LEE RORIPAUGH

LEE RORIPAUGH

Professor/Editor, SDR

ENGLISH

Dakota Hall 207

Phone: (605) 677-5979

Email: Lee.Roripaugh@usd.edu

Website: https://southdakota.academia.edu/LeeAnnRoripaugh

Bio:

Lee Ann Roripaugh is the author of four volumes of poetry: Dandarians (Milkweed Editions, 2014), On the Cusp of a Dangerous Year (Southern Illinois University Press, 2009), Year of the Snake (Southern Illinois University Press, 2004), and Beyond Heart Mountain (Penguin Books, 1999). In July 2015, she was named South Dakota State Poet Laureate.


Teaching Interests:

Creative Writing (Poetry, Fiction, CNF, Mixed Genres), Contemporary American Poetry, Asian American Literature, Multicultural Literature


Research Interests:

Poetics, intersectional identities, ecocriticism, popular culture (particularly Whedonverse), representations of queer identity in popular culture, and cyborgs.


Education:

  • MFA, Poetry, Indiana University, 1996
  • M.M. in Music, Musicology, Indiana University, 1989
  • B.M. in Music, Piano Performance, Indiana University, 1987

Grants:

  • 2011 South Dakota Arts Council Artist's Fellowship Grant, South Dakota Arts Council. (2011 - 2012)
  • Archibald Bush Foundation Individual Artist Fellowship, 2003, Archibald Bush Foundation. (2003 - 2004)
  • College of Arts & Sciences Research Travel Award, The University of South Dakota. (2014)
  • College of Arts & Sciences Research Travel Award, The University of South Dakota. (2013)
  • College of Arts & Sciences Research Travel Award, The University of South Dakota. (2011)
  • South Dakota Arts Council Individual Artist's Grant, 2005, South Dakota Arts Council. (2005)

Publications:

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  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Five Uneasy Pieces About (Writing) Anger: A Craft Talk". In The Writer's Regimen, Sponsored by The Southeast Review, edited by Dorothy Chan. Online: The Writer's Regimen, Sponsored by The Southeast Review, 2017. (DOI: October, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Lee Ann Roripaugh Reads Arisa White's 'Post Pardon'". In Spoke Too Soon: A Journal of the Longer, edited by Kelin Loe and Leora Fridman. Vol. 2, Iss. 6. Online: Spoke Too Soon: A Journal of the Longer, 2015. (DOI: October, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "The Power of Poetry #32: Lee Ann Roripaugh - South Dakota's Poet Laureate". In The Poetry Question, edited by Chris Margolin. Online: The Poetry Question, 2015. (DOI: September 10, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Roundtable: Policing the Other in the Literary World, Part III". In VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, edited by Hoa Nguyen. Online: VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, 2015. (DOI: August 13, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Response to H.L. Hix on Contemporary Poetics". In The Progressive Poetics Project, edited by H.L. Hix. Online: The Progressive Poetics Project, 2015. (DOI: July 27, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Roundtable: Policing the Other in the Literary World, Part II". In VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, edited by Hoa Nguyen. Online: VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, 2015. (DOI: July 17, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Roundtable: Policing the Other in the Literary World, Part I". In VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, edited by Hoa Nguyen. Online: VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, 2015. (DOI: June 22, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Susan Seidelman's Making Mr. Right (1987) and Other Space Oddities". In Chick Flix Series, edited by Jennifer L. Knox. Online: Delirious Hem, 2013. (DOI: January 10, 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Poem as Mirror Box: Mirror Neurons, Emotions, Phantom Limbs, and Poems of Loss and Elegy". Edited by Emily Pettit, pp. 75-90. Iss. No. 21. Amherst, MA: jubilat / University of Massachusetts, 2012. (DOI: Spring 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Is it Real or is it Hyperreal?: Lee Ann Roripaugh on Thierry Brunet's Waste". Edited by Daniel Casey. Gently Read Literature, 2010. (DOI: November 2, 2010)
  • Wolfe, Susan, and RORIPAUGH, LEE. The (In)visible Lesbian: Anxieties of Representation in The L-Word.. In Feminist Television Criticism: A Reader, edited by Charlotte Brunsdon and Lynn Spigel, 384. Buckinham, UK and New York, NY: Open University Press/ McGraw-Hill, 2007.
  • Wolfe, Susan, and RORIPAUGH, LEE. The (In)visible Lesbian: Anxieties of Representation in The L-Word. In Reading the L-Word: Outing Contemporary Television, edited by Kim Akass and Janet McCabe, 247. London, England and New York, NY: I.B. Tauris /St. Martins, 2006.

