Dr. Jason Potts

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Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-2643
Building: 
Nicholson Tower
Office: 
616
email: 
jpotts@stfx.ca

Degrees:

  • Ph.D. English (Johns Hopkins University)
  • M.A. English (University of Saskatchewan)
  • B.A. English Honours (University of Saskatchewan)

Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-Century American Literature, Literary Theory, Modernism and the Novel

Recent Publications:

Jason Potts and Daniel Stout. Theory Aside. Duke UP, 2014.

Courses taught:

  • ENGL 491 Selected Topics: Know Thyself: Class Consciousness in the American Novel (2014-2015)
  • ENGL 492 Selected Topics: The Forms of Tolerance: Imperialism, Secularism and American Literatures (2010-2011)
  • ENGL 445 Seminar: Critical Theory
  • ENGL 379 American Literature: The Good Life
  • ENGL 325 American Novel 1850-1940
  • ENGL 298 Selected Topics: Why Do We Care about Literary Characters? (2016-2017)
  • ENGL 297 Selected Topics: Television Today (2016-2017)
  • ENGL 243 The Protomodern American Novel
  • ENGL 242 The American Renaissance and its Shadows
  • ENGL 215 Principles and Practices of Literary Criticism
  • ENGL 112 Literature and Academic Writing II
  • ENGL 111 Literature and Academic Writing I
  • ENGL 100 Introduction to Literature and Critical Writing