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Wendy Moffat

Professor of English; John J. Curley '60 and Ann Conser Curley '63 Faculty Chair in Global Education (1984)

Contact Information

on sabbatical 2022-23

moffat@dickinson.edu

East College Room 406
717.245.1499
http://Wendymoffat.com

Bio

Her teaching interests include modernism, literature and sexuality, biography, and literary theory. Her biography, A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E. M. Forster, received the Biographer’s Club Prize in 2010 and was runner-up for the PEN Biography Prize in 2011.

Education

  • B.A., Yale University, 1977
  • M.A., 1979
  • M.Phil., 1981, Ph.D., 1986

Awards

  • Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 1994-1995

2022-2023 Academic Year

Fall 2022

ENGL 101 Jane Austen in Her Time
Cross-listed with WGSS 101-02.We will read all the major novels of Jane Austen in the context of biography and social history. Not open to students who have taken English 341 of the same title. Upper-level English majors may register as pre-1800 300-level credit by permission of the instructor.

WGSS 101 Jane Austen in Her Time
Cross-listed with ENGL 101-03.We will read all the major novels of Jane Austen in the context of biography and social history. Not open to students who have taken English 341 of the same title. Upper-level English majors may register as pre-1800 300-level credit by permission of the instructor.