Charles Tisdale

Charles Tisdale

Email: cprtisdale1@gmail.com

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Orangeburg High School, Orangeburg, S. C., Diploma (1960)
University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., B. A. English, Magna Cum Laude (1964)
Princeton University, Princeton, N. J., M A. English (1966), Ph. D. English (1969)

ACADEMIC HONORS:
Phi Beta Kappa
Woodrow Wilson Fellow, 1964-65

EMPLOYMENT:
University of North Carolina Greensboro, 1967-2005
Instructor, 1967-69
Assistant Professor, 1969-81
Tenure, 1975
Associate Professor, 1981-2005
Professor Emeritus, 2005-present

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS:
Master of the Residential College, 1972-74
Assistant Director of the Residential College, 1980-84
Interim Dean of Academic Advising, 1985-86
Dean of Academic Advising, 1986-88
Faculty Senate Chair, 1996-97
Editor: University Self-Study, 2001-02
Assistant Chair: English Department, 2003-05

POST RETIREMENT VOLUNTEER AND PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT
Bethany Elementary School Reading Assistant, 2004-present
Bethany Charter Middle School, Latin and Photography Teacher, 2008-present

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS:
Dissertation:
“The Medieval Concept of Pilgrimage and Its Use in the Canterbury Tales” (1969). Director:  D. W. Robertson, Jr.

Books:
Month of Swallows(a novel), The Pentland Press:  Edinburgh, Cambridge, Durham, 1994.

Articles and Essays:
“The House of Fame:  Virgilian Reason and Boethian Wisdom,” Comparative Literature, XXV (1973), 247-61.
“Boethian Hert-Huntyng:  The Elegiac Pattern of the Book of the Duchess,” The American Benedictine Review, XXIV (1973), 365-380.
“The Geologic Fault,” The Sewanee Review, CXV, no. 3 (2007), 444-54.