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Kori Binette

Kori Binette

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Office

2695 Colden Hall

Phone

660.562.0811
660.562.1963 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2009


Instructor


Education

  • M.A. in English, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • B.A. in English and French, Mount Holyoke College

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to College Writing
  • Composition I: Academic Literacies
  • Composition II: Writing as Engagement
  • Introduction to Literature

Academic Interests

  • Contemporary American literature, especially Joyce Carol Oates, gender and sexuality in literature and culture, and whiteness studies.

Scholarly Activity

  • Binette, Kori and Joanne V. Creighton.  "‘What Does It Mean to Be a Woman?': The Daughter's Story in Oates's Novels."  Studies in the Novel 38.4 (Winter 2006): 440-456. Print.
  • Binette, Kori.  "Toxic Relations: Joyce Carol Oates's The Falls, Don DeLillo's White Noise, and the Ecology of Family."  Paper accepted to 2007 Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities.

Other Professional Experiences

  • Member
  • Modern Language Association
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Conference on College Composition and Communication

Other

Hobbies

  • Knitting
  • Long distance running
  • Gardening, canning
  • Baking and cooking