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Jason de Stefano

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Tues. & Thurs., 3:30-4:30


Selected Publications and Papers Delivered


"Persona Ficta: Frederick Douglass," under review for publication in English Literary History

From Objectivity to the Scientific Self: A Conversation with Peter Galison,” Qui Parle 23, no. 2 (spring/summer 2015): 89–114.


"Biltong," forthcoming in Fence

Selected Presentations

"The Work of Prophecy in the Age of Mechanical Philosophy: Evidence, Empiricism, and Cotton Mather's Biblia Americana," presented at the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Annual Conference, American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass. 23-26 June 2016.

"On Eating Corn Husks: The Matter of Anne Bradstreet's Melancholy," presented at "Object Emotions: Polemics," Cambridge University, 15-16 April 2016.

“Reading Painting: Toward an Art History of the Book,” presented at “Reading Matters,” Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference, UCLA, 27 June 2014.

“Big Historicism, Weird Realism,” invited presentation at the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory’s Material Cultures Reading Group, 1 Feb. 2013.

Recent English Courses Taught

Spring, 2017
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
R1B/3 Reading and Composition: Evidence of Things Not Seen Reading and Composition
Fall, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
R1A/8 Reading and Composition: The Essay and American Life Reading and Composition
Spring, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
45B/101 (discussion) Literature in English: Late-17th through Mid-19th Centuries Introductory Surveys

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