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Faculty Profile

Siobhan Phillips

Associate Professor of English (2011)

Contact Information

phillisi@dickinson.edu

East College Room 407
717.245.1729

Bio

Phillips teaches American literature of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, food studies, and creative writing. Her book, The Poetics of the Everyday: Creative Repetition in Modern American Verse, was published by Columbia University Press in 2010. She has published essays, poetry, and fiction in publications including Harvard Review, Missouri Review, and PMLA.

Education

  • B.A., Yale University, 1999
  • M.Phil., Oxford University, 2001
  • M.A., University of East Anglia, 2002
  • Ph.D., Yale University, 2007

2019-2020 Academic Year

Spring 2020

ENGL 101 Letters and Literature
Cross-listed with WGSS 101-04.From personal messages sent by post to emails and texts today, correspondence has been an importance source of connection and self-expression. But are personal letters literature? How has the letter form influenced literary texts? And how do letters clarify literary questions of time, material, privacy, and power (among other issues)? This class will read letters and letter-indebted work from the last two and a half centuries—including fiction, nonfiction, and poems—to think about what letters are and what letters do.

WGSS 101 Letters and Literature
Cross-listed with ENGL 101-06.From personal messages sent by post to emails and texts today, correspondence has been an importance source of connection and self-expression. But are personal letters literature? How has the letter form influenced literary texts? And how do letters clarify literary questions of time, material, privacy, and power (among other issues)? This class will read letters and letter-indebted work from the last two and a half centuries—including fiction, nonfiction, and poems—to think about what letters are and what letters do.

CRWR 218 Creative Writ:Poetry & Fiction
An introductory creative writing workshop in poetry and fiction.

CRWR 500 Independent Study