CHARLES J. NOLAN, JR.

 

PERSONAL DATA

 

Work Address:

 

Department of English

United States Naval Academy

107 Maryland Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21402-5044

Phone: 410-293-6235

E-Mail: nolan@usna.edu

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

 

1973-1977                            Pennsylvania State University                                          Ph.D.(1977)

1968-1969                            University of Illinois (Urbana)                                          A.M. (1969)

1960-1964                            Saint Louis University (Magna Cum Laude)                 B.S. (1964)    

                                                 

 

PROFESSIONAL DATA

 

Teaching

 

MLA Certificate of Excellence in Teaching of English

[See PMLA, 86 (1971), 1050.]

 

Nominated for the Council for Advancement and Support

of Education (CASE) Professor of the Year Award

(1989)

 

Nominated for Naval Academy Teaching Excellence Award

(2012) (2011) (2001) (1994)

 

Publications

 

Books

 

Aaron Burr and the American Literary Imagination

(Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1980).

 

Articles

 

“Hemingway’s Early Stories and Sketches.”  MidAmerica, 39 (2012): 54-64.

 

“’A Little Crazy’: Psychiatric Diagnoses of Three Hemingway Women

Characters.” The Hemingway Review, 28.2 (2009): 105-20.

 

“The Importance of Hemingway’s ‘The Doctor and the Doctor’s Wife.’”

                Humanities Review (St. John’s University) 5.1 (2006): 15-24.

 

“Why We Keep Up.” The CEA Forum 35.2 (2006):

                http://www2.widener.edu/~cea/352index.htm.

 

“Essential Questions: Keys to Meaning in Hemingway’s ‘The Mother of a Queen.’”

South Atlantic Review 68.4 (2003): 85-94.

 

“Hemingway’s ‘The Sea Change’: What Close Reading and Evolutionary

                Psychology Reveal.” The Hemingway Review, 53:1 (2001): 53-67.

 

"'Out of Season': The Importance of Close Reading," The

Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature, 53,

No.2 (1999), 45-58, and The Rocky Mountain E-Review of Language

and Literature, 53, No. 2 (1999), http://rmmla.wsu.edu/rmmla.

 

"Hemingway's Puzzling Pursuit Race," Studies in Short Fiction, 34,

No. 4 (1997), 481-91.

 

"'Ten Indians' and the Pleasures of Close Reading," The Hemingway

Review,16, No. 2 (1996), 67-77.

 

"Hemingway's Complicated 'Enquiry' in Men Without Women,"

Studies in Short Fiction, 32, No. 2 (1995), 217-22.

 

"Making Connections Through Literature," Literature and Life.

 Ed. Patricia Phelan.Urbana, IL: National Council of

Teachers of English, 1990.

 

   "Heller's Small Debt to Hemingway," The Hemingway Review,

9, No. 1 (1989), 77-81.

 

"Teaching at Night: Teaching That Counts," College

Teaching, 36 (1988), 147-48.

 

(with David O. Tomlinson) "Mark Twain's Visit to

Annapolis," Mark Twain Journal, 25, No. 2

(1987), 2-8.

 

"Catherine Barkley: Hemingway's Scottish Heroine,"

The Hemingway Review, 7, No. 1 (1987), 43-44.

 

   "Hemingway's Women's Movement," rpt. in Ernest Hemingway:

Six Decades of Criticism, ed Linda W. Wagner (East

Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1987), pp.209-19.

 

"The Joys of Teaching," Journal of General Education,

36, No. 1 (1984 [1985]), 46-49.

 

"Shooting the Sergeant: Frederic Henry's Puzzling

Action," College Literature, 11 (1984), 269-75.

 

"Hemingway's Women's Movement," The Hemingway Review, 3,

No. 2 (1984), 14-22.

 

"Aaron Burr (1716-1757)," in American Writers Before 1800:

 A Biographical and Critical Dictionary, eds. James A.

Levernier and Douglas Wilmes (Westport, CT:

Greenwood Press, 1983), pp. 243-45.

 

"Freshman English Against Itself," Journal of General Education,

33 (1981), 219-25.

 

"Hemingway: The Writer as Researcher," Review, 2 (1980),

351-59. [A review essay]

 

"That Hideous Strength: Antidote to Modernism," Bulletin

of the New York C. S. Lewis Society, 11, No. 9

(1980), 5-6.

