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Faculty & Staff - Kristin M. Langellier

Professor

434 Dunn Hall

Phone: (207) 581-1942
Fax: (207) 581-1286
Email: kristin_langellier@umit.maine.edu


Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1980

Professor Langellier teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in performance studies–how people engage in speech play and performance and what happens when they do. She also teaches courses in communication theory and is a faculty in Women’s Studies and Franco-American Studies. Her research, using phenomenological and feminist methodologies, focuses on personal narrative, especially women’s storytelling, family storytelling, and the politics of storytelling.

Selected Publications

  • Langellier, K. M. (2002). Performing family stories, forming cultural identity: Franco American Memere stories. Communication Studies, 53, 56-73.
  • Langellier, K. M. (2001). “You’re marked:” Breast cancer, tattoo, and the narrative performance of identity. In J. Brockmeier & D. Carbaugh (Eds.), Narrative and identity: Studies in autobiography, self and culture (pp. 145-184). Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
  • Langellier, K. M. (1996). Responding to ethnicity: Franco-American studies in Maine. In H. Barthel (Ed.), Logon didonai. Marz: Voraussichtlicher Erscheinungstermin.
  • Langellier, K. M. (1994). Appreciating phenomenology and feminism: Researching quiltmaking and communication. Human Studies, 17, 65-80.
  • Langellier, K. M., & Peterson, E. E. (1993). Family storytelling as a strategy of social control. In D. Mumby (Ed.), Narrative and social control (pp. 49-76). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
  • Langellier, K. M., & Peterson, E. E. (1992). Spinstorying: An analysis of women storytelling. In E. Fine & J. Speer (Eds.), Performance, culture, and identity (pp. 157-180). Westport, CT: Praeger.
  • Langellier, K. M. (1989). Personal narratives: Perspectives on theory and research. Text and Performance Quarterly, 9, 243-276.
 


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