Lawrence Sledge

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Instructor of English

Email: lawrence.sledge@jsums.edu

Phone: 601.979.1478

Office Location: Dollye M.E, Robinson Liberal Arts Building, 4th floor, Office #413

 

 

 

 

DEGREES:

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Humanities/Music, Tougaloo College 
M.A. in English/Professional-Technical Writing, The University of Memphis. 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Technical writing, and the sublime in literature. 
Composing fiction that deals with the sublime and listening to music and performing music that has characteristics of the sublime.
Professional/Technical Writing
The therapeutic/Inspirational Power of Music|
Student-Centered Teaching Strategies and Theories

COURSES TAUGHT:

  • Professional-Technical Writing
  • World Literature
  • English Composition
  • Advanced Grammar (at another school)

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: Mississippi Philological Association, Mississippi Council of Teachers of English (past president)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND/OR CREATIVE WORKS:

"Miss Zene's Flowers" published in POMPA 2018 Volume 35 pages 68-74.

Completed an e-Book The Global Relevance of Technical

Communication: An Individual Documents Approach.

“Developing a More Student-Sensitive Approach in the Liberal Arts: Enlightening the Career-Focused Student” Presented at the 2016 Conference on the Liberal Arts: Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century (set for publication as a chapter in a book about the conference).

Recently submitted a chapter story “Coming into Realization” for publication.

Places Taught:

  • The University of Memphis (adjunct) [1987-1988]
  • Tennessee Technological University [1988-2000]
  • The University of Mississippi [2000-2001]
  • Rust College [2001-2003]
  • Community Academic-Enhancement Program (Grenada, MS) [2003-2006]
  • Jackson State University [2006-Present]

 

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