Christine De Vinne
Vice President for Academic Affairs - Office of the President
School: Arts and Sciences
B.A. Ursuline College, OH, mathematics
M.A. University of Notre Dame, IN, English literature
Ph.D. The Ohio State University, Engilsh literature
Literary and rhetorical theory
Professional Affiliations & Memberships:
Modern Language Association
American Name Society
"The Uncanny Unnamable in Doris Lessing's The Fifth Child and Ben, in the World." Names: A Jounal of Onomastics. Forthcoming
"Religion under Revolution in Ourika." Approaches to Teaching Duras's Ourika. Ed. Mary Ellen Birkett and Christopher Rivers. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2009. 37-44.
"Live a new life': Innovation and Intuition in the Rhetoric of Angela Merici." Magistra: A Journal of Women's Spirituality in History. 15:2 (2009): 29-60.
"Naming the Goodyear Blimp: Corporate Iconography." Names: A Journal of Onomastics 55:4 (2007). 326-34.
"A Flock of Doves: U.S. Women's Colleges and Their Names." With Beth DiNatale Johnson. Names A Journal of Onomastics 55:3 (2007). 199-228.
"Papal Self-Naming: Genesis of a Tradition." Onomastica Canadiana 88:2 (2006): 41-58.
"Ben's Tale: Doris Lessing's Mythic Anti-Biography." Doris Lessing Studies 23:1 (2003)" 18-21.
"Corporate Biography: Name and Narrative in an Ohio Sample of Family-Named Businesses." Onoma: Journal of the International Council on Onomastic Sciences 38 (2003): 327-46.
"The Culture of Shaker Placenames: Sacred Geography and Communal Biography." Names: A Journal of Onomastics 51 (2003): 215-39.
"Begging the Question of Confession: Joseph Conrad's A Personal Record." Prose Studies 25:3 (2002): 82-99.
"Consipicuous Consumption: Cannibal Bodies and The Rhetoric of the American West." Rhetorical Bodies. Ed. Jack Selzer and Sharon Crowley. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 199. 75-97.
"Canniblizing the Donner Name." Names: A hournal of Onomastics 47 (1999): 51-63.
Rev. of Thinking and Writing About Literature. Focuses 8 (1995): 151-55.
"Truth and Falsehood in the Metaphors of A Burnt-Out Case." English Studies 74 (1993): 445-50.
"The Rhetoric of Gender in American Sign Language." Rhetoric in the Vortex of Culture: Proceedings of the Fifth Conference of the Rhetoric Society of America Ed. Arthur Walzer. St. Paul, MN: Rhetoric Society of America, 1993. 102-09.