Shellie McCullough

Lecturer I - Arts And Humanities
skm022000@utdallas.edu
972-883-2350
Tags: Ethics Holocaust History and Literature Rhetoric and Composition Theory Translation Poetry Memory Studies Identity and Selfhood Deconstruction Hermeneutics

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Literary Studies
The University of Texas at Dallas - 2014
M.A. - Literary Studies
The University of Texas at Dallas - 2007
B.A. - Literary Studies
The University of Texas at Dallas - 2006

Presentations

Conferences:
  • McCullough, Shellie. "'We Jews': The Abrahamic Figure in Derrida." Writing The Self: Modes of Self Portrayal in a Cultural Context. Bucharest, Romania: The University of Bucharest English Department, 2008. June 5-7.
  • McCullough, Shellie. "Masculine Narcissism in Troilus and Cressida: Chivalry and its Feminine Discontents." The Western Conference on British Studies. Tempe, Arizona: The Marriot Hotel, 2009. Oct23-24. 
  • McCullough, Shellie. "Transparent Wake of the Past: The Belated Future Anterior in the Poetry of Paul Celan." The International Association of Philosophy and Literature. Regina, Canada: The University of Regina, 2010. May 24-30. 
  • McCullough, Shellie. "As Far As The I Can See: The 'We' of Derrida's Jewish Self." South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference. Atlanta, Georgia: The Loews Hotel, 2010. Nov 4-7. 
  • McCullough, Shellie. "Wound Marks in the Air: Justice and the Poetry of Paul Celan." The North Texas Philosophical Association Conference. Denton, Texas. The University of North Texas, 2011. April 7-9. 
  • McCullough, Shellie. "Philosophy Meets Terrorism: Theory in the wake of 9/11." Special Session 3 on 9/11: Literary Aftershocks. South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference. Atlanta, Georgia: The Loews Hotel, 2011. Nov 4-7. 
  • McCullough, Shellie. "Dis-integrated Testimony: The Poetics of Dan Pagis." Memory in Modern Jewish Literature. The Modern Language Association. Seattle, Washington, 2012. January 5-8. 
  • McCullough, Shellie. "Justice, Justice You Shall Pursue”: Tzedakah and Justice in the Poetry of Dan Pagis." The University of Irvine. Derrida Today Conference. Irvine, California, 2012. July 11-13. 
  • McCullough, Shellie. "Justifying Unjustness." The North Texas Philosophical Association Conference. Denton, Texas. The University of North Texas, 2014. April 3-5.
  • McCullough, Shellie. "The Circle That Rejoins Itself: Kabalistic Thought in the Poetry of Dan Pagis." Session on Transnational Identity. South Central Modern Language Association Conference. Austin, Texas: The Radisson Hotel, 2014. Oct 18-22. 
  • McCullough, Shellie. "Not Quite Forgiven: Derrida's Cinders and Plasticity." North Texas Philosophical Society. Dallas, Texas. El Centro College, 2016. April 1-2. 
  • McCullough, Shellie. "Tracing the Trace: Iterability in Dan Pagis's Footprints." None of Us Has Returned: Assessing Boundary Conditions for Representing the Holocaust. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Marriott Hotel, 2017. January 8. 
Journal Articles:
 McCullough, Shellie. “Deconstruction as a Prayer: Cinders and the „We‟ of Derrida‟s Jewish Self.” The University of Bucharest Review 5.2(2008): 73-80. 
Encyclopedia Entries:
 McCullough, Shellie. "Zionism." Immanuel Ness, ed. The Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest. London: Blackwell, 2009. 
Books:
 McCullough, Shellie. Engaging the Shoah Through the Poetry of Dan Pagis: Memory and Metaphor. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017 
Acknowledged Contributor:
  • Rhetoric Program, UT-Dallas. Writing and Reasoning Across Disciplines: A Reader for RHET 1302. McGraw-Hill Learning Solutions, 2009. 
  • The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. “Translation and Blog on Dan Pagis‟s poem Draft of a Reparations Agreement.” Austin, TX. 2017. 

Additional Information

Research Languages:
  •  English
  • French
  • Hebrew 

Affiliations

Member
  • 2004 – Present: Modern Language Association (MLA) 
  • 2006 – Present: American Literary Translators of America (ALTA) 
  • 2008 – Present: North American Levinas Society (NALS) 
  • 2009 – Present: North Texas Philosophical Association (NTPA) 
  • 2009 – Present: International Association of Philosophy and Literature (IAPL) 
Co-Founder
2013 – Co-Founder of FONTPA (Friends of the North Texas Philosophical Association)