Amy Carol Reeves

amycarolreeves@gmail.com

Education

PhD English (British Literature), University of South Carolina (May 2007). Dissertation: “The Politics of Romantic Era Children’s Literature” directed by Paula R. Feldman.  Areas of specialization: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century British Literature, Children’s Literature, Women’s Writing.

MA English (British Literature), University of South Carolina (May 2003).  Thesis: “Commodification and Value in Charlotte Smith’s Beachy Head” directed by Paula R. Feldman.

BA English and History, Huntington University (May 2001).

 

Academic Employment

Visiting Assistant Professor, Columbia College, 2010-present.

Lecturer, University of South Carolina Beaufort, 2008 – 2010.

Teaching assistant, University of South Carolina, 2002-2007.

 

Courses Taught

Fiction

English Literature

Composition and Literature

 

Presentations

” ‘Cross-Dressing is Hot; Cross-Writing is Not’: Feminist Criticism and Children’s Literature,” Southeastern Women’s Studies Association Conference, Columbia, South Carolina, March 2010. 

“Anti-Imperialism in the Children’s Books of Anna Barbauld and Charlotte Smith,” South Central Modern Language Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas, November 2008.

“Picture Perfect: Arrested Development in Lewis Carroll’s Child Photography,” Romantic and Victorian Entertainments Conference, Columbia, South Carolina, March 2007.

“Saving Mrs. Mason’s Soul: How Blake ‘Rewrites’ Mary Wollstonecraft’s Original Stories from Real Life,” Romanticism and Parenting Conference, Seattle, Washington, June 2005.

“Finding a Voice: Lessons of Agency in Charlotte Smith’s Conversations Introducing Poetry,” Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writer’s Conference, Lafayette, Louisiana, March 2005.

“Narrative Seduction in Wuthering Heights,” Identity Politics and the Politics of Identity in the Nineteenth-Century, Columbia, South Carolina, March 2004.

“The Homicidal Princess as a Threat to Victorian Gender Roles,” Annual Women’s Studies Conference, Columbia, South Carolina, February 2003.

“‘Chasing Pleasures that Elude the Grasp’: Charlotte Smith’s Beachy Head as a Redefinition of Ambition,” Repression and Subversion in the Nineteenth-Century, Columbia, South Carolina, March 2002.

“Anti-Ovidian Themes and the Role of Women in ‘Guigemar,'” National Convention of Alpha Chi, Savannah, Georgia, March 2001.

 

Publications

“Saving Mrs. Mason’s Soul: How Blake ‘Rewrites’ Mary Wollstonecraft’s Original Stories from Real Life,” in Romanticism and Parenting: Image, Instruction, and Ideology. Ed. Carolyn Weber. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.

Co-publication in Yemassee with Dr. William Thesing: “A Conversation with Dorothy Perry Thomson,” Spring 2007.

“Emily Bronte’s Pedagogy of Desire in Wuthering Heights,” The Victorian Newsletter, Spring 2006.

Co-publication in Emrys Journal with Dr. William Thesing: “Interview with Dorothy Perry Thomson,” Spring 2003.

 

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