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Bendi SchrambachBendi Benson Schrambach

Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4372
Fax: 509.777.3753
Office Location: Westminster Hall 226
Email: bbschrambach@whitworth.edu

Education

Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles
M.A. University of California, Los Angeles
B.A. Pepperdine University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty

2001

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Medieval and early modern history and literature, narrative, prose poetry, Baudelaire

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

PUBLICATIONS:

 "I Walk." Coeur d'Alene Magazine (May 2018) 42.

“Toward the Abolition of ‘Race,’” Journal of Christianity and World Languages 18 (Spring 2017) 47-58.

 “Normal,” The Binnacle: Literary Arts Journal of Coastal Maine 13 (October 2016) 89-90.

“Telling Makes It So: Memory, Narrative & Identity in Moderato Cantabile,” Journal of Language, Literature & Culture 62:2 (August 2015) 21-38.

“Languages & Faith,” in Teaching to Justice, Citizenship & Virtue: The Character of a High School Through the Eyes of Faith. Julia K. Stronks and Gloria Goris Stronks. Eugene, OR: Resource, 2014. 113-14.

“So You Say: Making Meaningful Connections Beyond the Classroom,” The Language Educator 9:4 (September 2014) 50.

“How Confusing! Clues into the French Psyche as Observed in its Language.” The French Review 86.5 (April 2013) 132-36.

“Harnessing the Power of Story: Teaching Language, History & Culture through Fables.” The Language Educator (February 2013) 46-49.

“Reading, Writing & Correcting: Marguerite de Navarre’s Feministic Project in L’Heptaméron.” Women in French (December 2012) 12-23.

“Reading the Word as a Literary Critic.” The Journal of Christianity and Foreign Languages 13 (Spring 2012) 95-98.

“Marguerite de Navarre & Religious Reform in Sixteenth Century France.” Women in French 17 (September 2009) 1-18.

“Undergraduate Study Abroad as a Tool for Vocational Discernment.” The Journal of Christianity and Foreign Languages 10 (Spring 2009) 10-22.

“Narrative, Genre & Community in Marguerite de Navarre’s L’Heptaméron & Baudelaire’s Le Spleen de Paris.” The French Review (April 2008) 930-943.

PRESENTATIONS:

 “The Rhetoric of Martyrdom in Agrippa d'Aubigné's Les Tragiques ,Christian Association of World Languages Annual Conference, Spokane, WA, 2018.

 “Beginning in Honors,”  National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2017.

 “Tragic Heroines: The Female Martyrs of Agrippa d'Aubigné's Les Tragiques,” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Annual Conference, Spokane, WA, 2017.

 “Teaching (French) Linguistics through Film,” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, 2016.

“The Nouvelles of Anna Gavalda: French Teacher Turned Nouvelliste,” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Annual Conference, Boise, ID, 2014.

Indésirables dans ‘Les Intouchables,’” Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association Annual Conference; San Diego, CA, 2013.

“Teaching Language, Literature & Culture through Fables,” American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Conference; Philadelphia, PA, 2012.

“Reality, Repression & Remembrance: Memory in Moderato Cantabile,” Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association Annual Conference; Scripps College; Claremont, CA, 2011.

“Using Fables to Teach Language & Culture,” Idaho Association of Teachers of Language & Culture Conference; Caldwell, ID, 2011.

“Community of Courage – Humanities,” Inaugural Banquet for Beck A. Taylor, 19th President of Whitworth University, Spokane Convention Center; Spokane, WA, 2010.

AWARDS:

Honorable Mention, Thirteenth Annual Ultra-Short Competition, The Binnacle: Literary Journal of Coastal Maine, 2016

Second Place, 19 and over nonfiction, 25th Annual Writer’s Competition, Friends of the Library & Coeur d’Alene Kiwanis Club, 2015

Winner, 19 and over nonfiction, 25th Annual Writer’s Competition, Friends of the Library & Coeur d’Alene Kiwanis Club, 2013

Winner, Outstanding Integration of Vocation in the Classroom, Weyerhaeuser Center for Christian Faith & Learning, Whitworth University, 2010