities) on representations of drug/alcohol addiction in film

2002 — Research Collaboration with Jason McKahan (Humanities MA), Michelle Commander (Humanities, MA), Jeneen Surrency (Humanities, Ph.D.), and Katheryn Wright (Humanities, M.A.) on Holocaust Film Representations

2002 — Research Collaboration with Jason McKahan (Humanities MA), Barbara Robinson (Humanities M.A.), Jeneen Surrency (Humanities, Ph.D.), Jessica Labbe (English, M.A.), and Nolan Smith (Women's Studies, undergrad) on Holocaust Film Representations

2002 — Co-authored and mentored Jason McKahan for an article, "Sadomasochism, Sexual Torture, and the Holocaust Film: From Misogyny to Homoeroticism and Homophobia in Apt Pupil," Jump Cut

2002 — Co-authored and mentored Peter Reed for an article, "The Monstrous Gaze in Holocaust and Horror Films: A Comparison of Schindler's List, Psycho, and Silence of the Lambs."

2002 — Co-Director, James Larner's Ph.D. Thesis on Thomas Mann, Visconti and Britten

2002 — Directed Independent Studies with Rebecca Corley (English, senior) on the films of Maya Deren and fictional Holocaust films

2002 — Directed Independent Studies with Peter Reed (English, Ph.D.) and Jason Grant McKahan (Humanities, M.A.) on Horror and Holocaust Film Representations.

2002 — Directed Independent Study with Zach Hillman (English, senior) on Romanticism and Nazism.

2001 — Directed Independent Study with Jessica Labbe, (English, MA) on Pedagogy and Technology.

2001 — Research Collaboration with Jim Larner (Humanities MA) on representations of women, the "feminine" and monstrosity in Science Fiction, Comedic and Holocaust related offshoots of Frankenstein films.

2001 — Research Collaboration with Elizabeth Drake-Boyt (Humanities MA) on film, autoethnography and the body in Ballroom Dance.

2001 — Research Collaboration with Barbara Robinson (Humanities MA) on Violence and Representations of Women in Popular Culture and the Law.

2001 — Research Collaboration with Jessica Labbe (English MA), Barbara Robinson (Humanities MA) and Amethyst Reyes (senior undergraduate, Women's Studies) on the Violence Against Women Act (1994 & 2000).

2001    Teaching and Technology Administrative Supervision and Collaboration with Jason McKahan, Gregory Thompson and Michaela Densmore in developing a web version of HUM 3321, "Multicultural Dimensions of Film and Twentieth Century Culture," running a purely web pedagogy training course, HUM 6939-02, "Multicultural Film Course, Pedagogy Component" and developing a new Teacher's Edition and revised Student Edition Readers, Multicultural Dimensions of Film: A Reader, 7th Edition, with accompanying CDs.

2000 — Teaching and Technology Administrative Assistant Supervision with David Simmons and Mark Hamilton, HUM 6939-3, "Seminar on Multicultural Film," Florida State University.

2000 — Teaching and Technology Graduate Student Supervision with Jessica Labbe, WST 4931-85/5934, "Gender, Authority and the Politics of Representation in Science and Art," Florida State University.

2000 — Teaching & Technology Apprenticeships forPhilosophy and Dance with Cianchette and for a Presentation on "Teaching and TechnologyApprenticeships in Philosophy" for the "Computing and Philosophy Conference," Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, at August 10-12, 2000 with Leah Brzuszkiewicz.

Presentation on Teaching and Technology Apprenticeships
in Philosophy and the Humanities

2000 — Research Collaboration with Karen Ladd and Christina Miranda on Autoethnography and Ballroom Dancing, St. Lawrence University.

1999-2000 — Teaching and Technology Apprenticeships for Introduction to Philosophy with Marcus Perman and Elizabeth Colvin; Feminist Legal Theory with Leah Brzuszkiewicz and Jeff Montone; Philosophy and Film with Jeramy Gee and Robert Putnam, St. Lawrence University.

1999 — Exploiting Human Suffering:  Representations of the Holocaust with Nichole Weinfurtner (sophomore, Religious Studies) and Christina Chrouser (freshman, Psychology), University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1998 — Frankensteinian Themes in Science Fiction with Keith Woodward (M.A., English); Kelly Smith (sophomore, Art History); and Elizabeth McDermott (senior, Fine Arts), University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1998 — Autoethnographic Perspectives with Andrew Swant (senior, Fine Arts) and Elizabeth McDermott (senior, Fine Arts), University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1998 — Theories of Punishment, Justice and Responsibility with Terry Carpenter (senior, Philosophy), University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

1997-98 — Postmodernism and Semiotics in Barthes and Eco with Paul Scanlon (M.A., English), University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

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