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Christopher Urban

Doctoral Student
Graduate Teaching Assistant

*M.A., English, East Carolina University (May 2015)
*MAT, Fairmont State University (May 2010)
*CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults), Lewis School of Language/Cambridge University (September 2003)
*B.A., English, American International University of Germany/University of Maryland University College-Schwäbisch Gmünd (December 2002)

Office: G23 Colson Hall – Fall 2015 Office Hours: TR 10:00-11:00 am

Research Interests

The Long Nineteenth Century in British Literature; Transnational Romanticism; Theory of the Sublime; the Gothic; Ekphrastic Literature; Textual Criticism; Digital Humanities; Postcolonial Theory; Althusserian Marxism; Gender Studies; Critical, Pedagogical, and Rhetorical Theory

Publications & Presentations

“Gothic Revolutions: Wilde’s Ekphrastic Inheritance.” (Thesis). East Carolina University. Ann Arbor: ProQuest, 2015.

“Postcolonial Christianity in Beowulf” (Paper Presentation), EGSO Conference. East Carolina University. Greenville, NC. April 2014.

“Perceptions, Realities, & Solutions in the Writing Studio” (Panel), SWCA Conference. East Carolina University. Greenville, NC. February 2014.

“Exploring the Effectiveness of Computer-based, Multimodal Strategy Implementation on Student Reading Comprehension, Content Engagement, and Depth of Knowledge in the Secondary-level English Classroom” (Action Research), The Cloud: West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference. Charleston, WV. August 2010.

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December 6: English 418 Capstone Reading, 5:30 p.m.,130 Colson Hall

March 20: Mary Moore Reading, 7:30 p.m., Robinson Reading Room WVU Downtown Library

April 10: Clare Beams Reading, 7:30 p.m., Robinson Reading Room WVU Downtown Library

April 20: Calliope Reading, 7:30 p.m., 130 Colson Hall

April 27: MFA Reading, 7:30 p.m., Gold Ballroom, WVU Mountainlair