RECENT COURSES TAUGHT

  • Call Me Ishmael: Narrative Beginnings and Opening Scenes in American Literature and Cinema
  • Love, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: Great American Love Stories
  • How to Read Short Stories Like a Professor
  • American Literature and the World: Short & Long Fiction, Poetry, Letters, and Songs
  • Homo Legens: Modes and Moods of Reading
  • Nature | Art | Philosophy: Emerson and Thoreau
  • Explorations in Literature, Media, and Art: Emerson, Pound, McLuhan
  • Love and Death in the American Short Story
  • Bomb-Makers & Sentence-Makers: Terrorists and Writers in American Literature
  • In Search of the Great American Novel
  • Less Is More: The Ethics and Aesthetics of the American Short Story
  • An American Hauntology: Ghosts in American Literature and Culture
  • Towards a Posthuman(ist) American Studies: Theory, Literature, Film