College of Sciences and Humanities

Kecia Thompson

Associate Dean and Associate Professor of English

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NQ 193   Phone: 765-285-1042  

College of Sciences and Humanities
North Quad (NQ), room 193
Muncie, IN 47306

Areas of Specialization
American fiction after 1865; American realism, naturalism & modernism; cinema studies; feminist theory; critical theory

Publications
Book
The Humanities and the Visual Media: Pedagogical Approaches. Editor. Tennessee Studies in Literature, Vol. 42. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2004.
 
Articles
“Silence and Representational Space in the Art of Susan Glaspell.” In Disclosing Intertextualities: The Stories, Plays, and Novels of Susan Glaspell. Edited by Martha C. Carpentier and Barbara Ozieblo. Rodopi Press, 2006.
"Fear, Consumption, and Desire: Naturalism in Ann Petry's The Street." In Twisted from the Ordinary: Essays in American Literary Naturalism. Ed. Mary E. Papke. Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press, 2003.
"'If he eats me, he sure can't swallow me': Separate Spheres and Subversion in the Folk Plays of the Carolina Players." North Carolina Review 9 (2000): 21-42.
 
Reviews
Review of The Master and The Dean: The Literary Criticism of Henry James and William Dean Howells by Rob Davidson. American Literary Realism, Forthcoming 2007.
Review of Silent Film Sound by RickAltman. Film Criticism 30.3 (Spring 2006): 79-83.
 
Courses
Graduate: American Realism & Naturalism, Women in American Literature, Film Theory & Criticism, Literary Theory 2
Undergraduate: American Literature 2, Film and Literature, Introduction to English Studies, Senior Seminar

College of Sciences and Humanities
North Quad (NQ), room 193
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Monday-Friday) (Summer Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Phone: 765-285-1042
Fax: 765-285-8980