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Helen Oesterheld, Ph.D

Title: Associate Professor of English

Department: English

Office: LCH B-335
Phone Extension: x3944
Email Username: hoesterheld

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Selected Presentations (Literary Studies)

  • “The Afterlife of Mary Astell: Resisting the All-Female Community 1709-1785.” CSUF Scholarship on Gender Conference, Fullerton, California, March 2008.
  • “Protestant Nuns, Magdalens, and Princesses: Imagining All-Female Communities in Britain 1700-1860.” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Meeting, Riverside, California, November 2006.
  • “Contest, Conquest, and the All-Female Retreat, 1750-1770.” A Life of Letters in the Long Eighteenth Century: A Symposium in Honor of Robert Folkenflik, UC Irvine, June 2006
  • “Imagining and Resisting the All-Female Retreat in England, 1660-1860.” Pacific Southwest Women’s Studies Association Annual Meeting, Occidental College, April 2006
  • “Representations of the All-Female Retreat: Sarah Scott vs. Charles Caraccioli.” Western Association for Eighteenth-Century Studies, California State University Long Beach, February 2005
  • “Re-Membering Monarchy in Dryden’s All for Love.” Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies Annual Meeting, Newport Beach, California, October 2003
  • “Mary Wollstonecraft’s Seductive Heroine: Maria as Gothic Revision.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, New York, New York, December 2002
  • The Tatler’s Satiric Correction and Sarah Scott’s Correction of Satire.” Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting, Orange, California, February 2002
  • “A Hostile Makeover: Pretty Woman and the Politics of Transformation.” Eleventh Annual Pacific Southwest Women’s Studies Association Conference, San Diego, California, April 2001
  • “Did She or Didn’t She?: Disjunctions of Pleasure and Gender in Aphra Behn’s ‘The Disappointment’.” Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2000
  • “Feminotopic Re-vision; Or, How Women Teach Men to See in Sarah Scott’s Millenium Hall.” Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2000
  • “Radcliffe’s Gothic Gaze.” Fourth Bi-Annual Conference of the International Gothic Association, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 1999
  • “Sentimental Indulgence as Patriarchal Control in The Mysteries of Udolpho.” Northeastern Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting, Worcester, Massachusetts, September 1996

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