Teaching


Fall 2018 (NYUAD):

I’m on sabbatical during the fall semester and away from Abu Dhabi. Please contact me via email but allow for a time zone difference in my reply.

J-Term 2019:

Age of Warhol (taught in New York to coincide with this museum show)

Spring 2019 (NYUAD):

Contagion (Core Colloquium)

Past NYU graduate courses:

Unruly Tongues and Civic Bodies (2002)
Race, Reform, and Antebellum American Fiction (2003)
City/Theater/Public (2004)
The American Novel to 1855 (2005, 2009, 2010)
Seduction in the Age of Revolutions (2006, 2008)
The Black Atlantic and American Literature to 1855 (2009)
Microhistory and Literary Study: 19th-century New York (w/ Tom Augst, 2010)
Pedagogy Workshop (2011)
Professional Practices Workshop (2012)
Literature in the Age of Warhol (2011, 2012)

Past NYU undergraduate courses:

Junior Honors Seminar: New York Writing (2001)
American Romanticism (2001, 2002, 2003, 2005)
Topics in Early American Lit: Unruly Tongues and Civic Bodies (2002)
Topics in Dramatic Lit: Early American Theater and Popular Culture (2003)
Writing New York (W/ Cyrus Patell, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
American Literature I: Beginnings to 1865 (2005, 2006, 2009, 2010)
Advanced Honors Seminar: The Port of New York (2006, 2007, 2011)
The City on Stage: Urban Performance in 19c New York (2008)
New York’s Downtown Scene, 1960-80 (2010, 2011, 2012)
Contagion [Pathways of World Literature] (NYUAD 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) [course site]
Classic American Literature (NYUAD 2013)
Age of Warhol (NYUAD 2013, 2016) [course site]
Humanities Capstone Workshop (NYUAD 2013-14)
Foundations of Literature I: Epic and Drama (w/ Maurice Pomerantz, 2014)
Foundations of Literature II: Lyric Poetry and the Novel (w/ Maurice Pomerantz, 2015)
Records (NYUAD 2014, 2015, 2016)
Problems and Methods in Literary Study (NYUAD 2018)