Mary Kate Azcuy, DLitt
DLitt, Drew University
MA, New York University
BA, Monmouth University
Office: Wilson Annex, Room 504
Fall 2012 Office Hours:
Regularly Taught Courses:
EN 201 - Literature I
EN 202 - Literature II
EN 228 - American Literature
EN 334 - Contemporary American Literature
EN 398 - Special Topics: Postmodern Literature
EN 491 - Seminar in English
EN 502 - Seminar in Literary Research
EN 542 - Contemporary American/British Literature
EN 571 - Modern American Literature
Scholarly Publications since 2009:
“Persona, trauma, and survival in Louise Glück’s postmodern, mythic, twenty-first century ‘October’” Ed. Charles I. Armstrong. Contemporary Poetry and Crisis. London, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010.
“Louise Glück’s Twenty-First Century ‘Persephone the Wanderer’: Redefining Earth’s Dominion.” Ed. Bernadette Hyner and Precious McKenzie. Forces of Nature: Naturalizing Gender and Gendering Nature in the Discourse of Western Culture. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Press, 2009.
Scholarly Publications since 2009:
(* indicates student co-author)
“Vampires and the Cloaks of Catholicism and Colonialism that Demonizes Women in Márquez’ Of Love and Other Demons.” 1st International Hispanic Conference of the Day of the Dead: “Monsters, Ghosts & Devils in Latin American & Peninsular Literature, Film, and Music.” Miami, Florida. October 2011.
“After the Trauma, Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News: deconstruction of gender limits.” 2011 FAAAM/Femmes Auteurs Anglo-Américanes Conference: “Territory (-ies) and Environment in Women’s Literature.” Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Paris, France. September 2011.
“Pausanias’ Tales of Demeter’s Children and Louise Glück’s ‘Landscapes,’ exploring the Place of Loss, Ecocritical Crisis, and Nihilism.” “The Interpretation and Influence of Greek Myth.” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association 2010 Conference. Albuquerque, NM. October 2010.
“Hybrid or Artist, the American Professor Poet.” “The Missing Link in Academia” ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) Conference. Torino, Italy, August 2010.
“Louise Glück’s Marriage Poems: in Death, Silence, and Exile, Postmodern Perceptions of Masculinity and the ‘Feminine’” Lecture. Performing Straight White Masculinities Conference. Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France. December 2009.
“Louise Glück’s Aeneidian Underworld, Averno.” The Interpretation and Influence of Greek
Myth. Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association 2009 Conference. Snowbird, Utah. October 2009.
“Post-confessional portraits: Louise Glück’s ‘Proofs & Theories: Essays on Poetry’”
“Poets and Poetry Panel” at the 49th Annual SAES Société des Anglicistes de l'Enseignement Supérieur Congress. Bordeaux, France, May 2009.
Additional Information: Creative Writing Additionally, Dr. Azcuy published poems with The Exquisite Corpse, This Broken Shore, Proteus, and Crossroads: A Southern Culture Anthology. In 2009 and 2010, she was awarded poetry residences, AIRIE fellowships, in the Florida Everglades National Park, and was a reader at the O’Miami Poetry Festival 2011, as well as the Mamapalooza poetry festival readings, 2009, 2010 at the Bowery Poetry Club.
Additionally, Dr. Azcuy published poems with The Exquisite Corpse, This Broken Shore, Proteus, and Crossroads: A Southern Culture Anthology. In 2009 and 2010, she was awarded poetry residences, AIRIE fellowships, in the Florida Everglades National Park, and was a reader at the O’Miami Poetry Festival 2011, as well as the Mamapalooza poetry festival readings, 2009, 2010 at the Bowery Poetry Club.