Awards and Honors:

  • 2017 Recipient, Women's International Studies Center Fellowship Residency, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Women's International Studies Center Fellow-in-Residence Program, 2017
  • Essay, "Swarm," named as a Notable Essay, Best American Essays 2016, Best American Essays, Houghton-Mifflin, 2016
  • Poem, "year of the hitachi snake," nominated for a Best of the Net Award, Best of the Net / The Account, 2016
  • 2016 Recipient, Hedgebrook Writers in Residence Program, Whidbey Island, Washington, Hedgebrook Writers in Residence Program, 2016
  • Poem, "hulk smash," nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Pushcart Prize / Sugar House Review, 2015
  • Poem, "year of the hitachi snake," nominated for Pushcart Prize, Pushcart Prize / The Account, 2015
  • South Dakota State Poet Laureate, 2015-2019, State of South Dakota, 2015
  • 2015 Recipient, Bunnell Arts Center Artist's Residency, Homer, Alaska, Bunnell Arts Center, 2014
  • 2015 Recipient, Willapa Bay AiR Artist's Residency, Oysterville, Washington, Willapa Bay AiR, 2014
  • Poem, "tsunami goes to canada," nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Pushcart Prize / Sugar House Review, 2013
  • Essay, "Poem as Mirror Box: Mirror Neurons, Phantom Limbs, and Poems of Loss and Elegy," named as a Notable Essay, Best American Essays 2013, Best American Essays, Houghton-Mifflin, 2013
  • Finalist, Lindquist & Vellum Prize for Poetry, 2012
  • 2011-2012 Recipient, Banff Centre Literary Arts Self-Directed Residency, The Banff Centre for the Arts, 2011
  • 2011 South Dakota Arts Council Artist Fellowship Grant, South Dakota Arts Council, 2011
  • 2010 Recipient, Monsignor James M. Doyle Humanities Teaching Award, University of South Dakota College of Arts & Sciences, 2010
  • Finalist, 2009 Audre Lourde Award for Lesbian Poetry, The Publishing Triangle, 2010
  • Poem, "Annealing," nominated for a 2009 Pushcart Prize, diode Magazine, 2010
  • Poem, "Antimacassar," Selected for a 2009 Pushcart Prize Nomination, North American Review, 2010
  • Poem, "Sleepless Graffiti," nominated for a 2009 Dzanc Best of the Web Award, Anti-, 2010
  • Poem, "The Violin Thief," Selected for a 2009 Pushcart Prize, Barn Owl Review, 2010

Presentations:

