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    Marilyn Durham
    Department Chair
    Phone: (262) 472-5050
    Location: Laurentide 3207

    Peter Hoff
    Foreign Language Coordinator
    Phone: (262) 472-1591
    Location: Laurentide 3110

    Mary Orval
    Academic Dept Assoc
    Phone: (262) 472-1036
    Location: Laurentide 3209

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    Joshua Mabie, Assistant Professor

    Office location: Laurentide 3210
    Phone: (262) 472-1738
    Email: mabiej@uww.edu
    Faculty website: http://blogs.uww.edu/jmabie/

    DEGREE:

    PhD University of Minnesota

     

    RESEARCH AREAS:  

    Nineteenth and twentieth century American literature

    Ecocriticism and environmental studies

    Pilgrimage and travel narrative

    Literary engagement with architecture and the built environment

    Representations of the environment of the Holy Land

     

    PUBLICATIONS:

    "The Problem of the Prodigal in The Fair Maid of the West, The Renegado, and A Christian Turned Turk" in Renascence 64.4 (Summer 2012).

    Rev. of Textual Intimacy: Autobiography and Religious Identities by Wesley A. Kort, a/b Auto/Biography Studies (forthcoming)

    Rev. of ‘Anglo-Catholic in Religion’: T.S. Eliot and Christianity by Barry Spurr, Christianity and Literature 61.2 (Winter 2012).

    SELECT PRESENTATIONS:

    "Evangelicalism. Post-Colonial Ecocriticism. Environmentalism." Conference on Christianity and Literature Meeting, Westmont College, May 2014.

    “Mark Twain, The Palestine Exploration Fund, and Nineteenth-Century Holy Land Desolation,” Transatlantic Studies Association Meeting, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK, July 2013.

    “Making the Bloom Desert: Nineteenth Century Travel Writing and the Desolation of the Holy Land,” Association of the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Biennial Meeting, University of Kansas, Lawrence, June 2013.

     “Dust Jacket Camouflage and Sanctioned Scandal in The French Convert.” Society of Early Americanists Biennial Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 2011.

    “’Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Action’ and the Crisis of Evangelical Environmentalism.”  American Academy of Religion, Upper Midwest Regional Meeting, St. Paul, MN, April 2010.

    “Everest, George Mallory, and Modern Mountain Glory.” Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Biennial Meeting, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C, June    2009.


    COURSES TAUGHT:

    Freshman English, American Environmental Literature, American Literature I, American Literature II, Literature of the Wilderness, British Literature II, American Realism and Naturalism, Major Authors: Herman Melville and His World


    HOBBIES AND INTERESTS:

    Rock climbing and mountaineering, exploring Wisconsin's beautiful state and county parks, strolling through the Madison farmers' market, perusing the pastry selection at Fosdel's bakery in Stoughton (my new hometown).

    Location

    College of Letters & Sciences
    Laurentide Hall 4100
    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    800 W. Main Street
    Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

    Contact

    Office of the Dean
    Phone: (262) 472-1621
    E-mail: devittv@uww.edu

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