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Hurley, Kelly Associate Professor


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research overview

  • My research in Victorian literature primarily focuses on the novel and other narrative forms, the Victorian Gothic and other popular literary genres, 19th-century psychology and affect, 19th-century sociomedical discourses, and Empire studies. My research in cinema primarily focuses on popular genres (Horror and SF), literature and film, trauma theory, and film spectatorship.


  • Victorian literature, cinema, narrative, genre, cultural studies, 19th-century science and medicine, literary theory, psychoanalysis, gender and sexuality, trauma theory, popular culture and popular genres, the British Empire, literature and affect


selected publications


courses taught

  • ENGL 4039 - Critical Thinking in English Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Concerned with developments in the study of literature that have significantly influenced our conception of the theoretical bases for study and expanded our understanding of appropriate subject matter. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours.
  • ENGL 4634 - Advanced Topics: The Victorians
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Covers advanced topics in Victorian literature. Formerly ENGL 4614.


International Activities

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