Information related to research interest "American Literature"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Education and Arts

  • Nat Sch of Arts

  • Dr Carolyn Masel

    Carolyn Masel's central area of interest is poetry in English, especially contemporary and modern poetry, but she has also published on short fiction and novels that make use of poetic techniques. Other areas of expertise include nineteenth-, twentieth-century and contemporary American literature; twentieth-century and contemporary Australian literature; twentieth-century and contemporary Canadian literature.

    Phone : (03) 9953 3562 (Melbourne) Email : carolyn.masel@acu.edu.au

  • Faculty of Theology and Philosophy

  • Institute for Religion & Critical Inquiry

  • Dr Alda Balthrop-Lewis

    Alda Balthrop-Lewis is a Research Fellow in the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry. Before coming to ACU she completed a B.A. at Stanford University, a M.Div. at The University of Chicago and a Ph.D. at Princeton University in Religion, Ethics, and Politics. She has taught in the Religious Studies department at Brown University, and she has worked as a research assistant for the Peabody Award-winning public radio program On Being, produced in the United States.

    Her research focuses on religious ethics and the circulation of ideas among theological, literary, artistic, and popular idioms. Her current work treats Henry David Thoreau as an inheritor of traditional ascetic practices, and argues that his asceticism is politically relevant, both in his period and for contemporary environmental ethics.

    Phone : +61401215676 (Melbourne) Email : alda.balthrop-lewis@acu.edu.au

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