  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading by South Dakota Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh. Presented at the Madison Arts Area Council Presentation Series, Madison, SD, USA. (October 4, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading by South Dakota Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh. Presented at the South Dakota Libraries Association Conference, Chamberlain, SD, USA. (September 29, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Craft Talk and Book Signings. Presented at the South Dakota Festival of the Book, Deadwood, SD, USA. (September 23, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading. Presented at the Women's International Studies Center Presentation Series, Santa Fe, NM, USA. (July 25, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Multicultural Poetry and Poetics". Presented at the University of Nebraska M.F.A. in Writing Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE, USA. (July 16, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading. Presented at the The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Vermillion, SD. (April 1, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading. Presented at the Governor's Awards in the Arts, Pierre, SD, USA. (February 15, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry and CNF Reading, "Milkweed Editions Author Panel". Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA. (February 11, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Astrophil Press and South Dakota Review, Offsite Event, Associated Writing Programs Conference, Washington, DC, February 8-11, 2017.. Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA. (February 11, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Presentation, and Discussion: "Literary Hybrids: Transgressing the Traditional". Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA. (February 11, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Panel Moderation, Presentation, and Discussion: "Triggered Writing/Creative Warnings: Trauma and Trigger Warnings in Creative Writing Classrooms and Communities". Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA. (February 10, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, More Fairness for Adjuncts in Higher Ed, Offsite Event, Associated Writing Programs Conference, Washington, DC, February 8-11, 2017.. Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA. (February 10, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska M.F.A. in Writing Summer Residency, Nebraska City, NE, USA. (January 3, 2017)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Featured Author Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the John R. Milton Writers' Conference, Vermillion, SD. (October 28, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Radio Interview and Poetry Reading on "Dakota Midday with Lori Walsh," South Dakota Public Broadcasting. Presented at the Dakota Midday with Lori Walsh. (October 13, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Workshops, and Individual Mentoring Sessiions. Presented at the Hill City Area Writers Workshop, Hill City, South Dakota, USA. (October 9, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Talk, and Book Signings. Presented at the South Dakota Festival of the Book, Brookings, SD, USA. (September 24, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska M.F.A. in Writing Summer Residency, Nebraska City, NE, USA. (July 15, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the InKY Reading Series, Louisville, KY, USA. (April 8, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing at The Account Offsite Event. Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, USA. (April 3, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Panel Presentation and Discussion: "Shattered Quiet: Women Writers on the Truths and Consequences of Breaking Silence and Writing the Unspoken". Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, USA. (April 2, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Panel Moderation, Presentation, and Discussion: "Concentration Camps, USA: A Critical and Artistic Retrospective of Literatures of World War II Internment and Detention". Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, USA. (March 31, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing at the Political Punch Anthology Book Launch Off-Site Event. Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, USA. (March 31, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Classroom Visits. Presented at the University of Nebraska-Omaha Writer's Workshop Reading Series, Omaha, NE, USA. (March 28, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee Ann. Poetry Reading and Comments. Presented at the Opening Reception, Folger Library's Shakespeare's First Folio Exhibit, Vermillion, SD, USA. (March 9, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Workshop Sessions. Presented at the Douglas Anderson Writers' Festival, Jacksonville, FL, USA. (March 5, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Discussion, and Book Signing. Presented at the Briar Cliff University Visiting Writer Series, Sioux City, IA, USA. (February 16, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Conversations in Contemporary Poetry and Poetics". Presented at the University of Nebraska M.F.A. in Writing Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE, USA. (January 4, 2016)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Discussion, and Book Signing. Presented at the Arts Night, Watertown, SD. (December 10, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Discussion, and Book Signing. Presented at the South Dakota State Historical Society Book Club, Pierre, SD. (November 16, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Introducing! Reading Series, Omaha, NE. (November 5, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Featured Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Panel Presentations. Presented at the Marshall Festival, Marshall, MN. (October 24, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the NECC Reading Series, Norfolk, NE. (October 14, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Classroom Visit. Presented at the The New Writing Series, Orono, ME. (October 1, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Featured Poetry Readings, Book Signings, and Workshops. Presented at the South Dakota Festival of the Book, Deadwood, SD. (September 26, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Classroom Visit, and Book Signing. Presented at the A Writer Reads Reading Series, Aberdeen, SD. (September 18, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Discussion, and Book Signing. Presented at the Presentation College Author Appearance, Aberdeen, SD. (September 17, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Radio Interview and Poetry Reading on "Dakota Midday with Gary Ellenbolt," South Dakota Public Broadcasting. Presented at the Dakota Midday with Gary Ellenbolt. (July 20, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Summer Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (July 19, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Memoirist Lori Horvitz. Presented at the Magers & Quinn Booksellers Author Readings, Minneapolis, MN. (June 18, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Memoirist Lori Horvitz. Presented