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Teaching


Christian Moraru has taught at several universities. At UNCG, he offers regularly graduate courses such as English 740. Studies in Contemporary and Postmodern American Literature; English 704. Studies in Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory; English 650. Modern Literary Theory; and English 549. The Critical Canon and Contemporary Issues. His undergraduate classes range from English 303. Critical Approaches to the Study of Literature to English 252. Major American Authors: Realist to Modern, English 208. Topics in Global Literature, and English 202. European Literary Classics: Enlightenment to Modern. He has directed Ph.D. dissertations and M.A. theses in his field since 2000.

WHAT I MEAN BY TEACHING:
A Note on Pedagogy

Christian Moraru’s Course Offerings (Selection)

Graduate

English 740: Studies in Contemporary and Postmodern American Literature—The Recent American Novel and the Object of Fiction (Spring 2022)

English 650: Modern Literary and Cultural Theory—Theories of the Contemporary (Spring 2020)

English 650: Modern Literary and Cultural Theory—Avant-Garde, Neo-Avant-Garde, Post-Avant-Garde (Spring 2019)

English 549: The Critical Canon and Contemporary Issues. Language, Representation, and Competing Methodologies in Criticism and Theory (Spring 2018)

English 704: Studies in Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory. The “Planetary Turn,” Post-Cold War Geopolitics, and New Literary-Cultural History” (Spring 2014)

English 704: Studies in Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory. High Theory Comes Back – Aesthetics, Ethics, Politics (Fall 2012)

English 740: Studies in Contemporary and Postmodern American Literature. Postmodern Fiction after the “Material Turn” (Fall 2010)

English 650: Modern Literary and Cultural Theory. Cultural Paradigm and Paradigm Shift in the Twentieth Century: Modernism, Postmodernism, and “After” (Fall 2009)

English 704: Studies in Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory. “After” Multiculturalism (Spring 2008)

English 704: Studies in Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory (Spring, 2007)

English 650: Modern Literary Theory – “Models of Alterity” (Fall, 2005)

English 740: Studies in Contemporary and Postmodern American Literature (Fall, 2003)

English 650: Modern Literary Theory (Spring, 2002)

English 651: Studies in Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory (Fall, 2002)

English 565: American Prose after 1900 (Summer I, 2002)

English 549: The Critical Canon and Contemporary Issues (Spring, 2001)

English 534: The Modern American Novel (Summer II, 2000)

English 656: Contemporary British and American Literature (Spring, 2000)

English 551: Modern Literary Theory (Spring, 1999)

 

Undergraduate

English 208: Topics in Global Literature: History, Trauma, and Identity in Recent World Fiction (Spring 2021)

English 315: Postcolonial Literatures: Postcolonialism and After—Redefining the Human (Spring 2017)

English 347: Topics in Post-1800 Literature. Globalization and the Geopolitics of Identity in the Recent World Novel (Spring 2016)

English 303: Critical Approaches to the Study of Literature (Spring 2014)

English 208: Topics in Global Literature (Spring 2013)

English 303: Critical Approaches to the Study of Literature (Spring 2010)

English 208: Topics in Global Literature (Spring, 2007)

English 303: Approaches to the Study of Literature (Fall, 2001)

English 252: Major American Authors: Realist to Modern (Spring, 2001)

English 202: European Literary Classics: Enlightenment to Modern (Spring, 2001)