David Anderson

Associate Professor
Email: david.anderson2 @ louisville.edu
Phone:502-852-3050
Office Hours: Spring Term: TTh 11:30 - 12:30;
Th 2:30 - 3:30

 

Courses Taught

Credit may not be received for both 102 and 105. Open only to exceptionally qualified students who have been notified of their eligibility. Completion discharges the general education requirement for two terms of freshman composition. Extensive practice of writing and reading, with several assignments requiring research.
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 of American writers. Historical period: 1700-1900.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105. A survey of American writers. 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-323; credit may not be earned for this course by students with credit for ENGL-323. Study of selected works, in a variety of genres, by African American writers from 1845 to the present day. Taught with attention to historical and cultural context. Historical period: post 1900.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; junior standing. Note: Cross-listed with PAS 551. In-depth study of selected movements, topics, or groupings of African American writers. Historical period: varies by semester- see schedule of courses.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; junior standing. Note: Cross-listed with PAS 575. In-depth study of a selected genre of African-American Literature.Historical period: varies by semester-see schedule of courses.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; junior standing. Note: Cross-listed with PAS 577. In-depth study of the literature of the Harlem Renaissance in relation to other literary and artistic productions of the period. Historical period: post-1900.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Intensive study of African American literature and culture from any period or across several periods.

 

Educational Background

M.A., Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania

Teaching Areas

African-American Literature, American Literature, Poetry

Research Interests

African American Literature, especially poetry and the Harlem Renaissance; American Poetry