Donna Corriher - Coastal Carolina University
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Donna T. Corriher

Teaching Associate, English

Jonathan Doe
Contact Donna T. Corriher
704-658-5713 dcorriher@coastal.edu

Kimbel 221

Fall 2020 Office Hours
Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays(via ZOOM) 9:30 - 10:30am
*Email for an appointment.

 

I’m delirious with chaos; I’m wonderstruck with awe.” - David Gray

Biography

Donna is a Teaching Associate for the English department. She joined Coastal from Appalachian State University where she taught rhetoric and composition and writing across the curriculum. She earned a dual MA in English Literature and Appalachian Studies at ASU.

Education

Certificate in Rhetoric & Composition;

B.A., English Literature;  Appalachian Studies

M.A., English Literature; Appalachian Studies

Interesting Facts

Review, The Book of the Dead, Muriel Rukeyser, Appalachian Journal, Volume 47 Numbers 3-4 ● Spring-Summer 2020;

"Opening Segment of Your Introduction to the Fifth World," Still: The Journal #23 Winter 2017;

"Whatever Should Not Be Forgotten," Kaleidoscope, Summer 2017;

"Fighting Dragons (Or Witches): Western North Carolina Mountain Tradition-Bearers of Seventeenth-Century British Broadside Ballads," Journal of the Vernacular Music Center Vol. 2, No. 1 2016;

"Maggie and Buck: Coal Camps, Cabbage Rolls, and Community in Appalachia," Southern Cultures Vol. 20, No. 2: Summer 2014;

"Grooves in the Record: An Interview with Crystal Wilkinson by Ashley Brewer, Donna Corriher, Jesse Edgerton, Hannah Furgiuele, Coty Hogue, Rebecca Jones, Blaze Edward Pappas, Shannon Perry, with Patricia D. Beaver," Appalachian Journal Vol. 39, No. 1-2 Fall/Winter 2012;

“Do What Lights Your Fire”: An Interview with Ron Lewis by Ashley Brewer, Donna Corriher, Jesse Edgerton, Hannah Furgiuele, Coty Hogue, Rebecca Jones, Blaze Edward Pappas, Shannon Perry, with Patricia D. Beaver," Appalachian Journal Vol. 39, No. 1-2 Fall/Winter 2012;

Review, Moving Mountains: How One Woman and Her Community Won Justice from Big Coal by Penny Loeb (review). Appalachian Journal Vol. 38, No. 1 Fall 2010

Accomplishments

Digital Learning Institute Full Track, COOL, Coastal Carolina University, Spring 2020

COOL Grant Course Development winner, Cohort 8, English 205 (Literature & Culture), Coastal Carolina University, Fall 2019

Winner, 1991 Charlotte/Mecklenburg Public Library Novello Contest, in Cooperation with UNC-Charlotte, for “Sidewalk Café.” Reading on NPR.

Teaching Areas

Composition, English Literature, Appalachian Studies

Research Areas

The rhetoric of peaceful protest, Cherokee of western North Carolina, folklore, Appalachian religion, Appalachian labor history