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Nancy Strong Weyant


 


Nancy S. Weyant


Associate Professor Emeritus


Bloomsburg University


59 Andrews Court   Lewisburg, PA  17837

E-mail: sculpt02@ptd.net   


 


 


EDUCATION 


American University - B.A. (English Literature), 1965.


Wayne State University - M.S.L.S., 1968


Bucknell University - M.A. (English Literature). 1992. 


                Thesis:  Elizabeth Gaskell:  An Annotated Bibliography of English


                Language Sources 1976-1991


Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania – M.A. (Art History), 2000.      Thesis:  The


           Life and Portrait Sculpture of Nancy Cox-McCormack.


 


PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT        


Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania - Coordinator of Reference


           Services/Reference Librarian/Humanities Subject Specialist, 1993-


            2009.


Bucknell University, Instructor, Elderhostel History Manuscripts and Rare Books,


           Summer, 1993.


Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania) - Coordinator of Reference


           Collection Development and Reference Services, 1986-1993.


Clarion University (Clarion, Pennsylvania) - Adjunct Assistant Professor of


           Library Science, Summer, 1990.


Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania) - Head, Reference Department,


           1980-1986.


Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania) – Reference Librarian/Interlibrary


           Loan Librarian, 1976-1980.


Lycoming College (Williamsport, Pennsylvania) - Reference Librarian (part time),


           1974-1976.


Williamsport Area Community College, Library Science Department Williamsport,


                Pennsylvania)  - Instructor, 1972-1973.


Boston College (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts) - Science Reference Library,


         1969-1971.


Emerson College (Boston, Massachusetts) - Reference Librarian, 1968-1969.


   


PUBLICATIONS


 Review of Place and Progress in the Works of Elizabeth Gaskell Lesa


Scholl, Emily Morris and Sarina Gruver Moore, Eds. Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate, 2015. Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 83 (May, 2016).


"Chronology" Evil and Its Variations in the Works of Elizabeth Gaskell:


Sesquicentennial Essays. Ed. Mitsuharu Matsuoka. Osaka, JP: Osaka Kyoiku Tosho, 2015.


"Lionizing Gaskell:  The Gaskell Journal Goes On-line." The Gaskell


          Society Newsletter 57 (Spring, 2014): 22-23, 26.


Review of Elizabeth Gaskell. Ruth. Edited with a New Introduction and


Notes by Tim Dolin. Oxford's World Classics. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2011. Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 76 (October, 2012), 184-186.


"Elizabeth Gaskell's Encounters with the Internet Technology of the


21st Century." The Gaskell Society Newsletter 52 (Autumn 2011): 15-16, 19.


Review of Elizabeth Gaskell's Cranford: A Publishing History by Thomas


          Recchio. The Gaskell Journal 24 (2010): 142-145.


"A Newly Discovered Letter of Introduction Returns to England." 


          Gaskell Society Newsletter 47 (Spring, 2009): 13-16.


“From the Author to the Artist: A Letter to J. J. Lankes.”  The Marjorie


          Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature 16 (2008): 119-131.


“Chronology of the Life of Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.”  Cambridge Companion


to Elizabeth Gaskell.  Ed. Jill Matus.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.


Elizabeth Gaskell: An Annotated Bibliography of English Language Sources,

          1992-2001. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 2004. 


“Gaskell’s Works Now Searchable via New Hyper-Concordance.”  Gaskell


          Society Newsletter 37 (March, 2004).


Review of Elizabeth C. Gaskell:  A Bibliographic Catalog of First and Early


          Editions, 1848-1866, by Walter Smith.  The Papers of the Bibliographic


          Society of America 94.1 (2000):  445-447.


“Nancy Cox-McCormack,” AskART (http://AskArt.com).


“Between Friends:  Seven Letters from Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings to Ethel Fairmont Snyder Beebe.”  Journal of Florida Literature 9 (2000): 1-22.


Frederick C. Strong III and Nancy Strong Weyant.  “Ethel Fairmont Snyder, Mary


          Elkinton Nitobe and the Founding of the Japan Humane Society.”  The


          East, January/February, 1997.


Register of the Edward Burne-Jones Collection.  Lewisburg:  Ellen Clarke


          Bertrand Library, 1995.


 Elizabeth Gaskell: An Annotated Bibliography of English Language Sources,


          1976-1991. Metuchen, NJ:  Scarecrow Press, 1994.


"Jacqueline Rose:  A Bibliography, 1974-1992” Why War? - Psychoanalysis,


          Politics and The Return to Melanie Klein.  Jacqueline Rose, Oxford:


          Blackwell, 1993.


"A Decade of Creativity and Critical Reception:  A May Sarton Bibliography." That


          Great Sanity: Critical Essays on May Sarton.  Susan Swartzlander and


          Marilyn Mumford, eds.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992.


