Amy Clukey

Assistant Professor
Email: amy.clukey @ louisville.edu
Phone:502-852-2187
Office Hours: Spring Term: TTh 12:30 - 2:00

 

Courses Taught

Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105. Basic strategies for reading and interpreting poetry, fiction, and drama. Designed for non-majors. Credit hours will not count towards total hours taken within the English Dept. for majors.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105 Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication(WR). An introduction to English Studies, providing an overview of forms such as poetry, drama ,and the novel, and an introduction to terminology and methods used in analyzing texts.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105. A survey course of British writers. Historical period: 1700-1900.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105. An exploration of literatures from African, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Native American populations within the United States.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105 or WGST 199. Note: Cross-listed with WGST 325. The literary treatment of women by both female and male authors of the Western tradition.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105, membership in English Honors Program. Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR). Two seminars required of all students within the departmental honors program.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310. Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR). Formerly ENGL-316; credit may not be earned for this course by students with credit for ENGL-316. Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from British and Irish literature, 1900 to the present. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context. Historical period: post-1900.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310. Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR). Formerly ENGL-317; credit may not be earned for this course by students with credit for ENGL-317. Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from contemporary British literature and the literature of former colonies. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context. Historical period : post-1900.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; ENGL 300 or 310. Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR). Formerly ENGL-321; credit may not be earned for this course by students with credit for ENGL-321. Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, from 1910 to 1960. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context. Historical period: post 1900.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; junior standing. In-depth study of selected movements, genres, topics, or groupings of writers in post-colonial and/or ethnic literature. Historical Period: varies see schedule of courses.
Prerequisite: ENGL 310; junior standing. Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR). In-depth analysis of and intensive writing about a focused area of study within the discipline of English.
Involves discussion and analysis of advanced research topics leading to the dissertation.

Educational Background

M.A., Ph.D., English, The Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests

Global Modernism, Southern Studies, Irish Literature

Honors & Awards

2014 The Louis D. Rubin Prize, for the best article on southern literature published in 2013, awarded by The Society for the Study of Southern Literature for “Plantation Modernity: Gone with the Wind and Irish-Southern Culture.”

2013 Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment One-Month Fellowship, The Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas-Austin

2013 The Barker Endowment for Southern Letters, The University of Louisville

2012 NEH Summer Seminar “Texts and Contexts: James Joyce’s Ulysses” in Dublin, Ireland

2010 American Council of Learned Societies New Faculty Fellowship

2008 Center for American Literary Studies Dissertation Fellowship, The Pennsylvania State University

Select Publications


Plantation Modernism: Transatlantic Anglophone Fiction 1890-1950 [monograph in progress]

“Enchanting Modernism: Mary Butts, Decadence, and the Ethics of Occultism.” Modern Fiction Studies. 60. (March 2014): 78-107.

“Plantation Modernity: Gone with the Wind and Irish-Southern Culture.” American Literature. 85.3 (September 2013): 505-530.[Awarded the Louis D. Rubin Prize for best article in 2013 by The Society for the Study of Southern Literature]

“‘No Country Really Now’: Modernist Cosmopolitanisms in Jean Rhys’s Quartet.” Twentieth-Century Literature. 56.5 (Winter 2010): 437-461 [Published Fall 2011].