Joshua Bartlett

Joshua Bartlett

Degree(s) earned and location:

B.A. English, The University of Maryland, Baltimore County
M.A. English, Brooklyn College

Research Interests:

Early, colonial, and antebellum American literature, especially poetry; American environmental history and thought; ecological theory

Select Conference Presentations:

“In the heart of the city, they lie”: The Question of Hearts in Longfellow’s Evangeline. (Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, Montreal, QC, April 2010.)

“Bewildred in the Woods”: Puritan Nature and the Crisis of King Philip’s War. (“Negotiating Land: New Readings”, University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization Annual Conference, Albany, NY, April 2009.)

“Stupendous days for bulk and stretch”: Conceptualizing Time through Nature in Mark Twain’s Following the Equator. (“The Green Nineteenth Century”, The Nineteenth-Century Studies Association Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI, March 2009.)

“Unless Thou Quickly Change”: Environmental Catastrophe in the Poems of Michael Wigglesworth—A Transhistorical Reading. (“Rhetorics of Plague: Early/Modern Trajectories of Biohazard”, The University at Albany, Albany, NY, February 2009.)

Select Teaching Experience:

University at Albany

English 102Z: Introduction to Creative Writing
English 121: Reading Literature
English 226: Focus on a Literary Theme, Form, or Mode (“Women of the Beat Generation”)
English 240/240Z: Growing Up in America
English 261: American Literary Traditions
English 300W: Expository Writing (“Writing About Nature”)
English 337: Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Arizona Western College

English 95: Basic Writing I
English 100: Introduction to Composition
English 101/102: Freshman Composition