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Research

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  • In my case, there is a thin line between research and creative work. I do scholarly work in a number of literary fields, as listed above, but also teach and practice computer arts, writing (analysis, argument, fiction, and non-fiction, including creative non-fiction), and literary translation (which necessarily combines scholarship and writerly creativity).

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  • computer arts, digital pedagogy, fiction, non-fiction, translation, novels, comparative literature, modern literature, French literature, American literature, digital photography, digital video, digital music composition

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Teaching

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  • ENGL 2102 - Literary Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Provides a basic skills course designed to equip students to handle the English major. Emphasizes critical writing and the acquisition of basic techniques and vocabulary of literary criticism through close attention to poetry and prose.
  • ENGL 4026 - Special Topics in Genre, Media, and Advanced Writing
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Studies theoretical and historical approaches to genre, media, and writing at the advanced level. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours for different topics.
  • ENGL 4665 - Studies in American Literature after 1900
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Extensive study of particular periods and movements in American literature.

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