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Dr. Karen Smith


Professor of English

Director, Women and Gender Studies Program

Teaching Specializations:  Global Literatures, the Novel, 19th Century Literature, College Writing

Recent Publications and Conference Papers

"What Good is World Literature?  World Literature Pedagogy and the Rhetoric of Moral Crisis." College English, 73:6 (July, 2011).

 “Ethnic Identity and the Quest of Reading:  Joyce, Erdrich and Chivalry in the Introductory Literature Classroom.” Short Story Literature Criticism,  Vol. 121.  Detroit:  The Gale Group, 2009.

 “Magical Realism as Transnational World Literature” Northeast Modern Language Association.  Rochester, NY, 2012.

"From Conversion to Subversion:  Models of Female Education in Mansfield Park and Nervous Conditions."  College English Association, Pittsburgh, April, 2009.


Schedule Spring 2014

ENG 228:C01
TR 12:30
203 Davis
ENG 111:C03
MW 3:30
203 Davis
ENG 454:C01
TR 3:30
203 Davis