18th Century British Literature, Trans-Atlanticisism, Caribbean Literature, Ecological Materialism, Biopolitics, Animal Studies, Alternative Academic Careers
Research interests include: weather and climate; early Canadian literature; 18th-century British literature; explorers’ journals; settlers’ writing; travel writing; literature and science; animal studies.
I am currently a Full-Time Lecturer in the Rutgers University Writing Program, where I teach literature and composition. My interests and dynamic and diverse. They include Restoration and 18th-Century British Literature, Allegory, Pedagogy, Representations of Writing in Literature, Children’s Literature, Renaissance Literature, Religion and Literature, Genre Studies, the Graphic Novel, Modern Adaptations of 17th- and 18th-Century Literature, Rhetoric and Composition.
Life Writing, Women’s Literature, 18th and 19th century British Literature
British romanticism, the Shelley circle, Jane Austen, William Blake, 18th-century literature, Victorian literature
17th, 18th, and 19th century British literature/culture, digital media and humanities, aesthetics, poetics, the body, technology, and more!
film especially 1939-1950 American film, text-to-film adaptation studies, reception studies, history of the novel, 18th and 19th century British literature, Shakespeare, poetry, etymology, psychological analysis of literature and film
Papers on Scottish physicians/rhetoricians–Enlightenment redefinitions of British bodies/bodies politic. Collaborative session between Late 18th-Century English Literature and Scottish Literature forums. 250-word abstracts by 5 March 2015; Rivka Swenson (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Juliet Shields (email@example.com).
The BWWA and its annual conference provide a forum to discuss eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British women’s writing—writing which has been historically overlooked, ignored, or excluded from the canon. — BWWA Officials — Chair of the Board: Pamela Corpron Parker Associate Chair: Cindy LaCom Treasurer: Donelle Ruwe Director of Communication: Lisa Hager Editor of the Newsletter: […]
Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature; women’s studies; motherhood; monstrosity; film and popular culture.