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Howard Mayer

WHY DO YOU ENJOY TEACHING STUDENTS IN HILLYER?

They are a challenging variety of young people with a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • AUCW 180: Western Heritage
  • AUCA 120: The Art and Thought of Classical Greece
  • ENB 220: Survey of British Literature I
  • ENB 221: Survey of British Literature II
  • ENB 110: Literature and Composition I
  • ENB 111: Literature and Composition II

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., English, University of Connecticut
  • M.Div., Hartford Seminary Foundation
  • M.A., Religion, Hartford Seminary Foundation
  • M.A., English, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • B.A., English, Columbia College, Columbia University

Research Interests

  • Classical myth in contemporary culture

Selected Publications 

  • "Puritan Triumph: The Joyful Death Books of Cotton Mather and James Janeway" in Triumphs of the Spirit in Children's Literature
  • "Marriage in the Novels of Mrs. Humphry Ward." Hope and Glory
  • "Death in Nineteenth-Century Children's Literature: 'A Kind of Disagreeable Smell.'" Hope and Glory