Michael J. Beilfuss

PhD, Texas A&M University 2012

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • American Literature
  • Enviromental Studies & Ecocriticism
  • Rehtoric & Composition
  • Southern & Regional Literature
  • Professional & Technical Writing

Classes Taught

  • ENGL 1113 - Composition I
  • EMGL 1213 - Composition II
  • ENGL 1313 - Critical Analysis & Writing I: Ecocomposition
  • ENGL 1413 - Critical Analysis & Writing II: Nature, Culture, Sustainability
  • ENGL 2413 - Introduction to Literature
  • ENGL 3323 - Technical Writing (classroom, online, independent study)
  • ENGL 4723 - Introductoin to Shakespeare (independent study)

Selected Publications

“Rootedness and Mobility: Southern Sacrifice Zones in Ron Rash’s Serena.” Mississippi Quarterly, vol. 68, no. 3-4, Winter/Spring 2015, pp 377-398.

“Ironic Pastorals and Beautiful Swamps: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Troubled Landscapes of theAmerican South.” Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment (ISLE), vol. 22, no. 3, 2015, pp 485-506.

“Roberts in the Environment.” The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society Newsletter, vol. 16, 2015, 4