 

"Structural Sophistication in 'The Complaint unto

Pity,'" Chaucer Review, 13 (1979), 363-72.

 

"Going Back to School," Journal of General Education, 31

(1979), 129-40.

 

"Lewis' 'Objective Room': Key to Aesthetics," Bulletin

of the New York C. S. Lewis Society, 10, No. 10

(1979), 5-6.

 

"Cotton Mather: An Essay in Bibliography," Resources for

American Literary Study, 8, No. 1 (1978), 3-23.

 

"The Rhetorical End: 'Venus at St. Anne's,'" Bulletin of

the New York C. S. Lewis Society, 9, No. 1 (1977),

8-9.

 

"Francis Hopkinson: Probable Designer of the Nation's

Flag," Pennsylvania 1776, ed Robert Secor (University

Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1975), p. 329.

 

"The Child Motif in That Hideous Strength," Bulletin of

the New York C. S. Lewis Society, 5, No. 10 (1974),

5-7.

 

"Teaching Blake's 'The Sick Rose,'" Journal of English

Teaching Techniques, 5, No. 4 (1972-73), 33-34.

 

Contributor, Annual Bibliography of English Language and

Literature. Leeds, Great Britain: Modern Humanities

Research Association, 1970-93.

Volume 45 (1972)--Volume 68 (1993)

 

Reviews

 

Review of The Making of Tocqueville's Democracy in

America, by James T. Schleifer, Journal of the Early

Republic, 2 (1982), 336-37.

 

Review of The Richmond Stage, 1784-1812, by Martin

Staples Shockley, Bulletin of the Society for

Historians of the Early American Republic, 2, No. 3

(1980), 16-17.

 

Review of The Sex Radicals: Free Love in High Victorian

America, by Hal D. Sears, The Arnoldian, 6, No. 2

(1979), 22-24.

 

Review of Magnalia Christi Americana: Books I and II,

ed. Kenneth B. Murdock, Seventeenth-Century News, 36,

No. 4 (1978), 91.

 

Participation in Scholarly Meetings

 

   Panel Speaker, College English Association Convention,

                                   4-6 April 2013

 

   Panel Speaker, College English Association Convention,

                                   March 2012         

 

   Panel Speaker, College English Association Convention,

March 31-April 2, 2011.

 

   Panel Speaker, College English Association Convention,

                                   March 2010.

 

   Panel Speaker, College English Association Convention,

                                   March 2009.

 

   Panel Speaker, College English Association Convention,

                                   March 2008.

 

   Panel Speaker, College English Association Convention,

                                   April 2007.

 

   Panel Speaker, 12th International Hemingway Conference,

                                   June 2006 (Ronda, Spain).

 

   Panel Speaker, College English Association Conference,

                                   April 2006.

 

   Panel Speaker, College English Association of Ohio Conference,

                                   October 2005.

 

   Panel Speaker, College English Association,

                                   April 2005.

 

   Panel Speaker, College English Association Convention,

                                   April 2003.

 

   Chair of a Panel, College English Association Convention,

                                   April 2002.

 

   Panel Speaker, College English Association Convention,

                                   April 2001.

 

   Chair of a Panel, College English Association Convention,

                                   April 2000.

 

Chair of a Panel, College English Association Convention,

April 1999.

 

Chair of a Panel, Conference on College Composition and

Communication, March 1999.

 

Chair, Fitzgerald and Hemingway Section, Northeast

Modern Language Association, April 1997.

 

Chair of a Hemingway Panel, College English Association

Convention, April 1997.

 

Chair of a Panel, College English Association Convention,

April 1996.

 

Chair of a Panel, Conference on College Composition and

Communication, March 1996.

 

Panel Speaker, Northeast Modern Language Association,

April 1995.

 

Chair of a Panel, Conference on College Composition and

Communication, Washington, March 1995.

 

Chair of a Panel, Conference on College Composition and

Communication, Nashville, 1994.

 

Panel Respondent to Gerald Graff, SAMLA, Knoxville, 1992.

 

Chair of a Panel, Conference on College Composition

and Communication, Cincinnati, 1992.

 

Co-Chair of a Panel, Association of Departments of

English Eastern Summer Seminar, Saratoga Springs,

NY, 1991.

 

Chair of a Panel, Conference on College Composition

and Communication, Boston, 1991.

