TL 328 Survey of Children's Literature
TL 329 Adolescent Literature
TL 530 Foundations of Reading Instruction
Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters
Midkiff, Emily. “Cylons, Dolls, and Hosts: The Cyborg Plot Twist in Science Fiction Television.” The Popular Culture Studies Journal, vol. 6, no. 2-3, 2018, pp. 4-27.
Midkiff, Emily and Bonnie Laabs. “Inspired Inquiry: Crafting K-5 STEM Lessons with Science Fiction.” K-12 STEM Education, vol. 4, no. 1, 2018, pp. 289-296.
Midkiff, Emily “Growing Out of It: The Hobbit Films and Young People.” Participations, vol. 13, no. 2, 2016, pp. 1-14.
Midkiff, Emily. “The Impossible Child Scholar: On Crafting a Digital Exhibit with the Kerlan’s Melissa Sweet Collection.” Children and Libraries, vol. 14, no. 3, 2016, pp. 28-32.
Oziewicz, Marek and Emily Midkiff. “‘The Handling of Power’: An Interview with Nancy Farmer.” The Lion and the Unicorn, vol. 40, no. 1, 2016, pp. 100-113.
Midkiff, Emily. “Burning Bridges: How Dragons Challenge the Justifications of Humanity.” Fastitocalon: Studies in Fantasticism Ancient to Modern, vol. IV, edited by Marek Oziewicz and D. Hade, 2014, pp. 23-38.
Midkiff, Emily. “Dragons are Tricksy”: The Uncanny Dragons of Children’s Literature.” Fafnir- Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research, vol 1, no. 2, 2014, pp. 41-54.
Oziewicz, Marek and Emily Midkiff. “The ‘Asian Invasion’: An Interview with Gene Luen Yang.” With Marek Oziewicz. The Lion and the Unicorn, vol. 38, no. 1, 2014, pp. 123-132.
Dos Reis, Orlando and Emily Midkiff. “Dragons in Hereville: Comics as a Vehicle for Fairy Tales.” New Fairy Tales: Essays and Stories, edited by John Patrick Pazdziora and Defne Cizakca, Unlocking Press, 2013, pp. 359-370.
Midkiff, Emily. “The Alien Child.” Introductory essay for Aliens in Popular Culture, edited by Michael Levy and Farah Mendlesohn, Greenwood Press, 2019, pp. 13-17.
Midkiff, Emily. “First Opinion: Reach for the Moon.” First Opinions, Second Reactions, vol. 8, no. 2, 2015, pp. 26-28.
Midkiff, Emily. “Dr. Xargle.” Entry in Aliens in Popular Culture, edited by Michael Levy and Farah Mendlesohn, Greenwood Press, 2019, pp. 109-111.
Midkiff, Emily. “The Fantasy Film by Katherine A. Fowkes (Review).” Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, vol. 24, no. 2, 2014.
Archival Research Exhibit
Midkiff, Emily. Balloons Over Broadway, Melissa Sweet, and the Engineering of a Picturebook. 5 May 2015. Digital exhibit. <http://gallery.lib.umn.edu/exhibits/show/balloons-over-broadway>.
PhD, University of Minnesota
MA, Kansas State University