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Joshua Reynolds, Self Portrait, ca. 1747-49

Spring 2021 - ENG 4860/4861: Writing to the Moment – Self and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain

In spring 2021, we will read a wide variety of first-person texts including: Defoe’s A Journal of a Plague Year Richardson’s Pamela ...

Meet Our Adjunct Faculty

Emily AumanProf. Auman is a true Mountaineer, having received her Bachelors and Masters in English from App State. In addition to teaching, she a...

Kevin Young: Not Your Traditional English Professor

As my conversation with Dr. Young developed, I could see his brilliance shine through. Usually, when one thinks about an English professor they think ...

Spring 2021: ENG 4810/5710: Advanced Folklore

Advanced Folklore is an in-depth study, which includes fieldwork, of one or more folklore genres and their application in literature and in the contex...

Spring 2021: ENG 5790: 20th-Century American Literature

American writers have been comparing themselves and their compatriots with Europeans for as long as they have struggled to define what an American is....

Spring 2021: ENG 4172/3 - Advanced Film Studies: The Superhero Movie

This upcoming spring semester, explore the fantastical world of superheroes and the various themes that encompass it. Some of the contradictory themes...

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