 

Co-Chair of a Panel, Association of Departments of

English Midwestern Summer Seminar, Bloomington,

1990.

 

Associate Chair of a Panel, Conference on College

Composition and Communication, Chicago, 1990.

Speaker, Conference of the College English Association,

Atlanta, 1989.

 

Chair of a Panel, Conference on College Composition

and Communication, Seattle, 1989.

 

Speaker, Conference of the College English Association,

New Orleans, 1988.

 

Associate Chair of a Panel, Conference on College

Composition and Communication, St. Louis, 1988.

 

Speaker, 1987-1988 Lecture Series--"It Happened Then:

Maryland's Legacy"--St. John's College, Annapolis,

12 January 1988.

 

Speaker, Conference of the College English Association,

Charleston, 1987.

 

Associate Chair of a Panel, Conference on College

Composition and Communication, Atlanta, 1987.

 

Speaker, Conference of the College English Association,

Philadelphia, 1986.

 

Speaker, Conference of the College English Association,

Cincinnati, 1985.

 

Speaker, Conference of the College English Association,

Clearwater Beach, Florida, 1984.

 

Associate Chair of a Panel, Conference on College

Composition and Communication, Detroit, 1983.

Speaker, Popular Culture Association in the South,

Atlanta, 1982.

 

Associate Chair of a Panel, Conference on College

Composition and Communication, San Francisco, 1982.

 

Speaker, Conference on College Composition and

Communication, Dallas, 1981.

 

Speaker, Popular Culture Association in the South,

Winston-Salem, 1980.

 

Chair, American Romanticism Section, Northeast Modern

Language Association Meeting, 1980.

 

Chair, Literature and Composition Section, Conference on

College Composition and Communication, 1979.

 

Speaker, American Romanticism Section, Northeast Modern

Language Association Meeting, 1979.

 

Speaker, The English Colloquium, Pennsylvania State

University, 1977.

 

Speaker, The Ohio Conference on Medieval and Renaissance

Studies, 1976.

 

Speaker, Conference on College Composition and

Communication, 1973.

 

Speaker, Convention of the National Association for

Humanities Education, 1972.

 

Speaker, Conference on College Composition and

Communication, 1972.

 

Grants and Fellowships

 

Naval Academy Research Council Grants, 1994, 1996, 1997,

1998, 1999, 2000.

 

Naval Academy Research Council Grant, 1989.

(Subsequently declined when elected Department Chair.

Naval Academy Research Council Grant, 1978.

 

Edwin Erle Sparks Fellowship (for Graduate Study),

Pennsylvania State University, 1976-77.

 

Edwin Erle Sparks Fellowship (for Graduate Study),

Pennsylvania State University, 1974-75.(Declined for

financial reasons.)

 

Graduate School Fellowship, Pennsylvania State

University, 1974-75.(Declined for financial

reasons.)

 

NDEA Fellowship (for Graduate Study), Pennsylvania State

University, 1973-74.

 

Administrative Experience

 

   Chair, Accreditation Self-Study Committee on Leadership

                                   and Governance, Administration, and Integrity,

                                   United States Naval Academy, 2003-06.

 

Co-chair, Naval Academy Promotion and Tenure Committee,

1998-99; 2009-11.

 

President, U. S. Naval Academy Faculty Senate, 1997-98.

 

Chair, College-wide Committee to Review the USNA Honor

Concept, July-November 1993.

 

Chair, Department of English, United States Naval

Academy, 1989-93.

 

Chair, English Department Curriculum Coordinating

Committee, United States Naval Academy, 1986-88.

 

Chair, English Department Upper Division Curriculum

Committee, United States Naval Academy, 1984-88.

 

Vice Chair, Accreditation Self-Study Committee on

Admissions, United States Naval Academy, 1984-85.

 

Administrative Intern to the Academic Dean, United

States Naval Academy, 1983-84.

 

Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Communication Skills, United

States Naval Academy, 1983.

 

Director, Freshman English, United States Naval Academy,

1978-81.

 

Director, Advanced Writing, United States Naval Academy,

1977-78.

 

Academic Service

 

   Member, Naval Academy Promotion and Tenure Committee,

                                   2005-09.

 

   Member, Search Committee for the Naval Academy Registrar,

                                   2004.

 

         Co-Chair, Naval Academy Promotion and Tenure Committee,

1998-99, 2009-11.

