Dr. Amy Watkin

Director of First-Year Experience; Associate Professor, English English

PhD, English Literature with a minor in History, University of North Dakota; M.A. and B.A., English Literature with minor in History, North Dakota State University

Research Interests: Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century English writers, origins of the novel, gender studies, eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European history, women's writing, genocide and related issues

Publications

Books

Mary Shelley. How to Write about Literature series. Chelsea House. 2011

Harper Lee. How to Write about Literature series. Chelsea House. 2011

Oscar Wilde. How to Write about Literature series. Chelsea House. 2009

Charles Dickens. How to Write about Literature series. Chelsea House. 2008

Volume Editor, Classic Critical Views on Jane Austen. Chelsea House. 2007

Articles & Chapters

"Fiction and the Unveling of Identity in Mary Hays's Memoirs of Emma Courtney." Lifewriting Annual. 2010

Papers & Lectures

"Connecting Intercultural Communities at Concordia College."  Minnesota writing and English conference; Bloomington, Minnesota. 2013

"Service Learning's Impact on Web Design." Faculty mentor for student presentation: Posters at the Capitol; St. Paul, Minnesota. 2010

"Rewriting Rasselas: Mary Wollstonecraft and Ellis Cornelia Knight Intertextualize the Choice of Life." Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature; Moorhead, Minnesota. 2007

"A Democratic Marriage?: Elizabeth Barrett Browning's and James Fenimore Cooper's Overlapping Worlds of Books." Elizabeth Barrett Browning and the Twenty-first Century: A Bi-Centenary Celebration; Waco, Texas. 2006


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Dr. Amy Watkin

Director of First-Year Experience; Associate Professor, English Academy – 309