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III Congreso Internacional Historia a Debate Santiago de Compostela

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MICHAEL T. MARTIN

 

551 Animas View Drive                                                                                  210 Noble Hall

Unit #9                                                                                                          1000 Rim Road

Durango, CO  81301                                                                                       Fort Lewis College

home:  970-403-2606                                                                                        Durango, CO  81301

                                                                                                                      work:   970-247-7147

martin_m@fortlewis.edu                                                                                 fax:      970-247-7127

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

Coordinator, John F. Reed

   Honors Program                               2007-present                            Fort Lewis College

Assistant Professor                              2005-present                            Fort Lewis College

Visiting Instructor                                 2004-2005                                Fort Lewis College

Instructor of Record                             1998-2004                                Western Michigan University

 

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D.   History                                    Apr  2005                                Western Michigan University

M.A.    Medieval Studies                      Aug  1996                                Western Michigan University

B.A.     English                                     May 1989                                University of Iowa

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Fort Lewis College [2004-Present]:

     History Department courses: Ancient Greece

            Ancient Rome

History of Gay Culture through the Media, 1955-2005

History of the Crusades

            Innovative Month to France

                        [Teach students medieval archaeology at a twelfth-century Grandmontine priory where

                           they are expected to do excavation and cataloguing work; four week summer program]

            Innovative Month to Greece

                        [Lead/lecture students on a tour of approximately two dozen archaeological and cultural

                           sites; three week summer program]

Medieval Europe

Medieval Life/Modern Film & Literature

Medieval Women [crosslisted in Gender & Women’s Studies program]

Philosophy and Methods [Historiography]

Rise of Christianity (to 450 c.e.)

Senior Seminar Capstone Course

Survey of Western Civilization I, To 1350

Tolerance and Persecution in the Middle Ages

Western Civilization I, To 1350

World Civilization I, To 1500 (lecture with a recitation section)

 

 

        Gender/Women’s Studies Program courses:

            Gender and Women’s Studies Senior Capstone Course

                        In Winter 2010, theme: Queer Theory

            Gender and Women’s Studies Senior Capstone Course

                        Winter 2007, theme: Transgenderism

            Gender and Women’s Studies Senior Capstone Course

                        Winter 2006, theme: Female Masculinity

 

       Honors Program courses:

            Community of Scholars (lower-division Honors core course)

            Covering—The Hidden Assault on our Civil Rights

            History of Gay America through AIDS

            Human History and the Liberal Arts [learning community course that was grouped with my

                  Western Civ course and Dr. Kathy Fine’s Intro to Anthropology]

            Rhetoric of Knowledge (upper-division Honors core course)

            Scholarship of The Da Vinci Code

            Tolkien: Fantasy Realized

 

      Modern Languages Department courses:

            Introductory Latin I and II

               [as a non-scheduled course; and, within the Continuing Education program]

 

       Thematic Studies Program [upper-division general education course]:

            History of the Book (from cuneiform texts to CD-Roms)

 

Empire State College-SUNY [Adjunct instructor, via internet; 2007-Present]:

            History of Leisure in America: The American Carousel

            Introductory Latin

            Rise of Christianity

 

Southwest Colorado Community College [Adjunct instructor; 2010-present]

            HIS 101: History of Western Civilization

 

Western Michigan University [1998-2004]:

    

      History Department courses:

            Heroes and Villains of the Middle Ages

            Introduction to the Study of History (Historiography)

            Medieval World

            Topics in History: Gay/Lesbian History

 

      Classics Department courses:

            Latin I and II (to undergraduate and graduate students)

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

“The Italian Homiliary: An example pro omnibus bonis operibus produced according to the Carolingian sermonary genre and reform measures.” Sacris Erudiri 49 (2010). [Forthcoming]

 

Book Review of Feiss, Hugh, osb, Maureen M. O’Brien, and Ronald Pepin. Robert of LaChaise-Dieu & Stephen of Obazine. Cistercian Studies Series, 222. The Lives of Monastic Reformers, Vol. 1. Cistercian Publications/Liturgical Press, 2010. Forthcoming in American Monastic Newsletter, September 2010.

