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Professor Michael Petersen


 

Michael W. Petersen

Wright College
Chicago, Illinois 60634
Fax: (773) 481-8242





 
 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D. English Literature
M.A. English Literature, 1992


• Meeting the Challenge: Preparing Learning-Centered Community College Faculty for the 21st Century

September 12, 2003

Wright College

• Classics in Context: Shakespeare's Sonnets

September 28, 2002

Conference on College Composition and Communication

• Technology and Composition in the Classroom

March 2023, 2002

Conference on College Composition and Communication

• Focus Group Participant and Standing Advisement: Heinle Publishers

March 2023, 2002

Chicago Humanities Festival


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION

Instructor of English

• Wright College, Chicago

1999 - 2001

Teacher of English


• “‘Desire is Death’: Sin and Spiritual Loss in Shakespeare’s Dark Lady Sonnets.”

September, 2003



PRESENTATIONS

Minot State University, Minot, ND

• Scholars at Wright Seminar: Soliloquy in Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Spring 2003

Wright College Great Books Foundation

• Scholars at Wright Seminar: Women in Faulkner’s Light in August

Spring 2001

Wright’s College of Continuing Education

• Scholars at Wright Seminar: Panel Discussion on James’s Portrait of a Lady

Spring 2000

Wright’s College of Continuing Education


• 2000-2001 Sabbatical Award

• 1996 Archdiocese of Chicago Heart of the School Award

• Chair of English 100 Committee

• The Wright Side Literary Magazine Editorial Board

• English 098 Committee

• English 102 Committee

• ESL Committee

• Hiring Committee



COLLEGEWIDE ACTIVITIES AT WRIGHT COLLEGE

• Film Discussion Series coordinator and instructor

• Great Books Committee 

• Hispanic Heritage Month Committee

• Shaw Chicago

DISTRICT ACTIVITIES AT CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO

Fall 2002Spring 2003

• Institute of Museum and Library Services—National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program: Information Literacy for the 21st-Century Learner: Preparing Students to Learn for Life. Organized by NILRC. 2003-2005.

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