Dr. Kathleen Hudson

Dr. Kathleen HudsonProfessor
English
email:  khudson@schreiner.edu
 


Schreiner Professor Awarded Prestigious Piper Award

Dr. Hudson's website

Other sites of interest:
Texas Heritage Music Foundation
Honky Tonks, Hymns, & the Blues

EDUCATION
B.A., Texas Christian University
M.A., North Texas State University
Ph.D., Texas Christian University

TEACHING
1985- present Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX
Rhetoric, Creative writing, Drama, Mythology, Survey of Literature, World Literature, Technical Writing Director of the Freshman Experience

PUBLICATIONS
-Book: Telling Stories, Singing Songs; an album of Texas songwriters, University of Texas Press, 2000. (on shelves, March 2001)
-Kerrville Daily Times - Weekly Column on Texas Music (1989-2001)
-"Interviews: Stories That Make A Difference," an essay in Visions Across The Americas, ed. by Sterling Warner
-Writers on Writing: An Eclectic Approach to Teaching Composition (dissertation)
-Equus: A Psychological Approach (thesis).
-Atencion, Correspondent - English newspaper in San Miguel de Allende.
-Freelance Writer with stories in: Spin, Dallas Times Herald, Living blues Magazine, TravelHost, Old Time Country, Austin-American Statesman, Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express News, Vista, Kerrville Mountain Sun, Buddy Magazine, others.

PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCES
-Naropa (Boulder, CO), summer 1992, 1993: Writing Institute
-MIDEM (Cannes, France) 1987-1990, 1993, 1997 Young Rhetorician's Conference in Monterey, CA 1989-1991, 1997-2001
-Nashville Radio Seminar 1986-1988
-Blues Awards in Memphis 1985-1988
-Jimmie Rodgers Festival & Country Music Seminar 1989
-National Oral History Conference, Galveston, TX 1989

RELATED ACTIVITIES
-Executive Director -- Texas Heritage Music Foundation (1987-2001)
-Producer - Texas Heritage Living History, Kerrville, TX (1985-2001)
-President/owner of Pegasus Press (one book, A Further Being by Kirpal Gordon)
-Elderhostel leader: Creative writing/Texas Music and Heritage, 1990-2001
-Keynote speaker at English Council of California Two-Year Colleges, October, 2001, "The Power of Stories in Teaching and Learning."
-Keynote speaker at annual Phi Theta Kappa meeting, July, 2001 "The Power of the Stories We Tell in Building Community."
-Workshop and seminars on writing, power of stories, education as transformation, teaching and learning with stories, PIP, and more

PROJECTS
-Trainer, Past is Prologue, 1997-2001 Spring Writers Conference at Schreiner University (1989-2001) April 18, 2002, features Sandra Cisneros.
-Texas Music Coffeehouse at Schreiner/monthly showcase
-Sponsor of The Muse, the creative writing magazine at Schreiner University

AWARDS
-2010 Minnie Piper Stevens Award [press release]
-Research, Scholarship and Creativity Award, Schreiner University, 2001
-Harriet Garrett Teacher of the Year Award, Schreiner College, 1992, 1993
-Whitehurst Creative Teaching Award, Schreiner College, 1990, 1994
-Texas Press Women, newspaper column, first place, 1989
-Texas Press women, personality profile, first place, 1989
-"On Stage" Award, Texas Music Association in San Antonio, 1989
-Small Business of the Year, Kerrville, 1987
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