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Lisa M. Vetere, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Photo of Lisa M. Vetere, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Lehigh University

Wilson Hall Annex 409
Office Hours
Monday, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; and by appointment.
Courses this Semester
EN 202 Literature Ii
EN 228 Foundations of American Literature
EN 561 19th Century American Literature
Regularly Taught Courses
EN 101 College Composition I
EN 102 College Composition II
EN 202 Literature II
EN 226 Literary Studies for English Majors
EN 228 Foundations of American Literature
EN 324 Literature of the Colonial America
EN 327 Mid 19th Century American Literature
EN 491 Seminar in English
EN 560 Early American Literature
Research Interests

Dr. Vetere’s interests include: early and antebellum American literature and culture with an emphasis on historiography and the historical romance; American studies; cultural studies; and feminist criticism.

Scholarly Articles

“Imagining the Mastery of Cotton Mather: The Performance of Antebellum Manhood in Charles Upham’s Lectures on Witchcraft (1831).” Forthcoming in Clio A Journal of Literature, History and the Philosophy of History (Spring 2011)

“The Malefic Unconscious: Gender, Genre, and History in Early Antebellum Witchcraft narratives.” Under revision by request for Journal of Narrative Theory


All the Rage at Salem: Gender, Genre, and History in Early Antebellum Witchcraft Narratives (by request of University Press of New England)

Additional Information

University Discipline Committee
First-Year Seminar Working Group
Executive Committee, FAMCO
Curriculum Committee, Gender Studies
Curriculum Committee, English Department

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