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Literatures of the Americas

This area of study reflects the department’s strengths in many literary traditions of the Americas. Graduate students concentrating in this area will have opportunities to examine the Americas in relation to differing concepts of history, citizenship, nation, region and genre. Long a standout graduate program in Southern literature, we currently house forward-thinking faculty who conceive of the South in broad terms, encompassing an array of genres, media, and ethnic traditions, as well as a new geographic sense of the region that includes the Caribbean.

Personnel

Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature
Sterling Goodman Professor of English
Barbara Methvin Professor
Professor
Professor; Co-P.I., Culture and Community at the Penn Center and Civil Rights Digital Library;
Emeritus Professor
Assistant Professor
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Emeritus Univ. Professor of English

Research Spotlight

This area of interest builds on the University of Georgia's historical strength in British and Irish Studies. The interdisciplinary British and Irish Studies Certificate Program as well as the Oxford Study Abroad Program originated in this department. Graduate students in this field will find…

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