Suzette Henke

Professor
Email: suzette.henke @ louisville.edu
Phone:502-852-6971
Office Hours: Spring Term: MW 3:15 - 4:00;
MW 5:15 - 6:30

 

 


Courses Taught

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; ENGL 300 or 310. Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR). An intensive study in the works of one or a small grouping of authors. May be repeated once for credit. Historical period varies by semester-see schedule of courses.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; junior standing. In-depth study of selected movements, genres, topics, or groupings of writers from the turn of the century through 1950. Historical Period: post-1900.
Intensive study of recent and contemporary Irish writers, with attention to literary and intellectual traditions and to modern critical approaches.
Intensive study of major writers and literary movements in the English-speaking world during the twentieth century, with attention to literary and intellectual traditions and to the most recent critical approaches.

Educational Background

    Ph.D. Stanford University

      Teaching Areas

        Modern British and American Literature
        Trauma Narrative and Post Traumatic Fiction

        Professional Activities

        • Fulbright Lecturer, University of Western Australia and Adelaide University, Australia, 1991-1992
        • Guest Lecturer, University of Helsinki, Finland, 1998
        • USIS Lecturer, India, 1984 & 1990
        • Guest Professor, University of Trento, Italy, 1996
        • Guest Professor, University of Haifa, Israel, 1983-84
        • Guest Professor, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1981

          Select Publications

          Shattered Subjects

          Shattered Subjects: Trauma And Testimony in Women's Life-Writing (Palgrave, 1998/2000) James Joyce and the Politics of Desire (Routledge)