Assistant Professor of English
School of Arts and Humanities
PhD, University of Arkansas
MA, Georgia State University
BS, Radford University
Office phone: (540) 365-4325
Personal web page: allisonharl.weebly.com
Office: Britt 115
Teaching at Ferrum since: 2008
Courses taught at Ferrum College:
ENG 099: Basic Writing
ENG 101 and 102: Freshman Composition and Research
ENG 201 and 202: World Literature I and II
ENG 207: Literature and Film of the American Frontier
ENG 211: Literature and the Environment
ENG 338: Rhetoric
ENG 398: Junior Seminar
GWS 101: Freshman Seminar
“A Historical Review: Reading and Writing Connections.” Reference Guides to Rhetoric and Composition, Series Ed. Charles Bazerman. Parlor Press and The WAC Clearinghouse, 2012. Print.
“Studying the ‘Reading Transition’ from High School to College: What Are Our Students Reading and Why? With David Jolliffe. College English. Vol. 70.6 (July 2008). 599-617. Print.
_ _ _ . Reprinted in Teaching Developmental Writing: Background Readings, 4th ed. Bedford/ St. Martins, 2012. Print.
_ _ _ . Reprinted in Ward, Dean and Elizabeth Vander Lei. Real Texts: Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines, 2nd
ed. Longman, 2011. Print.
“The Monstrosity of the Gaze: Critical Problems with a Film Adaptation of The Lord of the Rings.” Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature. 25.97/98 (Spring/Summer 2007): 61-69. Peer-reviewed. Print.
“Passive, Pursued and Powerful: Construction of the Male Self in Renaissance Autobiography.” Discoveries in Renaissance Culture. 22.2 November 2005. Web.
Reading and Writing Connections, Literature and Film of the American Frontier, Composition and Active Citizenship, Literacy Studies.
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