Jordan Sellers

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Contact Information

315 English Building
608 S Wright
M/C 718
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

W 12:00-3:00 PM (FA 2019)

(Office Hours held at English Building 315)
Instructor

Research Interests

The Romantic Era, The Victorian Era, The Gothic, 19th Century British Literature, Memoir and Autobiography, Visual Culture of the Romantic & Victorian Era, Student Activism, Digital Humanities Collection Development, Metadata Development, Antiquarianism, Historical Maps, Basic Writing Instruction

DISSERTATION

Consequential Ground: Memorials of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in Romantic Culture 1793-1877

Education

  • M.A. English, Old Dominion University, 2005
  • B.A. English, Roanoke College, 2003

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 207: Romantic Literature & Culture (FA 2016, SP 2011)
  • ENGL 208: Victorian Literature and Culture (SP 2017, SP 2013, SP 2012)
  • ENGL 115: Intro To English Literature (FA 2010, FA 2008)
  • ENGL 109: Intro To Fiction (Advanced Composition) SP 2019; FA 2013, FA 2011
  • RHET 233: The Rhetoric of Student Activism ( Advanced Composition) FA 2018,  SP2018,  FA 2017, SP 2016)
  • RHET 233: The Writing of Memory (Advanced Composition; FA 2013, SP 2011, FA 2010, SP 2010, FA 2009, SP 2009, FA 2008)
  • RHET 105 (FA 2019, SP 2019, FA 2018, SP 2018, FA 2017, SP 2017, FA 2016, SP 2016, FA 2015)
  • RHET 104 (SP 2010),
  • RHET 102 (SP 2014, SP 2008)
  • RHET 101 (FA 2007)

selected publications

DIGITAL HUMANITIES CORPUS DEVELOPMENT

  • Pulp Fiction Corpus, a digital corpus of selected short stories, novels, and serialized fiction published in pulp magazines 1897-1939, 2015.
  • Literary Language and Literary Prestige in the Long Nineteenth Century (A corpus of literary works reviewed by elite literary magazines), 2015.
  • Illinois 19th-Century Corpus (1800-1923), a digital corpus of roughly 4000 volumes across genre, 2011-2012.

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