Alison Byerly

Alison Byerly holds an interdisciplinary appointment as College Professor at Middlebury, where she served in the College’s administration for thirteen years, most recently as Provost and Executive Vice President.  While on leave in 2012-13, she is a Visiting Scholar in Literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  She is the author of two books, Realism, Representation, and the Arts in Nineteenth-Century Literature (Cambridge, 1998), and Are We There Yet? Virtual Travel and Victorian Realism (U of Michigan, forthcoming 2012).  She has lectured widely on the topics of digital humanities, curricular innovation, and social media past and present in venues including the annual conference of the Modern Language Association, the biannual Media in Transition conference, and MIT’s Communications Forum. Courses she has offered over the last several years include “Time and Narrative,” a team-taught International Studies seminar on “Politics and the Novel,” and a multimedia course on “Fictional Worlds.” 

Alison Byerly's personal homepage: : http://blogs.middlebury.edu/alisonbyerly/

 

Courses

Course List: 

Courses offered in the past four years.
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ENAM0500 - Special Project: Lit      

Special Project: Literature
Approval Required.

Spring 2012, Winter 2013

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ENAM0560 - Special Project: Writing      

Special Project: Creative Writing
(Approval Required)

Spring 2012

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ENAM0700 - Senior Thesis:Critical Writing      

Senior Thesis: Critical Writing
Individual guidance and seminar (discussions, workshops, tutorials) for those undertaking one-term projects in literary criticism or analysis. All critical thesis writers also take the Senior Thesis Workshop (ENAM 700Z) in either Fall or Spring Term.

Spring 2012

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ENAM0710 - Senior Thesis: Critical Writ.      

Senior Thesis: Critical Writing
Individual guidance and seminar (discussions, workshops, tutorials) for those undertaking two-term projects in literary criticism or analysis. All critical thesis writers also take the thesis workshop (ENAM 710z) in both Fall and Spring terms.

Spring 2012

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ENAM0711 - Senior Thesis: Creative Writ.      

Senior Thesis: Creative Writing
Discussions, workshops, tutorials for those undertaking two-term projects in the writing of fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction.

Spring 2012

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Department of English & American Literatures

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