Jeannette M Lindholm

Jeannette M Lindholm

Professional Details

Title: Professor
Office: LIB-113
Phone: 978-542-6847
Email: jeannette.lindholm@salemstate.edu

Professional Biography

Jeannette (Jan) M. Lindholm is a professor of English and currently serves as the faculty coordinator of the Salem State University Writing Center.  While studying at the University of Minnesota, she specialized in composition and rhetoric and received her Ph.D. in English Language and Literature in 1992.  She also holds degrees from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN (B.A. in English and German, 1983), Indiana University (M.A. in English Language and Literature, 1986), and Boston University School of Theology (M.T.S., 1999) where she studied hymn writing with Carl P. Daw, Jr.  Her primary research interests include the following: issues related to religion and rhetoric, genre theory, feminist rhetoric, hymnology, and approaches to creating healthy academic communities.

Selected Publications

“Annunciation.”  Choral anthem.  Music composed by Kevin Siegfried.  Siegfried Publishing, 2011.  #KS-036.

“Unexpected and Mysterious.”  Hymn.  Evangelical Lutheran Worship.  Minneapolis:  Augsburg Fortress, 2006.  258.

---.  Choral anthem.  Music composed by Robert Buckley Farlee.  Minneapolis:  Augsburg Fortress, 2004.

 “Love Astounding.” Hymn.  Voices Found:  Women in the Church’s Song.  New York:  Church Publishing, 2003. 143.

 “As Mary Listened at Christ’s Feet.”  Hymn.  Sing to Our God New Songs of Rejoicing. Kingston, NY:  Selah Publishing, 2000. 125.

“Listening, Learning, and the Language of Faith.”  The Academy and the Possibility of Belief. Ed. Mary Louise Buley-Meissner, Mary McCaslin Thompson, and Elizabeth Bachrach-  Tan.  Cresskill, NJ:  Hampton, 2000.  55-67.

“As Ruth Refused Naomi’s Pleas.”  Choral anthem.  Music by Peter Pindar Stearns.  Orleans, MA:  Paraclete Press, 1999.

 “We Search for Language.”  Hymn.  The Covenant Hymnal:  A Worshipbook.  Chicago:  Covenant Publications, 1996.  445.

Selected Presentations

“Challenging the Rhetoric of Standards and Accountability in Higher Education.”  Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference.  Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.  Forthcoming 27  September 2013.

“Angels in the House:  Exploring the ‘Private and Public Spheres of Departmental Life.  Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference.  Minnesota State University, Mankato.  Mankato, MN.  6 October 2011.      

“Talking Shop:  Expanding the Role of Writing Centers.”  Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication.  Louisville, Kentucky.  19 March 2010.

 “We’re Getting Married!: Now What?” Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.  11 April 2009.

 “Victorian Auto/biography as Civic Discourse:  The Case of Memorials of Two Sisters:  Susanna and Catherine Winkworth.”  The Sixth Biennial Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference.  Little Rock, Arkansas, 5 October 2007.

“Voices Found:  Women’s Rhetorical Contributions to Protestant Hymnody.”  Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Antonio, TX.  26 March 2004.

“Can Hymns Be Hers?  Women’s Voice in Worship.”  Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.  23 October 2003.

 “Singing a New Song:  The Transformative Rhetoric of Feminist Hymns.”  Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY.  22 March 2003.