 

Book 7, fables 85-130; Book 8, fables 1-136. Collaborator/co-transcriber. Vignay, Jean de. Miroir historial. Laurent Brun and Mattia Cavagna, eds. Volume 2. Modern edition and commentary of late-medieval French fables. [Forthcoming 2011]

 

Book 11, fables 1-126; Collaborator/co-transcriber. Vignay, Jean de. Miroir historial. Laurent Brun and Mattia Cavagna, eds. Volume 3. Modern edition and commentary of late-medieval French fables. [Forthcoming 2012]

 

Book 14, fables 1-102. Collaborator/co-transcriber. Vignay, Jean de. Miroir historial. Laurent Brun and Mattia Cavagna, eds. Volume 3. Modern edition and commentary of late-medieval French fables. [Forthcoming 2013]

 

 “1926: Mae West’s play about homosexuality, The Drag, is too hot for New York.” Modern Scandals. Great Events from History. Salem Press, 2009.

 

Contributor; also ceramics cataloguer. In Prieuré de Rauzet (Ordre de Grandmont), 16. 103. 001 AH, Rapport Des Fouilles 2008, 06.7.08-05.8.08. Kate Douglas, et al. Charente, 2008.

 

 “Justin II” and “Mary Butters (The Carnmoney Witch).” Notorious Lives. Great Lives from History.

Salem Press, 2007.

 

Co-author with Laurent Brun (Université de Montréal), “Les latrines”; contributor, ceramics cataloguer.

In Prieuré de Rauzet (Ordre de Grandmont), 16. 103. 001 AH, Rapport Des Fouilles 2000, 24.7.00-22.8.00. Carole Hutchison, et al. Charente, 2000.

 

Contributor, ceramics cataloguer, sarcophagus and grave marker drawings. In Prieuré de Rauzet (Ordre

de Grandmont), 16. 103. 001 AH, Rapport Des Fouilles 1999, 26.7.99-26.8.99. Carole Hutchison, et al. Charente, 1999.

 

Editor and compiler. Guide to Cistercian Scholarship. Third Edition. Kalamazoo, MI: Cistercian Publications, 1997.

 

“A Bibliography of the Works of Jean Leclercq.” In The Joy of Learning & The Love of God, edited by E. Rozanne Elder, 415-498. Cistercian Studies Series, 160, Kalamazoo, MI: Cistercian Publications, 1995.

 

OTHER WORKS/IN PROGRESS

 

Developing a Medieval History survey textbook (Prospectus currently under review by Pearson Longman Publishing).

 

Selection and translation of Carolingian Benedictine monastic sources for a source reader. Hugh Feiss, osb, editor.

 

 

 

Revising paper presented at 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies for submission to American Benedictine Review. Paper titled: “Your way of acting should be different from the world’s way” [RB 4.20]: Nisi vero, Vide scripturam parvulam”

 

Developing a reprints edition of selections of Andre Wilmart’s work.

 

Two Pre-Tenth Century, Anonymous, Nativity Sermons. M.A. thesis, Western Michigan University, 1996. Director: Dr. Rand Johnson. (unpublished)

 

PAPERS/PRESENTATIONS

 

May 13, 2010    Participant in session “What is a Monk? Identity, Rule, Customary, and Tradition.”

Sponsored by the American Benedictine Academy. Presented paper: “Your way of acting should be different from the world’s way” [RB 4.20]: Nisi vero, Vide scripturam parvulam” 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 13-16, 2010, in Kalamazoo, MI.

 

Jan 22, 2010      Invited paper; co-presentor, with Dr. Jennifer Stollman. “The Role of Faculty in Student-Centered Learning and Co-Curricular Life.” Association of American Colleges and Universities  Annual Meeting Jan 20th-23rd,  2010.  Presented at the session titled “Nurturing Curricular Vitality in the History Major at Public Liberal Arts Colleges.”  One of three papers selected from Summer 2009 sessions at  2009 COPLAC Summer Faculty Institute on Liberal Learning in the Disciplines, UNC-Asheville, NC, June 5-8, 2009 [see below].

 

Oct 15, 2009     Participant in session “Early Christians: Martyrs, Preachers & Monks”. Presented paper:

“Preaching, Promulgating, and Praying a Pastoral and Peasant Theology.” The 44th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference, October 14-17, 2009, in St. Cloud, MN.

 

Oct 15, 2009     Discussant for session at The 44th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference,

                        October 14-17, 2009, in St. Cloud, MN. Session: Medieval England and Germany.

 

Oct 10, 2009     “How Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Impacts Diverse Populations.” Sexual

Assault Services Organization & Alternative Horizons. Co-participant in Training Panel Discussion (with three other members from the Durango, CO community).

