Mabie, Joshua

At UW-Whitewater

Affiliation
University - Faculty/Staff
Department
Languages & Literatures
Position
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Office Phone
(262) 472-1738
Office Location
LT 3210

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).

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