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Faculty Profile

Siobhan Phillips

(she/her/hers)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.

Education

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

2021-2022 Academic Year

Fall 2021

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

ENGL 222 Cookbooks: Craft and Culture
This course will consider the cookbook as a literary form and a cultural artifact. We will focus on US texts from the last three centuries, considering how these works inflect questions of temporality, labor, ecology, and identity, among other topics. Readings will include primary texts from Bracken, Child, Chao, Lewis, Smart-Grosvenor, and Toklas along with a range of historical and theoretical secondary texts.