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Vince Brewton, Ph.D.


256.765.5005

UNA Box 5176
Lafayette G3
Academic Affairs
Professor, English
Director of the UNA Honors Program
Email: vjbrewton@una.edu
Research and Teaching Fields:

Nineteenth and Twentieth century American literature; Southern literature; and literary theory

Institution

Degree

Year

Duke University

B.A.

1987

University of Mississippi

M.A.

1999

University of Mississippi

Ph.D.

2001

 

Research, teaching, and other interests:

  • Research and teaching interests include representations of social and economic class/vacation culture, narratives of American business, rural to urban southern narratives, and the rhetoric of leadership and change.
  • “Inscribing Core Values into a Historicized Reading of Franklin’s Autobiography.”
  • “Walter Inglis Anderson” in A Unique Slant of Light, A Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana.
  • “Cleanth Brooks.” in Digital Encyclopedia of Louisiana History and Culture.
  • “The Changing Landscape of Violence in Cormac McCarthy's Early Novels and the Border Trilogy.”

Courses Taught:

  • EN 111: First Year Composition I
  • EN 112: First Year Composition II
  • EN 121: Honors First Year Composition I
  • EN 122: Honors First Year Composition II
  • EN 221: American Literature through Whitman
  • EN 222: American Literature from Whitman to the Present
  • EN 233: Honors Studies in Literature of the World I
  • EN 234: Honors Studies in Western Literature of the World II
  • EN 497: Selected Topics in American Literature
  • EN 601: Introduction to Graduate Studies
  • EN 614: Studies in American Literature 1950 to present