Research interests include: Tolkien studies, Old English, medieval culture, Middle English, Old Norse, Old Irish, Celtic, Arthurian literature, Honors education, pedagogy, science fiction, fantasy literature, popular culture, disability studies.Homepage: http://www.unm.edu/~ldonovan/
Victorian literature, genre fiction, science in literature, science fiction, fantasy
Fairy tales, folklore, children’s literature, fantasy, feminist theory, queer theory, revisions
Interests include: Mythology, Popular Culture, Comparative Religions, Literature, Fine Arts, Horror, Fantasy, Dystopia, Retro-Futurism, Science Fiction, Pulp Fiction, Cultural Anthropology.
Comics and Graphic Narratives; Word and Image Studies; Cultural and Media Studies; Children’s and Youth Culture and Literature; Science Fiction and Fantasy; Narrative Theory; Adaptation; Genre Theory; Folktales and Fairy Tales.
I teach literature in the Department of English at Florida International University. My research interests include narrative theory, global science fiction and fantasy, philosophy of language, popular culture, cognition, spatial theory, science and literature, and biblical hermeneutics.
Modern to contemporary American literature, film, and cultural studies. Specializing in cognitive approaches to literature, affect, modes of realism and fantasy. My dissertation is on representations of ‘altered states,’ such as psychedelic drug states and mental illness, in mid-century American narratives and film.
Victorian studies (especially Dickens, Eliot), fat studies, food studies, Harry Potter, composition, writing centers, English as a second language, fantasy, mythology, Christian poetics, graduate education, film, reader-response theory, fan communities, etymology, trickster figures, children’s and young adult literature, serial fiction
I am the English and Foreign Languages librarian at Oklahoma State University. My interests include the research needs of humanities scholars, digital humanities, the history of print culture, and bibliographic study. In addition, I research nineteenth- and twentieth-century Anglo-American fantasy and speculative literature.