at the A Room of One's Own Bookstore Author Readings, Madison, WI. (June 16, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Memoirist Lori Horvitz. Presented at the Women and Children First Bookstore Author Readings, Chicago, IL. (June 12, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Imaginary Gardens Reading Series, Omaha, NE. (May 19, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Artist's Residency, Community Workshops, and Poetry Readings. Presented at the Bunnell Street Arts Center Artist's Residency, Homer, AK. (April 30, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Panel Discussion: "New Poetry from the Midwest". Presented at the AWP Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (April 11, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Panel Discussion: "Poetry of the Plains, High Desert, and Prairie". Presented at the AWP Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (April 10, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing, New Poetry from the Midwest Anthology Launch Party Offsite Event. Presented at the AWP Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (April 9, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Artist's Residency and Poetry Reading. Presented at the Willapa Bay AiR Artist's Residency, Oysterville, WA. (March 31, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Talk, and Book Signing. Presented at the Welcome to Boog City 8.5 Poetry Festival, New York, NY. (February 15, 2015)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (December 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the USD Visiting Writers' Reading Series, Vermillion, SD. (November 7, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Podcast Interview and Poetry Reading. Presented at the Out of Our Minds Podcast, Hosted by J.P. Dancing Bear. (October 29, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Class Meetings, and Book Signing. Presented at the Columbia College Chicago Reading Series, Chicago, IL. (October 8, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Radio Interview and Poetry Reading. Presented at the Words on a Wire Radio Show, Hosted by Daniel Chacon. (October 5, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the What's New in Poetry Reading Series, Atlanta, GA. (October 2, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Podcast Interview and Poetry Reading. Presented at the Radio Free Albion Podcast, Hosted by Tony Trigilio. (September 29, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Lark Readings at Studio Grand, Oakland, CA. (September 13, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing, Vermillion Public Library.
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Summer Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (July 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Midcoast Reading Series, Milwaukee, WI. (April 28, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading. Presented at the AWP Conference, 2014, Off-Site Event, Queertopia 2: A Celebration of LGBTQ Literature and Writers, Seattle, WA. (February 28, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading. Presented at the AWP Conference, 2014, Off-Site Event, Milkweed Editions 34th Anniversary Reading, Seattle, WA. (February 27, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "South Dakota Review: a 50th-Anniversary Reading and Celebration". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2014, Panel Session, Seattle, WA. (February 27, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading. Presented at the AWP Conference, 2014, Off-Site Event, Birds of a Feather Reading, Seattle, WA. (February 26, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the KGB Bar and NYU Reading Series, New York, NY. (January 28, 2014)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (December 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Readings and Criti/Creative Presentations. Presented at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Milwaukee, WI. (November 7, 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Headliner Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the John R. Milton Writers' Conference, Vermillion, SD. (October 31, 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Criti/Creative Presentation. Presented at the &Now Festival for New Writing, Boulder, CO. (September 26, 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Headliner Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the South Dakota Arts Equinox, Pierre, SD. (September 16, 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Observable Reading Series, St. Louis, MO. (September 9, 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (July 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Headliner Reading, Book Signings, and Workshop/Mentorship Sessions. Presented at the Kundiman Writer's Retreat for Asian American Writers, New York, NY. (June 18, 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Headliner Reading, Book Signings, and Panel Presentations. Presented at the Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference, Homer, AK. (June 14, 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the STAIN of Poetry Reading Series, New York, NY. (May 31, 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Headliner Reading, Book Signings, and Panel Presentations. Presented at the Little Grassy Literary Festival, Carbondale, IL. (April 10, 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Classroom Visits. Presented at the Augustana College Reading Series, Sioux Falls, SD. (April 2, 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Panel Presentation: "Against the Hawking of Books: Reflections on Lewis Hyde's The Gift". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2013, Boston, MA. (March 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading. Presented at the AWP Conference, 2013, Off-Site Event, Boston, MA. (March 1, 2013)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (December 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Featured Fiction Reading. Presented at the Vermillion Literary Project November Poetry Slam, Vermillion, SD. (November 29, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading for Women in the Arts Night. Presented at the University of South Dakota Women's Research Conference, 2012, Vermillion, SD. (October 18, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry/Fiction Reading and Book Signings. Presented at the South Dakota Festival of the Book, 2012, Sioux Falls, SD. (September 28, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Strange Machine Reading Series, Omaha, NE. (July 22, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Writing Workshops and Book Signing. Presented at the North Dakota Writing Project Summer Residency, Fargo, ND. (July 18, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the No Tell Motel Reading Series, Reston, VA. (July 8, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Kimmel Harding Nelson Center Writing Residency. Presented at the Artist's Residency and Poetry Reading, Nebraska City, NE. (July 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Summer Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (July 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Banff Centre Literary Residency. Presented at the Self-Directed Artist's Residency, Banff, AB, Canada. (June 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the 2012 Great Poetry Read, Minneapolis, MN. (April 21, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Taproom Reading Series, Lawrence, KS. (April 16, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Headliner Reading, Book Signings, and Panel Presentations. Presented at the University of North Dakota 2012 Writers' Conference ("Humanimal"), Grand Forks, ND. (March 28, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Undressing the Poem". Presented at the Split this Rock Conference, 2012, Washington, D.C.. (March 23, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Honoring the Sandhill Crane Migration Literary Retreat and Festival, 2010, Kearney, NE. (March 20, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Rivering". