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Cassandra Falke

Professor engelsk litteratur
Institutt for språk og kultur

Stillingsbeskrivelse:

Cassandra Falke is a Professor of English Literature at UiT. She specializes in English romanticism and literary theory. Here books include Intersections in Christianity and Critical Theory (ed. 2010), Literature by the Working Class: English Autobiography, 1820-1848 (2013), The Phenomenology of Love and Reading (2016), and The Phenomenology of the Broken Body (co. -ed 2019). In articles and book chapters, she has also written about Wordsworth, Byron, Coleridge, Keats, and Clare, class, liberal arts education, contemporary phenomenology and the portrayal of violence in literature.

She is the recipient of a Fulbright professorship, two NEH awards, and a Distinguished Professor designation for teaching. She leads the NOH-HS funded network,  Interpreting Violence: Narrative, Ethics and Hermeneutics  and is a partner in the project Instrumental Narratives: The Limits of Storytelling and New Story-Critical Narrative TheoryShe is the President of the American Studies Association of Norway. Her current book project is entitled The Reader as Witness: Seeing Political Violence through Contemporary Novels.




Forskningsinteresser

  • English Romanticism
  • Christianity and Literary Theory
  • Ethics of Reading, especially in relation to violence
  • Phenomenology

Undervisning

Courses offered 2013-2018:

  • ENG 1122: Introduction to Literature
  • ENG 2106: Villains in Literature
  • ENG 2115: Romanticism (Innovation in Education grant funded travel to the Jerwood Centre)
  • ENG 3102: The Development of the Novel
  • ENG 3122: The Novel after the Death of the Novel
  • ENG 3151: Literary History: Pirates and Highwaymen
  • ENG 3192: Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Master´s Thesis Writing Seminar 
  • at UiB: ENG 122: American Literature and Culture
  • at UiB: ENG 222/262: Literature of the American South
  • at UiB: ENG 331: Identity in the Modern American Novel

 

Topics for masters supervision include:

  • English Romanticism
  • Ethics and Literary Form
  • Historical Perspectives on the Novel

Arbeider i CRIStin


  • Falke, Cassandra. "Hopes for Reading in the Era of Globalization". Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition 2021; Volum 21. ISSN 1531-4200.

  • Falke, Cassandra. "Thinking with Birds: John Clare and the Phenomenology of Perception". Romanticism 2020. ISSN 1354-991X.

  • Falke, Cassandra. "Robert Penn Warren: Poetry, Racism, and the Burden of History!. Lexington Books 2019 ISBN 978-1-4985-5386-5.s 89 - 104.

  • Falke, Cassandra. "Imaginary Landscapes: Sublime and Saturated Phenomena in ´Kubla Khan´and the Arab Dream". (fulltekst) Humanities 2019; Volum 8 (3). ISSN 2076-0787.s doi: doi.org/10.3390/h8030133.

  • Dahl, Espen; Falke, Cassandra; Eriksen, Thor Eirik. Introduction. Routledge 2019 ISBN 978-1-138-61600-4.s 1 - 10.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Negatively Capable Reading. Liverpool University Press 2019 ISBN 978-1786941817.s 79 - 92.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Framing Embodiment in Violent Narratives. Routledge 2019 ISBN 978-1-138-61600-4.s 66 - 84.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Meaning It: Everyday Hermeneutics and the Language of Class in Literary Scholarship. Palgrave Macmillan 2018 ISBN 978-3-31996309-9.s 61 - 80.s doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-96310-5_4.

  • Falke, Cassandra. "Wandering in Fact and Fiction: Wordsworth´s Wanderer and Christopher Thomson". Modern Language Association of America 2018 ISBN 9781603293471.s 194 - 201.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Frankenstein's Reader as Judge and Confidant. Litteraria Pragensia: Studies in Literature and Culture 2018; Volum 28 (56). ISSN 0862-8424.s 60 - 70.

  • Falke, Cassandra; Hanssen, Jessica Allen. Frankenstein at 200: Introduction. Litteraria Pragensia: Studies in Literature and Culture 2018; Volum 28 (56). ISSN 0862-8424.s 1 - 6.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Taming Wild Readers: Caleb Williams and the Outlaw Tradition. Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2018 ISBN 978-1-5275-0361-8.s 170 - 188.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Leserens kall. Novus Forlag 2018 ISBN 978-82-8390-005-7.s 227 - 244.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Byron´s Corsair and the Boundaries of Sympathy. Romantik: Journal for the Study of Romanticisms 2017; Volum 6. ISSN 2245-599X.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Everything is Own: Readers, Freedom and Class. Novus Forlag 2017 ISBN 978-82-7099-900-2.s 197 - 208.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Love Without Bodies. Rowman & Littlefield International 2017 ISBN 9781786605351.s 135 - 150.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Reading Terror: Imagining Violent Acts through the Rational or Narrative Sublime. Routledge 2017 ISBN 978-1-315-26501-8.s 253 - 266.

  • Falke, Cassandra. On the morality of immoral fiction: Reading newgate novels, 1830-1848. Nineteenth-Century Contexts 2016; Volum 38 (3). ISSN 0890-5495.s 183 - 193.s doi: 10.1080/08905495.2016.1159810.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Byron´s Cain and Romantic Education. (fulltekst) Romantic Circles Praxis Series 2016. ISSN 1528-8129.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Sketches and Fragments: John Clare’s Tentative Lives. The John Clare Society Journal 2012; Volum 31. ISSN 1356-7128.s 25 - 41.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Love and Reading: Fugitive Pieces as Idol and Icon. Intégrité: A Faith and Learning Journal 2012; Volum 11 (2). ISSN 1547-0474.s 12 - 23.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Good Reading: The Ethics of Christian Literary Theory. Palgrave Macmillan 2010 ISBN 0230234801.s 46 - 56.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Introduction. Palgrave Macmillan 2010 ISBN 0230234801.s 1 - 10.

