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Cathryn Luanne Halverson

Cathryn Luanne Halverson

Associate Professor

  • Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studie

Njalsgade 128, 24.2, 2300 København S, 24, Room 24.3.61

2300 København S

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    Fall 2010 

    • Textual Analysis (Open University) 
    • BA elective: Women’s Literature of the American West 
    • MA elective: Turn of the Century Multicultural American Literature 

    Spring 2011 

    • Introduction to American History and Literature (lectures and seminars) 
    • BA elective: American Fiction, 1865-1915 
    • MA elective: Mexico, US, and the Borderlands
    • This last is part of the “North-South” initiative, providing courses jointly for English and Spanish students
    • Supervision: MA theses and BA projects

    Communication to the general public

    • Talks for institutions that employ graduates, answering questions from the public, articles in popular magazines etc 
    • Textual Analysis course for Open University. 
    • 2000-word essay for INK (Engerom student newspaper), “America the Beautiful—By Bus?”

    Fields of interest

    Autobiography, Women’s Literature, Regionalism, Travel Literature 

    Primary fields of research

    Current Book Project: Playing House in the American West: Western Women’s Literary Autobiography and Autobiographical Literature, 1839-1987

    Current research

    Essays on women’s literature of the American West, and on the editorial policies of Atlantic Monthly, 1909-1930.

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