[Also Oct 11, 2008 and Mar 11, 2006]

 

June 6, 2009      Co-presentor, with Dr. Jennifer Stollman. “The Role of Faculty in Student-Centered

Learning and Co-Curricular Life.” 2009 COPLAC Summer Faculty Institute on Liberal Learning in the Disciplines [History was chosen discipline for 2009]. UNC-Asheville, NC, June 5-8, 2009.

 

May 7, 2009      Chair for session at 44th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 7-10, 2009, in

                        Kalamazoo, MI. Session: “The Rule of Saint Benedict and its Interpretation.” Sponsored

                        by the American Benedictine Academy.

 

 

 

 

April 9, 2009     Participant in session “Recontres of Cultural and Theological History Through the Ages”. Presented paper: “The Formation and Dissemination of Peasant Theology During the Carolingian Period,” Southwest Social Sciences Association meeting, April 8-10, 2009, in Denver, CO.

 

April 9, 2009     Chair and Discussant for session at the Southwest Social Sciences Association meeting,

April 8-10, 2009, in Denver, CO. Session: “Gender Roles Throughout the Centuries; Mind, Body and Soul”

 

Feb 13, 2008     “Looking into a Miroir smudgingly: Making a manuscript accessible.” Third Annual

                        Fort Lewis College, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences Junior Faculty Colloquium Series.

 

Mar 17, 2007     Participant in session “Medieval Theology and War”. Presented paper: “The Italian

Homiliary.” Southwest Social Sciences Association, 87th Annual Meeting, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

Mar 15, 2007     Discussant for session “European Women: Power and Politics.” Southwest Social

                        Sciences Association, 87th Annual Meeting, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque,

                        NM

 

Mar 08, 2007     “The Archaeology and Architecture of a Medieval Monastery in Rauzet, France.” Invited

                        Lecture. San Juan Basin Archaeological Society.

 

Feb 08, 2006     “Poor but not Impoverished: Early Medieval Peasant Spirituality and Theology.” The

                        Inaugural Fort Lewis College, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences Junior Faculty

                        Colloquium Series.

 

Nov 05, 2005     “Women’s Sexuality.” Durango Women’s Resource Center, Women’s Fest 2005.

Workshop. Co-presenter with Keri Brandt (Sociology Department, Fort Lewis College, workshop leader) and Michele Malach (English Department, Fort Lewis College).

 

                        May 05, 2005    “Beyond the Commentaries: Hiberno-Latin Gospel Exegesis in Carolingian Sermons for

            Popular Preaching.” 40th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 5-8 May 2005.

                        Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

 

Oct 09, 2004     “Do As I Say AND as I Do: Training for and by Rural Priests within the Italian

Homiliary.” 35th Annual Interdisciplinary CAES Conference, Ball State University, Muncie, IN. [Committee for Advancement of Early Studies]

 

Apr 02, 2004     “The Italian Homiliary: Texts and Contexts.” History Department Graduate Student

            Colloquium, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

 

Mar 23, 2002     "Educating and Entertaining: Developing Techniques to Teach Today's Undergraduates."

Workshop presentation at National Association of Graduate Professional Students, Midwest Regional Conference, Kalamazoo, MI.

 

Feb 08, 2001     “Life Partner, Longtime Companion, Lover: Gay Couples Throughout History.” Invited

paper. Barnes & Noble Lecture Series, in cooperation with the History Graduate Student Organization, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

 

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2010-Present     Member, Metamorphosis Review Committee for Fort Lewis College selections for submission [COPLAC journal of undergraduate research and creative activity]

 

June 5-8, 2009   COPLAC Summer Faculty Institute on Liberal Learning in the Disciplines [History was

                        chosen discipline for 2009]. UNC-Asheville, Asheville, NC.

