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Ace, S. (2020). 5 poems. In WE WANT IT ALL: An anthology of radical trans poetics (pp. 377-381). New York: Nightboat Books.


Ace’s book of poems, Our Weather Our Sea, was named a finalist for a 2020 Lambda Literary Award in Transgender Poetry.


Was a Visiting Writer at Massachusetts College of the Liberal Arts for a reading and class visit (March 8, 2022), and he was also a Visiting Writer at Columbia College Chicago, where he gave a reading (March 9, 2022). Both visits were virtual. On March 24, 2022, he appeared virtually at the Associated Writers Conference in Philadelphia, where he presented on the panel “Dear You, Love Me: Queer(ing) as/and Epistolary Form”.


Presented on two panels at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in San Antonio: “Pushing Boundary: Trans and Genderqueer Poets Beyond the Page” and "New and Collected: A Trans/Non-Binary Reading." Samuel was also appointed to be the guest faculty in poetry at the Lambda Literary Emerging Writers Retreat in Los Angeles, CA. (March, 2020)


Julie Adamo (LITS) has been elected incoming Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect of the Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). Julie has been involved with the WGSS since 2012, including a term on the Instruction Committee, the Collections Committee, and serving as a Core Books Contributor and later as Secretary. Her term as Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect commences on July 1, 2020.


Gibson, L.M., Busch, KC, Stevenson, K.T., Cutts, B.B., DeMattia, E.A., Aguilar, O.M., Ardoin, N.M., Carrier, S.J., Clark, C.R., Cooper, C.B., Feinstein, N.W., Goodwin, J., Peterson, M.N., Wheaton, M. (2022). What is community-level environmental literacy, and how can we measure it? A report of a convening to conceptualize and operationalize CLEL. Environmental Education Research DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2022.2067325


Aguilar, O. M. (2021). The critical piece missing from a critical food studies curriculum. Food, Culture & Society, 24(2), 325-335.