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Andrew Libby

Andrew Libby

Part-time Faculty
B.A., University of Texas, Austin, 1985
M.A., CUNY Graduate Center, 2004

Andrew Libby is currently completing a Ph.D. in comparative literature at The City University of New York Graduate Center. His research concentrates on Romantic poetry and poetics and draws together his interests in philosophy, critical theory, social theory, and pedagogy. His teaching integrates these core interests with investigations of how difference and operations of exclusion participate in and texture the identities we form, individually and collectively. He has taught courses on the novel, American literature, "urban literature, and Romantic poetry. His Gallatin courses include Writing the Self and Language and the Political. He was a CUNY Writing Fellow and the recipient of a research fellowship for study in Germany from the German Academic Exchange Service. He has presented conference papers on such topics as nonverbal communication and the ethics of speaking for others in Ovid's Philomela episode, the relation between Rilke's drama and his fascination with dolls, and Jack Kerouac's Romantic poetics of spontaneity. His current work examines the relation of public and private language in Novalis, Keats, Dickinson, and Rimbaud.

 

Contact Information

Andrew Libby

Part-time Faculty
al260@nyu.edu
1 Wash Pl, Room 431
(212) 992-7772
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Courses

2014 Spring

First-Year Research Seminar: Language and the Political
Mon,Wed 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

2014 Fall

First-Year Writing Seminar: Wilderness and Civilization
Mon,Wed 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

2013 Spring

First-Year Research Seminar: Language and the Political
Mon,Wed 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM

2013 Fall

First-Year Writing Seminar: Wilderness and Civilization
Mon,Wed 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

2012 Fall

First-Year Writing Seminar: Wilderness and Civilization
Tue,Thu 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

poetry; Romanticisms; critical theory; queer/gender studies; aesthetics; pedagogy

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