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Amber Elizabeth Rookstool

12898 Key Hole Lane

Knoxville TN,� 37934

rookstoola@etsu.edu

865-228-0087

 

Education

BA in English, East Tennessee State University, December 2019, Sigma Tau Delta, Pi Delta Phi, Magna Cum Laude.

 

Employment History

Interim French Instructor, University School, East Tennessee State University, January 2020-Present.

Tutor, Huntington Learning Center, December 2019-Present.

Tutor, Student Support Services (Trio), East Tennessee State University, August 2018-December 2019.

Research Intern, El-Hibri Charitable Foundation, May-August 2018.

Office Worker, Literature and Language Department, East Tennessee State University, August 2016-May 2018.

 

Teaching Experience

Biology (BIO 1010, 1011)

Calculus (MATH 1910)

English/Paper Writing (ENGL 1010, 1020)

French (FREN 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020)

Introduction to Computer Sciences (CSCI 1100)

 

Journal Editing Experience

The Mockingbird: Nonfiction and Drama Reader, vol. 46, 2018-2019.

 

Publications

�Autumn-Colored Memory.� The Mockingbird. Vol. 47, (forthcoming)

�There is a Yellow Rose on the Scroll of my Violin.� The Mockingbird. Vol. 47, (forthcoming)

�Once Upon a Time a Girl Believed in Magic.� The Mockingbird. Vol. 47, (forthcoming)

�Cat Scratches.� The Mockingbird. Vol. 46, 2018-2019.

�Goddess� Hysteria.� The Mockingbird. Vol. 46, 2018-2019.

�Shaking Ground.� The Mockingbird. Vol. 46, 2018-2019.

�Off the Blue Ridge Parkway Towards Allegany.� The Mockingbird. Vol. 45, 2018-2019.

 

Papers

�Creating Magic and Realism in Aimee Bender�s Fiction: Continuity of a Fairy-Tale Technique.� Undergraduate Thesis paper presented publicly on East Tennessee State University Campus. (Johnson City, TN, November 2019).

�Morality within the Cosmos of John Milton�s Paradise Lost: Explained through Orientational and Conceptual Metaphors.� Paper presented at the Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature. (Bristol, TN, April 2019).

�Magical Realism and Fairy-Tale Genre: An Analysis of Fairy-Tale Archetypes and Metaphors in Aimee Bender�s Short Stories.� Paper presented at the Boland Symposium. (Johnson City, TN, March 2019).

�Using Conceptual Metaphor Theory to Analyze the Evaluation of Seventeenth-Century French Society in Aulnoy�s The White Cat.� Paper presented at the Southern Appalachian Student Conference on Literature. (Johnson City, TN, April 2018).

�The Portrayal of Women in Hanan al-Shaykh�s Tales.� Paper presented at the Boland Symposium. (Johnson City, TN, March 2018).

 

Service

Vice President, La Soci�t� Fran�aise at East Tennessee State University, May 2019-December 2019.

Moderator, Student Interfaith Panel, Johnson City, TN, March 2019

Ambassador, Honors College of East Tennessee State University, January 2019-December 2019.

Educator, Diversity Education, Multicultural Affairs and Quest for Success at East Tennessee State University, January 2019-December 2019.

Vice President and Secretary, Creative Writing Society at East Tennessee State University, August 2018-December 2019.

Experience Coordinator and Assistant Student Director, Alternative Breaks at East Tennessee State University, Focus: Religious Pluralism, May 2018-May 2019.

President, Pi Delta Phi (Honors French Society), May 2018-2020.

Honors-in-Discipline Representative, Honors College Student Council (January 2018-December 2019).

President and Treasurer, Volleyball Club at East Tennessee State University, January 2018-February 2019.

 

Professional Organizations

Sigma Tau Delta, Honors English Society

Pi Delta Phi, Honors French Society

The Washington Center, Alumni

 

Honors and Awards

John C. Davis & Patricia Robertson Scholarship for Diversity Educators

McClellan Scholarship 2019

Undergraduate Essay in Achievement SASCOL Award 2018

William M. Beasley Scholarship 2018

Jack Higgs Essay Award Nomination 2018, for �Morality within the Cosmos of John Milton�s Paradise Lost: as Explained through Orientational and Conceptual Metaphors�

Pi Delta Phi, inducted 2018

Sigma Tau Delta, inducted 2017

Jack Higgs Essay Award Nomination 2017, for �Drawing Connections: Parallels between the End-Permian Mass Extinction and the Current Climate Change�

Dean�s List Recipient (August 2016-December 2019)

English Honors-in-Discipline Scholarship (August 2016-December 2019)

 

 

Dossier Address

For Official Transcripts: East Tennessee State University Office of the Registrar, PO Box 7056, Johnson City, TN, 37614

 

 

 

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