Chad Gusler

Chad Gusler

Office Phone: (540) 432-4167

Cell Phone: (540) 282-9551

Email:

Main Campus, Harrisonburg

Office Location: CC 340B

Assistant Professor

Language & Literature Dept

Chad Gusler received his B.S. in Biblical Studies and Theology from Eastern Mennonite College in 1993. In 1998, he received an M.A. in Religion from Eastern Mennonite Seminary, and in 2007, his M.F.A. in creative writing (fiction) from Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington.

Education

M. F. A. Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Washington, 2007

M. A. Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1996

Thesis: Building a Context for Buddhist and Christian Peacemaking: Pratityasamutpada, Sunyat, and the Kingdom of God

B. S. Eastern Mennonite College, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1993

Publications

“We the Village,” a short story published in The Other Journal, March 2012

“The Nighthawk,” a short story published in Center for Mennonite Writing Journal, March 2012

“Spanish Moss,” a short story published in Center for Mennonite Writing Journal, April 2012

OMG!! Geleijin Cornelus is Hott!!!,” a short story published in the anthology, Tongue Screws and Testimonies (Herald Press), November 2010

“The Skin of Electric Fish,” a short story published in The Dirty Napkin, Winter, 2008

“Mortise and Tenon,” a short story published in Relief, Fall 2006

Scholarly Presentations and Abstracts

From Collaboration to Co-Teaching: Is Co-Teaching an Effective Method for Integrating Information Literacy Instruction into First-Year Composition courses? Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU), Grant MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta, May 2012

From Collaboration to Co-Teaching: Is Co-Teaching an Effective Method for Integrating Information Literacy Instruction into First-Year Composition courses? Information Literacy Summit at Moraine Valley Community College, Chicago, Illinois, May 2012

From Collaboration to Co-Teaching: Is Co-Teaching an Effective Method for Integrating Information Literacy Instruction into First-Year Composition courses? Illinois Center for Information Literacy at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois, May 2012

Other Presentations

Research as Art and Transformation, Eastern Mennonite University, September 2010

Video Web Applications: Writing Tips for Web Logs, Eastern Mennonite University, March 2010

Seeing and Journeying: Kokoro in the Writings of Annie Dillard and Basho, Eastern Mennonite University, Honors Colloquium, January 2010

The City in Literature, Eastern Mennonite University, September 2007

The Arts in Education, James Madison University, March 2004

Introduction to Philosophy: Aesthetics, Eastern Mennonite University, March 2004

Exhibits, Performances and Productions

“The Translated Word: A Reading and Discussion on Art and Translation,” Staunton, Virginia, April 2014

“Basho: A Celebration of Haiku,” Harrisonburg, Virginia, October 2013

“Black Swan Reading,” Staunton, Virginia, June 2013

“Howl and Echo: A Poetic Tribute to Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac,” Harrisonburg, Virginia, March 2013

“What I Assume You Shall Become: A Poetic Tribute to Walt Whitman,” Harrisonburg, Virginia, September 2012

“Dead Feathers: A Public Reading of Prose and Poetry,” Staunton, Virginia, August 2011

“Tongue Screws and Testimonies,” a public reading in Harrisonburg, Virginia, at the Arts Council of the Valley’s Smith House, January 2011

“Tongue Screws and Testimonies,” a public reading at Eastern Mennonite University, November 2010

A reading at the Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, Virginia, March 2002