          Paperback edition, 1995.


Register of the Dante Gabriel Rossetti Collection.  Lewisburg:  Ellen Clarke


          Bertrand Library, Bucknell University, 1991.


Register of the D.H. Lawrence Collection.  Lewisburg:  Ellen Clarke Bertrand


          Library, Bucknell University, 1991.


Register of the William Morris Collection.  Lewisburg:  Ellen Clarke Bertrand


          Library, 1991.


Guide to the Yeats Collection.  Lewisburg:  Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, 1988.


 


 PRESENTATIONS


 “Patterns of Gaskell Scholarship: 2002-2007.”  Gaskell Society 16th Biennial


          Conference. Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury.  July 29, 2007.




“Nancy Cox-McCormack: The Chicago Years” Chicago Architects Association.


March 9, 2006.


“Advanced Research Methods in Literary Criticism.”  Aristotle University,


          Thessaloniki, Greece.  May 20, 2004.


“A Decade of Gaskell Scholarship.”  Gaskell Society. 14th Annual Conference.


          Collingwood College, Durham University August 3, 2003.


“Bashka Paeff’s Sailors and Soldiers Memorial: A Controversial Plea for Peace.”


          Paper presented at the Art History Symposium, Bloomsburg University,


          2001.


 “The Portrait Sculpture of Nancy Cox-McCormack.”  Paper presented at the Art


          History Symposium, Bloomsburg University, 1999.


“The Portrait Busts of Nancy Cox-McCormack.”  Bloomsburg University Student


          Research and Creative Activities Poster Session, 1999.


“From Leonardo de Vinci to Bill Gates: Libraries Ain’t What They Used to Be.”


          Bloomsburg University Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, Freshman Awards


          Luncheon Speaker, 1999.


“Libraries and Information Literacy in a Democratic Society.”  A Colloquium on


          the Occasion of the Dedication of the Harvey A. Andruss Library,


          September 11, 1998, Panel Moderator.


“Using the Library for Prospect Research.”  Prospect Researchers of Central


          Pennsylvania Summer Conference, Bucknell University, July 13, 1998.


Facilitator, The Challenge of Socrates, Bloomsburg University Freshmen


          Orientation, 1997 and 1998.


“Women in the Military” Panel Moderator, Bloomsburg University, April 2, 1996.


"World of Work:  Librarianship/Information Science” Berwick Middle School,


           April 21, 1994; October 1995; April 1996.


"Women's Diaries and Memoirs:  Personal Expression as Public Record."


          Women's History Month.  Panel Moderator and Presenter.  Bloomsburg


          University, March 2, 1994.


"The Bluest Eye:  Introduction and Excerpts."  Toni Morrison Celebration.


          Bloomsburg University, 1993.


"Keyword Searching."  DRA Northeast Academic User's Group, 1991.


"Surviving a Library Move."  PLA Annual Meeting, 1990.


 


 


WORKSHOP/TRAINING SESSION PRESENTATIONS


 


Bureau of Labor Statistics Home Page.  Database training session.  October 28,


          2005


Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.  Database training session.  November 17, 2004.


World Marketing Data and Statistics.  Database training session.  October 21,


          2004.


Reference USA.  Database training session.  October 13, 2004.


CCH Tax Research Network.  Database Training session.  September 15, 2004


ProQuest. Database training session.  April 23, 2004.


Human Resources Area Files (e-HRAF) Ethnography Collection. Database


          training session.  February 22, 2002.


 


 


GRANTS AND PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION




American Library Association and Nextbook Grant.  Let’s Talk About It: Jewish


          Literature Nancy S. Weyant and Ferdâ Asya.  2005.  $1,500.


Bloomsburg University Individual and Collaborative Research Project Grant.


          “The Portrait Sculpture of Nancy Cox-McCormack:  Sculptures Installed in


          New York and New England.”  2001, $970.


State System of Higher Education.  Office of the Chancellor Special Projects


          Grant.  “Virtual Library Stations for the New Library.”  John Pitcher and


          Nancy Weyant, 1998, $100,000.


Bloomsburg University Strategic Plan Projects, 1996-1997.  “Portable Virtual


          Library.”   $9,295.


Bloomsburg University Research and Disciplinary Grant.  “Survey and Analysis


          of Academic Library Liaison Programs in Pennsylvania.”  Charles


          Lumpkins and Nancy Weyant, 1996, $477


State System of Higher Education Academic Computer Users Council Grant.


          “Training Faculty and Staff to Use the Internet.”  Robert Abbott and Nancy


          Weyant, 1994, $2,000.


Who’s Who in America  2009 forward.


 


 


MEMBERSHIPS


 


The Gaskell Society (Life Member)


Gaskell Journal Editorial Board/Database Liaison


Victorians Institute


Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society


Girl Scouts of the United States of America (Life Member)


 







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