Lindsay Rose Russell

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Office Hours

Fall 2019: M 11-12 & by appt
Associate Professor

Research Interests

English language lexicography and description, rhetorical theory and practice, rhetorical genre studies, feminist historiography, queer theory, histories of the English language

Education

  • PhD, University of Washington (2012)
  • MA, University of Washington (2008)
  • BA, Georgetown University (2003)

Courses Taught

History of the English Language (English 403, 584), Descriptive English Grammar (English 402), Introduction to Composition Theory and Practice (English 481), Profanity, Obscenity, Vulgarity (English 396), Genre Emergence and Change (English 582), Genre Histories and Theories (English 584), Rhetoric, Gender, and Disciplinarity (English 584), Rhetoric and the Body (English 584)

Recent Publications

Russell, L. R. (2018). Toward a feminist historiography of lexicography. Dictionaries, 39(1), 167-183. https://doi.org/10.1353/dic.2018.0008

Russell, L. R. (2018). Women and Dictionary Making: Gender, Genre, and English Language Lexicography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316941553

Russell, L. R. (2016). Defining moments: Genre beginnings, genre invention, and the case of the English-language dictionary. In M. J. Reiff, & A. Bawarshi (Eds.), Genre and the Performance of Publics (pp. 83-99). Utah State University Press. https://doi.org/10.7330/9781607324430.c004

Russell, L. R. (2014). Before Ladies and Gentlewomen Were Unskillful: Honorific Invocations of Learned Women in Early Modern Bilingual Dictionaries. Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America, 35, 93-120. https://doi.org/10.1353/dic.2014.0022

Russell, L. R. (2012). This Is What a Dictionary Looks Like: The Lexicographical Contributions of Feminist Dictionaries. International Journal of Lexicography, 25(1), 1-29. https://doi.org/10.1093/ijl/ecr013

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