Anne Dalke

Picture of Anne DalkeAnne Dalke is Term Professor of English, Gender and Sexuality Studies. During the 2011-2012 academic year, she received the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Change Master Fund award for her contributions to social betterment through scholarship; in summer 2012, she was awarded a Tri-Co Environmental Studies Grant to support course development in her newest area of interest, that of ecological imaginings. Her additional areas of research include emergent pedagogies and assessment practices, feminist theory and narrative traditions, revisionary work in the canon of American literatures, and the intersections between science and literature. She also has a long-standing commitment to various forms of digital dialogue.

In 2007-8, Anne co-edited two special issues: one with Jan Trembley of the Alumnae Bulletin on emergence theory, and one with Elizabeth McCormack of the Physics Department on interdisciplinarity. During her sabbatical in 2006, she kept a travel blog about her experiences studying in Guatemala, Costa Rica and Chile. The collection of Quaker teaching stories Anne co-edited with Barbara Dixson, Minding the Light: Essays in Friendly Pedagogy, was published in Peter Lang's Education and Spirituality series in 2004. Anne's collection of Bryn Mawr teaching stories, Teaching to Learn/Learning to Teach: Meditations on the Classroom, was published in the same series in 2002. See her CV for other publications and activities.

On campus, Anne serves on Steering Committees for the 360 Course Clusters and for the Program in Gender and Sexuality;
she is also active in the Teaching and Learning Initiative.  She is a member of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts,
and participates in Quaker initiatives both in the area and nationally, including Friends' Association for Higher Education.

A number of Anne's activities have been featured in Bryn Mawr Now:
Center for Science in Society discussion groups publish special issues of academic journals
BMC students, faculty present their work in DC
How Well is Your Thesis Hidden? Publishing Students' Work on the World Wide Web
Alumna, Professor Collaborate to Create Intergenerational Conversation About Feminism

Others have been mentioned in the Alumnae Bulletin:
"Surprised by 'joins': Bryn Mawr faculty analyze the language of interdisciplinary conversations"
"On course: Bryn Mawr courses and their reading lists"