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Three Rising Voices: A Night of Poetry and Fiction

Thursday, April 10
Old Main Chapel, 6:30 p.m.

Talk and Reading from the newly-published book Unsustainable

Dr. Laurie JC Cella, Dr. Jessica Restaino, Dr. Karen Johnson
Thursday April 17th
Cora I. Grove Spiritual Center, 4:00p.m.

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Faculty Searches

One-Year Adjunct: Creative Writing/Poetry

A description of this position may be found at https://jobs.ship.edu/postings/188

Inquiries only (no applications) may be sent to Dr. Shari Horner, English Department Chair, slhorn@ship.edu
 

 

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Sharon Harrow

Professor of English

Office: Wright Hall, 325
Phone:  477.1183
Email:srharr@ship.edu
Web Page 

Harrow 

Education/Degrees:
B.A., University of Michigan (1990)
M.A., University of Arizona (1994)
Ph.D., University of Arizona (1999)

Research/Teaching Interests:
18th century British literature and culture, Native American literature, Ethnic Studies, Feminist and Postcolonial theory, Postcolonial literature

Selected Publications: 
Book:
Adventures in Domesticity: Gender and Colonial Adulteration in Eighteenth-Century British Literature
, AMS Press, 2004. 

Book-In-Progress:British Sporting Culture: The Literature and Culture of Sport in the Long Eighteenth Century  

Articles:
* “Gender and Genre: Feminist Teaching of the 18th century,” Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1640-1830 (forthcoming March 2012)

Having Text: Desire and Language in Haywood's Love in Excess and The Distressed Orphan.” Forthcoming in Eighteenth-Century Fiction (Winter 2009-2010 issue)

“"Anna Maria Falconbridge,"” in Dictionary of African Biography, ed. Henry Louis Gates & Emmanuel K. Akyeampong. (New York:OxfordUniversity Press, forthcoming 2011) 

“"Empire,"” in Samuel Johnson in Context (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2011) 

Introduction and general editor: “Memorial Special Feature: Douglas Canfield,” Eighteenth-Century Theory and Interpretation (guest editor), forthcoming Spring 2006

(Article-length book review) Rev. of Reading Sex in the Eighteenth Century: Bodies and Gender in English Erotic Culture by Karen Harvey. Reviews In History, Institute for Historical Research, University of London. September 2005. 10 pgs. <www.history.ac.uk/reviews >

“Trading in the Blush: Domesticating the Colony in Eighteenth-Century Travel Narrative,” The Journal of African Travel Writing 5 (1998)

International and National Conferences

 

03/12     will present “The Sports Mock Heroic” on panel “The paths of pleasure’: Games and Sports in  the Eighteenth Century,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, San Antonio, TX 

   will Chair panel, “The Problems and Pleasures of Taking Account:  21st- century Biographies of  18th-century People,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, San Antonio, TX 

03/11     “Teaching Eighteenth-Century Literature as a Feminist Scholar in the New Millennium,”  panelist, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Vancouver, BC 

 * 08/10   Talk-back after Brodaway performance of “The Punishing Blow,” Theatre Row, NYC 

03/10   Performing 18th-century British Literature: Facebook & Pedagogy in the Web 2.0  

Classroom," American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Albuquerque, NM 

03/10   The Fight of the Century! Mendoza v. Pope: At once the Source, the End, and Test  

of the Art and Science of Boxing,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Albuquerque, NM 

03/09   “Boxing for England,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Richmond, VA 

03/09   Chair, Roundtable: “How Long is the Eighteenth Century?” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Richmond, VA 

03/09   Chair, Panel: “The Performing Self,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Richmond, VA 

03/08   Nominated, Chair, Women’s Caucus Roundtable, “Future of Feminism in Eighteenth-Century Studies.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Portland, OR 

07/07   “The Fiction of Englishness in Eighteenth-Century Boxing Literature,” International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Montpellier, France  

07/07   Chair, “Truth and Fiction in the Age of Enlightenment,” International Society for Eighteenth- 

Century Studies, Montpellier, France  

03/07   “Awkwardness: Teaching the Fraught, the Embarrassing, and 

the Taboo,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Atlanta, GA 

03/07   Invited speaker: “Splintering Studies?: Eighteenth-Century Studies and Women’s 

Studies,Gender Studies, Queer Studies, Lesbian Studies…,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Atlanta, GA 

03/07   Chair, “Women's Public and Private Writing in Eighteenth-Century England,American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Atlanta, GA 

10/07   "Haywood's Hebrew: Researching Contemporary Contexts for Reprint Editions," East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Gettysburg College, PA 

07/06  Chair, “Space & Place in Eighteenth-Century Writing,” Literary London: Representations of London in Literature, An Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Greenwich, England 

07/06   “London Pugilists,” Literary London: Representations of London in Literature, An Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Greenwich, England 

03/06   “Promiscuous Language and the Risk of Restraint in Eliza Haywood’s Seduction Fiction,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Montreal, Canada 

10/05   “The Fancy’s First Professors: Boxing and British Nationalism in the Long Eighteenth Century,” East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Annapolis, MD 

07/05   Chair, “Eighteenth-Century London,” Literary London: Representations of London in Literature, An Interdisciplinary Conference, Kingston University, England 

03/05   Chair, “Virtue and Vice in the Eighteenth Century” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Las Vegas, NM 

03/05   “Unnatural Crimes and Unspeakable Absences: The Case of Fielding’s The Female Husband,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Las Vegas, NM 

10/ 04  “Teaching Libertine Literature,” East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies,  

Cape May, NJ 

7/ 04    “London and Libertinage,” Literary London: Representations of London in Literature, An Interdisciplinary Conference, London, England 

3/ 04    Chair and speaker: “The Art of Natural Disorder: Giving a Loose to Eliza Haywood’s Language of Love,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Boston, MA