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Anderman, Elizabeth Senior Instructor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Anderman's research is focused on innovative practices for first-year college pedagogy and Nineteenth Century British popular fiction. She explores the relationship between text and image in sensation fiction and serialized novels. Her current work explores the relationship between illustration and text in the periodical press.

keywords

  • victorian literature, sensation fiction, nineteenth century children's literature, disability studies, horror film

Publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • ENGL 1001 - Freshman Writing Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Provides training and practice in writing and critical thinking. Focuses on the writing process, the fundamentals of composition, and the structure of argument. Provides numerous and varied assignments with opportunity for revision.
  • ENGL 1220 - From Gothic to Horror
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    Explores literature in the Gothic mode and aesthetic and critical theories related to modern horror genres or their precursors. Introduces literary-critical concepts (such as notions of abjection, repression and anxiety) that developed alongside this branch of literature. Students read canonical works in British and American traditions while reflecting on notions of popular or marginalized literature.
  • ENGL 1250 - Introduction to Global Women's Literature
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Introduces global literature by women. Covers both poetry and fiction and varying historical periods. Acquaints students with the contribution of women writers to the literary tradition and investigates the nature of this contribution. Same as WGST 1250.
  • ENGL 1500 - Masterpieces of British Literature
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Introduces students to the British literary tradition through intensive study of centrally significant texts and genres.
  • ENGL 2102 - Literary Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    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 3930 - Internship
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Provides academically supervised opportunity for upper-division students to work in public or private organizations on projects related to students' career goals and to relate classroom theory to practice. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Department enforced prerequisite: 3.0 GPA and faculty supervision.
  • ENGL 4830 - Honors Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Students accepted to English Departmental Honors are enrolled in this course.
  • FARR 1100 - Passport to LIterature in the Humanities
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Designed to build on Farrand's strength in the humanities, this course provides first-year students with the tools to think critically and independently and to engage in thoughtful discourse. It offers several short articles selected to provide a sense of community, and also one or two literary works chosen for more in-depth analysis and exploration.
  • FARR 2510 - Exploring Good and Evil through Film
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Studies films that depict the best and worst sides of our nature and our capacities both good and evil. It considers how representations of zombies, aliens, cowboys, villains and bad girls reveal what society represses in order to believe in order and goodness. Investigates how the figure of the detective or the hero relies on the criminal or the villain to create his virtue, even as he tries to destroy evil. Topics addressed will be: forms of evil, monstrous women, cowboy heroes, detective evil.
  • FYSM 1000 - First Year Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Provide first year students with an immersive experience in an interdisciplinary topic that addresses current issues including social, technical and global topics. Taught by faculty from across campus, the course provides students with an opportunity to interact in small classes, have project based learning experiences and gain valuable communication skills. Seminar style classes focused on discussion and projects.
  • WGST 1250 - Introduction to Global Women's Literature
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Introduces global literature by women. Covers both poetry and fiction and varying historical periods. Acquaints students with the contribution of women writers to the literary tradition and investigates the nature of this contribution. Same as ENGL 1250.

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