Professor of English
Berte Humanities Building
900 Arkadelphia Rd
Birmingham, AL 35254
Office Phone: (205) 226-4865
Office Fax: (205) 226-3089
Brief Career Background:
Ripon College 1984-85
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1977-84
B.A. (1975, Marquette University
Ph.D. (1986) University of Wisconsin-Madison
Areas of Academic Interest:
- Framed narrative
- Critical theory
- Contemporary popular culture
EH 102 Introduction to Writing (1)
Techniques of expository prose. Prerequisite: placement by English faculty.
EH 200 Introduction to Literature (1 )
Critical approaches to poetry, short stories, and drama. Prerequisite: EH 102 or 208. Fall, Spring.
EH 210 Introduction to Fiction (1)
An introduction to the short story, in American, British, and world literature, with some attention to longer fiction. Prerequisite: EH 102 or 208. Fall, Spring.
EH 250 Survey of British Literature (1)
An introduction to major British prose and verse written from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present. Prerequisite: EH 102 or 208.
EH 380 Romantic Prose and Poetry (1)
The critical study of major British writers of the Romantic period. Prerequisite: any 200-level literature course. (Category 2)
HON 222 Frankenstein Meets Snow White: Cross-cultural Studies in Romanticism (1)
A seminar concentrating on the literature and culture (i.e., music, art, science) of Romanticism with special focus on Germany and England. This course employs a seminar format emphasizing class discussion, close readings, and lectures covering interdisciplinary material. It is geared primarily to first-year students and is team-taught. All texts are in English. (Satisfies Disciplinary Foundations requirement in literature or humanities.)
Advanced study of selected topics within a specific area of language or literature. Students may enroll for a second seminar on a separate topic as one of their electives. Prerequisite: senior standing or consent