 

5 March 2009    Member, Final Judges group for SouthWest Regional History Day competition

 

2009-Present     Chair, Faculty Development Grants Committee for Teaching Innovation, Pedagogy,

                        and Assessment  (member of committee since 2006)

 

2008- Present    Member, Task Force on Hiring and Retention of Quality Faculty

 

2008-2009         Member, Task Force on Undergraduate Research

 

2008-2009         Member, Program Review committee to assess five-year plan for Theatre Department

 

2008-2009         Member, Writing Program Search Committee, Director of Writing Program and Associate Professor of Composition and Rhetoric tenure-track position

 

2008-2009         Member, Music Department Search Committee, Percussionist tenure-track position

 

2007-Present     Coordinator, John F. Reed Honors Program

                        Monitor admitted students’ progress, recruit faculty to develop and teach honors forums,

                        coordinate various honors events, work with Honors Council on curriculum issues, assist

                        with living-learning community Hungry Mind House (the Honors residence hall)

 

2007-2008         Chair, History Department Search Committee, Early America and the Atlantic World

                        tenure-track position

 

2007-2008         Member, Sociology Department Search Committee, Criminologist tenure-track position

 

2007-2008         Member, Library Search Committee, Access-Services Librarian

                       

2007-2008         Chair, Program Review committee for Writing Program (also main author for paper

                        submitted to Board of Trustees)

 

2007-2008         Member, Program Review committee to assess five-year plan for Department of Sociology (main author for paper submitted to Dean of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences)

 

2007-2008         Member, Program Review committee to assess five-year plan for Department of Southwest Studies

 

 

 

Aug 5-6, 2007   Member, one of six External Reviewers for five-year Program Review of the School of General Academics at Utah Valley State College. (My specific assignment was the UVSC Honors Program).

 

Feb 15-18, 2007 First-Year Experience pre-conference workshops on Freshmen education, recruitment

                          and retention in Dallas, TX.

 

2006-Present     Social Sciences Faculty Representative to the Campus Writing Board

                       

2006-2008         Library Integration Committee

 

2006-2007         Member, Art Department Search Committee, Graphic Design tenure-track position

                       

2006-2007         Member, Modern Language Department Search Committee, French tenure-track position

                       

Winter 2006      One of four judges for the Miss Hozhoni Pageant

 

2006                 Member, Modern Language Department Search Committee, Visiting Instructor in French

                        for 2006-2007 academic year

                       

2005-2007         Faculty Advisor to Prism, Fort Lewis College Registered Student Organization

            Promotes education, awareness, tolerance and programs regarding Gay, Lesbian,

            Bisexual, and Transgender individuals on campus. Also coordinates with local Durango

            groups.

 

2004-Present     Primary and Secondary Reader for various Senior Seminar Research Projects (in History,

                        Anthropology, English, Gender & Women’s Studies, Honors)

 

2008                 Archaeological Field School, Rauzet France, Summers (Aug. mostly). In 2008, was

2005-2006         interim site director; assisted with group from St. Cloud State University (led by Dr.

1998-2002         Maureen O’Brien). Began association in 1998, when I participated as a student in excavation of the twelfth-century Grandmontine priory there. Promoted to a site

                        supervisor in 1999. Main duties include cataloguing all finds on site (ceramic, skeletal, metal, glass, coin, etc.); assisting in field with instruction, supervision, and grading of a team of international students on excavation, preservation techniques, cataloguing

 

AWARDS/GRANTS

 

2008                 Outstanding Faculty Contribution to Residence Halls

 

2007                 Outstanding Faculty Contribution to Residence Halls

 

2005                 Ballantine Family Fund, grant for $2,500.00 to update World History and Civilization collection at John F. Reed Library, Fort Lewis College. Co-written with Chandler Jackson, Director, John F. Reed Library, and Margaret Cozine, retired, John F. Reed Library.

 

 

2004                 Novus Competition, CAES Conference, Ball State University (9 October)

                        [Best conference paper by a graduate student]

 

2003                 Dissertation Completion Fellowship, WMU (for academic year 2003-2004)

 

1999                 A. A. Heckman Award, Hill Monastic Manuscript Library, St. John’s University,

                        Collegeville, MN

 

1999                 Graduate Student Research Fund, The Graduate College, Awards and Fellowships

Committee, WMU. For research at Vatican Library; also Biblioteca Vallicelliana and Biblioteca Angelica, Rome

 

1998                 Graduate Student Research Fund, The Graduate College, Awards and Fellowships Committee, WMU. For research at Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; at Rauzet Archaeological Field School

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

1995-present                             International Medieval Sermon Studies Society

1999-present                             Medieval Academy of America

2005-present                             Association pour la sauvegarde de l’église grandmontaine de Rauzet

2000-2006, 2008-present            American Historical Association

2009-present                             Member, Executive Board for SASO of Durango (Sexual Assault

                                                Services Organziation)

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

 

Latin: Excellent reading proficiency                               

French: Very good reading proficiency

Spanish: Good reading proficiency                                 

German: Fair reading proficiency