  • Falke, Cassandra. John Henry Newman and Today's Liberal Arts Community. Modern Language Studies 2006; Volum 36 (1). ISSN 0047-7729.s 54 - 60.

  • Falke, Cassandra. The Sin of the Ancient Mariner. Lamar Journal of the Humanities 2004; Volum xxix (1). ISSN 0275-410X.s 5 - 13.

  • Dahl, Espen; Falke, Cassandra; Eriksen, Thor Eirik. Phenomenology of the Broken Body. (data) Routledge 2019 ISBN 978-1-138-61600-4.s 29 - 48.

  • Falke, Cassandra. The Phenomenology of Love and Reading. (data) Bloomsbury Academic 2016 ISBN 9781628926484.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Literature by the Working Class; English Autobiographies, 1820-1848. Cambria Press 2013 ISBN 1604978457.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Intersections in Christianity and Critical Theory. Palgrave Macmillan 2010 ISBN 0230234801.s 1 - 10.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Thinking with Birds: John Clare and the Phenomenology of Perception. Centre for John Clare Studies Lecture 2018-11-20 - 2018-11-20 2018.

  • Falke, Cassandra. "Clare´s Small Birds and the Vulnerable Self". International Conference on Romanticism 2017: Romantic (In)Security 2017-10-26 - 2017-10-28 2017.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Framing Embodiment in Violent Narratives. Phenomenology and the Broken Body 2017-05-23 - 2017-05-23 2017.

  • Falke, Cassandra. The Phenomenology of Love and Reading. Public Lecture: The Phenomenology of Love and Reading 2017-10-23 - 2017-10-24 2017.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Something Hidden: Phenomenology, Love and Education. Culture and Education Summer Seminar 2017-06-08 - 2017-06-08 2017.

  • Falke, Cassandra. The Reader´s Vocation. Kunst, kall og kropp 2017-01-19 - 2017-01-20 2017.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Jean-Luc Marion and the Phenomenology of Love and Reading. Phenomenology and Bodies of Knowledge Seminar 2016-11-25 - 2016-11-25 2016.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Everything its Own: Readers, Freedom and Class. The Future of Literary Studies 2016-06-14 - 2016-06-15 2016.

  • Falke, Cassandra. ‘How Can Phenomenology Clarify the Relationship between Literature and Embodied Life?’. Cross-Disciplinary Phenomenology: A Readiness for the Questionable 2016-06-24 - 2016-06-24 2016.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Reading Terror in the Romantic Sublime. International Conference on Romanticism 2016-10-20 - 2016-10-23 2016.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Love Without Bodies. Breached Horizons: The Work of Jean-Luc Marion 2015-03-27 - 2015-03-29 2015.

  • Falke, Cassandra. Byron’s Corsair and the Boundaries of Sympathy. International Conference on Romanticism 2014-09-25 - 2014-09-28 2014.

  • Falke, Cassandra. One Face in Painting and in Person. Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of Face 2014-10-19 - 2014-10-22 2014.

  • Publikasjoner utenfor Cristin

    Books

    The Phenomenology of the Broken Body (ed. With Espen Dahl and Thor Eirik Eriksen). New York: Routledge, forthcoming 2018. 

    The Phenomenology of Love and Reading . New York: Bloomsbury, 2016.

    Literature by the Working Class: English Autobiography, 1820-1848 . Amherst: Cambria, 2013.

    Intersections in Christianity and Critical Theory ,ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

     

    Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters (last three years)

    "Meaning It: Everyday Hermeneutics and the Language of Class in Literary Scholarship" in Working-Class Writing: Theory and Practice.  Ed. Ben Clarke and Nick Hubble. Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan, Forthcoming 2018.

    "Wandering in Fact and Fiction: William Wordsworth and Christopher Thomson" in Teaching Labor Class Literature of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.  Ed. William Christmas and Kevin Binfield. Modern Language Association, Forthcoming 2018. 

    “Negatively Capable Reading.” Keats's Negative Capability: New Origins and Afterlives. Ed. Brian Rejack and Michael Theune. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, Forthcoming 2018.

    “Framing Embodiment in Violent Narratives” in The Phenomenology of the Broken Body. London: Routledge, Forthcoming 2018.

    Taming Wild Readers: Caleb Williams and the Outlaw Tradition in Transgressive Romanticism. Ed. Larry Peer. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2018.

    "Byron's Corsair and the Boundaries of Sympathy" Romantik: Journal for the Study of Romanticisms. 6(2017).

    "Everything is Own: Readers, Freedom and Class" in The Future of Literary Studies. Ed. Jakob Lothe. Oslo: Novus, 2017.

    "Reading Terror: Imagining Violent Acts through the Rational or Narrative Sublime" in Storytelling and Ethics: Historical Imagination in Contemporary Literature and Visual Arts.  Ed. Hanna Meretoja and Colin Davis. London: Routledge, 2017.

    "Love Without Bodies" in Breached Horizons: The Work of Jean-Luc Marion. Ed. Antonio Calcogno and Stephen Lofts. London: Rowan & Littlefield, 2017. 

    " Byron's  Cain  and Romantic Education " in Romantic Education: Romantic Pedagogies and New Approaches to Teaching Romanticism. Ed. Suzanne Barnett and Katherine Bennett Gustafson. Romantic Circles. 2016. 

    "On the Morality of Immoral Fiction: Reading Newgate Novels, 1830-1842Nineteenth Century Contexts  38.3 (July 2016).

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