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2012, Chicago, IL. (March 2, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading. Presented at the AWP Conference, 2012, Off-Site Event, Columbia College. (March 1, 2012)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (December 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Montana Poet Laureate Sheryl Noethe. Presented at the 2011 Helena Festival of the Book, Helena, MT. (November 12, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Acting as Lesbians in The L-Word". Presented at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, St. Louis, MO. (November 4, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the SIU-Edwardsville Reading Series, Edwardsville, IL. (November 3, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Featured Author Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the 2011 John R. Milton Writers' Conference, Vermillion, SD. (October 28, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the 2011 Western Literature Association Conference, Missoula, MT. (October 6, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Featured Author Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Lectures. Presented at the LCCC 2011 Literary Connection Event, Cheyenne, WY. (October 1, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Emory University What's New in Poetry Reading Series, Atlanta, GA. (September 15, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (July 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Boog City Small Press Reading Series, New York, NY. (May 23, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Featured Author Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Workshops. Presented at the WyoPoets Conference, Casper, WY. (April 23, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the University of Kansas Reading Series, Lawrence, KS. (April 18, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Missouri Valley Reading Series, Omaha, NE. (April 14, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Briar Cliff University Reading Series, Sioux City, IA. (April 6, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Honoring the Sandhill Crane Migration Literary Retreat and Festival, 2010, Kearney, NE. (March 31, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading. Presented at the 2011 USD Women's Studies Conference, Vermillion, SD. (March 24, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the No Limits! Women's and Gender Studies Conference, Kearney, NE. (March 4, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading. Presented at the AWP Conference, 2011, Off-Site Event, Affinity Lab, Washington D.C.. (February 4, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Poem as Mirror Box: Mirror Neurons, Emotions, Phantom Limbs, and Poems of Loss and Elegy". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2011, Washington, D.C.. (February 3, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. "Two Anecdotes, and Ten Provocations". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2011, Washington, D.C.. (February 3, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Featured Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the VLP Poetry Slam, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. (January 27, 2011)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (December 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Classroom Visits. Presented at the SDSU Visiting Writer Series, Brookings, SD. (November 17, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Craft Talk, Radio Interview, Book Signing and Community Outreach. Presented at the Good Thunder Reading Series, Mankato, MN. (November 11, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Classroom Appearance. Presented at the Morningside College Visiting Writer Event, Sioux City, IA. (November 4, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Featured Author Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Marshall Festival, 2010, Marshall, MN. (October 28, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Classroom Appearances. Presented at the Randolph College Visiting Writer Series, Lynchburg, VA. (October 6, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Idiolexicon Reading Series, San Francisco, CA. (September 23, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Summer Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (July 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Featured Author Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Workshops. Presented at the Wyoming Writers' Conference, Cody, WY. (June 5, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Panel Presentation, "Women Writing the West". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2010, Denver, CO. (April 8, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the SIU-Carbondale Visiting Writer Series, Carbondale, IL. (March 25, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Honoring the Sandhill Crane Migration Literary Retreat and Festival, 2010, Kearney, NE. (March 22, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading in Collaboration with a Performance by the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. Presented at the An Evening of Poetry and Music, Vermillion, SD. (March 4, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE, Wolfe, Susan J.. "Postmodern Anxiety: Androids and Cyborgs in the Whedonverse". Presented at the Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association Conference, 2010, Albuquerque, NM. (February 13, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading. Presented at the Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association Conference, 2010, Albuquerque, NM. (February 11, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Panel Presentation, "Western Identity Revisited". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2010, Denver, CO. (February 9, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the P3: Poets and Painters Collaborative, 2010, Sioux Falls, SD. (January 30, 2010)
  • RORIPAUGH, LEE. Featured Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the VLP January, 2010 Slam, Vermillion, SD. (January 28, 2010)
  • Wolfe, Susan, RORIPAUGH, LEE, Huse-Wika, Courtney. The Post-human as Simulacrum in Dollhouse. Presented at the Midwest Modern Language Association, St. Louis, MO. (November 12, 2009)
  • Wolfe, Susan, RORIPAUGH, LEE. Serenity is Only a Name: Technology and Frontier in Joss Whedon's Firefly. Presented at the John R. Milton Writers Conference, Vermillion, SD. (October 2009)