Erin Victoria Casey

Erin Casey-Williams

Degree(s) earned and location:

B.A. Literary Studies and Philosophy, Beloit College

Research Interests:

Early Modern British Literature (emphasis on Poetry and Women’s Writings), Political and Gender Theories.

Select Conference Presentations:

“Layered Realities, Virtual Pilgrimages: Gender, Space and Text in Christine de Pizan’s Chemin de long estude.” 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University, May 2010 (forthcoming).

“Usable Land, Uncanny Landscape: Economy, Cartography, and Colonialism in Book II of Spenser’s The Faerie Queene.” Negotiating Land: New Readings. University at Albany, SUNY, April 2009.

“Writing the (Grotesque) Body: Incontinence, Allegory, and Transformation in Henryson’s The Morall Fabilis of Esope.” Constructing the Body, Constructing the Text: Literary and Scientific Discourses of the Human Body, University at Albany, SUNY, April 2008.

Select Fellowships and Awards:

Phi Beta Kappa Early Induction (April 2005)

Select Departmental Service:

Graduate Student Representative for English Department Undergraduate Advisory Committee (UAC), (Fall 2008-Spring 2010).

Select Teaching Experience:

ENG 295: Classics of Western Literature, “Violation and Transformation,” Spring 2009
ENG 291: British Literary Traditions, “Lone Wanderers and Wandering Empires,” Fall 2008
ENG 240: Growing Up in America, “Ghost Stories and Cultural Hauntings,” Summer 2008, 2009
ENG 102z: Introduction to Creative Writing, Fall 2007, Spring 2008
ENG 305z: Studies in Writing about Texts (with Dr. Judith Barlow), Spring 2007