Sydney Sian Walmsley
139 Sparrow Drive
Isle of Palms, SC 29451
College of Charleston and The Citadel Military College Graduate Schools. Charleston, SC.
Masters of Arts in English, Aug. 2009- December 2010. GPA: 3.69
Thesis- Title: Forster at the ***-End of Victorian-Liberalism The Criminalization of Homosexuality Through the Works of E. M. Forster.
College of Charleston. Charleston, SC.
Bachelors of Arts in English and Creative Writing, Aug. 2006- May 2009.
Minor: British Studies Cumulative GPA: 3.2 Major GPA: 3.7
Bachelors Portfolio in Short Fiction
Emerson College. Boston, MA.
Major: Writing, Literature, and Publishing Sept. 2005- May 2006. GPA: 3.3
Charleston Collegiate School. John's Island
Published Forster at the ***-End of Victorian-Liberalism The Criminalization of Homosexuality Through the Works of E. M. Forster through College of Charleston.
Pending publication in Christianity and Literature for “Polytheistic Women in Eighteenth Century Britain.”
Offer to expand Polytheistic Women in Eighteenth Century Britain to a book by Edwin Mellen Press.
Contracted to to split and expand Forster at the ***-End of Victorian- Liberalism The Criminalization of Homosexuality Through the Works of E. M. Forster into two sections, one on the history of British imperial homosexual punishment and one on close-readings of twentieth century subverted homosexuals in Britain, and develop each into a long monograph/ short book by Edwin Mellen.
Eighteenth Century Women's Hymns and the duplicitous nature inherent in their seemingly religious works. The research included looks into Lady Wortley Montagu, Frances Burney, and Anne Steele.
Political *********** in early Restoration novels by Women.
****** regulations throughout the last five hundred years in Britain- starting with the Buggery Act in the late Medieval period leading up to the twentieth century's repeal of the illegality of supposed ****** deviances.
Connection between the development of the Detective novel and the expansion of the Imperialism- specifically in Indian and South African subjugation.
Alliance of the homosexual criminality with Colonial periphery criminality.
Honors, Awards, Scholarships, Fellowships:
Deans Fellowship (Emerson College), Palmetto Scholarship, full tuition (College of Charleston), 3 times Faculty Honors Award Recipient, Conference Travel Grant, National Honors Society, National Spanish Society, Kiwanis Scholar, Honors College
Sylvan Learning Center Jan. 2011- Present.
Teacher: all grade levels for Academic Reading, Basic Math, Advanced Math through Algebra II, College Prep, SAT/ACT, and Writing Skills.
Independent Tutor- 2004- Present
Tutor: Literature, English (Grammar/Structure), History, Basic Math, Philosophy, Spanish, and early level Latin. Have worked with Special needs students and at risk students (mostly anger issues and below poverty-line student)
Adjunct- Trident Technical College Aug. 2009- Present
Teach: Basic English (ENGL- 100 and 150)
Other Relevant Work Experience:
Barnes and Noble Booksellers- July 2009- Present
Bookseller, NOOK aid (e-reader aid), Customer Service, Ordering.
Emerson College- Sept. 2005- May 2006
Computer Technician and Lab Assistant.
Speaker, SEASECS Conference 2009- “Polytheistic Women in Eighteenth Century Britain”
Pending notice from Studies on the Sixteenth Century- “Henry the VII's Monstrous Origins of Homosexual Laws”
NOAA Volunteer- Testing Tides for Tidal variations
Friends of the Library- Charleston County
Special Needs Students/ Anger Issues and Poverty-line Students in Charleston County Public Schools (Liberty Hall Academy- Ref. Susan Aiello)
Charleston Museum Volunteer- Aid in the maintenance of acquisitions, help organize and act out community activities (usually for children), and help translate between the Spanish-Speaking Only Patrons and the Non-Spanish Speakers.
Socio-Anthropological Activities (Happenings)
Actor's Community (Emerson College)/Writer's Community (Emerson College)
References available upon request.