Allison Harl

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Allison Harl
Associate Professor of English
English Program Coordinator

Office: Britt 118
Office phone: (540) 365-4325
Personal web page:
Teaching at Ferrum since: 2008

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PhD, University of Arkansas
MA, Georgia State University
BS, Radford University

ENG 099: Foundational Composition
ENG 101:  Composition and Rhetoric
ENG 102: Composition and Research
ENG 201:  World Literature I
ENG 202:  World Literature II
ENG 213:  Literature and Film of the American Frontier (E-term)
ENG 211:  Literature and the Environment
ENG 338: Rhetoric
ENG 398:  Junior Seminar
ENG 425:  Seminar in Selected Authors
ENG 498:  Senior Seminar
ENG 499:  Internship
FER 105:   FOCUS Academic Reading
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, 2014.

“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.  

_ _ _ .   Reprinted in Ellen C. Carillo, A Writer’s Guide to Mindful Reading.   University of Connecticut, WAC Clearinghouse, 2017. 

_ _ _ .   Reprinted in Teaching Developmental Writing: Background Readings, 4th ed. Bedford/St. Martins, 2012. 

_ _ _ .   Reprinted in Ward, Dean and Elizabeth Vander Lei.  Real Texts: Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines, 2nd  ed. Longman, 2011. 

“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.  

“Passive, Pursued and Powerful: Construction of the Male Self in Renaissance  Autobiography.” Discoveries in Renaissance Culture. 22.2  November 2005. 

Transfer Studies in Reading and Writing 

Digital Rhetoric

Literature and Film of the American Frontier