Jon D. Lee
PhD: Folklore (Memorial University of Newfoundland), 2009.
MFA: Poetry (Lesley University), 2017.
MA: Folklore (Utah State University), 2001.
BA: History (Gonzaga University), 1998.
Poetry Out Loud
First Year Writing I/II
Folklore and Creative Writing
The Art of the Essay
Introduction to Literature
Selected Themes in American Literature
Literature and Research
Major American Novels and Novelists of the 20th Century
20th Century American Drama
The Rebel in American Literature
Folklore Research Methods
Introduction to Folklore
2015: Brown University, Public Policy 0100: Introduction to Public Policy: “Illness Narratives and Public Policy.”
2015: “Tradition and Illness Narratives.” American Folklore Society, Long Beach, California.
2014: Suffolk University, Writing 103H: Advanced First Year Writing: “Quanah Parker vs. John Wayne: Truth and Meaning in John Ford’s The Searchers.”
2014: “A Troubling Tendency to Exist: New Strategies for Dealing with Harmful Narratives.” Northeast Popular/American Culture Association, Providence, Rhode Island.
2011: Suffolk University, English 475: Poetry Workshop II: “How to Write and Revise Poems.”
2011: “The Hesitation Prompt: Writing Poems About Decision Making” (with Fred Marchant). Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Salem, MA.
2010: “The H1N1 Rumor Epidemic.” American Folklore Society, Nashville, Tennessee.
2009: “Full Circle: The Recycling of Disease Narratives.” International Society for Contemporary Legend Research, Baddeck, Nova Scotia.
2007: “‘Please Receive Communion Through Your Hands’: Personal and Communal Mediation of Stigma in the 2003 SARS Epidemic.” American Folklore Society, Québec City, Canada.
2007: “Private Actions in Public Spaces: SARS and Paradigm Violations.” International Society for Contemporary Legend Research, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
2007: Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine’s Graduate Seminar Series: “’Stop SARSing on me’: A Contribution Towards a Typology of Disease Narratives.”
2006: Memorial University of Newfoundland, Folklore 1000: Introduction to Folklore: “Illness Narratives and the SARS Virus.”
2006: Memorial University of Newfoundland, Folklore 1000: Introduction to Folklore: “The ‘Old Hag’, Superstition, and the Experiential Source Hypothesis.”
2005: Memorial University of Newfoundland, Folklore 1000: Introduction to Folklore: “Research and Transcription Methodologies.”
2004: Memorial University of Newfoundland, Folklore 4300: Folklore of Canada: “Public Reactions to the SARS Virus.”
2004: “Public Reactions to the SARS Virus: Rumors, Panics and Pseudo-Preventatives.” International Society for Contemporary Legend Research, Aberystwyth, Wales.
2004: Memorial University of Newfoundland, Folklore 2100: Folklore Research Methods: “MLA Guidelines and Quotation Implementation in Academic Writing.”
2002: Memorial University of Newfoundland, Folklore 1000: Introduction to Folklore: “Folk Medicine and Lay Health Belief Systems.”
2001: Utah State University, English 3430: Poetry Writing: “How to Write Poetry.”
2001: “Herbal Cancer Therapies: Essiac Tea and Rene M. Caisse.” California Folklore Society (now Western States Folklore Society), Los Angeles, California.
2000: “In Defense of Herbal Medicine: The Suppression of Harry Hoxsey.” American Folklore Society, Columbus, Ohio.
2000: “Money, Power, and the Suppression of the Hoxsey Therapy.” California Folklore Society (now Western States Folklore Society), Berkeley, California.
photo by Jaq Chen