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Literatures of the Americas

This area of study reflects the department’s strengths in many literary traditions of the Americas. Graduate students concentrating in this area will have opportunities to examine the Americas in relation to differing concepts of history, citizenship, nation, region and genre. Long a standout graduate program in Southern literature, we currently house forward-thinking faculty who conceive of the South in broad terms, encompassing an array of genres, media, and ethnic traditions, as well as a new geographic sense of the region that includes the Caribbean.

Personnel

Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature
Sterling Goodman Professor of English
Barbara Methvin Professor
Associate Professor
Professor; Co-Director, Civil Rights Digital Library Initiative
Emeritus Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Emeritus Univ. Professor of English

Research Spotlight

Digital Humanities (DH) began a few decades ago with the application of computer tools to problems in literary stylistics, text processing, and text linguistics (including corpus linguistics, machine translation, and other computational problems).  Today, the field is dominated by mark-up…

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