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Tammy Clewell

Associate Professor

Florida State University, 2000

Professor Clewell joined the Department of English in 2000 and has since published essay on modernism, psychoanalysis, and film in journal including Modern Fiction Studies, Literature/Film Quarterly, Angelaki, College Literature, and The Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Her essay on Freud and mourning received the 2001 CORST Prize awarded by the American Psychoanalytic Association. Her book Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism was published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2009.

Professor Clewell is currently editing a collection entitled "Modernism and Nostalgia." She is also working on a book-length study of modernism, modernist legacies, cognitive science, and the invention of the human.  

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Books

  • Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism. Palgrave MacMillan, November 2009.

Articles

  • “Cavell and the Endless Mourning of Skepticism.” Angelaki: A Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 9.3 (2005): 75-88.
  • “Mourning Beyond Melancholia: Freud’s Psychoanalysis of Loss.” Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 52.1 (2004): 43-67.
  • “Consolation Refused: Virginia Woolf, The Great War, and Modernist Mourning.” Virginia Woolf . Modern Fiction Studies 50.1 (2004): 197-223.
  • “From Destructive to Constructive Haunting in Toni Morrison’s Paradise.” Ghostworks. Ed. Jodey Castricano. Spec. issue of West Coast Line: Writing Images Criticism 36.1 (2002): 130-142.
  • “The Shades of Modern Mourning in Three Colours Trilogy.” Literature/Film Quarterly 28.3 (2000): 203-209.
Research Areas
  • Modernism
  • Critical Theory
  • Cognitive Science
  • The Brain versus the Mind
Affiliations

Modernist Studies Association
Modern Language Association

Tammy Clewell
OFFICE
Department of English
CONTACT INFO
Phone: 330-672-1779
tclewell@kent.edu
COURSES TEACHING
Spring 2014
  • ENG 38001 - 001 Critical Theory And Reading
  • ENG 66401 - 001 Literary Movements
  • ENG 68096 - 001 Individual Investigation
  • ENG 76401 - 001 Literary Movements
  • ENG 78096 - 003 Individual Investigation
  • ENG 89299 - 003 Dissertation Ii
Summer 2014
  • ENG 89299 - 015 Dissertation Ii
Fall 2014
  • ENG 22072 - 002 Great Books Ii
  • ENG 34005 - 001 Brit / Irish Lit 1900 - Present
  • ENG 66706 - 001 Methods : Study Of Lit
  • ENG 76706 - 001 Methods : Study Of Lit
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