Patricia DiMond

Patricia DiMond

Instructor

ENGLISH

Dakota Hall 220

Phone: (605) 677-5229

Email: Patricia.DiMond@usd.edu

Bio:

I received my Bachelor's Degree from Youngstown State University,Youngstown, Ohio, graduation Summa Cumme Laude in 1994. I received my Master's Degree also from Youngstown State while teaching at Fitch High School in Austintown, Ohio, in 1997. I was accepted into the USD Ph.D. program in 1999. I have completed my coursework and am currently ABD (all but dissertation).


Teaching Interests:

Basic Writing, Composition, Advanced Composition, Literature, Native American Literture.


Research Interests:

Native American literature


Education:

  • MA, English, Youngstown State University, 1997
  • BA, English, Youngstown State University, 1994
  • ABD, Literary Studies Crticial, University of South Dakota,

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    Publications:

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    • DiMond, Patricia. In Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Basic Writing 4th edition, edited by Chitralekha Duttagupta and Robert Miller. Iss. 4th. Boston MA: Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Basic Writing, 2015.
    • DiMond, Patricia. In Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Basic Writing, 4th ed., edited by Chitralekha Duttagupta and Robert Miller, not sure yet. Iss. 4th edition..
    • DiMond, Patricia. Hopi Roadrunner Dancing. In The Encyclopedia of Native American Literature, edited by Alan R. Velie and Jennifer McClinton-Temple..
    • DiMond, Patricia. Hopi Roadrunner Dancing. In The Encyclopedia of Native American Literature, edited by Alan R. Velie and Jennifer McClinton-Temple..
    • DiMond, Patricia. "The Owl's Song". In The Encyclopedia of Native American Literature, edited by Alan R. Velie and Jennifer McClinton-Temple. The Encyclopedia of Native American Literature, 2005.
    • DiMond, Patricia. Bone Dance: New and Selected Poems, 1965-1993. In The Encyclopedia of Native American Literature, edited by ALan R. Velie and Jennifer McClinton-Temple..
    • DiMond, Patricia. Completing the Circle. Edited by Alan R. Velie and Jennifer McClinton-Temple. The Encyclopedia of Native American Literature, 2005.
    • DiMond, Patricia. Lance Henson. In The Encyclopedia of Native American Literature, edited by Alan R. Velie and Jennifer McClinton-Temple..
    • DiMond, Patricia. Long Division: A Tribal History. In The Encyclopedia of Native American Literature, edited by Alan R. Velie and Jennifer McClinton-Temple..
    • DiMond, Patricia. Now Poof She is Gone. In The Encyclopedia of Native American Literature, edited by Alan R. Velie and Jennifer McClinton-Temple..
    • DiMond, Patricia. The Other Side of the Story: The Importance of James Welch's Fools Crow Novel. In Native Being--Being Native, edited by Mark B. Spencer. Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 2005.
    • DiMond, Patricia. James Welch. In Encyclopedia of Ethnic American Literature, edited by Emmanuel Nelson. Greemwood Press, 2004.
    • DiMond, Patricia. Janet Campbell Hale. In Encyclopedia of Ethnic American Literature, edited by Emmanual Nelson. Greenwood Press, 2004.
    • DiMond, Patricia. Wendy Rose. In Encyclopedia of Ethnic American Literature, edited by Emmanuel Nelson. Greenwood Press, 2004.
    • DiMond, Patricia. Along These Lines..
    • DiMond, Patricia. Evergreen..
    • DiMond, Patricia. Baum's Road to Oz: The Dakota Years. In Great Plains Quarterly, edited by Nancy Tystad Koupal, 358-359. Vol. 21, Iss. 4..
    • DiMond, Patricia. Review of English Fundamentals textbook. Edited by Tanya Nguyen..

    Awards and Honors:

    • University of South Dakota, Betty Beasom Crew Scholarship, English Department, 2002
    • University of South Dakota, English Departent Memorial Endowment Scholarship, English Department, 2002
    • Vindicator Award, English Deptartment, 1994
    • Karl W. Dykema Scholarship, English Department, 1993
    • Margaret J. Pfau Scholarship, English Department, 1992
    • Clarence P. Gould Honor Society, English Department
    • Golden Key National Honor Society, Golden Key
    • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma
    • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi
    • Sigma Tau Delta International Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta
    • Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, Who's Who
    • Youngstown State University, Foundation Scholarship, Youngstown State University
    • Youngstown State Universtiy Foundation Scholarship, Youngstown State University

    Presentations:

    • DiMond, Patricia. Separating Myth from Reality: Reclaiming Indian Identity in Sherman Alexie's Indian Killer. Presented at the 11th Native American Literary Symposium, Durant, Oklahoma. (November 06, 2015)
    • DiMond, Patricia. Presented at the Milton Conference Moderator, Vermillion. (2011)
    • DiMond, Patricia. "Frontier Passages: Creating Order from Chaos". Presented at the College English Association, St. Louis, Missouri. (March 2008)
    • DiMond, Patricia. "Real Indians: Native Representation in Janet Campbell Hale's Owl's Song". Presented at the Native American Literature Symposium, Shakopee, Minnesota. (March 2008)
    • DiMond, Patricia. "Breaking Stereotypes and Taking Back Indian Identity in Sherman Alexie's Indian Killer". Presented at the Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico. (February 2005)
    • DiMond, Patricia. "The Other Side of the Story: The Importance of James Welch's Folls Crow Novel". Presented at the Fifth Native American Literature Symposium, Durant, OK. (December 2003)
    • DiMond, Patricia. "Climbing into a New World". Presented at the American Culture Association, New Orleans, LA. (April 2003)
    • DiMond, Patricia. "Resisting Assimilation and Remaining Indian: Survial in James Welch's Heartsong of Charging Elk". Presented at the Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association, Albuquerque, NM. (February 2003)
    • DiMond, Patricia. "Come In, Sit Down, and Have Some Coffee: Conversivity and Interconnectedness in the Poetry of Luci Tapahonso and Nia Francisco". Presented at the Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association, Albuquerque, NM. (February 2002)