 

Member, Search Committee for the Director of the Center for

the Study of Professional Military Ethics, 1998.

 

Won the Naval Academy Excellence in Service Award

(1997).

 

Member, Search Committee for Dean of Admissions, 1996.

 

Nominated for the Naval Academy Excellence in Service

Award (1995).

 

Member, Naval Academy Faculty Senate, 1994-present.

 

President, 1997-98.

 

Vice-President, 1996-1997.

 

Chair, Academic Affairs Committee, 1999-2005;

2012-Present.

 

Chair, Senate Committee on Professional/Academic

Ethics and Standards, 1995-96.

 

Member, Naval Academy Committee on Character Development,

1994-present.

 

Member, Naval Academy Admissions Board, 1993-96.

 

Member, Search Committee for the Academic Dean, 1988-89.

 

Member, United States Naval Academy Rhodes Scholar

Committee, 1980-89; 1993-present.

 

Member, Screening Committee for Hiring the Director of

Research, United States Naval Academy, 1985.

 

Member, English Department Pay, Promotion, and Retention

Committee, United States Naval Academy, 1980-83;

1985-89; 1993-present.  Chair, 2011-present.

 

Member, English Department Hiring Committee, United

States Naval Academy, 1983.

 

Member, United States Naval Academy Faculty Forum, 1979-81.

 

Other

 

Member, Administrative Council, South Atlantic

Association of Departments of English (SAADE) 1991-93.

 

Panelist, NEH, Younger Scholars Program, 1987.

 

Elected Member, MLA Delegate Assembly, 1981-83,

                             2001-03.

 

Judge, National Council of Teachers of English

Achievement Awards, 1972-79.

 

Co-editor and Judge, Icarus (A magazine of USAF Academy

Cadet Writing).Co-editor (1973); Judge (1969-72).

 

Elected to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (1975).

 

Educational Employment

 

1977-Present                                                                                                                                                                                     UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY

Rank: Professor

Courses Taught:

 

                                Literature Courses:

 

American Literature

 

Contemporary American Literature

 

Modern American Literature

 

America's Literary Coming of Age, 1860-1920

 

Literature of the American Dream, 1620-1860

 

Studies in a Literary Figure: Hemingway

 

Genre Courses:

 

Types of Fiction

 

Forms of Poetry

 

Writing Courses:

 

Advanced Writing

 

Professional Writing

 

Rhetoric and Introduction to Literature

 

1976-1977  EDWIN EARLE SPARKS FELLOW  (Penn State University)

 

1974-1976  TEACHING ASSISTANT (Penn State University)

 

Courses Taught:

 

Technical Writing

 

Writing of Ideas

 

Composition and Rhetoric

 

1973-1974  NDEA FELLOW (Penn State University)

                               

1969-1973 UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY      Highest Rank: Assistant Professor

 

Courses Taught:

 

Literature Courses:

 

Modern Literature

 

Western World Literature

 

The Voice of the Black Man in American Literature

 

War and its Aftermath in Twentieth-Century American Fiction

 

Writing Courses:

 

Technical Writing and Speech

 

Advanced Composition and Speech

 

Writing Critical Papers (Tutorial)

 

Composition and Literature

 

1964-1968  USAF ACADEMY PREPARATORY SCHOOL  (A post-high-school

           institution whose

           English programs

           parallel those in the

           community colleges)

 

           Rank: Instructor

   Courses Taught:

 

     Introduction to Composition

 

     Developmental Reading

 

     Survey of the Short Story

 

     Introduction to Poetry

 

     Introduction to the Novel

 

   Hemingway

 

   Ibsen

 

   Ideas and Issues: The Insights of the Humanities

   on Ideas and Issues of Western Life

 

Part-Time Teaching

 

1982-1990  JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

 

Courses Taught:

 

Hemingway In Our Time

 

Fiction: Form and Meaning

 

Nineteenth-Century American Authors I and II

 

Technical Writing

 

Composition

 

1980-1982  UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND (Baltimore County)

 

Courses Taught:

 

Intermediate Exposition

 

Composition

 

1979-1980  NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Annandale Campus)

 

Courses Taught:

 

Introduction to Literature

 

Composition

 

1967-1968  SOUTHERN COLORADO STATE COLLEGE (satellite campus)

 

Freshman Composition